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"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

... blamed reduced donor funding to the UNHCR for the worrying rates of malnutrition, saying this impeded food deliveries and assistance. "If we had received the funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Chris...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...at risk. Far too many people doubt their symptoms, worrying that it may be a false alarm or they mistake the pain for a bad bout of indigestion."...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...tal did the best that they could. If so, this is a worrying commentary on what the public can expect when they require emergency hospital care, it is felt. CDHB members are indeed furious they were not given a high-profile report into the death of Dean Carroll. It is impossible to say whether better treat...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

...the Chikungunya scare. The bad name is especially worrying because Kerala has always being known for its clean environment and high health standards. Kerala's health indicators are often said to be at par with those of developed countries. The state has the lowest infant mortality rate of 14.1 per cent as...

Wear Protective Sunglasses, Not Just for Style

...not wear sunglasses at all. "It is particularly worrying that younger people have so little regard for their eyes when up to 80 percent of exposure to UV rays over a person's lifetime occurs before the age of 18," said Susan Blakeney, optometric adviser at the College of Optometrists. Experts added that...

Kids Think Ketchup and Bread are Part of Fruit and Vegetables Food-group

... eating habits can be parents themselves. "It is worrying kids have such misconceptions about food. "More and more children and adults are aware of the importance of having five daily fruit and veg portions," he said. "But more needs to be done to help children understand what counts and what doesn't. "Pa...

Mum's Death and Breastfeeding Behind Jolie's Appalling Weight Loss

...o thin. The 'Tomb Raider' star revealed that her worrying weight loss is a result of stress following her mother's demise. "I've always been lean and this year I lost my mom and I've gone through a lot," the Daily Mail quoted Jolie, as saying. Jolie also launched an attack on people who failed to recogn...

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

...ren a freedom to explore but without their parents worrying about where they are in an age when, in real life, they are not allowed out by themselves because of safety fears," the Scotsman quoted Nic Crowe and Dr Simon Bradford of Brunel's School of Sport and Education, as saying. "Virtual environments for...

Hazardous Medical Waste Discovered Again In San Jose

A worrying trend of untreated medical waste dumped in landfills, is emerging from areas of the South Bay region of San Jose, US. Just days from when a significant amount of hazardous medical waste was traced to three South Bay hospitals, the fourth catch fro...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...injuries. Violence in the workplace is another worrying area, where nurses are at the receiving end of antagonism from patients or their families. Nurses need to feel safe and secure to operate in their environment, and healthcare policies must cater to this need. Success Stories Many countries ...

Higher Gas Prices Leave Many Workers Running on Empty

...e Ive talked to spent a significant amount of time worrying about their financial situation." The research also indicated much higher levels of family conflict for those required to modify spending habits. Finally, Hochwarter was interested in whether employees felt alone in their sacrifices or if their c...

Now a Green Agenda for Mental Health

...ss to an adequate garden or green exercise. In one worrying case, the inpatient said that trips to the garden were often withheld as a punishment. Mind is now calling for access to green space and exercise to be a core issue for the Healthcare Commission, Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Prison...

Mammogram Rates On The Decline In America

...argest of any age group. Experts say that this is worrying as women in this group are the most likely to benefit from receiving mammograms. Says Robert Smith, the American Cancer Society's director of cancer screening: A decline in mammography utilization is going to result in a higher rate of cancers diag...

Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate

... potentially to climate change, simply isn't worth worrying about. The Dutch group did not repeat Keppler's experiment exactly, Dueck said, "because it was not methodologically sound." Instead, his team boosted the sensitivity of their methane measurements by growing plants in an atmosphere saturated with a...

Tony Abbott Confident Of Australias Vote For Performance Not Promise

...ould concentrate more on his portfolio rather than worrying about attacking us", she added. Ms Roxon claims that Labor will release further detail on health policies closer to the election....

Australian Children Sleep Less, Perhaps Not Well Monitored

...'s School of Health Sciences, said the finding was worrying because children who went to bed late were inattentive and unable to function effectively at school. He said the current average hours of sleep were within set guidelines, but they were at the bottom end of the scale and parents should ensure child...

How to Cope With Side Effects from Pelvic Radiotherapy

...tment and are experiencing some of the potentially worrying and embarrassing side effects, now have a new free resource to turn to thanks to Cancerbackup and Cancer Research UK. The leading cancer charities have produced the two booklets, one for men and one for women, which could help the 12,000 patients ...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

... it is a good sign, the other side of coin that is worrying is an increased trend in other forms as well as more number of females and young population joining the list of consumers. The global trends show 1.1 billion smokers of which 80% are in low- and middle income countries (1 in 3 adults) and the trend...

Multi-tasking is Mentally Damaging, Warn Experts

...s comments come at the time when experts have been worrying about poor grades secured by may children at schools as a result of multi-taskingsuch as listening to music on their iPods, watching TV and doing their homework simultaneously. The researchers even went on to insist that multi-tasking enormously a...

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...gs over the border is a trend that is increasingly worrying social workers in Hong Kong. According to official figures, the number of Hong Kong people arrested for using drugs in southern Guangdong province, where Shenzhen lies, rose from 191 in 2004 to 336 last year. Over the same period, the number of peo...

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