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Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

...ug in her system was three times the amount that a recreational user would have used. Her body was found on the floor of cabin D182, which belonged to four of the men whom she had met at the ship's disco the previous night. Four years later, only now, the inquest has commenced. Eight men from South Australia ...

Smoking Hampers Healing of the Ligament

...o the most common injuries seen in competitive and recreational sports. Previous studies have demonstrated that the mouse provides a good paradigm for what happens in injured human knees. "This is a good model for knee ligament injury, but it could be a model for ligament injuries anywhere in the body. It's l...

Cigarette Smoking Delays Ligament Healing

...e the most common injuries seen in competitive and recreational sports. It's not clear exactly how many MCL injuri...tes is slightly lower, a significant percentage of recreational and even professional athletes continue to smoke. Many others use chewing tobacco, which may cause s...

Sports Physiotherapy Boosted by New International Qualification

...d performance enhancement for the full spectrum of recreational athletes to Olympic medalists. The sports physiotherapy programme makes use the University of Baths pioneering Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This online facility gives people studying from home or work an interactive resource that also allo...

Drug Risks Must Be Balanced Against Benefits, Researchers

... half a dozen risky drugs to various occupational, recreational and transportation activities, with sometimes surprising results. For instance, few people know that aspirin carries a high risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. "You can't evaluate the acceptability of a risk without also looking at the benefit of a...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

... at the bar and had almost replaced alcohol as the recreational drug of choice in some circles. He acknowledged that he had never seen examples of it himself but said he had heard reports of "more than one" lawyer using cocaine. Another said. "I do know that senior lawyers use drugs. We go to restaurants in Mel...

Risk of Parkinsons Increased by Exposure to Pesticide and Head Trauma

...ionnaire regarding their lifetime occupational and recreational exposure to solvents, pesticides, iron, copper and manganese. Their lifetime exposure was then estimated blind to disease status and the results were adjusted, as appropriate, for age, sex, country of residence, tobacco use, ever having been knocke...

Beer Bashes of Teens Spinning Out of Control in US

Loading a Super Soaker (a brand of recreational water gun) with urine and spraying everything in sight, worse ejaculating on stuffed animals, how depraved teen bashes could go? Anguished cries are heard these days after a popular 17-year-old football player leaped to his death on the night of E...

Obesity Risk Greater For Children Of Overweight Or Single Parents

...d wholegrain cereals ) and adequate facilities for recreational exercise, she said. The association between childrens weight, maternal BMI [body mass index] and family structure confirms the need to find ways of targeting prevention and intervention efforts for childhood obesity at families with overweight par...

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...larly make the weekend trip, it's a good source of recreational drugs. "I'm so used to going to Shenzhen," said Ah Yan, 19, who often travels up with groups of 10 or more. "My friends and I go there every week because it's close and convenient. They don't check your ID and you can buy drugs from the bouncers....

Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River

...iver that flows through Yarra Bend Park, a popular recreational area. The park is home to more than 180 native species, including 13 of the state's threatened species. Birds commonly found in the park include the rainbow lorikeet, red-rumped parrot and on occasions, the yellow-tailed black cockatoo. Mamm...

Exercise may Help in Reducing the Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Moderate to vigorous exercise or other recreational activities may be beneficial in reducing the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a research. // The study followed more than 143,000 people with an average age of 63 over 10 years. In that time, 413 people developed Parkinson’s dise...

Eating Disorders Highly Prevalent Among Gay and Bisexual Men

... eating disorders among men who were active in gay recreational groups, men who said they felt closely connected to the gay community and who participated in a range of gay and bisexual organizations did not have higher rates of eating disorders than men who were not as closely affiliated with the community. "...

STIs Significantly Increase Risk of Drug-resistant HIV Transmission

... find any significant associations between TDR and recreational drug use, number of sexual partners, or report of unprotected intercourse, or between STIs and mutations thought to confer reduced viral fitness. The investigators state that “[in] this cohort of predominantly MSM we have demonstrated that TDR is sig...

Tougher Smoking Ban for British Columbia Smokers

...es, universities and colleges, public athletic and recreational facilities and provincial buildings. According to Abbott, the law will also ban the display of tobacco and related products in stores accessible to anyone under the age of 19. This will put an end to 'power walls' of cigarettes and tobacco adve...

Club and Bar Owners may Sell Laughing Gas at Their Own Risk

...ers and bars against the sale of nitrous oxide for recreational drug use. Doing so is against the law and will be liable for prosecution. The long-term inhalation of laughing gas can have permanent health implications. The brain gets deficient in oxygen which explains the feeling of high, which could lead to i...

Want a Baby? No Hot Baths Please !

...w have actual evidence to show patients that these recreational activities are a real risk factor for male infertility." Although this was only a pilot study, Turek said, "these activities can be comfortably added to that list of lifestyle recommendations and ‘things to avoid’ as men attempt to conceive." Thi...

Active Lifestyle Reduces Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer

Six or more hours per week of strenuous recreational activity may reduce the risks of invasive breast c...ld also consider household activity in addition to recreational and occupational activities." Source-Eurekalert SR...

Take Fatigue Seriously - Says Researcher

...in six ill and non-ill populations: shift workers, recreational long distance runners, individuals with cancer in ... other groups ranging from ‘burned out’ workers to recreational athletes and people with chronic diseases.” Source-Newswise SRI...

Exercise Has No Effect on Knee OA: Study

...ysis of the results showed no relationship between recreational walking, jogging or other self-reported activity and the development of knee OA. Even though the overweight patients had an increased risk of developing OA, physical activity did not contribute to this risk. Also, despite previous studies that sugges...

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