Sunday, September 24, 2006

Of Mortality, and One More Islamo-Fascist Tactic Backfire

Mortality: Lab Test 'Tarot' Predicts Death

"We found a variety of combinations that predict mortality, but certain combinations appeared frequently," Gruenewald tells WebMD. "Typically these were markers of immune activation, including CRP. And also stress hormones." [emphasis mine]

The findings appear in the Sept. 19 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Islamo fascism Backfires: U.S. Adopts Tougher Policy in Guantanamo
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- The military is toughening a new jailhouse for suspected al-Qaida and Taliban militants to protect guards after a spate of attacks and evidence that detainees have organized themselves into groups to mount uprisings, officials said.

...traffic cones [had been] placed in hallways during Muslim prayer time, so guards would know not to interrupt praying detainees. The council has been disbanded amid suspicions it was coordinating resistance efforts. ...Leacock said that while the prayer cones are still used, the experiment of allowing a detainee negotiating group is definitely over. "The council of six is no longer in session," he said. full story


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