Tag: "region" at medical news
Young People Not to Be Neglected In AIDS War
...are afflicted with the deadly disease in the Asian region
where the AIDS epidemic is more prevalent. In addition, more than 1 million people are affected every year. It is very vital to educate or rather alert political leaders in Asia, the importance of this issue so that collective action can be facilitat...
60 Million People Would Die Due To NCD In India
...d Friday, Beaglehole said: 'In the Southeast Asian region
alone 54 percent of all deaths are due to chronic ...s many as 89 million people will die of it in this region
in the next 10 years.' With such a pandemic threat lurking, Beaglehole said that WHO proposes a gl...
Bird Flu Persists In Bulgaria
.../ Swans found at the Durankulak Lake in the Varna region
and at Burgas beach have tested positive for the deadly H5N1 virus. The government has taken necessary steps by completely cordoning it off from the public. An area of 3km to 10 km away from the sites where the dead fowl were discovered was a prohib...
Heart Disease Risk Can Now Be Predicted By A Painless, Non-Invasive Test
... pencil like device is placed over the skin in the region
of the carotid artery (neck) and the femoral artery (upper thigh). The tonometer device now measures the intra-arterial pressure and transmits it to a computer for aPWV calculation. A healthy, elastic artery has a slower pulse while a stiff, unhealth...
Sex Determination Gene Blamed For High Incidence Of Parkinson’s In Me
...Surgery and medication may be of limited help. A region
of the brain called substantia nigra, has been fou...ecrete small amount of the SRY protein. It is this region
of the brain that deteriorates in Parkinson's disease patients. With death of cells in the substan...
India Awaits Test Results To Confirm The Bird Flu Virus In Humans
...Officials said the massive culling exercise in the region
that reported India's first case of the global dis... symptoms. The door-to-door survey in the affected region
had also been intensified. The culling of birds is continuing in Nandurbar, with the authorities e...
Delhi Sees Sharp Decline In Chicken Prices
...y culled 223,000 chickens in the country's western region
to pre-empt any spread of avian flu and said the focus would now be on cleanup operations and the rehabilitation of poultry farmers. The culling operations were conducted in a three-kilometre radius of Maharashtra's Navapur village, 300 km from sta...
Children’s Health Improves By Swimmin
...garinya communities in western Australia's Pilbara region
examined the impact on children's health where swimming pools were installed, reported ABC News online. The Institute for Child Health Research study found that at least 44 percent of the children who studied at Jigalong had reduction in ear diseas...
President’s verdict: no need to panic over bird fl
...arm of more than 11,000 birds in the southeast Ain region
of France have been detected. The farm has been sealed off. Still, according to Chirac there is "no danger in eating poultry and eggs" and that panic among consumers is "totally unjustified". "In any case, the virus in question ... is automatically...
New Test Offers Hope in Effective Hearing Aid Design for Babies
...ble for transmission of nerve impulses to specific region
of the brain involved in the hearing process (audi...loss have dead regions that represent the cochlear region
which is non-functional or where the cells have died off. The hearing aids that are being developed ...
Chicken Fest in Chandigarh To ward off bird flu scare
...vian flu aroma of the chicken dishes scare in this region
is unwarranted. None of the poultry farm samples in north India have tested positive. I want to have my fill at this mela." The organizers - All India Poultry Development and Services - said the mela was aimed at creating awareness that eating chic...
Bird Flu Now Spreads to Switzerland
...itzerland with positive test results in the Geneva region
and Stein am Rhein on Lake Constance, according to an official statement Sunday.A government spokesman did not give more details.// Authorities had been bracing themselves for a transmission of the virus over the border into the Swiss territory sin...
Bird Flu Does Not Spare the Wild Swans in Georgia
...are found in a village, Adzhara, a semi-autonomous region
not far from the Turkish city of Trabzon. Officials have taken various precautionary measures and the President Mikhail Saakashvili has declared a state of emergency in this area. Domestic birds and swans were being culled in the area around the ...
Don’t forsake the chicken: Cooked poultry free from bird fl
...st case of bird flu on a farm was found in the Ain region
of South-east France near Lyon, when Daniel Clair woke up to discover 400 of his flock of turkeys dead after one night. 11,000 turkeys were slain then and there. The Department of the Environment Farming and Rural Affairs ordered two million doses ...
Chikungunya Fever: French Government struggling to Tackle the Mosquito Menace
...ny returning to the mainland from the Indian Ocean region
are also showing signs of the disease, which is transmitted only by mosquitoes. Bertrand has said that a research team is looking into tackling the mosquito menace and is working on a plan to get rid of them.The mosquitoes which can carry this dis...
Bird Flu attacks the feline community
...ic Sea island// of Ruegen. Initially it is in this region
that more than 100 wild birds were infected by the...where it devastated a poultry farm in the southern region
of Krasnodar. Gov. Alexander Tkachev said that more than 100,000 chickens at a farm in the village o...
Stress the Main Cause of Brain Shrinkage in Old Age
...ents for Alzheimer’s disease. The shrinkage of a region
of the brain called the anterior cingulate cortex result in the release of high levels of stress hormones. Dr Alasdair MacLullich said that this study would help in the better understanding of ageing, depression and Alzheimer's diseases by the doct...
Threat from Chikungunya, No Longer a Fear
Indian Ocean region
was suffering from a crippling mosquito-borne virus disease the Chikungunya fever. It had infected some 150,000 people living in and around this area//. The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the tourists are safe when they are traveling to t...
Number Of Bird Flu Cases In Switzerland Reaches 11
... new cases detected were found in the northeastern region
of the country. // Two ducks in the northeastern region, a coot in canton Zurich and another in canton Thurgau happen to be the latest victims of the much dreaded bird flu infection. Samples have been sent by the Federal Veterinary Office in Bern ha...
Genes That Were Responsible For The Cause Of Blindness Identified
...ntral vision due to degeneration of the macula - a region
of the retina responsible for fine, central vision. Researchers at New York's Columbia University studied 1,300 people and found that this common cause of blindness was linked to just two genes - Factor H and Factor B. While Factor H is an inhibito...
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