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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. For ex...

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 a fifth (21 per cent) only get their daily intake of fresh fruit and veg once a week or less. Primarily, it's the perceived cost of exercising ...
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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 low influenza 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

...also increasing their chances of passing along the influenza virus to their older parents, spouses, children, grandchildren, friends and co-workers. alarmingly High Number of Children Unvaccinated; Leaving Serious Risk for Severe Illness, Complications Rates of influenza infection are the highest among chil...
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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. Biodiversity Within the large project scientists studied the ge...
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Patent Awarded for a New X-ray Imaging Technology with Capability Unrealized with Present Day Radiological Modalities

...But until recently, observing the device with detailed x-ray magnification was not possible with conventional fluoroscopy, which in addition, requires alarmingly high radiation dose. Now, a newly patented x-ray microscope technology makes it possible to see every wire in a stent, magnified 25 times larger...

AIM Pharmakon (API) Announced a New Proprietary Premium-Quality Natural Concentrated Liquid Calcium and Mineral Supplement Now Available Direct to Consumers

...lcium sources aid in elevating the blood's acidic value. That leads to leaching of calcium from bones thereby weakening the bones. A high protein diet alarmingly aggravates the reduction in bone density. Additionally, lactose intolerance can limit the options of getting calcium from dairy sources. This product ...

Black Enterprise Unveils America's Leading Doctors

...g gap in the quality of available healthcare. Some of the factors that contribute to this escalating crisis include lack of access to services and the alarmingly high cost of adequate care. Meanwhile, the proportion of the nation's black doctors has remained stagnant. African Americans make up 13.4% of the tota...
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