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Love the sun

...ical reaction that occurs when ultraviolet B light hits the skin. Dark skin does not absorb as much ultrav...safe level of vitamin D. When ultraviolet B light hits the skin, blood picks up the initial 'inactive' form of vitamin D and takes it to the kidneys, where...

DNA biochip for genetic screening

...n the DNA chip.Controlled by a computer, the light hits the chip at different spots, where it triggers a chemical reaction. Individual DNA strands are then built up on these locations one by one in a gris-like pattern, and the computer keeps track of information such as where each DNA strand is on the chi...

Antibiotics help combat dangerous tropical disease

... use," Professor H?rauf points out. "Elephantiasis hits the poor most of all. It is therefore not likely that the pharmaceuticals industry will develop completely new drugs." Reference: The Lancet (vol. 365, May 2005). Contact: Professor Achim H?rauf hoerauf@parasit.meb.uni-bonn.de 49-228-287-5673 Univer...

Going Down The Social Ladder Increases The Chances Of Male Depression.

...mmunity Health shows that downward social mobility hits men harder than women and increases their chances // of being depressive much more. The findings are based on survey responses from 503 men and women taking part in the Newcastle Thousand Families Study, all of whom were born in May and June 1947 to...

Drug companies in India keen on developing bird flu drug

...th emergency that might arise in case the pandemic hits India. Once compulsory licensing has been issued, manufacture of the drug can be initiated, to ensure both domestic and international supply. The drug companies in India are more than willing to participate in the initiative. Ranbaxy Laboratories h...

John Hopkins CGHH program provides Global Health education

...e with information on AIDS had more than 2 million hits and urgent queries from 82 countries which made them feel that there is a great gap in sharing of knowledge. Now their new online courses on AIDS and its treatment are reaching more countries that are in desperate need for solutions.“The need is real...

US Pigs Could Be Affected In Event Of Bird Flu

...the United States fear that if the deadly bird flu hits the country then pigs could also be at risk since they are vulnerable // to the H5N1 virus. The bird flu or the avian influenza virus has already claimed 70 lives in Asia and has appeared in parts of Europe including Ukraine. Around 150 million b...

Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!

...ear-old man gains 0.45kg of fat each year until he hits 50. A woman gains proportionately more. Another wakening is : Eating less than 130g of carbohydrate a day can build up ketones in your blood, which can lead to gout and kidney stones. So never say a complete no to carbs. Never skip breakfast ...

Poultry Owner Comes Up With Novel Idea To Boost Up Chicken Sales

...he poultry owners to Rs.40 per chicken if bird flu hits the state and culling becomes necessary. --Edited IANS...

Vaccine to Combat Infant Middle-Ear Infection

...hat further tests are necessary before the vaccine hits the market. The vaccine contained proteins from ...conclusion the researchers say that if the vaccine hits the market then it would reduce the number of infants suffering from middle-ear infections....

Country music legend Buck Owens dead

... music in the United States with a string of 1960s hits and a long-running TV show, died on // Saturday. H...pper "Act Naturally", Owens had some 20 number one hits over the next decade that made his reputation as a country music legend. His TV show "Hee Haw" ran ...

Bird Flu Expected To Hit U.S. This Summer

... Michael Leavitt warned against panic when the flu hits US, saying it need not inevitably mean the start of a human pandemic. He said that it would quite certain that a wild bird with H5N1 will hit US, but he said that, it was not necessarily a crisis. Leavitt and other health and government officials urg...

Soldier of Revenge

...rvived. Rajinder was one of them but he took a few hits and collapsed on the floor, bleeding profusely. He remained there, barely conscious, until the next morning when he was taken to a hospital in Jammu, over 200 km away. The young man saw his father and brothers fall on the floor of the house and dyi...

HIV Epidemic Can Slow Down Economic Growth: UNDP

...illed, semi-skilled and unskilled." The epidemic hits the sectors that used unskilled labour intensively harder, the study notes, with the tourism sub-sector of the services sector suffering the highest loss in value-added - 18.31 percent - by 2015-16. Within industry, five segments have been identif...

Bitter Pill: Thrills That Kill

...s apt to recall a pithy quote from David Ryan that hits the nail on the head: “You do anything long enough to escape the habit of living, until the escape becomes the habit Misplaced 'Ecstasy': Mood Enhancers That Spell Doom Nearly one in five Americans reportedly use prescription painkillers to exper...

New Company Will Seek Drugs Against Diabetes and Cancer

...es get better? If you find the magic compound that hits everything that contributes to the disease in just the right amount so that the fly can live, then you've made true progress." Medros gives the researchers a mechanism to obtain private drug libraries, establish the effectiveness of their technolog...

Katrina survivors face yet another downslide - mental illness

...ng, and getting their lives back in order. Then it hits them how much they've lost. They start mourning their losses." This is reason enough to be concerned about the mental state of the hurricane survivors. SA...

Punch-Drunk Effect- Every blow matters

...emicals when compared to those who had 15 or fewer hits to the head and no dizziness. In comparison to the nonalthletes, boxers showed high levels of 2 of the 3 chemicals (neurofilament light protein and glial fibrillary acidic protein) immediately after a bout.Even after 3 months, the concentration of...

Billionaire’s Pet Projec

...s looked at the site a day, with over four million hits monthly. Allen said, "The next set of research we are going to do is focus on the neocortex - the area where most higher function occurs." He has asked for other foundations and the US government to help support the institute project. NLA...

Internet Health Advice Causing More Harm than Good

...'A simple internet search produces over 15 million hits for eating disorders. Some of these sites are simply inaccurate, repeating the myths often associated with the conditions. 'Others, however, are positively dangerous. They encourage eating disorders, recommend ways to subvert care and add to the dif...

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