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Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

... may repeatedly pick the fork up and drop it down, tap it on the table, or perform another unusual act with the toy. Significantly reduced variety of sounds, words and gestures used to communicate: Compared to typically developing children, children with ASD have a much smaller inventory of sounds, wor...

McDonald's to Start Coffee Chain in Japan

... launch a chain of coffeeshops in Japan, hoping to tap into the country's growing love of coffee but at lower prices than rivals. The Japanese unit of the global burger empire said it will open 15 "McCafes" in the Tokyo region next month and hoped to set up more from the next financial year. McDonal...

Worms are Killing the Planet

...food. The lower trays of compost can be used and a tap allows the liquid collected to be drained off as fertiliser. The red worms used in composting are extremely efficient at breaking down decomposing material such as kitchen scraps and other organic material but they emit nitrous oxide in the proces...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...e ingested a pound of rock salt or five gallons of tap water, its not hard to imagine this delicate balance being thrown entirely out of balance. In the latter case, the extracellular fluid can become more diluted than the intracellular fluid, causing the cells in organs like the brain to quickly soak up...

Non Communicable Diseases to Be the Cause of Deaths in Poor Countries by 2115-World Bank

...e," She said many families in developing countries tap into savings or sell their possessions to cover the costs of caring for an ill family member and lost wages. "Another way families cope is to have women and children care for their sick relatives, which can mean children have to leave school during ...

Dabur India Q4 Profit Surges 31%

...ocus markets. We have built strong capabilities to tap emerging opportunities. Sales in the GCC region have increased by 29 per cent, while Dabur Egypt reported a 59 per cent growth. Sales in Pakistan touched Rs 20 crore, and exports to new markets in the Middle East and North Africa have commenced, said...

Natural Pine Bark Extract Reduces Heart Failure Risk

...L-NAME. Pycnogenol and L-NAME were administered in tap water. The study was approved by the Animal Review Committee at the University of Arizona. Previous studies have shown Pycnogenol supplementation to be associated with improved cardiovascular health, such as cholesterol reduction, blood pressure ...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

...nsed with sterile contact lens solution (never use tap water) and left open to dry after each use. * Replace storage cases at least once every three monthsClinicians evaluating contact lens users with symptoms of eye pain or redness, tearing, decreased visual acuity, discharge, sensitivity to light, or...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

...e we are on a fractured system, is that they could tap into something underneath the water -- if they hit a lava tube, we could end up losing our water because it would destroy the aquifer." One should also remember Nestles track record. For over 20 years, it has faced pressure for its aggressive marketi...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

...on." India's position paper says technologies to tap energy resources like biomass can be financed by a venture capital fund located with a multilateral financing institution, which will also have the rights to intellectual property. The technologies so developed may then be given to developing count...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

...ed yesterday. "Let there be no misunderstanding: tap water in this province is among the safest in the world and today's actions will make it even safer," Smith told a Queen's Park news conference....

Now, a Kettle That Will Give a Cup of Tea in Just Three Seconds

.... Users fill the Tefal Quick Cup kettle from the tap in the standard way, but the innovation comes when... a water filter, which is intended to clean up the tap water it uses, reducing chlorine. Users can press a second, black button to get a glass of room-te...

Cadbury to Introduce Healthier, Low Calorie Sweets to Health Conscious Consumers

...e, it is launching a series of low-sugar sweets to tap in the booming market, which has taken off far more rapidly than the low-calorie chocolate market. Cadbury is growing its research and development investment from 78 million pounds a year to 126 million pounds by 2009....

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...so many challenges here," Kutilo said shutting the tap to the fast flowing water. "Every little bit helps."...

Tiny Lives Snuffed Out Due To Bad Plumbing

... system comes into contact with babies. Instead of tap water, sterile water is now used. Hospital officials now declare Sainte-Justine Hospital to be totally safe. Many have criticized Quebec's aging health-care network as it has been hit hard in recent years by outbreaks of severe diarrhea caused by t...

Period Eliminating Pills

...idea that you can turn your body on and off like a tap is sure worrying”. Though there are pills in the market to stop period for short while it has not been very successful as not many women are ready to bring about this change in their body functioning. The doctors are of the view that women taking...

India to Hike Free Treatments in Fight Against AIDS

...voluntary testing being merged. "Like shutting the tap rather than mopping the floor," said Jaya Sridhar, a medical practitioner and activist. Every year, the government wants to extend HIV/AIDS testing to at least 21 million, and expects to achieve this goal at least by 2011 and proposes to set up 5,0...

United Biotech Launches New Oncology Division

...term growth plan in the oncology segment we aim to tap the global oncology generics business opportunity worth $14–15 billion dollars in the next five years. While our long term growth plan in the oncology segment will come through new drug delivery systems (NDDS) being developed by our in-house scientis...

GlaxoSmithKline Signs Outsourcing Deal With TCS

...Like many global companies GSK has been seeking to tap into India's pool of high-quality IT and scientific talent and is aiming to trim costs through outsourcing. GSK is also involved in research collaboration with India's Ranbaxy Laboratories, to jointly develop drugs in areas such as urology, diabetes...

Genetics may Play Role in Heart Health

...ers have an effect on disease, we might be able to tap someone in childhood or infancy and predict risks for the future, help parents understand how to tailor their lifestyle to prevent those effects," he says. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

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