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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...t iliac bone. From its location, character and the few tiny foci of bone rarefaction in the spine, we concluded that this tumour is a metastatic deposit rather than a primary tumour," said Selim. Though Selim doesn't rule out bone cancer, he believes it was more likely another kind of tumour that sprea...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

... should not be taken with water. Some argue that a few drops of water actually gives the drink the flavour, but master distillers of the 1805 suggest this whisky is best left to hit the tongue undiluted. The 1805 is smooth, has a hint of peach and a suggestion of vanilla, is warm, and with only a ligh...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...king really." David was released from hospital a few days after the operation 11 days ago in which he d...ather. David said he had been told to rest for a few months but his liver should grow back to 90 per cent of its former size and regain all its previous ...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

... will visit the Texas laboratory again in the next few weeks to gather more information about its procedures and protocols. "Then the agency will move forward with any recommendations to get them under compliance," he said. In a statement sent to Texas A&M faculty and staff yesterday, the school's inte...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...mph glands. While the illness can be as short as a few days, even healthy people have reported being sick for several weeks. Another virus, St. Louis encephalitis has been around longer but has a lower rate of infection. Only 1 out of 800 children who are bitten by a mosquito with the St. Louis virus w...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...s four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet away, "They were all gone, except Phyillis." ...d Frank Showalter, Scott's great uncle, standing a few feet from where his relatives died. The Showalters milked 103 cows on their farm west of Harrisonb...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...ia's AIDS epidemic could equal that of Africa in a few years. The director, who now lives in Uganda, knows the problem firsthand. Figures of a 2006 UN study show that 72 percent of the 2.6 million global AIDS deaths were in sub-Saharan Africa with devastating socio-economic impact. She wants to use t...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...n to induce rash can improve efficacy." Although few patients dropped out of the large Phase III clinical trials testing Tarceva in advanced non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer due to the rash, Wacker said he fears those who are taking Tarceva outside of a clinical trial may be likely to s...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

...ntrol the birth rate of stray dogs, adding that In few years the menace will be over in the cities of Kerala. The drive was started here recently by SPCA officials and veterinary doctors at the Mattancherry Veterinary Hospital by conducting keyhole surgeries on eleven stray dogs - seven female and fou...

Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction

...that they were unable to quit smoking after just a few cigarettes. According to the study, the nicotine... adults do, even though they may be smoking only a few cigarettes per month," he said. He further said that the addiction-related changes in the brain t...

Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...ch. By May, all that was left was a crater and a few strands of floating ice.A river running from it had also reduced to a trickle, according to the park rangers of the southernmost region of Magallanes. The lake had simply disappeared,' said Juan Jose Romero, regional director of Chiles National ...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...disorders and depression. Insomnia lasts only a few days and goes away without treatment in many people. However, factors such as stress can cause a higher level of insomnia that might last for several weeks and if left untreated could lead to both short- and long-term health problems. The study was...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...r Khaw Boon Wan said based on the data in the last few weeks, the situation did not look optimistic. He added that if the wet weather continued, Singapore can expect more dengue cases occupying hospital beds. He said: "In 2005, as many as 300 beds were taken up. It was very inconvenient for patients ...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...as prices spiral in the city. "I want to wreck a few more," he let slip as he emerged from a cloud of dust, smiling broadly. The eight had to undertake a series of tests before they made the final cut, the initial 1,000 first whittled down to 12 finalists. First, they had their pulse taken then it ...

Anti-depressants Do Not Increase the Overall Risk of Most Birth Defects

...uring pre-approval, drugs are tested on relatively few subjects and only side effects with a large frequency are detected. Once approved, many people take the medication and even very rare side effects surface, Dr. Michael Katz, acting Medical Director of the March of Dimes, said. Most prescription dru...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...the ship had nuclear weapons on board or not, very few knew of the F-16 and F-18 Hornets and Super Hornets, the world's best fighter aircrafts, and only a handful have the knowledge that the largest warship in the world has a 53-bedded hospital ward and a three-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It acts ...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...n terms of an asthma gene, there have been quite a few reports but not one that can be clearly reproduced in samples," said Goncalo Abecasis, associate professor at the U-M School of Public Health. "I think eventually it will lead to new therapies because it points to a specific biological molecular path...

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...ose" for danger has kept him alive. To this day, few Cubans know Castro's whereabouts, whether he is in a hospital or at home in a residential compound in western Havana called "Point Zero."...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...ravenous treatments. The center is one of only a few pediatric IBD centers in the North America that conducts research activities and provides education and treatment all at one campus. Dubinsky explained that Cedars-Sinai wants to ensure that patients referred to the center have access to the most a...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...nd gasoline has risen to record levels in the last few years, interest in alternative fuels has emerged, generating renewed interest in ongoing research in processes such as coal-to-liquid. UK is one of several universities most situated in states with large coal reserves engaged in research to disco...

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