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Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...lcanic eruption, an earthquake, an avalanche, or a portion of a glacier falling into the lake. Casassa said that the GLOF broke open a tunnel of ice below the lake, which drained the water to the ocean. 'In this zone in particular... we have evidence that, in general, the lakes are filling up as the glacie...

Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.

... appearing at a rally in Nashville, while a latter portion of the trip was canceled. Many are puzzled that despite such close family attention, the son should be running into drug problems time and again....

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...d packing on pounds could raise blood pressure. So portion control is necessary to help you have your dark chocolate and reap its health benefits. Forty-four people with raised blood pressure were put into two groups. One ate six grams of dark chocolate daily, the other the same amount of white chocolate. ...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

...ding pocket in the pleckstrin homology domain, the portion of the enzyme that docks with phospholipids on the cell membrane," said Dr. Kerry L. Blanchard, Executive Director, Discovery Biology Research, Eli Lilly and Company. During the study, the researchers analysed 150 tumour samples from patients wit...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...instruments. When the wearer bends the remaining portion of his or her finger, the tight fit causes it to depress a lever on the X-Finger, articulating the device in proportion to the pressure exerted. The precision mechanism guides the digit's movements to match those of adjacent fingers, creating an un...

Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations

...y Potter will live on in the fan fiction that is a portion of the fan response to the series." "Harry Potter will continue to live on for readers now and readers in generations to come," Nel said. "That's the nice thing about fictional characters. They never really die; they're always there and you can go ...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...earchers showed nearly 5,000 children a variety of portion sizes of french fries, meat, cooked vegetables and...otato chips and asked them to indicate their usual portion sizes. More than 63 percent of the children chose french fry portions that were larger than Ameri...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...of $100,000 and will not be required to refund any portion of the award previously received from the CFFT. As a result of termination, the Company will recognize revenue of $2,102,000 of which $2,002,000 was previously recorded as a long-term liability. Termination of the LOMUCIN study was a result of a re...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...leased formally. World Bank funds a substantial portion of India's battle against HIV/AIDS. Upon his return to the US, Saha wrote to Paul Wolfowitz, then president of the World Bank, about the discovery by the team. "Since I was under a 'confidentiality agreement' with the World Bank, I sought specia...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

...region of the TEP1 protein called the warhead, the portion that grabs the parasite. TEP1 is a scout that finds the enemy, in this case malarial parasites, then plants a homing signal on the enemy and calls in the air strike, said lead study author Dr. Richard Baxter, a postdoctoral researcher in biochemis...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...ough the scheme initially boosted intake by half a portion and slightly increased levels of beta carotene and vitamin, these increases waned seven months later and had disappeared by year three - when pupils aged seven to eight were no longer eligible for the scheme. Fruit and vegetable intake fell at home, ...

The Importance of Junk DNA

...mas and periods that help make sense of the coding portion of the genome, said first author Victoria Lunyak, ...onal domains.Without boundary elements, the coding portion of the genome is like a long, run-on sequence of words without punctuation, said Rosenfeld. Decodi...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...arms, below collarbones, and in the backside upper portion of legs. Our small group of anesthesiologists works well together in developing technology and bringing it quickly to the bedside, Dr. Feinglass says. We find that when regional nerve blocks are used, patients have less stress on their hearts, bett...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

... pleased that Jazz had agreed to plead guilty. Her portion of the settlement has not been determined. Several other Bay Area biotech companies have also come under federal scrutiny recently for their drug marketing practices. In October, InterMune of Brisbane agreed to pay $36.9 million to settle federal...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...ersity of Colorado Hospital to remove the diseased portion of one of his lungs i.e. he upper lobe of his right lung. The unusual procedure consisted of inserting a video camera in a tube in one small incision in the right side of Speaker's chest, and putting instruments through another incision. The oper...

Nutritious Diet Help Improve Childrens Academic Performance

...e in control of what children eat, including their portion size, says Mary Pat Alfaro, MS, RD, CNSD, education coordinator in Nutrition Therapy at Cincinnati Childrens. Nutrition is very important for school children, for many reasons. Multiple studies have shown that poor nutrition has an adverse effect o...

Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill

...ny aid groups argue that user fees deprive a major portion of the population of basic services and severely diminish standards of living. In public hospitals in Man and Bouak, Mdecins Sans Frontires (Doctors Without Borders) began providing free health care services after rebels took over the cities in 200...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

...from Shimla are also happy with the plan to open a portion of the garden for weddings. "It will help us with business. I hope that the idea catches on," said shopkeeper Rattan Lal. The gardens were built by Nawab Fidai Khan, a foster brother of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Being an architect, Fidai Khan des...

Experts Warn Against Side Effects of the New Weight Loss Drug

...e hard way: The Weight Watchers program emphasizes portion control, exercise and slow, long-term weight loss. "I'm sure (Alli) is not the solution to the obesity epidemic," said Christopher Gardner, a Stanford University Medical School nutrition researcher. He painted a glum picture of how a stint with A...

Alzheimers Disease Enzyme may Interfere With Brain Function

... acted on by BACE and gamma-secretase, releasing a portion of the beta2 molecule from the cell membrane. A series of experiments using brain tissue from animal models and from Alzheimers patients revealed the following series of cellular events: Elevated levels of the free beta2 segment within the cell ap...

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