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The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...s far, the programme has been highly effective and provided the opportunity to reach underserved and at-risk communities and to build trust. "Unfortunately there are not always opportunities to translate the science from ivory tower academic institutions into real world communities," said Dr Linda Siminerio...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

... month, and two in person visits. Compensation was provided for each completed activity. Currently, people can find phone counseling programs through outlets such as their health insurance providers. Other programs are available online and in print-based formats. For example, the American Heart Association ...

Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem

...ikingly similar in the twins. This, Palmer said, provided evidence that genetic and environmental factors shape those ecosystems in reproducible ways. "These data are so rich it is hard to benchmark," she explained. "It's nice to have that check with the twins." An important general conclusion, said Palme...

Brain Tumor Drug in Frogs A New Report

...y data is promising and through this study we have provided the kind of information needed if approval for use is requested in the future.Amphinase is the second anti-tumour ribonuclease to be isolated by Alfacell Corporation from Rana pipiens oocytes. The other, ONCONASE(R) (ranpirnase), is currently in la...

Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report

...ift the levels of epilepsy services to match those provided for other long-term conditions," Gould says. "This calls for action at a national level, rather than shifting the blame down to local level." Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological disease in England, affecting 382,000 people. According...

Experimental Drug Ketasyn(TM) (AC-1202) Treats Alzheimer's as Diabetes of the Brain

...n sensitivity based on APOE4 status. Our study has provided us with valuable insights for our future research." Accera plans to initiate a pivotal, Phase III multi-center clinical trial in early 2008 in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's patients who do not have the APOE4 genotype. This study will focus on severa...

Bright Bodies Weight Program Lowers Diabetes Risk, BMI in Obese Kids

...agement program Bright Bodies, in contrast to care provided at a pediatric obesity clinic. Bright Bodies was created 10 years ago by Savoye-Desanti and merges nutrition education, behaviour modification and exercise customized to the needs of inner-city children. The study sought to compare changes in BMI, bo...

Cabinet Approves Bill to Regulate Clinics, Hospitals

...ill work towards improving standards of healthcare provided by hospitals, private clinics and nursing homes. A cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday approved the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2007, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ra...

Sexual Fantasies Play an Important Role in Boosting Desire

...els of anxiety of execution or of sexual activity, provided that there are no organic anomalies (lack of hormones, endocrinal disorders, etc.). Researchers of Granada are currently working in this field of study. The study is published in the journals Analisis y Modificacion de Conducta (Analysis and Modifi...

UK to Support Third Phase of India's AIDS Control Programme

... be scaled up and information and services will be provided to vulnerable populations, including women and children, with an expansion of coverage to rural and tribal areas. Treatment for opportunistic infections will also be increased. The NACP III framework has been designed with strong Government of Indi...

Helpline Launched for Hearing Impaired

...ervice just need to call a number and they will be provided guidance and information on the nearest government or private centre in Kerala where diagnostic facilities are available," he said. Hearing disabilities in children can be detected as early as a few hours after birth with modern diagnostic instrume...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...providing complete information. The information is provided by a number of professionals to the same patient u...hom a surgical procedure is planned information is provided to the patient by means of leaflets, booklets, video, etc even before they come into the hospital, a...

Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs, Experts Stress

...l power of male circumcision as a prevention tool, provided it is used in combination with other proven prevention strategies - including AIDS education, condoms, HIV testing, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission. "While adult male circumcision can be an important addition to prevention programs, ...

Taj Mahal is Enveloped by Pollution and a Foul Smell

...nce teacher, says that the Taj Mahal and Agra city provided two striking contrasts. "The Taj Mahal is very beautiful, but Agra city is dirty and the Yamuna is dirty also," Hiroshi said. K.S. Rana, a leading campaigner for saving the Taj, said: "If things continue like this, the Taj Mahal's age will decreas...

Avicena to Advance Huntington's Disease Clinical Program into Phase III

... and successfully determined the optimal dose that provided the maximum efficacy, safety and tolerability. The...d Dr. Rosas have optimized the dosing of HD-02 and provided further evidence supporting its potential to slow HD. Earlier preclinical studies performed by Dr. ...

Surface Logix Commences Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SLx-2101 in Raynaud's Disease

...ve, induced rapid cellular and tissue response and provided an extended duration of action....

Boys and Girls are Different by Nature and Learn in Different Ways

...x education could work superbly for boys and girls provided teachers are taught about the differences. "Both co-education and single sex education can work wonderfully for their respective populations of learners. The key ingredient in both is teacher training," he said. "When teachers immerse themselves ...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...rt attack care at dozens of Michigan hospitals and provided a model for hospitals nationwide. He recently received the Raymond Bahr award from the American Society for Chest Pain Centers in recognition of his leadership role in such projects. At the same time, U-M CVC director of interventional cardiology ...

Rural Doctors Had It Enough

... this in the federal budget soon. The survey has provided useful information for better policy in rural health.They required better equipments and more funding to run the services. It is clear from the survey that in many respects rural doctors simply need more support to do their work and look after the he...

Should the UK Adopt Dutch Rules on Euthanasia in Newborn Babies?

...rpose of ending life seem to be rare, and guidance provided by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health around end of life decisions has provided a framework within which UK neonatologists feel comfortable. The availability of active euthanasi...

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