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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...rimary tumour," said Selim. Though Selim doesn't rule out bone cancer, he believes it was more likely another kind of tumour that spread to the bone. "It could have been a tumour affecting the lung, breast or kidney. Whatever the tumour's origins, it is very likely that Queen Hatshepsut spent her last...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...er to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...addicted to such games. The government imposed a rule in April requiring all games operating in China to install a so-called "indulgence prevention" programme. The online harness means anyone aged under 18 can earn no more credits after they have played for more than five hours....

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...er to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or 'reversal of fortune' as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification. Hot dog eating champions are not, as might be expected, huge and obese, since experts note that an excess of fatty t...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...ommendations are made. The researchers could not rule out the possibility that cat allergen exposure or cat ownership could be a proxy for exposure to endotoxin, known to be an immune stimulant marginally associated with asthmatic symptoms, which is found in higher concentrations in cat owners homes....

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...ween the parties (ICC, PCB and CAS) to allow it to rule on the merits of this particular dispute. WADA had filed an appeal with the CAS against a decision of the PCB Appeals Committee that Akhtar and Asif did not commit a doping offence under PCB Regulations, and that the sanctions imposed on the bowlin...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

...egal. "To be honest with you, the country has no rule directly regulating dogmeat," one health ministry official said while asking for anonymity. Food safety regulations require all livestock to be examined before sale, but dogs are not defined as livestock. An animal rights protection law bans the ...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...ne casinos, although a state judge was expected to rule Sunday night on whether to keep the facilities open until casino owners could argue their case that they should stay open. br> The second-term Democratic governor blamed Republicans, who control the Senate, for the potential furloughs, accusing t...

Reduction in Drug Costs

...ed their recommended blood-pressure goal after the rule was introduced than before, though this small difference may have been due to chance. The fact that three-quarters of patients were still not getting thiazides indicates how hard it is to change what doctors prescribe. CONTACT:Atle FretheimNorwegia...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...ciated with traits of antisocial behaviour such as rule breaking, attention problems, and conduct disorder. However, these antisocial traits were seen only in boys. "In girls, eveningness is associated just with relational aggression. This is behaviour specifically meant to hurt another child's friends...

Two Week Wait Rule Not Working With Breast Cancer Patients

...hought to be partly responsible.The two week wait rule is failing breast cancer patients and needs to be ...he Department of Health brought in the 2 week wait rule which stipulated that by April 1999 all patients with suspected breast cancer should be seen by a sp...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...g TSCA, such as promulgating a significant new use rule for nanomaterials, and the voluntary program. A sequential approach will leave nanomaterials unregulated for far too long, and will also be less productive than if the two efforts proceed in tandem, said Davies. This voluntary program for nanoma...

Wear Headgear While Playing Soccer

...dolescents who regularly wear headgear are not the rule and do not represent the majority of young athletes: most of them are young girls or adolescents who have already been injured. Girls, in general, are more prone to concussions in soccer and they may be more aware of the possible benefits of wearin...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

...ve him a chance." In March the IAAF introduced a rule outlawing technical aids, although it allowed Pistorius to continue running while further investigations are carried out....

Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County

...y, heart disease and diabetes. The menu labeling rule only affects chain restaurants with 10 or more outlets and that have standardized menu items. Starting in August 2008, those restaurants will be required to list calories on menu boards, and calories, carbohydrates, saturated fat, and sodium on print...

Thai Separatists Burn School, Kill Four

...ok in 1786. The border provinces came under direct rule of the Thai bureaucracy in 1902. A separatist struggle took off in the 1950s, fuelled by government efforts to suppress the local culture and religion in the region....

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...hose who uphold the law often end up violating the rule themselves - and certainly so when it comes to mosquitoes in the Indian capital . The local authorities have sent notices to the Delhi High Court, Patiala House courts and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for breeding mosquitoes, the car...

Kashmir University Stops Construction to Save Chinar Trees

...illegal. While many historians credit the Mughal rule for bringing the majestic chinar tree to Kashmir from Iran, others argue the chinars in the Valley owe their origin to Greece. The broad, thick leaves of the chinar are famous for their changing colours during the autumn season. From green to cri...

Individual Differences in Sleep Structure are Biologically Determined

...e healthy, young adults and good sleepers seems to rule out any immediate clinical relevance of the differences among them. However, Van Dongen thinks that the sleep differences may be predictive of future clinical conditions. Recognition of trait individual differences in sleep may help to understand ...

Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help

...ning. Blood samples are tested over four months to rule out HIV and hepatitis infections....

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