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Study shows Philip Morris pursued tobacco regulation to enhance its image

...alone and McDaniel based their study on previously secret internal tobacco industry documents. Most of these papers have become available through litigation and now are available at the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library at UCSF. In their analysis, the researchers show that the change in position was part of ...

Nanoparticles carry cancer-killing drugs into tumor cells

...they attached fluorescent imaging agents and their secret ingredient a vitamin called folic acid. Folic acid, or folate, is an important vitamin required for the healthy functioning of all cells. But cancer cells, in particular, seem to need more than average amounts. To soak up as much folate as possible,...

Naps key to surviving the hospital night shift

A nap is a doctor's "indispensable" secret weapon to survival when working nights, states an editorial in this week's issue of The Lancet. The European Working Time Directive means that in the UK almost all trainee doctors now work night shifts. Sleep deprivation, combined with fatigue and a ...

Mayo Clinic researchers discover cancer cells may move via wave stimulation

...o Clinic researchers have uncovered a new cellular secret that may explain how certain cancers move and spread -- a feature of cancers that makes treatment especially difficult. If the mechanism that drives cancer movement -- also called metastasis -- can be understood well enough to manipulate it, new and ...

Mega-brands have mega influence on dietary behavior

...illions of dollars in sales each year. What is the secret to their success? According to James Tillotson, PhD, MBA, professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, "mega-brands maintain their strong grip on our diet because consumers, food companies, and supermarkets ar...

Secret herb in tests to stop breast cancer patients' hot flushes and night sweats

...hers at the University of Manchester are testing a secret herb in a bid to stop the severe hot flushes that besiege breast cancer patients on hormone treatment. Professor Alex Molassiotis, of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, says the herb - one of the mint family, found in any kitchen - is ...

Few gay man regret disclosing HIV status to friends, family

...from being relieved of the burden of living with a secret to experiencing assistance with support groups or medical care -- became apparent long after the disclosure took place. Serovich also noted that the participants involved in the study constitute a small, predominantly Caucasian sample from an urban a...

M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment

...ggressive brain tumors. Uncovering this one secret in the molecular doings of glioblastoma has bolstered the spirits of brain tumor researchers and clinicians worldwide, says neuro-oncologist Mark Gilbert, M.D. "Temodar is the first new brain tumor treatment approved for use in the last 20 years, and...

Neuroendocrinology Congress June 1922 to report new research on brain, hormones, behavior

... and featured in the press room are: What's the secret to living longer? The answer to this age-old question might be found through research looking at neuroendocrine changes throughout the lifespan. A Polish study, which included women aged 20 to 102, will report that adinopectin, a small protein derive...

The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22

...11:30 a.m. What's New About Getting Old What's the secret to living longer? The answer to this age-old question might be found through research looking at neuroendocrine changes throughout the lifespan. A University of Poland study, which included women aged 20 to 102, reports that adiponectin, a small prot...

Proposed changes to obesity guidelines may harm children in the US

...ions about its funding, saying that it has made no secret of the grants it has received from drug companies and emphasising that an internal ethical scrutiny system ensures independence from sponsors....

Hormones could be prescription for living longer

PITTSBURGH What's the secret to living longer? The answer to this age-old question might be found through research looking at neuroendocrine changes throughout the lifespan. Reporting at the 6th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology (ICN 2006) in Pittsburgh, Polish resea...

'My life sucks!' The 10 most common causes of childhood unhappiness

...child and parents, so mom and dad can discover the secret pain that children are so good at keeping from them. Parents are often at a loss as to how they can help a child who looks and acts unhappy most of the time or makes statements such as:"My life sucks.""I'm going to kill myself.""I hate myself.""Not...

Cracking the real Da Vinci Code -- what happens in the artist's brain?

... But now we are finally unlocking the door to this secret world. "We can also use neuroarthistory much more widely, both to better understand the nature of familiar artistic phenomena such as style, and to crack so far intractable problems such as 'what is the origin of art?'" There are many areas in wh...

Clean water project hit by funding drought

...o the commercial principle of keeping your methods secret from your competitors.' In May 2006, the project reached the last 125 out of 2,500 applications for a grant award from the World Bank but in the end just failed to get funding . Dr Sallis said: ''Funds are available for research and for the distribut...

Heartburn drug may help to slow progression of chronic heart failure

... second medication works by causing the stomach to secret more mucous to coat and protect itself against excess acid.) After 24 weeks, Dr. Kitakaze and his colleagues discovered that as hypothesized those patients receiving 30 mg doses of famotidine each day were displaying less-severe symptoms of chron...

Daily weighing and quick action keeps pounds off

...king quick action if it creeps up seems to be the secret to success." "We know that losing weight and keeping weight off is very tough for many people," said Robert J. Kuczmarski, Dr. P.H., R.D., director of the Obesity Prevention and Treatment Program at the National Institutes of Health. "However, the re...

The 'Freakonomics of food'

...nto short wide glasses than in tall thin ones, the secret is simply getting rid of the short glasses....

New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly two years to your lifespan

... 1901 and 1950 (the full list of nominees are kept secret for 50 years). This gave them 528 male scientists with known biographical details (birth and death dates). They looked at one sex only to avoid differences in life span between sexes. They dropped four from that total who died prematurely for non bio...

Revealing secret intentions in the brain

... 20th February 2007, online: 8th February). Our secret intentions remain concealed until we put them into...ve. Now researchers have been able to decode these secret intentions from patterns of their brain activity. They let subjects freely and covertly choose betwe...

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