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Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation

...with diabetes for longer, and people interested in self management of their condition were the most likely to use alternative therapies, said the researcher. "People will tell their alternative practitioners that they are using Western medicines but the vast majority will not discuss their alternative ...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...ed that he would likely be caught. The 33-year-old self described recluse and loser confessed to police he killed Ross, five weeks after she disappeared. Sylvester was convicted by a jury of second-degree murder on May 29, after the eight women and four men deliberated for less than four hours. Dur...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...e can also be adapted for other uses including the self diagnosis of faulty monitoring equipment; scheduling cleaning and dry-cleaning; a fashion butler to help people accessorise, colour match and select appropriate clothing for special occasions; and for preloading news, music and daily schedules into s...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...could also be adapted for other uses including the self diagnosis of faulty monitoring equipment; scheduling cleaning and dry-cleaning; a fashion butler to help people accessorise, colour match and select appropriate clothing for special occasions; and for preloading news, music and daily schedules into s...

Nutritious Diet Help Improve Childrens Academic Performance

...al health but also psychosocial health. A study of self reported quality of life in children and adolescents showed that obesity leads to considerably lower emotional, social and school functioning. Prevention and treatment of obesity is an important goal for improving mental and physical health for all c...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

... NSSI including cutting skin, burning skin, giving self a tattoo, scraping skin, or using a pencil to erase skin. The researchers note it was important to distinguish between minor and moderate/severe forms of self-injury, since severe forms of NSSI may be predictive of more serious outcomes. Minor for...

Website Offers to Help Women Raise Money for Breast Enhancement

...ll legal ages, with the opportunity to boost their self esteem & enhance their physical appearance through cosmetic surgery at no cost. While we at MyFreeImplants do not believe that physical beauty is all there is to a person, we do firmly believe that those with confidence in themselves and their appear...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...using folk media like Kala Jhattha groups, women's self help groups. In the Kala Jhattha, young men and women dance, sing and perform skits based on seven components of the campaign - community, sanitation, safe drinking water, personal hygiene, school sanitation, solid and liquid waste disposal and ind...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

... people with/at risk of diabetes; enhance diabetes self management; promote healthy lifestyles or lifestyle change to reduce the risk of diabetes; and identify people with pre-diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes in cost effective ways. "Lilly is committed to delivering breakthrough pharmaceutical products...

Questions Over Value of Glucose Monitoring for Non-insulin Using Diabetes Patients

...the readings and apply the results (more-intensive self monitoring). At 12 months, there was no difference in HbA1c between the groups. There was also no evidence that intensity of monitoring was related to improvements in glucose control. This trial provides no convincing evidence of an effect of blo...

New Trends in Drug Abuse Among Teenage Girls

...hem to relieve tension, boost their confidence and self esteem. Sometimes girls do it to also lose weight. "Too many Americans, and increasingly, too many young women simply do not know the addictive potential of these medicines," said John Walters, director of National Drug Control Policy. Among all ...

Influenza Vaccine FluMist To Be Approved In Younger Children As Well

...nt comes at a time when the company is planning to self itself to UKs AstraZeneca for 15.6 billion dollars. AstraZeneca was behind MedImmune because it did not have its own flu vaccine business. Once the deal closes, MedImmune becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca. The vaccine FluMist has ha...

Gene Thought to Help Kill Cancer Cells may Actually Help Them Thrive

... in directing chemotherapy-damaged cancer cells to self annihilate, but less attention has been paid to p53s role in repairing damaged cells, said John McDonald, chair of Georgia Techs School of Biology and chief research scientist at the Ovarian Cancer Institute. Georgia Tech researchers found that p53...

Government Hospitals to the Rescue of Loss-making Pharma Companies

...L). The 46-year-old company set up to make India self sufficient in drug development is currently a loss-making outfit. It has been incurring losses since its inception except for a brief period of five years from 1974-75 to 1978-79. The accumulated loss and the total liabilities of the company, as on...

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

...or the student and allow students with diabetes to self manage their disease on school property. Diabetes management is accomplished with blood glucose monitoring, administration of insulin and other medications, as well as proper nutrition and exercise. Many children are able to handle their own daily ...

Largest Ever Study of Genetics Behind Common Diseases Published

... the importance of a process known as autophagy or self eating in the development of Crohn's disease. Autophagy is responsible for clearing unwanted material, such as bacteria, from within cells. "The link between type 1 diabetes and Crohn's disease is one of the most exciting findings to come out of t...

Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive

...s year's Nirmal Gram Puruskar, the role of women's self help groups and metanins (women health workers) ha...cation," she said. "I, along with members of the self help group made countless door-to-door visits to sensitise the villagers. At one point we even took ...

Researchers Develop Material That Self Heals Like Human Skin

...llinois, US, have developed the next generation of self healing material, which mimics human skin by healing itself time after time . According to Nancy Sottos, a Willett Professor of materials science and engineering, and the corresponding author of a paper detailing the research, the new materials rel...

Experts Question Whether Expert Patient Programmes Cut Healthcare Use

...edical officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, concluded that self management programmes for chronic diseases would improve health status, slow the progression of disease, and reduce healthcare use, and that the NHS should invest heavily in the expert patient programme. To date, the Department of Health has inves...

New Trends in Drug Abuse Among Teenage Girls

...hem to relieve tension, boost their confidence and self esteem. Sometimes girls do it to also lose weight. "Too many Americans, and increasingly, too many young women simply do not know the addictive potential of these medicines," said John Walters, director of National Drug Control Policy. Among all ...

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