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Mutant Gene Not Sole Explanation For Hiv Non-Progression
...y explain why a small proportion of people
infected with the human immunodefic...n of its target cells. HIV-infected people
with a specific mutation in one of their two copies of the gene for th...
Researchers Find Association Between Alzheimer's Gene And Mental Impairment After Cardiac Surgery
...are more likely to carry the gene that predisposes people
to Alzheimer'sdisease. While up to three-quarters...or this, but it is probably thatmore well-educated people
have a greater functional reserve of brain cells,have more experience in test-taking, and may have d...
Smoking Mice Lead To Emphysema Breakthrough
...hy adults is unclear, Shapiro says."Before we give people
drugs to block these enzymes, we really need to know whatthe enzymes do," he explains. Other strains of "mighty mice" will undoubtedly bethe stars of future experiments to answer these questions, he says....
New Mechanism To Explain Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Identified
...n-relateddeaths in the United States. Thousands of people
die annually from accidentallyinhaling the tastele...ccount for much of thelow-level exposures to which people
are bombarded everyday. The physiologicalconsequences of these sustained levels of CO exposure are v...
Bowman Gray Scientists Find Novel Way To Block AIDS Virus
...ies," he said. Chen said that in treating people
with AIDS or HIV infection, if theprocess proves o...intrakine approach. But he said clinical trialsin people
are a year or more away. The research scientists in Chen's team include Jidai Chen, M.D., Ph...
Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research
...ssive psychophysiological arousal, are reflectedin people
who worry by increased electrical activity in the right posteriorof the brain during times of environmental stress. While at rest, worriersin the study showed more activity in the left frontal section of the brain. As a result of the findings in th...
Further Proof That An Altered Rb-2/p130 Gene Leads To Lung Cancer
... provide early diagnosis to monitor susceptible people
who will develop the disease," Giordano said. "...r. "The goal is improved diagnosis, detecting people
who will develop disease, and ultimately design alternative and specific therapeutic strategie...
Photocatalytic Air Cleaning System Promises To Help Allergy Sufferers
...ut the quality of indoor air," said Goswami. "With people
spending more and more time indoors, it becomes increasingly important to provide clean air." The system uses light, which reacts with a titanium dioxide-based chemical catalyst as air passes through. The result is oxidation, which attacks a...
Geologist Finds Evidence Supporting Mysterious Ancient Sea
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Most people
have heard about the mythical lostcontinent of Atlantis, but University of Cincinnati geologistWarren Huff is more interested in the disappearance of theancient Iapetus Ocean, an ocean some believe may never haveexisted at all. During a presentation ...
Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea
...idecollaborators, has been tested in nearly 18,000 people
in the United States andabroad. "The development of the quadrivalent rotavirus vaccine evaluated in the studyrepresents the culmination of a long and highly creative process of research anddevelopment at the National Institutes of Health," comments ...
Cornell Text On International Nutrition
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Today, about 780 million people
in developing countries still do not have access to enough food to meet their basic daily needs for nutritional well-being. To review the nature of hunger and malnutrition in the world today, describe the causes and ways to deal with hunger and malnu...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
... prompted some nutrition experts to recommend that people
eat fish once or twice a week to decrease heart di... recommendations on amounts of omega-3 fatty acids people
should include in their diets," Watkins says, "although studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids ...
Testosterone And Working Memory; Epilepsy And Schizophrenia; Toxins And Neuron Death; Oregon Researchers Present Findings At Society For Neuroscience
...orse on working memory tests than matchedgroups of people
between 25 and 35. In the study being pre...th a tragic motor neuron disease afflicting native people
on the island ofGuam, in New Guinea and in part of Japan. "Our team has proposed thatcycasin/MAM ma...
Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14
...ncerning human nature and destiny. "We're bringing people
together to talk about the common ground, as well as thedifferences," says Alaka Wali, anthropologist and director of The Field Museum'sCenter for Cultural Understanding and Change. "Dialogue like this helps to showthe public that science is a proce...
Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions
...he medical community be able to determine how many people
are sensitive to cochineal extract. "If we do... ingredient on food labels, he says. The only way people
can avoid allergic reactions is to avoid the substance they're allergic to---but that's often imposs...
Study Shows Hereditary Legacy Of Radiation Exposure
...texperiment on the effects of radiation on humans, people
have puzzled overnot only just what these effects could be, but also if they could be passedon to the children of those exposed. In the past, researchers have shownin mice that some effects -- in the form of genetic mutations -- can indeedbe passed t...
Presence Of Protein Extends Life; Potential Aging Mechanism Found
...cken themechanism responsible for aging. However, people
shouldn't think they will live longer by taking daily dosesof heat or by sitting in endless saunas, Tatar said. "Our bodies tightly regulate hsp70 and other heat-shock proteins, he said."Although heat, cold and all sorts of stresses can elicit these...
Crop Devastation To Be Discussed At National Head Blight Forum
...h mycotoxins (toxins produced by fungi whichaffect people
and animals), and a reduction in seed quality. Thedisease also reduces test weight and lowers market grade." In the December issue of Plant Disease (in press), an internationaljournal of applied plant pathology, Jones and colleagues MarciaMcMullen...
Gene Locus Found For Essential Tremor Disorder
...it may eventually further our understanding of why people
shake and benefitindividuals with tremor through b...s ofET and may have disturbing side effects. Many people
prefer to live with thetremor rather than experience the discomfort of medication side effects. "Wit...
Colorado State Scientists Tackle Genetic Makeup Of Obscure Bacteria
...also called MAC, occurs in as muchas 40 percent of people
with AIDS and often is diagnosed toward the latter... resistant to drugs and what causes disease insome people
but not others," Inamine said. "The long-term goal of this projectis to tackle this bacteria at a mo...
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