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Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...the kingdom bans tobacco companies from sponsoring sporting events, international competitions are not affected. "Formula One, for example, has a big impact as they have three to four million people in Asia watching the F1 every year," Hatai told a press conference held as the talks got underway. "The For...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

... demonstrators ran stripped to their underwear and sporting plastic horns, as well as the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls involves the release of bulls every morning into the streets of the city in northeast Spain. Daredevil revelle...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

... demonstrators ran stripped to their underwear and sporting plastic horns, as well as the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls was immortalised in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises"....

Paris at Her Self-obsessive Best

...e sign of self-obsession till now; as she was seen sporting a T-shirt with her face printed on it, probably inspired by pop art figure Andy Warhol . The socialite, who famously said in an interview that she wanted to involve in social service after finishing jail term, was spotted visiting a spa. Recentl...

Nicole 'hoping Pregnancy Will Keep Her Out of the Slammer'!

...hat Richie is engaged to Madden after she was seen sporting a huge diamond ring....

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... the kidney can excrete. Once a rare occurrence at sporting events, it is becoming more prevalent as participation increases and more novice exercisers are entering endurance events. One recent study found that 13 percent of Boston marathon runners suffered from Exercise induced Hyponatremia (EAH), though m...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...ve words from one of the most famous epileptics in sporting history- Jonty Rhodes. Also known as the Flying Machine for his unchallenged fielding prowess, South African cricketer Rhodes who suffered epilepsy as a kid, has always lent his celebrity status in support of the cause of epilepsy. This year, ...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

... disease. Survivor were in the pink T-shirts and sporting the medallions awarded by the event organizers. In fact, pink was everywhere _ in bundles of helium-filled balloons, on foam pink rabbit ears many people sported, even in some of the food. Vendors handed out free pink baggies of Sun Chips. After th...

One in a Hundred Eleven-year Olds Use Drugs to Enhance Performance in Sport

...ugs was given as a reason for winning at least one sporting event by 44% of the children. The authors questi... anxiety. The drug most commonly used to improve sporting prowess was salbutamol, which was taken by 45% of users. Corticosteroids were taken by 10%, cannabis...

Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men

...and have been seen in several high profile contact sporting events, including the TysonHolyfield boxing match in 1997; and the fight bite when flesh on a closed fist is pierced by a tooth. The authors say: The incidence of human bite wounds is largely unknown because many minor injuries do not present to th...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...s (1). 3. End alcohol producers sponsorship of sporting and entertainment events with a young target audience. Sponsoring entertainment and sporting events and sports teams has become an important advertising mechanism for the alcohol industry. Howe...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

...n humanitarian organisations, volunteer groups and sporting clubs until July 1 to remove their machines from bars, supermarkets, airports, gas stations and other locations. "There has been such an explosion of slot machine gambling in recent years that we had to do something to curb the social problems it ca...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...ate residences, at parties, in public settings, at sporting events, and community events. Yet what may seem innocuous can lead to many problems, including traffic crashes, assaults, sexually transmitted diseases, and unplanned pregnancies. Although they drink less frequently, added Joel Grube, director and ...

The American Dream Comes True for 105-year-old Cuban

...g-in ceremony applauded as he walked into the hall sporting a straw fedora, two-tone shoes, smart black slacks and a white "guayabera" -- a quintessentially Cuban open-necked pleated shirt Temprana says he had felt "like an American" long before he was naturalized, since he grew up under the 1901 Platt Amen...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

...ents like hotels in the name of a mere 10-day-long sporting event called the Commonwealth Games (to be held in India in 2010)." By some accounts, the Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers in the world, especially around the Indian capital. The river has been badly affected by the high density of popul...

AIDS Victims, Supporters Gather in Bond of Hope

...Dressed in a green salwar with a white T-shirt and sporting a bold imprint of the symbolic red ribbon, Bhagwati was not hesitant to say that she has been HIV positive for the past one year and so is her husband. Nor was she any less confident in saying that the couple has never been more zealous in living lif...

Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health

...as likely to be useful in areas such as monitoring sporting performance, but could not necessarily be used to inform important medical decisions....

Large Fluid Intake Won’t Help to Keep Cool for Marathon Runner

... of over 39 degrees, two degrees above normal. The sporting community has long assumed that drinking large amounts of water helps to keep the body's temperature down, which improves performance. A recent study led by Dr Chris Byrne of the University of Exeter shows that the level of fluid intake has absolutel...

Nanoparticles can Damage DNA, Increase Cancer Risk

...y used commercially – in electronics, textiles and sporting goods – and easy to work with in the laboratory setting. "We observed both dose-dependent and time-dependent increases in DNA damage in breast cancer cells exposed to either aqueous colloidal silica or C60 fullerenes," Pacheco said. "The DNA damage...

AAO Urges Athletes to Wear Protective Eyewear

...to protect against any type of eye injury.” Most sporting leagues don’t require children to wear eye protection, so parents must insist that their children wear eye protection when they play. “When they do, the occurrence of eye injuries is greatly reduced,” Dr. Monica said. “Parents also can set a good ...

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(Date:9/16/2014)... Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve ... surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September ... 16-year baseball career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and now ... Pittsburgh, was discharged home on Friday, September 12, according ... of AGH’s heart transplant program. , “Mr. Tekulve continues ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... leading to strong heart fitness can delay a man,s onset ... new study suggests. Blood pressure naturally increases as people ... But men with strong cardio-fitness don,t start drifting toward high ... sedentary men usually experience the early signs of high blood ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... -- Illegal drug use among teens in the United States ... Encouragingly, the new study also found that alcohol ... young people between the ages of 12 and 17 also ... 70,000 people aged 12 and older across the United States ... problems among this age group also dropped from 8.9 percent ...
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(Date:9/16/2014)... make discoveries everyday, but that doesn,t mean the findings ... for example, the neonatal mortality rate is 10 times ... found that applying an inexpensive topical solution of chlorhexidine ... mortality rate by 24 percent, many Indian parents did ... is not that we don,t have solutions to solve ...
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