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Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

... malts used are from distilleries which have since shut down. None of the bottles are on sale to the public: the Gleneagles hotel has one, and another is behind the bar of Fifty, a members-only club in London. Like some historic trophy, the 1805, according to the Scotsman, is kept in a walnut lacquer b...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...so reasoned that it would be possible to use it to shut down the ovaries temporarily during the time that chemotherapy was administered, and hence protect them from the effect of the drugs. The women were given the GnRH antagonist cetrorelix by 3 subcutaneous injections, each of them four days apart, co...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

... on the Appropriations Committee. Gov. Ed Rendell shut down the Pennsylvania government late Sunday over a budget stalemate with the Legislature that partly hinges on his energy plan for the state. Scores of state parks, state-run museums and driver-license offices around the state were shuttered Monday...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

...ton said.The website that sold the pills has since shut down. But health experts say fake pharmacies are an ongoing scam. The report makes no recommendations, but calls the sale of counterfeit drugs on the Internet a "complex and emerging health-care problem." "If you order from these sites, you may g...

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

...ther. "It would be an appalling waste if we just shut the book on this investigation," she said. Backhouse, who was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2004, has survived but still requires hormone treatment, said researchers should be "pounding down our doors". "We are an obvious breast cance...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

China has shut down companies involved in some of the highest-pro...e enhancement of supervision." Li said China has shut down two companies in eastern China blamed for adding the dangerous chemical melamine to protein pro...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...n controlling HIV-1. Since HIV-1 appears unable to shut off HLA-C, unlike A and B, HLA-C may represent an Achilles heel of HIV, according to Goldstein, who said that a vaccine could be designed to elicit an HLA-C mediated response which HIV-1 might be unable to defuse. This study was the first time a ge...

Toxic Algae Pose New Health Scare in China

...s month, authorities ordered towns around Taihu to shut down all polluting factories and meet new water emission standards by the end of June 2008....

Thirty One Kids Rescued from a Pedophile Ring

...een a member of a U.S.-based online pedophile ring shut down by U.S. authorities in March 2006, Gamble said. Forensic teams examining Cox's computer found 75,960 indecent and explicit images in addition to evidence that he had supplied 11,491 images to other site users. A man described as Cox's lieutena...

Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say

...th his wine and spirits business, William Pitters, shut up shop when he sold the business in 2005. Now, despite his reservations, he will soon start again with a new distribution partner. A good partner, he stresses is the key. Skalli also favours Russia over any other emerging market. "For one thing," ...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...to de-activate it for example." The service can be shut down to prevent calls, or partially de-activated to allow only text messages or BlackBerry use. For technical reasons, it will only be available above 3,000 metres (9,000 feet), which is achieved four minutes after takeoff and maintained until 10 min...

Girls Feet Severed in Amusement Park Accident

... at speeds reaching 54 miles per hour. Six Flags shut down similar rides at parks in St. Louis; Gurnee, ...dar Fair Entertainment Co. of Sandusky, Ohio, also shut down drop tower rides at five of its amusement parks for inspection after the accident....

Chandigarh Set to Be No-smoking Zone from July 15

...ve decided to implement the ban. Now if we have to shut the shops, we will be unemployed. This cannot be controlled. Chandigarh officials believe the ban would limit the impact on passive smokers. "You can never achieve 100 percent success in such campaigns where it is a social evil. We are giving the c...

Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water

Public Health has shut down the beaches in some provinces of Canada after 10 water sample tests over the past two weeks showed higher than acceptable levels of E.coli organisms. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFLA) Public Health inspectors closed the beach to...

New Laser Offers Alternative to Surgery in Treating Voice Disorders

...te (KTP) laser, the device uses energy and heat to shut down and starve blood vessels on the voice box (larynx), or vocal cords, rather than removing them surgically. That's good news for those singers, teachers, lawyers and constant cell phone talkers who have recurrent voice conditions because of voice ...

Australian Devises Online Game Based on Virginia Tech Shootout

...speak to the Federal Government to see if they can shut down the site. "While at first glance the game does not appear to break any laws, its insensitivity and lack of basic community standards will offend all decent Australians." The game's message boards have been flooded with notes of outrage, but ...

Study Implicates Protein as a Trigger of Advanced Prostate Cancer Recurrence

...cancer in men who are undergoing drug treatment to shut down their sex hormones, or androgens. The new research may help solve a mystery: why does prostate cancer recur in men treated to get rid of circulating androgens such as testosterone" Moreover, because chemotherapy after recurrence extends life...

Natural-Birth Centers In U.S Pulling Down The Shutters

...ce. Last month, the Takoma Women's Health Center shut down when its physicians group owner folded the midwifery practice. At the end of this month, The Maternity Center will deliver the last baby at its Bethesda facility, though its midwives will continue doing hospital deliveries. Both practices, in bu...

Suicide Gene Therapy Kills Bowel Cancer Cells

...cells stop functioning. They have no choice but to shut down and die. Another benefit of the therapy is that it doesnt just kill only the cancer cells infected by the virus. "We also see a significant 'bystander effect'," added Prof Springer. "This means the cells killed by the virus or the drug relea...

Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag

... surface of the vivid protein, the chain of events shut down, preventing the structural changes on the protein's surface, as a result of which, the regulation of carotenoid production was disrupted. "We can now show that this conformational change in the protein is directly related to its function in t...

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