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Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease

...is not healthy, Dr. de Lemos said. We dont have to clean our plates. Its better to throw food out than add it to our waists. Using the waist-to-hip measurement to gauge cardiovascular risk has certain clinical advantages, said Raimund Erbel, M.D., West German Heart Center Essen. The WHR can be easily mea...

Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk

...or. Our finding explains why breast milk is always clean and healthful, even when theres a lot of inflammation going on in the mothers body, he adds. The Salk research team led by Evans published their findings in the August issue of the journal Genes & Development. They hope that a better understanding...

UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA

...d, and having the infection drained and keeping it clean generally resolves the problem. But when antibiotics are needed, it is important to prescribe an effective medication. ...

OHSU Cancer Institute, VA researchers find way to identify which men need a second biopsy

...ning prostate cancer even though they were given a clean bill of health after their first biopsy. Shane Rogosin, M.D., principal investigator, resident, in general internal medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, will present the research on Saturday, June 2 at 1:45 p.m. CDT at the 43rd annual meeting of the A...

Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients

...l that rushes to injury sites and helps repair and clean up wounds in the brain. The work is the latest in a growing body of research that is trying to determine the exact role of inflammation in Alzheimers disease. OBanion notes that some studies have found that taking medications to squelch inflammatio...

Scientists equip bacteria with custom chemo-navigational system

...scientists are researching ways to use bacteria to clean up oil spills or remove other pollutants from soil, water and wastewater. "This new ability to equip motile bacteria with a precise and tunable chemo-navigation system will greatly enhance the impressive arsenal of natural and engineered cell behav...

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

...atricians role in the overall process in promoting clean home air environments, Collins said. For The Journal of Pediatrics article, Collins and his co-authors surveyed physician training needs and attitudes towards improving secondhand smoke reduction efforts at a Philadelphia hospital. Sixty-six resi...

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

...rlines the multiple benefits accruing by providing clean and renewable energies in developing countries," s...ne on the ground, bringing together local banks, a clean energy technology and the entrepreneurial drive of modern India." ...

A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients

...wn. All this you endure, for without dialysis to clean the toxins from your blood as your kidneys once did, you would not live more than a few days. Today, however, hope is on the horizon if not for a reprieve from dialysis, then at least for relief from its onerous side-effects. William Van Geertru...

New asthma inhaler propellant effective, but costlier

...remove the devices' metal canister once a week and clean the plastic actuators with warm water. Not all of the new HFA inhaler products are ideal for everyone and health-care providers and their patients should be aware of important differences. Two brands of HFA inhalers contain ethanol. It may not be a...

'Shrug off' shoulder surgery myth, study suggests

...nd knee joints. The socket, or scapula, is scraped clean and fitted with a plastic mount, while the ball at the top of the humerus bone in the arm is replaced with a metal implant. Patients in the study who had shoulder surgery had far less in-hospital post-surgical complications (7.5 percent) compared w...

Sustainability of energy, food and water theme of ACS national meeting

... that can help solve the worlds growing demand for clean water are scientifically possible, albeit not at the current pace of advancement, according to Mark Shannon, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rapid and massive development of water science and new technologies in the next ten years ...

Biosand filter reduces diarrheal disease in Dominican Republic villages

... life if we can help them get a reliable source of clean drinking water. Our study shows that simple biosan...or ways to improve and increase the usage. We know clean water not only improves, but saves lives." ...

First ozone and nitrogen dioxide measurements from MetOp-A

...g weather conditions and the resulting movement of clean and polluted air....

Pacifier use may lower risk of SIDS

...to secure the pacifier to the child, and regularly clean and replace pacifiers. Even though evidence is mounting that pacifiers help to prevent SIDS, no one knows why. "Because SIDS happens so rarely, it is difficult to do large-scale controlled studies to determine why pacifiers might help," says Damato...

The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy by Dr. Harry Preuss

...Chitosan and other soluble fibers: In an effort to clean up oil spills, scientists discovered chitosan, a pulverized powder made from the shells of shrimp and crab. This ultra-absorbent powder soaks up oil, grease, and heavy metals, both in the oceans and in the intestinal track. In 1995 Italian researcher...

Multislice CT speeds the diagnosis of chest pain in the emergency room

...e is mild, moderate, or severe." Those who get a clean bill of health can safely go home from the hospital without further testing. "As a physician, its tremendously satisfying to tell an anxious patient, within about 30 minutes, that their heart and arteries are normal," Dr. Goldstein said. Each year,...

Hungry for a Super Bowl victory?

... on people's plates. Sports fans eating off of clean plates ate 43% more chicken wings than those whose bones stayed on their plates. "These left-overs served as boney reminders of how much they had eaten. This kept them from mindlessly eating more," said Brian Wansink, Ph.D., Cornell University prof...

PhD researcher develops inexpensive, sustainable production method in just 2 years

...iquid. Ionic liquids are fluid salts that serve as clean solvents. Carbon dioxide is added to this liquid under high pressure. The high pressure propels the CO2 gas to the so-called supercritical phase, during which it assumes the properties of both a gas and a liquid. This causes everything present to ful...

Louisiana Tech receives award for hurricane-relief efforts

...lty and staff and more than 500 students helped to clean and renovate the residence hall to house displaced evacuees. Tulane University's entire football program and its women's track team and staff were provided with office and workout space. The Tech football team altered its practice schedule to accom...

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