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Autism theory put to the test with new technology

...lp you search, try a little experiment. After your spouse searches an area, go and look in the same place. It will likely feel strange, even irritating to both of you - and thats because you may be fighting an ancient, hard-wired, human behaviour pattern. The behavioural phenomenon is called inhibition of...

Spouse may 'drive you to drink' but also can protect you from alcohol

...r of two people who are married," Grant says. "One spouse could work at a place where the co-workers go out for a drink after work. Or one spouse could be a regular churchgoer, while the other prefers to sleep." Another aspect of the environmen...

Spousal choices can influence the risk of developing alcoholism

...f Pittsburgh. "Selecting a phenotypically similar spouse increases the chances that offspring will inherit ones genes related to AD risk inasmuch as the spouse shares them. A closer phenotypic and genetic similarity may translate into higher social cohesion a...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...cal figure Ondine placed a curse on the adulterous spouse that he would stop breathing and die if he ever fell asleep. The story has lent its name, "Ondine's curse," to congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS), a condition in which individuals sometimes stop breathing in their sleep. Because mutat...

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center studies effects of cancer treatment among children of survivors

...also taking blood samples from the survivor, their spouse and their children to look at the molecular level for markers for genetic effects." Boice is working closely with researchers in Denmark and Finland, where all persons diagnosed with cancer under the age of 35 after 1943 in Denmark, and 1952 in Finl...

Ulcerative colitis survey unmasks challenges for patients beyond devastating symptoms

... women surveyed avoided intimate situations with a spouse or partner because of their disease and associated...reported trouble maintaining a relationship with a spouse or partner. Beyond personal relationships, family relationships may also be affected by UC, as near...

Short-term social stress may benefit immune response to infection

...ate University had shown that persons caring for a spouse with Alzheimer's disease did not gain the same level of protection from an influenza vaccination as did their counterparts without the same chronic stress. The mice in Wiesehan's and Dr. Sheridan's study experienced a very different type of stress, h...

Protein tyrosine phosphatases to be topic of ASBMB-Merck Award lecture

...d transportation and expenses of the recipient and spouse to the 2005 Annual Meeting to present a lecture. Recipients over the past several years include Jack L. Strominger in 2004, Stephen Benkovic in 2003, Robert G. Roeder and Robert D. Kornberger who shared the Award in 2002, and Avram Hershko and Alexan...

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(Date:4/15/2014)... Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in ... hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought. ... studies to determine how the hormone helps plants ... by the continuing increase in the atmosphere,s carbon ... achievement appears in the April 15 issue of ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Looking at the question of how social behavior has ... universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights ... simply compete for food. Rather the siblings share what ... absent," explained Dr. Jol Meunier of the Evolutionary Biology ... University of Mainz (JGU). The team of biologists from ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of Anatomists ... All awards will be presented during the Closing ... Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during ... , The 2014 award winners are: , ... PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...
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