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Brain defect may play role in stammering

...ech. The defect could explain how disrupted signal transmissions between brain structures in this area prevent an individual from speaking fluidly. Cornelius Weiller, director of the University of Hamburg's neurology institute told that stutterers have none or a less developed pathway connecting language areas w...

Kirin Develops a Cure for Bird Flu

...y affects the poultry but in such cases man to man transmissions is also seen. Hence an urgent need for preventing the spread of bird flu is necessary. Measures to control bird flu and likewise prevent the spread of it to man is also a requisite. Stock market is closely watching the latest developments regardi...

Pilot Study to Test Effect of Mobile Phone Transmissions On Skin To Begin In Finland

...ectly on human skin in order to determine if these transmissions are detrimental to human health.// A pilot study...vious tests, researchers had found that cell phone transmissions cause shrinkage in cells, "Cells function in a different way when they are in the body than in labor...

Secret behind Human To Human Transmission of Bird Flu Revealed

...sts think they have found a reason as why bird flu transmissions among humans are rare. The virus infects the cells in the lung instead of affecting cells// in the nose and windpipe. When a person coughs or sneezes it is not brought out into the air. But scientist says that this might change as and when the virus...

Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond

... including both male and females. Usual mode of transmissions are sexual route is the predominant mode of transmission (92.5 per cent), followed by mother-to-child infection (6.3 per cent), infection through infected syringes/needles (0.7 per cent) and by way of blood and blood products (0.5 per cent). Mr U K...

Bahama’s Malarial Outbreak Need Contro

...ack has not been spread through any human or other transmissions instead it is due to a mosquito (female anopheles) in Bahamas. In Exuma, a large number of people were infected by the malarial disease, which came to be known by the authorities later. The Haiti country is also at risk to develop the disease since...

A New H3N1 Virus Identified In Pigs In South Korea

...uenza viruses and that pig-to-pig and farm-to-farm transmissions had occurred. In addition to this an analysis of experimentally infected mice proved the potential to transmit the virus between pigs and other mammalian hosts. The researchers added: "Given the evidence that pigs can support the reassortment of i...

Survey Points To Lack Of Knowledge On HIV Status

... the Journal of Infectious Disease reveal that HIV transmissions occur when the newly infected people// are unaware about their HIV status. This study was conducted by Dr. Mark Wainberg, director of the McGill AIDS Centre and his team. This study was presented at an AIDS symposium at Montreal. Dr. Wainberg under...

Rare Case of Hepatitis B Virus Transmission Between Dental Patients Recorded

...tion policies, and surgeon- and dentist-to-patient transmissions of the infection were essentially eliminated with routine vaccination of health care workers. Accordingly, since those who engage in high-risk behaviors are generally younger, the editorialists recommended universal HBV vaccination of all adults u...

Targeted HIV Testing An Effective Way to Screen HIV Patients

...selingincluding more diagnosed infections and more transmissions prevented,' said Holtgrave, who is professor and chair of the Bloomberg Schools Department of Health, Behavior and Society. Using standard methods of cost-effectiveness analysis, Holtgrave estimates that CDCs recommended opt-out testing program wou...

Researchers To Test Whether ADHD Medication Helps Young Adults While Driving

... drivers fare better when driving cars with manual transmissions rather than automatic transmissions. In this latest study, funded by Shire Pharmaceuticals, Cox's team hopes to determine the benefits of MPH during routine, daily driving. In the study, driver performance will be measured using a device called Dr...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...tient images. There will be an average of 60 to 80 transmissions and 10 to 15 teleconferences between hospitals per month, with the numbers increasing over time. Telemedicine capabilities will gradually be expanded to address different services and procedures including evaluation of tissue samples and the on-line ...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...treatment for children as rates of mother to child transmissions were much lower in the developed world than Africa. "Paediatric formulations are not a big priority for big pharma. You don't make lots of money from children," Gray told AFP. "It's an ongoing battle, the pressure for paediatric formulations is sti...

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