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Around the World in 86 Days ... on Motorbike With Double-hand Transplant
... and is quite agile, even managing to unbutton his shirt
sleeves, albeit with a little difficulty, to show off the scars on his forearms. "I don't feel any pain at all in my hands," Kelz told AFP , but his fingers can feel sensation. Seven years after his operation, he still has to swallow immunodepress...
The American Dream Comes True for 105-year-old Cuban
... Beaming with pride, a US flag sewed onto his left shirt
pocket, Temprana joined some 150 others in recitin...a" -- a quintessentially Cuban open-necked pleated shirt
Temprana says he had felt "like an American" long before he was naturalized, since he grew up unde...
Denim, Not Cotton, Apt Wear for Summer
...each. But it should be kept in mind that not every shirt
blocks the UV radiation sufficiently.' While covering up and staying out of the sun may well be the best option, it is 'deemed to be unacceptable in our global, outdoor society.' 'Sunscreens could become the predominant mode of sun protection f...
Simple Test to Predict People Who may Develop Dementia Within Six Years
...cal functioning on everyday tasks like buttoning a shirt
or walking 15 feet, a history of coronary artery bypass surgery, a body mass index of less than 18, and current non-consumption of alcohol. People who score 0 to 3 on the bedside test have a 6 per cent chance of developing dementia within six years...
Breast Reduction Surgery Among Boys Rising in US
...assed to speak publicly about the issue. I took my shirt
off once, and a couple of kids laughed at me, and I never took my shirt
off again, he said. His pediatrician was opposed to the surgery, but the young man, a student at a M...
New Clothes Developed to Monitor Medical Conditions
...itute of Technology in Atlanta in the US created a shirt
studded with sensors capable of monitoring a patient's heartbeat, temperature and breathing. Other researchers added tiny silicon chips to the textiles to create rudimentary computation. But such devices must be sewn on or attached by some othe...
Indian Students Thrilled to Talk to Sunita Williams
...Sunita, who was attired in a sky-blue half-sleeves shirt
and grey shorts, smiled before answering the first question asked by a student from Patiala. Abhishek Aggarwal, the Patiala student, had a query on future settlements in space and the growing terror threat on earth. Sunita, who is a graduate of the...
Gere Jives To Bollywood Songs To Spread AIDS Awareness
...ere, dressed in a pair of black trousers, matching shirt
and a brown jacket, danced to Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu's "Beedi Jalaile" to the delight of the mixed gathering of the commercial sex workers and the glitterati at the MMRDA grounds at the Bandra-Kurla complex. Visibly overwhelmed by the level ...
Brain's Filing System Uncovered
Socks in the sock drawer, shirts in the shirt
drawer, the time-honored lessons of helping organize one’s clothes learned in youth.// But what parts of the brain are used to encode such categories as socks, shirts, or any other item, and how does such learning take place? New research from Harva...
Loose Clothing may Help to Beat the Heat
...lp to hide unwanted curves. A thin, long-sleeved shirt
or blouse also keeps off the sun, says Waelde, whi...ould also dress in layers, he advises. A blouse or shirt
worn over a T-shirt can be unbuttoned or you can take it off when getting into a hot car. Light co...
Efforts To Replace Reading Glasses Are In View
...comfy chair to review the day's news. Patting your shirt
pockets you realize// there's a problem, and now you're not in a mood to relax anymore. You can't find your reading glasses. Again! Presbyopia---the inability to focus on close objects resulting in blurred vision---affects 100 percent of people by ...
Romantic and discreet trends in lingerie
...derwear is on the upper body. "The good ol' muscle shirt
is coming back," said von Richthofen. In the 1980s, pop bands like Depeche Mode and Duran Duran helped resurrect the classic look. Now British musician Pete Doherty, former boyfriend of fashion model Kate Moss, is responsible for the rebirth of the ...
Tight necktie may raise glaucoma risk
...n angle glaucoma. Pressures were measured with the shirt
collar open, then with a tie placed tightly, and lastly after the tie had been loosened. In both groups, wearing a tight tie produced a significant rise in intraocular pressures. Loosening the tie brought the pressures back down to within baseline v...
Alcohol linked to brain activity
...ry actions of the body such as ability to button a shirt
or put a key in a lock. It is thought that alcohol exerts benefits through thinning the blood vessels and by increasing levels of high density lipoprotein (LDL, or 'good' cholesterol) in the blood. This study suggests that the usual recommendations o...