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US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain

...n, the couple flew to Montreal via Prague and then drove to the United States, where he called the CDC and agreed to head to an isolation hospital in New York. He was eventually transferred to Denver. The CDC said his level of infectiousness was "quite low" but urged people who were sitting close to him ...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...ts Bay Transportation Authority, and more recently drove a bus for special-needs children to a private school in Rockland. She is no longer able to work, so she spends most of her time indoors. At first, she was terrified to go outside, her family said, though now she leaves once a day to take short walks ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

... the emergency struck. The Industrial Revolution drove many of Ireland's farmers into poverty, as they lost non-farming income, such as making linen, to textile mills in Britain. In India, the rural fabric was ripped to pieces as Britain transformed the country into a source of cheap commodities and labo...

US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'

...n, the couple flew to Montreal via Prague and then drove to the United States, where he called the CDC and agreed to head to an isolation hospital in New York. He was eventually transferred to Denver. The CDC said his level of infectiousness was "quite low" but urged people who were sitting close to him ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...feel Ahmed, 27, who suffered serious burns when he drove a blazing jeep Cherokee into the Glasgow airport, remains in a critical condition in a Scotland hospital. Many say his chances of survival are pretty slim. The Glasgow attack came a day after two Mercedes-Benz cars were found packed with nails, pet...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

..., who has a Web site called www.oxyabusekills.com, drove to the hearing with two other parents, including Lee Nuss, who held up an urn slightly larger than a pill bottle that she said contained her son's ashes. "I feel you are legal drug users, nothing more than a large corporate drug cartel," Nuss said...

Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies

...d Narcisa Santiago, a mother of seven. Riot police drove the protesters away from the court after they ignored an order to cover up. No arrests were made. Breastfeeding is in decline across Asia, with just 35 percent of mothers breastfeeding exclusively during their baby's first six months, according to...

Ancient Viral Defense may Explain Susceptibility to HIV: Study

...s, such as HIV-1," said Emerman. "In the end, this drove human evolution to be more susceptible to HIV," or human immunodeficiency virus. The study does not have any implications for modern-day research into HIV but sheds some light on how ancient viruses have shaped our "viral defenses," he said....

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...females of a species evolved better defenses, they drove the evolution of male phalluses. The males have to step up to produce a longer or more flexible phallus, she said. "You can envision an evolutionary scenario that, as the male phallus increases in size, the female creates more barriers. You get thi...

Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

...ibly foraging. But once developed, trichromaticism drove the evolution of red skin and hair through sexual selection. Fernandez, the studys lead author, first began to question the strict correlation of food choice and color vision while studying howler monkeys in Costa Rica. He recently compiled data on...

American Who Exposed Air Passengers to Drug Resistant TB Quarantined

...ant. On his return, he flew to Montreal. He then drove to the United States; it is believed he crossed into the U.S. at the border crossing between Lacolle, Que., and Champlain, N.Y.When CDC officials learned he had returned to the U.S. they tracked him down in New York City and he agreed to drive himsel...

American Who Set Off TB Scare Doing Well in Hospital

...h Air flight 104, from Prague to Montreal. He then drove back to the U.S. Officials are trying to contact only those who sat within five rows of him on the two longest flights for testing. Other passengers are not considered at high risk of infection because tests indicated the amount of TB bacteria in t...

American Who Set Off TB Scare Apologizes, Lung Surgery an Option for Him

...to take a commercial a flight to Montreal and then drove across the US border on May 24 at Champlain, New York. He said that he took the risk of exposing others to the strain because he feared he would die if he remained in Europe without the treatment available back home. He also felt that the CDC was...

Lack of Sleep Affects Eye-steering Coordination Needed While Driving

...ver a period of two days. On the first day, they drove for one hour starting at 5 p.m. The subjects were kept awake the following night, and on day two, drove again at 5 p.m. for up to two-and-a-half hours. Their eye movements were monitored using a dashboa...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...females of a species evolved better defenses, they drove the evolution of male phalluses. “The males have to step up to produce a longer or more flexible phallus,” she said. "You can envision an evolutionary scenario that, as the male phallus increases in size, the female creates more barriers. You get t...

MS Diagnosed Cop Kept in the Dark

...octors for various symptoms, which he says almost, drove him to suicide. Yet it was not until 2003 that he was informed he had MS. Dimmock says he had researched his symptoms on Internet and was accused of being a ‘cyberchondriac’, when he questioned his doctors many times. Accused of ‘playing God’ and m...

Lung Cancer Surgeries Doesn’t Help Breaking Nicotine Dependence in Smoker

...acy" for quitting, he says. "The thing that really drove whether or not people relapsed is whether they saw smoking as pleasurable and rewarding to the point that they can’t do without cigarettes, and they don’t believe they are able to quit." Patients who were able to quit by the one-year mark waited lo...

Parkinson's Disease Affects Driving

...distracted driving, those with Parkinson's disease drove at slower speeds and had less control over speed and steering. They also performed poorly on tests of memory, balance, vision and cognitive flexibility (the ability to switch attention between competing tasks) as well as daytime sleepiness. "Clearl...

Researchers seek to demystify brain activity during mystical encounters

...eas in the brain, as opposed to one single region, drove the Christian mystical experience. The researchers analyzed MRI images of the brain of 15 nuns, amid a reliving of mystical experience, found an increase in activity in almost 12 regions in the brain that did not exclude the regions holding the se...

Freak Incident Kills College Kid

... on the car roof. Koster was thrown off when Dowds drove the vehicle into a tree, according to police reports. This impact threw Koster into the right lane of the traffic ridden highway. He was later taken to the Beverly Hospital where he was pronounced dead. ...

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