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Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse

...ted with their three brown bears, the last dancing bears in Bulgaria and the European Union, rescued this w... Bears Park near Belitsa, told AFP. He said the bears were captured as cubs and forced to 'dance' on hot metal plates while their gypsy masters played mus...

Court Seeks Explanation from Hospital for Childs Amputation

...thopaedic cases. Every card issued to the patients bears a note saying that if they notice a boil or any sign of blood blockage, they should inform us," the doctors allegedly told the parents. The newspaper reported a doctor as saying, "Jai suffered because his parents did not inform us in time." Refut...

Gene Thought to Help Kill Cancer Cells may Actually Help Them Thrive

...onducting studies in cell cultures and mice. If it bears out, then disabling the gene in tumors, through medications or new genetic techniques during chemotherapy may help patients survive. The study appears in the May 16 edition of the open access journal PloS....

Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem

...st problems facing the former British colony as it bears the environmental consequences of China's rampant economic growth. For around a third of last year, Hong Kong's renowned Victoria Harbour was obscured by a grimy haze, with the number of days of reduced visibility up by 172 per cent since 1997. Eve...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

...tening human livelihoods and species such as polar bears that depend on sea ice for hunting seals. They say dark sea water and land, once exposed, soaks up more heat than ice and snow. Glaciers are in retreat in many parts of the world, from the Alps to the Himalayas, and could push up sea levels in comi...

Cough Up More for the Health of Afghan Women, UNFPA Urges

... it shows in the health of the nation; Afghanistan bears testimony to the ills meted out to women. Therefore, measures to empower and uplift women will benefit Afghanistan as a nation greatly. Putting an end to violence against women, by allowing the men to participate in such endeavors, will bring repri...

India may See Outbreak of Cardiovascular Illnesses

... priorities were different, it says. India today bears the burden of both communicable and non-communicable diseases. Besides tuberculosis, malaria, pneumonia, HIV/AIDS, hitherto neglected diseases like diabetes are likely to take endemic proportions. It is expected that the country would have a popula...

Winter Warmth Breaks All Records

...diseases like malaria would spread. By 2050, polar bears would mostly be found in zoos, their habitats gone. Pests like fire ants would thrive. It concluded that it was at least 90 per cent certain that human emissions of greenhouse gases rather than natural variations were warming the planet's surface....

Stem Cell Transplants Explored as a Possible Treatment for Hearing Loss

...te professor of otolaryngology, whose accent still bears the trace of his native Germany. 'I tell them the devil is in the details.' James Battey, MD, director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, lauded Heller as 'one of the leading auditory neuroscientists' and point...

Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap

...s bear and "pung" is a well. It is said that sloth bears and Himalayan black bears frequented the township at least three to four times a day to drink salty water from a hot spring. T...

Salmonella Contamination Suspected In A Brand Of Fresh Spinach

...d of spinach is available in 284-gram packages and bears UPC 0 33383 65201 6 and Dec. 7. as the best before date. The product has been called off the shelves from the shops but the agency fears some people may still have it in their stores at home. No one has been reported ill from consuming the spinach ...

Cash Rewards for Meghalaya Tribes to Encourage Baby Boom

... "What happens to the mother's health if someone bears children every year and what is the quality of life the kids are going to have? These are issues to be addressed and we find this campaign absolutely bizarre and unacceptable," said Hasina Kharbhih, Meghalaya's best-known rights activist and a Khasi ...

Fresh Scare of Contamination in Pork Prompts 'Prompt' Recall by Authorities

...urity Brand, SMOKED PORK NECK BONES." Each package bears the establishment number "EST. 21054" inside the U...er's Purity Brand, SMOKED PORK JOWL." Each package bears the establishment number "EST. 21054" inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the package cod...

Mystery outbreak causes Canadian University to shut down

... tested for bacteria and viruses, but the outbreak bears the distinctive traits of Norwalk. " "We already have quite a few people who have started to recover within 36 hours of starting to be ill, " Allard said. "It is this clinical picture of the symptoms and the short duration that makes us think this ...

History of Brain Surgery Now in a 'Grey' Area Following Archeologists Finding

...hey dugout dates back to 2500-1800 B C and that it bears a manually priced hole which seems to have been made for medical reasons. Thracians comprised of cross cultural tribes of Indo-European origin and native settlers in the Balkan region dating back to the Early Bronze Age. Thus this discovery noticed f...

Environmental Pollutants Could Impact the Size of Sexual Organs

...checked 55 male and 44 female East Greenland polar bears for a correlation between the pollutant levels in ...on because of their low reproductive rates. The bears have elevated OHC levels due to a diet that includes seals, which accumulate large amounts of OHCs i...

Honey Works Faster than Antibiotics in Healing Wounds

...in Bonn have pioneered the use of medihoney, which bears the CE seal for medical products in Germany in treating wounds. Kai Sofka, wound specialist at the University Children’s Clinic, stated that medihoney has proved very successful in treating wounds. Kai Sofka said, “Dead tissue is rejected faster, a...

China's First Facial Transplant Patient Discharged

...tion, which studied the living conditions of black bears in Yunnan, helped Li apply for the surgery. Source:PTI News...

Indian doctor's new stem cells technique for kidney transplant

...n-year-old Riya Patel, Trivedi's youngest patient, bears witness to the efficacy of the procedure. With both her kidneys having failed, her US-based parents approached several doctors in Nadiad of Kheda district, adjoining Ahmedabad, where their relatives came to know about Trivedi. "Our anxiety vanished...

Dolls and Teddy Bears may Help Alzheimer's Patients

Dolls and teddy bears can help Alzheimer's patients interact and communicate with others, finds a new study//. A team of doctors at Newcastle General Hospital studied the benefits of dolls after seeing how a patient bonded with a teddy bear from her son, reported the onl...

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