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Botox Can Be a Competent Painkiller

Botulinum toxin A or Botox as it is popularly tagged in the beauty world, has already earned quite a reputation for erasing wrinkles and making the facial skin appear fresh and youthful.// Now a review article published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology says that there is more to botox than just a miracle wrinkle eraser. ..Botox or BTXA as it is called in medical parlance can also treat hyp...

Generic Products Compete With GlaxoSmithKline

Stiff competition offered by generic drug makers may well eat into the profit figures of GlaxoSmithKline, according to company sources. The Cox-2 painkiller of the organization is also likely to suffer as a result of this.// The company is also embroiled in a tax related dispute with the Government in the US. The sales of the company for the year rose by13% at £21.6 billion, while its earnings w...

Big Brother Star Pete Burns, Checks Into a Mental Health Clinic

The 80’s Pop star, Pete Burns, following complaints of "sleep deprivation and exhaustion", has got him admitted into the St Charles Mental Health Unit//. ....Burns, who is 46, had been residing at the Posh Hempel Hotel in West London that costs an expensive pounds 450-a-night. There has been gossip doing the rounds that police had to intervene after the hotel bosses locked the star out of his ro...

Official Criticized For Not Recognizing the Competence of the Consultant Radiologist

About three years back Dr Stephen Elliott was the radiologist consultant Antrim Area Hospital Trust, Northern Ireland. // But concerns were expressed by Department of Health chiefs about the consultant receiving extra money for his work. But the hospital authorities made his payment and also reduced his workload. The shock findings emerged from a major report, prompted by concerns raised by clini...

Indian Americans Compete for the Prestigious Spelling Bee Contest

More than 10 million American children get 'spellbound' in local contests every year with 275 of the best spellers, including many an Indian American, making it// to the finals of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington. ....The two-day finals began Wednesday. ....With the bee's soaring popularity, the championship round will be broadcast in prime time on network TV for the f...

Two cloned mules, Compete In A Professional Race For The First Time Ever.

Two mules that were cloned were entered at the 20th annual Winnemucca Mule Races, Show & Draft Horse Challenge. In first time ever of a professional competition between clones each one won their qualifying heats, //but in the finals of the 8,500 dollars competition on Sunday in U.S they lost to the traditionally bred mules. ....It was reported that one of the mule, Idaho Gem, the world's first e...

Crying Need for Awareness on Organ Donation in India: Sir Peter Morris

Sir Peter Morris an authority in organ transplantation and an eminent personality delivered a guest lecture at Christian Medical College// and Hospital (CMCH) Ludhiana recently. ....Speaking at the gathering he observed that need of the hour is to spread information about organ donation in India and how exactly a person could go about pledging his or her organs after death. ....He observed that...

Acid Test - Glaxo's Cervarix, and Merck's Gardasil, Compete

GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Europe's pharmaceutical giant, is finalizing its plan of action, to test its experimental// vaccine Cervarix against Merck & Co.'s Gardasil, in a bid to establish the most effective vaccine against cervical cancer. ....The study, which will be conducted in the United States, will seek to evaluate the immune responses of women aged 18 to 26 years old, to two strains of the hu...

An Incompetent Gynecologist

Dr. Roman Hasil, a gynecologist from Wanganui hospital is reported to have practiced for two months despite having resigned owing to failed sterilization// procedures. ..While talking on this issue, his supervisor Dr Mark Stegmann said that Dr. Hasil was having various problems in his family front besides alcoholism and depression. Hasil was asked to resign after it was found out that he had bun...

Sleep Deprivation can Affect Competent Decision-making

A study finds that sleep deprivation can adversely affect a person’s decision-making at a gambling table by elevating the expectation of gains and making// light of one’s losses following risky decisions. ....To understand the neural underpinnings of risky decision making under conditions of sleep deprivation, Vinod Venkatraman and colleagues of Duke University studied healthy volunteers as the...

Study Evaluates the Incompetence of Blacks as Living Kidney Donors

In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine explored why blacks are less likely than other races to become living kidney donors, and the reasons are obesity and failure to complete the donor evaluation. ......"Obesity is a growing problem in the African-American community, particularly among women, and this reflects what we found in the st...

Sleep Deprivation can Affect Competent Decision-making

A study finds that sleep deprivation can adversely affect a persons decision-making at a gambling table by elevating the expectation of gains and making light of ones losses following risky decisions. ......To understand the neural underpinnings of risky decision making under conditions of sleep deprivation, Vinod Venkatraman and colleagues of Duke University studied healthy volunteers as they...

Pete Doherty Set for Another Drug Trial

Singer/songwriter Pete Doherty might be looking at time behind bars when he faces a court on Tuesday, July 3. ......The junkie rocker was caught with drugs in early May after the cops stopped his Jaguar in Kensington, West London. ......He was even locked up overnight for having crack cocaine and cannabis. He was later released on bail for a month. ......New drug and motoring offences have no...

Pete Doherty "not Ready" to Quit Drug Use

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has no plans to let up on his drug use in the near future . ......Doherty's mother, Jacqueline, recently revealed that her son will keep on using drugs because he is "not ready" to give up. ......The Babyshambles frontman's fight with substance addiction is well-known, but his mother insists that once he puts a full stop on the habit, he will "rise up again". ........

Supermodel Kate Moss Brands Pete Doherty The Slug

It seems that Kate Moss has finally realised the true persona of her ex-lover Pete Doherty. ......After chucking him out of the house and getting rid of his belongings, the supermodel has branded the Babyshambles frontman The Slug. ......According to pals, Moss chose the nickname because of the junkie rockers habit of leaving a trail of nasty substances wherever he went. ......The scornful co...

Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

Singer Pete Doherty has been given an ultimatum; that he will face jail if he doesn't undergo rehab to deal with his drug abuse. ......The Babyshambles frontman pleaded guilty to possessing quantities of crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine as well as two driving offenses at a hearing in London on July 3. ......Judge Davinder Lachhar told Doherty that he would only steer clear of jail...
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