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Safety of soy under suspicion

... by the researchers, pregnant rats were fed a diet laced with genistein - a chemical found in soya. The scientists found that male rats exposed to high levels of genistein in the womb grew up to have larger prostate glands and smaller testes. The rats had normal sperm counts and would behave as if they wan...

Guru’s Supporters Clash With CPI-M Me

...eveled charges that the medicines of the guru were laced with animal and human body parts. The police have detained 30 of Ramdev’s supporters, after they tried to forcibly enter the office of the party. Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss confirmed on 4 January 2006 that the lab tests proved that the medi...

Tectonic Plates Colliding Can Cause Earthquakes

...late pushes over the other. The earth's surface is laced with about 51,000 kilometers of subduction zones and the motion along the margins of the zones averages a slip of about two inches per year. According to researchers, where the margins stick and then rip apart into earthquakes, displacements have ...

A New Bioactive Cement For Facial Reconstruction the future

... making scaffolds for bone tissue. The scaffold is laced with the patient's own cells. The scaffold is formed with a cement paste made of minerals also found in natural bone. The paste is mixed with beads of a natural polymer found in seaweed filled with bone cells. The paste can be then shaped or injected...

Caffeine Makes People Persuade Easily

...y were given either straight orange juice or juice laced with the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee before reading the argument about controversial topics. After having coffee they were again tested under non-distracting conditions and found caffeine increased, volunteers to change their ideas and ...

Coffee Stimulants Could Make us to Change The Attitude

...ked to drink either straight orange juice or juice laced with the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee. The scientists tested them again on their attitude to the controversial topics. Under non-distracting conditions, caffeine increased the chances of the students changing their point of view, the...

Naloxone Prevents Heroin Overdose

...hs of at least 400 people who have consumed heroin laced with fentanyl. Prevention Point Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization responsible for needle exchange program in the city has started the distribution of naloxone prescriptions through a physician. "If people have to rely on paramedics, more often...

Mental Health Benefitted by Eating Berries

...awberry extract. The third group got chow that was laced with blueberry extract. Following two months of such a diet, the researchers measured the rats` brain levels of dopamine, a multifunctional chemical in the brain. If there is a decrease in dopamine memory can decrease, as well as a lowering of atte...

Brain Protein Maybe Helpful in Curbing Obesity

...days. They were then made to go on a high-fat diet laced with lard. The rats also got a steady stream of a solution with or without TLQP-21 directly into their brains round the clock for two weeks. The rats that received TLQP-21 gained less weight and burned more calories compared with those that were no...

Mizoram Women Under the Grip of Tobacco

...50 packs of cigarettes and 170 paans (betel leaves laced with tobacco) every day," said 18-year old Nancy Malsawmtluangi from Tuikual area in the capital who goes to different offices and sells various tobacco products. A study by the Aizwal civil hospital and spearheaded by Eric Zomawia, a senior pathol...

Magic Potion Creator Held

... said that the creams were just plain moisturizers laced with Clobetasol Propionate. "This result sends a clear message to those who are intent on abusing such potent medicines for financial gain. We will continue to clamp down on people who flout the laws under the Medicines Act and pose a threat to publ...

Support Claims With Science Not Magic, Beverage Owners Warned

...an artificially sweetened, green tea soft drink is laced with EGCG or epigallocatechin gallate which scientists of the company claim, enhances metabolism, which translates to burning calories. "The accumulated body of scientific research shows that a combination of caffeine and green tea extract high in ...

Specially Developed Proteins Could Help Resist Ageing

...ording// to a study. Steaks and chicken fillets laced with some rare 'isotope-enhanced' proteins could strengthen cells and protect them against oxidation – oxidation is considered a major cause of ageing. In small-scale studies, Mikhail Shchepinov, a former Oxford University scientist, has found ne...

Fear of Needles, Greedy Dealer 'saved' Lennon and Ono from Heroin Addiction

...t very good. Our connection kept getting us a lot laced with baby powder. In fact we smelt talcum powder, we said, 'What is this?' But that saved us actually," the Daily Mail quoted her, as saying. She also revealed that if Lennon had not insisted on seeing his son Sean before the youngster went to slee...

Study on Bioactive Paper That can Detect Life Threatening Bacteria and Viruses

... and SARS. The low-cost and easy-to-use paper is laced with biologically active chemicals and can be used in manufacturing products like food packaging paper for detecting E. coli and salmonella in food, and hospital masks for detecting and deactivating harmful air-borne viruses such as SARS. The paper...

Uganda Bans Plastic Bags, Still a Tough Battle Lies Ahead

...in Africa, but around the towns and villages it is laced with plastic. New strata are forming - a layer cake of polythene and poisoned soil, through which Uganda's rains can never percolate. In the slums and shanties buveera are breeding grounds for disease. With no mains water and no sewerage system...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

... milk, burned alive in sealed mud pots or fed milk laced with poisonous seeds, but these days it is much easier to kill them in the womb . These are some of the chilling anecdotes in a new book on how a traditional preference for sons in India has resulted in the extermination of generations of females. ...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...er bad cholesterol (LDL). * Probiotic yoghurts - laced with cultures of bacteria that promote healthy digestion. * Omega3-enriched muffins, bread and dairy products - for cardiovascular and mental health benefits. * A2 milk - contains naturally produced a2 beta-casein to help avoid health problems li...

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