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Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...individuals and households that use them, but also members
of the surrounding community. This is because they kill adult mosquitoes directly or force them to undertake longer, more hazardous foraging expeditions in search of blood to feed on and aquatic habitats in which to breed," Dr Killeen said. The fin...
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...the fifth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty, whose later members
included Akhenaton and Tutankhamun. Archaeologists led by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, recently located her mummy in the Valley of the Kings, following a one- year study. They used CT scans to lin...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...e over the colony by, literally, pushing the other members
of the colony around. She shoves them to show whos boss. We believe that the stress induced in the lower-ranking animals by this behaviour affects their fertility. There appears to be a total block to puberty in almost all the non-breeding mole-rats ...
Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm
... belonged to a conservative Mennonite church whose members
shun many of the trappings of modern society but d...ke modern farm-safety precautions. Fellow church members
were in shock Tuesday, said the Rev. Nathan Horst, a Mennonite bishop. "We've never had a tragedy ...
Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz
...and replace disposables as often as possible. Crew members
need to wash their clothes on a regular basis if p...critical have been airlifted to nearby bases, crew members
Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified
...y activated cellular pathways in human cancers and members
of this pathway are among the most frequently targeted for new cancer drug discovery efforts. The activation of this pathway results in cancer cell growth and cell survival, according to the background information in an article published in an adv...
New Oncogene for Brain Cancer
... reports first author. Other Fuller and Zhang team members
include Joseph Celestino, Department of Gynecological Oncology and Hua Wang, Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, both of M. D. Anderson; Rongcai Jiang, of Tianjin Medical University; and Eric Holland, M.D., of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer...
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
...e ICC to bring in anti-doping rules that allow all members
and WADA to appeal against what might be termed as rogue decisions, the Daily Times reported. We are now looking forward to the full implementation of the World Anti-Doping Code by the ICC (which adopted the code in July 2006) and its national asso...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...if. Kaiser Permanente serves more than 8.7 million members
in nine states and the District of Columbia. Today it encompasses the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries, and the for-profit Permanente Medical Groups. Nationwide, Kaiser Permanente ...
US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman
...e victims were active in their church, and several members
of the large Haitian congregation have tried to reach out, said the woman's pastor. "She's not doing well, but she's tough," the pastor said. "She believes in God, and she hopes that God will take care of her and her family."...
Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks
...spitals across India," Saha said. Saha and other members
of the World Bank team discovered that that there was "fraud" in distribution of HIV testing kits that has put Indian patients in serious danger of contracting AIDS from contaminated blood, he said. Saha is known for his crusade against the medica...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...dissidents in a dictatorship or religious minority members
in a theocracy. But although petitioning for asy...threatened by the guerrillas, the armed forces and members
of the right-wing squads who called themselves social cleansing committees. "To them, people like me...
Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia
...n southern Italy. The genealogy of this family, 36 members
of which have had frontotemporal dementia, has bee... They found the new mutation in nine of the family members
with frontotemporal dementia, and 10 people who were too young to have the symptoms of the disease. ...
No Sex Education, Say Uttar Pradesh Teachers
...ssociation proposes to issue a circular to all its members
to oppose the entry of the books and teaching material in their own educational institutions. "We have decided to take this extreme step in the larger interest of both students and teachers," he added. "If they are so desperate to include sex educ...
Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer
...cidence of colon cancer among the immediate family members
of colon cancer patients. In all, people who carry the specific genetic variation, called a marker, were found to be 23 percent more likely to have colon cancer than individuals without the marker. The researchers estimate that this single genetic ...
Extrovert People Drink More Alcohol
...en adjust their alcohol use to that of other group members
far more than women do. Men also drank more, whereas women stopped drinking earlier in the presence of men who expect that alcohol use leads to sexual excitement. Bar gamesPrevious research had established that people drink less if they are activel...
Natural Selection in Butterflies
...dapt to the pressures inherent when nearly all its members
are of one gender. Notably, Charlat and Hurst reported in an earlier study that, thanks to Wolbachia, when males of H. bolina, commonly known as the Blue Moon or Great Eggfly butterfly, become a rare commodity, the number of mating sessions for bot...
Gender Equality, the Key Factor to Curb Foeticide: Dr. Ramadoss
...nnie Raja, General Secretary of the NFIW and other members
of the Federation, Smt. Mohini Giri, Former Chairperson, National Commission for Women were also present at the function. Praising the efforts made by the Federation in creating awareness among the younger generation to the problem of declining sex...
New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals
...report has led to serious soul-searching among the members
of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) members
who are calling for a thorough review of the hospital procedures. The failings that the report not...
Extroverts are More Likely to Drink Under Pressure
...en adjust their alcohol use to that of other group members
far more than women do. Men also drank more, whereas women stopped drinking earlier in the presence of men who expect that alcohol use leads to sexual excitement....
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