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Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...searchers also found that subjects who held a cold pack to their forehead did not catch yawns from the fil...m, while those who held a warm or room-temperature pack yawned normally. Researcher Robert Provine, from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, said yaw...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...e decade to 2004 , without a change to the smaller pack sizes that were credited with overdose reductions in the UK. young women, Aboriginals and those on social security remain at greatest risk. A University of Calgary, Canada team led by Dr. Robert Myers used administrative data to review over 1500 p...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...ad last in life expectancy at birth, but leads the pack in infant mortality -- forty percent higher than the runner-up -- and in the percentage of the population that will die before reaching 60. Americans also lead the world in mental illness. According to Lauderdale and Komlos, one has to look at the ...

Backpacks and Backaches

...r straps. An additional waist strap helps keep the pack in place. Theres more! Chiropracter, Dr.Marvin A...ight Using both hands, test the weight of your pack Lift the pack using your legs to take more weight and sparing the back Slip onto shoulders, ...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...l groups: heavy smokers, who had smoked at least a pack of 20 cigarettes a day for at least 20 years: and non-smokers. To measure the synthesis of muscle protein they were given an intravenous infusion of blood with a tagged amino acid (one of the building blocks of protein). Samples of muscle were tak...

Smokers may Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

...-years. One pack-year is equivalent to smoking one pack a day for a year. Participants underwent genetic testing and a pulmonary function test known as Forced Expiratory Volume, which is the volume of air that can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. Jill Ohar, M.D., senior researcher...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

...said that they used general drug guidelines or the pack insert to decide whether to dispense the drug, rather than specialist formularies or guidelines on dispensing to children. Despite the wide availability of specialised resources, such as Medicine for Children, published by the Royal College of Paed...

Genetic Variation in Some Smokers Increases Chances of Developing COPD

... pack-years. One pack-year is equal to smoking one pack a day for a year. Participants underwent genetic testing and a pulmonary function test known as Forced Expiratory Volume, which is the volume of air that can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. Jill Ohar, M.D., senior researcher...

Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt

...as chocolate and some salty snacks, are those that pack the most calories per unit of volume, explains Cheryl Gilhooly, PhD, MPH, research dietitian and first author of the study, as compared to less energy-dense foods like fruits and vegetables, which have fewer calories per unit of volume. These findi...

Haneefs SIM Card Not Recovered from the Burning Jeep

...say with any certainty that this is the ace in the pack so to speak but it's definitely something we need to explore." The police affidavit did not accurately represent whatever was stated by Haneef when he was interrogated, it is further claimed....

Tuberculosis Drug Increases OCD Therapy Progress

...with exposure to cues of smoking, such as seeing a pack of cigarettes, lighting up, or actually smoking," Kushner said. Researchers will give the study participants nicotine-extracted cigarettes to smoke, and one group will receive the drug while another will receive the placebo, prior to therapy sessio...

Weight Management Achieved by Controlling and Not Suppressing Food Cravings

...as chocolate and some salty snacks, are those that pack the most calories per unit of volume, as compared to less energy-dense foods like fruits and vegetables, which have fewer calories per unit of volume, explains Cheryl Gilhooly, PhD, MPH, research dietitian and first author of the study. The study,...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...tached to a half-inch cable connected to a battery pack that recharges it. It's mobile. Moazami said one of his patients in the clinical trial delivers pizzas. The device will stay inside Guthrie, and he should do well, as long as it's durable perhaps as long as five years. When it fails, he'll either ...

Madhya Pradesh may Ban Sale of Vibrating Condom

... Marketed and sold by Hindustan Latex Ltd (HLL), a pack of Crezendo comes with three condoms along with a vibrating ring and is priced at Rs.125. While the Madhya Pradesh Public Welfare and Development Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya is convinced that the vibrating condom is a sex toy, the company that ha...

Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys

...ago, HLL started to sell Crezendo - a three-condom pack with a vibrating ring - at a price of Rs.125. The Madhya Pradesh government is contemplating a ban on its sale in the state if Crezendo is proved to be a sex toy. "Hindustan Latex Ltd (HLL), which is under the union Health and Family Welfare Minis...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...and dogs and their human counterparts run with the pack at Dogster. San Francisco-based Dogster is a flourishing social-networking website for canines, referred to as "animal companions" instead of "pets" in the politically correct City by the Bay. Among the furry friends featured on the website is An...

Desert Droughts Shorten Mountain Snow Cover, Reveals Study

... allowing more of the suns energy to warm the snow pack and cause it to melt earlier, researchers said. The connection between dust and lower snow reflectance is already established, but the amount of impact measured and modelled in this system stunned us, said Tom Painter from the University of Colorad...

Car Sickness for the Little Ones can Be Prevented

...ose full of greasy fast food can cause trouble. So pack some water, crackers, fruit and other healthy fare and let kids nibble. Urge sensitive kids to keep their eyes on the horizon. Thanks to booster seats and higher-profile vehicles, many can get a good view something that can minimize queasiness. Av...

FDA Approves Birth Control Pill for Continuous Use

... Lybrel, produced by Wyeth, comes in a 28-day pill pack with a low dosage of hormones ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel, which are already widely used in birth-control pills. The pill prevents conception by halting menstrual period indefinitely. The first ever contraception pill to put off periods a...

Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life

... internal device is connected to an external fanny pack of rechargeable batteries by thin electrical cords that exit the body through an opening in the skin. Earlier LVADs required patients to always be tethered to a large console, but the HeartMate XVE gives patients like Heiner the ability to move freel...

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