Posted by Expat Odyssey April 6, 2012
The scientists cannot tell if the resistance has moved because mosquitoes carrying the resistant parasites have moved to the Burmese border or if it has arisen spontaneously among the population there. Either way the researchers involved say it raises the spectre of untreatable malaria. "Either the resistance has moved and it will continue to move and will eventually reach Africa. Or if it has emerged, now that artemisinin is the standard therapy worldwide then it means it could emerge anywhere," Prof Nosten told the BBC.
Posted by Brent Volz 3 hours ago
The first attempt I ever tried at making my own reborn doll resulted in a tiny little beauty that a friend snatched up so quickly I didn't even think to take pictures before she was adopted into her new home. Since then, I've made several reborn dolls. Almost invariably, I use Berenguer dolls to reborn, because they aren't as costly to start with.These dolls have become quite widespread recently, and even seemed to have developed their own community and culture. There are lots doll collectors and artists that deal only with Reborn Dolls. They have also gained a bunch of popularity as gifts for expecting mums, and mums of newborns, as a remembrance of the birth of their child. Of course, there are also a lot of people who find these lifelike dolls eerie, or even genuinely disturbing because of the close resemblance to real babies. A lot of people also seem to be concerned for the mental state of some of the ...