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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

Athletes and visitors heading to Beijing for the Olympics shoul...xic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had un...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

Chris Fogg, a critical care nurse and a resident of Idaho in US had a miraculous escape ...y an air ambulance . He was flying with a patient and the pilot last Wednesday from Twin Falls, Idaho, to Seattle when a window was blown off. At that tim...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...s revealed. The daughter of Pharaoh Tuthmosis I and wife of Tuthmosis II, her half-brother, Hatshepsut...th Dynasty, whose later members included Akhenaton and Tutankhamun. Archaeologists led by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council ...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...itive impairment-a decline in thinking, learning, and memory abilities-which is a precursor to Alzheimer...disease, suggests a study. Dr. Robert S. Wilson and his colleagues at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, studied 589 older adults, who did not hav...

Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...ion with Comic Relief, which aimed at helping drug and alcohol addicted young people in his home city Sto... to return one day. "I want to be more active in and around Stoke-on-Trent - the place I love and where I'll eventually return to," he said. Williams, ...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...ults surveyed reported experiencing alcohol abuse, and 12.5 per cent alcohol dependence. The backgroun... JAMA/Archives journals, states that alcohol abuse and dependence are marked by patterns of alcohol consumption that contribute to significant impairment o...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...ease in the next 20 years are the tobacco epidemic and the HIV/AIDS epidemics," said Douglas Bettcher, di...ional cigarette companies target the region's huge and still undeveloped market and transnational crime that takes advantage of smuggling opportunities, sa...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

Researchers at Harvard and McGill Universities are experimenting with an amnesia drug that may help people discard bad memories, while leaving the rest of their memories intact. The scientists used the drug propranolol along with therapy to "dampen" memories of 19 accident...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

... is defined as the mildly decreased ability to get and keep an erection, while moderate ED is the moderately decreased ability to get and keep an erection. The majority of men with ED have moderate ED. For the first four weeks of the s...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...cells which causes the cells to stop proliferating and die off instead of dividing and growing. The device was developed by a team of researchers led by Professor Yoram Palti at the T...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

... sale to the public: the Gleneagles hotel has one, and another is behind the bar of Fifty, a members-only... whisky's makers believe the thin lip of the glass and its shape bring out the accent of its taste. A chilled glass of Highland Spring water is given co...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

... white blood cells, that both signals inflammation and releases a bleach-like substance that damages the...nds. Earlier studies in patients with chest pain and heart disease have linked elevated levels of MPO with those at highest risk for a heart attack. A...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...upposedly wooden Al Gore, former US vice president and presently a high profile environmentalist, will be...e Live Earth program - a series of concerts of pop and rock music featuring various artists planned to take place on Saturday July 7, 2007 to promote actio...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...age fraught with poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and underdevelopment has been shocked into disbelief, ...ay Vishnugarh's case is just the tip of an iceberg and that the HIV problem has assumed alarming proportions, despite awareness programmes. Village elde...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

... partly due to media exposure, trekking guidebooks and the wide availability of the Internet. In spite of...among those who actually climb to these altitudes, and if this awareness is accompanied by a decrease in the prevalence of AMS. The study aimed to chara...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...cording to a new research by scientists in Germany and Denmark. Severely affected patients already bein...is drugs. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful and debilitating autoimmune disease, which affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the im...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...our-day conference on the impact of climate change and health in Southeast and East Asian countries. Omi urged authorities in the region to remain alert and prepared even though...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

... their lives, according to a new study of drinking and dependency. Some 12.5 percent of more than 43,0...l abuse began on average at the age of 22.5 years, and dependence on average began earlier, at 21.9. But the average age at which people first got treatm...

Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

... is unacceptable concludes the July issue of Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). But that is what the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), the body responsible for guiding the NHS on which treatments to use, is ...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

... donate more than half of his liver to his father, and the transplant has been successful. David and Stephen Lomas, from Ulverston, Cumbria, were speaking after The 20-year-old David Lomas from Cumbria...

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