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Nature helps create religious adults
... material and the importance of religious faith in daily
life. They also reported on their mother's, their father's, and their own religiousness when they were growing up. They were also asked to report on the current and past religiousness of their brother. The factors were divided into subscales-- ext...
Will aid to poor put wildlife at risk?
...ldlife that these families rely upon to meet their daily
protein needs, then development assistance may not only result in a loss of biodiversity. It also may put at risk the long-term security of these clients of aid--the rural poor. The study--which was the first to explore the bushmeat issue across the...
Research warns against sleeping in contact lenses
...orn and the risk of infection was found for normal daily
wear. The research, published in the British Journ...Four types of lenses were studied rigid, hydrogel daily
disposable, hydrogel and silicone hydrogel and patients' eye problems on the cornea were scored acc...
American Society for Microbiology to host 105th General Meeting in Atlanta
...ms, abstracts, news releases and information about daily
press conferences will be available. All media representatives must be registered to attend sessions; registration is limited to a maximum of three individuals from a single outlet. Please note that videotaping in session rooms is not allowed....
Salk polio vaccine celebrates 50th anniversary
... introduced philanthropy and volunteerism into the daily
lives of millions of Americans for the first time. From Polio to Prematurity: the March of Dimes Today Following the success of the polio vaccine, the March of Dimes turned its attention to birth defects and other infant health problems, including...
Cancerous or harmless? Three genes might tell the tale
...s must then take synthetic thyroid-hormone tablets daily
for life, with regular testing to adjust the dosage. For this study, Eng and her colleagues used gene chip technology to compare gene activity levels in nodules from 12 patients with FA and 12 patients with FTC. The comparison included four cases of...
Researchers identify cause of 'early bird' sleep disorder
...othered by living out of sync with everyone else's daily
schedule."Some of them would never come to a doctor" to find out what's going on with their sleep pattern, Ptacek said, "because they aren't troubled by it. Often, they have adjusted and accommodated their jobs to match their ability. But others are ...
Aspirin is safer than warfarin and just as effective for treating blocked arteries in the brain
...ed in this study 1300 mg is much higher than the daily
doses typically prescribed, which range from 81 to 325 mg. While there is some concern that doses of 1300 mg aspirin may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, the investigators chose this dose because it was the only amount for which earli...
Inexpensive treatment stops multi-drug resistant TB in its tracks
...ssue. People with TB must take four standard drugs daily
for six months. They may begin to feel better after a month, which tends to lead them to skip doses, but if they stop taking the drugs for any reason, the drugs may become ineffective and multi-drug resistant TB may result. Multi-drug resistance refe...
Ingredient in garlic protects against severe chronic pulmonary hypertension in rats
doses of allicin, the active metabolic in garlic, ...ng drug but their diets also had been supplemented daily
for three weeks with small doses of allicin. And it was the allicin, not the garlic itself that prot...
Social stress boosts immune system's flu-fighting abilities
...ll. The researchers measured the thickness of paws daily
until the swelling went down this measurement gave the researchers an idea of the number of cells responding to the viral antigen. The affected paws of the stressed mice were noticeably more swollen than those of the non-stressed mice, suggesting th...
Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures
... as deep as 3,000 feet. The team will also conduct daily
scuba dives in search of shallow-water organisms for biomedical testing. Though Harbor Branch has used its submersibles to explore the Bahamas extensively since the 1970s, this will be the institution's first trip to Cay Sal. Almost no information is...
Pediatric burn victims' recovery, diabetes, metabolism aided by fenofibrate (Tricor)
...(FEN) patients received 5mg/kg of fenofibrate once daily
for 112 days. Whole body insulin sensitivity was measured with a clamp technique; stable isotopes of glucose were used to measure liver glucose release and leg glucose uptake was calculated from arterial and venous samples. "Both the liver and the mu...
Moderate aerobic exercise improves cardiovascular and nervous system function in HIV+
...aining program; unfit groups followed their normal daily
activities and weren't given a specific exercise program. HIV+ subjects were positive within 24 months of the study, and asymptomatic. Results both expected and "striking" Arterial compliance was augmented in HPF vs. HPU (probability, or p=.006). ...
Cranberry juice modulates atherosclerotic vascular dysfunction
...nd a diet rich in polyphenols would in fact give a daily
intake that is equivalent to the levels in our cranberry feeding experiments." Kruse-Elliott added: "We're lucky to have a unique animal model for atherosclerosis familial hypercholesterolemic (FH) swine, whose genetic defect causes them to spont...
Society of Nuclear Medicine offers program to meet patients' current, future needs for radionuclides
...s used in applications every day are imported on a daily
basis, and disruption of their availability threatens to interrupt tens of thousands of nuclear medicine procedures each day. Those radionuclides required for innovative research are either available only sporadically and in limited quantities or not...
Vitamins, foods might improve your genes
...h defects. You can't change the gene, but taking a daily
multivitamin and eating certain fruits and vegetab...ese suggestions: Take a moderately high-potency daily
multivitamin, which includes the B vitamins. Several of these vitamins help suppress cancer-promotin...
Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines
...s recommend approximately 40 percent of a person's daily
calories come from carbohydrates; 20 to 30 percent...ound every one to two weeks is advised by reducing daily
caloric intake by 250 to 500 calories. Total daily
calories should not be less than 1,000 to 1,200 f...
Innovative collaboration brings Arctic science into the classroom
...uring their expedition, Holmes and Clapp will have daily
communications with students and the public, using a satellite phone hooked to a laptop computer for internet communications. According to Holmes, "Getting kids excited about science is the most important thing. If they realize that science is an e...
New findings in taste and smell research
..., FL - Smell and taste play essential roles in our daily
lives. The chemical senses serve as important warning systems, alerting us to the presence of potentially harmful situations or substances, including gas leaks, smoke, and spoiled food. Flavors and fragrances are also important in determining what fo...
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