America’s Arthritis Patients Take Sizeable Chunks Of Healthcare Econom
A new American study has showed that a particular group of its citizens; mainly those aged between 46 and 64 years, take the lion’s share of the arthritis// population, as well as its costs to economy.
Lead researcher of the study, Edward Yelin, professor of medicine and health at the Universi...
Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies
...n, said in a news release from the organization. "While some veggie burgers are meant to look and taste 'like meat,' many popular brands have visible chunks
of vegetables, such as mushrooms, carrots and peppers, suggesting that satisfying meatless fare may not depend entirely on a successful imitation."
Language Technologies Introduces ReadSmart Edition Apps(TM) for the iPhone(TM) and iPod(R) Touch; Unique Apps Improve Ergonomics of Reading while Retaining Look and Design of Print Books
...t technology applies proven scientific research through patented software algorithms that optimize reading efficiency through the spacing of text into chunks
of meaning most informative to the brain.
"Our ReadSmart Edition apps are a practical example of our intense commitment to improve reading. We fo...
Economic Downturn Pits Saving Money Against Eating Healthy
or casseroles or cut it into
for a quick
ABOUT MIDWEST DAIRY COUNCIL
The Midwest Dairy Council is the nut...
Looking Forward: Perspectives on Healthcare and Information Technology
...ly change the delivery system for healthcare. . .they really look to use the existing structure with added carrots and sticks, to take little bits and chunks
out of the number of uninsured," stated Mr. Kelliher.
Information about John Kelliher of Marwood Group: John Kelliher is a Senior Vice...
Easy Ethnic Election
...a range of curries made of lentils and vegetables cooked with aromatic herbs and spices
-- Aloo Palak: Delicious mild blend of spinach gravy and chunks
-- Dal Mahkani: Black lentils and red kidney beans cooked in a mild creamy sauce of tomatoes, garlic, onion and ginger
-- Kashmiri R...
Surgery May Not Help Most People With Narrowed Brain Artery
... point, he said.
In the procedure, a helmet holding ultrasound probes is placed on the head for one hour to detect microemboli, tiny blood clots or chunks
of plaque that have broken off from artery-narrowing deposits. The 96 percent of people without microemboli have only a 1 percent risk of stroke in th...
InsuranceSpecialists.com Looks at the Candidates and Health Reform
... Reform," the InsuranceSpecialists writers break down the major positions held by John McCain, Hillary Clinton, and Barak Obama in short, concise chunks
that are easily digestible and understood. Issues of tax ramifications, compulsory versus voluntary participation, and total cost are addressed.
Quaker Introduces Simple Harvest(TM) All Natural Multigrain Chewy Granola Bars That Taste Simply Delicious
...l to a variety of tastes
with three distinct flavors that make eating well pure pleasure: the Dark
Chocolate Chunk granola bar is packed with decadent chunks
chocolate; the Honey Roasted Nut granola bar combines the delicious, sweet
taste of honey, crunchy peanuts and cashews; and the Cinnamon ...
Drug-Related Images Trigger Brain's Reward Center
...Pennsylvania researchers used functional MRI to monitor brain activity in cocaine-addicted patients while drug-related photos, such as crack pipes and chunks
of cocaine, were flashed in front of them for just 33 milliseconds -- so quickly that the patients weren't consciously aware that they were seeing the...
Chunks in Medical Dictionary
..... Ireland was so dependent on the potato that the failure (resulting from blight) ... leaves form the "eyes" of the potato . It is by planting chunks
of. the potato containing these eyes that genetically identical ... Get Jessica Seinfeld's recipe for Pancakes (with Sweet Potato ) ... Chick...
...ows making it hard to swallow. ... Esophageal stricture may cause large chunks
of food to get stuck in the esophagus. ... Esophageal Stricture -...ows making it hard to swallow. ... Esophageal stricture may cause large chunks
of food to get stuck in the esophagus. ... stricture formation. and...
Chunks in Biological News
American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009
...ider phasing out the direct burning of traditional chunks
of coal in millions of households. It suggests th...l China and other parts of the world burn raw coal chunks
in small, low-efficiency stoves for cooking and he...mproved stoves using either raw (unprocessed) coal chunks
or coal briquettes. The briquettes consist of coal...
CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago
...d Maya villagers living in the region today have a long tradition of cutting manioc roots into small chunks, drying them eight days, then grinding the chunks
into a fine, flour-like powder known as almidn. Almidn can be stored almost indefinitely, and traditionally was used by indigenous people in the regi...
P[acman]-generated fruit fly gene 'library': A new research tool
...[acman] developed by Dr. Koen Venken ( http://flypush.imgen.bcm.tmc.edu/lab/koenv/index.html ) in Bellen's laboratory allows scientists to study large chunks
of DNA in living flies. The vector officially P/phiC31 artificial chromosome for manipulation combines different technologies: a specially designed ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009
...carbon dioxide hydrates, frozen crystals made of water and carbon dioxide bonded together, may serve as promising fire-suppressing materials. Such icy chunks
occur naturally in some parts of the world, including hydrates containing methane. Methane hydrates are a potential new source of natural gas, and are...
Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes
...ation could be controlled like this. We're the only group doing this kind of work," says Roberts. His team used the technique to dissolve marble-sized chunks
of cells in the walls of prostates. Side effects common in traditional prostrate treatments -- bleeding and inflammation -- were minimal after histotr...
American Institute of Physics announces awards for best science writing
...o strike the Earth and profiles NASA's asteroid hunters. They continually track Apophis and other objects while searching for new, threatening monster chunks
of space debris. They routinely estimate the odds of these objects colliding with the Earth, and they figure out ways to avoid such impending disaster...
Call Stephen Michnick a gene grammarian
...ologies that have enabled him to examine how proteins interact within cells.
Dr. Michnick's new ways of seeing living cells promises to reduce big chunks
of analysis to understand how our genomic blueprint translates into complex life. The raison d'tre of his work is to understand the fundamental chemis...
Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University
...tion of gene expression to the evolution of a species.
The class typically begins with students claiming their own "fosmids," or chunks
of raw DNA sequence, from the GEP website, which acts as an organizational hub for publicly available data. A DNA sequence is a succession of letters...
Measuring water from space
The method has shown that the Greenland ice sheet is losing about 150 gigatonnes of ice each year, two thirds of which is large chunks
of ice flowing rapidly into the sea. The combined effect of ice loss from Greenland and West Antarctica has contributed about 1 mm per year to the ris...
Collaboration between researchers yields more comprehensive portrait of brain cancer
...Stanford, measured changes in the genetic code of both normal and cancer samples. They specifically looked at regions that either gained or lost large chunks
of DNA, larger than 1000 bases, to determine the molecular differences between a normal and glioblastoma genome. The data were analyzed in collaborati...
Chunks in Biological Technology
Individual differences caused by shuffled chunks of DNA in the human genome
New Haven, Conn. A study by Yale researchers offers a new view of what causes the greatest genetic variability among individuals suggesting that it is due less to single point mutations than to the presence of structural changes that cause extended segments of the human genome to be missing, rea...
In 'novel playground,' metals are formed into porous nanostructures
... have a very low melting point at their surface, so the particles sinter together into a solid metal structure. The researchers have made fairly large chunks
of porous platinum this way, up to at least a half-centimeter across.
In addition to making porous materials, the researchers said, the technique c...
Graphene-based gadgets may be just years away
...The Manchester research team has now demonstrated highly transparent and highly conductive ultra-thin films that can be produced cheaply by dissolving chunks
of graphite an abundant natural resource into graphene and then spraying the suspension onto a glass surface.
The resulting graphene-based films...
Manufacturing still viable career
...al Colleges two-year Mechanical Design program. I think a lot of people associate manufacturing with a dirty shop floor and a lathe spitting out dirty chunks
of metal. My thought when I got started in the program was, when you drive down the road, every single thing thats created goes through the engineerin...
The State of Risk Capital in Wisconsin
... risk capital that isnt appropriate for them. Risk capital has always been expensive (except in 2000), and its normal for entrepreneurs to give up big chunks
of equity in the first few rounds of financing. And lots of start-up companies are supposed to fail its a natural, even required outcome of the capit...
Going beyond me, too customer experiences
...om its physical and financial assets to its human resources, brand equity, knowledge capital and organizational culture. Copying a piece or even whole chunks
of a competitors offering to customers or internal processes is not that difficult. But cloning an entire business model and replicating the way in w...
Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age
... spend their time learning to write computer programs, since this will allow them to enrich themselves and those around them.
Graham devotes huge chunks
of his book to celebrating unpopular ideas and questioning ideas held by the masses. One of the most interesting chapters is a defense of heretical th...
Internet Scout Project develops better tools for online research
...hose digital collections with anyone else, Pope said.
Large digitization efforts, like those of Google and other universities, are tackling large chunks
of history, science, and literature. Wisconsin libraries possess many of the same resources, but the effort is to complement other projects and contri...
Chunks in Biological Dictionary
...erves ... method for bone -marrow-derived liver stem cells isolation and ... Such bones could come in handy in those circumstances in which chunks
of bone in the human body go missing. ... Currently the group is using bone cells from lab rats. ... Cells . The dynamics of bone metabo...