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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...isease and death as global climate change provides ideal conditions for disease-causing organisms. Yet, the El Ni?o -cholera model should not be used to predict cholera outbreaks far into the future until climatologists learn more about the frequency of ENSOs over the long term....

Love the sun

... (80 per cent) recorded vitamin D levels below the ideal level. Women who were both dark-skinned and consistently covered (including head, arms and neck at all times) were at particularly high risk, with 91 per cent under the safe level of vitamin D. When ultraviolet B light hits the skin, blood picks up ...

Acne may protect against infections

...bum, which clogs up the follicle, and provides and ideal breeding ground for P. acnes. However, Dr.Eady admits that her work, while helping some to avoid the misery of a disfiguring condition, may actually be counter productive in other ways. "If acne is eliminated we may begin to pay a much higher pric...

Vacuum device increase breasts

... (FDA), BRAVA is not regulated by the agency. The ideal candidate for BRAVA would be an individual who does not have a full time job, or someone who begins to use the device immediately after work and is able to sleep in it, Greco said. Those who obtain the roughly $2,000 device from an authorized physic...

Nasal sprays used for other ailments!

...lications are being developed. Nasal sprays are an ideal alternative when pills and injections aren't a practical option and will be welcomed by the many people who hate to have a needle stuck in them....

Perceived stress decreases vaccine response

...potentially fatal brain infection. So they form an ideal population for studying the effects of stress on immune response. Researchers at the University of Birmingham asked a group of students about their mental wellbeing and took blood samples to measure antibody levels against meningitis. Those who ha...

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

...d Prof Heasman. His best advice was to compare the ideal pressure, 150 grams, with the weight of an orange. Holding an orange in one hand and brushing with the other is impractical and possibly embarrassing, however, the study accepts. Prof Heasman meanwhile offered his five tips for ivory castles: get ...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...n sequenced to a 8 X coverage, which is considered ideal and essentially complete. But they said because of the genetic sequences already completed for other species, particularly the human and the mouse, their team was able through comparison to quickly identify genes and gene regulatory elements in th...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...n sequenced to a 8 X coverage, which is considered ideal and essentially complete. But they said because of the genetic sequences already completed for other species, particularly the human and the mouse, their team was able through comparison to quickly identify genes and gene regulatory elements in th...

Milk Not So Good In Building Bones

...in developing strong bones and was agreed that the ideal way to achieve the goal of healthy bones is to make sure children exercise and consume up to 1,300 milligrams a day of calcium....

Noise pollution can cause harm in cognitive development of children

...at proximity to airports or busy roads are not the ideal conditions to establish schools for children, as it affects their cognitive abilities....

Late pregnancy may be at risk from poor health and mental state

...ll health as well. The researchers feel that the ideal age for having a baby should not be later than 35yrs of age. Reference: European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, 21st annual meeting, news brief, June 2005...

Obesity And Expanding Waistlines the next Epidemic in USA

Obesity is defined as 30 or more pounds above ideal body weight. Obesity is slowly becoming a global problem and // more so in developed countries. According to a recent report the number of obese adults in the U.S. is currently about 31 percent. In 1980 it was 23% and 15 percent in 1970. Obesity n...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

...h Pharma- Planta claims to maintain and follow the ideal conditions and procedures for their project others are of the opinion that Pharma- Planta’s research could have widespread negative impacts and also suggest that a clear set of criteria must be established to ensure that human health and the environ...

Detecting DNA Damage With In-Vivo Alkaline Comet Assay

...mplicity, speed, versatility and economy and is an ideal alternative supplementary in-vivo study. The Comet assay can be used to detect various types of DNA damage induced by different classes of genotoxic compounds. The principle is that strand breakage of the duplex DNA leads to difference in size of th...

The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs

...ing a combination of various technologies would be ideal in India. Factors that encourage counterfeiting include immediate returns, lack of appropriate drug legislation, absence or weak drug regulations, weak enforcement and the nature of trade where there are several intermediates. Thus officials say th...

Weighty problem: Protein is the solution?

...ination of foods to be consumed so as to reach the ideal body weight. Atkins diet is one such example. http://www.medindia.com/patients/ patientinfo/atkinsdiet_about.htm South Beach Diet: What is the south beach diet? Hey! hang on! What follows is not a mystery novella written on the south beach...

Nobel Prize for Medicine

...l organism simpler than mammals, was required. The ideal solution proved to be nematode Caenorhabditis elegans . This worm, approximately 1 mm long, has a short generation time and is transparent, which made it possible to follow cell division directly under the microscope. Brenner provided the basis in ...

New Treatment Option For Kidney Cancer

... successfully in some patients. But surgery is not ideal for all patients. Researchers evaluated 22 patient... to be a useful treatment for patients who are not ideal surgical candidates....

New advance in prostate cancer management

...d this way retain the antigenicity, which makes it ideal to be tested for tumour progression. The Institute of Cancer Research was founded in 1909 to carry out research into causes of cancer. The institute aims at developing new strategies for prevention, diagnosis and treatment Of cancer. The institute ...

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