Tag: "quadruples" at biology news
Alzheimer's disease linked to inflammation
...uggests that exposure toinflammation early in life quadruples
one's risk of developingAlzheimer's disease. Margaret Gatz, lead author and professor of psychology in the USCCollege of Letters, Arts and Sciences, is slated to present herfindings at the first Alzheimer's Association InternationalConference on Prev...
Asthma, allergies may reduce risk of brain cancer
...) affects three out of 100,000 people, a rate that quadruples
to 13 out 100,000 among people who are 65 and older. The average five-year survival rate from the time of diagnosis for GBM is only 3.3 percent, and is lower for people 65 and older. The current study supports several years' worth of research by othe...
Algae's protein 'tails' create motion and aid munching
...ne. Doubling the radius of the colony doubles not quadruples
the colony's food intake rate. So a large organism such as a Volvox colony shouldn't survive because it would demand more energy than passive feeding could supply, a conundrum that researchers refer to as the "bottleneck problem." The research team ...
Long-term cancer risk follows stem cell transplant recipients
...eneral population. In addition, cancer risk almost quadruples
for patients who were over 40 years old at the time of transplant or for patients who received stem cells from a female donor. Myeloablative, allogeneic HSCT is an effective standard therapy for specific life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia...