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Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis
...ediatrics ranked 7th in terms of 28 specialties in settlements
or awards made directly to plaintiffs as a result of claim-resolution process. Not surprisingly, indemnity payment trended upward between 1985 and 2005. In 1985 the median (50th percentile) payment by pediatricians for a resolved claim was 65,000 do...
Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases
...hey refused to participate, the source said. The settlements
push the total amount paid out by the U.S. church ...n California have also reached multimillion-dollar settlements
in recent months, including the Carmelites, the Franciscans and the Jesuits. However, more than 50...
Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression
...t the Rutgers School of Business-Camden, the lunar settlements
of tomorrow - or, for that matter, the space stations of today - carry long-term implications for the mental health of employees working in isolation for extended periods. Depression and anxiety will reach new levels among those employees, creating m...
Tibetans to Introduce Organic Farming
...ill be set up in each of the 12 major agricultural settlements
spread across India," said Ngodup Dorje, head of t...-friendly compost. "If all the major agriculture settlements
have a model village, it would raise both the pace and scale of organic farming," Dorje said here. ...
Ecologists Desperate to Save Dal Lake in Kashmir
...ge cleaning plant. There are plans to relocate 58 settlements
around the lake to a 1,000 acre site. The first 300 families are likely to be rehabilitated by the end of the year. Dal Lake is connected to a number of other lakes of the Kashmir valley. It is well-known for its Shikaras or, house boats. Spread...
Kolkata Homoeopaths Offer Medicines for US Lunar Mission
...ted to present their paper at a symposium on lunar settlements
organised by Rutgers University, New Jersey, earlier this week. Their paper was on "Possible Use of Ultra-diluted Medicines for Health Problems during Lunar Missions". "The presentation got tremendous response," Prasanta Banerji told IANS from ...
Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment
...undreds of thousands of them crammed into informal settlements
with very few toilets. The importance of a latrine to keep Kibera clean cannot be understated. The smell of sewage wafts through the air and residents often relieve themselves on the streets because there is no toilet around or it is too expensive ...
Solutions Possible for Providing Water and Sanitation in Poor Urban Settlements, Says WaterAid
...hat it is possible to provide slums and other poor settlements
with adequate water and sanitation facilities, simply and profitably. WAI today celebrated International World Water Day under the theme 'Coping with Water Scarcity: The Urban Scenario’. Ms Sheila Dikshit, Honorable Chief Minister Delhi, was prese...
Malaria and TB Kills Indian Kids in Brazil
... the obligation of providing these services to the settlements
in the River Madeira region. Source: Bio-Bio Technology SI...
Indian Students Thrilled to Talk to Sunita Williams
...garwal, the Patiala student, had a query on future settlements
in space and the growing terror threat on earth. Sunita, who is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, in her answer said: "Thanks, it's an important point. Space has no borders. Here every one works together. I wish I could share this with you." The ...
Is Workers’ Comp. Settlements for Back Pain Fair
...ine the relationship between Workers’ Compensation settlements
for back pain and long-term functional outcomes. T... than blacks. Thos who had surgery received larger settlements
for their injuries, Tait said. “While surgery inflated disability ratings, there appeared not rela...
Robots Help Bring Specialist Doctors To You In A Trice
...inking ominous distances between cities and remote settlements
in the blink of an eye. The robot named Eliza was created by the Centre for Online Health one of the world’s most renowned names in telemedicine research. Which is affiliated to the University of Queensland, Eliza has currently begun work at Mt I...
Malaysia to Beef in Medical Care to Fight against HFMD
...nt and two nurses who visit between three and five settlements
a day. Chan, who is also Chairman of the State Disaster and Aid Management Committee, said that the government also proposes to launch extensive information campaigns in interior areas to enhance the public awareness of the HFMD. Through the mass ...
Gujarat Seeks To Scale Down Infant Mortality Rate
... the far remote tribal areas, and distant seashore settlements
where the mortality rate is high. Maternal mortality is considered to be very high in the districts of Kutch, Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, the Panchmahals and Dahod, which are mainly populated by nomads and tribes. The Government plans to spend an ave...
DNA Underwent Changes Due To Culture
...000 years. The tendency of human beings to live in settlements
and cultivate fields can also be traced // to this natural selection process. One way to look for genes that have recently been changed by natural selection is to study mutations called single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) - single-letter differ...
Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando
...e to encroachments and spread of business and home settlements
towards the hill side, this expansion may cause great havoc unless it is controlled, several towns in the San Bernardino mountains, east of Los Angeles, were devastated in fires two years ago. The risk of fire to the Rocket factory, Rocketdyne fact...
Handwashing prevents diarrhea and acute lower
... groups. In the current study done in the squatter settlements
in Karachi, Pakistan, neighbourhoods were randomly selected as the study group and the control group. The study group were exposed to promotion of handwashing. This group received antibacterial soap containing 1·2% triclocarban and plain soap. As ...
Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria
...leagues compared the methods in six Afghan refugee settlements
in Pakistan. They found that while both approaches reduced the number of cases of malaria, sponging the cattle saved the cost to around one fifth. The study also found that in a village with a high rate of malaria, sponging was more effective agains...