Saturday, July 17, 2010

Bacterial Toxines Suspected As The Main Cause Of The Chronical Kidney Disease Spread In Two Provinces

The medical research team conducting an investigations on the unknown chronicle kidney disease spreading in the the provinces of North Central and Uva Provinces now suspects the main cause of the disease may be the toxins released by some kind of Bacteria in the waters of these provinces.Earlier the research team says that the fluoride levels in the waters or Metals Cadmium and Aluminum might be the cause of this disease.However later it proved wrong and now the researchers are researching on their new clue according to the Nephralogist Professor Rizvy Scheriff who is a member of the WHO(World Health Organization) led research team.

Around Sixty Local Medical Researchers led by a Consultant of the WHO Dr.Shantha Mendis are involved in the research work of this unknown Kidney Disease which caused several thousand of deaths of the patients in above provinces who are mainly farmers.The Research Work expected to finished at the end of this year.

Dengue patients are in rise

The total number of Dengue patients reported so far this year passed the 20,000 mark and now stood as 20,647 patients.There were 149 dengue deaths according to the Sri Lankan Epidemiology Unit sources.

The highest number of Dengue patients were reported from the Colombo District and Gampaha and Kandy became second and third places.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...