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Turkey Is Listed In The Christmas Meal Despite Bird Flu Scare

There is no change of plans regarding the Christmas dinner. Turkey still remains popular inspite of the bird flu scare. ..The demands for Christmas turkeys have risen by 25% in Britain. Supermarket owners say that the sales of the bird //are as good as the previous year. ..When bird flu was spreading and was in its peak in the month of October and November people feared that its sales will fall...

Christmas turkey? Anyone?

The French are reluctant to place their orders for Christmas turkeys in the wake of fears of bird flu. ..However, the dreaded disease has not stopped the British and the Germans from buying their usual Christmas turkeys // this year, say industry sources. ..In France, bulk buyers such as restaurants and retailers are cautious in placing orders, say industry sources. The consumer confidence see...

Christmas trees to yield key Tamiflu ingredient

Biolyse Pharma Corp., a closely held Canadian company that extracts chemicals from plants, plans to use used Christmas trees to extract the chemical for making Tamiflu, the drug that treat bird flu.// ..The trees contain shikimic acid in their pine, spruce and fir needles, Ontario-based Biolyse said today in a statement. The acid is used in Roche Holding AG's Tamiflu and is mainly extracted from...

Christmas, Carols And Unique Indian Christianity

New Delhi: Christianity came to India much before it went to the west, perhaps a reason why India's 25 million Christians prefer to be catholic in faith // , oriental in worship and Indian in culture. ....It has been a two-way process - a process of osmosis where Christianity has over the centuries become an indelible part of Indian plurality. Not only for the urban middle classes enthusiasticall...

Toy Story Turns Bitter-Christmas Toys, No Music to the Ears!

The Charity Deafness Research UK has suggested that certain Christmas toys are not safe and could hamper children’s hearing. This was revealed when 14 toys out of the 15 that// were tested, turned out to portray readings that were higher than the prescribed safety limits of 85 decibels. ....Among the toys, the noisiest were found to be toy guns, which included a mechanical toy machine gun, a pl...

Scots Demand Best Quality Treatment For COPD As Christmas Gift

Health Minister Andy Kerr will receive Christmas cards from active members of the..British Lung Foundation, warning the executive about the poor quality of treatment// offered to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients in Scotland. ....The charity suggests that clinical standards be set, to ensure patients received the best quality treatment. ....COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulm...

Reach Out at Christmas

AMA Vice President, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, today urged Australians to spare a thought this week for those who will be alone over Christmas.// ....'This time of year for most people means joyful gatherings with friends and family, but for some it spells only isolation and despair,' Dr Yong said. ....'The social circuit, gift-giving and family gatherings around Christmas and the new year can cause...

Celebrating Christmas With Wine – The Elixir of the God

Wine is a famous drink and the sparkle of many a party. That apart, wine is very much in the good books of medical experts, as a health drink, known to sustain cardiovascular// health and keep age related dementia at bay. So, when we raise a toast to health, it is cheers to a copious flow of health benefits. ....The roots of wine are entrenched in Christianity, where wine is considered sacrosanc...

Mistletoe Is Good For Christmas Decorations, Not For Cancer

A 61-year-old cancer patient developed a lesion under her skin on her chest wall and doctors were perplexed, as the biopsy showed a new pattern of inflammation. //Interrogation revealed that the lady had been injecting herself with extract of mistletoe..thrice every week. .. .. This case study is published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). ....A 19th-century Austrian philosopher Rudolf Stei...

Come Apart and Rest Awhile – It’s Christma!

Christmas is indeed a ‘ubiquitous’ festival, as it is celebrated throughout the world. The festivity of Christmas is resplendent in an estimated 26 million Indian homes.// The joys of the season is palpable atleast a month before Christmas, where people are seen making the most of the special bargains and discounts of the season, to spruce up their wardrobe in time for the celebration. Plans are...

Cake Walk – Plum Treats Sell Like 'Hot Cakes' During Christma

Revelry and mirth is known by another name- Christmas! The fervor and festivity of Christmas is whetted as we submit wholly to the whims of our starving taste buds//, feeding them with the flavors of the season. A mouthwatering spread is incomplete without the 'piece de resistance', the rich and exotic Christmas cake. As you wait to tuck into this baked delight, let's give you a snapshot of its m...

The Best Christmas Gift

No Santa could have delivered a more welcome gift. ..Two-year-old Markus Dejong is celebrating Christmas, having survived a liver transplant// from a part of his father’s. .. The operation was carried out successfully at the Stollery’s Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Canada. .. A year ago Markus developed jaundice as a tumor on his liver developed and swelled to the size of an orange. .. He wa...
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