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EuroPRevent 09: Changing hearts and minds in the drive to prevent cardiovascular disease

...ofessor Perk admits that none of the eight preventive measures are easily defined or easily achieved. How low should blood pressure go? How to reshape supersized kids? We need cholesterol, but how much? How can we avoid stress in a stressful world? EuroPRevent 2009's revisit to the European Heart Health Cha...

Supersized P.E.: Ten Tips to Help Overweight Kids Get Healthy

...al and emotional burdens that often lead to anger, despair and ultimately, a sedentary lifestyle. Our goal is to help youth love physical activity." supersized P.E. is designed to help parents, physical educators and leaders of physical activity programs to better understand the physical, emotional and psycho...
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Freshwater fish at the top of the food chain evolve more slowly

...hat certain head and body shapes make some centrarchids better at catching fish than others. To catch, kill, and swallow fish prey, it helps to have a supersized mouth. "There are a lot of different sizes and shapes that will be fairly good at feeding on insects," Collar explains. "But there's really only one w...

Fossil teeth of browsing horse found in Panama Canal earthworks

... range from previous finds from roughly the same period in Florida, Nebraska and South Dakota. Expanding the Panama Canal waterway to make way for supersized ships is a dream come true for geologists and paleontologists, according to Carlos Jaramillo, senior scientist at the institute, who, in collaboration...

Four, three, two, one . . . pterosaurs have lift off

...abib. "But with pterosaurs, extinct 65 million years and with a fossil history that goes back 250 million years, what's familiar isn't relevant." A supersized glitch is inherent in the traditional bipedal launch model, Habib notes: "If a creature takes off like a bird, it should only be able to get as big a...
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Nanosized technology has supersized effect on tumors

Anyone facing chemotherapy would welcome an advance promising to dramatically reduce their dose of these often harsh drugs. Using nanotechnology, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have taken a step closer to that goal. The researchers focused a powerful drug d...
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