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Chopra, Harkin, Kurzweil, Ornish, Khan Top Race & Reconciliation Conclave on Health and Wellness

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil , described by Forbes magazine as "the ultimate thinking machine" will join wellness legislative leader Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), health and wellness expert Dr. Deepak Chopra , diet guru Dr. Dean Ornish , Pepsi...

Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan Encourages Arizonans to Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

Khan Joins the American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Program to Urge Immunization throughout the Season PHOENIX, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In Maricopa County alone, an average of up 20% of the population, or 757,000 people, are estimated to suffer from influenza this seas...

Saif Ali Khan Recovering and Stable

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who was rushed to a city hospital here Sunday evening after complaining of chest pain//, is better and recovering from severe exertion, hospital sources said Monday. 'Saif Ali is out of danger, but will be kept under observation for the next two days, s...

WHO Urges Shah Rukh Khan to Stop Endorsing Tobacco Products

A senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday termed as "horrible" endorsement of tobacco products by Shah Rukh Khan and motor racing// legend Michael Schumacher and urged them to stop promoting what was a "social malice". "We know that celebrities in both Hollywood and Bo...

A.Q. Khan Discharged from Hospital after Successful Prostate Surgery

Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who underwent prostate surgery, was discharged from hospital Sunday and taken to an unknown location.// Khan, 70, was driven out from a rear exit as television teams waited vainly at the main gate of the Aga Khan Hospital where his canc...

A.Q. Khan Undergoes Successful Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan Saturday underwent a successful prostate cancer operation at the Agha Khan Hospital here. // Farhat Abbas, who led a team of doctors through the operation, expressed satisfaction over the operation, Geo TV reported. The 66-year-old...

A.Q. Khan Admitted in Hospital for Cancer Surgery

Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, suffering from prostate cancer, has been admitted to Karachi's Aga Khan University Hospital for surgery with// tight security arrangements in place. No time was fixed for surgery and tests were carried out immediately after his admissi...

Bismillah Khan frets over government ignoring request

Ailing shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan is grateful to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for releasing a special grant of Rs.250,000 for his treatment//, but is pained that the central government continues to ignore his request for a cooking gas agency for one of his grandsons. The 91-year-old Khan...

Shehnai Maestro Bismillah Khan Hospitalised

Shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan was hospitalised here Thursday due to extreme weakness following a brief illness.// Khan, 92, had fallen ill about a week ago and was being treated by a private consultant at his residence here. However, he became very weak prompting the attending physici...

Chennai Students Protest Against Aamir Khan for Endorsing Coke

College students in Chennai shouted slogans and displayed protest placards to actor Aamir Khan, urging him to withdraw his endorsement of Coca-Cola.// The students, members of Youth for Social Change, said they were raising this issue with Khan, because he was an actor with a "conscience". ...

Imran Khan Plans To Open Second Cancer Hospital In Karachi

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan plans to open a second cancer hospital, this time in the southern port city of Karachi.// The new facility will come up in Karachi by January next year, the Daily Times reported. Khan, who heads the Tehreek-e-Insaf political party, had set up the Sh...

Pakistan Assures of Providing Best Medical Care to Abdul Qader Khan

Detained nuclear scientist Abdul Qader Khan, diagnosed with prostate cancer, will get the best treatment and the public would be kept informed of his health conditions, the// government has said. Since the health condition of Khan is of public interest, the government would like to assure tha...

Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50

...n a related commentary http://www.cmaj.ca/press/cmaj091212.pdf , Dr. Karim khan and Dr. Maureen Ashe write that cognitive impairment and dementia are majo...s at least 25% of people with fractures from falls within 12 months. Dr. khan and Dr. Ashe are with the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver G...

Air Traffic Patterns Predict Swine Flu Spread

... correlated with the importation of this disease," khan said. "Where people go, infectious diseases of peo...h high-traffic volumes of passengers from Mexico," khan said. "Almost no importations were in the countrie... 99 percent of the world's commercial air traffic, khan said. The information, which was collected with th...

Roshan Announces Expansion of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project to Bamyan Region

...an, Cisco, the Government of Afghanistan, The Aga khan University Hospital, Karachi, the French Medical Institute f or Children, Aga khan Health Services and the Bamyan Provincial Hospital...ith Cisco, the Government of Afghanistan, The Aga khan University Hospital, Karachi (AKUH), French Medic...

Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth

... Maneesh Batra, M.D., M.P.H., University of Washington School of Medicine Zulfiqar Bhutta, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.P.C.H., F.C.P.S., Ph.D., Aga khan University Michael G. Gravett, M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine Thomas N. Hansen, M.D., Seattle Children's Maureen Kelley, P...

Fashion Designer Naeem Khan, Actor Richard Kind and Star Chef Michel Nischan Among Other Luminaries to Attend Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's 'D.R.E.a.M.S. in the City'

...EW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naeem khan dresses celebrities such as Carrie Underwood, Eva ... (DRI.) This year, Indian born designer Naeem khan will be receiving the "Dare to Dream Award" for hi...of diabetes research. The House of Halston-trained khan has become recognized worldwide for his intricate ...

American Lung Association of Arizona, Phoenix Fire and Maricopa County Public Health Urge Residents to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

... Fire Chief Bob khan and County Health Director, Dr. Bob England Encour... getting their shots too." Fire Chief Bob khan is working with the American Lung Association of A... children and the local "face" of influenza, Chief khan makes sure his entire family is immunized every ye...

Acumen Fund Announces New Investments In Pakistan To Build Scalable Business That Serve The Poor

...st Microinsurance Agency (FMiA), a company designed to provide health and life insurance to the poor: a $1.4 million joint venture investment with Aga khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM); Kashf Holdings Private Limited (KHL), a holding company to establish a group of companies providing a suite of...

Gastric juice for diagnosis of H. pylori infection in patients on proton pump inhibitors

...epartment of Microbiology and Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, at Aga khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. The study was funded by the Aga khan University Research Committee. ...

California Science Center Welcomes 1-Millionth BODY WORLDS Visitor

... Park. Grammy Award-winning recording artist Chaka khan and a group of middle school students from Compton... exhibit at the California Science Center. Chaka khan and the group of students from Charles Drew Middle...Ken Phillips. The field trip was part of the Chaka khan Foundation's college preparatory program and highl...

New Drugs No Better Than Older Ones for Schizophrenia

... 70 percent of patients kept with the newer drugs, khan noted. "The biggest reason that they stayed lon...rs perceived the newer drugs as more efficacious," khan said. "That's the way real life is -- real life is...he first treatment, then the drugs did not differ, khan said. The findings are published in the March 2...

Researchers aim to prevent global prematurity and stillbirths

...summit. Researchers include: Fernando Barros Investigator, Universidade Catlica de Pelotas; Pelotas, Brazil Zulfiqar Bhutta. Investigator, Aga khan University; Karachi, Pakistan Mike Gravett Investigator, University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, WA, USA Tom Hansen - CEO of Childre...

Researchers Aim to Prevent Global Prematurity and Stillbirths

...searchers include: -- Fernando Barros - Investigator, Universidade Catolica de Pelotas; Pelotas, Brazil -- Zulfiqar Bhutta - Investigator, Aga khan University; Karachi, Pakistan -- Mike Gravett - Investigator, University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, WA, USA -- Tom Hansen - CE...

Malnutrition Responsible for a Third of Child Deaths Worldwide

...r HIV/AIDS because of side effects. The Lancet series starts off with a paper from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore and Aga khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, which finds that one-third of child deaths and 11 percent of the total disease burden globally are a result of matern...

New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM

...time -- full of challenges, yet full of promise. Let's go forward now and get the work done.'' For more information, please contact: Shivananda khan / New Delhi: +91-98-3922-1091 (mobile) Paul Causey / Bangkok: +66-81-984-6515 (mobile) Edmund Settle / Beijing: +86-139-1136-3025 (mo...

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Bono, and YouthAIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd Among Celebrities at YouthAIDS Benefit Gala

...AIDS made to India. During the trip, YouthAIDS teamed up with National Geographic Channel and Bollywood stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh khan to explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general population and why young women are increasingly at risk for HIV infection. The documen...

Surgery Can Cut Sleep Apnea

...y more than half." The study was to be presented Wednesday at CHEST, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, in Chicago. khan noted that CPAP "is a well-established treatment for sleep apnea, and while most patients tolerate it well, some are unable to tolerate it or don't wa...

National Geographic Channel, Ashley Judd and YouthAIDS Host World Premiere Screening of 'India's Hidden Plague'

...r, acclaimed actress And philanthropist, Ashley Judd teamed up with Bollywood stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh khan to explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general population and why young women are increasingly at risk for ...

Patients should ask surgeons about using honey to heal wounds

... was an ancient remedy for wound healing explains lead author Dr Fasal Rauf khan from North West Wales NHS Trust in Bangor. It was found in the tomb of King...th their surgeon before applying any substance to post-operative wounds, Dr khan adds that studies have found that honey offers a number of benefits. It ...

New 'knock-out' gene model provides molecular clues to breast cancer

... which could affect other physiological functions, khan adds. An alternative model was clearly needed to s...marketed as Nolvodex). After two years of work, khan says his team has developed a knock-out mouse mode...ogen-signaling throughout the rest of its body. khan used what is called a conditional knock-out techni...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

...'s why I'm interested in this system, because it's very poorly understood," khan said. "If we don't know how an automobile's fuel system works to be...phrine is capable of activating these signals just like hypoglycemia does," khan said. He insists that norepinephrine is not only sufficient but nec...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

... Hashmi in Aashiq Banaya Aapne. Nigar Khans husband and actor Sahil khan (who debuted in N Chandras Style) was also approached by another co-ordinat...was worth crores. Now, even male actors are subjected to similar overtures, khan said. Veteran film publicist Rajoo Kariya says, One out of every fi...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

...aid shopkeeper Rattan Lal. The gardens were built by Nawab Fidai Khan, a foster brother of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Being an architect, Fidai khan designed this garden himself. However, records state that he himself did not live at these beautiful gardens for too long after local kings an...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

... Roshan, Cisco, Aga khan University Hospital and the French Medical Instit... abroad. Roshan has teamed with Cisco, Aga khan University Hospital (AKUH), French Medical Institu...lthcare needs," said Firoz Rasul, President of Aga khan University. "Telemedicine will dramatically expand...

Video Game Addiction to Be Termed as a Medical Condition

...ully addictive as heroin. The vote was spearheaded by Doctor Mohamed khan with the AMAs Council on Science and Pubilc Health. khan authored a study called Emotional and Behavioral Effects, Including Addicti...

Pakistan to Launch World's Biggest Anti-measles Drive

...urrently only 69 percent. "It is the largest immunization campaign in the world. I think it will show a lot of results," health minister Nasir khan told a news conference in Islamabad. The campaign targeting all children aged up to 13 years is due to start on Monday in southwestern Baluchi...

Indian Doctor Based in California Bags NECO Award

...e in 1976 and paediatric training at the Christian Medical College in Ludhiana. His next stop was as director of a paediatric unit in the Agha khan Hospital in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, in 1980. In 1988, Eapen was appointed Philippines' health advisor by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. ...

Florence Nightingales of India Honored by President

...al Nurses Day." The following nursing professionals received the Award : Name (Category) [State/Union Territory] Ms Tahira Hashim Ali khan (Nurse) [Andhra Pradesh] Ms C.S.Tada (Nurse) [Arunachal Pradesh] Ms Madhupuri (Nurse) [Chandigarh] Ms Udaising Damor (Nurse) [Gujarat] Ms ...

No Foul Play, Woolmer Died of Naural Causes, Say Jamaican Police

...h respect to the Pakistan cricket team. But Pakistan's former captain Imran khan said he was shocked there was no apology to the national side. He s...t ruled out natural causes before this whole drama about the murder," Imran khan said. But Inzamam-ul-Haq, captain during the World Cup, said that a...
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