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Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...in biofuel production, which would mean completely clearing what little remains of the Brazilian and Argentinean rainforests. Not only would this wipe out thousands of species, but would also have a devastating effect on the climate. "Unlike farmland, forests help to seed rainfall because they have high ...

New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...re. Almost all treatments, however, revolve around clearing the blockage in the breathing passage. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. It is a potentially life-threatening condition associated with strokes, heart attacks and high blood pressure and therefore r...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...syndrome can include eye blinking, repeated throat clearing or sniffing, arm thrusting, kicking, shoulder shrugging, or jumping. In a study, eight children, aged 8-17, with Tourettes syndrome, and eight typically developing children of the same ages without the disorder were given tasks that included produ...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...ened her immune system and prevented her body from clearing the measles virus after she was immunized for the disease at age 15 months. Today, Michelle suffers from a long list of health problems, including severe autism, inflammatory bowel disease, glaucoma and epilepsy. The 12-year-old girls parents deman...

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

... of widespread logging, burning and other forms of clearing land. The new research indicates, instead, that ...al carbon emissions and the atmospheric impacts of clearing land more than we realized." Most of the computers models produced incorrect estimates because, in...

Angioplasty may Damage Kidneys

...nd that angioplasty-the most common procedure for clearing blocked kidney arteries can also release thousands of tiny particles into the bloodstream that can impair kidney function. This is the first data in humans to show that debris released during angioplasty and stenting of the kidney arteries can be h...

Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study

...Well-meaning family and friends may try to help by clearing all the clutter away from the hoarder's home-a temporary solution at best. Without mental health counselling, hoarders usually will go back to hoarding again. For severe cases of hoarding, inpatient treatment may help by removing the person from t...

Deforestation Plays a Critical Role in Climate Change: Study

...deforestation will continue, slowing the amount of clearing will make significant impacts. If by 2050 we slow deforestation by 50 per cent from the current levels, with the aim of stopping deforestation when we have 50 per cent of the worlds tropical forests remaining, this would save the emission of 50 bi...

Largest Ever Study of Genetics Behind Common Diseases Published

...t of Crohn's disease. Autophagy is responsible for clearing unwanted material, such as bacteria, from within cells. "The link between type 1 diabetes and Crohn's disease is one of the most exciting findings to come out of the Consortium," says Professor John Todd from the University of Cambridge, who led t...

US Court Asked to Decide Whether Childhood Vaccines can Cause Autism

...ughter's immune system and prevented her body from clearing the measles virus after she was immunized for the disease at age 15 months. Today, Michelle suffers from a long list of health problems, including severe autism, inflammatory bowel disease, glaucoma and epilepsy. The 12-year-old girls parents dem...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...in a bio-latrine must be conserved for months, the clearing takes place less often and Gachanja's cooperative earns more money to invest in similar projects. "Every other Monday they must suck their septic tanks. But here, we can wait six to seven months until the tank is full," said Gachanja, who lives in ...

Right Treatment Could Cure Chronic Cough

... an important role in the body’s defense system by clearing the airway of excess secretions and foreign bodies,” note the authors. “However, in some patients cough may be excessive and unnecessary and may lead to a general deterioration in quality of life.” From the patient’s perspective, the most prevalent...

Calcium in Arterial Plaque is a Good Indicator for Risk of Stroke

...e carotid artery to identify candidates for plaque clearing surgery to prevent stroke. The new findings suggest that calcification percentages should also be considered. According to Dr. Kramer, prospective studies of patients who have not yet developed symptoms are needed to confirm the diagnostic value of c...

DVT Treatment Vacuums Away Blood Clots – Prevents Disabilit

...t of the vein and into the catheter, nonsurgically clearing away the deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Blood flow is...their onset of symptoms, we are very successful in clearing the clot. Because the treatment is more rapid, safe and effective, patients are more likely to recei...

Good Oral Health Equals Good Health for Your Heart

...ally intensive course of treatment, which included clearing away bacteria-filled plaque, and the extraction of teeth that were no longer safely rooted in the gum. At first, the function of blood vessels of intensively treated patients appeared to worsen. But after 60 days they had improved, compared with th...

Not a Rotten Idea Anymore

...NHS. Treatment of wounds by maggots result in it clearing up in just 5 days as opposed to 89 days by antibiotics, as clinical trials have shown. The MPs have argued that if maggots are used in wound treatment, it will result in hospital beds being cleared earlier and put to use for others. The MPs are as...

Primitive Yeast Yields Secrets Of Human Cholesterol And Drug Metabolism

...d on to all four P450s, including one required for clearing half of all known drugs from the body, another involved in making bile and one required for making natural steroid hormones in the adrenal glands. “Collectively, our experiments suggest that Dap1 acts as a common regulator of cytochrome P450s in m...

Good Oral Health Practices Should Begin in Infancy

...ild from getting early childhood caries. - Begin clearing your baby's mouth during the first few days after birth. After every feeding, wipe the baby's gums with a damp washcloth or gauze pad to remove plaque. - Never allow your child to nurse or breast feed for prolonged periods and don't give him or her...

Transdermal Vaccine Effective in Treating Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

...e-free vaccine approach// is effective and safe in clearing brain-damaging plaques from a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. The transdermal, or across the skin, vaccination, may offer a simpler way of preventing or treating the devastating neurodegenerative disease with less likelihood of adverse immune ...

Sugars in Liver Found to Clear Fats from the Bloodstream

...paran sulfate in the liver plays a crucial role in clearing fat,” said Jeffrey D. Esko, Professor of Cellular ...ceptor, which has long known to be responsible for clearing cholesterol from the arteries. The UCSD team showed that heparan sulfate is involved in clearing not...

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