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Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...elaka virus" after it infected a family of four in southern Malacca state in March last year. State officials objected, saying it was "an insult" and would harm the tourism industry in Malacca which is a popular destination for foreign visitors. "We will rename the virus if we can as we do not want to tar...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...s illegally across the border between Malaysia and southern Thailand for contests, Omi said: "We need to educate the public (against it)." Transmission of bird flu to humans remains very rare, and limited to those in frequent contact with infected poultry. But the WHO believes a potential human pandemic can...

Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany

...t month, when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thueringen was confirmed to have had H5N1 bird flu. Cases have also been reported near Leipzig in the neighbouring eastern state of Sax...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

... woes, state media reported Friday. The booming southern city of Shenzhen, just across from the border from Hong Kong, now has more than one million cars, with 90,000 new cars registered already this year, the English-language China Daily reported. "Stop buying cars," Xu Zongheng, the city's mayor was qu...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...d the sample suggested that the temperature of the southern Greenland boreal forests 450,000 to 900,000 years ago was probably between 10C in summer and -17C in winter. The reduced glacier cover in that region also meant the global ocean was probably between one and two metres higher during that time compa...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ther four on the main road that hugs the country's southern coast. Eventually these stations will form a 360-mile long "hydrogen highway" stretching from Stavanger to Oslo. "The goal is that by 2009 it will be possible to drive a hydrogen-powered car along the entire route," says Anders Hermansen from Stato...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

...including railway workers and miners from Poland's southern Silesian coal belt, brandished banners reading, "We want a decent living, like lawmakers" and "We want to work, not emigrate". Ringed by riot police, the demonstrators mingled with nurses who since a June 19 march have been camping out in all weath...

Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea

...al and Chonnam National University Hospital in the southern city of Gwangju. The three hospitals have recruited about 540 people for clinical tests, he said, adding they would receive a total of one billion won (1.08 million dollars) from the US company for the research. Jang said the "basic research" aim...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...ients in hospitals of Guangxi autonomous region in southern China and the eastern financial center of Shanghai. "Some of the children have felt pain in their legs and some have experienced difficulty in walking after being injected with the methotrexate drug numbered 070403A and 070403B," the statement said...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

... hyacinth, which has also plagued waterways in the southern United States. This method of water hyacinth biocontrol, originally researched and implemented in Florida in the 1970s, eliminates or drastically reduces the use of pesticides. In the Lake Victoria region, water hyacinth threatened livelihoods of...

Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago

...y as 1,500 years ago, Pre-Columbian inhabitants of southern Mexico enjoyed a spicy fare similar to Mexican cuisine today. The new finding, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is based on an analysis of plant remains from two caves in the region, which yielded 10 different cult...

Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia

...he gene named progranulin in an extended family in southern Italy. The genealogy of this family, 36 members of which have had frontotemporal dementia, has been reconstructed for 15 generations, going back to the 16th century. The researchers say that the mutation in a gene on chromosome 17 halves the produ...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

...ourses - to monitor populations of American toads, southern leopard frogs and spotted salamanders. They found that the American toads, southern leopard frogs and spotted salamanders survived better in the golf course ponds than in the control p...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.

...occurrence of anaphylaxis between the northern and southern U.S. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction tha...8 to 12 EpiPen prescriptions per 1000 persons, and southern states had only 3 prescriptions per 1000 persons. These findings persisted even after adjusting for ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

... the Dr.Mohammed Haneef, hailing from Bangalore in southern India, was being charged with providing reckless support to terrorists by providing them a mobile phone SIM card. His cousin Sabeel Ahmed 26, who worked at Halton Hospital in Runcorn, southeast of Liverpool, has been accused of having information ...

Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China

Rats are back on the menu in southern China, after traders there capitalised on an outbr...Baiyun. During the SARS epidemic, which began in southern China in 2003, authorities banned the sale of many wild animals including rats amid fear that the de...

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

... of Dr.Mohammed Haneef, the man from Bangalore in southern India, continues . He is destined to pay a heavy price for a small act of indiscretion, it looks like. He had allowed his SIM card to be used by his cousins, the key players in the failed Glasgow bombing. Intercepted when he was about to board a...

Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children

....1 occupants per house (as compared with 3.34.4 in southern Canada). Ventilation rates were below the recomm...ficult air transport to tertiary care hospitals in southern Canada. Inuit infants also have disproportionately high rates of permanent chronic lung disease foll...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...hlorocebus pygerythrus, which lives in eastern and southern Africa; and the grivet monkey, Chlorocebus aethiops, which lives in northeast Africa. The scientists used the genetic sequences to sort out the ancestral relationships among the different species of monkeys. Other researchers had already constructed...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...ed economy, Arunachalam said by telephone from the southern city of Chennai. "Crucial things like the unorganised sector have been left out from the proposed law," agreed Malini Bhattacharya, a member of the National Commission of Women, a body set up by parliament in 1992 to safeguard women's rights. "Se...

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