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Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... manipulate − may explain why people who are chronically stressed gain more weight than they should based o...ike disagreements with your boss, taking care of a chronically ill child, or repeated traffic road rages, could be acting as an amplifier to a hypercaloric diet wh...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...le to manipulate -- may explain why people who are chronically stressed gain more weight than they should based on the calories they consume. This pathway involves two players -- a neurotransmitter (NPY) and the receptor (Y2R) it activates in the fat tissue: endothelial cells lining blood vessels and fat cells...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...he British Columbia HOMER cohort, a large group of chronically HIV-infected, treatment-nave individuals for whom HLA class-1 typing and HIV RNA genotyping were performed.Microsoft Research provided personnel and advanced software tools to perform highly sophisticated statistical analysis. Algorithms developed...

Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse

... years," Khalil cheered. Most dancing bears were chronically misfed, beaten and often inebriated with liquor by their gypsy owners. Two bears at the park have already died of incurable conditions and the others are slow to recover, park workers said. "We fed them from our table -- meat, bread -- they ate what ...

Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke

...Finally, be a good neighbor - check on elderly and chronically ill persons regularly to make sure they're bearing up under the heat....

Employer Leave Helps the Parents of Chronically Ill Kids

...ay,working parents are more able to care for their chronically ill children when given greater access to federal ...zation, surveyed 574 full-time employed parents of chronically ill children between November 2003 and January 2004. The study examined the availability of paid and...

Abbott's RealTime Hepatitis B Viral Load Test Receives CE Marking in Europe

... million have chronic (lifelong) infections. These chronically infected persons are at high risk of death from cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer, diseases that kill about one million people each year. Although the vaccine will not cure chronic hepatitis, it is 95 percent effective in preventing chronic inf...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...rgency room doctors quick access to the records of chronically ill patients, the nation's largest doctors group said in a report. The association adopted a policy Monday stating that the devices can improve the "safety and efficiency of patient care" by helping to identify patients and enabling secure access t...

Smoking Hampers Alcoholics' Neurocognitive Recovery During Abstinence

...Durazzo added that earlier research had shown that chronically smoking alcoholics display poorer performance in several areas of cognitive functioning than non-smokers when they are still actively drinking or after a short period of sobriety. However, it was unknown if non-smoking alcoholics and alcoholics wh...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

A majority of chronically ill children still die in hospitals, with African ..., among others. Over 15 years, the proportion of chronically ill children dying at home increased significantly for each age group, from 4.9 percent to 7.3 perce...

Should Menstrual Suppression Be a Lifestyle Choice?

... Menstrual suppression itself is unnatural; a drug chronically overrides the physiological changes associated with the menstrual cycle, thereby creating an underlying hormonal environment that is not found in nature. The argument that menstruation is obsolete is illogical and unscientific, she says. The im...

New Drugs Hold Hope for HIV Patients

... people with the AIDS virus, thus giving hope for chronically infected patients. The study was conducted by a team of researchers including Hiroyu Hatano, and Steven Deeks at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, USA. The three new drugs are the HIV integrase inhibitors, R5 inhibitors, an...

First-Ever Robotic Pancreatectomy Performed at UIC

...removed through a two-inch incision. "Removing a chronically inflamed pancreas in a patient with chronic pancreatitis is a very difficult operation, even with a large incision," Oberholzer said. "We were surprised to experience that doing this surgery with the robotic system made it almost easier than doing th...

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

...izes fat in food-restricted animals and those with chronically elevated concentrations of the liver hormone. 'We think these findings would increase the desirability of a drug that [might work through this mechanism] to increase fat oxidation in the liver,' said Maratos-Flier, noting that the rise in obesity h...

Should Menstrual Suppression Be a Lifestyle Choice?

... Menstrual suppression itself is unnatural; a drug chronically overrides the physiological changes associated with the menstrual cycle, thereby creating an underlying hormonal environment that is not found in nature. The argument that menstruation is obsolete is illogical and unscientific, she says. The im...

Significant Rise in Proportion of Chronically Ill Children Dying in Intensive Care

The proportion of chronically ill young children dying in intensive care after being admitted to other hospital wards has steadily risen year on year since the end of the 1990s,// reveals a study in the Journal of Medical Ethics. The researchers analysed the records of one lar...

New Test Helps Identify Hepatitis C Patients at High Risk of Developing Cirrhosis

.... deaths annually. But in the majority of people chronically infected with hepatitis C, the virus causes either...e, nonspecific ones. In around one-third of people chronically infected with the virus, the disease progression is slow and they may never develop cirrhosis, even ...

Qigong Help Chronically Ill People to Cope With Anxiety and Discrimination

Oriental therapies can help chronically ill people stay strong and reduce stress levels du...tisation and discrimination that developed against chronically ill people during the crisis, as they were seen as a high risk group with a much greater chance of b...

Adolescents Exposed to Family Turmoil and Violence Face Stress-related Problems

Adolescents who are chronically exposed to family turmoil, violence, noise, poor housing or other chronic risk factors show more stress-induced physiological strain// than other young people. However, when they have responsive, supportive mothers, they do not experience these neg...

Family Turmoil and Violence Results in Stress-induced Physical Problems in Young, Cornell Psychologist Finds

Adolescents who are chronically exposed to family turmoil, violence, noise, poor housing or other chronic risk factors show more stress-induced physiological// strain on their organs and tissues than other young people. However, when they have responsive, supportive mothers, they...

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