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Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

... puts up in LA has donated 3 million pounds to the charity till now, by raising cash from selling platinum di...0 pounds. The singer has been involved in other charity works as well, for he organised a charity football match in May 2006, to raise funds in Africa, with...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...aced humanity.' Steve Howard of the environmental charity Climate Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for a moratorium on football matches. There are positive choices for people to make. If we get this right, in 10 to 15 years time every produc...

Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

... Rosanna Carr Taylor, who supports eating disorder charity B-eat, said that size-zero fad promoted by skinny models has resulted in drug induced look. 'The use of skinny models is promoting a drug-induced look as fashionable, something we should clamp down on, Taylor said....

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

New research by the British charity Save the Children, shows that if a Bangladeshi family wanted to eat a simple nutritious diet , they would have to spend three times their salary on food. According to official estimates reported by The Independent, this would amount to a 1,700 poun...

Moss, Beckham, Hilton's Portraits Sketched in Pig's Blood for Charity

...se sketches have been drawn with pig's blood for a charity auction . Artist Rich Clarke, who created the ar... animal's blood. The sketches will be sold in a charity auction on eBay, the proceeds of which will go to the NBS, reports Contactmusic....

Angelina Jolie Poses in Nude

...ing grandmother. Jolie is also involved in many charity efforts, one can guess maybe, she will auction one of her nudes and give the money to one of the charities- who knows!!...

Shakira Set for Kids' Charity Gigs

...City, Rio de Janeiro and New York this year. The charity organisations' step is a joint venture with The Un...en's Fund (UNICEF). The singer insisted that the charity organisation aims at making Latin Americans aware and concerned about homeless and hungry kids. "A...

Hilary Swank to Spearhead Cancer Hair-loss Campaign

...y Swank will soon be seen in action spearheading a charity campaign that aims at supporting women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment. The Pantene Beautiful Lengths drive encourages people to grow their locks, get it cut, and donate it for making wigs for women who have lost their ha...

Gene Study Throws Up New Targets for Leishmaniasis

...Trust Sanger Institute, a British medical research charity that led the genome comparison. The frontline affordable drug, sodium stiboglucomate, marketed as Pentostam, is running into bad resistance problems, leaving many doctors with the option of more expensive treatment that, in the case of visceral lei...

Elton John's Free AIDS Awareness Concert in Ukraine

...ent Viktor Yushchenko and other politicians. The charity performance of the singer whose Aids foundation already funds projects in Ukraine, has received mixed reviews from the people, with some appreciating it and others slamming the show. According to the show bosses, the UK star's performance would inc...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...ties fighting cancer. She has raised over 1.5m for charity through several marathons and epic bike rides. The mother of three cycled 4,200 miles across the US in nine weeks for her final fundraising challenge in 2006. Her health proved a huge challenge during the journey from San Francisco to New York, wit...

Sharon Stone to Raise AIDS Awareness in Dubai

...rtation. AmfAR spokeswoman Deborah Hernan said the charity accepted the film festival invitation hoping to raise awareness. "(We hope to) raise awareness for HIV/AIDS. Financial success would enhance amfAR's ability to deliver on its programs," the New York Daily News quoted her, as saying....

AIDS Charity AVERT Launches Stop AIDS in Children Campaign

The international HIV and AIDS charity AVERT is today launching Stop AIDS in Children, a campaign that calls for an end to the 380,000 child AIDS deaths and half a million new infant HIV infections that occur worldwide every year. At this year's G8 summit in Germany, the leaders of the ...

Mental Health of Children on the Decline

...n three studies carried out in recent years. The charity also carried out a survey "to test and compare our... studies will be published in the autumn, when the charity will launch their major new campaign, Growing Strong....

Two-year-old Joins Mensa, Becomes Its Youngest Ever Genius

...orgia's mother, Lucy Brown, chief executive of the charity Disability Initiative, then applied to Mensa for some extra help. The society, which accepts only adults or children who have an IQ in the top 2 per cent, asked Georgia to join and confirmed that she was the group's youngest current member, and the...

JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade

...stitutions in East Europe. The author launched a charity called the Children's High Level Group, which figh...the plight of these children and explained why her charity is important. "Two weeks ago I visited Prague for the first time. It is a city I have long wished ...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...and innovation. Andrew Scott, policy director at charity Practical Action, also speaking at the launch, said: The STEPS centre will help us understand how we can make technology development work in the interests of people living in poverty, rather than pander to the wants of the affluent....

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...uch as cell cultures and computer modelling. The charity is seeking reliable, scientifically proven ways fo...E during her life and left a 100,000 legacy to the charity when she died last year. Their daughter Sarah will also attend. This legacy forms part of FRAME's co...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...which has a population of 4.6 million. The ban on charity slots "will affect the manna that goes to good cau...s' families and loved ones. Slot machines run by charity groups and other private actors have increased their winnings three-fold in the five years from 2001...

Drug Firms Sue British Regulator Over Alzheimer's Drugs

Two drug firms and a charity for people with Alzheimer's disease began a legal challenge Monday against the downgrading of three anti-dementia drugs by British regulators. In 2001 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), which issues guidance on how m...

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