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Meditation Increases Attention - A Brain Scan Report

.... "We found that regions of the brain that are intimately involved in the control and regulation of attention, such as the prefrontal cortex, were more activated in the long-term practitioners," Davidson says. A different picture emerged, however, from looking only at the most experienced meditators with ...

Dentists Need More Training in Oral Cancer Detection

...e patient to an oral surgeon. Because dentists are intimately familiar with the oral cavity, they can take a look around while they are examining a patient. "The expectations are not clear for what dentists should do in regards to oral cancer. We need to identify what the best practices are. There is still a ...

Aborted Babies Survive, a British Study Says

...world over are realizing that a woman’s freedom is intimately tied to her ability to control her reproductive health. Be it the UK, Ireland or Mexico, all women deserve access to safe, legal abortion. Amnesty International UK has a great opportunity to affirm that reproductive rights, including the right to end...

Mining of Ancient Herbal Text Leads to Potential New Anti-Bacterial Drug

...sands of years, people around the world have lived intimately with botanical healing agents and evolved effective healing traditions. “Our work shows just how much we can learn from them. But to make the most of what is fast becoming lost knowledge, we have to respect, preserve and work with traditional heali...

Ancient Herbal Text Paves the Way to Novel Anti-bacterial Drug

...sands of years, people around the world have lived intimately with botanical healing agents and evolved effective healing traditions. "Our work shows just how much we can learn from them. But to make the most of what is fast becoming lost knowledge, we have to respect, preserve and work with traditional healing...

Mining of Ancient Herbal Text Leads to Potential New Anti-Bacterial Drug

...sands of years, people around the world have lived intimately with botanical healing agents and evolved effective healing traditions. “Our work shows just how much we can learn from them. But to make the most of what is fast becoming lost knowledge, we have to respect, preserve and work with traditional healing...

Researchers Discover How We Differentiate Smells

... brain known as the orbitofrontal cortex (a region intimately involved in olfaction, emotion, and motivation) showed enhanced responses to the smells, corresponding to the subjects’ improved capacity for distinguishing similar odors. “Previously no one knew what part of the brain was responsible for this type...

Vegetarian Diet Prevents the Development of Atherosclerosis

... is well known that atherosclerosis progression is intimately linked with inflammation in the arteries,’ Adams said. ‘Our results, combined with other studies, support the idea that increased vegetable consumption inhibits atherosclerosis progression through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory pathways.’ Numer...

Researchers Purify Protein That Could Regulate Male Hormones

...rehensive Cancer Center. Because histones are so intimately associated with DNA, even slight chemical alterations of these proteins can have profound effects on nearby genes. Depending on their precise location and how many methyl groups are added, the presence of alterations can either turn on or turn off a ...

A New Focus For The Mechanism Of Nerve Growth

...ting actin filament recycling and signaling may be intimately related. The team is now investigating the implications of these findings for control of nerve growth, with particular interest in repair of spinal cord nerves after injury. Yale co-authors on the paper are Nelson A. Medeiros and Dylan T. Burnett. ...

Lip Service : Indiscriminate Kissing Spells Doom

...ers discovered that 15- to 19-year-olds who kissed intimately with multiple partners were more likely, almost 3.7 times to get meningococcal disease. Children under 5 and adolescents also are under great risk from the disease, known to cause serious disability and septicemia, which is most often fatal. Scienti...

Study Finds Low Socio-Economic Status Linked to Poor Dental Health

.... The researchers say that a person's income was intimately tied to the level of gum disease or bleeding gums and that a person with low income was most likely to suffer from severe periodontitis. This ultimately leads to tooth loss, a condition that was prevalent among younger age groups as well. These findi...

Hormone Treatment Before Radiation for Prostate Cancer

...va@jhmi.edu. Prostate Cancer News: Weight gain intimately linked to prostate cancerResearchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that weight gain or loss plays a significant role. http://www.medindia.net/news/view_news_main.asp?t=gn&x=5136 Pomegranates Found To Slow Prostat...

New Ways To Treat Vascular Birthmarks

...surgery may be limited when healthy structures are intimately involved with the lesion. In the article, he presents a study on the evaluation and treatment of patients with vascular malformations of the head and neck using an alternative, minimally invasive treatment. Source: Newswise...

Low potassium intake may elevate stroke risk

...But sodium and potassium chemistry in the body are intimately related. Good sources of potassium are avocadoes, bananas, citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, milk and nuts. In this new study, led by researchers in Hawaii, a group of 5,000 men and women over 60 were monitored for up to ten years to discover ...

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