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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...r carefully whether they want to proceed down this path alone." And Schwarzenegger administration seems to be listening. It is not the first time the governor has made bold promises on the environment while his administration dragged its feet behind the scenes. Schwarzenegger has vetoed bills that wou...

Divorce Leaves Women Significantly Worse Off Financially Than Men

...lion dollar settlements, divorce is seldom a fixed path to amass wealth. Alan Kaufman, the head of family law at the firm Finers Stephens Innocent, said that in most of the cases, both men and women suffered financially after divorce. "There's been lots of coverage of the big cases where women have be...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...erck, "Make the Commitment" nudged women along the path of demanding Gardasil when it would be FDA approved and available. At the "Make the Commitment" website, women are challenged to sign the following pledge: "I, (your name), am making the commitment to talk with my healthcare professional in Janu...

Galvus Soon To Be Seen On European Shelves

....s recently launched Januvia, though the latters path to market has been delayed by worries over skin toxicity. Both Galvus and Januvia are so-called DPP-4 inhibitors, which are designed to enhance the body's own ability to lower elevated blood sugar and could become an important new way to control ty...

Alzheimer's-associated Enzyme Linked to Seizures

...scarcity of membrane sodium channels inhibited the path of neuronal signals into and through the cells. "We have found a molecular pathway by which BACE can modulate the activity of sodium channels on neuronal cell membranes," Nature Cell Biology quoted Kovacs, as saying. Researchers suggested that sodi...

Indian Projects Win Top Ashden Awards

...den Awards and fail to be inspired. We must find a path from a present that still falls short of what's ne...d. These awards have told us how to illuminate the path to a sustainable future together. I hope that we can make it quickly," Gore said. Vidya Sagar from...

JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade

...nstitutional care than in foster care, to lead the path for reuniting these children with their families. "I continue to hope that the process of de-institutionalisation in Eastern Europe can be led by the Czech Republic, which has the means and the expertise to return future generations of both disable...

Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street

...ecades, Shahnaz has been propagating the Ayurvedic path to beauty, based on the principles of holistic health, with yoga and meditation as an integral part of the individual cure and care programmes. The Shahnaz Husain specialized clinical treatments and therapeutic formulations have received internatio...

Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again

...sing mental illness. Such a move would ease the path for insurance coverage of video game addiction. But even before debate on the subject began, the committee that made the proposal backed away from its position, and instead recommended that the American Psychiatric Association consider the change ...

Living With Stress

...lethora of ways exist! To help you amble along the path of low stress, here are a few pointers Lifestyle changes: Most important ammunition, if you want to shoot stress right out of your life! Switch over to a nutritional diet and supplements-eat healthy food Manage, plan and organize your t...

Sleep Deprivation can Affect Competent Decision-making

... response patterns suggesting that going down that path might be the next step. Herein lies the added value of brain imaging potentially being able to foretell the likelihood of making disadvantageous decisions, added Chee. "Most of us know of people who have stayed up all night on a gambling table, ta...

New Critical Path Report Highlights Research Needed to Foster Generic Drug Development

...mising drug, biologic or device along the critical path from discovery, or proof of concept, to a marketable product. Solving these challenges will require the expertise and input of many groups, including scientists from universities, patient groups, government, industry, associations and other private o...

Cause of Gender Differences in Blood Pressure, Kidney Damage Under Study

...igh blood pressure and related kidney disease, the path to get there is shorter, steeper and just different for men , researchers say. They may end up at the same point, but the way they got there could be very different, says Dr. Jennifer C. Sullivan, pharmacologist/physiologist at the Medical Coll...

Nature Unleashes Terror Across America

...ac, saying that by early Thursday it may be in the path of a 107,000-acre blaze, or 167 square miles, in t...00 people had been removed from their homes in the path of the fire....

Film Festival on Gender Sexuality Draws Crowds

... women who have steered away from the conventional path and have chosen to live the way they want to. A firefighter, an activist, a boxer and a student, all the four women have never enjoyed the company of women as much as they have loved jumping around with little boys when they were young and watching...

IT Delays Putting Patient Safety at Risk, Say Senior NHS Staff

...e risk to patient safety. One respondent said: Our path system is extremely out of date its a huge risk to the trust that were still carrying this path system. Another warned there are a number of risks that are associated with our old system, some ver...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...t victims of the folly of a few. The smoke-free path is the way to go for obvious reasons; better health, wealth and looks are enticing incentives! It might be apt to recall the old adage that health, indeed, is true wealth. Resorting to measures that ruin health is akin to bidding farewell to life!...

The Rate of Accident Deaths Much Higher

...n. Care must be taken to remove obstacles from the path of the elderly and install rails and grab bars for their support. Deaths from falls climbed from 16,257 in 2002 to 17,229 in 2003, the most recent year for which data are available. The rate also went up, from 5.6 deaths to 5.9 deaths per 100,000 p...

Mozambique Set to Liberalise Abortion Law

...ot daunted women's groups. "We should follow the path that has been taken by Portugal in decriminalising abortion," after a February referendum there, said Graca Sand, who works for the Forum Mulher, a charity for impoverished women. Abortion still remains taboo in much of Africa where many countries ...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...body could get a second lease of life, thanks to a path breaking stem cell treatment being offered by a hospital here. The Lifeline Multi-Speciality Hospital (LMSH) has nearly perfected the art of making paraplegics walk again and managed to instill many of them with the confidence to lead a normal life...

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