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Penn researchers discover novel pathway for increasing 'good' cholesterol
...ill apply to humans. The next step is to study how
the genes for the PCs, EL itself, and ELs inhibitor are regulated. In addition, Jin and Rader plan to test whether variation in blood levels of PCs and EL activity in humans, as well as genetic variation in their genes, is associated with variation i...
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
...e focus in medicine has long been on diseases, and how
to diagnose and treat them. But that focus often i...lity. In the medical world, experts have debated how
to categorize conditions such as the ones in this study. Some are called geriatric syndromes, while ...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...es as they unlearned the correction. Regardless of how
hard subjects tried, they were unable to stop this...Based on these findings, Bastians goal is to learn how
to make that pattern last for an extended period. Currently, Bastian is planning a study of stroke v...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...nd exercise activities, Janicke said. Looking at how
parents are doing themselves, how
they are doing socially and emotionally and how
they are coping with the stresses in their lives, is...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
...g for the next pandemic need to carefully consider how
to best use these strategies to protect people and decrease the potential impact of the next pandemic in their communities. The 43 cities in the study were scattered from coast to coast and represented a combined population of approximately 23 mill...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...e number of channels has a direct correlation with how
well the device works." The research has been fu...onic interference. The researchers also calculated how
well the signals are transmitted through tissue. "We looked at the equivalent of the amount of ski...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...nvolved in visual perception and eye movements and how
they work in unison. Traditionally, such research ...the neural networks involved in visual processing, how
they influence each other, and how
individual cells affect the whole. The research will involve both...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
... mouth. Facial aging is, in part, characterized by how
these separate compartments change as we grow olde...ay of viewing facial anatomy. It not only tells us how
we age, it shows us why we age the way we do, and why every part of the face, from the eyelids to th...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...ing the following year. Improved understanding of how
ST2 and other biomarkers reflect aspects of the he...dict risk. What we dont have now is information on how
ST2 changes after adequate heart failure treatment and what that tells us about patients response to...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...ontpellier, France. While we have some ideas as to how
this works biologically, we need to have a better understanding of how
caffeine affects the brain before we can start promoting caffeine intake as a way to reduce cognitiv...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...te a questionnaire that asked, among other things, how
many TVs they had in their house, how
often they ate at McDonald's and whether they had any toys from McDonald's. The kids had an average ...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...nts. Neonatologists have been trying to figure out how
to prevent it for years, said Philip Ballard, MD, PhD, lead study author and professor of pediatrics at UCSF. The benefit of inhaled nitric oxide for infants born close to term who suffer from the lung disease known as pulmonary hypertension has be...
Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease
...by Emory University has defined for the first time how
metal ions bind to amyloid fibrils in the brain in a way that appears toxic to neurons. Amyloid fibrils are linked to the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob. Although metal ions, most nota...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...dying siblings is a very important way to identify how
diseases group within families. It alsoallows us to dissect out influences of both genes and the environment in the development ofrespiratory disease, and also in the maintenance of good lung function and health into middle age. Questionnaires will b...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...k are: Are we doing the best for our patients" and how
could we do it better" In the best places, the chief executives are genuinely interested in the patients. And we know that where theres a good relationship, clinical outcomes for patients are better. Now the team plans to bring managers and healt...
Why women get more migraines than men
...r study, the encouraging results are an example of how
new insights into the basic mechanisms of migraine are leading to novel approaches for therapy for the hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide who suffer from this disabling condition....
Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science
...ashington University in St. Louis have figured out how
to train synthetic polymer molecules to behave--to... blocks try to get away from the water, and that's how
you get different shapes, called micelles, to form. The system used by the scientists consisted of...
The matrix of autism
...and other high-level thinking" Surprisingly, given how
pervasive this view of autism is, it has never been rigorously tested. But a team of scientists in Canada suspected that the tests themselves might be baised and decided to explore the idea in the lab. Led by psychologist Laurent Mottron of the Uni...
To be or not to be a scientist
...fic research. Each student experiment - no matter how
small - puts us one step closer to finding cures to deadly diseases. This student symposium and reception marks the culmination of the research institutes renowned summer science internship program. WHY: The Summer Student Research Program is one ...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
...iverway, for the second international symposium on how
produce affects human health, according to Dr. Bhi...t, brain and skin. Presenters also will talk about how
to maintain the most healthful level of bioactive compounds in the pre- and post-harvest stages of f...
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