Spain: IU Party Calls New Govt. Neoliberal

0 Madrid, Dec 22. -The Coalition Izquierda Unida (IU) Leader, Cayo Lara, says the new cabinet of the Conservative Partido Popular has a neoliberal leaning, with some of its members linked to the banking business.Lara, as head of the third political force in Spain, the PP, says the cabinet of newly elected President Mariano Rajoy is giving signs of putting

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Women Live Longer Thanks to their Genes

1 Washington, Sep 30. -Women are stronger than men, they get sick less and therefore live longer, this thanks to their genes, says a study published in the journal BioEssays.They have two X chromosomes, which seems to be the key to greater immunity. Although in the one hand it gives them survival advantage on the other promotes susceptibility to autoimmune

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16 Fatalities to Storm Arlene

0 Mexico, Jul 4. -Tropical storm Arlene rose the death toll in Mexico to 16 with four new victims of floods, landslides and electric shock, says the Federal Civilian Protection System. The latest fatalities reported from San Luis Potosi, Oaxaca and Veracruz, join the news on tens of communities isolated in Sierra de la Huasteca and Santiago Juxtlahuaca (Oaxaca) for

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President-elect Humala Seeks Latin American Unity, Consultation

0 Lima, Jun 6. -President-elect Ollanta Humala says his government will be characterized by Latin American unity abroad and consultation at home. At a midnight rally celebrating his close victory over conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori, Humala, representing the Gana Peru (Peru Wins) coalition, promised to honor his promises to the people. In terms of foreign policy, Humala said he would

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Alert on Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer

1 Washington, May 24. -More than half of patients with Alzheimer''s disease, whose first symptoms excluded forgetfulness, were wrongly diagnosed at the beginning of the disease, says a recent study. Forgetfulness is one of the hallmarks of this neurodegenerative disease; however, the authors' research shows that in more than 40 dead persons, the earliest indications reported were behavior disorders. They

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At 110, Elpidio Wants to Keep Going

0 Guantánamo, Cuba, Nov 25. -At 110, Elpidio Ramírez Londres, a Cuban of Chinese descent, says the secret of longevity is physical work. Elpidio, who lives in the eastern city of Guantánamo, has many descendants: along with 15 children and 79 grandchildren, he has 141 great grandchildren, dozens of great-great grandchildren, and six "choznos", grandchildren of the great-grandchildren, reports Granma

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Iran Will Have Fuel for Reactor in One Year

0 Tehran, Aug 31. -Iran says it will have the atomic fuel needed for its Tehran reactor within one year, and reaffirmed its decision to continue its peaceful nuclear activities. The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said the country has begun producing the fuel that will set in motion the nuclear plant of

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