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Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...ll descend on this desert city to gamble that the lucky number holds the key to marital bliss. In the we...for that day. "We wanted our couples to be extra lucky in marriage," said Kris Labuda, manager of the Flamingo Garden Chapel. "This date represents good fo...

777 Couples Married on 7.07.07

...ause she likes seven." The number is considered lucky by many and on this date many global events were organized including the ceremony of seven wonder of the word at Lisbon and the Live Earth concert with famous artist performing to save the earth from Global warming. In India some maternity hospita...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...alf hour wait," he said. Whether they believe in lucky sevens, in the number's religious significance or ...is definitely because couples feel that it will be lucky to be married on this day and particularly in Las Vegas," Foote said. Several ceremonies were perf...

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

...nd sexually humiliated by a police squad. "I was lucky because I could prove my case, because I speak good English and have a useful profession," said the man, a D.C. resident who spoke on condition he not be identified because he does not want to jeopardize his job as a U.S. government medical researche...

Organ Donors Solicited During UKs National Transplant Week

...r a suitable liver to become available. For those lucky enough to get an organ, the miracle continues. Stephen Lomas, 51, the recipient of the first adult "live donor" liver transplant is making excellent progress.Consultants at St James's Hospital in Leeds carried out the pioneering operation during whic...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

... he has suffered no other lasting damage. "I was lucky because I didn't pierce [the artery], but it hurted a lot," he said. Hugo will appear in a forthcoming episode of the hospital reality television series RPA. Ms Boswell said she had no plans to take down the fence, although her sons would no long...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...children in India who are abused, she said she was lucky to eventually find a place where she could talk about her experience and break the bad habits she developed to cope with what was happening. "I've dealt with the past and moved on," she said. In a country where talk about sex of any sort is taboo...

Ahmedabads Graveyard Eatery, a Popular Joint for Hundreds

...eatery, is just famous for the tea and it has been lucky for me. The restaurant offers about 90 vegetarian food items, and is most popular for its tea and white butter-buns....

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...for better care for this new crop of veterans. A lucky few get Cadillac care at one of the VA's four polytrauma centers, where the most complex wounds are treated with state-of-the-art techniques and whiz-bang devices like "power knee" or "smart ankle" prosthetics. Others battle bureaucracy to see doctor...

Puppet Show, Music Gives Message - 'say No to Drugs'

...d up to relate his experience. "I have been very lucky that I had a strong support system in the form of my parents who were confident that I will overcome this challenge. It was difficult initially, and to top it all people look at you differently because of the social stigma attached. "But today, not...

Selection of Best X Chromosome in Women

...ir two X chromosomes and why that choice is always lucky . Human males have both a X and a Y chromosome but females have two X chromosomes. This means that in an early stage in the development of a womans fertilised egg the cells need to silence one of those two X chromosomes. This process is crucial to ...

Cancer – Flushes Flesh and Fund

...t ranging from $16,000 to $24,000. Some people get lucky and receive the go ahead from the government, depending upon the merit of their case. The ruling to allow patients pay up for effective but non funded drugs is only nine-months old; it came as a breath of fresh air to the many who would otherwise n...

Study Finds Dietary Fat Interacts With Genes

...er, in terms of weight, “It seems there might be a lucky few — in this study, 13 percent — who can eat any combination of food and maintain a healthy BMI. Whether they eat cheesecake or four pieces of whole wheat bread will not make a difference in their body weight if the foods have the same amount of cal...

Massachusetts Leads The Way In Health Reforms

...surance going into the new plan and felt they were lucky to start with a higher base. Massachusetts also has the highest underlying costs of care in the country Karen Pollitz, project director of Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University stressed on the affordable health coverage that should be av...

China Solicits More Organ Donors

...ed organ transplants each year but only 10,000 are lucky enough to find organs. In China organs are donated by people after signing voluntary agreements. Health experts opine that if organs are allowed to be taken from people who are ‘brain dead’, it will certainly increase the organ supply. But the Chines...

Take Heart If Your Parents Died at a Ripe Old Age: Framingham Heart Study

...l Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, "If you weren't lucky enough to choose your parents, this study shows how some of destiny is determined by risk factors we already know about and know to be modifiable. "We know that if we eliminate high blood pressure, eliminate high cholesterol and then cigarette smok...

Gene Hunters at Johns Hopkins Close In On Lou Gehrig's Disease

... you roll dice 555,352 times, you are bound to get lucky by chance alone on some of those throws,' he said. 'The next step is to go back and figure out which of these 'hits' are real and which are false.' Thousands of other SNPs were more weakly associated with ALS, some of which could turn out to be just ...

Human Genetic Code for ALS Identified

... you roll dice 555,352 times, you are bound to get lucky by chance alone on some of those throws,” he says. “The next step is to go back and figure out which of these ‘hits’ are real and which are false.” Thousands of other SNPs were more weakly associated with ALS, some of which could turn out to be jus...

Ancient Genes Used to Produce Salt-Tolerant Wheat

...imes relies on an element of good fortune, we were lucky to find the durum variety with the ancient genes straight away, otherwise we might have been looking for years.” The team used their knowledge of the two genes to construct molecular markers, which are now in use in CSIRO’s wheat breeding program. ...

Boston: Best Place For Having a Baby

...hat is second to none." He also added: "We're also lucky to have a Public Health Commission that makes the health of women and their children a top priority." A preliminary data released by Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) shows that Boston has its lowest rates of maternal and infant mor...

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