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Wildlife Conservation Society
07 Sep 2005
WCS conservationists are working to minimise human-bear conflict. In this test, the bears could not open the canister, designed to secure food and garbage near campsites and thus reduce the number of human-bear encounters in the process.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
07 Sep 2005
This paper examines the post 9/11 US-led global war on terror and its unaccounted impacts on ordinary people’s lives, especially women’s, in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
07 Sep 2005
The cyclone which struck Bangladesh on the night of 29-30, April, 1991 was particularly severe causing widespread damage, killing 138,882 people.Total loss has been estimated at US$2.07 billion dollars for all sectors.
Keio University
07 Sep 2005
The Sasagawa Project is the first systematized deinstitutionalization project in Japan that aims to make the transition from hospital to residential living while ensuring both the quality and continuity of care for the patients.
Keio University
04 Sep 2005
It is the goal of today’s antiaging medicine to forestall disease and aging long enough for people to utilize the powerful biotechnology and nanotechnology therapies which have the potential to greatly extend longevity.
Nature Publishing Group
04 Sep 2005
Nature and the Nature Research Journals Press Release. For papers that will be published online on 4 September 2005.
Bethesda CAM Research Center
Bethesda CAM Research Center
04 Sep 2005
This preliminary study on the drug Pandanus Tectorius has been experimentally studied to prove the statement told in Traditional Indian Medicine (Siddha) literatures for its uterine stimulant action.
Wildlife Conservation Society
31 Aug 2005
Scientists working in an isolated region in Iran, recently discovered that a remote camera set out to survey wildlife had photographed an entire family of extremely rare Asiatic cheetahs.
Bethesda CAM Research Center
Bethesda CAM Research Center
31 Aug 2005
In this study, a Siddha drug, “Saveera Chendooram” which was prepared as per the procedure mentioned in the ancient Siddha literatures is subjected to Anti-microbial sensitivity testing.
Keio University
31 Aug 2005
Older adults are continuing to die or injured in hospitals and nursing homes due to complications from being physically restrained.
Keio University
28 Aug 2005
Merely taking calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K supplements may not be enough to prevent astronauts developing osteoporosis during or after space flight.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Aug 2005
This research identified a new response factor triggered by intracellular sensors of many types of viruses, which may open up new ways of enhancing our ability to fight infections.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Aug 2005
Nature and the Nature Research Journals Press Release - For papers that will be published online on 28 August 2005
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
24 Aug 2005
The first volume examines issues of the natural environment and its impact upon human life. The second volume addresses trade and sustainable development, globalization and the WTO in the context of people’s livelihoods, and governance issues.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
24 Aug 2005
Wages are low, the hours long irregular, and the work repetitive and often hazardous. There is a concentration of women and children, particularly girls, in the work force.
PCAMRD
24 Aug 2005
PCAMRD Confers 19th Dr. Elvira O. Tan Memorial Award
Nature Publishing Group
21 Aug 2005
Nature Medicine - Press release for papers that will be published online on 21 August 2005
Nature Publishing Group
21 Aug 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS - Press release for papers that will be published online on 21 August 2005
Keio University
18 Aug 2005
Seminars to be held at Keio School of Medicine (Shinanomachi Campus) in August and September
Keio University
18 Aug 2005
The Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was established by the Internet Society to honor a person who has made outstanding contributions in Internet services. Dr. Murai is the first winner of this award from Asia.
Asia Research News
17 Aug 2005
H5N1 and H1N1 are high on the international agenda due to fears that it could lead to the next worldwide human flu pandemic. See here for Experts and press releases.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
This study finds that household income, child’s age, premature births, and average number of births turn out to be significant predictors of child survival in Pakistan.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
Conventional methods of health care financing through tax revenues have failed to meet the health care needs of all, resulting in differential access to health care facilities by different income groups.
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
14 Aug 2005
The objective of the book is to look into the causal relationships between poverty and lack of democracy on the one hand, and terrorism on the other.
Nature Publishing Group
14 Aug 2005
Nature reveals that from the dozens of patients who caught the deadly H5N1 strain this year, the WHO has managed to obtain just six samples.