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Valley's Winters - Time For Nostalgia And Salt Tea

Srinagar: Traditional recipes - with chicken and turnips - and folk tales weave a blanket of warmth over Jammu and Kashmir during the cold winter days // . 'Rooster and turnip cooked over a simmering fire a whole night in an earthen vessel tickles the taste-buds with its rich aroma,'says Muham...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

.... In fact, vitamin D deficiency in this country is being called a silent epidemic. The prudent use of sunscreen, sun-blocking pollution and long, cold winters indoors are partially to blame. By springing forward in March you'll gain an extra hour of sunlight and more opportunities to catch some rays, ...

Americans Need to Get More Vitamin D In Their Diets

.... In fact, vitamin D deficiency in this country is being called a silent epidemic. The prudent use of sunscreen, sun-blocking pollution and long, cold winters indoors are partially to blame. That's why it's even more important to look to your diet for vitamin D. Milk is a leading source of vitamin D: ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

.... In fact, vitamin D deficiency in this country is being called a silent epidemic. The prudent use of sunscreen, sun-blocking pollution and long, cold winters indoors are partially to blame. By springing forward in March you'll gain an extra hour of sunlight and more opportunities to catch some rays, b...

Park Springs Names New Medical Director

...anta, currently in development. For more information on Isakson Living, visit www.isaksonliving.com or call 770-559-4829. Media Contact: Amanda winters 770-383-3360x27 # # # Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/geriatrics_medicine/park_springs_atlanta/prweb2213974.htm . ...

'Sunshine vitamin' link to cognitive problems in older people

...can reduce levels of dementia is a key challenge for health services." Dr Lang added: "For those of us who live in countries where there are dark winters without much sunlight, like the UK, getting enough Vitamin D can be a real problem particularly for older people, who absorb less Vitamin D from sunl...

Protect Your Cats From Fleas All Year Round With New Vectra for Cats(R)

..."The weather in California is conducive to fleas all year round, so I highly recommend year-round flea protection on both outdoor and indoor cats. Our winters in California, do not get cold enough to hold flea populations down outside, so we have cases of cats with fleas that come in all year. Fleas can be o...

Hibernation-like behavior in Antarctic fish -- on ice for winter

...onstantly. This study introduces a new group of animals that appear to utilise a hibernation-like strategy that allows them to survive during the long winters in one of the harshest environments on Earth. ...

Melting snow provides clues for acidification

...urs in soils, where an insulating snow layer keeps soil temperatures warm enough for a range of biological processes. Despite the growing awareness of winters role in sulfur and nitrogen cycling, many questions remain unanswered. In particular, there is much uncertainty about how sulfate and nitrate are reta...

Death Rates Will Rise Because of Global Warming

... Global warming will cause more deaths in summer because of higher temperatures but these will not be offset by fewer deaths in milder winters finds an analysis published online ahead of print in Occupational and Environment Medicine. The Harvard researchers analysed city-specific wea...
Winters in Medical Technology

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

...previous Harris Polls on the same topic.(1) In the winters of 2003/2004 and 2004/2005 adults who were vaccina...percent who believe they had the flu in the winters of 2003/2004 (18%) and 2004/2005 (21%); - Th...%) is smaller than the differences found after the winters of 2003/2004 (14% and 21%) and 2004/2005 (13% and ...
Winters in Medical Dictionary

Pustule

...acterial Pustule , Soybean Disease, Identification and Management, UNL, Nebraska, Loren J. Giesler ... bacterial blight, bacterial pustule over winters in crop ... A pustule is a small elevation of the skin containing purulent material usually ... Ask a question about ' Pustule ' Start a new...
Winters in Biological News

CU-Boulder study shows 53 million-year-old high Arctic mammals wintered in darkness

...water tied to precipitation and temperature, providing additional climate information, said Eberle. The results point to warm, humid summers and mild winters in the high Arctic 53 million years ago, where temperatures probably ranged from just above freezing to near 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Eberle said. T...

AGU journal highlights -- March 25, 2009

...rground neutrino detector in Soudan, Minnesota, with upper air temperature data from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts during the winters from 2003 to 2007. They find a strong positive correlation between muon rate and temperature. For instance, both muon rate and temperature showed a sh...

Threats to biodiversity rise in the world's Mediterranean-climate regions

...Conservancy's California program and the leader of the global assessment. Mediterranean climates characterized by warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters are extremely rare, found on only 2% of the Earth's land surface: portions of California/Baja California, South Africa, Australia, Chile, and the Med...

Global warming linked to European viral epidemic

... An epidemic of the viral disease nephropathia epidemica (NE) has been linked to increases in the vole population caused by hotter summers, milder winters and increased seedcrop production by broadleaf trees. Research published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Health Geographics ...

Purdue study suggests warmer temperatures could lead to a boom in corn pests

...r, leading to an increase in populations that feed on corn and other crops, according to a new study. Warmer growing season temperatures and milder winters could allow some of these insects to expand their territory and produce an extra generation of offspring each year, said Noah Diffenbaugh, the Purdue ...

Study of polar dinosaur migration questions whether dinosaurs were truly the first great migrators

...fine," said Bell. "They were not physically able to remove themselves from the environment for a variety of reasons and had to adapt to the cold, dark winters just as the rest of us mammals do today." ...

Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon

...rming and precipitation. The changes reflect projections for the next century; temperatures are expected to rise and rainfall is likely to increase in winters but give way to summer droughts. "We will be looking at the effects of climate change on range distributions of plant species, particularly in upla...

Racing cane toads reveals they get cold feet on Southern Australia invasion

... They found that toads have particular difficulties in parts of southern Australia with what are known as Mediterranean climates places with cold wet winters and warm dry summers. "These are perfect conditions for growing wine, but you are unlikely to meet a toad at a winery" said Dr Kearney. In many of...

ESA to feature wide range of UW-Madison presentations

...eens were abundant, perhaps their leafed branches in winter held more snow, allowing it to evaporate from the canopy rather than accumulate below. Two winters of data collection under a variety of the peninsula's forest types now support this: Snow pack drops by as much as 55 percent as canopy density increa...

Birds migrate earlier, but some may be left behind as the climate warms rapidly

...lier when temperatures are warm and later when spring is cool. Birds that winter further south, like the great crested flycatcher, which spends its winters in South America, are slow to change, though. Their migration times are not changing, despite the warming temperatures in New England. There appear...
Winters in Biological Technology

MoneyTree Survey reports no venture investment activity in Wisconin in Q2

... 255 doesn't kick in till January of '05 so that might have a dampening effect on activity as [investors] wait to take advantage of the tax credits, winters said. In order for Wisconsin to start cashing in on the investment activity so frequently seen on America's coasts, some investors believe there si...

Money Tree survey shows lull in Wisconsin venture capital deals

...infuse Midwest companies with follow-up investment, as they did with Mezzia Inc. this quarter. "A lot of times, this data is kind of lumpy anyway," winters said. "Deals that don't get done in one quarter get done in the next. So while there may be a dearth of deals in one quarter, there's generally an abu...

Impact of research park firms pegged at $680M

...rough proprietary economic impact models. "What stands out is the educational attainment of the workforce in the research park and their earnings," winters said. "There is a highly concentrated brain trust right here." According to the study, 48 percent of URP company employees hold bachelor of science...
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