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LASIK Specialist Board Certified Eye Surgeon Dr. Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center Announces Website Update

New York City LASIK surgeon, Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Manhattan Lasik Center recently released a website update. The website includes a surgeons profile detailing Dr. Kevin Niksarli's background and expertise. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2009 -- New York City LASIK sur...

PaperThin Experiences Record Growth : Grows Revenues, Expands Channel, and Maintains 95%+ Subscription Renewal Rate

PaperThin, Inc., the leading provider of ColdFusion Web content management solutions, today announced that its 2008 Q2 and Q3 revenues shattered all company records, having grown an average of more than 50% year over year. Furthermore, the company’s average deal size increased by more than ...

Illegal Drug Use In England Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate

The trend towards illicit use of drugs is on the rise in England, accounting for more than 1 million visits and 400,000 admissions to the emergency department each year. The findings are based on anonymous interviews with // patients visiting the emergency department of a hospital in South We...

Mode Of Action Of The Anti-Convulsant Valproate

Researchers from Australia have recently shown, using a yeast-based in vitro bioassay for steroid hormones that valproate, a commonly used anti-convulsant for the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, is an anti-androgen and anti-progestin. // Anti-convulsant treatment is associated wit...

The Relation Between Pregnancy And Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Recent research demonstrates that erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) increases during pregnancy. Also, both gestational age and haemoglobin concentration significantly influence ESR//. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is one of the measurements of the acute phase response. It is helpful in d...

Early Retirement Age Found To Double Death Rate

A research conducted on petrochemical workers health and their retirement age has revealed that workers who retire early have nearly double the death rate of those who work on until they reach 65. //This finding disapproves the existing misconception that people who take off from work early enjoy h...

Screening For Prostate Cancer May Reduce Mortality Rate

The one method to reduce the risk of deaths from advanced prostate cancer is to catch// them early by effective method of screening. A recent study suggests that effective screening can prevent as much as 35% deaths. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and is the sec...

Reducing Blood Pressure in Women By Increasing Folate

Women who consume more folate are less likely to develop high blood pressure say researchers based on findings of a recent study .// For the study researchers analyzed data from two large studies, which included more than 156,000 women. Researchers gave the women questionnaires, which asked ab...

Reduction in melanoma death rate

In the last 25 years, in New York, there has been a declining trend in mortality from malignant melanoma, although its frequency has increased. Researchers at the University of Texas, have analysed data on malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, between 1981 and 1999.// They find the...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

...s. Among participants in the 2006 grant recipient program, the 4-H TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) Nutrition Program reported a 27% increase in those who ate three to four fruit servings daily and an eight-minute average increase in participation in sports. The alarming epidemic of obesity among chil...

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Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...nter. The researchers found that people who ate mindfully - those were aware of why they ate and stopped eating when full - weighed less than those who ate mindlessly, who...

British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free

...he myeloid line of blood cells and the most common acute leukemia among adults. "I was shocked that I had leukemia," Ms. Scott said. "I always ate healthily and exercised and all these sorts of things, and I thought I would be all right." In patients with AML, abnormal white blood cells ac...

Reliv International's GlucAffect(TM) Proven Effective in Clinical Study

...rome. The participants consumed GlucAffect or a placebo product four times a day for six days a week, participated in an exercise program and ate a healthy diet. They didn't follow the study regimen on the seventh day of the week. "GlucAffect is formulated with a unique combination of i...

Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity

...ed to diet and lifestyle factors) compared to pretzel eaters. Subjects who ate pistachios had an average triglyceride level of 90 mg/dl versus 132 mg/dl f...ood sugar levels and enhance satiety of meals and snacks. Fifteen subjects ate three nutritionally equivalent test meals on three separate occasions: 1) w...

Grapes May Aid a Bunch of Heart Risk Factors, U-M Animal Study Finds

...d lower blood pressure, better heart function, reduced inflammation throughout their bodies, and fewer signs of heart muscle damage than the rats that ate the same salty diet but didn't receive grapes. The rats that received the blood-pressure medicine, hydrazine, along with a salty diet also had lower b...

Eating Walnuts Slows Cancer Growth, Laboratory Study Finds

... the American diet. "When we fed the mice the walnuts, the growth rate of the tumors they had was dramatically suppressed," Hardman said. The mice ate a diet in which 18.5 percent of the daily calories -- the equivalent of two servings for humans -- came from walnuts. Tumors in the walnut-fed group t...

Diabetes Linked to Higher Parkinson's Risk

...s at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran and the Harvard School of Public Health found. In previous studies by the same group, subjects who ate soy nuts also showed improvements in their lipid profiles, suggesting that soy may improve cardiac health among a subgroup of women. Previous resear...

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Dinosaur from Sahara ate like a 'mesozoic cow'

WASHINGTONA 110 million-year-old dinosaur that had a mouth that worked like a vacuum cleaner, hundreds of tiny teeth and nearly translucent skull bones will be unveiled Thursday, Nov. 15, at the National Geographic Society. Found in the Sahara by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul S...

New insights into health and environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles

...ts use fruit flies as stand-ins for humans and other animals in certain kinds of research. There were no apparent ill effects on fruit fly larvae that ate food containing high concentrations of nanoparticles. However, adult flies died or were incapacitated when their bodies were exposed to large amounts ...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

... The overall degree of restriction was 25 percent reduction compared to control mice. Mammary tumor incidence was 71 percent in the control mice who ate the amount of food they wanted, 35 percent among those who were chronically restricted and only nine percent in those who intermittently restricted ca...

Fruit and vegetable intake in pregnant women reduces risk of upper respiratory tract infection

...BUSM researchers studied more than 1,000 pregnant women and found those who ate the most fruits and vegetables were 26 percent less likely to have URTI relative to those who ate the least amount. Neither fruit nor vegetable intake alone was found to be ...

New research shows dinosaurs may have been smaller than we thought

...ges many of the factors scientists have already determined about dinosaurs such as the amount of muscle required to use their bodies and how much they ate and breathed. ...

Drinking milk in the morning may help stave off lunchtime hunger

...owed to eat until comfortably full at lunch. The researchers found that the milk-drinking adults reported feeling fuller, more satisfied and therefore ate fewer calories at lunch. The researchers suspect that milk's protein content (providing 16% of the daily value per cup), the lactose (the natural sug...

'Shortcuts' of the mind lead to miscalculations of weight and caloric intake, says Penn study

...nected with America's obesity epidemic. "We have evolved in a very different environment," Geier said. "It used to be that food was scarce, and you ate what was available because you didn't know where your next meal would come from. That is not the case anymore. Although we have yet to prove this, we ...

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

...m enamel layers that form sequentially during tooth eruption allowed the team to pinpoint the types of plant materials consumed by the mammals as they ate their way across the landscape through the seasons, Eberle said. "We were able to use carbon signatures preserved in the tooth enamel to show t...

Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots

... observations she recorded everything they did and ate and for how long. Where possible, she counted ever... protein each day, regardless of whether they only ate ripe fruit or mixed in other vegetable matter as w...r Felton and her colleagues found that the monkeys ate a wide variety of fruit and vegetables 105 differ...

UCLA scientists discover ultrasonic communication among frogs

...one side open. They slept on a wood floor, protected by mosquito nets. Narins was bitten by leeches and woke up several mornings soaked in blood. They ate noodles and peanut butter. "It was a huge adventure, and so exciting to study the animals in their habitat," Arch said. "You feel like you're eave...

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