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Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... certain young women would be left vulnerable to a preventable type of cancer and others are not. In Canada, the federal government announced in its March 2007 budget that $300 million over three years will be available to the provinces and territories in support of a national vaccination program. The Conserva...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...e than 3.2 million people each year suffering from preventable forms of blindness, it's critical for everyone to be vigilant in getting regular eye exams and to do all they can to protect the health of their eyes -- both now and in the future," Tisch added. According to Tisch, the guide will encourage consumer...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...ited States, and the good news is that its largely preventable with early screening, says Gruber. The American Cancer Society estimates that some 150,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed in 2007, and more than 50,000 deaths from colorectal cancer will occur. Although most cancers are not "inherited,...

U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate

...f nothing is done, it will soon become the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. In a related study, the Johns Hopkins co-authors published a research article in the May 7, 2007, issue of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition that found people purchase foods based on their income level a...

Child Health Key Focus Among Muslim Nations

...f child health and vaccine production to eliminate preventable diseases, senior health officials were expected t...member states,' the draft statement said. Polio, a preventable disease, has remained endemic in four countries, three of which are OIC members. Although the OIC ...

Boffins Link Atkins Diet With Bowel Cancer

...ets could contribute to colorectal cancer. It is a preventable disease, and there is evidence that poor diet can increase your risk," Telegraph quoted Prof Harry Flint, who led the research, as saying. The study conducted on 19 obese men, participants were given three diets with varied levels of carbohydrate- ...

Decline in Breastfeeding Linked to Child Deaths in Asia: UNICEF

...n Asia whose deaths are attributed to something as preventable and as imminently correctable as sub-optimal breastfeeding," said UN children's agency (UNICEF) regional advisor Stephen Atwood. The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that babies less than five months old who were not exclusively breastfed we...

Abbott's RealTime Hepatitis B Viral Load Test Receives CE Marking in Europe

...s B is a serious global public health problem, but preventable with safe and effective vaccines that have been available since 1982. Of the two billion people who have been infected with the hepatitis B virus, more than 350 million have chronic (lifelong) infections. These chronically infected persons are at hig...

Best-performing Hospitals Has Reduced Cardiovascular Mortality

...ttack, which make up 60 percent of the potentially preventable deaths in the study." In addition to identifying...combined represented 60 percent of the potentially preventable deaths. Wide variations were found across the 19 states evaluated. For example, Arizona had an ove...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...frequent reason for visits. Treatments for other preventable conditions, such as heart attacks, also soak up hu..."culture change" to cut the burden on taxpayers of preventable diseases such as skin cancers and lung cancers from smoking. Of course the healthcare crisis in US...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

...d risk of bone fractures. The disease is highly preventable with Vitamin D supplement, known as the sunshine vitamin. Vitamin D is a hormone that makes it possible to absorb calcium, and a deficiency can trigger seizures - which, if prolonged, can result in brain damage. Dr. Leanne Ward, a pediatric endocrin...

1 Billion People to Be Killed by Smoking

...ing rates could halve by 2050. It's a completely preventable epidemic," Bettcher said, citing countries such as Singapore, Australia and Thailand where tough anti-smoking laws have helped people to quit. Officials from 147 countries are attending the week-long conference, which is likely to agree on binding ...

UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error

...ly identified, and improving hand hygiene to avoid preventable infections. Unsafe medical injections, with reused and unsterilised equipment, are believed to occur most often in South Asia, the Middle East and the Western Pacific, a region including China, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. In sub-Saharan Africa,...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Health Threat

...cooking and heating. According to the UN 5% of the preventable deaths and diseases are caused by the indoor air pollution. This study is based on a new estimate done in each country. Indoor air pollution is the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of air in the indoor environment within a home,...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

...nd suicide rates, about 3 out of 5 die from mostly preventable diseases, he says. Obesity is a serious problem. These patients often get little exercise, and many take a newer type of anti-psychotic, on the market for 18 years, that can cause drastic weight gains, promoting diabetes and heart disease, Parks sa...

Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts

...ease and stroke. Obesity is now the No. 2 cause of preventable death in Canada, with roughly 25,000 people dying from weight-related illnesses every year, compared with 48,000 from smoking. Predictably it is boom time for weight loss companies, with all its attendant risks. In a famous case, the Herbal Magic...

FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

...ange in policy would not present a significant and preventable risk to blood recipients. The Food and Drug Administrations ban of 1983 prevents an estimated 62,300 gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Blood collection organisations say the window period risks have been negated by modern blood tests, which ...

Domestic Violence in Australia Leads to Number of Suicides

...premature death or illness and disability. Other preventable risks include high blood pressure, which caused 7....hat 32 per cent of the total burden of illness was preventable was "an important message for policymakers ... because it indicates where you can get the most bang ...

Rapid Syphilis Could Prevent Congenital Disease and Stillbirths in Haiti

Congenital syphilis is a major preventable public health problem in many developing countries, frequently causing stillbirths or neonatal death and disabling children who survive. Often undiagnosed or untreated, syphilis is passed from mother to child -- even when mothers take part in prenat...

Ban Smoking Indoor Workplaces and China Cause for Concern WHO

...said. Tobacco use is the worlds leading cause of preventable death, accounting for 10 percent of adult fatalities, according to WHO. It is responsible for 5.4 million deaths each year, a figure that is expected to rise to 8.3 million by 2030, the agency says.Increasing numbers of nonsmokers will also die unles...

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