Shop Till You Drop Heroin - Plan to Provide Incentives to Drug Users
A plan to provide incentives to drug users on methadone for heroin addiction, on the likes of shopping vouchers,// might be a way to encourage drug users to give up the habit, a draft guidance has indicated.
Such incentive schemes employed in the past, in the United States, have always proved...
Even Men Shop Till They Drop
A new study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry says that shopping compulsively for things that they do not normally want affects men as well and is a gender-neutral disorder. //
A Stanford University research initiative says that while compulsive shopping disorder affects women m...
Breast Milk Safest For Child Till Six Months of Age
Experts on allergy have advised that avoiding milk and dairy products at the time of breastfeeding can help infants from the risk of food allergies//.
Dr. Alessandro Fiocchi of the University of Milan Medical School in Italy and colleagues from the Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee of the ...
Drink till you drop dead in English Pubs- Restriction on Timings Lifted
London: For the first time in 90 years the timings for the last order for drinks has been lifted from the traditional 11PM to round the clock drinking.
Thousands of revelers up and down the country greeted the news with an extra drink in pubs and bars after midnight. // No major untoward inciden...
New Fertility Financing for Donated Eggs Fills Void Left by Capital One
... to intended mothers left stranded by the economy," said Diana Thomas , TWEB president and founder. "Many women simply do not have the time to wait till
better times to have children, particularly those in their late 30s and 40s."
The program offers plans for fees up to $9,000 for frozen donat...
New Swine Flu Strain Found in Brazil: Report
...e for potential risks posed by the H1N1 virus, the AP said. "We can always sort of back off" if the new flu fades away, she said, "but we can't wait till
October hits and say, 'Oh my heavens, what are we going to do?' "
Last week, European drug maker Novartis AG announced that it had successfully pro...
FDA Approves Reclast(R) to Prevent Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women With Convenient Less Frequent Dosing
... Rotterdam Study. Bone 2004; 34:195-202.
(9) Novartis Internal (NPMR), based on Aclasta/Reclast vials sold in the
US since launch till
(10) Novartis Health Policy; USMM; Lash Group.
(11) Aclasta/Reclast Ready Report; 2009, Novartis Data on File. Novartis
New Insights, Inroads Against Breast, Ovarian Cancers
...who were in the early treatment arm started their second-line chemotherapy (based on rising CA125 levels) 4.8 months earlier than those who had waited till
signs and symptoms," study author Dr. Gordon Rustin, a professor of oncology at Mount Vernon Cancer Center in Hertfordshire, U.K. , told reporters.
Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature
...but we have a very good system in place to respond."
Another expert agreed.
"The gravity of the situation will not be clear for a few more days till
we find the extent of the cases and the number of countries involved and explain why we haven't had any deaths in the U.S," said Dr. Scott R. Lillibri...
Future for radioembolisation in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
... dose was 115 (23) Gy per treatment. Response rate was assessed according to (WHO, RECIST and EASL) criteria with sequential computed tomography scans till
the last clinical visit or death. The safety of this technique was evaluated according to CTC toxicity criteria.
51/71 patients had a follow-up of...
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UH team analyzes Hurricane Ike's effects on waterways, fish contamination
...efore the ban may still be in use.
"Historically with PCBs, if you've made a million transformers, you didn't have to destroy them. You use them up till
they die," she said, adding that many outdated transformers were ruined by Hurricane Ike.
In July 2008, the Texas Department of State Health Servic...
New and unexpected mechanism identified how the brain responds to stress
...ssociation for Neuroscience and professor of Psychiatry at Laval University.
"I was fascinated when I learned of this work. It has not been clear till
now how the neuroendocrine stress response was activated by external stressors. Bains' work shows a complex, yet elegant solution, involving a switch...
Cropland diversity reduces nitrogen pollution
...and the number of farms has fallen by almost two-thirds. Broussard also says that a shift from farm animals and simple plows to the use of machines to till
croplands has changed not only the culture but the environmental impact of farming.
"With the growing American farm comes the necessity to use mor...
Decline of carbon-dioxide-gobbling plankton coincided with ancient global cooling
... from earlier time periods," Rabosky said. "It's a pretty standard correction in some fields, but it hasn't been applied to planktonic paleontology up till
More than 90 percent of known diatom fossils are younger than 18 million years. So an unadjusted survey of diatom fossils suggests that more d...
Rare corals breed their way out of trouble
...ef-builders throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and so of critical importance to the ability of reefs to cope with changing conditions. However, till
now, very few clear cut examples of hybridisiation were known, and some people did not even accept that corals can cross-breed, Zoe says.
What causes cell defenses to crumble?
... out again - like a bilge pump that pumps water out of a ship," explains Dr till
Luckenbach of the UFZ.
Possible effects of environmental chemicals on th...t by scientists - does not play a role in the current legislation. However, till
Luckenbach and his colleagues are convinced that these substances have a ma...
Research pushes back history of crop development 10,000 years
...igher latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere). It also shows that useful gene types could have actually taken thousands of years to become stable.
now researchers believed in a rapid establishment of efficient agriculture which came about as artificial selection was easily able to dominate natura...
Children born from frozen embryos weigh more and do better than those born after fresh transfer
...Concerns had previously been raised about the effect of freezing and thawing of embryos, but this study has laid them to rest, the scientists say. "Up till
now the data has been extremely limited," said Dr. Pinborg. "There is only one other large birth register study from Sweden which shows similar resu...
Arable land can have a negative impact on air quality
... (0.01 mm). Czech geologists estimated the total dust load must be about 3 million tons because this Ukrainian "plume" contained also bigger particles till
size of 0.5mm. The last remaining doubts about the origin of the dust cloud were cleared up by a team led by Dr Jindrich Hladil at the Institute of Ge...
The construction of heart modelling leads path to new therapies
The workshop highlighted how recent progress in imaging technologies was helping heart modellers overcome the big dilemma they have faced up till
now actually proving that the models really are an accurate representation of the real human heart. This has been the big catch 22 of heart modelling...
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World Gene Therapy Market to Reach $484 Million by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
...ccess yet to be achieved in developing completely curative therapeutic drugs, as stated in a recent report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. till
date, only one gene therapy drug Gendicine, developed by Shenzhen SiBiono Gene Technologies Co., has been approved, which is marketed in China. Market...
Vascular Biogenics Ltd. Presented With the Frost & Sullivan 2008 European Gene Expression Targeting Platform Technology Innovation Award
... of pathological diseases, supported by the effective delivery of
therapies solely to diseased tissues, avoiding harm to the body's healthy
date, the VTS(TM) platform has been used in generating two chief
therapeutic drug candidates mainly dependent upon inserted genes,
pro-apoptotic and p...
Nanotube production leaps from sooty mess in test tube to ready formed chemical microsensors
... be used to measure levels of neurotransmitters.
The new ultramicroelecrodes also open up interesting possibilities for catalysis in fuel cells. Up till
now researchers had been aware that this form of carbon nanotubes appeared to be particularly useful in the area of catalysis but there was uncertaint...
China Yingxia International, Inc. Acquires Grocery Chain and Online Distribution Network
...Wang companies. Although, the Company initially signed a Letter of Intent
to acquire Chichi Wang, February 28, 2008, the transaction was not
China Yingxia spent approximately $171,000 to acquire Guangzhou
Technology and Guangzhou Supermarket Chain, located in southern China,
Nanotechnology innovation may revolutionize gene detection in a single cell
...nd associate professor in the School of Life Sciences, Yung Chang.
"This is one of the first practical applications of a powerful technology, that, till
now, has mainly been the subject of research demonstrations, said Lindsay. The field of structural DNA nanotechnology has recently seen much exciting ...
Weve all watched our marshmallows turn a heavy golden brown and, as if hypnotized by the flames, held them on the stick just a little longer till
they burst into drippy flames. Marshmallows dont go from pure white to flaming black in one step and neither do most problems. You have people you kno...
MoneyTree Survey reports no venture investment activity in Wisconin in Q2
...his time gap may influence potential investors to wait out the remaining months before financially backing a Wisconsin company.
255 doesn't kick in till
January of '05 so that might have a dampening effect on activity as [investors] wait to take advantage of the tax credits, Winters said.
In order f...
Referendum may pull California to the forefront of stem cell research
...t we are in a very competitive area that has economic consequences for the state as well as the health of our citizens.
Wisconsin will have to wait till
November to know the fate of Proposition 71, but even now some see California's initiative as a threat to Wisconsin's leadership -- and perhaps someth...
Living the sweet life... in IT?
...rk, the daily interactions, the waxing and waning of relationships and power and attention. Like my friend, we're apt to not notice that informal side till
things are way off the rails if then.
It's enough to drive a techie nuts, all the curve balls and surprises that come out of that informal cloud. J...
Midwest biotech stocks drop like a rock during the third quarter
...l as if I shared in this piece of history. According to estimates, 73 million people saw the debut that night. These five songs played: All My Loving, till
There Was You, She Loves You, I Saw Her Standing There and I Want to Hold Your Hand.
The Beatles played on the Ed Sullivan Show an additional eight...
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...h he had gained his degree, residence requirements kept Darwin at Cambridge till
June and following Henslow's example and advice he was in no rush to take h...d almost prophetically remarking "So don't be ill any more my dear Charley till
I can be with you to nurse you" .
On 24 January 1839 he was honoured...
Drifting alleles usually have a finite lifetime. As the frequency of an allele drifts up and down over successive generations, eventually it drifts till
fixation - that is, it either reaches a frequency of zero, and disappears from the population, or it reaches a frequency of 1 and becomes the only all...
... the secretion, thereby making it impossible to extract successfully. He jotted a note to himself Ligate pancreatic ducts of the dog. Keep dogs alive till
acini degenerate leaving islets. Try to isolate internal secretion of these and relieve glycosurea.
He travelled to Toronto to meet with J.J.R. Ma...
...ends to a limit of 360 x 34/89 = 137,52 or 137 30'. This angle is known mathematically as the 'golden angle'. The numerator gives the number of gyres, till
the leaf arrives at the same initial position. The denominator gives the number of leaves in this arrangement. This can easily be seen.
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...he sticky ends . ... Life is full of sticky ends . Continuous sticky situation awaits to pounce me, but I am not afraid! ... she had fought till
the end , she's indeed a fighter and ... The tails are called " sticky - ends " because they can combine with each other. ... Two complimentary s...
...ous statement " ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny", he also ... Ontogeny : development of an individual from the moment the egg is fertilized up till
adulthood. ... Wing buds: beginning of the formation of the wings. ... Aristotle observed the ontogeny of chicken embryos by breaking open eggs a...