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US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain

...s the first person in more than four decades to be placed under mandatory isolation by US health authorities...urn himself in to Italian health authorities to be placed in isolation. "They told me I had been put on the no-fly list and my passport was flagged," he sai...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...can turn the tide in this epidemic. Women are best placed to make existing tools work," she said. As of June 2006, around one million Africans were receiving antiretroviral drugs which roll back the AIDS virus, a tenfold increase since December 2003. But this was still less than a quarter of the estimat...

Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction

...rof. Dr. Wolfgang Wiltschko and Roswitha Wiltschko placed newly hatched chicks in an artificial magnetic field, teaching them by intensive training that their mother was always behind the screen that was in the northerly direction. The scientists then set up an artificial magnetic field in an easterly dir...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...hort intense electric pulses from small electrodes placed in or around the body," said Davalos, who is the 2006 recipient of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award for Most Promising Engineer or Scientist. "This application creates permanent openings in the pores in the cells of the undesirable...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...ic technology to develop smart garments that, when placed on electronic hangers , enable monitored data to b...eed for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. Smart garments in the future may be used for a range of other monitoring services...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...heart or respiratory functions wirelessly. When placed on electronic hangers, they enable monitored data ...eed for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. He said smart garments in the future may be used for a range of other monitoring ...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...in the metal and plastic brace and electrodes were placed on her biceps and triceps to sense electrical activity. Initially, her arm was locked at a 90-degree angle; when she tried to extend it, the brace stepped in and her arm stretched out in front of her. At first it felt weird and foreign, she said. Y...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

...heir role, we feel that greater emphasis should be placed on providing them with both undergraduate and postgraduate education in off-label dispensing, together with evidence-based information and training. More than 60 per cent of the community pharmacists surveyed said that they had been asked by a memb...

Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

... with one powerful voice, and we are strategically placed to reach people from all walks of life and be catalysts for positive and lasting action" said Reverend Daniel Rantle from the Methodist Church of Africa. Lesotho has one of the highest HIV prevalence in the world and more than 23 percent of the pop...

Research Reveals Anatomy of Suppressed Memories: Study

... After memorizing each pair, the volunteers were placed in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner. Once inside the machine, they were shown only the neutral face images and instructed to either actively recall the associated image or to actively suppress it. The results of the scans or fMRIs (funct...

US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'

...s the first person in more than four decades to be placed under mandatory isolation by US health authorities...urn himself in to Italian health authorities to be placed in isolation. "They told me I had been put on the no-fly list and my passport was flagged," he sai...

Research into Suppressed Memories Could Help Treatment for Depression

... After memorizing each pair, the volunteers were placed in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner. Once inside the machine, they were shown only the neutral face images and instructed to either actively recall the associated image or to actively suppress it. The results of the scans or fMRIs (funct...

Vets To Team Up With Human Health Specialists

...f America, doctors who look after animals are best placed to deal with recent human health scares . Urging veterinarians to work more closely with human health experts in dealing with contagious diseases, Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the Atlanta-based federal Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...

Cosmetic Eye Enhancer may Lead to Disfigurement

... superficially to smooth wrinkles, but needs to be placed deeply below the muscles to be a safer and more effective agent. The technique is still so comparatively new and unproven, however, that Goodman cautions against its use around the eyes unless completed by a doctor who is experienced in its use. ...

Lindsay Lohan Out of Her Rehab Stint

...enjoyed the evening. "A lot of the attention was placed on Lindsay and she was smiling really enjoying the evening, the source said....

Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

...iners, flower pot plates and ornamental containers placed inside and outside homes. Singapore experienced its worst dengue outbreak in 2005 when 19 people died and more than 13,000 were infected. The city-state has launched a massive publicity campaign to educate residents. It has also stepped up effo...

New Technology Transforming Life for the Deaf

...points to her small flatscreen phone which she has placed on her knees after first activating the vibration mode. "Thanks to that I can easily stay in touch through receiving texts and checking my voice mail," Minguet reveals. Minguet is in charge of the scientific side of events at the week-long congre...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

... of the lung is separated from the body, a bag was placed around it. The bag almost looked like a fishing net, except it was solid all around it with a hoop at the end. The bag was then cinched shut, with the diseased part of the lung inside and was picked up with a pair of forceps, then pulled it out of ...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...d his wife and son in their suburban Atlanta home, placed Bibles next to their bodies and then hanged himself on the cable of a weight machine. Federal authorities have charged Benoit's personal physician, Dr. Phil Astin, with improperly prescribing painkillers and other drugs to two patients other than Be...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...the cervix and the area around it. These cells are placed on a slide and sent to a laboratory to be checked for abnormal cells. Dr Harper used the case of Finland as an unfortunate illustration. Finland has long been the gold standard of effective cervical cancer screening programs -- they were close to 1...

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