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Botox could help treat stomach cancers Scientists

Aug 21, 2014

Botox could help treat stomach cancers Scientists

Scientists have suggested that Botox, the popular wrinkle eraser, could also be effective in treating stomach cancers. #cancer treatment #botox #stem cells #Vagotomy #Stomach Cancer #Norwegian University of Science and Technology #Science Translational Medicine #Gastrocopy
Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in 4 years

Aug 21, 2014

Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in 4 years

ZURICH (Reuters) - The number of foreigners travelling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland, which has liberal euthanasia rules, up from 86 in 2009, with citizens from Germany and Britain making up almost two-thirds of the total, the study found. Assisted suicide has been legal in Switzerland since the 1940s, if performed by someone with no direct interest in the death #facebook #Business #Japan #Technology #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #journal
Islamic State video shows conversion of Yazidis to Islam

Aug 21, 2014

Islamic State video shows conversion of Yazidis to Islam

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, a militant group that witnesses and officials say has executed hundreds of members of Iraq's Yazidis, has released a video that seeks to show it enlightened hundreds of members of the religious minority by converting them to Islam. The production was issued not long after the group on Tuesday released a video showing one of its black-clad fighters beheading American journalist James Foley, sparking international outrage. The Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion derived from Zoroastrianism who are part of the country's Kurdish minority, have paid the highest price for Islamic State's dramatic advance through northern Iraq. #United States #India #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #markets #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment
FBI believes Foley video is authentic -GlobalPost

Aug 21, 2014

FBI believes Foley video is authentic -GlobalPost

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI believes the Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic, GlobalPost reported on Wednesday. "The FBI on Wednesday morning told the Foley family they believe the video is authentic," according to GlobalPost, a Boston-based online publication that employed Foley as a freelancer. U.S. #facebook #India #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #Middle East #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

Aug 21, 2014

Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin to call for a change to Ireland's abortion laws on Wednesday after a rape victim said she was refused a termination and instead gave birth by Caesarean section. #United States #India #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Latin America
Obama condemns killing of reporter, U.S. hits militants in Iraq

Aug 21, 2014

Obama condemns killing of reporter, U.S. hits militants in Iraq

BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN, Mass., (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama expressed revulsion on Wednesday at the beheading of an American journalist by Islamist militants and vowed the United States would do what it must to protect its citizens as international condemnation of the insurgents grew #facebook #Business #Syria #Technology #France #markets #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
U.S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq - official

Aug 21, 2014

U.S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has requested additional military personnel to provide security in Iraq, a U.S #India #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Entertainment #opinion
Iran moving to meet terms of extended nuclear deal -IAEA

Aug 21, 2014

Iran moving to meet terms of extended nuclear deal -IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has started taking action to comply with the terms of an extended agreement with six world powers over its disputed atomic activities, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report obtained by Reuters on Wednesday showed. The findings in a monthly update by the International Atomic Energy Agency - though no major surprise - may be seen as positive by the West ahead of the expected resumption next month of negotiations on ending the decade-old nuclear dispute #facebook #Politics #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
France seeks international meeting to tackle Islamic State

Aug 21, 2014

France seeks international meeting to tackle Islamic State

PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it wanted to bring together Arab states, Iran and the main world powers to coordinate a comprehensive response against Islamic State insurgents who control large parts of Syria and Iraq. Speaking in an interview with Le Monde French President Francois Hollande did not say when such a meeting could be held or who would be invited but said a global strategy was needed to combat the insurgents. "We can no longer keep to the traditional debate of intervention or non-intervention," Hollande told Le Monde #India #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #markets #Latin America #French #opinion