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Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...nd hard work."In a research study published in the science journal Nature, Clapham and his team showed that even though the transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was 44-57 percent less.The mice experienced no side effects from the increased UCP3. They had 70 perc...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...ble professional organizations are concerned about science and the integrity of their positions takes away the notion that this is just a self-interested party arguing his case," attorney Stephen R. Scarborough, of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund's Atlanta office, who is representing Waddell, says. Scarborough...

Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!

...king idea researchers at the just concluded Indian science congress in New Delhi have called for a collaborative effort with agricultural scientists to combat anemia with iron fortification of crops. Almost 50% of women and 75% children under 3 years of age are anemic in India. While iron supplementation is ...

How do babies understand language?

... Michael Brent, an associate professor of computer science at the Washington University in St. Louis, gives u...of the American association for the advancement of science in San Francisco.For years the ability of children to pick up language and to become familiar with i...

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

... MD of the department of psychiatry and behavioral science at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, says doctors have assumed for years that depression therapies themselves can induce depression. The good news is that Paxil and other antidepressants not only help alleviate the depression that coul...

Fight against E.coli

...e level. Professor Daniel Fung, an expert in food science at Kansas State, said: "Cinnamon contains a compound that has the ability to kill bacteria. It has natural killing power. "If cinnamon can knock out E.coli 0157:H7, one of the most virulent food-borne microorganisms that exists today, it will certain...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

...s needed. The Institute of Medicine -- a private science organization that sets the nation's recommended daily allowances for nutrients -- recommends that women get 700 micrograms a day of the vitamin. But multivitamins typically contain about 1,500 micrograms because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...this natural energy flow running smoothly. Modern science as well has suggested that acupuncture can help ease a range of conditions, from arthritis pain and migraine to morning sickness. But researchers are still trying to apprehend it works. "When we try to explain the relief of (dry mouth) using ear acup...

Clotting Protein plays a role in nerve repair

...osis, although the research is still on the basic science level.// In multiple sclerosis, the slow destruction of myelin--the thin, protective coating that insulates nerve fibers in the brain and spine can lead to numbness, muscle weakness and stiffness, impaired vision and coordination problems. In nerves...

Developing HIV fighter

...ce process is a very new development in biological science and is quite exciting,'' he said. ``It will move out of the lab soon ... in the next several years.''...

Space research leads to needle-free blood tests

... samples are needed and perhaps in researching the science of sport. But one day we may all be able to use the needle-free approach for routine blood tests....

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

...your teeth. Prof Heasman, whose school of dental science reported three years ago that two out of three Britons could not use a toothbrush properly, called for clearer advice from dentists. Timing the morning and evening sessions was essential, he said, although getting the pressure right was harder and mi...

How a man's mind really works

...o daughters, and his book mines the field of brain science to help improve relations between couples. Cultur...gy matters much more than previously realized."The science has been crucial. Wherever I go, I start by showing PET scans and people can see for themselves the ...

A Reason To Smile

... dentistry provide the best care for patients. The science surrounding dental lasers continues to support their current use and shows promise for future applications of lasers in dentistry....

New Molecule that can stop the growth of Viruses

...e been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” Researchers conclude saying the results of this research could have huge implications for patients diagnosed with AIDS and, now, other viruses, as w...

Midlife Brain Activity a Predictor Of Alzheimer’s Diseas

... a destructive domino effect. Now the challenge of science and medicine is to figure out how to extend the brain’s peak performance. Researchers say certain preventive therapies such as iron-lowering medications, anti-inflammatory drugs, diet and exercise programs, and possibly hormone replacement therapy ...

Understanding The Predictor’s Of Alzheimer’s Diseae

... a destructive domino effect. Now the challenge of science and medicine is to figure out how to extend the brain’s peak performance. Researchers say certain preventive therapies such as iron-lowering medications, anti-inflammatory drugs, diet and exercise programs, and possibly hormone replacement therapy ...

Stopping The Growth Of Viruses

...have been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” In conclusion researchers say results of this research could have huge implications for patients diagnosed with AIDS and, now, other viruses, as well....

Stopping The Growth Of Viruses

...have been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” In conclusion researchers say results of this research could have huge implications for patients diagnosed with AIDS and, now, other viruses, as well....

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...ing a pollution free energy source.// This is no science fiction. Researchers from Stanford are just working towards this solution to look at making hydrogen fuel cells. Hydrogen would be pumped into fuel cells and the hydrogen would reacts with oxygen to produce water and energy. A chemical reaction rathe...

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