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Study explores antibiotic misuse

...wing up in otherwise healthy children. "It's nasty stuff and it's because of inappropriate antibiotic use. This is just the tip of the iceberg," says Dr. Wilde The NIH, in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has funded a multi-year study designed to get a still-better ha...

Looking for the secret to a healthier diet? Part of the answer might be at church, study finds

...or committee meetings each week -- ate more of the stuff that researchers say offer the most nutrition. "The body is your temple and we should treat it that way," Griffith says. "Church can be a big part of your support system for changing your diet."...

Envisat Symposium report day 2: GMES turns science to services

...vironment and Security (GMES) might sound like the stuff of science fiction. However, as Envisat symposium participants learned at a special session on Tuesday, the first elements of GMES are already a reality, and providing operational services to users worldwide. "Humanitarian workers operating in strife...

Northeastern professor warns big backpacks cause big back pains

...in in the future. The bigger the bag, the more stuff kids will cram into it. Purchase a smaller backpack that will only fit the bare necessities. This will prevent kids from lugging around those leftovers from lunch, notes passed in math class, or half-melted chapsticks. Periodically remind your ch...

Stress leads kids to unhealthy diets

...eating in response, they munched more often on bad stuff while ignoring healthy ways to eat, says the report in the August issue of the journal Health Psychology. "Children in the most stressed category ate more fatty foods and more snacks, but they were also less likely to consume the recommended five or ...

Honey fights cholesterol as well as some fruits and vegetables

...who conducted the study, says this means the sweet stuff may have the potential to protect against heart disease. "It looks like honey is having a mild protective effect," Engeseth said. She added, however, that this should not be taken as an excuse to avoid fruits and vegetables. Although it's been known...

With cues from nature, scientists develop new method to purify drugs

...ed drug. "The idea is you don't need to put this stuff in big columns, you don't need to pour a bunch of solvents over it, you just have this smart membrane in contact with the mixture that knows what molecule it wants and goes and grabs it," Martin said. Complicating the picture is that most drug molecu...

Researchers demonstrate direct, real-time brain control of cursor

It is the stuff of science fiction: Researchers at Brown University have used a tiny array of electrodes to record, interpret and reconstruct the brain activity that controls hand movement - and they have demonstrated that thoughts alone can move a cursor across a c...

Teenagers, drinking and driving: a quick trip to the grave

...t a drop in the bucket when there's a lot of other stuff going on in a young person's life. You can't really expect a whole lot of change from a tiny little effort. One more thing, while schools may be very convenient places to reach groups of young people, many of these programs would work much better i...

Beer, in moderation, cuts risk of cataracts and heart disease

...n moderation, of course - is chock-full of healthy stuff that can reduce the risk of cataracts and heart disease, according to research presented here today at the 2000 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies. The weeklong scientific meeting, held once every five years, is host...

Supplements that target fat loss … metals that protect themselves …

...treating fruit juice with carbon dioxide, the same stuff that makes soft drinks fizzy, kills pathogens as e... effects is the first drug made from polymers, the stuff of plastics. (POLY 253, 9:50 a.m.) Mercury made 'em mad as hatters - A chemist with clues to his...

Drugs made from polymers, the stuff of plastics

...aspirin - made from the same polymers that are the stuff of plastics - was described here today at the 220th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Others have used polymers as carrier molecules to deliver drugs and housed drugs within polymer capsules. ...

Robotics go where no surgeon has gone before

ATLANTA, Nov. 10 -- It's not yet the stuff of "Star Wars," but in early testing, a new technique that uses robotic arms to perform coronary artery bypass surgery is proving safe and appears to be effective, according to researchers at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The ...

Summer swimsuit research flash: thigh-reducing creams don't work

...ing any advertising claim rules," Marks said."This stuff can cost as much as $30 a bottle, while the average moisturizingcream costs about $3." In their advertising and packaging, the industry uses glowingtestimonials from "satisfied" customers and says the creams work better if onealso diets and e...

Polish Dumpling-Like Particle Has Potential In Drug Delivery

...oley and her group placed polystyrene -- the basic stuff of which disposable coffee cups are made -- into the core, but found it was too inflexible. They could not place material into the core unless a solvent was used. The new core is made of a more flexible material, polyisoprene, which has cross-linki...

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