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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...er, Hatshepsut reigned from 1498 to 1483 BC as the fifth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty, whose later members included Akhenaton and Tutankhamun. Archaeologists led by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, recently located her mummy in the Valley of the Kings, followi...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

... waiting for a transplant. Specialists say about a fifth of these die while waiting. Dr Charlie Millson, consultant hepatologist at St James's, said: "This is a tremendous breakthrough and represents the culmination of two years' hard work by the whole team here in Leeds....

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...ors note the overdose rate in Calgary is about one fifth that reported in the UK, despite similar suicide rates. UK acetaminophen overdose cuts have largely been attributed to the package size restrictions, however no such restrictions have been imposed in Canada. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) overdose is ...

Backpacks and Backaches

...nt studies reveal that even children in fourth and fifth grades complain of backache due to heavy bags. Wearing it Right Sure, teenage is a time for a great many cool things in life-but it is also the time when backaches happen which can carry on into adult life. So, it is wise to keep that companion...

Roches Arthritis Drug Successful in III Stage Trail

...sults from one more this year, while data from the fifth study will become available at a later date....

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...ening for 28 of the core conditions. This is the fifth consecutive year the March of Dimes has analyzed state-by-state newborn screening requirements, creating a snapshot of the nations progress toward improving the health of newborns. The March of Dimes contracted with the National Newborn Screening and...

Organ Donors Solicited During UKs National Transplant Week

...r a transplant. According to specialists, around a fifth of these die while waiting. The average patient has to wait for up to a year for a suitable liver to become available. For those lucky enough to get an organ, the miracle continues. Stephen Lomas, 51, the recipient of the first adult "live donor" li...

Pavarotti Has 'recovered' from Pancreatic Cancer, Says Wife

...Mirror quoted her as saying. "He's finishing his fifth cycle of chemotherapy. He hasn't lost a hair from his head and he hasn't lost any weight" added the 36-year-old. She says that the singer has returned to work, and is working on a record of duets with other artists. Nicoletta has also revealed ...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...29 core conditions," said Dr. Howse. This is the fifth consecutive year the March of Dimes has analyzed state- by-state newborn screening requirements, creating a snapshot of the nation's progress toward improving the health of infants and children. The March of Dimes contracted with the National Newborn...

Kate Moss to Pay for Dohertys Anti-heroin Implant

...ans anti-heroin implant. The implant will be the fifth one for the Babyshambles frontmans and will cost the model thousands of pounds. A source said that the Brit supermodel is feeling betrayed, but she understands that Doherty needs help and will not leave him in a lurch. She feels terribly betrayed b...

Eddie Murphy Voted Worlds Biggest Love-Rat

...ollowed by Liz Hurleys ex-beau actor Hugh Grant at fifth position following his sensational liaison with hooker Divine Brown. The list for the top five Worlds Biggest Love-Rats according to Onepoll.com is: Eddie Murphy Darren Day Sven Goran Eriksson Jude Law Hugh Grant...

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

...port the idea of donating their organs. But only a fifth of the population, 13 million people, have actually added their names to the NHS register. Doctors say more patients are going abroad for transplants and coming home with serious complications. "These transplant tourists' often face low standards...

HIV Drug Combo can Boost Immune Marker in Long-term Patients: Study

...olitre annually, and this continued even up to the fifth year of treatment, which by the standards of HIV therapy is a long time indeed. Most rewarding of all was that this enduring improvement was seen among patients who had had low CD4 cells (of less than 200 cells per microlitre) before they began the...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

...inistry estimates that every second male and every fifth female over the age of 40 is obese and experts have identified a change in lifestyle as the main cause of the problem. "The everyday habits among the Japanese have become rather chaotic," explained healthcare expert Masayo Kaneda of Tokyo's Univers...

Humanized Antibody Therapy Found Highly Effective in Easing RA Symptoms

...mprovement in the symptoms at 24 weeks. Also one fifth of the patients achieved a 70 per cent improvement in symptoms in the same period during the study, which was presented at EULAR 2007, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Barcelona. These data show the potential of tocilizumab as a nove...

Nadine Coyle Voted Celeb With Hottest Pair of Legs in Showbiz

... sisters Dannii and Kylie Minogue stood fourth and fifth respectively. Others who featured on the list included English R and B singer Jamelia, Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole, American singers Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera and Grammy award winning singer/dancer Tina Turner.(ANI) Top ten celebs wi...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...ections in the latest wave of outbreaks, Vietnam's fifth since 2003. Flocks of ducks roving across rice paddies and ponds are a traditional, iconic feature of the Vietnamese countryside. After the lifting of the ban, they have come back in great numbers following the northern rice harvest. Prime Minister...

New Technology Makes Diagnosis of Abnormal Pregnancy Cheaper

...l help women to know their pregnancy status in the fifth week after they conceive," T.G. Srivastava, who ha...a clear picture about the pregnancy only after the fifth week and at a much later timeframe in cases of ectopic pregnancies. "Our technology will prove to ...

IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey

...t year, while IIT-Roorkee has jumped two places to fifth spot. IIT-Guwahati is ranked sixth, while IIT-Kanpur is surprisingly the last in the rung of IITs at seventh spot. Describing the National Institute of Technology (formerly, Regional Engineering College) Warangal, being in the top 10, the study sai...

First-borns Have Higher IQs Than Their Younger Siblings

...oway cited Darwins example, saying that he was the fifth of six children, and didn't fare very well in some of his classes at Cambridge. But Darwin was, distinctively, described by his uncle Josiah Wedgewood as being a man with "enlarged curiosity". "If offered the choice of having 2.3 more IQ points or ...

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