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New Café and Bar in Mumbai Brings Back Respect for Food and Gut

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:03:00 +0100

Bellona Hospitality Services Limited, the hospitality arm of Phoenix Group, has opened a new all-day café & bar, 212 All Good in Mumbai, India, with the promise to cater nutritious, wholesome café-style food and drinks to the changing dietary habits of Mumbai.



General stress proteins: Novel function and signals for induction of stationary phase genes in E.coli

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0100

Sammanfattning: Survival during conditions when nutrients become scarce requires adaptation and expression of genes for maintenance in order for the cell to survive. Among the numerous proteins involved in adaptation and regulation under these conditions, the stationary phase sigma factor, ?S, and....



Detection of spatial genetic structure and identification of conservation units in continuous environments

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0100

. Denna avhandling är EVENTUELLT nedladdningsbar som PDF.



Ovarian cancer: Australia's 'forgotten' disease

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:44:00 +0100

When Ann Maree Mulders woke up still feeling unwell, she didn't know 11 centimetres was about to change her life. She didn't know her latest visit to the doctor to deal with her vague everyday symptoms – general queasiness, bloating, occasional abdominal pain – and the terrifying answer would leave....



Community Calendar

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:43:00 +0100

Sunday, Feb. 19. 99th annual Celebration of Lithuania's Independence, at Corpus Christi Church, corner of Essex and Union streets, Lawrence. Jonas Kublickas and Andrius Masilionis, the Occo Duo, will perform flamenco, baroque and renaissance music on classical guitars. The festivities will begin at 10:30 a.



Ovarian cancer: Australia's 'forgotten' disease

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:39:00 +0100

When Ann Maree Mulders woke up still feeling unwell, she didn't know 11 centimetres was about to change her life. She didn't know her latest visit to the doctor to deal with her vague everyday symptoms – general queasiness, bloating, occasional abdominal pain – and the terrifying answer would leave....



Our Community: Wounded Warriors ready to run

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:12:00 +0100

Adedicated team will run the length of Vancouver Island for seven consecutive days, starting Monday, as part of the Wounded Warrior Run B.C. Wounded Warriors Canada is a non-profit organization that helps Canadian Forces members, serving and retired, as well as first responders and their families,....



The Former Secretary of Defense Outlines the Future of Warfare

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:11:00 +0100

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images To an engineer in Silicon Valley, the Defense Department can look a little old, a little slow, and a little fat. To the Defense Department, the smug confidence of young engineers doesn’t go unnoticed. Is it really better to work on an app for ordering sandwiches than....



Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:09:00 +0100

BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living....



The most inspiring people alive in the North East today - we want you to name your local heroes

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:08:00 +0100

Today we launch our bid to find the most inspirational people alive in the North East. And we need your help by sending in your suggestions. They can come from any walk of life, celebrities, the public, a family member, a friend, a loved one or someone well known in your community.



flow-injection analysis

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:01:00 +0100

Sammanfattning : Flow injection systems have great potential for sample handling and analysis in process analytical chemistry. The flexibility and versatility of flow injection manifolds can he utilized in specific applications of sample conditioning and analysis.



Seven children left without a mum after tragic Nicola's death Liverpool Echo

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:53:00 +0100

By using this service and related content, you agree to the use of cookies for analytics, personalised content and ads. Seven children left without a mum after tragic Nicola's death © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc. Family and friends of a tragic mum-of-seven who died just before Christmas are pulling together to raise money in her memory.



It's been a wild ride

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:50:00 +0100

She had married her boyfriend, Matt, 18 months earlier, and the couple had just returned from a holiday in Thailand. Fiona came back to their property at Murwillumbah, in rural NSW, with a bit of a travel bug but despite visiting numerous doctors and a vague diagnosis of glandular fever, it “just wouldn’t go away”.



Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:43:00 +0100

February is a month when we celebrate the people we love, and some of the most precious relationships we have are with the children in our lives. We want to protect them and do all we can to create a good life for them. While we likely all know that smoking has negative effects on our own health, we....



The Doctor Game: We’re still dying for better palliative care

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:33:00 +0100

Woody Allen, when asked for his opinion about death, replied: “I don’t worry about dying; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” Unfortunately, Allen will be there and so will the rest of us at our own deaths. This week: Why I have a personal interest in the end of life, and what we can all....



'Media coverage of science remains scant and tends to be uncritically promotional or celebratory'

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:26:00 +0100

SCIENTISTS ARE MOBILISING in the US like never before in order to counter what they see as an unprecedented level of threat to the autonomy and integrity of science posed by the new Trump administration. Within hours of his inauguration as US President, Donald Trump fired the opening salvo in his....



Tiptoe through the snowdrops at 15th Century Anglesey manor house

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:20:00 +0100

Visitors have been flocking to a 15th century Anglesey manor house to admire its snowdrop-filled gardens and raise money for cancer research. Henblas at Llangristiolus near Llangefni has been open to the public on two weekends each Febnruary since 2002 and Gwilym Lloyd Davies hopes to reach the 50,000 milestone this year.



The celebrities are pulling together for Cancer research UK this April

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:19:00 +0100

Celebrities have hit the water as they prepare to take on the challenge of a lifetime in this year's celebrity boat race. This April the Cancer Research UK Boat Races will see two additional boats take to the water. Two teams of celebrities will master the skills required to take on the River Thames....



Wallander fans mourn death of Swedish author Henning Mankell

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:43:00 +0100

The man behind fan favourite TV and crime novel character Kurt Wallander – Henning Mankell – died after fighting cancer for more than a year, his publishing house, Hanser, announced Monday. Wallander – a moody Swedish inspector whose adventures focused as much on crime-solving as his battles with....



Feds: Mexican gray wolves see increase in wild population

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:09:00 +0100

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a female Mexican gray wolf at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central N.M. There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began trying to reintroduce the predators nearly two decades ago.



Researchers develop surrogate hens to save rare breeds

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:00:00 +0100

Researchers have developed hens that do not produce their own chicks and can be used as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds. Using gene-editing techniques, this could help to boost breeding of endangered birds, as well as improving production of commercial hens, researchers wrote in the study published in the journal Development.



Centre on neurodevelopmental disorders at AIIMS soon

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A centre for advanced research and excellence for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders will soon come up at the AIIMS with a focus on use of technology aided rehabilitation strategies. The neurodevelopmental disorders to be covered by the centre will include neuromotor impairments, motor delay, language delay, cognitive delay, and epilepsy.



Woman serves as surrogate, gives birth to twins for sister battling cancer

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:46:00 +0100

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (MEREDITH) -- A California woman who was unable to carry a child because of her battle with cancer is a new mother after her sister became a surrogate for her, reported. KTLA Maggie Paxton told the station she always dreamt of having kids, and was devastated to find out she had breast cancer two years ago.



Bill Gates warns the world to prep for bio-terrorism

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:46:00 +0100

By Jackie Wattles NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Bill Gates says it's time to redirect some of the money the world spends on weapons to prepare for a looming threat: terrorists with pathogens. He's warning that the threat of bio-terrorism is "right up there with nuclear war and climate change.



Texas woman dies selling her horse to pay for funeral

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:16:00 +0100

Heartbreak of the terminally-ill Texas woman who tried to sell her beloved horse Roxie to cover her own funeral costs... but then died before buyer could come up with the money Melanie Koch, 62, of Irving, Texas, died on Thursday She wanted to sell her horse Roxie to trainer Rosie Aschenbrenner But....



Women urged not to ignore smear test invite

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:12:00 +0100

A mother-of-two is urging women not to ignore their smear test invite after being treated for abnormal cells following a test. Ellie Frankish, 40, is backing the Flower campaign which aims to raise awareness of the importance of a smear test, which can detect cells that could turn into cancer.



Not all cases of prostate cancer need surgery. And here’s why

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:11:00 +0100

Weighing treatment options can be a difficult task for any cancer patient and their doctor. In a realm of constantly evolving therapies and medical tools, it’s natural for a patient’s decision to be influenced by anxiety or misunderstanding. For men diagnosed with prostate cancer, their most common first reaction is to want it out, immediately.



Africa: Time for Issa Hayatou to Go

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:09:00 +0100

[Zimbabwe Standard] Phillip Chiyangwa might have his own faults but the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president has won a lot of admirers in African football after taking the long-serving Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou head (...



Japan’s health care system edges foreign care in expat survey

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:07:00 +0100

Just over half of non-Japanese residents feel Japan’s health care system is generally better than that in their home countries, a trend particularly pronounced among U.S. citizens, with 3 out of 4 rating it more highly, an informal Japan Times survey has found. The survey, which was conducted online from Feb.



U.S. wall raises concern for Big Bend ecosystem

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:03:00 +0100

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas -- If it belonged to anyone, this expanse of high desert was first the domain of the nomadic Chisos Indians, who were killed off by the Apaches, who were defeated by the Spanish, who were run off by the Comanches -- until white settlers imported repeating rifles and put an end to all debate about who owned what.



Scientists breed hornless cows which are unable to gore farmers or threaten dog walkers

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:58:00 +0100

Most dairy cows in the UK have to go through a painful ‘dehorning’ process, but the genetic editing programme changes everything Scientists are breeding hornless cows which are unable to gore farmers or threaten dog walkers. Animal geneticist Dr Alison Van Eenennaam, of the University of....



Genetic approaches towards understanding penumococcal virulence and biology

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:43:00 +0100

Sammanfattning: Streptococcus pneumoniae, the pneumococcus, is a major human pathogen giving rise to death and illness worldwide every year. It causes a wide variety of diseases, from normally harmless infections such as otitis media to potentially life-threatening systemic diseases such as pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis.



konsekvenser av 9 11

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:43:00 +0100

Sammanfattning : In this dissertation it is argued that anti- Semitism was self evident in Sweden at the turn of the century 1900. Through an analysis of the comic press, which was a crucial element in mass culture and political life, the author tries to demonstrate how the everyday version of a....



Mugabe challenges scientists

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:39:00 +0100

President Mugabe urged scientists to come up with new technologies and innovations that are essential to the country's industrialisation and development thrust. He said this while officially opening the 11th Zimbabwe International Research Symposium at the Harare International Conference Centre.



Cooling caps help women keep hair during breast cancer chemo

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:32:00 +0100

Women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer are more likely according to two new studies. to keep most of their hair if they use devices that cool the scalp, The devices work like refrigerators, sending fluid into a special helmet to cool the scalp before, during and after chemotherapy treatments.



Could this be a genetic illness?

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:26:00 +0100

By Funda Gumush I have found that some people – and I don’t know if this is an exclusively Cypriot genetic trait or if it’s a worldwide phenomenon – have a disconnection between mouth and brain. I have often wondered if they were born this way or if they just developed it growing up.



Military families wrestle with Marine camp water contamination

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:20:00 +0100

It was the late 1960s and they lived at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Antonett’s dad was a U.S. Navy medical corpsman assigned to a Marine reconnaissance unit. He served 13 months in Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart. What her father didn’t know as he headed off to the dangers of combat was there was....



Centre on neurodevelopmental disorders at AIIMS soon

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:14:00 +0100

New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI) A centre for advanced research and excellence for childhood neurodevelopmental disorders will soon come up at the AIIMS with a focus on use of technology aided rehabilitation strategies. The neurodevelopmental disorders to be covered by the centre will include neuromotor....



Military families wrestle with Marine camp water contamination

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:14:00 +0100

It was the late 1960s and they lived at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Antonett’s dad was a U.S. Navy medical corpsman assigned to a Marine reconnaissance unit. He served 13 months in Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart. What her father didn’t know as he headed off to the dangers of combat was there was....



Deaths in Donegal, Sunday morning, February 19th

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:14:00 +0100

The Donegal Democrat has been informed of the following deaths: - Anna Duffy, Letterkenny - Philomena (Phil) Murray (née Barry), Letterkenny - DJ McGinley, Pruckish, Glenswilly - Annie Heraghty, Conlin Road, Killybegs - Mary-Jane Harkin, Glencrow, Moville - Teresa Hardy (née McCahill), Drim,....



Optimisation and Application of Intense High-Order Harmonic Pulses

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:52:00 +0100

Sammanfattning: The high-order harmonics that are created in the interaction between an intense laser pulse (around 10 14 W/cm 2 ) and a gas medium are studied. The high-order harmonic radiation is a relatively new source of coherent radiation in the short wavelength range.



Health researchers on hunt for Bath recruits to take part in study into ageing

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:46:00 +0100

Health researchers are looking for Bath recruits to take part in a study into ageing. A team from the University of Bath is looking to shed light onto the ageing process by investigating the impact of ageing on the immune system, and how this relates to the development of diseases such as diabetes.



Beating cancer, and blues from bullying

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:32:00 +0100

After beating cancer at the age of 12, Tan Yi Jun returned to school only to endure another form of torment: bullies who labelled him "cancer boy". While the name-calling and bald taunts persisted through secondary school, counselling provided by the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF) helped him to....



Woking mum with terminal cancer is told her only chance to live is treatment costing £100k

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:07:00 +0100

After an emergency MRI scan and ultrasound, doctors confirmed that she had a huge mass in her left ovary, this was followed by emergency surgery. Her surgeon then gave her the bad news that a tumour was also found on her colon and that she had cancer. This meant that her child, now two years old,....



Genetic and epigenetic factors shaping the transcriptome in multiple sclerosis and its animal model

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:04:00 +0100

Sammanfattning: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Susceptibility to develop MS is determined by both genetic and environmental factors. The epigenome resides in the interface of genetic and environmental factors thereby shaping the transcriptome.



Modeling Antibody Aggregation in Downstream Processing

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:04:00 +0100

Sammanfattning: Antibodies are part of the immune system where their purpose is to recognize and neutralize foreign species such as viruses and bacteria, thus preventing and curing infections. The trend of using antibodies in the treatment of, for example, cancer is increasing.



populus tremula

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:04:00 +0100

Sammanfattning : Autumn senescence is a visually spectacular phenomenon in which trees prepare for the oncoming winter. The mechanism for regulation of autumn senescence in trees has been very hard to pinpoint. In this thesis the main focus is to investigate how autumn senescence is regulated in aspens (Populus tremula).



The facts of lifeline

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:53:00 +0100

Trunnell has leukemia and colon cancer that has spread to his liver. “If I don’t have these treatments, the cancer comes right back, and I won’t make it,” he said. Kara Huntermoon, who lives in Eugene with her husband, Leo Langendoen, and two daughters, said her family would have been financially....



A genetic 'switch' that may prevent Parkinson's identified

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:48:00 +0100

Researchers have identified a genetic 'switch' that may help prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The study showed that a gene called ATF4 plays a key role in Parkinson's disease, acting as a 'switch' for genes that control mitochondrial metabolism for neuron health.



Gene editing can complement traditional food-animal improvements

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:48:00 +0100

To boost sustainability of livestock production, a study finds that gene editing - one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology - enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes.



Working to realise tomorrow's world: Russia's futuristic university

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:48:00 +0100

Nanoparticles to detect and combat cancer, superconducting metamaterials to make quantum computers a reality, solar cell technology providing over 40 per cent efficiency and more -- these are not goals but achievements already realised at a Moscow university which is at the vanguard of Russia's aim....



Genetic 'switch' may prevent Parkinson's disease

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:48:00 +0100

Scientists have identified a key genetic 'switch' that may help prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK found that a gene called ATF4 plays a key role in Parkinson's disease, acting as a 'switch' for genes that control mitochondrial metabolism for neuron health.



Saba Qamar clears the air on leaked video

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:48:00 +0100

Saba Qamar, who is in the news for an old video footage in which she branded Bollywood star Salman Khan a “chhichhora” (indecent), says she loves the Indian film industry and finds the “Dabangg” star humble. In a two minute-plus long video from an old episode of Pakistani morning show, Saba comments....



Spotlight: Cuba bets on special economic zone to spur development

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:46:00 +0100

MARIEL, Cuba, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Just over three years ago, Cuba began to map out its most ambitious economic development project ever, the Mariel Special Economic Development Zone (ZEDM). The 465.4-square-km development zone located some 45 km west of Havana is designed to promote sustainable....



Genetic 'switch' may prevent Parkinson's disease

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:44:00 +0100

London, Feb 19 (PTI) Scientists have identified a key genetic ‘switch’ that may help prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK found that a gene called ATF4 plays a key role in Parkinson’s disease, acting as a ‘switch’ for genes that control mitochondrial metabolism for neuron health.



Spotlight: Cuba bets on special economic zone to spur development

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:42:00 +0100

MARIEL, Cuba, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Just over three years ago, Cuba began to map out its most ambitious economic development project ever, the Mariel Special Economic Development Zone (ZEDM). The 465.4-square-km development zone located some 45 km west of Havana is designed to promote sustainable....



His breasts killed their promising romance, cancer brought it all back

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:38:00 +0100

I was now palpating his breasts, which in gynaecomastia are enlarged by hypertrophy of fibrous tissues but, in Joshua’s case, his right breast was nodular and tender. As I was wondering how to break my suspicions to Joshua with a soft landing, he asked: “Is there anything you can do to help me?” “For what it is worth,” I reassured him.



50,000-Year-Old Life-Forms Discovered In Mexico

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:37:00 +0100

Microbes that are over tens of thousands of years old, but still previously unknown to science, have been found in the unique environment of the Naica crystal caves in Mexico. These microorganisms were lying dormant for all that time, and yet, scientists were able to revive them, it was revealed....



Superbugs, climate chaos have Bill Gates and the UN Worried

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:28:00 +0100

co-founder Bill Gates joined the United Nations to warn world leaders about a new series of threats shaping up as megatrends, led by global warming, superbugs and artificial intelligence. US Vice President Michael Pence and trans-Atlantic military officials were on the receiving end of the warnings....



Career pivot is ultimate test of self-reinvention

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:15:00 +0100

By Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post. On a Monday, Jim Miller argued a case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture in federal appeals court. The next day, he took his biostatistics exam at Johns Hopkins University. He won the appeal. He did not win the midterm exam – nor was his professor at....



Woman dies selling her beloved horse to pay for funeral

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:08:00 +0100

Texas woman tries to sell her beloved horse to pay for her own funeral just weeks before dying of cancer Melanie Koch, 62, of Irving, Texas, died on Thursday She wanted to sell her horse Roxie to trainer Rosie Aschenbrenner But Aschenbrenner didn't have the money So, Koch's friends created a....



Low-fat meal may boost costly cancer drug

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:51:00 +0100

Study author Dr. Russell Szmulewitz, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, said, "We know this drug [Zytiga] is absorbed much more efficiently when taken with food. "It's inefficient, even wasteful, to take this medicine while fasting, which is how the drug's label says to take it.



Business People: Local firms' hirings and promotions

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:50:00 +0100

McClain Bank announces new executives officers, including Charlie Sherman , chairman of the board, Donald Sherman as CEO and Steve Sherman as president. Charlie Sherman has worked at McClain Bank for more than 43 years, starting part-time the summer of 1969 until he graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1974 with a finance degree.



Vaccine hope for Zika

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:15:00 +0100

Amid concerns that the zika virus may be transmitted through infected semen, new findings suggest that a potential vaccine, which works by ring-fencing the virus and appears to protect the testes from infection, in mice, may be on the anvil. Though historically known as a virus causing no more than....



Peach-potato aphid resistance to neonics ‘one to watch’

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:15:00 +0100

Growers have been warned not to let their guard drop against the aphid threat to crops, as temperatures start to rise across the UK and the risk increases. The latest screenings of problematic peach-potato aphid populations show widespread resistance to many insecticides and although resistance to....



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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:03:00 +0100

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EPILEPSY: Controlling the storm in your mind

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:40:00 +0100

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain characterized by recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body (partial) or the entire body (generalized), and are sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function.



Stars' Strader returns after cancer diagnosis: 'For four hours I didn’t feel sick at all'

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:36:00 +0100

Vernon Bryant/Staff Photographer. Dallas Stars play-by-play Dave Strader (left) shares a laugh with broadcast partner Daryl "Razor" Reaugh before a game between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, February 18, 2017.



Baby Ovir diagnosed with cancer at just two years old

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:27:00 +0100

– Parents would love to get a second opinion. INSTEAD of being at home with his family, a bed in the Georgetown Hospital’s Pediatric Ward is now the base for his toys and all his activities. Having been diagnosed with cancer at just Two-year-old Lloyd Ovir Griffith.



Flu season hits peak, supplies run low

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:27:00 +0100

WSIL - Flu season hit its peak, and it happened early, which for local clinics and hospitals means a shortage of supplies. Logan Pharmacy owner Ben Calcaterra said a rapid increase in symptoms happens at some point every flu season and the increase happening right now is normal.



What you eat can give you cancer

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:23:00 +0100

IT is estimated that up to half the total of cancer deaths are related to preventable causes. One of the greatest exposures to cancer is the food we eat and you may have been eating cancer causing foods all this time without even knowing it. Below are some of the common food items which may increase....



Woman diagnosed with a tumour the size of a newborn baby defies the odds Liverpool Echo

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:22:00 +0100

A woman facing a cancer diagnosis which left her with just a 5% chance of survival is celebrating her clean bill of health. Emma McCloskey, 33, was diagnosed with sarcoma, a soft tissue cancer, after doctors discovered a seven-and-a-half pound tumour growing on her leg.



New approach reduces disfigurement from breast cancer surgery

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:22:00 +0100

Lisa Carlile has spent most of her professional life around women with breast cancer, but the news she got last May was still upsetting. A mammogram had detected a tiny cancer. Now she had to make the decision she had watched so many other women make over 20-plus years she has prepared ultrasound....



Indo-UK team to analyse Bihar-Bengal food habits

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:12:00 +0100

Scientists from Bihar and the United Kingdom (UK) will undertake collaborative research to investigate whether varying food habits have any relation with the impact of arsenic poisoning. While symptoms and impact of arsenic poisoning are more prominent in Bengal, having lower quantity of arsenic,....



Vocal support for benefits of singing

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:04:00 +0100

Prescribing singing to Scots battling cancer, lung disease or mental illness would significantly improve their health, charities have said. Organisations including Maggie’s cancer centres and the British Lung Foundation are urging the Scottish government and doctors to prescribe choirs on the NHS to....