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Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

... the highest rate of abuse, and men were more than twice as likely as women to report struggling with a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) only 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependence received treatment of any type. Alcohol dependence, also know as alcoholism, is characteriz...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...he family's animals. "The cows have to be milked twice a day, even in an ordeal like this," said Frank Showalter, Scott's great uncle, standing a few feet from where his relatives died. The Showalters milked 103 cows on their farm west of Harrisonburg in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. They belonged to a...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...en the calories they were consuming. They gained twice as much fat as would be expected, and it was all in their belly area, Kuo said. Stressed versus non-stressed animals ate the same amount of food, but the stressed animals processed it differently, she said, explaining, the novel finding here is that ...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

... However, someone who is intelligent seems to be twice favoured, according to the results of the Bonn study. On the one hand, they can be more successful, due to their cognitive abilities, than their less intelligent contemporaries. On the other hand, they are generally more tolerant of risk and more pat...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...mizing hydrogen's potential. "Fuel cells are about twice as efficient as internal combustion engines so can help compensate for any energy loss in the gas's production."...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

... crofelemer at 125mg, 250 mg and 500 mg oral doses twice daily (p.o.b.i.d) for the treatment of HIV-Associated Diarrhea. The 'adaptive design' of the ADVENT trial -- Adaptive trial design has been advocated by the FDA to improve efficiency of clinical trials. The ADVENT trial will be executed in two stag...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...adian dietary recommendations, with boys more than twice as likely as girls to select bigger portions. Significantly larger portions for meat and chips were selected by about 78 percent the children; for vegetables, 52 percent chose portion sizes smaller than or equal to dietary guidelines. The study fou...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...osquito-carried virus have reached epidemic levels twice in the city-state since June. There have been 3,597 cases and three deaths since the start of the year. Intermittent rain and warm weather have been blamed for the onslaught of mosquito breeding. Stephenne said that another key factor is that the...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...s hosted around 115 weddings Saturday -- more than twice the usual number -- with the final wedding scheduled for 11:59 pm. "We turned down approximately 100 more weddings because we want to do them correctly," Foote said. The publicity surrounding the date will only help the city's ever-popular marria...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...ses and got their blood levels of selenium checked twice yearly. During the study, 58 participants in the selenium group reported being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, compared with 39 people taking the placebo. The possible link between type 2 diabetes and selenium supplementation held when the resear...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...ch greater costs -- the United States spends about twice as much per person on healthcare as the rest of the advanced economies do -- it also plays a likely role in their declining stature. A previous study had remarked, "[T]he United States is an outlier for financial burdens on patients and patients fo...

Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates

...reflexes while driving. They found they are nearly twice as likely to be taken by surprise if a pedestrian walks in front of their car if doing so. As a part of their study the researchers created a nine-minute urban drive on a simulator. The drivers were then told when to snack. Shortly after eating ...

Switzerland Approves Brain Cancer Vaccine

...trials, patients treated with DCVax-Brain survived twice as long as those who did not receive the vaccine, and this too, without major side effects. The financial angle was supported by Navid Malik, an analyst at Collins Stewart, who was quoted: This is an unprecedented product. The whole field has opene...

Indian Minister Laments Country's Lack of Sex Education

...mended to make it a mandatory subject to be taught twice a week," Ramadoss said. "They will be the losers if awareness is not created at the right age," the minister said of state opposing the plan. Schools in the conservative nation, which ironically brought the world the Kama Sutra, have shied away f...

Mild Stress During Pregnancy may Worsen Offspring's Risk of Cerebral Palsy

...n from stressed mothers showed brain lesions about twice as big as those in offspring of unstressed mothers. "Determining the impact of gestational stress on the incidence of cerebral palsy would be of paramount interest. Limiting stress during human pregnancy might prove to be a cost-efficient way to r...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...treatment for 3,192 patients in England and Wales, twice the previous year's figure. According to the report, an increasing number of hospitals now provide primary angioplasty as an emergency treatment for heart attacks. Almost all ambulance services now have trained paramedics able to give clot-busting...

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

...two study groups. One group will apply VivaGel(TM) twice a day for two weeks and the other will apply a placebo gel. The safety of VivaGel(TM) compared with the placebo will be assessed by laboratory tests and clinical examination of the participants. Product acceptability assessments in the trial will...

Now a Polio Scare for Air Travellers

...ntined for at least 10 days and must test negative twice before being released. His five Melbourne flatmates have also been quarantined. The student had been in Pakistan for four months and began showing symptoms in June, he said. Pakistan is one of four countries not declared polio-free by the World...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...here the experiment was conducted. Women there run twice the risk of infection as men. In cultures where women are traditionally subservient to men, they have less of a say about matters of sex - when to have it, whom to have it with, and whether condoms or other safer sexual practices will be used. Padi...

Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups

...unions. Children of divorced parents are roughly twice as likely to see their relationships end in divorce compared to their peers from unbroken families. Brian D'Onofrio, assistant professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington, said that when a host ...

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