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Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

... lets mice eat more but weigh less could prove the magic ingredient for diet drugs of the future.British scientists from drug giant SmithKline Beecham and the University of Cambridge have created mice with a human protein known as Uncoupling Protein 3 (UCP3) that increases their metabolism.In what is every...

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...edicinal properties, which may actually make tea a magic potion in more ways than one. ... It might not be as magical as the magic potion that Obelix fell into or the potion that Guals use to ward off their enemies with effortless ...

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

... need to stop hoping to luck upon a single genetic magic bullet and start thinking about what makes people susceptible." He said it was not schizophrenia itself that was inherited, but rather risk factors that predisposed people to the condition. There were various clues that suggested these risk factors...

Possible benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

... said that a lot of people thought estrogen was a magic pill. So-called observational studies, in which women decided on their own whether to go on HRT after menopause, have suggested that the treatment cuts risk of heart attacks and stroke. But some scientists speculated that women who opt for HRT might...

Longer Lung Cancer Survival

...d survival with a high quality of life. It’s not a magic bullet, but it really has helped a lot of patients with lung cancer." Marcie takes the drug every day. She says, "This drug has given me renewed life and renewed hope and renewed faith. I live now with a love of life and enjoy every day and try not ...

Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well

... religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. ~Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin, 1973 For most of history, the human heart has been regarded as a forbidden organ too delicate to tamper with. // It might h...

Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity

...ts can restrict growth. With obesity, there are no magic bullets." Some girls were participating in something called Fantastic Kids. It started in spring 2004 as a pilot program for girls heavier than 85 percent of their peers -- sometimes weighing as much as an adult. There are games in the pool, weights...

Stem cells Can Generate Organs In Labs

... organs. The embryonic stem cells is almost like a magic cell that can give rise to all the different cell ...he type of chemical bath required to trigger these magic cell to take one route towards the specific organ regeneration. Sound fascinating and like science ....

The Mediterranean magic: helpful in heart disease

The magic of the Mediterranean diet has been widely talked about and largely accepted. In the same direction is another study conducted in France which proclaims that there is a 15% reduction in the risk of heart disease //on consumption of a Mediterranean die...

Urban Built Environment May Play a Vital Role in Influencing the Body Size

...e over a period of time rather than using a single magic bullet. ...

Diabetes Risk Pronounced With Too Much or Too Little Sleep

...truth in saying that the key to good health is the magic word’ ‘moderation’ Too much or too less of anything is bad for health//. New England Research Institutes in collaboration with Yale School of Medicine researchers, commenting upon Optimum Sleep requirement, say that Men who sleep too much or too litt...

98.6 degrees no longer the benchmark for normal temperature

...rlich, a 19th-century German physician gave us the magic figure of 98.6 degrees. This was done by him after collecting and analysing over a million armpit temperatures for 25,000 patients.// This has been corrected by Harvard researchers and appears in the April issue of the Harvard Health Letter. The ...

Ramdev’s Medicines Questioned By Indian Medical Associatio

...sial medicinal preparations. 'Are his (Ramdev's) magic concoctions put on the three phases of test trials...s marketed yoga, pranayam (a form of yoga) and his magic concoctions very successfully. Ramdev has turned this classical art into pop music. Unfortunately he...

Low-Intensity Exercise The Key To Losing More Pounds

...ere enrolled. Although there is no such thing as magic exercise for losing weight, it has been found that who worked out at a moderate pace, faithfully adhering to the exercise regimen for a period of three months lost more weight than their counterparts who worked out more extensively. The study parti...

Assam’s Malaria Death Toll Rises To 75, More People Affecte

...or the fatalities." Superstitious beliefs, black magic and demonology are integral to tribal custom in parts of Assam, Tripura and other northeast states. "Our health workers are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas not to be wooed by quacks or sorcerers, and instead approach a doct...

Death Toll from Malarial Epidemic Raises To 75

...ast Indian states, superstitious beliefs and black magic play a large part in tribal customs. India's northeast is known as a "malaria belt" with the disease claiming some 500 lives annually. At least 230 people died in Assam last year of malaria, which is caused by a small parasite spread through mosquit...

Malaria kills 75 in Assam

...or the fatalities." Superstitious beliefs, black magic and demonology are the most prevalent mystic beliefs in the tribal areas of the northeastern state and this is affecting the delivery of proper healthcare. "Our health workers are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas not to be w...

Developing Nations Should Reform Health Financing Systems: WB

... persisting. 'Buzzwords, flavours of the day, and magic bullets will not provide effective solutions to the health financing challenges faced by countries at all income levels. At this crucial global health crossroads, the report offers policy choices based on international evidence and economic principle...

Asia Arming up to further the AIDS fight

...become a captive of its success. We don't have the magic cure yet. Our efforts are not a sprint. They're a marathon. There is still more that needs to be done." The HIV/AIDS fight is gaining momentum in Asia, where it is estimated that some 8.3 million people were HIV-positive. Frika Chia of the Asia Paci...

Indian Scientist who Enthralls Public With Magic Tricks

Whether he is enthralling people with his magic tricks or debating on the latest advances in micro...k even for 100 people,' says Chhatwal, who pursues magic as a hobby and is a cooking enthusiast. But by profession, he is a trained microbiologist speciali...

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