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Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

.... The composites used in the Dreamliner are also stronger and lighter than traditional materials, allowing the plane greater fuel efficiency. "In addition to bringing big-jet ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 will provide airlines with unmatched fuel efficiency, resulting in exceptional environmental ...

Stem Cell Treatment may Prolong Lives of Children With Brittle Bone Disease

...eated counterparts. The experimental mice also had stronger bones and longer leg bones than the control subjects. A report published in New Scientist magazine says that the treatment has already been tried in the US on three children with OI whilst still in the womb, with promising early results seen after...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...ng enough to protect this vital ecosystem. We need stronger pollution regulations and a real plan from the federal and provincial governments to clean up the Lakes. The toxics can really add up, said Freeman. Fish from the supermarket, from the chip stand and from the Great Lakes all contain various concen...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...ecause the scarce form of the sugar elicits a much stronger reaction from immune cells than the abundant one, it appears that neutrophils can distinguish between two nearly identical chemicals. These results show that engulfment and killing by neutrophils varies, depending on cell wall properties of the micr...

Gays Who Dabble With Death

...ection. Kennedy said what was needed was another, stronger safe-sex campaign to reinforce the message and stop the rise in infections....

Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN

...od consumer. All countries can benefit from taking stronger measures to fill safety gaps in the sometimes considerable journey food takes from the farm to the table," says Jorgen Schlundt, Director of WHO's Department of Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases. "Countries are only able to keep their sh...

Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

...story went around the world."You're slowly getting stronger and you realize 'I can make it through this,' and then as you keep pushing, you're able to walk a little bit, eat a little bit, and you realize that you made it through it ," he said in a TV interview at the time. The fact that he's recovering so q...

Diabetes Drug to Carry 'black Box' Warning of Congestive Heart Failure Risk

...mary Johann-Liang says that she had proposed for a stronger warning, but the agency ignored her proposal. According to the New Scientist, the FDA is now investigating her claims. Francesca Grifo, Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington DC, says that sc...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

... almost exclusively affects young women. LAM has a stronger female predisposition than lupus or breast cancer, and may have the strongest biological sex predisposition of any human disease, except for diseases of the genital organs, and it is often fatal. Scientists estimate that there could be as many as 250...

Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies

...hat claimed instant formula milk fostered smarter, stronger babies. "We have seen a dramatic decrease of our breastfeeding rates. We have seen an increase of the profits and sale of infant formula companies," Health Department Undersecretary Alexander Padilla said. The local US Chamber of Commerce sent a...

Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

...reast cancer observed with nausea and vomiting was stronger as the symptoms became more severe, or persisted longer into pregnancy. "Pregnancy is a time of drastic physiological changes, including rapid development and alterations in the breast tissue. The rapidly changing anatomy of the breast makes it mor...

Two MSU Professors Spearhead International Water Project

...e to the table. For example, research to develop stronger hollow fiber membranes will unite the world-renowned expertise in carbon nanotube chemistry at Rice University with the knowledge of hollow fiber membrane manufacture and optimization at Frances National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, he said. ...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...ble with penicillin, in the 1980s that changed and stronger antibiotics are now used. In about 50% of cases, however, resistance is seen even to these stronger antibiotics. These cases are not just happening in hospitals -- as once was true -- but now are occu...

Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again

...n the action in the game and real life action, the stronger the negative effects would be," says Joanne Cantor, a Wisconsin research psychologist who has spent 30 years studying the effects of media violence on children. "No, your son may not turn into a criminal. But exposure will take a toll on his life som...

Reduction in Nicotine Craving Predicts Ability to Quit

The stronger the reduction in nicotine craving after smoking the first cigarette in the morning, the more difficult it will be to quit smoking , according to a Yale School of Medicine study in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. In a study of 207 smokers, the research...

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

...e company. Kirby claims Cocaine is "350 percent stronger than Red Bull" but that people do not experience the "sugar crash" or jitters that he says some of the other energy drinks can produce. On the drink's Web site, www.DrinkCocaine.com, it posts a variety of alcohol and Cocaine combinations. The d...

Mid-Life Headaches May Increase Risk of Vision Problems

...y of diabetes or hypertension, the association was stronger and limited to those with migraine headaches and other headaches with aura, or visual disturbances. "Middle-aged people with a history of migraine and other headaches are more likely to have retinopathy," said the study's lead author Kathryn M. Ros...

History of Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of Retinopathy

...han those without headaches. The association was stronger among participants who did not have a history of diabetes or hypertension, and limited to those with migraine headaches and other headaches with aura (visual disturbances). "Middle-aged people with a history of migraine and other headaches are more...

Patients Affected by Parkinsons may Be Benefited from Treadmill Exercise

...neurons to work harder and in doing so may promote stronger connections in the brain," says Jakowec. The study has been published in the Journal of Neuroscience....

Natural Pine Bark Extract Reduces Heart Failure Risk

...ntly increased the collagen presence, resulting in stronger cardiac chambers. Dr Watson said that alternative treatments such as these were crucial components in the fight against heart disease. "Alternative treatments such as Pycnogenol are crucial components in the fight against heart disease," he said...

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