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Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed
...alities first must fully assesshealth impacts from likely
contaminants and develop comprehensive systems formonitoring, testing, and treatment. Other water sources and conservationmeasures also should be tried to the extent practical, before turning toreclaimed waste water. Because regulations for...
Can Plants Influence The Climate?
...eratures. The changes in vegetation that are most likely
to influence the climate include: Reduced water loss (transpiration) at high CO2 concentrations which feeds backon rainfall, changes in the height or roughness of vegetation which affect windspeed, and changes in the of the vegetation albedo (or the ...
Simplified Therapy To Prevent TB Proven Effective In Developing Countries
...ople with HIV in developing countries are far more likely
to contracttuberculosis than those without HIV. Although drugs to help prevent TB areavailable, the normal course of treatment is 12 months, making itdifficult for people to comply with treatment especially in countries whereaccess to care is a pro...
New Gene Therapy Technique Results In 60 Percent Tumor Regression Rate
.... The researchers say clinical trials are likely
sometime in the future,but before trials can begin...s ofinjections increases tumor regression, so it's likely
the patient would requireseveral rounds of this therapy. Once the HSV-TK gene began to expr...
Sex Differences In Heart Disease May Be Due To Enzyme That Breaks Down Fat
... are the "baddest of thebad" because they are most likely
to clog the arteries, Hokanson says. Having apredominance of small, compact LDL particles causes about a three-fold increasein a person's risk of heart disease compared to people whose LDL particles tendto be the larger kind. "The density of...
Study Suggests Triglyceride Levels May Be Considered An Independent Risk Factor
For Heart Attack In Some People
...est levels of triglycerides were morethan twice as likely
to have a heart attack when compared to those with thelowest triglyceride levels. An excess amount of triglycerides in blood is calledhypertriglyceridemia, which is linked to the occurrence of heart disease in somepeople. Elevated triglycer...
Prostate Cancer Switch May Yield Map Of Cancer Machinery, Targets For Drugs
...e master regulator for this system, we believeit's likely
we will find many more targets for anti-cancer drugs to selectivelykill these aggressive tumors earlier," he said. "And, we believe we will findmarkers that would allow physicians to tell whether a particular man is likelyto have an aggressive tumor ...
Chromosomal Abnormalities Key For Prediting Leukemia Outcome
...nt by identifyingthe subtypes of leukemia that are likely
to respond to a certain type oftherapy and those that probably wont. For example, a patient withcytogenetics that shows a good prognosis (such as damage to chromosome 16,as mentioned above) might receive todays standard therapy. A patie...
Research Finds That Watching TV Helps Kids Put On Pounds
...merican and Mexican-American parents were twice as likely
tocite neighborhood safety as a reason to keep chi...health concernbecause overweight children are more likely
to become overweight adults. Andersen notes that "more research is clearly indicated to help...
'Mean Gene' Found In Africanized Honey Bees
...n breeds. Finally, the Africanized bees are more likely
to abscond from the bee keepers when the conditions aren't to their liking. "The Africanized bees are a very nervous breed," Hunt says. Sources: Greg Hunt, (765) 494-4605; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org Robert Page, (916) 752-5455; e-mail repag...
Link Made Between Human Growth Hormone, Bone Quality In Mice
...one itself," Goldstein said. "We believeit's more likely
that the animal's adaptive feedback mechanism, sensing morestress on bones during the growth spurt, increases bone growth to restore abalance between structure and function. After puberty, the mechanism sensesless stress and triggers increased bone ...
Rapid Progress Reported On New Class Of Anti-Cancer Drugs
...Ras protein. However, those compounds were thought likely
to triggerimmune-related toxicity, so new inhibitors are being designed without thiols. Daniele Leonard, of Parke-David Pharmaceutical Research, who describedmouse and cell culture studies revealing the efficacy of a series of FTaseinhi...
US-Cuban Scientific Collaborations Jeopardized By Travel Restrictions
...ed from "political party mechanisms where they are likely
to be subjectedto non-academic criteria." "Science today knows no borders," said Audrey Chapman, director of the AAASScience and Human Rights Program, which published the report. "Scientificprogress is being undermined by regulations that are ar...
Research Reveals Link Between Development And Contamination In Urban Watersheds
...fuel spillage. These diffuse, nonpoint sourcesare likely
the primary sources of PAH'S to sediment and are difficult tocontrol. PAH'S's can also be produced in large quantities from pointsources such as fuel refining, the conversion of coal to synthetic naturalgas, and creosote plants. "We have no indica...
Study Finds Some People Are 'Born To Smoke'
...ers---especially the heavysmokers---were much more likely
to say they experienced pleasurable effects,such a... subsequent smoking. Current smokers were just as likely
as non-smokers toexperience nausea or coughing when they smoked the first time, but it did notdissua...
Common Mutations Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer
... cancer. The women who had breastcancer were more likely
to have variations in the GST gene family. According to Dr. Helzlsouer, if the association can be confirmed withlarger studies a substantial proportion of breast cancer cases may bepreventible by testing for the genetic variations a...
Smog Spreading To South Pacific
...er Australia, with the major contributors of ozone likely
coming fromas far away as Africa. Yet, by the time it reached the south seas, Rowlandsaid, "its ozone concentration was high enough that you would say this is aviolation of the EPAregulations," if it occurred in the continental U.S. He noted that h...
Kaposi's Sarcoma Caused By Virus Usually Transmitted Through Homosexual Sex, According To UCSF Study
...t in the population that isoverwhelmingly the most likely
to develop Kaposi's sarcoma, the major mode oftransmission is sexual." The researchers conducted their investigation using data from the SanFrancisco Men's Health Study, a National Institutes of Health-sponsored studybegun in 1984 and conduct...
EPA Should Redirect Some Research on Toxic Airborne Particles
... more funds tostudying the types of particles most likely
to be harmful to human health, theways the particl...eter. When inhaled, these tiny particles are more likely
than larger onesto reach deeply into the lungs. EPA must review the standards and thescientific dat...
Purdue Research Helps Keep Phosphorus Out Of Surface Water
...the nitrogen need of the crop. In the future, it's likely
farmers also will have to measure the phosphorus i...hat more nearly matched crop needs, a balance less likely
to leach phosphorus into water. Overall, Joern says, the phytase enzyme and the new, high-available ...
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