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Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
...bacterium responsible for some types of ulcers and associated
withstomach cancer, say researchers from St. Eliza...0s researchers at StanfordUniversity showed it was associated
with certain types of stomachcancer. Helicobacter pylori has the unusual ability to live in t...
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...w across the Midwest. In the South, high ozone is associated
with slow wind speeds, an indication of higher local contributions of ozone. However, Schichtel says recent analyses once again cast suspicion on the Heartland. "We're seeing some transport from the Midwest, which implicates the Midwest but doesn't ...
Jefferson Scientists Discover Mechanism Of Viral Link To Disease Commonly Associated With Asbestos
...lioma, a rare connective-tissue cancer commonly associated
with asbestos exposure. In research reporte...nio Procopio, asbestos was the only known agent associated
with the disease. Armed with new information about SV40s interaction with Rb f...
Yale Breakthrough In Destroying Drug-Resistant Bacteria Focuses On Thwarting Genes That Cause Resistance
...hat it can beused toseek out and destroy the mRNAs associated
with particular diseases -- or themRNAs associated
with resistance to specific drugs. In fact, an EGS already hasproved effective against hepatitis in...
No Link Seen Between Breast Cancer And Pesticides, PCB Exposure For General Population
... breast feeding appear to outweigh potential risks associated
with these organochlorines. Results of the study will be presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology in Taiwan on Aug. 20. The research involved 154 postmenopausal women with breast cancer and 192 healthy women ...
MGH-Led Team Finds Gene For Crippling Neurologic Disorder
...s. "This situation, with only one mutation being associated
with disease, isunique," Ozelius says. "It sugges...l poisoning. Until now, no human disease has been associated
with these proteins. "This is quite exciting, because it may help us understand how stress situatio...
Discovery Of Genetic Pathways May Provide New Ways To Combat Candida Infections
...dida, in particular, poses a serious threat and is associated
with high mortality rates in patients undergoing chemotherapy. Candida is also a major cause of infection in hospitalized patients, especially those in Intensive Care Units, patients after major injuries or surgery, patients with burns, and premature...
Molecular Piracy Turns Protein Into Traitor
...f the inflammatory response that would normally be associated
with a tumour. This means it may also be a useful tool in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or asthma where the human immune system is abnormally activated or even as a means of understanding transplant rejection. It may also lead to useful anti-...
Planned Burning In Forests A Boon To Several Species Of Birds In Illinois
... "In the Midwest, the conservation status of birds associated
withsavannas and open woodlands has not been promising," said Jeffrey D.Brawn, a scientist with the Illinois Natural History Survey and a professorof ecology, ethology and evolution at the University of Illinois. In a report Aug. 12 at the annual me...
New Mechanism To Explain Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Identified
...ess gas. Major exposures to deadly levels of COare associated
with house fires and faulty furnaces and water heaters. However,CO is ubiquitous: Auto emissions and tobacco smoke account for much of thelow-level exposures to which people are bombarded everyday. The physiologicalconsequences of these sustained lev...
Report Notes Difficulties In Eliminating E. Coli O157:H7 From Food Supply
...ause foodborne illness in people. Infectious doses associated
with this pathogen in outbreaks have beenconsistently low?a characteristic associated
with the organism's acid tolerance,according to Buchanan and Doyle. Unlike most other pathogens, E. ...
Imaging Studies Illuminate Brain's Response To Cocaine
...reased activityin response to cocaine. Many areas associated
with thought and emotion showedan immediate althou...mong these is thenucleus accumbens, believed to be associated
with reward reinforcement. Inaddition, the area called the amygdala, also associated
with the rewar...
Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research
...based on levels of reportedtrait anxiety, which is associated
with a tendency toward anxious arousaland panic. ...er,may clear up the confusion. "Worry seems to be associated
more with verbal ruminating, obsessingor making up stories in your head," she said. "Panic is muchm...
Further Proof That An Altered Rb-2/p130 Gene Leads To Lung Cancer
...lioma, a rare connective-tissue cancer commonly associated
with asbestos exposure. The virus rendered key tumor-suppressor genes ineffective. The finding was particularly significant, Giordano said, because of the different mechanism potentially involved in causing cancer. In the case of mesothel...
Long-Term Vitamin C Use Cuts Cataract Risk In Older Women
...vitamin C supplements forgreater than 10 years was associated
with a substantially lower prevalence of both early andmoderate lens opacities at any lens location," said Dr. Jacques. According to information appearing in this research paper, a recent study indicated that eye tissuemay saturate with vitamin C at ...
Disease Takes Its Toll On Waterfowl Populations
...nt progress in determining the conditions that are associated
with avian botulism outbreaks. The organism is widely distributed in wetland sediments and factors such as acidity (pH), salinity, and temperature apparently play major roles in increasing or decreasing the risk of outbreaks. The next step is to de...
Limits Of Life On Earth: Are They The Key To Life On Other Planets?
...ornia, will conduct research on genetic components associated
with survival in high-pressure conditions. In his studies, Bartlett will use so-called hyper-barophiles recently obtained from a high-pressure location at the bottom of the Japan Trench, a deep-sea location where pressures reach many tons per square...
Geologist Finds Hidden Patterns Of Diversification In Ordovician Radiation
...ldwide. "There appear to be windows of opportunity associated
withdiversification," said Miller. "and maybe those transitions arefar more abrupt than we appreciate. But those transitions, forwhatever reasons, took place at different times in differentplaces." Miller's research is supported by NASA's Program inE...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
...-- Add another star to the list of health benefits associated
with omega-3 fatty acids. Recent Purdue University research shows that they also help bones grow. "Past research showed that eating more omega-3 fatty acids could decrease coronary heart disease risk and might decrease chances of getting certain canc...
Testosterone And Working Memory; Epilepsy And Schizophrenia; Toxins And Neuron Death; Oregon Researchers Present Findings At Society For Neuroscience
...ion in men may mitigate the loss of working memory associated
withaging. Estrogen and testosterone levels were n...alysis and cognitiveloss--manifestations typically associated
with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson'sdisease and ALS." Kisby says the research leads to a ...
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