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Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...disturbing, and perhaps even shameful. The tobacco wars wage on, and should we become complacent now, there is no question that lives will be lost as a result."...

One Third of US Troops Suffer from Mental Health Problems

...ss and brain injuries in troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Under the legislation, the Pentagon would establish at least two specialized centers designed to lead research, develop treatment standards and train health workers on care for mental illness and brain injuries incurred dur...

US Army to Recruit More Psychiatrists to Counsel Stressed Out Soldiers

...aid long and repeat deployments caused by extended wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are causing more mental st... of high-profile incidents of alleged abuse in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including the killings of 24 civilians by Marines, the rape and killing of ...

One Third of US Troops Suffer from Mental Health Problems

...ss and brain injuries in troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Under the legislation, the Pentagon would establish at least two specialized centers designed to lead research, develop treatment standards and train health workers on care for mental illness and brain injuries incurred dur...

Row in Australia Over Mental Health Support Available for Returning Soldiers

... stand on the docks and farewell troops to foreign wars but when soldiers come back suffering serious long-term illnesses, the politicians are nowhere to be seen." Dr Marr says some soldiers suffering from mental health problems such as post traumatic stress are sometimes dealing with three different go...

Military Hospitals Need To Be Prepared To Treat Children

...pitals are likely to encounter injured children as wars move away from the battlefield and into civilian territories, according to background information in the article. Children sometimes serve as soldiers or are used as human shields. In addition, because war disrupts medical facilities in the affected ...

Chemistry Over The Counter: Is It Just What The Doctor Ordered?

...at the market is ridden with competition and price wars that have trickled into the society, giving rise to unscrupulous practices. Compounding Cures The drug stores are a conduit to enable prompt medicines, and pharmacists are vital associates of physicians. Zooming in on the role of pharmacists, on...

Alzheimer's Drug can be Used to Treat Nerve Agent and Pesticide Poisoning

.... They have been used with catastrophic results in wars and terrorist attacks, such as the subway attacks with sarin in Japan in the late 1990s," says Edson X. Albuquerque, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Maryland School o...

Horticultural Therapy Offers Measurable Physical, Mental Benefits

...ffect on mentally ill patients. In the two world wars of the early 20th century, horticulture provided a diversion for wounded soldiers with long hospital stays. But it wasn’t until Alice Burlingame, a trained psychiatric social worker, started a geriatric horticulture program in Michigan State Hospit...

Indian Origin Woman is the New Head of British Medical Association

...hope for all those in countries undergoing strife, wars and victimisation, where many of our profession are caring for the sick with great professionalism and absolute impartiality." She said: "Please listen to these words - they are very powerful: 'Where the mind is without fear and the head is held hi...

WHO’s asking :Is There Light At The End Of The Tunnel In Tajikistan

...ania, and has been a witness to all the four civil wars that have ravaged these countries. Tajikistan’s health care facilities need a major revamp especially in areas like obstetric services, issues of infectious diseases, tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS and others. There have been extreme difficulties...

A Joint Venture by Golfers And Military Forces To Combat AIDS

...s home to 30-odd rebel armies waging separate bush wars for carving independent homelands or fighting for autonomy. The role played by sports personalities in spreading awareness is vital as they have a capacity to demolish the walls of stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV simply by s...

Effect of Maternal Diet on Colic Among Breastfed Infants

...oiding allergenic foods. However, the researchers wars that breastfeeding mothers should not make drastic diet changes on their own, as elimination diets have associated risks, particularly if sustained for long periods. They suggest additional studies to define the pathophysiologic features and role of ...

People who fight wars may be at high risk of cardiovascular disease

Men who have fought wars are more likely to have cardiovascular risks than men// who didn’t. Men who have survived wars are more likely to be heavy drinkers of alcohol, heavy smokers of tobacco and with high tendency of ...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...pharmaceutical giants has just begun. After waging wars over many drug formulations the pharma majors are now locking horns over AIDS treatment. The ball was set in motion by the dramatic announcement of Indian firm Cipla that a three-drug combination for AIDS treatment would cost less than a U.S. dollar ...

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