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Breastfeeding Revisited thanks to WHO and UNICEF

...d Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7)’ comes to an end of weeklong campaign, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has made some important observations in many countries. While in some countries it applauds the efforts, in other it is critical of the policies. Breast-feeding has been the responsibility of e...

Active Lifestyle Helps To Slowdown Illness In Alzheimer's Patients

...World Alzheimer's Day Wednesday, ARDSI has planned weeklong activities to put the spotlight on a disease that is estimated to have afflicted over three million in India. Experts say if immediate family members and caretakers of Alzheimer's patients are taken into account, the number of people touched by the ...

Yoga Guru appointed Bihar's brand ambassador

...ning camp here that drew large crowds. During his weeklong stay in this capital, the Bihar government had accorded him the unprecedented status of a state guest. Nitish Kumar praised Ramdev for "awakening the people of Bihar" and his endeavor to make them "fearless individuals". Ramdev assured him that he ...

MP Plans Education Campaign To Attract School Dropouts

Madhya Pradesh is to conduct a weeklong education campaign, starting from Monday, to encourage the dropouts back to school, in the form of rallies, art exhibitions// and plays. 'The Rajya Shiksha Kendra (state education centre) will start an `Education For All Week' campaign with the int...

Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal

...d Uttaranchal as well," Moser added. "During our weeklong awareness campaign we surprisingly found 80 farmers already practising organic farming on the orchards with good results. But this is only a microscopic minority," said Tej Pratap Singh, executive director of the International Competency Centre for O...

Murky Relationships between Doctors and Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed

...ation” sessions, that could range from lunches to weeklong conferences, during which specialist doctors tell other physicians about the latest developments in their fields including off-label uses for drugs already on the market. These promotions usually reward doctors to the tune of $3,000 or more a day fro...

Flood-ravaged Surat Issues Epidemic Warning

...seases for further tests," said Desai. After the weeklong deluge, people began fleeing the city in large numbers fearing epidemics. Memories of the 1994 plague continue to haunt the people of Surat - that took at least 50 lives - and not too many are ready to take any chances. The rains and flooding in Gu...

1.8 mn Delhi Children to Receive Anti-polio Drops

...d outlets of McDonald's. Besides, a door-to-door weeklong survey would also be conducted under search and immunisation phase of 64th Round Up Pulse Polio Campaign. Around 17,000 workers in 8,600 teams would visit different colonies including slums to search for left over cases and administer polio drops to ...

Fat People Cope Better With Heart Failure!

... person, the less likely they were to die during a weeklong hospital stay. The researchers reported their findings in the latest issue of the American Heart Journal. Obesity is a risk factor for heart disease but if your heart is already failing, being fat could save your life, the study said. This is becau...

Delhi Kids to Be Immunized Against Polio

...onalds outlets. 'Apart from this, a door-to-door weeklong survey would also be conducted under search and immunization pulse polio campaign. Around 17,000 workers in 8,600 teams would visit different colonies including slums to administer anti-polio drops to left over children,' said Yoganand Shastri, the s...

Delhi's Hottest Day at 44.1 Degrees Celsius

...e, residents said they had a tough day. "After a weeklong respite, it was too hot today. When I went out of my home at around 3 p.m., my body was almost burning," said Sarvesh Tiwari, a marketing executive. "It was becoming almost impossible to drive the bike. I finally took a pack of ice cubs to cool mys...

Cyclists to Ride for a Cause: To Create Awareness on AIDS

...ing with the disease grows. Over the course of the weeklong event, cyclists will pass through eight California counties, where each year local residents line roadways and visit rider pit stops to show support. In past years, cheering groups of schoolchildren have stood alongside the road with homemade signs a...

New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes

...r growing stem cells in culture. In a series of weeklong experiments, the team placed human embryonic stem (ES) cells onto the squares in the arrays, set the arrays in a culture plate and added a culture medium on top. What they found is that five of the 18 surfaces - each displaying just a single peptide ...

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