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Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

... leader pleaded for religious harmony in the newly independent India. "It is wrong to ruffle Muslim or any other person's feelings," Gandhi said in the seven-page document. Along with the Napoleon and Newton manuscripts, other notables whose letters were on offer included J.R.R. Tolkien, Oliver Cromwell, Win...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

... two increased the diagnostic yield to 88 percent, independent of lesion sizea highly significant improvement. In addition, the researchers noted a trend toward improved sensitivity in detecting benign diseases, though it was not statistically significant. The safety of the combined procedures was assessed b...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...lars on its nutrition program this year too. An independent study of 57 such programs showed that only four demonstrated any real success in changing the way kids eat or any promise as a weapon against the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. No difference in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by ...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...argest resource. If the United States is to become independent from foreign sources of petroleum, it has to make it from oil shale, coal or both. We have about equal amounts of reserves of oil shale and coal, at the current rate of usage, to be able to generate petroleum substitutes for the United States for ...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...ounced it had received approval from the principal independent review board (IRB) overseeing the ADVENT trial. The ADVENT trial -- (Anti-Diarrhea therapy in HIV disease-Emerging treatmeNT concepts) is a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo- controlled, two-stage, adaptive design study to assess th...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...The objective of their research was to examine the independent effect of parasympathetic tone in this case, dete...be associated with a decrease in inflammation even independent of body fat and several things, and the mechanism may involve a parasympathetic anti-inflammatory re...

Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected

Indias premier and independent insurance company Star Health is out with a gift for the HIV infected. The Chennai-based company- Star Health and Allied Company Ltd . has extended a proposal to the IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority), seeking to provide insuranc...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...eters. OxyCheck has undergone extensive testing by independent laboratories to prove its accuracy and durability and also has CE Mark. "The importance of oximeter accuracy cannot be overstated," says Sigvard Weisbjerg, managing director, MedAir AB. "Emergency medical and clinical health care providers need the...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...before he drives off for the day. Lisa Miles, an independent driver based in Fort Wayne, Ind., lifts weights in the cabin of her semi, too, while her partner driver takes the wheel. She gave up smoking three years ago and now is trying to lose 30 pounds. "It's real easy to let your personal health be the las...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... which can alter glucose and insulin levels. Two independent body-conditioning scores (BCS), which assess the amount of fat cover of the horses, were assigned to each animal. The scores range from 1 to 9 and a score of 8 or 9 signifies obesity. Morphometric measurements were also taken to allow the research ...

Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA

...tives that are designed to appeal primarily to the independent sector rather than improve health care for patients. The extent of consultation and dialogue with local clinicians and patients is unclear. Successful change occurs when it is clinically-led, in partnership with patients, and based on evidence that...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...ristchurch Hospital's emergency department . An independent report into his death was publicly released on Monday at an emotionally charged press conference attended by his family. The report cleared the hospital of negligence over Carroll's death, but said it failed Carroll by not offering him the best car...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...aigns is the PR giant Edelman. The world's largest independent PR firm, Edelman boasts more than 2,100 employees working in 46 wholly owned offices worldwide, plus the additional resources of more than 50 affiliates. Apparently Merck is hoping that most, if not all the states in the US, will mandate a vaccin...

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

...ssure and fraudulent sales techniques used by some independent salespeople hawking Medicare managed-care plans is leading to greater scrutiny of private companies that sell these products as an alternative to traditional Medicare. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing in May to address complai...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...ted amicus curiae Harish Salve wants inclusion of independent experts like Belinda Wrights and Bittoo Sehgal in the FAC, but the ministry is stalling. It is such reputed authorities who are being rubbished by the MoEF as lay persons who have no business to tell it what it should do and what it should not. A...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...gated and that trailer air quality be subjected to independent testing. But FEMA lawyers rejected the suggestions, with one cautioning that further investigation "could seriously undermine the agency's position" in litigation. On the eve of Thursday's hearing by the House Oversight and Government Reform Commit...

Smoking, Glucose Tolerance Level may Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

...d found that both smoking and glucose levels to be independent predictors of RA. The authors suggested that factors such as diet and genetics influencing metabolism might play an important part in RA development. "The determinants for developing RA in any population are clearly complex and often unrelated. T...

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

...his, and based on the evidence they have seen, our independent advisory committee believes the right thing to do is to treat and try to save as much sight as possible in the better-seeing eye." A Nice spokeswoman also said it was "misleading" for anyone to suggest that patients have to go blind in one eye bef...

Jon Bon Jovi Wouldn't 'trade His Wife In' for Anything!

... Mail quoted him, as saying. "The fact that she's independent and isn't needy or possessive helps and she is just a very strong woman (being a karate instructor can't harm). "I've been cognisant of the fact that relationships have been breaking up around us, but it hasn't made me cling to her or the other way...

Diana Could Have Been Saved Had She Been Rushed to Hospital

...he had been moved more quickly to the hospital, an independent medical practitioner has claimed. Dr James Colthurst, who has spent more than 25 years practicing medicine, believes that the Princess may have still been alive if French doctors had acted differently after the fatal crash in Paris in 1997. "My bel...

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