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China to lift 100,000 people out of poverty


March 11th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) China will lift more than 100,000 people out of poverty in the next five years in the country's Tibetan region, according to a government plan.In 2011, ... Read more...

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Seeds of obesity epidemic sown in babyhood


November 8th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) The growth charts that paediatricians use can predict a baby's probability of becoming obese later in life. A population-based study by the Children's Hospital Boston and ... Read more...

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Cardiac rehab ‘can improve heart patients’ quality of life’


February 15th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have said that healthcare practitioners can increase the number of patients with heart disease referred to a cardiac rehabilitation program by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic code of sudden death cardiac killer cracked


October 26th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a sudden death cardiac killer.As a result, researchers in Newfoundland have developed a unique prevention program in which people with ... Read more...

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International Disaster Prevention Program organised in Gujarat


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Gujarat (Ahmedabad), Apr 23 (ANI): Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, a social and cultural organisation, organised a two-day workshop called International Disaster Prevention Program in Ahmedabad's Gujarat city on Friday.The two-day workshop will ... Read more...

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US negotiating with allies on Iran sanctions path


February 20th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.20 (ANI): The United States is negotiating with Russia, Great Britain, France and Germany on a package of sanctions that it plans to impose on Iran for its nuclear activity.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nassau County, NY authorities unveil heroin enforcement initiative


February 12th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
MINEOLA, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Significant heroin enforcement initiatives were unveiled by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey in a press conference in Mineola, New York on ... Read more...

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Mind really does matter when it comes to health and healing


September 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27(ANI): A new research has suggested that Hippocrates' opinion on health and illness, that mind is significant in health and healing, is actually true.Nurse researchers and clinicians at the Johns ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asthmatic kids more vulnerable to H1N1 virus


September 9th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Children suffering from asthma are at an increased risk of contracting H1N1 virus, warns an expert.While talking to students and their parents at Thurgood Marshall Elementary, HHS Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infant weight gain can predict later obesity


March 30th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Rapid changes in weight during infancy increase children's risk of later obesity, says a new study.According to a new study led by researchers in the Department of Ambulatory ... Read more...

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Both red and white wine up breast-cancer risk


March 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has revealed that both red and white wine are equal offenders when it comes to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Experts call for ramping up male circumcision to cut HIV infections


August 5th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Experts at the AIDS 2008 Conference held in Mexico City on Monday called on the global health community to ramp up male circumcision to significantly reduce risk ... Read more...

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Prescription drugs that up the risk of elderly patients falling enlisted


July 10th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have enlisted prescription drugs that raise the risk of elderly patients taking a tumble."Falls are the leading ... Read more...

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Reducing teen drinking in urban areas is no piece of cake


March 18th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 18 (ANI): A new study at University of Florida (UF) has cited that it is more difficult to keep middle schoolers away from alcohol in urban areas than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curriculum-based prevention program reduces bullying among students


February 24th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of Denver suggest that a curriculum-based bullying prevention program can reduce the incidents of bullying among elementary school children.The study led by Jeffrey M. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A heart-healthy diet may be good for the prostate


February 14th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A heart-healthy diet, and even moderate alcohol intake, may help decrease the risk of prostate problems in men, a new study has found. The study showed that a high-fat ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women receiving treatment for AIDS at cervical cancer risk


December 1st, 2007 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): A recent study has found that women being treated for AIDS could end up dying of cervical cancer unless they have access to screening and treatment.In a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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