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September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...icaid enrollees between 1998 and 2000, researchers found
that prescription drug coverage costs rose 22.8 pe...ctiveness of brief alcohol counseling, the authors found
that counseling resulted in long-term reductions in high-risk drinking behaviors and adverse events....
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...remain about the nature and function of stem cells found
in fat, a group of researchers and clinicians convened today in Pittsburgh at the Second Annual Meeting of the International Fat Applied Technology Society (IFATS) agreed that research should move forward with the ultimate goal of performing human cl...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
... cultured prostate and colon cancer cell lines and found
that it killed up to twice as many cells as high-d...n. The extra lethality of the low-dose regimen was found
to result from suppression of a protein, called ATM* which works like a radar to detect DNA damage a...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...flammation and immunity. Ubiquitin is a protein found
within cells that targets other proteins for elimination. Scientists have long known that all cells manufacture and subsequently discard an array of proteins involved in a variety of cellular processes. Although many scientists over the years have fo...
Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?
...enmark, and her team are part of that search. They found
a cytokine, Interleukin-6, which is produced by co...sease." For instance high levels of IL-6 have been found
in patients with "metabolic syndrome," which may be explained by the fact that IL-6 is produced in a...
Biologists ID molecular block for social 'cheaters'
...atest tools of molecular genetics, the researchers found
that the phenomenon known as pleiotropy -- which o...ocial amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. "What we've found
is a molecular block to cheating and the genetic mechanism it relies on-- tying cooperative genes ti...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...amples contained two or more virus types.The study found
enteroviruses, rotavirus, hepatitis A virus and noroviruses. Besides noting the presence of these viruses with molecular testing methods, researchers attempted to culture the enteroviruses and hepatitis A viruses to see if they were infectious. None ...
New genetic tools provide clues to the effects of exercise and diet on obesity, diabetes
...9 in Austin. Information about the meeting can be found
at ( http://www.the-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/ )... In the genomics area, according to Hittel, "we found
coordinated up-regulation of key metabolic enzymes with aerobic training in metabolic syndrome aspar...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...when absorbed through the nose. The researchers found
that after being exposed to the breastfeeding compounds for two months, women with regular partners experienced a 24 percent increase in sexual desire as reported on a standard psychological survey. Women without partners experienced a 17 percent in...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
..." Oct. 6-9 in Austin. The meeting schedule can be found
at ( http://www.the-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/tentative.pdf ). The complete program, including abstracts, for the entire meeting is available upon request to members of the media. Arrangements for on-site interviews, or telephone interviews during ...
Old bones unearth new date for giant deer's last stand
... giant deer, Megaloceros giganteus Blumenbach, was found
across the middle latitudes of Eurasia, from Irela...and 10,000 years ago. However, a recent discovery found
that the mammoth survived on Wrangel, a remote arctic island, until 3,600 years ago. The latest disc...
Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity
...t we now need much more research into the microbes found
in the gut and how they interact with their mammalian hosts' metabolism. Understanding these interactions as will extend human biology and medicine well beyond the human genome and help elucidate novel types of gene-environment interactions, this kno...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...tional Academies published a study this year which found
no unique risk from genetically engineered foods c... a known potential cancer-causing agent, have been found
in lines of genetically engineered corn, compared to conventional corn. The reason for this is that...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...neficial to heart patients. Since then NO has been found
to govern many other vital biological functions and became the basis for medications that treat erectile dysfunction. However, the structural details of soluble guanylyl cyclase have remained elusive, Murad and Raman said. The protein is diffic...
U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells
...al School and Howard Hughes Medical Institute have found
a way to see proteins in cells that have been tagg...eded or harmful proteins, but it has recently been found
to be associated with many other cellular functions. "The same ubiquitin signal can cause one pr...
Is more better: Counting birds may only tell part of the story
... After reviewing multiple studies, Bock and Jones found
that counts are generally good indicators, but that there are some disconnects between abundance and reproductive success. They also discovered a knowledge gap in understanding the relationship between abundance and survival in birds. This informa...
Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth
...the most important classes of biological molecules found
in living things today. Fifty years of chemical re...ithout other ingredients like metal ions, and they found
peptides formed readily under all these conditions. "It's really efficient, actually," says Gh...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...ng to control their brain-waves. Researchers have found
that patients who learned to do this could then ap...ing viewing of action news television segments and found
that high sensation seekers were more physiologically activated by, and paid more attention to, the ...
T cell's memory may offer long-term immunity to leishmaniasis
...th and disfigurement across the globe and has been found
in U.S. military personnel returning from Afghanis..., just doesn't work with leishmaniasis. "We have found
that a new form of long-term memory T cell will, if stimulated, turn into the sort of helper T cells...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
... case studies of three U.S. firms, the researchers found
that the value-based metrics worked well and were easy to use. The researchers stress that their materials-only analysis is just a baseline and does not incorporate the effect of device or component reuse. They also note that other criteria could be ...
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