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Print Media Under Siege - Are Readers Disappearing?

- Changing physician behaviors forecast print news decline and consumer shift to web news - LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Background : The New York Times reports on the closing and downsizing of many U.S. newspapers just a day after 24/7 Wall St. issued its list...

Profound Scars Lay Siege On the Mental Health Of Hurricane Survivors, A study

Hurricanes leave a trail of devastation and a study that has delved into the mental psyche of hurricane survivors has shown the prevalence of deep scars that take very long to heal. // A team of students from the Florida State University led by sociology graduate student David Russell, analyz...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...two years by anti-abortion forces dedicated to closing the clinic at whatever cost. In 1991, an extremist group called Operation Rescue led a six-week siege on WHCS during its "Summer of Mercy" protest in Wichita, which involved numerous blockades of clinic entrances; death threats to doctors who perform a...

FDA Fireside Chat @ The 8th Annual MedTech Investing Conference May 6-7, 2009

...ugh Investment Opportunities in the Multi-Billion Dollar Medical Device Market MINNEAPOLIS, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The 510(k) program is under siege from within and outside of the FDA. Eight scientists complained in a letter to Congress that CDRH management is overruling their scientific determina...

AANS President to Testify on Patient Access to Care

...ll reform of our health care delivery system can be effective if the heart of the system - the physicians who care for patients - are constantly under siege and being driven from practice by an abusive system," said Dr. Bean. Doctors for Medical Liability Reform (DMLR) is a national coalition of pra...

New Hope & Resilience After Destruction and Killings in Gaza, Israel

...d depression and anger and increased hopefulness in those who participated in CMBM groups, gains which were largely maintained even during the ongoing siege of Gaza at six months' follow-up. With 15 trips to Gaza as well as Israel, and hundreds of in-depth interviews, Dr. Gordon has an intimate knowled...

Paving the Way for Peace in the Middle East with Mind-Body Skills

...wounds of war and bring relief to those suffering following the devastating siege on Gaza. Washington, D.C., Tel Aviv, and Gaza (P...in CMBM groups, gains which were largely maintained even during the ongoing siege of Gaza at six months' follow-up. After four days working with the CMBM...

Strife in Kashmir Drives Thousands to Psychiatric Wards

...a. Her elder brother was among the 43 killed in Bijbehara on October 22, 1993, when bsf personnel opened fire on a procession demanding lifting of the siege on the Hazaratbal shrine in Srinagar. Before coming to the hospital, the doctors whom I approached used to tell me to give up worrying. They were trea...

Using Drugs as Weapons can Never Be 'non Lethal', Say Doctors

...he right dose to the right individuals in a way that is both effective and does not cause significant deaths. The report highlights the Moscow theatre siege of October 2002 the Russian authorities said a derivative of the drug fentanyl2 was delivered through the air-conditioning system to end the siege. T...

After the King’s Crown, Maoist Want Miss Nepal’s Cron

...e political instability and the Moss World pageant advancing its date. Nepal's best-known and oldest beauty pageant, the Miss Nepal contest, is under siege from the Maoists' women's organization that is seeking to have the programme axed on grounds that it treats women as sex objects. Scheduled to b...
Siege in Biological News

University of Leicester archaeologist uncovers evidence of ancient chemical warfare

...ound AD 256, the city was subjected to a ferocious siege by an army from the powerful new Sasanian Persian ...s. The Sasanians used the full range of ancient siege techniques to break into the city, including minin...hat the Sasanian Persians were as knowledgeable in siege warfare as the Romans; they surely knew of this gr...

What's bugging locusts?

... the population starts to dwindle. Starved for essential nutrients such as protein and salt, young locust "nymphs" will nip at each other. Those under siege react by running from the aggressors. Others get jittery and simply seek to put space between them and any locust approaching from behind. That's how ...

Academy establishes Asia Center to protect the environment

...r millionsif not billionsof people. Now is the time to act, said Academy President and CEO William Y. Brown. Water, air and biodiversity are under siege in China and elsewhere in Asia. Science, and Academy scientists, can help stabilize the region through research and by training young scientists and e...

UCR-led research team uses tiny wasp to wipe out major agricultural pest in Tahiti

...e sharpshooter has become a nuisance. The method involves introducing Gonatocerus ashmeadi , a microscopic parasitic wasp, into an ecosystem under siege from the glassy-winged sharpshooter. The tiny stingless wasp attacks glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs by drilling a tiny hole in the egg through which ...

2008 Pew Fellowship in marine conservation awarded to UM Rosenstiel's Dr. Andrew Baker

...d from climate change through direct interventions, said Dr. Ellen Pikitch, Executive Director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science. Reefs are under siege from many threats, but climate change is among the most serious risks to their survival. Dr. Bakers work gives us hope that the oldest and largest cor...

UD plant biologists uncover top wetland plant's hidden weapon

...tain their cellular integrity and grow straight in the soil. Within 10 minutes of exposure to the toxin in the lab, the tubulin of a marsh plant under siege starts to disintegrate. Within 20 minutes, the structural material is completely gone. When the roots collapse from the acid, the plant loses its i...
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