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Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!

...he findings, Lawrence Cheskin, M.D. said, "There's surprisingly little in the way of studies to draw any hard and fast conclusions." Cheskin is director of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center and associate professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. He was not involved wit...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...s, it has said in a polemical outburst, couched in surprisingly strong language. It is indeed an ironical turn of events. While the apex court has been criticized for ignoring the plight of the marginalized, the coalition, headed by that mild-mannered academic-turned-politician Manmohan Singh, is considered on...

IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey

... IIT-Guwahati is ranked sixth, while IIT-Kanpur is surprisingly the last in the rung of IITs at seventh spot. Describing the National Institute of Technology (formerly, Regional Engineering College) Warangal, being in the top 10, the study said that for the "first time, a second-rung school broke into the Top 10 ...

Parents are More Concerned on What Their Kids Watch

...bout a lot of what they see in the media, most are surprisingly confident that they've got a handle on what their own kids are seeing and doing -- even when it comes to the Internet," the Hollywood Reporter quoted Vicky Rideout, VP and director of Kaiser's Program for the Study of Entertainment Media and Health, ...

Dutchman Rebuilds Noah's Ark to Spread His Faith

... year the ark is proving popular, perhaps somewhat surprisingly in the Netherlands where only one in five people say they attend church regularly. "I have already touched do many people that it is already a success for me," Huibers said. He wants to spread his message further with a tour of the Netherlands. H...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

...are understanding. While Sharman and Kangana are surprisingly chemistry-less in their screen relationships, Irrfan and Konkona come across as the warmest couple of this jigsaw of life. Watch them in the seashore sequence and savor their outstanding emotive faculties. "Metro" is maneuvered forward by a melee o...

Scientists Create Synthetic Proteins

... took nature. The new findings have led to some surprisingly new lessons on how to optimize proteins that have never existed in nature before, in a process they call synthetic evolution. "The goal of our research is to understand certain fundamental questions regarding the origin and evolution of proteins," ...

Study Tests Depression Treatment for Diabetes Patients

...imilar to the national co-morbidity rate, somewhat surprisingly low considering the relatively high rate of poverty where the patients live. For instance, Meigs County, Ohio, has a poverty rate of 19.8 percent, compared to 10.6 percent for the state of Ohio. My vision of it is that people in Appalachia have sor...

American Sports Star Teenager Dies Due To Overdose Of Muscle Cream

...en Island, New York was examined after death and a surprisingly high amount of methyl salicylate, the active ingredient found in such creams, was discovered in her body. Various companies such as Johnson and Johnson produce such creams meant to ease muscle strain and tension caused by too much exercise. The pr...

Treatment Cost for Arthritis on the Rise: Study

...nditures for an individual with arthritis remained surprisingly stable – $1,762 in 1997 and $1,752 in 2003 – said Louise Murphy, PhD, at the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a co-author of the study. “In 2003, ...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

... this is because Tai Chi, while seemingly slow, is surprisingly good exercise. Says Irwin: "There are a number of studies on Tai Chi and its aerobic effects that show that metabolism increases, and there's physical conditioning over time.” Benefits extend to other areas, as well. A widely read study this year ...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

...out who was doing what – and to whom." It proved a surprisingly rich field: "Most people have heard of Fanny Hill, but there was a huge amount of erotic literature published in the 18th century." And despite earlier work suggesting that these texts were only for solitary consumption – at home, alone, and behin...

Child Struck With Mystery Illness Shows Signs of Recovering

...reet children’s hospital have discovered something surprisingly simple- the boy is suffering from a deficiency of a vitamin that protects his nervous system. The vitamin in question is the amino acid l-serine. Since taking three amino acid l-serine tablets a day, Timothy has managed to lift up his head and ...

Doctors –you’ve Got Mal

In this ‘net’-overworked world surprisingly few doctors are ‘logged’ in. For years the medic...f Public Health in Baltimore says that medicine is surprisingly lagging behind the world in this field. The reasons behind this are varied and more blame seems to...

Mixed HIV Coreceptor Use Associated With Lower CD4 Count

...ut that even at relatively high CD4 cell counts, a surprisingly large proportion of patients were found to have dual-tropic or CXCR4-using virus: 45% in the 200-350 cells/mm3 range and 29% in those with CD4 cell counts above 350 cells/mm3. Thus, the researchers suggest that “assessment of coreceptor use may be ...

Esophageal Cancer Rates Climb With Obesity

... undergoing a THE at a high-volume center can have surprisingly and acceptably low morbidity and mortality rates, similar to those of non-obese individuals matched for co-morbidities,” says Orringer, head of the U-M Section of Thoracic Surgery and co-director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at the U-M Comprehens...

Citalopram, a Boon in Treating Depressed Heart Patients

... compared with that of the control patients, while surprisingly psychotherapy sessions did not show any reduction in depression. Standardized depression scores were 67 percent more likely to drop by half on citalopram than placebo, and the chance of depression remitting was almost doubled. Says Dr. Lesperance...

Significant Drop of Measles Cases Across the World

...have aided in this monumental achievement. But surprisingly there is a rise of measles cases in Scotland. This has been attributed to people avoiding the MMR vaccination (measles, mumps and rubella) as a study talked about a possible link of autism and bowel disorder to this vaccine. Though this study is not ...

Researchers Looking for Genes That Control the Brain

Although it’s our most vital organ, surprisingly little is known about what constitutes a ‘normal’ brain. That makes it harder to uncover what’s gone awry in people suffering// from mental illness and other brain-associated disorders, and ultimately, it often leaves physicians treating symptoms rat...

Regrowth of Zebrafish's Tail Fin may Offer Clues for Treating Human Injuries

...lizards, newts, and frogs, a zebrafish can replace surprisingly complex body parts. A tail fin, for example, has many different types of cells and is a very intricate structure. It is the fish version of an arm or leg. The question of how cold-blooded animals re-grow missing tails and other appendages has fascin...

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