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Breakthrough In Understanding The Biology Of Fat-- UCSF/Gladstone Scientists Discover Gene For Key Enzyme

...ed in the adipose (fat) tissue of mammals, thereby serving as the majorsource of stored energy. "This finding has implications for many aspects of biology," said RobertV. Farese, Jr., MD, Gladstone scientist and UCSF assistant professor ofmedicine, who is principal investigator of the study. "Identi...

Molecular "Fossils" Of Early Life

...les have existed as theprecursor of the other two, serving as both chicken and egg? Evidence is mounting that "it was an RNA World at the dawn of life asthe Earth began to cool," said Breaker, who added that he and his colleagues cancreate dual-purpose genetic enzymes in the laboratory out of either ...

New Herpesvirus Receptor Discovered That Allows Entry of Both Herpes Simplex-1And -2 And Animal Herpesviruses Into Human Cells

...ells of the nervous system. In addition to serving as a co-receptor for HSV-1 and -2, this newreceptor permits entry of other closely related forms of herpesvirus, porcinepseudorabies virus and bovine herpesvirus, into cells. HveC has the broadest activity of the three herpesvirus co-recepto...

Space Shuttle

...or stroke,which is what happens whena blood vessel serving the brain is blocked by a blood clot or hemorrhages,impairing the flow of oxygen to that part of the brain. About 500,000 Americanssuffer stroke every year. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and theleading cause of disability in the United S...

How Do Bacterial Cells Respond To pH?

...together much new and innovative work in thisarea, serving to delineate both similarities and differences between mechanismsof tolerance and response. This meeting will also contain both general reviews of the strategies thatbacteria have evolved in response to adverse pH and to control bacterial pHhomeostas...

Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Present Latest Findings At UCSF Cancer Center Symposium

...gram at UCSF, supported by severalmajor grants, is serving as a model for the continuing development of theseprograms. UCSF CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUM THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 1998 UCSF CAMPUS, COLE HALL 9:00am-5:15 pm BETWEEN 1:20-2:00 PM, MORNING SPEAKERS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER MEDIAQUESTIONS BETWEEN ...

Fat Is Back, Healthy Diets Need Fat

...n 10 men and one in 16 women consumed at least one serving of each of the five good groups: meat, dairy, grains, vegetables and fruits over two days. The U-M researchers also discovered that eating a variety of foods is associated with extra costs. The study showed that those who subscribed to more varied d...

Wake Forest Study Shows Soy Containing A Key Ingredient Is What Lowers Cholesterol

...s study gave patients 25 grams of proteins at each serving fromidentical containers with 25, 42, 58 or 4 milligrams of isoflavone or the inertcasein. Neither patients nor staff knew which patients were on which treatment.The study produced stepwise results: the higher the concentration ofisoflavones, the gr...

U.S. Scientists Honored For Lifetime Contributions In Hepatitis Research

...e who have dedicated their lives to serving others. The prize may be awarded in five categories: service to Islam; Islamic studies; Arabic literature; medicine; and mathematics. The prize citation for medicine states that Drs. Purcell...

Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?

...ary substance noted in the label waspresent in one serving of the soup (bottom of Figure 1). On the answer sh...etary component theyperceived to be present in one serving of the soup. The units were provided forthe subject on the booklet and on the answer sheet. At the c...

Maillinckrodt Medical Licenses Invention For Concentration Of Rhenium Radioisotopes

... Louis. Mallinckrodt has eight business divisions serving markets in human health care, animal health and specialty chemicals. "This is a perfect example of how a partnership between private business and government can lead to something that can benefit thousands of people and improve their quality of life...

National Laboratory Known For Environmental Technology Directing Attention On Solving Agriculture And Food Processing Problems

... role by providing technical managementsupport and serving as a delivery conduit for new technologies. In addition,the productive relationships the center has developed with local and regionalagriculture communities are expected to provide the initiative with crucialfeedback as well as collaboration opportu...

Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba

...d States' three largest cable television networks, serving 72.6 million households across the nation with the finest in informative entertainment. Discovery Networks, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc., operates and manages Discovery Channel, TLC The Learning Channel) and Animal Planet. -30-...

Folic Acid Fortification Effective In Cereal Grains

...said Dr. Gregory. Following preparation and before serving the fortified cereal grain products, he added, the teamfound the retention of added folic acid in the white bread to be 70%, the wheat bread 67%, therice 86%, and the pasta 46%. In addition to their cereal grain findings, the researchers concluded th...

Insulin Resistance Is A Risk Factor For Atherosclerosis In Whites And Hispanics

... on the interior artery walls.The carotid arteries serving the brain are particularly susceptible. Stroke canresult when the carotid artery walls narrow to the point that the brain does notget sufficient blood. Howard will present the researchers' findings on August 16 at InternationalNeurosonology '...

Teens Shop "Healthy", But Trust Label Claims Too Much

...trition labels by the math required to convert the serving size on the package to the actual amount consumed... an "easy rule of thumb" to simplify adapting the serving size on the package to actual use. The "easy rule of thumb" also should help shoppers to be more ...

Brain Protein "Rescues" Neurons From Atrophy

... results in atrophy of neurons in the brain region serving that eye, compared to the neurons serving the open eye. However, when the "closed-eye" neurons were treated with the neurotrophin NT-4, the ne...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens ... where malaria is common can mount an immune response ... to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness ... their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future ... the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MANHASSET, NY In a review published in the ... MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, ... the medical community,s approach to treating sepsis, ... 200,000 Americans. , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into ... inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
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