Easter Eggs May Hold Some Unwanted Surprises
Maker of LeadCheck(R) Swabs Warns Parents After Survey Finds Contaminated Toys
NATICK, Mass., March. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of LeadCheck(R)
Swabs, the leading consumer lead detection kit, today warned parents to
examine their children's Easter toys for le...
Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors
...r. Mark Kaplan, a professor of community health at Portland State University in Oregon, who has also studied veterans' health issues.
"There are no surprises
here in terms of the risks," Kaplan said. "Clearly people with mental health diagnoses are at an elevated risk for smoking, diabetes and other cardiov...
Study Pinpoints Risk Factors for Death in Young Stroke Victims
...g sevenfold and cancer increased the risk 16 times, the researchers found. The overall death rate at five years was 10.7 percent.
"There are no big surprises
here," said Dr. S. Claiborne Johnston, director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of California, San Francisco.
15 Percent of U.S. Teens Think They'll Die Young
... Link between risky behavior and pessimistic outlook surprises
MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Challenging the notion that risky behavior reflects a youthful sense of immortality, a new s...
Rollout of New Health Care Provider Tools Creates Meaningful Transactions to Streamline Medical Claims
...given an estimate prior to the visit included:
They can get a better understanding of the health care costs.
There were no surprises
or unexpected charges during the visit for those services that were included in the estimate.
They can make sure they are prepared to make pay...
Celebrities Come Together to Fight Pediatric AIDS
... world. The event raised more than $1.3 million for the fight against pediatric AIDS.
Kids and families were dazzled with many activities and surprises
An incredible concert performance by Miley Cyrus and her full band on the main stage
The Disney "UP" Storytelling a...
New Report Finds 10 Early Lessons Learned From the H1N1 Outbreak
...rt is a contribution to that effort," said Thomas Inglesby, MD, Deputy Director, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC.
The report also identified some surprises
encountered during the H1N1 outbreak, including that much of the world's pandemic planning had revolved around the potential threat of the H5N1 (bird)...
Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin
... The amount of genetic diversity surprises
THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) --Should it worry you that there are 19 different species of bacteria living behind your ears?
Researchers identify the gene responsible for a rare form of congenital anemia
...c carriers of the disease. More generally, this discovery shows that even well-known scientific processes, such as hemoglobin biosynthesis, still have surprises
Protecting Your Biggest Asset- Your Income
...ou just got drafted into the NFL, are an actor or an entrepreneur, protecting your income should be high on your list of priorities. Life offers many surprises
and even a minor injury or illness can lead to temporary disability and derail your plans and your finances.
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surprises in Medical Dictionary
...is ... Identical Twins Most Frequently Asked Questions and the Answers to them. ... The fact that identical twins are two different people surprises
a lot of people. ... Twinning to form one-egg identical twins usually takes place early in pregnancy. ... Fraternal twins , which are more co...
surprises in Biological News
Study locates cholesterol genes; finds surprises about good, bad cholesterol
ANN ARBOR, Mich.---An international study of 20,000 people found seven new genes that influence blood cholesterol levels, a major factor in heart disease, and confirmed 11 other genes previously thought to influence cholesterol.
The international study led by researchers from the University o...
Indonesia's 'Lost World' reveals more surprises
Arlington, Virginia (Dec. 16, 2007) A tiny possum and a giant rat were recorded by scientists as probable new species on a recent expedition to Indonesias remote and virtually unknown Lost World in the pristine wilderness of western New Guineas Foja Mountains.
Conservation International (CI) a...
Breakthrough made in assessing marine phytoplankton health
...rally the dim glow that these plants put off, will help complete the understanding of ocean health on a much broader and more frequent basis.
are already in.
It was known, for instance, that parts of the equatorial Pacific Ocean, some regions around Antarctica and parts of the sub-Artic P...
Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'
...at it "is always a joy to see and study the amazing images that 'Art of Science' brings together."
"Nature is obliviously full of amazing forms and surprises
and so is the human imagination," Gowin said. "It seems to me that the collaboration between photography, in its many forms, and the natural sciences ...
DNA blueprint for healthier and more efficient cows
...share about 80 per cent of their genes with humans, also providing us with a better understanding of the human genome," Dr Tellam said.
"One of the surprises
in the analysis was that cow and human proteins have more in common than mouse and human proteins, yet it is the mouse that is often used in medical r...
Weizmann Institute scientists show extra copies of a gene carry extra risk
... take on an elongated shape and migrate to new locations in the brain.
But what if, rather than too little, the body has too much LIS1? One of the surprises
to come out of the recent spate of post-human-genome research is the number of genes that can be repeated or deleted in an individual's genome. Most e...
DREAM: 1 gene regulates pain, learning and memory
...le scientific director of IMBA, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, continued to wonder what other surprises
DREAM might have in store. In a collaborative effort with neurobiologists from the University Pablo de Olivade (Seville) he devised experiments to fol...
First at-home test for vasectomized men proves to be safe, accurate
...t," Herr says. "It's designed to help couples monitor and confirm that post-vasectomy sperm concentrations have reached infertile levels and avoid any surprises
if recanalization occurs."
According to the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, some 500,000 men undergo vasectomies in the ...
New book covers 16 years of MSU research in Yellowstone
...t in Yellowstone.
"My hope is that lots of people can pick up the book and understand everything we did, what we learned, what we didn't learn, the surprises
and the uncertainties about where the system is going in the future," Garrott said. "The themes are ecological processes that are pervasive in all eco...
Worm genome offers clues to evolution of parasitism
...titute for Developmental Biology in Germany.
In a paper published in the current issue of Nature Genetics , the researchers reported finding some surprises
as they have decoded the genome of the worm, a tiny nematode called Pristionchus pacificus .
"We found a larger number of genes than we expected,...
surprises in Biological Technology
Rice Centromere, Supposedly Quiet Genetic Domain, Surprises
MADISON - Probing the last genomic frontier of higher organisms, an international team of scientists has succeeded in sequencing a little understood - but critical - genetic domain in rice.
In doing so, the group, led by Jiming Jiang, a professor of horticulture at the University of Wisconsin-M...
Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Revolutions to be Explored at Convergence08 Unconference - Forecaster Paul Saffo to Keynote
...with breathtaking speed. Convergence08 is a unique opportunity to look into the coming NBIC future, examine its implications and prepare for the vast surprises
in store for us all."
Both days feature debates on controversial NBIC topics including Synthetic Biology, Longevity, and Artificial Intellige...
Tethered molecules act as light-driven reversible nanoswitches
...n of multiple molecules and to build moving parts into some sort of assembly. According to Weiss, further research by the team already has found some surprises
when the molecules are lined up to work in unison, like a chorus line.
Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips
...of each defect, it always gets fixed precisely and with no need for individual shape measurement or tailored correction," Chou said.
One of the big surprises
from this work is observed when the guiding plate is placed not in direct contact with the molten structures, but at a distance above it. In this situ...
New property found in ancient mineral lodestone
...esearch was published online Dec. 16 and will be included in February's print edition of Nature Materials.
"It's fascinating that we can still find surprises
in a material like magnetite that has been studied for thousands of years," said lead researcher Doug Natelson, associate professor of physics and ast...
WTN Exclusive Interview with Josh Heling
...d network security, fully managed firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), VPNs and email virus scanning and spam identification.
WTN: What surprises
you most about your industry?
JH: Im consistently surprised by the continued evolution and successfulness of automated network attacks worms, ...
Electronic signatures bill sent to Governor
...e move into the development of e-commerce and e-government.
The Act provides a clear framework for covered transactions and also avoids unnecessary surprises
for unsophisticated parties dealing in this relatively new media. The act balances clarity and certainty while still providing a solid legal framewor...
Customers, clients and partners, oh my!
...ships with all the affected parties. The give and take of partnership will be required to find your way together through the maze of possibilities and surprises
that are an unavoidable part of true innovation.
Customers, clients or partners for IT?
The choice will depend on what your IT organization is...
Steering a project portfolio takes more than expensive software
...imbing up on a soapbox about software not being the solution to significant organizational issues, and that goes double for portfolio management. What surprises
me is that folks who dont bite on that bait will go hook, line and sinker for the idea that a class of software can be their problem definition.
More of the same changes in 2005
...ynamic small companies in the United States.
Thats my take on the outlook for 2005. Time will tell how accurate my predictions are. No doubt a few surprises
await us just over the horizon. Stay tuned.
Tony DiRomualdo is a business researcher, writer, and advisor with Next Generation Consulting . He wo...