New Evidence that Bush Administration Impeded 3 Investigations into Alleged Massacre of Up to 2,000 Prisoners in Afghanistan
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has issued a call for a criminal probe in the wake of a major New York Times story with new evidence that the Bush Administration impeded at least three federal investigations into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan...
Most HIV-Infected Prisoners Go Untreated After Release
And that can pose a big public health threat, researchers warn
TUESDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Following their release from Texas prisons, only 5 percent of ex-inmates with HIV fill a prescription for medicine to treat their condition within the necessary 10 days, a new study find...
Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems
People with chronic illnesses can experience great difficulties in prison, but people such as drug addicts and the homeless may find their healthcare improves//, according to a study in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Researchers led by the late Gill Hek from the Faculty of Health and...
Rapid Spread of TB Among Prisoners Causes Concern
Tuberculosis or TB as it is more popularly known is an infectious disease that is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. //
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a Swiss-based humanitarian group which is concerned with the welfare of prisoners
and also provid...
Now Prisoners To Promote Awareness On Aids
A group of 25 prisoners
serving life sentence in different Kerala jails will perform a three-hour programme before the public Tuesday to promote awareness on HIV//.
"This is for the first time in Kerala that prisoners
are going to show their talents outside the prison," Inspector General of Po...
British Court Rules In Favour of Free Treatment For Prisoners With HIV
The Durban High Court ruled on Thursday in favour of a group of South African prisoners
with HIV that the Westville prisons department// must immediately remove restrictions on free access to anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) treatment for the prisoners.
The case was brought on behalf of 15 inmate...
Sacremento: Prisoners in Safe hands
After thorough nation wide scouting , a federal judge has chosen the top health official in Santa Clara County to hold the reins of California's strife torn healthcare system, according to reliable sources. //
Bob Sillen, 63, will be officially appointed as a federal receiver U.S. Distric...
Students Seek Help From Prisoners for Kidnapped Child's Release
Students from Patna's Don Bosco Academy are seeking the help of prisoners
from Beur jail in Patna to locate their missing friend Nirmalendu//. The lined up the streets near the jail and begged for money to fulfill the ransom demands made by the child's kidnappers.
Nirmalendu was kidnapped in Ph...
Suicide Rate Amongst Male Prisoners Of UK Is Quite High
In a research letter published in the latest edition of The Lancet, researchers had pointed out that the rate of suicide amongst male prisoners
of prisons in UK is much higher than the suicide rates in the general population // of the country, bringing to notice the existing conditions of the priso...
HIV Prevention to Thai Prisoners
HIV is more common among prisoners
than among the general population of Thailandone study, for example, in Klong Prem Central Prison, Bangkok, found that 25% of prisoners
who agreed to be tested were HIV positive compared with a general prevalence of 1.5% in the national population.
Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida
...eveloped an alternative method. They attach ultrasonic crystals to both sides of a steel wall and essentially let them tap out a signal-not unlike two prisoners
in adjoining cells talking to each other through Morse code.
In previous experiments, the researchers used a three-crystal system, but they now hav...
Prison study to investigate link between diet and behavior
... the study, volunteers from three young offenders institutions housing male prisoners
aged 16 to 21 will take nutritional supplements on top of their normal choi...ts reached recommended UK dietary standards. The researchers found that the prisoners
who consumed the active nutrient capsule committed on average 26% fewer dis...
New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community
...olicies have failed to reduce risk behaviors among prisoners
while incarcerated and after their release. Providing routine, voluntary HIV testing for prisoners
upon entry and release; making condoms available i...al facilities; expanding re-entry programs to help prisoners
transition back into society; and ensuring that th...