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Macrobiotic Diet Made Courtney Love Gain 50 Pounds, Not Lose!

...acrobiotic diet, but meal replacement shakes and a lock on the fridge. The former Hole singer, who shed ...strict no carbohydrate one instead. She also put a lock on her refrigerator to ensure that she stuck to her strict diet regimen. "I put the non-Photoshopp...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...) with three gears and a large front basket with a lock for stop-offs away from docking stations. Velib, a contraction of the French words "velo" (bike) and "liberte" (freedom), is modelled on a similar scheme run by JC Decaux in the southeastern French city of Lyon where 4,000 self-service bikes have b...

Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command

...apidly adapt to changing feedback, but it can also lock in on something and tune out distractions until the task is finished. And these two separate control systems that work toward the same goal without actually talking to each other likely help create this powerful flexibility." To follow up, Petersen...

Deadly Virus Hits Popular Lake in US

...infected with the virus and ordered closure of the lock that separates Lake Winnebago from the smaller one...s confirm the virus in Lake Winnebago, keeping the lock closed wont do any good. It will already be too late. If the disease is in Lake Winnebago, then th...

Storage of Firearms Unsafe in Most Families

..., if parents are unwilling to do that, they should lock all guns with gun locks and store them separately from ammunition.' Firearm ownership was highest in families with two adults in the home, according to the study. Families in rural areas are more likely to own long guns and families who own long gu...

Study Finds Reason About Brains Refusal to Change Brands

...tore to purchase orange juice does not necessarily lock consumers in to that store when their goal is to buy a cake. Similarly, becoming skilled at looking up stock quotes at Yahoo.com does not mean that the user will inevitably sign up for a Yahoo email account, the authors write. This is an important ...

New Technology Reveals Proteins Responsible for Diseases

... iMYTH, they will stain the yeast cell blue. "Like lock and key, if two proteins interact with one another, it is safe to assume they participate or regulate the same cellular process," explains Stagljar. "Identifying new interactors for ABC transporters may reveal unanticipated aspects of how these trans...

Australian State Health Official Sacked Following Poisoning Outbreak in Nursing Home

... year that he should use his last-resort powers to lock up Neal, but he rejected the advice, allowing Neal to go on to attempt to infect his 16th victim. GPL...

Study Uncovers Clues for Why Graves’ Disease Attacks the Eye

...t latch to a specific receptor – like a key into a lock -- in order to elicit a cellular response. The receptors mobbed the patients’ immune systems, even on T-cells that normally would not produce them. “We didn’t know why GD patients’ cells created a new antibody, but had a hunch that that it sprang f...

AIIMS Official Files Complaint Against Venugopal

...e of several other people. I also noticed that the lock of my room has been broken and replaced with a new one," the police complaint mentions. AIIMS has been mired in controversy since the central government decided to introduce quotas for other backward classes last year. The institute, which was the ...

Mental Health: Mind at Peace or in Pieces?

... ill warrant a sequestered treatment, maybe even a lock up, to avoid violent encounters. This is perhaps the mother of all myths. Post rehabilitation, most mentally ill patients begin to lead productive lives within their communities. The stigma that surrounds mental illness can be dissipated only by c...

Synthetic DNA Makes Better Hydrogels for Drug Delivery

...ently, two chains with complementary sequences can lock onto one another like two halves of a zipper. By making synthetic DNA chains whose sequences are complementary over only part of their length, Luo and colleagues have created tree-shaped structures. To create hydrogels, they made branched DNA that ...

DNA-bound p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Structure Determined

...nd DNA. "So we decided that we needed to somehow lock the protein into a conformation that's compatible with the dimer binding to DNA. We used a chemical trick in which we modified a DNA base to allow it to attach directly to a part of the protein's core domain. That allowed us to trap the form of the p...

Adequate Calcium Intake Can Help Maintain Weight In Middle-Aged Women

...r studies. It appears that low calcium intake will lock it away in cells, switching on a fat-forming process....

Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair

...molecule called the stem cell factor – much like a lock and key -- the "turned on" c-kit activates the bone marrow cells to migrate to the heart to help stimulate new blood vessel growth. In the study, mice with defective c-kit bone marrow cells, could not mobilize these cells to race towards the injure...

New Molecular Treatment Identified To Treat Blood Cell Cancers

...successfully. Monoclonal antibodies, engineered to lock onto a specific target molecule, are used to carry radioactive isotopes or anti-cancer drugs directly to a tumor. Three monoclonal antibodies, rituximab (Rituxan), ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin), and tositumomab (Bexxar), have already been approved b...

Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Not Respected. Alleged Physician

...ected. Chaoulli said that the government wanted to lock the citizens in another long legal battle. 'They say, `If you don't like it, take us to court.' They know that it could take another eight or 10 years for a new case to be resolved.' ...

Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists

As diplomats lock horns over the declaration to be issued after today's UN meet on AIDS, activists and victims fear the outcome will fail to effectively contain the epidemic that has claimed 25 million lives so far.// Hours before the declaration is to be issued, UN...

Cost-Benefit Economics of Methadone for prisoners

...t costs about $176 for just one day of an inmate’s lock up expenditure, which is borne by the government - or about $64,000 a year. In contrast, methadone programs end up taking care of costs for a whole year, in the event of a prisoner’s jail time being knocked even by a mere 20 days. The study was con...

United Kingdom: Farmers Cautioned To Plan Adequately For Bird-Flu

.... //Yet the U.k Ministry don’t feel it is time to lock up the Britain’s 20 million free range poultry, though some experts feel appropriate to do so. According to the National Farmers' Union, if this is done, it will just be a massive over-reaction. The British policy dictates that birds will be locke...

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