Tag: "lose" at biology news
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...report also said the interior department also will lose
more than 60 percent of its program managers, the forest service will lose
more than 80 percent of its entomologists and 49 percent of its foresters, and the EPA will lose
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...te that you exclude those countries, their forests lose
economic value in the global carbon market, leaving governments with little reason to protect them, said study co-author Gustavo Fonseca of CI and Brazils Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. The HFLD countries are Panama, Colombia, Democratic Rep...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
... They have found that heart cells of diabetic mice lose
an important lipid from cellular components that g...structures called mitochondria. When mitochondria lose
a lot of their cardiolipin, they malfunction. Their malfunction not only interferes with the energy ...
Study suggests estrogen deficiency can lead to obesity-induced high blood pressure after menopause
Austin, TX -- At menopause, women lose
hormone protection against heart (cardiovascular) and kidney (renal) diseases, and are likely to become obese. A research team has tested the idea that estrogen deficiency in aged females may trigger the development of high blood pressure and obesity...
The 'female advantage' in kidney disease does not extend to diabetic women
...tradiol) levels, which may explain why the females lose
the protective factor when it comes to diabetes estrogen and estrogen-like supplements protect the kidney in an animal model of diabetic renal disease, suggesting that restoring estrogen levels provides protection against kidney disease ...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...b the emotional and economic toll on families that lose
babies to preterm labor and fetal death, said Han, a member of from the department of periodontics. Currently antibiotic treatments are not very effective at preventing preterm births that are triggered by a bacterial infection. Mice, as well as...
Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
...wever a significant number of patients continue to lose
vision despite their pressure being well controlled. The new research opens up a new avenue of treatment in glaucoma which does not involve treating intraocular pressure. Dr Cordeiro and colleagues have shown that drugs which work to prevent the bu...
Research team enlightens the reasons for severe blindness
...from a severe retinal disease will sooner or later lose
their eyesight considerably or even become completely blind. Those affected, family members, researchers and doctors hope that this fate might be avoided one day by a better understanding of the reasons for this disease. Coordinated by the geneticist...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...or local residents. Farmers and fishers can easily lose
a year's worth of income in a single flood. Residents of the largely impoverished districts in the forecast area have said that advance notice of floods could help them ward off some of the worst impacts of rising waters. If they had sufficient war...
Chickens dieting to help Delaware waterways
Dieting to lose
weight and improve your health? Millions of chickens in Delaware--one of the nation's top poultry producers--have been on a diet to reduce their impact on the environment and improve the health of the state's waterways, and it appears to be working...
Stem cell therapy rescues motor neurons in ALS model
...ues. "This may be very important for patients that lose
neurons every day. However, it's not a trivial intervention -- you have to drill a hole in the spinal cord to get the cells releasing GDNF in. But there are few options for these patients and we will continue to move forward with this approach." ...
US Department of Defense awards $1.6 million for implantable biochip research
...reading blood-sugar levels for diabetics. We now lose
a large percentage of patients to bleeding, and getting vital information such as how much oxygen is in the tissue back to ER physicians and medical personnel can often mean the difference between life and death, said Guiseppi-Elie. Our goal is to im...
... of about 1), the bonds break up, the basic groups lose
their charge, and the electrostatic attraction lets up. The two surfaces can then be slowly and carefully separated from each other without any damage. This detachment is reversible: If the pH value is raised again, making the solution less acidic, t...
Effects of aging in stem cells
...d dropped considerably, suggesting that aging HSCs lose
their repopulating capacity. Yet, because HSCs inc...n, and arteries. It may also help explain why HSCs lose
function. One of the up-regulated genes, P-selectin, encodes a cell surface adhesion molecule. Becau...
Gene variant increases risk of blindness
... Cambridge, said: AMD is devastating for those who lose
their site and we hope that a better understanding of what causes the disease will eventually lead to better treatment and perhaps prevention. The initial studies were carried out by a team of researchers led by Professor Yates and Professor Tony M...
Nature's secrets yield new adhesive material
...dhesives. They typically stick well at first but lose
their ability to adhere after a few cycles of contact with a tipless cantilever. Using the cantilever and repeatedly touching it down, Lee developed a camera to visualize the process down to individual pillars. He found that the geckel hybrid ...
Losing weight after pregnancy -- diet and exercise better than diet alone
...ly gain weight during pregnancy and many gradually lose
it afterwards, but some women find it difficult to lose
this additional weight. This retained body weight may be one factor that contributes to obesity amon...
Malaria -- Effective insecticide-repellent synergy against mosquito vectors
...squito nets treated with pyrethroids can therefore lose
their effectiveness. It is therefore essential to devise new control strategies against these malaria vectors that are resistant to these insecticides. IRD researchers and their partners (1) obtained encouraging results by combining a non-pyrethroi...
Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder
... Dr. Mair says that the throwing shoulder does not lose
as much external rotation. An adult will never have as much shoulder motion as a nine year-old, he explains. To evaluate the adaptive changes in the shoulder joint of overhead throwing athletes, Dr. Mair and colleagues followed 32 male baseball pla...
A spoonful of sugar helps your waistline go down
... growing body of evidence that an effective way to lose
weight is by adhering to a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet and by being physically active. commented Dr Drummond, adding it also provides evidence that the exclusion of sucrose, as is normally advocated in a weight loss diet, is not necessary to ach...
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