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Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...colleagues in clinical research and care pioneered whole body cooling, which slows down brain damage underw...es where they care for newborns. If we can marry whole body cooling with new approaches that boost the activity of this essential protein, we may be able t...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

...nd, subsequently, to spread the infection into the whole body. These scientists, headed by Prof. Andres Garcia-Granados, senior lecturer in Organic Chemistry are firm that the use of olive-pomace oil can produce an 80% slowing down in AIDS spreading in the body. Maslinic or crataegolic acid is a penta...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

... fatigue, but its the way I make my living. This whole business is seen as a compromise between competing forces in Seoul: the capitals nightlife and a police force determined to crack down on drunken driving. The Korean emphasis on teamwork means frequent group dinners, and plenty of bombs, a glass of...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...ing the importance of a balanced diet, composed of whole foods," she added. As a part of the study the researchers observed 12th-grade students from 12 communities around the US and Canada and examined the associations of low dietary nutrient intake with low pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms. ...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...numts. When they expanded their study across the whole human genome, they found more than 1200 such piece...ill either get eliminated quickly or spread to the whole population quickly," Katsanis notes. Katsanis proposes that numts, being "neutral," were generally...

Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

...l behavior of the fish. Wong, who described the whole sequence as "electrical duetting", said both males and females seemed to make specific "sounds" before, during, and after mating. The signals aren't actually songs, because the fish sense them electrically rather than acoustically, Wong added. ...

Switzerland Approves Brain Cancer Vaccine

... was quoted: This is an unprecedented product. The whole field has opened up with this vaccine." The product works by combining the patient's immune cells with so-called cancer biomarkers from the tumor. DCVax-Brain allows the immune system to fight the disease without side effects. Studies found the medi...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...logies, and it's only gradually diffusing into the whole of the medical practitioner population." With more U.S. patients seeking medical help in managing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and asthma, Stafford said an electronic health record system can be a valuable tool for physicians. "But there has ...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...ing the importance of a balanced diet, composed of whole foods. While observing 12th-grade students from 12 communities around the US and Canada, Dr. Burns and her colleagues from the Harvard School of Public Health, Health Canada, Brigham and Womens Hospital, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...structured and targeted, with involvement from the whole school as well as peers and parents. They said the fruit and vegetable message also needs to be carried forward at all meal times and throughout a child's education. Says Cade: "To provide an effective intervention to increase young children's cons...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

... containing high levels of saturated fats, such as whole butter and cheese, baked goods, puddings. In the second approach, they applied the tax to foods attracting an SSCg3d score of more than 9. This is a validated measure of the healthiness of a food. For example, spinach scores -12, while chocolate di...

Foot-and-mouth Disease Outbreak Forces Thiruvananthapuram Zoo to Shut Down

... field near the cages. We are also cleaning up the whole campus. We have closed the zoo because it's a highly contagious disease. Even people passing in front of the cages can get it," said Elcey George, the zoo director. Animal rights activists have accused the zoo authorities of failing to protect the...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...ry alterations, such as replacing white bread with whole grain bread. "However," Taylor cautions, "additional studies are needed before we can recommend dietary carbohydrate management as a prevention strategy for AMD."...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...cularly well because nursing staff have sorted the whole thing out and the patient pathway is slick, while others have not done that." The audit also shows the growing use of angioplasty, where a small balloon at the tip of a catheter tube is inserted via an artery and guided to the blocked heart artery....

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...s. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balanced diet wont supply enough folic acid for a pregnant mother and the child she is carrying. Before1998, Canadian medical authorities were already recommending that women in their child-bearing years consume vi...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

...ry alterations, such as replacing white bread with whole grain bread. "However, additional studies are needed before we can recommend dietary carbohydrate management as a prevention strategy for AMD," Taylor said. The study is study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutri...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

...s. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balanced diet is not able to provide sufficient folic acid for a pregnant mother and the child she is carrying. In the U.S., fortification of many cereal products with folic acid became mandatory on January 1, 199...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...an follow up of 60 months, median survival for the whole group was 18 months. But for the group of patients who achieved a complete pathological response, 5-year survival was 50%, with median survival of 56 months. The achievement of a complete pathologic response following neoadjuvant chemotherapy alone...

Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way

...rt of shine a spotlight on inadequacies across the whole area of genetic tests," Hudson says. Jesse Reynolds, a policy analyst at the Center for Genetics and Society in Oakland, argues that "there are sex-selective abortions throughout the world. We shouldn't simply dismiss this as a problem that's 'over...

Ujjain Ashram Adopts Eco-friendly Burial Process

... remarkable work done by Sudhirbhai. In fact, this whole process prevents pollution as well saves wood. I have made a wish of having the same funeral after my death." Besides, the Sewadham Ashram provides shelter to the destitute. It was founded in 1990 and is home to about 2,500 people, out of which ...

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