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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ere are 3,000 concerts a year. We're doing 10, but touching 2 billion people about what I think is the biggest issue that's ever faced humanity.' Steve Howard of the environmental charity Climate Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for a morator...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

...n to person, through inhaling droplets in the air, touching contaminated surfaces, or by eating or drinking something contaminated."A person with norovirus is infectious while they have symptoms and for at least 72 hours after the symptoms have gone," says Dr Whitby. "Unfortunately, there is no antiviral medi...

Parents Boycott India School After HIV Kids Allowed Back

... that HIV is not transferred by sitting next to or touching an infected person, but suspicion remains. "I will not let my children attend classes with the HIV-positive children, come what may," an irate mother who had pulled her kids from the school told the NDTV news channel Monday. Another father, speak...

Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone

...rd and allows almost all controls to be handled by touching a finger on the unit's screen. All of the iPhone's features come at a premium price: the gadget costs about five times more than a conventional cell phone. The four-gigabyte model will sell at 499 dollars, while the eight-gigabyte model will sell f...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ere are 3,000 concerts a year. We're doing 10, but touching 2 billion people about what I think is the biggest issue that's ever faced humanity.' Steve Howard of the environmental charity Climate Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for a morator...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

...ill reach far beyond the campus in East Baltimore, touching lives around the world. The new Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cardiovascular and Critical Care Tower is one of two 12-story towers being built as part of Johns Hopkins Medicines campus redevelopment. The 913,000-square-foot tower, housing the J...

Louisiana Residents Warned Against Brown Recluse Spiders

...spider. Others have been bitten after accidentally touching the spider when cleaning storage areas. Some bites occur when people put on seldom used clothing or shoes inhabited by a brown recluse. Ring says the spiders are most often found in areas that haven't been disturbed, such as brush piles, wood piles...

Survey Shows That Patients Have Trust and Confidence in Their Doctors

...ble information, washing or cleaning hands between touching patients to answering patients and their families worries and fears and improving accessibility. They also reflect the improvements of the whole healthcare team, so often led by doctors. We need to build on these results. Consultants always wish to...

People With Physical Disabilities can Now Play Music With Their Nose!

...oard mode", the person stays within the rectangle, touching on keys to illicit notes. While in "percussive mode", he can move outside the rectangle to set off a snare drum or cymbal sound. During the pilot, children who used the instrument paid more attention to their movements because they were motivated b...

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...s who can't afford to fill a prescription, and for touching and even embracing patients. Cuba plans with the help of Venezuela to take their medical training to a massive scale and graduate 100,000 doctors over the next 15 years, according to Dr. Juan Ceballos, advisor to the vice minister of public health....

Titan may Produce Glucose Watches Soon

...h is likely to have carbon nanotubes at its bottom touching the skin. Connected to an electronic device, the sugar level will be displayed on the watch. In future designs, the company could go in for watches that would administer the drug also. The watch would not be costly. If things work out, the watch w...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

... Almodovar's Oscar-trophied "All About My Mother", touching on transplants, goes on stage in London's Old Vic in September. But despite several transplant-themed prime-time Brazilian TV soaps, with titles such as "From Body to Soul," and an excellent website (ww.adote.org.br) aimed at drumming up donors, at...

Merced Firm Slams Slaughterhouse for Contaminated Meat

...ck of proper hygiene, like not washing hands after touching the meat, too can spread the bacteria to another person. It comes from the stomach or the fecal matter of the cow. Thus it can spread only from the level of the slaughter house. E-coli are deadly bacteria. It can cause dehydration and diarrhea. Chi...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...superbugs are picked up through direct contact, by touching someone or a surface with it. "The results were quite clear to us: Aggressive patient safety programs should consider testing on admission as standard practice," says study senior author and hospital epidemiologist Trish Perl, M.D. Perl and her t...

FDA Re-Emphasizes Warnings to Consumers on Risks of Pet Turtles

...s thoroughly with soap and water after handling or touching turtles and their housing. In the early 1970's, it was determined that pet turtles, particularly red-eared sliders, were responsible for an estimated 280,000 cases of salmonellosis each year in the United States. In 1975, FDA banned the sale of tu...

How to Keep Away from Dust Allergy?

...e thrown away. As far as possible one should avoid touching the used filters. Fresh air and ventilation can help dilute indoor concentrations of the PBDEs, and hence one should keep windows open as much as possible. Since air conditioners mean fresh air is blocked from blowing in, use of A.C. filters is adv...

Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children

...ging from fidgeting and hair-twirling to excessive touching and grimacing. Analysis showed about 26 percent of children who had two or more strep infections displayed abnormal symptoms compared with 17 percent of children who were not infected or infected only once. Strep throat and other group A strep ...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

... respondents to include incidents of inappropriate touching in responses in this category, the occurrence of sexual violence is still unusually high." One in six interview respondents reported they had been illegally or legally detained, and more than three-quarters of those detained reported that they wer...

Scientists Identify Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

...atments like chemotherapy and radiation may not be touching these cells,” said Simeone. “If that is why pancreatic cancer is so hard to treat, a new approach might be to design a drug that specifically targets pancreatic cancer stem cells without interfering with normal stem cell function.” While such a dr...

Indore Surgeon Offers New Hope for Erectile Dysfunction

...tumm was grafted in the affected area without even touching the genitalia and the technique bore fruits. I would advise surgeons all over the world to operate upon such patients and save their lives. "My patient was discharged from hospital in 10 days and allowed intimacy with his wife after 21 days. I rep...

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