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South African president takes HIV test

South African President Jacob Zuma has taken an HIV test in an effort to encourage his countrymen to do the same.
“I am doing so to encourage as many South Africans as possible to do the same,” the president, who took the test Thursday was quoted as saying by BuaNews.
Zuma said though HIV tests are voluntary [...] Continue reading South African president takes HIV test

Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods.
Normal breast screening checks using x-rays – only detect a tumour once it is three of four times bigger, by which time it may have started to spread beyond the breast.
The [...] Continue reading Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer

New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has said that a poor batting display in the first innings was a crucial factor in his side’s 176-run defeat against Australia in the second Test in Hamilton on Wednesday.
“It’s similar to the first test, we played really well at times, but to beat Australia it has to [...] Continue reading Vettori blames poor first innings for Hamilton Test defeat

Dhanush, Prithvi-II test successfully

Nuclear-capable, ship-based Dhanush and surface-to-surface Prithvi-II were successfully flight-tested in quick succession early Saturday with both systems zeroing in on pre-designated targets with a high degree of accuracy. The salvo-mode test-firing was carried out by personnel of the Strategic Forces Command as part of a user-training exercise.
While Dhanush, a naval variant of Prithvi, was launched [...] Continue reading Dhanush, Prithvi-II test successfully

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff says he is missing playing Test cricket.
Flintoff, who had an operation last August after England regained The Ashes, is not expected to play until July at the earliest after undergoing further surgery in January.
“I’m retired. I’ve retired from Test cricket. I am missing playing Test cricket, but every player [...] Continue reading Flintoff admits to missing Test cricket