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Researchers Develop First Way To Immunize Against A Deadly Bacterium
...eveal significant information about the process of intoxication
by type IIIsystems," said Dara Frank of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Collaborating in the research and on the paper with Sawa, Frank andWiener-Kronish were Maria Ohara, MD, and Kiyoyasu Kurahashi MD, both Fellows inanesthesiology and Michael Gro...
This is your adolescent brain on alcohol
...ercent of high school seniors reported drinking to intoxication
in 1997. The 1998 Alcohol and Youth issue of Alcohol Health and Research World noted that incidents of both drinking and getting drunk seem to not only increase as teens age, but that overall adolescent alcohol use appears to have increased in rec...
Alcohol-intoxication slows bodys efforts to restore normal blood pressure after small blood loss
...ans April 24, theres even more bad news concerning intoxication
and injury involving blood loss. A research team h...te and explain the mechanism through which alcohol intoxication
causes these negative effects. When animals, rats or humans, lose even a relatively small amount o...
URI biological oceanographers study potentially toxic microalgae on the northeast coast
...no international record of economic loss and human intoxication
incidents by HABs, these numbers are almost certainly underestimates. In a recent issue of Northeastern Naturalist, University of Rhode Island biological oceanographers Paul E. Hargraves and Lucie Maranda described the occurrence of 46 phytoplankton...
Alcohol's effects on testosterone
...s of alcohol, which do not induce rapid pronounced intoxication
and ataxia, would also produce the acute increase in testosterone, and whether this response to lower dosages would be consistent across different strains of rats. Also, does tolerance develop with repeated administrations? Does this increase in te...
Alcohol abuse may increase susceptibility to HIV infection
...ed with HIV. What is not known is whether alcohol intoxication
or chronic alcohol consumption alters susceptibility to infection upon exposure to HIV beyond the behavioral effects of alcohol." Twenty-two male rhesus monkeys, four to six years of age, were given either alcohol or sucrose for four days per week ...
UC Riverside researchers publish paper on botulism detection system
...onset of symptoms. Symptoms of food-borne botulism intoxication
frequently take from 12 to 36 hours to develop, according to the CDC. "When you think that we've cut the detection time from a few hours or a couple of days, down to a few minutes, that's what's important," Parpura said. "The shorter the detection ti...
Scientists identify molecular step that causes intoxication
...nel is the major physiological mediator of ethanol intoxication
in C. elegans. More important, if BK channels mediate alcohol effects, they write, then the "near-ubiquitous" presence of BK channels in mammals may explain the varied effects of alcohol on people as well. "Identifying the molecules in the brain...
Drunken worms reveal a genetic basis of alcohol response
...ohol concentrations comparable to those that cause intoxication
in humans. The researchers measured the wor...worms showed a more dramatic recovery from initial intoxication
than did the English worms. Genetic analyses of the two strains led to a subtle difference ...
Acamprosate: potential medication for treating alcoholism
... per unit of drink consumed, or increase levels of intoxication
by direct brain interaction with alcohol. This type of research also relates to how safely a medication can be used when a person drinks. For instance, if a medication makes a person slower in movement or coordination when they drink, then it may p...
Genes can influence both alcohol consumption and dependence
...cohol than intended or in circumstances which make intoxication
dangerous, and a need for larger amounts of alcohol to obtain the desired effects." "This study helps us bring prevention and treatment of alcohol problems into an increasingly rational domain," added Conigrave. "Prevention and treatment efforts are...