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Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...rica because of global warming. Even while some sections are adamantly skeptical about such assertions, Chilean scientists have reported the disappearance of a whole lake in the south of the country. The lake, some 20,000 square metres in area, in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park in Patagonia, Chil...

Protein That Absorbs Lipids may Provide Future Weight-loss Strategies

...intestine, but in its absence, lower, more distal, sections of the intestine compensate and absorb the fat. "We think of the intestine as a single organ, but it's really made up of distinct areas that are so specialized it's almost like several organs. The fat that is not absorbed in the proximal areas end...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

...leus. The researchers then compared brain tissue sections from both groups of animals, and examined their blood samples for the presence of hormones released by paraventricular nucleus activity. The same paraventricular neurons lit up in both sets of animals, and the animals displayed similar increases i...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...healthcare services to the population's vulnerable sections residing in rural areas through its common minimum program and national rural health mission. India also looks to modernize its healthcare system through greater collaboration with the healthcare industry. Specifically, the country hopes to provide...

Alcohol Does Not Destroy Brain Cells

...ett, the notion that heavy drinking destroys large sections of brain cell function similar to a napalm bomb strike, is erroneous. The research, presented to a conference of the world's top neuroscientists, claims that there is no evidence that drinking alcohol directly leads to the death of cells. "Some o...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...terms like "eco-chic" start appearing in the style sections of the world's newspapers, there is undoubtedly a certain cache in going green. "For me, it's a selling aspect," says Pingel. "More and more people are into this issue (of global warming)." But despite growing awareness and excited talk of an eco...

Teachers in Lucknow Protest Against New Book on Sex Education

...are amended, following earlier protests by various sections over what is being called as 'sexually explicit' text. Agitated teachers protested outside the state education board office here yesterday, saying the books were still in circulation and could corrupt or 'wrongly influence' young and budding minds....

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...ts together on a regular basis, or including class sections that help students develop conversational skills and other social skills. If the university organizes a freshman picnic, for example, it needs to go the extra mile by having people mingle and make introductions. » A rational appeal. University...

The Doctor Parents of a 15 Year Old surgeon Arrested

...m. All the three have been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including Sec. 336 (rash or negligent act endangering life and safety of others), sec. 338 (causing grievous hurt by such act), sec. 417 and 419 (related to cheating by impersonation), sec. 468 (forgery for the purpose of c...

Using Portion-control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

...es and bowls in 2004. The plates were divided into sections for carbohydrates, proteins, cheese and sauce, with the rest left open for vegetables. he sections approximately totaled an 800-calorie meal for men and a 650-calorie meal for women. The cereal bowl ...

Weight Control for Obese Diabetics

... and bowls in 2004. The plates were divided into sections for carbohydrates, proteins, cheese and sauce, with the rest left open for vegetables. The sections approximately totaled an 800-calorie meal for men and a 650-calorie meal for women. The cereal bow...

British Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

... the transplanted skin. Currently, badly burned sections of skin are usually replaced with healthy sections of skin taken from other areas of the body. However, the painful procedure is far from ideal, as it ...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...e scanner. Reports of exploitation of the poor sections of society to fuel organ trade, has marred the reputation of Indian Healthcare in the global arena. The recent strikes by doctors have cast aspersions on the reliability of healthcare in India. Healthcare is an essential service and it is simply unfa...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...t evidence in the debate on the risks of caesarean sections 'on demand'', she was quoted. Professor Andrew Shennan, consultant obstetrician at St Thomas' Hospital in London and spokesperson for baby charity Tommy's, said problems with bleeding in pregnancy were a daily occurrence for obstetricians. 'If s...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...ve action to bring about change," he said. Small sections of the population are aware of the issues, but most continue on their current paths. The idea of climate is very "abstract" - despite efforts by environmentalists and the media to portray the urgency of the situation, Seidl noted. "In addition, m...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

...ng pregnancy. The authors believe that caesarean sections cause scarring inside the womb which may affect pl...e ligation of the uterine vessels during caesarean sections could also damage the lining of the womb, resulting in the low implantation of the placenta in the n...

Extra Time for Students With Learning Disabilities Does Not Skew SAT Scores

... scores on the Critical Reading, Math, and Writing sections of the SAT Reasoning Test have different interpret...or AD/HD given extended time both responded to all sections of the test in the same way, suggesting that the test is measuring the same aspects of knowledge for...

It is Possible Reverse Hair Loss, US Scientists Say

... of new hair follicles. In its experiment, small sections of the outer skin layer, or epidermis, were removed from mice. Just this act appeared to awaken stem cell activity in the area, the scientists said, which included the production of a number of hair follicles. If the action of the wnt gene was bloc...

Australian Children Sleep Less, Perhaps Not Well Monitored

...ildren and adolescents.' That children from poorer sections especially do not seem to be properly monitored is a matter of concern. The very group who should work harder to survive and move up the ladder is getting distracted....

Every Child Needs to Be Vaccinated to Lead India into a Polio Free Future - Ramadoss

... been expanded and intensified to reach out to all sections of the society, specially the marginalized. These measures together have improved the quality of immunization rounds. In order to boost the immunity in children before the onset of high transmission season the May immunization round was extended to...

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