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Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

..." he said. Asked about those who transport their fighting cocks illegally across the border between Malaysia and southern Thailand for contests, Omi said: "We need to educate the public (against it)." Transmission of bird flu to humans remains very rare, and limited to those in frequent contact with infec...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...a second newer agent has proven to be effective in fighting drug-resistant HIV, according to a Lancet article to be published in its July 7th special HIV/AIDS issue. The multinational phase III clinical trial, which involved 18 nations and more than 30 centers in the United States, is the first trial to of...

Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified

...dding light on the critical role microRNAs play in fighting cancer and highlights their potential to act as no...poptosis, sheds much light on this critical cancer fighting pathway," said Prof. Moshe Oren of the Weizmann Institute, Principal Investigator of this study. "Mi...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...A class 1 leaves the body incapable of finding and fighting the virus. The study, published in the July issue of PLoS Pathogens, is the largest population-based investigation of how natural variations in HLA class 1 can influence HIV genetic sequence, as well as the first characterization of changes in multi...

Indian Minister Laments Country's Lack of Sex Education

...he Press Trust of India. The government has been fighting with around a dozen out of 29 states to introduce sex education in a bid to spread awareness of AIDS and condoms as well as family planning. The Council of Boards of Education of India, which sets the teaching curriculum for schools, has prepared a...

Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment

...ilk thistle use in cancer treatment, as well as in fighting other diseases like hepatitis C, diabetes, and HIV, reporting on such subjects as: Recent advances in the use of milk thistle Clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of milk thistle. The molecular makeup of silymarin. Benefits of si...

Kylie Almost Doubled Earnings in Breast Cancer Year Off

...e 4.5million pounds in the year she took off while fighting breast cancer . Despite retreating from the public eye to battle the disease, the Aussie sensation almost doubled her income from the preceding year. According to the accounts of her company Darenote, Kylie received a salary of 1.85 million pound...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

...gulate the practice of medicine. Dr. Gleason is fighting the charges. A trial has not been set yet. The investigation began after Shelley Lauterbach, a former saleswoman for Orphan, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit in 2005 in Federal District Court in Brooklyn. Lauterbach, who will share part of the $20...

Lost And Found -Tooth In A Sportsman's Head

...own now because my body would have been constantly fighting it." Czislowski is fortunate the infected tooth did not cause more serious damage."I've got it at home. It would be three-quarters of a tooth. I've got it in a jar in my trophy cabinet," he says with a laugh....

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...les and 700 such abstinence education programs are fighting serious threats to their future. Eleven state health departments rejected abstinence education this year, while legislatures in Colorado, Iowa and Washington passed laws that hamper its presence in public schools. Opponents of the motion were overj...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...ife, possibly even his life. Steve Gilpatrick is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, a tissue-destroying disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus. The retired oil company marketing consultant also is suffering from multiple organ failure because the disease has caused a blood infection, his physic...

'Demi Moore Had Miscarriage Two Years Ago', Says Her Sister-in-law

...in sons Cooper and Oliver. Lesley and Morgan are fighting over custody of their kids. While she wants the twins to stay with her in Gerogia, he wants to bring them up in Los Angeles. "Now she is trying to get her hands on my kids... I think there is some kind of co-dependency. Demi has been bankrolling Mo...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...There are three levels of dog fighting: the street fighting level where other crimes are involved such as drug...ercent in US cities, according to Maxwell. Rescued fighting dogs have to be euthanized as they are too aggressive to be pets. In city neighborhoods dominated ...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

.../AIDS and Dermatology. "Bias can prevent us from fighting the virus successfully." Vietnam has introduced ...living with HIV... but also as a positive tool for fighting stigma and discrimination," UNAIDS Vietnam director Eammon Murphy said. Thailand has adopted a dif...

Math Model Helps Identify Genes That Attack Hepatitis C Virus

...t. "When we know which genes are responsible for fighting the viruses which attack our liver, we will be able to look for the medications which will activate these genes most favourably," Dr. Brodsky said. "In the specific case of hepatitis C, we have now isolated the genes that show which patients will r...

Use of Song in Disposable Diaper Campaign Enrages Beatles Fans

... that the commercial, showing a nappy-clad toddler fighting with a stuffed bear as his smiling family watches, was popular in testing with parents....

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

...n she became HIV infected. Six years later, she is fighting discrimination against HIV positive people and teaching them how to live with the disease . Associated with the NGO ActionAid for the last three years, 27-year-old Hina from Davangere district in Karnataka works among HIV positive people, counselli...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...s highlighted growing complacency among farmers in fighting the virus that remains endemic in the country, experts said Sunday . A 20-year-old man from a province neighbouring the capital Hanoi was killed by the H5N1 strain a week ago, the communist government said, and four more people are known to have been...

Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN

...udan's Darfur region, where droughts have provoked fighting over water sources, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in an editorial published Saturday. "Almost invariably, we discuss Darfur in convenient military and political shorthand - an ethnic conflict pitting Arab militias against black rebels an...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...tals, newspapers reported Sunday . American troops fighting in the Vietnam War 40-odd years ago were treated far more quickly than British soldiers nowadays, The Sunday Telegraph and the Sunday Mirror reported Lieutenant Colonel Paul Parker as saying. Parker cited a lack of dedicated helicopter ambulances a...

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