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Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly

...Ox, the other main ingredient for ozone. They also underscore the pervasive effect of human activities on the environment, because something as seemingly benign as planting forests can have a substantial impact. "You can't identify any of these processes as 'natural,'" said Purves. "The idea of natural versus ...

Alterations in vitamin D receptor gene increase prostate, breast cancer risk

...d by the American Association for Cancer Research, underscore how naturally-occurring variants of the same gene, called polymorphisms, can have implications for cancer initiation and progression. For example, in the breast cancer study, British scientists at St. George's Hospital Medical School in London found...

Rutgers cancer prevention expert calls for FDA action to reduce colon cancer and osteoporosis

...roblem, explain the simplicity of the solution and underscore the urgency of making the needed policy changes. U.S. Department of Agriculture surveys cited in the paper show that Americans consume seriously inadequate dietary calcium and vitamin D far below the recommended levels established by the ...

Common therapy for HIV associated with cervical abnormality regression

... HAART, did not regress to normal. "These findings underscore the importance of ensuring that women who are immunosuppressed have full access to antiretroviral therapy," the authors write. "It should be emphasized, however, that HIV-infected women on HAART must still receive careful gynecologic follow-up and cl...

Scientists describe the world's smallest, lightest fish

...e to unfold near and far. The recent findings also underscore the importance of scientific resources such as Scripps's invaluable Marine Vertebrates Collection. This collection of more than two million fish specimens is used by researchers at Scripps and around the world to uncover new information about the ani...

Vacuum assisted deliveries are safe alternative to forceps

...lternative to forceps delivery. These results also underscore the need for obstetric standards inperforming instrumental deliveries, they conclude....

Study sheds new light on genetic risk for Parkinson's disease

... Parkinson's disease, said Huang. The findings underscore the possibility of major differences in underlying disease processes among neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, which are often viewed as similar age-related disorders, the report said.The new results may be surprising, ev...

Lung cancer patients in Japan, United States react differently to the same chemotherapy regimen

... from one ethnic group to another. "These findings underscore both the importance of global clinical trials, and the importance of ensuring that we do them carefully. It will be critical to take into account possible pharmacogenomic differences among populations as we move toward global trials," Gandara said. T...

Nonalcoholic beverages may impart cardiovascular benefits without the negative effects of alcohol

...further studies." Bassus said the study's findings underscore the importance of exploring all of the confounding factors associated with alcoholic beverages. "Until we know more," he said, "perhaps nonalcoholic beverages can serve as an alternative, providing health benefits without the negative implications o...

Flagellation in Crohn disease

...cerative colitis, were nonreactive. These findings underscore the link between the innate immune response and the pathogenesis of IBD and offer leads to the identification of other causal antigens in CD....

Long-forgotten samples may help save species

... The newfound uses for the old samples also underscore the value of museum collections and fundamental science, Ó Foighil added. "When Jack Burch sampled these snails, he didn't know they were going to go extinct. It's a classic case of the unexpected utility of such basic, collection-oriented res...

Purdue biologists' spotlight solves mysteries of photosynthesis, metabolism

... insights provided by Dr. Cramer's elegant studies underscore the value of searching for biological secrets in model systems," he said. "The findings will advance the study of energy metabolism in humans."...

Leakey Foundation celebrates 100 years of human origins discovery

...ted that Meave and Louise will be participating to underscore the major contributions made by the entire Leakey family." As well as tracing the Leakey legacy, this remarkable weekend will also review the latest discoveries and current thinking in the dynamic field of human origins. True to Louis Leakey's wide-r...

Louis Leakey Centennial Tribute

...ted that Meave and Louise will be participating to underscore the major contributions made by the entire Leakey family." In conjunction with the Centennial Tribute, some of the participating scientists will visit Chicago area schools to discuss careers in science, fieldwork, research methods and conservation. ...

Staph aureus bacteremia in ESRD patients associated with substantial illness and higher costs

...patients," continued Dr. Rasmussen. "These results underscore the need for a new approach such as Nabi Biopharmaceuticals' StaphVAX (Staphylococcus aureus Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine) vaccine for preventing these infections with the potential to significantly reduce the tremendous costs associated with th...

Genetic differences revealed by SNPS play a role in risk, prevention and outcome for cancer

...SNPs conferences, such as the one in Key Biscayne, underscore that the field is beginning to attract greater attention in the United States and overseas. "The challenge we now face is how to translate the vast amount of information about the human genome to improve human health," said Dr. Rebbeck. "This confere...

Global analysis finds a large portion of the earth is still wilderness

..."As striking as these wilderness numbers are, they underscore more than ever the critical importance of protecting the biodiversity hotspots, areas which represent only 1.4 percent of the Earth's land area but which contain 44 percent of all vascular plants and 35 percent of all mammals, birds, reptiles and amp...

Genome researcher analyze chromosome 7

... and lead author of the study, said, "Our findings underscore the dynamic nature of the human genome and reveal how sequence structure may provide us with new insights into the genetic basis of human disease. But this analysis also drives home the fact that we still have a long way to go that we are just takin...

New national studies show combined hormone replacement therapy boosts stroke, dementia

... are resolved, "the findings in this issue of JAMA underscore that hormone therapy should be prescribed only for temporary use to treat menopausal symptoms."...

Alcohol abuse may increase susceptibility to HIV infection

...eakening effects of both alcohol and HIV infection underscore the importance of understanding the potential interactions between these two common immune suppressive factors," said Shirish Barve, associate professor in the department of medicine at the University of Louisville Medical Center. "The present work ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan ... injury (TBI) were compared to military personnel without ... Differences in measures of overall disability, cognitive function, ... are reported in an article in Journal ... Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants ... pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. ... was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue ... Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," ... reuteri for infant colic did not reduce ...
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