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  • Sugar substance 'kills' good HDL cholesterol, new study finds

    09/03/2014 12:09:14 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 13 replies
    medicalxpress.com ^ | 01 SEP 2014 | Provided by University of Warwick (UK)
    Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered that 'good' cholesterol is turned 'bad' by a sugar-derived substance. The substance, methylglyoxal - MG, was found to damage 'good' HDL cholesterol, which removes excess levels of bad cholesterol from the body. Low levels of HDL, High Density Lipoprotein, are closely linked to heart disease, with increased levels of MG being common in the elderly and those with diabetes or kidney problems. Supported by funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and published in Nutrition and Diabetes, the researchers discovered that MG destabilises HDL and causes it to lose the properties which...
  • Low Magnesium Linked To Heart Disease [magnesium overlooked as the MAIN FACTOR in heart disease]

    04/06/2013 8:39:15 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 66 replies
    Medical News Today ^ | Kelly Fitzgerald
    Low magnesium levels have been found to be the best predictor of heart disease, contrary to the traditional belief that cholesterol or saturated fat play the biggest roles....
  • New Magnesium Discovery: Anti-inflammatory benefits

    07/25/2012 4:30:54 AM PDT · by djf · 52 replies
    Of all the minerals, magnesium has always been close to my heart – in more ways than one. Magnesium is truly a wonder mineral While people might be aware of the power of this mineral, there is now scientific evidence that takes magnesium to a new level. A study was conducted on more than 3700 women who were post menopausal. The results were astounding in that it was revealed that magnesium has incredible anti-inflammatory properties. This is great news for people like you and I who are health-conscious and do not wish to depend upon harmful medications to reveal inflammatory-related...
  • Magnesium May Boost Brainpower

    01/31/2010 7:33:56 AM PST · by decimon · 17 replies · 568+ views
    Live Science ^ | Jan 31, 2010 | LiveScience Staff
    Mice given extra doses of a new magnesium compound had better working memory, long-term memory and greater learning ability. Before you go popping heavy doses of magnesium, however, know that much more testing is needed. Though rodent brains work similarly to ours, animal studies do not always predict what will happen in humans. "If MgT is shown to be safe and effective in humans, these results may have a significant impact on public health," said Guosong Liu, director of the Center for Learning and Memory at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Magnesium is an essential element found in some fruits,...
  • New Government Motors Ecologically Friendly Urban Assault Vehicle

    04/08/2009 2:26:49 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 14 replies · 1,650+ views
    This is the latest grand idea from the liberal geniuses who are running the Department of Defense the Environmental Protection Agency, and General Motors. Named the PUSS-E, this gem solves about every problem the Libtards can envision.
  • Made In China? (Revamp Of The MG, China To Invade The US Market)

    09/14/2006 4:55:47 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 13 replies · 2,214+ views
    All Maine Matters ^ | September 2006 | by Bob Sanders
    The more appropriate question would be "What isn't made in China?" In the field of auto repair, we are seeing a slow but deliberate increase in the number of aftermarket parts that are stamped "Made in China". While the amount of parts that are made in China is disturbing, what is even more disturbing is the fact that these components are of very high quality. They easily compare to anything made not just in the US, but anywhere else for that matter. But there is one sector of the economy that up until now has escaped the onslaught of the...
  • State trooper pleads guilty to possessing machine gun

    07/26/2006 4:47:07 PM PDT · by bad company · 344 replies · 3,526+ views
    Belleville News-Democrat ^ | Jul. 26, 2006 | ASHLEY TUSAN JOYNER
    Illinois State Police trooper Gregory Mugge pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing an unregistered machine gun in federal court on Tuesday, according to an announcement from the U.S. attorney's office. Mugge, 52, of Jerseyville, was indicted in January, along with Illinois State Police Sgt. James Vest, 39, of O'Fallon, and John Yard, 36, an Illinois State Police special agent assigned to the Collinsville office, each face separate charges of illegal gun possession. Mugge faces up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and a maximum three years of supervised release. He is scheduled to reappear...
  • Chinese Carmaker Announces Plans For British Plant

    07/17/2006 12:45:35 PM PDT · by wouldntbprudent · 12 replies · 318+ views
    Playfuls.com ^ | July 17, 2006 | Playfuls Team
    Chinese motor manufacturer Nanjing Automobile Monday outlined plans for the production of an MG sports car at the former Longbridge site in Birmingham, in the English Midlands. Nanjing Automobile said it would place an initial 10 million pounds (18 million dollars) of investment into Longbridge to resume production of the MGF sports car. The plant, formerly the home of MG Rover, would have an annual capacity of 15,000 cars, which will be sold in Britain and Europe, Nanjing said. About 80 people currently working at the site and more may be taken on in future, Nanjing chief Yu Jianwei said....
  • Chinese Company Intends to Build MG’s in Oklahoma

    07/12/2006 5:51:45 AM PDT · by aculeus · 116 replies · 3,837+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 12, 2006 | By NICK BUNKLEY
    DETROIT, July 11 — Can the mystique of a British sports car be recreated by a Chinese company in America’s heartland? That’s the bet by Nanjing Automobile Group, which plans to resurrect the fabled MG marque in a tricontinental demonstration of how truly global the automotive industry has become. Nanjing, which purchased the assets of the bankrupt MG Rover Group last year, aims to be the first Chinese carmaker to open a factory in the United States. The company has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday in Oklahoma to announce plans to build a newly designed MG TF Coupe there,...
  • The myth of the easy machine gun

    05/21/2006 8:15:36 AM PDT · by SmithL · 100 replies · 3,413+ views
    The Star ^ | 5/21/6 | Michael Bowers
    A ban on assault rifles, pushed by the mayor of Chicago and our governor, is moldering in the state House Rules Committee. Lawmakers can take no action until they reconvene in October. And even then, there's little chance supporters can pick up the three additional votes they need to send the bill to the Senate. But like the villain at the end of a movie, the assault rifle ban never dies. It's just wounded, waiting to come back when you're not looking. So I thought I would look into the validity of its major argument. That is, this notion that...
  • Fast says troops believe they're making differences

    02/11/2006 2:10:35 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 226+ views
    Wick News Service ^ | Feb 11, 2006 | Tim Hull
    GREEN VALLEY — Speaking in Green Valley Thursday, Maj. Gen. Barbara Fast, commander of the U.S. Army’s intelligence center at Fort Huachuca., said that troops on the ground in Iraq “believe they are making a difference.” Members of the Iraqi security forces are due to arrive at Fort Huachuca for training in late February, she said. Fast served for a year in Iraq, most notably as senior intelligence officer for the coalition ground forces. The major general spoke during a lunch meeting of the Green Valley Lion’s Club to a crowd, the majority of which had served in the military....
  • PwC selects Nanjing to buy Rover assets (China buys bankrupt British auto manufacturer)

    07/22/2005 12:10:51 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 471+ views
    Reuters | July 22, 2005
    LONDON (Reuters) - Administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers said on Friday it had selected China's Nanjing Automobile to buy the assets of bankrupt carmaker MG Rover and its engine producer Powertrain. "Nanjing has indicated its intention to relocate the engine plant and some of the car production plant to China, to retain some car production plant in the UK and to develop an R&D and technical facility here," PwC said in a statement. Chinese rival Shanghai Automotive Corp. (SAIC) and a British consortium had also bid to buy MG Rover assets.
  • British car maker MG Rover to become property of a Russian oligarch

    05/02/2005 11:16:01 PM PDT · by Destro · 4 replies · 441+ views
    pravda.ru ^ | 04/30/2005 16:56 | Translated by: Dmitry Sudakov
    British car maker MG Rover to become property of a Russian oligarch 04/30/2005 16:56 The purchase of MG Rover could probably have a bigger response in Western business world in comparison with Roman Abramovich's acquisition of Chelsea The British automobile company MG Rover, which is currently experiencing a financial collapse, might become the property of a Russian businessman in the near future. It is not ruled out that MG Rover's new owner will be the company Ruspromavto, owned by oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Alexander Yushkevich, the chairman of Ruspromavto's board of directors, said that such an acquisition should fit the development...
  • Blair unveils £150m MG Rover aid

    04/15/2005 9:54:16 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 10 replies · 271+ views
    BBC ^ | 4/15/05 | n/a
    Friday, 15 April, 2005, 16:49 GMT 17:49 UK Blair unveils £150m MG Rover aid Thousands of workers are now set to lose their jobs Tony Blair has announced a £150m support package to help workers being made redundant at MG Rover and the companies in the area that supply it. The news came after administrators at the car maker said 5,000 staff would lose their jobs this weekend after a last-ditch rescue deal failed. PricewaterhouseCoopers - the administrators - added that more redundancies could follow. Some 1,000 staff will remain in work at MG Rover for the short term. They...
  • MG Rover calls in receivers as China deal falls through

    04/07/2005 4:13:04 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 20 replies · 869+ views
    Associated Press | April 7, 2005
    LONDON (AP) - Cash-strapped car manufacturer MG Rover Group is going into financial administration after a proposed takeover deal with a Chinese firm fell through, the British government said Thursday night.  "MG Rover has announced that their board has decided to call in the receivers,'' Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt said.  Rover said it had asked PriceWaterhouseCoopers to "accept engagement to advise the board of directors on the current position at the company.''  Earlier Thursday, Rover - the last major British-owned carmaker - suspended production at its British factory and called on the government to firm up its...
  • China deal 'only hope for Rover'

    04/03/2005 1:41:44 PM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 8 replies · 415+ views
    BBC ^ | 4/3/05 | n/a
    Sunday, 3 April, 2005, 19:25 GMT 20:25 UK China deal 'only hope for Rover' About 6,000 are employed at Rover in Longbridge, Birmingham UK Trade Secretary Patricia Hewitt has said talks between Birmingham-based MG Rover and China's biggest car maker are the 'only hope' for the UK firm. Her officials have gone to China for last-ditch talks with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp on a £1bn investment in MG Rover. Meanwhile, MG Rover has denied a report it has a £400m hole in its pension fund that is jeopardising the deal. A spokesman for the company said the figure was "completely...
  • Magnesium & Vitamin B-6 Intake Reduces Central Nervous System Hyperexcitability in Children (ADHD)

    03/04/2005 5:33:36 PM PST · by Coleus · 2 replies · 635+ views
    Journal of the American College of Nutrition ^ | 2004 | Marianne Mousain-Bosc, MD
    Magnesium VitB6 Intake Reduces Central Nervous System Hyperexcitability in Children Marianne Mousain-Bosc, MD, Michele Roche, PhD, Jean Rapin, MD, PhD and Jean-Pierre Bali, MD, PhD Department of Pediatry (M.M.-B.), CHU Nimes, FRANCEDepartment of Biochemistry (M.R.), CHU Nimes, FRANCELaboratoire de Biochimie, Groupe Hospitalier Carémeau (J.P.B.), Nimes Cedex, FRANCEDepartment of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bourgogne, Dijon (J.R.), FRANCE Address reprint requests to: Dr. Jean-Pierre Bali, Laboratoire de Biochimie, Groupe Hospitalier Carémeau, Place du Professeur Robert Debré, 30029 Nimes Cedex, FRANCE. E-mail: bali2003@yahoo.frObjective: Ionic magnesium (Mg2+) depletion has long been known to cause hyperexcitability with convulsive seizures in rodents, effects...
  • Chinese car giant could save MG Rover

    02/22/2005 11:41:43 PM PST · by MadIvan · 17 replies · 1,107+ views
    ITV News ^ | February 23, 2005 | Staff
    Chancellor Gordon Brown has promised to do everything possible to secure an MG Rover tie-up which could save 6,000 jobs.Mr Brown met the Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and finance minister Jin Renqing to push the case for the partnership between MG Rover and Shanghai Automotive Industry Group. The deal with the state-owned car company is seen as the last chance to safeguard the future of Rover's West Midlands plant and its 6,000 workers. Shanghai Automotive's proposed £1 billion investment in Rover is awaiting approval by its owner, the Shanghai city government, and by the National Development and Reform Commission, which...
  • Chinese car group's takeover of Rover hits snags

    02/06/2005 10:50:45 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 403+ views
    Agence France Presse | February 7, 2005
    BEIJING: Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp's (SAIC) planned purchase of troubled British car firm MG Rover has run into difficulties with Chinese regulators stalling on a decision, the Financial Times reported. It said state regulators are resisting British pressure to fast track approval, angered by Rover's decision to reveal it was in negotiations with SAIC, China's largest state-run automaker. For the deal to proceed, SAIC needs approval from the Shanghai city government, its owner, and from the National Development and Reform Commission, which is responsible for foreign investments by state-owned companies. However, Rover's decision to reveal it was in talks...