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For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday. AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

Half of teenage boys would not talk to fathers about mental health

Half of teenage boys would not talk to fathers about mental health

Fathers are being encouraged to openly discuss mental health with their sons following a survey which reveals many young men do not talk about their feelings. Roughly one third of the teenagers in the poll said they instead chose to “put a brave face on”, even though most of them wanted their fathers to talk to them about [...]

October 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Half of teenage boys would not talk to fathers about mental health

Only half of Britain’s best-selling cars are fitted with latest safety tech

Only half of Britain’s best-selling cars are fitted with latest safety tech

New analysis by safety experts Thatcham Research has found that a half of the top 10 best-selling cars in the UK do not offer Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as standard. AEB is a safety technology that works by monitoring the road ahead using sensor and camera technology, automatically braking the car to avoid a collision [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Only half of Britain’s best-selling cars are fitted with latest safety tech

Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

More than half of teaching assistants say they have experienced physical violence in the classroom in the past year, according to a report published by trade union Unison. One respondent claimed to have been “kicked, punched, slapped, headbutted and insulted verbally by children”. Another, a teaching assistant at a school for children with emotional and [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Report: half of teaching assistants faced physical violence in past year

Only half of rectal cancer patients get recommended treatment: Study

Only half of rectal cancer patients get recommended treatment: Study

FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 — Despite the increasing use of a standard therapy for rectal cancer in the United States, only slightly more than half of patients receive it, a new study finds. Chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery is recognized as the standard of care for locally advanced rectal cancer because it offers patients the [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Only half of rectal cancer patients get recommended treatment: Study

Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Government proposals which could see half of overseas teachers forced to leave the country will increase the teacher recruitment crisis to record levels, the NASUWT teachers’ union has warned. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is currently considering plans to raise the minimum salary for all skilled migrants from outside the EU from £20,800 to £30,000. It [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Almost half of home owners in London putting selling plans on hold due to EU vote

Almost half of home owners in London putting selling plans on hold due to EU vote

Almost half of home owners in London intend to put any plans they have to buy or sell on hold under after the referendum in June on the future of the UK in the European Union. A survey has found that 47% will not get involved until after the vote and Bishop’s move, which commissioned [...]

March 14, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Almost half of home owners in London putting selling plans on hold due to EU vote