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Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

... confirm trends that different Hispanic population groups have higher incidence rates of certain cancers ... and learn what predisposes different population groups to certain types of cancer, in order to improve ... The results indicated that these population groups showed different patterns of cancer once they ...

Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

... associated with intake of added sugars. groups with low income and education are particularly ... There are differences within race/ethnicity groups that suggest that interventions aimed at reducing ... significant differences across race/ethnicity groups with Asian-Americans having the lowest intake of ...

Structure of protective protein in the eye lens revealed

... and the patient develops cataracts. Two research groups at the Department of Chemistry of the Technische ... including Alzheimer's disease. Many research groups have focused their work on the α-crystallins ... Center of Electron Microscopy. The research groups were able to show for the first time here that, ...

Naming evolution's winners and losers

... sequences and fossils from 47 major vertebrate groups and used a computational approach to calculate ... diversification rates in nine taxonomic groups of jawed vertebrates. Interestingly, their ... Alfaro's laboratory also studies why some groups of animals have great diversity in their shapes ...

Study finds DNA barcoding requires caution without closer examination

... to open taxonomic identifications to all user groups and by the short supply of taxonomists that do ... a barcoding marker, but Spooner highlights many groups where COI fails to distinguish species. The COI ... alone to distinguish among species in complex groups such as section Petota . Spooner ...

Siberian jays use complex communication to mob predators

... calling depending on group composition. Family groups utter much more calls than groups that only consist of unrelated individuals. The ... In contrast, animals that live in anonymous groups rather rely on the selfish notion that other ...

From 'alarmed' to 'dismissive': The six ways Americans view global warming

... Haven, Conn. Americans fall into six distinct groups regarding their climate change beliefs, ... However, the researchers found that the groups sometimes actually behave in similar ways, albeit ... to their homes as the Alarmed. Likewise, all six groups support rebates for the purchase of solar panels ...

International team tracks clues to HIV

... important problem in a very rational way." The groups reported their findings in a paper published on ... be unique, but their collaboration is. Research groups from five institutions -- two in Greece, one in ... working on facets of the problem. "Not all the groups have ever met in person," Barron said. Most ...

Genetic study confirms the immune system's role in narcolepsy

... Participants were recruited so that many genetic groups were represented. Subjects were from the United ... were African-American, Korean, and Japanese, groups known to have a high incidence of the disorder. ... narcolepsy-cataplexy. Instead it identifies groups that are more likely to show narcolepsy-cataplexy ...

Tiny differences in our genes help shed light on the big picture of human history

... in on gene mutations that make some demographic groups more likely to develop diseases such as cancer, ... SNPs, while ignoring the patterns of specific groups of SNPs. This work shows that looking at groups of SNPs helps us better understand what happened ...

Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms

... in all 54 of the Eurasian, African and Oceanian groups the team sampled. Overall, among the 908 people who were in the 44 groups in which the allele was found, more than one out ... had been two or more different ancestral founding groups and only one of them had carried the 9-repeat ...

Grouping muscles to make controlling limbs easier

... be possible to control a limb by stimulating groups of muscles rather than individual muscles -- a ... researchers can control the limb using muscle groups just about as well as if they controlled ... Academy of Sciences . "By controlling muscle groups instead of individual muscles, we're reducing the ...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... Results There were no differences between groups based on maternal age, education levels, ... gender, and even maternal height. Although these groups were similar in many ways, there were significant differences between groups and trends as well: Although the most ...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... Results There were no differences between groups based on maternal age, education levels, ... gender, and even maternal height. Although these groups were similar in many ways, there were significant differences between groups and trends as well: Although the most ...

CSHL-led team identifies key decision-point at which cells with broken DNA repair themselves or die

... points called gamma-H2A.X foci, has phosphate groups added to its structure at particular points at ... come to the scene." The removal of phosphate groups from proteins is accomplished by a family of ... a phosphatase that is, it can remove phosphate groups from other proteins." The role of Eyes ...

Global alliance of leading technological universities to address global societal issues

... community to take action. The target groups include international government bodies and ... The framework of the Alliance allows individual groups from the various universities to hold periodic ... universities, in their own country. Individual groups from the various universities working on specific ...

Malfunction of the respiratory epithelium is a cause of allergy?

... the epithelium. Two studies by Finnish research groups on this subject have recently been published in ... through the epithelium. The research groups of the Helsinki University and Helsinki ... collaboration with several other Finnish research groups aimed to clarify what happens in the epithelium ...

Early family ties: No sponge in the human family tree

... debate about the relationships between the animal groups that made their apparation very early in ... between some of these very early animal groups with a high degree of confidence. In the most ... in animal history. The most ancient animal groups (phyla) include the Porifera (sponges), Placozoa, ...

Difference in fat storage may explain lower rate of liver disease in African-Americans

... DALLAS March 27, 2009 Where different ethnic groups store fat in their bodies may account for ... overall rates of insulin resistance among all groups are the same, researchers found. "This ... explanation might lie in where different ethnic groups typically store fat. Obese Hispanics tend to ...

Alzheimer's disease therapeutic prevents long-term damage from TBI in pre-clinical studies

... substantially damaged. They then followed the groups of reduced amyloid mice after injury, and found that three weeks after initial trauma, both groups performed almost equally well on learning tests. ... imaging scans of the mice showed that these two groups of mice did not have "nearly the same amount of ...

After a few drinks, older adults more impaired than they think

... did not elevate their breath alcohol levels. The groups were carefully matched by gender, body mass ... such age difference between the older and younger groups that had not had alcohol. The researchers found ... blood alcohol levels for participants in both groups rose at a similar rate right after drinking and ...

Honest crabs, power to the hungry, nice mice and clever meerkats: News from the American Naturalist

... TO THE HUNGRY: HOW THE NEEDIEST CAN LEAD LARGE groups Flocks of birds, swarms of insects and herds ... (University of Sussex), leaders in large animal groups can emerge automatically. Conradt and her ... group. "As a consequence," Conradt says, "large groups are often automatically led by those members that ...

Controlling cucumber beetles organically

... were collected in the control and Al-plastic groups than the companion plant groups. Similar numbers of beetles were trapped in repellent plant groups and beneficial insect-attracting plant groups, ... was included again, but the companion plant groups were combined to include beetle-repelling ...

Herpes virus: To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

... A major point of discussion between the two groups concerned the implications of such research for ... consequences of herpesvirus infection. Both groups agreed that the protective effects of herpesvirus ... merit further study. Importantly, both groups hope their observations will stimulate ...

At WPI, some students are learning it's OK to peek

... But with this system, I can quickly see which groups are on track. If any groups are getting into trouble, I can go right away to ... science. To that end, starting last fall, several groups of WPI students who were working on their ...

New computational technique allows comparison of whole genomes as easily as whole books

... However, the relative positions of the groups in the family tree - that is, how recently these groups evolved - are quite different from those based on ... eukaryotes and random sequences into separate groups or domains. Most of the ...

Deceiving cell walls

... acids, that are equipped with phosphocholine groups and induce a characteristic choline architecture on the cell walls. The choline groups act as docking stations for a number of special ... branched molecules), attaching the choline groups to the tips of the "branches". The choline ends ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ... avoiding certain activities than others. These groups also tend to overestimate the threat of ... disasters have been shown to affect certain groups of people more than others, we're now seeing ...

Fewer deaths with preventive antibiotic use

... the standard ICU care. They divided into three groups nearly six thousand patients hospitalized in ICUs ... to the ICU for at least three days. One of the groups received an oral antibiotic paste four times a ... After four weeks, fewer people had died in the groups that received antibiotics than in the control ...

Gene therapy reversed heart damage in heart failure

... study." Dr. Koch and his colleagues used five groups of rats in their study. Two groups received rAAV6 with the ARKct peptide, two groups received rAAV6 with green fluorescent protein ...

IRB Barcelona to coordinate two European projects on biomedicine

... in the consortium. In addition to the two groups in Barcelona, there are two from India, one from ... for the key alterations in a disease". The six groups that comprise the consortia seek to identify the ... the project, Zorzano is supported by two expert groups in systems biology. One is from the Barcelona ...

A low dose of caffeine when pregnant may damage the heart of offspring for a lifetime

... reach their conclusion researchers studied four groups of pregnant mice under two sets of conditions for 48 hours. The first two groups were studied in "room air," with one group having ... injected with saline solution. The second two groups were studied under conditions where ambient ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... tried to address the problem and to talk to three groups of school-age children five to seven year olds, ... Lastly, they will consult with other stakeholder groups including patient groups such as Asthma UK and Epilepsy Action and ...

National and international doctoral training

... are other new International Research Training groups that build upon exist-ing cooperation ... funding programme. The new Research Training groups offer large numbers of doctoral researchers the ... The 13 newly ap-proved Research Training groups will each receive project funding of between ...

Hypertension develops early, silently, in African-American men

... dysfunction than the white men, even though both groups were young and equally healthy and fit. The ... can damage the organs over time. Both groups healthy The study included 55 young men, 30 ... age was 23. There were no differences between the groups on a variety of measures, including heart rate, ...

Shifts in soil bacterial populations linked to wetland restoration success

... nutrient availability in which fewer bacterial groups can survive and grow, they explained. In ... and storing carbon. "The mixture of bacterial groups in wetland soils can reflect the status of ... runoff. "We identified bacterial groups by their evolutionary relationships, which were ...

Proteomics study yields clues as to how tuberculosis might be thwarting the immune system

... them. In a collaboration between the research groups of Carolyn Bertozzi, director of Berkeley Lab's ... species, the study by the Bertozzi-Keasling groups was membrane-specific and included hydrophobic ... The Bertozzi and Keasling research groups are now examining whether certain mycobacterial ...

Corn researchers discover novel gene shut-off mechanisms

... and marine bioscience, and their laboratory groups at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, a major ... the "protective" set of small RNAs, the research groups decided to collaborate to see if the small RNAs ... be the same in the two plant species, and the lab groups could use the MOP1 corn plants to focus their ...

New study shows drinking your vegetables may be a solution to bridging the vegetable gap

... 2 . And it was. The study looked at three groups of healthy men and women. All three groups received dietary counseling on ways to get more vegetables, but only two of the groups were instructed to consume at least one serving ...

Study: Elderly Women can increase strength but still risk falls

... elderly women and inactive young women after both groups participated in an eight-week training regime. Yet while the two groups increased similar percentages of strength, the ... and 24 old (65 84) inactive women then had both groups participate in resistance training on a machine ...
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