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Crohn's Patient Robert Hill’s greatest achievemen

...ched the Vinson Massif summit, one of Antarctica's tallest mountains. The climb began // on January 12th and ...his expedition. It is his fifth quest to scale the tallest peaks on the seven continents. He wants to send across to the world the message that people like him...

Height Loss Determines Risk Of Vertebral Fractures And Bone Disease

...t is as simple as asking the patient about his/her tallest height and deducting it from the present height. // This would provide a rough idea of any height loss. When this calculation approximates to 6cm (difference between recalled height and present height), then it more likely to be a result of vertebr...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...gh-speed journey through the domain of the world's tallest mountain," said Dr. Russ Mittermeier, president of CI. "We are thrilled with Disney's dedication to conservation through their scientific and financial contributions to the expedition." Even though they faced rugged terrain and frigid temperatures no...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...gh-speed journey through the domain of the world's tallest mountain, said Dr. Russ Mittermeier, president of CI. We are thrilled with Disney's dedication to conservation through their scientific and financial contributions to the expedition. Even though they faced rugged terrain and frigid temperatures not n...

New Research Suggests That Obesity Strikes Faster Growing Kids

...body mass index (BMI) in our study occurred in the tallest children, while that for the smallest hardly chang...ose by 0.12 kg/m2, as against 1.38 kg/m2 among the tallest 10% - a 12-fold difference. Adjustment for age, sex, birth-weight, seasonality, and deprivation did ...

Tallest man to participate in the Guinness day celebrations

Xi Shun, 55, from China is the world’s tallest man alive. He is 7 feet, 8.95 inches tall.// The Guinness Day is to be celebrated across the globe on November 9th. Xi will be sent to Brazil to participate in the celebrations. His record will be published in the Guinness Book of Records, 2007, wh...

John Hopkins Hospitals- Now at Tokyo

... Tokyo’s most swanky locations and placed in the tallest building of the city, will be called the Tokyo Midtown Medical Center. In addition to the Baltimore-based Hopkins, it will involve partners Mitsui Fudosan Co. and Resorttrust Inc. Says Katsuyasu Ito, president of Nagoya-based Resorttrust, an owner...

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

... new development that will also include the city's tallest building, the International Commerce Centre. Elements was designed by the architects behind Britain's Bluewater shopping centre. All but two of the spaces have been let, principally to international retailers including high-end British brands Mulbe...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...riendly apartment block the firms says will be the tallest building in Thailand. He estimates that making Ocean 1 energy efficient costs just one percent of the total outlay, and says the money is quickly made back in energy savings. The 91-floor luxury block, due to be completed by 2011 in the resort to...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...tury. Americans had always been giants, with the tallest men in the world going back as far as the data exists (at least to the mid-19th century). During the First World War, American GIs still towered over the Europeans they liberated. But for three decades beginning at the end of World War Two, America...

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