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Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea that people would go hungry if farming went organic is "ridiculous." "Corporate interest in agriculture and the way agr...

Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause

...has grown from a small, family-inspired event to a cycling challenge attracting riders from throughout New England, and beyond. Starting and finishing in Devens, formerly Fort Devens, the ride has 100, 50 and 25- mile route options. The 100-mile ride, or century, loops out towards the Quabbin Reservoir and t...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...nd repairs -- that have kept people from taking up cycling and that have caused similar schemes to founder in cities such as Amsterdam. Despite a growing 400-kilometre (250-mile) network of cycle paths, the city of two million, which has one of the best public transport systems in the world, has only 150,0...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea that people would go hungry if farming went organic is "ridiculous." "Corporate interest in agriculture and the way a...

Yo-yo Dieting Increases Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

...he large waistlines. The study found that weight cycling as personified by Spice Girl Geri Halliwell along ...and pointed out earlier studies that linked weight cycling to increased incidence of high blood pressure, another risk factor for RCC. Researchers also expl...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...r women, a flurry of research asserted that womens cycling constitutions made them unfit for sustained mental and physical labor. Henry Maudsley, a British doctor, reflected popular opinion when he observed that menstruation doomed girls to failure in college.Comparing boys and girls, Maudsley insisted in...

Imphal Hosts Cycle Rally to Spread Drug Abuse Awareness

...cteristic yellow colour T-shirts, participants are cycling down the streets of Imphal to send across the message on dangers of consuming drugs. Over 350 cyclists and 200 volunteers are participating in the rally. The rally will pass through seven districts of Manipur. Street corner meetings and street pla...

Resident Bacteria May Help Clean Phosphorous From Lakes

...rn more about how those bacteria affect phosphorus cycling in the lakes. In eutrophied lakes, or those contaminated with excess nutrients, phosphorus generally is trapped in the sediments at the bottom. In spring, the lake 'turns over' and the phosphorus becomes a major ingredient in that giant, oxygen-ric...

Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge

...ornia communities from diseases carried by inmates cycling in and out. Over time, Sillen says, taxpayers will get more for their dollar from a system that experts claim was so broken that it experienced an average of one inmate death per week, due to medical incompetence or neglect. "Good care is less co...

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

... programmer, started by getting rid of his car and cycling to work, then took advantage of the savings by reducing his workweek, which allowed him enough time to write his book, make two documentaries, and organize a community theater group -- all in the last three years. "People spend so many hours workin...

Your Kids may Not Be Fat Because of too Much TV or Video Games

...en accompanied by a dramatic decline in walking or cycling to school. Says Professor Biddle:"If kids are no...erall. “If you look at the decline in walking and cycling among children it is far more dramatic than any changes in TV watching trends”, Biddle concluded. ...

Over-exercising Not Good for Muscular Dystrophy Patients

...ecommends mild exercises like walking, swimming or cycling as they can improve stamina and reduce muscle weakness. "In essence, the goal of exercise should be to improve the muscles' function rather than make them stronger," says Beil. Muscular dystrophy leads to under-production of the protein dystrophin....

Keep Kids Active in the Holidays

...on and social skills,” he said. “Pursuits such as cycling and swimming have the added benefit of teaching ch... their children to safely learn new skills such as cycling and skateboarding, to avoid accidents.” Source-AMA SRM...

Keep Kids Active in the Holidays

...n and social skills,” he said. “Pursuits such as cycling and swimming have the added benefit of teaching ch... their children to safely learn new skills such as cycling and skateboarding, to avoid accidents.” Source-AMA SRM...

Weight Gaining And Losing May Increase Men's Risk For Gallstones

...Internal Medicine, a JAMA/Archives journal, weight cycling may increase men's risk for gallstones later in// ...ight or obese alone, that increases risk. Weight cycling occurs when one tries to lose weight and then regain the weight. To assess whether weight cycling in...

Don’t have time to workout? Yes, you do

...em performed 4-6 half-a-minute bursts of "all out" cycling separated by 4 minutes of recovery during each tra...ed 90-120 minutes of continuous moderate-intensity cycling each day. The total training time including recovery lasted 2 hours 30 minutes for the sprint grou...

Ballroom Dancing A Good Aerobic Workout

...by 28%, almost as much as the 31% increase for the cycling group. VK...

Breakthrough In The Identity Of Compounds That Encourage Stem Cell Growth

...B4 up-regulated several molecules involved in cell cycling and growth, such as cyclins and epidermal growth factor receptor, and decreased those such as caspase 8 which play a role in apoptosis. LXA4 had the opposite effects. Source-Eurekalert VIK...

Study Says Chest Pain Toll in Women is More than Physical

...his money on women who have open arteries but keep cycling through the system. This is not a small problem, and it is not going to go away, which means we must continue to invest in research specific to women,' Bairey Merz said. Among women in the study, those with vessel obstructions tended to be older an...

Britain's Longest Surviving Heart Transplant Patient Dead

...r the transplant and also resumed playing golf and cycling after the surgery. The local Priest of Nairn, Rev Thomas Heggie, said: "He was a good family man and a man of faith. He took the gift of life and used it very well.” SA...

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