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Science of swooning

...ic drink to determine how much their blood vessels tightened in response to a drop in blood pressure. The tests were then repeated on another day after the subjects had drunk two to three beers. During the alcohol-free tests, vessels constricted normally and blood pressure did not significantly change, excep...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

...e contraption to her facial bones that her parents tightened each day with a screwdriver, slowly pulling out the sunken bones so they could grow into the right position. Two months later, Alyssa had a normal face. According to Polley, they are letting the body do its own bone-grafting, who pioneered the techn...

NHS 24: A complete makeover

... improvisation and complaints procedures have been tightened up. Mr. Robson said NHS 24 in association with the Meningitis Trust and the Meningitis Research Foundation is trying to learn more and help the people suffering from Meningitis. But they are all waiting for the court ruling, which will be given on...

Bangladesh Bans the Import of Indian Chickens Due To Fear of Bird Flu

...ed due to the fear of bird flu. // Bangladesh has tightened its border security following the outbreak of bird flu in India. Officials of Bangladesh health service said that there has been no reported outbreak of the H5N1 virus. Health ministry official said that a close watch on the borders and within the c...

Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry

...vironmental officials said other measures had been tightened as soon as the outbreak was confirmed, which included restrictions on the movement of poultry in the affected region and the isolation and permanent surveillance of some 20 farms around the country. Health experts fear Africa's poor human and animal...

Russia Hit By Cheap Bootleg Vodka Epidemic

...because they could not meet the requirements for a tightened licencing. Unscrupulous merchants took advantage of the loophole and swamped the country with their life-threatening booze, said the daily Nowaya Gazeta, which is viewed as critical of the Russian government. According to estimates, black market de...

Pig Stem Cells Show Promise in Repairing Animals’ Heart Attack Damag

...om eight pigs whose main arterial blood supply was tightened for more than two hours, duplicating the effects and damage caused by heart attack. Using techniques developed in Marbán’s lab, researchers extracted about a million cardiac stem cells from undamaged heart tissue, growing them without the use of p...

Stakes Higher for Elderly Women Exposed to Air Pollution

...air pollutant concentrations. Though the EPA had tightened its daily limit for these tiny specks, known as fine particulates in September, it has left the average annual limit untouched, allowing a concentration of 15 millionths of a gram for every cubic meter of air. This study was carried out on 65,000 w...

Flu Strikes Late - Child Succumbs

...une systems. Two strains, influenza A and B have tightened their grip on Vancouver Island. Of the 27 new reports of flu across the country, 17 are in British Columbia. The so-called Hong Kong flu, caused by strain subtype H3N2 tends to cause the most severe symptoms in patients. Schools are now asking ...

Russia’s Avian Flu Outbreak Linked to Single Marke

...e// market. As precautionary measures, they have tightened quarantines following confirmation of the presence of the H5N1 bird flu strain. This is the first such outbreak to be recorded so close to the Russian capital. Four separate incidences of domestic poultry dying have involved birds that were purchas...

Transplant Tourism on the Rise, Says WHO

...ing kidney transplant in the state have since been tightened up, the government claims. The situation is said to be far worse in Pakistan. 40-50 per cent of the residents of some villages have only one kidney because they have sold the other for a transplant into a wealthy person, probably from another coun...

Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine

...on grounds here Friday and Saturday. Police have tightened the security in the area. Metal detectors and closed circuit television cameras have been installed in the light of last month's bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here that had claimed nine lives. Hyderabad District Collector R.V. Chandravadh...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...ifications and fitness to practice, the rules were tightened last year. Now, most foreign doctors are required to obtain work permits for specific jobs, reducing their chances of finding work. At least two of the suspects in this case Dr. Abdullah and Mohammed Asha, a Saudi-born Palestinian are believed to...

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