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

...h 52 hot dogs, but this year feels confident after breaking the world record in June with 59-1/2 hot dogs. "...use the "Solomon technique" patented by Kobayashi, breaking the wieners in half before wolfing them down. The buns are eaten separately after being dunked in wa...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...n a row; last year by eating a 53-3/4 hot dogs and breaking his own record. Chestnut, at 97 kilos (215 pound...is year felt confident about the competition after breaking Kobayashi's world record in June with 59-1/2 wieners. Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition h...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...orld countries may prove powerful disincentives to breaking the back of cervical cancer, aid workers apprehend. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given almost $28 million US to an international health group to try to figure out how to introduce a female-only HPV vaccine into socially-conservative c...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...r pre-teen kid is exhibiting antisocial behaviour, breaking the rules you lay down, or having problem paying attention , then the root cause could be the tendency he or she has for activities in the evening rather than in the morning. The finding is based on a study conducted by researchers led by Elizabeth...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...orce" to remove them, the health department found, breaking the patient's arm. The patient required surgery and a three-week hospital stay. In April 2006, a 49-year-old former nurse who arrived in the emergency room at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital at 10:30 p.m., intoxicated and uncooperative. Staff strapped d...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

...ments levelled off. "Those plateaus reflect the breaking and unfolding of the helix. With no bonds between bases to break, the thymine chains' showed little resistance to extension and no plateau," Marszalek explained. "Based on the known structure of the single stranded DNA molecules, they had expected ...

Worms are Killing the Planet

...orms used in composting are extremely efficient at breaking down decomposing material such as kitchen scraps and other organic material but they emit nitrous oxide in the process of digestion in the gut. Frederickson told Materials Recycling Week: "The amount of worm composting is very, very small and the a...

Final Potter Book Already Out on the Web?

...de have already pre-ordered the final Potter book, breaking the record set by the previous book 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' which clocked in 1.5 million orders. Amazon is expecting a surge in the number of orders as the release date of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' approaches....

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...hodsexercising continually in one long bout versus breaking up the same workout with a rest period. The findings could change the way we approach exercise. Who wouldnt want to take a breather for that" Many people believe prolonged exercise will be optimal in order to reduce body fat, but our study has show...

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

...ver, prison healthcare continues to be strained to breaking point in many areas. The BMAs dossier, 'Crisis in the Cells', provides a small snapshot of the nationwide and daily serious issues afflicting every stage of prison healthcare. Crucial rehabilitation services dealing with mental health and drug depe...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...y said. Thailand has adopted a different tack to breaking down the taboos regarding HIV with innovative education campaigns such as traffic police handing out condoms, an initiative dubbed "Cops and Rubbers." The country, which has experienced about half a million AIDS deaths and has about the same number...

Britisher Enraged for Court's Action Against Him for Smoking

...itt at his Happy Scots Bar on Thursday evening for breaking the ban, which came into effect in England July 1. If convicted, he faces a 17,500-pound (26,000-euro, 36,000-dollar) fine. Owners and landlords of pubs, cafes and nightclubs are legally required to enforce the ban in their establishments, and fa...

Jon Bon Jovi Wouldn't 'trade His Wife In' for Anything!

...cognisant of the fact that relationships have been breaking up around us, but it hasn't made me cling to her or the other way round," he said. And, Dorothea certainly doesn't have to worry about her hubby falling for a younger girl with fake assets, for he prefers women who grow old gracefully. "No. I fin...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...s is all set to return home June 21 after a record breaking 194-day space odyssey by a woman with the mission managers giving the green signal. Sunita and six other astronauts who came June 10 to fetch her bid farewell to her replacement Clayton Anderson and two Russian cosmonauts on the International Spac...

Mental Health of Children on the Decline

... the background. Junk food diet, binge drinking, breaking down of families and its values, increasing availability of drugs, sexy images projected by magazines, marketing by many companies aimed at the children, exam pressures as well as peer pressures are the main reasons for the ill health of the mental w...

Street-protesting Polish Nurses Threaten to Stay Put

...ition. Kaczynski accused the occupying nurses of breaking the law and signalled that they could face trouble. "This is an offence. A public official is under the obligation to inform justice authorities if he is aware of an offence, and we will be forced to do so," Kaczynski told reporters. Kaczynski ha...

Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres

... say moths are the recyclers of the natural world, breaking down fur, wool and feathers in the wild. Only two of the 2,500 species in Britain are known to eat clothes. Here are ten ways to keep your clothes from becoming a moth meal. Moth Balls: Soaked with a noxious cocktail of chemical insecticide and d...

Japanese Firm Unveils Artificial Hand With 'air Muscles'

...hand grasped a pen and picked up a raw egg without breaking it. The firm plans to ship some 50 prototypes to research institutes and firms, with plans to market them overseas in the near future, Shimizu said. Air muscles may be key technology for developing new types of artificial hands in the future, sai...

Antidepressents may Lower Bone Density in Older People

...and osteoblasts, cells responsible for the regular breaking down and rebuilding of bone in the body. Our findings suggest that, in this cohort, use of SSRIs is associated with increased rates of hip bone loss, the authors conclude. Although some of this association may have occurred because women who were p...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...lcohol establishments in this area would have been breaking the law if our requesters had actually been under age 21. There are serious implications for social provision of alcohol to a minor; in Minnesota it is a gross misdemeanor. If there is an injury or death related to the alcohol provision, the adult co...

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