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Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

... insect repellents that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus; mosquito-proofing your house by sealing doors and checking window screens; and limiting time outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active. To get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower...

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

..., but things could get worse, "if plants like palm oil and rapeseed are grown for biofuels to ease reliance on fossil fuels". "We are asking for trouble, if we expand production of biofuels, as the only fertile land available is tropical rainforests," said Haberl. "If we want full-scale replacement o...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...ned the remarkable two-tone colour of pumpkin seed oil by combining imaging and CIE (International Commis...uman vision perceives substances like pumpkin seed oil as dichromatic or polychromatic. According to the researchers, two phenomena explain the perceived...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... has accepted $1 million in campaign cash from the oil industry, and he had threatened to veto the global warming bill unless it was made more business-friendly, said a critic. Although the governor says he wants to hold polluters more accountable, administration officials recently signaled lawmakers t...

Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

...al shower, which has medicinal property. Secondly, oil massage is also available here. So every year we c...rists can enjoy bathing under the waterfalls, take oil massage and enjoy boat rides. Malathi, a tourist at Kuttralam, said: "We went to the main waterfal...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...reign sources of petroleum, it has to make it from oil shale, coal or both. We have about equal amounts of reserves of oil shale and coal, at the current rate of usage, to be able to generate petroleum substitutes for the U...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...-burn nature of the fuel has attracted a number of oil multinationals, car-makers and energy companies. H...ys Anders Hermansen from Statoil, Norway's biggest oil company and one of 40 partner organizations involved in the project, called HyNor. "This is very muc...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...cern over rising prices at the pumps. The cost of oil was at a record level with gasoline prices hoverin...dditives such as ethanol, ramping up the number of oil refineries built and temporarily halting oil shipments into the nation's petroleum reserve. Each of...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

... study has found that a compound from olive-pomace oil slows down the spread of HIV virus . Researchers...ic Chemistry are firm that the use of olive-pomace oil can produce an 80% slowing down in AIDS spreading in the body. Maslinic or crataegolic acid is a p...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

... jobs. Even so, white collar workers in Canada's oil patch headquarters, for the moment, do not seem convinced of the need for this peculiar service. During a recent visit by AFP, there were no pensioners on site. Sopik conceded: "We haven't had as many people using it as we thought we would. We most...

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

...ficacy and safety of Zestra(R) compared to placebo oil in approximately 200 women diagnosed with acquired mixed interest/ desire/ arousal/ orgasm disorders in conditions of home use in conjunction with sexual activities. Of the 296 women screened at 13 research sites, 256 were randomized to Zestra(R) o...

Retail Health Clinics Start Shop

Massachusetts health officials are all set to oil the wheels of retail-based medical clinics. Accordingly, they will propose new regulations to allow for the operation of these clinics . They vouch that the move could also encourage not-for-profit hospitals, community health centers and businesses t...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

... a bacterium called Vibrio vulnificus. The retired oil company marketing consultant also is suffering from multiple organ failure because the disease has caused a blood infection, his physician said Tuesday. Gilpatrick was listed in critical but stable condition. The bacterium thrives in warm salt wa...

Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County

...ants are already abandoning partially hydrogenated oil for deep-frying and baking, and the rest need not wait for more of these measures to pass to get rid of it altogether. Opponents were most vehement about the labeling requirement. Chris Clifford, a Renton resident who said he's owned several restau...

Novel Method to Inhibit Prostate Cancer

... attaching trastuzumab molecules to the surface of oil droplets in nanoemulsions made possible the targeting of such droplets to cells over-expressing the HER2 receptor. He coupled trastuzumab with emulsions containing the toxic agent paclitaxel-palmitate and evaluated the efficiency of these emulsions...

Diet Could Be Life or Death for Prostate Cancer Patients

...on, halibut, tuna, sardines and mackerel, and fish oil such as cod liver oil. English walnuts and flaxseeds also contain omega-3s. "This study clearly shows that diet can tip the balance toward a good or bad outcome," said Yong Q. Chen, senior researcher at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in ...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...nomy. The ethanol boom has seen sugar prices track oil prices and now the same is set to happen with grain, Mr Brown argues. "As the price of oil climbs so will the price of food," he says. "If oil jumps from $60 a barrel to $80, you can bet that...

India to Get a Taste of 'British' Curries

...t making the food look sexy -- the way you drizzle oil slowly, soft focus lighting, like a music video," she said during a break from shooting back-to-back episodes. Her recipe for success back in Britain is simple: use ingredients that are readily available in stores, such as bread and beans. Many o...

Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say

...la, its main political ally, in exchange for vital oil supplies. The export of medical services has hurt Cuba's family doctor system and caused longer waits at health centers. At the Havana clinic where Moore's American patients received free check-ups in March for respiratory problems and bone fract...

Eating Fish Oil can Save Eyesight: Study

A dollop of fish oil may be enough to prevent the loss of vision and even blindness that sometimes afflict premature babies, a new study has shown. When researchers gave tiny doses of omega-3 fatty acids -- found in wild salmon, sardines, anchovies and other coldwater...

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