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Must-Haves for Your Summer Vacation Bag

... Bring along protective eyewear to block the sun's harmful UV rays People often ... automatically darken when exposed to UV light to block 100 percent of UVA/UVB rays. Water ... Selecting clothing that helps block some of UV rays further helps you keep both your ...

Targeting tumor behavior may lead to new liver cancer drugs

... to identify possible anti-cancer agents that may block a particular kind of tumor behavior. The agents ... cancer drug discovery has sought agents that block a single molecular target or pathway," he says. ... approach identifies agents that could potentially block tumor progression by striking multiple genes that ...

If Heads Turn When You Sneeze, Enter the 'Side-Splitting Sneeze Contest'

... funniest in America? Chloraseptic(R) Allergen block and Little Allergies (R) Allergen block , announce the launch of the first ever ... about how you think Chloraseptic(R) Allergen block and Little Allergies(R) ...

Antioxidants Blunt Exercise Benefit, Study Shows

... Vitamins C, E block creation of free radicals that promote insulin ... you take antioxidants like vitamins C and E, you block the oxidative stress response, but you also block the beneficial effects of exercise on insulin ...

Mach One Corporation Announces Hand Carried Product as a Potential Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... Product Will Create A Barrier To block The Attachment Of The Virus To The Nasal ... used as needed to form a mechanical barrier to block the attachment of the virus to the nasal ... to the direct area of the nasal membrane and block initial attachment in the nasal membrane. This ...

See salad, eat fries: When healthy menus backfire

... Working with co-authors Keith Wilcox and Lauren block of Baruch College, and Beth Vallen of Loyola ... sandwich and fish sandwich with a veggie burger," block said. "And we tried chocolate covered Oreos, ... choice before the healthy option was included," block said. The team's findings suggest that ...

Summer Safety Tips: Protect Children's Eyes in Sun, Sports Activities

... sure the sunglasses you purchase are rated to block both UVA and UVB radiation. All sunglasses block UVB, but some do not block UVA rays. Look for glasses with a polycarbonate ...

A woman's nose knows body odor

... the smelling. "It is quite difficult to block a woman's awareness of body odor. In contrast, it ... fragrances were selected to test their ability to block underarm odor through a method known as ... This may explain why it is so difficult to block women's perception of sweat odors," he said. ...

Scientists Capture HIV Transfer Among T-Cells on Video

... in an achievement that could lead to new ways to block the transmission of HIV, researchers say. ... transfer is rapid and massive. Future efforts to block HIV transmission may be designed to specifically exploit and block this cell-to-cell mode of infection," Chen said. ...

Global Warming Expected to Spike Pollen and Spring Allergies - New Drug-Free Topical Gels Boost Hope for Allergy Sufferers

... new hope for sufferers. Chloraseptic(R) Allergen block and Little Allergies(R) Allergen block are the first ever, drug-free, preventative ... before they enter the nasal passages. Allergen block products, sold under the Chloraseptic(R) brand ...

Oh Baby, Interventional Radiology Makes Childbirth Safer

... embolization, interventional radiologists can block life-threatening bleeding immediately and ... of sand) or little metal coils, are released to block an injured vessel and stop the bleeding. "The ... like in angioplasty), if needed at delivery to block excessive blood flow, explained interventional ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PessPac -- Feb. 18, 2009

... ingredient called isoliquiritigenin (ISL) can block the nervous system's production of dopamine. That ... the pleasurable and addictive effects. Drugs that block dopamine block this response. The scientists used rats as model ...

You Own It, You'll Eat It

... marketing at Baruch College in New York City. block and her team aimed to examine the so-called ... consume expired food found in a friend's fridge," block said. People seem to rationalize eating the ... remains edible if it's just there a few seconds, block said. The new study has implications for ...

Hope for treating relapse to methamphetamine abuse

... ). It is the only drug that has been shown to block any behavior associated with methamphetamine use, ... studies to examine whether GVG will also block an environmental cue previously shown to produce ... to drug seeking behavior. If we can successfully block drug-induced reinstatement, then our ability ...

Conseco Reports Third Quarter Results

... improved margins from the long-term care block and reduced expenses. Such favorable variances ... insurance intangibles related to an unprofitable block of universal life insurance business and an $11 ... related to the 100% coinsurance of an older block of fixed and equity- indexed annuities; and (ii) ...

Parasites that live inside cells use loophole to thwart immune system

... oxide. The researchers found that the microbes block nitric oxide production by subverting the ... that it might be feasible to develop drugs to block such pathogens' biochemical subversion, restoring ... in macrophages grown in the culture dishes can block nitric oxide production in macrophages by ...

Block Imaging International, Inc. Partners with Dicom Solutions, Inc. to Offer New Products

... IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- block Imaging International, Inc. has formed a ... new line of medical imaging digital solutions. block Imaging -- the premier worldwide provider of used ... industry, will in turn offer its customers block Imaging's inventory of refurbished and pre-owned ...

Compromised US and Chinese Computers Launch Greatest Number of Cyber Attacks, According to SecureWorks' Data

... organizations should utilize a black list to block inbound communications from known malicious IP addresses. Organizations should also block outbound communications to foreign countries known to harbor hackers and block outbound communications to hostile networks known ...

Transitions Optical Offers Tips on How to Protect Eyes for Outdoor Sports Fans

... lenses automatically adjust to sunglass-dark to block 100 percent of UV rays and reduce painful and eye ... photochromics, like Transitions lenses to block 100 percent of UVA/UVB rays -- Do not smoke ... to see better today. Transitions lenses block 100 percent of harmful UVA and UVB rays -- ...

American Optometric Association Awards Acuvue(R) Oasys(TM) for Astigmatism With Seal of Acceptance for UV Absorbing Contact Lenses

... ** On average, contact lenses without UV blocking block approximately 10% of UV-A radiation and 30% of ... blocking sunglasses. While many sunglasses will block UV rays that enter through the lenses, most do ... bottom of the glasses. Due to their inability to block these peripheral rays, some ...

'Cool' New Treatment for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors

... the safety and efficacy of the stellate ganglion block in 13 breast cancer survivors. It is called a "stellate" block as it describes the star-shaped collection of ... menopausal women that the stellate ganglion block can effectively 'shut off' these troubling ...

'Cool' new treatment for hot flashes in breast cancer survivors

... the safety and efficacy of the stellate ganglion block in 13 breast cancer survivors. It is called a stellate block as it describes the star-shaped collection of ... menopausal women that the stellate ganglion block can effectively shut off these troubling ....

Vancouver researchers discover missing link between TB bacteria and humans

... human body and are working toward a treatment to block this mechanism of infection. This ... Faculty of Medicine, suggests that therapies that block the activity of the TB protein in macrophages ... to come up with a therapy that can be used to block this particular mechanism, which will be an ...

New Targets Found That Stop Tumor Growth

... of potential new targets for treatments that block tumor blood vessel formation -- a key step in ... is a large amount of data that shows if you block angiogenesis, you can block tumor growth. But VEGF is not responsible for all ...

Flower power may bring ray of sunshine to cancer sufferers

... Harris. The best thing to do in those cases is block the disease spreading to other organs, ... known as the protease inhibitor, was able to block these enzymes in test tube-based assays. ... have re-engineered the molecule so it should just block the proteases produced in prostate cancer and ...

Researchers identify new cell targets for preventing growth of breast and other tumors

... There is a large amount of data that shows if you block angiogenesis, you can block tumor growth, said Dr. Nancy Klauber-DeMore, ... on these vessels, new drugs may be developed that block these proteins and put a stop to tumor blood ...

Cartoon Network and the FDA to Launch Year II Expansion of SPOT THE BLOCK Nutrition Awareness Campaign on Monday, April 7

... packages to make healthier food choices. SPOT THE block also will be featured in Cartoon Network's "Get ... will work in tandem with new SPOT THE block customized public education on-air spots to be ... and a healthy eating lifestyle. The SPOT THE block project is a first-of-its-kind partnership ...

Stanford researchers unmask proteins in telomerase, a substance that enables cancer

... in 1994, the idea has been that if a drug could block telomerase, chromosomes in those cancerous cells ... make up telomerase it's hard to design a drug to block it. In the study, Artandi and first author ... the next step is to find small molecules that can block that newly discovered protein in cancerous cells. ...

Study Finds Potential Cause of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

... have pinpointed a biological pathway that may block the blood vessel proliferation and leakiness ... an alternative therapeutic target. "You can block the destabilizing/regenerative factors [like ... way of doing it is to activate a signal to block destabilization. And I think this is the first ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... Transsacrococcygeal Approach to Ganglion Impar block for Management of Chronic Perineal Pain: A ... Interventional MRI-GuidedNeurolytic Celiac Plexus block 133 Successful Acupuncture Treatment for ... Use of Coordinated PT/OT and Peripheral Nerve block for in patient Treatment of Recalcitrant CRPS, ...

Researchers find new way to block destructive rush of immune cells

... Researchers have found a way to selectively block the ability of white blood cells to crawl toward ... where it would be incredibly useful to precisely block integrin activation, and thus T cell migration, ... problem is that past, system-wide attempts that block all integrin activation, like the multiple ...

St. Jude finds mechanism for faulty protein disposal

... of cancer drugs called proteasome inhibitors block endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation as ... cells, so we can design more specific ways to block this process in myelomas. The St. Jude team ... the process works and how we might design ways to block it in cancer cells. ...

Conseco Reports Third Quarter Results

... loss in the quarter, we are on target for that block to become profitable next year." "The majority ... which we will invest $63 million to recapture a block of Colonial Penn life insurance business ... we completed the 100% coinsurance of an older block of fixed and equity-indexed annuities is another ...

New Drug Eases Asthma Symptoms

... a California company reports. The idea is to block the activity of cytokines, immune system ... different reaction. "The idea that a drug can block this pathway and block the asthmatic reaction is very exciting," ...

Drug Combo Blocks Pain Without Impairing Movement

... "We found a way to target local anesthetics to block only pain fibers," said lead researcher Dr. ... numbness and paralysis. We have managed to block pain fibers without the numbness or paralysis." ... But QX-314 alone isn't able to get into cells to block electrical activity, and thus pain. When ...

Effectiveness of mouse breeds that mimic Alzheimer's disease symptoms questioned

... compounds are tested for their ability to block gamma-secretase or reduce its activity. Before ... mutations for further studies of compounds that block or reduce the activity of gamma-secretase. These ... to understand how promising chemical compounds block gamma secretase or reduce its function. Until ...

Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

... tissues. But in this instance, Wnt appears to block proper communication. "That was a total ... 10 issue of Science. Rando said many drugs can block Wnt signaling. "Theoretically, given the number of ways to block Wnt and Wnt signaling, one could envision this ...

Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension

... pressure develops in up to one-third of cancer patients who take drugs to block the formation of blood vessels that feed tumors. "Anti-angiogenesis ... regulates blood vessel health." The researchers used an antibody to block an important VEGF receptor called VEGFR2. After about a week, the mice ...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

... Reduce PACU discharge delays from 75% to less than 25% Increase block utilization to greater than 60% Improve ambulatory Patient ... outside the hospital could improve their productivity and billable hours. block utilization started to climb. The increase in efficiency created a ...

Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

... Palmer said: "Our findings raise the possibility that drugs that can block the actions of endothelin-1 and which are already licensed for treating ... have important implications for treatment. Drugs are available that can block the actions of endothelin-1 and which have been shown to treat some other ...
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