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Transgender Experience - A Tool to Analyze Gender Difference By Stanford Scientist
...e office, replete with comfortable furniture and a coffee
table, Barres said, "I have everything I need." As a tenured professor at Stanford, he's not fighting for himself. "This is about my students," he said. "I want them all to be successful." And he wants science to move forward, which means looking b...
Venomous Cone Snails Relieve Chronic Back Pain
...from the Philadelphia region--of a newly published coffee
table book called Sailors' Valentines: Their Journey through Time will be available to sign copies of the book. For years Olivera has been working with cone snail venom to develop a drug that would provide relief to people with chronic pain. He also ...
Ill Effects Of Caffeine
...o public about the ill effects of caffeine. Even coffee
shops in their menu cards have indicted the level ...n anxiety, bad moods and problems at work. Hence coffee
shops use various color to indicate the level of caffeine in a drink. Red indicated that the drink...
That Rare Cup of Coffee Might Not be good for the Heart
A new study has revealed that those who drink coffee
very rarely are at a greater risk of heart attack ...e. There was a risk of almost 60% amongst moderate coffee
drinkers, but the risk just quadrupled for those who drank less than a cup per day. Nothing much hap...
SWAN system for navigation
...notations to share with other users such as nearby coffee
shops, a location of a puddle after recent rains, and perhaps even the location of a park in the distance. There are plans to commercialize the SWAN technology after further refinement, testing and miniaturizing of components for the consumer market....
Changing Food Habits: Fodder For Thought
...ir ‘magic brew’, as 77% of Indians consumed tea or coffee
everyday. Despite the sweltering heat, only 4% of Indians take to cold drinks on a regular basis, although it must be noted that these drinks are gaining popularity among the young. The survey also revealed that alcohol consumption is quite popular...
Responders On 9/11 Face Health Risks
...hat day and was going to the ground floor to get a coffee
when the planes struck, according to the National Post. "I got out of the elevator and felt intense heat at my back," he said in an interview. "I looked back and there was a huge fireball blowing out of the elevator which kept burning as the jet fu...
Coffee, Tea-Beneficial or not?
...a polyphenols. Evidence for the health benefits of coffee
is growing, however. For instance in the August ...rom Finland, Italy and the Netherlands report that coffee
seems to protect against age-related cognitive decline. The researchers studied 676 healthy men born...
Pharmaceutical Companies Banned from Giving Gifts at Stanford
Stringent new rules will soon ban gifts like coffee
mugs, notepads, pens and tote bags adorned with drug company logos at the Stanford University Medical Center offices.// The rules, expected to take effect from Oct. 1 will not allow physicians and medical students at Stanford University to accept any...
Black tea alleviates stress
...ded into 2 groups, all giving up their normal tea, coffee
and caffeinated drinks.One half was given a fruit-flavoured caffeinated tea mixture having the usual constituents of a cup of black tea while the other half a caffeinated placebo similar in taste but devoid of the active tea ingredients. After 6 we...
Decaffeinated Coffee... Not Really!
...de the choice to shift gears and use decaffeinated coffee
to avoid caffeine in their diet may be in for a sh...he University of Florida notes that decaffeinated coffee
cannot be virtually free of caffeine. This month's Journal of Analytical Toxicology. has recorded ...
A Bad Swirl for the Good Old Whiff–Coffee
...study had actually consumed abnormal quantities of coffee
or tea. Researchers said that the symptoms of caffeine abuse could show up as insomnia, palpitations, tremors, sweating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chest pains, and neurologic symptoms. It was also observed that caffeine was consumed in the form o...
Caffeine not really 'filtered' out of decaf coffee
...w that the innocuous looking cup of de caffeinated coffee
too could enough caffeine that causes a physical d...es it was noted that most brands of de caffeinated coffee
do have about 8.6 – 13.9mg of caffeine in a 16-ounce cup which is very minute in comparison to a st...
Advantage Coffee and Disadvantage-Diabetes
...coffee, as new study has underlined the benefit of coffee
drinking in offsetting a major lifestyle// diseas...al Diabetes Care found that consuming caffeinated coffee
lowered the risk of developing diabetes by 60% so much so that even the rare coffee
drinkers, and ‘t...
Preaching Health and Wellness from the Altar
...hurches have begun offering fresh fruit instead of coffee
and doughnuts, as a post-service bite. A healthy diet and active lifestyle will be the only way to bring about a decline in diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer, researchers said. The Nation...
Youngsters on a new ‘high’ with caffeine supplemens
...e supplements apart from caffeinated drinks// like coffee
or sodas. Recent reviews done at the Illinois Poison Center found out that more that 12 % require hospitalization to deal with their problems. Some of the most common symptoms encountered because of abuse of caffeine pills are sweating, nausea, vomit...
The Coffee- Sperm Damage Link Factor
... show that consumption of even moderate amounts of coffee
(3 cups a day) can affect a man's ability to have normal children//. Several studies have been conducted to show the adverse effect of modern life on the quality and quantity of sperm. Research into this by the US govt. has shown that modern men hav...
A treat for nurses who chip in with tender loving care!
...gifting them with ‘thank you// cards’ and later to coffee
and chocolate chip cookies as an incentive every time a head nurse or other senior nursing staff note that a patient has been considerably cheered up by the nurses’ effusive nature. Recent surveys done among patients revealed that many patients we...
Public Transport Causing Backaches in Delhi, Mumbai
...ere responsible for most backaches. Cigarettes and coffee
also rate high in the list of substances that "cause bone calcium to deplete, thereby contributing to backaches". But the study revealed that most people complaining of backaches don't work in front of the computer. "Hence, there is a very positi...
Party Over –now Its How to Get Ove’ the Hangove!
...lycemia and feeling weak and lightheaded. Avoiding coffee
will help reduce hangovers .This is because caffeine slows down the break down of alcohol in the body. Exercise helps to ease symptoms. Eating a sumptuous meal complete with soups, fruits and a generous helping of vegetables will help ,opined exp...
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