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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...psut's health problems. "We found numerous tiny spots within Hatshepsut and the Tuthmose family, which c...se," said Selim. He, however, believes that the spots were more likely caused by the mummification process than dermatosis. Certain aspects of the resi...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

...t also takes up to a year for a diagnosis and only spots the disease once its symptoms have set in. Says Research director Professor Simon Lovestone: "There are hundreds of drugs in development but the costs, even for large pharmaceutical companies, are immense and almost prohibitive."A year's clinical tr...

Strategies for the Summer

...e water quality for some of the areas popular swim spots this summer. When beaches are tested and listed weekly, they will be categorized as either open, or posted. Posted status is given when coli form counts exceed 200 fecal bacteria per 100 milliliters of water and swimming is not recommended by federa...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...ted that 563 million people were reached by the TV spots and print coverage in Elle, Redbook, Self, People,...one. In April 2006, they bought 295 TV advertising spots for the HPV campaign, followed by 788 spots in May. It wasn't until June 2006, that the Food and Dru...

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...ramming, one third of advertising time is given to spots pushing sweets, one third to breakfast cereals -- which are often highly sweetened -- and nine percent to fast foods. The ads are important for businesses: children have considerable influence in buying the snacks and cereals worth some 500 billion...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...o insert pieces of loxP DNA randomly into numerous spots on the mouse genome. So scientists easily can breed multiple generations of mice with loxP surrounding various large stretches of DNA. Then the first part of the new method is used: The mice are bred with mice that carry the Cre gene so any large s...

IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey

...op slot to second position, IIT-Bombay climbed two spots to occupy the third slot. The premier IIT-Delhi had slid to fourth from No.2 last year, while IIT-Roorkee has jumped two places to fifth spot. IIT-Guwahati is ranked sixth, while IIT-Kanpur is surprisingly the last in the rung of IITs at seventh sp...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...r officials have detected 10,000 mosquito breeding spots and are sending notices to the offenders," municipal health officer N.K. Yadav said. Yadav said the Delhi health ministry has already set up a monitoring committee consisting of members from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), d...

Babys Poop is of Interest for Researchers

...lass microscope slide with an orderly array of DNA spots that can give a snapshot of genetic activity in a ...e. The microarray design for this study included spots representing nearly all bacteria known to be involved in human microbial ecosystems. The researchers...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

...st people simply tune out the radio and television spots offering advice on how to combat the illnesses. "People just want to watch the other programmes," he says. "They need to understand more about this problem. Dengue fever outbreaks spread very quickly, and many people don't know how it spreads."...

Paris Hiltons Customary Marijuana Habit

...ome because her house is flanked by tempting night spots that she has been trying to avoid ever since leaving LA prison. The Simple Life star has decided to move to Beverly Hills, which will have quieter neighbours compared to the clubbers in her locality....

Human Induced Global Warming Drying Up Arctic Ponds

...en melt for a few months each summer, becoming hot spots of activity in the forbidding Arctic terrain. Varying in size, with some reaching three feet (a meter) deep and around several hundred feet across, the ponds brim with moss, algae, fairy shrimp, and other organisms that need liquid water to live duri...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...lso add, "Natural facial irregularities, lines and spots are perfectly compatible with charm, expressiveness, good grooming or whatever is meant by beauty. Gray or white hair looks better on us as we move into our middle years and beyond. (Dye-jobs often clash with our skin tones)."...

Disease Outbreak Claims Trout From Idaho Hatchery

...ommonly referred to as "ich," are visible as white spots on a fish's gills and skin. As their attack intensifies, fish "flash," or turn on their sides as they try to scrape off the bugs.The fish become lethargic and eventually die. In the end, the parasites become so numerous on an infected fish's gills th...

Worried of Acne? Cut Down Milk

...a day are almost 50 percent more likely to develop spots and pimples than those who rarely or never drink milk. The researchers looked at the teenage diet of more than 47,000 women and then compared dairy product intake with cases of acne. Analysis of the results revealed a clear link between milk and sk...

IDD Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

...ine using computer technology to apply traction to spots causing lower back pain. The traction provides a negative pressure that allows fluid, blood and nutrients into the affected discs that cause pain. In other words, as each challenge is introduced to the body, it supports muscles and ligament tissue to...

Small Pox Scare Put West Bengal on High Alert

...rature, body ache and headache. In a few days, red spots appear in the mouth and tongue and break open into sores. Later, the spots become fluid-filled bumps that turn into pustules....

Traders Smell Something Fishy in Tokyo Market Move

... not really clean, and asbestos is used in various spots in the facilities, although they are sealed up," Ishihara said in a recent news conference. "What happens if a natural disaster occurs and asbestos scatters in the air? We have to deal with this issue by considering these problems." But many fishmo...

Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq

...blood," said Hajam as he deftly drained a few more spots on his patient's back in his office in Baghdad's Sadr City slum. Murtada Abu Ali, 45, has become a regular for this ancient treatment known by its Arabic name of 'hijama', or sucking, and says it helps him in a way no modern medicine can. "I go...

Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation

...r Health Canada, said in an interview. Radon hot spots include Winnipeg, Nova Scotia, and British Columbi... a lifetime health risk." Residents of radon hot spots should take the issue seriously, he said. "People need to be paying attention to this one. They must...

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