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UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season
...or racing and shower. In addition, one should wash clothes
after every use to prevent irritation or infection of broken skin." Falls are an unpleasant but inevitable part of biking. There are multiple remedies to help heal scrapes with minimal scarring. The important thing is to wash and clean the area. Ther...
Facelift alternatives rid patients of neck 'wattle' without the downtime of surgery
...f neck "wattle" to look younger or to wear certain clothes
or accessories more comfortably, without having fa... region, patients' profiles look years younger and clothes
and fashion accessories such as ties, turtlenecks, and necklaces are worn more comfortably. Skin in...
Arm lift surgery generally safe, minor risks need to be considered, Mayo Clinic finds
.... It may also improve ability to exercise and make clothes
fit better. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons' (ASPS) statistics, ASPS member surgeons and other certified physicians performed 9,955 arm lifts in 2004. Of these arm lifts, 4 percent were performed on males and 96 percent on fem...
Arm swelling common among young breast cancer patients
...g their arms or hands. They also often need to buy clothes
that are otherwise too big in order to fit the swollen limb. Lymphedema is caused by a build-up of lymphatic fluid. The lymphatic system serves as a source of immune cells and includes organs and tissues such as bone marrow, the spleen, and lymph nod...
Detecting Alzheimer's in the eye, lifting fingerprints without touching the surface
...aces of explosives on surfaces (such as a bomber's clothes
orthe doors of a truck) in mass transit and airport settings. Called Surface Laser Photofragmentation-Fragment DetectionSpectroscopy (SLP-FD), the laser system breaks up molecules on asurface and creates fragments of nitric oxide (NO), which is pre...
Al Gore recipient of Harvard Global Environmental Citizen Award
... Meryl Streep, along with others, will be modeling clothes
made from sustainable material by designer Linda Loudermilk....
Feeling fat in the festive season? It's all in your mind
...y day, such as feeling thin or fat when we put our clothes
on in the morning, or when walking through a narrow doorway or ducking under a low ceiling. However, unlike more elementary bodily senses such as limb movement, touch and pain, there are no specialized receptors in the body that send information to t...
Large prospective study examines colon cancer risk in women
...t out that some household activities, like washing clothes
and scrubbing floors, may have been classified as more vigorous than they actually are. Given that over 58 percent of women in the study reported engaging in at least 30 minutes of vigorous activity per day, the authors suggest that the inclusion of ...
Inadequate housing may contribute to poor health in immigrant farmworker families
...ural population. In addition, many households lack clothes
washers and dryers and vacuum cleaners. From 36 percent to 42 percent of the families did not have a working washer at home, compared to 16 percent for the rural U.S. population. According to Arcury, documenting the problem is the first step in worki...
Secret herb in tests to stop breast cancer patients' hot flushes and night sweats
...can be so bad that some women have to change their clothes
three or four times a night. It is traditionally used by Mediterranean women undergoing the menopause, but Professor Molassiotis cannot name it as he and his team are carrying out a double blind trial (neither the patient nor the doctor is allowed to...
Homeless young people warn researchers about the dangers of cash incentives
...coffee vouchers or useful items like backpacks and clothes
were much more appropriate. "Things we need and that won't hurt us" he stressed. "This is an important finding" says Dr Ensign. "Most of the young people we spoke to were keen to take part in research, but felt that monetary incentives of more than $...
Research documents children's exposure to pesticides, suggests need for family education
...lived in households in which workers changed their clothes
in the dwelling. In a separate study, in-depth interviews were conducted with 41 Latino women in farmworker households in five North Carolina counties (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga) and three counties in Virginia (Smyth, Grayson an...
Forget basal body temperature -- check out her clothes
...proach menstrual onset, they get out their bloated clothes
and they pull out their sweats," Haselton explained. "So if what we were measuring was a PMS effect, you'd expect that if a woman has her photo taken one or two days before menstrual onset, then she's going to dress frumpier than someone who had her ...
Binghamton University researchers ready nanotechnology innovations for market
that can regulate body temperature. Or sensors tha... find their way into wallpaper computer screens or clothes
that regulate body temperature. Zhong, an associate professor of chemistry, has developed nanopartic...
Strong marriage helps couples deal with tempermental baby
...t, including free play and changing their infant's clothes
together. Researchers watched the videotapes and rated how well the couples cooperated with each other when playing with their infant and changing his or her clothes, and how well they seemed to get along while dealing with the baby. The results ...
Less sun better than using sunscreen
...eaches. But avoiding direct sunlight and wearing clothes
which stop harmful UV rays from reaching the skin,... world. The authors say: "Wearing sun protective clothes
and a hat and reducing sun exposure to a minimum should be preferred to sunscreens. Often this solu...
Thymus transplants gives hope to babies with fatal immune disease
...doing -- she's feeding herself, putting on her own clothes
and she loves to dance." Lolita Harding is describing her daughter Dave'yana, who will turn three in September, thanks in large part to a thymus transplant she received at Duke University Medical Center in April 2005 to reconstitute her absent immu...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...the Braille-embossed aluminum tags sewn into their clothes
or the coding system of safety pins theyve devised...o a garment) and the recommendation of coding your clothes
with safety pins on the tags, says Abushagur. It seemed kind of outrageous that nothing has been don...