Fear of the Avian Flu Props up In Shanghai
In Shanghai, a 29-year-old migrant woman died of a suspected bird flu infection. After this incident the city is stepping up inspections//, surveillance of poultry shipments from out of town.
The city has requested the Ministry of Health to send experts for a final diagnosis of the case. Health...
Perfect Father's Day Gift: The Sound of Silence
...ez(R) (pronounced "breeze") is made of soft and comfortable, nearly invisible medical grade material that inserts easily into the nose. Brez(R) gently props
open nasal passages to reduce the tissue vibrations that cause primary snoring. Brez(R) also allows greater air flow and can be worn unnoticed during ...
No Increase in Clots With Drug-Eluting Stents
...alled angioplasty, which opens the blocked coronary artery that caused the attack. With many of these procedures, the stent, a metallic mesh tube that props
open the narrowed artery, is also inserted and left in place.
"We had a thrombosis rate of 3.3 percent over a year, which sounds high, but these ...
Yoga May Bring Calm to Breast Cancer Treatment
... for the program.
Women in the yoga group participated in 75-minute classes in restorative yoga -- a more passive and gentle form of yoga that uses props
such as cushions and blankets for support. At the beginning and end of the study, both groups of women completed questionnaires evaluating their quali...
Yoga provides emotional benefits to women with breast cancer
... RY is a gentle type of yoga which is similar to other types of yoga classes, moving the spine in all directions but in a more passive and gentle way. props
such as cushions, bolsters, and blankets provide complete physical support for total relaxation with minimal physical effort, and so people in differi...
Is Bypass Truly Better than Stenting?
... what is formally called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) -- typically angioplasty -- combined with an implanted stent, a tiny mesh tube that props
open the vessel to keep blood flowing.
During the next year, 17.8 percent of those who had the stent procedure had "major adverse cardiac or cerebr...
New York Schools Receive Program for Children with Autism
...y. "In each letter chapter," says
Danielson, "we use video-modeling together with a catchy rhythmic chant that
children can remember. Our additional props
and skits make it fun -- keeping
the child engaged. Even the most frustrated children are finally paying
attention and motor-planning for the first t...
Cancer drugs my build and not tear down blood vessels
...arget, called VEGF, or vascular endothelial growth factor, doesn't really halt the process at all. Instead, cutting levels of VEGF in a tumor actually props
up existing blood vessels, making them stronger and more normal, and in some cases the tumors larger. But as a result, the tumor is more vulnerable to...
In These Stressful, Budget-Busting Times, It's Wise to Invest in a Home Yoga Practice, Says Natural Solutions Magazine
...we, Natural Solutions editor-in-chief. "And
other than a yoga mat and a few props
to help out, yoga is free! A home
practice also fits perfectly with your sc...tching, a
bolster for support, and a blanket for comfort. You can buy these props
easily improvise with everyday household items."
About Natural Solutio...
Yoga Program May Help Prevent Falls in Elderly
...he program was crafted specifically for elderly people who have had little or no yoga experience. The Iyengar technique, which is known for the use of props
such as belts and blocks, was chosen to help participants gradually master the poses while building their confidence.
"In the past, similar studie...
Beware the Dreaded Off-Site Technology Meeting
...re always right in line.
Super soakers are featured prominently (all the better to wet that T-shirt with, my dear) as do other sub-adolescent male props
like Frisbees and automated Lego Mindstorm robots. Do I sound like I've been to a few of these? Let me tell you...
But let's be fair. There's an e...
Visions: Innovating like Madonna and Willie Nelson (and Steve Jobs)
..., including technology.
Based on his latest book, Break From the Pack: How to Compete in a Copycat Economy , he intends to deploy some provocative props
- Madonna and Willie Nelson.
Innovation, he said, gets paid a lot of lip service, but to actually drive constant innovation as a critical part of b...