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Sticky Jewelry & JDRF Team Up to Find a Cure

... Fashionable medical bracelets and IDs from sticky Jewelry make a difference. sticky J attends the "Walk to Cure Diabetes" ... (PRWEB) May 2, 2009 -- Since the year 2000 sticky Jewelry (StickyJ.com) has specialized in selling ...

Brain starvation as we age appears to trigger Alzheimer's

... to the brain -- a process is launched that ultimately produces the sticky clumps of protein that appear to be a cause of Alzheimer's. Robert ... the production of an enzyme that, in turn, flips a switch to produce the sticky protein clumps. Vassar worked with human and mice brains in his research. ...

On a 'roll': MIT researchers devise new cell-sorting system

... with lines of a material that interacts with the cells, making it seem sticky to specific types of cells. The sticky lines are oriented diagonally to the flow of cell-containing fluid passing ...

New research from the University of Bristol aims to eliminate Streptococcus infections

... is found on teeth, in saliva and in airways. The team will measure how sticky the Streptococcus bacteria proteins are as they attach to gp340 on tissue surfaces. By pinpointing the sticky parts of the protein, the team will be able to identify which are ...

Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

... a drug-free life skills program. "What impressed us," Susan says, "was the sauna part; drugs are sweated out of the body. Edee told me she could see sticky tar coming out in her sweat. This helped eliminate physical cravings." "Soon after arriving, Edee wanted to go to church, the staff was happy ...

Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital

... on a database that contained hundreds of forms templates. For each patient encounter, they'd select and print forms one by one. They'd then affix sticky labels with patient information. Access's EFR has eliminated these cumbersome steps. "With EFR, a nurse selects a patient and prints the ...

The San Francisco SPCA Launches Online Guide for Summer Pet Health & Safety

... medication, be sure to have dogs AND cats tested. 7. Keep animals away from foxtails (not the animal, but the vegetation). These bushy, sticky grasses can become embedded in a pet's coat and burrow through the skin into the animal's body causing medical problems. Avoid overgrown lawns and ...

Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body

... mouth. Fermentable carbohydrates are not just sweets like cookies, doughnuts, cake and candy. They also include bananas and several tropical fruits, sticky fruits like raisins and other dried fruits, and starchy foods like potatoes, refined wheat flour, yams, rice, pasta, pretzels, bread, and corn. ...

Caffeine reverses memory impairment in Alzheimer's mice

... tests. In addition, the brains of the caffeinated mice showed nearly a 50-percent reduction in levels of beta amyloid, a substance forming the sticky clumps of plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Other experiments by the same investigators indicate that caffeine appears to restore ...

Diabetes: It's Connection to Oral Health

... can lower resistance to infection, periodontal disease can develop. Brushing twice a day and flossing daily will help remove plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that causes tooth decay and periodontal disease. Using fluoride toothpaste and an antibacterial mouthrinse is another way to help ...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for the Third Quarter of its Fiscal Year 2009

... the Company announced that it began marketing and selling three Traditional Chinese Medicines. They are Yi Mu Cao Gao (a motherwort herb electuary sticky syrup), Gan Mao Zhi Ke Ke Li (an antipyretic and antitussive granule), and Kang Gu Sui Yan Pian (an osteomyelitis treatment tablet). In April, ...

Travel Bed Bug Kit Available for 2009 Summer Travel Season

... and instructions on how to use the travel kit, an LED flashlight with batteries to search for bed bugs in hard to see crevices, and several Catch-It sticky Traps to place in the room where you're staying. The laminated Bed Bug Travel Protection instruction card details step-by-step how to inspect ...

Sickle cell treatment developed at LA BioMed approved for phase 3 clinical trial

... be made widely available to the patient population." Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that causes red blood cells to become oxidized, sticky and sickle shaped instead of smooth, pliable and round. Sickle cell disease leads to anemia, organ damage, chronic and acute pain and a host of ...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Announces the Launch of Three TCM Products

... announced that it began marketing and selling three Traditional Chinese Medicines ("TCMs"). These TCMs are Yi Mu Cao Gao (a motherwort herb electuary sticky syrup), Gan Mao Zhi Ke Ke Li (an antipyretic and antitussive granule), and Kang Gu Sui Yan Pian (an osteomyelitis treatment tablet). The ...

New Aspirin Test Now Available in Wichita Area

... Harned. Aspirin, taken by millions of Americans every day to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, works by making blood platelets less sticky and thus less likely to form a blood clot. Major clinical studies have shown that as many as one in four patients are resistant to the beneficial ...

Syracuse University researchers build a new surface material that resists biofilm growth

... a surface. "Our surfaces are able to reveal that mammalian cell adhesion requires the existence of an anchor, while bacteria can adhere to almost any sticky surface," Luk says. The researchers' discoveries and the surface technology they developed can be used to answer critical questions that ...

Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed

... in the United States and Europe, is characterized by two distinctive protein malformations: amyloid plaques and tau tangles. Amyloid plaques are sticky deposits made up of a short protein called amyloid beta, and tau tangles are made of short filaments of the tau protein. So far no one has been ...

Scientists find gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease

... about 30,000 children and adults in the United States and 70,000 worldwide. The defect in the CFTR gene causes the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections. It also obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the ...

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is - Brush Up on Your Oral Health Today for a Healthier Tomorrow

... hurting your wallet: -- Multitask -- rinse your mouth with an anticavity mouthwash while you're washing your face. -- Avoid sticky situations -- foods that stick to your teeth create an environment for bacteria to thrive, so the best strategy is to brush your teeth after meals ...

Crestline is the Source for Great Green Giveaways

... offers many green items priced under $5, making them perfect for cost-effective giveaways. Lower cost green promotional items include Bic® Eco sticky Notes, Enviro-Cups, and dozens of others. In addition to the thousands of products available on the company's Web site, Crestline has access to ...

Hollywood's Celebrity Moms-To-Be Get Acquainted With All-Natural Beaute de Maman Product Line

... of natural and herbal ingredients, including Calendula officinalis, promotes in the healing of inflamed areas on the nipple. Unlike other dark brown sticky gels currently on the market, this product contains NO LANOLIN. Instead, it has an omega 3 fatty acid base which is colorless and odorless. ...

Hope for preventative treatment for cystic fibrosis lung disease

... gene) leads to loss of salt and water and thus dehydration of the surfaces of the mucous membranes in the lungs, intestines, and other organs. Thick, sticky mucus forms clumps that cannot be easily cleared. This leads to chronic airway inflammation and other serious respiratory and digestive disorders. ...

Beaute de Maman Products Recognized in Pregnancy Magazine's '120 Best Products for Mom and Baby'

... of natural and herbal ingredients, including Calendula officinalis, promotes in the healing of inflamed areas on the nipple. Unlike other dark brown sticky gels currently on the market, this product contains NO LANOLIN. Instead, it has an omega 3 fatty acid base which is colorless and odorless. ...

Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting

... active cofactor, VIIIa, and partners with factor IX to activate factor X. Factor X creates a burst of thrombin, which in turn generates fibrin, the sticky protein strands that form a web-like clot over damaged tissue. As Fay's team gained a deeper understanding of Factor VIII's structure over 20 ...

Manipulating Key Protein May Prevent Eczema

... groups of mice -- one that had a receptor for the protein called IL-21, and one that did not. Both groups were shaved and their skin irritated using sticky tape to mimic the effect that scratching or damaging the skin would have in humans. In humans prone to eczema, this type of irritation would likely ...

Scientists Spot Key to Cystic Fibrosis Infections

... Healthy people can easily cope with P. aeruginosa , but it's the leading cause of death among CF patients, because it chokes their lungs with sticky mucus. It's long been believed that phenazines were antibiotics, generated by P. aeruginosa to kill off its bacterial competitors in the lungs. ...

Asthma 'Rescue' Inhalers Are Changing

... also has instructions for using the inhaler. Cleaning. HFA inhalers need to be cleaned more often than CFC inhalers. "HFAs are a little more sticky and tend to accumulate. If you see white powder in your inhaler, that's a dirty inhaler," said Sander. Finegold said all you need to do to clean the ...

Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Local Innovation in Improving Health and Health Care

... solutions to the growing bedbug infestation in New York City, including wrapping duct tape around the edge of a cleaned mattress as a kind of sticky moat to prevent re-infestation. These approaches have directly helped hundreds of East Harlem residents resolve their own personal environmental ...

'De-Tangling' Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise

... Tuesday: Researchers released detailed results of a Phase III trial of the drug tarenflurbil (Flurizan), which was targeted at reducing the sticky amyloid plaques in the brain. In June, the drug's manufacturer, Myriad Genetics, announced that the agent had failed to effectively treat Alzheimer's ...

Beijing pollution may trigger heart attacks, strokes

... by car or plane is known to put people at risk for these clots. "If you spend a few weeks in Beijing, your blood might become thicker and sticky and then when you fly 12 hours back to the U.S. that further increases your risk. If clots migrate into the lungs and cause pulmonary embolism, that ...

Sanderson Farms Launches New Summer Program Encouraging Families to Get Healthy

... chicken with additives like sodium and seaweed extract, Sanderson Farms offers, and always has, honest to goodness 100 percent natural chicken. From sticky fingers barbeque pizza and chicken sloppy joe sandwiches to chicken fried rice and cheesy chicken quesadilla dippers, Steve Bonasia, Sanderson Farms' ...

Discovery of key malaria proteins could mean sticky end for parasite

... which travels to the surface of the infected red blood cells, leading to the formation of the knobs on the surface of the cells. The cells become sticky and adhere to the walls of the blood vessels. This prevents the cells being flushed through the spleen, where the parasites would be destroyed by the ...

Keep a Food Diary, Lose Twice as Much Weight

... Management and Obesity Initiative, in Portland, Ore. Write down your intake (and calories) using whatever method is easiest -- pen and paper, sticky note, an entry in your computer or PDA, even an e-mail to yourself. Aim to write down your food intake after each eating episode; it's typically ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008

... yield greener, stronger natural composites Biomacromolecules Researchers in the United Kingdom report the first use of bacteria to deposit sticky coatings of cellulose on the surfaces of plant fibers, a process that may expand the use of natural fibers in renewable plastic composites used as ...

Specialist nurses can play a key role in supporting patients having radiotherapy

... but rose less sharply than in the medical group. Patients in the nurse-led group had better scores for social eating, social contact, dry mouth, sticky saliva, teeth problems and weight loss. Patients in the medical group were more likely to have lost weight and less likely to have gained ...

Study in mice suggests molecules in plants have beneficial effect on Alzheimer's disease

... disease. Using two of these molecules, luteolin and diosmin, they were able to reduce the levels of a protein called amyloid-beta, which forms the sticky deposits that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimers. The researchers also determined that these molecules work by targeting a protein ...

Recent Advances Make Sunscreen More Effective and Easier to Use

... protect the skin from the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays," said Dr. Draelos. "In the past, a common complaint was that sunscreens felt too sticky or gritty when applied and therefore people avoided applying or reapplying them. But now, more refined formulations have been developed that make ...

Paradoxical Alzheimer's finding may shed new light on memory loss

... mice had normal memories and showed no signs of brain shrinkage or nerve cell damage, despite the fact that their brains were loaded with the sticky A-beta plaques that are otherwise associated with Alzheimers disease. A-beta is produced throughout the brain throughout life; we believe that it ...

Newborn Screening Suggests Decline in Cystic Fibrosis

... the New England Journal of Medicine . Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that affects mucus production and the sweat glands, making mucus sticky and thick, and sweat becomes extremely salty. The disorder affects many major organs, such as the lungs, pancreas and intestines. Mucus can clog ...

Peptide discovered in scorpion venom may hold key to secretory diseases

... For the more than 70,000 people worldwide affected by cystic fibrosis, a lack of water flow in airway cells results in abnormally thick, sticky mucus that commonly causes blockages that obstruct airways and glands. The lack of water flow stems from a problem in a chloride channel called the ...
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