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Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...discussing a new illicit-trade protocol that would clamp down on the huge illegal traffic in tobacco products, which costs governments an estimated 40 to 50 million dollars in lost tax revenues last year and accounted for 10.7 percent of the world trade in cigarettes, or about 600 billion out of the estima...

Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

...g-induced look as fashionable, something we should clamp down on, Taylor said....

Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

...t was deployed over the top of the sutures, and on clamp release there was absolutely no bleeding." This is the first of up to 60 procedures that are anticipated to be conducted in Germany. Procedures are also underway in hospitals in Ulm and Cologne and the study is expected to be fully enrolled by the en...

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

...nies access to the mainland, rather than trying to clamp down on the city's success," he said. Around 13.5 million Chinese tourists visited last year spending 27 billion dollars -- more than the rest of the world combined. The bulk went on clothes, jewellery, watches and cosmetics, and despite a scanda...

One-fifth of Obese Women Undergo Caesarean Due to Uterus Failure

...en the uterus is unable to contract well enough to clamp off the blood vessels that are sheared following delivery of the placenta. Professor Sue Wray commented: "Our research shows overweight women are at considerably higher risk of having to undergo an emergency Caesarean Section birth and find labor ...

$1.5 Million Grant to Yale for Narcolepsy-Neurotransmitter Study

...hey came to this finding by using whole cell patch clamp recording, in which an ultra-thin glass pipette, like a very small straw, is used to record the electrical activity caused by movement of ions through channels in single nerve cells. Van den Pol said that these neurotransmitters had different effec...

Early Detection of Artery Weakening Can Be a Life-Saver

...0 years, is to make an incision in the abdomen and clamp the aorta above and below the aneurysm, and replace it with a Dacron or Teflon tube graft. A newer, so-called endovascular method is minimally invasive and involves eliminating blood flow into the aneurysm by re-channeling the blood from above the an...

Magic Potion Creator Held

... medicines for financial gain. We will continue to clamp down on people who flout the laws under the Medicines Act and pose a threat to public health.’ says Mike Deats of MHRA. ANN...

High-Energy Clamp Simplifies Heart Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation

...most of the incisions, the radiofrequency ablation clamp removes the potential for error by monitoring when the lesion goes all the way through the tissue and automatically shutting the power off at that point." By simplifying the Cox-Maze surgery, the method will make the procedure available to more pat...

Infants have better iron reserves if umbilical cord clamping is delayed

...ing the past century, it became common practice to clamp the cord about 10 seconds after the baby's shoulders are delivered. However, there has been little scientific research to justify such rapid clamping. The previous studies conducted on delaying clamping have indicated no risk and some significant ...

Injury to aorta during surgery may cause cognitive loss

...movement of aorta during surgery by using a single clamp that produced less injury to aorta than the traditional conventional method. The researchers found a significant reduction of injury to aorta in these patients using the new technique compared to the conventional surgical procedure....

New !! Birth Control Option For Men

... to do is cut out a segment of vas. As a result, a clamp is placed across the vas.// The clamp is the size of a grain of rice and it clicks on and prevents sperm from passing through. In a study ...

Researchers Discover Protein That Causes Malaria

...ested that the RII handshake interaction serves to clamp the parasite protein onto the glycophorin A receptor of red blood cells. An important idea stemming from this view is that blocking the RII interaction—with drugs or vaccines—should block glycophorin A receptor binding and forestall malaria infection...

Caffeine Intake May reduce Insulin Sensitivity

...jects went through two hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp procedures before and after a three-month exercise schedule. The results showed that caffeine ingestion was associated with reduction in insulin sensitivity. This effect was still existent even after the exercise training conducted. So exercise did ...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

... indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health he...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

... indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health hea...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

... indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health he...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...e was measured through a process called an insulin clamp study. Participants were given a steady infusion on insulin through an IV, along with enough glucose to maintain safe body levels. The dose of the insulin was "clamped," meaning that it was held at a certain amount. Researchers then measured the amou...

Heart disease starts early

...e was measured through a process called an insulin clamp study. Participants were given a steady infusion on insulin through an IV, along with enough glucose to maintain safe body levels. The dose of the insulin was "clamped," meaning that it was held at a certain amount. Researchers then measured the amou...

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