Breast-feeding a Boon to Mom's Heart
Nursing baby brings cardiovascular benefits decades later, study suggests,,
TUESDAY, April 21 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding isn't just good for baby, it may also boost mom's cardiovascular health as she ages, new research suggests.
Women in their 60s who had breast-fed for mo...
Electronic Communication May Be Boon to Doctors' Time
System doesn't enhance patient satisfaction, however, study finds
TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- A comprehensive electronic health records system could help ease the increasing workload faced by physicians, according to researchers who examined the impact of such a system in the...
Surgery a Boon for Most Common Form of Epilepsy
But too few patients are having the procedure, study says
TUESDAY, Dec. 2 (HealthDay News) -- People with the most common form of epilepsy who don't respond to drugs would gain about five years of life, and dramatically improved quality of life at that, if they had a certain form of br...
Report: NIH and Global Health Research are a Major Boon to All State Economies
NIH research awards to states in 2007 created more than 350,000 new
jobs, generated more than $18 billion in wages from those new jobs, and
spurred more than $50 billion in business activity nationwide
Report Says Flat Funding for NIH Threatens New Health Research, U.S.
Medical Leadership, a...
Fall Time Change Could Be Boon for Sleep
Take advantage of that extra hour of snooze-time, experts say
SATURDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- When the clocks go back an hour on the first Sunday in November, you should use that extra hour to make a small payment on your sleep debt, experts say.
Too often, work and family res...
Nighttime Home Dialysis a Boon for Kidney Patients
Heart health, blood pressure and quality of life improve with frequent dialysis,,,,
TUESDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Undergoing dialysis at home most nights of the week may be better for some kidney patients' health than conventional three-times-a-week dialysis, new research sugge...
Workouts a Boon for Breast Cancer Patients
Exercise, yoga improve quality of life, even chemotherapy compliance, studies find
THURSDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be the last thing breast cancer patients want to do, especially if they're fatigued. But workouts can improve quality of life, boost self-esteem during...
Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected
Indias premier and independent insurance company Star Health is out with a gift for the HIV infected. The Chennai-based company- Star Health and Allied Company Ltd . has extended a proposal to the IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority), seeking to provide insurance coverage for tho...
Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?
Encouraging results for the use of bronchial thermoplasty procedure were reported by the Research in Severe Asthma (RISA) Trial , at the annual scientific assembly of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) by Neil Thomson,MD, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland. This an...
Pramlintide-A Boon to Restrain Fast Food Consumption
The synthetic form of pramilintide hormone previously found to produce a feeling of fullness when eating and reduce body weight, also may help curb binge eating and the desire to eat high-fat foods and sweets. Pramlintide is the synthetic form of amylin, a satiety hormone produced by the beta cell...
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Silicon with afterburners: Process developed at Rice could be boon to electronics manufacturer
Scientists at Rice University and North Carolina State University have found a method of attaching molecules to semiconducting silicon that may help manufacturers reach beyond the current limits of Moore's Law as they make microprocessors both smaller and more powerful.
Their findings are publi...
'Nanoglassblowing' seen as boon to study of individual molecules
While the results may not rival the artistry of glassblowers in Europe and Latin America, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Cornell University have found beauty in a new fabrication technique called "nanoglassblowing" that creates nanoscale (billionth of ...
Small animal imaging facility is big boon to research
When powerful magnets line up the bodys protons before radiofrequency waves can grab their attention away, its called spin physics.
When signals generated by the movement are mathematically transformed into dramatic images of hearts, lungs and other organs its called a magnetic resonance image...
Tropical forest sustainability: A climate change boon
The authors Dr Pep Canadell from CSIRO and the Global Carbon Project, and Dr Michael Raupach from CSIRO say the billions of tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbed annually by the world's forests represents an 'economic subsidy' for climate change mitigation worth hundreds of billions of dollars. ...
Plastic that degrades in seawater could be boon for cruise industry and others
The costs due to complications from preterm birth are staggering. In Canada, outlays for specialized care of surviving preterm infants are estimated to be almost $2 billion per year. In a 5-year, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical study, researchers found that giving nitroglycerin to mothers w...
Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding
...ding by observing that trait in the flock.
The finding, published in the August issue of the Journal of Animal Science (Vol. 87, No. 8), may be a boon
for the sheep industry worldwide, especially when combined with the Sheep Program's STAR system a method to manage ewes to lamb five times in three y...
Recovery act-funded research projects aid communities across the country
An influx of ARRA funds has enabled public and private research universities from Maryland to California to post 'help wanted' ads, providing a boon
to the local economies. Through the National Institutes of Health's ARRA-funded summer experience program, more than 3,000 educators and students are...
2000-year-old statue of an athlete sheds light on corrosion and other modern challenges
...ered in 1998 on floor of the Adriatic Sea. While the discovery was a bonanza for archaeologists and art historians, it also proved to be an unexpected boon
to scientists trying to understand biomineralization. That's the process in which animals and plants use minerals from their surroundings and form she...
Nonstick and laser-safe gold aids laser trapping of biomolecules
...at JILA have made gold more precious than everat least as a research toolby creating nonstick gold surfaces and laser-safe gold nanoposts, a potential boon
to laser trapping of biomolecules.
JILA is a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Col...
Integrated Biometrics Adds Security Industry Veteran to Sales Staff
...count management roles as Strategic Account Manager for Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies in 2008, and in 2006, as Central Region Sales Manager for boon
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First graduates boon to Wisconsin biotechnology
MADISON - Two years ago, 10 students working as scientists, business managers and lawyers came together with a single goal: to become leaders in this state's burgeoning biotechnology industry. On Saturday, May 15, they will graduate as the first alumni of the master of science in biotechnology pro...
Polymer grid technology a boon for bridges
When the long-awaited Highway 151 bypass around Fond du Lac, Wis., opens later this year, vehicles traveling northbound will cross DeNeveu Creek on a bridge like no other in the country.
The fiber-reinforced polymer grid system could help to speed bridge-deck construction Externally, the bri...
Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?
The Telecom Act of 1996 was enacted to promote competition. It was supposed to create certain funds for universal service and to develop a better infrastructure. Ten years later, can we say this was good for America?
How much money was wasted? Did we ever really achieve the open competition the...
Photo-catalytic, self cleaning coating for building exteriors
...ar East Organisation), located near Scotts Road in Singapore, is one building with the self-cleaning coating.
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Massachusetts Company May Have Silver Bullet In Vitamin D Fight Against Disease
... a regulation allowing certain food
purveyors to take extra steps to prevent outbreaks of bacteria on produce.
Xenon's pulsed light may also prove a boon
in this area since bursts of
pulsed light could possibly clean the produce safely and efficiently.
When asked about Xenon's participation in the res...
Cliff Consulting, Inc. Adds Two Influential Former Executives to Its Team - Banker Mary P. Carryer and Healthcare IT Leader Robert Goldstein
...tions for effective leadership and management
skills in their respective industries," said Robin Nasatir, President of
CCI. "Their expertise will be a boon
for our financial services,
healthcare, and non-profit clients."
Carryer, who most recently served as Executive Vice President of
Private Client Ser...
Better Nutrition Launches 2008 Summer Nutrition Tour
...ie, PA July 22 -- Health Fair, Little Silver, NJ July 26 -- Foods for Living, Defiance, OH
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Nanoengineered barrier invented to protect plastic electronics from water degradation
... are easily degraded by water vapour and oxygen.
The new technology is a boon
to the burgeoning plastic electronics industry that aims to deliver flexibl...ject that seeks out research with excellent commercialisation potential.
Swan Foo, the Executive Chairman of ETPL said, Exploit Technologies sees co...
Consumers Lead Tech Market Comeback
... better known as RFID, is set to skyrocket over the next four years, according to a recent report by IDC. The wireless tagging technology is seen as a boon
for supply chain management because it lets companies closely track inventory from shipments to pallets to individual packages. IDC says that by 2008,...
UW-Madison joins effort to build public pathogen bioinformatics database
...ent with UW-Madison's domain expertise."
Perna said, "We will be users as well as developers of the technology and information."
Besides being a boon
to the research community and the the public, who ultimately will benefit from the progress made on the study of these pathogens and the diseases they...
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