Tag: "northeast" at medical news
Tea may prevent Alzheimer's
...earch centre at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, northeast
England, published in the journal Phytotherapy Research found that green and black tea inhibit the activity // of certain brainenzymes that bring on Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is a form of generative dementia that affects an estimated 10 millio...
Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits
... is being carried out in AIDS-prone areas like the northeast
and border areas to combat the disease. --IANS...
Abdul Kalam Confident of AIDS vaccine on Indian market soon
...be available in India in three to four years. The northeast
state of Meghalaya is one of the worst affected areas in India and the AIDS virus has now many victims in the India army based in that region. President Kalam spoke about the vaccine while addressing a two-day international conclave on "Combat HIV/A...
Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients
...ealth facilities are in a vulnerable state." The northeast
has been declared one of India's high-risk zones w...ortheastern region's acute drug problem. India's northeast
lies on the edge of the heroin-producing "Golden Triangle" of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand and indepen...
Northeast To Get Mega Rural Health Mission
Rural healthcare in the northeast
is expected to get a major boost with the central ...e mission. He said the healthcare system in the northeast
was characterized by "poor and ill-maintained infrastructure facilities', besides shortage of suppor...
A Joint Venture by Golfers And Military Forces To Combat AIDS
...icance as army and paramilitary authorities in the northeast
confirm that scores of soldiers deployed in the re...tary force engaged in countering insurgency in the northeast
that is home to 30-odd rebel armies waging separate bush wars for carving independent homelands or f...
North-Eastern Leaders Of India Meet To Discuss HIV Problems
...HIV/AIDS and community healthcare groups. India's northeast
- Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Ar...discuss the challenge before us as HIV/AIDS in the northeast
has assumed epidemic proportions,' Assam Health Minister Bhumidhar Barman told IANS. 'We hope to co...
UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV
...ositive people, next only to South Africa. India's northeast
has been declared as one of the country's high-ris...lose to 100,000 people infected with HIV. India's northeast
lies on the edge of the heroin-producing 'Golden Triangle' of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand and indepen...
Five Members Of A Family Killed
...nly collapsed on a family in Karawal Nagar area of northeast
Delhi resulting in the death of three children and two adults and injuring four others on Saturday // . Apparently the family was sitting beside the wall of a school building, which had been constructed a few days ago. In a press meeting deputy comm...
Move to make HIV Tests mandatory For Soldiers In Northeast
...test all soldiers going to the insurgency-affected northeast
as well as those returning from the region is awai...missions. Manipur and Nagaland, two states in the northeast
that are home to large Indian Army contingents, have been hit hard by the HIV virus. There are repor...
Asian Doctors Caught Issuing False Sick Notes
...Anand, a general practitioner based in Gosforth in northeast
England, is charged with issuing a false sick note to an undercover Sunday Times reporter, who told him she wanted to take time off work to go on a holiday. Anand, 59, was one of five doctors to appear before the General Medical Council (GMC) in Lond...
Northeast Governments Warn Against Andhra Fish
... "The packed fish takes a long time to reach the northeast
from far away Andhra Pradesh and in the process it gets highly contaminated. Consuming such rotten fish could pose serious health risks, including cancer and other diseases," Tripura Health Minister Tapan Chakraborty said by telephone from state capi...
Bulgaria Prepares Itself For Combating Bird Flu Outbreak
...nia, the latest two were from an area close to the northeast
Bulgarian town of Silistra", told in a television interview. According to official reports, more than 5,000 to 6000 birds, more specifically white-headed geese have started to migrate to two lakes in Bulgaria, near the Romanian border from the Danu...
Dry Earwax Mystery Solved: Ear Wax Gene Identified
...tation of the earwax gene could have originated in northeast
Asia, spreading to other regions of the world as people migrated. Earwax keeps the ears moist and traps any insects. In also cleans the ears. People with wet wax have more body odour, as they tend to sweat more. It is therefore reasonable to assume...
Delhi Sees Sharp Decline In Chicken Prices
...0," he said. Imran, who runs a shop in Shahadra, northeast
Delhi, echoed Singh. "I am only taking 26 birds because I had taken orders from some of the people in advance. We have stopped selling chicken in our shop for the past few days, there is no point taking the stock when people do not buy," he added. ...
Australia Witnesses Legionnaires Disease Outbreak
... in the infected area, Preston and he lived in the northeast
region of Melbourne. Doctors say that he will soon be discharged from the hospital. Recently a 63-year-old man was diagnosed at Box Hospital. The outbreak killed another victim in the Austin Hospital, Ron Dickins, 85, who was a reservoir man. ...
Female Foeticide Continues To Be On Rise In India
...s -- southwest (-59), northwest (-59), west (-55), northeast
(-50), east (-50) and north (-50). Clearly, the girl child is a casualty of technology becoming more advanced and access to it getting easier. The law exists, of course. The Prenatal Determination Tests Act bans misuse of modern technologies for s...
Thai Doctors Removed 421 Kidney Stones From A Single Person
...pharajthabo Hospital in Nong Khai province, 500 km northeast
of Bangkok, claimed doctors on his staff had surgically removed the stones from the woman, said Thai Rath newspaper. The patient, whose name was not disclosed, had sought treatment at several clinics for severe stomach pains and urinary complaints ...
‘Natural Spring’ Starts A Week Ahead Now Than Before: UNH Scientit
... now happen about a week earlier on average in the northeast
United States, according to a new report, Evidence of Early Spring, from the group Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP), which today announced the new, first day for “natural spring,” March 13. The group, along with University of New Hampshire climate scien...
Malaria Claims 35 Lives In Assam
...Golaghat district, said over the phone. India's northeast
region is a known "malaria zone" with the disease claiming an estimated 500 lives annually. At least 6,000 health workers, including doctors and paramedics, are being rushed to malaria-prone areas to prevent the disease from spreading. "Spraying o...
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