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Baltimore doctors perform three simultaneous kidney transplants

BALTIMORE, Johns Hopkins University surgeons performed three simultaneous kidney transplants in a complex piece of medical choreography that had nurses rushing organs in labeled coolers among six operating rooms. .."We each have a piece of each other inside us," said one of the recipients...The six synchronized operations -- three to remove the kidneys, three to implant them -- became possible af...

Baltimore is America's Fittest City; Chicago the Fattest

Baltimore has been named America's fittest city by Men's Fitness magazine, and Chicago America's fattest. ..According to the ranking accorded by the Men's Fitness magazine,// the top fittest cities behind Baltimore were Honolulu, Virginia Beach, Va., Tucson, and Milwaukee. The top fattest cities behind Chicago were Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Dallas and Houston, the magazine said. ..Last year, Balti...

Craig Newschaffer of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

A new study in the US attributes the rise in autism cases the reason that schools are diagnosing autism more frequently.// ..It is not a sudden epidemic so to say. ..Study author Paul Shattuck of the University of Wisconsin at Madison said, there may be as yet unknown environmental triggers behind autism. Still his research suggested the past decade's rise in autism cases was more of a labelling...

WFP Announces Food Assistance Plan for Timor Leste

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced plans to assist the Government of Timor-Leste in meeting the food needs of people living in communities affected by an ongoing drought. ......"There is a need for food assistance due to the persistence of the drought, and we will work closely with the Government to ensure that food is available through the lean season," said Tarek El...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

Persistent drought and plagues of locusts ravaged Timor-Leste's harvest in 2007, cutting production of major crops by as much as 30 per cent and leaving one-fifth of the population in need of food assistance , says a report issued today by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP). ......To avert a major food crisis, between 210,000 and 220...
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