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Extra smoking counselling ‘doesn’t help quitters’

Extra smoking counselling ‘doesn’t help quitters’

Offering free nicotine patches or intensive counselling to smokers calling the English NHS helpline does not help them quit, a study in the BMJ says. University of Nottingham researchers found that this additional support – on top of what is already offered – had no effect on numbers giving up smoking. More than 2,500 smokers [&hellip

Maarifa Radio – Profile

a variety for everyone Radio Maarifa 105.3 FM is a vibrant radio station broadcasting from its towers in Mabokweni, Tanga, reaching hundreds of thousands of people in remote areas of Tanzania as well as populated areas like Tanga. In order to give people an Islamic perspective of life, society, health and philosophy, a variety of [&hellip

LONDON VIGIL – PRAYING FOR JUSTICE

LONDON VIGIL – PRAYING FOR JUSTICE

Sayed M A Kazmi, a Shia journalist in India has been arrested in trumped up charges to give legitimacy to Israel’s false flag attack on its embassy in India. He is an outspoken critic of tyranny and supporter of justice. For this he is being made to pay. Tomorrow that may be you or me! [&hellip

Living alone ‘are more depressed’

Living alone ‘are more depressed’

Loneliness could be a factor in mental health problems, even in working-age people People of working age who live alone increase their risk of depression by up to 80% compared with people living in families, says a Finnish study. It says the main factors are poor housing conditions for women and a lack of social [&hellip

Vibrating tattoo alerts proposal

Vibrating tattoo alerts proposal

Nokia’s patent suggests magnetic tattoos could replace passwords on its future devices Vibrating magnetic tattoos may one day be used to alert mobile phone users to phone calls and text messages if Nokia follows up a patent application. The Finnish company has described the idea in a filing to the US Patent and Trademark Office. [&hellip

BANGLADESH VISIT REPORT -2012‏

BANGLADESH VISIT REPORT -2012‏

Click here to view the report BISMILLAHIR RAHMANIR RAHEEM Dear Mumineen Salaamun Alaykum Attached is a report of OCT officials most recent visit to Bangladesh – 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. For [&hellip

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