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150 BEST Divers and Conductors Tested Positive for HIV

Recently more number of bus drivers and conductors in India are being tested positive for HIV. One such case is that of the bus conductor Ravindra Kamble (34). //Statistics show that about 150 BEST drivers and conductors in the last one year have been tested positive for HIV. The BEST’s HIV policy ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium Channels Its Way to Kids at Packard Children's

...h day's broadcasts are usually around feeding time. That's when kids can watch Aquarium staff feed the penguins on the "penguin cam." Or, see and hear divers feed the fish, sharks and other sea creatures through the Living Kelp Forest Exhibit's "kelp cam." Kids at the hospital can also listen to Aquarium ed...

Blair C. Filler, M.D. Receives 2009 Tipton Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Leadership

...he Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department emergency services team, with which he served 25 years rescuing endangered mountain climbers, skiers, scuba divers and crash victims. Dr. Filler has been honored by the California Orthopaedic Association and the American Medical Association (AMA) for his work...

First national study of diving-related injuries

...g. There are now more than 20 thousand competitive divers under the age of 18 in this country* and millions ...imming pools across the United States. Competitive divers strive to gracefully enter the water without makin...ver the past two decades. Not only are competitive divers at risk for injury, but recreational...

Sister Red Cross Societies Help Each Other

...nce is needed and how we can further support their emergency response." The Mexican Red Cross mobilized 2,500 emergency relief workers, scuba rescue divers and volunteers. In addition, the Mexican Red Cross sent two helicopters from nearby states to help increase relief distributions to affected communiti...

Some Female Athletes Risking Weaker Bones

...rs, divers, runners have poorer bone density, research shows FRIDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Certain female college athletes, such as swimmers, divers and runners, have lower bone density than other athletes, a new study finds. If bone density levels in these athletes continued to decrease, they c...

Corals added to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species for first time

...on of unique and diverse marine ecosystems. Corals build reefs that are habitat for fish and other marine life, and also are a major attraction for divers in the Galapagos, where tourism makes a significant contribution to the local and national economy. The recovery of algae species following strong ...

Double Lung Transplant Man in Michigan Recovering

...d in a statement. "Our friends that died in the crash would have wanted us to go on with our work." The cause of the crash was still unknown, but divers searching the lake off Milwaukee identified a debris field Friday on the lake bottom containing much of the wreckage, said Keith Holloway, spokesman f...

Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq

...e to arthritis and sciatica, even for sterility for men and women," he added. The technique was also traditionally used by the historic pearl divers of the Gulf to prevent diseases before they embarked on their three-month-long pearling expeditions out at sea. "I sought out many physicians but they...

Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California

... divers scouring the sea-bed for abalone are paying with t...born, snail-like creatures from rocks. Veteran divers and even the rock-pickers who ply chest-deep water...obbed up and down between breaths of air. Some divers awoke as early as 4 a.m. to make the winding 90-mi...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...oses new challenges. Researchers shrank the computers and power supplies that support the robot so they can be carried in dive bags by technical scuba divers and fit into the limited space. Most importantly, the engineers wrote an instructional manual so crew members could reassemble the robot and troublesh...

Training Breathing Muscles Improves Swimmer's Performance

...nvironments (CRESE), shows that swimmers and scuba divers can improve their swimming endurance and breathing... "Specific respiratory muscle training could allow divers in the military, civilian rescue services, commerc... their fatigue during sustained exercise, enabling divers and swimmers to sustain their effort longer withou...

No Link between Scuba Diving and Impaired Lung Function

...t the German Naval Institute have found that scuba divers do not have an increased decline in lung function,... The study was conducted on 468 military scuba divers in addition to a comparison 'control' group of 122...s. It was observed that the lung function of divers and controls was greater than the expected norm at...
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