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British Government Has Funded to Develop green Car Made from Hemp

...dy designed hemp replacements for the accelerator, brake and clutch pedals. They have said with improvement in technology, it might also be used for larger car parts such as body panels. The parts can also be recycled, they have said. But Friends of the Earth have said using drug-free hemp which is li...

Dozens of Panamanians Gravely Ill from Toxic Substance from China

...l (DEG), an industrial solvent used for automobile brake fluid and antifreeze. The government puts the number of fatalities at 80 people, and says 39 more are sick, many with kidney problems. But Anabelle Herrera, who heads a victims group, says the numbers are far higher and fears the death toll will clim...

Slowing the Racing Heart

... been well studied, mechanisms that might act as a brake are poorly understood," said Solaro. "Identification of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart diseases," said Solaro. "Further, now...

Slowing the Racing Heart

... been well studied, mechanisms that might act as a brake are poorly understood," said Solaro. "Identification of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart diseases," said Solaro. "Further, no...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

...pump industrial silicone -- the same stuff used in brake fluid -- into their breasts. Many have hurt themselves or attempted suicide. Being transgender is costly. It costs people their families, homes, health, educations and jobs. It also costs a lot of money. To pay for their transitions, many of th...

US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste

..., a toxic chemical commonly used in antifreeze and brake fluid. The imports will be released only if they test negative for the chemical. The FDA began the tests following reports that tainted Chinese toothpaste was sold in Australia, the Dominican Republic and Panama. "There is absolutely no eviden...

US Consumers Warned Against Toxic Chinese Fish

...glycol, a chemical commonly used in antifreeze and brake fluid. Now the agency is warning that packages of fish imported from China into the United States and labelled as monkfish intended for consumers to eat, could actually be puffer fish containing the deadly toxin tetrodotoxin. The warning comes in...

Genetic Code That Helps Kill Colon Cancer Cells Identified

...e or miR-34a to stem tumor development, there's no brake in pancreatic cells and uncontrolled growth leads to cancer," says Dr. Anirban Maitra, Associate Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Genetic Medicine. The researchers are now looking for missing miR-34a in other cancers. If this turns out to be a ...

Panama Official Arrested Over Tainted Medicine Deaths of 100

... glycol, an industrial solvent used for automobile brake fluid and antifreeze. Luciani Friday told prosecutors he did not fear the charges because "there is no evidence against me." Prosecutor Dimas Guevara has led for the past five months the exhumation of 353 bodies in order to check if their deaths we...

Addictive Drugs Harms the Brain

...tment with morphine, which suggests that a natural brake has been removed,” “By shutting off the natural ability to strengthen connections that inhibit pleasure, the brain may be learning to crave drugs,” The excitatory synapses are growing stronger over time with increased activity.Kauer says there are tw...

New Test Predicts CLL’s Sensitivity to Experimental Drug

...ff, restrained only by its emergency brake; if the brake was released, the car would plunge over the cliff. Drugs such as ABT-737, in effect, release the brake. The drug molecules liberate the pro-death signaling molecules from their Bcl-2 captors. These pro-apoptosis molecules -- a key one is called BIM...

Why Cold Last Long?

..."Nature" Liu said, “Carabin acts like an internal brake to dial down the speed and intensity of an immune response so that it doesn't go too fast or too far, or careen out of control and attack healthy cells." Liu added that their findings could help in stopping a person's immune system from causing th...

Scientists Uncover The Secret Behind The Speed In Nerve cells Conduction

...r," McNew said. "We also knew there was a chemical brake in the system, something that held the pre-positio...r release. These new studies clearly show that the brake is a protein called complexin." Rice's study, which was conducted in McNew's lab, largely by under...

Despite Ban, Asbestos Produce Goes Unhindered

...ter supply, sewage and drainage, packing material, brake linings in automobiles, heavy equipment and thermal plants. Studies reveal that the demand for asbestos in India is around 100,000 tonnes, a fifth of which is mined domestically. In addition, raw asbestos worth Rs.100 million is imported every year m...

Researchers Find Molecular "Brake" to Cell Death

...uld take a two-pronged approach to overriding this brake in order to force a tumor cell to die. Very few drugs do this now, they say. The discovery "demonstrates that apoptosis is more complicated than had been believed, and consequently harder to achieve," says the study's lead author, Dean G. Tang, Ph....

Cancer-Causing Virus Synthesizes Protein To Help Sustain Itself In Host Cells

...ruses, Green says. 'We believe that HBZ acts as a brake on viral replication,' he says. 'Without HBZ, the virus replicates too fast, producing its proteins so quickly that the immune system readily detects infected cells and eliminates them.' Green and his colleagues are now testing that hypothesis. (So...

Viagra Halves Effect Of Hormonal Stress On Heart

...cent in people who received Viagra. "Viagra puts a brake on the effect of dobutamine,' Kass said. 'It reduces the stimulation of the heart so that the contraction of the heart was less strong.' The next step will be to see if the drug can be used to treat heart failure, "If you gave a drug like Viagra not...

New Drug for Diabetes

...by taking [amylin] before a meal, they are putting brake fuel back in the brake system." Studies show, after six months, amylin causes a significant reduction in hbA1c levels. The...

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