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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

... and possibly suffered from a skin disease. "Her mouth shows the presence of many dental cavities, periapical (root) inflammation and pockets," said Ashraf Selim, radiologist at Cairo University, who examined the mummy. The mummy also showed signs of a rather disgusting skin disease on the face and ne...

Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

...you three kisses -- one on your heart, one on your mouth and one on your eyes," he wrote in the letter. Just three letters written by Napolean to Josephine, Viscomtesse de Beauharnais, before their marriage are known to exist, the auction house said in a statement. The collection of letters, which were...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...hen a sudden urge to vomit forced him to block his mouth with his hands and settle for second place -- disqualification follows if vomit spills out of the mouth. Chestnut, a 23-year-old student from California, won the mustard-yellow championship belt and a prize of 10,000 dollars, but above all he basked ...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...ng cancer of the liver, stomach, cervix, eye, lip, mouth and penis. HIV/AIDS patients were found to be 11 times more likely to develop Hodgkin's lymphoma while those who had undergone a transplant were almost four times more likely to develop the disease. Grulich said most of the 20 cancers were mostly...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...eans you are unable to get enough air through your mouth and nose into your lungs. When that happens, the amount of oxygen in your blood may drop. Untreated, sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease, memory problems, weight gain, impotency, and headaches. Moreover, untre...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...annot walk and who may otherwise have to rely on a mouth stick to move their wheelchairs, Dr. Estores added. Veterans Administration is sponsoring a large multicenter trial of new devices for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, which began last November. These devices generally do not take cues from ...

Kelly Clarkson Fears Kissing Will Cause Her Mouth Herpes

...hat she fears that an innocent kiss will result in mouth herpes . The Grammy award winner said that she h... personal. It's like, my face. Plus, I'm afraid of mouth herpes," the Sun quoted her, as saying. Talking about her bitter break up with David Hodges, the f...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...o let go. Then, "they use a break stick in their mouth to pull them away and release them again against each other," Roach said. The dogs who lose are "often killed, set on fire with gasoline, electrocuted, shot, put on a railroad track. "They are sending a message to others, saying, 'This is what ha...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...nt nosebleeds, respiratory problems and mysterious mouth and nasal tumors that they or family members had suffered. They also said veterinarians and pediatricians had warned that their pets and children might be experiencing formaldehyde-related symptoms. "We have lost a great deal through our dealings w...

Robot Hosts South Korean Wedding

..., two arms and a dark-glassed face with eyes and a mouth of flashing lights -- said in front of smiling guests. In a male voice, the robot introduced the couple to the crowd, let the couple bow to them and performed its programmed duties. Manufacturer Hanool Robotics claims it is the first time a robot has...

Inflamed Intestines Cost Australians Heavily

... can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. Crohn's disease is related closely to ulcerative colitis affecting the colon. The two are frequently referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They have no medic...

Excessive Use of Cosmetics Leads to Adverse Effects on the Body

...an gulping them down. "If lipstick gets into your mouth it is broken down by the enzymes in saliva and in the stomach. But chemicals get straight into your bloodstream, there is no protection," he said. Caution over using outdated lipstick and mascara have also been issued by the Royal College of Optome...

Make Up Unhealthy for Skin

...e cancer is disputed. "If lipstick gets into your mouth it is broken down by the enzymes in saliva and in the stomach. But chemicals get straight into your bloodstream, there is no protection. Warnings over using out-of-date lipstick and mascara have also been issued by the Royal College of Optometrists...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

...keru "Tsunami" Kobayashi said he can only open his mouth to make a gap the size of a fingertip after being diagnosed with jaw arthritis. In an entry on his blog entitled "Occupational hazard," Kobayashi said: "My jaw refused to fight any more." The injury occurred only a week after the slender 29-year-ol...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

... for life. Sipping or holding acidic drinks in the mouth before swallowing increases the risk of erosion on dental enamel, said Dr. David Bartlett. Dental enamel is the thin, outer layer of hard tissue that helps maintain the tooth's structure and shape while protecting it from decay. Soft drinks, whic...

The DNA That Spells Double Risk of Heart Attack

...e in five Britons may just feel the heart in their mouth when they read this bit. Genes which spell doom and double the risk of suffering a heart attack have finally been identified by scientists. The findings published in the Journal Science, has shown that one fifth of Britons carry a particular gene ...

New Paste to Fight Bad Breath

...ad breath or halitosis . Cardon has developed a mouth paste that can tackle separate causes of smelly breath. Sulphite oxidase disintegrates chemicals that have sulphur, such as dihydrogen sulphide, which can lead to bad breath, reports the New Scientist. The paste also has an enzyme that fights st...

Wearing Mouth Appliance During Sleep may Help to Reduce Snoring

Researchers have found that wearing a mouth appliance designed to move the lower jaw forward can be an effective way to reduce snoring and improve sleep apnea symptoms. The study found that patients who used the two-piece device, known as the Thornton Adjustable Positioner II (TAP II), expe...

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

A thin strip that dissolves in the mouth like a popular breath-freshener could someday provide life-saving rotavirus vaccine to infants in impoverished areas. The innovative drug-delivery system was developed by Johns Hopkins undergraduate biomedical engineering students. During a two-se...

China Claims Viral Outbreak Contained

...tern China have been afflicted with hand, foot and mouth disease, but the outbreak has since been containe...ar-old girl diagnosed as a probable hand, foot and mouth patient died on April 29, but no other deaths have been reported since, Xinhua said. Shandong Prov...

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