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Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...tmosphere two kilometers (just over a mile) inside this Alpine peak. Bad Gastein used to be a gold mine,...rious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses of this colourless and odorless gas have been found to boost the ability of human cells to repair themselves...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

... use of barbiturates are possible explanations for this declining time trend,'' the study said....

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

In a debate in this weeks PLoS Medicine, public health researchers discuss whether or not the public should be informed that using oral, smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) is less hazardous to health than smoking tobacco. Arguing the case for providing such information...

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...erventions can alter patterns of practice, whether this is desirable is uncertain, they conclude. There is an urgent need for better data on the efficacy and safety of antidepressants to guide pediatric practice....

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...akened due to change in diet, heat, and stress. If this occurs, a "normal infection" can get out of control and require antibiotics. If you see a red bump on your skin that begins to leak pus and does not go away over several days or weeks, you need to proceed to Medical to get it taken care of. Stick t...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

... for the money now. This is the first time that this relationship between intelligence and patience in ...est subjects 100 euros. The participants could put this amount straight into their pockets. However, they could also invest it for a year at a guaranteed fi...

Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma

...y be possible to develop therapies against it, but this will take time."...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...go. "This court has no jurisdiction to entertain this case ... I want this court to strike out this case", Pfizer's lawyer Anthony Idigbe told the court. Kano government's l...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...rnalists in Pretoria. "The report indicates that this decline is mainly amongst people under the age of 20 years, followed by those between 20 and 24." The survey was carried out among pregnant women attending state clinics and hospitals, and its findings are used as an indication of the national HIV ...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...e (around the crater) should be prohibited because this will endanger lives," the institute's director, Renato Solidum, said at a recent public hearing on the project. He said volcanic activity has increased in recent weeks with the frequency of volcanic quakes rising and with the crater island showing ...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

...ch may be used in tests for the disease. "While this method, due to the length of time it takes to carr...y developing a reliable confirmatory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised," he added....

New Antidotes may Harbour Treatments for Deadliest Poisons

...,400 small molecules for compounds that could halt this journey without disrupting normal cell function. According to New Scientist magazine, the researchers' work led to the identification of two molecules that may offer treatments for these toxins....

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

... cellular pathways in human cancers and members of this pathway are among the most frequently targeted for...ancer drug discovery efforts. The activation of this pathway results in cancer cell growth and cell survival, according to the background information in ...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...to official estimates reported by The Independent, this would amount to a 1,700 pound bill at the supermarket each week. The research calculated how much a healthy diet, based on local produce and allowing for seasonal factors such as flooding or lean seasons, would cost in four impoverished countries a...

CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years

...M project would be Rs.1744.00 lacs. The goal of this project is to decrease mortality and morbidity due to TB and to expand the reach of RNTCP through enhanced coordination with private health providers. The project will be implemented as a Centrally sponsored scheme by the Central TB Division of th...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...any will obviously have objections to my ideas but this should not distract us from the fact that a reform is crucial," Fischer-Boel said. While farmers gave a cool reaction to the proposals, the CEEV wine trade association welcomed the reform. "If we wish to remain world leader, we need a market-orie...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...e the horror of being sued, the numbers don't bear this [malpractice] out as a problem for pediatricians,"... is a serious issue. Some will read the results of this analysis and draw comfort; others will view the same data with alarm and surprise. Regardless of how...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...nsider carefully whether they want to proceed down this path alone." And Schwarzenegger administration s... the reasons for their departures. "I don't want this issue to impact our fight on global warming," he said. "The spotlight is on California, and I don't ...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

... pounds) came second in 2006 with 52 hot dogs, but this year felt confident about the competition after breaking Kobayashi's world record in June with 59-1/2 wieners. Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has been held every year at Coney Island since 1916 and is considered the blue ribbon event of...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

... fish issued in 2005, and another released earlier this year. About five million kilograms of industrial...efence. We are clearly not doing enough to protect this vital ecosystem. We need stronger pollution regulations and a real plan from the federal and provinc...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... (PHILADELPHIA) Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine ... Roswell Park Cancer Institute have received an $8 million ... the effects of photodynamic light therapy (PDT) in patients ... cancer that most often manifests itself in the lining ... exposure to asbestos. The grant will fund a clinical ...
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