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Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer

Lightning strikes were responsible for 47 confirmed deaths and 246 confirmed injuries last year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , and summer is the peak season for lightning-related injuries. The Fourth of July is a particularly dead...

Boffins a Step Closer to Solving Puzzle of Lou Gehrig's Disease

...rogressive, fatal neuro-degenerative disorder that strikes without warning. Joan Selverstone Valentine, UCLA professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has studied the protein copper-zinc superoxide dismutase since the 1970s, long before it was implicated in ALS in 1993. Since the link was discovered, Val...

Uttar Pradesh Struggles to Contain Japanese Encephalitis

...y handicapped. Every year, Japanese Encephalitis strikes the northern part of India, especially Uttar Pradesh, raising questions of hygiene and immunization....

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

... Indian Healthcare in the global arena. The recent strikes by doctors have cast aspersions on the reliability of healthcare in India. Healthcare is an essential service and it is simply unfathomable if doctors hang their coats in protest. India has a lot of explaining to do, especially at a time when medica...

Study Offers Clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...l or physical shock of some kind and almost always strikes women. One thing is certain: Patients are usually critically ill during the first 48 hours. "These patients can be difficult to manage for emergency physicians and cardiologists alike," said cardiology fellow Richard Regnante, M.D. "They may be in ...

HIV Survival Improves If Patients Stay in Care

...onic or lifelong disease, it is one that typically strikes at a relatively young age. That makes the population different from those who have high blood pressure or adult-onset diabetes. "These patients often have a lot of other things going on. They are young. Often, they face challenges of substance abus...

Now, Cellphones That Alert Against Impending Lightning Strikes

...stance to the lightning, and tells the user if the strikes are getting closer. Researchers say as lightning can pose a major risk to people taking part in outdoor pursuits, such as golfing; the software could become an indispensable safety device for outdoor enthusiasts. As of now, Nokia has filed a pate...

Gene Mutation That Increases the Risk of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Found

...ghtly more common in men than women, and typically strikes people who are in their 50s, 60s and 70s. About 90 percent of CLL cases are sporadic, that is, they have no genetic component. As part of the study, researchers identified the mutation by testing a family in which the father, four sons, a grandson...

Disaster Balloons can Be Used to Keep Communication Intact During Calamities

...lly inflate and launch whenever a natural disaster strikes or seems imminent . Communication systems are always vulnerable to natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes or volcanic eruptions. As such, when they go down, communication breaks and coordinating emergency responses become difficult. Now, ...

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...re front, rising to the occasion whenever disaster strikes any region, even otherwise offering training and other assistance to countries requiring them, Castros Cuba is generating goodwill all round, including in places like Pakistan. As Gelder remakrs, Even more revolutionary than the right to health car...

GAB2-A New Alzheimers Gene Identified

...ity to diagnose Alzheimers disease, even before it strikes To date, the most significant gene found to predispose an individual to late onset Alzheimers (LOAD) has been APOE4. In this latest study, researchers from seven organizations contributed to the genome-wide scan using Affymetrix microarray technolo...

Loss of Stem Cells Correlates With Premature Aging

...-deleted mice start their young adulthood with two strikes against them in terms of long-term tissue maintenance, and so, they subsequently age before their time. With this new knowledge of how DNA repair, stem cells, and the aging process interconnect, Brown, first author Yaroslava Ruzankina, and Amma As...

Biologic Replaces Ointments & Surgery to Stop Aging

...d to continue according to industry experts. "It strikes me that all people have similar needs. We desire to look good and feel great. We want to maintain our quality of life and see our children and grandchildren grow up," says Dr. Patel....

Traders Smell Something Fishy in Tokyo Market Move

...ew location is cleaner and more spacious, the move strikes at the heart of culture in the land of sushi. "The relocation could destroy culinary culture as small middlemen may be forced out of the market. They may not be able to afford the higher fees to pay for the expensive facilities of the new market," ...

South Africa Facing Major Economic Shutdown as Health Workers are Sacked En Masse

...inflation-linked 6 pct to 7.25 pct after a week of strikes which have crippled hospitals and schools around the country, while unions are holding out for 10 percent, above the rate of inflation which stands at around seven percent. 'We have unanimously decided not to agree to the reshuffling of the offer i...

Diabetes The Leveler-Sweeping Across Nations

...es seems more a leveler than any other disease. It strikes without any partiality- regardless of age, income, status, color or sex//. When Shankar Vishwanath, 48, a team leader at a leading software company from Bangalore visited a diagnostic facility for his annual medical check-up, the doctors there could...

Different Approach Needed to Protect Brains of Premature Babies

...s on the developing brain. Goldberg says the model strikes a compromise between the confounding factors present in whole animal models and the limitations of studying single brain cells in culture. "In whole animals, it's difficult to separate out what makes the brain uniquely vulnerable, and in cell cult...

Acupuncture Points Way to Relief from Many Ailments

...asis. "When a needle is inserted into the body, it strikes small nerves that send impulses to the spinal cord and brain," Ruedinger said. The brain then gives the signal for the release of endorphins, which cause patients to feel happy and relaxed. "Acupuncture affects different people differently," Rued...

Australian City Fights Global Warming in a Unique Way

...g rivers, melting glaciers, each piece of bad news strikes home like a new entry on a casualty list in a long war, the newspaper noted and called for concerted action to fight the looming danger. GPL...

Scare in Assam Over Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

...disease, transmitted from pigs through mosquitoes, strikes during the peak breeding period from April to September. Japanese encephalitis is a potentially severe viral disease spread by infected mosquitoes in the agricultural regions of Asia and affects the central nervous system and can cause severe compl...

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