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

...Fifty, a members-only club in London. Like some historic trophy, the 1805, according to the Scotsman, is kept in a walnut lacquer box in a display case in the hotel's main bar. Johnnie Walker says it has given bottles of this limited edition to "individuals deemed to have made the most significant contr...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...eager to enjoy a 7/7/07 wedding date. "This is a historic day in Las Vegas," David Foote, owner of the Littl... campaigns to lure couples to their venues on this historic day. The Little Chapel of the Flowers hosted around 115 weddings Saturday -- more than twice the u...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...l Zhongshan Park, just 150 metres (yards) from the historic Forbidden City. It is a unique form of match-making in modern China, where desperate fathers and mothers struggle to find compatible spouses for their overworked and overqualified children, a kind of parental speed-dating. Despite their desire fo...

World's Biggest Condom to Take Off to Spread Safer Sex Campaign

... the Netherlands are on the rise after being at an historic low following the AIDS upsurge of the 1980s. Last year 69,000 Dutch nationals had themselves tested for sexually transmittable disease, 10 percent more than in 2005. Among homosexual men, 22 percent tested positive for one or more such disease, w...

Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit

...er of young people who smoke fell this spring to a historic low, according to officials at Germany's Federal Centre for Health Awareness in Cologne. The number of 12- to 17-year-olds who regularly light up has dropped to 18 percent, the figures show. Failure to quit smoking by relying on sheer willpower alo...

Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies

...f Health, and coauthors analyze the lessons of two historic 2005 disasters: Hurricane Katrina and other storms that wreaked havoc along the U.S. Gulf Coast and the devastating earthquake in Kashmir, South Asia. After Katrina, 94 dialysis facilities in the region were closed for a week or longer including more...

Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches

...ay from the Kurfuerstendamm shopping avenue to the historic Brandenburg Gate. "Unfortunately, gay people must still fear for their jobs," Berlin's homosexual mayor Klaus Wowereit said in a closing speech. In senior positions one can be homosexual, "but you cannot say so," he said, adding that equal rights h...

Cemetery Tourism, the New Catchword in US

...t Laurel Hill Cemetery, one of a growing number of historic cemeteries to rebrand themselves as destination necropolises for weekend tourists! As Americans choose cremation in record numbers and structures are going to seed or have fallen victim to vandalism, Victorian cemeteries like Laurel Hill and Green-...

Fate of France's Cheeses in Doubt as Producers Cite Health Risks

...percent. We cannot accept the risk of seeing our historic brands disappearing because of an accident in production." But food campaigners are up in arms because they say Lactalis and Isigny Cooperative are acting out of purely business motives. And they fear the companies may yet use their commercial weig...

Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine

...led in the light of last month's bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here that had claimed nine lives. Hyderabad District Collector R.V. Chandravadhan said 24 fish dispensing counters have been opened at the venue. For the first time, advance tokens were issued for the patients. He said over 8,000 advan...

Scientists Observed Live Cell Migration

...rate from the main growth to other tissues." The historic problem, Montell says, is that its been impossible to watch this process inside the ovarian tissue -no microscope can do that - and worse, the cells stop moving if theyre outside the ovaries. In a years-long effort, Montell and her team figured out j...

Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq

... The technique was also traditionally used by the historic pearl divers of the Gulf to prevent diseases before they embarked on their three-month-long pearling expeditions out at sea. "I sought out many physicians but they were all useless, so I decided to try this," said Abu Tareq, 56, now one of Hajam's re...

Legalization of Abortion in Mexico City Raises Heckles

...y law as 'historic.' Decriminalizing abortion is a historic triumph, a triumph of the left,' said city legislator Jorge Diaz Cuervo, a social democrat who voted for the bill. 'Today, there is a new atmosphere in this city. It is the atmosphere of freedom.' But it has also sent alarming ripples across Mexic...

South Asians in US More Prone to Heart Disease

...Asians, dysfunctional HDL, first identified by the historic Framingham Heart Study, is likely caused by a mutation of Apo-A1, the gene responsible for coding the major protein component of HDL, Dr. Dodani says. "HDL can only protect people from heart disease if it's functional," she explains. "The dysfuncti...

Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths in Children Surpassed

...in this week’s edition of The Lancet. This is an historic victory for global public health, for the power of partnership and for commitment by countries to fight a terrible disease," said Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. "Our promise to cut measles deaths by half and save hundreds of thousands of liv...

Indian American Donates $30 Mn to Healthcare System

...ty III stated in the release. Zenty had made the historic announcement Tuesday to more than 700 community leaders, UH physicians, leaders, donors and board members at a special holiday celebration. "Through this gift, Monte and Usha are demonstrating not only their dedication to University Hospitals, but ...

International Collaboration Takes Aim at Rabies

...tute of India today announce //the formation of an historic collaboration to bring to the world a new, more cost-effective approach for preventing rabies in people. The institutions will collaborate to test and manufacture a new monoclonal antibody (MAB) created by scientists at the MBL, in conjunction with ...

Yamuna Pollution Kills Thousands Of Fish

...n, creating a shortage of drinking// water in this historic Taj city. With dissolved oxygen content in the river being reduced to zero as a result of sudden discharges of untreated effluents upstream from open drains and barrages, the quality of water has deteriorated drastically. This is the third time t...

Massive expansion of Anti-AIDS programme in Southern Africa

... years into the pandemic," she said. "Today is a historic moment for our organization, being the first time ever that we are committing so many resources to tackling the long term development problem that is AIDS," Goff noted. "This scaling-up of the Federation's activities could help alleviate the bottle...

History of Brain Surgery Now in a 'Grey' Area Following Archeologists Finding

...for being the first of its kind dating back to pre historic ages. A crude form of surgery involving drilling a hole in the skull is mentioned in the annals of medical history called 'trepanation', which medical experts observe could have been practiced based on primitive notions regarding immaterial to mate...

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