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Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

... the F1 every year," Hatai told a press conference held as the talks got underway. "The Formula One is sponsored by several tobacco companies, and the racing is broadcast to Thailand from other countries," he said. "We need cooperation from other countries to put tough controls on this, on top of our ...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...athan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has been held every year at Coney Island since 1916 and is considered the blue ribbon event of the increasingly popular and lucrative competitive eating calendar. Most participants now use the "Solomon technique" patented by Kobayashi, breaking the wieners in ha...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...severe the rash, the longer a patient's cancer was held in check, researchers found. This rash, which often looks like acne, can be unpleasant enough for some people to consider discontinuing treatment, but "it is important for physicians and patients to understand that this a positive event because it ...

Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...wned. The researchers also found that subjects who held a cold pack to their forehead did not catch yawns from the film, while those who held a warm or room-temperature pack yawned normally. Researcher Robert Provine, from the University of...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... "a fiasco" and ordered legislative hearings to be held Friday to investigate the reasons for their departures. "I don't want this issue to impact our fight on global warming," he said. "The spotlight is on California, and I don't want people in other states to say, 'Oh, look at California. AB 32 is fal...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...athan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has been held every year at Coney Island since 1916 and is considered the blue ribbon event of the increasingly popular and lucrative competitive eating calendar. Most participants now use the 'Solomon technique' patented by Kobayashi, breaking the wieners in ha...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...ng at the International Women's Summit on HIV/AIDS held in Kenya. "What entered history 25 years ago as a disease of the white gay male is now increasingly affecting women all over the world," he told some 1,500 delegates. In sub-Saharan Africa, 60 percent of all adults living with the virus are femal...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...h, said the findings could overturn the previously held view that some of these cancers were linked to lifestyle risks such as smoking and sexual practices rather than infection. "We believe that the finding points to an immune deficiency and not those other risk factors," he said. The results could c...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...m beach the night of June 18. The two were being held without bail Friday on suspicion of armed sexual battery by multiple perpetrators, sexual performance by a child, armed home invasion and aggravated battery. Both were arrested this week, but formal charges had not been filed. Authorities said the tw...

Bangladeshi Wins America's Junior Miss Contest

... Miss 2007. Nora, 17, won the final competition, held in Alabama Saturday, by bagging prize money of more than $60,000, The Daily Star said Wednesday, quoting website wcco.com. "I just want to start a business and maybe even start a bio-medical company with my elder sister who does stem cell research....

Indian Fashion Beckons International Models

...zil and Sri Lanka took part in the model auditions held in New Delhi for the Delhi Fashion Week, which will be held in the capital from Sep 5-9 and will see designers flaunt their Spring/Summer 2008 line. Three of ...

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Died of Cancer

...e Samajwadi Janata Party in the Lower House. He held the office of Prime Minister for only seven months...s elected to the Rajya Sabha, in the year 1967, he held the post of General Secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party. In 1977, in the first election ...

John Sundahl Publicly Announces His Romance With Britney

... "When I was in the hospital, she sat with me and held my hand all night long. She even sang and hummed to me while I was practically unconscious," Contactmusic quoted him as telling National Enquirer. "I love being around her. She's a sweet, caring girl and a good mom," he added. The wealthy 38-ye...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

... "When I was in the hospital, she sat with me and held my hand all night long. She even sang and hummed to me while I was practically unconscious," Contactmusic quoted him as telling National Enquirer. "I love being around her. She's a sweet, caring girl and a good mom," he added. The wealthy 38-ye...

Buddhist Food Festival in Ludhiana

...mething new, something creative which is not being held in any other joint, in India may be." An attractive feature of the festival was the waiters dressed as monks, which left Punjabi visitors fascinated. "It's good to bring different cultures to our society. We should know about different cultures w...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...wn that animals introduced into pastures that once held infected animals could become infected. Infectivity of prions was also enhanced when they were bound to whole soil. "Since the 1940s it's been known that 'infected pastures' have the ability to infect new animals," according to Aiken. Pedersen no...

Singapore Firm Launches MBBS Programme in Eastern India

... this year. From next year the examination will be held across the country for the next session," he said....

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...tween type 2 diabetes and selenium supplementation held when the researchers considered participants' age, sex, BMI (body mass index, which relates height to weight), and smoking habits. But the study had a pretty narrow group of participants -- older adults with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer --...

White House Hid, Minimized Health Reports: Ex-surgeon General

... for political reasons . Dr Richard Carmona, who held the post as the country's chief health educator from 2002 to 2006, told lawmakers that he was not authorized to discuss certain sensitive subjects in public. They included embryonic stem-cell research, something US President George W. Bush vehement...

Cancer Cures for Canines

...oundation and is the first event of its kind to be held in this country. As well as addressing the cause of canine cancer, it will explore areas of translational cancer treatment research as cancer cures for dogs are now being successfully applied to humans, in particular children. Cancer is the single ...

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