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Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...tudents from 98 schools in the north of England. A specially devised measure for children was used to assess dietary and nutrient intake. It was seen that though the scheme initially boosted intake by half a portion and slightly increased levels of beta carotene and vitamin, these increases waned seven mon...

Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study

...em overcome an infection. One gene variant looks specially promising, the scientists said in a study to appear in the Friday edition of the journal Science. "These results not only approximately double our understanding of the factors that influence variation amongst individuals in how they control HIV-1, ...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...will be minimal there and that surgeons would wear specially designed suits (resembling space-suits) while operating. "Joint replacement basically means replacing painful, arthritic, worn or diseased parts of the joint with artificial metal and plastic surfaces so as to allow joint movement. Traditionally, t...

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...bout Zetias dual action by studying mice that were specially engineered to produce NPC1L1 in the liver. When there were high levels of the protein in the liver, which enhanced cholesterol absorption by the cells, there was a drastic reduction in cholesterol levels in the bile. But when the mice were treated ...

Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results

...nment will also announce the report submitted by a specially constituted nine-member technical committee that suggested reassessment of the result. About 84,000 candidates had taken the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) to different medical colleges in the state, having nearly 1,600 seats. These also included...

France Celebrates Summer With All-night Music Fest; NY Swings Along

...igger events could attend one of the many concerts specially organised for the "Fete de la Musique" -- an annual celebration of music launched in 1982. The night sees everything from buskers to amateur bands entertain the masses in street parties, while stars take to the stage in around 18,000 free concerts,...

Slovenia Cracks Down on Smoking

...hem. Currently, smoking in Slovenia is allowed in specially marked public areas -- but with no clear separation between smoking and non-smoking areas. The new law, adopted by a vote of 45-13 in the 90-seat parliament, also set 18 as the minimum legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products, up f...

Indian Projects Win Top Ashden Awards

...th both dung based biogas plants for cooking and a specially designed unit that turns the slurry from the biogas plant into high quality Sarah Butler-Sloss, Executive Chair and chair of the judging panel said: "Our winners show how sustainable energy can improve health, education and livelihoods and at the s...

Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street

... bridge between aesthetics and medicine, developed specially for medicinal and cosmetic benefits, a press release from Hussain's company here said. Shahnaz Husain and LXiR share the principles and beliefs of holistic aesthetic care. During the last three decades, Shahnaz has been propagating the Ayurvedic pa...

Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival

..."Everybody makes merry on this day. They wear hats specially made at home with flowers. To enjoy, they jump into wells. It is San Joao's peace Viva San Joao," said Fernandes. In Navelim, young men and teenaged boys, were seen diving into a well and splashing around. Men, women and children donning colour...

Bamboo Seed: Viagra and Food for Mizos

...t the Mizoram Agriculture Department, who has been specially assigned by the state government to keep track of rodents during bamboo flowering - which is on now - believes in the libido enhancement capability of the seeds. 'A hundred grams of bamboo seeds contains 60.36 gram of carbohydrate and 265.6 kg cal...

Malaria Claims 25 Lives in Assam

...ency operations. "We are providing soldiers with specially designed medicated mosquito nets and insect repellents as a precaution against malaria," an army commander said. In the last five years, at least 50 army and paramilitary soldiers in Assam have died of the disease....

New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes

...n fragments, known as peptides, to the surfaces of specially treated microscope slides. The peptides were arranged in a regular pattern of squares, each measuring one-half to three-quarters of a millimeter on a side. Patterns of DNA and proteins on surfaces, known as arrays, are common tools in biological r...

America on Brink of Allergy Crisis

...thma and other allergic diseases. The allergist is specially trained to identify the allergic and non-allergic factors that trigger asthma and other allergic diseases. Allergists help people treat or prevent their allergy problems. After earning a medical degree, the allergist-immunologist completes a three-ye...

Memory Loss Linked to Cognitive Disorders

...issues from rats and mice, which was kept alive in specially constructed equipment and induced LTP by stimulating synapses with a rhythm known to be critical to memory formation. The brain slices were then sectioned and stained with one antibody that attaches to activated proteins involved with LTP and a sec...

Ramdev Starts Yoga Camp in Shimla

...amp here that began Thursday . A ground has been specially prepared on the outskirts of this popular tourist destination for the week-long course that ends May 22. Organisers said some 10,000 people, including Himachal Pradesh governor V.S.Kokje, attended the first day of the course. The state transport ...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

... involvement of the government in decision-making, specially in managing water resources. Long-term goals include a national river revival movement and a water education movement to safeguard rivers and water "as an ecosystem." Formed in 1998, Jal Biradari says it is concerned about "water conservation, for...

New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia

...sly in two interacting humans. Researchers used a specially designed dual-electroencephalogram (EEG) and the conceptual framework and methods of coordination dynamics in this study, The Phi Complex as a Neuromarker of Human Social Coordination, published in the May 8, 2007 Proceedings of the National Academy ...

Anthrax Claims Two Lives in Orissa

...ported cases of anthrax infection in the past too, specially from Kalahandi, Koraput and Rayagada where tribals often consume infected meat. Over 200 cattle and five people lost their lives to anthrax between 1994 and 2006. In 1998, as many as 43 cattle died in Niali area of Cuttack district due to the deadl...

Hearing Loss Becoming an Epidemic in Canada

...willing to do. "Musicians on stage will be wearing specially designed earplugs, but the fans aren't. A parent will wear hearing protection in an occupational setting and then use a leaf blower or go to a concert and not wear a thing." When you're using an iPod or other personal music player, keep the volume le...

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