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Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

...g people are leaving school ignorant about HIV and safer sex, the BBC quoted Partridge, as saying....

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

...ted: "We are always looking at ways to make racing safer for our drivers. This technology allows us to monitor our drivers more closely and helps us to improve our onsite treatment. Signalife has been a great partner throughout this process and we are very happy to continue to work with them." The acquis...

Cosmetic Eye Enhancer may Lead to Disfigurement

...eeds to be placed deeply below the muscles to be a safer and more effective agent. The technique is still so comparatively new and unproven, however, that Goodman cautions against its use around the eyes unless completed by a doctor who is experienced in its use. According to Goodman, many cosmetic te...

Rounding Up Rodeo Injuries Helps in Prevention

...search, with the idea of making the sport of rodeo safer for cowboys and finding more effective interventions to prevent serious injury. Media contact:Don McSwineyDirector Of CommunicationsUniversity of Calgary, Faculty of KinesiologyPhone: (403) 220-7652 or Cell: (403) 852-7652Email: don.mcswiney@ucalga...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...whom to have it with, and whether condoms or other safer sexual practices will be used. Padian said one of the more surprising and disappointing results was that the women provided diaphragms reported using them only 70 percent of the time. That finding nevertheless provides valuable information about th...

Yo-yo Dieting Increases Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

...l carcinoma (RCC). Researchers noted that it was safer for women to gradually put on weight with growing age rather than shred weight through strict dieting. The authors suggested many reasons relating yo-yo dieting and large waistlines to kidney cancer and pointed out earlier studies that linked weigh...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...d as code for programs that include discussions of safer sex. Most studies so far have found no significant impact on behavior, and the few that do see only modest changes. In April, Mathematica Policy Research released a report that was nine years and $8 million in the making. Scientists followed middle...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...reality, more conducive to scientific inquiry, and safer for children than a dogmatic stance at either pole. We would encourage professionals to keep an open mind in assessing unexplained infant deaths, to be aware of the difficulties in diagnosis, and to try to keep a balance between the need to suppor...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...stakenly believe today that prescription drugs are safer than other drugs," Jones said. The fines are to be distributed to state and federal law enforcement agencies, the federal government, federal and state Medicaid programs, a Virginia prescription monitoring program and individuals who had sued the ...

Singaporean Student to Present Stem Cell Research Paper at Conferences in US, UK

...hat are safe for clinical trials. When grown under safer conditions, these cells (Mesenchymal Stem Cells) w...evelopment of serum-free culture media, which is a safer and a better alternative to current methods. Commenting on Nicholas success, BII research scientis...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...nt of poultry production and marketing systems for safer product supply is essential to reduce infection risks. Without forgetting that efficient veterinary services and improved private public partnership for better surveillance and control activities remain indispensable," said Mr. Domonech There is a ...

Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research

... Sidhu says: "These lines could eventually lead to safer treatments for conditions such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury and even breast cancer." Hailing from Moga in Ferozepur district, Sidhu completed his doctorate from Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana. He did his post-do...

Vitamin C Helps Reduce Complications Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

...h had the same effect as Vitamin C, and might be a safer alternative. The researchers are now looking for other drugs to try to permanently stop the free radical production....

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...t found in milk, we expect the compound to be much safer than most drugs, and to be a more specific remedy than most vitamins. Though aging itself is not a disease, Brenner anticipates applications in conditions associated with aging including neurodegenerative diseases, metabolic syndrome, and elevating...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

... cardiovascular disease. Many could be switched to safer medicines. Mentally ill adults also are more likely than others to have alcohol and drug-abuse problems. Andrew Leuchter of the School of Medicine.in the University of California, points to the problems in public health systems. Getting appointmen...

Portable Splint When Injured Far Away from Medical Help

...ances such as this splint which can make the sport safer has to be welcomed." The splint was devised as part of an international collaboration between the Sheffield team and France's Institut Superieur de Plasturgie d'Alencon (ISPA) to explore the lightweight, pliable properties of plastic....

Inherited Genes Linked to Toxicity of Leukemia Therapy

... respond to therapy, this work will make medicines safer and more effective for everyone."...

About 50 Percent of Net Surfing Kids are Abuse Victims

...rens lives, there should be efforts to make online safer for children and also make it easier for kids to d...ise and respond to this reality by helping them be safer online as well as helping them speak out about abuse at the same time, she added. The poll also fo...

Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts

...use natural remedies because they believe they are safer than man-made pharmaceuticals, according to David Bailey, a clinical pharmacologist at the University of Western Ontario. In the circumstances experts are calling for more stringent regulations to protect Canadians. They say the vast majority of we...

My Space Pressured into Sharing Data on Sex Offenders

...pular networking sites and thus make the internet safer for everyone. Social networking sites allow users to create online profiles with photos, music and personal information, and let them send messages to one another and, in many cases, browse other profiles. The hugely popular MySpace had initially...

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