Health News Archive - August 26, 2006
The Catholic Church is rejecting claims in the United States of new "embryo-safe" stem-cells, pouring cold water on hopes by many scientists of ending ethical uproar over their research.
By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Mohammed Taha is a member of an endangered species -- a wealthy businessman still living in Baghdad. But it isn't the risk that bothers him so much as being cheated. "In Iraq we have the worst corruption in the world.
By Anton Ferreira LAMBERTS BAY, South Africa (Reuters) - When a gang of seabird-killing seals ate the main tourist draw of Lamberts Bay, residents of the small South African town called in a surfer, an artist and a flock of fake gannets to save the day.
By Ralph Jennings TAIPEI (Reuters) - When Japan's top-ranked sumo wrestler Asashoryu walked into a reception to kick off a sumo tournament in Taiwan, guests rushed to take his photo and mobbed his dinner table to get autographs.