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Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene

...America, though human artifacts have been found in association with extinct megafauna fossils on all continents, including Africa. Over a period of, at most, 1,500 years, following the appearance of Clovis-style hunters, camels and horses, rhinos and peccaries, short-faced bears and saber-toothed tigers, as wel...

Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise

...to their clients. It has built bridges between the association and the college. And most importantly, it has funded critical research that has improved the quality of animal care we can deliver." The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) is a two-state, three-campus profe...

No role for simian virus 40 in human pleural mesotheliomas

...te over laboratory methods and the strength of the association of SV40 with these tumors. A study, published in the September 25 issue of Lancet, calls into question this proposed link between SV40 and pleural mesothelioma and provides a possible explanation for the discrepancies in the results obtained by diff...

Simian virus 40 not associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study shows

...inated poliovirus vaccine. To examine the possible association between exposure to SV40 and NHL, Eric A. Engels, ...nd control subjects. The researchers thus found no association between SV40 exposure or infection and an increased risk of NHL. "Based on the assumption that SV40 ...

Joslin President awarded medal from international diabetes organization

...es who work in the field of diabetes research. The association works to find innovative research concepts that will both encourage and support new ideas and put them into practice in research labs across the globe....

Researchers report new gene test for isolated cleft lip and palate

...lies with isolated clefts, suggesting a predictive association with the birth defect, and this was true in the populations that we analyzed from The Philippines, Denmark, and the United States." Based on a detailed analysis of 1,316 families, the scientists estimated that the risk of parents with this haplotype...

Growth hormone and IBD: Reduction of intestinal inflammation, promotion of growth

.... As was observed in vivo, GH increased SHP2:gp130 association and reduced IL-6 dependent STAT3 activation in T84 human colon carcinoma cells. Conclusion The Cincinnati investigators found that growth hormone administration improved weight gain and reduced disease activity in IL-10 null mice with colitis. This...

New research suggests early diet may play key role in protecting against childhood leukaemia

...ts and vegetables observed in adult cancers." The association is thought to be due to the high vitamin and mineral content of both oranges and bananas. Oranges are rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that may prevent oxidative damage to DNA, thus protecting against carcinogenesis. Bananas are rich in potassium, t...

New research shows air pollution can reduce children's lung function

...3. The study is the longest ever undertaken on the association between air pollution and children's health....

Columbia, Stony Brook, Guidant to develop biological pacemaker based on gene & cell therapies

...ies that gene therapy may provide and welcome this association with Columbia and Stony Brook Universities," said Dr. Beverly Lorell, chief medical and technology officer, Guidant Corporation. "Guidant has a history of supporting innovative research that brings new therapy options to physicians and their patients...

Review article makes case for a new source of cells in the body

...nd dispersing throughout the body. "They travel in association with the cranial nerves to target tissues, disperse into those tissues, then, at what is perhaps an endpoint for their stay during development, they differentiate into the same cell type as their neighbors. So they potentially just vanish into the cr...

Researchers report new gene test for isolated cleft lip and palate

...lies with isolated clefts, suggesting a predictive association with the birth defect, and this was true in the populations that we analyzed from The Phillippines, Denmark, and the United States." Based on a detailed analysis of 1,316 families, the scientists estimated that the risk of parents with this hapl...

Institute for OneWorld Health nominated for the 2004 World Technology Awards

... by the World Technology Network (WTN) and held in association with Nasdaq, Microsoft, TIME magazine, Science magazine, and CNN. Nominees for the World Technology Awards are selected by their peers in recognition of innovative work that is deemed likely to have long-term significance. The 20 award categories...

Genes can influence both alcohol consumption and dependence

...l dependence at some time in a person's life. The association was mainly due to genetic effects on both alcohol ...th the harmful physical effects of alcohol and its association with decreased cardiovascular risk. The differences between people which do persist across time, or...

Study links high carbohydrate diet to increased breast cancer risk

...hool of Public Health in Boston, suggests that the association between carbohydrates and breast cancer may be rel...s, sucrose and fructose demonstrated the strongest association with breast cancer risk in the study. Sucrose is derived from sugar cane, sorghum and the sugar bee...

Preschool bolsters early childhood immunity, reduces risk of young adult Hodgkin's lymphoma

...ctor for Hodgkin's lymphoma. However, we found no association between any of these factors and Hodgkin's lymphom...he mid-50s onward. Our study found no significant association between preschool attendance and risk of HL in adults aged 55 to 70, suggesting a different model fo...

Common call for action on European Research Council (ERC)

... by the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE), an association of 11 organisations established in November 2002 to promote basic science at a European level. Further endorsement came from 41 leading European scientific organisations, associations and research institutes representing the full range of scientific ...

Spiders or scapegoats

...his final theory provides some explanation for the association of spiders with disease. There are many misconceptions surrounding spiders and disease-from them being the alleged causes of the great plagues to the cause of skin ulcers. Dr Isbister comments: "The current myth asserts that many types of spider a...

Where the sage-grouse roam

...ke's talk will be followed by a study on the close association between sage-grouse population success and sagebrush habitats completed by John Connelly (Idaho Department of Fish and Game), Kerry Reese (University of Idaho,) and Michael Schroeder (Washington Department of Wildlife). In "Restoration and recovery ...

Activated signaling pathway may predict lung cancer patients' response to gefitinib

...l in Bologna, Italy, and colleagues, looked at the association between phosphorylation status (a measure of activ... and colleagues consider recent data on the strong association between EGFR mutations and gefitinib sensitivity in patients with NSCLC and also whether phosphoryla...

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