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Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies

...tters down Ukraine, where the memories of the 1986 explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant still hang afresh....

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...timulation) and to the unborn child, as well as an explosion in multiple births. Today, the twin birth rate is 23.6 per cent for IVF mothers, compared with between one per cent and two per cent in the general population. Not only are they more likely to be born prematurely and underweight, but there is also a ...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...ions and other locations. "There has been such an explosion of slot machine gambling in recent years that we had to do something to curb the social problems it causes," Halvard Ingebrigtsen, undersecretary of state at the ministry of culture and religious affairs, told AFP. At most there were some 18,500 slo...

Bamboo Seed: Viagra and Food for Mizos

.... The seeds trigger a phenomenal rodent population explosion as the rats eat them and multiply, taking advantage of the abundant food supply in the wild. And people in Mizoram, in northeastern India, are taking the cue. A couple, Thara and Dawngi, had been married for nine years but had remained childless. ...

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

...l have been destroyed. Florida has undergone an explosion in population a growth of about 13 percent between 2000 and 2006. This has meant that more and more people are pushing into rural areas. In dry weather conditions, such regions can be rife with dry, crackling brush ideal kindling for a wildfire spa...

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

...ste of mental freedom you want more of it. It's an explosion of creativity." says Schmidt, quickly adding, "I'm a workaholic, but it's the type of work that's the problem. Our society is focused on work that makes stuff that goes directly into landfills. Essential work such as art, music, creativity, community...

Alli- a New Weapon for War Against the Bulges

...the world's second-largest drug maker. Despite an explosion of diets and exercise regimes, Americans are fatter than ever. More than two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese, and that doesn't include the growing number of children who weigh too much. The epidemic is especially crucial in M...

Force-feeding a Scourge Among Mauritanian Nomads

...ing to shake up popular attitudes to fatness - the explosion of Arab satellite channels obliterating the monopoly held until recently by the state channel. Mounina's teenage daughters, for instance, say they do not want to be fat like their cousins who are only a few years older then them. They said they wan...

Don't Gamble With People's Health, Warn Experts

...and charitable gambling industries. This virtual explosion does not bode well for the community, doctors warn.Another concern is the growing participation of women in gambling activities. Recent studies in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States show that women are just as likely as men to play lottery...

Tuberculosis, A Challenge To The Political Will Of Governments, Says Veteran Crusader

...ents to tackle such root causes and the consequent explosion in the numbers of the TB-patients, it is inconceivable that any dent has been made anywhere." He notes that the very idea of making the TB patients visit the clinics thrice a week for treatment and collect medicines under the DOTS is almost outrage...

Woman Undergoes Double Hand Transplant

...o undergo amputation in both her arms following an explosion in a laboratory in 1978, while she was a student of Chemistry. Presently, Alba, 47 years old and of Colombian origin could not have imagined that so many years later she could have found a donor from the same race, sex and blood group, and could succ...

A Spanish Woman Gets A Double Hand Transplant

...47-year-old woman who lost her hands in a chemical explosion some 19 years ago had double hand transplant done on 30 November//. This is the first of its kind done in Spain, and worldwide first on a woman. A surgery team from the Pedro Cavadas Foundation performed this ten- hour operation. The leading surg...

India warned of Impending AIDS Disaster

.... Broun said, "We have slow growth -- it's not an explosion -- but it's enough to make any expansion of the treatment program unsustainable, financially and technically." Although Alexander praised India's recently finalized HIV strategy with a budget of $2.5 billion over the next five years towards prevent...

Britain Faces Aids Epidemic

...ms of illness'. This creates the danger of a viral explosion in some areas. 'It is ironic that the Government are encouraging people to take precautions to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases when a lot of the new cases are coming from overseas,' according to Andrew Green of Migration Watch. T...

Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases

...ding innovative, strategic research has sparked an explosion of knowledge in the scientific field. Breakthroughs by the HDF's scientists include the landmark discovery of the Huntington's disease marker in 1983 and the gene itself in 1993. The Hereditary Disease Foundation and its scientists also helped to lau...

Britons Are Bloating!

... food and present-day sedentary lifestyles for the explosion in obesity levels. They also blame the sedentary lifestyle that the children now follow thanks to the TV’s and computer games directly adding to the increasing problem. It has been indicated that NHS, would probably have an increased expenditure of...

Dolly Paves the Way for Exhaustive Stem Cell Research

...ted cells. The consequence of Dolly’s birth is the explosion of nuclear transfer in so many labs. ...

Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes

...d that during the excitement of March Madness, the explosion of the NCAA Tournament // on the television screens turns even the most avid couch potato into a basketball freak, but it is important to prevent injuring oneself even as you enjoy the slam dunk. “Knee injuries can be especially painful and requir...

Getting Basic Science to Work For Medicine

...ity is finding it increasingly hard to harness the explosion of new information and translate it into medical practice. Grants that support the training of scientists who know the process and language of medicine are crucial to bridging the information gap and finding innovative solutions to human health probl...

UN Fears Melting Of Ice Would Concentrate Toxins in the Chinese Water Supply

The explosion at the chemical plan in the month of November rele...re that the incidence does not occur again. This explosion in the north eastern china has created wide spread confusion and raised alarm bells as millions of p...

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