Polio


Polio The Salk vaccine (inactivated polio vaccine, IPV) was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk in 1955. It consists of injection of dead (inactivated) polio virus. The Sabin vaccine (oral polio vaccine, OPV) was developed more recently. It is the most commonly used polio vaccine today. This vaccine contains weakened, live virus. It is a liquid that is given by mouth. The trivalent form (TOPV) is effective against all known forms of polio; ....

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Birth Planning


Birth Planning No one can predict exactly what your baby’s birth will be like. You probably have some idea of what you hope will happen and may have talked to your doctor or midwife. But one of the best ways to learn about labor and birth-and let others know about your thoughts-is to write a birth plan. ‘A birth plan is a way for a patient to communicate to the healthcare provider what she envisions her birth experience will be like so she can have some input on the management ....

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Adoption


Adoption Indians are not very open to the idea of adoption. In foreign countries, there is the opposite problem where children are in short supply for adoption. While there are innumerable cases of Indian orphas being given a secure and loving home in another country, newspapers have reported a number of cases where the child has gone to an alien land only to be mistreated. Such children have been used as domestic servants, beggars and even for prostitution.

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DNA Sciences


DNA Sciences We find it mixed in our food on the shelves in the supermarket--genetically engineered soybeans and maize. We find it growing in a plot down the lane, test field release sites with genetically engineered rape seed, sugar beet, wheat, potato, strawberries and more. There has been no warning and no consultation. It is variously known as genetic engineering, genetic modification or genetic manipulation. All three terms mean the same thing, ......

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Herbs


Herbs Herbs are plants usually found in tropical and semi tropical climate. Herbs are known for their medicinial quality. In countries like India and China, herbs are used to manufacture extremely effective medicines. These herbs are used as Home remedy for common ailments. for example: Turmeric is a natural antiseptic, ginger juice is used to cure common cold and cough etc. These herbs contain organic and inorganic compounds which can stimulate body organs. Herbal medicines or more specifically ayurvedic ...

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