Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem
Discarded cigarette packets, McDonald's wrappers and even old socks litter the shores of Lau Fau Shan in Hong Kong's far north, home to what remains of the territory's oyster farming industry. From across the border in China, factories belch smoke into the fetid air over Deep Bay, one of Hong Kong...
Seaweed and fireflies brew may guide stem cell treatment for peripheral artery disease
... meeting March 10.
Stem cells hold promise in treating PAD by reconstituting or increasing the number of blood vessels to replace or augment those choked
off by plaque buildup. A chronic condition that can lead to amputations and even death, PAD is marked by vastly reduced circulation of blood in vessel...
Tragedy Focuses Spotlight on Crisis in North Carolina Mental Health System
... The death of Steven Sabock, a 50-year-old man with bipolar disorder who died on April 29 in a North Carolina state psychiatric institution after he choked
on medication -- while, nearby, hospital employees entertained themselves with cards and TV -- has focused attention on the crisis in North Carolina's...
Tragedies Underscore Crisis in U.S. Public Mental Health System: National Advocacy Organization Demands Reforms
...Steven Sabock, a 50-year-old man diagnosed with bipolar disorder who died on April 29 in a North Carolina state psychiatric institution after he had choked
on medication - while, nearby, hospital employees, ignoring his plight, entertained themselves with cards and TV - is just one example of the dangerou...
The 'choking game,' psychological distress and bullying
...students in grades 7 to 12) report participating in a thrill-seeking activity called the choking game, which involves self-asphyxiation or having been choked
by someone else on purpose. The 2007 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) revealed these new data, as well as indicators and trends on ...
After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads
... advertising firm.
"The roads of Mukherjee Nagar in north Delhi get choked
after an hour of rain. And it has been raining for the past four days. We h...e city dwellers are relieved from the scorching sun, the dread of the water choked
roads and the unbearable stink due to overflowing drains have become a sore...
Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury
...ng everything from sushi to cakes.
But Japanese television began to shy away from such contests after a 14-year-old junior high school student choked
to death in 2002 trying to imitate competitive eating during school lunch. ...
Raging Fire Consumes 45 Lives in a Drug Rehab Hospital in Moscow
...closed down for that reason.
The victims were trapped upstairs on the second floor when the fire broke out in the kitchen. Some of the inmates were choked
to death by the fumes when asleep. The metal gate from the corridor was locked preventing the frantic inmates from escaping the horrifying fire. Appar...
Thirty percent of nurses distressed with verbal and physical abuse
This ranged from being sworn at, slapped and spat upon to being bitten, choked
and stabbed. The abused nurses, who all worked in Tasmania, reported an ave...e had spat at them.
"We also discovered that that six percent had been choked
and just under one percent had been stabbed" adds lead author Professor Ger...
AIDS: from the heart stories about AIDS and you!
...ered with a cheery, Welcome home!
All I could hear on the other end were heartbreaking sobs. I knew who it was but I didn't know why. He finally choked
out the words, 'I got it.'
'Got what?' I asked, patiently, but the cold knot of fear was already solidifying. 'Hep C?'
'No, I got IT!' he wa...
Rabbits to the rescue of the reef
... through human activity such as climate change or pollution or by a natural disaster like a cyclone, the coral will usually recover provided it is not choked
by fast-growing marine algae, explains Professor David Bellwood of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University.
Batfish to the rescue!
...l reef from destruction in the nick of time.
With the dramatic flair of comic-book superhero Batman, a batfish has saved a coral reef that was being choked
to death by seaweed ?although the fish was never previously known as a weed-eater.
Scientists at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Stu...
Prosolia and Indigo BioSystems Come Together to Create FireFly(TM) Data Conversion Software for Mass Spectrometers
...le regardless of the brand of detector
used with the Prosolia source. Having high performance data interchange
technology means that labs will not be choked
by the volume of data generated
in these experiments, and that results can be shared freely with collaborators
and contractors regardless of locale." ...
Wisconsin cannot afford to take a pass on Doyles biotech plan
...roposal to invest nearly $750 million in public and private money in Wisconsins biotechnology future. Budget-conscious members of the Legislature have choked
on the price tag, opponents of stem-cell research have once again protested, and Milwaukee politicians have asked if theyre being shortchanged in favo...
Traffic data firm navigates international business
...ent meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network , Li noted that with the growth of world populations, roadways everywhere will inevitably become more choked
than they already are. That means almost guaranteed demand.
We believe the traffic information market is huge, Li said, noting that the current mar...
In a fast-paced economy, lawmakers must pick up speed
... Madison, Wis . - For reasons that may be as innocent as a choked
calendar, legislative progress has stalled on a bill that would trade Wisconsin's city-by-city regulation of the cable television industry for statewi...