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2013-09-25 10:59:48

Australian researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the FTO (fat and obesity) gene and hip fracture in women.  While the gene is already well known to affect diabetes and body fat, this is the first study to show that its high-risk variant can increase the risk of hip fracture by as much as 82%. The study, undertaken by Dr Bich Tran and Professor Tuan Nguyen from Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, examined six gene variants (single nucleotide polymorphisms,...

2010-05-19 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NRG Resources, Inc. announced the filing of a lawsuit in Orange County, California in the Superior Court for the State of California against Michael Mai, and Tuan aka "Anthony" aka "Tony" Nguyen, an attorney and CPA. The suit alleges that Anthony Tuan Nguyen and Michael Mai, in collaboration with other parties, interfered with NRG's contracts and business relationships, embarked on a calculated campaign to defame the Company and its directors,...

2009-04-20 07:51:04

Australian and Vietnam scientists say they've have discovered the bone density of vegan Buddhist nuns and non-vegetarian women is identical. Professor Tuan Nguyen of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney and Ho-Pham Thuc Lan from the Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, compared the bone health of 105 post-menopausal vegan nuns and 105 non-vegetarian women. They said the women matched in every other physical respect. For the 5 percent of people in...

2009-04-16 14:00:43

A study comparing the bone health of 105 post-menopausal vegan Buddhist nuns and 105 non-vegetarian women, matched in every other physical respect, has produced a surprising result. Their bone density was identical.The study was led by Professor Tuan Nguyen from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He collaborated with Dr Ho-Pham Thuc Lan from the Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Their findings are now published online in Osteoporosis...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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