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Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
...es a week, go home and rest and after that I would crawl
into work. "No pep, no get up and go whatsoever," says Bunch a postal worker who has been on dialysis since 2001. "Now, I can take those stairs at work and at home. The energy level I have now is so much higher. It's all so very liberating." That fr...
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School researcher receives fellowship for work in Canavan Disease
...tive therapy. Children with Canavan disease cannot crawl
or walk, may suffer from seizures or mental retardation, and cannot perform activities of daily living. Canavan disease generally results in death by 10 years of age. For more information about the Canavan Foundation, visit www.canavanfoundation.org...
Did rats spread SARS in Amoy Gardens?
...usbands working away from home. Small children who crawl
on the floor will also be at higher risk."...
OHSU researchers reveal how bacteria crawl on surfaces
... 30 years it's been known that some bacteria could crawl
on surfaces, but the mechanism of crawling has been a mystery. Our work provides strong data showing that the pili are what allow the bacteria to move. The bacteria exert the force for crawling by shortening their pili. It's like a grappling hook. Th...
Baby walkers may impede child development
...ame age as theno-walker group, but they learned to crawl
at about the same age as the childrenwho used the newer-style walkers. On the developmental tests, the infants who used newer-style walkers had thelowest scores on physical and mental development. On the tests of physicaldevelopment, infants who used...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...exposed infants were also drowsier andhad a weaker crawl
than non-exposed babies. Napiorkowski and co-researchers in the Department of Pediatrics in Women andInfants Hospital studied the one- and two-day-old babies of 57 women. Twenty ofthe infants had been exposed to cocaine, alcohol, marijuana and cigare...