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Researchers uncover new genes that control longevity

...ber 18, 2005, issue of the journal Science that by decreasing the function of nutrient-responsive pathways such as TOR and Sch9, the life span of yeast is extended. Fields is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Washington. The results of the studies are important because they beg...

Gene at heart of bad outcomes in high blood pressure patients

...can move these results to the next level - namely, decreasing health-care costs and saving lives."...

Nutrient pollution causes a long-term effect on Chesapeake Bay ecosystem

... algae blooms decreased in the Patuxent River with decreasing nutrients in the last fifteen years, the bottom water dissolved oxygen levels are still very low. Sea grass beds have not increased even with replanting. The authors cited that an important component of the Chesapeake restoration effort is to revi...

'Go Fishing' no game for inland waters worldwide

...n fish researcher. Winemiller studied the issue of decreasing inland fish numbers with J. David Allan, Universi...n fish researcher. Winemiller studied the issue of decreasing inland fish numbers with J. David Allan, University of Michigan; Robin Abell, World Wildlife Fund i...

Ulcerative colitis survey unmasks challenges for patients beyond devastating symptoms

...ymptom flare-ups, lessening corticosteroid use and decreasing the need for surgery."...

Bone quality regulator identified, suggests drug target

...argeted for clinical intervention in patients. "By decreasing TGF- signaling at the relevant site in the body, we may be able to improve the quality of bone to either prevent the damage that occurs in osteoarthritis and osteoporosis, or improve the quality and speed of bone repair following bone fracture, joint...

Alcohol-induced bone disease

...by suppressing the formation of osteoblasts and/or decreasing their ability to respond to signals that normally trigger bone formation after a fracture." Alcohol-induced bone loss is associated with abnormalities of cell dynamics in bone marrow. "The marrow cavities of long bones contain precursor cells ...

Georgia Tech study: Short glass shapes cause over-pouring of alcohol

...y who want to cut costs (via serving size) without decreasing customer satisfaction. "If short tumblers lead people even bartenders to pour more alcohol than highball glasses, then there are two easy solutions," van Ittersum says. "Either use tall glasses or ones with alcohol-level marks etched on them as is ...

Vitamin A analog is a potential lung cancer preventative with few side effects

...cer prevention." Prevention is considered vital to decreasing the impact of lung cancer, which accounts for 32 percent of cancer deaths in men and 25 percent of cancer deaths in women. The majority of lung cancer patients are not diagnosed until their cancer has reached an advanced stage, and current treatment ...

Haze dynasty

...earch Letters, has found that cloud cover has been decreasing for the past 50 years. Eliminating clouds from the dimming equation now leaves little doubt that human activity, in the form of a nine-fold increase in fossil fuel emissions over the same half-century period, has entrenched China in a foggy haze that...

Pesticide combinations imperil frogs, probably contribute to amphibian decline

...ogs with female sex organs invading their testes - decreasing the size of their vocal organs, which are critical to mating success, and causing a tenfold drop in testosterone in mature male frogs. In the current study, he looked again at atrazine as well as three other herbicides, two fungicides and three insec...

Study demonstrates rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infections with biosensor technology

...to three years. "There is considerable interest in decreasing overall health care costs by providing smarter medicine," added Dr. Vincent Gau, chief executive officer of GeneFluidics. "When laboratory-quality testing can be rapidly performed by anyone, anywhere, and the results made available in 'real-time,' we...

Spring migration of pink-footed geese under threat

...hanged environment. We are already seeing signs of decreasing annual breeding success and decreased summer survival as a result of poor body condition when the geese depart from the spring staging areas. Our model shows that nave geese have much lower fitness than experienced geese, which are able to anticipate...

Pittsburgh researchers discover that certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury

...otherwise be missed has important implications for decreasing morbidity and mortality. The findings are published in the February issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. "Proper diagnosis of inflicted traumatic brain injury, or shaken baby syndrome, is often difficult ev...

Marine ecologists to help rebuild decreasing fish stocks

...r understanding of natural and human influences on decreasing fish populations. Work has begun in the North East Atlantic, Baltic, North East Atlantic and Iberian Sea area to increase the level of scientific information available to fisheries. This will allow the fishing industry to produce new strategies for ...

Amazonian terra preta can transform poor soil into fertile

...agement also can reduce environmental pollution by decreasing the amount of fertilizer needed, because the bio-char helps retain nitrogen in the soil as well as higher levels of plant-available phosphorus, calcium, sulfur and organic matter. The black soil also does not get depleted, as do other soils, after re...

Investigational therapy denosumab increased bone mineral density with twice-yearly dosing

...ssential role that RANK Ligand inhibition plays in decreasing bone loss," said Willard Dere, MD, senior vice president of global development and chief medical officer, Amgen. "We are committed to expanding our data on denosumab with an extensive Phase 3 clinical program to evaluate the effect of denosumab on p...

Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle

...ica, the focus of this study. With fishing yields decreasing in European seas the EU has struck up a number of agreements with African nations to fish their waters. Amazingly, most EU fishing concessions don't even incorporate compulsory bycatch monitoring programmes. Scientists from the University of Exeter'...

Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned

...nges in rivers and lakes far from the nests. From decreasing the amount of algae there is to eat to possibly influencing when aquatic insects emerge, spawning salmon can be extraordinary "environmental engineers," says Jonathan Moore, a UW graduate student in aquatic and fishery sciences. Ignoring this role c...

New test of snow's thickness may 'bear' results key to polar climate studies, wildlife habitat

...ficant changes in the Arctic and in particular the decreasing Arctic sea ice cover," said Donald Cavalieri, a Goddard senior research scientist, satellite remote sensing specialist, and lead principal investigator for this year's Arctic field experiment. "We need to continue to monitor these changes and to unde...

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