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Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County

...ium on printed menus. With the vote, King County joins a handful of jurisdictions in the country to ban artificial trans fats in restaurant meals and becomes only the second to require nutrition labeling on menus. A nutritional labeling requirement and ban on trans fats in restaurants took effect July 1 ...

Hilary Swank to Spearhead Cancer Hair-loss Campaign

... their hair during cancer treatment. Swank, who joins the campaign from 2008, will donate her own hair too. "I have lost multiple family members to cancer and witnessed their struggle first hand, Contactmusic quoted her as saying. "I've never heard of anything quite like Pantene Beautiful Lengths,...

New Engineered Drug Shows Promise in Treating Lymphocytic Leukaemia

...e." The findings also show that after the agent joins with the cancer cells, it attracts immune cells called natural killer cells, which also devastate the leukemia cells....

New Small Vessel Neurovascular Retrievers for Use in Stroke Patients

...ischemic stroke patients. The Merci L4 Retriever joins the L family of retrievers, incorporating a 2.0 mm cylindrical helix with attached filaments. The filaments provide an additional mechanism for securing the clot during retrieval. The Merci K Mini Retriever further adds to the Concentric portfolio,...

MIT Biologists Solve Vitamin Puzzle

... formation of the B12 fragment known as DMB, which joins with another fragment, produced by a separate pathway, to form the vitamin. One of several possible reasons why it took so long to identify BluB is that some bacteria lacking the enzyme can form DMB through an alternate pathway, Walker said. One of...

Chinese Doctors Perform World’s First Disc Transplant

...e methods include spinal fusion - which surgically joins bones in the spine, making them rigid - or artificial material to replace the defective discs. In some cases these methods can even cause further degeneration of the discs above and below the area most affected. The procedure was outlined in The ...

Anoushka Joins Hands With WFP to Feed the Poor

...endeavor to fight against hunger in India//. She joins the league of international celebrities such as Hollywood star Drew Barrymore and footballer Ronaldinho who are fighting for the same cause globally. "It's a great honour to be a part of the World Food Programme which fights for such a noble cause....

Patrick Walsh Wins International Medicine Prize

...efit humanity and enrich human knowledge.” Walsh joins a group of 160 other awardees from 37 countries who have received the International Prize over the years. Source-John Hokins SRM...

Vaccine in the Dock- Suspicions of Intussusception

... The most common site is where the small intestine joins the large intestine. As intussusception can occur spontaneously without vaccination, it is still not known where the vaccine can be linked to the cases reported. Officials from the vaccine’s manufacturer, Merck Inc., has suggested that the cases...

Sex Ends as Seasons Shift and Kisspeptin Levels Plummet

...duction in a wide range of animals." Kisspeptin joins a select few proteins believed to act as switches that connect environmental changes to a physiological response. "This peptide is poised to act as an integrator of environmental information to allow for the optimal neuroendocrine control of repro...

Students Fail In Fitness Test In California

...sical Fitness and Sports (from 1990 to 1992), also joins in the view that Californian schools should incorporate more physical activity....

Go Green with Popeye: Learn why his eyes pop out for spinach!

...s of a vital chemical called lutein. This chemical joins up with carotenoid and zeaxanthin to make an oily yellow substance, at the mid point of the retina. This yellow oil, called the macular pigment, is considered to be a protective cover against age-related macular degeneration or AMD. AMD is thought...

Immunisation programme to include vaccine against Pneumococcal disease

...ch will supply the vaccine. Pneumococcal vaccine joins two other meningitis vaccines in the national programme. Only meningitis B is not covered.Dr David McIntosh, the European medical director for infectious diseases at the Wyeth pharmaceuticals company, which will supply the vaccine, said that experien...

A sty in Actress Konkona Sharma Disrupts the Shooting of Bi- Lingual movie 'Sunglass'

... also boasts of Jaya Bachchan's presence. "Jaya-di joins us in September. I've grown up watching Jaya-di's films and she's very important to my growth as a director. I think Konkona has a lot of Jaya-di in her personality and they'll make a very convincing mother-daughter duo in 'Sunglass'." Ritu said he...

Blood-Less Surgeries Being Now Offered In Hospitals

...ients, who opt for the procedure. The hospital now joins an ever-growing number of hospitals that are following the programme// of bloodless medicine around the country. This option was once only available to Jehovah's Witnesses but is now provided in certain hospitals to more patients thanks to the adva...

Antioxidant Selenium Offers No Major Protection against Heart-Disease

...he American Journal of Epidemiology. Selenium now joins the club of several antioxidants, vitamins C and E in particular, that were praised for its role in preventing heart disease, though the outcome after the trial has proved the contrary. 1,004 participants took part in the study conducted from 1983...

Give Me Red: Call for the Warm Blooded, Donate Blood and Infuse Life

...uldn't keep on doing it. It's no big deal." Joan joins the committed group of nearly thousands of blood donors who are doing an extremely noble act of helping to save lives. Nearly 75 units of blood are required by hospitals in Sunderland every day for their life-saving tasks. Vicki Hutchinson, of the ...

Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes

...ear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which joins the "shinbone lower leg) with the back of the thighbone (upper leg)." 70 percent of ACL injuries and non-contact and only 30 percent involve collision. “The ACL helps a person bend their knee, squat and jump,” said Tonino. “The ACL can be sprained or...

Buddhadeb pledges to donate his body

...gned his formal pledge on March 8th. Bhattacharya joins other communist leaders like Jyoti Basu, Somnath Chatterjee, Anil Biswas and Biman Bose who have also pledged their bodies for medical research. The 62-year-old chief minister showed his keenness to donate his body three months back. He expressed hi...

New ultralight hand with better functionality and flexibility developed

...ncomfortable and cause injury to the area where it joins with the arm. The new hand they've developed is only 400g (even lighter that a real hand which weighs on average 500g). One of the key differences between mechanical, artificial, limbs is that they aren’t able to sense pressure or touch in the same...

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