Day: May 6, 2011

Deadly stroke risks: Sex, coffee and blowing your nose

http://www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/research/article/986931–deadly-stroke-risks-sex-coffee-and-blowing-your-nose Drinking coffee, having sex or even blowing your nose raises the risk of bursting a brain aneurysm you might not even realize you have. “No one has ever systematically dealt with the potential triggers before,” study co-author Dr. Ale Algra of Utrecht Stroke Center in the Netherlands told the […]

Women have less than 24 hours in a day

http://www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/986312–the-day-has-24-hours-unless-you-re-a-woman-study-finds A 25-year series of rigorous sleep studies proves men and women really are marching to wildly different drummers. The Harvard Medical School study found fully 35 per cent of women live with a circadian rhythm (the 24-hour waking and sleeping cycle) of less than 24 hours. Men typically have […]

16 killed in Syria protests, rights group says

BASSEM MROUE Associated Press= BEIRUT (AP) — A human rights group says Syrian security forces have killed 16 people during widespread protests. Thousands of protesters held rallies Friday in major areas across the country, including the capital, Damascus, and its suburbs. Ammar Qurabi is the head of the National Organization […]

Army Officer, Four Policemen Martyred in Homs

(The Syrian Government version): May 06, 2011 Damascus, (SANA)-A military source said that an armed criminal group attacked on Friday a military checkpoint, the police and security forces west of Baba Amr near al-Sultaniyeh Bridge in Homs. The terrorist group fired at the checkpoint members, killing Officer Ahmad Hallaq and […]

Was bin Laden’s killing and burial legal?

A key detail in the initial narrative of the historic operation that killed the world’s most wanted man – al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden – has proven to be inconsistent, raising concerns about what really happened at the lavish gated compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. US president Barack Obama and his officials announced […]

Sea snails could contain cancer secrets

A scientist from the New South Wales north coast has been acknowledged for her groundbreaking cancer research involving marine molluscs. Doctor Kirsten Benkendorff from Southern Cross University is the winner of the Australian Academy of Science’s 2011 Dorothy Hill Award. Her work focuses on the anti-cancer extracts of the Australian […]

Murder for a fistful of votes?

Haaretz Israel: U.S. President Barack Obama ignored all the ethical criteria, and murdered bin Laden in order to achieve success at any price in advance of the elections. Even someone who prefers Obama to his opponents has good reason to fear the cynicism that Obama demonstrated in the bin Laden […]

FBI – The ten most wanted

It is interesting, that in the FBI’s ‘Ten most wanted’ there is no mention of Usama bin Laden being sought for the 9/11 attack. Could it be because they did not have sufficient evidence? (Just a thought…) USAMA BIN LADEN Murder of U.S. Nationals Outside the United States; Conspiracy to […]

Cautiously optimistic

The signing of a reconciliation accord in Cairo between Fateh and Hamas promises the start of a new era in the inter-Palestinian relations. One, nevertheless, expresses optimism timidly; this is not the first time Fateh, the mainstream faction in the West Bank, and Hamas, the ruling faction in Gaza, have […]