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Electronic nose by Italian scientists

Italian scientists have developed an electronic nose which is capable of sniffing out distinctive odor of lung cancer patients. The equipment was tested on 60 patients and proved to be accurate. The electronic nose is a 12 cm cube with sensors mirroring the human olfactory system. The patient is asked to exhale into a sterilized bag which is connected to a tube. The breath is then pumped inside t...

My Dad Is 100 Years Old; Italian Actress Rossellini in Trouble

Italian actress Isabella Rossellini has caused controversy with a new movie to commemorate the 100th anniversary of her father Roberto's birth// which depicts the director as a giant naked stomach. ....According to contactmusic.com, Rossellini has been attacked for the artistic shot entitled 'My Dad Is 100 Years Old' by her twin sister Isotta who says that the movie belittled their father's lega...

Italian Doctors To Operate On World's Fattest Man

40-year-old Manuel Uribe Garza, who weighs 550 kilos (1211.5 pounds) is to have a fat removal surgery in Italy. Garza is believed to be the fattest man in the world.// The Mexican is no longer able to move around and doctors say he is suffering from morbid obesity. .... "We will hold a meeting in the coming days to work out the details of the hospitalization and to prepare the operating theater a...

Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia

Rome – A decision is awaited from the Italian court, presiding over a milestone case regarding a patient named Piergiorgio Welby - suffering// from muscular dystrophy, paralyzed and terminally ill – who has petitioned the court to allow the doctors to disengage him from the respirator, and allow him to die. ....Italy, largely influenced by Roman Catholic sentiments, has not taken it too well, an...

Italian Who Met Former KBG Spy is Arrested

An Italian, Mario Scaramella who met - ex-KGB agent - Alexander Litvinenko on the day the Russian became ill from radiation poisoning was arrested.// ....He was arrested on Sunday in Naples while returning from London and taken to Rome, the man's father, Amedeo Scaramella said. ....Scaramella, who is the first person connected to the poisoning case to be arrested, met Litvinenko at a London sus...

Italian Olives Recalled from Canada

International food importer Excelsior Foods is calling back tubs of olives produced by Italian firm Marcella's Garden.// .. There are fears by the food company as well as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency that the olives might contain the bacterial species responsible for the type of food poisoning referred to as botulism. ..Botulism is said to be fatal in some cases. In general, symptoms a...
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