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Herbal remedy fights asthma

Herbal remedy fights asthma

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy may be significantly helpful in relieving daily symptoms of asthmatic patients, Japanese researchers say. A study of more than 270 patients with asthma who either received a Chances mixture or standard treatment demonstrated that the herbal treatment worked better in removing symptoms compared to inhaled steroid and a bronchodilator. After [&hellip

New system to protect satellites

New system to protect satellites

Massive bursts of solar energy can damage satellites by veering them into the paths of other craft or by scrambling their communications. Scientists have developed a system that helps them protect navigation and communication satellites by forecasting potentially devastating solar storms. A European research team led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), have found a [&hellip

Sports writer, Samson Mbega dies

Sports writer, Samson Mbega dies

Samson Mbega, for the last few months a sports writer with The Guardian limited died on Monday morning at Burhani Hospital in Dar es Salaam where he was admitted for malaria treatment. Mbega, who was born in July 1964 in Dar es Salaam, will be buried in Manerumango in Kisarawe district, Coast region, tomorrow. Mourners [&hellip

Arsenal 3-0 AC Milan

Arsenal 3-0 AC Milan

Arsenal scored three first-half goals but could not complete an epic comeback against AC Milan, who held on to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Milan, leading 4-0 from the first leg, were rocked when Laurent Koscielny headed home a corner and a mistake let Tomas Rosicky slot in Arsenal’s second. Robin van Persie’s penalty increased [&hellip

Sawfish snout senses, swipes and stabs

Sawfish snout senses, swipes and stabs

The exact function of the sawfish’s spectacular snout has been unclear, until now The spectacular snouts of sawfish are revealed as complete hunting weapons, sensing prey and killing them. The saws, which can grow more than a metre long in some species, have previously been identified as able to sense prey by their electric fields. [&hellip

Psychotherapy helps end stage patients

Psychotherapy helps end stage patients

A psychotherapy technique including spirituality and finding meaning for life and death may improve quality of life and well-being of terminally ill patients. Spiritual well-being and sense of meaning are important concerns for clinicians who care for patients with cancer. Although most palliative care doctors and nurses are well informed about treating physical symptoms such [&hellip

Many pilots sleepy during flight

Many pilots sleepy during flight

Many transportation employees such as pilots, train conductions and truck drivers are sleep-deprived on duty, a new US study warns. The US National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll found that 11 percent of transportation employees work while sleepy, compared to the 7 percent who work in other sectors. The study which included about 1,100 people older [&hellip

Oxygen detected on Saturn moon

Oxygen detected on Saturn moon

The spotted atmosphere contains a very thin layer of oxygen ions equivalent to conditions 480 km above Earth. Scientists say they have discovered a faint oxygen atmosphere around Saturn’s icy moon Dione which is 5 trillion times less dense than the air at Earth’s surface. Dione’s atmosphere was detected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has [&hellip

Papic rues missed opportunities

Papic rues missed opportunities

Young Africans Serbian coach Konstadin Papic Young Africans Serbian coach Konstadin Papic ruing missed opportunities that came their way during the first leg match of the CAF Champions League against visiting Zamalek of Egypt played at the National Stadium in Dare s Salaam a fortnight ago. The coach said his team has been eliminated from [&hellip

Matteo wants Chelsea ‘passion’ after Boas exit

Matteo wants Chelsea ‘passion’ after Boas exit

Chelsea’s caretaker boss Roberto di Matteo wants more togetherness from his players after the sacking of manager Andre Villas-Boas. Di Matteo’s former Blues team-mate Eddie Newton has joined the coaching staff until the end of the season. “He is a Chelsea man and I want some passion from people who care about this club,” explained [&hellip