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Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

As India struggles to deal with stagnation in its crucial agricultural sector, small-scale organic farming initiatives near the capital are providing clues on how to reap healthy profits from the land. Many farmers in India, where more than 70 percent of the people d...

Childhood Cancer can Lead to Chronic Health Problems Later in Life: Study

...n. The most serious repercussions of their early struggles with cancer and its treatment with chemicals, radiation and surgery included secondary cancers, obesity, infertility, neurological problems, and learning, behavioural and hormonal disorders. The investigators found that children who had been treat...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

As the world community struggles to come to grips with global warming and climate change, the small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan// may be about to show the way ahead. Bhutan is set to become the first nation in the world where the citizens will have a constitutional obligation to p...

Irish Dentists Wipe The Smiles Off Their Patients

As Ireland still struggles with the chaos created by striking nurses, dentists have thrown in their bit of fuel, into the fire. // Over a million medical card holders stand to lose access to free oral healthcare, in the wake of the Irish Dental Association (IDA) voting for ...

Heavenly Notes from a Life Etched With Disability: The Strangest Song

Aged 51, Gloria Lenhoff, struggles to do simple arithmetic or to make change for a dollar. She is incapable of pointing out which is left or right. //She can’t write down her name clearly, nor can she cross a road all by herself. She is a differently abled person. She can sing like a ...

Tune Your Brain to Hear Another in a Noisy Ambience

...t one ear, this ability is disrupted and the brain struggles to tell one sound from another. The key to understanding this ability lies in the brain. Scientists are currently trying to work out exactly what part of the brain is responsible and how it allows us to distinguish one sound from lots of noise. Ear...

Britain Hospital Staff Threatens Strike

...the options being considered by the hospital as it struggles to reduce a projected 31 pounds million deficit. Unions are raising the spectre of patients' lives being at risk if the work were outsourced to India. The Cornwall hospital trust has said that no final decision had been taken but the staff have be...

Anticipation Could Have An Intense Effect On Memory

...he memory of it after it happens." A teacher who struggles with stage fright, for example, might feel anxious before every class she has to teach. The UW-Madison work suggests that the longer she spends dreading her next lecture, the stronger her memory of the uncomfortable experience is likely to be when it...

Phone Calls Lend Vital Support to Moms of Mentally Ill Children

...d many of them also are dealing with the emotional struggles of divorce and custody issues, said Scharer. It is so hard for them to know where to go to get help for their child, and it's hard to find good counselors, particularly in small towns and rural areas. These issues happen regardless of economic level....

Indonesia Reportedly Fires Top Animal Health Official

Even as Indonesia struggles to cope with the full extent of bird flu, the country's top official in charge of animal health has been transferred from his post//. But agriculture ministry spokesman only commented that Sjamsul Bahri's transfer was of a routine nature. Sjamsul Ba...

UN Sending Aid To Angola To Counter Cholera

...rates in the world as the southern African country struggles to rebound from a devastating civil war that ended in 2002 after destroying much of its infrastructure over the previous 27 years. With global attention focused on the World Cup, four football stars have taken to the airwaves encouraging Angolans t...

Bacterium Overtook Patients At Brisbane Women’s Hospita

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH), Sydney struggles with an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant bacterium where nearly 19 patients// in three wards were found with a bacterium called carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) on their skin. To prevent the spread, 12 patients from burns unit ...

Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future

...s and travel restrictions, as the vaccine industry struggles to catch up with the evolving virus. “Based on the present work . . . we believe that a large stockpile of avian influenza-based vaccine containing potential pandemic influenza antigens, coupled with the capacity to rapidly make a better-matched va...

Female Foeticide Continues To Be On Rise In India

...elfare schemes for women and children, India still struggles to check the female foeticide, which continues to ...nal Women's Day Wednesday, the girl child in India struggles for survival even before she is born with incidents of female foeticide on a continuous rising graph...

Slash In Medi-Cal Coverage Makes Medical Care For The Poor Questionable

...o effect his life has become very difficult and he struggles to make ends meet. He is paid $26 for each patient, $5.05 for each eye examination (child) and $2.54 for an adult. $13 for youth covered in the program. On the other hand doctors charge $150 for each patient who doesn’t fall under the Medi-Cal progra...

Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan

Even as the Pakistani government struggles to prevent dengue from taking on epidemic proportions, health officials in Pakistan have confirmed that the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) // has killed at least 5 people, including a woman doctor, and infected around 45 people in the countr...

New Drug That Might Help Congestive Heart Failure Patients

...y overcompensates for a weak heart. When the heart struggles to beat efficiently, the brain produces a hormone called vasopressin, which constricts blood vessels and causes fluid retention. Researchers studied Tolvaptan -- a drug that targets vasopressin -- to determine if it effectively reduces fluid retentio...

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