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World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Secondhand Smoke

As the global public health community observes World No Tobacco Day, the American Legacy Foundation again calls attention to the health epidemic that tobacco causes for our nation. Two important new studies released last week call attention to ways the nation can address the deadly toll of tobac...

Moon, the Best Place to Assess the Earths Climate Changes

...aused by seasons on Earth, Wielicki says, and also observes that placing instruments on the Moon is much more expensive than launching them into low Earth orbit....

Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ctive inflammation and impaired glucose tolerance, observes better glucose tolerance as a predictor of RA. In the multivariate model, a lower glucose level at 120 minutes after an oral glucose tolerance test (odds ratio 1.19 per mmol/L; confidence interval 1.04 to 1.35) and smoking (odds ratio 1.64; confide...

Eating Disorders Highly Prevalent Among Gay and Bisexual Men

... gyms or who did not participate in a gym at all," observes Dr. Meyer. "This suggests that factors other than values and norms in the gay community are related to the higher rates of eating disorder among these men." As for the findings in women, the researchers reported no differences in rates of eating di...

Ray of Hope for Women on Motherhood Day

...een falling in India, albeit gradually. As India observes National Safe Motherhood Day Wednesday, it hopes to reduce the MMR rate, the number of mothers dying per 100,000 live births, to 100 by 2012. Aparajita Gogoi of the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), an international body that works to ensure safe mothe...

Glucose Causes Death of Brain Cells in Rodents Following Hypoglycemic Coma

...s put in.' In terms of clinical science, Swanson observes that 'as clinicians, our first reaction when we see a patient in hypoglycemic coma is to give lots of glucose, fast. But our rodent model makes it clear that overshooting glucose levels is very bad for rat brains. The way we treat patients for hypogl...

Nepal Gets Its First Graduate Goddess

As the world observes Women's Day to celebrate the emancipation and empowerment of women, Rashmila Shakya has a special reason to rejoice//. In addition to the distinction of being a goddess, she now has the additional laurel of becoming Nepal's only graduate goddess. Fr...

The Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cancer

...l cancer incidence does not seem to be increased," observes Alan Silman, M.D., an epidemiologist with the University of Manchester and the study’s leading researcher. Whether targeted cancer therapies could improve the survival rate for RA patients remains a subject for further research. Source-Eurekalert S...

Genetic Testing Sheds Light on Degenerative Eye Disease

...s advantage to have a molecular diagnosis on file, observes Ayyagari. “When treatments begin to emerge for these complex genetic diseases,” she says, “the individual’s genotype may determine whether a new treatment will be the one that works for that patient.” br>Source-Newswise SRM...

The Secretions Influence Opposite Sex

...ctory Research Program, who was behind this study, observes that like rats and some insects, human secretions too influence the physiology of the opposite sex. His claim continues "Many people argue that human pheromones don't exist, because humans don't exhibit stereotyped behavior, nonetheless, this male ch...

How Bacteria Generate Energy to Live?

...lectron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, which observes electron spin, she and her co-worker Mark Nilges at the University of Illinois analyzed the properties of the flavin molecules, and mapped these functional properties to specific points in the protein structure. NQR is only one of several sodium pu...

DVD Benefits Autistic Children

...edictable and there are no surprise elements. He observes that children affected by autism will not like to have eye contact with people as it confuses them a lot. When a movement is fixed on an expected path, it is easier for them to understand. Professor Cohen is quick to point out that this is not a c...

Health Of Residents Is Affected by Various Factors

...e living alone and lone-parent families. It also observes neighbourhoods and housing conditions and other social issues to know what influences health. The amount of greenery around, safety of people on the streets, public transportation, and how well people know their neighbours were some factors found ...

Socio-economically Excluded People, more affected by Tuberculosis

...- where a health worker or other responsible adult observes the patients taking their medication) is also recommended to improve adherence to treatment. Most tuberculosis patients are not infectious, readily access health services, and complete treatment successfully without DOT, say the authors. As a resul...

World Cup Fans go for Patriotic Hairstyles

...s out and there's some big event on like the Cup," observes Stefanie Koehn, president of the German hairstylists' association in the central city of Goettingen. Demand for "really weird styles" of dyeing surged after the tournament began. Most women customers valued their own hair too much for bizarre exp...

Unnecessary Catheterization Puts Elderly Patients at Risk

... seem to be getting unnecessary catheterizations,’ observes principal investigator Seth Landefeld, MD, associate chief of staff of geriatrics and extended care at SFVAMC and Senior Scholar in the VA National Quality Scholar Program. The study identified nine specific risk factors for unnecessary catheterizati...

Instrument to reveal Information about Ozone Loss

...lected by MIPAS, a German-designed instrument that observes the atmosphere in middle infrared range, H?pfner and other scientists discovered a belt of nitric acid trihydrate (NAT) PSCs developing in the polar night over Antarctica in 2003 about one month after the first PSCs, which were composed of water crys...

Living In The Past Indicates Dissatisfaction With Present

... participate in life as actively as young people," observes George Adler, director of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany. "If older people are fully valued and taken seriously, then they go about their lives and the present day much more positively. Memories and old stories are not n...

Reminiscing Into The Past Makes You Dissatisfied With The Present

... participate in life as actively as young people," observes Georg Adler, director of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany. "If older people are fully valued and taken seriously, then they go about their lives and the present day much more positively. Memories and old stories are not n...

India Targets Eliminating Leprosy

...ow has only 118,844 registered leprosy cases.India observes Anti-Leprosy Day 30 January. Leprosy is caused by Mycobacterium Leprae, which primarily affects the skin, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves causing deformities. India is reported to be close to eliminating leprosy altogether. There is also a ...

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