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Study Finds Russian Women, Children Not Getting Enough Iron In Their Diets
...ing to a new study. More than half the ironthey do ingest
is lost through interactions with other foods. Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conductedthe research, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development, withseveral Russian academic and government instit...
Insect Taste Buds Target Of Control Method
...quash rinds with pesticides to get the insects to ingest
the pesticides. "But purified cucurbitacins are too toxic to use and too water soluble to remain on the tiny pollen-like spheres suggested as a delivery method," Mullin told attendees today (March 30) at the spring meeting of the American Chemi...
Genetic Risk Factors For Anorexia Nervosa Sought
...as an eatingdisorder characterized by a refusal to ingest
sufficient quantities of food tomaintain 85 percent or more of normal body weight, an irrational fear ofobesity, and a distorted body image of being overweight when emaciated. Womensuffer from anorexia at rates ten times higher than men, and the diso...
Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
...p and feed on excrement, we hypothesizedthat flies ingest
and harbor H. pylori and in turn contaminate the humanenvironment." In the study the researchers exposed groups of adult houseflies toeither a culture of the bacteria or a sterile control plate. After exposure,flies were removed from both the...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
...S.C., Miami, and Newington, Conn., where consumers ingest
an average of about 100 micrograms of selenium a d...theastern seaboard and in the Pacific Northwest -- ingest
two to five times more than citizens of New Zealand and 10 to 20 times more than people living in so...
Medicinal Leech May Offer Clues To Neural Regeneration
...ized cells that roam the central nervous system to ingest
foreign particles, such as bacteria and dead cells. By flagging down microglia to help at the site of injury, nitric oxide may aid efforts to minimize tissue damage and infection. Sahley is pursuing studies to test this hypothesis. Sahley says the me...
Discovery Of Cell Sites May Shed Light On How Bodily Systems Interact
... which arecells scattered throughout the body that ingest
foreign cells. The bacteriumcauses the macrophages to produce IL-1, a message-carrying polypeptide withfever-inducing properties. It had been assumed, Kelley said, that the messageof IL-1 was received in the hypothalamus, where response orders for gr...
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