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Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... Many of the measures - which include new energy efficiency standards for appliances, increased use of ethanol to power vehicles, and long-term financial incentives for renewable power - tie in with President Bush's call to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. But before one gets carried away, here i...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...y, though, has been exploring ways to increase the efficiency of converting coal to liquid fuel well in advance ...ter of time, as I see it, until the two (petroleum efficiency and coal-to-liquid fuel efficiency) become equal." That efficiency equality will result from the c...

The Hospital Superbugs

...ne bacterium C. botulinum, and (iii) improving the efficiency of the production of the biofuel butanol by C. acetobutylicum using metabolic engineering. Official figures show that 5000 people die from a healthcare-associated infection every year in the UK and tackling the super bugs costs the NHS 1bn a year....

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...f life among geriatrics . The study compared the efficiency of three programmes designed for reducing falls and improving quality-of-life among the elderly; education, home safety assessment and modification (HSAM) and exercise training. The study also examined the secondary effects of these programs on fun...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...al design has been advocated by the FDA to improve efficiency of clinical trials. The ADVENT trial will be executed in two stages. Stage I represents a dose selection stage and Stage II, a dose assessment stage. Four dose groups (placebo, 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg) will be assessed in Stage I. When 50 subjects...

Boom in Internet Shopping may Be Adding to CO2 Emissions

...ls in their showrooms indicating the environmental efficiency of the models on sale, there are no such targets or labelling systems for vans....

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...nit cost of the program drop but also saw that the efficiency of the program was much enhanced. With the recent...ly increase capacity but potentially also increase efficiency by lowering unit costs of prevention services. This means that more HIV infections may be averted, s...

Larger HIV Prevention Programs in India are Cheaper, Increase Efficiency

...d middle-income countries, like India, can enhance efficiency and cause program unit costs to reduce . A UCSF-...ly increase capacity but potentially also increase efficiency by lowering unit costs of prevention services. This means that more HIV infections may be averted," ...

Laser to Fight Root Canal Bacteria

...adially. Dr. Stevens and colleagues examined the efficiency of this new laser tip in disinfecting root canal dentin walls infected with E. faecalis. They found that it significantly reduced the amount of E. faecalis in contaminated root canals....

Novel Method of Adult Stem Cell Growth may Help to Treat Cornea Disorders

...e cornea. The experiments proved the therapeutic efficiency in using corneal stem cells in patients with pathologies of the cornea, such as caustications or ocular herpes, by using stem cells from a healthy contralateral eye. Dr Fernandez Hortelanos procedure involved obtaining corneal stem cells by means ...

Pneumonia Patients Develop Heart Risks

...he formation of blood clots and that decreases the efficiency of the heart. Physicians who take care of patients with pneumonia or with acute coronary syndromes need to be aware of the possible concurrence of the two diseases in an individual patient, said Dr. Musher. Fast Facts Nearly 20 percent of patien...

Novel Method to Inhibit Prostate Cancer

...toxic agent paclitaxel-palmitate and evaluated the efficiency of these emulsions in laboratory tests on cancerous prostate cells and on mice with induced prostate cancer. He found that this emulsion compound did not cause a hypersensitive reaction upon injection and even yielded better results than known drug t...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...ating that the devices can improve the "safety and efficiency of patient care" by helping to identify patients and enabling secure access to clinical information. These radio frequency identification tags (RFIDs) are already used by Wal-Mart and other businesses to speed up their shipping systems by sending o...

Tree Bark Substance may Hold New Lung-cancer Treatment

...ntly being used in a clinical trial to inspect its efficiency against pancreatic cancer in humans. Until now, however, researchers didnt know the mechanism of how the compound killed cancer cells. Dr. David Boothman, a professor in the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and senior author of a study...

Bright Bodies Weight Program Lowers Diabetes Risk, BMI in Obese Kids

...nts. Savoye-Desanti and colleagues measured the efficiency of the weight management program Bright Bodies, in contrast to care provided at a pediatric obesity clinic. Bright Bodies was created 10 years ago by Savoye-Desanti and merges nutrition education, behaviour modification and exercise customized to the...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Health Threat

...ial facility. In developed countries due to energy efficiency improvements the houses are airtight without much ventilation. This increases the pollution level. In the rural areas some 3.5 billion people still depend on traditional fuels such as firewood, charcoal, cow dung etc for cooking and heating. This p...

Smokeless Cannabis Delivery Device Found Efficient and Less Toxic

...e vaporizing device. Since it replicates smoking's efficiency at producing the desired THC effect using smaller amounts of the active ingredient as opposed to pill forms, this device has great potential for improving the therapeutic utility of THC," said study co-author Neal L. Benowitz, MD, UCSF professor of m...

Americans Get Least Value For Money In Healthcare

...ther major rich countries for quality, access and efficiency of healthcare. The US healthcare is consistentl...to healthcare, patient safety, timeliness of care, efficiency and equity. Americans were also last in terms of whether they had a regular physician. The US spe...

World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change

... buildings. The five banks will work with energy efficiency specialists like Hannon Armstrong and CCI to work out a mechanism to deploy their capital worldwide. Honeywell, Johnson Controls Inc., Siemens and Trane will conduct energy audits and building retrofits to ensure energy conservation. "Climate cha...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

...rvived. Small doorways are more to do with heating efficiency than anything else, said Payne. However, the bones of children were found to be different from todays. Ten-year-olds measured on average 18 cms or 7 inches shorter than today. Also puberty was delayed beyond 15 and children continued to grow late...

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