Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India
Water authorities of India say there is an alarming depletion of ground water levels in the country and are proposing a model legislation to prevent further erosion of water table.
The Central Groundwater Board has carried out a survey to find out the ground water level at various places acro...
Scales Tipping Alarmingly in the U.S.
Reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there has been a sudden increase in the count of extremely obese Americans//, with a body mass index of 40 or more.
Accordingly, not only has the proportion of extremely overweight people increased by 50 percent from 2000 to 2005(twi...
HIV Dementia Alarmingly High in Africa
An international study led by Johns Hopkins suggests that the rate of HIV-associated dementia is so high in sub-Saharan Africa that HIV dementia along with Alzheimer’s// disease and dementia from strokes may be among the most common forms of dementia in the world.
In the first study of HIV de...
Worldwide Diabetes Figures Alarmingly High
Diabetes , which is also called the silent killer, is steadily attacking more people all over the world , and many may be unaware of the disease// they are living with.
India is the diabetes capital of the world , followed by the US . In fact one in six out of every American is pre-diabetic ...
Female Ratio Drops Alarmingly In Himachal Due To Feticides
Female feticide has become a common feature in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh that at least 7,500 feticides are carried out every year on an average//, with the gender ratio falling to be the lowest in the country. The shocking factor is that despite such unchecked prevalence of feticides only ...
Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines
WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Young adults may have grown up in an era of information overload, but they have alarmingly
little awareness of the risks of vaccine-preventable diseases and the need to keep up with vaccinations into adulthood, new data show.
Kaiser Permanente Unveils the Nation's Most Wired Mobile Health Vehicle
...ia testing, cholesterol, glucose and waive testing, urinalysis and immunization services.
"The island of Hawaii's mammography screening rates are alarmingly
well below the national average. Kaiser Permanente's Mobile Health Vehicle will contribute to increasing these rates for our members, and by providing...
In the Case of Epilepsy, Generic Drugs and Random Product Substitution are Not Always "Good Medicine"
...uest for profits, not only push patients to switch from brand name drugs to generics, but often switch from one generic manufacturer to another. Most alarmingly
from an epilepsy patient's perspective, this means that one can receive a different generic brand every time they refill their prescriptions. This is...
Study Demonstrates Internet Risks for Teen Girls
...Space might also increase their vulnerability, according to Dr. Noll. "Some adolescents include content on their social networking face pages that is alarmingly
provocative and revealing. These are the snapshots that are revealed publicly, for all to see.
"Those adolescents who may be unaware of how thei...
Stressed and Sedentary Lifestyles Increase as Recession Appears to Take its Toll on Britain's Health
...struggle to eat the
recommended "5-a-day" servings of fresh fruit and vegetables; only 24 per
cent manage to eat their 5 portions on a daily basis and alarmingly
(21 per cent) only get their daily intake of fresh fruit and veg once a week
Primarily, it's the perceived cost of exercising ...
alarmingly in Medical Technology
Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated
...s pneumonia, and even cause death. Vaccination is the best protection against the spread of the influenza virus, yet national vaccination rates remain alarmingly
low. Each year, approximately 226,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized with complications from influenza and an average of 36,000 people die -- inc...
Trius Initiates U.S. Phase I Trial for its Oxazolidinone Antibacterial Drug, TR-701
... the majority of bacterial infections in the hospital are now
caused by bacteria resistant to many antibiotics, and such infections are
also spreading alarmingly
within the community, there is an ever growing
need for potent yet safe orally available drugs to treat infections caused
by resistant Gram-positive p...
Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi Joins American Lung Association of Michigan to Address Seriously Low Vaccination Rates; Urge Metro-Detroiters to Get Immunized This Season
...ourage influenza vaccination throughout the winter months and into the spring to help protect against this serious virus and boost alarmingly
low state immunization rates among children and adults.
Popular Detroit entertainers Karen Newman, the "Voice of the De...
Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season
...mmunicating with "one strong
voice" the need to make influenza immunization a national health priority.
The Coalition seeks to address and improve the alarmingly
immunization rates among children.
The Coalition has launched a new Web site,
http://www.PreventChildhoodInfluenza.org, to provide p...
Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks
increasing their chances of passing along the influenza virus to their
older parents, spouses, children, grandchildren, friends and co-workers.
High Number of Children Unvaccinated; Leaving Serious Risk
for Severe Illness, Complications
Rates of influenza infection are the highest among chil...
alarmingly in Biological News
HIV dementia alarmingly high in Africa
An international study led by Johns Hopkins suggests that the rate of HIV-associated dementia is so high in sub-Saharan Africa that HIV dementia along with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia from strokes may be among the most common forms of dementia in the world.
In the first study of HIV dementia...
Researchers solve piece of large-scale gene silencing mystery
...h in turn leads to an increase in the production of ribosomes. This escalation in ribosome activity means that the cell can synthesize proteins at an alarmingly
rapid rate, which contributes to the out-of-control cell proliferation that is the disease's trademark.
Completely silencing all ribosomal genes wo...
Researchers confirm dead zone off Texas coast since 1985
...Channel, Galveston-Boliver Pass, Aransas Pass and Brazos-Santiago (Brownsville) Pass.
Water samples contained low oxygen levels, and in some years, alarmingly
low, DiMarco said. When a dead zone occurs, marine life can be severely threatened, especially commercial fishing areas.
The low oxygen levels sin...
Researcher provides tool to enable determination of age of anchovies with greater precision
...variability of stock replacement by juvenile fish, these being highly vulnerable to environmental conditions.
European anchovy catches have dropped alarmingly
over the last few decades, going from 83,615 tons in 1965 to 4,456 tons in 1982 and only 950 tons in 2005.
This is what Pablo Cermeo Villanueva foc...
Study finds mercury prevalent in many western fish
...in the western United States found widespread mercury concentrations in fish.
Though few of the more than 2,700 fish analyzed in the study contained alarmingly
high levels of mercury, the prevalence of the element throughout 12 western states caught the researchers somewhat by surprise.
"Mercury is every...
Acid water in East Java threatens biodiversity and local welfare
...s an important role in this. Other elements such as fluorine, in the form of fluoride, form a direct threat for public health. The levels are not only alarmingly
high in the river water but also in the groundwater and drinking water wells.
Within the large project scientists studied the ge...
alarmingly in Biological Technology