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Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...e given a cryptic clue about the foiled UK bombing attacks when he reportedly told a British cleric in Baghdad that "those who cure you will kill you, says the Times of London. The cleric passed on details of the warning, but not the specific wording, to a senior British Government official in mid-April, a...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ople worldwide. It occurs when the immune system attacks the joints, causing swelling and damage to cartilage and bone. Traditional treatments, such as the disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) methotrexate, have only limited effectiveness. Newer medicines, including TNF Alpha inhibitors and t...

Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...recommended maximum, it would prevent 70,000 heart attacks and strokes a year. The health risks claims have been challenged by the Salt Manufacturers Association .They insist that a certain level of salt is needed for the body to function properly. Salt is also used as a preservative to preserve the food. ...

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

... life by his enemies, from car ambushes to grenade attacks in baseball stadiums, Escalante said. Some of the most imaginative cloak-and-dagger plots were the brainchild of the Central Intelligence Agency, he said. They included poisoned cigars, an exploding shell meant to be planted in his favorite under...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...ying to unravel the hands behind the foiled terror attacks in UK raided two hospitals in Western Australia and also quizzed five doctors of foreign origin, four of them Indian. However, WA Premier Alan Carpenter said he did not want to see a backlash against overseas-trained doctors. "There is nothing th...

New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...reatening condition associated with strokes, heart attacks and high blood pressure and therefore requires medical attention. The interruptions in breathing occur when the muscles in the soft palate, tongue and tonsils relax during sleep. This is the same process involved with normal snoring but with sleep ...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...dvanced description of how the human immune system attacks the virus, and how it responds says Dr. Richard Ha...d study co-author. While we always knew the body attacks the virus and the virus changes to dodge pressure, were now more exact in knowing how this happens i...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...her dangers posed by smoking such as cancer, heart attacks and strokes. Though earlier research had established that smokers tend to have a lower muscle mass than non-smokers, for the first time Michael Rennie, a Professor of Clinical Physiology, and Dr Philip Atherton, a Research Fellow, both from the uni...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

...search, and his colleagues, found that Parkinson's attacks another brain network that regulates cognitive thought and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Eidelberg and his team measured and quantified this network of brain regions during a five-year study of newly diagnosed Parkinson's patients who agre...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...hat postmenopausal women taking HRT had more heart attacks and strokes than non-HRT users. The trial was halted early and millions of women around the world stopped taking HRT. But scientists now believe that these risks may only apply to older women who do not normally use HRT. In 1999, another trial (WIS...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

... the UK could prevent up to 3200 deaths from heart attacks and stroke every year, suggests a study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health . Value Added Tax (VAT), charged at 17.5%, is already applied to confectionery, ice cream, savoury snacks, and most drinks. The authors assessed economic d...

Male Wallflowers-Watch Your Heart

...n men increase their chances of dying from heart attacks by up to fifty percent, as against their more gregarious peers . The scientists led by Jarett Berry and Philip Greenland of Northwestern University of Chicago, who published their findings in The Annals of Epidemiology, drew their conclusions...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...a fall in the percentage of people killed by heart attacks in England and Wales. This is down 12.4 percent from last years figures, meaning 12 more survivors for every 1,000 heart attacks. The report states other facts such as that more patients are receiving emergency treatment within 60 minutes of suffer...

Women With Heart Disease Suffers from Depression

...iversity study shows Women who have suffered heart attacks have higher rates of lingering depressive symptoms compared to their male counterparts . In surveying 486 patients, 102 of them female, the joint study found that 14.3 per cent of the women had worsening depression one year after their initial myoc...

Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases

...herbauer. She fears there will be more rapes and attacks on prostitutes. "The client will think 'I've already broken the law, I've got nothing to lose.' And in a flat, a girl will be alone" where no one would be able to help her," she added. The planned law is modelled on legislation passed in 1999 in ...

First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

... disorders such as post-traumatic stress and panic attacks stem from the inability of the brain to stop experiencing the fear associated with a specific incident or series of incidents. For some people, upsetting memories of traumatic events do not go away on their own, or may even get worse over time, sever...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...lia for India on a one-way ticket after the terror attacks in Britain was not linked to family issues, as his relatives have claimed. In his message sent to a relative in Bangalore hours before he tried to leave the country, Haneef made no mention of wanting to leave Australia to visit his baby, born ...

Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs

...nst inflammations in the pulmonary tract. Asthma attacks are caused by a severe inflammatory reaction in the airways, a reaction that is largely due to actions of LTC4 synthase. For this reason asthma medicines often aim at blocking the downstream effects of LTC4 synthase. However, there is a need for ne...

Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit

...bserved in clinical trials include insomnia, panic attacks and dizziness. Vareniclin reduces the withdrawal symptoms and makes people taking it feel sick, if they do smoke a cigarette. The side effects include difficulty sleeping, flatulence, headaches and nausea. According to expert Christian Kroeger at t...

Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s

...d 35 to 44 continued to fall, the numbers of heart attacks were few. Thanks to lifestyle changes and effective treatments, deaths from coronary heart disease have been steadily falling since the late 1960s, say the authors. But rising trends in obesity and diabetes threaten to halt or even reverse the har...

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