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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ted to the amount of electricity used to power the speakers and lights, and the fuel spent on ferrying musicians and their equipment to the venues by plane and lorry. Wall said: 'We are trying to minimise the carbon as much as possible. Most artists are coming from nearby areas. Madonna, for example, lives ...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...s were indeed working. When the operation began speakers diseased part of the lung was immediately noticeable. It was not a healthy glistening reddish one with smooth border. Speakers diseased part had lots of bumps on it. The lung was much darker. It almost looked like some of the cells had died. There we...

AMSA Hosts Largest Medical Student Conference in Southern Hemisphere

... activities. The Convention will feature keynote speakers including anti-nuclear activist Dr Helen Caldicott...ched for reference. A door stop with some of the speakers including Dr. Sally Cockburn, Dr. Helen Caldicott, AMSA National President Mr. Rob Mitchell and AMSA...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ted to the amount of electricity used to power the speakers and lights, and the fuel spent on ferrying musicians and their equipment to the venues by plane and lorry. Wall said: 'We are trying to minimise the carbon as much as possible. Most artists are coming from nearby areas. Madonna, for example, lives ...

Even at Four Months, Babies can Tell When Speakers Switch Languages

...n and watch the video for a longer period when the speakers switch languages. 'We already know that babies can tell languages apart using auditory cues. But this is the first study to show that young babies are prepared to tell languages apart using only visual information,' says Weikum. The researchers f...

Essential Tones of Music Rooted in Human Speech

...a by recording native English and Mandarin Chinese speakers uttering vowel sounds in both single words and a s...tched and widened on the fly, Purves said. English speakers generate about 50 different speech sounds this way. Yet despite the wide variation in individual h...

Genes may Have a Role in Learning "tonal Languages"

...sons why these languages are so tough to learn for speakers of non-tonal languages such as English. By means of statistical study, the pair demonstrated that people in regions where non-tonal languages are spoken are more expected to bear diverse, more freshly evolved forms of two brain development genes, ...

Hearing Loss Becoming an Epidemic in Canada

...gle leaf blower, let alone a stack of high-powered speakers - can cause permanent hearing loss. Since avoiding noise is not always an option in this day and age, what can people do to stop the spiraling trend to high frequency hearing loss? It's all pretty easy, said Murray. Plug your ears. If you're workin...

Kolkata Homoeopaths Offer Medicines for US Lunar Mission

...ta Banerji told IANS from New Jersey. The other speakers at the seminar were Harrison H. Schmitt, a lunar model pilot on Apollo 17, and astronomer David H. Levy. The Rutgers Symposium on Lunar Settlements was organised as a preparatory effort for provision of life support systems for the proposed Malape...

India to Protect Its Forests With the Aid of Austrian NGO

...lves." The workshop will see a number of eminent speakers from various forest research institutes across the country as well as the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF). Prodipto Ghosh, secretary, ministry of environment and forests, who was also present, said: "We will reorient our research activit...

Indian Army Join to Add Strength to the Cadaver Programme

... Liver Transplant update conference has many guest speakers from India and abroad. Dr.Mohammed Rela from the King's College, London is likely to operate on a few patients and do liver transplants over the next few days. Dr.Sunil Shroff from MOHAN Foundation, Chennai spoke earlier on the state of cadaver tr...

Campaign Against Obesity Taken to Schools in US

...ildren, lectures are conducted by health conscious speakers and the children are persuaded to exercise to keep fit. They are also taught good eating habits and what constitutes healthy food. The school administrations are also advised to make available healthier food to their students. The results till n...

Art of Living's - 'Stress Free America'

...s, academicians and intellectuals. The confirmed speakers include Majority Leader of the House of Representatives Steny Hoyer, Delaware Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr and California Congressman Jerry Lewis, according to the Art of Living Foundation. Other Congressmen who will attend the function are Joseph Cr...

International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents

..., but they are needed in a controlled manner. Many speakers stated that it took time to recall staff and that they needed to consider how to maintain medical systems for hours and days after the initial incident, not just to meet the initial demand. For example, as the trauma hospital in Darwin, Australia, pr...

Treat Childhood Trauma by Building on Parental Memories of Loving Care

...the child himself is not directly harmed. Other speakers at the AAAS session discussed the effects of fears generated by news coverage of danger and by children’s experience of large-scale catastrophes. Trauma is an everyday experience, hardship is the everyday norm, and danger persists in the past and ...

‘Smart House’ Developed to Monitor People With Dementa

... The devices are programmed to send a signal to speakers in every room, which play a pre-recorded message from a loved one, telling them to go back to sleep or to turn the gas off. Researchers found patients responded much better to voices they knew rather than a stranger. If the sensors get no response...

Experts Warn of Rising Incidence of Rotavirus in Pakistan

...r at the National Institute of Child Health. The speakers emphasised upon the need for use of rotavirus vaccine, which they said can become a powerful tool against the virus that causes diarrhea in infants. Rotavirus incidents are on the rise across the country, said the speakers. According to the fin...

Liver Clinic Opened At GH, Tamil Nadu

... and Dean of Madras Medical College were among the speakers in the press meeting that was held on that day. SRI...

Low Health Literacy Is The Major Cause For Patient Errors

...y to implement change. For a complete list of speakers and topics, visit http://foundation.acponline.org. Source-Eurekalert SRI...

Low Health Literacy Interferes with Good Health Care

...nicate may have an impact. Language: non-English speakers tend to run into problems if the instructions are presented in English. Sometimes, part of the information gets lost in translation. Culture: different cultures may have different understandings and expectations of health care. Emotion: when a pe...

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