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Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...added a foaming agent a chemical that creates air pockets to the material. The results astounded even the researchers; this extra step reduced the weight of the material by 50 percent and increased its flexibility. Gupta's team included U.Va. postdoctoral fellow Dr. Y. Yang, and colleagues at the Nationa...

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

...iftly as possible, they have to dip into their own pockets and the expense is significant." Eckersley, aged 40, was with the ABC for seven years and worked at the same production desk as seven women also diagnosed with the disease. An expert panel convened last year could not find a cause for the cluster...

Cops Fine Doherty for Littering

... such yobbish antics. He scrabbled around in his pockets to find papers that could prove who he was. The policeman gave him a stern ticking-off, then issued him with the fine. It looked like he got a severe warning, the Sun quoted the source, as saying. A police spokesperson also confirmed that the 28-ye...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...d like some of the cells had died. There were also pockets of white areas, which were the cavities of tuberculosis infection. A well coordinated team of three doctors conducted the operation. The most difficult and delicate part of the procedure was actually trying to separate the diseased part of the lung...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...uite misleading, they say. Merck used their deep pockets to make sure that even before the FDA had approved Gardasil, The marketing juggernaut was multifaceted and meticulously planned. In 2005 Merck started by funding a campaign called "Make the Connection," run by avowed non-governmental organizations. ...

Sharon Stone to Raise AIDS Awareness in Dubai

...oject amfAR hopes top raise maximum money from the pockets of rich nobles in the Gulf emirate known for its discrimination towards HIV patients, as well as gay people. According to a report prepared by the US state department, 'government officials discriminated against prisoners with HIV by not granting ...

Southern England Far Healthier Than the North

...in an apparently healthy local authority there are pockets of deprivation and there are areas where work needs to be done."...

Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals

...pent the equivalent of $9 billion out of their own pockets on health care, but now that was up to $15 billion. "Costs of health are rising faster than inflation but the burden is being shifted by the federal government to the individual," he said. The minister also said the federal government needed to w...

UK Doctors Demand Overhauling of Fertility Regulatory Authority

...sues of patient safety has instead ended up in the pockets of the lawyers. The whole episode raises serious public interest questions about the way the HFEA acted in this case."...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...rastructure where as India has numerous individual pockets of brilliance. Overall infrastructure has to be advanced and stable. One of the reasons which could hinder the growth of India as a healthcare destination is the wide differences of the health status within the Indian population. If India is seen a...

Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals Smoke More Than General Population in California

...said. In order to get lower, were going to work on pockets of the community. LGBTs are one of those groups....

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...t the female ducks can force sperm into one of the pockets and then expel it. It only makes sense as a barrier, she said. To support her argument, Dr. Brennan notes studies on some species that have found that forced matings make up about a third of all matings. Yet only 3 percent of the offspring are the ...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

...s. The rain-motif pelts down on the plot, creating pockets of pain, desire and longing. But the film could have done with better editing. Akiv Ali cuts the material brutally ... but not deep enough. Film: "Life In A...Metro"; Director: Anurag Basu; Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Shilpa Shetty, Shiney Ahuja, Kanga...

Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate

...rapped in plants' intercellular spaces, and in air pockets in the soil, could diffuse out and be counted as "emitted" by the plant in their experiment. But Keppler rejects this, saying that this sort of methane desorption could only be partially responsible for the amounts of gas he found. Indeed, he sug...

American Who Set Off TB Scare Apologizes, Lung Surgery an Option for Him

...hich has been found around the world and exists in pockets in Russia and Asia. The tuberculosis was discovered when Speaker had a chest X-ray in January for a rib injury....

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

.... They are known for taking money out of their own pockets to buy medicine for patients who can't afford to fill a prescription, and for touching and even embracing patients. Cuba plans with the help of Venezuela to take their medical training to a massive scale and graduate 100,000 doctors over the next 1...

Eliminating Cellulite

...out Cellulite Cellulite is the collection of fat pockets that give the skin a dimpling, orange peel-like appearance. Cellulite occurs more frequently in women than men because cellulite is associated with increased estrogen levels; the most common areas affected are the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks. Nea...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...t the female ducks can force sperm into one of the pockets and then expel it. “It only makes sense as a barrier,” she said. To support her argument, Dr. Brennan notes studies on some species that have found that forced matings make up about a third of all matings. Yet only 3 percent of the offspring are th...

Cancer – Flushes Flesh and Fund

...benefits only those people who happen to have deep pockets or very good third-party insurance” The drugs being sold to patients extend life, offset recurrence and are less harmful for the system. A medical treatment that is absolutely necessary must be funded by the government, is the fervent appeal of act...

New Bill Introduced in US to Promote Public Health

... who choose this specialty must dig into their own pockets to receive the specialty training the federal government assures at no cost to all other medical residents," he said. "The current system has built-in disincentives to dedicating one's career to public health. This bill will change that." In general ...

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