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Local Councils Should Be Responsible for Tackling Health Inequalities

The responsibility and resources for public health and tackling health inequalities...s health. So where should the responsibility and resources for public health and tackling health inequalities lie, he asks? The obvious answer is with local ...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

...health and development, and a full range of health resources available to all. According to Canadian official figures, obesity in children has tripled in the last 20 years.A 25-year-long Canadian Community Health Survey, which looked at obesity in children and adults, has come out with results that call for ...

World’s First ‘green’ Skyscraper to Be Built in Duai

...ly important sites, water conservation, energy and resources management, the Dubai Department of Tourism said. Dubai has in recent years diversified its economy from oil export to service and tourism, reflected by huge building projects that include the Jumeirah Palm, the world's largest man-made island and ...

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...Tobacco Control to ensure availability of adequate resources for implementation of the national legislation and WHO FCTC. Setting up of a National Regulatory Authority for monitoring the enforcement efforts is also proposed. My Ministry is actively advocating with other stakeholder ministries for implementing ...

Suicide - Aboriginal Communities Take Stock of the Killing Numbers

...lsy? Although it is worthwhile to pool into the resources available within the community and fall back on the innate cultural strength, yet considering the magnitude of the problem, this is inadequate to make an effective impact on the suicide rate. External assistance is absolutely essential to make a sign...

Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!

...also the risk of withdrawal of staff and financial resources from the care of people with complex needs. Shami Chakrabarti, director of civil rights group Liberty, warned against "gimmicks" which appear to offer "cheap and quick fixes."/M...

Health Expert’s Appeal to Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malari

...kers. Mozambique simply does not have the domestic resources needed to pay for additional health workers, and Ooms and colleagues urge the Global Fund to step in and fund such a workforce. Source-Eurekalert...

Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

...lem. With a view to conserve water, several water resources development projects have been taken up in the cou...had been considerable progress in respect of water resources development in India since independence through major, medium and minor irrigation schemes and multi...

New Wellness Website Launched – Resource For Mind, Body, & Spiri

...al workshops, recommended reading, and recommended resources are also featured, providing public announcements and spotlights for local and national organizations, in addition to other informative material. Health-related professionals, businesses, and organizations are invited to submit information pertaining...

Research Uncovers the Significant Benefits of Remote Monitoring

...due to access issues related to geography, lack of resources or infirmity,” said Dr. Finlay McAlister, University of Alberta researcher. Because remote monitoring (either through close telephone follow-up with specially trained nurses or telemonitoring involving the daily transmission of a patient’s vital si...

British Doctor’s Pat for Indian Hospital

...rovided Toni with the best care they can given the resources they have," said Ziervogel. But he added: "There seems to be insufficient beds or facilities for dealing with head injury patients." Recalling the incident in Rajasthan, he said: "We were going down a hill doing about 25 mph. Toni skidded and came ...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

...e government is frittering away the already scarce resources available for mental health, critics assert. 'P...be disproportionately affected by the diversion of resources away from ordinary patients into these statutory provisions,' a noted psychiarist has observed. A...

AMA Calls For Calm Approach To Aged Care Illness Outbreaks

...nked to the value we place on this service and the resources that are allocated to the facilities,' Dr Haikerwal said. Source-AMA/B...

Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says

...ent gasoline. Ethanol is produced from renewable resources such as corn or sorghum and can be blended with gasoline as a 10% (E10) or 85% (E98) blend. When 15% gasoline is blended with 85% ethanol, a fuel called E85 is created and can be used in vehicles classified by automobile manufacturers as Flexible F...

98% of Food Imported by the U.S is Not Inspected for Food Safety

...for food contamination. "FDA doesn't have enough resources or control over this situation presently," said Mike Doyle, director of the University of Georgia's Center for Food Safety. Only 1.3 percent of the imported food is inspected. The remaining 98.7 percent is not inspected, and ends up contaminating th...

Geisinger Launches Extensive Study on Obesity and Related Liver Problem

...ger Health System is leveraging several key system resources in an effort to develop a simple blood test to dia...ned to develop such a test because of the array of resources the system has at its disposal. Geisinger has collected more than 600 liver tissue and blood sampl...

Rainwater to Receive a Fillip in India

... enough rain for collection and conventional water resources either do not exist or are at risk of being over-used to supply a large population, experts say. Rainwater harvesting can provide lifeline water for human consumption, reduce water bills and the need to build reservoirs which may require the use of...

US Professor Helping India Deal With Global Warming

...'s greenhouse gas emissions and impact its natural resources unless drastic steps are taken, he said. The potential repercussions of climate change on regional and global economies, public health, available water supplies and ecosystem services could be devastating. This is particularly true for developing c...

Can Our Hospitals Cope In A Disaster?

...er Australasian public hospitals have the physical resources to cope with the mass casualties of a terrorist attack or natural disaster. “We found that 61-82 per cent of critically injured patients would not have immediate access to operative care and 34-70 per cent would have delayed access to an Intensive...

Intravenous Delivery of Clot-busting Drug Still Best Intervention for Ischemic Stroke

...riate" facilities are those with the expertise and resources to provide modern emergency stroke care. Regional plans for paramedics to bypass institutions that do not have emergency stroke care should be developed, according to the guidelines. The updated guidelines are an extensive revision of those issued...

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