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Purdue Study Finds Prehistoric Couch Potato
...nnosaurus rex may have had a sedentary cousin that might
better have been called Ty-sit-osaurus. That's the finding of Purdue University researcher Richard Hengst, who studies the physiology of dinosaurs to determine the efficiency of their breathing systems. Hengst, a biologist at Purdue's North Central c...
Synthetic Vitamin E And Natural Vitamin E Are Equally Powerful Antioxidents
...physiological system, negatingany differences that might
have been seen with lower doses," said Jialal, who isalso a professor of pathology and internal medicine. In a randomized, placebo-controlled study of 79 healthy patients, Jialaland colleagues tested doses of 100, 200, 400, and 800 IUs of nat...
Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea
...in an effort to determine how and when the vaccine might
also bemade available in the developing world. ***Study Details*** The Venezuelan study, which began in March 1992, was conducted at a hospitalspecializing in obstetrics and pediatrics in a poor urban area southwest ofCaracas. The hospital team enro...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
...ids could decrease coronary heart disease risk and might
decrease chances of getting certain cancers," says Purdue food science professor Bruce Watkins, "but our research is the first to suggest that omega-3's improve bone growth." Watkins spoke Sept. 18 at a National Institutes of Health (NIH) conference ...
Testosterone And Working Memory; Epilepsy And Schizophrenia; Toxins And Neuron Death; Oregon Researchers Present Findings At Society For Neuroscience
...suggest that"kindling" with low doses of clozapine might
activate brain areas critical toameliorating symptoms of schizophrenia without triggering the seizures or otherside effects sometimes caused by higher doses. Preliminary results from clinicalstudies at OHSU appear to bear out this conclusion. ...
Triglyceride Blood Levels Predict Heart Attack
...evelop new treatments toreduce triglyceride levels might
be worthwhile," says Gaziano. "Ultimately,screenin...lar disease and heart attacks. Decreased activity might
also resultin longer circulation of harmful VLDL and smaller, dense LDL particles....
Study Shows Hereditary Legacy Of Radiation Exposure
...mounts of radiation that compares to what a person might
receive duringradiation therapy for cancer -- confirms what the Japanese have been sayingfor years; that the effects of radiation can be passed down through generations.Her results are controversial but she says, "so far, no one's beenable to knock i...
Jefferson Scientists Develop Botulism Vaccine
...s are inadequate, he explains. What might
be a more practical solution is to put the gene...son would also be consuming oral vaccines. This might
be a way to combat illnesses that are endemic to some parts of the developing world. ...
Researcher Discovers Plant Genes For Phosphate Uptake
...predicts that once they understand it, researchers might
enhance a plant's natural ability to compete for the few phosphate molecules found free in soil solution. Other scientists working with yeast and other fungi already had identified protein molecules called "phosphate transporters" that actively tak...
First Selenium-Based Orally-Active Antihypertensive May Lead To New Family Of Therapeutic Agents
...eniumbiochemistry and how new therapeutic entities might
be developed forother diseases, based on what we k...se antihypertensivecompounds may be to show how we might
make selenium-containingtherapeutic agents for other diseases." Recent studies suggest a selenium d...
Colorado State Scientists Tackle Genetic Makeup Of Obscure Bacteria
...r. "We have some tantalizing ideas on what might
be causing the bacteria tobe pathogenic, or capable of causing disease," Inamine said. "There are piecesof the chromosome missing from each of the strains, but in different regions. Wethink this could provide some key clues as to where to look to fin...
Reanalysis Of International Data Finds Sharp Decline In Sperm Density
...ics have suggested ways in which the data analysis might
beskewed, but no one has ever looked at the data from these earlier studies to seewhether these hypothetical biases are actually present." Using a statistical model that corrects for individual differences in thesekey variables as well as geog...
Biological Clocks No Longer Found Only In The Brain
...s could well be true for humans. "In this case it might
mean that our skin, liver or other peripheral tissues have their own clocks to control these local functions," he suggests. Participating in the research were scientists Jeffrey Plautz of the Scripps Research Institute and Maki Kaneko and Jeffre...
10,000-Year-Old Clues Suggest Future Forest Changes
... has gained valuable insights into what the future might
hold. "We know thatthe climate was warmer in the past and how it affected forest cover, and we can use this information as an analog to predict the future," he explains. Mathewes studied pollen to reconstruct vegetation - as old as 10,000 years - fou...
Banning Chemicals To Protect Ozone May Aggravate Global Warming
...of theMontreal Protocol and the U.S. Clean Air Act might
have been more cautiousin rejecting chemicals with...lemsor issues," Wuebbles said. "In such cases, it might
make moresense to reconsider current policy and allow the continued use of some chemicals."...
Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays
...ol, whether they resolved, and whether or not they might
be related to higher incidence of learning disabilities that you see in groups of premie babies when they're at school age, " said Singer. Other researchers on the study include Toyoko Yamashita, Lawrence Lilien, Marc Collin, and Jill Baley. The hos...
UF Researchers Investigate Phenomenon Of Seizure-Alert Dogs
...possible, however, that these changes in the brain might
be sensed by a dog." It has also been suggest...ore powerful than humans," Uthman said. "You and I might
not smell a change, but a dog could." In the study's second phase, the focus shifts to organiza...
Scientists Identify A Novel Mitotic Regulatory Mechanism
... arresting cell in mitosis. This novel drug target might
be important for the development of anti-cancer agents....
Regulator Of Fat Thermostat Found
...auses weight loss. "Our study suggests that leptin might
be one link between cortisol action andweight loss," Dagogo-Jack says. Dagogo-Jack notes that the dexamethasone finding serves as only one piece in anunfinished jigsaw puzzle depicting the pathways regulating body weight."This one piece of the puzzl...
Pitt Researchers Construct Novel Delivery System For Gene Therapy Of Liver Disorders
... administering multiple injections of the RCRs, we might
be able to achievehigh enough levels of gene to offer a therapeutic effect to patients. It ispossible to give this gene therapy to patients through a catheter," remarked Dr.Huang. "By selecting genes specific to a patient's disorder, eventua...
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