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Teenagers Take More Risk-Taking Behaviors In The Company Of Same Sex Friends

... To conduct the study, the researchers positioned observers at the parking lot exits of 10 high schools in the suburban Washington, D.C. area. The observers took notes on the make and model of the departing vehicles, as well as the age and gender of the dri...

Medical Tourism To India Hurts US Hospitals

...hospitals since they lack insurance, "But industry observers say that the exotic locales and prospect of a vacation is attracting many wealthy patients to have elective surgeries done abroad." But he adds that if a procedure were to fail, Americans have no alternative except to keep quiet and cannot seek legal...

Turkish PM says bird flu under control

... Georgia. According to ITAR-TASS reports, regional observers claim illegal cross-border trade is rife. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his government to plan special public health measures. No human-to-human spread The World Health Organization said Tuesday there was still no evidence to suggest...

Job Stress, causes build up of ‘Sick building Syndrome

...ked with higher rates of this syndrome. Outside observers were also asked to gauge the civil servants' physi...luating factors such as temperature and light. The observers were also enabled an insight into the job demands and support mechanisms available for the workers. ...

Polio Strikes Again

...ere unable to come to the booths on Sunday. 19,638 observers have also been deployed to ensure complete immunization in the state. In Varanasi about 42 per cent children below the age of five years were administered polio vaccine in the entire district on Sunday. The rest would be administered polio vaccine ...

Heroin Addicts Chained For Cure

...quent progress had not been monitored, independent observers believed their recidivist rate was low. Addicts go 'cold turkey'upon being admitted to the wooden home that is built around a small courtyard lined with dormitories and 'activity stations'. Their day begins at 5.30 a.m. with church service, gospel...

APEC Launches Bird Flu Exercise

...t a "Lessons Learned" workshop of participants and observers in August. A final report will be launched at the APEC Ministerial Meeting in November. Other non-APEC countries or regions in Asia and Pacific may share the outcomes of the exercise report. (Source: IANS)...

Perception of depth in movement by cue

...tralia, conducted a series of experiments in which observers were asked to match the amplitude of motion in depth seen through stereoscopic stimuli presented on two computer monitors. Dynamic versions of a monocular gap stereogram were used to produce a percept of motion in depth from changes in the locations ...

People In Thailand Not Bothered About Bird Flu

... with bare hands. Thai News Agency reported that observers were concerned about possible bird flu in humans here....

Perception Stabilized – Thanks to Your Brains

...their eyes still by fixating on a stationary spot, observers perceived only random lines moving up and down. But when they moved their eyes such that the input video streams through them were unaltered, viewers easily recognized the lines as a circling chevron. "It turns out that eye movements not only help...

Women's Skin Tone Influences Perception of Beauty, Health, Age

...ly variable. Then, these models were viewed by 430 observers who were asked to estimate each model’s age and gauge her health and attractiveness. The models who had the most even skin tone received significantly higher ratings for attractiveness and health, and were also judged to be younger in age. The mode...

Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie

...fits of participating in organized sport. Yet many observers have noted problems related to// over-competitiveness and unrealistic expectations, while sport medicine physicians have seen alarming increases in sport-related injuries in young athletes. The November/December issue of the Clinical Journal of Sport...

More Ugandan Men Seek Circumcision In 2006

...so be due to the switch over of some men to Islam, observers said. As Ugandan cultural groups usually don't circumcise boys before they are accepted as men in the society. But some researchers say the HIV infection patterns appear to be alike in both circumcised and non-circumcised groups. Uganda has prove...

India Fast Become Prime Location for Clinical Trials, but Vigilance Called for

... clinical trials for many pharmaceutical giants//, observers say. Pfizer, BristolMyers Squibb, GlaxoSmithkline, Eli Lilly are among those big firms that conduct the trials in the country. Currently over 226 clinical trials approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are in India. Faced with...

Patient Pays For The Callousness Of Hospital Administration

...el between doctors and patients could prove fatal, observers warn. <B...

Asians in US Increasingly Undergoing Plastic Surgery to Look White

...ic in every group and ethnic community in America, observers say. But the minorities feel the pressure more acutely. According to a survey by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the number of minorities getting plastic surgery quadrupled between 1997 and 2002. And in 2005 Asian-Americans had 43...

Anti-aging Treatment Becoming Popular in US, but Experts Skeptical

...nti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is growing fast, and many observers //are concerned. The Academy was founded in 1993 to support research on extending life and treating age-related disease. It now claims 19,000 members in 90 countries. Membership has nearly doubled in the past five years. The American Academy of...

Intravenous Delivery of Clot-busting Drug Still Best Intervention for Ischemic Stroke

... severe headache with no known cause Patients or observers should call 9-1-1 when stroke symptoms first develop. "We are pushing for the fastest possible treatment because 'time is brain.' For every minute that goes by, the likelihood of a poorer outcome increases," said Harold P. Adams, Jr., M.D., chairm...

Fault the School System in US for Massacres, Say Sociologists

...esponsible for periodical massacres in campuses//, observers say. They stress that it is wrong to blame any individual as is being done in the case of Seung-Hui Cho, the South Korean, held responsible the worst college shoot-out in that country in recent times. In their first public reaction, the family of...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...to be competitive enough in the market place, many observers point out. Botox contains a tiny amount of the botulinum toxin. The toxin blocks the transmission of acetylcholine from the nerves to the muscle. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which sends a message to the muscle telling it to contract or te...

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