Copyright 2007 Advisory Board Kaiser and Company Family members Foundation. All rights reserved.. Chinese HIV/AIDS advocate Gao says international pressure helped persuade officials to allow her to travel to U.S. To simply accept award Chinese HIV/AIDS advocate and retired physician Gao Yaojie on Thursday said she believes worldwide pressure helped persuade Chinese authorities to allow her to travel to the U.S. To simply accept an award from Vital Voices Global Partnership, the AP/International Herald Tribune reviews. I think it was pressure from the globe that helped modification their thoughts, she said, adding, It was a very nasty situation before that . Relating to Gao’s friend and Beijing-based AIDS advocate Hu Jia, Chinese authorities from the eastern province Henan informed Gao never to attend the Essential Voices awards ceremony.Experts from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology collected breath samples from 82 people from three groups: head-and-neck cancer individuals, lung cancer patients and healthful people. The group examined the differences in the molecules present in the exhaled breath of every group using tailor-made detection equipment called the Nano Artificial Nasal area, . Head-and-neck cancer is often diagnosed late, because it lacks particular symptoms and patients frequently develop a second major tumour that can affect the entire the respiratory system, including the lungs.