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Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

... including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu. There is no cure yet for Ebola although researchers in Paris last week reported successful vaccine tests on monkeys. Most victims die of ...

When Celebrities Die

... mention a few are all etched in the memory of the nation and its millions. The sorrow multiplies if the death is violent and gory- the crash that claimed Lady Diana's life and the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi are always remembered as horrendous events in world history. But more disturbing is t...

Is Smallpox Threat Real ?

...g everything they can to "keep the citizens of our nation safe" from such an attack, the head of the National Institutes of Health said Friday. Health officials are working to stockpile vaccines and prepare local officials for a potential attack....

Unsatisfactory Grade On Women's Health Issues

...lth insurance and medical services. Neither the nation nor the states have met the challenge of helping women secure better access to key healthcare services and increasing the availability of needed healthcare providers. After the release of the report, four states made improvements in women's access ...

Shortage of MMR vaccine

...R vaccine, supply has not kept up with demand in a nation that uses 1.8 million doses a month. In October and November, the average delivery of the MMR vaccine fell 61% below national demand, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which asked Merck to supplement production by taking 700,000 doses fro...

Guangdong health official says SARS can be prevented and treated

...ients rapidly recover. China is the worst affected nation in the global health crisis which has affected some 32 countries. Total cases in the country reached 1,268 with 53 deaths....

Dental appointment fear: is it gender specific?

...id, only they’ll admit it less. In the first ever nation wide study of Canadian nationals about fears and tension regarding dental appointments, researchers have found out that fear in men often remain unreported. The researchers feel that healthy young men have also fainted often in the office of the den...

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

... drawn from children with malaria from the African nation of Mali and studied three phenenomenon and found how well parasitized red blood cells can be made to stick to one another, to uninfected red blood cells and to blood vessel walls. These phenomena — known respectively as agglutination, rosetting and ...

The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India

...threshold of taking a jump from being a developing nation towards a developed nation. This is the dream of m...n the threshold of taking a jump from a developing nation towards a developed nation. This is the dream of many proud Indians including our President APJ Kala...

Africa Is Not The Only Continent Struggling Against AIDS

Africa has been the nation of high discussion during the G8 Summit. WHO has started its campaign “Treat 3 Million by 2005”. WHO started its campaign “3 by 5” antiretroviral campaign prior to the G8 Summit in order to mount increased pressure on rich countries to provide more f...

Smokers blow up £90,000 in a Lifetim

...e cost of £1,493.22. and collectively the English nation puffs up 72 BILLION cigs a year and blows a staggering 17 Billion pounds up in smoke. Interesting figures to a health economist!! The taxation on cigarettes by British Govt is fairly high. Mr. Willmore, a spokesman for Action on Smoking and Health (...

India Has No Case Of Avian Flu Says Health Minister

Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss reassured the nation that at present there was no threat of avian flu// in the country. He also admitted that India lacked the drug Tamiflu to battle the disease. 'We have been reviewing the situation over the last 15 months every fortnight and there are no cases of ...

Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders

...sperity and economic development of the family and nation as a whole. A common sentiment expressed by leaders of all religions - Sikh, Jain, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist and sects like Brahma Kumaris among others was that misuse of new techniques to have a male child rather than a healthy child amounts to murde...

Doctors attacked for complacency against pandemic threat

...rvive leaflets, similar to those produced when the nation believed itself to be under threat of nuclear attack. Experts fear the H5N1 strain of avian influenza, which has killed millions of birds in Asia directly and through culling, could mutate to allow human-to-human transmission. So far i...

Bird Flu Spreading in China's Poultry

...bout reporting outbreaks. 'The last thing that any nation can afford, not only in its own interests but in the interests of fellow members of the world community, is to in any way hide or cover up the onset of the signs of an outbreak of something that could turn into a pandemic,' Howard said. The leaders'...

Bird flu virus isolated from duck farm in Canada

...ad of virus to humans and birds and are organizing nation wide Flu watch programs and have asked the hospital authoroties to report any case of respiratory infections and have asked the farm owners to report immediately any suspicious bird deaths....

Bird flu In Indonesia: Government To Launch ‘Village Preparedness’ Schee

...e need for cooperation and support from the entire nation as well as the tenacity of all heads of the regions for the scheme to succeed. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed seven human deaths from the H5N1 strain of avian influenza in Indonesia....

Africa Accounts For 50% Of HIV Patients

... staff due to AIDS. Most of the small firms in the nation have failed to take the danger signals seriously, and this may well lead to a large economic cost. Many of the country’s industries have already admitted that they are facing heavy losses due to the disease, and their profits are expected to declin...

US life expectancy climbs to a new high

...tion's well-being says. Still, the health of the nation as a whole continues to improve as life expectancy hit an all-time high and deaths from heart disease, stroke and cancer continue to decline. These findings were published in Health, United States, 2005, which was released by the U.S. Department o...

Indonesia Has Ninth Bird-Flu Death as Risk Mounts

...es of bird flu in the world's fourth most-populous nation to 9. The Indonesian Health Ministry was also testing samples from a 39-year-old man who died in Jakarta at 3 p.m. today, said a doctor at Sulianti Saroso hospital, where the man was treated. The patient was admitted to the hospital last night with...

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