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Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...their time that is desired, not special skills. It lets them meet other people with similar interests. » Get a job. Part-time jobs can help students with school by making them more organized and helping them meet people. Carducci says working up to 20 hours a week should not hurt grades. If the job...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...ecific clubs in cities. A recently added feature lets people find local pet services such as veterinarians, groomers, trainers, or dog walkers and learn how they are rated by peers. "If you do a search right now for a veterinarian you'll find names, addresses, how far they are from you, and read reviews...

New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding

...iological nurturing where the mother lies down and lets the baby lie on its tummy on top of her. To look at whether this technique promotes feeding reflexes in the baby, she videotaped 40 women breastfeeding in a sitting-up position and lying down or reclining in the first month of life. She spotted ...

New Therapies may Help to Avoid Transplant in Some Heart Failure Patients

...evices (LVADs), pump blood through the body, which lets the hearts main pumping chamber rest. Pumps are currently approved for two purposes: To help keep patients with end-stage heart failure alive until a donor heart becomes available for transplantation. To serve as a long-term therapy for patien...

Nanomedicine Gives the Way for Nerve Cell Regeneration

... It directs straightforward nerve growth and never lets them stray from the fast lane."...

New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding

...iological nurturing where the mother lies down and lets the baby lie on its tummy on top of her. To look at whether this technique promotes feeding reflexes in the baby, she videotaped 40 women breastfeeding in a sitting-up position and lying down or reclining in the first month of life. She spotted ...

Hay Fever Can Send Work Productivity Down the Drain

...ician then pricks the skin through the drop, which lets the allergen enter the body. The doctor and patient then wait for a reaction, which could indicate an allergy. About one out of five participants in the study underwent a blood test that evaluates the reaction of immunoglobulin E (IgE) to specific ...

Light-activated Compound May Be of Help for Epileptics in Future

...dentify or create an animal model of epilepsy that lets them test the NBD-steroid's potential as a therapeutic. They are also looking for a new fluorescent tag that responds to longer wavelengths of light. Unlike many photoactive compounds, the NBD-steroid responds not to ultraviolet light but to light fr...

UCI Scientists Reconstruct Migration of Avian Flu Virus

... that parallel evolution of different H5N1 strains lets the virus infect and cycle through different host species in a region, regardless of the host or vector species it infects first. This way, the virus can find the right host to spread the infection to the next location. This parallel evolution – the ...

Diesel Exposure Model Reduces Allergy Risk Assessment Errors

...proximity models," says Ryan, "land use regression lets us consider more complex exposure factors—like elevation and the type or number of passing vehicles—in our initial assessment. This allows us to create ‘buffers’ around specific sample sites and control for factors influencing that location’s overall...

Mobile Technology to Meet Healthcare Needs

...orola made phone equipped with an application that lets them enter health data on patients. The information is securely then sent wirelessly to a central database. If the data network is not available, it can be sent via short message service. 'Health workers will also be able to use the system to o...

US Student Raising Funds For Cancer-Ridden Indian American

...e experienced and read. This fundraiser definitely lets people know more about the cancer." Source-IANS...

Drug-Addicts Getting Dependent on Ice for Their Activities

...e drug to function. Heroin knocks them out and ice lets them do the things they need to do." "Most of the people you see in psychosis are poly-drug users with a history of drug-related problems,” he added. KOM...

Colonoscopies Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer; Only When Done Properly

...tiny camera into the colon. The colonoscopy camera lets the doctor check the colon for abnormalities, including cancerous and pre-cancerous growths. On an average, it took 7 minutes for a doctor to guide the colonoscopy device into the colon during the procedure, and another 6 minutes to withdraw it and...

Aggressive Stem Cells Might Improve Transplant Outcome

...zed homing mechanism called a T cell receptor that lets them find the specific target they are genetically programmed to attack. The key to the new finding is the discovery by the St. Jude team that the antibody currently used to seek out and “capture” CD34+ stem cells from the donated bone marrow actu...

Sports Cheats Beware - New Test To Detect Synacthen Found

...y separation and mass spectrometric analysis. This lets scientists produce a chemical fingerprint of the molecule – a fingerprint that uniquely identifies it. "If the drug testing authorities adopt this new test it will close a gap in the current drug testing system, and mean that athletes will no longe...

Medical School Blog Gives Students “Dose of Reality

...ing because she loves to write. She admits it also lets her blow off some steam. “And I think the blog is a really great resource for prospective medical students. The bloggers’ experiences vary, but I think that’s good, and I enjoy being a part of it.” And how does the life of a doctor-in-training stac...

Transplant Cures Rats’ Type 2 Diabetes without Need for Immune Suppression Drug

...that they could transplant the cells in a way that lets them grow into insulin producers without triggering attacks by the rats’ immune systems. This cured the rats' diabetes without the risky immune suppression drugs required to prevent rejection in other transplant-based treatments. Hammerman and Roge...

Cancer-Killing Compound From A Fungus

...e years of effort, we've worked out a process that lets researchers finally produce enough rasfonin to really start investigating how it functions, and how we might harness it to fight cancer." In 2000, researchers from Chiba University in Japan and the University of Tokyo simultaneously discovered a co...

Africa Set to Control Malaria Using Specialized Software

... the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) - lets volunteers download the software that crunches potentially insightful numbers as long as a computer is turned on. When the software runs in the background of an idling computer, it records simulations that model the spread of malaria through Africa...

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