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When Celebrities Die

...disturbing is the fact that these celebrity deaths spark off a series of suicides and attempts to commit suicides. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." In the week after Princess Di's death, the number of people in England and Wales who...

Sugar Cravings

...craves sugar. Thus, denying one’s body of food can spark sugar cravings, which can lead to overeating. Specialists says people should not deny themselves food when they are hungry. Hunger is a physiological response. We shouldn’t tell ourselves, ‘OK, I have to wait until noon to eat lunch,’ if we’re hungr...

Dyslexia may slow a driver's reaction time as much as moderate drinking!!

...iversity of Science and Technology, has managed to spark heated debates among// the Dyslexic community. A small study done using driving simulators to test the reaction time of 17 Volunteers, (six of the 17 used were dyslexic) by the University found that Dyslexic drivers took 30% longer to react then t...

Fungal Infections Effectively Controlled By Light Therapy

...hat changes in light following fungal invasion may spark infection. Light normally inhibits mating of the C. neoformans -- a potentially life-threatening human pathogen. Two genes have been identified for the response. It is said that the loss of the same genes reduces fungal infection in mice. Mice which...

Tamiflu Shortage Can Be Better Handled By Combining It With Probenecid

...H5N1 strain in Asia. Medical experts fear it could spark a global pandemic if it mutates into a highly infectious virus in humans. President George W. Bush asked the U.S. Congress for $7.1 billion on Tuesday to prepare for a pandemic flu, including $1.2 billion for 20 million doses of a vaccine against H5...

Bird Flu Spreading in China's Poultry

...utate into a form easily passed between people and spark a worldwide pandemic. Chinese officials have blamed migratory birds for many of the nation's outbreaks and say that vaccinating domestic poultry is their best bet in severing the transmission link between wild and tame birds. Bird Flu dominates su...

U.S. launching cancer gene-mapping pilot

...finally track down the genetic changes required to spark any of the 200 diseases we collectively call cance...r. At times a single genetic mutation is enough to spark a tumor; or it just makes people more vulnerable to the disease. Other changes could determine the d...

Sunny Side Up - Vitamin-D deficiency linked to Schizophrenia

...the mother during pregnancy and conception could spark off the onset of this disorder, according to the research report, although it remains to be proved conclusively. Decade long frozen Danish samples hold the clues that will help unravel this potential link between Schizophrenia and Vitamin D. Dr Da...

Reports Of New Bird Flu Outbreak In China Raise Concerns

...ation of the virus into a more virulent form could spark a global pandemic. The massive poultry resource in China poses a significant challenge in the management of bird flu outbreak. More than 30 poultry outbreaks of bird flu, at least 10 human cases and 7-bird flu related mortalities have been docume...

Genetic Change In The H5N1 Virus Likely: Recombinomics Inc.

...alerted the WHO regarding the situation that could spark a bird flu pandemic, killing millions worldwide. The H5N1 infection in the Middle East, through migratory birds, where another form of the bird flu virus is prevalent (H9N2), could lead to a change in the bird flu gene. It is further predicted thro...

H5N1 Bird-flu Confirmed in France

...rus is extremely virulent, which upon mutation can spark off a pandemic outbreak that can kill millions of people....

Lancet Blames CMA For Dismissal Of Editors

... pill, last week. This could have prompted for the spark of editorial interference. An attenuated version of the controversial article was however, published by the CMAJ. The editors were dismissed on the 20th of February. The dismissal is perceived as an attempt to introduce new leadership to the CMAJ. ...

Genes That Were Responsible For The Cause Of Blindness Identified

...lammation caused by infectious triggers, which may spark AMD in later life, they said. The researchers found 74 percent of the people with AMD had either the Factor H or Factor B risk factor or both - but no protective variants of either gene. "These findings are significant because they absolutely c...

First Bird Flu Related Human Death Confirmed In Egypt

...rm capable of passing easily among humans and thus spark a global human flu pandemic that might kill millions. Edited IANS...

Donor Nations Urged To Pledge More To Combat Bird Flu

...rm that can be transmitted from human to human and spark a global pandemic that could kill millions. Nabarro, who is on a five-nation trip through Asia to assess bird-flu preparedness, warned in against prolonged debates on whether more money should be pledged so soon after the Beijing conference. "The...

Google Supports Indian's Novel Literacy Drive

...tle Hindi film songs in Hindi, on TV back home, to spark a literacy revolution? Kothari, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has already won a sizeable grant from Development Marketplace, a global innovation competition conducted by the World Bank. At Stanford as a Reuters D...

EU Countries Pushed To Make All the Preparation to Handle the Bird Flu Pandemic

...lethal H5N1 avian influenza virus might mutate and spark a global pandemic capable of killing millions. Hence various measures are taken to tackle such situations in case the need arise in Europe....

Phase 1 Drug Trials on Humans to Be Made Public

... this decision is not been made legal but it is to spark mixed reaction among the researchers. Such measures would avoid the near fatal outcome in the UK due to the early trial of TGN1412, an experimental drug that caused six men to fall seriously ill. WHO said that due to this measure all the results of...

Brid Flu Threat May be a Cause of Concern for Years to Come: Experts

...tion yet that the virus has mutated in a way as to spark human-to-human infections, experts said. Source: IANS News...

Infection-Induced Amputation On Diabetic Foot – Study Release

...pal investigators. ‘It is infection that is the spark that led to nearly all amputations in this study,’ said Armstrong. ‘Poor circulation, while critically important, did not necessarily cause amputation. It determined the level of amputation. This subtlety makes a significant difference when designing...

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