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Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...y's readiness to become alert. Yawning signals a transition between the behavioural states of wakefulness and sleepiness, and boredom to alertness, Provine said....

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...financial information across the Internet. "The transition to electronic healthcare and the use of the Internet to exchange health information raises serious security concerns," explains Nikolopoulos. "While the perception of the lack of security is inhibiting the use of the Internet for sharing clinical inf...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...W. Bush recommended pushing back deadlines for the transition to cleaner gasoline additives such as ethanol, ramping up the number of oil refineries built and temporarily halting oil shipments into the nation's petroleum reserve. Each of these recommendations is aimed at making more alternative energy availabl...

Reduction in Drug Costs

...ug. This proportion gradually increased during the transition period, before stabilizing at one in four patients throughout the post-intervention period. A slightly higher proportion of patients reached their recommended blood-pressure goal after the rule was introduced than before, though this small differen...

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...ated 40 percent of the population that is shy. The transition to college, however, can exacerbate this vulnerabi...ents focus less on their own challenges with their transition to school when they focus on the needs of others. Volunteering puts students in a low stress situati...

Child Car Seat Danger

.... In New South Wales and Victoria, the mean age of transition to a seatbelt is 5.6 years (and as early as 3 years). Australian parents (and) carers were confident about their knowledge of child restraints, but most were not aware of the recommendations for choosing the optimum restraint according to the child...

IIT Delhi Scientist Finds Climate Models Consistent With Ocean Warming Observations

...ear-global coverage of the world's oceans. "This transition from a measuring system biased warm to a more realistic one appears as a cooling. Obviously, models can't account for spurious variability caused by instrument changes," said Rao. The study appears in the June 18 online edition of the journal Proce...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

... also taking place. In what way can India make the transition easier for such medical specialists desirous of returning home? To be honest, it is much easier than before for doctors to return to India. The growth of the private sector and some non-profit making institutions have helped reverse brain drain. ...

Presidential Commission Wants Proper Care of Wounded Soldiers at Their Homes

...al. If were patient-centric, we should allow the transition of that patient to occur, Mr. Buyer said. The commission, led by Donna E. Shalala, a Democrat and former secretary of health and human services, and Bob Dole, the Republican presidential nominee in 1996, was established in March after articles in T...

New York Bans Trans Fats in Restaurants

...the majority of New York's 20,000 restaurants, the transition towards healthier cooking oils seems to have gone smoothly, although some have displayed a degree of reluctance. At the heart of the fashionable Soho district, "Jerry's" diner abandoned trans fats a long time ago, said chef David Rotter. "The own...

Capitalism is Bad for Men's Health: Study

...hich men were affected depended upon how rough the transition to capitalism was and how much income inequality i...re significantly more likely to be impacted by the transition than women, the study found. "The inequalities in status and resources that can come with capitali...

Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms

...s as measured by FEV1, 6-minute walk distance, the transition dyspnea index and the number of exacerbations requiring a doctor or hospital visit. According to the authors, the results of the study were surprising for a number of reasons. Infliximab is an anti-tumor necrosis factor TNF-, and a number of studie...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

...vocates say that people obviously in the middle of transition are often discriminated against when looking for w...d her birth name in almost a decade. She began her transition to become a woman at 14. At about the same time, she began robbing houses to afford black market hor...

Female Reproductive Function Influenced by Childhood Environment

...ps, but to other migrant groups and populations in transition worldwide. These findings add to accumulating evidence that humans have an evolved capacity to respond to chronic environmental conditions during growth and to make decisions about how to apportion energy between reproductive and other bodily functio...

American State Lawmakers Make Moves To Tackle Autism

...any times the support dries up when those children transition into adulthood," Weinberg added. "In some of the most severe cases of autism, individuals need structured support for their entire lives."...

Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car

...lution to three major hurdles that is impeding the transition to a hydrogen economy: safe and cheap production, storage and transportation of hydrogen. "Most car companies are putting some money into developing hydrogen cars. A straightforward, cheap strategy like this will be important in allowing hydrogen e...

Bush Isolated on Climate Change Heading into G8

...mber that joined the EU this year in a key sign of transition from its Stalinist past. "Bulgaria shares core values with the US, which makes it one of our strongest allies in the region," US national security adviser Stephen Hadley said....

Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study

... marital quality and therefore benefit less from a transition into marriage. The findings, to be published in ...ppier marriages. The depressed benefit more from a transition into marriage despite their having, on average, worse marital quality, Frech noted. The big remainin...

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...ay, their neighborhood medical team helps make the transition home. Doctors at all levels are trained to administer acupuncture, herbal cures, or other complementary practices that Cuban labs have found effective. And Cuban researchers develop their own vaccinations and treatments when medications aren't availa...

US Veteran Benefit System Needs Overhauling

...w can take months or years and delays the veterans transition to civilian life. They believe that the system should be updated every 10 years.These changes, especially including quality of life, would be really good news for the vets and their families, said Paul Sullivan, director of Veterans for Common Sens...

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