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Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions

...as well as parts of China caused by emissions from rice paddies and domestic ruminants such as cattle. "However in large parts of the tropics there is a considerable difference. It cannot yet be concluded which source category or combination of source categories is responsible for the discrepancy. Potent...

Envisat Symposium report day 3: Satellites supporting Kyoto - our future is in our forests

...or example, the image shows methane given off from rice fields in the Ganges Valley in India, and also from extensive cattle ranching in South America." Methane is eventually broken down by chemical reactions in the atmosphere, but carbon dioxide is a longer-lived greenhouse gas. Surface vegetation store...

Doctor's statement in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveals dark side of low-carb diets

...example, people living mostly on high-carbohydrate rice and vegetable dishes in Asia are trim throughout their lives with almost no risk of heart disease, diabetes or our common cancers."...

Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: March 2004

...ds" said McKeown. "For example, substitute white rice with brown rice, white bread with whole wheat bread, and choose a whole-grain breakfast cereal."...

Anti-bacterial spice that kills food germs on agenda for ACS meeting in New Orleans

... Greenhouse gas control and use The use of a rice milling byproduct as a healthful food product Uncovering the mysteries of pigments in red wine The use of coal-based jet fuel for high-speed aircraft The use of electrical fields to clean up contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater A...

American Chemical Society plans national meeting in New Orleans March 23-27

...de: Greenhouse gas control and use The use of a rice milling byproduct as a healthful food product Uncovering the mysteries of pigments in red wine Food safety challenges: microbial and chemical toxins The use of electrical fields to clean up contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater New techni...

Irrigation may produce arsenic-tainted rice in Bangladesh

...nto its rice, according to a new study. Irrigating rice fields with tainted well water could be jeopardizi...ngladesh use tubewell water for irrigation so that rice can be grown during all six months of the dry season. If the arsenic that is building up in the soil...

Study suggests a possible link between high-starch diet and pancreatic cancer

...ON A diet high in starchy foods such as potatoes, rice and white bread may increase the risk of pancreati...archy vegetables such as broccoli for potatoes and rice and snacking on fruit are some simple steps that they can take to reduce this potentially serious he...

Heart disease is a pediatric problem: New guidelines point to lifestyle 'training' in childhood

...tables, one-fourth with starch such as potatoes or rice and one-fourth with protein such as meat, poultry, fish or soy. This emphasis on portion control and including several food groups can get the whole family involved in balancing calories, says Williams. Physical activity means turning off the tube...

New software helps design multi-task, jaw-like, surgical mini-tools

...ion as miniature scissors, with blades the size of rice grains, at the end of a long insertion rod. The jaws can also function as graspers when the surgeon flips a switch on the instrument handle. Using other switches on the handle, the surgeon can also rotate the blades to acute right or left angles to...

Too much soy could lead to kidney stones

... can range in size from the diameter of a grain of rice to the width of a golf ball. An estimated 10 percent of the U.S. population, mostly men, will develop a kidney stone at some point in their lives, according to the NIH....

New Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid helps you lose weight and keep it off!

...bohydrates such as pasta, baked potatoes and brown rice occupy a large volume, take a relatively longer ti...rbohydrates including whole grains - pasta, bread, rice and cereals (4-8 servings/day). One serving of carbohydrate equals 70 calories. That is 1/2 cup grai...

Traditional Chinese diet helps ward off heart disease

...hasize the traditional Chinese diet of vegetables, rice and green tea, says Kam S. Woo, M.D., professor an...u eat? Typically, mornings start with congee -- a rice porridge -- Chinese buns or dumplings, each serving of which might contain an amount of meat equival...

Just a spoonful of thiamin?

...s notmandatory. In other countries such as Japan, rice is enriched withthiamin. Since the 1991 enrichment of bread flour in Australia, WKS rateshave significantly decreased but remain higher than those in most otherWestern countries - enough to prompt discussion of thiamin supplementationof alcoholic be...

American Heart Association media advisory: long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women

...le fiber, found in foods such asoatmeal, oat bran, rice bran, beans, barley, citrus fruits, strawberries a...iber found in whole wheat breads and cereals,brown rice and many fruits and vegetables. Added dietary fiber is not only goodfor the digestive system, but a...

The American Heart Association Urges Caution On Cholestin

...re are nolong-term studies that show the red yeast rice to be as safe and effective asdiet and/or choleste... the diet. "Red yeast rice, a strain of pulverized rice fermented with red yeast, is aChinese condiment that has been used for many years contains several n...

Magnetic Surgery System Tested Successfully On First Patient

...ith amagnetic seed slightly larger than a grain of rice fits into a catheter. Afterinserting the guidewire and catheter into a small hole in the skull, the surgeonthe uses the computer's mouse to chart a path for the catheter on a preoperative MRI image, avoiding important areas of the brain. Thecompute...

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