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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...effective method for future updates. Creating the building blocks for Medicare reforms to improve quality. The College is particularly pleased that the bill will create incentives for care coordination by a patient’s personal physician through a large scale demonstration of the Patient-Centered Medical Home....

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...rnational alarm over Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had uncovered industrial oils, acid, cancer-causing chemicals and other d...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

... The fields disrupt the movement of a cell's inner building blocks during division, so that it dies off before proliferating. Cancer cells typically divide at a much faster rate than most normal cells, making them a prime target for TTF. Treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation also target rapidly divi...

Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela

...ures to improve the public health service, such as building new clinics and sending doctors to provide free care to poor people. Following his re-election for a six-year presidential term in December, Chavez launched a nationalization drive in such key fields as telecommunications, electricity and oil....

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...id, amid protests from Talisay residents, that the building of viewing decks, an elevator and an access road did not necessarily violate the law on protected areas. The protesters fear the project would displace some residents and damage their farms and fishing grounds. The department suspended the projec...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...43 non-asthmatics. They looked at mutations in the building blocks that make up DNA, called nucleotides. There are mutations in around one in every 600 nucleotides, and scientists examined more than 317,000 of these mutations, known as single-nucleotide polymorphisms, to find those specific to childhood ast...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

...s of nurses who have pitched camp in front of the building in a two-week pay protest. The demonstrators, including railway workers and miners from Poland's southern Silesian coal belt, brandished banners reading, "We want a decent living, like lawmakers" and "We want to work, not emigrate". Ringed by rio...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...cause lead poisoning. They also covered a magnetic building set and plastic castles with small parts, which it said could choke children. Chaotic food and drug safety mechanisms, murky laws, corruption, and intense competition among government agencies are among the ills supposedly afflicting the country....

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...d tissues throughout the body. They play a role in building and maintaining bone strength, keeping the skin and hair healthy, maintaining healthy blood cholesterol levels, and influence behavior and brain function. As hormone production declines at menopause, women suffer from Hot Flushes and Night Sweats and...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...he demand at first, but the authors do not suggest building more nuclear power stations because of the cost and targets they provide to terrorists. Duncan McLaren, chief executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said "The solutions put forward in this report could slash carbon emissions. There would need...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...he demand at first, but the authors do not suggest building more nuclear power stations because of the cost and targets they provide to terrorists. Duncan McLaren, chief executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said "The solutions put forward in this report could slash carbon emissions. There would need...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...sion of blood with a tagged amino acid (one of the building blocks of protein). Samples of muscle were taken from their thighs before and after the infusion to follow how much had "stuck" in muscle protein. This measured the rate of synthesis of muscle protein which contributes to the daily maintenance of ...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...ion boom, talk of solar power and energy-efficient building design is largely rhetoric rather then reality. ...apartment block the firms says will be the tallest building in Thailand. He estimates that making Ocean 1 energy efficient costs just one percent of the total...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

...enhage explains. "It contains the instructions for building a pump responsible for transporting the blood lipid cholesterol from the liver into the bile ducts." Most of the gallstones consist to a high degree of crystallised cholesterol. The medical researcher concludes that, "The genetic alteration probably ...

New Understanding on Growth of Human Stem Cells

...ar determinants of cancer and tissue repair and is building scientific momentum. This discovery of a new fundamental understanding about how human stem cells develop is the kind of scientific work which has already put this Institute on the map as the leader in this field, said John Kelton, dean and vice-pr...

Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos

...veloping countries, where it is used to make cheap building materials. Asian countries such as India, Indonesi...anada continues to allow it in children's toys and building materials, among other products. Asbestos defenders criticized the society's move, arguing that th...

The Importance of Junk DNA

...ur percent of the genome, encode for proteins, the building blocks of life. An international collaboration o...on of boundaries that help properly organize these building blocks. Their work will be published in the July 13 issue of the journal Science. Some of the junk...

Circassia Announces Acquisition of Organ Transplant Anti-Rejection Technology

...ar, and believe it will prove an important step in building a broad, world-class immune control company." Organ transplantation is a complex medical undertaking, which requires careful tissue type matching between the donor and recipient to reduce the risk of rejection. Organ rejection can occur when the re...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

...chdiocese was selling its high-rise administrative building and considering the sale of about 50 other nonessential church properties to raise funds for a settlement. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge overseeing the cases recently ruled that Mahony could be called to testify in the second trial on s...

Indian Researcher Duo Finds Automated Tailgating can Save Fuel, Cut CO2 Emissions

...ional ways of tackling the problem, such as simply building more roads or improving public transport are becoming less and less effective," said Mitra. "Automated highway systems are one of the many approaches that have been suggested to tackle the problems," he said. The findings appear in the current i...

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