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Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...levels signalled increased risk even in those with acceptable levels of LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol or C-reactive protein, a widely acknowledged marker of inflammation. The study noted that MPO changes low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol into a harmful oxidized form that cause atherosclerosis and t...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

... the level of support for such a policy. It is not acceptable to reject presumed consent without at least making a clear effort to determine what the publics opinion is on this matter. International experience shows that presumed consent improves donation rates and we would like to see a public debate on this...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

...ly to lungs. So we are thrilled to finally have an acceptable mouse model of lung transplantation to help us discover ways to increase the success of these transplants in humans, he added. The mouse model is described in the June issue of the American Journal of Transplantation....

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...rganic farming: low yields and lack of organically acceptable nitrogen sources. Their findings refute those key arguments, Perfecto said, and confirm that organic farming is less environmentally harmful yet can potentially produce more than enough food. This is especially good news for developing countries...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...rganic farming: low yields and lack of organically acceptable nitrogen sources. Their findings refute those key arguments, Perfecto said, and confirm that organic farming is less environmentally harmful yet can potentially produce more than enough food. This is especially good news for developing countries, ...

India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report

...hould only be permitted in cases with a "valid and acceptable reason," without elaborating. There was no immediate official comment from the government on the report. India already encourages pregnant women to voluntarily register with community health workers so they can get health and nutrition advice and...

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

... idols' and by characters in 'soaps,' making it an acceptable lifestyle." Its authors recommended a more collaborative and less "puritanical" official approach to the issues and said condoms should be more accessible to young people and sex education mandatory in schools. Factors including young people having...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...ed or their symptoms well controlled to a socially acceptable degree. Newer methods of treatment and surgery can now be offered to the remaining 20 per cent", says Salam. He adds that proper diagnosis is the key to success in epilepsy treatment. Video Programs Related to Epilepsy and Seizures : Taking C...

The Danger in Candy Cigarettes

... helps promote smoking as a culturally or socially acceptable activity. While countries including the UK, Australia, and Canada currently restrict candy cigarette sales, US federal and all but one state legislative efforts at banning candy cigarettes have been unsuccessful (the one exception was later repeale...

Genetic Variations Leads to Fever After Smallpox Vaccination

...hat doesnt mean we cant try to make them even more acceptable by discovering ways to further reduce the chance of adverse events, including minor ones like fever, says the studys lead author, Samuel Stanley Jr., M.D., vice chancellor of research at Washington University and a professor of medicine and microbiol...

60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research

...or these people, research may prove to be the most acceptable and morally preferable option, she said....

Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter

...ft home alone with two 8-year-olds, and that's not acceptable conduct in this community," Zappala said. Lutual Love, as he waited for his daughter to be questioned, said the family prays constantly for the children, their mothers and themselves. "This is in God's hands," Mr. Love said. "They think they're...

Mandy Moore Won't Mind Slimming Down for a Film

...ust be normal because that's believable and that's acceptable and there's nothing wrong with it. This is how we're supposed to look," she said....

Aspartame Probe Call Rejected by FDA

...alian researchers. This highest dose is double the acceptable daily intake in the US. Merisant, which makes Equal, has this statement on its Web site: "The safety of aspartame has been confirmed by regulatory authorities in more than 100 countries, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Health Canad...

Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water

...e tests over the past two weeks showed higher than acceptable levels of E.coli organisms. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFLA) Public Health inspectors closed the beach to swimmers after conducting 10 water sample tests over the past two weeks. Chenier said the highest results that came back from ...

Gel-based Handrub Improves Hospital Hygiene

...n liquid-based product also made hand hygiene more acceptable and was reported to improve the skin condition of workers hands. The workers were first given access to a liquid-based handrub, which was then switched a few months later to a gel-based formulation of the same product. An independent observer recor...

Various Civil Society Groups Form Alliance to Fight HIV/AIDS

...ough lots need to be done to make it (the disease) acceptable in the society which is still in a denial mode," Goswami said. As part of the awareness drive, the Alliance is organising the Global AIDS Week of Action from May 20 to 26 in Assam beginning with the 24th International Candlelight Memorial march in...

Thin People may Be Internally Fat

...al Body Mass Index (BMI) score is no indicator for acceptable levels of internal fat deposits .The findings of Dr. Bells team are rather disturbing. Nearly 45 % of women with normal BMI scores had unacceptably high levels of fat. Among men the percentage was still more alarming at 60%. A popular misconception...

Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts

..., including green tea, chromium, and guar gum, met acceptable criteria for safety and efficacy. He also said companies skirted the ephedra ban by using related chemicals, such as those found in bitter orange plants, which can also cause cardiovascular problems. Any obesity drug either prescription or over-th...

Single-tablet With Two Drugs may Help Control High BP Better

...e blood pressure of 73 percent of patients into an acceptable range, with an average reading of 132/74 mmHg. A year later, after 18 months of treatment, patients continued to have good blood pressure control. In fact, more than 80 percent of participants from the United States achieved control, with a mean sy...

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