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Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...s in the village where he grew up. These farmers practiced conservation and use of a predatory ant, Lepisiota sp., to control cotton bollworms, a practice still used in organic cotton farming in Uganda. Similar biocontrol programs for water hyacinth have been successfully used throughout the tropics and su...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...the first time in 20 years. But as I went back and practiced three times a week for about six weeks it felt like my arm was doing the straightening and bending itself, just with some assistance. It was extremely encouraging, she added, noting that with the brace on she was able to practice tasks like foldi...

Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe

... is all very intuitive," said Niedermeyer, who has practiced Reiki since 1990. "There is no fixed scheme." Thus, what exactly helps ease a headache, for example, can't be generally stated. What is clear is that a patient lies down for the approximate 60-minute treatment and the practitioner lays his or her h...

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

...llow them to be punished. A GP is deemed to have practiced inappropriately if they make 80 or more Medicare Benefit claims on each of 20 days in a 12-month period, unless exceptional circumstances apply. There are moves to widen the PSR to cover health workers other than doctors who qualify for Medicare or...

Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman

...f the woman. During the trial, he claimed he never practiced as a doctor. Rather, he was working as an insurance agent. The court, however, admitted statement the deceased had made before the police as the dying declaration. In her dying declaration, Babli named the accused and had pointed out that after co...

Digital Music Project Aims to Save Tibetan Folk Songs from Extinction

...songs, learn about the ways of life that were once practiced by their parents and grandparents," National Geographic quoted him as saying....

Yoga Enthusiasts Oppose Patenting Yoga Overseas

...yoga means the union of body and soul and is being practiced in India for thousands of years. Yoga finds mention in scriptures - the Upanishads and Puranas - composed by the Aryans in the Vedic and post-Vedic period. "Yoga has its roots in India. How can anyone else think of patenting it?" asked a surprised ...

Study Finds That Lincoln Suffered from Smallpox During Gettysburg Speech

...dition, although immunization against smallpox was practiced in the mid-19th century, there is no historical evidence that Lincoln was immunized against smallpox before his illness. Moreover, the milder form of smallpox, known as variola minor, first appeared in the United States at the turn of the 20th cent...

UCLA Imaging Study Reveals How Pure Oxygen Harms the Brain

...compelling body of evidence for modifying a widely practiced standard of care in the United States." Harper's team used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to capture detailed pictures of what occurs inside the human brain during two different breathing scenarios. The technique detects subtle increa...

US Denies Granting Patents on Yoga Postures

...is often used as an aid to meditation and has been practiced in this country for thousands of years and any attempt to commercialize it is unethical. "Yoga can't be owned and run like a company. Since there are attempts to patent this tradition (of yoga) in America, the Indian government and yoga organizat...

Stay Young by Practicing Zen Meditation

...ects matched for age and education level who never practiced meditation by employing voxel-based morphometry (VBM), a recent technique to measure gray matter changes from MRI brain scans, and a computerized task of sustained attention. Researchers found that while both total gray matter volume and attentiona...

Healthy Diet, Exercise can Halve the Risk of Mortality in Breast Cancer Survivors

...gram. Also, the effect was not seen in women who practiced only one of the lifestyle patterns high vegetable and fruit intake, or physical activity, added the co-author. Now that their longitudinal study has furnished significant results, the researchers want to further study the combined protective effe...

Mozambique Set to Liberalise Abortion Law

... Catholicism is the most widely followed religion, practiced by about a third of the population, but where women's groups are calling for change. "You're asking me if I am for or against the decriminalisation of abortion? My response is yes -- a thousand times over," says Laurinda Chirindza whose 15-year-old...

The Pain Relieved With the Help of Palliative Workers

...alliative care is one of the few areas of medicine practiced as a team. Coyne, clinical director of palliative care at Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center in Richmond, says teams typically include doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, dietitians, and physical and occupa...

Qigong Help Chronically Ill People to Cope With Anxiety and Discrimination

...search.// Researchers have shown that people who practiced the Oriental art of Qigong – which combines gentle exercise with breathing techniques, meditation and visualisation – reaped considerable benefits during the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong. It also helped them to cope with the stigmatisation and discri...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

... and a 16-week health-education program, those who practiced tai chi built stronger immunity to chickenpox and to shingles. They also showed significant improvements in measures of physical functioning, vitality and mental health....

Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation

...ssions over three months in which the participants practiced pushing with a probe in the rectum and pushing out...plus six training sessions over three months. They practiced pushing using the probe but, unlike the true biofeedback group, did not use the artificial stool and...

Genetic Technology and Eugenics

... promotion of selected hereditary traits and was practiced since the time of Plato. The post- war era gave a dubious flavor to eugenics with the Nazi, in Hitler's Germany, going berserk with the sinistrous intention of wiping out, whom they believed were, the 'scum of the earth' . They began with the Je...

International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents

...ructure and triage guidelines that their providers practiced regularly were able to successfully and quickly respond to events. For example, in London they practice "Triage Tuesdays," where every Tuesday responders triage every patient as if they were involved in a mass casualty event. An important part of S...

An Incompetent Gynecologist

...ologist from Wanganui hospital is reported to have practiced for two months despite having resigned owing to failed sterilization// procedures. While talking on this issue, his supervisor Dr Mark Stegmann said that Dr. Hasil was having various problems in his family front besides alcoholism and depression. H...

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