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Jefferson Researchers First To Create Genetically Engineered Mouse To Study Photoaging
...ticallyaltered, mouse used to study the causes and effects
of photoaging on human skin. The mouse line, devel...ls have taken at leastsix months to a year to show effects
of photodamage caused by irradiation." The researchers were also able to apply sunscreens an...
Prairies Will Be Hit Hard By Global Warming
...hit harder than many areason this continent by the effects
of global warming and the damage will becomeappare...tional havejust completed a year-long study on the effects
of North American global warmingby comparing computer models of the earth's atmosphere and ecosystem...
Harvard Medical School Researchers Identify Four Human Genes Essential To Cell Division; Discovery Yields New Target For Cancer Therapies
...sible to the APC inhibitor, avoiding dangerousside effects
that plague many anticancer drugs. The APC complex provides "awhole new set of targets which don't function at all in non-dividing cells," says Kirschner. For successful cell division -- when the cytoplasmic and genetic contentsof a cell are...
Study Is First Ever To Document Protein Therapy Induces Creation Of New Blood Vessels To The Human Heart
... "We wereable to use the recognized physiological effects
of FGF-I to induceneoangiogenesis in the human isc...alive. The scientists report that no negative side effects
have been seen in thepatients who received the FGF-I. Elizabeth Nabel, M.D., an America...
Uterine Environment Boosts Learning Ability In Mouse Offspring
...gs, alcohol, and other factorscan have devastating effects
on fetuses," says Dr. Denenberg, who has worked asa visiting investigator at The Jackson Laboratory. "But this is one of the firststudies to show that a positive uterine environment can have profound effectsupon adult cognitive behavior." The researc...
Pet-Owning Couples Are Closer, Interact More Than Pet-Less Couples, UB Study Shows
... outside world, a pet provides the same beneficial effects
on cardiovascular health as social interactions. Allen's research is funded in part by the Waltham Research Center for Pet Nutrition located outside of London, England....
UF Researchers Use Gene Therapy To Prevent Hypertension, Organ Damage
...fullyprevents high blood pressure and its damaging effects
on the heart andkidneys, report researchers at the...th the cell wall to reduce the potentially harmful effects
ofthe angiotensin II hormone. High blood pressure and organ damage wereprevented in all of the anima...
USC Study On Soy's Anti-Cancer Effects
...to more exciting discoveries about the anti-cancer effects
of soy," Leesays....
Intake Of Acetaminophen Increases Risk Of Excessive Anticoagulation In Patients
...ood clots in the legs or lungs. Because thedrug's effects
can be altered by many factors -- including illness, othermedications, and eating foods containing vitamin K -- warfarin treatment is adelicate balancing act between two serious risks. Too little anticoagulanteffect and the patient could develop a c...
Study Of Microbes May Hone Predictions Of Mining Impact
...n nature can be a powerful new tool to predict the effects
of sulfide mining at a given site, said Katrina J. Edwards, a UW-Madison graduate student and a co-author of the study. Prior to the new study, conducted at Iron Mountain, Calif., an abandoned and heavily polluted iron mine, two species of bacteria, ...
Virginia Tech Researchers Assess Watershed Management For EPA, NSF
...essment of the hydrologic, ecological and economic effects
of urbandevelopment. "The deterioration of... it a goodarea in which to learn how to manage the effects
of urban development." Diplas and CE colleagues David Kibler, Richard Greene and Vinod Loha...
GCTE/LUCC Open Science Conference:
...present and discuss the most recentfindings on the effects
of global change on the terrestrial biosphere and ...onvene the largest conference ever organizedon the effects
of global change on the terrestrial biosphere. The Global Changeand Terrestrial Ecosystems Program (...
Federal Food Aid Makes Healthier Children
...re (USDA) also benefit significantly, although the effects
are not as dramatic, noted Jean-Pierre Habicht, M....fits of the WIC program for pregnant women and the effects
of food stamps on household diets, few studies have evaluated the effect of either program on nutrit...
Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed
...r of excellent quality, and that no obvious health effects
have been foundin animal tests or in communities w...ngdoing so: > Evaluate the potential health effects
from possible contaminants. All major sources of household, industrial, and agricultural chemicalco...
Global Change: Will Some Plant Species Be Left Behind? Studies Of EcosystemDynamics Make Wide Use Of Computer Models
...ers face additional challenges due to the combined effects
of climatechange and land-use change: two results ...nson (University of Iowa, USA) willspeak about the effects
of the fragmentation of ecosystems, which results insmaller, less connected habitats, making it hard...
Virulent Fungus Devastating Potato Crops
...lture researcher at Purdue University, warn of the effects
of the aggressive new strain of the fungus in an article in the journal Plant Disease . Before 1992 the new late blight strain, US-8 was not present in the United States or in Canada. In 1992 and 1993, the new strain struck New York State and Maine...
UPMC Researchers Report On Gene Therapy Advances
...ther currentstrategies to simultaneously block the effects
of both IL-1 and TNFa, suggestthat gene therapy might treat not only local, but systemic diseases, includingosteoporosis and RA. Research using muscle cells to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems isalso underway at the University of Pittsbur...
Vitamin D Deficiency Appears Common In Hospital Patients
...be vitamin D deficient. "In addition to its known effects
on bone metabolism, vitamin D is implicated ina variety of other important areas -- including muscle function, progression ofarthritis and aspects of the immune system," says Finkelstein. "Because vitaminD deficiency appears to be so common, more pe...
Wake Forest Study Shows Soy Containing A Key Ingredient Is What Lowers
...ogy), said theproject was the first to dissect the effects
of isoflavones in soy from theoverall soybean. ...rteries. Crouse said prior studies of the effects
of soy on blood cholesterol inpeople had showed variable results, though overall these earlier studi...
Soy Phytoestrogens Reduce Carotid Atherosclerosis As Much As Premarin
...he Department ofComparative Medicine, compared the effects
of treatment with mammalian estrogens-- Premarin -- with treatment with soy phytoestrogens in postmenopausal monkeys,all of whom had been fed a "non-prudent diet" -- a diet high in cholesterol. The study was part of an overall program projec...
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