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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ss of even two to three hours per night could have detrimental effects on the body, leading to impairments in cognitive performance, as well as cardiovascular, immune and endocrine functions. Sleep-restricted people also reported not feeling sleepy, even though their performance on tasks declined. Even though ...

Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates

...ment that eating or drinking at the wheel can have detrimental effects on driving safety. Since drivers do not necessarily perceive the risk, they choose not to modify their eating behaviour, and rather rely on adapting their driving. Thus snacking at the wheel appears to have little effect on 'normal' driving w...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...rimate populations precisely because they were not detrimental enough to be eliminated. Then, as these populations expanded, numts reached stable but higher frequencies. The study is published online in PLoS Genetics....

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

... leftover folic acid in the circulation might have detrimental effects, as it is not a natural form of the vitamin.At a time when many countries are debating whether or not to institute or enhance folic acid fortification, Mason and colleagues urge caution and debate. We must examine the effects of folic acid...

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

...d tillage, synthetic fertilizers and biocidesis so detrimental to the environment, Perfecto said. For instance, fertilizer runoff from conventional agriculture is the chief culprit in creating dead zoneslow oxygen areas where marine life cannot survive. Proponents of organic farming argue that conventional f...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...illage, synthetic fertilizers and biocides---is so detrimental to the environment, Perfecto said. For instance, fertilizer runoff from conventional agriculture is the chief culprit in creating dead zones---low oxygen areas where marine life cannot survive. Proponents of organic farming argue that conventional fa...

Chronic Metamphetamine Abuse is Related to Cardiovascular Disease

...oses may be enough to increase VEGF to potentially detrimental levels, Janda said. In addition to Janda and Dickerson, both of Scripps Researchs Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology and Worm Institute for Research and Medicine, authors of the study, Self-Vaccination by Methamphetamine Glycation Products Chem...

Capitalism is Bad for Men's Health: Study

...italism does lead males to behave in ways that are detrimental to men's health," lead author Daniel Kruger said in a telephone interview. Increased competition can create an environment that encourages risk-taking behavior that results in fatal accidents, he said. An increase in social and economic stress ca...

Spouse may "drive You to Drink" but also can Protect You from Alcohol

...ays. "Regardless of genetic risks, there are other detrimental environmental factors associated with alcohol, including reduced educational attainment and income, fewer social and neighborhood support networks, higher rates of divorce and single parenthood and exposure to other psychiatric problems. We need to m...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...ence on a psychoactive leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's physical health or mental health, or the welfare of others. The disorder is distinguished by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, non-medical drug or toxin, that results in repetitive adverse social consequen...

Premature Birth Linked With Increased Use of Pesticides

... as well as to other environmental contaminants is detrimental to many outcomes of pregnancy. As a neonatologist, I am seeing a growing number of birth defects, and preterm births, and I think we need to face up to environmental causes," said Dr Winchester, who is also director of Newborn Intensive Care Services...

Residues Go Merrily Down the Stream in Portland

...mination. The antibiotic residues in water may be detrimental to fish and other sea life. This would also pose major health risks for humans who are likely to consume contaminated seafood. Further, bacteria and other organisms develop resistance to drugs and pesticides found in the sea bed, making it difficult...

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

... started clocking American hours, then it would be detrimental to its environmental health, says writer Dara Colwell. According to a paper issued by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, D.C., if Europe moved towards a U.S.-based economic model, it would consume 15-30 percent more e...

Skinny Girl-bands are Making Detrimental Impact on Teenage Girls

... womans figure should look like, they are having a detrimental impact on teenage girls. Researchers from the un...ignificantly, whereas the music itself had no such detrimental effect, the researchers concluded. The study is published in the journal Body Image....

Brain Inflammation A Friend for Alzheimer's Patients

...vents that scientists have widely considered to be detrimental in people with the disease. The findings could also renew efforts to develop a vaccine or other strategies against Alzheimers by engaging the bodys immune system. The team expected to see the telltale clumps of material known as amyloid plaques, ma...

Mouse Model Points to Strategy for Treating Rare Muscle Disease & Kidney Disorders

...e were surprised that the HIBM mutation had such a detrimental impact on kidney function in the transgenic mice, said Dr. Huizing. Structural elements in the kidney that are important for filtering waste from the blood in these animals were severely impaired and we linked this to sialic acid deficiency. This out...

Abnormality in the Red Blood Count Cell Poses High Risks

...ldly abnormal levels (of red blood cells) could be detrimental in elderly men undergoing major surgery," said Dr. Wen-Chih Wu of the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Brown University in Rhode Island. A new study by researchers at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and The Warren Alper...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...ence on a psychoactive leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's physical health or mental health, or the welfare of others. The disorder is distinguished by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, non-medical drug or toxin, that results in repetitive adverse social consequen...

Spouse may "drive You to Drink" but also can Protect You from Alcohol

...ays. "Regardless of genetic risks, there are other detrimental environmental factors associated with alcohol, including reduced educational attainment and income, fewer social and neighborhood support networks, higher rates of divorce and single parenthood and exposure to other psychiatric problems. We need to m...

Bed Nets - A Formidable Weapon Against Malaria In Africa

...ets. Says Kuile: "We know that malaria itself is detrimental to many women who are pregnant and results in severe maternal anemia and reduced birth weight in children."But we simply didn't have the definitive answers because a lot of the clinical trials themselves were not large enough to be able to answer thi...

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