Tag: "yellow" at medical news
Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction
...ientate themselves. In long-wave light above the yellow
level, this ability is lost in all the birds that have so far been tested, he said. He further said a magnetic sense of direction could be a common ability to all birds. The study, 'The magnetic compass of domestic chickens, Gallus gallus' appear...
Global Warming Threatens Tibet
...glaciers, frozen earth melting, grasslands turning yellow
and rivers drying up. The scientists came to their conclusions after exploring the source of the Yangtze River on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. "The glaciers at the source of the Yangtze River are shrinking much faster than we had anticipated," The...
China to Make Cuban Dengue Mosquito Killer
... aegypti mosquito likewise causes 200,000 cases of yellow
fever a year, resulting in 30,000 deaths, 95 percent of them in Africa. Cuba, the only country that produces Bactivec, struck a similar deal in 2000 with Amazonas state in Brazil, which produces and sells the biolarvicide to other countries....
Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change
...o shrink, frozen earth to melt, grasslands to turn yellow
and rivers to dry up. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau used to boast of 36,000 glaciers covering an area of 50,000 sq km. In the past 100 years, their area has shrunk by 30 percent....
Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers
...ld - the colour red indicates severe malnutrition, yellow
moderate malnourishment and green normal. The charts stating the health status of each child is prominently displayed at Anganwadi centres, stirring the mothers to improve the status of their children. The maps show the location of the feeding cent...
Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies
...Following an atmosphere poisoning of ignited yellow
phosphorous, they have examined around 16, 000 pe...rning of 15 of 58 cars. Six tanker cars containing yellow
phosphorus caught fire, sending noxious fumes over 35 square miles. According to Transport Ministe...
Aedes Agypti Mosquitos Immune System Revealed
...controlling the transmission of viruses that cause yellow
and dengue fevers diseases that infect over 50 m...lain why one type of mosquito transmits dengue and yellow
fevers, while the other transmits malaria. Beyond the present descriptive work, functional studies w...
Imphal Hosts Cycle Rally to Spread Drug Abuse Awareness
...licit drug trafficking. Adorning characteristic yellow
colour T-shirts, participants are cycling down the streets of Imphal to send across the message on dangers of consuming drugs. Over 350 cyclists and 200 volunteers are participating in the rally. The rally will pass through seven districts of Mani...
Taj Mahal is Enveloped by Pollution and a Foul Smell
...n the monument's white marble surface, giving it a yellow
NRI Boy Underwent a Rare Dual Transplant Surgery
...ry, Ganesh is on his way to recovery. Dressed in a yellow
T-Shirt and brown trousers, the 9th standard student of the Years Buna School, San Jose, California, is raring to return to school. "There is a little sprain on my belly but I am fine otherwise. I want to go back as soon as possible," said Ganesh, ...
WHO Launches Yellow Fever Initiative for West Africa
... The initiative is being undertaken to counter the yellow
fever, resurging in the region and is backed by a ...e World Health Assembly is convened. To prevent yellow
fever infections from spreading into an epidemic, immunization coverage must be at least 60 to 80 pe...
Scientists Develop Method to Track Immune System Enzyme in Live Animals
...in, Casellas and coworkers expressed permanently a yellow
fluorescent protein in the progeny of germinal center B cells. Thanks to these new mouse models, we can track in live animals whenever the AID enzyme is active as well as the result of that activity, says Casellas. Scientists can also cross these new...
Scientists Map Genome Sequence Dengue Mosquito
...elopment of new strategies to prevent and control yellow
fever and dengue fever. The genome sequencing was done by researchers from 24 universities and other institutions, led by Vishvanath Nene at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) and David Severson at the University of Notre Dame. Zhijian Tu...
Statins may Help Treat Hepatitis C Patients
... The researchers reported the total bilirubin (TB, yellow
breakdown product) and ALT results and compared the findings to an existing hepatitis C registry data. Researchers found that three patients with abnormal ALTs at baseline experienced significant improvement and nine patients who started with norma...
Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat
...pollution threat. The entire complex is turning yellow
from the exhaust of cars and trucks, and the discoloration is most noticeable at the complexs White Tower, the original square fortress built by William the Conqueror in 1078, says study co-author Peter Brimblecombe, an atmospheric chemist at the Uni...
Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh
...e pungent ingredients in such plants as wasabi and yellow
mustard. In response to high temperatures, the receptor produces pain and irritation. All of these studies use natural products to understand pain mechanisms in the periphery of the body, where they are first sensed, says Julius. Ultimately, pain...
Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day
...ividual who smokes tends to develop wrinkles and yellow
teeth. Infertility problems and impaired sexual health is common among individuals who smoke. Smokers tend to have pale and unhealthy skin due to poor circulation. They tend to have bad breath or halitosis , bad smelling clothes and hai...
AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies
...ted States include: Yellow jackets -- black with yellow
markings, found in various climates Honeybees -- a round, fuzzy body covered with dark brown and yellow
markings Paper wasps -- slender, elongated bodies that are black, brown or red and have yellow
Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine
...the Hindu calendar, which heralds the monsoon. A yellow
herbal paste, the ingredients of which have remained a family secret, is first put into a live three centimetre-long murrel fish and is then slipped through the throat of the patient. Dozens of family members of Goud have mastered the art of administ...
Cars in UK to Be Fitted With Black Boxes to Reduce Fatalities
...d of the day to see if they are parked on a double yellow
line or driving somewhere at four in the morning, he said. There is also fear that the technology could be developed to track vehicles or pave the way for "pay-as-you-drive" congestion charging. According to the Daily Mail, the British governmen...
1 2 3 4 5