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Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...ion drives promoting condoms had all resulted in a sharp fall in incidence a few years ago. But now the ghost is back and it is vigorously claiming fresh victims at an alarming pace. Health workers say the lackluster attitude of high-risk gay men is the main cause of this sudden spurt. There is very poor...

Alerts for safety of heart device

...are malfunction and computer errors. There was a sharp increase in the annual rate of warnings between 1995 and 2000. As the rate of manufacturing of devices increase, they are getting more complex and more chances to malfunction. Nevertheless, having a safety warning is a worry for the patient and suppl...

Teen smoking declines

...can teens. A report also disclosed that the recent sharp increases in the use of the drug ecstasy are slowing, heroin use decreased, and a gradual decline in use of inhalants continued in 2001. //Decreases in cigarette smoking were also observed. These important declines in teen smoking did not just happ...

Coffee enhances memory

...ut those ingesting caffeine did not - they were as sharp in the afternoon as in the morning. According to researchers, the next step is to repeat these experiments with brain scanning, to find out what effect caffeine really has on brain function and blood flow....

Preventing mental decline in the aged

... that there are ways to keep your mental abilities sharp as you age. Mental decline is not a specific part of life. The older population is growing rapidly and people// are typically living longer. The ability to know, think, learn and judge, known as cognitive ability, is essential to quality of life and ...

Laser technique assists beard problem

...tis barbae (PFB) and it occurs when the relatively sharp end of a shaved hair grows back into the skin, forming bumps on the face and neck. Some men find PFB painful and it may even leave scars. Growing a beard is one way round the problem. But since men in the US Navy aren't suppose to have a beard, it ...

Allergies: A major health problem

...her other people. In other words allergies are in sharp contrast with the killer disease AIDS, Allergy symptoms appear on account of too much immunity while in AIDS there will be too little immunity to prevent the disease. The substance that triggers this syndrome is known as allergens. Allergens are clas...

SARS make Air India cut flights

... Air India says it had to cancel flights due to a sharp decline in the number of passengers travelling on the route. They take precautionary measures like pre-check-in health check of all passengers boarding flights from Hong Kong. Inspite of these measures the Indian Pilots Guild, has issued directives t...

New insights into herbal supplements

The past decade has seen a sharp rise in the use of alternative treatments and research is under way all over the globe to scientifically document the effects of hundreds of herbs and other dietary supplements. However, until now, there was// no easy access to current, comprehensive...

Sudden Rise in PSA Dangerous for men

...potential aggressiveness of the cancer. Men with a sharp PSA increase are more likely to have a potentially...tracking their PSA levels at age 40 to recognize a sharp rise. They also recommend biopsies be conducted when PSA levels rise .75 nanograms per milliliter or...

Pregnancy Complications Could Be Prevented With A Urine Test

... In severe cases it can lead to eclampsia, where a sharp rise in blood pressure causes the mother to suffer a series of potentially fatal complications and forces premature delivery of the infant. Preeclampsia develops in approximately 5 percent of all pregnancies. The only way doctors have been able to i...

Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi

...infections. // Doctors warn there's going to be a sharp increase in deadly diseases like hepatitis E, meningitis, typhoid and malaria. Since wet weather is conducive for most microbes, those transmitted by oro-nasal routes and through people-to-people contact usually have a field day in the rainy season. ...

India Has The Oldest And Largest Collection Of Preserved Mosquitoes – Mosquito Museu

...is passed from the mosquito to the blood through a sharp hypoderme needle like sting. The plasmodium is transmitted by transfusion of infected blood....

Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany

...hineland Palatinate. Some of the geese gave a last sharp twitch and died as the firemen watched. However, the swans on the same pond appeared to be healthy. Also, there was no external sign on the birds that they had died of influenza. Amid fears that avian influenza has spread to wild birds in Europe, a ...

Seeing Is Believing Does Not Hold Good For Color Perception

...at sends visual signals to the brain. To produce a sharp image, the lens must remain cler....

Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders

...ement against sex selection that has resulted in a sharp decline in girl population in many parts of the country. The movement is believed to put an end to the practice of gender discrimination//. The brainchild of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the all-religious party meet was organized in ...

Religious Leaders condemn determination of sex in hospitals

...based on gender and concern was shared regarding a sharp decline in girl child//. All the religious leaders were present in the meeting and they were not happy with the use of recent hospital equipments for scanning and determination of sex which has lead to an increase in abortion of girl child in many ...

Declining Rates Of Sperm Donors Over The Past 5 Years

There has been a sharp decline in the number of men who volunteer for sperm donation since 2000 according to researchers at the Newcastle Fertility Centre. The observation could be because of lack of motivation among students to do so//. Sperm bank is a facility that col...

Bird Flu Likely To Reduce World Energy Demand

...e respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 had led to a sharp reduction in civilian airline schedules in Asia as demand for tourist and business travel declined. Goldman Sachs did not expect bird flu to have any significant impact on demand for precious or industrial metals unless it developed into a global pa...

Controversy: Malaria Vaccine - Future Possibility Or Just A Dream?

...is passed from the mosquito to the blood through a sharp hypoderme needle like sting. It is transmitted by transfusion of infected blood. More on Medindia: http://www.medindia.com/news/view_news_main.asp?x=5789 http://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/malaria.asp http://www.medindia.net/pa...

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