Medicare's 'No' on Virtual Colonoscopy Stirs Expert Debate
Some see it as reliable, less invasive option; others say agency was right to reject coverage,,,,
WEDNESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare and Medicaid's decision Tuesday not to pay for a less invasive colon exam known as virtual colonoscopy has some experts applauding the move, ...
Discovery of gene stirs hope for Crohn’s disease patient
The discovery of a gene recently by scientists that plays a key role in advancing inflammatory processes has raised the hopes of researchers// who feel this might be the breakthrough longed for in opening new vistas to counter gastro intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative coliti...
'Fishy' Medicine Stirs Controversy
Hyderabad, June 6. Even as asthma patients from different parts of India have begun arriving here to take the famed fish medicine, rationalists have stepped up their campaign against the 'unscientific' treatment//.
Jana Vignana Vedika, a group of rationalists, has again urged the Andhra Prades...
ATR: Obama's VAT Trial Balloon Dusts Off Bill Clinton's 1993 Playbook
...titive in the global economy," Clinton told a reporter, who implied that the aides were speaking out of turn. (Gallagher, J. (1993, April 25). Clinton stirs
a VAT; New Tax Enters Health Debate. St. Louis Post-Dispatch.)
"The people closest to Obama seem to believe he wasn't telling the truth when he p...
Test Finds Rare Heart Defect in Some Young Athletes
...cidence. In kids, cardiomyopathy is pretty rare."
The U.S. debate will go on, Bytomski said. "Every time one of these papers comes out, it kind of stirs
it up again," he said. "But it is not compelling enough to say that this is worth screening for."
You can get the full recomm...
Vote Online to Help One Lucky Family Win a Dream Home Makeover
...nik family, La Port, Ind. -- The Wertanen family, Coloma, Mich. Entries described and illustrated everything from an allergy-prone
family of 10 that stirs
up dirt, dust and dander, to a home with poor
indoor air caused in part by two pet hamsters named "Munchkin" and "Luey." One winner will receive a pr...
Flies too Have Immune Memory!
...mune system ready to fight."
While inviting novel ways of thinking about future vaccines and treating AIDS patients, the new finding immediately stirs
up the field of insect immunology. Existing publications about the fruit fly's immune system explicitly state that it has no memory, and no ability to...
Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
...una in his disguise as Brihannala, a transvestite, became a palace cook.
Many families in the southern districts believe that until the 'Aravani' stirs
the cooking pot, the correct 'pakkuam' or the right degree of cooking will not happen.
And, instead of selling sex on the sidelights of the bigge...
Shrimp trawling may boost mercury in red snapper, study suggests
...ionship between mercury levels in fish and the disturbances caused by dragging a huge net through delicate coastal marine environments, a process that stirs
up sedimentary deposits of mercury and may alter the composition of the predatory food chain.
"We're not seeing a dramatic increase in mercury lev...
University of Minnesota to host world's largest conference on evolution
... time, our science is misunderstood, especially as it relates to religion. 'Evolution 2008' is about communicating science at many levels that we hope stirs
the interest of students, educators and the general public in evidence over ideology."
Bottom trawling impacts, clearly visible from space
... Boston MA: Bottom trawling, an industrial fishing method that drags large, heavy nets across the seafloor stirs
up huge, billowing plumes of sediment on shallow seafloors that can be seen from space.
As a result of scientific studies showing that bottom trawl...
Turning viruses into allies against cancer
... To most, the mere mention of the word "virus" stirs
up memories of pain, fever and varying levels of suffering. But in recent years, scientists have been trying to turn these long-time medical foes into...
Wisconsin's unusual Internet tax stirs dissent
Find out how Wisconsin's state tax on Internet access which most states do not have could affect business in this Tech Update by WTN's Mike Klein. Original air date: Saturday, March 12, 2005 Listen to this episode Read more about the controversy surrounding Wisconsin's Internet taxes ...
LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course
...and mold -- Minimize early morning activities when pollen is usually emitted -- Avoid mowing your lawn or being around freshly cut grass; mowing stirs
up pollens and mold -- If you have a pet, keep them out of your bedroom as much as possible to avoid being exposed to animal dander throughou...
Changing perspectives on social networks
... Little I write about these days stirs
as much feedback as my columns on the emerging social media market, the convergence of blog tools, search, social networks, and syndication technologi...