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Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

... separate tests for each type of beverage over the span of several weeks. Study participants who drank a non-caloric diet cola ate about the same amount at lunch as when they had no beverage at all. Participants ate somewhat less at lunch after drinking any of the caloric beverages, but only partially ...

Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys

...ted the animals between 1992 and 2004, including a span in 2003 when tourism was suspended. Infant mortality was low prior to the advent of eco-tourism and was primarily caused by disease, the team found. Although they didn't witness all the attacks, many of the infant corpses Berman's team found ha...

Diabetic Womens Death Rate Shows No Decline

...rose from 18.4 to 25.9 per 1,000, even as the life span of non-diabetic women grew longer. The death rate...ease increases with age. Given the increasing life span of women and the rapid growth of minority populations, the number of women in the United States at r...

Diet Could Be Life or Death for Prostate Cancer Patients

...h. These mice had fewer tumors and a longer life span than those not fed the diet. Survival was 60 percent in mice fed a high omega-3 diet, 10 percent in mice on a low omega-3 diet and zero percent in mice fed a diet high in omega-6, a different type of polyunsaturated fatty acid found in vegetable oils...

Louisiana Residents Warned Against Brown Recluse Spiders

...range from the size of an adult's thumbnail to the span of a hand. The dead tissue gradually sloughs away, exposing underlying tissues. The sunken, ulcerating sore may heal slowly up to 6 to 8 weeks. Full recovery may take several months and scarring may remain....

Intake of Polyphenol Speeds Up Fatty Acid Catabolism

...rtant regulatory protein that can prolong the life span of model organisms such as yeast and fruit flies. In humans, SIRT1 is possibly involved in the regulation of energy use. Boer found that the SIRT1 activity can be stimulated by various polyphenols, particularly those from green tea stimulated the a...

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...l be observed for the entire 18-year developmental span covered by the study, each one will be evaluated for several months to several years, depending on their age. Children under age 6 at the time of recruitment are expected to go through dramatic, rapid developmental changes, and are being evaluated at...

Hair Relaxers Not Linked With Breast Cancer Risk

...bstances that are used by millions of women over a span of many years should be monitored for safety, Rosenberg said. As part of this study researchers followed 48,167 participants out 59,000 women who completed an initial questionnaire. More than 80 percent answered follow-up questions every two years ...

Blue Moon at Midnight from June 1

...nths. And in the year 1999, it occurred twice in a span of just three months, reveals a report in Live Science. It was not until the year 1999 that the origin of the calendrical term "Blue Moon" was at long last discovered. It was during the time frame from 1932 through 1957 that the Maine Farmers' Alma...

Researchers Training Rats To Diagnose TB

...get scent." The rats, which have an average life span of six to eight years, are indigenous in many parts of Africa and are resistant to local diseases, according to the Times. Low-cost, rapid TB screening using the rats would be valuable in Africa, particularly in areas where clinics lack microscopes, ...

Common Desert Shrub may Increase Longevity

...when an agent has been shown to extend median life span in three laboratories, says Miller, Professor of Pathology. He, however, conceded that no significant difference occurred in female mice, and could not explain why there was such a difference. We dont know how NDGA is having its effect on surviva...

Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study

...subjects who had gotten married over the five-year span between the two interviews reported improved psychological well-being in the second interview scoring an average of 3.42 points lower on the 84-point depression scale than their counterparts who did not marry. When they teased apart how marriage ...

Study Finds Lymphoma Drug Effective Over Long Term

...atments are usually given every three weeks over a span of up to six months and can cause many unpleasant side effects, including nausea, hair loss and infections. Bexxar, whose chemical name is tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab, combines an antibody that seeks out cancer cells, and a radioactive...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

...development and spark slight deficits in attention span and learning abilities. In adults, side effects include kidney problems or high blood pressure.Previously, schools and daycares were expected to flush their pipes once weekly. Health Minister George Smitherman noted there's a new program to help lo...

Breast Cancer Drug may Offer Hope for Treating Ovarian Cancer

...sed to treat breast cancer , can increase the life span of people suffering from Ovarian cancer by three years. The researcher used the drug to stop oestrogen from stimulating tumour growth. Though the discovery may not benefit all because not all cases of ovarian cancer, which is also called a silent ...

Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California

...s in California this year happened over a five-day span in Mendocino County, which usually records three or four abalone-related deaths during the entire April-through-November season. A change in the tide, along with high winds that brought rough conditions, may have contributed to the latest deaths. T...

Anti-aging Treatment Becoming Popular in US, but Experts Skeptical

...ble to medical treatment, such that the human life span can be increased, and the quality of one's life improved as one grows chronologically older. But the American Medical Association does not consider anti-aging an official specialty. And many say the whole field is an expensive hoax. "There is no...

Fruit Crop Fungicide Induces Permanent Changes in Mating Behavior

... the effect of vinclozolin exposure would not only span generations, but could also reach other populations of animals through migration of the males. “Males disperse, and if they were to mate, it would be at times that they aren’t manifesting signs of disease,” said Crews. “They are literally time bomb...

Improved Platelet Life Span Increases Better Patient Care

...ound that two important molecules control the life span of platelets. This discovery is sure //to raise th...f formulating a new drug that will extend the life span of platelets stored in blood banks. This will in turn increase the availability of platelets for an ...

Eat Fruits- Keep Diseases at Bay

...ake of energy and macronutrients over the 3-decade span of the four surveys and may reflect changes in diet that were adopted by all race¨Cgender groups. Dr. Ashima Kant, PhD, Queens College of the City University of New York, concludes, "Dietary intake trends in blacks and whites over the past several ...

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