Archive for the 'World' Category

Kennedy led high quality of life up to his death, say doctors

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

WASHINGTON - Senator Edward M. Kennedy maintained a very good quality of life after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.

World leaders pay tribute to Ted Kennedy

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

LONDON - World leaders have paid tribute to Senator Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, who died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with brain cancer at the age of 77.

‘British troops face risk of massive mental health problems’

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

LONDON - British soldiers are faced with massive mental health problems due to drastic working conditions and out of date support techniques, a former Special Air Service soldier has revealed.

Lockerbie bomber Megrahi may live longer, prognosis under cloud

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

LONDON - The Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Muhammad al-Megrahi, released by Scottish ministers could actually live much longer than expected, a cancer expert has said.

Ted Kennedy dies of brain cancer aged 77

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

MASSACHUSETTS - Senator. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 77.

Ponzi king Madoff not dying of cancer, clarifies US Bureau of Prisons

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

New York, Aug. 25 (ANI): The US Bureau of Prisons has denied reports that the multi-billion Ponzi king Bernard Madoff is dying of cancer.

Ponzie King Madoff may be dying of cancer

Monday, August 24th, 2009

NEW YORK - Bernard Madoff, who confessed to masterminding the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme, is reported to have told his fellow inmates in a North Carolina prison that he may not live for too long, and could be dying of cancer.

Robo-touch eases delicate cancer surgery

Monday, August 24th, 2009

TORONTO - Scientists have designed a touchy-feely robot that can detect tougher tumour tissue in half the time, and with 40 percent more accuracy than a human.

Human trials of malaria vaccine may start next year

Monday, August 24th, 2009

WASHINGTON - A malaria vaccine, the first of its kind, will be ready for human trials early next year, a researcher said. It has worked perfectly in trials with mice.

Why does low Vitamin D raise cardiac risks in diabetics?

Monday, August 24th, 2009

WASHINGTON - Researchers have found why low levels of vitamin D are known to nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease in diabetics.


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