Tag: "stores" at medical news
Influenza Virus Samples of 1918
... years. The permafrost plus the womans ample fat stores
kept the virus in her lungs so well preserved that when a team of scientists exhumed her body in the late 1990s, they could recover enough viral RNA to sequence the 1918 strain in its entirety. This remarkable good fortune enabled these scientists to...
Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified
...alamus, which authorises the consumption of energy stores
to replace the missing sugars. "There's a huge interest in how the body senses glucose," said Alan Watts, director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at USC and a co-author of the study, which has been published in the Journal of Neuroscience. ...
Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch
...found in brown but not in white fat -the type that stores
excess calories and causes waistlines to bulge. In some of the mouse experiments, the Dana-Farber investigators inserted PRDM16 genes into precursors of white fat, and implanted the white fat precursors under the skin of the animals. The PRDM16 gen...
Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice
...PRDM16, found in brown but not in white fat, which stores
excess calories and causes waistlines to bulge. In some mouse experiments, the researcher inserted PRDM16 genes into precursors of white fat, and implanted the white fat precursors under the skin of the animals. The PRDM16 gene coaxed those cells ...
Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain
... expenditure in an effort to maintain adequate fat stores
during lean times . A fat-derived protein known for its effects 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 regul...
China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety
...ensure substandard drugs are stopped from reaching stores
as it works to salvage its credibility following a raft of safety scandals, state press reported Thursday. The nation's food and drug watchdog will have to abide by new regulations to improve transparency in the approval process of medicines and c...
Retail Health Clinics Start Shop
... open a retail clinic, MinuteClinic, in one of its stores
in Weymouth - a first of its kind in the state. ... look into whether pharmacy chain-owned clinics in stores
urge patients to get their prescriptions filled on site, which the AMA maintains would pose a confli...
Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US
...ur decades. Health officials asked consumers and stores
to discard 10-ounce cans of some leading brands like Castleberry's, Kroger and Austex . Two Texas children and an Indiana couple were hospitalized with botulism in late June and earlier this month. Investigators traced the sickness of the Texas s...
2 Minute Delay in Cutting Cord can Give Babies a 'significant' Health Boost
...reduces the incidence of anaemia and improves iron stores
in newborns. And, more importantly, these benefits... the first three months of life and enriching iron stores
for as long as six months," the researchers state. "Although this is of particular importance for ...
Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology
...ocess to remove the cells from the cord tissue and stores
them for future use. Unlike cord blood stem cells, which can also be harvested, mesenchymal cells are the building blocks for the muscle, bone and connective tissues of the body. HUCPVCs also serve as regulators of the immune system. Published uses o...
Brazil Government New Health Offer
...d provide cheap birth control pills at 10,000 drug stores
across Brazil. This action has won Jose Gomes T... contraceptives will be offered at commercial drug stores
for sale at just $2.40 for a year's supply. Abortions are the fourth leading cause of maternal dea...
Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources
...ide of 219 randomly selected convenience or liquor stores
in both urban and suburban areas. Requesters were young adults (4 females, 1 male) aged 21 years or older who appeared to be 18 to 20 years old. Requesters explained that they did not have their identification with them, and asked the adults to purch...
Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on
...of the city's cachet, Louis Vuitton has opened six stores
here since the handover, more than it has in Paris or New York. MTR Corporation, the company running Hong Kong's underground rail network, is hoping to cash in on the boom with a giant shopping centre beside Tsim Sha Tsui, to be called Elements. ...
Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone
...h-heads camped overnight outside Apple electronics stores
in US cities aiming to be the first to own an iPho...kan said. Tech geeks also lined up outside Apple stores
in places like San Francisco and Detroit. The national iPhone mania is being tracked on gridskippe...
Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget
Apple launched its new iPhone in US retail stores
Friday to brisk demand as some New Yorkers lined u...ng sold across the United States through 162 Apple stores
and 1,800 ATT outlets. Overseas consumers will have to wait a few more months to snap up one of th...
Campaign Aims To Improve Nutrition Among Hispanics
...getables and whole grains now is available in some stores
and churches in Dallas and Houston, and eventually will be distributed in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. The guide also includes recipes for healthier versions of some traditional Latin-American dishes. LNC manager Liz Mintz sai...
Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Mayfield Turtle Tracks Ice Cream
...ant in Athens, Tennessee and distributed to retail stores
in Tennessee, Northwestern Georgia, Northern Alabama and Southeastern Kentucky. How to Identify the Recalled Product. Only 1.75 quart cartons with a code date of 4/11/08 and plant code of 47225 are involved in the recall. Consumers should look fo...
Benetton Perfumes Add Fragrance to Sweaty Summers
...n' perfumes would be available in all major retail stores
and Benetton showrooms and would cost between Rs.995 and Rs.1,925. Paris Designs, a concept store headquartered in the UAE that has a strong all-India distribution network of perfumes and accessories, has also joined hands with Benetton for distrib...
Beef Firm in US Withdraws Its Products from Markets After E. Coli Outbreak.
...ficials claim that tainted ground beef bought from stores
caused E.Coli outbreak. Seven persons took ill and...d the beef trim was turned into ground beef by the stores
that sold them under many different retail brand names. The PM Beef spokesman said they have alrea...
Trauma Exposure can Affect Brain Function Several Years After Event
...hat judges emotional intensity, and that forms and stores
emotional memories) between 3.5 and 4 years after September 11, 2001. All of the participants had some level of exposure to the events of September 11. The authors wanted to determine whether close proximity to a traumatic event - September 11 - se...
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