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Anger exacerbates lung deterioration

As a person grows old, the functioning of his lungs weakens. According to researchers, anger and hostility can aggravate this process.// An 8-year study was conducted on 670 men, 45 – 86 years old. It was found that men who had higher levels of long-standing anger at the beginning of the projec...

Ex- White House Drug Spokesman Urges 'Double Drug Treatment'; Bob Weiner and Policy Analyst Zoe Pagonis Highlight 'Drug War's Wrong Focus'

...g to spend an even higher percentage of its anti-drug resources on law enforcement. The 3.3 percent reduction in treatment and prevention initiatives exacerbates the bias toward enforcement, which now represents 65.6 percent of the budget -- even higher than the last administration's 62.3 percent." "Tr...

Tiny levels of carbon monoxide damage fetal brain

...y disorders, including autism, cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis and cardiovascular disease. We know that it exacerbates disease." "We believe that the minute levels of carbon monoxide in the mother rats' environment made their offspring more vulnerable to illness," a...

Governor's Unallotment Will Force More Minnesotans into Ranks of the Uninsured

...d - and simply shift costs to more expensive and inefficient emergency rooms." "Cutting health coverage makes no sense to the taxpayer - and only exacerbates the health care crisis at a time when the nation is trying to come together to reform the system and cover more people. It flies in the face of Minne...

What is the effect of fluoxetine on mast cell?

... Mast cells are now recognized as "granular cells of the connective tissue", whose activation exacerbates allergic immune responses and as key players in the establishment of innate immunity as well as modulators of adaptive immune responses. The role of m...

Blue and Broke for the Holidays

...ncial crisis and also the holiday times in which people are pressured to purchase gifts as an expression of caring or love, all that together probably exacerbates underlying stress about finances." Over the past three to four months, Fong said, he has been seeing more patients with stress, depression and anx...

Dementia Often Missed as Cause of Death

... Susan Mitchell, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. "With dementia so underrepresented on death certificates, it further exacerbates the issue of dementia not being a terminal illness," Mitchell said. In addition, she said, bad assumptions about dementia can lead doctors and relativ...

Amira Pharmaceuticals Achieves Milestones in FLAP Inhibitor Program With GlaxoSmithKline

...ay, a complex signaling process that exerts control over biological processes, such as inflammation and immunity. Excessive production of leukotrienes exacerbates inflammatory diseases, such as asthma; the FLAP gene has also been linked to a significant increase in the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke. A...

Physical activity is natural pain reliever for arthritis

...dy Leigh Callahan, Ph.D., Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Many people believe the myth that exercise exacerbates their symptoms. The truth revealed in the study is that symptoms improved with exercise. Exercising for joint health is different than exercising fo...

NCPA Statement in Response to President Bush's FY 2009 Budget Proposal

...itigation. Dr. Schondelmeyer indicated the retail pharmacy industry could see a loss of 10,000-12,000 pharmacies. The President's newest proposal only exacerbates the situation. While any small business owner will tell you that running a business based on these numbers is ruinous, the true victim of this policy ...
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Cardax Pharmaceuticals Nominates Clinical Candidate Heptax for Liver Disease; Heptax Ameliorates Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Related to Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

...Newswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that the prevalence of obesity among Americans is now over 26%. Obesity exacerbates a constellation of diseases including diabetes, liver disease, and heart disease, often in the same patient, and is referred to as "metabolic syndrome...

Inverseon's Founder and SAB Member Published in PNAS

...based upon the use of drugs that had previously been considered contraindicated in asthma. The precise mechanism by which Beta2-adrenoceptor signaling exacerbates the asthma phenotype is not yet known, but is an active area of study. Fully understanding this phenomenon and exploiting it therapeutically will be o...

Roskamp Institute Identifies New Class of Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

...eading online publisher of peer-reviewed research. It has long been known that Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by inflammation, which both exacerbates and is caused by the underlying disease. In addition, it has long been suggested that abnormal deposits of a small protein, known as amyloid, which a...

Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate

...als with influenza recover in less than two weeks; however, some may develop life-threatening complications such as pneumonia. In addition, influenza exacerbates the symptoms of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma and congestive heart failure. The most severe disease occurs in infants and young ...

News from the Battlefield of Metastatic Cancer: Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics

...words of Dr. Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO of Epeius -- "In each and every cancer patient extends their very own impedimenta, which deepens and exacerbates with time and ineffectual apothecary. The scientists and physicians at Epeius Biotechnologies are proud to have participated in the historic events th...
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Tobacco

...its leaves and stems, which are rolled into cigars, shredded for use in cigarettes and pipes, processed for... Tobacco smoking kills millions, exacerbates poverty, damages the environment, ... Tobacco contributes to world hunger, diverting prime land from food production ... WHO Report on the Glo...

Hepatitis c

...n about this virus that infects the liver. ... This is the most common way to get hepatitis C in the United States. ... Hepatitis C also exacerbates the severity of underlying liver disease when it ... Table 1: Hepatitis C estimated prevalence and number infected by WHO Region ... He...

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Biocontrol insect exacerbates invasive weed

Biocontrol agents, such as insects, are often released outside of their native ranges to control invasive plants. But scientists in Montana have found that through complex community interactions among deer mice, native plants and seeds, the presence of an introduced fly may exacerbate the effects ...

Cytomegalovirus exacerbates atherosclerosis through an autoimmune mechanism

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Verona and the Institute G. Gaslini in Genova, Italy, confirms the pivotal role played by Cytomegalovirus infection in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Classic ...

CI president receives Roger Tory Peterson Medal

...ring the indri, the largest remaining lemur species on Madagascar. He detailed the extinction crisis that threatens the planet, and how climate change exacerbates existing problems and creates new challenges, but also presents new opportunities to increase the global value of tropical forests and other natural s...

Biofuels ignite food crisis debate

...r to make the biofuels. The authors conclude that "Growing crops for biofuels not only ignores the need to reduce natural resource consumption, but exacerbates the problem of malnourishment worldwide by turning food grain into biofuelsIncreased use of biofuels further damages the global environment and especi...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

...e that leptin resistance can develop silently, that is, with little indication that it is happening. The study, "Fructose-induced leptin resistance exacerbates weight gain in response to subsequent high-fat feeding," was carried out by Alexandra Shapiro, Wei Mu, Carlos Roncal, Kit-Yan Cheng, Richard J. Johnso...

Water: stressed-out and overheated

... species, dams, over-abstraction, many forms of pollution and increasing salinity. Fresh waters are also highly sensitive to climate change which now exacerbates all these other problems. With the sustainability of the biosphere and the needs of billions of people at risk, there is an urgent scientific challen...

Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment

...with a different version of the angiotensin receptor gene that they believe exacerbates sodium-handling problems. MCG researchers identified this genetic variation...has them looking at insulin, glucose and cholesterol levels and whether fat exacerbates all the factors they are following, which they believe it does. One rea...

Stanford researchers say climate change will significantly increase impending bird extinctions

...e warming combined with extensive habitat loss produced the estimate of 30 percent of land bird species going extinct by 2100. Increasing habitat loss exacerbates the effects of climate change because organisms seeking more suitable conditions will be less likely to find intact habitats. Even with an intermediat...

Location, location, location

...g appealing recreational and scenic amenities and drawing extensive housing growth. People and wildlife are often drawn to the same places and that exacerbates the environmental effects of houses, notes Radeloff. Around lakeshores, those effects can include loss of ground-nesting birds, green frogs, wood t...

Human's ecological footprint in 2015 and Amazonia revealed

...ach hypothesized driver on environmental impact was then estimated and used to project future levels of stressors. They found that increased affluence exacerbates environmental impacts and, when combined with population growth, will substantially increase the human footprint on the planet. Researchers proje...
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Novavax Completes Enrollment of Its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Phase IIa Clinical Trial

...uals with influenza recover in less than two weeks; however, some may develop life-threatening complications such as pneumonia. In addition, influenza exacerbates the symptoms of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma and congestive heart failure. The most severe disease occurs in infants and young c...

Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

...uals with influenza recover in less than two weeks; however, some may develop life-threatening complications such as pneumonia. In addition, influenza exacerbates the symptoms of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma and congestive heart failure. The most severe disease occurs in infants and young c...

Sun Pharmaceutical Sends Second Letter to Taro Pharmaceutical Regarding Taro's Irish Subsidiary

...a bid by June 23. While we see no reason to bid on an asset in which we hold a significant stake, this invitation -- seemingly an afterthought -- only exacerbates our concern that there is indeed no systematic process in place to ensure the best possible terms of sale. (ii) Identity of proposed buyer. In addit...

Americas weighty problem: Why the fight against fat is about more than just looking good

...oted that almost one of every five adults in the state is obese, and the percentage of children who are overweight also continues to increase. Obesity exacerbates the effects of many diseases, complicating treatment, and frequently triggering an early onset of symptoms. Living a healthier lifestyle is someth...

Achieving digital solidarity

...sor on various segments of society. Inevitably, and as you might expect, the panel took up the issue of the digital divide. Technology, some argue, exacerbates the gap between the haves and the have-nots. Here, we could have easily devolved into the usual debate: technology as a bridge or technology as a bloc...

Work-life imbalance - A global problem getting worse

... pressures it's causing that are undermining progressive policies and a focus on equity in the workplace. "The global economic climate perpetuates and exacerbates notions of efficiency that involve fewer people doing more work as well as myths and assumptions that characterize 'ideal' workers as those who can wo...

H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers?

...n the future is not a function of the threshold of H-1B visas. This is an absolute scapegoat of an excuse. Certainly increasing this threshold further exacerbates our laziness. We need to wake up. I couldn't disagree more with Mr. Oracle's Mr. Hoffman stating, Our broken visa policies for highly educated fo...
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