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Detection at a distance for more sensitive MRI

...tection allows us to combine the ability to obtain rich information about a variety of interesting samples... No other spectroscopic or imaging tool has such a rich combination of capabilities....

Study clarifies impact of diet on the risk of gout

...ne-rich foods. And since many animal products are rich in purines, avoidance of animal proteins has also been recommended. But the association of these foods with the risk of gout was never confirmed by prospective studies. Initiated in 1986, the Health Professionals Follow-up Study has gathered inf...

Reduced scarring helps nerves grow through spinal injuries

...rd injuries prevents the formation of proteoglycan rich scar tissue by suppressing inflammation." Misaligned scar tissue that forms at spinal cord injuries physically blocks nerve regeneration and contains molecules called chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans that inhibit nerve fiber growth. Decorin inhibit...

Will an apple a day keep the doctor away? There are better food choices, research notes

..., iceberg lettuce, apples and bananas -- aren't as rich in nutrients as other foods. "While people underst...h shows that eating fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamins A and C, betacarotene and fiber -- the so-called "powerhouse" fruits and veggies -- redu...

Icahn invests in the future of medicine

...chools provide an excellent basis for me to expect rich rewards for society from this investment." A landmark of the Upper East Side skyline, the building to be named for Mr. Icahn was designed by the architectural firm Davis Brody Bond, LLP and was completed in 1997. It is home to scientists searching ...

Orange juice fortified with plant sterols found to lower 'bad' cholesterol in healthy volunteers

...t that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in soluble fiber and plant sterols to help individuals reduce their risk of heart disease. Sterols are present in small quantities in a variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, cereals and legumes. Chemically similar to cholestero...

Rare disease endemic in South America is model for studying autoimmunity

...d urine. The acidic soil of El Bagre is naturally rich in minerals, metalloids and trace elements. However mercury, which has been shown in the laboratory to trigger an autoimmune response in animals with the right genetics, is present because it's used in gold mining. Mercury was found in highest levels...

Carnegie Mellon uses AFM to discover effects of experimental drugs on Alzheimer's plaques

...A peptide readily aggregates into fibrils that are rich in insoluble stacked structures called beta sheets. These fibrils then congeal into tangled plaques. For the past few years, scientists in the field have been focusing considerable efforts on developing molecules that would inhibit A aggregation or ...

Funding and distribution of inappropriate drugs add to rising global childhood malaria deaths

...putations of both will be tainted to a degree that rich governments lose confidence and cease funding them". Amir Attaran comments: "The fact both agencies are violating their own policies, with knowledge that this will cause the 1998 promise to Roll Back Malaria to be broken, appears highly relevant to t...

Beyond beer, fags and chips

...erty rates in the UK remain amongst the highest in rich nations, and this is especially concerning as childhood disadvantage stretches into adult life, as well as affecting health and well-being during childhood itself." "The conference seeks to move beyond the Acheson report and to address the policy ini...

Acclaimed Carnegie Mellon psychologist honored for groundbreaking research

...sizes interdisciplinary study in a technologically rich environment, with an open and forward-thinking stance toward the arts and sciences....

'Sunshine vitamin' shines in colon study

...o play a protective role. Doctors recommend a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and fiber from whole grains, and low in animal fat, especially from red meat. Nutrients that appear key in this diet include calcium, vitamin D, folic acid--a B vitamin--and antioxidants such as vitamin E and selenium. Sorting...

'Musical fruit' rich source of healthy antioxidants; black beans highest

...y finds that beans, particularly black ones, are a rich but overlooked source of antioxidants and may prov...emicals found in the popular legume, which is also rich in protein, carbohydrates, folate, calcium and fiber. The researchers hope to use information gleane...

World AIDS Day program shows how AIDS affects its smallest victims in AIDS Orphans: Lost Childhood

... twentieth wealthiest country in the world, a very rich country in the eyes of its neighboring African nations, little has been done to prevent, treat or assist those who suffer from this incurable disease. Often, those with the virus or AIDS are told to go home to die. The children of AIDS victims must ...

Thanksgiving: A time for healthful eating?

...ng - Turkey's traditional Thanksgiving partner is rich in antioxidants, studies show. Bread crust - an ingredient in most stuffing - is more healthful than the rest of the bread and crust-rich stuffing is packed with antioxidants . Thomas Hofmann, Ph.D., formerly with the German Research Center of Food ...

What makes peppers hot may also be cool for what ails you

... peppers are a good source of vitamins A, C and E, rich in folic acid and potassium, low in calories and sodium, and contain no carbohydrates, C&EN says. Another scientific fact imparted by the newsmagazine that capsaicin breaks down in fats is good news for dessert lovers who may need to turn down th...

Georgetown University receives $6.5 million grant to enhance emergency preparedness in Washington

...nd other epidemics. "We believe proper use of this rich dataset could allow for the detection of the first case of West Nile Virus in humans, which is clearly a concern for the entire DC metropolitan area," said Dr. Mun. "By creating this advanced surveillance system, we are contributing an important new ...

Vitamin D deficiency emerges as new epidemic

...is the preferred source of vitamin D because it is rich in calcium and protein, which are also important bone builders. "Teens who forego milk in favor of soft drinks maybe setting themselves up for long term trouble if undetected and untreated vitamin D deficiency puts them at risk for stunted growth and...

No link between fat and stroke risk, Northwestern researcher finds

...ke risk according to consumption of selected foods rich in fat or cholesterol, including red meat, high-fat dairy products, nuts and eggs and found no significant link with stroke. In 725 documented new cases of strokes during the follow-up among the men in the study, including 455 ischemic strokes, 125 ...

Dietary fat not linked to risk of stroke

...strokes according to consumption of selected foods rich in fat or cholesterol, including red meat, high fat dairy products, nuts and eggs and found no significant link with stroke. "These findings do not support associations between intake of total fat, cholesterol, or specific types of fat and risk of st...

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