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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...s from unstimulated ovaries, and then coaxing them towards a pregnancy, is a major step forward for patients in this group. Separately, ESHRE reported that scientists in Israel had been able to obtain and freeze eggs from the ovarian tissue of girls as young as five years old. Childhood cancers usually r...

Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

... 1948 by a Hindu fanatic who opposed his tolerance towards Muslims. Christie's said the executors of Albin Schram had agreed to withdraw the Gandhi manuscript from Tuesday's auction in London to ensure that it was acquired by the Indian government. In the letter, the freedom movement leader pleaded for r...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

... number of occasions following aggressive behavior towards me and my son....

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

...g bulls as they are herded down the narrow streets towards the city's bull ring. Runners are sometimes caught and either gored or trampled by the running bulls and 14 people have been killed in the event since 1911. The bulls that run in the morning are used in bullfights the same evening. Thursday's p...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...here's been a dramatic change in people's attitude towards climate change in the past 12 months," says Kruse, "and this makes it easier to mainstream hydrogen technology. I'm already receiving inquiries from people wanting to buy hydrogen cars." In the western corner of West Sacramento, is the home of the ...

Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors

...y worldwide. Reports suggest that family attitudes towards children smoking tobacco in waterpipes are far more permissive than attitudes to cigarette smoking. There has been little research into the health effects of waterpipe smoking, but data show that rising numbers of children in the UK are being expos...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... decisions and help ensure treatments are directed towards those most likely to benefit. In people under 75 years without pre-existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes QRISK identifies 3.2 million patients at high risk in 2005, compared with 4.7 million from Framingham and 5.1 million from ASSIGN. They...

Indian Fashion Beckons International Models

...re." For some, modelling in India is also a step towards fulfilling their Bollywood dreams. "I love Bollywood and I want to act in the movies," said Jacqueline Fernandez, who was crowned Miss Sri Lanka 2006. "I am in talks with some people too. "In Sri Lanka, the fashion industry is growing and the des...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

... He imposed a civil penalty of $55,000, plus $5000 towards the ACCC's legal expenses, on both Dr Knight and Dr Ross. Dr Jurisevic said he was considering a civil action for loss of income, estimated at more than $2 million. The full-time thoracic surgeon is also an Australian Army reservist and served wi...

Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March

...d the eight arrests were for threatening behaviour towards the marchers. "Five of them were carrying what appeared to be Molotov cocktails, but the contents of the bottles they were carrying has yet to be analysed," police spokesman Marina Burazer said. Earlier, around 200 homosexuals braved the jeers of...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

... decisions and help ensure treatments are directed towards those most likely to benefit.In people under 75 years without pre-existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes, QRISK identifies 3.2 million patients at high risk in 2005, compared with 4.7 million from Framingham and 5.1 million from ASSIGN.They sugg...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

Scientists have made significant advances towards the development of a technique that could be used to confirm whether someone is infected with variant CJD . The technique, which has so far been used mainly in animal models, works by mimicking and accelerating the replication of prions - abnormal ...

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

... and greater vaporization losses, an overall trend towards drier weather. The melting of the frozen earth beneath the surface is the cause of 80 percent of the damage to the road on the Plateau. As the icy core of the earth melts, the road subsides. Over the past 40 years, water losses due to global war...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...e National Health Services (NHS) Trust of UK moves towards its 2008 goal of reducing MRSA infections and Clostridium difficile rates , it has supported the first warning to a hospital, by a health watchdog- the Healthcare Commission, for breaching the Hygiene Code. The warning issued to Barnet and Chase ...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...ree allocation would decrease as the country moves towards zero carbon, with the effect that the value of the quotas will go up. But every time consumers use fossil fuels, say by filling their cars up with petrol, they would lose these valuable credits, forcing them to choose low carbon alternatives. Amon...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...ree allocation would decrease as the country moves towards zero carbon, with the effect that the value of the quotas will go up. But every time consumers use fossil fuels, say by filling their cars up with petrol, they would lose these valuable credits, forcing them to choose low carbon alternatives. Amon...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...ording to Emslie, the penguin menu remained biased towards fish until about 200 years ago. The switch to krill took place thereafter. Both Ernslie and Patterson also say that global warming and the rise in krill fisheries has reduced krill stocks and could be contributing to the decline in Adlie penguin p...

Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus

...ct as a catalyst for a change in people's attitude towards the use of faecal matter. "There is a poo taboo that happens and happens differently in different cultures," she said. Cara Beal, a researcher at Department of Natural Resources and Water in Queensland, is running a trial with 10 urine-separatio...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...nto miniature magnets. The cells can then be drawn towards magnets encased in the tip of a biopsy needle. A mathematical model of the system confirmed that considerable numbers of cancer cells, loaded with nanoparticles, could be attracted to a needle within two or three minutes. In the lab, the researcher...

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

... options. The 100-mile ride, or century, loops out towards the Quabbin Reservoir and through the low rolling hills and country vistas of the Commonwealth's heartland. The route for Memory Ride runs through Devens, Shirley, Lancaster, Sterling, Rutland, Hardwick, Petersham, Templeton, Fitchburg and Lunenbur...

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