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...known persons . But if you are familiar with the surroundings of the hospital and its staff the experience becomes less frightening. The hospitals run on team work and skill. They follow number of procedures to prevent medical errors. As is the case with The Sentara Heart Hospital, a 112-bed facility on the c...

List of Compounds That Causes Breast Cancer Identified

...to get the disease, mostly due to chemicals in the surroundings that enhance the risk of cancer. Of the identified compounds, 73 have been present in consumer products or as contaminants in food and 35 are air pollutants. Some of the common chemicals linked to breast cancer include benzene, a constituent of ...

Modest Increase in Urban Parks Could Equalize Global Warming Until 2080s

...rban areas can be up to 12C warmer than more rural surroundings due to the heat given off by buildings, roads and traffic, as well as reduced evaporative cooling, in what is commonly referred to as an urban heat island," said Dr Ennos. For their study, the team took Greater Manchester as their model, and used G...

Study Finds That Fruit Flies also Have Free Wills

...osophila melanogaster) in completely uniform white surroundings and recorded their turning behavior to show that such variability cannot be due to simple random events but is generated spontaneously and non-randomly by the brain. The flies did not receive any visual cues from the environment and since they were...

Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians

...ians need to be more careful and be aware of their surroundings when outdoors. If you know that there are fire ants in your area, you must be cautious when setting up for a picnic or mowing your lawn. What the fire ants really bring is a lifestyle change."...

Scientist Found New Mechanism for Brain Learning

...o these mice. The increase in sensitivity to their surroundings seems to have made them smarter," he added. The researcher said that the genetically engineered mice were found to be more adept at learning to navigate a water maze, and remembering that being in a certain box involved a mild shock. He further sai...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

..., is more environmentally friendly and keeps their surroundings clean. Kutilo said she buys less charcoal and she no longer waits as long for hot water. "When people here use charcoal, they waste a lot of time trying to generate heat," said Peter Gachanja, who works for Ushirika wa Maisha na Maendeleo (Life a...

Chicken Pox Rears Its Head in Tamil Nadu, Yet Again

...ace for chicken pox treatment as it required clean surroundings and fresh air to control the spread of infection. Chicken pox vaccination is only 90 per cent effective, but it minimizes the complications that would arise later. So, the people should go for vaccination but unfortunately, the vaccine is expensive...

Public Urged To Prevent Mosquito Breeding

...ng anti-mosquito measures: inspect their homes and surroundings weekly to remove potential breeding grounds; scrub vases and pot plant saucers at least once a week; properly dispose of containers such as soft drink cans and lunch boxes; clear drains and surface channels to prevent blockage; remove stagnant water;...

Regular Acupressure May Reduce Agitated Behavior in Dementia

...ke it necessary for them to be moved from familiar surroundings and demoralise and psychologically distress caregivers. "People are living longer and, as a result, we face increased numbers of people with dementia. It is very important that we find interventions that enable us to provide more effective care for...

Chikungunya Reaches Sri Lanka

...t the spread of both the diseases by keeping their surroundings clean. PRI...

Malaria: The Invincible Might of a Parasite, Nestled in a 'Mite'

...s, insecticide treated mosquito nets and improving surroundings A quick action plan to respond to epidemics Ample and correct information about risk prone areas, population and vectors It must be understood that it is possible to save lives if the disease is detected early and properly treated. The need o...

Resort Mello Rosa Teams Up With Ayurvedic Natural Health Center

...h center is situated amidst lush green countryside surroundings of Goa just 2.5 km from Resort Mello Rosa, providi...e resort's excellent location provides the perfect surroundings for relaxation. It is situated 15km (9m) from Panjim, 40km (25m) from the airport, 15km (9m) from th...

Veils Banned to Muslim medicos in Birmingham Hospital

... buildings and GPs' surgeries. Only in the sterile surroundings of an operating theatre can they cover their faces - with regulation surgical masks. The ban extends to women Muslim students who has been required to show their faces if they are talking to patients in hospital or surgery or if they are in meeting...

Cancer cell behavior during Metastasis – New finding

...esenchymal, transitioning between the two as their surroundings necessitate. The proteins that the cell produces dictate which way the cell shifts. In a classic example of survival of the fittest, a cancer cell's ability to toggle between epithelial and mesenchymal enables the most malignant cells to aggressive...

Exubera is effective in diabetes patients with cold or flu

...is effective even when people are exposed to smoky surroundings at work. But there may be a reduction in the absorption of the inhaled insulin in such situations. GYT...

Complete Vaccination Of Poultry Flock Essential to Check The Spread Of Avian Flu

...amounts of bird flu virus contaminating the birds' surroundings without farmers realising it.' In practice, it is very hard to protect more than about 90 per cent of the birds in any given flock, and protection levels are usually much lower than this. The new study estimates that protection levels of more than ...

Human Brain Cells Might Have The Self Potential For Healing

...hancements, they were able to take cues from their surroundings and produce new neurons. "It was a long and difficult process, but we were able to induce what are basically support cells in the human brain to form beautiful new neurons in a dish," said Noah Walton, a graduate student in the neuroscience depart...

Environmental Surrounding Affects Human Behaviour

...he environment, the feedback people get from their surroundings is important to understand." The spectacular gr...iences, we can gain new insights into how peoples' surroundings affect them." The study will run until at least 2010, but the results thus far suggest that even ...

Malaria/Jaundice Claims 17 Lives In Arunachal

... 17 lives in the last one month in Deomali and its surroundings in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, district medical officer N Singh said today. // Singh told PTI that the preventive steps were taken on war footing to bring the situation under control. Earlier on June four local legislator Wanki Lowang had...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Two recent papers by a ... colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey ... molecular genetics at the School of Medicine and ... Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Le Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, ... the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, ... the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed ... 1918, 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as ...
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