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India Plans Hospices for HIV Positive Women

... It is moral hypocrisy and just posturing on the part of those who are opposing it," the minister said. "We have a one billion population and we don't want to talk about sex. We have to be vocal on such issues. If we don't, then it will affect the generations to come," she warned. National AIDS Cont...

Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart

...etween 45 and 59 in Britain. One in six who took part in the study was diagnosed with metabolic syndrome - a combination of medical disorders that increases one's risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. All the men filled in a food questionnaire, kept weekly food diaries, and recorded the amount o...

Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe

...about everyone would agree that laying a hand on a part of the body that's not well could have a calming e...ldorf. Reiki can even be bad for one's health in part because of practitioners' assertions that in cases of acute coronary disease it can be used instead ...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...ase". "We are talking about the most vulnerable part of the New Zealand population and one that is the most exposed to this particular product. I don't think we could afford to take any risks," he said. "We have no evidence to show that this product is unsafe, causing illness or causing ill health in p...

Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

...s. Idris further explained that the exercise was part of an attempt to rid the state of unqualified medical practitioners as well as the unfriendly environment in which they operate. Also speaking, the Director of HEFAMAA, Dr. Bolaji Akeremisi said that the Agency identified 168 facilities operating i...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

... to the health camp was just another effort on the part of Dilip Patil, Prithviraj's father, in his quest to diagnose and possibly find a cure for his Class 5 son. Skin specialist Dayanand Naik, who found that hormonal and pathological tests conducted on Prithviraj were normal, said that laser treatment ...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

...were able to remember numbers in the short term as part of their working memory, the researchers used the card game Snap. "In Snap, you have to recognise that the same two cards have appeared in a row, but we found that children diagnosed with ADHD had incredible difficulty detecting doubles at all," news...

Highway Robbers-Stealing Your Hearts Health

...ries, the blood vessels that supply the heart. As part of the study, the researchers examined 4,494 adults, aged 45 to 74, in three large cities in the industrialized Ruhr area of Germany .The participants home addresses were used to estimate each person's exposure to urban air pollution. The study sub...

Once-rare Skin Cancer Type on the Rise in US

...he July issue of Archives of Dermatology, which is part of JAMA. "The overall incidence increased each decade, was higher among blacks than whites and among men than women, increased substantially with age, and varied geographically," wrote the authors. They say the cause is as yet unknown, but added ...

High Court Upholds Ban on Teenager's 'purity Ring'

...an rights, saying that the ring is not an integral part of the Christian faith and violates its uniform po... Muslim veil or niqab at her school. Playfoot is part of a US-based programme -- "Silver Ring Thing" -- in which young people wear a ring engraved with a ...

Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms

... International who helped launch the new condom as part of HIV-AIDS prevention efforts, told the newspaper. Varieties of betel nut, tobacco and often sweet and bitter pastes are mixed in a concotion called paan sold at street-side stalls across South Asia. Aficionados chew the mixture wrapped in a lea...

Patients Not Complying With Their Dermatologic Problem

...mpulsive side! Patient forgetfulness is just one part of the problem, he said. Sometimes, patients consider treatment the worst part of the disease. For example, scalp psoriasis may seem resistant to treatment, he said. Actually, pso...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...ing. When the operation began speakers diseased part of the lung was immediately noticeable. It was not... reddish one with smooth border. Speakers diseased part had lots of bumps on it. The lung was much darker. It almost looked like some of the cells had died....

Subsidize Solar Water Heaters for Homes, Expert Tells Australian Government

...ny emission reduction targets until 2008. On its part the opposition Labor is committed to reducing emissions nationally by 60 per cent from 2000 levels by 2050 but won't set a shorter-term target before next year. "We need to set a target for emissions reductions because that will determine the (carb...

500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River

...orkers who spent hours carrying him to a navigable part of the waterway. Martin Rike, 39, of Pine City, Minnesota, was part of a group who were rafting down the river. They were floating down the river on the Minnesota borde...

Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome

...olic syndrome but insulin resistance also plays a part in leading to a cluster of conditions that include...tes, lipids, and proteins obtained from food. As part of the study, researchers used powerful new magnetic resonance imaging techniques to observe how nut...

Colitis More Common in Hospitalized Patients

...e usually involves colectomy, or removal of all or part of the colon, which is associated with a high rate...e usually involves colectomy, or removal of all or part of the colon, which is associated with a high rate of complications and high mortality. Three millio...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...Ph.D., director of the NIDCD. It also includes the part of our brain that helps us interpret the sounds we...ng, speech entering the right ear travels in large part to the left side of the brain, where language is processed. Speech entering the left ear travels f...

New Coffee Brand to Hit the Market by This Year-end

...ch only about 100 genes were known. CCRI, which is part of the International Coffee Genome Network, may take about another five years to sequence the genes of robusta variety. The 100-year-old CCRI is to be renamed as the Indian Institute of Coffee Research (IICR)....

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

...aking a drug that hinders TNF-alpha activity. As part of the study, researchers gave TNF-alpha to mice and monitored the gene expression of genes participating in the biological clock. The study found that during the day, the genes were expressed in their normal rhythm but the overall level of express...

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