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Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...in your ears and pebbles in your shoes. Pull on rubber gloves. Smear Vaseline over your glasses , and there you have it: instant old age. - Malcolm Cowley Hormone Replacement Therapy popularly known, as HRT is a means of replacin...

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

... potential for protection. A flexible, dome-shaped rubber disk, a diaphragm is inserted vaginally with a gel to cover the cervix....

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...ody-powered" prosthesis, controlled by a cable and rubber bands. "I don't like having to wait if I want to grab something," Salzman said, deftly opening his hook to remove a fuzzy black fly from a vise. "If I want to grab this woolly bugger here, I don't want to have to wait; I want to just go and grab it...

Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study

...oper steps are taken, like wearing old clothes and rubber gloves, according to Wells. The study highlighted five other cases from 2000 through 2006 in New York state, which collects hazardous response data in a way that allowed researchers to identify cases involving antiques. Among other examples in the ...

Ramadoss to Discuss Chikungunya With Health Ministers of Nine States Tomorrow

...st early this month. The disease has spread near rubber plantations where farmers use plastic cups and coconut shells to collect rubber milk and leave it open, making it a breeding ground for the mosquitoes. A team of experts from the...

Giant Microwave That Recycles Plastic Back into Diesel, Gas

...t of the hydrocarbons that make up the plastic and rubber in the material are broken down into diesel oil and combustible gas. "Anything that has a hydrocarbon base will be affected by our process. We release those hydrocarbon molecules from the material and it then becomes gas and oil, said Jerry Meddick...

Bobby Robson Diagnosed With Cancer for Fifth Time

...involved complex surgery, which left him needing a rubber plug in his mouth. Three years before that he overcame bowel cancer. Robson played for Fulham and West Bromwich Albion during a successful career. He won 20 England caps and played in the 1958 and 1962 World Cups. He made his name as a manager with...

walk and Work Desk Could Help Obese Workers to Shed Weight

...he form of the alphabet H and held by four locking rubber wheels, so that it can be moved about easily. The frame has a Plexiglass panel on to which two adjustable arms are bolted. One of the arms holds the computer screen and the other supports the keyboard and mouse. Slats provide storage for personal i...

Researchers Find Ways to Recycle Old Tyres into New

Tyres are made up vulcanised rubber rubber combined with sulphur to improve its overall strength and durability. But as vulcanised rubber does ...

Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia

...0-28 in India. Sublimely low-tech, it is made of rubber (mostly), wood and aluminium and can be assembled with local materials. Established in 1975, BMVSS provides the artificial limb free to millions of people who have lost their limbs in accidents or war. Its chief patron is D.R. Mehta, a former head ...

Kerala Government Sanctions Funds for Chikungunya-affected Districts

...st early this month. The disease has spread near rubber plantations where farmers use plastic cups and coconut shells to collect rubber milk and leave it open, making it a breeding ground for the mosquitoes. Like dengue, another mosqu...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...will use surgical instruments to suture a piece of rubber and move blocks from one spindle to another on what looks like a delicate children's toy. The brains behind the robot's movements will be three surgeons in front of a computer screen in Seattle: Drs. Mika Sinanan and Andrew Wright of the University o...

Flood Toll Rises, and Indonesia Braces for Disease

...rmarkets that remained open. Medical workers on rubber rafts patrolled the flooded areas treating people for diarrhea, skin diseases and respiratory problems. Officials warned of the possible spread of more serious ailments like dysentery, cholera, typhoid, malaria and dengue fever. “We have to be alert ...

Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap

...ry rapids fuel the spirit of adventure in you with rubber rafts taking you downstream. Rafters from far and wide, mainly foreign tourists, spend hours. "I have come all the way just to get a thrill of the spirited rapids at Jia Bhoroli," said Michael Rogers, a British tourist. "We had lunch in one of the ...

Inhaled Particles Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...combustion of petroleum that is widely used in the rubber and printing industries. The results of previous studies of workers exposed to carbon black have been unclear: although there was evidence of an increased risk of lung cancer, there was no clear relationship between cancer rates and the level of carb...

Quick –fix Solution: Spray-on a Condom

...tton on the can, which will cover the penis with a rubber condom. Nozzles present on all the sides in the can sprays latex on the penis. The researchers opine, that the spray-on condom will be a quick fix solution, ready in a jiffy and will have no leeway for mishaps, owing to the ‘perfect fit’. The cond...

Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...the most important part of Jolene was her lifelike rubber ears--connected to an electronic circuit with a Radio Shack sound meter. When Martin took her electronically equipped mannequin out on the street, curious pedestrians placed the earbuds from their personal music players onto Jolene's ears. The sound...

Telstra Must Send Lifeline to Rural Doctor Landlines

...ephone services in the bush are held together by a rubber band. “While most rural doctors carry a mobile phone, reception can be patchy or non-existent in some areas, especially when the doctor lives out of town. “Poor mobile reception is not limited to remote areas, either. We have reports from doctor...

Benefits Of Aromatherapy

...for the oil. Steer clear of concentrated oils with rubber eyedroppers since the oils react with the rubber causing it to break down and contaminate the oil. Source: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Source:...

Dentist Tested Positive For HIV - Queensland Health To Screen Patients

...observed standard dental practices such as wearing rubber gloves, mask and working with sterilised equipment. Dr Young has advised that all the patients who had been treated by the dentist from 15th December 2005, to attend the Bowen and Collinsville Hospital for blood testing. She further mentioned, “Qu...

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