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Slugs a home run with NIH

... for the facility to grow in excess of 12 tons of algae a year to feed the sea slugs. In order to find ... the facility constantly test different species of algae and seaweed, which have occasionally left some of ... using romaine lettuce as a substitute for the red algae which is a regular part of their diet, and the ...

Climate change reduces nutritional value of algae

... a change in the composition of the algae. The algae cultured at a higher CO2 concentration contained ... effects upon the small animals that eat the algae such as water fleas. These in turn form food for ... the first link in the underwater food chain, the algae ultimately influence the entire ecosystem. In ...

Story ideas from molecular & cellular proteomics

... into lethal shrimp viral disease How some algae tolerate very salty environments New ... or dbshead@nus.edu.sg How some algae tolerate very salty environments Researchers ... to study general mechanisms of salt adaptation in algae and plants. Previous studies have shown that in ...

Corals added to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species for first time

... of Critically Endangered. Prior to 2007, only one algae species had been included on the Red List. ... of extinction. These Galapagos corals and algae are the first of many marine species that will be ... local and national economy. The recovery of algae species following strong El Ni o events is harmed ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key to Fetal Development - Possible Mercury Contamination Concerns in Some Fish Oil Avoided With Plant-based DHA in PreNexa(R) Prenatal Vitamins

... Fish oil-based DHA is obtained by extracting DHA after the fish have eaten algae and the oil has been processed through varying filtration methods(8). ... percent of infant formulas(8, 14). The DHA in PreNexa (R) is derived from algae grown in fermentation tanks and processed in a closed and controlled ...

Valensa Completes Second Expansion of Astaxanthin Capacity

... and as a result, have chosen a fully integrated solution from sourcing algae biomass, to CO2 extraction and standardization," he added. Made in ... supercritical CO2 extraction of Haematococcus pluvialis freshwater algae that uses no chemical solvents. Valensa is the only fully integrated ...

MIT research could help predict red tide

... Washington writes: "The authors demonstrate a sort of Peter Principle for algae migrating in shear: cells swim up until they reach their level of ... may have widespread consequences, as harmful blooms of toxic algae often take the form of thin layers." Using video-microscopy, Durham and ...

Upsher-Smith Laboratories Launches Prenexa.com to Support Prenatal Nutrition and Health

... of Plant-Based DHA Plant-based DHA is derived directly from algae grown in fermentation tanks. This avoids the worries you may have about ... DHA is obtained by extracting DHA from fish oil after fish have eaten algae and are processed in variable filtration.(8) PreNexa™ DHA ...

Changing Times Vitamins to Sponsor Emmanuel 'Manny' Pacquiao in Upcoming Fight With Oscar De La Hoya.

... and people with active life styles. RecoveryX contains a patent pending algae extract that has been clinically tested in humans and animals. ... and people with active life styles. RecoveryX contains a patent pending algae extract that has been clinically tested in humans and animals. ....

First and Only Single Capsule Daily Rx Prenatal Vitamin With Plant-Based DHA Now Available

... after taste. The plant-based DHA in PreNexa(TM) is derived from algae grown in fermentation tanks and processed in a closed and controlled ... fish-based DHA is obtained by extracting DHA after the fish have eaten algae and the oil has been processed through varying filtration methods.(7) ...

Coors of Las Vegas Becomes New Distributor of RecoveryX

... a sports drink that contains a clinically tested, patent pending algae extract that has been shown to reduce edema (swelling/inflammation) and ... hotels, casinos and restaurants. RecoveryX contains a patent pending algae extract that has been clinically tested in humans and animals. Intense ...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

... Molecular Biosystems paper, allowed the researchers to uniquely peer into algae and sponges, narrowing the locations where beneficial molecules are being created. They created a map across algae and sponge tissue samples. Traditional mass spectrometric methods are not ...

EPA grant to UC engineering makes for a better environment

... as well as France, the United Kingdom, Turkey, and Australia. Blue-green algae can grow in freshwater lakes, ponds and wetlands. They thrive in stagnant ... wastes each year, not even counting agricultural run-off. Some blue-green algae also produce their own food through photosynthesis. Large growths of ...

American Red Cross and National Swimming Pool Foundation Promote Water Safety and Good Home Pool Maintenance With New Online Course

... having water, chemicals and equipment near the home. "Pool and hot tub owners are often frustrated when their water is not clear or if they have algae or can't seem to get the chemical levels right. Home Pool Essentials is a great resource to help prevent these problems and more," says Thomas M. ...

Landmark USGS study

... rain." Algae, which are produced in sunlit waters near the surface, die quickly and "rain" downward to greater water depths. At depth, the settling algae are decomposed by bacteria and the interaction of this decomposition process in the presence of mercury results in the formation of methylmercury. ...

Remedy for Cracked Heels and Removing Calluses

... and softening agents including Vitamin E, Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Soybean Oil and Stearic Acid, as well as marine-derived Sea Kelp Extract and algae Extract to drench dry skin in moisture TIPS FROM CELEBRITY NAIL TECHNICIAN ELLE: "Calluses can also be a sign of receiving your pedicures ...

King Features Syndicate and Changing Times Vitamins Sign Licensing Agreement for Popeye(R) the Sailor Man in the Water Drink Category.

... RecoveryX, an all-natural recovery drink specifically targeting athletes and people with active life styles. RecoveryX contains a patent pending algae extract that has been clinically tested in humans and animals. RecoveryX is represented by an outstanding promotional group including 12-time All ...

WellPoint Awarded Prestigious International Marketing Award

... box also included an actual Ecosphere -- a glass sphere that encloses a perfectly balanced, self-contained aquatic ecosystem of bright red shrimp, algae and bacteria -- as well as additional marketing materials. Once the decision maker opened the mailing and reviewed the material, they were asked to ...

Scientific hunch poised to save thousands from toxic fish poisoning

... poisoning which often results in acute nausea, vomiting and painful gastrointestinal episodes is caused by eating fish that have fed on a micro algae that are toxic to mammals and often associated with large algal blooms known as red tides. Cases of ciguatera poisoning have been documented for ...

Bio-imaging mass spectrometry techniques reveal molecular details about complex systems

... "We have done a lot of work using DESI to analyze pharmaceutical formulations, but we are moving into new avenues of research including looking at algae samples, as well as ovarian cancer tissue samples provided by the Ovarian Cancer Institute, which is housed at Georgia Tech and headed by School of ...

Key to virulence protein entry into host cells discovered

... Phytophthora sojae , is published in the advance online edition of The Plant Cell .* Oomycetes are fungal-like organisms related to marine algae that cause tens of billions of dollars of losses to agriculture, forestry and natural ecosystems every year. The oomycete Phytophthora infestans ...

NOAA and Louisiana scientists predict largest Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' on record

... in bottom and near-bottom waters. This low oxygen, or hypoxic, area is primarily caused by high nutrient levels, which stimulates an overgrowth of algae that sinks and decomposes. The decomposition process in turn depletes dissolved oxygen in the water. The dead zone is of particular concern because ...

At Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders - Neurochem to officially adopt new name - BELLUS Health - And to provide update on programs including first new natural health product, VIVIMIND(TM)

... problems. The Company is looking to the natural health product market to make homotaurine, a naturally occurring ingredient otherwise found in algae available to the public given its good safety and tolerability profiles and the wealth of data supporting the impact on memory function and brain ...

Mayo Clinic proceedings highlights research about cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

... are found in fish oils. The best source for DHA and EPA are fatty coldwater fish such as herring, mackerel, salmon and tuna. Fish oil supplements or algae supplements also can provide omega-3 fatty acids. Author James OKeefe, M.D., a cardiologist from the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, ...

UCSD research team identifies novel anticancer drug from the sea

... UCSD Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has identified a potent new anti-cancer drug isolated from a toxic blue-green algae found in the South Pacific. The properties of somocystinamide A (ScA) are described in a paper that will be published online in Proceedings of the ...

Choose Biodegradable Sunscreen to Save Coral Reefs

... in the January 2008 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives, four common sunscreen ingredients activate viruses that kill an important symbiotic algae that feeds coral through photosynthesis. Without the algae, the coral turns white and dies. Scientists at the Polytechnic University of Marche in ...

Mothers and Youth Sports Nationwide Push for FabricAide in Response to MRSA Threat

... FabricAide minimizes bacterial growth associated with MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas) as well as an array of fungi, mold and algae for up to 30 washes with just one application. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) cites towels, uniforms and bed linens as common transfer ...

Don't just save her life, save her fertility

... future. Eventually, the goal is to thaw the tissue when the woman is ready to have children and mature the follicles in a special gel made from brown algae that supports its three-dimensional development. The mature eggs then would be fertilized and implanted into the woman. The laparoscopic removal of ...

Climatic variations influence the emergence of cholera in Africa

... reservoir of the bacterium, feed on phytoplankton. They therefore have a tendency to congregate in the zones where the density of microscopic algae is highest. This relationship is fundamentally important. It provides a means to monitor the areas rich in plankton by remote sensing, and therefore ...

Toxic Algae Pose New Health Scare in China

... biggest lakes are under renewed attack from toxic algae that destroy plant and fish life and threaten ... eastern China show the blue-green foul-smelling algae spreading in Taihu and Chaohu lakes, the Workers Daily newspaper said. The toxic algae scare in Lake Taihu has already triggered ...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

... that toxic acid emanating from a type of ocean algae had sickened and killed hundreds of birds, sea lions and dolphins. The algae population increases or "blooms" every year as ... dead." Humans can't be harmed by swimming in algae blooms but consuming fish and shellfish tainted ...

Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning

... runoff, coral reefs are damaged and poisonous algae thrives. Ciguatera has long been known in ... we have a much bigger problem with toxins from algae in seafood than we had 20 or 30 years ago," said ... "We have more toxins, more species of algae producing the toxins and more areas affected ...

Fresh Water Algae Filtered Out With Water Filtration Technique

... beneficial in removing a toxin //produced by an algae found in lakes and rivers. Engineers are ... reasons. Then there's a whole host of other toxic algae that secrete their own toxins. I suspect this ... said. "Then there's a whole host of other toxic algae that secrete their own toxins. And we don't know ...

New Cancer-Blocking Algae Found

... Scientists have found a compound derived from red algae to be a potent inhibitor of Human Papillomavirus ... Researcher Christopher Buck noted that algae are potent even in small quantities. HPV has ... scientists hope to turn the cancer-blocking algae into a gel that is applied on the genitals before ...

Resident Bacteria May Help Clean Phosphorous From Lakes

... problems ranging from beach closings to unsightly, odoriferous blue-green algae blooms caused by an overload of phosphorus within area lakes. In ... ingredient in that giant, oxygen-rich mixing bowl. It's a recipe for an algae bloom. In summer, cooler water far below the lake surface traps ...

Introducing Thalasso, the Greeks Way to a Healthy Life

... trace elements, vitamins, proteins and minerals that are in the water, algae and mud," said Katrin Hofrichter of the association of German Thalasso ... applications and one group application." Seawater baths, algae and mudpacks and massages are all part of the therapy. Other aspects ...

Anti Cancer Drug from Blue Green Algae

... Anti cancer drugs have been created from blue green algae by scientists with the knowledge of synthetic chemistry techniques//. ... gold. "It was simply too difficult to use the native blue-green algae for high-level production using traditional fermentation approaches," said ...

Another Benefit For Human Health Attributed To Omega-3-Fats

... intake of omega-3 fatty acids that are widely found in fish oil or golden algae oil. Today, CT scan results showed the cancer shrunk 10 percent. ... and prostate cancer deaths. While high dose of fish oil and golden algae oil suppresses the growth of cancer, omega-6 fatty acid-rich food such as ...

Lung Cancer: Nutritional Intervention Comes To The Rescue

... that omega-3 fatty acids, which are often found in fish oil or golden algae oil, can save the life of a terminal cancer patient. According to the ... little weight. While beginning to take high dose of fish oil and golden algae oil capsules daily, D.H. also reduced corn-based foods from his diet. Corn ...
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