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Water - The silent killer!!!

...ace with the need, according to Terrance Thompson, regional advisor for water, sanitation and health at the WHO in New Delhi. WHO is now advocating low-cost technological solutions, such as chlorination of water, solar water disinfection, and changing behavior to reduce the risk. It is ironical that as ...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...IMA headquarters, New Delhi. He was speaking at a regional workshop on female foeticide and infanticide organised by the IMA, Tambaram, with support from the IMA headquarters and the UNICEF here. Dr. P. K. Kesavan, IMA State president, said the organisation was concerned over the issue and was committed to...

RANBAXY - enters anti-AIDS segment

...he anti-AIDS drugs segment. According to Ranbaxy's regional director for India and west Asia, S D Kaul, the company is in a position to launch Lamivudine, Nevirapine, Aabacavir and Indinavir products in the Indian market shortly.// Ranbaxy's subsidiary, the Hyderabad-based Vorin Laboratories which is a bulk ...

Pharmacia may take 51.5 percent Abbott stake

...s well, senior Abbott officials from the company’s regional office in singapore will be soon in india," he said. The source did not mention the amount Pharmacia will pay for the stake, which it could acquire through its wholly-owned Indian unit, Pharmacia India Pvt. Ltd. Pharmacia India Managing Director, ...

Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia increases risk of breast cancer

...ypical lobular hyperplasia is more suggestive of a regional risk than a generalised one, contrary to earlier belief that cancer was equally likely to be found in either breast....

Key step forward on International Health Rules

...solution on SARS which acknowledged the "intensive regional and global collaboration, effective strategies and additional resources" which have been required to bring SARS under control. Member States noted that "national and international experiences with SARS contribute lessons that can improve preparedness...

Drug Users and Risk of Death

...der than 34 years. Researchers then used published regional estimates to figure the expected drug-related deaths by region, sex and age group. Researchers report the risk of drug-related death was lower among female injecting drug-users than male injecting drug-users. It was also found that injecting drug-us...

WHO acts to reduce the maternal death toll

...tings. Beyond the numbers is the new focus for WHO regional and country offices and partners from more than 20 regional and international agencies, including UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Bank. This programme includes the ...

Kidney Donors Health Can Cause Anxiety Among Kidney Recipients

...uited 11 kidney donors and their recipients from a regional transplant centre. After interviewing them about their experiences of the process, which is often associated with potential physical and psychological risks, he found that all donors made instant, voluntary decisions to donate and did not regret do...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...roving health and educational levels and balancing regional development to stabilise population. "I would lik...aid. "We have to pursue a more balanced policy of regional development so that adequate employment opportunities are made available in the more populated regio...

Magsaysay Award for Dr.Shanta from Chennai Cancer Institute

...day is Rs.200 million. In 1975, it was declared a regional centre of cancer treatment and research for the southern region by the Government of India, the first such cancer centre to be thus designated. The hospital houses over 415 beds, of which 250 are free. Doctors here see over 70,000 patients from Ind...

Breastfeeding Decline In Middle East Worries UN

...infancy or childhood," said Mahendra Sheth, Unicef regional health and nutrition adviser for the Middle East and North Africa. The statement points out that even the duration of breastfeeding is gradually declining in most countries, especially in urban areas. As a result, inappropriate complementary feeding...

Mechanical forces drive early heart development

...t atria on the other, says Taber. It appears that regional stiffness plays a role in bending. Taber collaborator, Dimitri Vornov, a visiting scientist at Washington University, has discovered that a membrane that covers the tube may play a major role in causing the rotation to the right.Taber says engineers ...

WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon

...p, promote and strengthen activities at country or regional level.The WHO says the fact sheets produced by them in the course of the Project will be a central communication tool to increase public awareness about radon. The WHO International Radon Project also aims to create a global radon database and provid...

MRI, To Detect Remodeling Of Heart and Help Preserve Function

... lost. Clues have also been obtained regarding the regional development of heart disease and the migration to ...ts raise the possibility that early treatments for regional heart problems could be instituted to prevent or suppress larger problems from developing. To conclu...

Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme

...op on laboratory diagnosis of leptospirosis at the regional ICMR centre here, the minister expressed concern over the spread of the disease at an alarming rate. "As 60 percent of glass syringes have been found unsafe, India would go for auto-disable syringes in a big way for all immunisations," he said. "T...

For West Nile Virus: Prevention Is The Watchword

... entomologist with the University of Florida, says regional outbreaks of West Nile will regularly occur. Other mosquito-borne diseases threaten public health, such as Eastern equine encephalitis. Though rare, EEE kills nearly half of those who become infected. The most recent EEE epidemic was in North Caroli...

Terminally Ill Patients Could Be Offered A Better Life

... facility not only provides training but is also a regional research and development centre. People from neighbouring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka come there for training. Earlier this year, Delhi-based CanSupport, an NGO providing palliative care to people with advanced cancer, was given the mo...

Terminally Ill deserves a better quality of Life

... facility not only provides training but is also a regional research and development centre. People from neighbouring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka come there for training. Earlier this year, Delhi-based CanSupport, an NGO providing palliative care to people with advanced cancer, was given the mo...

Unsafe Injections and Unclean Hand hygiene major cause of hospital infections in India

...ead of hospital infection. Samlee Plianbangchang, regional director of WHO Regional Office for Southeast Asia said, "Healthcare-associated infection is a crucial problem, especially in the light of emergence of life-threatening infections such as severe respiratory syndrome (SARS), and the risk of a new infl...

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