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Mysterious Wildlife Disease

...or impaired ability to swim or dive. The public is urged to report observations of sick or dead eagles or coots to Dr. Kimberli Miller at the National Wildlife Health Center at 608-270-2448. As the nation's largest natural resources science and mapping agency, the USGS works in cooperation with n...

USGS Cautions Proper Use Of Pepper Spray To Avoid Bear Attacks

...that bears may be attracted to. Smith urged that until further research is conducted, people who carryred pepper spray in bear country should not test-fire newly purchased red pepperspray near camps or other human high-use areas. As an additional precaution,Smith advises that once fired, the c...

Adults Need To Increase Intake Of Folate; Some Women Should Take More

...and biotin. Dueto the lack of data, the committee urged extra caution with regard to excessiveconsumption of these vitamins. A list of committee, panel, and subcommittee members follows. The Institute ofMedicine is a private, non-profit organization that provides health policyadvice under a congressiona...

Fruits And Vegetables Protect Lungs

...f Nutritional Sciences. However, the researchers urged caution in estimating the size of the effect from a single study and emphasized that further research is needed to better understand these associations. The antioxidant beta carotene, a compound of carotene found in dark green, dark yellow and orang...

False Security: You Can't Always Believe The Results Of A Genetic Test

... To be effective, the widespread screening urged by the NIH panel would have to test for many of the most common mutations. Exactly how many is still a matter of debate. "One thing that was conspicuously lacking from the panel's recommendation was how many mutations should be tested for," says Grod...

Americans Urged To Consume More Folic Acid

...t disease for homocysteine levels in the blood and urged all Americans toincrease intake of foods containing folic acid, vitamins B6 and B12, such asTotal, made by General Mills, as well as leafy green vegetables, fruits,legumes, and other good sources. "This is a major announcement by the American Heart A...

Media Advisory: 1999 Spring Meeting -- Updated Press Conference Schedule

...istration form, which science writers and PIOs are urged to submit(online, email, or fax) prior to the meeting. For general Spring Meetinginformation, including accommodations, consult http://www.agu.org/meetings/sm99top.html . This press conference schedule is subject to further amendment. Should there be...

Cinnamon is lethal weapon against E. coli O157:H7

...y, young children, orimmune-compromised-- would be urged to avoid drinking unpasteurized juices orunthoroughly cooked hamburgers, which may contain harmful microorganisms. For a copy of the study presented at IFT's Annual Meeting, contactAngela Dansby at 312-82-8424 x127 or via e-mail at aldansby...

Rescuing brain cells in stroke patients from the brink of suicide

...brain environment that the cells are tempted, even urged by other molecules, tocommit suicide. Many do. It's the main reason why most strokes aren't limited toa tiny area of the brain but damage a larger region as well. In a bid to persuade fickle brain cells to live, University of Rochesterscienti...

What Paul and Pamela don't know: Medical breakthroughs at risk

...hts groups. Celebrities--and the public--will be urged to make the connection between animalresearch and the ongoing work of scientists to improve our health andwell-being....

Statewide evacuation plan for animals developed by Clemson University

...d poultry under certain conditions." Reece urged animal owners to develop their evacuation plans before anemergency strikes. "Prior planning is the key," she said. Some necessities if you are taking pets with you: Carrying cages Medications Food First aid suppl...

Cleaner air and less acidification among proposals for new environmental goals

... generation. Inaddition,international work must be urged on so that emissions of such substances arebrought to a halt on aglobal scale, and that emissions from aeroplanes flying above 10,000 metres donot damage theozone layer. Sustainable lakes and watercourses The Swedish EPA is of the opinion that more...

Statement by APA President Allan Tasman, M.D., on the Surgeon Generals Report on Mental Health

...lded highly effective treatments for them. He has urged people with symptoms of mental illness to seek help, and said that health insurance should pay for that treatment on the same basis as it covers other medical illnesses. This 1999 Surgeon Generals report can do for mental illness what the Surge...

Hopkins research shows nature, not nurture, determines gender

... the practice of sex-reassignment of children, and urged extreme caution in surgically reconstructing these children at birth. "These studies indicate that with time and age, children may well know what their gender is, regardless of any and all information and child-rearing to the contrary. They seem to ...

Monsanto adds support for 'golden rice'; opens its rice genome sequence data to worldwide research community

...om around the world included a recommendation that urged companies to license their proprietary technologies for application in the developing world. Ron Cantrell, Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) said Monsanto's action should "be recognized as another important step ...

Fall 2000 meeting of the American Geophysical Union

...Center ranges from one block to six miles. You are urged to book your hotel room early in order to secure the location or price range you prefer. The deadline for online registration at meeting rates is November 13. 3. Sponsor The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is a society of over 38,000 members in 115 ...

Turning salt and water into wine

...h; also areas that the federal government is being urged to encourage. And a test case it may prove to be, but not necessarily to the benefit of the researchers. Brilliant ideas do not always translate to commercial rewards. "We have looked at that," said Dr Dry. "You cant patent this idea." "You...

Campaign to protect critically endangered beluga sturgeon

... Halt to trade of beluga caviar sought; consumers urged to reduce their consumption WASHINGTON (December 6, 2000) Caviar, long a symbol of luxury, is emerging instead as a sign of environmental mismanagement as Caspian Sea sturgeon populations -- source of much of the world's caviar -- plummet. ...

Calcium and Lead: should you worry?

For years, women have been urged to take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis. Now a new study uncovers detectable levels of lead in some of the leading supplements. Whats a woman to do? According to the January issue of Mayo Clinic Womens HealthSource, most of these levels a...

A valuable lesson in gene therapy

...e therapy much safer. Following Wilson's talk, Woo urged his colleagues to take these lessons to heart: "We all need to learn a lot of science from this patient," he said....

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(Date:4/22/2014)... scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol ... atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes ... condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over ... reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the ... of experiments, described April 7 in the journal ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... (SALT LAKE CITY)A computational tool developed at the University ... with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, U ... new study in The American Journal of Human ... Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed illnesses and unknown gene mutations ... proteins that code for genes are made, in individual ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... is available in German . ... of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of ... shown how double stranded RNA, such as viral genetic information, ... the immune response against viral infection, the protein ADAR1 moves ... modifies viral RNA to inhibit reproduction of the virus. But ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, ... men,s testosterone levels may be determined before they are ... the hormone than others is important because testosterone is ... hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart ... for producing testosterone in adults known as Leydig ...
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