Al Jazeera examines how battle has affected Iraq’s wellness system and physicians Al Jazeera examines how Iraq’s public health program has been affected by the battle and the issues doctors in the united states currently encounter. Iraq had 34,000 registered physicians prior to the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, in fact it is estimated that 20,000 of them have left the united states, according to the Brookings Institution.There is good evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in dealing with acute postoperative pain, vomiting and nausea. There isn’t yet evidence to summarize firmly the efficacy of acupuncture in chronic pain.. AIRMA seeks to fund Alzheimer’s research projects Association Internationale pour la Recherche sur la Maladie d’Alzheimer now could be taking applications for funding from French-based scientific teams studying Alzheimer’s disease, announced Janet R. Grants will be awarded for no more than 40, 000 euros a complete year for a two-year period. The grant can be used for personnel, equipment or supplies and will be available as soon as November 2007. The deadline for 2006-2007 grant applications is certainly June 8, 2007.