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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...prevent a common complication of cataract surgery, according
to a report scheduled for the Aug. 13 issue of ACS... seem, such devices are inching closer to reality, according
to an article ( http://pubs.acs.org/cen/business/85/8533bus1.html ) scheduled for the August 13 issu...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...response, even when they look the same clinically, according
to findings from the first large-scale natural history study of sepsis. The results, published by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers in the August 13/27 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, indicate that past interpretatio...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...what researchers in companion fields are studying, according
to the science foundation. In bridging gaps between different fields of study, the science foundation notes, students also are better prepared to be broadly inclusive in their careers. The effort is timely, Fitzgerald said, because a wave of retire...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...ria and a host of other life-threatening diseases, according
to the research. Among the study's other main points: Nearly half the world's people are crowded into urban areas, often without adequate sanitation, and are exposed to epidemics of such diseases as measles and flu. With 1.2 billion people la...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...ing of the heart, and many other waves in biology, according
to Weiner. "All of these use a self-activating signal that plants the seeds for its own destruction, even while it is progressing. This results in a wave that moves undiminished because of the self-activation, and in one direction, because of the...
Features of replication suggest viruses have common themes, vulnerabilities
...w intracellular architecture for its own purposes, according
to Ahlquist. "The virus is reorganizing the cell to make a new organelle. It is a way to keep out competing processes and alarm-ringers and have a place where it can carry out its processes efficiently and for long periods of time." The balloon-lik...
Gene regulation, not just genes, is what sets humans apart
...ent the same, but in the way those genes are used, according
to new research from a Duke University team. Its rather like the same set of notes being played in very different ways. In two major traits that set humans apart from chimps and other primates those involving brains and diet gene regulation, t...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
...scalate when even one partner is African-American, according
to a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study presented today at the 34th annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology in Boston. When a pregnant woman has bacterial vaginosis, her risk of preterm birth g...
Green tea boosts production of detox enzymes, rendering cancerous chemicals harmless
...ople with low levels of these beneficial proteins, according
to researchers at Arizona Cancer Center. These ...against cancer-causing chemicals and other toxins, according
to the studys lead investigator, H.-H. Sherry Chow, Ph.D., a research associate professor at the Uni...
High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure
...ng pathways such as those controlled by ERR alpha, according
to Kelly. Kelly is also director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research and professor of medicine, of pediatrics and of molecular biology and pharmacology. ERR alpha sits in the nucleus of cells and senses how much energy is needed. When a heart ...
No evidence that widely prescribed statins protect against prostate cancer
...e and prostate cancer risk have had mixed results, according
to Hall. To study a narrow question − whe...panic populations. The value of the BACH study, according
to Hall, is that we capture real world use of medications in the community, which might be a more re...
OHSU turns mouse into factory for human liver cells
... drug compounds is estimated at $2 billion a year, according
to a business plan for Yecuris. That's because the...e indistinguishable from normal human liver cells, according
to the study. "The healthy human liver cells take over and replace the sick mouse liver cells," Grom...
1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate
...comparable to output from a small nuclear reactor, according
to a landmark study led by Florida State University researcher Louis St. Laurent and described in the August 9 edition of the journal Nature. The study -- an international collaboration of scientists from the United States and France -- documents ...
Antioxidant overload may underlie a heritable human disease
...ural history of this inherited disorder in humans, according
to the researchers. The results found in the heart suggest that reductive stress might underlie other diseases, as well. Our findings open up a whole new line of investigation in protein aggregation diseases, including neurodegenerative diseases su...
Evolution is driven by gene regulation
...the difference between species at least in yeast according
to a report by Yale researchers in this weeks issue of Science. Weve known for a while that the protein coding genes of humans and chimpanzees are about 99 percent the same, said senior author Michael Snyder , the Cullman Professor of Molecular C...
New test improves detection of liver cancer
...ar groups that appear on the blood proteins varied according
to the stage of the disease. Furthermore, these values correlated with the size of the tumor. The ratio of these values forms the basis of the new blood test. The researchers were able to make the correct diagnosis in 70% of the cases − a succ...
Brain blood flow gives clues to treating depression
...mpanied by diverse changes in cerebral blood flow, according
to whether patients are treated with medication or electroconvulsive treatment, he noted. We found that antidepressant medicines normalized decreased brain blood flow usually seen in patients with depression, while electroconvulsive treatment was ass...
... for grain ethanol and second generation biofuels, according
to a paper published in the first edition of Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining. The switch to second generation biofuels will reduce competition with grain for food and feed, and allow the utilization of materials like straw which would otherwise...
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
... to support a viable population for the long term, according
to the report. Five pygmy elephants were darted ...-forested land devoid of elephants and orangutans, according
to the conservation organization. ...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...infections is linked to preterm births and deaths, according
to researchers from Case Western Reserve Universitys School of Dental Medicine and the Case School of Medicine. They found if receptors responding to the presence of dead or living bacteria in the placentas of mice can be blocked, the number of pret...
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