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Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

... levels of toxic contamination in Great Lakes fish serve as a potent warning that to safeguard the Great Lakes as a vital resource and international treasure, we must dramatically reduce pollution in the basin, it said. The report was released to kick off Ontario Family Fishing Weekend, which runs from J...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...walk instead of drive to persuading restaurants to serve smaller portions. Americans are becoming more and more aware of the growing number of overweight children and teenagers in the US. About a third or 25 million US children and teenagers weigh over the healthy weight for their age or just under it, a...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

... suggest that strategies to modulate Prx2 activity serve as beneficial targets for treatment of PD, they concluded. This is of particular importance since Cdk5 is thought to have normal beneficial roles in neurons and modulating a relevant downstream target rather than Cdk5 directly may be a better thera...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

...happen, and the latest warnings from manufacturers serve to highlight the need for proper consultation and thorough informed consent by the patient." Adam Searle, consultant plastic surgeon and former BAAPS president, added: "Aesthetic procedures seem to have been reduced to the status of socks and pants...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...transportation and draft power. Today, most horses serve as companions and light performance animals, he sa... the possibility would then exist for the horse to serve as an animal model for the study of obesity in people for the very first time....

Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study

...cently approved anti-smoking medication could also serve to repress an alcoholic's desire for drink, accord...aid. This finding "suggests that varenicline may serve as a therapeutic treatment to reduce alcohol consumption in alcoholic subjects." The study was pub...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...ffects on the liver and skeletal muscle might also serve as an energy-conserving signal to the brain during periods of starvation. Energy homeostasis may be mediated by both short-term regulators, such as gut hormones, and long-term regulators, said Takashi Kadowaki of the University of Tokyo. In this stu...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

Golf courses, if properly managed, could serve as important wildlife sanctuaries, a recent study by a University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has revealed . "There are more than 17,000 golf courses in the United States, and approximately 70 percent of that land is not used for playing. These...

Harvard to Develop Medical City in Islamabad

...s unevenly distributed. It is also inadequate to serve a nation experiencing such rapid population growth. "As such, large numbers of Pakistan-trained physicians continue to leave to practice in other countries," HMI said in a statement....

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

... policyholder has kept the policy for long, it may serve him even better. For instance, a fresh policy does not cover any pre-existing illness. Says Mukesh Gupta, director of Wealthcare Securities, a financial advisory firm: Not only that, the insured will lose the no-claim bonus as well. Further, his pol...

Retail Health Clinics Start Shop

...ident Chris Bodine was reported. "MinuteClinic can serve a critical health care need by providing convenient, affordable access to quality health care for common medical conditions," Bodine said. The Department of Public Health's Bureau of Health Care Quality - responsible for licensing inpatient health...

Nutritious Diet Help Improve Childrens Academic Performance

...Healthy School Lunch Campaign is urging schools to serve more balanced, lower fat meals, a packed lunch means the parents are in control of what children eat, including their portion size, says Mary Pat Alfaro, MS, RD, CNSD, education coordinator in Nutrition Therapy at Cincinnati Childrens. Nutrition is...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...f this new law is effectively implemented, it will serve not only as a shield for the fundamental rights of people living with HIV... but also as a positive tool for fighting stigma and discrimination," UNAIDS Vietnam director Eammon Murphy said. Thailand has adopted a different tack to breaking down the...

Clinical Trials Registry Launched in India

...ory to register and we hope that the registry will serve as a primary register for the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform and register all trials in India. The CTRI will be searchable by anyone free of charge, added Prof. Ganguly....

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...hese half measures by multinational companies only serve to reinforce the need for mandatory action on an international level," the group said....

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...ill slightly incredulous teenager who now wants to serve as an inspiration to youngsters with a similar story. Thea Jarvis, who adopted Tommy after his birth mother abandoned him in a township drinking hole when he was one-year-old, recalls how the family became aware of his HIV-positive status when he l...

Punjab Wants Ban on Advertisements by Doctors

... "The prime object of the medical profession is to serve humanity. A number of cases came to our notice that some doctors were issuing advertisements to lure patients and also exploiting them in connivance with some local laboratories to get huge commissions for prescribing certain tests," the minister sai...

Preimplanted Genetic Screening Should Be Interpreted With Caution

...ble to increase pregnancy potential but rather can serve as a prognostic tool in a limited number of cases, says Ms Frumkin. It can also help us make optimal decisions about the value of switching to a different assisted reproduction technique, for example egg donation....

Weizmann Researchers Developed Control Switch for Protein Activity

...ical industry, in the search for proteins that can serve as targets for new drugs. Beyond offering a potent tool that can be applied to any protein, the method has an important advantage compared with other techniques: It allows the total and precise control over the activity of an engineered protein. Su...

Buckyball Has the Ability to Fight Against Allergy: Research

...een investigating the tiny, hollow carbon cages to serve a variety of functions. In this study, researchers modified the buckyballs so that they were attuned to water. "This discovery is exciting because it points to the possibility that these novel materials can one day lead to new therapies," said Ch...

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