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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

... year study. They used CT scans to link distinct physical traits of Hatshepsut to that of her ancestors, and narrow the search for the Pharaoh to the couple of female mummies in the KV60 tomb. Preliminary examination of the 3,000-year-old mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was obese, had decayed teeth...

Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...was the outcome of yawning. They found that the physical mechanism of yawning cooled the brain, and made it function more efficiently. According to our hypothesis, rather than promoting sleep, yawning should antagonise sleep. We think contagious yawning is triggered by empathic mechanisms which function ...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...d has no impact on taste, smell, colour, and other physical properties of treated products. Bacteriophages ('phage') are the most abundant micro-organisms on earth. Fresh water and seawater can contain as many as 1 billion phages per ml, while in fresh and processed meat and meat products, more than 100 mil...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...eup of the cells in the eye's retina, and specific physical properties of substances themselves. In the study, published online in Springer's journal Naturwissenschaften, the researchers examined the remarkable two-tone colour of pumpkin seed oil by combining imaging and CIE (International Commission on Il...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...nutrition education. School programs that increase physical activity are also more likely to have an impact than nutrition education. "It's true, it didn't change what they actually eat. But the program really made a difference in how kids were feeling about fruits and vegetables. They really had a more pos...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...erties of the flour. The foods might have a better physical quality." The researchers worked with the bakery science lab at K-State's department of grain science and industry to produce cookies and tortillas made with bran-enriched flour that had been precooked using extrusion processing, and those that had...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...erties of the flour. The foods might have a better physical quality," Alavi said. The researchers worked with the bakery science lab at K-State's department of grain science and industry to produce cookies and tortillas made with bran-enriched flour that had been precooked using extrusion processing, and th...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...lity of Life guidelines, focusing on four domains; physical capacity, psychological well-being, social relationships and environment. Although all programs appeared to lead to some improvement in quality of life, improvements were significantly greater in the exercise-training group. Exercise training parti...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

...scope to allow researchers to overlay chemical and physical images. It opens up a whole world of studies, Nealson said. You can use this technology to look at things going on inside the cell. This is going to change the way that we do a lot of microbiology. Capone added that the structural imaging capabil...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...on, or a positive stress test were excluded. The physical fitness of subjects was assessed through a battery...e administered to determine the subjects levels of physical activity, physical fitness, emotional stress and body composition (bone density and body fat). Blood...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...e its civil servants an incentive to work on their physical fitness. By going to the gym, they could receive a refund of the monthly membership fee. In addition to offering smaller portions, about 20 restaurants in the town began including low-fat items on their menus. School lunches also became healthier t...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...nts. CFS is marked by severe, chronic mental and physical exhaustion, arising in a previously healthy and active person. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Professor Andrew Lloyd at the University of New South Wales. As part of the research, scientists examined six million pieces of...

Bagpipe Cured Scot Teen of His Asthma

...isease were such that he had to give up sports and physical education lessons at school. His mother Janet, ...t he can now again participate in sports, and take physical education lessons. "I feel great now that I can do sports and PE," he said....

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

... the virus told the conference of their ordeals of physical and emotional consequences of the virus, of how their husbands infected them before abandoning them or chased them from their homes. The conference heard that in sub-Saharan Africa, 60 percent of all adults living with the virus are female. Kenya, ...

Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March

...aced rejection, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assault in Croatia, whose population of 4.4 million is nearly 90 percent Roman Catholic. The Croatian parliament passed legislation giving limited recognition for same-sex unions in 2003....

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

... a model to predict the incidence of cognitive and physical functional limitations in older adults. She can be reached for questions at rosanoc@edc.pitt.edu ....

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...s on the study said, Physicians strongly encourage physical activity in children, and while trampolines appear to be a fun activity that satisfies the need for physical activity, this study indicates that they pose too great a threat to be used in an unsupervised envir...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...om the recorded ECG data as they can better tailor physical training and improve their fitness level for the race. Dr. Budimir Drakulic, Signalife CTO, stated: "We are grateful to Dr. Cummings from Cleveland Clinic for introducing us to this challenging problem. Dr. Pinderski and Dr. Cummings provided us wi...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...als were formally classified on the basis of their physical characteristicstheir morphology. With the revolution in DNA sequencing, or genomics, plants and animals are also classified on the basis of their gene sequences. These two areas of systematics often produced conflicting results, but as more genomes...

Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates

...their attention. "The evidence suggests that the physical demands of eating and drinking while driving can increase the risk of a crash,'' the Independent quoted the researchers, as stating. "The results of the present study lend weight to the argument that eating or drinking at the wheel can have detrime...

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