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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...ar summer as warmer temperatures evaporate shallow bodies of water illustrates the rapid effects of global w...een passed: Arctic ponds that were permanent water bodies for millennia are now ephemeral,"These ponds were substantial bodies of water; Cape Herschel Lagoon,...

Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic

...dence of the extensive damage it causes to women's bodies and minds," said the decree issued by the office of the mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa. The Egyptian government announced plans on Thursday to impose a total ban on female circumcision, the widely-practised removal of the clitoris, but the draft law still...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ns to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human obesity. Investigators say these f...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...treatment, and say the gas is out of the patients' bodies within three hours. "The 50-odd mine staff are subject to 20 times more exposure than patients, but we remain below official exposure levels," said Rieser. Depending on the gravity of the illness, doctors recommend up to 12 trips of one hour each...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

...arty came to an abrupt end when a guest discovered bodies in the freezer. The bodies belonged to the host Didier Charrons wife Chantal, 46, and son Bryan 11. The female guest opened...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...ional Cricket Council (ICC) and national governing bodies such as the PCB do not ensure that their anti-doping rules are able to avoid unsatisfactory decisions as the majority decision of the PCB Appeals Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign news agency. The criticism comes days after th...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...ns to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human obesity. Investigators say these findings may also, over the lon...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ogramme that encouraged people to strengthen their bodies and eat healthy foods could only turn the town into a better place to live. And so it began. The people running the programme aimed to spend the least possible amount of money. They made small changes like freshening up the paint that formed zebra-...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...roduct patents and establishment of new regulatory bodies will likely draw more foreign investors seeking outsourcing opportunities in the country. Additionally, the creation of a suitable infrastructure coupled with an increase in healthcare as well as drug and pharmaceutical R&D expenditures will attract ...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...sperate need to understand precisely how childrens bodies work so that we can custom-design therapies for them and their problems. Researchers in the new unit will be investigating many areas including paediatric allergies and how these can be prevented; sleep disturbance and how this affects health and be...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...50 percent reduction in the immune response. Our bodies maintain a fine balance between the immune system and microbes. Antibiotics and antifungals tilt the balance in favor of the immune system by targeting the microbes directly. A substance like beta-1,6-glucan could help tilt this balance further by st...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...Dr. Levine says. Its such a terrible thing for our bodies to do and the less of it you do, the better. But activity is not easy. If it were easy, everyone would do it....

Walking Really is the Best Way to Keep Healthy

...ck and muscles. It's such a terrible thing for our bodies to do and the less of it you do, the better. But activity is not easy. If it were easy, everyone would do it," he added. Dr Levine's editorial appears in the July issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings....

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

... insisted in an article, was not a question of two bodies and minds that are in equal physical condition, but of one body and mind capable of sustained and regular hard labor, and of another body and mind which one quarter of each month, during the best years of life, is more or less sick and unfit for hard...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...suburban Atlanta home, placed Bibles next to their bodies and then hanged himself on the cable of a weight machine. Federal authorities have charged Benoit's personal physician, Dr. Phil Astin, with improperly prescribing painkillers and other drugs to two patients other than Benoit. "Through prescription ...

Female Doctors Facing Barriers to Careers in Education and Research, Study Finds

...d, Gender monitoring of appointments, Journals and bodies awarding grants to take steps to minimise gender bias, Flexible career structures Dr Anita Holdcroft, co-chair of the BMA Medical Academic Staff Committee, says: Six in ten doctors who graduated from medical school last year were female, but the ...

Chief Medical Officer Urges Presumption of Organ Donation to End Transplant Shortfall

... Medical Association, but opposed by other medical bodies including The Patients Association. "It is dangerous to presume patients' wishes at a time when difficult decisions need to be made immediately," said the association's Katherine Murphy. "It is not always possible to contact a next of kin in time s...

PETA Hails McCartney for Boycotting Animal-testing Charities

...ess. Animals are not furry little humans and their bodies cannot reliably predict results for human conditions," Alistair Currie, Senior Research and Campaigns Co-ordinator of PETA, said. "Thankfully, there are plenty of charities that go for the triple win: they don't cause animal suffering; they do supp...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...udy has proved very influential, being accepted by bodies such as the American Academy of Pediatrics. In December 2006, the BMJ questioned the way these deaths were classified in the study. Today the BMJ publishes a re-analysis of the data by two senior (now retired) paediatricians, Christopher Bacon an...

Police Raids Hospitals and Labs in Orissa

... pathological laboratories after recovery of seven bodies of female infants near Duburi foothills in Orissas Nayagarh District. Police conducted raids jointly with health officials and social activists yesterday, and registered cases of female infanticide. They also sealed several unregistered pathologica...

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