Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors
On May 12, Physicians for Human Rights and a coalition of organizations from more than 16 countries will hold a Global Day of Action calling on the Iranian government to drop the charges and immediately release Kamiar and Arash Alaei.
(Vocus) May 11, 2009 -- While the i...
Teacher Imprisoned for Faking Cancer
A Teacher has been imprisoned
for faking cancer to obtain donations. The teacher Heather Faria, 27, a former special education teacher //has been sentenced to two years in prison, and eight years of probation after pleading guilty to five counts of larceny and one count of gross fraud when she took...
Randall Terry: How Tiller's Death and office Closing Can Help Propel Pro-Life Movement, Derail Sotomayor and Overturn Roe; Four Key Senators Will Be Targeted to Vote Against Sotomayor; Catholic Bishops Will Play a Role to Defeat Sotomayor
...on our courage over the next 3-6 months.
"If we follow the example of the abolitionists, we will prevail; if we run like French Soldiers, we will imprisoned
"Our upcoming seminar is designed to raise up stout hearted, peaceful pro-life warriors, who do not fear, but follow this maxim: ...
Physicians for Human Rights and 20 Countries Demand Iran Release AIDS Doctors
...d 20 countries on Tuesday to call for the release of two Iranian physicians imprisoned
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2009 --...d 20 countries on Tuesday to call for the release of two Iranian physicians imprisoned
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) organized the "...
U.S. Mental Health Spending Rises, But Many Still Left Out
... tasks such as dressing, eating and bathing without assistance.
Glied and Frank also found that more people with serious mental illnesses are being imprisoned
or incarcerated. About 7 percent of people with persistent mental illnesses are put in jail or prison every year.
Another study found that many mem...
Severely Abused Foster Children Sue New York City Child Welfare Agencies After their Failure to Help Them
...tively identified that Judith Leekin used four phony aliases to adopt these 10 special needs children. Instead, the state allowed these children to be imprisoned
by Mrs. Leekin who stole their childhoods, their education and any opportunity to have a family. Even today, the City of New York refuses to accept re...
California Brain Injury Association and Scarlett Law Group Conduct Medical/Legal Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury November 21 - 23rd, 2008
... Marcos Human Rights Abuse Cases, MDL 840, (obtaining a record-setting $1.3 billion exemplary damage reward on behalf of those tortured and unlawfully imprisoned
by Philippine dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos), and the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Litigation, (wherein he actively served on the Plaintiffs Coordinating Com...
New Reforms Could Cut the Number of Unexplained Infant Deaths
...egacy emerging from tragedy, says a feature in this weeks BMJ.
Sally Clark was arrested in 1998 for the murder of her two infant sons. She was imprisoned
but won her appeal in 2003. She died in March this year. The consequences of the case, says Jonathan Gornall, have been devastating for her family and...
Ancient Worm Disease Could Be Eradicated Within Two Years, UN Agency Reports
...tion in children. Children affected by the worm miss school for months at a time, hindering their educational progress. Thus the disease keeps victims imprisoned
in a cycle of pain and poverty.
Low-cost preventive methods include providing safe drinking water supplies, filtering water through fine-mesh clot...
Rare Bone Disease Traced To Faulty FOP Gene
...ls are believed to be afflicted with the disease, worldwide.
As the disease progresses, the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and plates of bones are imprisoned
in the second skeleton, for the entire life. The disease that occurs in early childhood has no proper available treatment.
The identification of...
Gene-targeting pioneer Mario Capecchi shares 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine
...ld, was forced to wander four years on the streets of Italy after the Nazis imprisoned
his mother in a concentration camp. His achievements in gene targeting were...he adult.
Capecchi was born in Verona, Italy, in 1937. His mother was imprisoned
during World War II, but found him after the war and they eventually came t...
Zooming in on the protein-conducting channel
...paring for cryo-EM, researchers immersed the PCC-containing complex in water and then abruptly froze it in supercold liquid ethane. The rapid freezing imprisoned
the complex in vitreous ice, a glassy non-crystalline form of ice, thus preserving its native structure. Using an electron microscope with a low-inten...