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When Celebrities Die

...people. For them, this public tragedy was a final, private burden that pushed some of them over the edge. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." The researchers say women are more prone to this than men and that this contagion factor ...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...t exempted from fireworks. Last but not the least, private functions like marriages, birthdays and other occasions call for a climax with fire works!!!! Almost everyone likes them at least from a distance. But apart from the phenomenal cost that goes into fireworks we fail to realize that fireworks are deat...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...rld-class facilities with the increasing amount of private capitalflowing into the business. ``Doctors expect a certain level of sophistication,which is now possible with the growing number of state-of-art hospitals in thecountry,'' says MD, Apollo Hospitals, Dr Yogi Mehrotra. Dr Rupinder Singh, who gave up ...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

...s was in the process of finalising its plans for a private placement to raise funds both for establishing an US FDA-approved research-cum-manufacturing facility and also to take up joint initiatives with pharma majors like the above, he said. Various studies and forecasts made on AIDS in India warn of an ep...

Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India

... the tertiary health care sector to be left to the private sector. Pointing out that there was a huge shortag...egy and strengthen linkages between government and private sector participants....

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...ng of human cloning efforts but no law prohibiting private efforts. Opposition to cloning occurs on many fronts. Because the technology is not yet perfected many believe that the process should not even by attempted on humans. It took 277 attempts to clone Dolly, who was created from a mammary cell of a 6 ye...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...d free of poverty, 'is backing the construction of private hospital in Mumbai, India, a move which some healt...$134m (89m), of which 5% will be used to build the private multi-specialty hospital. The hospital will be run by Wockhardt, India's fifth largest pharmaceutica...

IMA to create database on physicians

...e grading was being done by the IMA and encouraged private institutions to voluntarily get their services and facilities inspected by the IMA. The IMA official further pointed out that the exercise will take at least six months, as it has to first lay down the parameters for grading, appoint an agency and f...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

... symptoms is being misdiagnosed by majority of the private doctors and the patients come to public hospitals when their condition becomes serious, said the health minister. Health minister has uttered his confidence in bringing down the disease and he said that test kits have been supplied to all public hos...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

... the new Fraunhofer Institute ITWM together with a private service company, developed a new method called alphacardio in order to overcome the problems experienced with the test. Many of the programmes in use today only look at the linear relationship between data. The approach is to use model of non...

Dementia - a global problem

... it's been relatively uncommon till recently - and private care is expensive. The Group has already trained 120 researchers and clinicians in 26 countries in dementia care. The next stage is to learn more about risk factors for dementia around the world. After all, lifestyle, environment and genetics could...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...oups, including young adults who attend "raves" or private clubs, motorcycle gang members, male and female commercial sex workers, and bisexual and homosexual men. In one study, researchers led by Dr. Nora D. Volkow of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY, and the State University of New York at Sto...

Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs

...f testing, the government has decided to recognise private testing laboratories. A notification is being issued for encouraging people to get these drugs tested, perhaps for a small fee, under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act....

Andhra Pradesh to set up 'Pharma City'

...me by 2005. The ‘Pharma City’ will be developed by private companies in collaboration with the state government. // Naidu has formed a task force on pharmaceuticals to draw up a detailed plan for infrastructure development so that Indian and international pharmaceutical companies can undertake research and...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

...amin A as needed. The Institute of Medicine -- a private science organization that sets the nation's recommended daily allowances for nutrients -- recommends that women get 700 micrograms a day of the vitamin. But multivitamins typically contain about 1,500 micrograms because the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis...

Senior drug card saves little

...y in urban areas. The cards, which are marketed by private companies, charge seniors a modest fee, usually $12 to $25 per year, in exchange for discounts. But savings are minimal for many of the most popular name-brand drugs. // On average, seniors in three large cities -- Washington, Chicago and Seattle --...

Dangerous food bacteria

...c and foreign produce suppliers to be inspected by private firms....

Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

...s not clear why this is - maybe there is a lack of private transport in black neighborhoods, making people more dependent on locals shops. Clearly, the type and location of shopping facilities needs to be taken into account when trying to persuade people to eat a healthy diet....

Scientists open the book of life

...e of humankind". The group, along with a competing private effort, completed a rough draft of the genome in 2000, but the draft included thousands of gaps in the long sequence of DNA base pairs. However all but 400 of those gaps have been closed now. The genome is composed of about three billion pairs of D...

An Indian Bride with signs of SARS

...oximately 25 guests were also being quarantined in private apartments where the guests had been lodged for the wedding. No one has died of the disease in India, but Singapore has reported 16 SARS deaths and the disease has been spread previously by air travelers....

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