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Rockefeller University Researchers Hunt For Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility Genes
...oung (MODY),this form of diabetes usually develops before
age 25. Stoffel's study focuses onboth early- and late-onset type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, one of the world's most common inherited diseases, occurs in about 3out of every 100 people. An estimated 16 million Americans have diabetes andabout half these p...
Microchip Sensor Detects Bacteria
...ia in food, the water supply or on the battlefield before
it does damage has never been reliable or fast enough to prevent death, illness or economic loss. As just one example, last year a Columbus, Neb., beef-processing plant was forced to recall 25 million pounds of hamburger when less than a speck of ba...
Adults Need To Increase Intake Of Folate; Some Women Should Take More
...States have not met, according to surveyscompleted before
January of this year, when many foods began to be fortifiedwith folic acid, a synthetic form of folate. But it emphasized the specialneeds of childbearing women. "Research over the past decade strongly indicates that women capable of becomingpregnan...
New Recommended Intake Of Folate, Other B Vitamins, And Choline To Be Announced At April 7 Briefing
...The report is embargoed and not for public release before
noon on Tuesday,April 7. Reporters who wish to obtain an advance copy or register to attendthe briefing should contact the Office of News and Public Information. The Institute of Medicine is a private, non-profit organization that provideshealth ...
Scientists Seek Early Warning Of Drinking Water Threats
...ies remove Cryptosporidium and othermicroorganisms before
they reach the kitchen tap. The $250,000 project i...isms. "We could look at thousands of water samples before
finding anything to worryabout," he says. "But the consequences of failing to remove pathogens can b...
New Sunspot Cycle To Be Bigger Than Average
...dices usuallyoccurs within a couple of years or so before
minimum." In turn, this serves as a goodindicator of where the sunspot cycle is headed, but it's not anabsolute measure. Hathaway has several graphs showing differentprediction methods applied to past sunspot cycles. That is, theyused the data from ...
First Evidence That Localized Arthritis Gene Therapy Heals Distant Diseased Joints
... would be expected to "mop up" extra TNF" and IL-1 before
they could bind to receptors on synoviocytes. The researchers induced arthritis in both knees of 32 rabbits. One daylater, some rabbits received the gene for the receptor to TNF" in one diseased knee. (The second knee served as a control)....
No Ode To Joy From Food Scientists Over New Edition
...regardless of growing method, should be washedwell before
eating. Joy : Non-organic produce should be washed with water and a few drops of puresoap. Fact : Washing food with soap or detergents is not recommended by the FDA orU.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) because little is known about the hea...
Human Bone Disorder Reproduced In Mice
...belief that theMAS mutation is lethal if it occurs before
fertilization (in the egg or sperm). In this case, the mutation would affect all cells in the embryo and lead toearly embryo death. The investigators felt that the same principle might applyto individual lesions in MAS patients. If only mutant cell...
From The Home Front To The River Front, USGS Updates Water-Quality Information
...l PCBs that must be exceeded in the edible portion before
consumption advisories are issued were not exceeded in the whole-body tissues at any of the sampling locations. Very few volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were detected in water from wells based on studies of ground-water quality in the Lower Susq...
Purdue Herbarium -- A Noah's Ark For Egyptian Plants
...ley in May to count and identify the desert plants before
irrigation begins. The group is working with Sayed Khalifa, professor of plant taxonomy and flora at Ain Shams University in Abbaseyya, Egypt. Khalifa also serves as a consultant to the National Biodiversity Unit of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs...
Last Comment Sought On Agents Proposed For Report On Carcinogens; A Final ForData On Saccharin, And A Re-Review Of Dioxin Announced
...xicology Program has askedfor final public comment before
recommending action on proposals to listbenzidine dyes, UV radiation from sunlamps and the sun, cadmium, the drugtamoxifen, butadiene, sulfuric acid mists and tobacco whether smoked or chewed,as "known human carcinogens" in the federal government's ...
Environmental Technology Breakthroughs Forecast -- Year 2008
...xt decade. Technologies that help prevent problems before
they arise surfaced as a majortheme. "Our team members represent decades of experience on national andinternational environmental issues including global climate change,environmental technology development and remediation of major waste sites...
Poetically Timed With Spring, Budding Yeast Yield Possible Insight Into Male Fertility--And Infertility
...sceptible to being blocked in middevelopment, just before
the cells from which they are produced undergo thefirst of the two divisions of their DNA. This interruption occurs at a stage ofmeiosis called pachytene and, in most cases, is temporary and beneficial,serving as a period during which the cell can r...
New Study Shows Group Of Marine Bacteria Dominate Offshore Waters Of Southeast, May Play Key Role In Ecosystem Processes
...usiness andindustry. Much more remains to be known before
these marine bacteria can be usedby humankind, however. Indeed, scientists are still trying to completelyunderstand the role of these bacteria in the seas. These are only two aspects of the expanding research, and Moran has justreceived a th...
Two Environmental Articles: Deformed Frogs & Dioxin In Old Soil
...thwest of London has allowed ascientific look back before
the modern chemical industry existed. Jones waspa..., or even if there were PCDD/Fs in the environment before
chloroaromatics were made synthetically, according to Jones. Using scrupulous care to avoid...
New Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate Developed: Improved Delivery Of Antigens By Current Vaccine BCG (Bacille Calmette-Gurin)
...eaths annually - more than at any time-point before
and more than any other infectious agent. Moreover, it has been estimated that half a billion people will suffer from tuberculosis by the year 2050. Already in 1927, a vaccine was developed which was termed bacille Calmette-Gurin (BCG) to...
Gene Study Shows Mammals Lived Before Extinction Of The Dinosaurs
...hows that the major groups of mammals emerged well before
theextinction of the dinosaurs, according to Penn ...zed animal hadto have evolved at some earlier date before
its lifetime--in many cases, it wasmany generations and many millions of years earlier. But genes a...
Inhibitor Shows Potential To Protect Infant Brain
...rocedure and peaking between 18 and 24 hours. Just before
they died, the cells activated their caspases and ...am injected BAF into the brains of some rats right before
the damaging procedure and into others three hours later. After a week, the researchers looked at br...
Effects Of Age Of Introduction Of Complementary Foods On Iron Status OfBreast-Fed Infants In Honduras
...uate the effect of introducing complementary foods before
6 mo of age, we randomly assigned 164 infants who...complementary foods for preventing iron deficiency before
6 mo. Am J Clin Nutr 1998;67:878-84....
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