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Patients Left Helpless As Mumbai Doctors Strike Continues

Patients were made to suffer, as doctors belonging to the government hospitals in Mumbai didn’t turn up to work for the fourth consecutive day. // The strike called on, by around 2,500 doctors, denied the patients of any healthcare services thereby adding their woes. The situation is likely t...

Mass Leave By Doctors Leaves Patients Helpless

Senior doctors in three medical colleges in Delhi went on mass casual leave Monday, joining resident doctors in their anti-quota protests but compounding// the sufferings of patients. The majority of senior doctors in Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), University College of Medical Sciences ...

Living Green Marketplace Announces the Cancer Care Wellness Box to Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients During Medical Treatment

... with lung cancer, co-founder of Living Green Marketplace, Hannah DuVon, realized the great need for the Cancer Care Wellness Box. "People often feel helpless when someone they love is diagnosed with cancer. The Cancer Care Wellness Box allows family and friends to give a truly helpful gift. When a person re...

The National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases Briefed Congress on Action Plan for a National Vision for Bone Health

...in height, which means that my clothes no longer fit properly. My children were even afraid to hug me because I was so fragile. I was in pain and felt helpless and confused," said Ms. Johnson. "I continually talk to people about my experience and encourage them to exercise, eat a balanced diet and talk to the...

Maternal personality affects child's eating habits

...seful for health personnel and others who give nutritional advice. "People with a lot of negative affectivity often express worry and appear to be helpless and insecure. Research into this type can help to create a toolbox of advice to relieve the feeling of stress and lack of coping and improve the child...

When Time is Limited, Internet is the Number One Support Tool for Caregivers

...h other caregivers, ask for suggestions, or just vent about what's bothering them. "People who are caring for elderly family members often feel helpless and alone. They feel trapped in their home, and getting someone to care for their elder while they attend an in-person support group simply isn't real...

The Renfrew Center Foundation Partners with 2008 Miss America Kirsten Haglund and Her Mom, Iora Haglund, to Empower Parents to Fight Eating Disorders

...and an on-line discussion forum at www.renfrew.org . "At Renfrew, we deal with this challenge every day--parents who may feel too frightened and helpless to face the reality of having a child with an eating disorder, or too embarrassed because they worry they are to blame," said Adrienne Ressler, MA, LM...

'Please Don't Forget Me: Stories of the Survivors': New Spiritual Memoir Shares One Couple's Reliance on God While Facing Adversity

... seven p.m. my time, five a.m. his time, so he was still sleeping. I conveyed the news to him, and we both cried, both of us feeling helpless to help or comfort the other. He left the decision up to me as to whether or not he should come home, but as we talked, we worked th...

Oklahoma State University researchers make breakthrough against poxviruses

...Krumm, may be the first step towards a pharmaceutical medication for smallpox and the emerging human monkeypox. The human immune system is rendered helpless against poxviruses partly because the viruses block a human immune molecule, interleukin-18 (IL-18), from sending out a signal to the immune system. T...

Helping Seniors Beat the Holiday Blues

... or pleasure; changes in appetite and weight; sleeping much more than normal; crying often; feeling restless or tired all the time; feeling worthless, helpless or guilty; slowed thinking; thoughts of death or suicide. If you notice that an older loved one seems depressed, lend a hand by offering to help...
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Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008

...way. SOS operates 473 villages in 132 countries for orphaned and abandoned children including three villages in Illinois and Florida. The story of a helpless child who came to live in the SOS Children's Village in Entebbe, Uganda illustrates the impact of SOS and its supporters. When John, a severely neglec...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

... head of the Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, has conducted many studies that suggest men need not feel helpless against prostate cancer or BPH. For example, Kristal and colleagues have found that: -- Eating cruciferous vegetables, especially broccoli,...
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Early whales gave birth on land

... lifestyle is the well-developed set of teeth in the fetus, suggesting that Maiacetus newborns were equipped to fend for themselves, rather than being helpless in early life. The 8.5-foot-long male specimen, collected four years later from the same fossil beds, shares characteristic anatomical features wit...

Early whales gave birth on land, fossil find reveals

... lifestyle is the well-developed set of teeth in the fetus, suggesting that Maiacetus newborns were equipped to fend for themselves, rather than being helpless in early life. The 8.5-foot-long male specimen, collected four years later from the same fossil beds, shares characteristic anatomical features wit...

Ocean's fiercest predators now vulnerable to extinction

...ediate shark catch limits as well as a meaningful ban on shark finning (the practice of removing only a sharks fins and dumping the still live but now helpless shark into the ocean to die). Research at Dalhousie University over the past five years, conducted by Baum and the late Ransom Myers, demonstrated...

Researchers identify new weapon to fight deadly bacterial sepsis

...ructive inflammation throughout the body, often leading to heart and other organ failure and death. Even the best hospital intensive care units may be helpless to save patients stricken by severe sepsis. According to a 2003 study by Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sepsis k...

Nobelist discovers antidepressant protein in mouse brain

.... They compared these two groups to non-depressed humans and control mice. Levels of p11 were found to be substantially lower in depressed humans and helpless mice, which suggests that altered p11 levels may be involved in the development of depression-like symptoms. The researchers also examined the effe...

Plants have a double line of defence

... is therefore a basic component of the plant's immune system with a broad range of effects. However if PEN2 is missing, the plant is not completely helpless against fungal diseases. There is still another line of defence which they have to get through. If PEN2 is missing, the plant takes a drastic step: th...

Penguin chicks exposed to human visitors experience spike in stress hormone

... the UW. He is now an assistant professor of biology at Gonzaga University in Spokane. Magellanic penguin chicks are hatched in a very immature and helpless condition. Walker's group found that by the time they reached 70 days old, nearly the time of fledging, chicks in human-visited areas had become far m...
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Swine Flu a Reminder: Using Hand Sanitizers Like Remi-D Helps Fight Infection

...ds Pitfalls of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When widespread illness hits, it's easy for individuals to feel helpless to protect themselves and their loved ones. Fortunately, an important way to prevent infection and the spread of illnesses such as Swine Flu (H1N1 Inf...
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Human

...en are born after a nine-month gestation period, with typically 3-4 kilograms (6-9 pounds) in weight and 50-60 centimetres (20-24 inches) in height. helpless at birth, they continue to grow for some years, typically reaching sexual maturity at 12-15 years of age. Boys continue growing for some time after ...

Thermoregulation

..., lose their body heat until their temperature has fallen to within a few degrees of that of the surrounding air. But such animals are at birth blind, helpless and in some cases naked. Animals who are born when in a condition of greater development can maintain their temperature fairly constant. In strong, he...
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