The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by The Organic Center -- We (The Organic Center) strongly refute the claim made by Dr. Alan Dangour and his U.K. colleagues that the nutritional benefits of organic food are 'not important.' Left unchallenged...
Study Refutes Depression Gene Finding
But stressful life events can trigger the condition, researchers say
TUESDAY, June 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new analysis upends a previous, highly acclaimed study that had concluded that a particular gene variation was associated with an increased risk of major depression.
The new a...
Perrier Refutes Consumer Council Findings
HONG KONG, June 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wan (Corporate Services) Ltd., the
sole agent of Perrier in Hong Kong and Macau is making the following statement
to clarify the NITRITE level of Perrier.
Consumer Council Findings
We would contest and re...
OCuSOFT Refutes Comparison Time-Kill Study Released by Advanced Vision Research
RICHMOND, Texas, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --
OCuSOFT Inc., producer of the popular ocular-lid hygiene products,
OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) and OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS, is responding
to a recent advertisement released by Advanced Vision Research (AVR) that
was found to ...
Study Refutes Theory on HIV's Effect on White Blood Cells
A study conducted by researchers at Imperial College London refutes
the long-standing "runaway" theory on how HIV slowly depletes the bodys capability to fight infection by attacking T helper cells, a class of white blood cells that co-ordinate the immune defences.
Scientists have for long...
Burner Balm Gets International Attention
...o. "According to our research, which is extensive, the average woman consumes anywhere from four to seven pounds of lip products in a lifetime, which refutes
any statement made about ingestion. We applaud the makers of these lip gloss products; an affordable way to curb your appetite while looking your best...
Drug Found Ineffective Against Lung Disease
..."We cannot recommend treatment with interferon gamma-1b since the drug did not improve survival for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, which refutes
previous findings from subgroup analyses of survival in studies of patients with mild-to-moderate physiological impairment of pulmonary function," Dr....
Does Location Affect Kids' Weight?
... Study refutes
belief that living near fast-food joints makes children fat
FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Living near a fast-food outlet doesn't mak...
HRT-breast cancer risk stays same, regardless of family history
...demiology , adds to the evolving picture of what factors, either alone or in combination, boost breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. It also refutes
the notion, held by many in the medical community, that a familial predisposition to breast cancer enhances the carcinogenic effects of estrogen.
Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet Book by Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Available May 22nd
...results, not unrealized good intentions."
Dr. Siegal offers several opinions that run counter to conventional wisdom, and he also confirms or refutes
a number of popular urban myths. Chapter titles from this section include "The Great Calorie Theory," "The Last Ten Pounds are the Hard...
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...ng the most commonly used injectables in radiology today. ... Almen T. The etiology of contrast medium reactions. Invest Radiol. ... Study refutes
Better Renal Safety of Iodixanol Compared to Low-Osmolar Contrast Media ... Contrast Media . CT Systems. MRI Systems. Nuclear Imaging. Cardiac ...
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New research refutes myth of pure Scandinavian race
A team of forensic scientists at the University of Copenhagen has studied human remains found in two ancient Danish burial grounds dating back to the iron age, and discovered a man who appears to be of arabian origin. The findings suggest that human beings were as genetically diverse 2000 years ag...
University of Minnesota study refutes belief that black men have more aggressive prostate cancer
A University of Minnesota study of prostate cancer tumors from Caucasian and African-American men has shown no evidence that the cancer is more aggressive in black men. Lead investigator Akhouri Sinha, a professor of genetics, cell biology, and development and research scientist at the Minneapolis...
A matter of density, not quantity
.... Even with these extremely low cell counts, the researchers were able to observe that quorum sensing was triggered in many cases. "This unambiguously refutes
the notion that millions of cells are required for quorum sensing," says Ismagilov.
CO2 drop and global cooling caused Antarctic glacier to form
...ts led by Yale geologists offers a new perspective on the nature of changing climatic conditions across this greenhouse-to-icehouse transitionone that refutes
earlier theories and has important implications for predicting future climate changes.
Detailed in the February 27 issue of Science , their data d...
Famous fossil Lucy scanned at the University of Texas at Austin
...ome theories of evolution suggested human-like intelligence evolved before upright posture (bipedalism). But the existence of ancient bipeds like Lucy refutes
this theory because their brain is not significantly larger than that of a modern chimpanzee.
The Ethiopian government entrusted Lucy to Kappelman...
'Early bird' project really gets the worm
...ds (white, swift-flying ocean birds) are not closely related to pelicans and other waterbirds.
Shorebirds are not a basal evolutionary group, which refutes
the widely held view that shorebirds gave rise to all modern birds.
The other co-authors of this study include scientists from the Field Museum in ...
Some migratory birds can't find success in urban areas, study finds
...nds fresh evidence that urbanization in the United States threatens the populations of some species of migratory birds.
But the six-year study also refutes
one of the most widely accepted explanations of why urban areas are so hostile to some kinds of birds.
Most ecologists have assumed that common nes...
Why do so many species live in tropical forests and coral reefs?
...ral theory, and they exhibit RSA patterns that are quite distinct from those of tropical forests. The Nature article was titled "Coral Reef Diversity refutes
the Neutral Theory of Biodiversity." In their new Nature article, Volkov et al. reply to this latest challenge by arguing that the Dornelas team's th...
Research finds that circadian rhythms dominate all life functions
...hat the function of all genes in mammals is based on circadian -- or daily -- rhythms. The study, publishing in PLoS Computational Biology on June 15, refutes
the current theory that only 10 percent to 15 percent of all genes were affected by nature's clock. While scientists have long known that circadian rh...
Napoleon's mysterious death unmasked, UT Southwestern researcher says
... ulcer-causing bacterial infection in his stomach, rather than a heretofore belief of a hereditary disposition to the cancer. The analysis, which also refutes
rumors of arsenic poisoning, points to gastrointestinal bleeding as the likely immediate cause of death.
The report, available online and in the ...
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Kansas Delegation Defends NBAF, Refutes Washington Post
U.S. Senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts along with Representatives Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, and Todd Tiahrt today commented on the upcoming NBAF facility in Manhattan, Kansas, and responded to a Washington Post story today that was factually incorrect.
Palatin Technologies Refutes Competitive Technologies Contention of Material Breach
CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin
Technologies, Inc. (Amex: PTN ) stated today that the press release issued
on September 11, 2007 by Competitive Technologies, Inc. (Amex: CTT )
relating to a material breach and termination of a license agreement was
false and mislea...
New research shows that iPods do not interfere with cardiac pacemakers
... A report in the open access journal BioMedical Engineering OnLine refutes
claims that portable music players, such as Apple's iPod, interfere with cardiac pacemakers.
Howard Bassen, a researcher with the U.S. Food and Dru...
Model is first to compare performance of 'biosensors'
... The new model explains for the first time why a single nanotube performs better than sensors containing several nanotubes or flat planar sensors and refutes
the predominant explanation for why smaller sensors work better than larger ones.
"Everyone presumes that the nanometer-scale sensors are better si...