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Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

Eating a little bit of dark chocolate every day can reduce blood pressure with...o examine the effect of consuming small amounts of dark chocolate -- which has lower levels of sugar and fat, said the study appearing in the July 4 issue o...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...new research suggest that eating a small amount of dark chocolate each day could lower blood pressure and ...lowering effect, you may only need a tiny piece of dark chocolate daily for a couple of weeks, if you are healthy. The study led by Dirk Taubert, M.D., Ph...

Plant Growth Regulated by Both Internal Clock and External Light: Study

..." to make protein during the day, switch off after dark but then turn on again late in the night. But the proteins made by PIF 4 and PIF 5 break down when exposed to light. o while the internal clock drives transcription of the genes to produce proteins, external light removes the protein. The PIF 4 and...

Mild Stress During Pregnancy may Worsen Offspring's Risk of Cerebral Palsy

...the boffins adjusted the normal cycle of light and dark that the pregnant mice were accustomed to for half of the mice, subjecting them to a mild level of stress. They then exposed the brains of the developing foetuses to injury. When the brains of the young mice were examined on birth, led by Pierre G...

Food Fortification With Folic Acid Does The Trick

..., which is found in citrus fruits, nuts, liver and dark green, leafy vegetables. It creates healthy new cells that help form a baby's brain, spine, organs, skin and bones. Medical authorities began campaigns in the 1990s to tell women of childbearing age to take folic acid supplements, and in 1998 the ...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

...your neck," Boswell said. "It's something from the dark ages. "It's a horrible thing to think about. "You just feel sick. I was holding Hugo on the ground and calling the ambulance with the phone in the other hand. I must have screamed and people walking past heard me." Passers-by rushed into the ho...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...ot only that, but they dont exercise and they wear dark clothes more often, she said. Suddenly, news articles are weighing the pros and cons of the monthly cycles. Yet, history shows that such debates are, well, cyclical. In the 1870s and 1880s, when Americans were debating the value of higher education...

Blackcurrants can Protect from Heart Disease, Cancer

...t called anthocyanins. Responsible for the fruit's dark colour, the compounds are said to help ward off a range of ailments including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes. "The combined beneficial composition and impact in health-related studies mean that blackcurrants can claim to be...

'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change

...of London's key landmarks and top hotels are to go dark for an hour on Thursday evening as the British capital does its bit for the fight against global warming and turns off its lights. The Houses of Parliament, luxury hotels like the Ritz and key businesses have confirmed they will take part in the "...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...cating in the open and many times had to wait till dark to be free from household chores as well as ensure privacy," she explains. The elderly residents, who were among the most staunch in resisting in-door toilet use for reasons like proximity to home - resulting in stench, and confined space, were con...

Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street

...emature ageing, skin rejuvenation, under-eye bags, dark under-eye circles, alopecia, hair loss, scalp disorders, etc. The Shahnaz Ayurveda clinic on Harley Street is the brainchild of Kish Soneji and Parag Patel of LXiR, an integrated multi disciplinary holistic practice, which also provides solutions f...

US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom

...other specimens within the material. Placed in a dark environment, the cells start to grow, digesting the starch as food and sprouting thousands of root-like cellular strands. A week to two weeks later, a 1-inch-thick panel of insulation is fully grown. It's then dried to prevent fungal growth, making i...

NRI Threatens to Move US Congress for Justice in India

... against the WBMC, which allegedly kept him in the dark about information he had sought under the RTI....

Two Australian Teenagers Sentenced to Life for Murder

... to others in custody if allowed to continue their dark and enmeshed relationship. "They planned the murder with calmness, consideration, emotional detachment and the desire to have the experience of killing someone," he said. Judge Reynolds said that while drugs "formed an integral part of their life...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

... sex for money . Anxiously, she brushes her long dark hair off her slight shoulders and out of her smoky eyes. Once you know that Kenyatta, 22, was born a male, her large hands and Adam's apple seem obvious. But at first -- and even second - glance, there is little to suggest that she wasn't a girl he...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...as any scar tissue would contrast sharply with his dark skin. Among the many procedures was the detachment on Dec. 20 of a forehead flap of skin that now makes up the outer skin of the new nose. The flap was first carved in upside-down profile on the center of his forehead, with the top portion then cu...

Global Warming Disaster Closer Than Thought, Says NASA

... and drying forests. Hansen also points out that dark and therefore heat-absorbing forests are now exp...right sea ice and snow is uncovering more and more dark water and bare ground creating another dangerous feedback loop. These feedbacks all produce more ...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...nd their attractive names, flavor and glow-in the dark packaging are aimed at promoting the product to the young. In the Middle East sheesha or water-pipe smoking is getting increasingly popular among teenagers. Many believe that it is relatively safe because the smoke passes through water. Howeve...

Scientists Create Fire-proof, Eco-friendly Plastic

...stics in current use, which tend to be brittle and dark in color. The great thing about BHDB is that its really a two-birds-with-one-stone approach for a new polymer, says Coughlin. It is extremely fire-safe, and does not contain halogenated additives, which are known to be environmentally hazardous. ...

AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies

...tes Honeybees -- a round, fuzzy body covered with dark brown and yellow markings Paper wasps -- slender, elongated bodies that are black, brown or red and have yellow markings Hornets -- black or brown with white, orange or yellow markings and are larger than yellow jackets Fire ants -- reddish-brown ...

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