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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...ve time or patience to advance to higher levels or acquire virtual items often outsource the uninteresting parts of game play to so-called "gold-farming factories". China, with its cheap labour and low operational costs, has become a hub of such gold farms that export the online credits to South Korea, the...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

... "they can get out abusive relationships, they can acquire the support that they need. "The most important thing is remove women from the bottom of the prymaid," she said. As of June 2006, around one million Africans were receiving antiretroviral drugs which help roll back the AIDS virus, a tenfold incre...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

...genetic mutation that allows the strep bacteria to acquire plasminogen and activate it throughout the body also increases production of the bacteriophage-encoded enzyme that blocks neutrophil killing. When neutrophils of the immune system are summoned to clear a simple strep infection, they apply a natural...

Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur

... refrain him from drinking petrol. Sajid is yet to acquire his speech ability and avoids school. He looks different from other children of his age. Sniffing or drinking petrol gives certain persons an immediate high but it may harm the central nervous system and major organs. Petrol is a mixture of volat...

Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem

... tract is sterile, but babies immediately begin to acquire the microbial denizens of the gut from their envir... The finding that most babies in the study did not acquire significant numbers of Bifidobacteria until several months after birth was a surprise, Palmer said: ...

Helpline Launched for Hearing Impaired

...g disabilities have a limited window when they can acquire the spoken language. "After two years, a child's language learning ability declines. The Sishu Sravan Helpline will guide parents suspecting hearing disabilities in children, to the nearest centre with facilities for detecting and treating the prob...

UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error

...tal each year actually end up sicker, because they acquire an infection while being treated for their original illness. In the United States, more people die from medical errors than losing their lives from traffic accidents, breast cancer or HIV/AIDS." Though mistakes are done by medical professionals in ...

Sex Education In Schools

...e regarding these concerns; and (iii) to help them acquire life skills so that they avoid risky situations like HIV infection and drug abuse and develop healthy and responsible behaviour. This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shri M.A.A. Fatmi in a written repl...

Researchers Identifies Molecules That is Effective in Fighting Against Breast Cancer

...ancers are intrinsically resistant to tamoxifen or acquire resistance during treatment. Consequently, there is an ongoing need for breast cancer drugs that have different molecular targets. Previous work by the Albany Medical College researchers had shown that 8-mer and cyclic 9-mer peptides inhibit breas...

Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning

...gesting paint chips the size of a pencil eraser to acquire lead poisoning above the 10 microgram level....

Malaria and HIV Jointly Affects Pregnant Women and Their Infants

...rly vulnerable. We set out to understand how women acquire protection against malaria during pregnancy and how HIV infection impairs that protection. By understanding how they lost protection in the face of HIV we learned how they acquired protection against malaria in the first place, says Professor Kevin K...

New Drug, Other Trends To Double Smoking Cessation and Addiction Treatments

...ing cessation. "We believe Pfizer's Chantix will acquire the largest share of the market, overtaking GlaxoSmithKline in smoking cessation, and leading all addiction treatments based on the superior effectiveness of Pfizer's product in clinical studies," notes Melissa Elder, the report's author. "To a more ...

New Smallpox Vaccine Contract: Five Years in the Making

... 9/11 there has been concern that terrorists might acquire the smallpox virus and purposely release it. In Denmark, the biopharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic was ahead of its time in smallpox vaccine development. The company had been working since 1999, long before 9/11, to develop its advanced, third-...

Malaria Parasite can Cause Severe Lymphatic Cancer

...ia first [before the Epstein-Barr virus], then you acquire some immunity to malaria after that. So if you are exposed again the parasite cannot stimulate the overproduction of cells, News Scientist quoted Qijun Chen, as saying. The findings of the study were published in the Journal PLoS Pathogens....

Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized

... quality and longer life." Under the measure, to acquire marijuana a person would have to have a debilitating or life-threatening illness and would need a doctor's note certifying that marijuana would be beneficial. Under the bill, people with multiple sclerosis, cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or neuro-spinal dama...

Sex Education In Schools

...e regarding these concerns; and (iii) to help them acquire life skills so that they avoid risky situations like HIV infection and drug abuse and develop healthy and responsible behaviour. This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shri M.A.A. Fatmi in a written repl...

UN Agency’s Checklist on Health Care Erro

...tal each year actually end up sicker, because they acquire an infection while being treated for their original illness. In the United States, more people die from medical errors than losing their lives from traffic accidents, breast cancer or HIV/AIDS." Though mistakes are done by medical professionals in ...

Drinks and Breast Cancer – How It Happen

...m to fend them off. Yet, once the cancerous cells acquire a blood-vessel lifeline, which this study suggests is set off by alcohol, the tumor growth succeeds. Sorce-Medindia ANN/V...

Numerous Defense Personnel Granted Early Retirement Due to Mental Illness

...rty and attend to litigation, or due to failure to acquire minimum qualifications required for promotion or due to "increase in employment opportunities on the civil side", Antony added. Antony also detailed the measures being taken to address this issue. These included allowing time-bound promotions up...

Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!

Electronic tagging could acquire greater solemnity and respectability about it. For a British minister has proposed the use of device for keeping// track of the movement of the elderly with dementia. A British minister has come up with an innovative suggestion for keeping track of...

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