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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

That the notorious US Central Intelligence Agency mounted innumerable attempts to kill its bete noire, Cubas Fidel Castro, is well known . Forget the politics of it all, the CIA has indeed been resourceful, even if they came to grief every time. Castro has already tu...

Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

...letely crash when the liver is afflicted. The most notorious of liver afflictions is Hepatitis, which could cause a host of associated ailments that could endanger life. Many lives have changed beyond repair due to the disease - The World Hepatitis Day is a reality check of the world status in the treatment of...

Winona Ryders Arrest Got Her Rid of Drug Dependence

Actress Winona Ryder says that the notorious incident of her arrest for shoplifting from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in December 2001 somehow worked as a blessing for her because it got rid of her dependence on drugs. This is the first time she has talked about her arrest, an incident that go...

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

...ad had sex than in any other country. Britain is notorious for its binge-drinking culture. "Young people, from their early teens, are defining a lifestyle that involves alcohol, drugs and sex," said the group's chair, Baroness Joyce Gould. "We need to address why our young people have turned to these behav...

New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes

...(MRSA) and Clostridium difficile - two of the most notorious hospital-acquired superbugs - are eliminated within as little as an hour of the device being switched on. "In earlier experiments, in which we flooded the rooms with more than a billion bacteria, levels were effectively down to zero within an hour,...

Steve Tyler Tells All About His Beauty Regime

...regime that he follows. The slender rock star, notorious for his wild ways during the band's heyday in the 1970s, says that he applies a special cream under his eyes in order to keep his looks attractive. "I have a beauty regime," the Daily Express quotes him as saying. "I have special cream I put on...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

... the country's most beautiful places. Especially notorious is Nestl, which controls one-third of the U.S. market and sells 70 different brand names -- such as Arrowhead, Calistoga, Deer Park, Perrier, Poland Spring and Ice Mountain. It draws its supplies from as many as 75 springs located all over the US.Nes...

Scientists Explore ‘muscle’ in a New Drug to Assuage Muscular Dystrophy Symptos

...ts. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or DMD is the most notorious of muscular dystrophy disorders. Sadly, almost 100 male children are born with this crippling disorder each year. An experimental drug has raised scientists’ hope in being able to repair the genetic aberration, so typical among victims of Duchenne ...

Cough Up More for the Health of Afghan Women, UNFPA Urges

New York – A country notorious for war and strife, Afghanistan, is also infamous with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. //Afghanistan has attracted the attention of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which has pressed for adequate funds necessary t...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

...of Cape Town in the late 1990s. Fruit farming is notorious for heavy spraying regimes, he says. While it rids the fruit of pesky bugs it also kills off friendly bacteria. The more Mike sprayed, the more fertilizer he needed, locking him into a vicious cycle of rising inputs costs. Nourished by compost made...

Sugary News for Diabetics – Cure Stems from Stem Cell Therap

...hors of the research report. Type 1 diabetes, a notorious disease, could be the cause of serious health complications like blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, and stroke. Statistics show that in most patients, at the time of diagnosis, almost 60 to 80% of the beta cells have been destroyed. This resea...

Teens to Be Lined Up for Vaccination Shots

...e a completely different ball game with teenagers, notorious for being strong willed and not always deferring to their parents, having to make up their own minds about vaccination”. According to Dr. Claire Cameron, of the Health Protection Agency Scotland, parents will not be an obstacle to their teens takin...

Tuberculosis – 125 Years Since Discovery, Yet a Challenge to Dat

...llion people each year//. The bacterium behind the notorious lung disease was discovered more than a century ago, yet on its 125th anniversary on March 24th, also The World Tuberculosis Day, we are unable to say with conviction that the disease is vanquished. Experts are particularly disappointed with the tr...

Barking Up the Right Tree to Cure Retinoblastoma

...of a South American tree, as a possible cure for a notorious type of childhood// eye cancer, called retinoblastoma. Retinoblastoma accounts for nearly 3% of all cancers in children, affecting about one in 15000 children. Usually the cancer affects children below 6 years of age, and if left untreated can be f...

Study Aims to Find Which Breast Cancer Patients Need Chemotherapy

...werful tool, he’s seen many patients struggle with notorious side effects such as hair loss, nausea, vomiting and increased risk for leukemia and heart problems. Some patients even opt to stop treatment. “I know that a number of these patients probably don’t need it but there is no way for me to know who they ...

Chinese Province Offers Free Treatment to HIV/AIDS Patients

...aos and Myanmar in the south and west and near the notorious "Golden Triangle", has China's worst HIV/AIDS figures. HIV/AIDS cases have been found in all of the province's 129 counties, according to the provincial health bureau. The province had 48,591 people living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2006, accounti...

Tomato and Broccoli Combo may Help Fight Prostate Cancer

... happens to be prostate cancer, making it the most notorious of male cancers. Annually, 32,000 cases are detected and nearly 10,000 men die due to the disease. Researchers from the University of Illinois said that, the different compounds present in the vegetables work on separate biological pathways to kill...

The Uncommon Pathway of Campylobacter Jejuni

...ts own intracellular niche." "Chicken has been a notorious as a source of campylobacter," said Watson. "While the public has been aware of salmonella as a contaminant, the January 2007 issue of Consumer Reports highlights the increase in campylobacter as a problem. Their nationwide analysis of fresh, markete...

Ontario Kids Junk Veggies to Vegetate on Junk Foods

...come preys to a host of chronic ailments, the most notorious of which could be Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or cancer. Researchers stress that it is important to catch the children young and inculcate healthy eating, so that they grow into healthy adults. SAV...

Lost That Lovin' Feeling? Don't Blame the Pill

... libido, and antidepressants are probably the most notorious group, said Schaffir. You may want to consult your physician, because stopping or changing the medication could be effective, he said. Schaffir and other researchers at Ohio State are part of ongoing FDA phase II and phase III trials, involving hormo...

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