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Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd

...Upton Sinclair." Section Three, certain to be the most controversial, includes a series of myth-busting chapters in which Dr. Siegal pulls no punches as he blasts the nutritional pseudo-wisdom with which the public is constantly bombarded by well-meaning but misguided "experts" who, in mos...

Snoring or soaring? Strength of fruit-fly immune system varies

... STANFORD, Calif. A fruit fly's immune system can tell time, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found, and how hard it punches back against infections depends on whether the fly is snoozing or cruising. The discovery could have implications for human health, too. Working wi...

Chemical liberated by leaky gut may allow HIV to infect the brain, Einstein scientists find

...exposure, contributes to BBB breakdown," says Dr. Goldstein. (See slides below). "So when HIV infection occurs, we seem to have a 1-2-3 combination of punches working in concert to facilitate entry of HIV-infected monocytes into the BBB-protected brain: HIV infection of monocytes increases their capacity to ...

Defeat Diabetes Foundation Announces Martial Arts Defeat Diabetes(R) Community Action Project(TM)

.... THE 100 are martial arts citizen-teachers who are expanding the meaning and curriculum of self-defense education to include more than blocks, kicks, punches and throws. They embrace a brand of self-defense that includes awareness for the way we treat our planet, ourselves, our family, neighbors and communi...

Children's consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages

...surprisingly, the most common sugar-sweetened beverage was soda (55 percent of sugar-sweetened beverage calories), followed by a wide variety of fruit punches and fruit drinks. Together these accounted for 92 percent of sugar-sweetened beverages consumed by children and youth. The fastest growing category wa...

Nurses Blast SEIU for Deceit in Hiding Violence at Michigan Conference

...er benchmark for intolerance... Several leaders of the pack wore purple bandanas to conceal their faces; others started pushing, shoving, and throwing punches when their path was blocked by the linked arms of a hastily assembled but experienced group of Labor Notes marshals (among them, veterans of many past...

Professor Suzanne Cory honored with national citation award

...ific papers, despite the nations relatively small population base. This is one of the key facts in the characterisation of Australia as a country that punches above its weight in the international science arena. Reflecting upon the citation award, Professor Cory said, I am delighted to accept this award ...

Other highlights in the Jan. 8 JNCI

...ers the understanding of the role of NRP2 in colon cancer. This is welcome new information. Let us hope that targeting neuropilin-2 can hit double punches against the cancer microenvironment and the cancer itself, the editorialists write. Contact: Article: Laura Sussman, external communications of...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Judge Orders Double Damages, Issues Stinging Rebuke in Average Wholesale Price Case

...n, managing partner of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro and lead counsel for the plaintiffs. "Judge Saris agreed with our damage estimates and did not pull punches in her characterization of the defendants' actions." In her 30-page order, Judge Saris said "the defendants well understood the devastating impact th...

Bak Protein Sets Stressed Cells on Suicide Path

...gulation but needs to be there to puncture holes." One has to break up, kind of soften, the mitochondria for injury, and the other one actually punches the holes to kill it," says Craig Brooks, MCG graduate student and the paper's first author. Bak and Bax have similar structures and scientists hav...
Punches in Medical Products

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Basket Punches Meniscal Elevator

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Basket Punches Scoop

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Basket Punches DUCKLING™

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Basket Punches STINGRAY™

Description: These backbiters enable simple access to the anterior horn of the meniscus....
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Basket Punches Blunt Nose

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Basket Punches Narrowline

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DYOVAC™ Suction Punches

Description: Offers the dual convenience of resecting tissue while simultaneously evacuating through a suction channel in the instrument....
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Scissors Punches

Description: Smith & Nephew ACUFEX scissors are constructed without pins for maximum strength, dependability, durability, and safety. A wide range of tips and angles enable the surgeon to effectively dissect any part of the meniscus from virtually any direction....
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Oval Punches

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Punches in Biological News

Smaller plants punch above their weight in the forest, say Queen's biologists

...plants like professional boxers," says Professor Aarssen. "To win the fight, you need more than a solid punch; you need to be able to tolerate all the punches you're going to take. The winner may be the competitor with the superior 'staying power'." Smaller plants have many advantages over their overbeari...

Sweetened beverage consumption increases in the US

... Over the past two decades, the number of adults consuming sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, fruit drinks and punches has increased dramatically, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Researchers examined chang...

Boston University biomedical engineers win major grant for pursuit of the '$1,000 Genome'

...this work. Meller is using novel methods to decode the sequence of bases on a DNA strand at the molecular level. Using beams of electrons, Meller punches tiny holes in thin silicon films, then pulls strands of DNA through these "nanopores" using an electric current. Each base is identified by a floresce...

Creation of antibiotic in test tube holds promise for better antibiotics

...l modification of proteins. Nisin works well against Gram-positive bacteria and food-borne pathogens that cause botulism and listeriosis because it punches holes into cell membranes and binds to essential molecules in the disease-causing bacteria. Hitting on at least two targets reduces the risk of resist...

Agilent Technologies Introduces First Commercial Mouse Microarray for Comparative Genomic Hybridization Research

...e a novel vaccine strain with high efficacy against tuberculosis. The researchers engineer a BCG strain that secretes the listeriolysin protein, which punches holes in the membranes of phagosomes where M. tuberculosis is located, allowing better T cell-mediated immunity. Because listeriolysin works optimally...

Researchers Discover Ancient Origins Of Tuberculosis-causing Bacteria

...e a novel vaccine strain with high efficacy against tuberculosis. The researchers engineer a BCG strain that secretes the listeriolysin protein, which punches holes in the membranes of phagosomes where M. tuberculosis is located, allowing better T cell-mediated immunity. Because listeriolysin works optimally...

Boosting The BCG Vaccine To Beat Tuberculosis

...e a novel vaccine strain with high efficacy against tuberculosis. The researchers engineer a BCG strain that secretes the listeriolysin protein, which punches holes in the membranes of phagosomes where M. tuberculosis is located, allowing better T cell-mediated immunity. Because listeriolysin works optimally...
Punches in Biological Technology

pH Balanced RepHresh Vaginal Gel(R) now Available to Women in Canada Attacking Tough, Embarrassing Feminine Issues

... reputation for candor and a mission to educate women about their feminine health, RepHresh Vaginal Gel has been raising consciousness and not pulling punches when it comes to discussing a highly volatile and often embarrassing subject, vaginal odor. In the U.S., RepHresh has created a successful dialogue ...

Rapid, Reproducible Real-Time Quantitative RT-PCR Using the iCycler iQ Real-Time PCR Detection System and iQ Supermix, Rev A

...g this powerful technology to work in a new experimental system. Methods Total RNA was isolated from 4 mm trephine punches of neural retina from two areas, the macula and the midperiphery, using Trizol reagent (Invitrogen) with glycogen added as a car...

RNArticles: Keeping RNA Intact Prior to RNA Isolation - RNAlater

...egions of rat brain, Dr. Dunn-Meynell collected tissue punches of the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus and the ventromedial thalamus. punches were derived from rat brain tissue that was frozen and...
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