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Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...tion -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...tion -- or 'reversal of fortune' as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification. Hot dog eating champions are not, as might be expected, huge and obese, since experts note that an excess of fatty tissue restricts the stomach's capacity for expansion. Nathan's hot dog eating...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...l members and WADA to appeal against what might be termed as rogue decisions, the Daily Times reported. We are now looking forward to the full implementation of the World Anti-Doping Code by the ICC (which adopted the code in July 2006) and its national associations at the earliest, and to pursuing its co...

Circassia Announces Acquisition of Organ Transplant Anti-Rejection Technology

...mmune system reacts strongly to protein molecules, termed antigens, present on the cells of the donated organ. The ToleroTrans technology employs specific small portions of antigen molecules, called T-cell epitopes. Scientists then test these epitopes, utilising blood samples from patients awaiting organ tr...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

...of the elbow. In 1880, lateral epicondylitis was termed tennis elbow, but it could just as easily be called politicians elbow, because they run for office with their right hands 500 handshakes a day, explains the elder Dr. Baker, immediate past president of the AOSSM. This condition is caused by repetiti...

'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay

...Korea, but the US Food and Drug Administration has termed stevia an "unsafe food additive," while the European Union allows its sale only as a food supplement or in cosmetics. "World demand is enormous," Gonzalez said. "But the sugar lobby wants to stop the importation of this natural, safe, revolutionary...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

... bionic hand, developed by a Scottish engineer, is termed a massive advance on previous artificial limbs . It can't click its fingers or play the piano but there's not much else it won't do. It can, for instance, turn a key in a lock, hold a wine glass or punch a pin number into a cash machine. D...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

... for the last nine years and are a part of what is termed as "continuing mandamus", whereby the Courts, rather than passing final judgments, keeps on passing orders and directions with a view to monitor the functioning of the executive.They have led to fundamental changes in the pattern of forest governance...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...ose with severe COPD. Although the editorialists termed the relationship between COPD and osteoporosis in the study was not novel, they noted that those patients with osteoporosis also had the greatest arterial stiffness valuesa new finding. They concluded that future research is necessary to uncover fu...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

...apita supply of water below 1,700 cubic metres was termed "stress" situation, less than 1,000 cubic metres was "scarcity" and less than 500 cubic metres was called "absolute scarcity". "The fact is that unlike other commodities water supply in India is static while the demand is increasing by the day," sa...

Gatifloxacin Very Effective for Typhoid Treatment

...or patients with typhoid fever. Kathmandu has been termed the typhoid fever capital of the world as a result of this disease remaining so common. Typhoid fever is a major problem in Nepal and in the developing world and drug-resistant strains are making it even more difficult to tackle," says Dr Buddha Ba...

Chilean President's Cousin Successfully Tests Allergy 'Knockout' Technique on Mice

...dentification of a receptor protein on mast cells, termed CD300a, which has a prominent negative effect on mast cell activity, virtually shutting down the cell from unleashing allergic responses. The identified protein receptor is widely found throughout the immune system and, just like steroids, targeti...

Unprotected Sex Among the Gays on the Rise

... based on their HIV status - something researchers termed serosorting. The behaviors of gay men with committed partners were less risky than (those with) partners they were not committed to. The study also noted a growing trend among the young men with a HIV positive status to choose partner who are HIV p...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

...mor which was causing the seizures. This condition termed in medical parlance as hypothalamic hamartoma, is extremely rare affecting about 30 people worldwide each year. If the condition is left untreated, it could also cause mental retardation. This condition does not improve with medication. Dr Schneid...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...builds on Brenners prior discovery of the vitamin, termed NR (nicotinamide riboside), a natural product found in milk. Like the B3 vitamin, niacin, NR is a precursor to a versatile cellular factor that is vital for all life. The factor, called NAD, short for nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, is elevated ...

Britains Complacent Attitude To Uptake Of New Cancer Drugs Revealed

...atment including the use of new drugs. The study termed uptake of new cancer drugs as "low and slow" in the UK, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Czech Republic and South Africa. On the other hand, Austria, France, Switzerland and the US were leaders in using new cancer drugs. The study, published in...

Paid Maternity Leave Pushed By Australian Rights Activists

...eave to be put on the Federal Government's agenda, termed the failure to set up a universal scheme an "unfortunate policy" and plainly wrong. As of now, pregnant women in Australia are legally entitled to a year's unpaid leave, yet paid maternity leave remains a matter for the employer. Two-thirds of wom...

Modest Increase in Urban Parks Could Equalize Global Warming Until 2080s

...se a large proportion of rainwater through what is termed run-off where precipitation quickly leaves the surface and drains away into streams and rivers, eventually returning to the sea. "We discovered that a modest increase of 10% green space reduced surface temperatures in the urban environment by 4C, w...

Ontario Court Awards Compensation To Paralyzed Worker

A polish migrant in Canada has termed as thrilling and relieving, after four tough years a court victory that entitles him to a compensation of 130, 000 US dollars. Ryszard Kolbuc won a lawsuit challenging his insurer Ace Ina Insurer ,when they refused to pay him accident coverage a...

New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia

... This new brain rhythm that we have discovered and termed the phi complex actually distinguishes when youre socially interacting and when youre not. Phi is one of a number of brain rhythms that exist in the awake human brain and appears to have a social function. Rhythms or oscillations are the natural l...

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