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U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate

... with the exception of black women. States in the southeast have higher prevalence than states on the West Coast, the Midwest and the Northeast. 16% of children and adolescents are overweight and 34% are at risk of becoming overweight in 2003-2004. White children and adolescents had the lowest prevalence o...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...hmed 26, who worked at Halton Hospital in Runcorn, southeast of Liverpool, has been accused of having information that could have helped police prevent another person committing an act of terrorism or arrest and prosecute them for terrorist offences. No further detail was provided by the Scotland Yard, in li...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

... tantalus monkeys, and then took one of two paths: southeast into vervets and then north into grivets or northeast into grivets and then south into vervets. Wertheim said, "I was surprised that the geography could explain the virus phylogenetic tree, how well it fit. You just look and -- there it is!" The UA...

Six Cases of H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Germany

...ore than 130 lives worldwide since 2003, mostly in southeast Asia....

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

...wildfire had raced through the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia and into northern Florida after being started by lightning more than a week ago. By Tuesday, it had burned 109,000 acres in Florida and 139,813 acres of swampland in Georgia nearly 390 square miles in all. Flames jumped a containment line ...

Researchers Identify Genetic Mutations for Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer

...d that gene). All four families originate from the southeast coast of Newfoundland. Due to concentrations of lobular breast cancer cases, two branches of this family had been diagnosed as having hereditary breast cancer and were tested for BRCA mutations. Within these four families, the cumulative risk by ag...

Iron Clothes to Lower Blood Sugar Levels

...ting diabetes and heart disease . A study of 173 southeast Queensland adults found the longer they spent doing low-intensity activities as simple as standing while talking on the phone rather than sitting the lower their blood sugar levels. Population health researcher Genevieve Healy, of the University ...

India's Water Availability Will Decline by 2050

...l losses are likely in rain fed wheat in south and southeast Asia. "For example, 0.5 degree Celsius rise in winter temperature would reduce wheat yield by 0.45 tonnes per hectares in India," Pachauri said adding that the average yield of wheat per hectares in India is 2.6 tonnes. The report also revealed t...

Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies

... According to Perry, sales have skyrocketed in the southeast due to one of the worst spring allergy seasons ever, and as global warming trends continue to affect the climate, consumers are being devastated by allergies like never before. "People who've never had allergy problems are now suffering from a var...

Turkey Confirms Return Of Bird Flu Among Chickens

Turkey confirmed an outbreak of bird flu in the southeast of the country on Thursday; a year after the H5N1 strain of the disease// killed four children in the region. The Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Thursday 170 chickens had died of bird flu in Bogazkoy village in the province of Batman...

Hungarian Geese Slaughtered as Bird Flu Returns to EU

...ities announced a suspected second outbreak in the southeast of the country and said they had responded by slau...in Derekegyhaza," about 170 kilometers (105 miles) southeast of Budapest, the agriculture ministry said. Samples from that farm were also sent to the laborato...

Britain Plans Medical Hub to Meet India, China Challenge

...s and drugs companies. The hub is to be set up in southeast England to protect Britain's science base and boos...specialist infrastructure and research projects in southeast England, including Oxford and Cambridge. Source-IANS...

Britain Plans Medical Hub To Meet India, China Challenge

...s and drugs companies. The hub is to be set up in southeast England to protect Britain's science base and boos...specialist infrastructure and research projects in southeast England, including Oxford and Cambridge. Source-IANS...

People from Broken Homes Prone to Psychotic Illnesses

...tute of Psychiatry here examined data on people in southeast London, Bristol and Nottingham, including 780 who showed signs of a psychotic illness, reported the online edition of BBC News. They found schizophrenia was nine times more common in people from African Caribbean origin, and six times more common ...

New Bird Flu Virus Resistant To Vaccine: Study

... virus that had emerged in early 2006 in China and southeast // Asia appeared to be resistant to the vaccination programme and might even be aided by it. It might have begun the third wave of transmission of H5N1 avian flu and could potentially spread throughout Eurasia, the scientists warned in the latest e...

New human H5N1 bird flu case in Indonesia

...director of the Hasan Sadikin hospital in Bandung, southeast of the capital Jakarta, said, "The woman is being treated with the anti-viral drug Tamiflu and antibiotics."Her condition is bad. For a second day, she has been on a respirator and her blood pressure is high."Yusuf said, "The woman had come down with...

Four Deaths Due To Bird Flu Caught From Wild Birds

...n district of Azerbaijan, which was 144 kilometres southeast of Baku. Reports have also showed that six of the seven new victims, who were all aged between 10 and 20, were from the same family. Though the relatives had initially denied any contact with them, as the hunting and trading of wild birds and their...

Hungry for respite: Bird-flu virus ruffles poultry in Hungary

... Following the detection of the virus in a farm in southeast Hungary, habited by nearly 3000 geese, officials have ordered culling of nearly 300,000 birds, identified in the risky zone. Chinese officials have confirmed that things have been under control ever since the first outbreak in February....

The British Medical Journal Launches A Health Website

... information. Dr Brian Fisher, a GP in Lewisham, southeast London, said on the site that there is evidence that shows patients who were given more information and those who took part in shared decision making with doctors had used the NHS less and had better outcomes. Dr Trefor Roscoe, a GP in Sheffield, s...

12-year-old girl Accused for Murder of Three Family Members

...ate discovered the family had been killed in their southeast Medicine Hat home. Homicide detectives have concluded investigation inside the family's house. And after the murder scene has been cleaned, relatives would be allowed inside to pack up their loved ones' belongings. The police have not yet reveale...

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