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Antioxidants found in chocolates

...lled catechins. The antioxidant power of a 50 gram bar of chocolate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and remain active. So one can willingly include chocola...

Bar Codes For Prescribed Drugs

...ropose a rule that would require drugmakers to put bar codes on their products in an effort to reduce the...ose that are packaged in single doses, marked with bar codes that could be matched to bar codes on patients' hospital identification bracelets to prevent g...

Arginine food bar assists people with angina

A medical food bar enriched with arginine and vitamins increased the ...ave just disclosed good results for a medical food bar having arginine and a cocktail of vitamins along with soy isoflavones. A group of 30 patients with a...

Training with weights helps building resistance

...d that training with free weights - dumb bells and bar bells is best kept for youthful people.// According to Bruce Craig, of the Human Performance Laboratory at Atlanta University, men and women well past retirement age have much to gain from resistance training. Weight work increases your mobility an...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

...lled catechins. The antioxidant power of a 50 gram bar of chocolate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and remain active. So one can willingly include chocola...

Eating chocolate makes you happy

According to a web-based survey, biting a bar of chocolate every day is connected to good mood a... of 900 people were divided into three - one ate a bar of a well-known brand of chocolate a day, another was asked not to eat chocolate, while the third we...

Curbing medication errors with new rules

...o medical mistakes. The proposed new rules require bar coding on medications and improved reporting requirements for safety problems that involve medicine. The barcode rule would apply to all prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and vaccines. It would contain a National Drug Code number, ident...

How Effective Is Your Hand Wash Solution ?

...hands. Results show hand wipes, liquid soaps, and bar soaps effectively removed the peanut allergens. However, plain water left allergens on three of 12 hands, and the hand sanitizer left allergens on six of 12 hands. Researchers say the hand sanitizers may not be as effective as some might think and t...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

...stant medicine packaging and standardised European bar code for medicines. The head of the intelligence agency in UK has said that UK's supply chain is one of the most difficult to penetrate because of the safeguards that are in place. However they say that they will continue to maintain such vigilance...

Yet Another Use For Green Tea Extract

...nt, products including an iced tea, sorbet, cereal bar and juice drink make the claim that Teavigo keeps body cells health and helps prevent damage caused by free radicals. However researchers say results from several clinical trials investigating the product's effects on weight management, the applica...

Chocolate To Combat Cancer: So Indulge!

... cells (vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 537-46).Biting into the bar of chocolates is anyone’s delight. Chocolate with its various forms is a darling of one and all. Some time back lot of talk was towards its health harms, but today lot of research proves otherwise. In addition to being a reputed aphrodisiac and good ...

People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic

... death of more than 6,000 migratory birds, (mostly bar headed geese) in Qinghai lake of China a few months ago virus had caused much concern since most of the infected birds migrate thousands of kms in winter. The disease has already affected 11 countries in Asia and is spreading rapidly. Furthermore, t...

Rajasthan Gears Up To Fight Against Avian Flu

...entral Asia, the Siberian cranes from Siberia, and bar headed geese from China flock this sanctuary in winters. The water birds, which are migrating to India from countries like Russia, are especially risky when it comes to bird flu, experts opine. Rajasthan is undertaking blood test of domestic birds ...

Feeling good is good enough for a man

... changes in their bodies. An illuminating side bar to the study is that all the participants led sedentary lifestyles up until the beginning of the study. In all cases, visible changes in strength were apparent in a short period of time, proving that with a moderate amount of exercise (in this case, ...

Poultry feces may transmit bird flu virus

...nghai, which would have infected the Indian origin bar headed geese which migrates to Qinghai, which was responsible for the Chinese outbreak of H5N1 strain of bird flu. Though, the virus has not been isolated from poultry feces it has increased fear of a pandemic threat of bird flu....

Drinking and smoking increases risk of tissue rejection

...ce transplant in France is frequently visiting the bar near the hospital. Doctors say that she is increasing the risk of tissue rejection by smoking and drinking.// Isabelle Dinoire, 38, hailing from France was given an entirely new face after she had been attacked by her pet dog last year. It was very...

Female Foeticide Practiced More By Educated People

...ce the enactment of legislation in 1996 seeking to bar pre-natal tests for sex determination, about 27,000 clinics having the technology have been registered. Satish Agnihotri, author of 'Sex Ratio Patterns in Indian Population' and an Orissa based bureaucrat, has found that the ‘epicenter of female de...

Tongue Piercing Is Unhealthy

...ene improved. “Keep the wound clean. Make sure the bar is short so food and bacteria won’t enter the site,” advised Ellis Neiburger, DDS, lead author of the study. “Replace the metal barbell heads with plastic ones.” Even though the current article commented on extreme case, it is possible that unclean p...

Extensive Academic Work Envisaged On Effects of Smoking Ban

...l probe the impact of smoking ban on the health of bar staff. The study, budgeted at a mammoth £140,000...sity researchers, who will study the health of 360 bar staff in Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Borders. The university's Dr Sean Semple said: ...

Government Takes Steps to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Britons

...s of public drinking in Britain are falling. Total bar and restaurant sales of alcohol in Britain fell to 251 million litres last year from 272 million litres in 2000. This shows a reduction of around 8 %. It was noted that now more and more Britons switch to drinking alcohol at home. It has become a ...

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