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Leeds engineers developing bullet proof vests from cement

Engineers at the University of Leeds are working on a new type of body armour made from cement. The new vests will combine super-strong cement with recycled carbon fibre materials to make a material tough enough to withstand most types of bullets. The cement vest project, still at the early ...

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentech, Inc. ( www.argentechinc.com ) today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silve...

Headache Complaint Leads to Removal of Bullet

Michael Eugene Moylan of St.Lucie County was driven to a West Palm Beach trauma center on Wednesday by his wife for urgent treatment of a splitting headache. Several hours later a bullet was removed from behind his right ear. And his wife April Moylan has been arrested. Although both ...

College drinking problems, deaths on the rise

...ing to Hingson, that a mix of programs at these different levels is needed to best address problem drinking on college campuses. "There's no silver bullet for this," he says, "but the more levels at which we try to intervene, the more effective we'll be. Colleges and communities need to work together, be...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...d in large part because providers have been forced to take extreme security measures that are expensive and burdensome to maintain. Dr. Tiller wears a bullet proof vest. He moved to a home in a gated community with a state-of-the-art security system and barrier wall in order to protect himself and his famil...

The National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases Briefed Congress on Action Plan for a National Vision for Bone Health

...rosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009: Main bullet #5 (vi) http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009: Main bullet #5 (vii) http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009, Main bullet #26 (viii) Cauley JA et al. Incidence of fractu...

New Options Offered for Sleep Apnea

...tive characteristics, and all patients undergoing this surgery must be made aware of this fact," Shine said. "Although this surgery is not a magic bullet treatment for sleep apnea, it does have a role in those patients who have failed conservative treatment, have putative retropalatal disease and are wi...

Video: Economic Downturn Is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - but Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...rosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009: Main bullet #5 (7) http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009: Main bullet #5 (8) http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm , accessed, 3/18/2009, Main bullet #26 (9) Cauley JA et al. Incidence of fractures ...

Stanford Issues Findings from Cognitive and Brain Experts Urging Consumer Caution on Memory Fitness Products

...untested, to blatantly false. It is important for consumers to proceed with caution before buying into many of these product claims. There is no magic bullet solution for cognitive decline." The Summit's statement points out that "it would be wrong to conclude that nothing can be done to improve menta...

Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

...rio Cancer Institute and Love Chair in Prostate Cancer Prevention at the University of Toronto. "So there was great hope that this would be a magic bullet that would help prevent prostate cancer," he said. "Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be so." The report was to be presented Sunday at the Americ...
Bullet in Medical Technology

Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

-Vitamins E and C Have Other Important Benefits, Says CRN- WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Physicians' Health Study II, to be released at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and to be published in the November 12 issue of the Journal of the A...

Are Muramyl Peptides the Magic Bullet in Probiotics?

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Magazines like Time, Newsweek, and U.S. World and News are all buzzing about the latest health trend, probiotics. Researchers have found compelling evidence that these friendly bacteria are an important key to digestive and immune health, but Eastern Eur...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

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Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

...ug therapy. Among the majority of those voting against lifelong drug therapy was one M.D., who commented, "The American people want the magic bullet that will allow them to continue their unhealthful lifestyles when they should lower their BMI to between 25 and 22, restrict caloric intake and [incr...

UM Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Collaborative Research Projects, Worth $4.4 Million, Between University Faculty, State Technology Companies

...aking products such as Martek Biosciences' infant formula additives, Hughes Network Systems' HughesNet, MedImmune Inc.'s Synagis, and Black & Decker's bullet Speed Tip Masonry Drill Bit have benefited from MIPS-supported research. These products have collectively generated more than $14.4 billion in revenue...

FreshFx Recognized for use in the Scalder as a Solution to the 'Yield/Pathogen Reduction Dilemma'

...n the system -- as less is extracted from the birds at lower temperatures. "For plants with high incoming Salmonella loads, there is no single silver bullet for Salmonella," he added. "A multi-point step reduction is usually required. Our customers see significant reductions using this strategy." About St...

Feeling Anxious or Distracted? New Research Shows a Cup of Tea Could Help

...rinking tea in lieu of sugar-laden beverages that are nutrient-poor but calorie-rich. Dr. Kovacs warned consumers that Green Tea products are no magic bullet for weight loss and Green Tea should be included as part of an overall diet and exercise strategy to achieve a healthy body weight. Studies Suggest T...

Study Confirms Limited Human-To-Human Spread of Avian-Flu Virus in Indonesia in 2006

...burned out," Longini said. "It went two generations and then just stopped, but it could have gotten out of control. The world really may have dodged a bullet with that one, and the next time we might not be so lucky," he said. Should a strain of avian flu acquire the ability to cause sustained human-to-hum...
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Snap-In Snap-Out®-II Bullet Nose Dissecting Forceps Insert

Description: The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Shahinian Lacrimal Cannula

Description:... Shahinian lacrimal cannula, bullet shaped tip, 0.3 mm side opening, straight....
Company:Katena Products, Inc.

Troutman Tying Forceps

Description:... Troutman tying forceps are curved, delicate, bullet shape, with tying platforms. Flat pattern. Ultra fine platforms ideal for 10-0 or 11-0 suture material. Platforms fully meet to hold suture firmly....
Company:Moria S.A.

The Ultimate Echo Guide

Features:...ific pathologies Specific echocardiographic parameters help you stratify a disease as mild, moderate, or severe Concise, straightforward text with bullet points Tables and selected illustrations promote accurate interpretation of echo results and assist in therapeutic decision-making and follow-up W...
Company:Skyscape, Inc.
Bullet in Biological News

Growth hormone is not the anti-aging bullet for healthy adults

A review of published data on use of human growth hormone (GH) by healthy elderly people found that the synthetic hormone was associated with small changes in body composition but not in body weight or other clinically important outcomes. Further, people who took GH had increased rates of unheal...

New hope for fisheries

...lied very carefully to a new area," says coauthor Beth Fulton of the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship in Australia, since "there are no single silver bullet solutions. Management efforts must be customized to the place and the people." According to the authors' analysis, Alaska and New Zealand have led...

A natural approach for HIV vaccine

...HIV vaccine, primarily by focusing on a small number of engineered "super antibodies" to fend off the virus before it takes hold. So far, these magic bullet antibodies have proved impossible to produce in people. Now, in research to be published March 15 online by Nature , scientists at The Rockefeller Un...

Extinction by asteroid a rarity

... In geology as in cancer research, the silver bullet theory always gets the headlines and nearly always turns out to be wrong. For geologists who study mass extinctions, the silver bullet is a giant asteroid plunging to earth. But an asteroid is the prime susp...

Guilt on their hands: tiny 'tags' could help to solve and deter gun crime

... Criminals who use firearms may find it much harder to evade justice in future, thanks to an ingenious new bullet tagging technology developed in the UK. The tiny tags just 30 microns* in diameter and invisible to the naked eye are designed to be coated onto ...

Stanford study: Bioenergy potential of reviving abandoned agricultural land

..., biofuels need not be a villain taking food from the mouths of the hungry, the researchers say. Neither, however, are biofuels likely to be the magic bullet that slays the dinosaur of our dependence on fossil fuels. "Our results showed that if you used all these abandoned agricultural lands, you might o...

New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists

...he procedure works by applying an electric charge to a metal - say a gun or bullet - which has been coated in a fine conducting powder, similar to that used i...owing up a residual fingerprint. "The technique works on everything from bullet casings to machine guns. Even if heat vaporises normal clues, police will b...

Promising new nanotechnology for spinal cord injury

... necessarily work in human beings. At this point in time we have no information about whether this would work in human beings." "There is no magic bullet or one single thing that solves the spinal cord injury, but this gives us a brand new technology to be able to think about treating this disorder," sa...

RAND study finds evidence disease management programs

.... There also is little evidence about whether these programs improve health outcomes over the long term. Disease management is viewed as the silver bullet that can fix two problems of the health care system inadequate quality and high costs, said Soeren Mattke, lead author of the report and a senior nat...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 5, 2007

...rce of this information. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Golden bullet shows promise for killing common parasite Nano Letters Researchers in...e feces of infected cats or eating undercooked meat. Their so-called golden bullet could provide a safer, more effective alternative for treating the disease ...
Bullet in Biological Technology

Massachusetts Company May Have Silver Bullet In Vitamin D Fight Against Disease

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Corp., a company internationally recognized as a leader and pioneer in the field of Pulsed Light systems, might have found the silver bullet that researchers have been seeking to increase vitamin D in their fight against disease. It's called ...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

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Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic's toughness

... rather than breaking apart, says University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry professor Mark Ediger. For example, one type of bulletproof glass stops a bullet by flowing around it without breaking. Regular window glass, unable to flow in this way, would simply shatter. "This is an odd combination of proper...

Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic’s toughness

... rather than breaking apart, says University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry professor Mark Ediger. For example, one type of bulletproof glass stops a bullet by flowing around it without breaking. Regular window glass, unable to flow in this way, would simply shatter. "This is an odd combination of proper...

FreshFx(R) in Scalder Reduces Pathogens in Evisceration

...l effectiveness throughout the plant and could result in increased yield. "For plants with high incoming Salmonella loads, there is no single silver bullet for Salmonella," said Dankert. "A multi-point step reduction is usually required, and our customers see significant reductions using this strategy. In...

Using nanotech to make Robocops

...ials. The dynamic properties of the materials we have found means that a bullet can be repelled with minimum or no damage to the wearer of a bullet proof vest. Working at the scale of a nanometre (one billionth of a metr...

SGI, Introduces Powerful High End Visualization Tools

... back about $20,000, a price the company is hoping brings in a new wave of customers for whom high-end visualization technology was little more than a bullet point on a yeah, right wish list. In the Tezro, SGI says, it offers a workstation designed for creative and technical users [read, technophile grap...

Wisconsin Researcher Co-Develops Earthquake Alarm

...o occur deeper within the earth. In Japan, an early warning system employing P-waves, known as UrEDAS, has been used to maintain safe operation of bullet trains during large earthquakes. The new system devised for southern California, combines P-wave information from several stations of TriNet to get ra...

What Angel Networks Want

...in networks have gotten tougher turning down inappropriately priced deals. Companies trailing the valuation market will probably have to bite the bullet eventually, especially if theyve already done rounds at unsustainable valuations. Two years ago, Terry Sivesind and I presented at a WIN luncheon ...

Storytelling makes a comeback in an unlikely place

...ough time to share critical information, in an ADD in orientation society. bullet points, which are used very freely in the business setting, do not work wel..., and the human spirit. Good stories can bring out an actual reaction that bullet points cant laughter or smiles at something funny, or a personal connectio...
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