Federal government blamed for allocating meager portion to health sector:ALP
Federal government of Australia came under the glaring critics of the opposition party for severely falling short in its allocation of funds for various health promotion programs.//
The Labor party has blatantly pointed fingers at the current government for lapses pertaining to health program b...
World Financial Crisis and AIDS Backlash Threaten Lives
...e for people living with HIV in Eastern Africa." In Eastern and Southern Africa, where the economic downturn is having a devastating impact on already meager
family incomes, many women find themselves forced to choose between antiretroviral drugs and food for their families. Drugs that were once affordable...
Contract Talks for 1,800 Security Officers at Kaiser Permanente Break Down - Major Cuts to Worker Healthcare are at Issue
...argaining broke down Tuesday evening as Securitas rejected efforts to negotiate improvements to the officers' health insurance coverage, and offered a meager
10 cent per hour pay raise.
Healthcare benefits were slashed in February when Securitas was awarded Kaiser's security contract, making routine d...
Smallpox -- the death of a disease
... civil wars, floods, impassable roads, and refugees as well as formidable bureaucratic and cultural obstacles, shortages of local health personnel and meager
budgets. Countries across the world joined in the effort; the United States and the Soviet Union worked together through the darkest cold war days; an...
Physical activity, mood and serious mental illness
... A new study from Indiana University suggests that even meager
levels of physical activity can improve the mood of people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) such as bipolar disorder, major depression and schizoph...
Study shows major pain research funding decline at NIH
...y the National Institutes of Health (NIH), despite the high prevalence of chronic pain in the U.S.
"This startling finding shows the government's meager
investment in pain research is seriously out of proportion with the widespread chronic pain incidence in our society, which is estimated at one in fou...
States Asleep at the Wheel in Fighting Drowsy Driving
...outreach and prevention, new report finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Poor police training, a lack of educational materials, and meager
data collection are hindering efforts to increase awareness about the dangers of drowsy driving in the United States and aggressively tackle the probl...
World fertilizer prices continue to soar, scientists stress need for fertilizer efficiency
...th high fertilizer prices. But rising food prices generally hurt subsistence farmers, particularly in Africa. Those farmers consume mostor allof their meager
Those farmers desperately need fertilizers not only to feed their families but also to replenish their nutrient-depleted soils. The curr...
Male Contraception: Progress Slow but Steady
...will extend beyond condoms, vasectomy
SATURDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- For now, men who want to do their part for birth control have meager
choices: A vasectomy -- meant to be permanent -- and condoms.
For years, experts have predicted that male contraception is under development and t...
Growing Number of U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Vaccinations
...sizable segment of the population -- the working poor -- makes too much money to qualify for federally funded vaccinations but has health insurance so meager
that it won't cover some or any immunizations or booster shots. This is particularly true of new vaccines, the experts say.
As many as 2.1 million ...
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Hardening Of The Arteries
...walls are thickened with plaque and may eventually block the arteries . Includes ... hardening of the arteries ... ... 90 mg), but this meager
amount virtually guarantees " hardening of the arteries , ... of human blood vessels but not in the coronary arteries of most other animal...
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AAAS Symposium: Emerging threats to tropical, temperate and ocean ecosystems
...ange will affect biota on land and in the sea, and how this will interact with other environmental changes. Information on environmental synergisms is meager
at best. The speakers will highlight these and other challenges on the horizon of global conservation science.
The gold standard: Biodesign Institute researchers use nanoparticles to make 3-D DNA nanotubes
... to each other like strips of Velcro, according to simple rules governing the pairing of their four chemical bases, (labeled A, C, T and G). From this meager
alphabet, nature has wrung a mind-bending multiplicity of forms. DNA accomplishes this through the cellular synthesis of structural proteins, coded fo...
Running on rocket fuel
... obtain financial security, and often form cooperatives to reduce risks and increase gains. Many humans also end up in poverty traps, where because of meager
resources and an increasingly high cost of living they find themselves unable to raise their heads above the parapet and "never make it." Over a 20-y...
Primate's scent speaks volumes about who he is
...f evolution, Drea said. In both cases, there is some subtle signaling in scent that apparently helps govern mate choice or nepotism, even when humans' meager
sense of smell isn't conscious of it, she said.
New twist on life's power source
Capturing energy by a light-driven water-to-water cycle is critical since marine cyanobacteria are constantly using energy to acquire the meager
supply of nutrients in their environment. Recently, this newly discovered phenomenon was shown to occur in nature by graduate student Kate Mackey, who...
Carnivorous plants use pitchers of 'slimy saliva' to catch their prey
... Carnivorous plants supplement the meager
diet available from the nutrient-poor soils in which they grow by trapping and digesting insects and other small arthropods. Pitcher plants of the gen...
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California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says
...erest. Most of the members are representatives of the very institutions
expected to receive most of the research grants.
"This means that whatever meager
conflict of interest safeguards exist,
they must be strictly adhered to and enforced," said Simpson. "If abuses
like Reed's aren't squelched immediate...
Doyle and the Legislature Have Much To Agree Upon When It Comes To The Economy
...rkers in Wisconsin earn the minimum wage. Those who do should worry that a state law forcing their employer to give them a raise might cost them their meager
paycheck if the boss decides their position isnt worth the hassle.
The minimum wage may be the only major proposal in Doyles Grow Wisconsin plan th...
Life-science sector grabbed VC investment in 2004
...at we need in terms of risk capital.
According to the report, the amounts by stage were as following:
As we can see, seed-stage funding is a meager
1 percent of the money and only 6 percent of total deals. Even adding in early stage funding brings the combined two to only 20 percent of the total...
Businesses are slow to adopt Web 2.0 concepts
...ased Internet consulting firm ConnectingDots , Web 2.0 technologies are penetrating companies at a very low rate because most business leaders have a meager
understanding of the basic concepts.
In fact, according to data compiled by Wired Magazine and published in the Fortune 500 Blogging Wiki , less...