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Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

...ants, put them in a cooler like ones often used to transport human organs and take the package by helicopter to a man found cowering in his bedroom. The man dons the pants and seems elated to have them. This ad film has stirred a hornets nest in a country where nearly a hundred thousand people are on the wai...

Alzheimer cure

...In mice with experimental forms of these diseases, transport of NGF to these areas was impaired as the mice aged. What's more, infusing NGF into areas close to the vulnerable cells reversed the damage. A gene therapy trial in humans, where NGF is being delivered to the basal forebrain, is already underway - ...

Iron is a two sided sword

...e body, for these cells take up iron from food and transport it into the bloodstream. The experiments show that when such cells are exposed to iron, they become more susceptible to infection by the common food poisoning bacterium Salmonella enteritidis . The researchers suggest that iron supplements and forti...

Plague creates panic in India

...en given preventive antibiotics. Most villages and transport vehicles had been fumigated and local authorities had been asked to stay on alert....

Link between athleticism and neurological disease

...ical toxins in the environment, or speeds up their transport to the brain, or absorption into brain cells. Further research will look at the type of physical activity involved and the environment. There is certainly no need for people to give up physical activity for fear of developing ALS or motor neurone dis...

Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

...ear why this is - maybe there is a lack of private transport in black neighborhoods, making people more dependent on locals shops. Clearly, the type and location of shopping facilities needs to be taken into account when trying to persuade people to eat a healthy diet....

Folic Acid Supplementation During Pregnancy Could Help Prevent Spina Bifida

... it's likely to involve genes that regulate folate transport and metabolism. Researchers conclude saying that continuing advances in understanding of the human genome are providing new opportunities to understand the causes of this disorder and offer the prospect of developing new strategies for the preventio...

New diseases require holistic outlook to treatment

...le to move across the globe with rapidity. People, transport and global animal trade are the reasons of spread of the virus that have started infecting the people from the animals. Some of the recommendations of the committee in tackling the new disease are better observation of wildlife diseases to prevent t...

Two New Human Papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines to prevent cervical cancer

...are three injections and creating a cold chain for transport to rural areas. This vaccine should be modified to give protection against more HPV types and must be cheaper and easier to administer. Experts say though this vaccine may be effective for prevention of infection a better promising approach for dev...

Glucose may support in Cardiac Arrest

... The infusion includes insulin, which is needed to transport the glucose into the cell. However, insulin also causes a flux of potassium into cells, which depletes the levels in the blood. Potassium is therefore added to the infusion to compensate for that effect. In the 1950s and 1960s, several studies inves...

Angioplasty plus stenting better than thrombolysis for elderly patients with AMI

...eristics of the two groups of patients, as well as transport times to treatment centers, were similar. None of the patients had contraindications for thrombolytic therapy.During their hospitalizations, patients receiving thrombolytic therapy were more likely to experience recurrent ischemia (31%) than primary ...

Adolescents Who Walk To School Are Fitter, More Active

...ings is important for promoting healthy school and transport strategies. Researchers measured moderate to vigorous physical activity among 92 pupils aged 13-14 years, from four schools in the Edinburgh area of Scotland. Pupils were asked to wear accelerometers (an instrument used to measure vertical movement)...

Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi

... in other departments, like medicine. The public transport system, says Malhotra, is a hotbed of infections, especially for people who have just recovered from a viral problem. "Such patients, even after they have seemingly recovered, are susceptible to air-borne pathogens because the virus attacks the prote...

Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis in the future

... therapies. The defect is due to a defect in the transport of chloride ions in and out of the cell. In additi...rch is now being focussed on how to manipulate the transport of this chloride ion which causes so many problems in and out of the cell in such a way that the dis...

Disaster Planning Guide From Harvard Health Publications

... and how many people will be available to help you transport the supplies. 3) Develop And Practice An Emergency Plan All the planning in the world won't do much good if you don't practice ahead of time. Not only does this enable you to go through your plan while you're calm and thinking clearly, but it also...

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy aids in mapping protein structure

... of rubredoxin have evolved different sequences to transport electrons in the most efficient manner possible. Different mechanisms have been put forward to explain this, and we wanted to understand how the proteins evolved to have different electron affinities," Markley said. In order to determine the strengt...

Novel protein found to enhance effect of Vitamin E and suppress prostate cancer

...al prostate cells suggest that TAP facilitates the transport of vitamin E into prostate tissue and helps retain high concentrations of the vitamin in the cells. In prostate cancer cells, the researchers showed for the first time that TAP supports the retention of vitamin E. It was also found that TAP increas...

Simple Eye Movement Test For Early Detection Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

...h will be to make the eye movement test mobile and transport it to targeted areas, such as northern and rural parts of Ontario, where FASD is believed to be more prevalent. The researchers envision this as a multi-centre project, in which other participants will work from the same set of pooled data. "There is...

India's Hospitals Among The Best, Says Renuka Chowdhury

...r operators, hotels, cruise lines, airlines, other transport operators and technology companies from 202 representative countries and regions are participating at WTM 2005. --IANS...

Curtailing AIDS - The Fight has to Go On

...1965 and there are districts like Nominal, a major transport and poultry industry in Tamil Nadu, that has high incidence of AIDS that goes beyond the national average. The challenges are how to keep the efforts sustained and bring uniform behavioral changes among the men of the state so that the fight agains...

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