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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash
...nce to advance to higher levels or acquire virtual items
often outsource the uninteresting parts of game play to so-called "gold-farming factories". China, with its cheap labour and low operational costs, has become a hub of such gold farms that export the online credits to South Korea, the United States...
Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?
... Chapel is selling t-shirts, coffee mugs and other items
made especially for this day. Virginia Valdez, 57, is at last tying the knot with Stanley, her boyfriend of 10 years. The California couple decided on July 7 partially because they thought it would be a memorable anniversary date, and partly beca...
More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens
...Attorney-General Philip Ruddock said today several items
had been taken by police for further examination, including mobile phones and laptop computers. Those questioned were all linked to each other, he said. "The linkages are with people who are known to each other and that's prompting the further in...
Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids
...20 restaurants in the town began including low-fat items
on their menus. School lunches also became healthier through subtle changes that didn't drastically alter taste. The cafeteria started serving hamburgers on whole-wheat buns, for example, and providing a lot of fruit for children to fill up on. Th...
Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons
...rgery firm- Transform, and which shared space with items
of clothing from company Grattan, has been receiving brickbats from many of Britains cosmetic surgeons. The Grattan catalogue enables shoppers to buy treatments, pay over a number of weeks and have their procedure at any clinic run by Transform, a f...
Normal People can Only Remember Four Things at a Time
...n that an average person can think only about four items
at a time, but people with high IQ levels can reme... capacity might be influenced by the complexity of items
being stored, something that might cause a four-item limit for most people. The study showed that...
EPA to Improve Nanotechnology
... intermediate components, and industrial equipment items
used by manufacturers today. In addition, second generation usesin electronics, sensors, targeted drugs and active nanostructureshave already begun. In May 2007, Davies authored the first in-depth analysis of EPAs nano-tech readiness, EPA and Nanot...
Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption
...I used to chew pan parag and other tobacco chewing items
very frequently. However, since the Village Panchayat has banned the consumption of tobacco in the village in any form, I too had stopped using tobacco items. I advise them to stop consuming tobacco in any form," said Nagendran. Ladies in these vil...
Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County
...trans fat and required nutrition labeling for menu items
in chain restaurants. The ban The measure applies to Seattle and most of its suburbs despite objections from restaurant owners and food-industry officials. Trans fats, produced when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil, increase the shelf life and i...
Clinical Trials Registry Launched in India
...nology, WHO and ICMR. The registry will require 20 items
to be declared at the time of registration. These items
meet the requirements of the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platfo...
Website Offers to Help Women Raise Money for Breast Enhancement
...at online with benefactors and sell them "personal items
or gifts and more..." Who knows sooner than late...for women to post suggestive photos, sell personal items
and chat with strangers over the Internet in exchange for a breast augmentation is just plain degrad...
Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study
...ses for ballast.The problem is that mercury in old items
can leak, particularly as seals age or when the items
are moved CDC says. Ask Ann Smith, whose heirloom clock's pendulum leaked mercury onto the carpet ...
Excessive Use of Cosmetics Leads to Adverse Effects on the Body
... College of Optometrists which considers that such items
are a "hothouse" for harmful bacteria. "Many women are using over 20 different products a day, bombarding themselves with hundreds of different chemicals. They should be asking themselves 'is that eyelash conditioner really essential?' " Clio Turto...
Make Up Unhealthy for Skin
...Royal College of Optometrists, which believes such items
are a 'hothouse' for harmful bacteria. Among chemicals under scrutiny are parabens (para-hydroxybenzoic acids), which are preservatives used in products including soap, shampoo, deodorant and baby lotion. Sodium lauryl sulphate, used to help crea...
US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs
...s wounds and bandages and avoiding shared personal items
such as towels and razors. Official figures published in the UK sometime showed Clostridium difficile infection caused 4,000 deaths a year and was still spreading despite all attempts to curb it. Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that causes diar...
Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say
...in 2000. At these hospitals, Cubans bring personal items
such as towels, bed sheets, soap and even food, he said. And while Cuba holds up its health care system as one of the achievements of the revolution launched by Cuban leader Fidel Castro in 1959, critics of the Cuban government say health care and ...
Calcium Rich Food Strengthen Bones Better Than Pills
Latest research suggests that food items
rich in calcium strengthen bones better than do supplements taken in the form of pills. Calcium is essential for the prevention of osteoporosis, especially in women after menopause. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes progressive reduction of th...
Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study
...r, hoarding is the compulsion to collect and store items
considered by most people to be worthless or usele...rsons who hoard receive pleasure out of collecting items
they want, for example a person who loves to shop sales. Even when their purchases begin to overtake...
Now the Blind can hear What They Cant See or Read
...ng cannot be translated or converted into readable items
through Braille script, the new development can be of great help to the disabled," said Vikas Pandit, a professor at the university's IT department....
Hazardous Medical Waste Discovered Again In San Jose
...ill workers were trained to watch for unacceptable items
in loads coming from all sources. "Everybody's kind of on high alert since the previous discoveries, she added....
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