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NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center
...ed 16 upright solar trackers, which rotate in line with
the path of the sun to absorb maximum sunlight. The panels, framed with
aluminum and stainless steel, can withstand the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The solar panels, ...
Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach
...mpletely. Carotenoids are most commonly associated with
carrots and other red and orange vegetables, and they help support vision and protect eyes from UV damage. According to the FDA, spinach is high in both nutrients. "Some people think that if the produce looks good, it has nutrients," LaBorde said. "...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...a for 18-24 year olds. They compared the 2001 data with
similar analyses of 1998 data that they published in 2002. "In both 1998 and 2001 more than 500,000 students were unintentionally injured because of drinking and more than 600,000 were assaulted by another student who had been drinking," said Dr. Hin...
Physicists find patterns within seemingly random events of physiological systems
...his BU group increasingly wed phenomena associated with
the inanimate world to those of animate beings -- ...en linked to adverse cardiac events in individuals with
heart disease. Circadian rhythm, however, does not affect motor activity dynamics, according to the...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
..." says study leader Theresa Good, Ph.D., a chemist with
the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Unlik...mory loss and eventually, death. A complex disease with
many probable causes, it is most often characterized by the presence of senile plaques and tangles i...
Diagnostic test for range of blood disorders on the horizon
...form a range of haematological malignant diseases, with
three main members: polycythaemia vera, essential ...lysed a candidate gene called JAK2 in 140 patients with
myeloproliferative disorders from haematological clinics in the UK. They also took control DNA sampl...
Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
... came about because roughly two-thirds of children with
a blistering skin disorder called recessive dystro...y, to suspect that the protein had something to do with
cancer formation. What Khavari and postdoctoral scholar Susana Ortiz-Urda, MD, PhD, found is that a ...
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
Researchers have identified a patient with
a unique variant of HIV that is resistant to multi...ple classes of antiretroviral drugs and associated with
the rapid development of AIDS, reporting their findings in this week's issue of THE LANCET. The pati...
Men with severe sleep breathing disorder have higher risk of heart problems
a severe form of a sleep breathing disorder called...x that obstructs airflow during sleep. Individuals with
the condition regularly stop breathing during sleep for 10 seconds or longer (apnoea) and have slowe...
Public policy should address the social factors behind ill health
...doxical. As Marmot points out, there are countries with
a gross national product of US$10,000, which have a higher average life expectancy than others with
a gross national product of over $30,000, and some social groups within the same country have a life...
Acupuncture relieves pelvic pain during pregnancy
...esearchers in Sweden identified 386 pregnant women with
pelvic girdle pain. Women were randomly divided in...ment alone for reduction of pain in pregnant women with
pelvic girdle pain, say the authors. Acupuncture was superior to stabilising exercises in this stud...
Costs of antidepressants could have funded effective alternatives
...he number of patients that could have been treated with
cognitive behavioural therapy in 2002, had the ris...atients, more than a third of the adults in the UK with
depression or mixed anxiety depression. Despite some limitations, this analysis highlights the scale...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
...er person and life expectancy. Greece for example, with
GNP at purchasing power parities of just more than...7,000, has life expectancy of 78.1 years; the USA, with
GNP of more than $34,000, has life expectancy of 76.9 years. Costa Rica and Cuba stand out as countr...
Medically supervised drug injection facilities safer for users
...equent heroin or cocaine injection were associated with
syringe sharing, whereas younger age and use of sa...er injection facility was independently associated with
reduced syringe sharing in a community-recruited sample of injection drug users who had similar rate...
Genes for alcohol consumption identified
...ogy at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with
colleagues from the University of Oxford, found th... D2 receptor gene (DRD2) - was strongly associated with
alcohol consumption. The DRD2 gene appears to influence the 'high' that people derive from drugs suc...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
... and under-treating women, insufficiently familiar with
their less 'traditional' presentation profiles. Wo... CVD and improve the quality of treatment of women with
CVD across Europe. Women at Heart Women at Heart will act as the springboard for a number of ESC-d...
PillCam enables study of esophagus by swallowing a pill
...tic capsule about the size of a large vitamin pill with
video cameras on each end, equipped with
a battery and internal light source. After the patient lies down, the PillCam ESO is swallowed and ...
Epidemiologist Trichopoulos receives $5.8 million Department of Defense 'Innovator Award'
...to explore fetal and early-life factors associated with
adult breast cancer, including whether exposure to...tions in this broader pool of cells are associated with
increased risk for breast cancer. Larger mammary glands have more cells at risk. The size of mammary...
Red wine protects the heart
...ine and perhaps the specific polyphenolic extracts with
the described properties would be a great contribution to society," Sumpio said....
Waist size linked to diabetes risk in adult men
...o their waist size. Compared to those in the group with
the smallest waists (29-34 inches), the other grou...d author, Youfa Wang, PhD, MD, assistant professor with
the Center for Human Nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. "But abdomina...
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