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Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...sastrous decline in stature .It now turns out that literally too Americans have been growing shorter these days, falling behind the Europeans. The title of the study published by Benjamin Lauderdale at Princeton University and John Komlos at the University of Munich in the Social Science Quarterly tells it a...

Listening to MP3s During Lightning Could Be Disastrous to Your Brains

Listening to MP3s in a storm can literally blow your brains out as one man in Vancouver, Canada, found it out the hard way . Most people who are struck by lightning are not hit directly, but get a "side flash" when the electric discharge jumps from the object that was hit. In 2006, the 37-...

Japanese Soak in Their Noodles

...e love their noodles so much that some of them are literally ready to dive in to their bowl of ramen . A Japanese spa on Saturday opened special baths meant to resemble ramen, complete with bath salt shaped like the dangling delicacy, a giant pair of chopsticks overhead and water the aroma of pepper. "The ...

NKorea Extols Virtues of Dog Meat

...id, touting its nutritional properties. Dangogi, literally meaning sweet meat, is an euphemism for dog meat that was coined by North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung in the early 1980s. Dangogi-jang means dog meat soup. "These days workers sweating to taste boshintang can be witnessed in any Dangogi houses and ...

Kelly Clarkson Reveals Bulimic Past

... it, and I just felt so ashamed and embarrassed. I literally went cold turkey and snapped out of it," she added. Since then, Clarkson has always strived to maintain a healthy body and she said that it is 'good for people to see normal'. "I've got a butt, I'm Greek- I can't help that. And I think it's good f...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...ntries, UK, Australia and USA. People are sick, literally and metaphorically, one might say. The market-oriented policies pursued by the respective governments seem to have failed the people in a big way, nearly sparking off a major healthcare crisis. The powers-that-be are forced to reorient their strategi...

Hemangioblasts Aiding Eye Damage Repair

...development at ACT :"We figured out how to produce literally billions of so-called 'hemangioblasts' -- the mythical cell in the embryo that gives rise to our entire blood and immune system as well as to the blood vessels in our body."We've also tested these cells in animals for the first time, and it turns out...

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

... has halted distribution there. "Our goal is to literally flush Cocaine down the drain across the nation," said Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who announced the company's agreement with his state Monday. "Our main complaint about Cocaine is its name and marketing strategy seeking to glorif...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...ntrol of Campylobacter. Bacteriophages the term literally means 'bacterium-eater' are naturally occurring agents that target and destroy bacteria with a high degree of efficiency, and do so selectively and specifically, without affecting beneficial bacteria or gut cells. The term is commonly used in its sh...

Fat Screen Delivers Plant-derived Chemical With Antidiabetic Effects

... under examination were manipulated such that they literally lit up when fat-boosting PPAR became active. Further study of harmine's effects in diabetic mice found that the chemical increases insulin sensitivity in a manner similar to, though more roundabout than, the predominant antidiabetes drugs. Rather t...

Online Education Program Better Source of Information for Patients

...ents may be more symptomatic," Pia said. "Patients literally feel these conditions more, whereas you don't feel high cholesterol. Therefore, when patients with HF and AF access the Heart Profilers, they may be ready to make more active use of the information provided than other patients. Physicians are incre...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

... drinking water for everyone. In McCloud, Nestl is literally locking up a spring that has been a part of the public commons and a place for people to visit and appreciate, says Tara Lohan, a leading activist. And for the Winnemem Wintu, it is also a sacred place. "We believe this is a public trust issue," said...

Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats

Separatists in Manipur are literally holding the state to ransom with businesses, including pharmacies, closed during the weekend following huge extortion notices slapped by rebels. Pharmacies across the state downed their shutters for two days until Sunday after a rebel group demand...

US Denies Granting Patents on Yoga Postures

... the centuries-old Indian practice of yoga - which literally means the union of body and mind - has become hugely popular in the West and is even patronized by many Hollywood celebrities. Some even say yoga has become a multi-million dollar industry with all kinds of gurus or instructors, both Indian and we...

NASA Technology Helps Detect and Treat Heart Disease and Strokes

...TI, says the test is near and dear to his heart -- literally and figuratively. "I was the first male in my family to reach 50, so I decided to celebrate by running the Los Angeles marathon, but I had a heart attack halfway through it and couldn't finish," Thompson said. "None of the non-invasive tests that I h...

Scientists Observed Live Cell Migration

...ur live show are a cluster of fruit fly cells that literally crawl across the length of an egg chamber while it is maturing," says Denise Montell, Ph.D., professor of Biological Chemistry and director of the Center for Cell Dynamics. "What these border cells are doing resembles what cancer cells do when they m...

Super Fruit Fly may Harbor Hope for Human Longevity

...eptides. In the new study, Roberts and his group literally threw trillions of peptides at the receptor and saved the ones that stuck. We let the molecules themselves decide if they bind, rather than trying to design them rationally, he said. After multiple cycles, the researchers had a group of peptides ...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

More and more literally devastating evidence of global warming keeps coming up from across the world. A glacier in Norway is shrinking fast and toxic Californian// seawaters are killing marine life in their thousands. Global warming continues to wreak havoc. A couple of d...

Potential Lifesaver Drug Announced

... Sweeney, who is leading the research: " There are literally thousands of genetic diseases that could benefit from this approach. “What’s unique about this drug is it doesn’t just target one mutation that causes disease, but a whole class of mutations.” So how does the drug work? PTC124 works by binding to ...

Botox Could Curb Excessive Sweating too

...over the years, embarrassing the woman. "Her hand literally dripped with sweat, affecting her work," according to the doctors.. But the Botox shots stopped the woman's excessive sweating."The treatment was well tolerated and the patient's quality of life appreciably improved," write the doctors in the medic...

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