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Doomed Duo: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Combo, Can Nip Life in the Bud

Obesity has always been the cynosure of all eyes, as a leading cause of chronic diseases and even premature death. Now, experts say that we need to look// at the over all picture, about how other illnesses play a vital role, as important causes of people dying young. A new study has indicated...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

Dram, Scotland's national drink, is on sale for 1,000 pounds a measure. Available at the main bar at Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, the rare Johnnie Walker 1805 has just gone on sale. It is claimed to be a very limited edition: only 200 bottles have been made to celebrate the birthday of t...

A Dog's Eye View For Dog Bite Prevention

...tolerant of humans and usually communicate their stress, fear or discomfort without biting. Their level of stress can reach the point where there is a nip or single bite. Serious attacks by dogs are rare and are usually the end result of a series of problematic human and canine behaviors. The over...

Mind (Body and Spirit) Over Madness

... the time and energy to grant their wish. Get Organized - Can't find your keys? Forgot what groceries you need when you're in the store? To nip these irritating events in the bud, Coopersmith recommends taking a few minutes to put everything in "its place" and to organize your day. "It helps c...

Safe New Children's Medicines Launched for Cough, Cold and Flu Season

...the tongue. No water, chewing or swallowing is required. Children's Oscillococcinum should be taken at the first sign of feeling achy or run-down to nip flu-like symptoms in the bud. Containing 6 doses to be given in 6-hour intervals as necessary, Children's Oscillococcinum is expected to retail for $1...

Tamoxifen Helps Treat Bipolar Disorder

... anti-mania effect," he said, adding that with standard medications it would have taken three weeks to see results. "If we had something that would nip mania in the bud, it might save people from being hospitalized and getting sedating agents," Manji said. A new bipolar drug would not be tamoxifen ...

Men Under Knife to Reduce Bulging Waistline in Britian

...re has been a recent increase in the number of men who are going under the knife to reduce bulging waistline in Britian . The number of men undergoing nip and tuck surgery has rocketed by 140 per cent in five years with liposuction being the most common. The phenomenon has been dubbed the 'menopaunch...

Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

...ngton, a relatively deprived area. He himself would try to quit. "If I'm working by myself, I can't afford to leave the bar unattended while I nip out for a smoke," he explains. "I don't really have a choice." But that is not the point. Not all his customers are so keen: "Some have told me ...

Dispirited Teens Work Up Team Spirit to End Their Lives

...o help the many teens in the throes of depression - who could take the extreme step of entering into a suicide pact with an equally depressed mate, to nip their own lives in the bud. Ebony has beseeched the case of depressed teenagers who need help. /...

Efforts Underway to Fight Alcoholism Among Tribals

...October to March when toddy tapping starts in certain regions of the district. Several students show up for classes drunk while others sneak off for a nip or two of toddy from the nearby palm groves," said Sanjay Solanki, a teacher. Efforts are underway to counter alcoholism among tribals, though...

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NIP in Biological News

New greenhouse gas identified

... potential to contribute significantly to future greenhouse warming, but because its production has not yet reached high levels there is still time to nip this potential contributor in the bud, according to an international team of researchers. Scientists at MIT, the Scripps Institution of Oceanograph...

Arsenic and new rice

... and which have already been shown to function as arsenite channels in these other organisms. Bienert's team put the plant genes coding for different nip transporters into yeast cells in order to test the cells for arsenic sensitivity. The researchers found that the growth of yeast containing certain pl...

What's bugging locusts?

...supply necessary for supporting the population starts to dwindle. Starved for essential nutrients such as protein and salt, young locust "nymphs" will nip at each other. Those under siege react by running from the aggressors. Others get jittery and simply seek to put space between them and any locust app...

Alleged 40,000-year-old human footprints in Mexico much, much older than thought

...any paleontologists have withheld judgment on the alleged footprints, awaiting good geological dates, Feinberg said. "With this study, we're trying to nip any misrepresentation in the bud." ...

Bacterial protein mimics host to cripple defenses

...s, animals, and people. That mechanism, called programmed cell death (PCD), causes a cell to commit suicide. PCD helps organisms contain infections, nip potential cancers in the bud, and get rid of old or unneeded cells. However, runaway PCD leads to everything from unseemly spots on tomatoes to Parkin...

Transgenic plants remove more selenium from polluted soil than wild plants, new tests show

...d plant species were being grown in the vicinity," said Banuelos. He noted that every morning trained workers swept through the fields to literally nip any flowers in the bud, and that netting and buried chicken wire were used to keep wildlife away from the plants. "One of the challenges in develop...

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NIP in Biological Technology

Public Hearing Held for controversial anti-cloning bills

...embryo produced by human cloning or parthenogenesis. One proponent of the bill said that while he doesnt want to come off as a radical, he wants to nip any manipulation with embryos in the bud, lest certain scientists run down the path unchecked. You start going down that slope, and away you go, sa...

Midwest technology bosses should stop flaunting their wealth at work

...ho have to suffer through the brag fests in silence. If youre the manager of a guy (thats a unisex term) who talks about all his money, you have to nip it in the bud. Joanne, I pay you an excellent salary for a number of very important reasons. Chief among these reasons is the high degree of discre...
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