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Rubella nearly wiped out

... responsible for numerous birth defects, is on the verge of being eliminated in the United States. Cases of rubella have fallen from almost 58,000 in 1969//, the year the vaccine was introduced, to 272 in 1999. Rubella, which typically causes a mild rash, was considered harmless until the 1940s, when it w...

Speed up bird flu vaccine, Bush tells experts

...ations. Experts fear that the H5N1 virus is on the verge of undergoing mutation, thus making it easier to spread from birds to humans. In the event of this happening the impact worldwide would be tremendous, experts say. And since there is no vaccine or drug to treat the condition, the loss of life would b...

A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health

... blood pressure (almost 20 percent) or were on the verge of having high blood pressure. For six-week intervals, participants ate all of their food - including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks - from one of the three diets. After a two-to-four-week break, participants started the six-week feeding period...

Agreement To Speed Up Development of Bird flu vaccine

...ions. Experts fear that the H5N1 virus is on the verge of undergoing mutation, thus making it easier to spread from birds to humans. In the event of this happening the impact worldwide would be tremendous, experts say. And in the absence of a vaccine or drug against the bird flu, the loss of life would...

High Hopes Pinned At Hungarian Bird Flu Vaccine

... said. Experts fear that the H5N1 virus is on the verge of undergoing mutation, thus making it easier to spread from birds to humans. In the event of this happening the impact worldwide would be tremendous, experts say. And in the absence of a vaccine or drug against the bird flu, the loss of life would b...

Qualms Of Bird Flu Risk During Haj Pilgrimage

...untries in Asia over the past two years, is on the verge of undergoing mutation, thus making it easier to spread from birds to humans. In the event of this happening the impact worldwide would be tremendous, experts say. The risk of mutation would be increased if anyone with bird flu came to Mecca and mi...

A Comparative Study On Dietary Habits In Middle School Students And Increase In Weight

... student analyzed 8% were (overweight), 15% on the verge of becoming overweight. According to the survey the use of food as motivation was predominant (69%) followed by fund raising programs at (56%), classroom eating drinking habits were also common in 31%, 38% schools respectively. Apart from the restri...

Plasma Exchange Of No Use In Multiple Myeloma

...t the standard therapy for patients who are on the verge of kidney failure is useless. //The study conducted by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute scientists in London, Canada found that a treatment called "plasma exchange" in patients with multiple myeloma has no benefits. This means that t...

Sunny Side Up - Vitamin-D deficiency linked to Schizophrenia

Australian Mental Health Research is on the verge of path breaking news that suggests possible links between Vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia. // Reduced vitamin D levels in the mother during pregnancy and conception could spark off the onset of this disorder, according to the research...

Jharkhand Govt Tie Up With Ramdev To Preserve Rare Herbal Plants

...to preserve the rare herbal plants that are on the verge of extinction. The government has tied up with yoga guru Ramdev in setting up the herbarium.// The Tribal Research Institute (TRI) in the state will set up the herbarium at Bariatu in Ranchi with an initial investment of Rs.150,000. Baba Ramdev's P...

Tuberculosis Is Still A Major Health Threat In Africa

...t was thought decades ago that the problem was the verge of being irradiated, but sadly it still remains a major // threat and its toll still rising. The WHO warned that the cases were still rising at almost 1% every year despite the efforts taken against it globally. Tuberculosis has killed about 1.7 mil...

Organ Donation Crusader Passes Away

...age and was in a deep state of coma and was on the verge of being declared brain dead. At that stage Rajan – her husband told the doctors that if she was declared brain dead, he wanted to donate all her organs that could be used. She however again made a remarkable recovery from this state of deep coma. A...

Ban On Transporting Poultry Lifted Off In Madhya Pradesh

...oultry industry is dark as most farmers are on the verge of bankruptcy. The escalating financial burden has driven two farmers in Andhra Pradesh to commit suicide," NECC vice-chairman Vishwanath Dubey claimed. "Since Feb 19, when bird flu was first detected, families of several poultry farmers are facing...

AIDS Claims Two Lives Of Same Family In MP

...ence category for HIV/AIDS, but it could be on the verge of entering the moderate category, fear NGOs involved in spreading AIDS awareness. While states with less than one percent of the population inflicted with the disease are said to be `low prevalence', the moderate category is pegged at 23 percent. ...

Lab Tests And Diagnostics - Next Wave Of Outsourcing

India is on the verge of another outsourcing wave: high-end laboratory and diagnostic testing! Indian labs offer a comprehensive test menu - over 1,500 tests under one roof. // A number of hospitals in the US and UK are outsourcing laboratory and diagnostic tests to In...

Three-year-old AIDS Patient Awaits Death

...rdly moves on her bed//. Doctors say she is on the verge of death. Her poor uncle is shattered. Pooja's birthday falls next month and her maternal uncle Naresh is praying that god 'gift' her with her 'death' because the disease is in an advanced stage. "I met several doctors in private and government ho...

Meeting To Discuss Issue Of Personal Health Records

...ist, and philanthropist. "With the nation on the verge of adopting personal health records (PHRs) to serve the needs of patient care, public health and research, we're at a critical juncture where the design and implementation of PHRs can be fully aligned with patients' needs for privacy and control, as ...

Madhya Pradesh Uses Radio to Create Awareness About AIDS

...lence category for HIV/AIDS but it could be on the verge of entering the moderate category, fear NGOs involved in AIDS awareness campaigns. While states with less than one percent of the population inflicted with the disease are said to be "low prevalence", the moderate category is pegged at 23 percent....

NOTE surgery – to combat obesit

...r this surgery. “I believe we are perhaps on the verge of another revolution,” said Schauer, who was recently named president of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery.Natural orifice transendoscopic surgery, or NOTE, does not need any incision as devices, like long tubes with robotic arms and staple ...

Strong Evidence Suggests Incidence Of Mating Of Ancestors With Neanderthals

...cause of interbreeding with related species on the verge of extinction that resulted in the introduction of variant genes called alleles which has remarkably contributed to successful evolution of humans. Many other researchers in evolutionary biology have welcomed the findings of this current research whi...

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