Archive: 19/11/2007

Eating disorders in adolescents

Eating disorders in the U.S. among ethnic groups were thought to be rare, but recent studies have shown that many cultures are now exposed to the thin beauty ideal. As a result, experts expect to see an increase in eating ...

dateNov 19, 2007 in Other
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Atmospheric measuring device for understanding smog formation

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new tool for quantitatively measuring elusive atmospheric chemicals that play a key role in the formation of photochemical smog. ...

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Pedometers motivate people with diabetes to walk more

The use of a pedometer and a Web site that tracked physical activity levels proved to be powerful motivators for people with diabetes who participated in a recent walking study conducted by researchers from the University ...

dateNov 19, 2007 in Health
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Mushrooms may aid rapid vaccine response

A rapid production of therapeutic human drugs using modified mushrooms may help mount a quicker response to various public health problems, according to plant pathologists who have received a federal grant to perfect their ...

dateNov 19, 2007 in Medical research
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