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Liver stiffness predicts liver failure, cancer and mortality in cirrhotic patients

Dawn Peters EurekAlert Researchers from Spain established that liver stiffness, measured by transient elastography (TE), is an independent predictor of liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and mortality in cirrhotic patients coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune … Continue reading

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Is it time to consider locking up bankers?

Daniel Knowles The Telegraph Two hundred and ninety million pounds – that’s how much Barclays has been fined for attempting to manipulate the Libor interest rate. That’s not much less than the estimated £300m cost of last year’s riots in … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the anticancer potential of six herbs against a hepatoma cell line

Weerapreeyakul et al. Chinese Medicine Journal Abstract (provisional) Background Six herbs in the Plant Genetics Conservation Project that have been used as complementary medicines were chosen on the basis of their medicinal value, namely Terminalia mucronata, Diospyros winitii, Bridelia insulana, … Continue reading

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Highly Contagious Honey Bee Virus Transmitted by Mites

Science Daily Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a parasitic mite has caused the deformed wing virus to proliferate in honey bee colonies. This association is now thought to contribute to the world-wide spread and probable death of … Continue reading

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The Psychopaths Killed Another American

Russia Today The Psychopaths killed another American this month. Dave Johnson over at AlterNet is telling the story of Norman Rousseau and his wife – two people who did everything they were supposed to do. They were responsible homeowners who … Continue reading

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Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Study identifies 5 factors that promote a positive body image in women Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the ‘thin and beautiful’ ideal have a more positive body image. That’s according to a … Continue reading

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The Real Piggy Bank – Vanuatu

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 With the Western world rocked by economic turmoil, we explore an alternative financial system that’s secure, stable and has stood the test of time. In Vanuatu, a different approach to money is thriving. According to … Continue reading

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Big Ego Or Self-Esteem?

Leslie Fieger Self Esteem Blog I received an email from a reader who wanted to know how it is possible to have a highly developed level of self-esteem without becoming, or seeming to be, egotistical. The very question shows that … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: A Controversial “Ruling” That Threatens Your Job AND the Economy

Dr.Mercola mercola.com Under the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for setting National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for various air pollutants, ozone included. But their latest ruling on ozone is riddled in controversy, as … Continue reading

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Flawed Red Meat Study: You Are What Your Food Ate

ANH “The Harvard “red meat” study was not only fatally flawed from the outset, it offered reckless (and scientifically unsound) advice.” Are beef eaters doomed to an early death? A recent Harvard study, accompanied by some unduly alarmist articles in … Continue reading

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