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Jane Fazackarley

Citizen based in Cheltenham, United Kingdom. Joined on Jun 5, 2008
Expertise in Government, Food, recipes, Books, Health, Yoga & pilates



Photo Essay: Spring comes to the UK Special

Spring took its sweet time this year with temperatures being well below average during much of March and April, but finally there are signs that warmer weather is coming to the UK as the bulbs first planted in Autumn have started to come into bloom.

Review: goes live, a website that allows people to add their news articles, photographs and video for sale to the media has now gone live. The announcement was made in an email on Friday.

Dealing with depression Special

For far too long now I have suffered with depression; it wasn’t until recently that I have started to find the strength to overcome it. For years depression had ruled my life and I finally decided that I was not going to let it control me any more.

The Guardian launches citizen journalism site

The Guardian newspaper is inviting would-be journalists to contribute to its new citizen journalism site. Citizen journalists will have the opportunity to add photos, stories and videos to the new site, which is called Guardian Witness.

Professor Bassam Yousif talks about life in Iraq Special

On March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush sat at the desk in the Oval Office to address the nation. During the address it was announced that a military operation would begin with the aim of disarming Iraq and of making the country a better place.

Stem cells offer potential treatment for diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and it is often treated with laser therapy, but researchers say that stem cells could be used as a possible treatment for diabetic retinopathy.

Amnesty International: Torture in Iraq still rife

In 2003 the invasion of Iraq began. Before the war it was argued that Iraq was a danger to its neighbours and the rest of the world; the poor treatment of its people by the Hussein regime was also highlighted as another justification for going to war.

Deep Brain Stimulation could be used as treatment for anorexia

Experimental new research from researchers in Canada shows that Deep Brain Stimulation could be used as a treatment for Anorexia in patients with treatment resistant Anorexia Nervosa.

African forest elephants face extinction

For years the existence of the African forest elephant has been under threat and now an alarming new report shows just how endangered they are. The report says that the elephants face the threat of extinction and possibly within a decade.

Researchers discover new sea species in Papua New Guinea

A team of researchers have discovered what they describe as a “treasure trove” of new sea species in the Pacific Ocean during an expedition in Papua New Guinea. Among the discoveries were a new species of sea slug and amphipods.

100 million sharks die every year, according to new study

A new study has highlighted the unsustainability of shark fisheries and says that the world’s shark population is declining with as many as 100 million sharks lost every year, according to the new research.

Could Omega 3 help prevent skin cancer?

Omega-3 oils are known to be beneficial when it comes to joint and cardiovascular health, and now scientists from the University of Manchester say that the oil could also play a role in helping to prevent skin cancer.

Facebook could help improve cognitive function

If you are 65 or over and wish to improve your cognitive function then you could get the boost you need by joining Facebook, according to a new preliminary study by the University of Arizona.

Nine suspect pirates transferred for prosecution

Nine suspect pirates have been transported to the Seychelles to face prosecution. The EU Naval Force (NAVFOR) made the announcement in a press release issued on Monday.

Living with a muscle-wasting disease Special

There is a little heard of neurological disease that blights the lives of many people. Despite the fact that 2.6 million people have the disease, it does not get the publicity it should. The disease is called Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT).

Candle light vigil held for New York carriage horse

New York - 100 activists joined the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages and other campaign groups in New York on Friday to hold a candle light vigil for Charlie, a Percheron draft horse who collapsed and died last weekend.

Singer Adele cancels UK tour to undergo surgery

Singer Adele announced on Friday that the rest of her 2011 UK tour dates and promotional appearances have been cancelled as she needs to undergo throat surgery.

Amnesty claim Syrian protesters abused, tortured by hospitals

Syria - In March 2011, an uprising began in Syria, a movement that the government has tried to quell. The United Nations has called on Syrian authorities to "respect human rights" and said that all killings should be investigated.

WikiLeaks forced to halt publication due to financial constraints

WikiLeaks has postponed the publication of documents on its website due to a lack of funds. The announcement was made in a statement on its website.

Marco Simoncelli dies after accident at motorcycle grand prix

Sepang - Marco Simoncelli died on Sunday following an accident which occurred during the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit.
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