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Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.

...hrough Tennessee. Her daughter Karenna Gore Schiff replaced her during part of the bus trip, appearing at a rally in Nashville, while a latter portion of the trip was canceled. Many are puzzled that despite such close family attention, the son should be running into drug problems time and again....

Human Trial for Universal Influenza Vaccine Underway

...ey hope that annual flu vaccines can ultimately be replaced by the new, universal flu vaccine. The goal for this vaccine is that two inoculations would suffice to protect people against all A strains of flu....

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

... Katrina remain in the trailers at issue. FEMA has replaced 58 trailers and moved five families into rental units. The Sierra Club in May 2006 reported finding unsafe levels of formaldehyde in 30 out of 32 trailers it tested along the Gulf Coast, and some residents filed a class-action lawsuit last month in f...

Pediatric Use of ADHD Drug may Affect Developing Brain

...used over a relatively short period of time, to be replaced or supplemented with behavioural therapy," Dr. Milner says. Dr. Milner, however, admits that it is too early to say whether the changes noted in the Ritalin-exposed brain will be of either benefit or harm to humans. "One thing to remember is that...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

... no time to cook meals, the family dinner has been replaced by ready-to-eat meals, which are often nutritionally deficient, or children are given money to buy food themselves. Students on their way home after juku classes can often be seen snacking potato chips on commuter trains or chowing down fast food. ...

Amy Winehouse Admits She's a 'terrible Drunk'

... is has a 'terrible problem' with booze, which has replaced drugs . Speaking at her homecoming show in Dubli...t maybe it is due to 'boredom'. "My drinking has replaced weed; I still have a problem. Well, I have had problems with booze...Do the papers exaggerate the pr...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...d. As of July 1, their one-armed bandits will be replaced by machines operated by Norsk Tipping, the state lottery monopoly, which will be less "aggressive" than their predecessors, according to government officials. In return, the charities and volunteer groups will share a portion of the revenues genera...

Kidney Donor Alleges Fraud by Doctors

...t the government-run Osmania General Hospital here replaced the kidney with that of someone else. M. Radhika, 21, made the allegation as the kidney she donated to her father M. Venkateswarlu, 40, failed three days after the transplant operation. Pointing out that pre-transplantation tests had established ...

Oral Treatment as Effective as Injections in Treating Kids With Pneumonia

...tions of children, may be unnecessary and could be replaced with oral doses of the medicine in the majority of cases. As a part of the study the researchers looked over 243 children, enrolled over a 21-month period at eight UK hospitals. Half the kids were randomly assigned to receive a week of oral antibi...

Permanent Make Up can Cause Disfigurement

...dermal Cosmetics in Arlington, Texas, recalled and replaced inks in its Premier Pigments brand after they were implicated in many of the problems reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The researchers wanted that "Consumers and medical professionals should report adverse reactions to permanent-...

British Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

...rrently, badly burned sections of skin are usually replaced with healthy sections of skin taken from other areas of the body. However, the painful procedure is far from ideal, as it creates an extra wound on an already badly injured patient. But the sections of artificial skin - the same thickness as that ...

Routine Hib Vaccination Could Save Innumerable Asian Children

... Hopkins University. The vaccine used in the study replaced the routine diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccine with a DTP-Hib combination. The combination vaccine did not call for supplementary injections or visits to benefit from the expanded protection. Bangladesh recently applied for funding from ...

DNA Transplant Brings Creation of Artificial Life a Step Closer

...o create the first artificial life form, as he has replaced the entire genetic code of one microbe with that of another. In the breakthrough experiment, the researcher substituted the DNA of a bacterium with that of a close relative to turn it into a different species. The success of his work paves the w...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...t M. capricolum chromosome disappeared having been replaced by the donor M. mycoides LC chromosome, and the M. capricolum cells took on all the phenotypic characteristics of M. mycoides LC cells. As a test of the success of the genome transplantation, the team used two methods -- 2D gel electrophoresis and p...

Hib Vaccination can Prevent Pneumonia

... Hopkins University. The vaccine used in the study replaced the routine diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccine with a DTP-Hib combination. The combination vaccine did not require additional injections or visits to benefit from the expanded protection. Bangladesh recently applied for funding from th...

New York Bans Trans Fats in Restaurants

...in artificial trans fat. These products need to be replaced with widely available alternatives." The ban, however, will not affect bakeries until July 2008. And that is where processed vegetable oils containing trans fats are widely used to make baked goods crunchy. Trans fats like saturated fat are oft...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Health Threat

...r to prevent such diseases solid fuels needs to be replaced with much cleaner, efficient fuels. Biogas, LPG, Kerosene are some of the cleaner fuel that could be used to reduce the air pollution....

Late Clamping of Umbilical Cord may Reduce Anemia in Children

...rally. This practice , known as late clamping, was replaced by early clamping, that is, cutting the cord immediately after the infant is expelled. However, this new practice lacks studies corroborating its benefits. In fact, recent studies on the importance of when clamping should be done have shown contradic...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...t cocaine use was "rife" 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....

New Approach to Treating Precancerous Esophagus Condition

...blation, the treated cells die, slough off and are replaced within four to six weeks by new, healthier cells. In a review of the first 12 patients treated with radiofrequency ablation at Duke, gastroenterologist Darren Pavey, M.B.B.S., found that three months after treatment, 89 percent of patients had more...

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