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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...ndly such as reducing the use of private vehicles, walking more or riding bicycles," he said in a speech. "Subsidising clean energy or energy-saving technology encourages the use of cleaner energy for industrial development," he said. Health threats from global warming include malaria and dengue fever du...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...rt-rate recovery in conjunction with exercise on a walking treadmill. Tests also were administered to determine the subjects levels of physical activity, physical fitness, emotional stress and body composition (bone density and body fat). Blood samples also were drawn to measure CRP levels. The major crite...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ing crossing guards at major intersections to make walking to school more appealing. Information brochures were handed out, bicycle paths were built and the number of racks for parking bicycles was noticeably increased. And to show its commitment, the town council decided to give its civil servants an i...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...their legs and some have experienced difficulty in walking after being injected with the methotrexate drug numbered 070403A and 070403B," the statement said. "Local drug regulators have been ordered to re-evaluate the drug," it said. On Friday, a Beijing court sentenced Cao Wenzhuang, a department direct...

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

... leukemia reported feeling pain and had difficulty walking after being injected with the drug, Xinhua news agency said. The medicine is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, it said. The watchdog ordered food and drug administrations in Shanghai and the Guangxi region in the nation's south to re-evalu...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...a, water and diet drinks in vending machines, even walking rings at some points are among the various initiatives currently undertaken by the truck companies. Sammy Belvin, a driver for Oklahoma-based Melton Truck Lines, has been getting advice from a wellness coordinator with the company. He carries weigh...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...levels focused on including sixty minutes of brisk walking per day. The researchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive health outcomes, compared with diet or exercise alone. Significant reductions were observe...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...levels focused on including sixty minutes of brisk walking per day. The researchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive health outcomes, compared with diet or exercise alone. Significant reductions were observe...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...nt driver stopping in traffic, locking the car and walking away, leaving the customer kicking and raving. My teenage son once asked me not to tell his friends what my job was,. Hur said. The most common problem, he said, is having customers who cant tell north from south, east from west, in their own neigh...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...d go for a walk.The health benefit associated with walking is the subject of Dr. Levines editorial in the Jul...a Proceedings article that showcases the merits of walking as beneficial exercise.The study, undertaken by physicians from the Shinshu University Graduate Scho...

Walking Really is the Best Way to Keep Healthy

...apan, that determined that high-intensity interval walking may protect against high blood pressure and decrea...r a period of five months who engaged in either no walking or moderate to high-intensity walking. The group who engaged in high-intensity walking experienced t...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

...in the other hand. I must have screamed and people walking past heard me." Passers-by rushed into the house. They wrapped Hugo in a clean towel following directions given by paramedics to Boswell over the phone. Hugo's father, Peter Borbilas, ran from the cafe he owns at the end of the street as the bo...

Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes

Though as to exactly when humans started walking on two legs is something yet to be ascertained, sc...rsity of Arizona, used treadmill trials to analyze walking energetics and biomechanics for adult chimpanzees and humans. The only other research study on chi...

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

...ked tired and were less active and spent less time walking around their cages or on their running wheels. According to immunologist Rodney Johnson of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign the study has opened up an area that should be a fertile ground for research. "We've known for years now that ...

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...'s what social facilitators at keggers do. They're walking around handing you drinks." Carducci says binge drinking is the fruit of the fear and anxiety new students can experience, not the result of them enjoying their new-found independence. "What this really is all about is the process of transition...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...d 17 minutes to top Kathy Thornton's 21-hour space walking record. "It was very exciting to watch her spacewalks and to watch her accumulate more spacewalk time than any other female in the universe," said Lucid. "These [long-term] flights are providing the needed confidence so that some day in the near ...

Exercise Reduces Fracture in Men

...tary, those whose leisure activities included some walking and cycling, and those who participated in sports for at least 3 hours a week. These were referred to as the low, medium, and high-activity groups. Over the 35 years, 428 men had at least one fracture and 134 broke a hip, but there were big differe...

Boutiques Flourish in Ludhiana

...shion. Fashion designers make clothes for models walking down the ramp and not for clients like us. Here, in boutiques we get clothes suitable to our figure. We are able to choose the kind of embroidery and colour as per our requirement, Reema, a customer said. Now, who says that fabulous models can onl...

Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain

...es, resulting in pain in the buttocks or legs with walking or standing. The condition generally occurs after age 50 and it affects six times as many women as men. The management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial, says James N. Weinstein, D.O., M.Sc., lead author and ch...

Defective Defibrillators

... cause death. It is a big problem for many who are walking around with the defibrillators in them. The compositions of the wires were changed in 1997. But even then these defibrillators have shown a sharp decline of about 20% in the past decade. The failure of the device was a major public health concern. ...

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