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Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome

...orated into nothingness?" questioned a drag queen, seated on one of the several floats that went around. Vladimir Luxuria, a transvestite lawmaker who wore a grey and red satin gown, told AFP: "I hope that 2007 will be the year when the rights of gays, lesbians and bisexuals are recognised to give us all mo...

Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO

... says that the absolute risk of developing VTE, if seated and immobile for more than four hours remains relatively low at about 1 in 6000. According to the study, the two most common manifestations of VTE are deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in...

Fleetwood Macs Buckinghams Ex Reveals All About His Cocaine Past

...tarist at host Dick Clarks office, to see her beau seated on a couch staring at a mere of his own disgusting biohazard vomit, upon the foot-deep carpet. (Clark) was staring at Lindsey as though he were something nasty that he just scraped off the bottom of his shoe, she wrote. The hosts guard got the r...

walk and Work Desk Could Help Obese Workers to Shed Weight

...sed at the walk and work desk with that used while seated at a conventional desk in 15 obese people with sed...total and compared with that burned while working, seated at a desk. The average energy burned while seated at a desk was 72 kilocalories per hour. But th...

Stand Up And Get Back To Work!

...ared to the number of calories used as they worked seated at a normal desk. It was observed that participants burned an average of 191 kilocalories an hour while at the vertical workstation, walking the equivalent of 1.6 kilometers an hour, compared to 72 kilocalories per hour while working sitting down. ...

Car Airbags Most Suited To Medium-Built Individuals

...rmation on how far the drivers and passengers were seated from the air bags in the crashes. Distance from...r bag is the distance from which the individual is seated from the air bag." The NHTSA notes that there is also no precise distance guaranteed to avoid air ...

BMA Calls for Action to Halt Slide in Medical Academic Recruitment

...nment must take urgent action to reverse this deep seated decline in the medical academic workforce before further damage is done to the education system. To encourage doctors to join our medical schools we must continue to expand the number and quality of academic research posts, particularly academic trai...

First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC

...e with traditional laparoscopic instruments. While seated at a surgical console, physicians view the operating field in 3-D and use computerized controls to precisely manipulate instruments inside the patient, with 360-degree range of motion. After removing 60 percent of Near's pancreas, physicians prepar...

Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

...m DVT studied, twenty one of them were found to be seated for long hours before DVT struck them. Hereditary ...ected by this ailment. The research concludes that seated immobility is the major causative factor for DVT and suggests that desk bound people should take sho...

You may Be Risking Fatal Blood Clots Even While Reading This

...nts admitted to hospital with blood clots had been seated at work for long periods. The 34 percent finding is far higher than the 1.4 percent of blood-clot patients who recently traveled on long-haul flights, and the study has shown a clear link between travel and work-related thrombosis. Beasley lists...

Unbelted Backseat Passengers Produce Deadly Results

... risk injury or death to themselves and the driver seated in front of them in the event of a head-on crash./.... "It doesn't matter if it's an adult-sized person seated behind you, a small child, or even if you have packages or luggage placed in the seat behind you, if...

A New Gamma Camera Technique for the Detection of Small Breast Tumors

..., which absorb the substance. These women then are seated in front of the device, which looks like “a strange mammography unit,” Dr. O’Connor says. Each breast is lightly compressed between the gamma cameras with just enough pressure to keep it from moving for 5 to 10 minutes while several images are taken....

Robotic Model To Teach Surgical Skills

...i Surgical Systems. These systems allow a surgeon, seated at a computer workstation, to guide robotic tools to perform minimally invasive procedures involving the heart, the prostate and other organs. Although only a tiny fraction of hospital operations involve the da Vinci, the device's value to Hager's te...

Johns Hopkins Computer Scientists Unravel 'Language Of Surgery'

...i Surgical Systems. These systems allow a surgeon, seated at a computer workstation, to guide robotic tools to perform minimally invasive procedures involving the heart, the prostate and other organs. Although only a tiny fraction of hospital operations involve the da Vinci, the device's value to Hager's te...

Competitive women cyclists experience reduced genital sensation

... and sexual function in women,” said Guess. “While seated on a bicycle, the external genital nerve and artery are directly compressed. It is possible that chronic compression of the female genital area may lead to compromised blood flow and nerve injury due to disruption of the blood-nerve barrier.” Sourc...

Anorexia Nervosa – Uproot the Disease by Understanding Key Triggers and Motive

... to self-starvation, which has its roots in a deep seated need or emotion. In his estimate, treatment measures that do not take cognizance of the significance the illness holds in the patients’ lives, may not realize an absolute cure of the eating disorder, leading to a recurrence of the problem. During ...

3-D monitor vision test Developed for Children

...and 18 with normal vision. Study participants were seated on their mother's lap or alone with their heads stabilized by a chin and front rest. Unlike a number of other tests, this new 3D monitor stereotest does not require disassociating glasses that children often find cumbersome. The random dot stimulus w...

Smoking in cars-highway to death

...nto the air when a person smokes a cigarette while seated in a car., which give an inkling of airborne pollution levels .Particulates have been proven to be hazardous to health in previous researches. Statistics reveal that on a considerably smoky day the particulate levels can go up to 35 to 40mcgs /cubic...

Brain Regions Do Not Communicate Efficiently in Adults with Autism

...h an array of 124 electrodes while the people were seated and relaxed with their eyes closed for two minutes. The researchers found patterns of higher than normal neural connectivity in the left hemisphere, particularly in the temporal lobe of the persons with autism within two different frequencies of br...

Chennai Students Protest Against Aamir Khan for Endorsing Coke

...s out. Other students from Youth for Social Change seated elsewhere in the auditorium then began shouting slogans. They also held up anti-Coke placards, urging the superstar to stop endorsing the cola. The protest took place at an awards ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of Gollapudi Srinivas...

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