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Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring

... enrolled in KFHP. In addition to collecting and storing blood sera samples, the CHDS study collected extensive data on the prenatal period, and conducted maternal interviews on family health history, maternal and paternal health habits, and maternal and paternal socio-demographic information. In 1997- 19...

Men, women disagree on number of guns at home, new study finds

..., and they are the ones most often responsible for storing weapons," said Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley of the Uni...residents who had young children were negligent in storing guns and poisonous materials at home, but those whose homes children only visited were significantly...

'Sharp' older brains are not the same as younger brains

... receptor that is linked to a common mechanism for storing memories, the team learned. "Instead, successful ...said. "This 'switch' could serve the same purpose storing memories but through a different neurochemical device."...

Coffee jump-starts short-term memory

...ooking up a telephone number in the phone book and storing the number until you've dialed it." The volunteers were shown a sequence of simple images (the letters A, B, C or D) and then asked if an image was the same as the one shown two images earlier. The volunteers were instructed to respond as quickly as ...

Australian first to save sight

A new system of storing eye tissue, to be launched on Tuesday 14 February at the Lions Corneal Donation Service (LCDS), will help save the sight of hundreds of Victorians a year by extending the time between donation and needing to perform the transplant. Thanks to the new ...

New preservative increases shelf life of blood platelets - decreases risk of harmful reactions

Providence, RI A new study has found that storing whole blood derived platelets in an artificial pre... require platelet transfusions. "We found that by storing the platelets in the artificial preservative, we were able to retain the quality of the blood produc...

Stevens Institute of Technology Roundtable

...en the various aspects of the network, hosting and storing of medical records. An approach more consistent with governmental standards may be required, extending the guidelines of HIPAA even further. "The merger of a robust systems integration of hardware, software, network, telecom, and audit components wi...

Multi-tasking adversely affects brain's learning, UCLA psychologists report

...structure that plays critical roles in processing, storing and recalling information -- is necessary for declarative memory, Poldrack said. For the task learned without distraction, the hippocampus was involved. However, for the task learned with the distraction of the beeps, the hippocampus was not involved...

Parents of teens more likely than parents of younger children to store firearms unsafely

... a slight association between having teenagers and storing guns loaded or loaded and unlocked. "As young people become adolescents, parents may become less vigilant about keeping firearms stored securely," the authors write. "This assertion is supported by the present research, as well as by studies on pa...

Report issued on outbreak of serious eye infection linked with use of certain contact lens solution

...washing and drying hands prior to handling lenses, storing lenses in new contact lens solution after each use, and carefully following directions for use of contact lens and contact lens solution products," the authors conclude. ...

South Asian men suffer more urinary problems than white men but are less likely to seek help

...nces were most pronounced when it came to problems storing urine in the bladder. South Asian men were approximately two to three times more likely to suffer from issues like urinating frequently, needing to go urgently, suffering from incontinence and having to get up to urinate at night. "Lower urinary tr...

Studies identify food sources of disease and drug resistance

...e measures at multiple levels, such as growing and storing carrots away from animals and encouraging hygienic practices for harvesters and harvesting machinery. To reduce or remove the risk of resistant gut bacteria, however, the editorial authors say the answer is easy: "Ban antibiotic growth promoters!"...

Lessons from Vioxx case -- New approach needed to restore faith in pharmaceutical industry

... collaboration and development of drugs, including storing research data on independent academic sites rather than with the pharmaceutical company, stricter scrutiny for research which has potentially immense financial implications and penalties for ghost-writing. They conclude that "collaborations betwe...

Novel Ames Lab composite may replace depleted uranium

...epleted uranium have caused concern among soldiers storing and using them. Now, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are close to developing a new composite with an internal structure resembling fudge-ripple ice cream that is actually comprised of environmentally safe materials to do...

CO2 storage in coal can be predicted better

...r filtering carbon dioxide out of waste gasses and storing it. The Enhanced Coalbed Methane process kills two birds with one stone: carbon dioxide (CO2) is stored in coal seams in the ground and at the same time methane (CH4) is obtained from the process. To optimise this process it is important to know h...

ASU, Walter Reed researchers create prosthesis of the future

...red prosthetic devices based on lightweight energy storing springs. The device, nicknamed SPARKy, short fo...wo phases stance and swing. We are concerned with storing energy and releasing energy (regenerative kinetics) in the stance phase." When you look at the mec...

Machine preservation may promote more organ sharing

...n a pump as opposed to the conventional method of storing and transporting organs in a cooler may lower hospital costs, improve initial organ function, and promote greater use and more sharing of organs, according to new research by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. "By placing kidneys on a ...

Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia

...s of the lipids used to make membranes involved in storing and communicating information in the brain. These lipid changes were partially reversed in patients treated with antipsychotic medications, said Joseph McEvoy, M.D., associate professor of biological psychiatry and study co-investigator. "This tech...

Researcher says few families report safe firearm storage

...r 70 percent of the families surveyed reported not storing their firearms safely in their residence," DuRant ...mperative that parents understand the necessity of storing guns safely in the home." Storage patterns are most influenced by firearm type, family socializat...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... October 2014 Biological membranes are mainly composed of ... of solution ions onto lipid membranes helps clarify ... study provides a quantitative description of the equilibria ... Kotyńska and Zbigniew Figaszewski from the University of ... describing these findings, just published in EPJ ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... Beaverton, OR) New research presented at the ... in Houston, TX showed for the first time ... in women using a readily available nutritional supplement, ... by Dr. Judith A. Smith, Pharm.D., associate professor ... Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science ...
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