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Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings

Some people are unwilling or unable to stop smoking, but are prepared to try and reduce the numbers of cigarettes they smoke each day . After studying healthcare literature, a team of Cochrane Researchers could find only a few reports that assessed methods aimed at helping ...

Ex-CIA Official Accuses Retired ISI Chief of Supporting Taliban

...use any other approach would reveal that they were unwilling and unable to do anything about Talibanisation," he added. Keller said that behind the scenes, the fight was driven by divisions among the officers, the paper reported. "There are moderates who fear Talibanisation, the professional jihadis who wa...

Storage of Firearms Unsafe in Most Families

...m the home,' DuRant said. 'However, if parents are unwilling to do that, they should lock all guns with gun locks and store them separately from ammunition.' Firearm ownership was highest in families with two adults in the home, according to the study. Families in rural areas are more likely to own long guns...

Health Drink Blamed for Persistent Penile Erection

...y is aware of the lawsuit, accepted a spokesperson unwilling to comment on the litigation pending before the courts....

Chinas Blue Ear Virus-no Hogwash

...ear coupled with high feed prices, making farmers unwilling to raise sows, is also believed to have contributed to the rising prices. As of now, the ministry has ordered pig breeders to establish a nationwide immunization system; and has implemented a complete ban on the sale, transport and processing of p...

Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem

...anies to move to Singapore with expatriate workers unwilling to live here. "The government in Hong Kong is relatively powerless to address the true causes until Beijing gets tough. It could be a long and choking wait that many could choose not to endure," it said. The conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic ha...

Antidepressants- Not Harmful To Children And Youths

... a spate of suicide attempts, caused by such teens unwilling to take anti-depressants. Researchers report that having analyzed data on 5,310 children and teenagers from 27 studies, they have found that for every 100 kids treated with antidepressants, only about one additional child tends to suffer from suic...

Collateral Damage-Children Of Canadian Soldiers Suffer

...in a mire of poor funding due to government bodies unwilling to take financial responsibilities. Mr. Marin's investigation into what he names a "crisis" situation at CFB Petawawa, found that the Phoenix Center for Children and Families, which provides mental health services in the region, was sorely in need ...

New Zealand’s Medical Lab Workers On Strik

...DHBs do not value the members and have so far been unwilling to improve their pay offer. In response, the DHBs say the union wants what amounts to a 20 percent pay increase and state that the current pay and conditions are sufficient as this is reflected in the low turnover of staff. In the meantime, ther...

UK Study Wants Uniformity in Child Heart Drug Doses

...a tablet, which many children are either unable or unwilling to swallow. The drug must therefore either be crushed and water added, or obtained from a "specials" manufacturer in liquid form. The survey conducted by the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, found only four pharmacies dispensed captopril tablet...

Refusal of Surgery for Smokers – To Be or Not to Be

...sible and ethical to implement a policy that those unwilling or unable to stop should have low priority for, or be excluded from, certain elective procedures. "Doctors should certainly inform patients that they might reduce their risks of post-surgical complications if they stop smoking before the procedure. ...

Muslim Clerics to Join Hands to Eradicate Polio

...ion teams to those areas where Muslim families are unwilling to let their kids take polio drops," Khalid Rasheed, the imam of Lucknow's Eidgah, told IANS. Rasheed, also the chairperson of the Ulema Council of India, said: "We are going to urge the government to take an equal interest in ensuring basic health...

Study Results on Stool DNA Testing for Colon Cancer Announced

...School of Medicine. “For those individuals who are unwilling or unable to undergo colonoscopy, stool DNA testing offers a valuable and patient-friendly screening option. These results also underscore that as new markers and technologies are developed and validated, they can readily be incorporated into existin...

Spacer Insertion May Offer Less Invasive Option for Lumbar Problems

...have failed or in situations in which patients are unwilling to consider more invasive surgery. One spacer, X Stop, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in patients age 50 and older with confirmed lumbar spinal stenosis. XStop was the only spacer addressed in the ECRI report; however, ...

Indian Scientist Sues International Genetic Centre for $5 Million

...the treatment meted out to their colleague but are unwilling to speak up. ICGEB's Director General Francisco Baralle however claims that Mohan "has been treated fairly as the closure of his group and non-renewal of his contract was based on independent and expert assessments" of the group's achievements. Moh...

Inaccurate reporting of child physical abuse by healthcare staff

...re worried about misidentifying physical abuse and unwilling to confront the family. They wanted to remain anonymous and feared hostility, damage to their relationships with families and repercussions for the child and the family. They were also concerned about possible legal action. "The barriers for me are...

Is India Prepared to Face the Epidemics?

... India had been taking the warning very seriously, unwilling to take any risk of introducing the disease. In 1975, the government led by late Indira Gandhi terminated a US-funded project in Delhi that was experimenting with genetically modified aedes aegypti mosquitoes and was planning a large-scale release in...

Kidney Patient Commits Suicide over Treatment Costs

...es told IANS. However, hospital authorities were unwilling to comment. Source-IANS...

Stereotypes Contribute to Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently

...expressing suicidal thoughts, but nevertheless was unwilling to see a psychiatrist because he feared it would “mark him as crazy.” Hinton and his team state that their findings suggest future avenues for education and intervention for older men with depression. When dealing with more traditional older depres...

Madhya Pradesh Hospital to Probe Power Failure Deaths

... this period four patients succumbed," an official unwilling to be named said. The junior doctors, who reportedly made death certificates in haste, said that the deaths occurred because of the power failure. "There is no emergency light and the management has made no alternative arrangements despite being...

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