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Genetic Alterations Linked To Cancer In Some Blood Samples

...technology. The terms of this agreement have been reviewed and approved by the University in accordance with its conflict of interest policies....

Overweight Cats Risk Disease And Premature Death, Cornell Study Finds

...nd asked about the cats' health. Researchers also reviewed veterinarians' medical records for the animals in the first survey. Among the findings: Overweight cats, including those considered "heavy" and "obese," are four-and-a-half times more likely to develop diabetes mellitus, compared to optimal weigh...

NIH Office Of Dietary Supplements Expands Research Support

...ator-initiated grant applications are received and reviewed through the standard NIH peer review process. Highly meritorious applications that fall just outside an Institutes funding resources and are within the research interest of the ODS can be nominated by NIH Institutes to receive full or partial fundin...

$3 Million From Defense Department Will Fund Next Phase Of UT Southwestern's Gulf War Syndrome Research

...n's studies and further phases of the research are reviewed by government scientists and external peer panels, UT Southwestern will seek additional funding to cover the cost of developing diagnostic tests and identifying and evaluating potential treatments. The UT Southwestern team has concluded that some vet...

Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea

...illness." The candidate vaccine is currently being reviewed by the Food and DrugAdministration (FDA) for licensure in the United States. AnFDA advisory committee will meet in early December to consider all the data andmake their recommendation regarding licensure to theFDA. The World Health Organization is ...

UF Researchers Investigate Phenomenon Of Seizure-Alert Dogs

...udies at the UF veterinary college. "After we reviewed (Reep's) proposal, we felt this was a great opportunity to study in more detail how these dogs act with patients who have epileptic seizures," said Kristen Encizo, Able Trust spokeswoman, who added that the trust's primary goal is finding jobs for d...

New Study Shows Dinosaurs From Gobi Desert Site Killed In Sudden "Sand Slides" Falling From Dunes - Study Also Reports First Dinosaur Tracks From Gobi

...rs of Ukhaa Tolgod. To corroborate this, the team reviewed researchon the travel literature of Central Asia and Arabia to see if there were anymodern-day accounts of animals buried alive in sandstorms. The research did notrecord any such mass smotherings. Again, Dr. Loope drew on his experiences in the Neb...

Urban Residents Rebut Argument That Tree Removal Enhances Safety

...rviewed police and housing administrators, andthey reviewed previous literature on law enforcement concerns that treesheighten fears of attack and on administrators' worries about the cost ofinstalling and maintaining landscaping around public-housing units. When residents were shown computer simulations of ...

USGS Cautions Proper Use Of Pepper Spray To Avoid Bear Attacks

...attract bears. Smith's work has been reviewed by other bear biologists in the U.S.Department of the Interior and submitted for publication in the Wildlife SocietyBulletin. In addition, his observations have been anecdotally supported byother researchers in bear habitat. Smith said USGS will co...

Genetic Test For Alzheimer's May Improve Diagnostic Reliability

...ool." Investigators, led by Dr. Mayeux, reviewed the eligibility of men andwomen referred to ADCs for diagnosis of dementia. The study examined records of1,108 women and 1,080 men. Each patient examined had a battery of clinical andbehavioral tests, followed by numerous laboratory and brain imaging...

Studies Underscore Link Between Nutrition And Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

...w cases of skin cancer per year. Arbesman reviewed findings of scientific literature dealing with therelationship between nutrition and these nonmelanoma cancers here today (Feb.27, 1998) at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology anddiscussed the role of nutritional factors in trea...

Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed

...source for drinking-water supplies. The committee reviewed other reclaimed-water projects currently operating in theUnited States, including those supplying Northern Virginia, Orange County,Calif., and Phoenix. It also examined feasibility studies conducted by thecities of San Diego and Tampa. Limited data...

Vitamin D Deficiency Appears Common In Hospital Patients

...s among people in the Boston area. Theresearchers reviewed patients' records for a variety of characteristics thatmight affect vitamin D levels, interviewed participants about their diets andsun exposure, and tested blood samples for levels of vitamin D and parathyroidhormone, which plays a major role in the...

Social Stress Shortens Lives Of Monkeys With AIDS

...pitanio and a UC Davis colleague, Nicholas Lerche, reviewed post-mortem records of rhesus macaque monkeys infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in several monkey colonies in the United States. They discovered that the monkeys that had been separated from familiar companions died earlier than those...

Birds Sing The 'Story Of Their Lives,' Theorize Duke Biologists

...onby a female a wise choice. Other studies reviewed by the Duke biologists showed that the quality orcomplexity of bird song did reflect the birds' genetic quality, as reflected bysurvival and survival of offspring. Still unclear, said the researchers, is exactly what quality the femaleis asse...

Novel Liver Steroid Slows Brain Tumor Growth

...ns stock inNeurotech, an arrangement that has been reviewed and approved by the Johns Hopkins University Office on Conflict ofInterest. --JHMI-- Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions' news releases are available on aPRE-EMBARGOED basis on EurekAlert at http://www.eurekalert.org , Newswise at http://www.newswis...

Dismantling Dangerous Genetic Codes With A Faster, More Flexible RNA Mimic

...nd the world in this area, and scientistsworldwide reviewed additional aspects of this chemistry and biochemistry. Ribozymes are a form of RNA that act as catalysts. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)is a double-stranded molecule, located in the nucleus of every human cell; itcontains the genetic plans of the genes...

Tourists And Scientists Could Be Bringing Deadly Diseases To Antarctica's Wildlife

...ible to other diseases. The Hobart meeting reviewed mounting evidence that animals in Antarcticaand subantarctic islands are being exposed to new pathogens. A team from UmeOUniversity in Sweden has found Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria in faecalsamples collected since 1996 from Antarctic fur sea...

UD Education News: HHMI Award Supports Undergraduate Discovery

...HMI award, Delaware submitted one of 191 proposals reviewed by apanel of distinguished scientists and educators working with the prestigiousmedical research organization. Active Learning at Delaware On a blackboard in UD's Brown Laboratory, Harold B. White III, a professor ofchemistry and biochemistry and p...

Ear Infection Complications On The Rise, University of Florida Researchers Report

... Neck Surgery meeting in San Antonio. Researchers reviewed the hospital records of all patients admitted toShands hospital at UF during the past 10 years with complications of earinfections. In that time, 34 patients were admitted for mastoiditis, aserious ear complication of middle ear infections that invol...

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