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UK scientists lift lid on genetics of coronary artery disease

...says Professor Samani. "However, it's important to emphasise that even if a person carries one or more of the risk variants, they can still do a lot to reduce their risk by adopting a healthy lifestyle, not smoking and if they have high blood pressure or raised cholesterol levels, to have these treated." Alt...

Genome of Clostridium botulinum reveals the background to world's deadliest toxin

...tulinum genes are common to all five. Our findings emphasise just how different clostridia are from each other." C. botulinum toxin stops nerves from working the basis of its use in medicine to control tremors and in cosmetic treatments. For the prey of its opportunistic attacks, death is swift. Perhaps t...

Botulism bug has few genome wrinkles

...tulinum genes are common to all five. Our findings emphasise just how different clostridia are from each other." C. botulinum toxin stops nerves from working - the basis of its use in medicine to control tremors and in cosmetic treatments. For the prey of its opportunistic attacks, death is swift. Perhaps ...

There's much more to a walk in the park

...successful management of urban green spaces should emphasise biological complexity to enhance human wellbeing, in addition to biodiversity conservation. Dr Richard Fuller said: "Our research shows that maintaining biodiversity levels is important in our increasingly urbanised world, not only for conservation...

Drug-induced labor increases risk of rare but serious delivery complication

... vacuum, and forceps deliveries. The researchers emphasise that the absolute risk increase of amniotic-fluid embolism for women undergoing medical induction of labour is very small: four or five total cases and one or two fatal cases per 100 000 women induced. However, they state that with 4 million births p...

FUZEON with investigational HIV drug results in remarkable number of patients achieving undetectable

...e recently updated HIV treatment guidelines, which emphasise undetectability as the goal of therapy in treatmen...cacy of the new drugs darunavir and tipranavir and emphasise that FUZEON should be the cornerstone to achieve undetectable levels of virus for treatment-experien...

Scientists calculate number of stem cell lines needed for therapeutic bank

...nes with broad clinical utility. Our findings thus emphasise the value of the UK Stem Cell Bank and the importance of the wider UK Stem Cell Initiative." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying Comment, Justin St. John (University of Birmingham, UK) states: "The study, although...

Reforestation of burnt earth: Use truffles

...vestigations that could be of great use. They also emphasise the value of the use mycorrhizzae in reforestation, given that it favours growth of trees and their resistance to diseases....

Jonathan Baell wins Biota Award for Medicinal Chemistry

...the profile of early phase medicinal chemistry and emphasise its fundamental role in drug discovery especially since this essential science is difficult to fund in Australia by conventional means. This is my first major award and I am deeply honoured to have been selected for it."...

Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes

...y in human breast cancer. The authors of the study emphasise the importance of a moderate consumption of fats although some of them, such as blue fish and olive oils, have been shown to be beneficial to health. These oils are common elements in the Mediterranean diet. Breast cancer is the most frequent form o...

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(Date:7/31/2014)... studies have shown that marine noise can affect animal ... the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and the cole ... demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development and increases ... the sea slug Stylocheilus striatus used in ... away and later feed on toxic alga but this ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... A deep-sea octopus protected and tended her eggs until ... published July 30, 2014 in the open-access journal ... Aquarium Research Institute and colleagues. , Octopuses typically have ... females protect and take care of their fertilized eggs ... eggs for 1 to 3 months, but little is ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... University of Helsinki and the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona ... changes which have taken millions of years to occur. ... of mice teeth, induced in the laboratory, scientists have ... observed in the fossil registry of rodent species which ... To modify the development of their teeth, the team ...
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