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Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 5, 2004
... (Call for article and separate news release. This study
is also the subject of an Internal Medicine Report... Gallstones, New Study Finds A new, 14-year study
of 45,756 men without initial gallstones or gallstone disease finds that the men who ate the most un...
Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting
... Results of the Proctor-Leuenberger-Koch study
suggest that the mechanisms controlling blood vess...atory group "is one of the first to systematically study
the impact of aging on blood flow to exercising muscle in healthy humans." It's important to study
Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
... (USARIEM). Mechanosensors, desensitization under study
Though the cellular mechanosensors are very efficient, Turner noted that the biological processes involved in bone mechanotransduction are poorly understood, "yet several pathways are emerging from current research." These include ion channels in t...
Research out this week helps us understand basics of how neurons communicate
... gate, which is called a calcium channel. "In this study
we removed a specific part of the calcium channel molecule called the 'synaptic protein interaction site' and put this mutant calcium channel back into cells," Dr. Harkins said. "We found that cells with the mutant calcium channel no longer released ...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...ip between a protein's shape and its function. The study
of amyloids is complicated by the fact that the sh...ultidimensional graph, Clementi and her colleagues study
the image like a mountain range, looking for low-lying valleys -- reduced energy states where the pr...
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...linear spectroscopy-lasers-has made it possible to study
liquid structure at a variety of interfaces." ... Earlier in her career, Richmond pioneered the study
of single crystal surfaces by another laser technique called second harmonic generation, developing ...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... The findings were drawn from a prospective cohort study
of 6,479 adults aged 25 to 74 years who participat...verage costs rose 22.8 percent annually during the study
period, from $503 per person per year in 1998 to $759 in 2000. The average number of prescriptions f...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...ensus defining key scientific questions for future study
and determining the field's most promising clinical applications. More than 300,000 liposuction procedures are performed in the United States each year, producing about 150,000 gallons of fat that is normally discarded. In 2001, researchers first ...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
A new study
shows that lower doses of radiation elude a damage.... This has lead to effort by Hopkins scientists to study
ways to use viruses that can deliver ATM-blocking drugs to the cells. Tests in animals are expected ...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
...ave treatment sooner. That is the result of a new study
by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center presente...ing the urgency of treatment. "The purpose of this study
was to evaluate the effect of treatment delay on the outcome of these men who choose external-beam r...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
... his team will collaborate with cell biologists to study
a variety of molecules involved in the development and progression of cancer, including those involved in programmed cell death; genes such as the p53 gene, which is implicated in many kinds of cancer; and microtubules and molecular motors, which are...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...ut to be exactly the system that Hershko needed to study
what role, if any, ubiquitin played in the process...m's active DNA. Such information is crucial to the study
of the basic cellular processes involved in many diseases. The scientists plan to use the new geneti...
New study will tackle three major killer diseases
...iversity of Edinburgh are launching a new two-year study
aimed at improving treatment for three of Scotland...diseases: heart disease, stroke and diabetes. The study
will recruit 1,000 adults from one of the remotest parts of the UK-- the North Isles of Orkney. The...
Biologists ID molecular block for social 'cheaters'
...molecular genetics and large-scale genomics to the study
of social evolution. The project was one of the first funded by the NSF's new Frontiers in Integrated Biological Research program. Other co-authors on the paper, "Pleiotropy as a mechanism to stabilize cooperation," are Kevin Foster, a former Huxley ...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...r supply prior to its chlorination, according to a study
published today in the scientific journal Applied ...rchers and public health officials agree that more study
is needed to pinpoint sources of the viruses and to determine if some viruses are surviving chlorina...
New genetic tools provide clues to the effects of exercise and diet on obesity, diabetes
...ngton, D.C. Hittel said the results of a recent study
"indicate the widespread and differential expressi...8000, room 602, or 512-682-2950 direct. STRRIDE study
hints at skeletal muscle role in CVD risk improvement Using subjects from the Studies of Targe...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...onell Chemical Senses Center, in Philadelphia. The study
was conducted both in Chicago and Philadelphia. ...mones could potentially influence their responses, study
participants were blind to the hypotheses and the source of the compounds," Spencer said. "The stud...
Muscle-building hand-grips aid systolic blood pressure, carotid AD, endothelial function
...t affect either diastolic BP or peripheral AD. The study
also tested isometric leg press exercise, but it had no effect on any of the parameters being studied. IHG's effect on endothelial function Hypertension is associated with endothelial dysfunction and development of cardiovascular disease, noted Ch...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
...pleted a lot of in vitro studies, but we wanted to study
now how exercise affected animals against a real i...triking and surprising; human flu vaccine reaction study
underway 20-week-old mice that had exercised had significantly (p=0.008) higher survival rates (18 ...
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
...ellite maps to support humanitarian operations, to study
and prevent environmental risks and to plan sustainable reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas affected by natural phenomena. The UNOSAT development group is hosted by CERN. Sharing is in the mandate and in the culture of CERN. Sharing knowledge ...
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