Archive for the 'Europe' Category

Woman denies life saving brain tumor surgery just to save her looks

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Women with curable brain tumour refusing surgery to save her looks

Is grandma’s forgetting things sign of dementia?

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

LONDON - Memory loss is one of the very few symptoms that may signal which 70-year-olds risk developing dementia, according to a study.

Does our brain structure make us more outgoing?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

LONDON - How come some of us really enjoy the company of people while others seem so detached and independent?

Exposure to minute particles can damage DNA in a few days

Monday, May 18th, 2009

LONDON - Exposure to microscopic particles through air pollution can affect some of our genes, modifying the development and the outcome of cancers and other diseases.

Flintoff likely to miss Twenty20 World Cup

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

LONDON - England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who is recovering from a knee surgery, is in doubt for next month’s Twenty20 World Cup next month.

Jessica Simpson dismisses pregnancy rumours

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

LONDON - American singer-actress Jessica Simpson has shot down rumours that she is expecting a baby with her footballer boyfriend Tony Romo.

Mandy Moore latest celebrity African activist

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

LONDON - Singer-actress Mandy Moore has become the latest celebrity to dedicate time and money to the aid effort in war-torn Sudan after handing out the first of three million malaria nets in the African nation for charity Population Services International (PSI).

Swine flu spreading less rapidly in Europe: WHO

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

GENEVA - The new H1N1 influenza virus is spreading less rapidly in Europe due to greater precautionary measures taken there than in the US or Mexico, Nikki Shindo, a vaccine expert with the World Health Organization (WHO), said Tuesday.

Daydreaming helps brain tackle complex problems

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

TORONTO - Daydreaming might not be such a bad thing after all. It helps the brain tackle life’s more complex problems, a new study has found.

Miley Cyrus walks for cancer charity

Monday, May 11th, 2009

LONDON - ‘Hannah Montana’ star Miley Cyrus donned her running shoes for a good cause, joining actors for a charity event to raise money for cancer research.


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