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Education Linked To Good Health Habits, Even In Old Age
...better health andfunctioning. Compared to those
with less education, those
with more smoked fewercigarettes and exercised more. They also had better lung function, higherleve...
Neurotransmission Machinery Visualized For The First Time
...plex. Like other known fusion mechanisms, such as those
used by viruses to infectcells, synaptic fusion employs a protein agent to meld two membranes. But unlikeviral mechanisms, in which the fusion protein simply changes its shape, the veryassembly of the synaptic fusion protein itself leads to the union...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...ts from many disciplines, and to test and validate those
models over a wide range of length scales. The ab...nals observed in active experimental primates with those
predicted by the model and to account for motor behavior of healthy humans as well as those
Botox Treats Excessive Sweating, According To UCSF Study
...ms. Amounts of themedicine used were similar to those
used for wrinkles and frown lines. Patientswere followed up at one week and one month. They were asked to return when theynoticed sweating had recurred. All patients reported decrease of underarm sweating within 48 hours of thetreatment. Patients ...
Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell
...e between aromas and relate those
differences back to the way humans discern smell.That was essential as a first step to determining whetherthese devices would be useful in industry and research," said Harper. ...
Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities
...nly a minority of cases. The newfindings support those
of a study by Drs. Nelson and Grether last year (2) whichshowed that babies of normal birthweight who were exposed to infection in thewomb had nine times the normal risk of developing CP. Other recent studies havelinked prenatal infection to prematu...
Cases Of Eye Malformations In Babies Higher In Rural Areas
...twice as likely to suffer from this condition than those
born in areas with a high population density. They conclude that this association needs further investigation. Contact: Dr Helen Dolk, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygien...
Eating Berries Can Help Lower LDL Cholesterol
...ies exhibited antioxidant activities "comparableto those
previously found for fresh grapes and wines," said Frankel. "As far aswe know, this is the first time berry extracts have been evaluated for theirantioxidant activities in human low-density lipoproteins." Research is ongoing to determine the ...
Candles with lead wicks emit lead into the air
...s were made of eitherpure lead or lead alloy while those
made in the United States or Mexicoconsisted of zinc or lead-containing alloys. Lead was detected in smallquantities in emissions from zinc-based wicks, suggesting that the lead may be acommon contaminant in the zinc, wick or wax. The levels of lea...
Treatment For Cancer May No Longer Be As Grim As The Disease
... this treatment can leavehospital much sooner than those
who undergo conventional surgery. However, radio-frequency ablation does have serious side effects. The livercontains many biochemically active substances that leak into the body from thedead cells. As a result, patients may become feverish or nauseo...
University Of Florida Researchers Hope To Ease Asthma Pains And Provide A Sigh Of Relief
...ion. In their pursuit of better relief for those
who suffer, Nowicki and a UFresearch team of pharmacologists and chemists are studying how a potentialasthma drug binds to, and activates its receptor in the cells lining theairways of the lungs. "Our research methods allow us to investigate h...
Exercise Can Help To Exorcise Stroke Risk
...week -- had a 46 percent lower risk of stroke than those
whodid little to no exercise. Meanwhile, those
expending 1,000 kilocalories a week-- the equivalent of walking briskly 30 minutes a day, five days ...
Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"
... or oxygen--bonds that are mucheasier to make than those
between carbons. Chemicals called olefins, which are easily derived from crude oil and naturalplant oils, provide a cheap source of building blocks for Click Chemistry,Sharpless says. Simple reactions create "sticky spots" on olefins, which allowthem...
UNC Researchers Find Drug-Resistant HIV In Semen
...s. The mutated HIV strains include those
less susceptible to suppression bya spectrum of front-line AIDS medications including ziduvodine (ZDV), didanosine(ddi), and lamivudine (3TC) . Eron, a UNC infectious disease specialist, points to a case report lastsummer in The New England J...
Reduced Heart Disease Risk In Middle Age Lowers Eventual Medicare Costs
..., or $1,600 less per year ($3,200 vs.$4,800), than those
for men not at low risk. The total annual Medicare..., or $1,800 less per year ($1,800 vs.$3,600), than those
for women not at low risk. Persons classified as being at low risk for cardiovascular disea...
Human Patient Simulator Assists Training Physicians In New Drug
...w in 19 percent, and not available at 23 percentof those
surveyed. "There was a significant difference in comfort level after the trainingsession. Eighty-one percent said clinical simulation experience was an excellentway to learn about new drugs like remifentanil, " says Murray. The Pen...
Elderly Patients May Be Undertreated For High Cholesterol, Wake Forest Doctor Says
...th high cholesterol levels are undertreated --even those
who had a history of coronary heart disease. ...alth Study(CHS) found that less than 20 percent of those
eligible for drugs according to1993 guidelines of the National Cholesterol Education Panel actually ...
Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Leads To Lower Child IQ Scores, Language Skills
...ich cocaine use often occurs, Lester said. Because those
children are also likely to live in poverty ...e inthe middle, Lester said. Based on those
figures, the researchers were able to predict the numberof new children who will need special ...
UCSF Recruting Breast Cancer Patients For Herbal Therapy Study
... herbal therapies that are safe and effective with those
that we knoware effective in standard conventional therapy, such as chemotherapy," said DebuTripathy, MD, UCSF associate professor of medicine, director of clinicalresearch at the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center and principalinvestigator of ...
Hormone Therapy Increases Survival Of High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
...herapy inconjunction with radiotherapy compared to those
who received radiotherapyalone," Roach said. "Thi...fter thefirst five years of treatment. Conversely, those
who received hormonal therapyin conjunction with radiotherapy had a 19 percent chance of dying of th...
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