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Fear of falling: It's not only grandpa's phobia

...ar of falling, once believed to be mostly a senior citizen problem, is striking African-American middle-aged adults with negative consequences to their health, new Saint Louis University research finds. African-American middle-aged adults some as young as 50 say they are so afraid of falling that they beco...

Al Gore recipient of Harvard Global Environmental Citizen Award

...enter for Health and the Global Environment to the citizen who does outstanding work towards protecting the global environment. The Ceremony will be held Oct. 21, 2005, in New York City. The event will also feature eco-friendly fashion and cuisine. Award-winning master chefs Peter Hoffman, Michel Nischan, an...

US health care cuts are costing lives

...s in the US are costing lives, argues one American citizen in this week's BMJ. Lori Smith, a representative of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign in Tennessee, believes that plans to dismantle national social programmes for sick and poor people throughout the US are leading to suffering and dea...

Coalition applauds bill to repeal cosmetic surgery tax

... medical procedure taxes in 2005. "As a New Jersey citizen I fully appreciate the leadership that Assemblyman Cryan is demonstrating in his proposal to reverse this tax," said Peter Hetzler, MD, and past president of the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons. "As a physician, I am thrilled because the idea ...

European Union's 169 billion bill for cardiovascular disease

... USA at about 715 per head (around 485 more per US citizen allowing for adjustment for price differences between the two economies). "We must emphasise that the aim of our study was not to judge whether countries were spending too much or too little relative to others," said Mr Leal. "Establishing the cost o...

UCI researchers examine political participation and health issues facing Hispanics in coming decades

...tino studies. As a group, fewer than half of U.S. citizen Hispanics vote in elections and no more than 10 percent are involved in activities such as lobbying or making political contributions. DeSipio does not anticipate a dramatic or sudden shift in these patterns. Rather, it's likely that political partic...

Virtual communities may foster mental health in severely ill kids

...nt of Computer Science at Tufts. She became a U.S. citizen in 2001....

UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor

...ble energy supplies within the reach of the common citizen kindles hopes and aspirations of many for a better life and well being." "As governments meet next week in New York for the 15th Session on the Commission on Sustainable Development, the topic of energy will be at the top of the agenda, and particu...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) ("NXT-ID" or ... commerce market releases photos and video of the recent opening bell ... th . Gino Pereira , CEO of ... Mr. Chad A. Verdi rang the bell.  ... and employees "for their work and dedication in bringing the world,s ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... Cancer Research shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit ... development of skin cancers by turning on an enzyme ... cells. , Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of ... regulate genomic stability and prevent some of the genetic ... which can lead to cancer. This study, in the ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... a new kind of stem cell that can become either ... vessels, according to a study published today in the journal ... cell type contradicts current theory on how organs arise from ... origins of, and future treatment for, liver cancer., Thanks to ... complex being made up of more than 200 cell types. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 2Photo Release: NXT-ID Inc. Rings Opening Bell of the NASDAQ Stock Market October 13th 3Two-faced gene: SIRT6 prevents some cancers but promotes sun-induced skin cancer 2Stem cell discovery challenges dogma on how fetus develops; holds insights for liver cancer and reg 2Stem cell discovery challenges dogma on how fetus develops; holds insights for liver cancer and reg 3
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