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Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

..., the rate has tripled. However, the review also holds out a promise. It says that there may be a solutions found in limited studies currently being tested around the country. In some situations, obese and overweight children can lose weight and get healthy through rigorous hospital and clinic-based inte...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

... this desert city to gamble that the lucky number holds the key to marital bliss. In the wedding capital of the world, couples are lining up to get married on Saturday, July 7, 2007 -- 7/7/7 -- placing their bets on future domestic tranquility and happiness. In small chapels that have hosted weddings ...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...required for cardiac autophagy, said Dr. Hill, who holds the James T. Willerson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Diseases and the Frank M. Ryburn Jr. Chair in Heart Research. The machinery of autophagy in mammalian cells is not completely understood and even less is known about its function i...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...aking solutions to the world's energy problems. It holds out the prospect of using nano-technology in a variety of ways," he added....

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...ls in the peripheral nervous system. The finding holds promise for improving neuroblastoma treatment by using the drug bevacizumab to block VEGF, a protein that stimulates blood vessel growth in tumors and then following with the chemotherapy drug topotecan, which depends on blood vessels to penetrate th...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

... credited it to the rise of a suppressor gene that holds in check the Wolbachia bacteria, which is passed down from the mother and selectively kills males before they have a chance to hatch. "To my knowledge, this is the fastest evolutionary change that has ever been observed," said Sylvain Charlat, lead...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

... 38, a cousin and bodyguard to Saddam Hussein, who holds a temporary protection visa until 2008. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal had cleared Tekriti of criminal activity or human rights abuses that would have prohibited him from being granted a visa. Such is the fickleness of the authorities or the...

Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs

...elieve that IL-6 is a viable target for drugs that holds promise in the treatment of cancers dependent on the ras oncogene, Brooke Ancrile, a graduate student in Counters laboratory, was first author of the paper said. The results of the Duke experiments were published July 15, 2007, in the journal Genes...

FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

... is a flexible material between the vertebrae that holds the bones together while still allowing for movement. Because of the demands put on the disc, it sometimes can 'herniate' or wear down causing pain. If treatments, such as rest, medications, physical therapy and activity modification are not suc...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...y a woman. Sunita, who with four excursions also holds the record for most space walks by a woman, crossed the new milestone Saturday surpassing the 188-day, 4-hour mark set by US astronaut Shannon Lucid in 1996 on a mission to the Russian Mir space station. The Atlantis received the go-ahead Monday af...

Special Backpacks Provide Much Needed Relief for Cancer Patients

...cuperation time away from the ward. His backpack holds rehydration fluids, which feed straight into his body through a vein in his arm. Nick says this has given him a new lease of freedom. "I spend a week at the Rosenheim Wing, part of University College Hospital, London, and then I can go for four or fi...

Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant

... novel way of increasing stem cells in blood, that holds promise for patients undergoing chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant. The recent research on zebra fish has raised hope about its ability to help patients bounce back sooner after treatment for cancer or recuperating post bone marrow transplan...

Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?

...ars. On the international wine scene, the future holds higher quality wine in BIBs, lighter glass bottles...uns two supermarkets and comes from a family which holds a majority stake in Carrefour, the world's second biggest retailer. "I see consumers every day and d...

First-borns Have Higher IQs Than Their Younger Siblings

...ant ones. The researchers showed that the tendency holds true for different pairs of siblings in their stud...aving them with less opportunity. Another theory holds that the first-born child gets more of the parents' attention, but Sulloway also discounts this theo...

Now, It's Possible to Trace Marijuana to Its Roots

...n, oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen. "The marijuana holds a signature of the environment that it used to be grown in.The marijuana holds a signature of the environment that it used to be grown in. It is laid down in time and preserved in...

New Technique to Measure Xanthone in Mangosteen

...osteen fruit rind as the starting point because it holds the highest concentration of xanthones in their natural, unaltered state. Although researchers are in the process of identifying and measuring additional xanthones, this study, published in the Journal of Separation Science, ensures a more consiste...

Indian Yoga Expert Teaches Fitness Mantras to Lahoris

...can help Lahoris keep healthy, said Dr Mishra, who holds a Doctorate degree and Masters Degrees in Yoga Psychology, Ecology and Environment. Yoga promoted peace, tolerance and humanity and this was the message that he wanted to spread through the exercise. His stay in Pakistan was a wonderful experience ...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

...s. In addition to the Nathan's Famous titles, he holds world records for scoffing cows' brains and rice balls. In 2004, he founded the United Food Fighters Organisation in hopes of making people take competitive eating seriously as a sport. Despite Japanese people's reputation as moderate eaters, Kob...

Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say

...ets, soap and even food, he said. And while Cuba holds up its health care system as one of the achievements of the revolution launched by Cuban leader Fidel Castro in 1959, critics of the Cuban government say health care and other social benefits have come at a cost of political freedom in a one-party st...

Using Portion-control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

...lycemic medication requirements. This intervention holds promise for use in overweight populations with and without diabetes mellitus," they add. The study is published in the June 25 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals....

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