Tag: "disguise" at medical news
Sexually satisfied but feeling frumpy: It's body image, not 'the change'
...nxiety about aging and pressure for older women to disguise
normal changes. The researchers found that the more a woman perceived herself as less attractive, the more likely she was to report a decline in sexual desire or activity over the past 10 years. Two- thirds of the women reported one or more change...
Identified: DNA that controls the malaria parasite's disguise mechanism
...alaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, is able to disguise
itself from the human immune system. This discovery builds on the work published in the 9 April 2005 issue of the journal Cell, in which Professor Cowman and Dr Crabb reported that to avoid detection and destruction, the parasite controls expression...
The dietary history locked up in strands of hair can help diagnose eating disorders
...ften cannot recognise their problem, or attempt to disguise
it. This makes diagnosis and treatment very difficult. But newly published research from Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry shows that analysing the carbon and nitrogen bound into hair fibres can determine whether a person does indeed have an ...