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The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care
... opportunities to translate the science from ivory tower
academic institutions into real world communities," said Dr Linda Siminerio, Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute and former IDF Senior Vice-President. "Through translational research and with the help of key communit...
Girls Feet Severed in Amusement Park Accident
...ainment Co. of Sandusky, Ohio, also shut down drop tower
rides at five of its amusement parks for inspection after the accident....
Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on
... web over a swathe of reclaimed land surrounded by tower
blocks. It's a seemingly unpromising piece of real estate, but by the end of this year should be home to a massive new complex devoted to Hong Kong's favourite obsession -- shopping. A decade ago when Britain was handing the territory back to Ch...
Unemployed Electropaths Threaten to Commit Suicide in Kashmir
...stem of medicine, climbed atop a telecommunication tower
here on Monday morning, threatening to kill thems...hreatened to set themselves afire or jump from the tower
if the state government failed to agree to their demands. The doctors, who have been on a protest ...
Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
...nsformational contribution to support new clinical tower
and research at the Baltimore institution Johns Ho.... Brody. The care that will take place in this new tower
will benefit generations of patients, and the discoveries made here will reach far beyond the campus...
Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat
... 20 years, Brimblecombe has warned that the famous tower
will turn a more brownish yellow. To measure the color change, Brimblecombe and his colleagues used colorimeters to record the color of stone stored in the towers basementsand away from airborne pollution. Placed there through the ages during repa...
Legionnaires Outbreak in Australia
...t made 182 people ill. In Melbourne, one cooling tower
has been closed but the Department of Human Servic...ch will be disinfected as a precaution. The closed tower
near the Highpoint Shopping Centre, but not part of the centre, has tested positive for legionella b...
Legionnaires' Outbreak Linked to RAC
...erators to shut down and decontaminate the cooling tower
immediately. Another building in the area was earlier found to show traces of the bacteria, although in small amounts. A cooling unit at Customs House registered a reading of 200 colony-forming units per millilitre, a category considered by the Dep...
Diabetics press for additional government involvement in finding cures
...sease. //To steer the focus of people in the ivory tower
to pressing healthcare issues, especially Type 2 diabetes, juvenile diabetes, the diabetics have placed fifteen thousand syringes, a measure of the number of injections a juvenile diabetic may need to take in the first 10 years of life. Almost one ...
Finding the Source of Anthrax Attack in United States (2001)
... US in Oct 2001, weeks after the September 11 twin tower
disaster. The Anthrax which claimed the life of five people in The US was received by mail, which had also rendered 17 persons sick. Due to the attack, the whole of US was on tenterhooks, especially since the attack had occurred weeks after the Sep...
Respiratory Problems In 9/11 Rescuers
...those present in the very early stages of the twin tower
collapse suffered most damage. Since routine tests are carried out every 18 months as a part of routine medical screening on the New York City Fire Department workers, Dr. Gisela Banauch and colleagues at Montefiore Medical Center in New York were a...
Australia Witnesses Legionnaires Disease Outbreak
...eople being infected with the disease the infected tower
that sparked the outbreak is yet to be identified. The Department of Human Services said that people need not fear and have to return to the regular routine. It also said that all towers in the Preston area had been cleaned and tests were carried...
Another Victim Of Legionnaires' Disease
...ted in the nursing home's air conditioning cooling tower
when contaminated droplets were distributed into t...air intake. Health officials ordered the cooling tower
shut down Oct. 6 when the disease was detected, and said there's been no risk to the public since th...
Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer
...ood loss. The actual robotic setup consists of a tower
that manipulates instruments controlled from a console that is situated a few feet from the patient. At the console, the surgeon operates four robotic “arms” and “wrists” using hand and foot controls. One of the robotic arms holds a tiny video camera...