A Benefit In Disguise
New research shows smoking actually helps arteries stay open following a procedure to repair blocked blood vessels in the legs.Researchers // who conducted the study say they do not recommend smoking, but say the findings suggest the increased level of carbon monoxide in the blood stream may be ben...
Growing Proteomics Market and the Current Economic Crisis Could Act in Tandem to Spur Growth in the European 2 Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis Market, States Frost & Sullivan
...o academic researchers," remarks Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Rasika Ramachandran. "The current economic situation is therefore a blessing in disguise
for the 2DE industry as researchers will be on the prowl for cheaper technologies in a cash-crunched climate. Participants in the market should capita...
ScarArt -Creatively Camouflage Abdominal Scars
...hile traditional cream-type products help to diminish a scar's appearance, the scar is always visible. The only other option was a permanent tattoo to disguise
the scar. While permanent tattooing has gained popularity, for many women the pain, lengthy process, and the disfiguration only add to the problem. Sc...
Corporate Accountability International: Tobacco Giant Leads in Profits, Addicting Youth
PMI and other tobacco giants have long used CSR, including so-called youth smoking prevention campaigns, to improve their public images and disguise
their business model built on addicting youth. CSR has also served to reinforce brand name-recognition among target audiences and even to make its pro...
GAO Study Links Duty Circumvention with Evasion of Food Safety Laws
... Southern Shrimp Alliance. "A solid food safety program requires U.S. government agencies to cooperate and close the door on all illegal schemes that disguise
the origins of America's favorite seafood. This GAO report is a good first step in that direction."
Since June 2007, Chinese shrimp have been su...
Sanford Children's Hospital Opens New Castle of Care
...y unit in the shape of a fire engine that is available to travel to patient rooms and a CT machine featuring a three-dimensional mural and painting to disguise
medical equipment and provide positive distraction. The new hospital also provides on-site laboratory, nutrition, pharmacy, and physical medicine and ...
Health Groups Slam Tobacco Marketing to Women
...g deadly products to women," Nancy Brown, chief executive of the American Heart Association, said in the news release. "Hip and trendy packages cannot disguise
the health hazards of smoking and the risk for heart disease and stroke. We must give the Food and Drug Administration the authority to rein in the in...
Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls
...has become more aggressive in marketing deadly products to women," said Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association. "Hip and trendy packages cannot disguise
the health hazards of smoking and the risk for heart disease and stroke. We must give the Food and Drug Administration the authority to rein in the i...
Genes Help Cancer-Linked Viruses Elude Immune System
...heir DNA to escape detection, study suggests
TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- The DNA of cancer-related viruses may actually change to disguise
themselves from the immune system, a new study has found.
An international team of scientists studied the entire genomes of three common viruses --...
People are more suggestible under laughing gas
...h they breathed in air or 25 per cent nitrous oxide. The volunteers were not told which type of gas they were being given, and the mask was scented to disguise
the sweet smell of the laughing gas.
During each session, participants were given a series of mental imagery tests and were asked to rate their re...
Cuttlefish masters of disguise despite colorblindness
Cuttlefish are wizards of camouflage. Adept at blending in with their surroundings, cuttlefish are known to have a diverse range of body patterns and can switch between them almost instantaneously. New research from MBL Marine Resources scientists, to appear in the May 2006 issue of the journal Vis...
Half of the people suffering from head injuries fake to receive financial help
...logical tests were included in a three-hour-long battery of neuropsychological tests which assesses other cognitive aspects of the patient in order to disguise
the actual tests and in this way obtain the desired information.
Raquel Vilar Lpez explains that in her research she adapted a series of tests that...
... We can disguise
environmentally harmful practices and dress them u...pment, he explains that we must stop attempting to disguise
our actions and switch on our environmental consci...e name of worthy causes. Convoluted language helps disguise
what is being done and reduces accountability, and...
What the eye doesn't see
...worms were eaten by birds gives a measure of how effective each combination was at preventing detection by a predator. Combinations that gave a better disguise
took longer to be seen, and it therefore took longer for the mealworms to be eaten."
This research provides the first evidence that patterns which ...
Fake Microsoft E-Mails Are WORMS in Disguise
If you receive an e-mail from Microsoft and it even looks like a Microsoft image in the body of the message, Be Careful! These e-mails appear to be the result of the "W32/Swen.A@MM" virus which spreads via e-mail and network shares. It is a Mass-Mailing worm which disables processes related to sec...
UW computer scientists fighting computer virus "Cold War"
...ograms that perform suspicious behaviors are considered malware.
The traditional signature-based method leaves an opening for virus programmers to disguise
the virus and render the commercial scanners useless. Each disguised variant has a unique signature that must be distributed. Right now, most virus sc...