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Low-Protein Diet May Reverse Kidney Disease
...lser. "Evidently, some unidentified component of a regular
diet was perpetuating the loss of urinary protein. What's clear from our findings is that the common opinion that kidney disease patients shouldn't be given severely protein-restricted diets needs to be reconsidered." Hopkins researchers plan to repe...
Overweight Cats Risk Disease And Premature Death, Cornell Study Finds
...nary Medicine, Cornell University Schedule regular
weigh-ins at your veterinarian's office. Veterina...ings for humans, there is a motivational factor in regular
weigh-ins. Make sure the cat is eating what he's supposed to eat and nothing but. Avoid tho...
Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates
...ds, yielding a single new strand. Using regular
gel electrophoresis, the length of this new strand can be precisely measured, providing the DNA computer's "answer" or output to the two input strands. For example, with the DNA And gate, a final DNA sequence that's as long as the input strands...
Resistance To Leptin Contributes To Obesity
...he Diet Induced Obese (DIO) mouse, is leanwhen fed regular
mouse chow, but has an inherited predisposition to...ive thanthe lean mice. Also, the DIO mice fed the regular
diet had a greaterresponse to high doses of injected leptin than DIO on high-fat diets:losses of 83 ...
New "Wonder Peanut" Beats Olive Oil In Healthful Benefits
...eic fatty acid - compared with about 50 percent in regular
peanuts. Fatty acids are a major component in all oils, but it is the oleic form - found in largest quantities in oliveand canola oils - that scientists believe make them healthy. "This peanut has even more oleic acid than olive or canola oil. Its he...
Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy
...id not eat sport fish. Among women who experience regular
menstrual cycles, the reduction was half a day. ...h. The average reduction for women who experience regular
cycles was half a day. Mendola said that while these small decreases in menstrual-cycle length...
New Study Shows Dinosaurs From Gobi Desert Site Killed In Sudden "Sand Slides" Falling From Dunes - Study Also Reports First Dinosaur Tracks From Gobi
...etal remains. Even more surprisingly, the usually regular
sandstone layers were pocked withnumerous concave depressions, measuring from several inches to twenty inchesacross, and resembling a stack of bowls in cross-section. As luck would haveit, first author of the Geology paper, David Loope, professor an...
Microsurgery Made More Accurate With Virtual Measuring Tool
...tion of the VTM and simultaneously recorded onto a regular
video recorder for subsequent analysis (See Fig. 1). To apply the VTM, the stereo-video image signal is sampled with the video board of a SGI (Silicon Graphics Inc.) Indy workstation. The VTM is a three-dimensional computer generated pointer which a...
Sexually Active Younger Women Are At Higher Risk For Infection With Human Papillomavirus
...stic tests, it is important for youngwomen to have regular
Pap smears." Through campus-wide advertisements at a state university in New Brunswick, N.J.,the study team enrolled 608 young women. Their average age was 20 years, and theethnic distribution was 57 percent white, 13 percent Hispanic, 12 percent bl...
Intake Of Acetaminophen Increases Risk Of Excessive Anticoagulation In Patients
...ospital's anticoagulation unitwithin 24 hours of a regular
outpatient INR test. Among these patients, 93 had... Patients who took the equivalent of at least four regular
strength (325 mg)tablets per day for 7 days or longer had a ten-fold increase in the risk of INRof 6...
Study Suggests Triglyceride Levels May Be Considered An Independent Risk Factor
For Heart Attack In Some People
...erol in the diet,reduce alcohol intake and begin a regular
exercise program -- can help in thetreatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Co-authors are Hans Ole Hein, M.D.; Poul Suadicani, D.D. and FinnGyntelberg, M.D....
Motivating Muscles: New UD Study Might Help People With Paralysis 'Stay Strong Longer'
...heir muscles are stimulated at varying rather than regular
intervals,"Binder-Macleod says. "This study is the first to show the effectiveness of avariable pulse pattern, and it's very exciting." For people like "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve, who in 1995 broke severalupper cervical vertebrae in a Virgini...
NIGMS Makes First Awards For
...be incorporated into a subsequentapplication for a regular
research grant. Application deadlines are February 1,June 1, and October 1. For further information, see http://www.nih.gov/nigms/funding/pa/r21.html . Acomplete list of grants awarded under the new initiative is attached. To arrange an interview...
Kaposi's Sarcoma Caused By Virus Usually Transmitted Through Homosexual Sex, According To UCSF Study
...sion of HHV-8 increases withthe number of years of regular
sexual intercourse among homosexual men, thenumber of past homosexual partners and a past history of several sexuallytransmitted diseases. The study found that HIV-positive men infected with HHV-8have, approximately, a 50 percent chance of developin...
Florida Or Bust? Older Lab Rats Seek Heat To Fight Infection, UD Researchers Report
...ature every five minutes, while sensors located at regular
intervals alongthe length of the alleyway recorded the animal's position every minute. All datawas continuously fed into a computer for analysis. With few exceptions, "Youngrats go to the relatively warm part of the alleyway, while older rats prefer...
Gene Transfer Process Generates Seedless Summer Days
...ed shelf life. Costs associated with seedless and regular
watermelons are quitedifferent, according to Li. Currently the seedless varieties are moreexpensive because of higher costs associated with the production ofplants that can produce seedless fruits. This translates into higherprices for the fruits in ...
New Machine Slashes Time, Cost To Make Unique Lenses
...manipulating the grinding wheels that sculpt it. A regular
ball-bearing spindle spins the rough grinding wheel to quickly shapethe lens, and then an advanced spindle that floats a finegrinding wheel on a cushion of air produces an almost polishedfinish. The machine's built-in measuring system can thenautomat...
COGA Genome Scan Suggests Linkage On Chromosomes 1,2,4, And 7
..."flushing reaction" that prevents many Asians from regular
or heavy drinking. Evidence for an additional protective chromosome 4 locus in COGA's predominantly Caucasian sample, taken with that from an independent scan in an American Indian population, is the most potent to date from human alcoholism genetics...
"A Little Bit Here" And "A Little Bit There" Can Add Up To A Big Problem
...calSociety of America, Issues in Ecology publishes regular
reports to presentimportant ecological issues in an easy-to-read manner. Each installment iswritten by a panel of scientists and undergoes peer review and approval by theEditorial Board. The accompanying scientific paper undergoes the normal journa...
Research Shows That If One Identical Twin Is Prey To Nightmares, Often The Other
Do axe-wielding madmen make regular
appearances in your dreams? If so blame yourgenes, say Finnish scientists. They have found that identical twins are twice aslikely to share the trait of having frequent nightmares as nonidentical twins.The work has also confirmed a strong link betwee...
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