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HIV Fighting Immune Cells created in Lab

Posted by on Jul 05, 2010 | Leave a Comment

HIV Fighting Immune Cells created in Lab
Recently, scientists have reported success in creating an immune cell that appears to fight off the deadly HIV infection in lab mice. Lab experiments done by scientists on mice have led to an extraordinary discovery of how to close a door to the virus that causes AIDS. First time, Researchers at UCLA AIDS Institute have demonstrated a human blood stem cell that can fight against HIV; all begins with an immune cell that...  Read More

Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama are top Fattest states of America

Posted by on Jun 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama are top Fattest states of America
According to the new report released on 29th June, Tuesday, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama are top fattest states of America. Mississippi is one of the top fattest states of America. The Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report detailing America’s growing obesity epidemic calling for a national strategy to combat obesity. Obesity did not decline in any state with...  Read More

Gareth Morgan’s Health Prescription – ‘Remove the Politicians’

Posted by on Jun 01, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Gareth Morgan Trade Me founder and investment guru Gareth Morgan says all health spending should be taken out of reach of politicians. Morgan told Otago University’s mid-winter dialogue series in Christchurch today that all health funding should be controlled by an apolitical board to stop people “gaming” the health system by using political pressure. Morgan said the current system was “highly...  Read More

Hollywood Hellraiser Dennis Hopper Dies Aged 74 After Months Of Family Drama

Posted by on May 30, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Hollywood Hellraiser Dennis Hopper Dies Aged 74 After Months Of Family Drama
Dennis Hopper, 74 years old Hollywood actor has died after a long bout with prostate cancer, according to reports. Family friend Alex Hitz said, on Saturday Hopper died at his home in the Los Angeles beach community of Venice, surrounded by family and friends. Hopper was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October 2009. Dennis Hopper was the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early...  Read More

WHO to ban tobacco ads targeting women

Posted by on May 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

WHO to ban tobacco ads targeting women
An advertizing of tobacco is increasingly being targeted to women and teen girls, especially in the developing countries. Women embody a big growth chance and advertising crusades related to fashion, sports events and entertainment and so women are being targeted by tobacco Companies for the advertisement. More and more women are beginning to light up in the developing countries and it is the most distressing thing. World...  Read More

Tanning Beds increase Melanoma Risk

Posted by on May 28, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The deadliest kind of skin cancer, melanoma risk is increased by 75% with the frequently use of Tanning Beds according to new study by the Minnesota University. According to a new study on tanning beds, the risk of melanoma is increased by 75% for individuals under age 30 who use tanning beds regardless of frequency of indoor tanning or type of tanning bed. The report is published in the May 2010 “Cancer Epidemiology,...  Read More