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Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

... Commons that the national health service would be asked to expand background checks on highly-skilled migrants before considering them for jobs. All the eight people arrested in the aftermath of two bungled car bombings, in London and Glasgow, are from the medical profession, it may be recalled here. ...

Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers

...icago tested 589 people aged between 54 to 90, and asked them to identify 12 common odors such as lemon, chocolate, black pepper, banana, and soap. The subjects chose the best multiple choice answer for each. At the start of the study in 1997, none of the subjects had cognitive impairments. The participa...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...ed to 12 familiar odours. The participants were asked to match each odour to one of four possible alternatives, and were scored from one to 12 based on the number of correct responses. The researchers say that 177 individuals developed mild cognitive impairment during the study, and the risk of devel...

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

...ent the national population. The interviewees were asked questions about all symptoms of alcohol abuse and dependence. They were also diagnosed for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorder, and other psychiatric conditions. The researchers say that during the 12 months pr...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

... of 19 accident or rape victims for ten days. They asked the patients to describe their memories of the traumatic event that had happened 10 years earlier. Some patients were given the drug used to treat amnesia, while others were given a placebo. After a week, patients given the drug showed fewer sig...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...taining no active ingredients. The patients were asked to fill in standard questionnaires used to assess pain, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks such as dressing, washing, opening doors, and cutting meat. After six months, activity levels improved by 20 to 25 percent for those taking LitoZin....

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...a donor straight away when his father Stephen, 51, asked for it. "I didn't know what he was talking about at first and I thought he meant he wanted me to get some liver from the butcher," he joked as he sat by his father's bedside. "But I just said yes straight away, without thinking really." David wa...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

... the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet away, "They were all gone, except Phyillis." Layman said he tried to pull the woman out of the pit but could not. She ...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

... month before IVF treatment. The volunteers were asked about their mood states, their social, sexual and relationship stress and about whether they preferred to have a singleton, twin or triplet pregnancy, and which of these was considered more risky. The investigators found a clear link between a nega...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...e 29-year-old told AFP through an interpreter when asked if he would face his 16 rivals, including record-holder Joey Chestnut, at the annual July 4 hot dog-eating event sponsored by Nathan's Famous, a weenie-emporium in New York's Coney Island. International Federation of Competitive Eating chairman Geo...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...he study of 1000 adults in Germany, the researcher asked the respondents if someone gave them the choice of 100 euros today or 150 euros in a year's time, which sum would they take? The researchers measured the cognitive abilities of the participants, using two different methods. The result was that inte...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

US drug giant Pfizer Wednesday asked a Nigerian court to strike out a lawsuit against i...d the court. Kano government's lawyer Aliyu Umar asked for more time to enable him prepare his response to Pfizer's request. Presiding judge Sanusi Cirom...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

...ly applicable in assisted reproduction. The team asked 129 female infertility patients to undertake a sta...nd relationship stress. Finally, the women were asked to rate the desirability of having a twin or triplet versus a singleton pregnancy; the perceived lik...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

... representing other nationalities. Each spouse was asked to separately complete a questionnaire on relation...ility in the relationship. Each spouse also was asked to spot a problem in their relationship, an issue in which he or she wanted the most change and whic...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...ries, meat, cooked vegetables and potato chips and asked them to indicate their usual portion sizes. More than 63 percent of the children chose french fry portions that were larger than American and Canadian dietary recommendations, with boys more than twice as likely as girls to select bigger portions....

Angelina Jolie Poses in Nude

... different stages of her pregnancy. Angelina had asked Mr.Bachardy not to talk to anyone about her request. About the portrait. The painting are however unlikely to be for public viewing and may remain in Angelinas private collection." Bachardy is a well-known artist who has painted the rich and fam...

Researchers Say Brain Region Responsible for Pain's Ability to Seek Attention

...emembering images on volunteers. The researchers asked the volunteers to perform the tasks as they experienced different levels of pain caused by the zapping of their hands by a harmless laser beam. Researchers scanned the volunteers' brains during the tasks using functional magnetic resonance imaging ...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...ission guidance, sunscreen manufacturers have been asked to simplify the way sun creams are labeled, designating them as low, medium, high or very high protection....

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

...y were depressed. Incidentally, the "patients" who asked for an antidepressant were significantly more likely to get a prescription for one than patients who did not....

Fasting Makes Women Talk Less

...s by video-endostroboscopy. The women were then asked to describe how easy or difficult it was to speak. Of the 28 women, 23 reported that it harder to speak while fasting. About half of volunteers said that they had vocal fatigue, a condition that also reduces the amount they said. The other most ...

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