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Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm
... manure pits where methane often gathers. A family member
questioned whether cattle feed could have trickled into the pit and accelerated the formation of the gas. "You cannot smell it, you cannot see it, but it's an instant kill," explained Dan Brubaker, a family friend who oversaw the construction of th...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...rdo Felberbaum, from the German IVF registry and a member
of the ESHRE European IVF monitoring consortium, said: Germanys embryo protection law is not in accordance with ART [artificial reproduction technology] practices now. Foetal reduction is being used in Germany much more than was expected and the Ge...
Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic
...m al-Gabali has no decided to ban every doctor and member
of the medical profession, in public or private establishments, from carrying out a clitoridectomy, a ministry spokesman told AFP on Thursday. Any circumcision "will be viewed as a violation of the law and all contraventions will be punished," said...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...broadcast an interview with Shiraz Maher, a former member
of the Hizb ut-Tahrir, a radical Islamic group, wh..."carry out rigorous checks before they appoint any member
of staff, including verification of identity, qualifications, registration and eligibility to work i...
Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant
...lifestyle that she practised during her days as a member
of Spice Girls has done permanent damage to her he..., a builder, for five years now, said that being a member
of a successful girl band was a life changing experience. Mel C added that she was living-off adre...
Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz
...juring on a daily basis. Recently, the oldest crew member
who sustained a leg injury jumping from the ship i...t the crew was viral gastroenteritis. Several crew member
complained of vomiting for two to three days and noticed bowel movements. The physicians on board di...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
...ded. The reform, which still has to be backed by member
states, won a mixed reaction from the wine sector, with farmers up in arms and traders pleased with the shake-up. "The Commission's reform wants to introduce the New World's agro-industry model in the EU and do away with the age-old European model ...
New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis
...niversity School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and member
of the American Academy of Neurology. Rinker says the reason for this biological difference is unknown, but may be related to differences in genetic background. It remains possible that genes are unevenly distributed between ethnic groups to accoun...
BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates
... to improve donation rates. Dr George Fernie, a member
of the BMAs Scottish Council, said: The BMA has actively supported efforts to improve transplantation rates in the UK. But despite an increase in the number of donors, there is still a desperate shortage of organs. There are currently more than 800...
Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Died of Cancer
...s departments during 1989 to 1991. Even being a member
of the Central Election Committee and Working Committee of All India Congress Committee (Indira). (A.I.C.C.(I)), he was arrested under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during the 1975-emergency. He has authored two books "Meri Jail D...
Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest
...o take better-paid health service jobs in other EU member
states, notably Britain, Ireland and Nordic nations, unions say....
Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste
...ecutive body Tuesday said it was alerting other EU member
states to the hazard. Once a formal "notificatio... country, there is a legal obligation for other EU member
states to take follow-up actions on their markets. The issue became prominent in late May, when Chi...
Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
... RARA-induced transformation and that RXR is a key member
of the PML/RARA-associated oncogenic response that facilitates PML/RARA-induced transformation through multiple mechanisms and participates in the differentiation response. Further, homotetrameric complexes and RXR have the potential to be useful ...
Early Parkinsons Show Hallucination,sleepiness
...Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, NY, and member
of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, researchers reviewed the results of a four-year clinical trial involving 301 people with an average age of 61 who had early Parkinsons disease. Half of the group received the drug levodopa; the ot...
Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells
...t to 2-Methoxy antimycin. David M. Hockenbery, a member
of the Hutchinson Centers Clinical Research Division and principal investigator for the study, and colleagues set up screening assays to look for small molecules or compounds that are selectively toxic to cells that over express Bcl-2 proteins. Hig...
40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug
...acists surveyed said that they had been asked by a member
of the public to sell over-the-counter medicines, such as antihistamines, analgesics and steroids, for off-label use in children. Nearly all the respondents said that they used general drug guidelines or the pack insert to decide whether to dispens...
Posh Hits Out at Eddie Murphy for His Callous Treating of Mel B
... nominated actor had dumped the former Spice Girls member
on air, and demanded a paternity test after Mel B announced that she is expecting his child. In June this year, a DNA test proved that the actor is Mel Bs baby dad....
New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals
...nce was scheduled for Monday, Davies said. Board member
Jo Kane said she was "really angry" about the lack...extra pressure on medics in the community. Board member
Alistair James said he was tired of the board being "hammered" over ongoing emergency department fai...
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...biting staff. While he was biting a nurse, a staff member
repeatedly punched him in the face. State investigators said the hospital did not properly train staff on how to restrain patients. Hospital staff said punching was a last resort because the patient was severely injuring the nurse. The state public...
Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs
...ssor of pharmacology and cancer biology and senior member
of the research team. We found a specific target that could be susceptible to drugs, and if these findings are proven true in human trials, we could have a new way of treating ras-dependent cancers, Counter added. The researchers discovered that ...
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