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Needlestick Injuries Common In Female Veterinarians, Study Finds
...entallysticking themselves may be almost two times higher
than reported. Some of the women in the study were asked to think back over the16 or 17 years theyve been working, he said, adding that doctorscommonly responded with, Its happened a lot. I really cantrememb...
Butterfly Wings, Beetle Horns Teach Biologists Basic Lesson In Development's Laws
...nsectswill also teach lessons about development in higher
animals, including mammals....
Link Made Between Human Growth Hormone, Bone Quality In Mice
...rolmice. They also found that transgenic mice had higher
levels of bone resorptionas they aged than did normal mice. Goldstein said more research will be necessary to pin down exactly how growthhormone upsets the natural balance between structure and function in developingmouse bone. "It may be that inferi...
Smog Spreading To South Pacific
...land -- travel across Africa and Australiato bring higher
smog levels within range of remote locations in th...tal U.S. He noted that harmfulozone levels remain higher
in the northern hemisphere around the world, comparedto the southern hemisphere. Rowland sh...
Hard Hearts: New Discovery Of Bone In Heart Tissue May Explain Valve Disease
... the valves, which, according to Dr. Mohler,"was a higher
percentage than we expected." This work represents one important step in a long-term series ofinvestigations to understand the biochemical pathways that govern the build-upof calcium, and now bone, in heart valves. In late 1997, Mohler and ...
Purdue Research Helps Keep Phosphorus Out Of Surface Water
...a are testing a new type of corn that is naturally higher
in easy-to-absorb forms of phosphorus and low in hard-to-absorb phosphorus. Such corn could reduce phosphorus levels in manure and decrease the need for supplemental phosphorus in animal diets. Joern says the preliminary results look promising. In se...
Crystal Structure Of The Archaeal Chaperonin Thermosome, A Protein-Folding Machine, Determined
...nt study, and the eukayotic CCT which occurs in higher
organisms as human beings. Members of both groups consume energy to drive the folding cycle by hydrolyzing ATP and share a basic principle of action. However, the implementation at the molecular level seems to differ considerably as...
New Look At How Cells Move Could Shed Light On Tumor Growth
...l's ability to let go. Previous research hadfound higher
calcium levels at the rear of a cell, suggesting a possibleregulatory role. In a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Cell Biology, researchersalso found that, depending on the type of integrins present on the surfaceof cells, cells can...
Smokings Effects On Pregnancy Not Mitigated By Prenatal Vitamins, UB Study Finds
...rvey showed that the risk of adverse outcomes were higher
among smokers than non-smokers, as expected, and that the risks for smokers were similar whether or not they took vitamins. The study appears in the current issue of Annals of Epidemiology. "This paper is very important for the public heal...
Obscure Enzyme May Play Major Role In Heart Disease
...ofheart disease. Lower activity is associated with higher
risk. The present studyhelps us understand the mec... it is the leading Americanorganization supporting higher
education in Israel. The ATS has raised $650million since its inception in 1940, half of that during...
Evaluation Of The Two Types Of Cardiac Pacemakers Indicates Only Modest Differences In Value
..., theresearchers also determined that the slightly higher
quality of lifetraditionally associated with dual chamber pacing was detectable only in a groupof patients with a heart condition known as sinus node dysfunction."Our study shows that both types of pacemaker make people feel much better,"said Goldman...
Fruits And Vegetables Protect Lungs
...nese sample, the researchers found that those with higher
levels of vitamin C in their diets had better lung function than others. The association of vitamin C and lung function did not differ among smokers and nonsmokers. Their China findings have been accepted for publication by the American Journal of...
Environmental Technology Breakthroughs Forecast -- Year 2008
... requiring less fertilizer or water whileproviding higher
yields. And, crops with several new features -- s... changes and other parameters. The result will be higher
qualityproducts with fewer environmental impacts. Bioprocessing grows more products--Microorganisms...
Fat Is Back, Healthy Diets Need Fat
...French adults. French men and women ate more foods higher
in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than America...ct that greater dietary variety is associated with higher
incomes is troubling. The challenge then to public health nutritionists is how to issue dietary gui...
Florida Or Bust? Older Lab Rats Seek Heat To Fight Infection, UD Researchers Report
..., Satinoffsays. Older rats may, for instance, have higher
levels of particular stresshormones such as corticosterone, which inhibits fever. Or, they might have lowerlevels of interleukins, the immune-response factors that promote fever. Aninfection triggers the production of these and other chemicals in the...
USGS Says Central Columbia Plateau Water Quality Impaired by Agriculture, But Some Good News
... cattle to graze near streams, are associated with higher
rates oferosion. However, increased use of BMPs may improve water quality of the plateau. The USGS study showed that use of sprinkler or drip rather than furrow irrigation has decreased soil erosion in the CBIP area. In the Palouse, erosion has also ...
Gene Transfer Process Generates Seedless Summer Days
...he seedless varieties are moreexpensive because of higher
costs associated with the production ofplants that...seedlesstomatoes contain between 50 to 100 percent higher
solids. "High solid contents of tomatoes are desirable and economicallybeneficial to the tomato pro...
Scientists At The Scripps Research Institute And R.W. Johnson Pharmaceuticals Develop New Antibacterial Agents
...ate" level ofresistance to the antibiotic, a level higher
than previously known for staph. Itwas the first time that the possibility of a strain of bacteria resistant to anyantibiotic had appeared since penicillin became widely used in the 1940s. In order for disease to result from bacterial infecti...
Inhibitor Shows Potential To Protect Infant Brain
...F-treated rats, whereas it was three-to-five times higher
in the control animals. "These results suggest that BAF protects brain tissue by inhibiting caspases and thus preventing apoptosis," Holtzman says. "The difference between the BAF-treated animals and the control animals was so great that it's hard t...
Effects Of Age Of Introduction Of Complementary Foods On Iron Status OfBreast-Fed Infants In Honduras
...6 mo (BF+SF group). At 6 mo, the BF+SF group had higher
mean iron intake (4 mg/d compared with 0.2 mg/d in EBF infants) and higher
hemoglobin, hematocrit, and ferritin values than the EBF group ( P < 0.05). The percentage wi...
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