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Man Hospitalised in Sicily With Allergic Reaction to Counterfeit Toothpaste

A man was hospitalised in Palermo, Sicily, with an allergic reaction to counterfeit Colgate toothpaste, ANSA reported Wednesday after 20,000 tubes of the substance were confiscated at the weekend. The 30-year-old man, who used the fake Colgate toothpaste, has pustules on his face, the Ital...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

... with the Veterinary Service of the Region of Sicily. ISMETT is a multi-organ transplant center founded in 1999 as a partnership between the Region of sicily and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In this Italian center, located in the heart of the Mediterranean Basin, liver, kidney, heart,...

AACR CEO receives Distinguished Public Service Award

...urgery from the University of Rome La Sapienza. She will receive another Honorary Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Catania in sicily in July 2008. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Oct. 17, 2007

...e rich in fats and red meats," the study concluded. ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Bioactive Components of Caper (Capparis spinosa L.) from sicily and Antioxidant Effects in a Red Meat Simulated Gastric Digestion" DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/jafcau/2007/55/i21/pdf...
Sicily in Biological News

Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book

...arez said. "And up in the Alps, there are great peaks of granite and metamorphic rocks and dolomite. Mountains made of sandstone and a huge volcano in sicily at Etna. The island of Sardinia is largely made out of granite. There are other places that have an equal variety of geology, but I can't think of any...

Using water to understand human society, from the industrial revolution to global trade

...s played a unique and fundamental role in shaping societies throughout human history. Speaking at a European Science Foundation and COST conference in sicily in October, Tvedt proposed that social scientists and historians have long made a serious error by not taking natural resources into account in their ...

New life beneath sea and ice

... At a European Science Foundation and COST (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research) 'Frontiers of Science' meeting in sicily in October, scientists described apparently productive ecosystems in two places where life was not known before, under the Antarctic ice sheet, and ab...

Complex systems and Mars missions help understand how life began

...rstanding how life started remains a major challenge for science. At a European Science Foundation (ESF) and COST 'Frontiers of Science' conference in sicily in October, scientists discussed two new approaches to the problem. The first applies complex systems theory to the chemistry that preceded early life...

Metagenomics of the deep Mediterranean

...udy of the bathypelagic region, in this case at a station located over the Ionian abyssal plain, a flat deep basin occupying most of the space between sicily and Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean. The deep waters of the Mediterranean are special in being free from the intrusion of polar waters that feed m...

Metagenomics of the deep Mediterranean

...udy of the bathypelagic region, in this case at a station located over the Ionian abyssal plain, a flat deep basin occupying most of the space between sicily and Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean. The deep waters of the Mediterranean are special in being free from the intrusion of polar waters that feed m...
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