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Rock-eating microbes survive in deep ocean off Peru

...ographic Institutions, Inc. (JOI) manages ODP with advice from Joint Oceanographic Institutes for Deep Earth Sampling (JOIDES). JOI consists of a consortium of major US institutions with marine science programs. The National Science Foundation (NSF), a U.S. government agency, supplies 65 percent of ODP's $4...

Are genetics the only reason for high blood pressure among certain hispanic populations?

...s to improving the health of Hispanic adults. This advice may also help to reduce the incidence of high blood pressure among Hispanics in the US, where the disease affects almost one in four Hispanic males and approximately one in five Hispanic females. The concern about high blood pressure is related to th...

Scientists urge that the patient physical should now include this advice: 'Get off the sofa and get active'

...lifestyles, less than half of patients now receive advice from their primary care provider to get moving and increase their level of physical activity. If the sedentary individual engaged in three hours of moderate physical activity (such as walking) a week he or she would have a 30 percent reduction in t...

Cave men diets offer insights to today's health problems, study shows

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Eat meat. That's the dietary advice given by a team of scientists who examined the dietary role of fat in a study that combined nutritional analysis with anthropologic research about the diets of ancient hunter-gatherer societies. But there's a catch: To be as healthy as a cave man you...

Anti-depression 'pacemaker' demonstrates long-term benefits

... continued to improve. Several, acting against the advice of their doctors, have even stopped taking antidepressant drugs and seem to be doing quite well, the researchers report. VNS is still considered an experimental treatment for depression in the United States, but the results of the pilot study were e...

Skin expert issues winter sports warning

... and snowboarders with tailor-made skin protection advice before they go on holiday. They aim to do this by determining the DNA damage in the skin before and after a winter sports holiday. This damage in the mitochondrial DNA provides a ready made 'diary' of past exposure to the sun. This will help dete...

Mom was wrong, UCLA/VA researcher concludes sleep not essential for learning

Following popular advice to sleep rather than study is unlikely to help a s...hcare System Sepulveda in North Hills, Calif. Glib advice to sleep rather than study may not improve learning, Siegel said. Scientists and sage parents lo...

Betting on climate change: Alaskan gambling contest yields treasure trove of scientific data

...edict when the breakup will occur next spring. His advice for those contemplating purchasing a ticket for the 2002 Ice Classic: "I wouldn`t enter a date that`s too late in the year."...

Europe and United States assess international support of science in Russia and Ukraine

...ding of science provide independent authoritative advice on matters relating to science, engineering and technology encourage research into the history of science The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation is a non-profit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress and established by the Nat...

Estrogen doesnt prevent second strokes: protective effects of hormone replacement therapy challenged

... wish to take it for other reasons should seek the advice of their personal physicians to decide whether to continue or start therapy. Estrogen has rarely been prescribed specifically for stroke prevention, says Lawrence M. Brass, M.D., of the Yale University School of Medicine, principal neurologist on ...

Doctors miss chance to advise women of vitamin that prevents birth defects, survey finds

...ic acid with them. Women look to their doctors for advice on how to do everything possible to have a healthy baby, said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes. And it takes very little time for a doctor to say, You need to take a multivitamin containing folic acid every day before you get p...

American Chemical Society meets August 26-30 in Chicago

...r minority chemists offering support and practical advice in starting a small business. Speakers include government officials, business leaders and minority entrepreneurs; Chemistry and the flavor of nutritional beverages including, the risks and benefits of herbal drinks and herbal foods; Recent advan...

AAAS letter to President Bush

...cell research based on many months of studyand the advice of a highly diverse and experienced advisory group that included ethicists andtheologians as well as scientists. We are pleased to enclose a copy of the report. Among thereport's key Findings and Recommendations are that "Public and private research ...

Gene link to increased risk of coronary heart disease found by scientists

...uit as well as helping us target smoking cessation advice to those most at risk.' Smoking is the single most important cause of preventable disease and premature death in the UK. We know that kicking the habit can be hard, but everyone who stops smoking will see the health benefits, whether they have an inh...

More study recommended on long-term reproductive effects of traces of both natural and man-made hormone-like chemicals

...entists, industry and consumers before sending the advice to the Environmental Protection Agency, which had ... The panel said EPA should obtain the best advice of experts who design tests and then consider rewriting the "guidelines" that industry must follow i...

Biotechnology Study Center Honors J. Craig Venter, Leonard Bell, and Steven Shak

...e. It also provides an unusually rich resource for advice and expertise in the burgeoning field of biotechnology. Several meetings have already been held where distinguished scholars and scientists discussed a broad range of issues, from intellectual property rights in the university and industry to the eth...

Dieting study finds Internet effective in producing initial weight loss

Providence, RI Dieters who received weekly advice from behavioral therapists on the Inte...ined. Participants who received online advice from behavior therapists logged on twice as many times during the first three months as ...

Health websites can be unhealthy

...with caution," he believes. "That may be the best advice to anyone who calls up a health web site."...

Exercise benefits patients being treated for early stage breast cancer

Contrary to the traditional medical advice that rest is the best medicine for fatigue caused ...control group who followed the traditional medical advice of little or no exercise during cancer treatment this group actually lost an average of 4.1 points ...

A persimmon a day could be better for your heart than an apple

Here's some dietary advice you can take to heart. A persimmon a day does more to reduce the risk of heart disease - the leading cause of death in the United States - than an apple. A head-to-head comparison of the two fruits by an international group of researchers found persi...

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