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India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

... In a developedcountry like the UK the vaccination programme would be very costly. FMD renders the infected animals economically unviable as the milk productiondrops and the animals do not gain weight and so are unfit for consumption.Their value in the meat market dips. Hence farmers find it cheaper to slaug...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...secretary, IMA, New Delhi, Dr. M. Balasubramanian, programme coordinator, and Mr. Thomas George, from UNICEF, Chennai, highlighted various aspects of the problem. Courtesy : The Hindu...

Meditation relieves stress

A meditation programme has proved useful in helping people deal with stre...ty in the US have been looking at how a meditation programme called 'mindfulness training' can help people who describe themselves as 'stressed out'. This traini...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

...is the first variable to be calculated.// When the programme has completed its analysis, it outputs atleast three characteristic values describing the heart rythm to cardiologists. Regular checkups and ECG tests help doctors to decide whether patients require treatment with drugs to combat arrhythmia or may ...

Meditation relieves stress

According to a new study a meditation programme helps people with chronic illness.Researchers at t...ss, felt relaxed and increased mental clarity. The programme included mindfulness meditation, emotional expression and social support. The benefits were mainta...

Sleep, snoring....stroke

...48 adults who had taken part in a stroke screening programme in Buffalo.Among those who reported experiencing day time drowsiness 14% suffered a stroke compared to 4% of those who remained alert during the day, even after classic risk factors which could lead to stroke were ruled out.The Stroke Association sai...

Dementia - a global problem

...ountries is certain to increase and a new research programme is trying to help carers to cope. As the world population increases, so does the incidence of chronic disease - including dementia. It is hard enough coping with dementia in the West, where the condition has been common for many years. Imagine trying...

Spreading its wings

...from the drugs control department had attended the programme and talked about the prevailing rules and regulations....

Allergies are related to mothers' menses

...ent, represented by varying age at menarche, could programme the immune system of the fetus." Although there is a suspicion that hormone levels are key to this, there was no association between the age that the girl children had their first periods, and their allergies. The study was reported in the journal Th...

Sex life enhanced by cycling

...50s who had heart failure. 20 followed an exercise programme consisting of two one hour sessions a week on a st...usual goal for aerobic fitness). They followed the programme for nine weeks, after which time both their sex lives and their overall quality of life showed marke...

Tai chi helps arthritis

Researchers in Texas find that a tai chi programme improves pain and daily living activities in peopl...atients, average age 54, did 10 weeks of a tai chi programme especially designed for use in arthritis, and were compared to 10 controls who did not do the exerci...

Get, set, go...

...e young volunteers took part in a circuit training programme lasting 15 minutes just three times a week. Children in this group were to skip and do box jumps, side-to-side jumps and other high-impact exercises.Other children spend the same amount of time doing stretches and warm ups.After a year, the girls d...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

...-by-step process, Glaxo is charting out a detailed programme for the employees. The team comprises a doctor and a counsellor. It also includes free education programmes and counselling sessions and Zyban at discounted prices. Glaxo has also been conducting smoking cessation camps all over Mumbai. Glaxo has a...

FDA Imposes New Restrictions On Roche's Accutane

...ncy prevention programme. The pregnancy prevention programme was adopted about 13 years ago, when Accutane was ...period is about six months. In order to make the programme work, the FDA said that physicians wishing to prescribe the drug would receive yellow "Accutane Qual...

Hope for tinnitus sufferers

...ifference but suggest that the longer the training programme the more patients will benefit...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

... that the cost per life year saved over the entire programme would be £7,657. The researchers conclude that the meningitis C vaccination campaign is succeeding in reducing the incidence of the disease in the targeted age groups in a cost-effective anner....

Schizophrenia detected early

...s proved 100% precise in early tests. The computer programme is modelled on the human brain,// and has been devised to learn from experience like humans. The system, was developed at the University of British Columbia, by Peter Liddle, a psychiatrist specialising in brain imaging. The artificial brain review...

Spirituality relieves stress

A meditation programme has proved useful in helping people deal with stre...ty in the US have been looking at how a meditation programme called 'mindfulness training' can help people who describe themselves as 'stressed out'. This traini...

Depression has a worthwhile treatment

...sion screening. They find that where a screening programme is in place, between seven and ten per cent more depressed patients improve six months after screening and treatment. So there is a real therapeutic benefit to screening. It need not be complicated either. The doctor asks two questions: 'Are you curr...

Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis

...rs at the University of Atlanta, now observ that a programme of back strengthening exercises is very effective ...nefit in back strength, even eight years after the programme had ended. They also lost less bone density than the control group. The researchers suggest that bac...

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