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Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...r improvement, and they offer a major challenge to travel health care providers. Pre-travel consultation regarding AMS should be given by professionals with special attention to practical advice. This study is published in Journal of Travel Medicine....

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...aid the Dreamliner was poised to revolutionize air travel if its projected rates of fuel-efficiency proved accurate. "If you look at it from an airline standpoint: you don't have a choice," Aboulafia told AFP. "If you don't have a 787-class aircraft and your competitor does, he can under-price you and out...

New Antidotes may Harbour Treatments for Deadliest Poisons

...e deadly strains of E. coli bacteria, these toxins travel backwards through a cell's protein-making pathway, passing through the Golgi network and endoplasmic reticulum before interrupting protein synthesis. A team of researchers led by Jose Saenz screened 14,400 small molecules for compounds that could ...

Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

...acility the patients will no longer be required to travel to far off places to avail expensive and expert medical advice....

Boom in Internet Shopping may Be Adding to CO2 Emissions

...er to several addresses than for each household to travel by car to the shops. According to the report, the number of vans on the road has increased by almost a third, or more than 730,000 in the past decade. The total distance travelled by vans is also growing four times faster than the distance trave...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...s in terms of the lifestyle that people enjoy. Air travel would become far too expensive unless the industry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the country would have to change to include much more organically-grown, locally-produced vegetables, and less meat. The...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...s in terms of the lifestyle that people enjoy. Air travel would become far too expensive unless the industry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the country would have to change to include much more organically-grown, locally-produced vegetables, and less meat. The...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...enguins because it is high in protein and tends to travel in swarms. "The birds can capture lots of high-energy prey in a short time," says Emslie. Ernslie and Patterson analysed over 220 fossilised eggshells, ranging from 100 to 38,000 years old, and compared them with samples from modern nests. By co...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

...ompared this figure to the five million people who travel annually to the small Gulf Emirate of Dubai. The reason, he said, was because too many potential tourists are put off by the country's shabby airports, pot-holed roads, frequent power cuts and rubbish-filled cities. "In most cities, people can't ...

Navigating Healthcare

... Cost is the primary motive for many Americans who travel abroad for care, usually because they lack health ... chosen procedure. AN estimated 150,000 Americans travel abroad for medical care. Most go for cosmetic surgery or dental work. About 70,000 people travel eac...

Anticoagulants is Better for Atrial Fibrillation

...ers (atria) of their hearts. These clots can then travel to the brain, block vessels and cause a stroke. One way of reducing the risk of this occurring is to give drugs that limit the bloods ability to create clots. Two commonly used options are anticoagulants that inhibit the clotting process (e.g. warf...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

... a suitable person, expectant mothers will have to travel an extra 80 kilometres to give birth.And many of t... to our community. "Most patients would have to travel further south, down to Wagga Wagga, which is nearly 80 additional kilometres ... "Of the 135 birt...

An Exclusive Restaurant to Appease the Culinary Needs of HIV/AIDS Patients

...t need to pay the cooks, we just provide them with travel expenses." Many patients lives have transformed after getting associated with Aadhar. Ramesbhai, one of the members of Aadhar, says: "I had lost all hopes till I came in touch with Aadhar. I was in such a trauma that I even thought of committin...

US Aid Ship to Visit Latin America, Caribbean

... in a separate statement. It said the vessel would travel to Belize, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago during the voyage that should conclude in September. The crew includes about 500 medical personnel whose specialties range f...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...care when our patients still take several hours to travel a few miles to us. "We use support or anti-tank helicopters that are re-roled on an ad hoc basis for the critical care and transport of our sickest patients. "We still do not have a dedicated all-weather military helicopter evacuation fleet. Should...

Child Car Seat Danger

...ld, and that children under 12 years of age should travel in the rear seat. However, legislation currently...quires only that infants up to the age of one year travel in a properly-fitted, Australian Standards-approved child restraint. The review, co-authored by As...

Kerala to Set Up Holistic Tourism Centre to Promote Medical Tourism

...(KIMS) here has taken the concept of medical value travel (MVT) in the state to newer heights through accreditations and certifications. It was the first Indian hospital to be accredited by the Australian Council for Health Care Standards International (ACHSI). KIMS received over 17,000 MVT patients fr...

Laura Bush in Senegal for Anti-HIV/AIDS, Malaria Campaigns

... Wade's wife Viviane. From Senegal she is due to travel to nearby Mali then Zambia and Mozambique during a five-day long trip to the continent which will also focus on education and women's empowerment. She is due to visit US-funded 15 billion dollar projects under the President's Emergency Program for ...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

...st report to police every Monday and surrender his travel documents. He will reappear in court on July 6. The case puts renewed pressure on Ms Pike who, earlier this year, resisted calls for her resignation following the mishandling of the case of Melbourne man Michael John Neal, who was committed to stan...

US Lawmakers Considering Legislation to Restrict Payments by Drug Companies to Doctors

...pent $2.25 million on marketing payments, fees and travel expenses to Vermont doctors, hospitals and universities, a 2.3 percent increase over the prior year, the state said. The number most likely represents a small fraction of drug makers total marketing expenditures to doctors since it does not include...

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