Cold and Flu Rampant in Beijing
Beijing - Beijing Center for Diseases Control and Prevention has reported that many have come down with cold and flu, with nearly 8% of the patients requiring// hospital admission. The number of patients in hospitals has almost doubled due to the outbreak.
Explaining the extent of impact, C...
Sex Among Teens More Rampant says Irish Reports
A recent study conducted on sexual health and relationships in Ireland commissioned by the Crisis Pregnancy Agency and the Department of Health reveals// that more than half the population of men and women in the country would have experimented with sexual intercourse before the legally approved ...
Chronic Diseases Rampant In Rural India
Researchers at the George Institute for International Health and The University of Queensland said that heart disease is the number one killer in rural India. // They arrived at this finding based on a large survey in Andhra Pradesh. The findings of the survey are published in the International Jou...
Sexual Assaults Rampant In NHS Mental Units
A study detailing the rampant
sexual abuse in NHS mental units is supposed to have bee handed over to the Health Department in UK eight months ago. //The report says that more than 100 cases of rape and sexual harassment have occurred in the last 24 months.
The Times newspaper claims that the...
Female Circumcision Rampant in Africa
Female circumcision is common among Africans as a custom rather than as a matter of choice. It is often seen as a way of curbing sexual waywardness //in the females while some clans even consider it as a symbol of maturity or as a method of initiating teenage girls into adulthood.
URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases
...ad to a significant reduction in the time and cost to create new vaccines against a host of emerging infection diseases such as Lyme disease, which is rampant
in Rhode Island, but also because it makes considerable contribution to Rhode Island's economic development efforts in two important ways; first, thro...
Smart Ideas at the Intersection of Transportation, Health, and Equity
...cyLink and Prevention Institute shows how the same level of investment -- done right --- could make millions of Americans healthier and cut down on rampant
health disparities in low-income communities and communities of color.
The new report, The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for ...
No More Drama With TOMA LECHE
...ike clock-work, every 10 years, this slick Valentino wanna-be reveals his affairs during Elizabeth's dreaded "time of the month." Already troubled by rampant
mood swings, stomach bloating and piercing headaches, Elizabeth can't help but feel despondent and emotional. That is until she meets the "lechero" (...
NRPA Launches "Parks Build Community"
...live around them."
NRPA's first Parks Build Community project is Northeast DC's Marvin Gaye Park. Once dubbed "Needle Park" due to rampant
drug use, NRPA is joining the District of Columbia and a number of non-profit organizations in transforming the previously neglected park into place w...
Binge-Drinking Collegians at High Risk for Injuries
...e of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research , are available through the journal's online Early View site.
Legal and underage drinking is rampant
on most college campuses and, according to a previous study's estimate, resulted in more than a half million injuries to U.S. students in 2001. Alcoho...
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Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity
One of the mysteries of the brain is how it avoids ending up in a state of chaos, something which happens only on exceptional occasions, when it can lead to epileptic fits. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have now uncovered a new mechanism controlling how the brain keeps its neuronal activity i...
MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus
MUHC researchers have defined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV)--a member of the viral group that causes some of the world's most prevalent diseases, such as herpes, chicken pox and mononucleosis. The groundbreaking research published in Nature Genetics last week, pr...
Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger
...Danforth Plant Science Center to create a formidable preventive strategy. The intent is to enhance crops so that they can thrive where malnutrition is rampant
and provide a complete package of nutrients needed for health. With his RUTF efforts complemented by the Danforth Center's cassava team, the full visi...
Gutsy germs succumb to baby broccoli
...t study in 50 people in Japan suggests that eating two and a half ounces of broccoli sprouts daily for two months may confer some protection against a rampant
stomach bug that causes gastritis, ulcers and even stomach cancer.
Citing their new "demonstration of principle" study, a Johns Hopkins researcher...
Tuna Commission to decide the future of Mediterranean bluefin
...ement of the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery is an "international disgrace" and a "travesty." WWF has called for the fishery to be shut down until rampant
overfishing can be brought under control and has been joined by increasing numbers of scientists, governments and industry leaders.
Modern genetics vs. ancient frog-killing fungus
... MOSCOW, Idaho Scientists at the University of Idaho currently are involved in a CSI-like investigation of a killer known to have been running rampant
for the past decade. But the killer's name can't be found on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Instead, it's on the minds of ecologists on every continent i...
Novel anti-cancer mechanism found in long-lived rodents
...out small animals like the common grey squirrel that live for 24 years or more? With telomerase fully active over such a long period, why isn't cancer rampant
in these creatures?
Gorbunova found that the squirrel, naked mole-rat, chipmunk, muskrat, and chinchilla express high levels of telomerase, which w...
G8 summit: Opportunity for immediate action on climate change
...yed for conversion to agriculture, grazing or industrial use, biofuels production, and resource extraction such as logging and mining. Continuing this rampant
deforestation will undermine progress toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in other sectors such as energy and transport. Researchers estimate tha...
Penguins setting off sirens over health of world's oceans
...eans, and the culprit isn't only climate change, says a University of Washington conservation biologist.
Oil pollution, depletion of fisheries and rampant
coastline development that threatens breeding habitat for many penguin species, along with Earth's warming climate, are leading to rapid population de...
New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon
...to four years. Global demand for sturgeon eggs has prompted overfishing and rampant
illegal trade. As a result, sturgeons are highly vulnerable to overfishing ... indicates the quotas do not reflect the urgent need for protection and the rampant
illegal harvest and trade.
In 2007, quotas for Caspian Sea beluga caviar...
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Dr. Joyce Sutcliffe Joins the NanoBio Team as Vice President of Research
...c resistance drives the need for new treatments against
tenacious infectious microorganisms that continue to mutate," said
Sutcliffe. "For example the rampant
explosion of MRSA
(methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) in the community has led to a
need for safe anti- infectives. These bacteria are no lo...
rampant in Biological Definition
...e Jacobs-Lorena et al, 2002)  .
A major public health effort to eradicate malaria by selectively targeting mosquitos in areas where malaria was rampant
was embarked upon in the 1950s and 1960s. ( The Mosquito Killer — PDF of the same article )
Since most of the deaths today occur in poor rural...