- Iditarod Sled Dogs- Ultimate Performance Athletes Get Their Own Study
Dogs are often called "man's best friend," and rightly so because they never tell us we are wrong or interrupt us when we talk, are they are always happy to see us when we arrive home. Some dogs take friendship to a whole other level by pul ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 25 2008 - 9:58am
- Suffering Joints? Stop And Smell The Roses
Roses (genus Rosa) encompass over 100 known species. Cultivated for their fragrance and beauty, roses historically have been the center of much praise. Poets have dedicated odes to their beauty, they have been desired by centuries of gardeners and are one ...
Article - Erin Richards - Dec 15 2008 - 1:38am
- Three Genetic Variations Mean A 40X Increase In Risk Of Getting Gout
Researchers have identified two new genes – and confirmed the role of a third gene – associated with increased risk of higher levels of uric acid in the blood, which can lead to gout, a common, painful form of arthritis. Combined, the three genetic variat ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 30 2008 - 10:49pm
- Influence Of Vagotomy At The Perfusion Of The Mucous Membrane Of The Duodenum And Jejunum With Blood
I. INTRODUCTION The histological structures of the mucous membrane of the small intestine. The micro-circulation of blood of the mucous membrane of the small intestine. The lymphatic circulations of mucous membrane of the small intestine. The sympathetic i ...
Article - Ante Rilovic - Oct 4 2008 - 3:56pm
- Fasting Reduces Side Effects of Chemo
Listen to me. These starved little mice could save your life. Recently, an article appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a prestigious scholarly journal, about fasting and chemotherapy. The author, Dr. Valter Longo, studi ...
Blog Post - TK Kenyon - Oct 22 2008 - 10:09pm
- Pizza Problem Leads To Pepperoni Pelvic Pain
What's the worst that could happen after eating a slice of pepperoni pizza? A little heartburn, for most people. But for up to a million women in the U.S., enjoying that piece of pizza has painful consequences. They have a chronic bladder condition t ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 8 2008 - 6:07pm
- Radiation Over Time- Diagnostics Can Be Nearly As Harmful As Diseases
According to a report by the UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation in 2000, patients are exposed to about 200 times more ionizing radiation than medical workers. In some countries, this figure can be nearly 500 times. In the quest to ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 19 2008 - 12:12am
- Racial Cardiovascular Health Strangely Linked To Low Birth Weight And Even Slavery
Two new articles examine the theory of "fetal programming" and their effect on racial health disparities. The studies, published in American Journal of Human Biology, suggest that the higher rates of hypertension and cardiovascular disease presen ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 19 2008 - 12:21am
- Western Diet Causes Heart Attacks (Asian Diets Not So Great Either) So Be More Prudent
The often-criticized components of the Western diet, like fried foods, salty snacks and meat, accounts for 30 percent of heart attack risk across the world, according to a study of dietary patterns in 52 countries reported in Circulation: Journal of the A ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 20 2008 - 6:07pm
- Heart Valves From Natural Body Cells Grow With The Patient
German President Horst Köhler will award the German Future Prize for 2008 on 3 December in Berlin. Professor Axel Haverich, a heart surgeon and Leibniz prizewinner from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) Hannover Medical Scho ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 22 2008 - 12:17am