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American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...s might be expected, huge and obese, since experts note that an excess of fatty tissue restricts the stomach's capacity for expansion. Nathan's hot dog eating contest is broadcast on television on the July 4 holiday, a day Americans on average put away 150 million wieners across the country. For an av...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...stoma, has not significantly improved for decades, note Zhang and Fuller. We hope IGFBP2 will provide an effective target for treatment of this devastating disease. Sarah Dunlap, a student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences jointly operated by M. D. Anderson and The University of Texas Health...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

... of jurisdiction of CAS in this specific case, but note with satisfaction that the CAS panel considered the exoneration of the two cricketers by the PCB Appeals Committee as an unsatisfactory decision, WADA added. Reacting to the claims made by Shoaib and Asif that they took the banned steroid nandrolon...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...ch in the United States. The Finnish researchers note some side effects among people in the nalmefene group, including nausea, abdominal discomfort, as well as energy and sleep difficulties. However, most study participants remained in the trial and continued using the drug. I wish theyd done an analy...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...aroma or nutritive value. But it is interesting to note that the majority of the foods being marketed as functional are plant based. There is overwhelming evidence from epidemiological and clinical trials to show that a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of chronic disease, particularly cancer, but th...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...f acetaminophen to 16 x 500mg tablets. The authors note the overdose rate in Calgary is about one fifth that reported in the UK, despite similar suicide rates. UK acetaminophen overdose cuts have largely been attributed to the package size restrictions, however no such restrictions have been imposed in ...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

... fixed point only Vieira said it was important to note that we cant say anything about cause and effect relationships. However, Woods said, it gives you some idea of what factors are related, and then you test those in a more rigorous manner. Vieira said the research certainly suggests that fitness ...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...on blood thinners and poorer outcomes. They also note the drugs that are used as the first type of treatment are prescribed off label because, in the absence of adequate clinical tests, they have not gained approval for atrial fibrillation. Developed for other heart problems, they include anti-arrythmi...

Grandparents' Care Makes Grandchildren More Caring for Them

...anddaughters and grandsons. "It is important to note that while the grandchildren felt an emotional connection to past experiences, grandparents need to feel that they are also helping their grandchildren in the present," remarked Dr. Even-Zohar. "The practical meaning of the research is that grown g...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...if selenium supplements truly raise diabetes risk, note the researchers. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. Eliseo Guallar from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, agrees that selenium seems to offer few benefits and at high levels, may be toxic. Dr. Guallar says most people ha...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...alth through adolescence. The authors of the study note that in the scientific community, "there is widespread agreement that nutritional intake, the incidence of diseases, and the availability of medical services have a major impact on human size." More research is needed to fully understand why Americ...

Backpacks and Backaches

...l the things from your backpack onto the scale and note the weight. If this reading indicates 15% more than your body weight, then my friend, your back is in for trouble! In India, heavy school bags became such a weighty issue, that the Indian Parliament introduced The Children School Bags (Limitation O...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...years. It has also been extremely encouraging to note that when men were involved in a particular goal, they rose to the occasion to meet with the objectives. When men were presented with health statistics of women, they began to involve in the health issues of women. Therefore, instilling this sense of...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

..., which eventually lead to chronic rejection. They note that mainstay immunosuppressive drugs simply are not effective at preventing chronic rejection for lung transplants, and they hope the mouse model will reveal why. The current hypothesis is that lung transplant rejection is linked to chronic infla...

Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way

...tics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., note that no government agency regulates the tests, so there's no quality control. "These tests sort of shine a spotlight on inadequacies across the whole area of genetic tests," Hudson says. Jesse Reynolds, a policy analyst at the Center for Genetics...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...binations should be studied to assess the effects, note person-to-person variations, and enable physicians to predict how individual patients will take up and metabolize specific drugs in the presence of certain foods. "The one thing that should not be anticipated is an efficacy study by lapatinib's spo...

U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance

... large increase in spending. But it's important to note that (the program) has been tremendously successful. And one of the lessons we've learned is that it's going to cost more to cover additional kids." Yet, Bush wants to hold the line on spending, adding about $5 billion more to the program over five...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...r using a pencil to erase skin. The researchers note it was important to distinguish between minor and moderate/severe forms of self-injury, since severe forms of NSSI may be predictive of more serious outcomes. Minor forms of NSSI consisted of behaviours such as pulling out hair, biting self, or picki...

Interactions Between Food and Drugs Could Lower Drug Costs

...binations should be studied to assess the effects, note person-to-person variations, and enable physicians to predict how individual patients will take up and metabolize specific drugs in the presence of certain foods. "The one thing that should not be anticipated is an efficacy study by lapatinib's spo...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

...d the ever ongoing cork versus screwcap debate. Of note will be the increasing numbers of organic and biodynamic wines -- almost non-existent at Vinexpo 2005 -- as well as issues such as eco-friendly packaging, reducing carbon emissions and sustainable development of vineyards and winemaking. Vinexpo is h...

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