Tag: "healthy" at biology news
Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...conduct of large population-based studies in which healthy
subjects are recruited from the practices of community physicians. More recently, his work defining nuclear karyometric features as biomarkers of early neoplasia offers significant potential for identification of individuals at high risk for cancer....
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...E could ever be used to prevent prostate cancer in healthy
individuals. The first step was to see the results.... Of course, this needs to be part of an all-round healthy
lifestyle and diet with plenty of vegetables and other healthy
foods. Regular consumption of supplem...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
... blood vessels). Equivalent sized blood vessels in healthy
tissue can't do this. "What this means is that we ...t this increased blood flow to the tumour but that healthy
tissue was not affected. We were then also able demonstrate that administering BQ123 could significa...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...on emission tomography (PET) and functional MRI in healthy
adults and individuals with Alzheimer's disease, as well as new techniques that enable imaging of amyloid plaques in people living with Alzheimer's. Together, these point toward a disrupted network in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease, ...
Half-million dollar landmark achieved for the Methuselah Mouse Prize
... develop breakthrough techniques for extending the healthy
human lifespan. It will create a needed impetus and focus for the development of new rejuvenation therapies." The Methuselah Mouse Prize is being offered to scientific research teams who develop the longest living Mus musculus, the breed of mouse mo...
Cardiac arrest may hinder ability to learn certain tasks
...re difficulty learning a new spatial task than did healthy
mice. "The neurons that survived a heart attack looked very different from normal, healthy
neurons," DeVries said. "These changes could be part of the physiological basis for memory deficits ...
...uthority approval and, in turn, are supported by a healthy
clinical development pipeline. They include products used to treat multiple sclerosis, AIDS, cancer, hepatitis and arthritis." Furthermore, the improved understanding of the molecular basis of disease has led to "real optimism that a new generation o...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...body via smaller arteries. The samples ranged from healthy
to severely diseased. The researchers then "mapped" not only the degree of atherosclerotic plaque development, but also the locations of the plaque within the aorta. Location of the plaque is an important indicator of disease susceptibility, t...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...nfluence of aging on skeletal muscle blood flow in healthy
humans. Active leg sympathetic vasoconstrictor responsiveness appears to be greater in older men during exercise. 4.17 Adrienne Visocchi, et al. (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada) The effect of isometric arm or leg exercise on resting blood p...
Newly identified master gene key in baby's first breath
...g enough to support the development of sustainable healthy
lungs in the mice. According to the March of Dimes, one in eight infants in the U.S. are born prematurely. Furthermore, approximately 24 percent of all infants born prematurely will die in the first month of life and in most cases, it is as ...
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
...ion battalion, also known as Seabees. Both ill and healthy
veterans from the same battalion were tested for comparison. In addition, pure sympathetic nervous system functions were tested. In these tests, there were no appreciable differences between the two groups of veterans. Dr. Haley f...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...llow scientists to access images of the anatomy of healthy
zebrafish to compare to the zebrafish used in thei...ions and disease. The comparisons to the images of healthy
zebrafish will allow investigators to quickly detail the anatomical abnormalities associated with a ...
Key cell-death step found
...nsights on two devastating inherited diseases. In healthy
cells, mitochondria (tiny energy substations that ...h, or apoptosis. Apoptosis is a normal process in healthy
individuals, but if mitochondrial fusion doesn't work, the wrong cells die, causing disease. This is...
Genetic modification of linseed produces healthier omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
...creasingly recognized as important components of a healthy
human diet. Increased consumption, in particular o...el syndrome and some cancers, and the promotion of healthy
brain and eye development in infants. Scientists have been working on engineering the production of ...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...th. Although periodontal disease rarely occurs in healthy
children, research suggests that the bacteria that... "Although periodontal disease is rare in healthy
children, it is important to investigate the presence of periodontal pathogens as the permanent teet...
Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
...he March of Dimes urges all women to eat a varied, healthy
diet before and during pregnancy. Of women who w...every day beginning before pregnancy, as part of a healthy
diet containing foods fortified with folic acid and foods that naturally contain folic acid, such as...
Simian virus 40 not associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study shows
...in lymphoma (NHL) patients are no more likely than healthy
people to have been exposed to or infected by simian virus 40 (SV40), a macaque polyomavirus that contaminated poliovirus vaccines in the mid-20th century, according to a new study in the September 15 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Inst...
Understanding celiac disease
...tails about why immune cells attack the body's own healthy
tissues in response to a harmless substance that t...he processes contributing to active destruction of healthy
tissue are not well understood. A research study headed by Dr. Bana Jabri from the Department of Pat...
The search for a kinder, gentler chemotherapy
...the tumor from within, avoiding the destruction of healthy
cells responsible for much of the damage caused by...or folic acid and absorb more of the nutrient than healthy
cells. In a process akin to hiding a dog's heartworm pill in a glob of peanut butter, researchers co...
New research shows air pollution can reduce children's lung function
...hildren living in communities with cleaner air. In healthy
people, lungs grow to full capacity during the teenage years, but typically stop growing at age 18. Then, lung capacity gradually declines. Adults begin to lose lung function by 1 percent each year after age 20. "Lung development in teenagers determi...
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