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Mamata Banerjee meets PM today; will she support Congress candidate for President? – NDTV

India TodayMamata Banerjee meets PM today; will she support Congress candidate for President?NDTVNew Delhi: Mamata Banerjee is in the Capital and has said that discussing who should be the next President of India is on her agenda. The Trinamool Congress chief - who is expected to meet the Prime Minister in Parliament today and might […]

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Chinese activist wants to go to US – CNN International

Globe and MailChinese activist wants to go to USCNN InternationalBeijing (CNN) -- The Chinese activist who walked out of the US Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday after what officials said was a decision he had made on his own said Thursday that he regrets the move and now wants US officials to help get him […]

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Sukma collector likely to be freed by Maoists today – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesSukma collector likely to be freed by Maoists todayHindustan TimesAfter nearly two weeks of hectic parleys, abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is set to be released on Thursday. A Chhattisgarh government chopper on Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release ...Chhattisgarh: Naxals may free IAS officer todayIBNLive.comMediators […]

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Jessica Simpson Gives Her Baby Girl a Boy Name!

Jessica Simpson's baby arrived yesterday (finally!), and, as we already knew, it's a girl. Simpson wasn't afraid to share during her pregnancy: From telling Jimmy Kimmel that her water breaking would be like a fire hydrant to dishing about her crazy pregnancy sex drive to planning to deliver her baby in high heels and a […]

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The spectrum of learning

This whole learning thing: it really never ends.  Which I love, actually!  I have been learning so much in my midwifery program & doing outside reading.  One of my favorite OB bloggers emailed me this tantalizing headline: "Bevacizumab-Mediated Interference With VEGF Signaling Is Sufficient to Induce a Preeclampsia-Like Syndrome in Nonpregnant Women".Basically, messing with VEGF […]

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Bringing up sensitive topics with your doctor

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Women are often so busy that they sometimes put themselves last. However, Pamela Adegun is proof that when it comes to your health, you need to put yourself first

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Review of Strategic Alternatives

DUBLIN, April 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Further to media speculation, the Board of Warner Chilcott plc (WCRX - News) confirmed today that it is conducting a process to explore a broad range of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value, which include preliminary discussions with potential offerors. These discussions are at a preliminary stage and may or may not lead to an offer for the Company. The Company does not intend to disclose further developments regarding the process unless and until its Board has approved a specific course of action, or it otherwise deems further disclosure is appropriate or required.

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Poorer Quality of Life for Gay Men and Minorities After Prostate Cancer Treatment: What Are We Missing?

Newswise PHILADELPHIA To improve the quality of life in gay men and minorities treated for prostate cancer, a greater awareness of ethnic and sexual preference-related factors is needed to help men choose a more-suitable treatment plan, researchers from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital conclude in a literature review published May 1 in Nature Reviews Urology.

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Theragenics to Report First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Thursday, May 10

BUFORD, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Theragenics Corporation (NYSE: TGX - News) expects to release first quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on May 10, 2012. Following this release, the Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m.

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Bin Laden raid emerges as campaign issue

WASHINGTON In a first term marked by clear partisan divisions, President Obama's decision to order a high-risk special forces operation targeting Osama bin Laden stands out as an unquestioned nonpartisan success.

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Rise in teenage pregnancy ‘due moral values breakdown’

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 A PRIEST said Monday that the increase of teenage pregnancy cases is due to the breakdown of moral values. Msgr

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Teen pregnancy rate continues fall in Knox County

The beginning of May signals the start of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month always a topic of concern in Knox County. The latest statistics from 2009 show Knox County with a teen pregnancy rate of 11.6 percent, well above the state rate of 9.6 percent

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Mothers share inspiring stories in 'my Pregnancy'

In Anne Geddes new book, nine mothers share their journeys through pregnancy and childbirth. Here's an excerpt. From Anne: A few months after I began shooting for this pregnancy series, an intriguing email arrived from Gina, who said she had heard about the project and that shed love to take part because she thought she had quite an inspiring story.

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Anti-HIV drug use during pregnancy does not affect infant size, birth weight

Public release date: 1-May-2012 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Robert Bock or Marianne Glass Miller bockr@mail.nih.gov 301-496-5133 NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Infants born to women who used the anti-HIV drug tenofovir as part of an anti-HIV drug regimen during pregnancy do not weigh less at birth and are not of shorter length than infants born to women who used anti-HIV drug regimens that do not include tenofovir during pregnancy, according to findings from a National Institutes of Health network study. However, at 1 year of age, children born to the tenofovir-treated mothers were slightly shorter and had slightly smaller head circumferenceabout 1 centimeter each, on averagethan were infants whose mothers did not take tenofovir.

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Beyonce calls fake pregnancy rumors "crazy"

By Lindsay Silberman, After several months of enduring speculation that she had "faked" her pregnancy, Beyonc is finally speaking out in the newest issue of People. "That was crazy

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Mother spends £40,000 on IVF to have son… only to fall pregnant naturally a year later

Mother tragically lost a child to meningitis before she was told her fallopian tubes had fused together Doctor told her she had more chance of winning the lottery than conceiving naturally again She lost first IVF twins at six weeks By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:28 EST, 1 May 2012 | UPDATED: 10:28 EST, 1 May 2012 A mother who spent 40,000 on IVF over eight years in order to have a son was thrilled to conceive another child a year later, without trying. Jenifer Heneghan, 35, and husband Kevin, 37, spent their life savings on six rounds of IVF treatment after Jenifer was told she was infertile. My miracle babies: Jenifer Heneghan who was told she could never fall pregnant naturally with IVF son Tiernon and daughter Nuala who was conceived naturally The couple were over joyed when she gave birth to son Tiernon in May 2010 and accepted he would never have a sibling because they couldnt afford any more IVF treatment

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Research and Markets: India IVF Treatment Market Analysis – Infertility in India is Increasing due to Factors such as …

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfpd5/india_ivf_treatmen) has announced the addition of the "India IVF Treatment Market Analysis" report to their offering. India has a large population of 1.22 Billion people and infertility in the country is rising at a rapid rate (about 30 Million couples suffer from infertility). Infertility or the inability to have children refers to a range of disorders some of which affect the male, and some the female, and contribute to childlessness in a couple

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Giuliana and Bill Rancic Tear Up During First Ultrasound

Giuliana and Bill Rancic needed to see it to believe it. In a sneak preview from Tuesday's all-new episode of Giuliana & Bill, the couple visited their gestational carrier and Dr.

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Bigger Gorillas Better At Attracting Mates And Raising Young

May 1, 2012 Study in Congo protected area helps researchers understand selective factors in gorilla behavior and reproduction Conservationists with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have found that larger male gorillas living in the rainforests of Congo seem to be more successful than smaller ones at attracting mates and even raising young. The studyconducted over a 12-year period in Nouabal-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congohelps to illuminate the selective pressures that influence the evolution of great apes

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Study Shows Transgenerational Effect Of Antibiotics

May 2, 2012 Antibiotic commonly used in animal production passes from father to son in pseudoscorpions In a paper published in Natures open access journal Scientific Reports, researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno, report that male pseudoscorpions treated with the antibiotic tetracycline suffer significantly reduced sperm viability and pass this toxic effect on to their untreated sons. They suggest a similar effect could occur in humans and other species. A pseudoscorpion, whose scientific name is Cordylochernes scorpioides, is a tiny eight-legged arachnid that has the false appearance of a scorpion

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Woman admits adoption scam involving 23 couples

KANSAS CITY, Mo. A Missouri woman will spend 7 years behind bars after admitting to swindling 23 couples in an adoption scam, Fox 4 reports. 35-year-old Roxanne Janel Jones admitted to running a scam where she would pretend to be pregnant, contact adoption agencies and ask to be set up with couples looking to adopt

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Research and Markets: Adoption & Child Welfare Services in the US – 2012 – Welfare on the Mend: Private Donations and …

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f6s56l/adoption_child_w) has announced the addition of the "Adoption & Child Welfare Services in the US" report to their offering.

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Pet adoption events slated Saturday

LAS CRUCES - The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two off-site pet adoption events Saturday with dogs, puppies, cats and kittens up for adoption. Adoptions will take place from 8 a.m.

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Adoption process for abandoned pups gets complicated

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) The adoption process for the 6 abandoned puppies left behind in a suitcase a few weeks ago just got a little bit more complicated. The father of the dogs is a pit bull

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International Adoption: The American Dream?

By Irina Titova The St. Petersburg Times Published: May 2, 2012 (Issue # 1706) Of the 700,000 children in care in Russia, 130,000 of them live in orphanages.

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