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Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
...erious weight-lifting, however, aren't recommended for
children because overloading growing joints can st...gy of Exercise," Oct. 6-9 in Austin. The schedule for
the exercise meeting can be found at ( http://www.the-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/tentative.pdf ). T...
Research out this week helps us understand basics of how neurons communicate
.... Calcium cannot freely enter cells, and must wait for
an opening of a molecular gate, which is called a calcium channel. "In this study we removed a specific part of the calcium channel molecule called the 'synaptic protein interaction site' and put this mutant calcium channel back into cells," Dr. Hark...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
Bethesda, Md. -- The National Center for
Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the Nati...unced today it will fund the first national center for
high-throughput genotyping dedicated solely to large-scale SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) anal...
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
...hlights the fact that the health sciences award is for
physiology OR medicine. That is, either for
a medical breakthrough per se, or like Axel and Buck's work, research in the broad context of the he...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...es affecting millions of people points to the need for
improved understanding of the basic processes of p... research could support efforts to find the causes for
diseases involving amyloids, and it could prove useful for
researchers studying proteins involved in...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The pathogen responsible for
a precooked chicken recall last summer will become... the sensor's co-developer. "The mortality rate for
people with listeriosis is very high, and for
this reason, the FDA has a zero-tolerance rule for
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...ersity of Oregon chemistry professor Geri Richmond for
her pioneering research on the structure of water ...rded by Great Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry for
outstanding contributions in two main areas of physical chemistry. "The Spiers Medal is a major h...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...tional Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and for
whom ascertainment of risk factors and 10-year sta...rogram An increase in the number of prescriptions for
new and more expensive medications resulted in a significant rise in drug costs in the North Carolin...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...al trials to test the cells' therapeutic potential for
specific indications. Today concludes scientific ...n abundant source of stem cells that could be used for
tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. An important outcome of the meeting was the developmen...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
...ence at the annual meeting of the American Society for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology on October 5 in...tecting, ironically, the cancer cells under target for
destruction by the radiation. While the low-dose regimen works in cultured cells, it has not proved ...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
...at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology in Atlanta, Ga....and external-beam radiation therapy can be delayed for
various reasons," explained the study's lead author, Stephen F. Andrews, D.O., chief resident in the...
Irwin Rose wins 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...vram Hershko of the Israel Institute of Technology for
their discovery of the major pathway through which...hted and pleased that Dr. Rose has been recognized for
his significant contribution to our understanding of ubiquitin, and its potential role in the treatm...
Scientific organizations unite to influence science policy and promote the ERC
...an Research Council (ERC), a new funding mechanism for
basic research at the European level that should b...ERC. The conference is organized by the Initiative for
Science in Europe (ISE), an association of 11 European organizations established in November 2002 to...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...production staff and state-of-the-art technologies for
peer review, redaction, publishing, and distributi...rtising fees from companies, and author surcharges for
color art and page use. If authors alone bore the entire cost of publication, the charge required wo...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...nology and to develop a new class of nanoparticles for
molecular and cellular imaging. Working at the su...gy in the biomedical field. Used in manufacturing for
many years, nanotechnology enables scientists to build devices and materials one atom or molecule at...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...tts, had been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for
"the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degra...ein found within cells that targets other proteins for
elimination. Scientists have long known that all cells manufacture and subsequently discard an array...
Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?
...ost of the past century, researchers have searched for
a muscle-contraction-induced factor, which mediate...ch as the liver and adipose tissue. In their quest for
this magic trigger, or class of effectors, it's been referred to as the "work stimulus," "work facto...
University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability
...gh this week to examine research and best practice for
children with disability and discuss how best to o... help. The conference should point the way forward for
us to promote and extend research in all aspects of childhood disability." She added: "Conference de...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...brain's higher functions. The studies open the way for
eavesdropping on one of the central processes in l... of the memory. In addition, there is a clear need for
the hippocampus and cortex to talk to one another." One candidate for
the communication conduit is t...
New study will tackle three major killer diseases
... a new two-year study aimed at improving treatment for
three of Scotland's most common life-threatening d...rth Isles of Orkney. The islands have been chosen for
the project because the people living there are isolated geographically, which means they share a mo...
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