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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...nent ponds which previously had been up to a meter deep were drastically shrunken or even dry. Their measurements had shown the water had been going down, but they were taken aback to find that about 40 well-studied pools among them Camp Pond, Cape Herschel Lagoon and Beach Ridge Pond were fractions of...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...ait in bathrobes and sandals to take a small train deep inside a disused mine to breathe in a natural radioactive gas, hoping it will help what ails them. After a bumpy 20-minute ride, they arrive in one of four stations at the "Heilstollen," or "health mine," in the heart of Radhausberg mountain south...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...e notion that Earth was about to be plunged into a deep freeze, as shifts in its orbit and axis unleashed a catastrophic drop in warmth from the Sun. In 1977, the big media buzz was for a book called "The Weather Conspiracy: The Coming of the New Ice Age," which conjured fears of a snowball planet where...

Smokers may Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

...hat can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. Jill Ohar, M.D., senior researcher and a professor of internal medicine-pulmonary, said its likely that 1112C/T is one of several genetic variants that influence the risk of a smoker developing COPD. About 25 percent of smokers develop the ...

Genetic Variation in Some Smokers Increases Chances of Developing COPD

...hat can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. Jill Ohar, M.D., senior researcher and a professor of internal medicine-pulmonary, said it's likely that -1112C/T is one of several genetic variants that influence the risk of a smoker developing COPD. About 25 percent of smokers develop th...

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

...n Ellen Murphy Meehan said the hospital "expressed deep regret to the patient" for what it considers an accident. She said Lawrence General has since changed its policy to allow some psychiatric patients to keep on their clothes and instead be frisked and scanned with a hand-held metal detector. Paul Dr...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...lts beating adult heart using waves that penetrate deep within body tissue and reflect back to form an image. But these devices cannot be used to picture nerves, because nerves are often too close to the surface of the skin and too shallow for the sound waves generated to form an image. Dr. Feinglass,...

Hyperthermia With Chemotherapy Improves Sarcoma Healing

...look for sarcoma patients: Effectiveness of local, deep hyperthermia proved in phase III study . Hyperth...ans of a combination of chemotherapy and of local, deep hyperthermia, in addition to operative removal of the sarcoma. This combined therapy has been applie...

Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe

... changes to another part of the body. Despite his deep reservations, Hertel said Reiki has a good side."When you want to relax, Reiki is among the most widely spread practices," he said. Laying hands on someone could provide comfort or have a relieving effect. But he added, "One should not expect anythin...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

... is quite misleading, they say. Merck used their deep pockets to make sure that even before the FDA had approved Gardasil, The marketing juggernaut was multifaceted and meticulously planned. In 2005 Merck started by funding a campaign called "Make the Connection," run by avowed non-governmental organiza...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

... board, in coastal areas of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu deep drilling of tubewells has led to saline water ingress from the sea destroying prime agricultural land and sometime endangering the only available source of drinking water. In large parts of Delhi, saline water has crept close to the surface. Fed...

Thai Separatists Burn School, Kill Four

...attani, Narathiwat and Yala provinces comprise the deep south, the majority Muslim region that borders Mal...has in fact "deteriorated" in recent months. The deep south was an independent Islamic sultanate known as Pattani for hundreds of years before being conqu...

Advanced Cancer Patients Have Sleep Disorders

...eep in cancer patients by specifically suppressing deep sleep and dream sleep and altering the normal circadian rhythms, she says. Antidepressants, too, have been shown to cause either sleepiness or insomnia. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (...

Individual Differences in Sleep Structure are Biologically Determined

...re at least partially biologically determined. For deep sleep (stages 3 and 4) in particular, the individual differences were overwhelmingly biological in nature. In this group of healthy young adults, the wide variation in the duration and structure of their sleep was, to a large extent, biological in...

Dozens of Panamanians Gravely Ill from Toxic Substance from China

...dreds of families and left irreparable damages and deep scars on the survivors," she said, citing the case of Juan Chan Lee, who had to stop working and has to undergo dialysis five times a day. "He has no money to pay for it and considers he'd be better off dead." Herrera wants Health Minister Camilo All...

Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results

...of successful candidates. "We could only express deep regret; after all, suicide is a cognizable offence and we must not encourage such tendencies," Singh pointed out. Admitting that the revised result would seriously affect the position of a large number of candidates, he said: "The special probe pan...

Gene Therapy for Parkinsons Disease

... Parkinson's patients. And in the past decade, the deep brain stimulation has worked in as many as 70 percent of patients who have opted for the surgical procedure. If it doesn't work, the electrodes can be removed. Gene therapy could be a more natural way to treat the disease, said Dr. Feigin. This imp...

Another Sexual Attraction is Possible ...

...e first steps along the road to speciation and the deep mysteries of reciprocal attraction - or lack thereof - between potentially interfertile individuals. Indeed, two types of females and two corresponding types of males coexist within this species: one type communicates with the so-called "E" pheromone...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...ities of the 2005 Licensing (Scotland) Act, to end deep discounting of alcohol for sale in off licences, supermarkets and other off sales outlets. Cheap drinks promotions which encourage people to buy more alcohol, particularly in supermarkets and off licenses must be controlled. Some supermarkets are ru...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...nfections. The difference between all these is how deep and how fast the infection spreads, and how treata... know when to use them. If the infection goes so deep that it involves muscles or fibers that enclose muscles, it needs to be surgically cleaned. Dr. Su...

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