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Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes
...ofMalinow's talk at the symposium. Recent research suggests
that homocysteine maybe a new marker for heart disease and stroke risk. "We now know that individual responses to food cannot be reliably predictedon the basis of studies of large populations of people," said Dr. Krauss. Population studi...
Genetics May Explain Much Age-Related Hearing Loss
...at can destroy sensory hair cells of the innerear, suggests
preliminary research conducted in the University a... Ph.D., aprincipal researcher on the study. "This suggests
that SOD may play a role incell loss, a condition that leads to hearing loss. People who havedefic...
Biotech Approach To Feral Cat Problem Devised
...isease (CMMID), Weisbarth conducted research which suggests
the viability of a provocative new immuno-contraceptive approach for controlling reproduction in these feral cats. The method involves the use of genetic engineering technology to modify a strain of the bacterium, Salmonella, which could then be del...
Scientists Invent Faster Gene Function Identification System
...preventing protein production. "The result suggests
that a ribozyme gene knockdown strategy could be asuseful as the established gene knockout strategy to identify and elucidate genefunction, while being much more efficient," Wagner says. Until now, studies using ribozymes as the catalyst to s...
Prairies Will Be Hit Hard By Global Warming
...e will becomeapparent within the next few decades, suggests
a University of Torontoresearcher. "Predictions are that global warming will have especially strong,negative impacts on prairie ecosystems in the near future with water shortagesbeing a problem right off the bat," says Professor Jay Malcolm o...
Drug-Resistant Infection Once Found Only In Hospitals Now Present In Community
...ity of Chicago and a co-author of the study. "This suggests
a significantchange in the way the organism is spread among the population. We needadditional research focused on the mechanisms of community-acquired infections." The retrospective study looked at the medical records of children hospitalizedfor MRSA...
Transplanted Neurons Restore Function In Rats After Stroke
...nsplantation into the brains ofrats. "This suggests
that human neuronal cell transplantation may be a usefulalternative to fetal tissue in treating strokes and other neurodegenerativedisorders," says Paul R. Sanberg, PhD, professor and director of neurosurgicalresearch at USF and senior author on the ...
Uterine Environment Boosts Learning Ability In Mouse Offspring
...ackson Laboratory and theUniversity of Connecticut suggests
that the maternal uterine environment in micecan have an enhancing effect on learning ability in offspring across a broadrange of behaviors. "The Uterine Environment Enhances Cognitive Competence" appears in thecurrent issue of the British sc...
Study Of Microbes May Hone Predictions Of Mining Impact
...ct that Leptospirillum thrives in such conditions, suggests
its role in accelerating acid mine drainage is mor... body are greater, said Hamers. The study strongly suggests
that "we can develop better models than the ones we currently have," said Edwards. "We can not only ...
Will The Loss Of Biodiversity Alter Ecosystem Functioning?
... than species number. Experimental evidence also suggests
that diversity provides an insuranceagainst extreme events in some cases. Dr. M. Diemer and colleagues, from theUniversity of Zrich, Switzerland will show that more diverse plant communitiesare more resistant to invasion by weeds, and other types of...
Discovery By Fertility Specialist Offers Promise Of Reducing Multiple BirthsTied To Fertility Treatment
... groups. "This suggests
that if you administer FSH until one follicle matures, then limit FSH and substitute LH, you can support the growth of the maturing follicle, but won't recruit any more follicles," Sullivan said. "We ar...
Concerns For Australian Sea Lion
...f SA and in Western Australia. "Data collected suggests
to us that too many pups are dying and we don't r...ternational authority on sea lions and fur seals, suggests
the Australian sea lion's population in 1998 may be no greater than it was before European settleme...
Vitamin D Deficiency Appears Common In Hospital Patients
...ine unit, the paper's senior author. "This finding suggests
that vitamin D deficiency is more common than curr...percent) had vitamin D levels thatcurrent research suggests
could be considered deficient: 99 had vitamin Dlevels between 8 and 15 nanograms per milliliter (ng...
Heart and Soul: The Blood Vessels And Brain Use Common Guide
... but only if they alsoexpressed KDR. This suggests
that neuropilin might impart a sense of direction to thegrowth of capillaries, but does so by acting in conjunction with anotherreceptor. This finding jibes with a growing notion among molecular biologiststhat receptors often work in pairs and that i...
Genetic Make-Up May Determine Response To Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
...se who do not have any copyof this variant. This suggests
that one in 12 individuals who take this drugmay not benefit, she says. "So having this genetic information may help us better understand whatcauses unresponsiveness in these individuals and as a result help identifybetter, more targeted t...
New Guidelines To Improve Public Understanding
...ging Science on Nutrition, Food Safety and Health" suggests
both broad and specific "guiding principles" for those involved in communicating emerging science, from scientists and journal editors to public information officers, journalists, and industry, consumer and other interest groups. "There is no expect...
Peptides Implicated In Body's Response To Pain
...response toincreased pain stimuli. The experiment suggests
that these peptides play a role in the body's painresponses and are essential components in the production of moderate-to-severepain. "After seeing this change, we now believe that substance P and neurokinin A mustwork in combination to account for...
Caribbean Lizards Evolve Independently
...h island. The lizard family tree strongly suggests
the second mechanism. In Science, Losos an...ly related, and that's veryinteresting because it suggests
that there is something about the environmenton these islands that elicits similar evolutionary resp...
Biotech Firms Develop Where Star Scientists Worked, Study Shows
...e results may not seem surprising, economic theory suggests
thatinnovations -- like those in biotechnology -- ...tar scientists was taken into account. This suggests
that the companies went to the scientists ratherthan the other way around, she said. Brewer s...
Pitt Researchers Develop Strategy To Use Dendritic Cells To Treat And Prevent Tumors
...t also it appears to be relativelyeffective, which suggests
that this model could potentially be adapted for u...ne system to attack the tumor." This model suggests
treating mice with pre-treated DC's provideslong-term protections against tumor recurrence, as well....
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