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Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

... plane. "My left hand was on the ceiling and was holding me in, and my knees were up against the wall," Fogg told The Seattle Times in a story published Monday. He said he pushed as hard as he could and got enough air between his chest and the window to break the suction and pull himself back inside the ai...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...spite awareness programmes. Village elders were holding public meetings to create awareness about the deadly virus as worried locals were seen scampering to get themselves tested. Having moved beyond traditionally high-risk groups such as homosexuals, commercial sex workers and drug users, the virus is ...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...e. "It rained, and some of it ran down into this holding pit, it fermented and made a toxic gas," said Bruce Good, who saw Showalter about once a week. Whether the victims suffocated from the fumes, drowned or died of another cause might never be known. No autopsies were planned, in part because investig...

Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year

...ijing. An official said the World Bank is still holding talks with Beijing on the final version of the pollution risk report, which is set to be published soon. WHO leaders, meanwhile, say that meeting new targets on clean air, developed in consultation with 80 environmental health experts across the g...

Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus

...but with the difference that the urine passes to a holding tank through a second set of pipes. Farmers empty the holding tank at regular periods by using the urine as fertilizer. She insists that the recycling systems ...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

...thing to think about. "You just feel sick. I was holding Hugo on the ground and calling the ambulance with the phone in the other hand. I must have screamed and people walking past heard me." Passers-by rushed into the house. They wrapped Hugo in a clean towel following directions given by paramedics t...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

..., while other grips allow turning a key in a lock, holding a plate and handing over a business card. So flexible are the fingers that they can open the ring-pull of a soft drink can. Best of all, the wearer doesn't have to do the washing up as it's not totally waterproof. Phil Newman, of Touch Bionics ...

AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence

... Consumer Commission president Justice J D Kapoor, holding the premier medical institute guilty of carelessness. Giving concession to the pitfalls in the procedure of detecting cancer (through the technique adopted by doctors) ... we find that the negligence of AIIMS was limited to the extent of wrong diag...

Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies

...ent, which led to its crashing into parked tankers holding the chemical. Health practioners examined thousands of emergency workers and residents in the region, as clouds of searing noxious gas, filled the skies. According to minister Yuriy Haydayev, more than 180 people remain hospitalized. This include...

Now, Paris Resorts to Constant Praying With a 100-count Thread

... but she is psychologically still very weak and is holding on to a 100-count thread to give her strength. The hotel heiress, according to sources, is seen praying in her cell all the time....

Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

...we agreed on a plan to remove the support that was holding Gairett alive. The dialysis machine was removed and we gathered close when Gairett started to breathe on his own. He only lasted 10 minutes until the strain of breathing became too much and he simply stopped breathing, said Bill. He was in no pain ...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

...ops, much like a full-length dress. He started out holding a stroller but finished unassisted. Luke was too shy to talk about his feat afterward but his older sister, Taylor Amble, 7, said she was completely out of breath by the end. "I was one of the first people to cross the finish line," Taylor said pro...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...tical. Sharpton's National Action Network has been holding weekly rallies and other events to draw attention to the Bell shooting case. In March, Isnora and another detective, Michael Oliver, were indicted on manslaughter charges. A third, Marc Cooper, was charged with a misdemeanor for a bullet that struc...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...top water tanks, and any possible place capable of holding water for a longer time. This year Delhi has reported one confirmed case of dengue and another of chikungunya almost a month earlier than their usual date with the national capital. Last year the city had witnessed over 3,366 cases of dengue. Dee...

Bush Again Vetoes Embryonic Stem Cell Research Bill

...r's, diabetes and cancer. But Bush, criticized for holding back promising research after the 2006 veto, offer...cratic Senator Hillary Clinton hit out at Bush for holding back scientific research. "This is just one example of how the president puts ideology before scie...

Buckyball Has the Ability to Fight Against Allergy: Research

...able to 'interrupt' the allergy/immune response by holding back a crucial process in the cell that leads to the discharge of an allergic mediator. Fundamentally, the buckyballs are able to prevent mast cells from releasing histamine. Mast cells are responsible for causing allergic response and are packed w...

California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital

... than 200 to 48, all in an attempt to please those holding the purse strings. The media too has been unsparing in its criticism, almost rooting for its closure, not pausing to think who would stand to be affected most if the hospital does close down.Across the US many public hospitals in rural areas are p...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...orld leaders in neuroblastoma research, with a lab holding tissue samples from 5,000 patients--the world's largest sample collection for the disease. In his paper, Maris reviews new approaches to treatments for a particularly challenging set of patients--children whose neuroblastoma has relapsed in an aggr...

It is Men, and Not Women, to Be Blamed for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Instead of holding a woman responsible for recurrent pregnancy loss, try blaming unhealthy sperms, say Indian scientists who have developed new technology to study the quality of sperms. When a female faces miscarriage more than twice in a row, it's called recurrent ...

US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies

...vice providers will participate in NHTD events, by holding health fairs, providing community and media outreach, hosting special testing-related events or operating extended hours. NHTD organizers will also reach out to communities at increased risk of HIV infection, including African American and Latino...

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