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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...ds," Tang said. The government is also trying to extend tighter food security beyond the Olympic Games to the rest of the capital of 15 million people. The central government also announced last month announced that it would update its food safety standards, as some of them were out of date. The gover...

New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis

... The findings show that ethnic differences in MS extend to the immune response system, which plays a central role in MS, said study author John R. Rinker, MD, with the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and member of the American Academy of Neurology. Rinker says the reason for t...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...to the liver, Dr. Mescheder said. We are hoping to extend overall survival. So far, the findings are looking positive. The treatment seems very tolerable for patients and safe. The results are really quite encouraging at this early stage, he said. Almost 40% of patients with colorectal cancer ultimately...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

..., C-NES is planning to launch another two ships to extend the services further. Akha alone has reached about 5,000 people including a large number of children and women. "Ignorance and superstitions were challenges initially, but we have managed to get over them," he said....

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...g such tasks, patients may begin to relearn how to extend and flex the arm, rebuilding and strengthening neu...was locked at a 90-degree angle; when she tried to extend it, the brace stepped in and her arm stretched out in front of her. At first it felt weird and for...

Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans

...nes of non-extension (lines on the skin that don't extend when you move your leg). Those lines provide a stiff "skeleton" of structural support, while providing maximal mobility. The trick is to make a suit that is skintight but stretches with the body, allowing freedom of movement, said Newman. Tradi...

Al Gore's Son Charged With Possession of Controlled Substance

..., Albert may be sentenced to imprisonment that may extend up to three years and eight months. However, the Orange County District Attorney's Office says that the State law makes Albert eligible for a drug diversion program instead of incarceration. Albert will be arraigned on August 1 in Laguna Niguel...

2 Minute Delay in Cutting Cord can Give Babies a 'significant' Health Boost

...in newborns. And, more importantly, these benefits extend beyond the early neonatal period," the Daily Mail quoted her, as saying. Anaemia is a shortage of oxygen-carrying haemoglobin in the blood that causes paleness, tiredness, shortness of breath and can affect brain development. Delayed clamping has...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

...to protect against space debris. NASA decided to extend the current shuttle's mission by at least two days after an inspection revealed slight damage to its thermal blanket. In 2003 similar heat shield damage led to the disintegration of the Columbia shuttle, which resulted in the death of seven astrona...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... heat-stress your PC may be under, you'll not only extend its lifespan but also enjoy trouble-free computing during the time you own it. Danger signs How can you tell if your PC is suffering from heat-related stress? The best way is to take its temperature directly. Because overheating is a fairly com...

Milk Firms in Philippines Violate Breastfeeding Code: WHO

...s challenging a Health Department order that would extend the ban on promoting infant formula for children up to two years old....

Genetic Cause of Inherited Eye Diseases Identified

...er correctly. Cilia, specialized structures that extend from cells, have recently taken the spotlight in studying genetic diseases. They are commonly used by cells for movement or sensory purposes, and, in many cases with mammals, have been thought to be remnants of evolution without much purpose. But new...

Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

...to block infection against PtERV1 does not seem to extend to another dangerous retrovirus, HIV. On the other hand, the TRIM5alpha found in chimps and gorillas appears to be very effective in denying HIV access to cells. It probably wasn't much good against PtERV1, however. Retroviruses can insert themse...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...the TSC, to visit Dabena and directed villagers to extend all hospitality to them. What unfolded next is still remembered with horror by the residents of Dabena. After the cursory greetings, the sarpanch suggested that the visitors have a casual tour of the village. The excited villagers proudly displaye...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Encourages the International Community to Embrace Prevention

...ieves that prevention will not only save lives and extend the period of healthy life, but will also reduce healthcare costs and improve the productivity and vitality of the world. The UAE has already made positive strides toward embracing a prevention model of healthcare. They currently have nine preventi...

Adherence of Nanoparticles to RBC- Very Effective Drug Delivery Method

...rticles, said Mitragotri. Using red blood cells to extend the circulation time of the particles avoids the need to modify the surface chemistry of the entire particle, which offers the potential to attach chemicals to the exposed surface for targeting applications. The researchers have learned that partic...

Potential Cure for HIV Discovered

... order to delay the onset of AIDS and dramatically extend the life of infected patients. What makes HIV so deadly, however, is its ability to insert itself into the body's cells and force those cells to produce new infection. "Consequently the virus becomes inextricably linked to the host, making it vir...

Bayer and Onyx Submit Supplemental New Drug Application for Nexavar to Treat Liver Cancer

... no FDA-approved drug therapies that significantly extend survival of patients with liver cancer. "These results are particularly meaningful considering that death rates from liver cancer continue to increase," said Susan Kelley, M.D., vice president, Therapeutic Area Oncology, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuti...

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

...s taking part in online role-playing, sometimes to extend or to compensate for experiences in the real world. For example, young people whose parents could not afford a summer holiday enjoyed virtual holidays online," Dr Bradford said. Dr Bradford also said games give way for kids to experiment on their e...

DelSite Working Toward Solving Delivery of Influenza Vaccine in Pandemic Situations

...inconvenience, cold storage does not significantly extend the short shelf life of influenza antigens and vaccines. DelSite's GelVac(TM) powder vaccine system has been shown to stabilize and preserve an influenza antigen at room temperature for more than two (2) years without loss of potency. 2. The capabi...

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