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WHO Launches Yellow Fever Initiative for West Africa

...ental organizations (NGOs). The GAVI Fund provides resources for the Alliance programs. Childhood immunisation is one of the best values in health care, providing tremendous benefit at very low cost. A child can be immunised for only $30. It is a near-perfect intervention, preventing disease before it is al...

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...Neuroscience Research, an initiative that combines resources from those Institutes and other NIH components, recently provided additional funding so that the study team could collect brain scans by diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a kind of MRI. While conventional MRI allows clinicians and researchers to visual...

Sanctions Imposed On Zimbabwe Can Threaten International Health Security

... great strides in health delivery with the limited resources at its disposal. Such achievements, he said, included the decline in the HIV and Aids prevalence from 21 percent to 18,1 percent and the drop in malaria cases from three million to 1,8 million a year. He said Zimbabwe strictly prescribed to lay d...

Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients

...that families should start coming for services and resources in the early stages of Alzheimer's, when patients are still competent and can take part in planning their care. Then patient consent for something like this would be unimpeachable -- it would be their own....

Google to Digitise 800,000 Books at Mysore Varsity

...NS. Written either in Sanskrit or Kannada, these resources of knowledge would be patented and printed after the digitisation work is over, Prasad said. "Depending upon the exclusivity of the materials, we will patent them before making them available on public domain," he said, adding that Google has offer...

Climate Change Threatening to Wipe Out Wild Relatives of Key Crops

...ing a significant amount of these critical genetic resources at precisely the time they are most needed to maintain agricultural production, added Annie Lane, the coordinator of a global project on crop wild relatives led by Bioversity International. The results of the study were announced on International ...

14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada

...m to be in, especially as they have these enhanced resources for crisis counselling," she said. The best thing a parent can do is to listen to their kids, and to find out as much information from the school as possible as to whether crisis counselling is available and what additional security is being put i...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...nnounced today [May 22], will mean they pool their resources for at least three years to develop new treatments. Ian Connerton, Northern Foods Professor of Food Safety at The University of Nottingham, said: We are excited to be working with a company like GangaGen that is at the forefront of phage technology...

$5M Gift Will Attack Lou Gehrig's Disease

...culous work, and it's important that they have the resources to build on their momentum. I'm not a doctor or a scientist, but I am an optimist who believes in the extraordinary possibilities of modern medicine. This is important work that must continue." Dr. Feldman calls the gift a major boost to research. ...

Researchers Have Found Reason Why Boys are Better at Maths Than Girls

...ys, tend to worry more, and this erodes the mental resources needed for problem solving. The study researcher...rking memory was the portion of the women's mental resources that was most strongly undermined by the anxiety. The researchers showed that women experiencing ...

Smokers Who Have a Say in How They Quit More Likely to Kick the Habit

...the control group were simply given a list of quit resources in the community and were encouraged to visit their doctors for help, while participants in the special program received one-on-one counseling and more. Patients in the cessation program were asked about their willingness to and confidence in quitt...

Stress of Deployment Increases Risk of Child Abuse, Neglect in Military Families, UNC Study Shows

...rs that either families are not able to access the resources available to them during periods of high stress or the services alone cannot adequately respond to the needs of the families. Some kind of additional intervention should be considered, she said. This might include providing more support and educat...

Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians

... and landscape workers do not have the training or resources needed to stamp out a fire ant infestation. This often requires a multi-faceted approach using a bait and low-toxicity granular formation, techniques not commonly used for similar pests in urban areas. Burning a fire ant mound, for example, will not ...

Choice is a Key Element in Success for Smokers Who Want to Quit

...the control group were simply given a list of quit resources in the community and were encouraged to visit their doctors for help, while participants in the special program received one-on-one counseling and more. Williams said patients in the cessation program were asked about their willingness to and confi...

UK Nurses Complain of Stress, One Quits After Screaming at Heart Attack Patient

...day pressures of having to do ever more with fewer resources because of deficit-led cost cutting. "When you add to that worries about job security and a pay cut, it comes as no surprise that stress levels are affecting nurses' personal lives and relationships." A RCN poll last year found more than a quarter ...

Work-related Stress Restrains the Sex Lives of Nurses

...day pressures of having to do ever more with fewer resources because of deficit-led cost cutting, the BBC quoted Dr Peter Carter, general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, as saying. "When you add to that worries about job security and a pay cut, it comes as no surprise that stress levels are affect...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

...ional corporations to take control of the precious resources of the people at large, activists in US charge. Wi...nities to enact legislation to protect their water resources from corporate abuse and for people to help support rural communities that are challenging multinati...

Bush Announces Request for $30B, Five-Year Extension of PEPFAR

...s proposal, the Post reports. "With the energy and resources provided by PEPFAR and other programs, there has been impressive progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS worldwide, but the battle is far from won," Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.), who chairs the Committee on Foreign Relation's Africa subcommittee...

Diabetes Management in Schools Act Will Help Ensure Oklahoma Students With Diabetes Are Safe at School

...chool personnel will have the training, tools, and resources they need to welcome our children with diabetes into their classrooms." The Diabetes Management in Schools Act establishes that a diabetes medical management plan be developed by the student's health care team so his or her needs and the school's r...

CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com

...rofessionals quickly find the information or other resources they seek and can also be prioritized by publication date. "Medical professionals find much more relevant results at SearchMedica than at other search engines, and they appreciate the fact that the service is supported by category sponsorships and ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited ... of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of ... a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of ... Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and ... 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants in ... visits during the first several months after birth. Research ... showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of ... reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding ... for infant colic did not reduce crying ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that ... a comprehensive review today examining the current state of ... review calls for improved global surveillance strategies to combat ... outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has claimed ... Guinea and Liberia. According to the World Health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The ... has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream ... the April 17 issue of The New England ... part of a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as ... a major cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Ind. -- Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning ... diabetes. This discovery could have far-reaching implications for the ... care of over 25 million Americans. , "We had ... retinas at such early stages," said Ann Elsner, professor ... and lead author of the study. "We set out ...
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