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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...tuitive "nose" for danger has kept him alive. To this day, few Cubans know Castro's whereabouts, whether he is in a hospital or at home in a residential compound in western Havana called "Point Zero."...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...o encourage anyone else who received injections at this clinic to contact their doctor," Meagher said. "Practices at the clinic have changed and will be subject to ongoing infection control reviews by NSW Health." Hepatitis C, for which there is no vaccine, can cause liver damage, including cirrhosis ...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...oss. The mechanisms and appropriate treatments for this disorder are not well understood. John A. Butman,...the most common ELSTassociated clinical finding in this series was hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) occurred in 31 patients (89 percent) or 3...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...ere were only three cancers associated with HIV -- this paper finds that it is more like 20," he said. G...e deficiency is associated with risk of cancer and this suggests we need to maintain people's immune systems at a higher level -- and that might mean puttin...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...eese puffs to pet food. Alavi is researching how this process can be used to make fiber-enriched flour t...h quality deteriorates," Alavi said. "We're hoping this process will increase some of the properties of the flour. The foods might have a better physical qu...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

... including on laptop computers. The raids follow this week's arrest of Gold Coast Hospital registrar Moh... in Kalgoorlie last night and Royal Perth Hospital this afternoon." Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Mick Keelty said the doctors interviewed ...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...d our findings are consistent with the notion that this response actually harms the heart. Researchers reported that pressure overload, which occurs in chronic hypertension and is a major risk factor for cardiac hypertrophy, or heart enlargement, and heart failure, triggers autophagy in cardiac cells. ...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

...lion cars, with 90,000 new cars registered already this year, the English-language China Daily reported. ...city's traffic are mounting. I hope residents take this into consideration when planning to buy cars." Xu emphasised that the annual growth rate of cars w...

Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...use the same epidermal growth factor receptor, but this is the first blood-derived inhibitor that has been found. The discovery may open the door to a possible strategy to improving recovery after spinal cord injury by discovering a way to block activation of neuronal receptors by fibrinogen. Identifyi...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...esses involved in the development of a disease in this case infliximab blocks the bodys inflammation response. Its side-effects can include upper respiratory infections and other potentially serious reactions. The Al and Heidi Azus Foundations Pediatric Infusion Center opened in early April within the C...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...media for doing an outstanding job in highlighting this case for us,' he said. James is charged with mayhem and assault and battery on a child, causing substantial bodily injury. Silveira is charged with permitting substantial injuries to a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness. Police said t...

Nicole Richie is Pregnant and Ready to Get Married

...ources revealed the couple may plan to get married this summer. "Nicole is awesome. I would love for them to get married!" US Weekly quoted Joel's older brother, Josh Madden, as saying. Nicole is currently facing DUI charges following her arrest last December for driving on the wrong side of a highway...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...ients suffering from pneumonia in a single morning this week. The doctor said the number of serious flu-... having the influenza A virus, which is covered by this year's flu vaccine, and it was likely all three children had that strain of the virus. The childre...

Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction

...easterly direction to test that the chickens sense this compass point by means of their magnetic sense of ...lves. In long-wave light above the yellow level, this ability is lost in all the birds that have so far been tested, he said. He further said a magnetic...

New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

... transplanted into another individual. "If true, this means that you may be able to develop a universal cell source for smooth muscle cells, so that you could potentially make these vessels into an 'off-the-shelf' product, available to any patient," Dr. Andreadis said. The tissue-engineered vessels ha...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...samples were taken, and what we've learned is that this part of the world was significantly warmer than most people thought,' said Martin Sharp, a glaciologist at the University of Alberta and a co-author of the paper appearing in the journal Science. Sharp said the sample suggested that the temperature...

The Hospital Superbugs

...can be used to insert them. Professor Minton hopes this will improve their chances of; (i) developing new ...in order to treat these infections. The success of this research will be judged by both improved patient outcomes and savings to the NHS in the costs of tre...

Prescription Costs More for Older Men Than Women

... than it is for women. The primary objective of this study was to make the first step in the modelling of pharmaceutical demand in Italy to improve the governance of prescribing funds. The research found that the mean annual prescription cost per individual was similar for males (196.13 euro) and fem...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...trial to assess the long term protective effect of this treatment, she said. GnRH analogues are commonly...nce that ovarian function was suppressed, but that this returned to normal after chemotherapy stopped. Follicle stimulating hormone levels were up in 73% of...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...ese puffs to pet food. Alavi is researching how this process can be used to make fibre-enriched flour t... more the dough quality deteriorates. We're hoping this process will increase some of the properties of the flour. The foods might have a better physical qu...

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