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2011-04-25 16:49:20

Texas-A new low cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much faster than existing tests has been developed by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin. The sensor, which could be produced for as little as a dollar, is built with a 12-cent LED light, aluminum foil, gelatin, milk protein and a few other cheap, easily obtainable materials. The sensor could help prevent damage from acute pancreatitis, which is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas that can lead to severe stomach...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

DALLAS, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Americans believe drinking wine is good for your heart but are unaware of recommended alcohol limits, and most mistakenly believe sea salt is a low-sodium alternative to regular table salt, according to a new survey about these common products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) The American Heart Association surveyed 1,000 American adults to assess their awareness and beliefs about how wine and salt...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will showcase new ideas in the areas of health and wellness, and cost management, specifically with regards to creating meat products with reduced sodium, healthier fats, and alternative lean beef raw materials options at The American Meat Institute (AMI) Expo, April 13-16, 2011, in Chicago's McCormick Place. Visitors to Cargill's booth (#2052) can learn more about these topics and sample four processed meat prototypes. The prototypes...

2011-03-24 20:46:51

The more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism/Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention 2011 Scientific Sessions. "Patients should be advised to increase their physical activity and eat less sodium," said Casey M. Rebholz, M.P.H., lead author of the study and a medical student at the Tulane School of Medicine and doctoral...

2011-03-23 15:00:00

Study Highlights: -- The less physically active you are, the more your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. -- Following a low-salt diet may be particularly important in lowering blood pressure among sedentary people. ATLANTA, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and...

2011-03-08 06:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Wis., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sargento Foods, Inc., in partnership with culinary expert and registered dietitian, Michelle Dudash, is making it easier for Americans to incorporate healthier - yet tasty - options in their diets. With the recent release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture, there is a greater call for people to choose nutrient-dense foods that are lower in sodium...

2011-02-28 08:59:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that Chlorine Engineers Corp, LTD, has been selected as process technology provider and engineering contractor for the previously announced new chlor-alkali plant being constructed at its vinyls manufacturing complex in Geismar, Louisiana. The project is targeted for start-up in the second half of 2013 and will be partially funded by the Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds issued by the company. The...

2011-02-17 21:54:28

How does a Michigan State University scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years? By discovering a new energy source, of course. This week, SiGNa Chemistry Inc. unveiled its new hydrogen cartridges, which provide energy to fuel cells designed to recharge cell phones, laptops and GPS units. The green power source is geared toward outdoor enthusiasts as well as residents of the Third World, where electricity in homes is considered a luxury. "SiGNa has created an inherently safe...

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2011-02-15 07:55:00

Physicists propose beaming laser at atmospheric sodium to measure global magnetic field Mapping the Earth's magnetic field "“ to find oil, track storms or probe the planet's interior "“ typically requires expensive satellites. University of California, Berkeley, physicists have now come up with a much cheaper way to measure the Earth's magnetic field using only a ground-based laser. The method involves exciting sodium atoms in a layer 90 kilometers above the surface and measuring...

2011-02-15 00:02:50

PowerTrekk by myFC is first portable electronics charger for outdoor enthusiasts and innovators for emerging markets New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 SiGNa Chemistry today announced that its proprietary mobile-H2â“ž¢ cartridges which will deliver clean H2 gas instantly for myFC's PowerTrekk, a wireless rechargeable power source for portable electronics, on demonstration at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. SiGNa's...


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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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