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Inherited gene may increase risk for prostate cancer by 50%

...nd 15% of patients with no such history carried at lease one copy a single KLF6 variant, but only 11% of the controls had a copy. The significant difference in prevalence of the variant among three groups indicates that individuals with this particular gene variant face an approximately 50% increased risk ...

Fewer fish discarded after individual transferable quotas offered

...n to fish, and whether to buy additional quotas or lease or sell their quotas. Such a system was implement... of a certain kind of fish could try to arrange to lease or buy another's quota to cover the overage. Other differences between the two systems include full...

Dogs get back in the action: New pet food improves mobility and quality of life for dogs

... Canine j/d TM could offer millions of dogs a new lease on life, helping them to run and walk better, climb stairs more easily, and once again enjoy play time with their owner companions. The Advanced Technology Behind j/d TM New research shows that Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA), an omega-3 fatty acid fo...

Old drug, new tricks: Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria

...l evidence suggests that Fansidar could have a new lease on life as a protective drug that strengthens a person's own immune system against malaria. Early field experiments were conducted in the African country of Tanzania in the late 1990s. These suggested that giving just one Fansidar tablet to an appar...

Birds and bats sow tropical seeds

...rees -- species loss. Howe and his colleagues will lease 16 land parcels in Veracruz located near or adjacent to forest remnants or UNAM's protected rainforest to observe what trees grow, and why. Some tracts will be planted with 12 species of animal-dispersed trees, which will ultimately provide living ba...

Little known DNA repair enzyme may be a tumor suppressor gene

... to give cells with even heavily damaged DNA a new lease on life. Furthermore, when the enzyme is absent in cells that already have growth control problems, the consequences to chromosomes are catastrophic and may lead to cancer. "Pol zeta appears to be the only one of a group of specialized DNA polymerase...

Walgreens and Joslin Diabetes Center form broad alliance to improve diabetes outcomes

...lty pharmacy on the Joslin campus under a separate lease arrangement. "Diabetes in America continues to grow at epidemic proportions, and there are too few endocrinologists to handle that many patients," said Ron Weinert, vice president of patient services for Walgreens Health Services, the managed care d...

New University of Leicester study could help stroke victims

...ity of Leicester study could help to provide a new lease of life for patients who have suffered a stroke. The research published in the American Journal of Hypertension confirms the safety of a drug, Lisinopril, that lowers their blood pressure-without reducing the blood flow to the brain. Now a larger...

DOE Joint Genome Institute secures long-term lease on production genomics facility

...(DOE JGI) has secured a five-year extension on its lease with an option for an additional five years. The ...Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The new lease enables DOE JGI to expand the current facility on its Walnut Creek campus to include a vacant 18,000...

University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2

...through Earth's ecosystems. The University will lease the 34.5-acre (14 hectare) Biosphere 2 campus in Oracle, Ariz. for a nominal annual fee to conduct such advanced research. A gift from the Philecology Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas, in conjunction with other grants and gifts, will fully support th...

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(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014  Leading identity analyst firm Acuity Market Intelligence ... world,s population will have a chip-based National eID card, ... . Asia , with its vast ... more than 60% of all National eID cards issued ... "The Global National eID Industry Report: 2014 ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... in India over the last 30 years contributed ... growth during that time, according to a new ... Change ., "Energy access is fundamental to development: ... including education, communication, and health," says IIASA researcher ... increased energy access is widely agreed to be ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... referred for evaluation of suspected genetic conditions, whole-exome ... percent, including detection of a number of rare ... according to a study appearing in JAMA ... with the American Society of Human Genetics annual ... coding regions of thousands of genes simultaneously using ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Half the World's Population Will Have Chip-Based National Electronic Identity (eID) Cards by 2018 2Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change 2Whole-exome sequencing shows potential as diagnostic tool 2
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