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Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China

...acy in southern China, and some believe that their flesh is more nutritious than pork or chicken. A rat was fetching for between 40 to 50 yuan (5.2 to 6.5 US dollars) and reports said they could be found in Guangdong's cities of Fanyu, Zhaoqing, Dongguan and Hanhai. Earlier this year China's media also...

Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men

...ield boxing match in 1997; and the fight bite when flesh on a closed fist is pierced by a tooth. The authors say: The incidence of human bite wounds is largely unknown because many minor injuries do not present to the emergency department for medical assessment. The human bite injury is a deceptive wou...

Louisiana Residents Warned Against Brown Recluse Spiders

...e can erupt into a "volcano lesion" (a hole in the flesh due to damaged, gangrenous tissue). The open wound may range from the size of an adult's thumbnail to the span of a hand. The dead tissue gradually sloughs away, exposing underlying tissues. The sunken, ulcerating sore may heal slowly up to 6 to 8 we...

Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care

... disturbing phenomena such as the smell of burning flesh - a throwback to the chemical burn victims treated by the hospital in 2002." Following the 2005 incident hospital staff also took part in feedback sessions run by mental health staff so that their comments could be used to make any further improvem...

Toddler Infected With Rare Side Effect Of Smallpox Vaccination Recovering

...tims. They put skin from cadavers over his exposed flesh to promote healing underneath and dressed the wounds. The childs mother also developed lesions on her face and index finger. She has recovered, but because of her infection, she had to be confined to his room and witnessed every procedure performed o...

Lower the wages, the faster one ages, UK study shows

...ception.// Some could philosophically muse about flesh being heir to a thousand natural shocks, in general, implying age catches up with us all. But the UK researchers point to a striking discrimination in the scheme of things - a lifetime on a low wage physically ages a person eight years earlier than...

‘Land Of Dreams’ Staggers Under The Weight Of Neuroses And Substance Abue

...t life at neck-break speed,// takes its pound of flesh too. Recent study findings show that close to one- fourth of all hospital stays in the U.S are for those including various psychological disorders as well as substance abuse. Says the Agency for Research Healthcare and Quality (ARHQ) which rele...

X-ray System to Show Moving Bones in 3-D

...age that surround them, would require cutting into flesh -- not a desirable option. The new system, dubbed CTX, will combine the 3-D capability of CT scanners and the real-time movement tracking of cinefluoroscopy. CTX technology is expected to deliver images with exceptional precision and detail. Resear...

A Heart-Felt Valentine: Red Wine and White Wine May Be Just as Healthful

...tudy provides evidence for the first time that the flesh of grapes is equally cardioprotective with respect to the skins,” the researchers report. Source-Newswise<BRSRM...

Children's Killer Preyed On Victims For Two Years

...uspected that they might have been forced into the flesh trade," added Biswas, who works as a rickshaw puller in Noida. Anil Halder, a daily wage labourer whose 14-year-old daughter never returned home one day, describing the police apathy, says: "When I went to report about my missing daughter at the po...

Traditional Tattoos are Proving to Be Lethal

...has affected three men one of them has developed a flesh eating disease; another is suffering from blood poisoning and renal failure.// Necrotising fasciitis (flesh eating disease) is a rare infectious, ultimately leads to death. The person with blood poisoning spent five weeks in the hospital, and is ...

Botox – The 'Celebrity' Dru

...y shrink from the thought of greying hair, sagging flesh and brittle bones, which are identified as the infirmities of old age. With the changing trends, the concept of ageing gracefully by enhancing one’s inner beauty has caught on. Nevertheless there is a frantic search for the fountain of youth, espe...

White Wine is Equally Good for Heart as Red Wine

...tudy provides evidence for the first time that the flesh of grapes is equally cardio-protective with respect to the skins," writes researcher M. Falchi of the University of Milan. The researchers, however, said further study is needed to identify the principal ingredients responsible for cardio-protecti...

Flesh, blood and a few dollars more

A pound of flesh and a few dollars more. This might seem sickening, but there are many who bet on their dear ones falling sick and dying and if that happens, //they hit the jackpot and become a few million dollars richer. This trading or betting on someone’s life is ...

People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic

...ryside, on many occasions the hunters bring in the flesh for sale in urban markets. With migratory birds starting to fly into the state, the health authorities have warned the local people against consuming meat of wild birds as it may contain the deadly virus. The A/H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus c...

Obesity, diabetes in pregnant women affects babies

...ry frequent among men, being a melting down of the flesh and limbs into urine…. The patients never stop making water, but the flow is incessant, as if from the opening of acqueducts. The nature of the disease, then, is chronic, and it takes a long period to form; but the patient is short-lived, if the cons...

A Move To Help Commercial Sex Workers Quit Their Business

...itiative is hoped to help the sex workers quit the flesh trade on their own and to improve their standard of living. Source: IANS...

Doctor demonstrates `psychic surgery'

.... "Psychic healers then produce chicken liver and flesh like things bought from the market to create an impression of removing blood clots and unwanted growth in the body. In such surgeries, the supporters of the pranic healer are those who spread messages of success in surgeries," he added. This surgery...

Choose the apple wisely to keep the doctor away

...apple with a high proportion of polyphenols in the flesh and skin can potentially produce more health benefits," said Tsao. Source: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, June....

Brain diseases an outcome of cannibalism

...sually found in large numbers// in people who take flesh with infectious prions. These as a result kill the brain cells. This disease is found in about one in a million people. A disease called kuru common among the Fore people in Papua New Guinea was mainly due to eating their deceased relatives in the m...

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