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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...very frequently. Some do so as often as once every twenty seconds. "When the number of controller boxes in use around the country was small, the communication costs were small, but now that the numbers are increasing, so are the bills," Coifman said. He wants to help states leverage those detector station...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...t in silico experiments, introducing variations in twenty parameters. The results have enabled them to identify the most important system parameters and showed that the biological mechanism maintained its functionality in 91% of the cases analyzed. Therefore, and with the backing of a group from the CeQRT...

Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse

...ving of the four-generation Stankov family and its twenty members. Their ancestors had also raised performing bears. "The bears' nails were cut regularly and cutting one nail off a bear hurts like cutting a whole human finger without anaesthesia," Khalil said. His Austrian-based organisation Vier Pfoten ...

Pureed Products Unnecessary and Harmful for Babies UK Expert

...ary. Four out of five babies aged between four and twenty months now rely on the tinned and jarred products, many of which are organic or made with fresh local ingredients to increase their appeal to parents. The pureed baby food industry in the UK is now worth more than 450 million - compared with 191 mi...

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

... several drugs given orally for a period of six to twenty four or more months may cure leprosy but can cause severe side effects. Although combination antibiotic therapy provided during the early stages of the disease reduces disease progression and spread, poor diagnostics and lack of access to regular hea...

National Institute Of Health & Family Welfare To Commercialize Its Products

...ith stand higher temperature of 37oC for more than twenty four hours). They require cold chain for their transport and storage. The new technologies are useful in production of Thermo-Stable Elisa Kits. Three technological kits have been developed for testing Sperm functions. These will help to test many...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...regular treatments like transplants can cost up to twenty times more but have a success rate of below 15 percent. Of the 50 patients under intensive treatment, 17 have shown marked improvement. Inspired by their recovery, another 100 are in the queue to benefit from the miraculous stem cell therapy....

Gene Behind Breast Cancer Found

...eformity syndrome carry a pronounced risk , almost twenty times, of contracting breast cancer. Several res...gs show that women with this syndrome run a nearly twenty times greater risk of contracting breast cancer than expected. Moreover, many of the women were youn...

Highly Educated Women Woo Career and Boo Motherhood

...that if this trend continues, one-third of today’s twenty year olds will prefer to be childless. Prof Heather Joshi, head of the research team, had this to say about the ambitious 1970 lot: "They waited to establish their housing, their careers and sometimes to find the right man." Therefore women postpone ...

Research Uncovers the Significant Benefits of Remote Monitoring

...ospitals and lowered all cause mortality by nearly twenty per cent. "What we found is that the use of remote monitoring programs can improve outcomes in patients with heart failure and such an approach could help deal with the increasing number of patients with chronic heart failure that cannot be accommo...

A Baby Out of the Blue

...h marriage anniversary, extremely content with two twenty year olds. When she began to suffer// hot flashes, she dismissed them as pre-menopausal symptoms. Actually Mandy was pregnant, but didn’t think so even in her wildest dreams. The weight gain, hot flashes, and back pain, were attributed to symptom...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...em Sciences, University of Montana): "For the last twenty years Earth scientists have concentrated on building predictive models of first the physical climate, followed by the integrated biogeochemistry of the planet. Unfortunately, these models operate implicitly as if humans did not exist. The new challen...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

... rejected for psychological reasons. An additional twenty had incompatible liver anatomy. Thirty-six did not proceed because of changes in the condition of the potential recipient. "Step one of donor workup is logistically crucial and should be accomplished expeditiously," the authors report, since nearly...

New Standards Could Cut Number of Malnourished Children on Feeding Programs

...of nutritional emergencies has risen over the last twenty years, from an average of 15 per year during the 1980s to more than 30 per year since 2000. In 2005, around 73 million people were supplied with food aid. The new World Health Organization standards were released in April 2006 and are being advoca...

FSA Proposes Packaging of Fatty Food in Smaller Packs

...here obesity rates have simply trebled in the past twenty years. The watchdog's director of nutrition and dietary health Gill Fine said: "Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of death in the UK and poor diet is thought to be responsible for a third of these deaths." Let us hope this plan works wonde...

Guinea Worm Disease Will Be Wiped Out Soon

...ted by this disease as against 3 million people in twenty countries in the early 1980s. People who are affected by this disease have leg ulcers which could be as big as a tennis ball. When these ulcers burst out, it spews out parasitic worms which can be 0.8 meters long. During this stage, the patients e...

Tai Chi Augments Immune Response Against Shingles

...the level of resistance was analyzed at the end of twenty five weeks, it was found that it was more than double in people who had undergone tai chi classes. They also performed better physically and mentally. Irwin also highlights the other positive aspects of tai chi on infectious diseases like influenza...

Decrease Of Bone Mineral Content In Men After CABG

...d not record any change. Fifteen people out of the twenty six had returned for follow-up after one year. Bone mineral density in the total body, in legs and in arms was greatly reduced. As there is a clear link between bone mineral and fracture risk, osteoporotic fractures may occur in CABG patients. This...

Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

...f the sixty two people suffering from DVT studied, twenty one of them were found to be seated for long hours before DVT struck them. Hereditary factor also played a significant role in getting this disease. This study will be presented at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand conference in Auckl...

WHO On Measures To Combat Spurious Medicines

... Tuesday, the World Health Organization along with twenty technological companies discussed various means// to combat the movement of fake drugs especially in developing countries. Howard Zucker, WHO assistant director-general for health technology, told that sale of spurious drugs in some of the poorer n...

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