Study on biology of chronic fatigue illness stirs debate

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – A team of scientists said on Friday they had found “robust evidence” that a condition called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a biological as opposed to a psychological disorder, but some experts questioned the findings. The team from Columbia University in the United States identified in their research distinct immune […]
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Landmark cardiac surgery done at Dubai hospital

Dubai: In a landmark surgery that took place for the first time in Dubai, Dr Girish Chandra Varma, Head of the Cardiac Surgery Unit of the NMC Specialty Hospital, excised an aneurysm in the ascending aorta and aortic root of a 45-year-old Dubai executive’s heart by Bentall procedure and performed a beating heart coronary bypass […]
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Visualizing nanotechnology in 3D with open source software

The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology. Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain spinning on a disc 75 miles per hour. The […]
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“Badr” warns of preventive measures to reduce the swine flu

Warned Dr. Ahmed Zaki Badr, Minister of Education to reduce prevention school health to cope with bird flu, the minister said the ministry would not take extraordinary measures to schools because of the emergence of cases of disease, swine flu and that it will not be any action without reference to the Ministry of Health. […]
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Egypt Launches Ground-Breaking Oil Project To Boost Nutrition

Egypt has launched a major national project to protect its population from vitamin deficiencies, with production beginning this week of vitamin-enriched vegetable oil. The project is in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). The five-year national project targets 60 million Egyptians benefiting from the […]
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