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Bird Flu Deters Hunters in Russia

In Russia due to the fear of avian flu epidemic the spring bird hunt was cancelled. The local officials on Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula have banned the seasonal hunt.// Usually the spring bird hunt is scheduled to start between April 26 and May 7 and end on May 5 to 14, dependin...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

.... Methyl Salicylate, a topical analgesic found in the likes of Bengay(R) and Icy Hot(R), can lead to fatal overdose if applied excessively. MyOmega(R) deters excessive application by avoiding the use of Methyl Salicylate and using a gradual release philosophy to naturally activate potent pain relievers thro...

Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash

...ng perceptions about safety. Education is important, but just focusing on increasing knowledge and improving attitudes is not enough. Legislation that deters risky driving, such as serious restrictions for new drivers, and enforcement of those restrictions will have far more impact", added Dr Teresa Senserr...

Global War on Drugs Takes Devastating Toll on Human Lives, Advocates Say

...y countries worldwide require people who access drug treatment centers or who are arrested for drug use to be registered in government databases. This deters people from seeking addiction treatment, and results in routine breaches of confidentiality and further police abuse. In China, people who receive p...

Federal Health Plan for Children Still Leaves Needs Unmet

...nds. Thirty-five states require uninsured children to go without insurance for a period of time before they can enroll in SCHIP. The waiting period deters a situation called crowd-out, which can happen if patients switch to SCHIP when they could choose private insurance. "First of all, we've found ...

Do patients with inflammatory bowel disease receive optimal care?

...ue to the lack of evidence and limited experience with these drugs in Han nationality Chinese with IBD. Uncertainty regarding the risk for neutropenia deters some physicians from using AZA at effective doses for longer periods of treatment. The results of this study suggest the quality of care for IBD pa...

Co-Pays Contribute to Drop in Preventive Care

... services, such as mammography, insurers should eliminate co-pays. It could save lives. And, a small co-pay doesn't make a lot of economic sense if it deters women from getting timely screenings. The costs of untreated early disease are much higher." Trivedi and his colleagues reviewed mammography data ...

Allergy Shots May Soon be a Thing of the Past.

...m for the allergy-causing substance by exposing the body to small amounts of it over time. The inconvenience and discomfort of immunotherapy often deters allergy sufferers from getting immunotherapy. Patients must get weekly allergy shots for several months, and then monthly ones for several years. ...

Treating Tetracycline Stains Made More Affordable With New Treatment

...en smiling (typically 8 upper and 8 lower teeth). To place veneers or crowns on all teeth can cost in range from $1,000 to $2,000 per tooth. "The cost deters many people from seeking treatment," says Dr. Capehart. However, Dr. Capehart developed a special treatment plan for a patient who was embarrass...

Bhopal Residents Relish Chicken despite Bird Flu Scare

... Nothing, not even the bird flu scare deters the Bhopal residents from relishing their favorite chicken. With the reduction in the chicken prices, the people, specifically in the old quarters of ...
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REMOXY(R) NDA Filing Accepted by FDA and Priority Review Granted

...al drug that has the potential to be the first oxycodone on the market that deters common methods of abuse." REMOXY is being developed by Pain Therapeutics ...w of the NDA and its potential to be the first oxycodone on the market that deters common methods of abuse are forward-looking statements involving risks and ...

Study in Cell by Magen BioSciences Co-Founder David E. Fisher Identifies New Roles in Skin Cancer Prevention for Key Tumor Suppressor Protein

...r cancers in the body, p53 also plays a key role in prompting the skin to tan in response to ultraviolet light from the sun. By promoting tanning, p53 deters the development of the skin cancer melanoma, which is increasing in incidence faster than any other cancer in the world. Fisher's research also shows...
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A natural, alternative insect repellent to DEET

... by Aijun Zhang et. al titled "Isolongifolenone: A Novel Sesquiterpene Repellent of Ticks and Mosquitoes." The authors found that isolongifolenone deters the biting of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti (L.) and Anopheles stephensi Liston more effectively than the widely used synthetic chemical repellent N,N-...

Bitter-tasting nectar and floral odors optimize outcrossing for plants

...imals, plants are sessile, and through chemistry, flowers can optimize visitors' behavior. The scientists also observed that nicotine in the nectar deters flower-eating insects which have a straightforward negative impact on reproduction. Odorant attractants lure not only pollinators but also herbivores....

New research reveals why chili peppers are hot

...d. Capsaicin, the chemical that makes the peppers hot, drastically slows microbial growth and protects the fruit from Fusarium. And while capsaicin deters local mammals, such as foxes and raccoons, from consuming the chilies, birds don't have the physiological machinery to detect the spicy chemical and c...

Qualifying date rule hinders German stem cell research

... current legislation leaves the legal situation of German researchers involved in cooperative projects with stem cell researchers abroad unclear. This deters young researchers, in particular, from becoming involved in stem cell research. The DFG is also of the opinion, said Hacker, that stem cell lines shou...

Surgery without stitches

...living cells The beauty of this is that infra-red laser doesnt cause any tissue damage. Better still, Surgilux has anti-microbial properties, which deters post-operative infections. Foster and his team are working with micro-surgeon Marcus Stoodley who specialises in nerve repair. Based at the Prince ...

'Guardian of the genome' protein found to underlie skin tanning

...been found to provide an entirely different level of cancer protection: By prompting the skin to tan in response to ultraviolet light from the sun, it deters the development of melanoma skin cancer, the fastest-increasing form of cancer in the world. In a study in the March 9 issue of the journal Cell, re...

Iraq's marshes show progress toward recovery

...searchers point out that water inflow is unlikely to be sufficient to maintain the encouraging trends in coming years. Fish catches remain poor, which deters many Marsh Arabs from returning to a traditional way of life. Further research is needed--but is not being done, say Richardson and Hussain--to determ...

Tetracycline plus teeth equal gray smile

...en smiling (typically 8 upper and 8 lower teeth). To place veneers or crowns on all teeth can cost in range from $1,000 to $2,000 per tooth. "The cost deters many people from seeking treatment," says Dr. Capehart. However, Dr. Capehart developed a special treatment plan for a patient who was embarrasse...

Sea slug mixes chemical defense before firing at predators

... to escape." Aplysia employs a variety of mechanisms to defend against predators. Its secretion stimulates feeding behaviors in spiny lobsters, but deters these behaviors in other animals. In previous studies, Derby and his team also identified an antimicrobial property in the secretion resulting from th...

A Father’s Day Gift: Free DNA Paternity Testing

...serious long-term consequences for humankind," he says. "And for the private sector, uncertainty caused by the absence of clear, globally-agreed rules deters important research and investment decisions." "The legal and policy framework is not even close to keeping pace with the fast-evolving science and ...
Deters in Biological Technology

New Drug Application Submitted for Remoxy(TM) (ORADUR(TM)-Based Oxycodone)

...nology to enable the abuse resistant properties of drug candidates such as Remoxy which has the potential to be the first oxycodone on the market that deters common methods of abuse." Remoxy is being developed by Pain Therapeutics under license from DURECT, and Pain Therapeutics has, in turn, sublicensed ...
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