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Southeast Missouri State Provides High-tech Protection Against Staph Infections

...llo, Head Athletic Trainer at SEMO. "Our proactive stance on safety and prevention will benefit our athletes and visiting athletes alike by minimizing the spread of potentially harmful bacteria." SportsAide is part of the Sports Antimicrobial System(R) (SAS), provided by SportCoatings of Rochester Hills, ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...y must continue to adopt a hardline uncompromising stance -- there are no alternatives," Rudd said. According to The Age Haneef was charged about 7 am (local time) after questioning that started at 4 am and continued in hour-long blocks. In India, Haneef's wife Firdous Arshiya said the grounds on which ...

President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance

...ermined to hang on to his less-and-less-government stance . He has announced that that he will veto a bipartisan plan to expand the Childrens Health Insurance Program. He seems to be at odds with the Democratic majority in Congress, with a substantial number of Republican lawmakers and with many govern...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...ic inquiry, and safer for children than a dogmatic stance at either pole. We would encourage professionals to keep an open mind in assessing unexplained infant deaths, to be aware of the difficulties in diagnosis, and to try to keep a balance between the need to support parents and the need to protect ch...

Republican Presidential Candidates Discuss Abortion, Stem Cells as Part of First Debate

...ing in his state that influenced him to change his stance on abortion-rights. "I was wrong and changed my mind," Romney said, adding, "I'm proud of that, and I won't apologize to anybody for becoming pro-life". All of the candidates were asked if the repeal of Roe would be a good day for the country. Brow...

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

...to Health Care System. "It's a moral and political stance and we're obligated to live up to it." For the analysis, Humphreys and his colleagues looked at data sets from five previous alcohol treatment studies that enrolled more than 100,000 patients. They then explored the impact of six exclusion criteri...

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up Strongly for Stem Cell Research

...se he is frustrated with the Bush administration's stance on stem cell research. His son has endured 10 to 12 blood tests a day and about 100 insulin injections a month since being diagnosed at age 4. "This is not a religious issue," he said. "It's really about a little boy who's 10 years old, and another...

Aborigines Century Behind the Health of Colonizers, WHO Report

...uthors of the report said public acceptance of the stance that colonisation stripped Aboriginal people of their rights is needed before they can move forward. The paper, to be presented in Geneva in June, includes life expectancy as the strongest indicator of poor health, with Aborigines almost 20 years b...

Australian Prime Minister Wants to Ban Entry of HIV-infected

...anned from entering the country//. Howard's tough stance over immigration of the HIV-infected comes in the wake of reports that the number of newcomers carrying HIV into the state of Victoria has more than quadrupled in the past two years. Health Department records show the number of HIV-positive people ...

Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme

... dismiss drug firm claims The Thai government's stance has the full support of non-governmental aid organisations such as Medecins Sans Frontieres. Paul Cawthorn from MSF Thailand says the pharmaceutical industry's claims about its economic impact are exaggerated. "Companies argue that if countries g...

Dr. ‘NO’ Admitted for Lung Conditin

...alala-Msimang who has been dubbed 'Dr. No' for her stance against AIDS// drugs is reportedly admitted in hospital; for a lung condition. The minister had earned the ire of AIDS activists round the world for reacting sluggishly to South Africa’s escalating AIDS problems. She has favored natural thera...

Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?

...e it uncomfortable for golfers to maintain a solid stance during crucial portions of their golf swing. ? Neuromas are nerves that become thickened, enlarged and painful because they’ve been compressed or irritated. A neuroma in the ball of your foot can cause significant pain as your body transfers its w...

Bird Flu Virus Shows Moderate Resistance to Tamiflu

...miflu by the birdflu virus has not changed the WHO stance on stocking this drug as a first-line treatment. A spokesman for WHO says that since the clinical level of this mutated strain is not yet determined, they would continue using Tamiflu as the drug to treat people affected by birdflu. Some doctors reco...

Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults

... while they stood on one leg – tests called tandem stance and unipedal stance. They also were measured while... the end of the 10 weeks, improvements in unipedal stance were roughly the same between the two groups. But compared to tai chi, CBST had greater improvements...

India's Law on Homosexuality Needs Recourse - Hampers HIV Prevention

...IDS India coordinator, explained how India’s legal stance on homosexuality is actually causing a setback to the fight against HIV/AIDS and is an// infringement of the human rights of homosexual men. The law is enforced mainly to bring offenders to book, in cases dealing with sexual abuse of children. The...

More Health Benefits from Organic milk

...creased health benefits. They expect a change in stance of the FSA on organic milk, and "recognize that th...As to whether there would be a change in the FSA's stance on organic milk in light of the new evidence was too early to say , according to the spokeswoman. ...

USDA clear about India's stance on poultry imports

A USDA communiqué has indicated India's stance on Poultry imports, which is seeing an extension in the ban by a 6month period. Poultry products, live poultry and import// of pork will be prohibited, more so from the areas vulnerable to bird-flu outbreak. The prohibited products will include d...

Wide Support for Breast feeding

... Council rejected a resolution to take an official stance in support of the practice.// The rally was hosted by Vermont's Health Department and a breast-feeding support group kicked off World Breastfeeding Week. Activists marched on Church Street Saturday to raise public awareness to say that say breast...

Health Minister Ramadoss Honoured for his Exemplary Work

...y. The ministry has demonstrated its unrelenting stance on health promotion and tobacco control through its support of a comprehensive national tobacco control policy and an effective Tobacco Control under World Health Organisation's Framework Convention, according to the award citation. The ministry's ...

Indian Health Ministry Bags US Award for Health Promotion and Tobacco Control

...oveted Luther L. Terry Awards for its "unrelenting stance on health promotion and tobacco control"//. Minis...". "The ministry has demonstrated its unrelenting stance on health promotion and tobacco control through its support of a comprehensive national tobacco cont...

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