Many Senior Citizens in the Grips of Malnutrition
Malnutrition appears to be a common condition among the senior lot in Australia. This is not a good sign as it can slow their recovery process from an illness or accident.
A study of 102 patients recuperating at Sydneys Prince of Wales Hospital showed that almost 80 per cent were malnouris...
Its the Face and Not the Body That Grips the Attention of the Opposite Sex
Contrary to popular opinion, its not that killer body that the opposite sex takes into account at first glance, but your face and this happens especially if you are a man.
To find our how much faces and bodies contribute to someone's overall attractiveness, researchers from the University...
Viral Gastroenteritis Grips Quebec Enmasse
Quebec and New Brunswick are facing one of the worst gastroenteritis epidemics that has thrown more than 35 hospitals out of gear, with patients coming// in droves for relief. The infection triggers diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach cramps, which can continue for a few days but seldom endangers life....
Malaria Grips Jamaica, Nearly 160 Affected
Jamaica – In what is thought to be the first malarial outbreak in 40 years, health officials report that an estimated 160 people have come down with malaria.//
No fresh cases of malaria have been reported further. Fortunately, the major resort locations are free of the infection.
E.coli grips Wisconsin
30 cases of E. coli have been confirmed in Wisconsin, the outbreak of the disease is thought to have been caused by bagged spinach. One person has succumbed to the disease in the state.//
Governor Doyle said that 15 of the 30 cases have needed hospital admission and four of them are battlin...
Many Irish in the Grips of Digestive Disorders
A survey has conveyed the extent of digestive problems among the Irish estimated at one-third, a trend prevalent for over a year. The survey findings also established// a certain amount of ignorance displayed by the Irish, who seem to be at a loss about approach measures for remedy.
Hantavirus Scare Grips U.S
Mouse population has been on the rise past two winters, owing to the dampness and dankness, but these have been field days for the scurrying mouse. Infact mouse proliferation has been on the rise, //and citizens fear the deadly Hantavirus, fallout of poor hygiene in mice habitats.
Some of the...
Rubella Outbreak Grips Vietnam
Vietnam is badly hit by a rubella epidemic, with more than 6000 people infected with the disease. Schools and factories seem to be worst affected//, said a Government health official.
‘The number of people infected with rubella this year has reached 6,000,’ said Pham Ngoc Dinh, deputy director ...
Fear Of Malaria Outbreak Grips Tripura
A malaria alert has been sounded by health authorities in Tripura, following the malaria related death of nearly 50 people in neighbouring Assam //. The health department of Tripura is keen on implementation of appropriate precautionary measures to prevent a malaria outbreak in Tripura.
Bird Flu Fear Grips Madhya Pradesh
Poultry farms in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh, which has been facing the death of a large number of chickens for the past few days has alerted the authorities, who in turn has started investigating whether the birds had // died due to bird flu.
Suraj Damor, the district magistrate of Bur...
Danielle Browning: Providing Immediate Help for Individuals in Need of Health Coverage and Career Recreation
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Media Advisory: The Recession's Toll on American Workers' Health & Well-Being
... For Wednesday, May 27, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m.
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of the worst economy in at least one-quarter century, American workers have had to grapple with fast and furious changes over the past 12 months, incl...
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M. D. Anderson study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities
...lution to this problem, but many different issues that need to be addressed to prepare for these changes," said Smith. "I'm afraid if we don't come to grips
with this as a society, health care may be the next bubble to burst."
The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer Reports From South Africa on Renewed Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis
...rs of misinformation about the HIV virus spread by former South Africa President Thabo Mbeki and his health minister, the country is finally coming to grips
with its AIDS crisis. Barbara Hogan, the new South African Minister of Health, is trying to contain a disease which has infected one of every 6 peopl...
Trinadgey Launches to Sci-Fi Lovers via New Online Portal Trinadgey.com
...of endless possibilities. For many years, Patterson's fans consisted of a small network of friends and family. But after fighting cancer and coming to grips
with the finite nature of life, Patterson realized there was nothing to hold him back from following his dream and introducing Trinadgey to the masses...
Spine Injuries a Common Result of Car Crashes
... researcher Dr. Marjorie C. Wang, an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
"It is extremely important to come to grips
with the carnage on the highways," said Dr. Charles H. Tator, a professor of neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, who wrote an editorial accompa...
Red Cross Caring for People in Eight States as Winter Storm Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Power
...s still in the dark after this week's storm. With new snow on the ground and a chilly weekend approaching, that number could grow as more cold weather grips
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"Our shelters are seeing more and more visitors as power ou...
Crowd Rallies to Protest Hospital Cuts
... Gov. Corzine and state lawmakers to restore
the $143 million in charity care cuts proposed in the state's 2009 budget.
With New Jersey already in the grips
of a hospital closure crisis, the cuts
jeopardize future access to hospital care for all New Jerseyans.
Among the many attendees was Mary Anne Mar...
Hazelden Publishing Unveils Valuable New Resource for Women Seeking Recovery From Addiction
...enda Iliff, Clinical Director of
the Hazelden Women's Recovery Center, the book offers an honest and direct
approach for women seeking solace from the grips
of drug and alcohol
addiction. Iliff gives practical advice, hope and encouragement, and
focuses on the unique issues and needs women face in addictio...
91 Percent of Oncologists Polled Report Adverse Patient Events as Result of CMS National Coverage Decision on ESAs
of their patients."
Tomaszweski added, "The importance of this type of research is rapidly
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with the need
to balance cost and benefits in a world with limited resources and
increasing demand. It is always important to understand and to measur...
The Burn Machine(R) Heats Up Personal Fitness
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Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand
...d and controls the motors hidden in the fingers.
Small objects such as coins can be picked up between the index finger and thumb, while other grips
allow turning a key in a lock, holding a plate and handing over a business card.
So flexible are the fingers that they can open the ring-pull...
Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF
...ounced plans to build one of the world's biggest desalination plants to supply drinking water to Melbourne.
Southern Australia has been in the grips
of a six-year drought, the worst on record. The project, which is expected to be completed by 2011, is part of a scheme to "drought-proof" water suppl...
This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'
...aine. ATS -amphetamine, methamphetamine, ecstasy, and methcathinone rules the life of almost 35 million users. That makes more than 200 million in the grips
of narcotic drugs.
Cannabis is widely cultivated in many regions of the world. Propelled by the huge demand for this drug, its makers have alt...
British Doctors Want Indian Immigrants Screened for TB
The Observer reported Sunday that two new outbreaks, in Luton and Cardiff, had prompted concern that public health officials were failing to come to grips
with the disease.
Vivienne Nathanson, the British Medical Association's head of science and ethics, said the re-emergence of TB was so serious...
Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth
...an province, hit by an earthquake last weekend, hundreds of students displaced by the quake took the test in makeshift tents.
"China is in the grips
of summer gaokao madness," Xinhua said. The pressure is driving growing numbers to cheat, some through ever-more advanced methods such as using wirele...
Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade
...k for testing thousands of pharmaceuticals.
But as this country of 47 million people draws closer to the West, officials are gradually getting to grips
with the problem, tabling new laws and introducing increased checks.
Ukraine is still lagging in healthcare, with a life expectancy of 68 that is...
A Realistic Arm on the Anvil for Injured Soldiers
...e at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
The result was that a wearer was able to re-adjust the prosthetic thumb to manage different types of grips
and possess fine motor skills for things like placing a checkers piece into a slot and removing a credit card from his pocket. He could stack plastic ...
Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment
... As the world community struggles to come to grips
with global warming and climate change, the small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan// may be about to show the way ahead.
Bhutan is set to become the ...
Busting the Exam Blues
...n their steady ascend in tropical hinterlands//. But March is infamous for a strange 'fever', characterized by sweaty palms and sleepless nights, that grips
several homes, especially those of school- and college–going children. Yes, it is that time of the year for exams, when adolescent competence, alo...
India Records Over 1.3 mn Chikungunya Cases
... As dengue fever grips
the country, another viral disease chikungunya is causing concern as over 1.3 million suspected cases //have been reported across nine states.
Delhi High Court Blames Government 'Inaction' on Dengue Outbreak
...ain behind AIIMS, the government has done precious little on a gaping problem.
It is estimated that above 3000 people in the country are in the grips
of the dengue virus with 673 cases being from Delhi alone. Nearly 43 people in India have succumbed to the disease. Figures in Kerala are extremely hi...
Pink of health: Breast Cancer Awareness Takes on Color and Vibrancy
...n epitomizes the liberated woman, who engages in shopping, takes decisions on purchases and certainly understands the lives of many of her ilk, in the grips
of this disease.
Charlotte's Belk store chain, S.C. mill Springs Global, American Airlines and Yoplait yogurt are among the many who have launch...
Dubai to commence free breast cancer screening
... Screening Programme expects to screen nearly 46000 women annually. According to data between 1998 and 2002, nearly 1000 women in the UAE were in the grips
of this disease.
To avail the screen, an appointment can be made at the following numbers: 02-621-5525 or 02-631-1172...
World Alzheimer’s Day: In Memory of Those With 'Memory Loss
... The entire world is a stage, and we are mere actors, echoed The Bard, eons ago. As the curtains go down slowly for those in the grips
of this crippling disease, today on// World Alzheimer’s day, the stage is set for deep reckoning; it is time to take the bull by its horns and evolve ...
$68 million aid pours in from Gates Foundation to fight tropical diseases
...resident of the global health program at the Gates Foundation.
The funds will do a world of good to bring reprieve to the ailing millions in the grips
of debilitating illnesses. ...
Fimbriae Help Bacteria Stick Around Inside the Body
...nd actually gets stronger as drag force is exerted on a bacterium. Rather than being swept away by fluids moving through the human body, the bacterium grips
even more tightly, helping it stick around and form an infection, like those seen in the urinary tract, for instance. The catch bonds release their gr...
Obesity on the high
"The biggest increases are being seen in parts of Asia with certain populations more susceptible than others," he said. "If we do not get to grips
with this, problems associated with obesity, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, are going to increase rapidly."
"Contrary to popular bel...