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Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...10 patients with recurrent glioblastoma, a rapidly growing type of brain tumour, to test the effectiveness of the treatment. The researchers use specific alternating electric fields, called Tumor-Treating Fields (TTF) that home in on the unusual geometry of dividing cells. The study found that the thera...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

...me, when the police found her cousin David Kennedy growing marijuana in their homes backyard. "Although David Kennedy had harvested the plants. Caroline, attempting to protect her cousin, took the blame, the author wrote. When Caroline received a letter from her grand mom, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, who wr...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

... in about a century ago, he said, with more mosses growing and shorter periods of ice, followed by lowering water levels and increasing salinity until some dried up completely.In addition to the ponds, the researchers also reported a drying of nearby wetlands. "The ecological ramifications of these changes ...

China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

...last week added farm-raised fish and shrimp to its growing list of Chinese products deemed unsafe for US consumers. Reports of problems with other Chinese goods has put the spotlight on the quality of China's exports generally. Omi said food exporting countries must adopt self-regulation by introducing t...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...of carbon annually. Almost half was soaked up by growing crops; Seven per cent went up in smoke as fires lit by humans, and the rest was used up in a variety of other ways related to industrialisation, such as transport, the study revealed. According to the study, the Earth can just about cope if the fut...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...urgical method for melting fat could revolutionize growing old gracefully, she said. This discovery could also have positive implications for reconstructive plastic surgery procedures performed on the face and breasts. Stress + comfort foods = excess weight gainAs part of the study, Zukowska and her team e...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...EBUS and ENB represent newer technologies that are growing in use. EBUS allows for direct visualization of lesions, but lacks a navigation system and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations, such as CT scans. ENB, on the other hand, has a highly specialized real-time navi...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...ay kids eat or any promise as a weapon against the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. No difference in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by kids participating in the program and those who weren't. Teachers who spent more hours on nutrition education had no greater impact than those who didn't....

Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

...ncreased ignorance about HIV, which is the fastest growing health problem in UK. "The lack of good sex education means many young people are leaving school ignorant about HIV and safer sex, the BBC quoted Partridge, as saying....

Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones

...s' is unsure about the findings. "We use similar growing techniques here whether the tomatoes are organic or not, so the nutrients are of a high standard," the Telegraph quoted Hayman, as saying. Sir John Krebs, former chair of the Food Standards Agency suggested that just because organic tomatoes have ...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

...ment efforts. This discovery adds to the short but growing list of molecular features that may help guide both current and future cancer drug development," said Dr. John Carpten, Senior Investigator and Director of TGen's Integrated Cancer Genomics Division and the study's lead author. "The next step is t...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

... some climate-affected countries and the switch to growing crops for biofuels in others. And rice prices have been steadily creeping upwards too. A joint report from the UN and the OECD yesterday warned that high commodities prices could last over the next decade, predicting grains would rise by as much as...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...r the biggest wine producer and exporter, it faces growing competition from so-called New World competitors, notably Australia, the US state of California, Chile and South Africa. In Europe, wine heavyweights such as France, Italy and Spain are increasingly feeling the squeeze as consumption falls at home ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...a big issue with Americans, but that is false. The growing awareness about climate change across America has been incredible," he says. "The intent for us when we passed AB32 was not only our commitment to California." "There is a sense of state activism. "When you look around and see that our presiden...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...ignificant development of the AIDS epidemic is its growing feminisation," lamented UNAIDS chief Peter Piot, who was speaking at the International Women's Summit on HIV/AIDS held in Kenya. "What entered history 25 years ago as a disease of the white gay male is now increasingly affecting women all over the ...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

...' is unsure about the findings. "We use similar growing techniques here whether the tomatoes are organic o...policy director, said that there was now a rapidly growing body of evidence which showed significant differences between the nutritional composition of organic...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

....coli and salmonella in food and water is real and growing as has been evidenced by the three major e.coli outbreaks in 2006 and 2007: one involving tainted produce served at Taco Bell restaurants, the second involving washed-and-bagged spinach from Natural Selection Foods, (collectively these two incidents ...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...is.) The value of the drug could also go up if a growing lobby of health groups has its way. Already U.S. doctors are saying that leaving Gardasil to those families with private insurance or hit-and-miss government programs is creating an unconscionable Sophie's choice or roulette game in which certain you...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...ernet applications in healthcare has been rapid. A growing number of patients are becoming increasingly involved in the healthcare service they receive. These 'power patients' possess characteristics that distinguish them from traditional patients and are an important factor in driving the use of the Intern...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

... Americans are becoming more and more aware of the growing number of overweight children and teenagers in the...to expect weight gain because the children are all growing rapidly. And the programme continues to expand. The town council now has decided it could replace ...

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