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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer

Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer

An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported. Khosrow Kashfi, associate medical professor and Chemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology coordinator at the City College of New York, developed the gas-filled drug. The new aspirin has been dubbed “NOSH” — that [&hellip

Journalist Explains Resignation over Syria and Bahrain Coverage

Journalist Explains Resignation over Syria and Bahrain Coverage

Watch this video to get an understanding to why an Al-Jazeera Journalist resigned over Syria and Bahrain Coverage. As well as the video clip you can read the transcript as shown below. Click here to view the video Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. In the [&hellip

Venice continues ‘downward dip’

Venice continues ‘downward dip’

The geology of the region is no friend to Venice Venice is continuing to sink, albeit at a relatively slow rate of about 2mm a year, new satellite measurements show. The famous City of Water in north-east Italy experienced major subsidence in the last century due to the constant extraction of water from below ground. [&hellip

Angry Birds-themed activity parks launch worldwide

Angry Birds-themed activity parks launch worldwide

A range of swings, slides and interactive elements will be built into the Angry Birds-inspired play park Angry Birds-themed activity parks are set to be constructed around the world. The mobile game’s Finnish developer Rovio has paired up with the playground equipment specialist Lappset Group to create and maintain the parks. They will feature interactive [&hellip

Blood pressure ‘shows death risk’

Blood pressure ‘shows death risk’

Pressure when the heart is pumping blood is measured in millimetres of mercury (mm Hg) A large difference between the blood pressure in each arm suggests a bigger risk of dying early, researchers claim. A study of 230 high blood pressure patients found those with big differences in systolic pressure were more likely to die [&hellip

Daily aspirin ‘can stop cancers’

Daily aspirin ‘can stop cancers’

Low-dose aspirin is already given to people at increased risk of heart disease Taking a low dose of aspirin every day can prevent and possibly even treat cancer, fresh evidence suggests. The three new studies published by The Lancet add to mounting evidence of the drug’s anti-cancer effects. Many people already take daily aspirin as [&hellip

OCT SRI LANKA REPORT -2012‏

OCT SRI LANKA REPORT -2012‏

Click here to view the report Dear Mumineen Salaamun Alaykum Attached is a report of OCT officials visit to Sri Lanka -2012. Please read and also forward the same to all your contacts. Those wishing to support OCT in its projects may send their contributions to: ORISON CHARITABLE TRUST, HSBC, Account No. 01576925, and Sort Code: [&hellip

Free mobile apps ‘drain battery faster’

Free mobile apps ‘drain battery faster’

Like many games, Angry Birds has a free version supported by targeted advertising Free mobile apps which use third-party services to display advertising consume considerably more battery life, a new study suggests. Researchers used a special tool to monitor energy use by several apps on Android and Windows Phone handsets. Findings suggests that in one [&hellip

Hairdressers can spot cancer

Hairdressers can spot cancer

Removing suspicious moles early can prevent a deadly invasive melanoma developing Hairdressers can and should be trained to check their clients for skin cancer, say health experts. Currently there is no general screening programme in the UK, despite this cancer being one of the most common types. It is estimated that about 100,000 new cases [&hellip

Blueberries can reduce diabetes risk

Blueberries can reduce diabetes risk

A new study conducted by American researchers has revealed that eating fruits with flavonoids such as blueberries, apples and pears reduces the risk of diabetes. Flavonoid is a natural compound mainly found in citrus fruits, berries, onions, parsley and dark chocolate. “People who ate a higher amount of blueberries or apples, tended to have a [&hellip