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'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay

Paraguay is hoping a small herb that is not trafficked, addictive, or even fattening, could to be prove the real thing that the food industry has been waiting for . Stevia -- Latin name stevia rebaudiana bertoni -- has been used for centuries by the Guarani native people to sweeten their dr...

Cases of Dengue Fever Rise Sharply in Paraguay

A total of 654 new cases of dengue fever were reported across Paraguay in the last 24 hours, much higher than an average of 400 new //cases a day last week, Paraguay's health authorities said on Wednesday. Paraguayan President Nicanor Duarte Frutos has not yet declared the epidemic to be a hea...

Hemorrhagic Dengue Alert in Paraguay

Asuncion, Jan 16, Prensa Latina Faced with the spreading of hemorrhage dengue throughout Paraguay, the Public Health Ministry declared a national //epidemiologic alert, the ABC Digital newspaper reported on Tuesday. "We are having more complicated cases and a possible epidemic that could caus...

Heartfelt Tales by Physicians and Patients Inspire a Unique Online National Magazine

...3,400 participatory readers and writers. Physician narratives and poems cover a range of themes, from epiphanies (the death of an infant in paraguay inspires a career in medicine) to grace (caring words uttered by the parents of a dying child inspire a young, terrified intern) and professional humi...

AAPD to Present 2008 Henry B. Betts Award to International Human Rights Disability Advocate Eric Rosenthal

... decision from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ordering the release of two boys with autism held naked in isolation cells for years, and paraguay entered into a settlement with MDRI to deinstitutionalize its national mental health system. Through the leadership of MDRI's Associate Director, Laur...

Sanofi Pasteur Presents Positive Results of Tetravalent Dengue Candidate Vaccine

...y in tropical and subtropical countries and it is spreading to new parts of the globe each year. For example, outbreaks recently have been observed in paraguay and the Middle East. In addition, dengue affects countries such as Australia (Queensland) and the United States (Puerto Rico, Texas-Mexico border, Haw...

PAHO Urges Readiness for Dengue Outbreaks in 2007

...tion (PAHO) are working with health authorities in paraguay to help control// an outbreak of dengue fever that..."difficult year" for dengue. In mid-January, paraguay declared an epidemiological alert as new cases of ...n dengue. PAHO has sent a team of experts to paraguay to provide technical assistance in areas including...

Dengue Alert Issued in South America

... A health alert has been declared in Brazil, paraguay and Bolivia after an outbreak of dengue fever. The...en affected by the outbreak - but it is Brazil and paraguay which have seen the worst of it. In the south...more than all the cases registered in 2006. In paraguay there have been more than 3,000 cases and four peo...

Ecological Changes affects human health, food security

... of disease to emerge or re-emerge when those systems are altered. He chose paraguay to conduct his study because it is one place where there has been significa...ruses circulating there. ‘Even though it is a relatively small country, paraguay is a country with tremendous ecological contrast,’ Goodin said. Goodin ...

Satellite Imagery to monitor the Social Impact Of Geographical Changes

... of disease to emerge or re-emerge when those systems are altered. He chose paraguay to conduct his study because it is one place where there has been significa...uses circulating there. "Even though it is a relatively small country, paraguay is a country with tremendous ecological contrast," Goodin said. . Goodi...
Paraguay in Medical Technology

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

... each year. The WHO has warned that the Western Pacific Region may be heading for a major dengue outbreak(3). Outbreaks recently have been observed in paraguay and the Middle East. In addition, dengue affects countries such as Australia (Queensland) and the United States (Puerto Rico, Texas-Mexico border, Haw...
Paraguay in Biological News

Missouri Botanical Garden publishes first catalogue of plants of the Southern Cone

...as Vasculares del Cono Sur (Catalogue of the Plants of the Southern Cone) is a taxonomic checklist of the plants of Argentina, southern Brazil, Chile, paraguay and Uruguay. This database is essentially a dictionary to the names of all the plants in the region, which amounts to 17,697 species, about the same n...

Report shows deforestation threatens Brazil's Pantanal

...Conservation International sounds an alarm for the paraguay River Basin, which includes the Pantanal. Continue...lmost 45 percent of the original vegetation in the paraguay River Basin. The river basin covers approximately ...azing and coal mining are the major threats to the paraguay River Basin, a significant hydrographical drainage...

Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests

...s authors wrote. Similar examples would include "Hungary's Hortobagy grasslands, Russia's western Siberian steppes, and the eastern Chaco croplands of paraguay and Argentina," the study said. "We predict that plantations could salinize soils in these locations as well if planted broadly." Together with nut...
Paraguay in Biological Technology

Sanofi Pasteur Mounts Emergency Response to Yellow Fever Epidemic in Latin America

... vaccine early February and an additional two million doses were shipped to paraguay over the weekend in response to urgent requests from Health Authorities. ... global health." The yellow fever vaccine that was provided to Brazil and paraguay is part of the UNICEF vaccine stockpile which is reserved for outbreak resp...
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