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miércoles, 10 de abril de 2013

A New Gene to Double the Risk of African American's Risks of Getting Alzheimer's

A New Gene to Double the Risk of African American's Risks of Getting Alzheimer's:
Researchers have revealed that a new variant of gene mutation is likely to increase the chances of having African American at risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease. The impact would have them exposed to the threats similar to APOE e4 mutation in whites.


French Tribune

MLB hopes to invigorate African-American participation

MLB hopes to invigorate African-American participation: The African-American percentage in baseball this season is the lowest since the Boston Red Sox became the final team to integrate its roster in 1959, according to a USA TODAY study, that includes major-league players on the opening-day disabled lists.

Argentine price control policies reach the gasoline pump

Argentine price control policies reach the gasoline pump: BUENOS AIRES, April 10 (Reuters) - Argentina will cap gasoline prices for a six-month period expiring just before congressional elections, the official gazette announced on Wednesday, as the government struggles to contain double-digit inflation. The ...

Premiums reveal market distortion: Luvata

Premiums reveal market distortion: Luvata: SANTIAGO, Chile — Physical copper premiums don't reflect market fundamentals, an indication that "the copper value chain is broken," according to Luvata U.K. Ltd. vice president of metals Ian Scarlett. "We would like premiums to reflect the business ...

Halle Puts Her Baby Bump on Display in Buenos Aires

Halle Puts Her Baby Bump on Display in Buenos Aires: Halle Berry's baby bump was visible under a figure-hugging Roberto Cavalli gown for the premiere of her film The Call in Buenos Aires yesterday. The news broke last week that she is expecting her first child with fiancé Olivier Martinez, but her ...

Venezuela closes borders ahead of election

Venezuela closes borders ahead of election: Caracas - Venezuela on Tuesday stepped up security and closed its borders earlier than usual ahead of Sunday's presidential election after acting President Nicolas Maduro claimed former US officials hatched a plot to kill him. Interior Minister Nestor ...




Chavez laid to rest after final farewell in Caracas


Chavez laid to rest after final farewell in Caracas

Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been laid to rest at a military museum after an emotional final journey through the streets of Caracas watched by hundreds of thousands. After more than a week lying in state, Chavez's body was yesterday driven ...

Venezuela goes after Polar

Venezuela goes after Polar: On the whole, the Hugo Chávez years went well for Polar, Venezuela's biggest privately owned company, which did solid business despite all the president's radical socialist rhetoric. But with presidential elections due on Sunday, campaigning is always ...




US Supreme Court cautious on same-sex marriage


US Supreme Court cautious on same-sex marriage

On a day long awaited by both sides of the debate, thousands of gay rights advocates waving US and rainbow flags descended on the Court, outnumbering a rally of religious activists opposed to same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will take months to ...

More Black Men In The Prison System Today Than Slaves in 1850! The Secret ...

More Black Men In The Prison System Today Than Slaves in 1850! The Secret ...:
That is the current state of black America compared to 1 in 57 white children. Or the prospect of a bright future when, based on statistics, we can predict that one in three black men will spend time in prison at some point during his life. Or how do ...


Global Grind

Brazil to 'spare no effort' in controlling inflation -Mantega

Brazil to 'spare no effort' in controlling inflation -Mantega: BRASILIA, April 10 (Reuters) - Brazil's government will spare no effort in controlling inflation, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said on Wednesday, after data showed 12-month trailing inflation breached the official target for the first time in over a ...




Brazil bid to save Indian tribe

Brazil bid to save Indian tribe:
Children from Xavantes nation hold each other after a ritual at Maraiwatsede tribe in Mato Grosso, about 600 km northwest of Brasilia. More than 100 years after the US mostly finished carving out its Indian reservations, Brazil is among a handful of ...


Trade Arabia

Estonia's first diplomatic representation in Brazil begins Work


Estonia's first diplomatic representation in Brazil begins Work

On Tuesday Estonia's special mission in Brazil, which will initially be located in the rooms of the Portuguese Embassy in Brazil's capital Brasilia, started working; it is the first Estonian diplomatic representation in South America, the Estonian ...

Tonto Trouble: Why 'The Lone Ranger's' Johnny Depp Joined the Comanche ...

Tonto Trouble: Why 'The Lone Ranger's' Johnny Depp Joined the Comanche ...:
During filming, Depp, who has identified himself as being of Native American ancestry, was ceremonially adopted into the Comanche Nation by way of a private ceremony in the presence of then-tribal chairman Johnny Wauqua. Local Navajo elders ...


Hollywood Reporter

Study: Grit Helps African American Males Achieve College Success

Study: Grit Helps African American Males Achieve College Success: The National Center for Education Statistics reports that of the many students who enrolled in bachelor's degree programs in 2004, only 58% earned this credential after six years. For African American students, this figure was even more dismal ...




American Christian suffering in Iranian jail without proper medical ...


American Christian suffering in Iranian jail without proper medical ...

The Iranian-American Christian pastor jailed in Iran for his faith again has been denied bail as he awaits proper medical treatment for serious injuries and ...

'Hold ministers to account' on child poverty - Stuff

'Hold ministers to account' on child poverty - Stuff: New Zealand needs a strategy to combat child poverty, including holding ministers and ministries accountable if they fail to meet clear targets, ...

African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy ...

African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy ...: SAN FRANCISCO — African American investors report high levels of confidence in their financial future, along with optimism about the political and economic future of the country, according to a recent Wells Fargo nationwide survey. Despite proactive ...

Ireland is the tenth best country for children

Ireland is the tenth best country for children: Ireland has a relatively low child poverty rate of 8.5% but those who do fall below the poverty line fall harder than in other countries, giving Ireland one of the largest child poverty gaps. A rise in the number of children who are overweight puts ...




Haiti's finance minister resigns

Haiti's finance minister resigns: Haiti's minister of finance and economy has resigned, effective immediately. Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie sent her resignation letter to Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe early Wednesday morning, saying that she was leaving her role as the country's economy ...

Ferrets on steroids being sold as poodles in Argentina

Ferrets on steroids being sold as poodles in Argentina: BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – If you're ever in South America and you ask; how much for that doggy in the window? Be careful not to get duped! An Argentinian man was tricked into thinking he was purchasing toy poodles, only to later find out he bought a ...

California Considers Mandated Insurance for 'Gay Infertility'

California Considers Mandated Insurance for 'Gay Infertility': This week, Wesley Smith of the Weekly Standard reported that California would be considering AB 460, a bill that would mandate group insurance coverage for so-called gay and lesbian "infertility." What in the world does that bizarre phrase mean? It ...




American teenager teaches himself 23 languages in just a few weeks


American teenager teaches himself 23 languages in just a few weeks

isiXhosa, an official language of South Africa, is one of the less well known languages, as is Wolof, Swahili, and the Native American language of Ojibwe. Doner first started receiving attention when he started posting videos of himself speaking in the ...

Where can I get support when my child has a mental illness?

Where can I get support when my child has a mental illness?:
We've helped parents deal with some of the most common mental illnesses experienced by children and adolescents, which include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and conduct disorder (CD), major ...


Philly.com (blog)

Breeding mental illness in the US

Breeding mental illness in the US:
Regarding the impending updates to the psychiatric manual, Kinderman notes that "[t]he new diagnosis of 'disruptive mood dysregulation disorder' will turn childhood temper tantrums into symptoms of a mental illness", while relaxed criteria for ...


Aljazeera.com