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Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...health-care system, as well as the relatively weak welfare safety net, might be why human growth in the United States has not performed as well in relative terms. Scientists have a good understanding of the factors that determine height. Genetic variations are key to individuals' heights, but aren't a sign...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...al donor agencies. The various health and family welfare programs must share credit with the country's economic and social transformation, for the improvements in basic healthcare indicators such as infant mortality rate (IMR), maternal mortality ratio (MMR), life expectancy, and death rate over the last d...

Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead

...rol," said Jagannath Muhuri, the health and family welfare director. According to unofficial estimates, some 50 people have died of the disease in the last fortnight. The worst hit by the disease is the tribal dominated Amarpur area in south Tripura district where 10 people have died. "An army helicopter h...

Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers

...with the help of the department of women and child welfare and the department of social welfare in the state. Statistics show malnutrition is a major problem in the tribal areas of Orissa. It is...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...ely an option, unless they make their way to child welfare shelters that are few and far between and of varyi...space for just 2,500 children, half of them run by welfare group Prayas, which conducted the child abuse study released in April. The group says counselling ...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

... district health officials and NGOs and residents' welfare associations to prevent the spread of mosquito breeding. "We are also taking the help of elected representatives of MCD wards and NGOs to spread awareness among the masses. We are also urging residents to check mosquito breeding at their homes. Esp...

Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse

...inal land for six months. He said 50 per cent of welfare payments through Centrelink to parents of children... Howard also announced the commonwealth would make welfare payments dependent on children attending school. "We're going to enforce school attendance by link...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...c for private coverage, possible creating a larger welfare state. Both parties are in favor to reauthorizing the bill, but how it expands financially and who it will cover are still a large part of the debate....

Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter

...ounts of reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of children. Both also face charges of making false reports to police. "This is definitely a crime," District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said at an impromptu news conference. "And," he said, "we're going to give [police] the charges we think ...

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

...f the pharmaceuticals division, said: "We take the welfare of patients extremely seriously. With the knowledge we have to date, we consider the risk to patients to be low, however we want to be sure patients can be followed and these registries will allow us to do just that. "The root cause of the elevated ...

JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade

...nces would turn out to be psychiatrists and social welfare workers working actively to change things," The Sun quoted Rowling, as stating. The best-seller author revealed that she got in touch with Baroness Emma Nicholson to seek help. "After writing innumerable letters to anyone whom I thought might hel...

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...ally proven ways forward which take account of the welfare of both humans and animals, without jeopardising the ground-breaking work on the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century taking place at research centres around the world. The official opening of the new FRAME Alternatives Laboratory will b...

An Indigenous Treatment Plan Offered by the Labor on Child Welfare

...arents would be referred to treatment before their welfare was taken away. Last week the Federal Government ...ould impose alcohol and hardcore pornography bans, welfare restrictions and compulsory health checks for children. Police, with military logistics support, wi...

Link Between Teenage Violence and Domestic Violence Found

...ed with a major episode of depression or receiving welfare were significantly related to committing domestic violence, as were having a partner who used drugs heavily, sold drugs, had a history of violence toward others, had an arrest record or was unemployed. Disorganized neighborhoods where attitudes tow...

Toll Free National Drug Helpline Launched

... opportunity appropriate enough to think about the welfare of the poor and the needy. Thus, drug is not just a psycho-social-medical issue alone. It is a more fundamental issue....

Major Change Needed to Achieve Dignified Care for Older People

...eople, says an editorial in this weeks BMJ. The welfare of older people who live in care homes has raised concern for decades in many countries, write Marion McMurdo and Miles Witham at the University of Dundee. Of course, both illness and dependency pose threats to dignity, but people of all ages have...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...ividual's physical health or mental health, or the welfare of others. The disorder is distinguished by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, non-medical drug or toxin, that results in repetitive adverse social consequences connected to drug use, such as failure to work, family, or school...

Singapore to Import Eggs, Fish from Andhra Pradesh

... Nathan proposed to create a separate cell for the welfare of the thousands of Telugu people in Singapore....

Taking The Bull By The Horns- Australia To Tackle Bullying In Schools

...tralia are crying out for more support in terms of welfare officers, psychologists to work with these young people who need assistance, that's the real issue,' he says. 'We are not in a position to help all young people as we would wish, because simply the resources are not there.' Prime Minister John Ho...

TB Patients in Marginalised Groups Need Social Support for Effective Medical Treatment

...h friends or relatives. 39 per cent were receiving welfare benefits and 13 per cent had no income. * 16 per cent werent registered with a family doctor, 13 per cent were seeking asylum and 16 per cent did not speak English as their first language. * More than a third anticipated problems taking their med...

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