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Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...e and economic benefits and reduce the reliance on diminishing oil supplies," the Stanford authors wrote. "Going down the hydrogen pathway is a good thing overall and its a practical thing, and its going to be beneficial in terms of air pollution and climate and health," Jacobson said. The hydrogen economy i...

Lead exposure plus high blood pressure Leads to impaired mental ability

...h blood pressure in working age adults may lead to diminishing cognitive abilities in later life. To determine cognitive function, researchers used the digit symbol substitution, a complex test of mental abilities that considers time and accuracy in completing the task. The interaction of pulse pressure and ...

Coffee May Increase Female Libido

... diseases, it has a positive effect with regard to diminishing the cancer risk and also improving memory power. A moderate caffeine dose was administered to 108 female rats as a part of the experiment, which resulted in the time gap between two mating sessions being reduced considerably. While this may be the ca...

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

...e the Cree Nation enlisted him to transplant their diminishing eelgrass beds, to the Pacific Island of Palau, Short’s research has produced distressingly similar findings. “Almost everywhere we start monitoring seagrass, it’s declining,” he says. And while conclusive global results are not yet available, Short...

Get that wedding ring on if you want to be branded a responsible parent!

...f marriage may have the inadvertent consequence of diminishing attentiveness to children. And it's not surprising that this distraction occurs even in a mundane setting like a supermarket, which is more than a place to purchase bananas and cereal. It can also be a place for social encounters and maybe even a rom...

Vioxx and Celebrex, now have alternatives

...he benefit of drugs like Vioxx and Celebrex, while diminishing the risk of heart attack and stroke by having precisely the opposite effect on prostacyclin [a protective fat that Vioxx and Celebrex depresses]," says Dr. FitzGerald. Source :Eureka...

Misplaced Bravado: A Career In Surgery Eludes Women?

... men and 4.4 percent of women were deterred by the diminishing rewards of surgery 49 percent of men and 28.0 percent of women cited workload considerations 66.7 percent of men vs. 47.8 percent of women chose family concerns 83.3 percent of women and 76.5 percent of men worried about lifestyle during residency 40...

Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Available for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

...e cases all available antibiotics. Add to this the diminishing development of new antibiotics in the last 20 years and we could soon see a return to the Florence Nightingale era where infections caused more death than bullets because there were no effective drugs to treat these diseases. The introduction of tige...

'Bottled' Contamination And a Brewing Battle

...non-alcoholic beverages. This has had an impact in diminishing the effectiveness in enforcing norms. So how have industries, such as these soft drink units, which have broken every rule, been allowed to survive in our country? Is it due to the indifference that we, as a nation, harbor towards human lives and s...

Lower Fetal Weight Linked to High Distress in Mothers

...w to the fetus, which could affect fetal growth by diminishing the amount of oxygen and nutrients that are delivered,” Diego said. Ninety-eight women, between 16 and 29 weeks pregnant, took part in the study, which ran from September 1999 to January 2003. They were recruited from the prenatal clinic of the Uni...

Consistent National Standards For Assessment Of Overseas Trained Doctors A Priority

...d experience of overseas trained doctors (OTDs) is diminishing confidence in the quality of medicine in Australia and diluting the effectiveness of the important contribution that OTDs make to the health system. Dr Haikerwal said the system must be rigorous and fair to ensure the community gets expert medical c...

Pharmaceutical Industry Supported Review of Drugs – Tainted Truths

...quality related reservations and two of them noted diminishing effect with increase in number of clinical trial subjects. Seven emphasized on the higher cost of the experimental drug as a problem. In comparison, all industry-supported reviews refrained from mentioning higher cost as a problem, while two actually...

Chinese Experts Call for Protection of Traditional Medicines

...ce. Many ethnic medicine experts have passed away, diminishing the pool of knowledge," said Zhou. "China has fewer than 10,000 registered ethnic medicine experts and 200 such hospitals," said Zhu Guoben, head of China Medicine of Minorities. "In comparison, there are two million doctors of Western medicine, ...

Testosterone Decline in Men Linked to Lifestyle, Increases in Obese Girls

...dex (BMI) increase of only 4-5 points had the same diminishing effect on total testosterone as approximately 10 years of aging. A similar decline in testosterone was also associated with a traumatic emotional event, such as the loss of a spouse. “Understanding this phenomenon is important because low levels of t...

Lost That Lovin' Feeling? Don't Blame the Pill

...pills,’ said Schaffir. If you are experiencing a diminishing sex drive, you may want to ask yourself: ? Have you recently started taking a medication? There are some medications that are known to interfere with libido, and antidepressants are probably the most notorious group, said Schaffir. You may want t...

Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative

...ountry’s diet. In China, vanishing cropland and diminishing water supplies are hampering the country’s ability to feed itself. On the other hand the increasing use of farmland in the United States to produce biofuels is pushing China to seek more of its staples from South America, where land is still cheap a...

Groups Join Forces to Fund Promising Lung Cancer Research

... cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400 communities, involving millions of voluntee...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

... their ability to participate in the workforce and diminishing their capacity to perform at their best when at work." Mr Rudd also linked health to long-term economic prosperity. If elected, he would ask Treasury to analyse the economic impact of chronic disease. Labor would also redesign health care agreeme...

Novel Treatment Beneficial for Colon and Liver Cancer

... those animals subjected to other procedures. This diminishing of the cancerogenous area is possible, according to the scientist, thanks to the stimulation of the immune system, since the introduction of the correct gene in the diseased body can cause it to repair itself and destroy the tumor. In addition, the...

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