Archive: 11/10/2006

Next flu pandemic: What to do until the vaccine arrives?

Experts believe the world is overdue for influenza pandemic. However, unless effective action against pandemic flu is taken now, we are in "dire straits," according to a paper published in the November 10 issue of Science. The ar ...

dateNov 10, 2006 in Health
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Study: High blood sugar a killer

High blood sugar is among the top four causes of death worldwide, says a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Massachusetts.

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Peatlands disappearance of concern

A report released Friday at a U.N. conference in Kenya indicates clearing peat lands threatens the world's ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

dateNov 10, 2006 in Environment
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Please Exhale: Quick and Easy Breath Analysis

When we drink alcohol, its “flag” precedes us, and enjoyment of large amounts of garlic or onion can often be detected by others the next morning. However, our breath does not only betray what we have consumed; some diseases ...

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