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Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease

A new study conducted by the Canadian Lung Association suggests that Canadians know little about COPD, a debilitating lung disease that's the fourth leading cause of death in the country. // The study graded all the provinces on their treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). ...

Consumer Reports Poll: Thirty-One Percent of Americans Never Use Sunscreen

... Thirty-one percent of Americans polled by the Consumer Reports National Research Center said they never wear sunscreen. But consumers aren't oblivious to the sun's risks: 22 percent of those polled said they'd been examined by a doctor for something they thought might be skin cancer. The July issue ...

It's A Wrap: 'Get Screened' Video Contest Winners Announced

...from his colon. In the other scenario, the same man throws the letter in the trash and, instead of scheduling a colonoscopy, takes a nap on the couch, oblivious to the time bomb ticking inside his body. "There's a fine line between scaring people and sending a strong message - to look at colonoscopy as an...

VIDEO from Medialink and ACEP: Nation's Failure to Support Emergency Patients Graded C- in National Report Card

...Nicholas Jouriles, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), which released the report, said policymakers can no longer remain oblivious to what is happening in emergency departments and called on President-elect Obama and the new Congress to make emergency patients a top priority in he...

Decoding Muscle Stem Cell Development

... has been implicated in regulation of life span and aging. Importantly, inhibition of AMPK, Nampt or SIRT1 resulted in skeletal muscle cells that were oblivious to a nutrient-poor environment and were able to differentiate under conditions that otherwise would not be suitable." The researchers said their fi...

Latest Weapon in Battle against Drug-Resistant Bacteria

...rine lactones (AHLs) which although similar to those used by bacteria, differ in that when they come into contact with bacteria they make the bacteria oblivious to their neighbours. As a result, their communication system is cut and the bacteria never get the signal to attack or produce biofilms. According...

Toxic Strand Of RNA Causes Myotonic Muscular dystrophy

...e a slow, progressive wasting of the muscles, irregular heartbeat, cataracts and insulin resistance. Many of the people with the condition are usually oblivious of it until their teens. To prove the theory that toxic RNA is involved in myotonic muscular dystrophy, a research team led by Dr. Mani Mahadeva...

New Ad Campaign For Diabetic Awareness Launched In Australia

...o how serious it can be not taking the condition seriously. Professor Little said that for every diagnosed case, another Australian was probably oblivious that they could be living with the disease. He said, "If you are over 45 years and overweight and don't get checked out, the first indication that you...

Dire need for sex education in UK schools

... According to a survey conducted by National Aids Trust, it was surprising to find that young people in the UK are oblivious of the risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. // People between the age group of 15-24 years avoid using condoms if they or a partner...

Height of ignorance in people!

... People are very ignorant when it comes to their health. A startling study shows that people are oblivious to the harmful effects of painkillers. Findings signify need for patient education on complications of misusing painkillers.// According to a stu...
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Resveratrol Longevity Science Makes Dramatic U-Turn, But Resveratrol Supplements Remain Unchanged

...6] Sardi says websites selling resveratrol supplements still parrot earlier but now outdated news reports about Sirtuin1 genes and mega-doses appear oblivious to the striking changes in resveratrol science that have been recently published. "Paying heed to the current data now available, mega-dose resveratro...
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Humans may be losers if technological nature replaces the real thing

...radation later in their life. The problem with this is that each generation takes that degraded condition as a non-degraded baseline and is generally oblivious of changes and damages inflicted by previous generations. "Poor air quality is a good example of physical degradation," said Kahn. "We can choke o...

Response to immune protein determines pathology of multiple sclerosis

...rain's response to one particular immune protein, called interferon-g (IFNg), determines which part of the brain the T cells attack. In mice that are oblivious to IFNg (because they lack its receptor), mice suffer cerebellum and brain stem inflammation, but their spinal cords are spared. When IFNg receptors w...

Wake up and smell the sweat

... Some people are oblivious to the odor in the locker room after a game, while others wrinkle their noses at the slightest whiff of sweat. Research by Prof. Doron Lancet and rese...
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Wireless Devices May Be at Fault for Certain Health Risks

...ements progress, electronic devices, computers and wireless devices become more prominent in our daily lives. Because of our dependency on them we are oblivious to the potential negative side effects that these devices could generate," explains Michel Poignant, President and CEO of Yackie Telecom Inc. "Out of ...

Offshore Outsourcing: On Target or Off Base?

...d. Perhaps the biggest unseen consequence is the negative impact on the rest of the organization. Top executives, particularly American managers, seem oblivious to this risk in their obsessive pursuit of cost reduction through flexibility. Many unquestioningly believe that their companies can be organized to b...

Huge cyber-tsunami developing in Asia

...nd nationalistic values. Western branding practices when marketing pushed gaudily packaged, overpriced Western-style products and services were mostly oblivious to local sensitivities. The concept that consumers are just sheep, so commonly and sometimes successfully used by Western ad agencies, has been advers...

Move over B2B, B2C -- it's M2E time

...ury, along with the emerging needs of the then-naive consumer, have disappeared. Across the divide Once upon a time, consumers were scared of or oblivious to the shiny things behind the old muddy and slushy factories, and this ugly side of manufacturing kept them away. It didn't hurt that they were offer...

The winners and losers of the internet break-up

...t -- our information. The Yoga Master Until there are very open and public discussions on this subject, the global audience will remain almost oblivious to the delicate tightrope walk that occurs whenever the ICANN circus comes to town. Unless there are some mind-bending and body-stretching exercises d...

To drive IT, Wisconsin may need entrepreneurial makeover

...en about technology's impact on the social and cultural events that affect business, particularly collaboration and work teams, and how executives are oblivious to it. He said the same neglect affects public education, which has been slow to recognize the benefits of creative collaboration fostered by electron...
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Rhesus factor

...etal music singles, watch music ... About Rhesus Factor . Band from Croatia(Rijeka) ... Paraded before the media 14-month-old Abigail Skinner is oblivious to the fuss around her She is just starting to walk and is more concerned with exploring the room ... Everyone is born with a specific blood type a...
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