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New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

... inspector to do so. "It is certainly one of the strongest noise laws in the country," he said. Where before there was less clarity on what was potentially illegal, "now it's more at the whim of the inspector and that is written into the law. It says that many noises, if they are plainly audible, it is a v...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...coordinator of the study, said the results are the strongest genetic link yet to child onset asthma. The work was funded by the Wellcome Trust, UK Medical Research Council, French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, German Ministry of Education and Research, National Genome Research Network, National ...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

... smoking in adolescence are deserving of society's strongest support, and the allocation of considerable resources," Katz said. "The trends reported here are worrisome, disturbing, and perhaps even shameful. The tobacco wars wage on, and should we become complacent now, there is no question that lives will be ...

A Role Model Spouse can Pass on Good Health Habits

...haviour. The affect of the positive role model was strongest when it came to smoking and drinking and weaker for things like getting more vigorous exercise and having a cholesterol test. In the case of flu shots, a spouse's influence can be "quite striking," Falba said. Husbands whose wives start getting the...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...ts nodal status after neoadjuvant treatment is the strongest determinant of outcome, there is no evidence that an assessment of histomorphological response should be incorporated into a revised TNM system or that traditional methods of assessing prognosis should be altered. However, they added, histomorpholo...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

...ade up only of the base adenine, known to have the strongest stacking forces. Because of those differences in chemical forces, the two types of single-stranded DNA take on different structures," Marszalek said. Single strands of adenine coil in a fairly regular fashion to form a helix of their own, while th...

Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs

...tive. Pancreatic cancer has been shown to have the strongest link to the ras oncogene, and it is also one of the hardest cancers to treat, with few patients alive five years after diagnosis, researchers said. Since it has been so difficult to target the ras gene itself with drugs, we tried to determine if so...

Obesity, a Risk Factor for Developing Multiple Myeloma

...e association between BMI and multiple myeloma was strongest among men with a BMI of 30 or more. The effect was less pronounced among overweight or obese women, yet those women also had an increased risk. Researchers explained that previous research has identified possible biological links between obesity a...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

...tion 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 250,000 LAM patients worldwide. LAM affects young women, and can strike suddenl...

Obesity is Linked to Enlarged Heart

...ay from the heart to the rest of the body, was the strongest predictor of LVH, followed by gender and Body Mass Index. While the cause of LVH in obese patients is not known, it may be related to increased work load or to the presence of other cardiac risk factors in these patients. These results are anoth...

Urate Reduces the Risk of Parkinsons Disease

...ning of the central nervous system. "This is the strongest evidence to date that urate may protect against Parkinson's disease," said lead author Marc Weisskopf, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology at HSPH. The researchers used the HSPH-based Health Professionals Follow-up St...

High Urate Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Parkinson's Risk

...urate in the blood can lead to gout. "This is the strongest evidence to date that urate may protect against Parkinson's disease," said Weisskopf. As a part of the study the researchers used data form the HSPH-based Health Professionals Follow-up Study, a population of male health professionals established in...

Successful Dads Have Not So Successful Daughters

...howed that the female offspring of the biggest and strongest stags were less successful at breeding and had fewer fawns during their lives than daughters of the not so successful males. This caused them to theorise that some genes are designed to benefit just one gender and can handicap the other sex. "We...

Living With Stress

...ery living thing on this earth? 'It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.' - Charles Darwin To survive the harshest conditions and cope with them to ensure continued survival was living w...

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis

...t on pain. Industry involvement appeared to be the strongest predictor of trial results which suggested that industry bias accounted for the results of these studies and not treatment efficacy. Trials using preparations by Rottapharm had an especially large effect compared with other studies and this may be ...

Women Unaware of When Breast Cancer Risk is Greatest

...that age does not affect breast cancer risk. The strongest risk factor for breast cancer - after gender -is age. The older the woman, the higher her risk. About one in 70 women will develop breast cancer between 40 and 50 years old but for women from 80 to 90 the figure is one in 25. The study, funded by C...

Sex Advice to Teens by Parents Focuses More on the Negative Aspects

...given by peers and the media. Parents were the strongest backers of abstinence and gave out most informatio... media appeared to be likewise influential and was strongest in promoting gendered sexual stereotypes and in giving messages promoting sexual freedom. Howeve...

Late Clamping of Umbilical Cord may Reduce Anemia in Children

...o analyzed the melatonin concentration (one of the strongest and most currently studied antioxidants), finding differences between the melatonin concentration (aMT) in the umbilical vein and the umbilical artery, the latter being where the concentration is significantly higher. This suggests that the fetus n...

Southern Oceans Ability to Absorb CO2 Has Reached a Saturation Point: Study

...ity that in a warmer world the Southern Ocean the strongest ocean sink - is weakening is a cause for concern". The findings appear in this weeks edition of the journal Science....

ECP may Be Effective in Treating Crohn's Disease

...ohn's disease (CD) that have previously failed the strongest therapies we currently have," explains Maria Abreu, MD, Associate Professor in The Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology and in the Center for Immunobiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. ECP is believed to bolster tolerance in the immun...

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