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Male infertility in relation to pesticide

...ved a selected population of infertile men, from a productive farming region in Austria. But they say the dramatic nature of the observed changes in semen quality warrant further attention.// Among men seeking infertility treatment, those who were exposed to pesticides were most likely to have a very low sper...

Acne may protect against infections

...f a disfiguring condition, may actually be counter productive in other ways. "If acne is eliminated we may begin to pay a much higher price as the incidence of certain cancers starts to rise. "One day we may all be popping pills of P. acnes in a bid to stay healthy."...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

...to make time for a nutritious breakfast and a more productive day!...

Untreated Scoliosis patients found to lead productive and active lives

...after the age ten, have been found to lead normal, productive lives, contrary to earlier belief that the condition increases mortality rates in general or from cardiac or pulmonary conditions potentially related to the curvature. Researchers from the University of Iowa in a 50-year study have found that adults ...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...employed and socially, culturally and economically productive person is a national asset," he said. The prime minister asked the commission to suggest practical policy options for the government, the private sector, educational institutions and other civil society organisations. (IANS) Further Information...

Arsenic in drinking water

...h care, inability of affected persons to engage in productive activities and potential social exclusion are important factors. The national standard for drinking-water in Bangladesh is 0.05 mg/L, same as in India. District and sub-district health officials and workers lack sufficient knowledge as to the identif...

Exercise may be best defense against heart disease

...ure rather than reduced caloric intake as the most productive behavioral strategy by which to extend healthy life....

Leading Biotech Companies Are Interested In Acquisition Of Smaller Companies

...Pfizer “We tend to go earlier because we have good productive tools, to be able to get to a decision point as quickly as possible”, says Martin Mackay, Sr. Vice President, Pfizer. This was the reasons behind acquisition of Idun Pharmaceuticals, in the development of Caspase modulators, which are proteins invol...

Now Employers Focus On Employees Mental health

... more likely to end up on disability, and are less productive than their counterpart employees. Further, anxiety or depression can aggravate other medical conditions and most importantly creates a low morale among coworkers. Depression and anxiety in the workplace also account for an enormous expense to emplo...

UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV

...th HIV could make all the difference and extremely productive in breaking stigma in the society.' India accounts for about 5.1 million HIV-positive people, next only to South Africa. India's northeast has been declared as one of the country's high-risk zones with close to 100,000 people infected with HIV. Ind...

African Conference to Combat AIDS

...y the disease, which is taking a heavy toll of the productive population. Nigeria alone has 1.8 million children who have lost one or both parents due to AIDS. The mother to child transmission of the virus also affects children, and 50% of such children do not even live until their second birthday....

Asthma an be treated with Vitamin supplement intervention

... According to her: 'This is a great example of how productive basic science collaborations can translate into studies in patients. Our research began more than five years ago with Dr Anne O'Garra from the MRC National Institute for Medical Research at Mill Hill.' She added: 'At the moment we only have a preli...

Flu Pandemic Gets More Attention Than AIDS

... developing world it is taking a heavy toll of the productive population, and it will also significantly impact the next generation. In the year 2005 alone, there have been 5 million new infections. The insufficient attention that HIV/AIDS is getting reflects on the failure of the health policy, according to...

Sri Lanka Gets The Help Of Healthcare Professionals

...st here. Many disabled people will be able to live productive and happy lives through the expertise of these trained personnel. The five prosthetist-orthotists who completed the course are already at work at partner centers in Kandy, Tangalle and Galle. They include H.R Prasanga, Chathuranga Munasinghe, Dars...

Change In Lifestyle Recommended To Avoid Cardiac Disease

...ll affect the economic balance of the country. The productive life cycle is slowly getting affected,' Khanolkar said. 'When the younger generation contributing to the country's economy is increasingly affected by the disease while they are in the prime of their life, their families will also suffer,' he said....

TB: Hurdle To Indian Economy

...n 500,000 lives every year thereby taking away the productive years// of infected people, according to an offici...manager, TB, told IANS: "Since it is affecting the productive years of people, economic loss is a must. The disease is a hindrance to the socio-economic developme...

Alternate ways to produce HAS from tobacco plants

...ercial varieties of tobacco are some 30 times more productive in terms of biomass. But further experiments have to be done as this protein has to be injected intravenously into patients, it has to be thoroughly purified to eliminate any kind of contaminant. Moreover, it is necessary to assure that the protein o...

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

...eds to a forest on the ocean floor. Among the most productive plant communities on the planet, seagrass beds serve as protective nurseries for juvenile fish and shellfish, a habitat for many marine species, and a feeding ground for predatory fish, waterfowl and large sea creatures like manatees and sea turtles....

Tobacco Consumption By Youths Will Hamper India’s Economic Growt

...eaths is growing gradually, the country is loosing productive working days, which in return is a loss to the economy," K. Srinath Reddy, head of the cardiology department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here, told IANS. Reddy, honoured by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for his anti-tobacco...

Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond

...ia, 90 per cent of the infected persons are in the productive age group of 15-49 years out of which 32 per cent are young men and women in the age group of 15-29 years. A programme, focussing to creating AIDS awareness and preventing its spread is the main aim of the Red Ribbon Club. It has made campaigns in ...

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