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Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus

...blished around the Assenoncourt lake, as well as a wider 15 kilometre 'observation' zone....

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...ance of cat exposure would be beneficial to a much wider population than previously expected. Furthermore, cat allergen levels were ubiquitous in cat-owning communities, and their results showed effects of cat allergen exposure at lower levels than generally regarded necessary to produce a measurable resul...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...blished around the Assenoncourt pond, as well as a wider 15-kilometre "observation" zone. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was early last year, when it was detected in 62 dead wild birds, contaminating a turkey farm in central France. The World Health Organization has reported 317 cases of bird flu in hu...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...e our knowledge of hydrogen as well as stimulating wider interest in more environmentally friendly fuels." Thirteen Toyota Prius hydrogen cars have been acquired for HyNor at an exorbitant rate of 60,000 each. These are the only hydrogen cars in Norway, and are leased out to Statoil and local government ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...her words, a harvest failure radiates out into the wider economy and then degenerates into a killer famine....

Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer

...tific evidence on all food colourings as part of a wider review of a range of food additives presently authorised for use in the EU. A spokesman for the Food and Drink Federation, which represents UK manufacturers, said the use of E128 here was "likely to be minimal"....

Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells

...h is to use the assays his lab developed to cast a wider net to find additional compounds that have similar properties to 2-Methoxy antimycin, Hockenbery said. This strategy has already yielded one additional Bcl-xL inhibitor with "gain of function" activity, reported in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics p...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...osols released by the eruption, and quantify their wider environmental impact. Having access to these data over long periods of time is important for scientists to identify and analyse long-term trends and changes. ESA now has a 16-year archive of homogenous data thanks to the continuity of satellites ER...

Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS

...g access for graduates to opportunities across the wider health and social care sectors."...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...drome may lead not only to tics but also to a much wider range of unsuppressed and rapid behaviors, Ullman said. The researchers are now developing new language and memory tests for patients with Tourettes syndrome....

Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms

... estimates, but vowed to spend billions to check a wider epidemic. Previous estimates from India's National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) had put the HIV caseload at 5.2 million, while UNAIDS in 2006 estimated 5.7 million cases which would have been the highest in the world....

People Living Near Nuke Facilities at Higher Risk of Leukemia

...studies that have employed common methods and draw wider conclusions, said lead author Dr. Peter J Baker. Eight separate analyses including unadjusted, random and fixed effect models also showed considerable consistency. However, dose-response studies, which describe how different levels of exposure aff...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...niversity. It may have been part and parcel of the wider effort to reclaim bodies adult female and infant male from unnecessary and potentially harmful medical interventions. There are many who still wholeheartedly go with the tradition and want to still continue it. We were all circumcised when I was b...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...TAMP violence assessment framework could have much wider applications than just hospitals. STAMP - which stands for Staring and eye contact, Tone and volume of voice, Anxiety, Mumbling and Pacing could be used by any professionals in potentially violent situations, such as law enforcement and social ser...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...e Scottish Executive can take forward as part of a wider strategy. Most people enjoy a drink and we dont want to end the right of individuals to have that choice, however we want to encourage adults to drink in moderation, rather than drinking to get drunk. Worryingly, more and more teenagers are dri...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...clocked in at a mere two percent -- far behind the wider figure of nine percent -- leading the government to wager six billion dollars in a push for large-scale, industrial farms. 'Small and marginal farms have become an unviable proposition,' said Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last month, announci...

Europe Mulls Turning Its Excess Wine into Bioethanol

...risis distillation should be stopped, as part of a wider shake-up of the European wine industry. "People make poor-quality wine because we have this safety net for them - it's just a disposal mechanism. It's not our intention that wine should be a basic raw material for biofuels," said Mann. According ...

RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity

...cribed in the cell - suggests that they may have a wider sphere of influence than previously thought. Now Rinn, Chang, and their collaborators have discovered that ncRNAs can influence gene expression patterns at distant locations in the cell. "We were surprised to find that at least one of these molecul...

Risk of Dementia Increased With Secondhand Smoke

...osure to secondhand tobacco smoke in a potentially wider segment of the elderly population," said Haight. Haight said the study findings provide additional evidence of the hazards of secondhand smoke and provide additional support for policies that seek to reduce the publics exposure to tobacco smoke....

Should the UK Adopt Dutch Rules on Euthanasia in Newborn Babies?

...tic option is seen as a slippery slope towards its wider use, she says, although some reject this argument. Another reason is the fear that active killing may have a negative impact on the psychology of professional staff, and that parents may feel pressured to accept the option of euthanasia so that the...

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