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New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

.... It is not saying we want to turn the city into a quiet place, but a more livable place. "The noise code is making the city a more livable place, it will still be the exciting city with all his wonderful life. "New Yorkers are very tolerant and reasonable people: they take the subways, they take the s...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...orities would only need to electronically "ping" a quiet station once in a while, to make sure it was still working. Between pings, the station would store non-critical data -- such as the traffic counts that authorities use to determine if a road needs resurfacing -- to be retrieved later. Traffic det...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

... right age," he explains. Then he reverts to his quiet salesman pitch: "My daughter is a very good teacher, she has been abroad." The grumbles of mothers of daughters rang throughout a recent Sunday summer afternoon. "My daughter is very timid. There is no time and no chance to meet young people," sa...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...ificant changes. These include creating a secured, quiet area for psychiatric patients and training police to use calming techniques. Dr. Patrick Smallwood, medical director for emergency mental health services, also joined the hiring panel for campus police officers last year. Dr. Bruce Auerbach, chief ...

Lohans Boozing Stint in Rehab Exposed

...oring bracelet. Lindsay said her bash would be a quiet affair with soft drinks and pizza. However, she was secretly pouring vodka into cans of Red Bull and getting trashed," News of the World quoted a source, as saying. When the staff at the rehab centre who have been working so hard to help her recove...

Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband

...'s emotional testimony sharply contrasted with her quiet demeanor as she described the sexual acts, emotional abuse and beatings that she claimed her husband subjected her to. The court room was shocked into silence when she showed the wig and tall white platform heel that the pastor used to make her wea...

Car Sickness for the Little Ones can Be Prevented

... indicator is when they go quiet. They may also go quiet because they want to have a think but drowsiness is often an early stage of motion sickness. Remember: it's in everyone's interests to stop the car before the child actually gets sick!...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

...sources for very sick children. There has been a quiet transformation in care for children with severe chronic conditions, said pediatrician Chris Feudtner, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., lead author of the study in the June 27 Journal of the American Medical Association. Advances in medicine and technology are ex...

Australian Girls Took Instructions to Commit Suicide from Internet Site

...ou had only just turned 16. You were always such a quiet girl who spent time listening to music and surfing...ou had only just turned 16. You were always such a quiet girl who spent time listening to music and surfing the Internet. 'There is nothing that couldn't h...

AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies

...o sting if their homes are disturbed. Remain calm, quiet and slowly move away from stinging insects. Do not swat them. Avoid brightly colored clothing and perfume outdoors that may attract stinging insects. Be careful when cooking, eating or drinking sweet beverages outdoors. Keep all food and beverages ...

Abortions Do Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer

...Abortion is one area that women are likely to keep quiet about, even in an anonymous survey, she said. "There will always be some underreporting because it is such a sensitive issue," Michels said. They said 15 percent of the nurses reported they had ever had an abortion and 21 percent reported a miscar...

Fault the School System in US for Massacres, Say Sociologists

... close, peaceful and loving family. My brother was quiet and reserved, yet struggled to fit in. We never could have envisioned that he was capable of so much violence." Chris Davids, a Virginia Tech senior recalled that the South Korean immigrant almost never opened his mouth and would ignore attempts to...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

A quiet revolution is taking place in the orchards of the Western Cape. After decades of trying to coax fruit onto the trees with the aid of chemicals, fruit farmers are// packing in the pesticides and deciding to grow green. Organic farming has come to So...

Light-activated Compound May Be of Help for Epileptics in Future

...sabled it. "Normally, the steroid keeps the cell quiet in the face of stimuli that would otherwise cause ...e same receptor as the steroid, are sedatives—they quiet the nerve system down." When dosed with NBD-steroid, nerve cells still responded to stimuli as rea...

Foul Play- Football Hero Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault

...t Thursday. The 31-year-old football player was quiet as the judge announced the verdict of the trial, which has been going on for some time. The sentence to be announced later will involve a prison term of minimum two years and maximum, life. Two women who accused him of not disclosing the fact th...

Snoring Could Be Deadly If Left Untreated

...o nap during the day, especially during moments of quiet activity, which we call 'excessive daytime sleepiness', and after waking up they often feel as if they have not slept at all,' said Schachter. The physician recommends that individuals with symptoms of sleep apnea get diagnosed and treated early be...

Communication in the ICU to Be Strengthened

...gether the family and the involved clinicians in a quiet room to discuss the patient’s prognosis and care options, can be an important component of communication. However, the structure and conduct of these conferences has not previously been evaluated. The study involved the family members of 126 critic...

Cancer Scientists' Gene Research Offers New Treatment Hope

...cancer that can affect the body. "There has been a quiet revolution taking place in biology during the past few years over the role of RNA," he said. The Oxford team has shown that it is possible to use RNA to directly affect the genetic "switch" controlling the gene for DHFR. When it is switched off, th...

Role of RNA in Checking the Development of Tumors

...ies of RNA of unknown functions. "There's been a quiet revolution taking place in biology during the past few years over the role of RNA," says Dr Alexandre Akoulitchev, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. "Scientists have begun to see 'junk' DNA as having a very important function. The...

South Asian Sisters Bring Mental Illness Out of Closet

... complex story with emotional depth, yet with some quiet humour. "Having three very strong women as protagonists is something I very rarely get to do," Mirza told IANS. "Hiding Divya is our project from start to finish. It is our first feature and we retained creative control throughout the process. It ...

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