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Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

...Babyshambles frontman pleaded guilty to possessing quantities of crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine as well as two driving offenses at a hearing in London on July 3. Judge Davinder Lachhar told Doherty that he would only steer clear of jail if he enters rehab before August 7, when he is due to be se...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ricity and water and can be, produced in limitless quantities using nothing more than solar energy and water. If hydrogen burns, it leaves no trace in the air, except for a bit of water vapor. The hydrogen filling station at Forus, the first in Norway, was opened last August and will be joined by a further fo...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...alth benefits. The problem was that considerable quantities of these would have to be consumed daily to achieve maximum effect and hence the shortcuts. Researchers warn that the medicinal effects of some of the functional foods, also known as nutraceuticals or designer foods, could rebound to produce unexpe...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...re-cancerous cells, and when administered in large quantities to individuals who unknowingly harbor cancer cells...cancer development. The addition of substantial quantities of folic acid into the foodstream may have facilitated the transformation of benign growths into can...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

... to identify which proteins were present in higher quantities in those with Alzheimer's. In any case, the proposed blood test would be an improvement on the current memory test undertaken by GPs, which is not only very upsetting for patients, but also takes up to a year for a diagnosis and only spots the dis...

Contamination of the Environment by Antibiotics Fed to Livestock

...rse impacts of consuming plants that contain small quantities of antibiotics are largely unknown. Consumption of antibiotics in plants may cause allergic reactions in sensitive populations, such as young children. There is also concern that consuming antibiotics may lead to the development of antimicrobial resi...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

... those yields could be accomplished using existing quantities of organic fertilizers, without putting more farmland into production. The idea to undertake an exhaustive review of existing data about yields and nitrogen availability was fueled in a roundabout way, when Perfecto and Badgley were teaching a class...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

... those yields could be accomplished using existing quantities of organic fertilizers, and without putting more farmland into production. The idea to undertake an exhaustive review of existing data about yields and nitrogen availability was fueled in a roundabout way, when Perfecto and Badgley were teaching a...

Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

...ue," Brinkema said. "The mere prescription of huge quantities of opioids doesn't mean anything." The most serious charges of drug trafficking resulting in death was thrown out by Judge Leonie Brinkema. The case against Hurwitz was part of a long-running federal, state and local investigation dubbed "Operati...

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

...after tests on batches revealed higher than normal quantities of methane sulfonic acid ethyl ester. Roche, the Swiss company that manufactures the drug promptly recalled the drug from the European Union market after they found the contamination while investigating reports from patients that the Viracept tablet...

Intake of Potatoes Boosts the Immune System

...ried out a study where they fed growing pigs large quantities of raw potato starch (RPS) for over 14 weeks and found that they had healthier bowels. They also found that these pigs had decreased levels of white blood cells - such as leucocytes and lymphocytes in their blood. White blood cells are produced du...

Researchers Find Way to Safely Store Hydrogen for Use in Future Cars

... of carbon nanoscrolls could be affected by adding quantities of different alkali metals. These impurities cause the atomic distance between the layers of a scroll to vary. Findings revealed that by adding lithium ions, it is possible to increase the uptake of hydrogen at atmospheric pressure and room tempe...

DelSite Working Toward Solving Delivery of Influenza Vaccine in Pandemic Situations

...) by the FDA. GelSite(R) is produced in kilogram quantities under FDA good manufacturing practices for human drugs (cGMP) in an ISO-certified facility. Each kilogram of the GelSite(R) polymer can be used to manufacture approximately 5 to 8 million vaccine doses. Plant material used in the production of GelSit...

Campaign Aims To Improve Nutrition Among Hispanics

...e traditional and healthier foods, rather than big quantities of cheap food"....

Diet for Autism

...ommon in autistic children causing abnormally high quantities of by-products to be leaked into the body resulting in the leaky gut syndrome . According to one hypothetical theory, the by- products of gluten and casein metabolism modify the activity of opioids, a brain chemical, thereby, rupturing brain funct...

Cataloging the Structural Variations in Human Genetics

...fection and progression to AIDS. Lower than normal quantities of other genes can lead to intestinal or kidney diseases. Variation in the number of genes or in gene regulation caused by structural rearrangements may also contribute to more common diseases. The million dollar question is what is the genetic ba...

Scientists in Britain Create Artificial Blood

...stored a lot more easily than blood, meaning large quantities could be carried easily by ambulances and the armed forces." A sample of the artificial blood prototype will be on display at the Science Museum in London from May 22 as part of an exhibition about the history of plastics....

Fruit Juice Doesnt Cause Overweight in Kids

...ugh 13 percent of the target group consumed larger quantities of juice (12 ounces or more), their increased consumption was not found to be associated with overweight or at risk of being overweight, reported the health portal Medical News Today. In fact, children in the age group of 2-3 years were three times...

Transcontinental Wildfire Emissions Monitored from Space

...ds Meteorological Institute (KNMI) witnessed large quantities of released carbon monoxide (CO) above the southern continents. They also saw increased concentrations of carbon monoxide above Central Australia, a desert region that is not prone to forest fires. "Initially we assumed that the wildfires in North...

Sylvester Stallone Admits He Tried to Smuggle Banned Growth Hormone to Australia

...r uses now that it can be synthesised in unlimited quantities in the laboratory. It is used, for example, to reverse muscle wasting in AIDS patients. But this has led many athletes to consider using the hormone as a performance-enhancer, increasing their muscle size and strength. Because of the importance of th...

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