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Polyamides from a waste stream of the wood industry

A process has been created for the manufacturing of high-quality plastics from terpenes, a waste stream of the cellulose production, report researchers.
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I was unnerved to discover I was someone else’s idea of a ghoul or a zombie.
Hospitals are generally safe but harmful events can happen and many are preventable
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Aboriginal and environmental groups will file lawsuits on Thursday against the government of Canada to overturn the permit for a controversial $27 billion liquefied natural ga
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Environmental protection officials in the northwestern Chinese city of Xian have been detained after they were found to have tampered with air quality monitoring equipment and fal
The more people view their own and other people's selfies, the lower their self-esteem and life satisfaction they likely have, according to a new study.
Don Rauf For older adults, a fractured hip is often life-changing -- most never return to their former levels of independence and physical activity, new research shows.
With rates rising, especially where there is little competition, more middle-class families will need subsidies.
With rates rising, especially where there is little competition, more middle-class families will need subsidies.
  Why is figuring out Medicare so difficult? We suspect, in part, it’s because you are expected to look into a crystal ball and know precisely how healthy you will be during the next 12 mo
(Reuters) - The largest Roman Catholic health organization in the United States was accused in a federal complaint on Tuesday of failing to provide appropriate care by refusing on religious grounds to
Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.
An average of almost 1,900 people with malaria moved to Britain each year over the last decade, researchers from the University of Southampton found
James Brown, a lecturer in biology at Aston University, Birmingham, says meat-free diets can reduce the risk of developing health problems high blood pressure and even cancer.
Parents of autistic children who were guided by therapists in how to communicate better with their children and practised the approach daily saw a re
Infants should sleep in the same room ? but not on the same surface ? as their parents until they are 1 year old, according to a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics released th
Shutterstock Teenagers are under more pressure than ever before. Many of these challenges are familiar, trying to find their self-identity, gain independence, and fit in with their peers. However, tee
Average premiums are expected to rise an average of 22 percent.
(Reuters Health) - For heart disease patients who adhere to optimal medical therapy, outcomes of coronary bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may not differ, a new
It's been over three years since two of my children took their last breath, 38 months since I rocked my son for the very last time. It's been more than 1,200 days since I delivered my first triplet,
Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common source of pain in the shoulder. It is found in about 50% of patients who come to the doctor with a complaint of shoulder problems. Shoulder impingement is o
By Helen Branswell When you're a patient in a hospital, you'd like to think the doctors, nurses, or orderlies standing at your bedside had recently washed their hands, wouldn't you? You'd also proba
Miscarriage, or the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, is common. Between 10 and 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and that’s just among women who know they’re pregnant
Do you like who you are? Do you like who you've become? When I ask people these questions, the first response out of their mouths is generally, "Yes." But when I ask them what specific aspects of the
An Overview of ADHD Care For a printable PDF version of this information, please click here. What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD*)? ADHD is a developmental delay in a wide range
(Reuters Health) - Women experiencing menopause symptoms like hot flashes and sleeping problems do better if they have a comfortable workplace and a supportive boss, according to an Australian study.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Even young, healthy adults can suffer blood vessel damage from air pollution, a new study finds.
By Lynn T. Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Global policymakers will soon consider a policy of requiring that only reduced-nicotine cigarettes can be manufactured or
HealthDay News Certain brain cells in adults may be vulnerable to damage from Zika infection, research with mice suggests.
Even healthy young adults may suffer ill effects from air pollution.
Ryan MaassBERLIN, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- An international research team in Europe has identified the molecular origins of the allergy to house dust mites.
Jenna Bush Hager took a strong stand for vaccines in a Rotary International video raising awareness about polio, a virus that can lead to paralysis and other lifetime disabilities. While
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations likely refused to accept legal responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands in the past six years because it was a position pr
Youngsters born to severely obese women had a higher chance of hyperactivity and sleep problems, researchers from the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Helsinki, Finland, found.
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M&CC to register street vendors next year

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Ted Cruz's old gang called into action to help California GOP

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Finnish official hails Iran's high capacities in mine sectors

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AAI pays Rs 482.21 cr dividend to government for FY16

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