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Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease
...l function of PrPc has been unclear. Using cells grown
in the lab, the team looked at the effect of high and low levels of normal prion protein on the successful formation of beta amyloid, the source of Alzheimers plaques. They found that beta amyloid did not form in cells with higher than usual levels o...
Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study
...t worse, "if plants like palm oil and rapeseed are grown
for biofuels to ease reliance on fossil fuels". "We are asking for trouble, if we expand production of biofuels, as the only fertile land available is tropical rainforests," said Haberl. "If we want full-scale replacement of fossil fuels by biofu...
Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones
... found that they are far better than traditionally grown
crops. Dr Alyson Mitchell and his team at the Ca...amount of flavonoids than compared to the tomatoes grown
conventionally. Flavonoids are antioxidants that protect the heart and can fight against blood pre...
Organically Grown Food More Healthier
fruits and vegetable are healthier than conventionally grown
products. A US study reports that organic food may improve your blood pressure and lower the risk of...
Elevated Carbondioxide may Have Negative Impact on Ecosystem
...rous attack-defense cycle. They studied soybeans grown
in traditional field conditions but with additional exposure to ambient CO2. The results showed that the amount of cysteine proteinase inhibitors (CystPls) expressed in the genes decreased when soybeans were exposed to elevated CO2. CystPls is natu...
Grandparents' Care Makes Grandchildren More Caring for Them
.... "The practical meaning of the research is that grown
grandchildren can, and need to be involved in the ongoing care of their grandparents and it is possible to build a program of care which includes the entire family, including grandchildren. The grandchildren's involvement in caring for their grandpar...
Contamination of the Environment by Antibiotics Fed to Livestock
...d to provide crop nutrients. Therefore, food crops grown
on manure-altered soils are exposed to antibiotics...food crops: corn, lettuce, and potato. Plants were grown
on soil modified with liquid hog manure containing Sulfamethazine, a commonly used veterinary antibi...
Southeast Missouri State Provides High-tech Protection Against Staph Infections
...bles facilities to be inhospitable for bacteria to grown
on." SAS is powered by the AEGIS Microbe Shield(R) technology, which has been safely used in consumer goods ranging from shoes to diapers and in medical applications from clean rooms to surgical dressings for more than 30 years. Registered with the...
Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause
...er of the national organization. Memory Ride has grown
from a small, family-inspired event to a cycling challenge attracting riders from throughout New England, and beyond. Starting and finishing in Devens, formerly Fort Devens, the ride has 100, 50 and 25- mile route options. The 100-mile ride, or centu...
New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis
...tals were from abroad. Over the years, India has grown
as a medical tourism destination, with treatment costs starting at around a tenth of comparable prices in the West. The value of medical tourism to India is estimated to reach two billion dollars annually by 2012. A few Indian hospitals offered fre...
Polish Nurses to End Street Camp Protest
... the protesters would on Sunday take down what has grown
into a village-like protest site with tents, a kitchen and even a canvas clinic. "The struggle will continue. We are sad, but that's how it is when someone says, 'No. Full stop,'" said Gardias. The nurses pitched camp in central Warsaw on June 19...
Ujjain Ashram Adopts Eco-friendly Burial Process
... months, sapling of a tree is planted - which once grown
up benefits us with its fruits and oxygen." The unusual methodology of burial is said to be based on the theory that all mortal remains should merge in nature. At least 35 people have been reportedly buried following this method and another 65 ha...
Worms are Killing the Planet
...process of composting. Worms can be used for home grown
composting or commercial composting and are typica...ut over the past decade or so a thriving trade has grown
up in domestic wormeries which enable people with space as limited as a balcony to compost their kit...
Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete
...challenge, officials said, is that the country has grown
tired of pandemic flu warnings. They emphasized that the planning would help prepare for any disease outbreak, whether from natural causes or a terrorist attack. Jeff Levi, executive director of Trust for Americas Health, a nonprofit organization d...
'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay
... ministry of industry. The market for stevia has grown
in Argentina, Brazil and Ecuador in South America,...tevia, which is native to northwest Paraguay, have grown
from 350 to 1,500 hectares (865 to 3,700 acres). Officials hope to increase that 10-fold over the ...
Kirk Douglas' Never-ending Passion for Sexy Women
.... The 'Lust For Life' actor insisted that he has grown
out of the state, but still likes looking at 'sexy' women. "You grow out of that state. But I still love to look at beautiful women. You never grow out of recognizing that a woman looks sexy," he added....
Frostbite can Be Treated by Bloodclot Drug
...le treatment for other areas of critical care has grown
significantly in the last 25 years, it has largely remained the same for combating frostbite, say the authors of the article published in the journal Archives of Surgery. "Today, traditional therapy consists of tissue rewarming, prolonged watchful wa...
Huge Rise in AIDS Cases Among Nepal Housewives
... HIV positive. The May records show the number has grown
Gazas Basic Food Storage Will Last Only for a Few Days
..., including eggplants, cucumbers and tomatoes, are grown
locally and therefore are not lacking. The Israeli military said in an announcement that it coordinated the entry of 22 containers carrying 200 tonnes of basic food products and 30 tonnes of medical supplies into Gaza Tuesday....
Mental Health of Children on the Decline
...children are facing. It is forcing the children to grown
much faster than they actually should. The innocence and childhood seems to be lost in the background. Junk food diet, binge drinking, breaking down of families and its values, increasing availability of drugs, sexy images projected by magazines, m...
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