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Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus
...f bird flu. More tests are under way to see ... if this
is an infection with the H5N1 strain,' the ministry said. Results will be known Thursday, and in the meantime measures have been taken to seal off the lake in the Moselle department where the birds were found. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was e...
Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'
...'. 'I was a fortunate and happy man. After that, this
blow arrived. And now I am paying the penalty for this
fortune and happiness," he said. Pavarotti's agent Terri Robson said that Pavarotti has chosen to...
Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate
...ention of Cruelties to Animals (SPCA) is spreading this
message among the masses even a year after its for...Corporation is the first in the state to undertake this
programme. According to a study done in Hyderabad and other places, this
is the best way to contro...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...working to unravel links and prior contacts within this
far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the Bri...hese men into violence. Theres no explanation at this
stage why theyre doctors, other than that its a perfect cover, a police official said, on condition ...
Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum
...7, when he is due to be sentenced. "If you go to this
place to have detox and take advantage of it then ...s currently dating supermodel Kate Moss, said that this
ruling pushed his already thought-out rehab plans. "I have got no choice, have I. It's rehab or ja...
Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study
...ull-scale replacement of fossil fuels by biofuels, this
would have dramatic implications for ecosystems," ...lian and Argentinean rainforests. Not only would this
wipe out thousands of species, but would also have a devastating effect on the climate. "Unlike f...
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...13 years -- will make its maiden test flight later this
year before going into commercial service with Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) in 2008. The new aircraft boasts several revolutionary design features, most notably the use of high-tech plastic composites instead of aluminium. Up to 50 percent of...
FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products
...TM) bacteriophages. The FDA and USDA have approved this
product from The Netherlands as GRAS, based on ext...eat and fish industry to apply LISTEX(TM). Earlier this
month, the Dutch designated inspection office SKAL confirmed the 'organic' status of LISTEX(TM) unde...
Aguilera's Dad Confirms Her Pregnancy Rumours
... rife that Christina Aguilera is an expectant mum, this
time the singer/songwriter's estranged dad Fausto ...d taking good care of herself. She's been planning this
for a while, so her health is better than it's ever been," the source said. The source revealed th...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
... and we prefer not to speculate about the cause at this
point, said Romero. Experts now say melting glac...he lake, which drained the water to the ocean. 'In this
zone in particular... we have evidence that, in general, the lakes are filling up as the glaciers me...
Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore
...pertise, it will be of great benefit to patientsso this
is why the Ministry of Health is extremely excited about this
project." At the National University of Singapore, a cohort study involving 4000 people will hopef...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
... surgery, one may have to push the date back until this
whole outbreak is over." Mr Khaw said the main problem is that mosquitoes now carry a different strain of dengue that causes more people to come down with the illness....
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...stress activates weight gain in mice, and they say this
pathway − which they were able to manipulate..., body weight and metabolism, she said. In humans, this
kind of stress-mediated fat gain may have nothing to do with the brain, and is actually just a physi...
Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation
... would have expected that the variability would be this
large, and apparent in a wide variety of cognitive...ithin a relatively short period. Results gained in this
manner are likely to be more stable, offering a better basis for calibrating individual change. Be...
Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment
...mulating agents. "The team we have assembled for this
program represents the Canadian leaders in this
field, and will be conducting a series of laboratory experiments designed to enhance the activity of...
Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions
...ative outcomes in bronchoscopy is pneumothorax. In this
study, the rate of pneumothorax using either ENB o...nted. In his editorial, Dr. Silvestri notes that this
study would most likely benefit patients who were too sick to undergo a surgical biopsy but would be...
Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours
...eatment will increase the efficacy, as would using this
strategy in combination with other treatments," Altaner said. Researchers suggested that mesenchymal stem cells 'see' a tumour as a damaged organ and migrate to it, and so it might be used as a 'vehicle' for treatment that can find both primary tum...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...trials using an engineered pox-virus vector. While this
review article focuses on prostate cancer vaccines, the researchers consider these trials as exam-ples of ongoing progress in similar vaccine therapies for lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic, lung and other types of cancer....
In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash
... However, the government has not roundly endorsed this
new source of job creation, amid concerns that teenagers are spending far too much time on the Internet and becoming addicted to such games. The government imposed a rule in April requiring all games operating in China to install a so-called "indul...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...nd over a billion dollars on its nutrition program this
year too. An independent study of 57 such progr...he government will fork out over a billion dollars this
year to help insure that Americans eat properly. One would just have to take a look at the figures a...
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