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Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...5, Hurricane Katrina was seen by many Americans as proof of climate change, even though experts say that it is impossible to connect this single event with global warming. "Awareness about climate change in the United States these days is about the same as in Europe," Weart said in an interview. "But the...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...en to someone else." Phillips says she is living proof that the spraying is worth it. A former longtime Quincy resident, Phillips moved with her husband last June to Wareham, where she spent her free time gardening and enjoying the beach down the street from her house. Toward the end of the summer, she...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...e published by the American Thoracic Society. The proof of concept study included 11 patients with mild to...e initiation of treatment. The present study is a proof of concept, the authors wrote, and will require replication in clinical trials. However, the study r...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

...art Association. "The bill would put the burden of proof on industry to demonstrate to the FDA that what they're doing would not be more harmful," Wheeler said. When asked for some likely targets that regulators could tackle, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chemist David Ashley rattled off mor...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...waned for a while. In fact, two decades later, new proof arrived that women were perfectly fit and capable (even when bleeding) and therefore should step right up and join the war effort. But after the war, a fresh batch of studies were released proving that children need their moms at home, that the work...

Millions of Births Still Go Unreported in India

...said in a press conference, here Wednesday. The proof of age is linked to the successful implementation ...on the basis of age, she said. "Children without proof of age in the form of a birth certificate could very likely find themselves without protection offer...

Chain Smokers Prepared to Lessen Their Daily Cigs Rather Than Quitting

...are at Oxford University. Secondly they found no proof that the treatments that aimed to help people decrease their use diverted them from attempting to stop completely. In fact cessation rates were higher, not lower, in nicotine replacement treatment groups, says Stead. Thirdly, the researchers ind...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

... naturally and this was hailed in some quarters as proof that IVF really 'works'. Others, however, caution against attributing too much significance to this happy event. The treatment that led to Louises birth, they point out, was very different from today's. Doctors waited until one of her mother Lesley...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

... doctors seven years later, Tommy Jarvis is living proof AIDS is no longer an automatic death sentence for youngsters in South Africa . Tommy, now a strapping 13-year-old who spends his spare time riding his bike and practicing karate, makes light of the day that medics gave up on him. "They said I would b...

New Study That Small Amount of Teenagers Drinks on a Regular Basis

...ted for comparison but specialists say there is no proof to indicate the problem is getting worse. This years survey also uncover that nearly 50% who drank alcohol declared they drank at home when parents were in or at functions with family and friends. Prior this year the charity Alcohol Concern called ...

Potential Cure for HIV Discovered

...Nevertheless the results we present offer an early proof of principal for this type of approach, which we speculate might form a useful basis for the development of future HIV therapies," Sarkar concluded....

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...onor bacteria, adding two genes that would provide proof if the transfer had worked. One gene conferred ant...ead author on the paper. Still, Venter said this proof of concept is likely to speed research in this emerging discipline, yielding new developments in mon...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...research is important because it is one of the key proof of principles in synthetic genomics that will allow us to realize the ultimate goal of creating a synthetic organism," said J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., president and chairman, JCVI. "We are committed to this research as we believe that synthetic genomi...

New Critical Path Report Highlights Research Needed to Foster Generic Drug Development

... device along the critical path from discovery, or proof of concept, to a marketable product. Solving these challenges will require the expertise and input of many groups, including scientists from universities, patient groups, government, industry, associations and other private organizations. "This rep...

Brooding Could Kill, Warn Psychologists

...e to cardiovascular disease, he says. There's no proof that chronic overthinkers die sooner because of it, he says. But one new study suggests that may be the case, at least for men. The study began with more than 1,600 men ages 40 to 90. At the start, they were given personality tests. They were tracked...

Very Soon You can Eat to Your Hearts Content

...in monkeys. "If it works in monkeys, it would be proof of concept that it could work in humans," he said. He also hopes the research will lead to a drug that can inhibit the enzymes actions in humans. Currently, there is a compound that can block ACAT2, but it must be injected so isnt quite as practica...

Policeman in Trouble for Seeking Oral Sex in Return for a Favour

... the experience of a porn star. She says she's got proof the policeman's own video images of the roadside tryst. The allegations have led to a Tennessee Highway Patrol investigation and the trooper's suspension. (A trooper is a motor-borne or mounted policeman.) The trooper, James Randy Moss, declined to...

New Gene Therapy may Be Helpful in Eliminating Arthritis Pain

...lammation. "Our publication represents the first proof that gene therapy can work in a way that is clinically applicable," said Dr. Stephanos Kyrkanides, Associate Professor of Dentistry at the university. "This therapy can simply be injected anywhere in an injured joint, and the treatment will find t...

Blood from Bird Flu Survivors Provides Breakthrough in Treatment of H5N1

...ults. The mouse study is "a very lovely, elegant proof of principle," said Dr. William Schaffner, a flu expert at Vanderbilt University. More work is needed before trying these purified antibodies in people. It's standard to test flu vaccines and treatments in ferrets, who respond to influenza more lik...

Link Between Eye Infections and Contact Lens Use Exposed

...y recall, the company highlighted that there is no proof to advocate that todays voluntary recall is related to a product contamination issue. The researchers also found a statistically fragile association between three other contact lens use factors and infection: reusing solution, rubbing the lenses wh...

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