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Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

... catch yawns from the film, while those who held a warm or room-temperature pack yawned normally. Researcher Robert Provine, from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, said yawning could mark the body's readiness to become alert. Yawning signals a transition between the behavioural states of wakefu...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...s had got physical, would-be participants urged to warm up by pummeling a punch ball dressed as an archetypal boss while yelling out the cause of their woes. Jorge whipped on a pair of boxing gloves before laying into the punch ball and screaming: "Money!" Another stressed soul, 40-year-old taxi drive...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...nce 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 virus has four variations. "We have to prove the vaccine will be safe for everyone, which means both children and adults," Stephen...

Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study

...e Gulf Stream, which normally keeps the UK climate warm and wet. During each shift the North West climate cooled with an average summer temperature fall of 1.6 degrees - approximately three times the amount of temperature change currently attributed to global warming. Scientists found that the atmos...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...he recent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," they said. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 4,029 cases of the disease in the first 27 weeks of the year, a...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

... in mice and in human infants, where it keeps them warm by dissipating food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white fat," said Spiegelman, senior author of the paper. "Human adults don't have much brown fat, but there is some, and from a therapeutic perspective the question is whether that pathway ...

Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice

... in mice and in human infants, where it keeps them warm by dissipating food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white fat," said Dr. Spiegelman, senior author of the paper published in the journal Cell Metabolism. "Human adults don't have much brown fat, but there is some, and from a therapeutic pe...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...d for increasing pharyngeal pressure by delivering warm and humidified air at a continuous high flow rate through the open nasal cannula. While patients with severe sleep apneas may be more highly motivated to adhere to treatment with CPAP or surgery, younger, thinner and healthier patients with milder d...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...l but stable condition. The bacterium thrives in warm salt water and is most prevalent during summer months. Gilpatrick's wife, Linda, said she and her husband routinely vacation in Galveston County's Crystal Beach each summer. "I've heard of flesh-eating bacteria, but it always seemed so far away," s...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... a cool room - or a cool place within an otherwise warm room. If your room has air conditioning, place the computer itself as close to an air conditioning vent as possible - or somewhere where outside air circulation is available. The fact is that any personal computer can and will raise ambient air tem...

Early Arctic Spring Indication of Climate Change

...seasons are changing and it is not just one or two warm years but a strong trend seen over a decade," Hoye added. The researchers from Denmark and the US used phenology, "the study of the timing of familiar signs of spring seen in plants, butterflies, birds, and other species" to track warming. At a ...

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

...he recent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," the statement said. The NEA and members of an inter-agency taskforce have intensified daily inspections of possible breeding gro...

IIT Delhi Scientist Finds Climate Models Consistent With Ocean Warming Observations

.... Researchers in Germany had recently discovered a warm bias in the older instruments. However, now with... "This transition from a measuring system biased warm to a more realistic one appears as a cooling. Obviously, models can't account for spurious variabili...

Kashmir University Stops Construction to Save Chinar Trees

...e, tweed over-garments called the 'Pheren' to keep warm during winters....

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...oblems, the military tries "three hots and a cot" warm meals and a chance to sleep. Most of the time it works and troops return to their unit, Kilpatrick said. Of the troops air evacuated to the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, 20 percent return to Iraq and 80 percent go back to the United Stat...

China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists

...st air picks up more moisture as it crosses over a warm body of water, then rains or snows it out quickly upon reaching the shore. In a way, he said, Three Gorges is a great laboratory for studying how well local climate changes caused by very local land-use changes can be detected and distinguished fro...

Desert Droughts Shorten Mountain Snow Cover, Reveals Study

... reflectivity, allowing more of the suns energy to warm the snow pack and cause it to melt earlier, researchers said. The connection between dust and lower snow reflectance is already established, but the amount of impact measured and modelled in this system stunned us, said Tom Painter from the Univers...

Novagali Pharma Presents Phase III Clinical Trial of Vekacia(R) for Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

...affects mostly children and young adults living in warm climates worldwide. In this orphan disease, it was shown that both symptoms and signs of disease improved in patients receiving Vekacia(R). Furthermore, the tolerability of Vekacia(R) was excellent. The study was designed as a clinical phase II/III...

Global Warming To Effect Eastern Coast Of India

...ion adjoining the Indian subcontinent is likely to warm at its surface by about 1.5-2.0 degree Centigrade by the middle of this century and by about 2.3-3.5 degree Centigrade by the end of the century. This indication is derived from modern simulation studies. In a discussion on this issue in the Ind...

Gentle, Real, Well-mannered - Kangana's Mr. Right

...e're best friends in the film and I genuinely felt warm vibes with her. Thank god for that. Otherwise my discomfort would show on screen. "I can't do an emotional scene if I'm in a good mood. But Konkona just goes in front of the camera to give a perfect shot. I don't know what Konkona really thought o...

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