Navigation Links
Effect in Biological News

Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... net income, where applicable, excludes the effect of stock-based compensation expense. The company ... for the second quarter of 2009, excluding the effect of stock-based compensation, was $1.2 million, or ... company had a non-GAAP net loss, excluding the effect of stock-based compensation, of $2.9 million, or ...

Short stressful events may improve working memory

... and mentally, and can have a detrimental effect on learning and emotion. However, acute stress ... model, that acute stress can produce a beneficial effect on learning and memory, through the effect of the stress hormone corticosterone (cortisol in ...

Ozone, nitrogen change the way rising CO2 affects Earth's water

... are likely to have an important but overlooked effect on the cycling of water from sky to land to ... transpiration and less runoff. However, this effect has been shown to be smaller than the effect of reduced stomatal conductance. Aware of ...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

... of a linoleic acid-rich oil may have a profound effect on body composition in women," Belury said. The ... Safflower oil supplementation showed no effect on total body fat readings, but reduced the ... glucose is important for these women. The overall effect in just 16 weeks wasn't bringing them back to ...

Stress puts double whammy on reproductive system, fertility

... biology. "We didn't have any hint of this stress effect nine years ago, when GnIH was first discovered." ... researchers attribute much of this stress effect on sexual function to an increase in ... hormone (GnIH) because it had the opposite effect of GnRH - it inhibited release of gonadotropins, ...

One size does not fit all

... was not determined. That is, does statin directly effect myelin and/or the oligodendrocytes or is disease ... allowing MNI researchers to determine the direct effect of long-term statin therapy on remyelination, ... simvastatin has in fact, a slightly deleterious effect on myelin under non-pathological conditions," ...

Identification of genetic variants affecting age at menopause could help improve fertility treatment

... and the part of the body where they might have an effect has yet to be identified, though the researchers ... able to become a mother." In addition to its effect on fertility, earlier menopause has other ... cardiovascular disease, while it has a protective effect on the risk of breast cancer. The age of ...

UMMS researchers isolate first 'neuroprotective' gene in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

... of this genetic variant is comparable to the effect of the only drug (Riluzole) now approved for use ... the biological basis for the beneficial effect in ALS, it will potentially provide a target for ... can now be directly designed to exploit the effect of this gene variation." ...

Aerosol: A key piece of the climate change puzzle

... of this puzzle, but the size and shape of its effect is still unclear a fact that jeopardises the ... and are known by experts to have a huge cooling effect on our planet. This is because these particles ... that reflect sunlight back into space. This effect is thought to be so large that, since the ...

Sexual harassment from males prevents female bonding, says study

... the Royal Society B , the research uncovers the effect of sexual harassment on the ability of female ... The research provides the first insight into the effect of male sexual harassment on female social ... males to change the sex ratio and examining the effect of males on female social behaviour. They carried ...

The genetic X-factor

... genes, when knocked-out, have no apparent effect on an individual's ability to function in the ... gene mutation on the X is more likely to have an effect in males than in females. "We sequenced 720 ... genes that, when knocked out, appear to have no effect on the characteristics of the individual," ...

New drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... Phase 3 clinical trial will evaluate the drug's effect on survival in a large group of patients with ... receptor and do not show the cancer-stimulating effect of bicalutamide and other current anti-androgen ... these animals with bicalutamide produced a modest effect on their tumors, the new drugs caused the tumors ...

New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... trials are planned to evaluate the drug's effect on survival in a large group of patients with ... receptor and did not show the cancer-stimulating effect of bicalutamide and other current antiandrogen ... these animals with bicalutamide produced a modest effect on their tumors, the new drugs caused the tumors ...

Physical activity may strengthen children's ability to pay attention

... able to allocate attentional resources, and this effect is greater in the more difficult conditions of ... exercise. "And when we assessed it, the effect was largest in reading comprehension," Hillman ... a full grade level. "Thus, the exercise effect on achievement is not statistically significant, ...

New approach discovered to lowering triglycerides

... of their diet with lipoic acid had a significant effect in lowering triglycerides, which along with ... triglyceride levels up to 60 percent. If the effect were the same in humans which is not yet clear ... levels, the researchers said, and to show the effect on liver enzymes resulting in less production of ...

AGU journal highlights -- March 25, 2009

... and local atmospheric composition moderated the effect of nytril chloride on ozone mixing ratios. ... soot particles repel water and hence have little effect on properties and lifetimes of clouds. As soot ... oxide from upwind regions can have a significant effect on the local surface budget of reactive nitrogen. ...

Commercial ships spew half as much particulate pollution as world's cars

... on climate. The particles have a global cooling effect at least five times greater than the global warming effect from ships' carbon dioxide emissions, Lack says. ... So the sulfur fuel regulations have the indirect effect of reducing the organic particles emitted," says ...

Aware, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 Financial Results

... net income, where applicable, excludes the effect of stock-based compensation expense. The company ... for the fourth quarter of 2008, excluding the effect of stock-based compensation, was $5.4 million, or ... company had non-GAAP net income, excluding the effect of $1.5 million of stock-based compensation, of ...

Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008

... 8% Adjustment to exclude the effect of currency changes from the prior ... -2% Adjustment to exclude the effect of currency changes from the prior ... 2% Adjustment to exclude the effect of currency changes from the prior ...

Nutritional supplementation program helps prevent weight loss among children in African country

... Health, Boston, and colleagues assessed the effect of a 3-month distribution of RUTF to ... between groups, and the intervention did not effect the prevalence of malaria, diarrhea or ... supplements provided in a program context have an effect on child nutritional status and, more ...

Grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells, proving value of natural compounds

... "What everyone seeks is an agent that has an effect on cancer cells but leaves normal cells alone, ... rats and skin tumors in mice, they looked at the effect of the compound in leukemia cells. Using a ... extract in different doses and found the marked effect in causing apoptosis in these cells at one of the ...

Genes determine whether sugar pills work

... found gene variants that can impact the placebo effect and a mechanism in the brain that characterizes ... Statistical analyses showed that it is a genetic effect on the activity in the amygdala that influences ... the first time that genes influence the placebo effect by regulating the propensity to react in an area ...

Vitamin C lowers levels of inflammation biomarker considered predictor of heart disease

... 0.25 milligrams per liter. "This finding of an effect of vitamin C is important because it shows in a ... than 1 milligram per liter saw no significant effect on CRP levels after taking vitamin C supplements. ... are uncertain as to why vitamin E did not show an effect even though it is also an antioxidant. Block ...

Lead-flapping objects experience less wind resistance than their trailing counterparts

... suffers a significant drag increase. If this effect applies to fish schools and bird flocks, the ... said in explaining their results. This effect indirectly reduces the motion of the leading ... greater flapping amplitude due to the resonate effect of this wake. This larger appearance in a flow ...

Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

... of grapes in reducing cardiovascular risk. The effect is thought to be due to the high level of ... needs to be done. The researchers studied the effect of regular table grapes (a blend of green, red, ... an effect, the things that we think are having an effect against the hypertension may be the flavanoids ...

Purple tomatoes: The richness of antioxidants against tumors

... mice, showed a significant protective effect by extending the mice lifespan. The research has ... have obtained an ideal model to study the effect of anthocyanins. In order to obtain fruit ... natural fruit thus it is very useful to study the effect of anthocyanins". Subsequently, scientists ...

Deprived of a sense of smell, worms live longer

... C. elegans . Now, further investigating the effect of one of those compounds, ethosuximide, the researchers found that it had the same life-extending effect as some well-studied genetic mutations in C. ... study further. We also want to find out how the effect on the neurons is translated into ...

Birth control has long-term effect on hormone exposure

... cancers later in life. While studying the effect of post-menopausal dietary soy consumption on ... on the mechanism behind the cancer-protective effect of the treatment. Past oral contraceptive use ... magnitude and persistence of oral contraceptive effect really surprised us," said Cline, a diplomate of ...

Duke team explains a longtime visual puzzler in new way

... different way of thinking about how this effect can and should be explained," said Dale Purves, ... Neuroscience. "We decided to look at the effect empirically, based on another visual problem, ... 13. Other explanations of the flash-lag effect have included theories that ...

Where optics meets medicine

... Little research has been done to study the effect of blockages in small blood vessels on the health ... have developed an animal model for looking at the effect of small strokes in the tiny venules in the brain ... vessels of the venule system and then monitor the effect on blood flow in upstream capillaries in the ...

Cholesterol-lowering drugs and the effect on muscle repair and regeneration

... Relatively little is known regarding the effect of statins on the muscle progenitor cells (i.e., ... in other cell types and therefore may inhibit or effect this critical step in muscle repair. Thus it is ... between muscle pain related to a statin effect or ...

Dark chocolate: Half a bar per week to keep at bay the risk of heart attack

... day represent the ideal amount for a protective effect against inflammation and subsequent ... are talking of a moderate consumption. The best effect is obtained by consuming an average amount of 6.7 ... times a week. Beyond these amounts the beneficial effect tends to disappear". From a practical point of ...

Warming world in range of dangerous consequences

... future warming by assuming that the cooling effect of man-made aerosol pollution will be eliminated ... The smog does so chiefly by creating a dimming effect at Earth's surface. But mitigation of this ... to offset the reductions in the surface cooling effect of fog. The paper also offers potential ...

Stem cells may solve mystery of early pregnancy breast cancer protection

... a theory. He also noted that the protective effect of pregnancy is seen across the lifetime. The effect is not immediate. He studied the effect in mice that were 10 months old the equivalent ...

New synthetic form of protein holds promise to stop cancer spread

... it was necessary to link two CXCL12 molecules, in effect locking it into a form that could not be ... combined. The combined molecule had the opposite effect of the single molecule, and it resulted in a near ... not clear yet if the CXCL12 dimer will have the effect Dr. Volkman hopes for, he says that this ...

Is yakult helpful in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome?

... A pilot study was undertaken to determine the effect of L. strain Shirota (Yakult(R)) on intestinal ... transit and therefore, in order to confirm the effect of Yakult(R) on SIBO, future studies will include ... to determine whether a probiotic could have an effect on SIBO. Currently, SIBO is managed by ...

Study of islands reveals surprising extinction results

... and Sax started the project with a question: What effect are humans really having on biological diversity? ... most species that get introduced don't have much effect at all. It doesn't mean that they're not altering ... there have been few plant extinctions, so the net effect is that humans have transformed New Zealand's ...

ESA to feature wide range of UW-Madison presentations

... whose presence appears to have a strong negative effect on wolves' ability to establish. Wolves are least ... building than in less developed lakes. The effect is most pronounced on the largest bass, those ... 263-5719 Presentation: COS 121-4, The effect of native prairie on rain garden function and ...

AGU journal highlights -- July 23, 2008

... to as the "indirect aerosol effect." This effect is likely the manifestation of two different ... interaction mechanisms. One encompasses aerosols' effect on cloud water, specifically how a decrease in ... the Twomey effect, which involves the radiative effect of cloud microphysical changes only (no change in ...

Scientists suspect omega-3 fatty acids could slow acute wound healing

... shows that popular fish oil supplements have an effect on the healing process of small, acute wounds in human skin. But whether that effect is detrimental, as researchers initially ... McDaniel said. They appear to have enough of an effect that patients should at least inform their ...
Other Contents
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014) The so-called central dogma of molecular ... provided a simplified explanation for how genetic information ... , In reality, of course, the process is ... nearly 60 years ago by Nobel Laureate Francis ... one, there are multiple types of RNA, three ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... a simple, mechanical solution to avoid chromosome sorting ... Science Express. , This natural ... lead to infertility, miscarriage, or congenital conditions. ... problems, but what exactly goes wrong is often ... Trust Center for Cell Biology at the University ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... that a single group of microorganisms may be responsible ... the oceans, with implications for the global carbon cycle ... essential molecule required by most life on this planet, ... of microorganisms because it is so large and complex. ... maintaining the brain and nervous systems, as well as ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists discover RNA modifications in some unexpected places 2Cells simply avoid chromosome confusion 2Cells simply avoid chromosome confusion 3Researchers discover new producer of crucial vitamin 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter ... urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV), which is ... found. "Our study shows that testing urine for HPV ... the cervix for HPV," said lead researcher Dr. Neha Pathak. ... fellow at Queen Mary University of London, England. The ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 These new programs allow those who ... receive up to $10,000 in a 0% interest free, 2nd ... other state and federal programs, are listed on their private ... until you sell or move out of the property. The ... loan. There are no monthly payments paid by the Borrower. ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... A new study found that fractional flow ... true coronary bifurcation lesions yields similar outcomes to ... trial is the first study to compare FFR-guided ... today at the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics ... Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world,s premier educational ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... could potentially yield hundreds of billions of dollars in ... 2007 report by the Commonwealth Fund. To help spur ... is seeking up to 10 collaborative groups from across ... 1.0 ( http://bit.ly/1wo4gsa ) - a handbook designed ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host ... LULAC’s Feria de Salud will feature free health screenings ... Other free testing includes glucose and cholesterol levels as ... will be available for children under 6 years old ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds 2Health News:New Updated 2014 First Time Home Buyer Programs Available to Florida Residents 2Health News:New Updated 2014 First Time Home Buyer Programs Available to Florida Residents 3Health News:Results of DKCRUSH-VI trial reported at TCT 2014 2Health News:NQF Seeks Field Testing Groups for Population Health Guide 2Health News:NQF Seeks Field Testing Groups for Population Health Guide 3Health News:LULAC Hosts Second Annual Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud in Los Angeles 2
Other TagsOther Tags