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Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

...versity of California, Los Angeles. Ayurveda which originated in India thousands of years ago has attracted world wide acclaim and meditation is the hallmark of Indian school of medicine and forms the crux of even the rituals and patterns of worship in Hinduism. Unfortunately in India as more people take up an...

HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

...hen rumours started flying thick and fast that HIV originated from the Wistar vaccine used in a 1950s anti-polio campaign in Africa. These vaccines were allegedly cultured in chimpanzee kidney cells. These chimp cells, some say, may have been contaminated with the virus that became HIV-1, the strain responsible...

Skin specialist advise on cellulite

...consists of a technique called endermologie, which originated in France, and is currently being researched. Its stretching action is found beneficial by some women. As far as diet is concerned, no one diet or food really has an impact on cellulite. Toning exercises can be helpful, however. There are no permanen...

WHO lifts HongKong advisory

... of the virus emerged. It is believed the epidemic originated in Guangdong, and officials praised national health authorities for controlling the outbreak in those areas. Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-Hwa welcomed the lifting of the warning, praising the efforts of medical staff, but highlighting the need...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

...l cords and adult cells, but scientists say those originated from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. Stem cells, if implanted in a patient, could multiply cells afresh, offering cures for intractable diseases like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and diabetes. But that de...

SARS outbreaks contained

...ts list of affected areas. SARS is thought to have originated in southern China, where the first known cases began appearing last November. From China, experts believe the flu-like illness //was carried to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Singapore, eventually traveling as far as South Africa and Canada infecting at leas...

Mad Cow Disease Has Roots Traceable To Man

...orally via animal feed; and the infective material originated from the Indian subcontinent. The authors had presented substantial circumstantial evidence to show that human material was imported into the UK from India with other animal remains for the production of animal feed over a long period. They also argu...

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

...ch is the cradle of rice, the land from where rice originated and in other countries of Asia is a reckless and irresponsible act.” Sahai expressed that the whole world is aware of the failure of BT cotton and also its adverse reaction which caused serious health damage to the rats which fed on these plants. Eve...

Multi targeted approach required for suicide prevention in adolescents

...ars. Studies that met the criteria for this review originated mostly from Europe and North America. Hence, caution is necessary in application of findings from that region to program development in Asian, African, South American or developing countries. It has been concluded that comprehensive suicide prevent...

Another Victim Of Legionnaires' Disease

.... Last week investigators confirmed the outbreak originated in the nursing home's air conditioning cooling tower when contaminated droplets were distributed into the air by the cooling system and then sucked into the ventilation system's air intake. Health officials ordered the cooling tower shut down Oct. ...

High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines

...rior to their marketing. The science of Ayurveda originated in India more than 5000 years ago and relies heavily on herbal medicine products. In the United States, Ayurvedic remedies have increased in popularity in the recent years. It has been established that 14 of the 70 HMPs contains high levels of potent...

Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System

...rts say the deadly H5N1 strain of avian flu, which originated in Asia and spread to other parts of the world, could be the source of the next human flu pandemic if it mutates into a form easily passed between humans The exact workings of the system have yet to be ironed out. The pilot project is expected to be...

Infectious Diseases of the Wild to grow

... or to mining development, while the AIDS pandemic originated from human encroachment into African forests for food. He cites the rise in international trade and travel as major contributor. The researcher said the emergence of West Nile virus in North America, and AIDS and SARS globally was because of the in...

Urban Monkeys Source Of Virus Infections

...t is known that HIV in humans, is believed to have originated as a primate virus and jumped the species barrier to humans when African bushmeat hunters came into contact with blood from infected animals. The Researchers found that about half of the macaques tested positive for simian foamy virus (SFV), a prim...

Dry Earwax Mystery Solved: Ear Wax Gene Identified

...d that this mutation 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 reasona...

Organic food loses its whole-grain image

...The movement has burst out of the narrow milieu it originated from, and now products// are available that would have been unthinkable a few years ago. For decades organic food had the image of whole-grain muesli, rubbery tofu and tasteless vegetarian cutlets, but times are fast changing. In the larger towns a...

Australia Ready to Meet the Challenges of Bird Flu

...ead of the disease. The H5N1 strain of avian flu originated in Asia and has since spread to the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe. Most affected countries have recorded the deadly disease only in birds, but nearly 100 people have died in Asia and Turkey. Hence Australia should be on the watch....

Breast cancer: Possible Link Between Asymmetrical Breasts and Cancer

...women. It was observed that, though breast cancer originated out of a number of causes, yet the chances of getting cancer rose by 50% for every 100 ml increase in breast unevenness. Having said that, it is considered normal for many women who portray moderate changes in shape of breasts. According to Maria L...

Organ Donation Crusader Passes Away

...alled ZTCC- opposing their policy that organs that originated in Maharastra would stay in that state; even if they were wasted and there were no takers of the organ there. She threatened to go on indefinite hunger fast on the issue in front of the state assembly, till in till she received a high level assuran...

Online Sale of Abortion Pills

...abelled in Chinese characters and appeared to have originated in China. Two were emergency contraceptives, three were abortion pills and one was a contraceptive pill. The drugs may cause heavy vaginal bleeding, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. So far the ministry had not yet received any reports of people who...

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