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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

... for millennia are now ephemeral,"These ponds were substantial bodies of water; Cape Herschel Lagoon, once 160 meters by 35 meters and a meter deep, "had only a small shallow puddle" (23 meters by 11 meters and 10 centimeters deep) in one basin when the scientists sampled it on July 13, 2006. Camp Pond, 20 meter...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...han age 45. Racial and ethnic minorities made up a substantial proportion of the population, ranging from 20.8% in Indiana to 61.2% in New Jersey. Heavy inpatient and emergency department use were common among Medicaid beneficiaries with co-occurring disorders. One in five beneficiaries treated in these settin...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...mayhem and assault and battery on a child, causing substantial bodily injury. Silveira is charged with permitting substantial injuries to a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness. Police said they feel Mr. James caused...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...yet to be released formally. World Bank funds a substantial portion of India's battle against HIV/AIDS. Upon his return to the US, Saha wrote to Paul Wolfowitz, then president of the World Bank, about the discovery by the team. "Since I was under a 'confidentiality agreement' with the World Bank, I sough...

Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards

...tions in blood sugar levels, besides registering a substantial improvement in their lipid profiles over their counterparts in the control group. The US Food and Drug Administration is currently assessing an application for the commercial production and sale of the drug. As per the recommendations of the Ame...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...ted with Bardet Biedl syndrome, a rare disorder of substantial interest to the lab. While hunting for new genes, they found portions of DNA that had been copied from the mitochondria, the energy-making apparatus of human cells that has its own small genome. These mitochondrial sequences are known as numts. Whe...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...eclined to 15 per cent last year. The result is a substantial change from the rates of 1999, where almost 28% teens used to smoke. The decline is "a step in the right direction," said Rob Cunningham, a policy analyst with the society. "Higher tobacco taxes, the larger picture-based package warnings, restrict...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...lly enhance cancer development. The addition of substantial quantities of folic acid into the foodstream may have facilitated the transformation of benign growths into cancers, or small cancers into larger ones, he says. Second, the fact that a synthetic form of folate is used for fortification may be importa...

Reduction in Drug Costs

Research in Norway has shown that there have been substantial savings in drug costs since the introduction of a regulation requiring doctors to prescribe the recommended first-line treatment for hypertension (high blood pressure). Since March 2004, family doctors have been reimbursed for drug costs only if t...

Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...r more common diagnoses, which in turn have a more substantial impact on overall hospital outcomes, they continue. The U.S. News & World Report ranking, which includes many of the nations most prestigious hospitals, did identify a group of hospitals that was much more likely than non-ranked hospitals to have ...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...pulations, the authors write. Rather, it imposes substantial psychological and financial costs and may lead to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of questionable benefit. Because the ultimate decision to perform PSA testing rests with the clinician, it is likely that demographic and other characteristics ...

Listening to MP3s During Lightning Could Be Disastrous to Your Brains

...is chest and the sides of his face, and there were substantial burns inside his ears, he said. Dr Heffernan said though a cartilage graft from elsewhere in his body was used to patch up the eardrums, but the patient was still suffering from 50 percent hearing loss, and would require hearing aids. The fractu...

Navigating Healthcare

...ut $18,000 on average for the lowest-paid. Nothing substantial was achieved by the patient paying more. In fact, the Patients in both had comparable lengths of stay and death rates. This report was controversial as many believed that treatment in different hospitals cannot be compared. Hospitals aren't all cre...

Lancets Report Condemns UKs Mental Health Bill

...le with mental ill-health in the UK will require a substantial shift in public and ministerial attitudes." A survey by the Department of Health published last week found fewer people in England favor a more tolerant attitude to those with mental illness than in 1994. The Lancet comments: "This opinion is unsur...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...sease or diabetes, these benefits are likely to be substantial and may partially offset the costs of expanding coverage....

President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance

...s with the Democratic majority in Congress, with a substantial number of Republican lawmakers and with many governors of both parties, who want to expand the popular program to cover some of the nations 8 million uninsured children, but he doesnt seem to mind. Key members of the Senate Finance Committee announ...

Once-rare Skin Cancer Type on the Rise in US

...ry. "The geographic differences in incidence are substantial even after controlling for race," said the study led by Vincent Criscione and Martin Weinstock of the VA Medical Center, Rhode Island Hospital, and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Access to doctors and other social-economic indicators s...

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Shows Steady Increase

...cks. The geographic differences in incidence are substantial even after controlling for race. Incidence is correlated with high physician density and several indexes of socioeconomic status such as median family income, percentage of the population with a bachelors degree or higher and median home value, the a...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

...Corp of the United States. They have also received substantial offers from two unnamed Asian companies....

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

...y desperate move" necessitated by the town's "very substantial need". Those who join would also have to agree ...of Temora, so it's a very big catchment and a very substantial need." Asked why he thought doctors needed an incentive to live in Temora, Mr Speirs said profess...

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