Tag: "people" at biology news
Double honors for diabetes researchers
...earch into the peripheral nerve damage suffered by people
with diabetes. Dr Caroline Abbott, in the Facult...ly I have been investigating the reasons why Asian people
with diabetes living in the UK have less peripheral nerve damage and how this relates to altered blo...
Gene variant increases risk for alcoholism following childhood abuse
...uma. They note that previous research showed that people
with the low activity variant at the MAOA-LPR locus have hyperactivation of the hippocampus when retrieving negative emotional information....
University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2
...s that will be completely open to the public. When people
go on a tour, they won't just hear a wonderful description of the Biosphere 2s history. They will be able to watch research in action and learn what is going on moment-to-moment." ...
Cord blood may preserve insulin levels in children with type 1 diabetes
...manipulating the cells. Since there are a lot more people
out there who are banking cord blood than there were five years ago, we felt this approach would become increasingly attractive, Haller said. A decade ago less than 1 percent of Americans were banking cord blood; today, that figure has grown to abo...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 20, 2007
...al industry is going to the dogs and the cats as people
in the United States and other countries devote more income to keeping beloved pets healthy and comfortable, according to an article (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/business/85/8526bus2.html) scheduled for the June 25 issue of Chemical & Engineering News ...
OHSU scientists find antidepressant, bone loss link
...sociation. The studies "raise some concern about people
taking SSRIs and whether they may need additional ...ipants who didn't use SSRIs, but .82 percent among people
who did take the drugs. Michael Bliziotes, M.D., OHSU associate professor of medicine (endocrinolo...
Alzheimer's drug based on Purdue -- designed inhibitor begins clinical trials
...of human clinical trials this week. "Millions of people
suffer from this devastating disease and treatment options are very limited," said Arun Ghosh, the Purdue professor who led the creation of the treatment molecule. "Current drugs manage the symptoms, but this could be the first disease-modifying ther...
St. Jude study shows genes play an unexpected role in their own activation
...glucose could reduce blood levels of this sugar in people
with diabetes, Brindle said. But at the same time, CREB could continue its other jobs without interruption. ...
New amfAR research grants to optimize HIV treatment
...over the past 25 years in protecting the rights of people
with AIDS, the stigma associated with being HIV po...endations will have on homeless youth. These young people
are at particularly high risk for HIV infection and yet they are often not tested for the virus or d...
Revealed -- Mosquito genes that could be controlling the spread of killer viruses
...engue fevers diseases that infect over 50 million people
worldwide every year. This study is the first of its kind on the newly-sequenced genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is also published in this weeks Science. The researchers identified over 350 genes which are involved in the Aedes mosquit...
Paving the way toward a vaccine against Alzheimer's disease
...ealth Assistance Foundation, more than 4.5 million people
in the United States live with the disease and more than 26 million people
are affected worldwide. By 2050, the number of people
who will suffer from the disease is estimated ...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
...gh space. The basic notion is very simple: young people
have a sense of direction and navigation that we wish to employ in helping them to understand how cells develop and how those cells navigate in three-dimensional space as tissues and how organizations are patterned during development. We are using th...
Researchers isolate new risk marker for overweight children
...chers struggle to explain why 40 to 50 per cent of people
who suffer cardiac episodes have "normal" LDL leve...poB48 may become more common and less expensive as people
realize how important it is in determining CVD risk. And while Proctor and his colleagues believe ...
ASM scores a hat-trick at the 2007 Hermes Creative Awards
... ASMs outreach programs are a great way to make people
aware of the role microbes play in everyday life, said Chris Condayan, manager, public outreach for ASM. Its quite an honor to be recognized for all three programs by the Hermes Awards. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Assoc...
Autism-related proteins control nerve excitability, researchers find
.... Because mutations in neuroligins occur in some people
with autism spectrum disorders, the researchers also engineered a mutation in neuroligin-1 comparable to one observed in humans and introduced the mutant neuroligins into rat neurons. The nerve cells carrying the mutant neuroligin showed a dramati...
Researchers pit novel version of common virus against cancer
... but it had one big problem: you cannot test it in people
because you cannot give people
HIV, explained Kim. So we had to find another route. Thats when we came up with the idea of modifyin...
Study: Donated embryos could result in more than 2,000 new embryonic stem cell lines
...ing cryopreserved embryos. In the end, it is these people
who determine whether embryos are available for adoption or for medical research. The 1,020 couples responding to the survey currently control the disposition of between 3,900 to 5,900 embryos. Nearly half of the respondents (49 percent) indicated ...
Hepatitis B drug can compromise HIV treatment
...y using drugs to suppress HIV. More than 4 million people
worldwide are believed to be infected with both viruses. The scientists emphasized that finding drug resistance in this setting underscores the need to test all antiviral drugs for anti-HIV activity before they are approved for use. Entecavir is a...
Developer of new method for treating bone defects wins WPI Entrepreneurship Award
...r reaching benefits to every one of the 50 million people
in America who have ever had a bone fracture or defect. We will use the money specifically to develop prototypes, and to push this technology to commercialization." ...
Researchers track snakes to study populations, behavior
...heir efforts will educate the public and convince people
that they can live with the species without destro... of Conservation also assist in the study. Most people
detest snakes, so the first instinct is to eliminate them, said Drda, who researches at Washington U...
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