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artificial

Biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms
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artificial

Made to resemble a natural material or object, for example, faux marbre.
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Amy Mullee, Ph.D., from University College Dublin, and colleagues used data from the multinational European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study to examine the association between total, sugar-sweetened, and artificially sweetened soft drink consumption and subsequent total and cause-specific mortality.
Study author Neil Murphy warned of artificially sweetened soft drinks: "Their health implications are largely unknown." The British Heart Foundation advised: "Stick with water and keep soft drinks as a treat."
The most recent was published earlier this year in the journal Stroke, with researchers suggesting that, even without identifying a specific cause and effect, people should seriously consider the potentially harmful effects of artificially sweetened drinks.
Companies stockpiling goods has "artificially inflated" growth in recent months, said business advisers BDO LLP.
Investigators analyzed data on more than 118,000 people, who were surveyed about their consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages.
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong led a 44-state coalition in announcing a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA) and 19 other generic drug manufacturers alleging a "broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs." The lawsuit, filed in U.S.
)Both the Pakistani Rupee and Asad Umer are artificially overvalued, economists at a moot at the Centre for Economic Research at the Karachi University have concluded."The fact of the matter is that the rupee, despite the government's explicitly stated policy of having a free-floating exchange, was artificially buoyed up through open-market operations by the Ishaq Dar finance ministry, a trend that hasn't quite subsided in this administration either," said Dr Shamsher Khattak, Deputy Chairperson Economics Department at the Peshawar University.
EDINBURGH Zoo giant panda Tian Tian was artificially inseminated on Mother's Day.
The researchers found that replacing a sugary drink with an artificially sweetened beverage lowered the risk of death somewhat; however, drinking four or more artificially sweetened beverages was associated with a higher risk of death among women.
In addition, substituting one sugary drink a day with an artificially sweetened drink was associated with a slightly lower risk of dying, but drinking four or more artificially sweetened drinks a day was associated with a higher risk of death among women.
Artificially high prices for food products aren't observed in Azerbaijan, Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev told reporters in Baku Feb.
A team of researchers found that participants who drank one or more 12-ounce serving of artificially sweetened beverages (including caffeinated and decaffeinated colas and other carbonated beverages) per day experienced a 46 percent improvement in risk of cancer recurrence or death compared to those that didn't.