Abnormal brain circuits may prevent movement disorder
... MANHASSET, NY -- Most people
who carry a genetic mutation for a movement ... The identification of a specific abnormality in people
with the genetic mutation who never develop ... for dystonia patients. There are half a million people
in the United States alone. The brains ...
Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines
... School of Medicine have learned that some healthy people
naturally developed an immune response against a ... we were studying it, we noted that many healthy people
already had an immune response, or antibodies, ... now that we know that perhaps 20 to 30 percent of people
already recognize it as abnormal when made in ...
Family planning a major environmental impact
... CORVALLIS, Ore. Some people
who are serious about wanting to reduce their ... of the other environmentally sensitive practices people
might employ their entire lives things like ... issues, but say they simply want to make people
aware of the environmental consequences of their ...
Study links virus to some cases of common skin cancer
... a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people
with the second most common form of skin cancer ... The researchers examined tissue samples from 58 people
with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), a highly ... skin cancer that occurs mainly in the elderly and people
with a suppressed immune system. ...
$2 million grant aids study of lung cancer in people who never smoked
... find biomarkers for lung cancer that develops in people
who have never smoked.
The National Cancer ...
Research has shown that lung cancer in people
who have never smoked differs in many ways from ... such mutations are more common in women and among people
of Asian ancestry.
For the current project, ...
A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline
... (DASH) diet is often recommended by physicians to people
with high blood pressure or pre-hypertension. The ... examined associations between how closely people
adhered to the DASH diet and risk of cognitive ... the person's APOE genotype: non-E4 carriers and people
with one copy of E4 performed better ...
U of A honored for research that could help 30 million Brazilians
... to the agricultural life of millions of people
in a vast region of Brazil. A newly discovered ... three prairie provinces, and supports 30 million people
on a near subsistence level of agriculture.
... that is a staple of the diet for the millions of people
living in the tropical dry region.
Results from trials of DHA in Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline
... NIA trial lasted 18 months and was conducted in people
with mild to moderate Alzheimer's. Martek's trial ... months, and the compound was tested in healthy people
to see its effect on "age related cognitive ... but that study was in healthy older adults, not people
with Alzheimer's or another dementia. The results ...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey
... systems. In the world, there are some 500 million people
suffering from mental disorders, and in the ... Furthermore, mental disorders are common in older people
and represent a barrier for active ageing ... are central to the concerns of many older people
and often intertwined with poor mental health. In ...
LSUHSC research helps link schizophrenia to specific DNA region
The researchers recruited study participants, people
with diagnoses of schizophrenia or ... risk. These variations were found most often in people
with schizophrenia, leading the scientists to ... while treatments are improving, there are still people
who do not respond or only partially respond," ...
Plastics chemical retards growth, function of adult reproductive cells
... in 2003-2004 found BPA in 93 percent of the 2,517 people
(age 6 and up) who were tested.
BPA has a ... eliminated from the body. The fact that so many people
tested positive "probably means that we're being ...
"I think there's a need for more studies where people
look in adult humans to see if BPA is affecting ...
US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species
... to the border wall," Epps said. "We've talked to people
who work along the border and the sheer number of people
moving across the landscape is stunning. The crackdown on urban crossings has forced people
into wild areas and the amount of human activity ...
UT scientist receives hemophilia research award
... research into the development of a therapy for people
with Hemophilia A, a bleeding disorder, whose ... in 1948 to find cures for bleeding disorders.
with Hemophilia A are born with a shortage of a ... unprompted bleeding.
Nearly one in three people
with Hemophilia A have immune systems that are ...
Harvard scientists solve mystery about why HIV patients are more susceptible to TB infection
... toward the development of new treatments to help people
with HIV battle Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) ... for researchers developing treatments to help people
with HIV prevent or recover from TB infection. ... HIV-positive patients as well as from people
who did not have HIV. ...
Reading the brain without poking it
... that read brain signals have helped paralyzed people
use computers and may let amputees control bionic ... the thoughts to audible words.
who have lost a limb or are paralyzed, "this ... Greger says. "It will enable amputees or people
with severe paralysis to interact with their ...
Engineering innovative solutions for 21st century medicine
... the history of medicine, benefiting millions of people
with tools such as implants and prosthetic limbs, ... genetics.
In the UK, the population is ageing people
are living longer thanks to modern medicine. But ... demand is growing all the time as more and more people
live long enough to wear out their joints. A new ...
Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections
... and Clinical Immunology , could help identify people
at risk for serious complications of smallpox ... skin infections in a smaller subset of patients. people
who have eczema or had it in the past are ... This situation could limit the ability of those people
to safely receive vaccinations in case of a ...
Scripps Research scientists observe human neurodegenerative disorder in fruit flies
... that strikes about one out of every 2,500 people
in the United States.
As described in an ... disorders in the United States today. When people
have this disease, some lose the protective ... a few years ago, studies revealed that some people
with Charcot-Marie-Tooth have mutations in their ...
Gene predicts how brain responds to fatigue, human study shows
... helps explain why sleep deprivation affects some people
more than others. After staying awake all night, ... that the PERIOD3 ( PER3 ) gene predicts how people
will respond to sleep deprivation. people
carry either long or short variants of the gene. ...
Ability to literally imagine oneself in another's shoes may be tied to empathy
... we attempt to explain or understand how other people
think or feel. We often talk about putting ...
"We expected that the efficiency with which people
could imagine these transformations would be ... in the female subjects only, the more empathetic people
rated themselves, the longer they took to imagine ...
The battle for CRTC2: How obesity increases the risk for diabetes
... obesity sets the stage for diabetes and why thin people
can become insulin-resistant.
The Salk team, ... only in times of fasting. Yet, not all obese people
become insulin resistant, and insulin resistance ... Wang, "Our study helps to explain why obese people
have a stronger tendency to become diabetic. When ...
CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago
... lived there. "The question now is what these people
in the village were doing with all that manioc ... he said.
Because it is unlikely that the people
of Ceren were alone in their intensive ... and traditionally was used by indigenous people
in the region for making tamales and tortillas ...
NIH funds $9.5 million for research on HIV and the human innate immune system
... have implications for understanding overall how people
stay healthy. The Case Western Reserve ... human body's innate immune system in HIV-infected people
on antiretroviral therapies to provide new ... us from microbes that make us sick, and why some people
are better protected than others."
The new ...
Scientific evidence of health problems from past contamination of drinking water at Camp Lejeune is limited and unlikely to be resolved with further study
... WASHINGTON -- Evidence exists that people
who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune Marine Base ... of exposure at Camp Lejeune was complex, because people
could have been exposed at home, school, daycare, ... Epidemiologic studies examine whether a group of people
with more exposure to particular chemicals have ...
Aussie and Kiwi researchers make double MS genetic discovery
... Gene Bank and involved scanning the DNA of 1,618 people
with MS and 3,413 people
without MS (controls).
Using a genome-wide ... says Dr Rubio.
MS affects some 2.5 million people
worldwide and almost 20,000 in Australia. It is a ...
Brain-computer interface, developed at Brown, begins new clinical trial
... developed to detect brain signals and to allow people
with paralysis to use those signals to control ... signals. The BrainGate Neural System may allow people
with paralysis to control assistive devices.
... combined with advances in engineering, may help people
with brain and spinal cord injuries and ...
Dioxins in food chain linked to breastfeeding ills
... medical waste, especially certain plastics. Most people
are exposed through diet. Dioxins gets into the ... affect our health," she said. "The best thing people
who are concerned about this can do is think ... Their hypothesis is that dioxin exposure in some people
might cancel the general protection that ...
Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement
... most similar research has focused on working people
between the ages of 25 and 65. Consequently, ... a long time, the conventional wisdom was that the people
at the top would be more likely to have ... said Leigh. "Hypertension is more common among people
on the lowest rungs of the occupational ladder." ...
Equity concerns raised by congestion pricing can be addressed to make approach viable
... congestion pricing results in most lower-income people
paying less in taxes to fund transportation, ... off with toll revenues rather than sales taxes, people
in the lowest-income group would pay less ... will be made worse off. However, many of these people
also are disadvantaged by the status quo, Light ...
Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet
... of The Small Planet Institute. She says many people
today are frightened by the potential for ... for example, to utilities at a guaranteed price. people
there have embraced the idea, she says.
The ... the only hope for the planet is to trust in people
and set rules that bring out the best in us.
Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes
... NEW YORK, May 27, 2009 people
with type 1 diabetes who have already been ... to the JDRF study, using CGM devices enables people
who have achieved excellent control (with HbA1c ... low blood sugar emergencies often prevents many people
from achieving tight control, and remains a ...
Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics
... known, may make life more convenient if it allows people
to kick back and enjoy a good book or movie while ... Mall in Washington, D.C., which showed throngs of people
crowded together. In March 2009, the GeoEye-1 ... trees, ripples on the Potomac River, and people
and cars crowded along the Tidal Basin, the area ...
NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases
... world, especially in developing countries where people
cannot afford expensive treatments. Private ... the difficulty of developing treatments for people
with these illnesses, this program provides new hope to many people
Typically, drug development begins ...
International team tracks clues to HIV
... to its binding pocket.
"There are a lot of people
doing this kind of research, but it tends to be ... design," the team wrote.
"A long time ago, people
noticed that C-60 fits perfectly into the ... people, synthesis people, characterization people
who've come together naturally as a collaboration ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009
... inexpensive "cloud computing" service. It allows people
to rent processing time on Amazon's powerful ... , a monthly publication. About 18 million people
in the United States have Type 2 diabetes, and ... facing the nation's estimated 24 million people
with diabetes. Although not widely known, those ...
WWF study says climate change could displace millions in Asia's Coral Triangle
... Coral Triangle and Climate Change: Ecosystems, people
and Societies at Risk, a WWF-commissioned study ... who led the study. "In this world, people
see the biological treasures of the Coral ... security plummets, economies suffer and coastal people
migrate increasingly to urban areas."
Scientists urge global action to preserve water supplies for billions worldwide
... of drinking water to more than a billion people
in the two regions.
The workshop was convened ... be impressed by what a small group of dedicated people
Workshop leaders plan to present ... Himalayan glaciers supply more than 1 billion people
in Asia with drinking water.
Participants also ...
Scientists aim to bring indigenous people into climate change monitoring and policy
... Garden, highlight the role of indigenous people
in adapting to and mitigating climate change.
... to discuss how indigenous and other local people
are affected by global climate change, and how ... special issue.
"Indigenous and traditional people
are on the frontline of climate change, ...
Flow of potassium into cells implicated in schizophrenia
... higher than normal in the brain memory hub of people
with the chronic mental illness and linked to a ... and mental processing in perfectly healthy people
who carry the risk-associated version of this ... in the hippocampus (memory hub) of people
who had schizophrenia especially those with the ...
Scientists learn why the flu may turn deadly
... clues about why influenza is more severe in some people
than it is in others. In their research study ... "We have a very limited understanding of why some people
who get influenza simply have a bad cold and other people
become very sick and even die. The results of ...