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International community warns India on HIV situation

...hat we have to celebrate. Its time we all pull our socks up!!!!!!!!!...

South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation

... experts warn that unless the government pulls its socks up, the situation might soon go out of control. ...

Diabetics & Foot infections

...oid extremes of temperature, wear cotton or woolen socks at night in order to keep the feet warm and wear well fitting leather shoes. One of the important things that the patients were asked to remember was to wear footwear at all times....

Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus

...g shoes or the same pair of shoes every day. Wear socks that absorb moisture. Wash and dry feet daily. Remove shoes and socks at every doctor visit so you feet can be examined. Treatment for nail fungus may include oral or top...

Valerian was first epilepsy drug

...teristic offensive odour resembling that of sweaty socks or dirty underwear," Eadie told ABC Science Online. This is due to formation of isovaleric acid, believed to be valerian's active ingredient.That's why it is unlikely valerian itself will be developed into an antiepileptic drug, Eadie said. "No one...

Novel antibiotic dressing developed for improved wound healing

...oating can be chemically bonded to gauze bandages, socks and even hospital bedding and gowns. The coating is effective against the above-mentioned forms of antibiotic resistant bacteria in hospital settings. The coating not only prevents bacterial attack and colonization but also prevents resistance being...

‘Drug Resistant TB’ Rattles the Union Ministy

...t time. The Union Ministry is now pulling up// its socks and gearing up to take stock of multi-drug resistant MDR-TB. DOTS Plus, or directly observed treatment, short-course, a public health initiative , developed by the World Health Organization and its partners, is likely to be set afloat in Maharashtr...

India Needs To Get Its Act Together To Curb the Rise of HIV/AIDS

...al people. It is imperative that India pull up its socks quickly to halt the rise of AIDS/HIV cases in its tracks....

Binge Drinking, A Strict No-No

...or binge drinking. Pubs are also pulling up their socks and doing their bit to alert customers against bingeing on alcohol, by introducing a standard glass of wine, so that they can keep tabs on how much they drink. MS Flint said, “Nobody is saying you can’t have a drink, but you know, think about your ...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

...al perspective. ‘Seniors said, 'Now I can put my socks and jeans on just like I always used to, standing up instead of sitting down,’ said Yang, who published the results of the studies as his doctoral dissertation. Yang said a woman noted that she had reduced the number of strokes required to swim acros...

Mammoth Goof ups by NHS cost dear to one million victims!

...s from the evident goof ups, it should pull up its socks and reduce these mammoth figures. Certainly worth putting their heart and soul into it, but is NHS listening?! ...

Watch what your children eat!

...s as far as healthy eating habits go. Pull up your socks parents, along with those of your kids, lest you buckle to the pressures of ill health....

Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms

...ear the Right Socks: Keep your feet dry by wearing socks made of natural fiber, such as cotton. “The damp environment created by sweaty socks can lead to fungal infections of the foot like athlete's foot and nail fungus,” says Dr. Zong. Gi...

Pre-Clinical Study Suggests How Steroid Can Reverse Post-Traumatic Stress

...c electricity shock people experience when wearing socks on carpet and then touching metal. “Except that instead of a brief spark, it persists for two seconds,” he said. “It’s more than enough to scare you, makes you react briskly, and makes you hesitant to touch the door handle again.” The mice were ret...

Slim Waistline: Fat Chance for a Healthy Lifeline

Buddies, it is time to pull up your socks and make healthy lifestyle changes. Enough has been said about obesity rates, which is growing at epidemic proportions//. Apart from overweight being a major risk factor for heart disease, it is also the cause of many chronic illnesses. The American ...

Dengue and Chikungunya: The Dirge of a Nation

...g sleeved clothes and long pants. Wear boots and socks and if necessary tuck the pants into the socks Avoid outdoor activities during dawn or dusk when these mosquitoes are most active Avoid strong ...

Dengue and Chikungunya: The Dirge of a Nation

... sleeved clothes and long pants. · Wear boots and socks and if necessary tuck the pants into the socks · Avoid outdoor activities during dawn or dusk when these mosquitoes are most active · Avoid stron...

Humorous Socks of Medics-no Laughing Matter

Novelty socks on doctors, nurses and health visitors in Lancashire is soon to be banned as part of a uniform policy that would also stop staff from having tight clothes//, unusual hairstyles or excessive tattoos. According to the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS T...

India -Penny Wise and Pound Foolish on Health Matters

India will need to pull up its socks on health issues, lest it pay a huge price of being labeled- ‘The global leader of chronic diseases’. If the present trend continues//, 66% of deaths by 2020 will be due to chronic diseases. A study conducted by Assocham and Price Waterhouse Coope...

Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem

...igarette packets, McDonald's wrappers and even old socks litter the shores of Lau Fau Shan in Hong Kong's far north, home to what remains of the territory's oyster farming industry. From across the border in China, factories belch smoke into the fetid air over Deep Bay, one of Hong Kong's most polluted st...

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