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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...ess for developing its regulatory policies. Public participation will be key both to developing good policies and winning public confidence in the agency’s oversight of nanotechnology, and I applaud the Task Force and FDA for taking this approach. Finally, the extensive nanotechnology “to do” list outlined in the...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...e development of EPC2407 and we believe that their participation will result in our completing the trial ahead of plan. We expect to be in a position to report the results of this important clinical trial later this year." EPC2407 has shown promising vascular targeting activity with nanomolar potencies of anti-t...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

... in the exercise-training group. Exercise training participation also led to improvements in functional reach, balance and fear of falling. "The quality of life benefits reflect not just health states, but also how patients perceive and value the health- and non-health-related aspects of their conditions before ...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

... discussed," he added. The researchers requested participation from married couples in and around the Iowa State campus. On average, spouses were around 33 years of age and had been married for seven years. Most participants were European Americans (66 percent), followed by Asian (22 percent), Hispanic (5 percen...

Indian Fashion Beckons International Models

...e but now I'm in love with it." Experts feel the participation of more and more foreign models will help the Indian fashion weeks gain recognition, much like the events in Milan, London, New York and Paris. "If we want to call ourselves at par with top fashion weeks, we have to be open about including internat...

Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers

...ulses) to the Anganwadi centre. There is community participation in the cooking and feeding exercise of the children that takes place once in a day. The Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programme also provides the centre with additional rice and dal. Mothers with undernourished children follow this r...

Health Sector Has to Keep Pace With Countrys Development: Ramadoss

...istics, management, decentralisation and community participation have been launched. Ramadoss said: The process of change is a gradual one and it is necessary to move cautiously, taking the various stakeholders into account. Rural Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, Panchayati Raj Minister Mani Shank...

Smoking, Glucose Tolerance Level may Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

...ids readings. Individuals who developed RA after participation in the health surveys were compared to controls without RA from the PMP and MDCS, matched for age, sex and year of screening. The first study found that smoking and a low level of formal education, such as elementary school education only versus un...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... sporting events, it is becoming more prevalent as participation increases and more novice exercisers are entering endurance events. One recent study found that 13 percent of Boston marathon runners suffered from Exercise induced Hyponatremia (EAH), though most cases were mild. But since 1985, there have been at...

Patient Confidentiality Must Be Ensured-UNAIDS

...procedures related to HIV information needs active participation from relevant stakeholders, including people living with and affected by HIV, health care professionals, and legal and ethical experts. Funding organisations should comply with these guidelines and make funding available to implement them. Maintai...

Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again

...ren's Center, which houses the CCFC. "The level of participation makes the game worse than any that preceded it. It might not make anyone a killer, but could it make someone prone to domestic violence or child abuse?" David Finkelhor , co director of the Family Research Lab at the University of New Hampshire, sa...

Adopting Healthy Lifestyle in Middle Age Lowers Heart Disease Risk

...questionnaire, updated smoking history and current participation in sports and leisure exercise. There were three key findings from the study - first, the benefit of switching to a healthy lifestyle past age 45 became evident even in the 4-year, short-term follow up; second, the beneficial impact of the changes ...

Healthy Lifestyle can Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

...questionnaire, updated smoking history and current participation in sports and leisure exercise. There were three key findings from the study first, the benefit of switching to a healthy lifestyle past age 45 became evident even in the 4-year, short-term follow up; second, the beneficial impact of the changes o...

Cartoons to Dispel Science Phobia for Students

... discuss questions with each other, sometimes with participation of students in the class, teachers and even their parents. At times they emulate real-life situations to make the subject more understandable," Singh told IANS. For example in the nutrition section, Boojho says: "Once his grandfather told him that ...

Workers Compelled to Stay in Shape to Avoid Pay Cuts

...nies also have stepped up wellness programs, tying participation in health insurance plans to health screenings and cash incentives. As this is the best chance of lowering health-care costs in the long term....

Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk

...y and reliability of this new test, by seeking the participation of 1000 women in the trial. This new test, a brain child of Dr Brian Owen-Smith, a retired hospital rheumatologist, examines and monitors elevated levels of urate in the body, a possible indication of pre-eclampsia. The saliva is thought to be an o...

Allocation Of Hospitals In Rural Areas

...inable quality care with accountability and people participation is proposed to be achieved through a management structure called Rogi Kalyan Samittees/Hospital Management Committees. To take care of continuous local needs, the Health Centres have been provided with Untied grant. For taking health care to the door...

Curb the Pocket Money, Curb the Problem Drinking

...pping the cost of alcohol, providing and promoting participation in sports and social activities, and identifying and closing all retailers selling to those underage. Alcohol-related health and social problems amongst youths are an international problem, and these interventions are not expensive, complicated or ...

India is Uncorking Its Wine Market: Expert

... Germany, and the London Wine Fair in Britain, its participation in Fenavin is a first. Arora also elaborated on what he called "the Indian paradox", where millions drink despite religious and social taboos. Consumption of hard liquor was high - 120 million cases of whisky, vodka and other drinks and 105 million...

Paid Maternity Leave Pushed By Australian Rights Activists

...juggling work and home and to secure better female participation in the workplace. "The reality is, particularly ...ldbearing age still had among the lowest workforce participation rates for advanced nations. "The participation of women is around 10 per cent behind many of our ...

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