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Protein That Absorbs Lipids may Provide Future Weight-loss Strategies

...is has led to the identification of a protein that absorbs lipids in the upper part of the intestine, raisin...ntify a difference. She says that CD36 normally absorbs fatty acids in the upper, or proximal part of the intestine, but in its absence, lower, more distal,...

Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur

...hydrocarbons. Akin to alcohol, the stomach quickly absorbs petrol that acts as a depressant....

Make Up Unhealthy for Skin

...asis can be very unhealthy for the skin. The skin absorbs almost 5lb of chemical into the body in a year by the usage of daily makeup. Mr. Richard Bence, a biochemist, told that this is more dangerous than swallowing the chemicals as they get absorbed straight into the bloodstream. Women, across the globe...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...er into the lungs. Several experts said a smoker absorbs 200 times more smoke in one hour with a water pipe than with a five-minute cigarette. Such arguments are rejected by shisha supporters who say there is no real dependence because nicotine is virtually absent. "Everyone is talking for weeks about ...

FDA Approves Divigel(R) for Treatment of Hot Flashes Linked With Menopause

...s approximately 5 x 7 inches on the thigh where it absorbs directly into the bloodstream without having to pass through the liver. Divigel(R) also offers dosing flexibility with three different strengths (0.25 mg estradiol/day, 0.5 mg estradiol/day and 1.0 mg estradiol/day) to individualize treatment for eac...

Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study

...ice buildup and determines how much energy the ice absorbs because the whiteness of new snow reflects more sunlight, the lack of new snow allows the ice to absorb more of the sun's energy, for this shrinkage. Unlike midlatitude glaciers, which are warmed and melted by surrounding air in the summer, the ic...

International Conference On Thoracic Cancer To Be Held In Jordan

...rdan is under 20 years of age and "toxins the body absorbs from cigarettes could take 20 years to manifest into a disease." The doctors of Jordan seem to be gearing up to take on a new wave of health care tribulations. However the question is will the youth of Jordan be able to face the grim future that awa...

Why Immune System Doesn't Attack Small Intestine?

...organisms. The small intestine, for example, which absorbs essential nutrients from food and drink and protects the body from invasive microbes, is literally teeming with bacteria, which help break down waste. The presence of so many bacteria is a potential trigger for an immune system response. Why do T cel...

Balanced Diet is Better than Vitamin Pills

...erals from food than from a pill, because the body absorbs food better," she added. Nature makes the task easier - for instance, milk contains calcium, as well as lactose which help us to absorb that calcium. So really, it's better to eat a balanced diet than to rely on a pill. And as long as you are hav...

Madhya Pradesh Tops in Implementing Child Health Scheme

...erals from food than from a pill, because the body absorbs food better," she added. Nature makes the task easier - for instance, milk contains calcium, as well as lactose which help us to absorb that calcium. So really, it's better to eat a balanced diet than to rely on a pill. And as long as you are hav...

Hooked on the Hookah, a’int no good

...ss toxic, Loffredo said. "People think the water absorbs the toxins, and that is true to some extent if the toxins are water soluble, but tar isn't, and tar contains the carcinogens," he said. "We believe that, compared to the typical cigarette smoker, waterpipe smokers are exposed to larger total amounts ...

Rhinovirus: You Cannot Give a Cold Shoulder to Hotel Freebies!

...the virus so easily, because everything they touch absorbs the Oh, so friendly virus! University of Virginia researchers say that infected people can spread the virus to an estimated 35% of all objects they come in contact with. While studying 15 people suffering cold, researchers asked the subjects to spe...

Key component of sunscreen heals sunburn and prevents skin cancer

...ks by releasing an active ingredient that actually absorbs the iron, which is released when the skin burns. This is quite unlike the usual sunscreen lotions that simply filter out the UVA and UVB sunlight. This reduces the inflammation and pain that goes with sunburn – which is exacerbated by the iron - ...

Loose Clothing may Help to Beat the Heat

...centage of cotton fabrics, the better the clothing absorbs sweat," Rainer Waelde of the Typ Academy in Limburg in the German state of Hesse, told DPA. And flowing fabrics help to hide unwanted curves. A thin, long-sleeved shirt or blouse also keeps off the sun, says Waelde, which is important for the eld...

Antarctica: The story behind the ice

...Fish teeth contain a mineral called apatite, which absorbs the neodymium on the seafloor. This is probably the reason why UF researchers chose to study fish teeth. The geologists obtained the teeth from sedimentary cores, in the South Atlantic Ocean. Measurements using a technique called thermal ionization m...

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Of Much Use For Healthy Kids

...the calcium is incorporated in the protein. If one absorbs the calcium with the protein, they will absorb most of the calcium. Genetics matters most in determining whether a child achieves peak bone mass. But scientists are beginning to study other factors — weight-bearing exercise, fruit and vegetable con...

Vitamin D May Help In Fight Against Tuberculosis

...s have high levels of melanin, a skin pigment that absorbs UV light. This limits the intrinsic ability of vitamin D production. Consistent with the theory, in vitro culture of cells of African Americans were found to produce lowered levels of cathelicin (63%), compared to those of the whites. The result of...

Rain Gardens Can Improve Water Quality

...ds on impervious surfaces, such as roads, where it absorbs pollutants before it finally drains away. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that built-up urban areas generate nine times the amount of runoff water than woodlands of a similar size. As the percentage of the world's population livin...

vitamin D needed in elderly for bone development

...mponent in bone health, helps ensure that the body absorbs and retains calcium, which is critical for building strong, healthy bones. Vitamin D deficiency has often been linked to osteoporosis, a condition that affects more than 10 million Americans and threatens 34 million others....

Bone tough

...archers have depicted how collagen matrix in bones absorbs pressure on the expense of bonds that sheild the widespread structure.These bonds prevents the the bone from fracturing.// The theory is that when a bone is put under coercion, the collagen is able to break some of these bonds, preventing the bone f...

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