Modest Increase in Urban Parks Could Equalize Global Warming Until 2080s
A modest increase in the number of urban parks and street trees in our major cities could offset decades of predicted temperature rise, a new study by researchers from the University of Manchester has revealed.
According to the team, a mere 10 percent increase in the amount of green space ...
Global Warming Biggest Health Threat of 21st Century, Experts Say
...nerability to extreme weather events.
The authors propose adopting policies to reduce carbon emissions and increase carbon biosequestration and to equalize
the world's health systems, among other recommendations.
"We have a moral dilemma: How do we protect the health of the poorest people in the world ...
December 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights: Colorectal Screenings, Lighting Tips for Low Vision and Generic Medications
...nic Health Letter offers tips to help compensate for low vision:
Around the house:
Reduce differences in brightness -- equalize
indoor and outdoor light sources by leaving some house lights on during bright sunny days.
Reduce glare -- Cover shiny surfaces, such as a pol...
Free drug samples carry risks for children
...e sample receipt was positively associated with markers reflecting access to health care. The authors concluded that free sample distribution does not equalize
medication access for needy children.
Dr. Cutrona, a physician at Cambridge Health Alliance and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Reports 2007 Financial Results
...December 31, 2007, compared to $12.8 million for the same
period in 2006. The increase reflects higher cost-sharing payments from
Lilly and Company to equalize
development expenses for BYETTA and exenatide
The Company's results for quarter ended December 31, 2007 includes $17
million in full ye...
Mental illness and drug addiction may co-occur due to disturbance in part of the brain
...f adult rats: those whose amygdalas were surgically damaged in infancy and those whose amygdalas were left intact but who underwent a sham surgery, to equalize
Rats with damaged (lesioned) amygdalas grew up abnormally under-responsive to ambiguous or potentially threatening stimuli. Not ...
It's More Than the Turkey Dinner That Will Leave You Feeling Bloated This Thanksgiving
...stroenterologist, author and assistant professor at
Eastern Virginia Medical School. "While excessive gum chewing, candy
sucking and air swallowing to equalize
the inner ear air pressure for
take-off and landing will lead to non-smelling flatulence, harried eating
at the airport is another story." Dr. Raymon...
Medicaid Managed Care Seems to Fall Short
...an that also accepts commercial patients.
"The policy message is that to the extent that people would be hoping to say that [managed care programs] equalize
quality, it has not been the case," said Dr. Bruce Landon, lead author of the study and associate professor of health care policy and medicine at Harv...
Research Improves Kidney Transplant Chances for Sensitized Patients
...resource," he says. "We have to put sensitization in perspective. There is always an unsensitized patient out there."
The Emory algorithm helps equalize
the allocation scheme, Dr. Pearson says. With this system everyone on the waiting list would be considered for an available kidney, but only the best ...
Cigarette Smoking Impedes Tendon-to-Bone Healing
...ulder joints in the nicotine-exposed rats were weaker.
"Those changes were most apparent at earlier time points, and shoulder strength tended to equalize
between the two groups about 8 weeks after surgery," Galatz says. "But certainly, the tissue was weaker early on and more vulnerable to re-injury." ...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
...d in 2006. The increase reflects higher cost-sharing payments from
Lilly to equalize
development expenses for BYETTA and exenatide long-acting
release (LAR). S...Union during the second
quarter of 2007 and higher cost-sharing payments to equalize
expenses for BYETTA and exenatide LAR. Selling, general and ad...
`Single-sales factor' extends tax treatment to tech, service firms
...althCare in the Milwaukee area and Epic Systems in the Madison area, the Wisconsin Technology Council reported.
"There is still more to do to fully equalize
tax treatment for all tech companies, but the changes promoted by the governor and the Legislature represent a substantial step forward," said Mark Bu...
Act 255 heats up angel investment in 2005, though VC involvement lags
...n the basis of tax credits that don't benefit them," Neis said. "In fact our fiduciary responsibility would be to ignore tax credits ... unless we can equalize
A panel in August discussed more concerns with Act 255. Did it go far enough? Read more here.
Act 255 background
... phases, the stirring of a bioreactor brings about the following:
Dispersion of air in the nutrient solution
Homogenization to equalize
the temperature and the concentration of nutrients throughout the fermentor
Suspension of microorganisms and solid nutrients
Real-Time Multiplex PCR from Genomic DNA Using the iCycler iQ Detection System
...g with varying starting template
In order to conduct successful multiplexing you must (1) maximize and
the efficiency of each reaction and (2) minimize any cross-reactivity
between individual reactions. Maximizing the efficiency of a reaction...