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New test improves detection of liver cancer
...; Cancer of the liver is very difficult to detect, and
it is a major cause of death in Asia and
Africa, with rising incidence in Western countries as well. Now, VIB researchers connected to Ghent ...
Brain blood flow gives clues to treating depression
...uclear medicine approaches in identifying the hows and
whys of brain dysfunction and
its potential in providing immediately useful information in treating depression are emphasized in ...
Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'
Traditional plow-based agricultural methods and
the need to feed a rapidly growing world populatio...ery, a University of Washington professor of Earth and
space sciences. No-till agriculture, in which crop stubble is mixed with the top layer of soil us...
An early ape shows its hand
...ed important insights into the evolution of humans and
our ancestors. Even small fossils, such as bones f... hand or foot can tell us much about our ancestors and
their behavior. Such may be the case with an ape that lived more than nine million years ago. A s...
Smithsonian scientists show differing patterns of rainforest biodiversity
...s and, therefore, may require different management and
preservation strategies. That is one of the conclu...teep gradients in elevation, temperature, rainfall and
other environmental factors boost diversity by creating diverse habitats within a short distance. Su...
Acute sleep deprivation leads to changes in nighttime urine production for men and women
...rs, including hormones, blood flow (hemodynamics), and
sleep-related factors. The mechanism behind the da... the urinary patterns of sleep-deprived volunteers and
have found that a lack of sleep leads to increased urinary output and
more salt in urine. The findin...
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
...on Agency (EPA) to study how global climate change and
international pollution impact U.S. air quality. S...the grant. Adams, an associate professor of civil and
environmental engineering at Carnegie Mellon, said he will build integrated models over the next thr...
Study finds gender differences in renal and other genes contributing to blood pressure
...IN, TX -- Many common diseases exhibit gender bias and
gender differences have been observed in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension) and
heart (cardiovascular) disease. Previous studies have reported that gender may affect vascular phys...
Cardio exercise benefits in male vs. female hearts
...X While cardiovascular disease occurs in both men and
women, it does not affect them in the same way. Risk factors and
protective factors for heart diseases are likewise unequal. The molecular mechanisms responsible for...
Study suggests estrogen deficiency can lead to obesity-induced high blood pressure after menopause
... hormone protection against heart (cardiovascular) and
kidney (renal) diseases, and
are likely to become obese. A research team has tested the idea that estrogen deficiency in aged fem...
...rom lignocellulosic feedstocks like straw, grasses and
wood have long been touted as the successor to to...production costs are now similar for grain ethanol and
second generation biofuels, according to a paper published in the first edition of Biofuels, Bioprod...
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
...Borneo, are under threat from forest fragmentation and
loss of habitat. Borneo pygmy elephants depend ...ir survival on forests situated on flat, low lands and
in river valleys, the study found. Unfortunately, it is also the type of terrain preferred for comme...
Edible fish feasts beats malaria
...eapon against malaria mosquitoes. Annabel Howard and
Francois Omlin from the International Centre of Insect Physiology and
Ecology in Nairobi, Kenya, introduced Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.), to abandoned fishpond...
Testosterone replacement therapy: How safe for aging men?
...e taken hormone replacements to replenish estrogen and
progesterone levels lost to aging. More recently, ...o improve their muscle mass, bone strength, libido and
quality of life. In 2002, the number of elderly American men taking testosterone replacement therapy...
Female gender provides an advantage in renal diseases
Gender influences the prevalence and
progression rate of many renal diseases, such as p...se (PKD). The physiology behind gender differences and
renal disease is still uncertain, but the distinct characteristics of male and
female kidney size, a...
Sugar and spice and everything nice: Health differences in newborn girls and boys
... for female infants are higher after heart surgery and
why female donor livers may be less effective for ...ls have whimsically been said to be made of "sugar and
everything nice," and
boys from "snakes and
puppy dog tails." Inherent in these...
Research aims to identify markers for menopausal women at risk for deadly blood clot
... rare, it increases exponentially during menopause and
can be deadly. The hormone trials conducted thus f...el Jayachandran, Kazaumori Kashimoto, John A. Heit and
Whyte G. Owen, all with the Department of Surgery, Physiology and
Bioengineering, Biochemistry and
The 'female advantage' in kidney disease does not extend to diabetic women
...ney disease. When compared to men, they have fewer and
less severe episodes of this disorder throughout m... -- regardless of age -- are diagnosed with kidney and
heart diseases almost as frequently as men. What is it about diabetes that predisposes a woman ...
Grapes, soy and kudzu blunt some menopausal side effects
...or memory loss, high blood pressure (hypertension) and
diabetes. A decade ago, the standard treatment for...ithout the appreciable adverse effects. Grape, soy and
kudzu are dietary polyphenols. One research lab investigating them through several studies has found...
Weizmann Institute scientists discover a control mechanism for metastasis
...en cancer cells dissociate from the original tumor and
migrate via the blood stream to colonize distant o...d significantly to the understanding of metastasis and
may aid, in the future, in the development of anti-cancer drugs. For a cell such as a cancer cell ...
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