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Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...ntists dedicated to continuing education. Research shows
that children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more likely to develop cavities as an adult. So how can a parent determine if their child is at risk for cavities? It all begins with that first trip to the dentist. The first dental visit s...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...ski ice tongue. The latest Envisat satellite image shows
the two ice masses only a few kilometres apart. Mark Drinkwater of ESA's Ice/Oceans Unit is among researchers keeping close watch on the situation: "The widest part of the iceberg would now appear to have successfully negotiated the narrow channel be...
NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center
... the system was installed last August, the monitor shows
that enough energy has been saved to "to power 510... to make 500,000 cups of coffee." The monitor also shows
that the panels have prevented 68 pounds of nitrogen oxides and 20,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
SAN DIEGO, March 17 A chemical decoy that shows
promise in blocking the toxic brain proteins thought to cause Alzheimer's disease was described here today at the 229th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The decoy, which has only been tested i...
Red wine protects the heart
...dies looking at red wine and cardiovascular health shows
drinking two to three glasses of red wine daily is good for the heart, according to a Yale School of Medicine researcher in the Journal of American College of Surgeons. "The current consensus is that it is not just the alcohol, but something else," ...
HIV and ID doctors oppose ideologically driven STI prevention policies
...ine Association Board of Directors. "The evidence shows
using condoms reduces the risk of STIs. The evidence just doesn't support abstinence-only education." The two organizations have approved a policy statement, available online at www.idsociety.org and www.hivma.org , calling for science-based gove...
9.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004 - up 5%
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Reality TV shows
are creating a greater public awareness of cosmeti...ribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows
have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 p...
Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000
...cent (276,000 procedures). "This tremendous growth shows
that Hispanics have adopted and adapted to many U....pting and open about cosmetic surgery." Reality TV shows
are also creating a greater public awareness for cosmetic surgery in the Hispanic community. "Hisp...
Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart
...eryone's idea of a good neighbor. But a new study shows
that such a clinic can be much more effective than a traditional one in improving African American's heart health. Providing health care services in an easily accessible, community environment doubled the success rate of African-American patients ach...
Risk of cardiac death after radiotherapy for breast cancer has declined, study finds
...ment of breast cancer and how this latest research shows
that changes in radiation administration have affected mortality. "Radiotherapy is now used for very-good-prognosis invasive tumors and even for in situ breast cancers, for which life expectancy is almost equal to that of the general population and w...
Mayo Clinic discovers 'new pathway' against pancreatic cancer
...ancers including pancreatic. The Mayo Clinic study shows
that in pancreatic cancer, the activity of NF Kappa B is regulated by GSK-3 Beta. Researchers determined this by showing that if they could decrease GSK-3 Beta protein or inactivate it using small molecular inhibitors, they could likewise decrease N...
Neuronal death and processing of Tau protein in Alzheimer's disease
..."in vivo" in AD brain as an early event. The study shows
the apoptotic properties of tau fragments in cultured hippocampal neurons, a neuronal subpopulation precociously affected by AD pathology. According to the authors, neurodegeneration would be perpetuated by an "autocatalytic process" in which any mo...
HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK
... recent transmission chain identified by the study shows
a faster doubling time in 2003 than the other five. Current surveillance data shows
a recent increase in infections amongst homosexual men in the UK, which may partly have come through...
Treating depression helps slow physical decline in older adults, study shows
... Research at the IU School of Medicine. "First, it shows
that even older adults with failing physical healt...be successfully treated for depression. Second, it shows
that treating the depression also helps slow the physical decline." Dr. Callahan is director of the...
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
...mething about their child's sleep habits. Research shows
that not getting the recommended hours of sleep affects a child's mood, attention, concentration, ability to learn, and daytime behavior. Thus, it is essential that children get the sleep they need. Getting a child to sleep through the night may seem...
Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario
Nearly one in five Ontario Grade 8 students shows
evidence of damage to his or her front teeth, says a new University of Toronto study. This is the first study of dental injury done in Ontario, says David Locker, a professor with the U of T Faculty of Dentistry. Similar studies have been done in oth...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
...ton Northwestern Healthcare conducted a study that shows
it is generally safe to resume breastfeeding after the most commonly used anesthetic, propofol, is administered during surgery. Propofol is used to put patients to sleep initially as part of a general anesthetic or can be administered at a lower ...
Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...lexity to the treatment schedule. Preliminary data shows
that the additional use of rasagiline may be useful in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease. Olivier Rascol (University Hospital, Toulouse, France) and colleagues recruited 687 patients from 74 hospitals and centres in Israel, Argentina, and...
Will your kids grow up to be fat?
BOSTON - New research shows
that children between 8 and 15 years old who are in the upper half of the normal weight range are more likely than their leaner peers to become obese or overweight as young adults. This research was conducted over nearly a decade at the Harvard Medic...
Mouse gene shows new mechanism behind cardiac infarction in man
Mouse gene shows
new mechanism behind cardiac infarction in man A gene that, in different variants, increases or decreases the level of atherosclerosis has been identified in mice. The corresponding human gene has been shown to play a role in the development of myoca...
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