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Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...is is made possible by a 5-year, $27 million grant from
the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One of the cornerstones of the JE Project is to improve clinical surveillance of Japanese encephalitis so health officials can fully understand the magnitude of the problem and target resources strategically based...
Old bones unearth new date for giant deer's last stand
... was found across the middle latitudes of Eurasia, from
Ireland to east of Lake Baikal. The males would ha...hought that the antlers would have prevented males from
entering even moderately dense woods, at least for part of the year, and one former theory for their...
Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity
...g and novel treatments for diseases say scientists from
Imperial College London and Astra Zeneca. In a rev...han the host. The combination of interacting genes from
the body and gut microbes can be considered a 'super-organism', capable of co-ordinating many physio...
Obese women with early-stage breast cancer more likely to die than women of normal weight
...y, researchers analyzed the data of 2,010 patients from
1978 to 2003 with stage I/II breast cancer who were treated with lumpectomy, lymph-node dissection and radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy. Patients were categorized into three groups according to their weight: normal (452 patients) over...
The PSA bounce Does it have clinical significance?
...In this retrospective analysis, data were gathered from
the records of 4,839 men treated only with external-beam radiation between 1986 and 1995 at nine institutions throughout the US. The median follow-up was 6.3 years. Treatment during this time period consisted primarily of conventional radiation the...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...imate Agricultural Operations," which are exempted from
the type of activities that can be designated as a...ished a study this year which found no unique risk from
genetically engineered foods compared to traditionally bred food crops. The report can be read on ...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
PHILADELPHIA, PA A team of researchers from
the Monell Chemical Senses Center and Jefferson Me...sciplinary team of basic scientists and clinicians from
the MonellJefferson Chemosensory Clinical Research Center (CCRC) to investigate how inflammation con...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...of nature's simplest molecules, nitric oxide (NO), from
a toxin to anaerobic bacteria the planet's oldest... have ultimately shown is how this protein evolved from
being part of a protective mechanism into a system that learned to use the toxin to benefit the orga...
U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells
... cell growth and gene transcription and moved Jun from
its usual location in the cell's nucleus into holl...lex is transported to the lysosome getting it away from
DNA in the nucleus and preventing Jun from
continuing its normal gene transcription function," he ad...
Is more better: Counting birds may only tell part of the story
... (University of Colorado Boulder) reviewed studies from
the past 20 years, looking at whether a large numb...ndicator of habitat quality if it was disconnected from
reproductive success or survival. After reviewing multiple studies, Bock and Jones found that cou...
Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth
...or could have been introduced onto the early Earth from
meteorites. "There are lots of ways to make ami...s now western Australia. These most likely evolved from
some simpler life forms because, like all modern life, cyanobacteria are highly sophisticated living...
Yale scientists find cooperative RNA switches in nature
...000 , an on-line web resource where top researcher from
around the world rank scientific publications Brea...rk Lee, Jeffrey Barrick and Gail Mitchell Emilsson from
Yale and Zasha Weinberg and Walter L. Russo from
the University of Washington. The work was supporte...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...veloped a paradigm that can distinguish antisocial from
normal children on the basis of brain waves recorded during performance of a frustrating task. In this study they showed that a 14 week behavioral treatment program aimed at helping antisocial children who are aggressive and impulsive cope with frust...
UCR researchers identify key plant enzyme that defends against multiple infections
the University of California, Riverside have ident...kely involved in a variety of processes that range from
stress and defense responses to proper development during aging. This is an important discovery beca...
T cell's memory may offer long-term immunity to leishmaniasis
...as been found in U.S. military personnel returning from
Afghanistan and Iraq. In the October issue of Nat...onse against a pathogen, need constant stimulation from
the pathogen in order to remain effective against the disease. "Without the persistent attack from
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...he disease, which infects the lungs and can spread from
person to person through the air, is nearly always fatal unless antibiotic treatment is started within 24 hours of infection. NIAID also modified an existing contract with DynPort Vaccine Company LLC of Frederick, Md., to include the manufactur...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
... quality and reusability of the materials produced from
it, a consideration critical to overall resource e...l the value of materials is maintained all the way from
their first use to their recovery. Value added compares the price of the recovered material to the p...
New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team
...of Toxicology at MIT. "This is very important from
a public health point of view," said Tannenbaum, w...ernatives for the latter. Authors of the paper from
MIT are Tannenbaum, Paul L. Skipper, a BE principal research scientist, and Jinping Gan, a former gr...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...n Older Adults: Ultimately, all persons suffering from
dementing illnesses need to surrender driving. Ide...ing a serious health priority. Ideally, retirement from
driving should occur as close to the optimal time as possible, neither too early, nor too late. Driv...
Taking the next step toward growing our own fuel
URBANA -- Developing a petroleum-free fuel from
corn byproducts is one of the goals of a newly nam... will pool their expertise, attacking the problems from
different directions to improve the efficiency of bioconversion of plant fibers into fuels and other...
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