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NHS Leaner by 11000 Employees

Many people have lost their jobs with the NHS in the last quarter of 2006.The total number of employees in the NHS is 11000 less, as per official statistics//. The job-cuts may be good for the NHS bottom line, but will eventually take a toll on patient care. Most of the redundant positions b...

Hospital Trust Will be Leaner by 300 Jobs

Royal Cornwall Hospitals trust is going to cut off nearly 300 jobs after it put to use a governments idea of a funding formula that incurred huge losses. //Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is facing a mammoth cash crisis, that is amounting to debts of £8.1 million which might force it to close wards...

Dog Owners More Active, Leaner

Dog owners who walk their dogs are more active and have less body fat than non-owners and non-walkers, according to a study presented today at the 54th American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Dog ownership was associated with higher levels of self-reported leisure...

Scientists Find Way to Make 'Good' Brown Fat

...t is "good" fat because it burns energy, acting as a furnace, to help regulate body temperature by generating heat. The more of this fat you have, the leaner you tend to be. "Brown fat is necessary for thermogenesis [heat production], to prevent shivering. It basically burns off calories," explained Dr. ...

Ben-Gurion U. researchers identify how stressed fat tissue malfunctions

... most strongly tied to obesity-related morbidity. The degree of activation of a signaling pathway from these individuals was compared with those of leaner people, those with obesity predominantly characterized by accumulation of "peripheral" fat, and those with obesity with predominant accumulation of fa...

Finally, The Round Diet! A Diet Simple Enough that Even a Kindergartener Can Follow It

...od, this book can help them choose healthy meals by the food's natural Round shape and help train the mind to be an ally in becoming stronger, sexier, leaner and more fit. The Round Diet will change one's view of food, even if they are an experienced dieter. The author, Diana Kaaha, likes to say, "The...

Trimming the fat boosts blood recovery after marrow transplant

...tively fat-rich tail bones had only 25 percent as many blood-forming stem cells and up to three times fewer specialized blood progenitors than did the leaner thoracic vertebrae. In cell culture, the mere presence of adipocytes (fat cells) was enough to reduce proliferation of blood-forming cells. The fa...

Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill

...for a short time before putting it on the grill and throw away the juices, which contain many of the potentially harmful chemicals. Choose thinner, leaner cuts of meat or kabobs, which cook faster and cut down on the time carcinogens have to form. Also, flip food frequently to prevent charring. Line t...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for First-Quarter 2009

...ement. Overhead Reduction Plan On May 4, 2009, Sunrise announced it continues to reduce overhead spending with the objective of becoming a leaner organization. Sunrise expects to realize approximately $20 million of annual recurring savings from a reduction in non-care related administrative co...

A Fat That May Keep You Thin

...m of fat, previously thought only to be present in children and rodents. The tissue is metabolically active and the more of this fat you have, the leaner you tend to be, experts say. That's because brown fat helps regulate body temperature by generating heat. And according to experts, insights on h...

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Leaner in Biological News

Eating less may not extend life

...hal strongly cautions against caloric restriction. In a 2003 study, he and Forster found that caloric restriction begun in older mice both in DBA and leaner C57 individuals actually shortened life span. However, Sohal said that obese individuals are probably better off cutting calories than increasing ...

Waste from gut bacteria helps host control weight, UT Southwestern researchers report

...nd genetically engineering other mice to lack Gpr41 so they were unable to respond to the bacteria. In both cases, the mice weighed less and had a leaner build than their normal counterparts even though they all ate the same amount. The researchers also found that in mice without Gpr41, the intestin...

Don't forget the vitamin A when working with its carrier protein

... NIH, discovered that not only was one of the carrier proteins for vitamin A, retinol-binding protein (RBP), elevated in obese individuals compared to leaner controls, but some of it was not attached to retinol, the main circulating form of the vitamin. RBP that is not bound to vitamin A is called apo-RBP ...

Study suggests link between obesity, poor bone health

...plained that muscle exerts force on bones, which stimulates bone growth. Overweight people tend to have more muscle surrounding their bones than their leaner counterparts, leading most researchers to assume that being overweight is good for bone health. When we corrected for the amount of muscle, we foun...

Ozone can affect heavier people more

... A new study provides the first evidence that people with higher body mass index (BMI) may have a greater response to ozone than leaner people. Short-term exposure to atmospheric ozone has long been known to cause a temporary drop in lung function in many people. This is the first stu...

Exercise improves thinking, reduces diabetes risk in overweight children

...recursor of diabetes. Its called pre-diabetes now, says Dr. Davis, noting that overweight children typically have higher insulin resistance than their leaner peers. Insulin resistance is an early sign of diabetes risk that appears before glucose levels start to rise. Growth associated with puberty can tempo...

Soft drinks alone do not affect children's weight

...ein), overweight children consumed a similar amount of soft drinks to their leaner contemporaries. Importantly, the study used estimates of the subjects energ...a greater proportion of their energy from caloric soft drinks compared with leaner individuals. Furthermore, this Survey points to a general role of overea...

Condition of bluefin tuna in gulf of maine is declining

..., the probability increased to 68 percent and 76 percent in the C+ category for August and September, respectively. He also found that the bluefin are leaner on arrival to the Gulf of Maine; the probability of catching a poor quality fish (grade C or worse) in June 1991 was 30% compared with 70% in 2004. Go...

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Leaner in Biological Technology

GeneNews restructures operations

...s we roll out our test in additional regions in Canada and prepare for its commercial launch in the U.S. in the second half of 2009, we believe that a leaner and more focused organization will provide a significant strategic advantage to GeneNews." The Company will maintain its global headquarters in Cana...

Celsis Receives Frost & Sullivan 2008 Best Practices Award

...Through the use of a proprietary enzyme accelerant, the Celsis system delivers an accurate verdict in as little as 18 hours, allowing companies to run leaner and more responsive manufacturing systems. "We are very pleased to be recognized for our leadership in rapid testing methods for pharmaceutical manu...
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