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WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas
...upplies such as insecticides, fogging machines and spray
tanks (as well as the hiring of vehicles for spraying activities). WHO also assists in the clean-up of debris in which water collects, to prevent the formation of dengue breeding sites. In India, a number of anti-vector measures are being implemente...
Canada approves marijuana-based pain spray
...rapeutic properties. Sativex is administered via a spray
into the mouth. Health Canada has approved Sative...ow Sativex works Sativex is administered through a spray
pump under the tongue or on the inside of the cheek, providing reliable, self-administered pain reli...
Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'
...ize, sorghum and millet; and as an ingredient in a spray
to drive away animals. In addition, chillies are currently being used in the production of bottled hot sauces, jams and relishes. Proceeds from these products are donated to the trust to support to the development of chilli growing projects. "This ...
Hanging baskets of sex and death help fruit growers
... wishing to use this form of virus warfare have to spray
almost every element of an orchard to ensure the m...are well in direct sunlight. Growers who currently spray
the virus find it quickly becomes ineffective and it has to re-sprayed several times in order to con...
DDT-resistant insects have additional genetic advantage that helps resistance spread
... resistance will not always go away when we do not spray
or prescribe antibiotics." Scientists had previou...d they have increased so rapidly that when a local spray
program is begun now, most mosquitoes become resistant in a matter of months rather than years. Wor...
Mosquito spray increases toxicity of pyrethroids in creek, study finds
... to the pesticide. In this case, the decision to spray
by air came after two dozen people in Sacramento C...g was that PBO left in the water from the mosquito spray
made the sediments even more toxic to H. azteca than they already were. The research team found th...
Bt cotton in China fails to reap profit after seven years
...e increased so much that farmers are now having to spray
their crops up to 20 times a growing season to con...conventional cotton. By 2004, however, they had to spray
just as much as conventional farmers, which resulted in a net average income of 8 percent less than ...
Blood test predicts success of quitting smoking using the nicotine patch
...arted using either the patch or the nicotine nasal spray
for eight weeks. Measurements of carbon monoxide l...sate for rapid metabolism of nicotine by using the spray
more often." "If a prospective study replicates these results, we will be in a position to recommen...
Flu shot effective against drifted influenza, nasal spray vaccine less so
...in healthy adults. The live attenuated-virus nasal spray
vaccine also prevented illnesses but was less effe...ard formulation of both the flu shot and the nasal spray
vaccine includes two types of A influenza and one B, but in the 2004-05 season, there were two B str...
Does natural selection drive the evolution of cancer?
...we're selecting for resistant tumor cells. When we spray
a field with pesticide, we select for resistant pests. It's the same idea." Maley notes that there are three necessary and sufficient conditions for natural selection to occur and that all are met in a population of tumor cells. The first requirem...
Exposure to dioxins influences male reproductive system, study of Vietnam veterans concludes
...s group is called the Ranch Hand group because the spray
program was called Operation Ranch Hand. Agent Orange was contaminated by a dioxin called 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). This study also involved a comparison group comprising veterans who served in Southeast Asia during the same time...
One-of-a-kind imaging probe reveals secrets useful for drug discovery
...species of walking sticks, which are well known to spray
defensive venom," Dossey said. "We thought if this...llular fuel. "Glucose is an expensive molecule to spray
at your predators," Edison said. "But why is the glucose there? It may be something the walking stic...
Like salty food? Chances are you had low blood sodium when you were born
... and sugar in tea, followed by orally administered spray
tests involving table salt and table sugar. Between the tests the children and escorting parent(s) were interviewed about dietary and seasoning preferences. The children were then invited to eat freely from a table of salty and sweet snacks. The ...
In-shell vaccine for chick disease
...ins, which are usually delivered by less efficient spray
or drinking water dosage, can prevent chicks hatching if delivered in the egg. The scientists have extracted a so-called spike protein from a pathogenic virus strain which triggers an immune response, and incorporated it into a harmless non-patho...