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Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...s!" The UA researchers suggest that in the border zones where two African green monkey species' ranges come in contact, transmission probably happened during interspecies sexual encounters or fights. Wertheim pointed out that hybrid monkeys have been seen in the wild in the border zones. Worobey said, "...

Plastic Ban in Guwahati to Ease Flooding

...ncroachments on the hills and create eco-sensitive zones in the wetlands around Guwahati, the problem of water logging would continue. No amount of drains could ease the problem," Sarma said. However, several opposition political parties and citizen's groups have opposed the draft master plan, saying tha...

Various Civil Society Groups Form Alliance to Fight HIV/AIDS

...as been declared as one of the country's high-risk zones with close to 100,000 people infected with HIV. There are some 1,780 HIV-positive people in Assam although unofficial estimates put the number at close to 30,000. "The number of AIDS cases in Assam has swollen from 372 to 578 between October 2006 a...

Hundreds of Children Exposed to Pesticide in US

... states that have laws or policies creating buffer zones around schools to protect them from pesticides don't do enough to enforce them. "The regulations are inadequate. In the vast majority of cases, people who didn't follow the laws received at best a $400 fine," said Margaret Reeves, a scientist with ...

Deep-sea Mining can Damage Marine Ecosystem

...cosystems that lie within other countries economic zones or in international waters. This poses additional problems, because while a state has the right to exploit its own resources, international environmental law decrees that it cannot damage the environment beyond its boundaries,' said Prof. Halfar. T...

Indoor Smoking Bans Creating Unhealthy Outdoor Second-hand Smoke Zones

...people seem to be smoking outside. Are we creating zones that are potentially unhealthy? Thats what were trying to figure out," Naeher said. The findings of the study were presented at the American Thoracic Society 2007 International Conference....

GPS Could Help to Identify High Risk Zones

... of a locked zone to the west of Seattle. Locked zones occur where adjacent tectonic plates appear 'locke...chers are hoping that GPS can help them map locked zones more effectively. GPS networks send altitude and location readings to satellites that can thus ch...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

...tres of our planet's polar regions .These frigid zones are extensively covered by polar ice caps resting respectively on the Arctic ocean in the north and the Antartic continent in the south. Since the ice is more "water ice", the Arctic Ocean is covered by floating ice or sea ice, called the Arctic Ice...

Export of Herbal Products to Reach Rs.120 Billion by 2012: Study

...n with the creation of exclusive export promotion zones (EPZ) across India, says a study. Herbal product exports can be accelerated with the setting up of EPZs in about 12 Indian states as their demand soars at a rate of over 25 percent in countries like the US, Britain, Spain, Australia, Russia and In...

Flying Returns from Long-haul Flights – Jet Lag and Health Ris

...e opinion that long haul flights across three time zones or less is still ok; but anything more than this w...overy period, equivalent to two-thirds of the time zones crossed. SA...

Concurrent Health Problems Take Heavy Toll on Seniors

... can range from high-functioning, even protective, zones (e.g., high levels of high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol) to severe dysfunction (as in end-stage disease). The research presented in the special section was inspired and guided by issues raised at meetings of the NIA's Task Force on Comorbidity. ...

British Soldiers Suffer Delay of Treatment for Mental Illness

...in's over stretched forces are sent back to combat zones without enough time to recuperate. 'The rate of admission from Iraq is much faster. The worry is that it is only the bow wave of what will be coming for many years', said Toby Elliott, chief executive of Combat Stress. The MoD said it took the is...

Assam Reports HIV Suicides, Treatment a Distant Dream

...as been declared as one of the country's high-risk zones with close to 100,000 people infected with HIV. There are some 1,750 HIV-positive people in Assam although unofficial estimates put the number at close to 30,000. Despite the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), India's apex healthcare body t...

Soldiers Readying to Fight Stress With Yoga

...ring stress levels among soldiers in militancy-hit zones and arresting the trend," the official added. Source-IANS...

Funds Increased for Treating Bhopal Gas Victims

...dered gas-affected and people living outside these zones at the time of the tragedy can't get any kind of compensation or facilities provided to gas victims. "It has been decided to pursue with the central government so it declares the remaining 20 wards of Bhopal as gas- affected and compensates their ...

Researchers Investigate Gene Linked With Circadian Liver Clock

...of a smooth-running circadian clock. Crossing time zones decouples our biological rhythms// from the natural cycle of light and dark we’re used to. We perceive light cues through retinal photoreceptors that relay signals to the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) in the brain. "Phase adjustments" in peripher...

Hungarian Geese Slaughtered as Bird Flu Returns to EU

...ion of affected farms and the setting up of safety zones within a 10-kilometer perimeter. While assuring that no further measures were necessary, Tod said fresh outbreaks could not be ruled out. Source-Bio-Bio Technology SRI...

New Method May Treat Brain Injuries

...the brain. These collect glutamate, creating small zones of high concentration from which the glutamate can then be released into the bloodstream. Basic chemistry told him that he could affect the transporter activity by tweaking glutamate levels in the blood. When blood levels are low, the greater diffe...

Marketing in Schools may Discourage Healthy Nutrition among Students

...004 legislation, schools are being asked to become zones of good health and nutrition, providing leadership in the effort to prevent childhood obesity,' Probart says. 'One way is for a community, parents and educators to change teens' unhealthy eating habits is to develop, implement and enforce policies to...

US NGO to Counsel HIV/AIDS Patients in Assam

...as been declared as one of the country's high-risk zones with close to 100,000 people infected with HIV. Authorities in the northeast fear the disease may further spread because of the region's acute drug problem. India's northeast lies on the edge of the heroin-producing Golden Triangle of Laos, Myan...

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