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Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

...orting to the drug speed, class A and class B, for losing weight. The Amphetamine drugs that are snorted and injected contract appetite and trigger maniac behaviour, which results in burning of calories. Robin Herne with Suffolk's Drug and Alcohol Action Team, said that speed is used by girls as replac...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...allenges facing the sector. "We are now actually losing market share to dynamic producers in other parts of the world, consumption is falling and imports are increasing by about 10 percent," Fischer-Boel told journalists. With 500 million euros currently spent each year getting rid of unsold wine, her p...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...h their childs development, or that their child is losing skills during their first few years of life, they should talk to their pediatrician or another developmental expert. This and other autism studies suggest that the wait and see method, which is often recommended to concerned parents, could lead to ...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

Children in Somerville town in Massachusetts are losing in a way that's making other communities in the US take notice. The kids of Somerville, a town of 80,000 outside Boston, have been taking part in a nutrition programme aimed at helping them learn healthy eating habits that stay with them throughou...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...idation, she is not traumatised by the prospect of losing her breasts. "In Europe white women look at breasts as sexual things but black women look at them more as something maternal, as a comforter for a child. For us the bottom is more sexual. As far as I'm concerned my breasts have done their work and ...

Doctors Discover Hair-loss Prevention Drug for Cancer Patients

...m of antibiotic could prevent cancer patients from losing hair during chemotherapy, a doctor involved in the research said Monday . Toshiyuki Sakai said his team had found "alopestatin" reduced hair loss by 70 percent when used on rats also given etoposide anti-cancer drugs. Etoposide is widely used to ...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...y a visitor's visa and become illegal, permanently losing their chance to seek refugee status. Even in societies with freewheeling, tolerant urban cultures, homosexuals can be harassed to the point of seeking refuge abroad. Brazil, for example, has a huge population of gays and transvestites, and last mo...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...ndom roadblocks to catch drunken drivers, who risk losing their licenses. Some simply abandon their cars at the sight of a roadblock and flee, figuring that illegal parking is a far lesser crime. Besides the night hours and low job status, replacement drivers have an obvious occupational hazard: their ...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

... arrivals . "We have to clean our cities or risk losing tourists," said P.R.S. Oberoi, the chairman of the EIH Associated Hotels group, which includes the five-star Oberoi chain. "Water is a big problem, power is a big problem, the roads are a mess. Cleaning up our cities must happen," he told reporters...

Jade Goody Believes Miscarriage was 'God's Punishment' for Wrong Deeds

...is year, she thought she would never recover after losing the baby. "After the miscarriage I did ask: 'Why... year it's been one thing after another. But after losing the baby I thought I'd never recover," she added. Goody and her beau Jack Tweed were excited about...

Millions Spent, but the Indian Capital's River Still Stinks

...ays. The city is playing a game of catch-up, and losing it could be deadly, environmentalists say. "We can't afford to develop a waste treatment culture where only some part of waste is treated," said Centre for Science and Environment director Sunita Narain. "One hidden cost of a dirty river is bad hea...

Rounding Up Rodeo Injuries Helps in Prevention

...hic injury. By catastrophic we mean life-changing, losing a major organ, paralysis, even death. We need to know how these injuries occur and how often before we can meaningfully look for interventions. Once a catastrophic injury has occurred, Butterwick and a team of epidemiologists from the Cowboys Profe...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

Soldiers losing limbs to enemy bombs are not new but today there is a growing industry catering to these soldiers who need artificial limbs . Minnesota National Guard Sgt. Darrell "J.R." Salzman has learned to tie delicate trout flies with his mangled left hand an...

Diet and Exercise Helps Reduce Weight After Pregnancy

...of dieting and exercise is a more effective way of losing weight after pregnancy than dieting alone . Women naturally gain weight during pregnancy and many gradually lose it afterwards, but some women find it difficult to lose this additional weight. This retained body weight may be one factor that contri...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

..., "We also have some evidence now that Gardasil is losing efficacy after five years. So if you need a booster shot later, are we really providing the best protection by vaccinating at an early age?" Efficacy could be declining before the girl even becomes sexually active, and if a booster is needed, but i...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...en after three surgeries, he is still in danger of losing a life, possibly even his life. Steve Gilpatrick is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, a tissue-destroying disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus. The retired oil company marketing consultant also is suffering from multiple organ failu...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...ights allegedly staged by Vick and his associates, losing dogs were sometimes drowned, hung, shot or electrocuted, according to the US Justice Department indictment. Some 66 dogs, including 55 pitbulls, were founds on Vick's property in southern Virginia, with many of the animals chained to cars close eno...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...ls from the Mayapuri slum: "I have seen many women losing their kids after birth but a bit of awareness helped me and my kid stay healthy. I am telling everyone to go for regular checkups and deliver their babies in hospitals," Chaurasia said....

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

... "Without anaesthetics we run a very big risk of losing our obstets out of our hospital and that would be a serious blow to our community. "Most patients would have to travel further south, down to Wagga Wagga, which is nearly 80 additional kilometres ... "Of the 135 births in Temora last year, many...

AIDS Charity AVERT Launches Stop AIDS in Children Campaign

...sands of families are having to suffer the pain of losing a child,' said Annabel Kanabus, director of AVERT. 'In 2001, world leaders signed an agreement to give every woman access toPMTCT services by 2010. Yet with less than three years to go, just one in tenHIV positive women are getting the PMTCT care th...

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