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Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

... But overindulging in dark chocolate might have a drastic effect on your calorie calculations, and packing on pounds could raise blood pressure. So portion control is necessary to help you have your dark chocolate and reap its health benefits. Forty-four people with raised blood pressure were put into two...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

... the next two decades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut in emissions is possible and may be the only way to tackle climate change. "What we are saying is that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the d...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

... the next two decades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut in emissions is possible and may be the only way to tackle climate change. "What we are saying is that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the d...

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

...ly. Rehabilitation programmes being impeded by a drastic shortage of police escort officers that prevents prisoners being treated in specialist NHS services. The shortage is so severe that in some areas common medical problems, such as broken hand bones, are not sent for X-Rays in NHS facilities. A priso...

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...d cholesterol absorption by the cells, there was a drastic reduction in cholesterol levels in the bile. But when the mice were treated with Zetia, the cholesterol levels returned to normal, suggesting that the drug targets NPC1L1 in the liver. These findings suggest that in humans, the drug may reduce chol...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...publicans oppose the increase, saying that it is a drastic deviation from the actual objective of the program and arguing that any expansion of the program could substitute public for private coverage, possible creating a larger welfare state. Both parties are in favor to reauthorizing the bill, but how i...

Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

...d longer into pregnancy. "Pregnancy is a time of drastic physiological changes, including rapid development and alterations in the breast tissue. The rapidly changing anatomy of the breast makes it more susceptible to errors in DNA replication and/or repair, which may translate into breast cancer," he said...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

... latrines, Sarpanch Dinesh Kaushik decided to take drastic action. He invited officials of the district Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), the nodal body implementing the TSC, to visit Dabena and directed villagers to extend all hospitality to them. What unfolded next is still remembered with ho...

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...anti-alcohol campaigns have gone too far given the drastic decrease in domestic consumption. As Bordeaux wine producer and owner of internationally known Chateau Angelus, Hubert de Bouard, put it: "Not many people drive home drunk on Petrus." Much of the global wine and spirits industry remains wary that...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...llion-gallon) wine glut. They are now faced with drastic cuts to production due to the drought while a soaring Australian currency is hurting export earnings. "They have had low prices and low yields -- it's plenty tough," said Strachan, conceding conditions will force some wineries out of business. St...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

...chotic, on the market for 18 years, that can cause drastic weight gains, promoting diabetes and heart disease, Parks says. He thinks these drugs are contributing to deaths from cardiovascular disease. Many could be switched to safer medicines. Mentally ill adults also are more likely than others to have alco...

Ostracized HIV Victim of Bihar Commits Suicide

...50 km from here. The immediate provocation for the drastic act was reportedly a quack, who said his days were numbered. "He poured kerosene oil and set himself ablaze. He died of severe burns," a villager said, adding that at the time of the incident his aged parents had gone to a village fair while his wi...

Slowing the Racing Heart

...he heart's pacemaker opens the possibility of less drastic treatment options, including drug interventions," said Solaro, who is also director of the center for cardiovascular research and head of physiology and biophysics at UIC. Solaro worked with Yunbo Ke, UIC research assistant professor of physiology ...

Slowing the Racing Heart

...he heart's pacemaker opens the possibility of less drastic treatment options, including drug interventions," said Solaro, who is also director of the center for cardiovascular research and head of physiology and biophysics at UIC. Solaro worked with Yunbo Ke, UIC research assistant professor of physiology...

Rise in Cigarette Use may Elucidate Asthma Epidemic in Children

...d 1981, the consequences and health effects of the drastic increase in the mid-1980s are still affecting adults and children, she added....

World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Secondhand Smoke

...acco consumption if current trends continue and if drastic measures are not taken immediately to abate it. "If introduced today, cigarettes would not be allowed on the market because of the death and disease that they cause. When used as directed, they actually kill one half of lifelong users," Legacy Pres...

Urologists Begin Clinical Trials on Treatment of Peyronies Disease

... As pervasive surgery on the penis can often have drastic side effects such as impotence and loss of sensitivity, the penis extender will be a valuable tool in mild cases of penis curvature. These results will allow for greater use of non-surgical penis extenders within urological clinics. Already medically...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

...chotic, on the market for 18 years, that can cause drastic weight gains, promoting diabetes and heart disease, Parks says. He thinks these drugs are contributing to deaths from cardiovascular disease. Many could be switched to safer medicines. Mentally ill adults also are more likely than others to have alco...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

...nd adults, has come out with results that call for drastic change in lifestyle choices. At the beginning of the study, three per cent of children between the ages of two and 17 were considered obese. Among adults, the rate was 14 per cent.By the end of the study in 2004, those rates soared. Among children,...

Statisticians Alarmed As Canada Zooms Towards Labour Shortage

...on become victim to serious labour shortage unless drastic measures are taken. Statistics Canada warned// Tuesday that Canada would have to rely heavily on immigration to plug the gaps left in, as Canada’s aging workforce puts up their legs. Says Statistics Canada: “An aging workforce is not unique to Can...

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