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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...said, with over 15 billion tons of carbon released into
the atmosphere by 2050. "Most charcoal is produced in Africa by one or two guys going out in the woods, almost always without a permit and on somebody else's land, cutting down a tree or two, chopping it up, lighting it, covering it with dirt, and t...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...ions, with over 15 billion tons of carbon released into
the atmosphere by 2050. "Most charcoal is produced in Africa by one or two guys going out in the woods, almost always without a permit and on somebody else's land, cutting down a tree or two, chopping it up, lighting it, covering it with dirt, and th...
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...e in Switzerland, were conducting a clinical trial into
the effects of orally administered delta-9-tetrahy...abolites, which induce psychotic effects. Research into
designing THC-based medications has boomed in the last few years, due to the many therapeutic effect...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...e kidney failure early enough before it progresses into
a chronic or deadly condition," according to Prasad Devarajan, M.D., director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and principal investigator of the study. "We set out to identify genes and b...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...ate approaches to the prevention of STIs that take into
account the varied risk experienced by different groups." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying comment Michael Ross (University of Texas, USA) states: "Fenton and colleagues' study strongly suggests that gender rol...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
...ect by the penetration of lidocaine from the patch into
the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin, without loss of sensation or numbness. The Lidoderm patch should only be applied to intact skin. The most frequently reported adverse events with the Lidoderm patch are application site reactions, includ...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...g and establish the foundation for further studies into
non-systemic options for the treatment of OA pain." Lidoderm is topical analgesic patch, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999 to treat the pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), a chronic condition resulting fr...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...in Japan for parents to bring infants and toddlers into
their sleeping quarters typically a mattress on the floor (tatami) to nurse and fall asleep. Later, most infants stay with the parents, a practice termed "co-sleeping," which makes the child more accessible to the parent during the night. For a smal...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...ds and showing how they can be easily incorporated into
the school lunch programs. "Asking whether a produ...n a controlled situation does not always translate into
acceptance in normal eating conditions," Klein said. "In our study, we used plate waste or the perce...
Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients
...ucted between1987 and 1992, separated 977 patients into
two groups: the adjuvant arm and the observation arm. Those in the adjuvant arm received radiation therapy and goserelin acetatc, a type of hormonal agent. The patients in the observation arm received radiation therapy only. Goserelin acetatc was adm...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...anied by electrical shooting pains up the foot and into
the lower leg. Postherpetic neuralgia results from a re-activation of the virus that causes chicken pox, and usually develops after someone has a herpes zoster or "shingles" infection in an isolated part of the body. In 10 to 20 per cent of people a...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...m." Eventually, the technique might give insights into
all kinds of negotiations, from the economic to the social to the political even go across geographical boundaries. The study was made possible by hyperscanning or hyperscan-fMRI, a breakthrough that allowed Montague and his colleagues to synchron...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...ssault cases fell to 21. When the researchers took into
account whether the match was home or away, and won or lost, they found that the result had a significant impact on the figures. When Wales won its matches, the average number of assault injuries seen was 33; when Wales lost, the average dropped to 2...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...ty, the scientists inserted the mutated human gene into
the nerve cells of the circadian clock in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and the mouse. Scientists have learned much about human gene function by studying animals, given the many genes that have been conserved through evolution, and both anima...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... Europe of full integration of remote sensing data into
land regulations concerning landslide hazard." D... three SLAM products are designed for easy merging into
user databases. The first is a Landslide Motion Survey to detect unknown unstable areas and updating...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...od vessels and nerves are tightly bundled together into
the small space in the back of the eye. "Viagra regulates a chemical in the body to constrict the arteries. This constriction may cut off the blood flow to the optic nerve, especially in people with a low cup to disk ratio, where the blood vessels an...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
... If it is not possible to incorporate the practice into
her daily schedule, she will probably not do it. Recent national data show that most women introduce formula early and do not breastfeed for very long, thereby decreasing the health benefits of the practice. Hausman's main research interests are sexe...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...rporate human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing into
routine patient care for all sexually active individuals, regardless of risk factors, say a group of physician/researchers at Emory University School of Medicine, Brown Medical School, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. HIV testing also shoul...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...rrin saturation. They add that these findings call into
question the strategy of the addition of iron to f...obert J. Newman, M.D., et al Study Offers Insight into
the Services Provided by Acupuncturists Given the increasing popularity of acupuncture in the Unite...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
...hiavo. Increasing usage of these orders can factor into
the interpretation of clinical observations. While...ty differences in the use of DNR orders were taken into
account, the apparent mortality advantage for minorities disappeared. Over 300,000 patients admitted...
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