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Pregnant smokers could harm their child

...omen who smoke during pregnancy are predisposed to experimenting with tobacco at a young age, claim researchers. Among 10-year-olds who said they had experimented with cigarettes in a survey, the majority had mothers who had smoked while pregnant. The researchers at the University of Pittsburgh say the link may be...

Researchers find new HIV hiding place

...eorge said that his team of researchers is already experimenting to see which AIDS drugs best fight HIV in NK cells. Hence it appears that the class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, including zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC), has an effect, he said....

Mediterranean diet aids Asian masses

...ssure. Researchers in India and Israel have been experimenting with the effect of a Mediterranean type diet on cardiac risk in a population of 1,500 patients. All had a history of CAD. Half were given an 'Indo-Mediterranean' diet, rich in whole grains, fruit, vegetables, almonds and walnuts. This doubled their i...

Hope for Chemo-Resistant Leukemia Patients

...lts.For the past decade, researchers // have been experimenting with bacteria-based recombinant immunotoxins. An immunotoxin is bioengineered and consists of only the most essential and functional part of the antibodies that are commonly used to fight leukemia. One of those immunotoxins, BL-22, is showing encoura...

Mouth wash samples to predict bone marrow transplant results

...nclusion from parallel mouse studies are currently experimenting with discovering an easy test that will help the mouth wash samples from the patients to turn color when the white blood cells will be detected in the sample. Reference: Bone Marrow Transplantation, June 2005...

Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells

...es at the nanoscale," Panchapakesan said. "We were experimenting with the molecules and considering optical and thermal properties, and found we could trigger microscopic explosions of nanotubes in wide variety of conditions." When the other researchers saw these nano explosions, they came up with the idea of usin...

Frustrations Lead To self-harm

...ally tried out these drugs, while others have been experimenting with alcohol and sex at an early age. There has been a decline in the controls exercised by the church and the family on the country’s youngsters. Nearly half (46%) of Britain's teenagers had been offered illegal drugs like marijuana or co Nearly h...

Caffeine pill to keep soldiers alert in the field

...O scientists are attempting to break new ground by experimenting with caffeine pills of different potency, with some containing the equivalent of half a cup of coffee and others that of two cups. The differing doses will be tried on people with varying weights, physical conditions and ages to find the best matc...

Movies Influence Youngsters To Drink

...cohol later in life. "Each year that kids delay experimenting with alcohol can help them avoid some of the serious consequences that drinking at a young age can contribute to, including drinking and driving and alcohol dependence," said the lead author of the study Dr. James Sargent, professor of pediatrics at ...

Doctoral communication gets wired badge: wireless communication.

...artment into the device. "We've only really been experimenting with it so far," the spokesperson told Government Computing News on February 22, 2006. "We hope that it will save time for staff and also it will help increase staff safety because they can use it to communicate if they're in a difficult or threateni...

Sex a commonplace in Chinese life

...des toward sex has completely changed. Chinese are experimenting on a new relationship called living apart together (LAT). In this one can life the life of a married couple with prior agreement to// separate if one partner does not desires to stay together and that the partner should not control each others sexual...

Try a consortia of cholesterol-lowering foods for best results

...natives fit best with a modern lifestyle. Save the experimenting for the evening, when you have more time to prepare more complicated meals." ...

New Generation Teenagers Addiction to Prescription Drugs

... to prescription drugs. Teenagers are increasingly experimenting with legal drugs like OxyContin, (hillbilly heroin) and Vicodin, often bought online or taken from medicine cabinets. Health officials say that this is the step before they go on to trying marijuana or alcohol. Nora Volkow, director of the Nationa...

Romantic and discreet trends in lingerie

...ns that the underwear// and lingerie designers are experimenting with.Overall, the trend in lingerie this year is tending toward discreet colors and forms with a hint of romance. The seductive undergarments require a little bit of self-restraint. "There's a lot being tried with embroidery. The garments aren't so ...

Using Herbal Products Heightens Substance Abuse Risk in Teens

...en's Hospital at Strong. "Children who are open to experimenting with herbal products may be more open to trying illicit drugs." The study, which is to be published in the March 23 in the Journal of Adolescent Health quizzed teens at Monroe County high school if "herbal or other natural products, either to make yo...

Doctors Are Too Rushed To Give Bedside Manners Its Due

...oups so far offer limited information. Medicare is experimenting with pay for performance where doctors and hospitals receive financial incentives for following widely accepted protocols for treating chronic conditions. The goal is to improve health outcomes. The study's analysis showed back lag in care in the fie...

The human infant has a keen contender – A Baby Robo

... infant’s ability to learn, in a similar manner of experimenting with objects available, and imbibing the informati...gh to explore and nurture the desire of physically experimenting with different objects on the table. It is also endowed with a perception level that allows it to di...

Tiniest Nanoscale Test Tubes Corked; Holds Promise In Cancer Treatment

...rous cells, Martin and scientists have spent years experimenting with drug-carrying nanotubes or nanoparticles. ‘Nano’ stems from nanotechnology, the fast-growing science of making objects or devices that approach molecular dimensions. One nanometer equals one-billionth of a metre. To ‘cork’ the test tubes, th...

Teens High on Mothballs

...very came at a time when teenagers were know to be experimenting with legal drugs like OxyContin commonly known as "hillbilly heroin," as well as Vicodin taken from medicine cabinets or sometimes bought online without even trying marijuana or alcohol, as health officials report. The sicker of the twins recovere...

Scientist Discovers Crucial Part of Blood-Clotting Process

...ing. He and his team plan to spend the next year experimenting with antithrombin, a small naturally occurring molecule that inactivates several enzymes involved in the coagulation process. They hope to gain understanding of another step in that process. “We want to see if we can design inhibitors that would mi...

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