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New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

A tongue-tying device that effectively pulls the tongue closer to the jawbone and opens up the airways might help in treating problems of snoring and sleep apnea, suggest early results of a study . Snoring is the vibration of respiratory organs and the resulting sound due to obstructed air mo...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

... at very high resolution. The organism fixes, or pulls from the atmosphere, both carbon and nitrogen. For decades biologists wondered how the organism could fix both elements, since carbon fixation associated with photosynthesis produces oxygen, while nitrogen fixing needs an oxygen-free environment. P...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...t comes time for them to get married, the marriage pulls apart so easily, he said, trying to unite the grimy strips. Why? Because they gave the stickiness away. It was Mr. Robert Rector, fellow at the Heritage Foundation, that wrote the first bill that legally defined abstinence education. According to...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...ic brain injury); epilepsy; infections, and muscle pulls and strains. "I don't want to try to say these are not war-related. Being in the military is a very physically demanding job," Kilpatrick said. For stress-related problems, the military tries "three hots and a cot" warm meals and a chance to sle...

British Scientists Discover New Protein to Treat Epilepsy and Schizophrenia

... small protein called SUMO attaches itself. SUMO pulls the kainate receptor out of the synapse, stopping it from receiving information from other cells and making the cell less excitable. The scientists who discovered SUMO's role say it is interesting because it means the receptor is not destroyed, but...

Bubbles may Pave Way for Producing Nanoscale Electronic Components

...rated on the surface of the bubble, as it expands, pulls the tubes and wires into line, although they are not sure of it. Having a simple way to align nanowires and nanotubes with a particular density could help integrate such components into electronic and optical devices, the researchers said. The f...

IDD Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

... not painful. Once on the machine, a lower harness pulls at a specific angle and tension to alleviate the area of stress,' says Dr. Arber. 'While IDD therapy is not currently reimbursable by insurance carriers, the cost of getting lower-back surgery is far greater. And IDD therapy is non- invasive.' Dr. ...

World's Oldest High-wire Artiste Hums Along at 98

...g over to the wire stretched between two walls, he pulls himself up, by his wrists at first, then by his hands and finally by just his index fingers. His eyes twinkle from under his black-brimmed hat. He has performed in a variety theatres for more than 80 years and has known many of the greatest singe...

Study to Explore Using Magnets to Correct 'sunken Chest'

...the ribs to the breastbone. The deformed cartilage pulls the breastbone inward, making the chest look caved in or sunken. The condition occurs in about one in 800 children born in the United States each year and is three times more common in boys than girls. A UCSF team developed the new procedure, in wh...

Sea Creature's Toxin Could Lead to Promising Cancer Treatment

...lves a structure called the mitotic spindle, which pulls apart the chromosomes before the cell splits. The spindle is primarily made out of a substance called tubulin. Some anti-cancer drugs attack tubulin, but they have serious side effects, such as nerve damage and depletion of bone marrow and white bloo...

Cooling Temperatures Help Crucian Carp

...janen said. The findings help explain how the carp pulls off the remarkable physiological feat that allows its brain to survive for months in a nearly anoxic state. There is currently no direct tie between these finding and humans. However, physiologists only recently realized the human brain contains gl...

South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation

...we, health experts warn that unless the government pulls its socks up, the situation might soon go out of control. ...

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