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Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...ommercial sex workers and drug users, the virus is spreading into families, infecting mothers and children. The situation is alarming particularly because of the lack of awareness, as most people do not know that they have been infected, resulting in further spread of the disease. Shuk Yadav a villager wh...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

... settings increases children's risk of getting and spreading the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends three steps to protect against influenza: vaccination, good health/hygiene habits, and antiviral medications. When taken within 12-48 hours of symptom onset, antiviral medic...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

...y for Prevention of Cruelties to Animals (SPCA) is spreading this message among the masses even a year after its formal launch. The main aim of the programme is to give hands on training to local vets. The SPCA has been provided with a fund of rupees 445/- for each dog, which includes medicine, surgery eq...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...revention of any disease, even if it is mild, from spreading to others. In May, the medical department noticed that a large number of crew were presenting themselves with rashes, bumps, and abscesses that could have been prevented with simple hygiene measures, says Lt Jason Palmer, the family physician on bo...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...er spreads to other parts of the body. Most of the spreading occurs to the liver and 15% of patients have liver metastases at the time of diagnosis. The latest human results reported today follow testing in the lab and in animals where the virus was shown to be effective at killing colorectal cancer cells an...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is spreading fast in Massachusetts, resulting in calls mosquito spraying, though environmentalists seem to have reservations . EEE is a potentially deadly encephalitis. Though the incidence is rising, authorities are reluctant to go in for wholesale because of ...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

...pomace oil can produce an 80% slowing down in AIDS spreading in the body. Maslinic or crataegolic acid is a pentacyclic terpene with antioxidant and anticancer effects found in wax from olive skin, together with oleanolic acid. The effects of this compound in the battle against AIDS are concurrently being st...

Scientists Find New Way to Kill Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

... loss, block this enzyme and prevent bacteria from spreading antibiotic resistance genes. The researchers say that interfering with the enzyme has the added effect of annihilating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in laboratory cultures. Animal studies of the drugs are now underway. "Our discoveries may lead...

Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala

... an after-effect of Chikungunya. Tomato fever is spreading rapidly in the areas of Mudakayam, Varzur and Kanirapally in Kottayam and Pathinamtita districts, which were earlier affected by Chikungunya. Chikungunya is a virus which spreads through mosquito-bite and causes a non-fatal self-limiting illness, m...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

...tral districts of the state and the disease is now spreading to the northern districts as well. Alappuzha district of Kerala, a favorite tourist destination with its popular houseboats appears to be worst hit with the maximum Chikungunya deaths. The other tourist destinations affected by the disease are the di...

Sienna Sizzles in Wet T-shirt to Spread Global Warming Awareness

...he actress posed in a wet T-shirt to do her bit in spreading environmental awareness. The 25-year-old, who flew to India recently for a week-long promotional visit as part of her ambassador duties, gave the eye-catching shot for Global Cool, a climate change awareness organisation. The Factory Girl actres...

Toxic Algae Pose New Health Scare in China

...tern China show the blue-green foul-smelling algae spreading in Taihu and Chaohu lakes, the Workers Daily newspaper said. The toxic algae scare in Lake Taihu has already triggered government panic and forced residents of nearby Wuxi city in Jiangsu province to turn off contaminated tapwater supplies. Scienti...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

... the disease returned to haunt her a decade later, spreading to her lungs and bones. It would get you this time, she was told six years ago. But undaunted she has carried on with her efforts to raise funds for charities fighting cancer. She has raised over 1.5m for charity through several marathons and epic ...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...st seen mainly in hospitals and nursing homes, was spreading to urban poor settlements. The strain had turned u...infection caused 4,000 deaths a year and was still spreading despite all attempts to curb it. Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that causes diarrhea and more se...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Encourages the International Community to Embrace Prevention

...arrived in The United Arab Emirates (UAE) to begin spreading this message to the world. U.S. Preventive Medicine believes that prevention will not only save lives and extend the period of healthy life, but will also reduce healthcare costs and improve the productivity and vitality of the world. The UAE has...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

...e extremely vigilant, detaining those suspected of spreading the virus. But some of them manage to convince the... who was committed to stand trial for deliberately spreading HIV. Ms Pike sacked chief health officer Dr Robert Hall over the issue. Opposition Leader Ted Bail...

Puppet Show, Music Gives Message - 'say No to Drugs'

... consequences of drug abuse. With the UNODC we are spreading awareness on drug abuse in schools as well," Kumar added....

Pre-kindergarten TB Testing Costs High

... fatigue. They need treatment that stops them from spreading TB to others. The study, titled "Cost-effectiveness of Alternative Strategies for Tuberculosis Screening before Kindergarten," was conducted using a computer-based decision analysis model that calculated costs and benefits of routine, or universal,...

Afghan Children Fall Victim to a Disfiguring Disease

... to stop malaria and they will also stop sandflies spreading leishmaniasis. But only a few nets are being distributed compared with the number needed. "The ministry is battling to get funds and no one's interested. It's impossible to get funds," said Health Ministry adviser Kathy Fiekert. "This is an iss...

Nature Unleashes Terror Across America

...e state record-keeping began in 1957. Smoke was spreading across wide areas of Florida as wind circulated around Subtropical Storm Andrea, centered about 100 miles off the Georgia coast with top sustained wind around 45 mph. The National Weather Service forecast that the storm would show little movement and...

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