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Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...or Mira Nair has joined India's top directors in a project to show short films on the impact of the Acquired ...n cinema to "wake people up about AIDS." She calls project AIDS Jaago, or "awake" in Hindi. "I proposed that I would get together the most cutting-edge, comm...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...ed Hutchinson Cancer Centre in Seattle USA." The project is the most extensive and well integrated research project in Singapore so far. It is significant because it marks Singapore's entry into Phase Two of the Biom...

Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones

...e California University used data from a long-term project using standardised farming techniques for the ten-year study. The study found that organic tomatoes have almost double the amount of flavonoids than compared to the tomatoes grown conventionally. Flavonoids are antioxidants that protect the heart...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

A project to build a spa on the rim of one of the most activ...e backing of the Talisay municipal council and the project was launched in November 2006. Taal has erupted 33 times in the last 400 years, the last one being...

CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years

...val for implementation of Public Private-mix (PPM) project - - Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Maharasht...r AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM). The cost of the project is Rs.10922.20 lacs. Out of this, the cost of implementation of RNTCP would be Rs.9179.00 lacs and t...

Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project

... director Mira Nair has launched an AIDS awareness project called 'Jaago' to highlight the spread of the dise...sic quoted Nair, as saying. Each director in the project was given 'the freedom to do what they needed to do'. The 'Salaam Bombay' director added that the ...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

...ecessary. Dr Kerr said his team was working on a project to develop a more effective system of diagnosing sleep disorders. The project is investigating and developing a web-based intelligent decision support system to provide a cost ef...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...he highway is expected to steadily increase as the project develops. It's thought that a further 20 cars will...istribution infrastructure. Ulf Hafseld, HyNor's project manager, accepts that making hydrogen using fossil fuels isn't sustainable. "The answer is to produc...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...ited to five or six years of use. Duth Institute project director Nynke de Jong wrote in the British Medical Journal that his research on the potential risks of cholesterol-lowering margarines and yoghurts did not augur well for some users of the products. "These products could trigger reactions in peopl...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...ease and blindness . New Wesley Research Institute project aims to make it much easier for people to manager ...style changes. Funded by the MBF Foundation, the project is providing participants with education and advice about the control of their blood glucose levels ...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...to the woman's apartment in a crime-ridden housing project in West Palm beach the night of June 18. The two... Lawson lived in Dunbar Village, the hardscrabble project where the attack occurred. Walker was apparently visiting a friend there, White said. Authorities ...

Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

... centre at the Addis Ababa University here. The project is the direct outcome of an offer made by President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2004 during the inaugural session of the Pan-African Parliament at Johannesburg. During the inauguration, Mukherjee said: "We have a long tradition of co-operation between ou...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ted at changing habits learned in childhood. The project is called "Shape Up", and it began in 2003 under the direction of nutritionist Christina Economos of Tufts University. It encompasses everything from encouraging people to walk instead of drive to persuading restaurants to serve smaller portions. A...

Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases

...he state under the integrated disease surveillance project (IDSP)," Madhya Pradesh health minister Ajay Vishnoi told IANS. He said the five-year project was started in 2004 with an objective to compile survey work and immediate control of natural calami...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...a similar program. But during a health threat, the project sprays regardless of whether calls come in, Lawson said. Although environmental advocates have protested the pesticide spraying -- saying the chemical could wreak havoc on aquatic ecosystems and taint organic farms -- state officials have argued th...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...rugarh in 2005, as we had a better base there. The project has been extended to two other districts. We hope ...n amount of $20,000 given by the World Bank to the project as an award for winning the WB India Development Marketplace competition in 2004. Now, the United ...

Appropriate Sanitation Gives Confidence for the Schoolgirls

...the menstrual period," said A. Devaraj, Tamil Nadu project officer for UNICEF. "This toilet, which is girl-friendly, is being put up in all girl schools in the rural areas so that they feel safe," Devaraj told IANS, adding that it would cost all of Rs.2,300. A prototype of the toilet was exhibited recent...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... toward being overweight, he said. This research project remains underway, and has laid the groundwork for a series of provocative new studies. The researchers are now focusing more specifically on the role of hormone levels, oxidative stress, inflammatory biomarkers, and antioxidant mechanisms. However,...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

... we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the driving force to make it work was there. We think that zero carbon Britain can do that again - it can give us a positive future. It is a political challenge but we had t...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...ble tomorrow," said David Rejeski, director of the project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Wilson Center. "Dr. Belcher's research with viruses, proteins and yeast offers hope for new, ground-breaking solutions to the world's energy problems. It holds out the prospect of using nano-technology in a vari...

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