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A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...n to avoid detection by police was on the verge of collapse because he left behind two crucial pieces of evidence: his wallet with identification in a bag of evidence hed dumped after the crime, and Rosss skull, which Sylvester was unable to locate after moving her body a second time. A widely publicized ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...mewhat different ways, while many societies didn't collapse at all." Evan Fraser of the Sustainability Research Institute at the University of Leeds, northern England, says he found a common thread running through the worst famines of recent history. In research presented at a seminar in Paris last week, ...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...from human activities. The recent alarm over the collapse of honeybee colonies has underscored the importance of insect pollinators not only to crops consumed by humans but also to plants that support the ecosystems we depend on. Flower architecture has great evolutionary and economic importance. Minute di...

Supermodel Kate Moss Brands Pete Doherty The Slug

...r he went. The scornful comment marks the final collapse for their troubled relationship, which ended after Doherty slept with a South African model. "Pete's disgusting. He looks like a slug, acts like a slug and always leaves a trail of mess behind him, the News of the World quoted a friend of Moss as ...

Afghanistan Hopes to Eradicate Polio in Two Years

...ffected our health care system. However, after the collapse of the Taliban regime, the new government developed a National Health Policy, which has been implemented very successfully for the good of the Afghan people", Muhammed Amin said, according to the report by Malaysian national news agency Bernama. Po...

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

...ey in for another woman. Jovi, who has seen the collapse of the marriages of his band mates - David Bryan, and Richie Sambora, insists that his wife is really something special to him, even while admitting that he hasn't been a 'saint', and that he's 'had his lapses'. "I wouldn't trade her in for anything...

Increase in the Rate of Food Allergy

...ses, potentially dangerous difficulty breathing or collapse (anaphylaxis). Even when a reaction isnt dangerous, its often frightening for those involved. There is an urgent need for coordinated systematic studies of the epidemiology of food allergy in Australia and abroad, to ascertain risk factors and guid...

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...e majority have been orphaned by divorce, with the collapse of Iraqi society replicating itself in an increasing number of broken homes....

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...mong Asian immigrants when their jobs disappear or collapse in dispute, and they face the shame of returning home empty-handed. For the men, hanging themselves from the ventilator in their collective work cabin or jumping from one of the high-rise building, appears the most common way out, while women go fo...

Capitalism is Bad for Men's Health: Study

...significant increases in mortality rates after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The life expectancy for men freed from the Iron Curtain dropped by six years between 1991 and 1994 amid social disruption, physical hardships and economic instability. The degree to which men were affected depended upon how ...

Trade Center Collapse Caused Lung Ailments in Rescuers

... perhaps the first clinical study that relates the collapse of the trade center to lung ailments in the rescuers, due to inhalation of dust and pollutants during the rescue operation. The rescuers seem to be suffering a rare type of lung condition which showed up a year after the catastrophe. Medical speci...

Extremist Christian Preacher Dies of Heart Problems

...ce president, said he was not sure what caused the collapse but noted that Falwell had a history of heart challenges. "I had breakfast with him, and he was fine at breakfast," Godwin said. "He went to his office, I went to mine, and they found him unresponsive." Falwell, became the face of the religious r...

Airway Bypass Treatment for Emphysema - Study

... The loss of the lungs' natural elasticity and the collapse of airways in the lung combine to make exhalation ineffective, leaving the emphysema sufferer with hyperinflation because they cant get air out of their lungs. With hyperinflation, breathing becomes inefficient and the patient is always short of brea...

Hospitals in Older Cities Close Down, Blacks Worst Affected

...ety net was already in a "fragile" state and could collapse entirely with further hospital closures. It said Detroit had lost more than 1,200 hospital beds with the closure of four hospitals since 1998. "Some of it is population shifts and declines," Siegel said. "There's (also) more and more people without...

Myelin Associated With Early Evolution of Huntington's Disease

...in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia that the collapse of a type of myelin that develops late in life promotes the enlargement of toxic amyloid plaques long associated with Alzheimer's disease. Myelin is the "insulation" that wraps around nerve axons in the brain. Now, in a new report presently online ...

Emotional Stress Could Be a Factor in Causing Alzheimers: Study

...looses its grip on the microtubules, and starts to collapse into insoluble protein fibers, which ultimately cause cell death. Previous studies had shown that extreme physiological stress, such as plunging mice into ice water or starving them for three days, can induce tau phosphorylation. But what we wan...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

As Moscow watched the Soviet empire collapse around it in 1991, an expert in the ancient art of Ikebana flower arranging flew in from Japan. For most of the 16 years since, Midori Yamada has taught Russians to search for harmony in the lines of branches, flowers and vases -- as attempted c...

Smokers to Be Taxed to Fund Healthcare for Uninsured

...the proposal. But it had teetered on the edge of collapse in the final days of the session, as lawmakers disagreed on the amount of the cigarette tax and even suggested that the money should go for property tax relief instead of health programs. "This is a terrific bill and we're extremely enthusiastic ab...

U.S Officials Worried Over Failure In Preventing Food Contamination

...minated with E.coli. A publicized incident was the collapse of both kidneys of a three-year-old girl after consuming tainted spinach. Eating contaminated peanut butter incapacitated some others. There have been apologies and pledges of better quality control by the companies that marketed the controversial...

Alarming Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Australian Youth

...onfusion, tremors, convulsions, and cardiovascular collapse and death. Long-term effects may include paranoia, aggressiveness, extreme anorexia, memory loss, visual and auditory hallucinations, delusions, and severe dental problems. Also, transmission of HIV and hepatitis B and C can be a consequence of...

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