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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...e Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for a moratorium on football matches. There are positive choices for people to make. If we get this right, in 10 to 15 years time every product will be a green product. 'Live Earth is a big step in the ...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

..., says Dr. Boivin. This difference in stress may mean that women used CATs for stress reduction, and if this were the case it would be important for future research to establish whether CATs achieve this goal more effectively than conventional psychological therapies. So far, research shows that psych...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...points out that lack of a rash doesn't necessarily mean that patients will not benefit from Tarceva. "A small percentage of patients who didn't develop a rash still had relatively long survival," he said. "But, still, overall, patients who don't develop a rash don't do as well as those who do."...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...vefold increase in biofuel production, which would mean completely clearing what little remains of the Brazilian and Argentinean rainforests. Not only would this wipe out thousands of species, but would also have a devastating effect on the climate. "Unlike farmland, forests help to seed rainfall bec...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

Playing video games may mean spending less time reading or doing homework, acco... The researchers added that these findings did not mean that gamers were unsocial people. "These findings do not support the notion that adolescents who p...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...entify bio markers of gastric cancer. This could mean that in future, the risk of getting gastric cancer can be determined by a blood test. Currently, many die from the disease because it is detected too late. Research would hopefully make it easier for patients to be screened early. At the National...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...st because a gene is associated with cancer doesnt mean that its actually causing cancer. In this paper we show for the first time that insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2 (IGFBP2) connects with two other proteins to fuel development and progression of brain tumors, says senior author Wei Zhang, ...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...immune systems at a higher level -- and that might mean putting HIV patients on anti-retroviral drugs earlier than is currently the case," he said. The research comes ahead of a major international conference on HIV/AIDS which will take place in Sydney on July 22-24....

Prescription Costs More for Older Men Than Women

...f prescribing funds. The research found that the mean annual prescription cost per individual was simila...s (195.12euro). However after 65 years of age, the mean prescribing costs for males were significantly higher than females. On average, costs for a 75-yea...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

...re can be some nutrient differences but it doesn't mean it's necessarily better for you." For example, a recent study found that organic milk had higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids, but the FSA points out that these short-chain fatty acids do not seem to have the health promoting benefits offered by ...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...ic disease, particularly cancer, but this does not mean that meat, fish, or milk should be removed from our diets. Functional foods were now popular because health-conscious baby boomers had made them the leading trend in the United States food industry, he said. "When you extract something from a foo...

Aussie Comedian Apologises for Pam Anderson Hepatitis Joke

... In his apology, Helliar insisted that he didn't mean to cause any offence. "The joke...was not intended to offend those living with hepatitis and, if any offence was caused, I sincerely apologise," the New York Post quoted Helliar, as saying. Anderson, who is said to have contracted the serious bl...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

...etimes work "in association" and that this did not mean "collusion". "The ACCC needs to look at the context of doctors working as a group ... where its rulings can conflict with clinical scenarios," Dr Ford said. For example, he said obstetricians working in a maternity unit could provide a better s...

Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates

... an emergency response, when the increased demands mean drivers are less able to cope. "Our results suggest that eating and drinking at the wheel is best confined to the service area,'' they state in their study entitled 'Crash dieting: The effects of eating and drinking on driving performance'....

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...just to large ecological changes, but that doesn't mean they'll survive the changes to come, other researchers opined....

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...r children. Matchmaking rules in China generally mean that a wife must be younger, less educated, have a lower salary and be shorter in stature than her husband. Parents match Chinese birth years, zodiac signs, even accents. Throw in the attractiveness of having the right "hukou" -- an identification ...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

... Disparities in state newborn screening programs mean some babies may die or develop brain damage or other severe complications because they are not identified in time for effective treatment, said Dr. Howse. All babies across America should receive the benefits of being screened for all of these 29 t...

Steroid Drugs to Preterm Delivery Mothers may Cause Risk

...arn that methodological problems in these analyses mean that this conclusion may be wrong and the practice of repeating courses was not based on any good evidence. We do not yet know whether this practice was beneficial or harmful. The main problem, they say, is that the analyses of subgroups of people ...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

... by bedside rounds were discharged on day one. The mean length-of-stay was reduced from 2.33 days for the group assessed exclusively by bedside rounds to 1.26 days for the group assessed by robotic telerounding. Early discharge in the robotic telerounding group created capacity for an additional 71 pati...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

... "Disparities in state newborn screening programs mean some babies may die or develop brain damage or other severe complications because they are not identified in time for effective treatment," said Dr. Howse. "All babies across America should receive the benefits of being screened for all of these 29 c...

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