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How do babies understand language?

...where a word begins or ends, but children learn to adapt to strange languages in just one or two years.Brent and his colleagues have shown that babies do in fact learn from isolated words. The researchers analyzed hours of recorded speech from eight mothers to their babies. They put a tape recorder in a fa...

Air pollution affects the heart

...should beat regularly but, in fact, the ability to adapt heart rate with minor fluctuations in its beat rate is a sign of good health. Heart rate variability indicates the state of the blood vessels, blood pressure and the heart's electrical activity. The fact that air pollution appears to be linked with a...

Nose plug-switch that stops smelling

...ice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them.Other scientists studied the molecule’s behaviour in laboratory-grown cells and reported that CNGA4 speeds up the ‘nose’s closing. Without CNGA4, the closing took 100 times longer...

A new recovery for heart attacks

...r the actual activation of genes that helped cells adapt to low oxygen, however the molecular switch for that has to date been unknown.Dr Whitelaw and colleagues found under low-oxygen levels, HIF loses a hydroxyl molecule from an asparagine amino acid on this other domain. This changes the shape of the pr...

Nose plug: switch that stops smelling

...ice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them. Other scientists studied the molecule’s behaviour in laboratory-grown cells and reported that CNGA4 speeds up the ‘nose’s closing. Without CNGA4, the closing took 100 times longer....

Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study

... married. They found that people took more time to adapt to widowhood when compared to adapting to marriage. It typically took 8 years for someone to fully adapt to being a widow. The extent to which people adapt was different for each individual and this depend...

Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment

... low-risk for alcoholic disorders would eventually adapt a pattern of nonproblematic drinking. Conversely, those at higher risk would show more drinking problems. <BR...

Circadian Rhythm Could Determine Lung Function

...ent times during the day, healthcare providers can adapt treatments and procedures to better fit patients' individual needs....

Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids

... wore the RGPs generally needed about two weeks to adapt to the lenses. Myopia progressed as would be expected in the children who wore the soft lenses. Compared to soft lenses, the RGPs slowed progression of the condition by about 30 percent. Though the study didn’t show any long-term advantages for wear...

Structure of the brain to increase risk for anxiety disorders

...n controlling panic attacks and help the people to adapt to stress in an acceptable way. Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, July 2005...

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

...is crucial, before viral strains have much time to adapt to people. Severe acute respiratory syndrome emerged in southern China in late 2002, and went on to sicken more than 8,000 people worldwide before subsiding last June. In that time, it killed nearly 800 people. Civet cats, mongoose-like animals tha...

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

...is crucial, before viral strains have much time to adapt to people. Severe acute respiratory syndrome emerged in southern China in late 2002, and went on to sicken more than 8,000 people worldwide before subsiding last June. In that time, it killed nearly 800 people. Civet cats, mongoose-like animals tha...

Human Brain Continues To Evolve And Grow

...which has done well by us so far, will continue to adapt to those changes," added Lahn. The scientists looked at the evolutionary history of two genes -- microcephalin and abnormal spindle-like microcephaly-associated (ASPM) -- which appear to regulate brain size. Over thousands of years, both genes s...

Weight loss accomplished by high carbohydrate, vegan diet

...ds// seems tempting isn’t it? It is even easier to adapt and follow and is more effective than the conventional diet regime. It is time you had a peep into it! A low-fat, plant-based diet has been found to be more effective at helping women lose weight and improve insulin sensitivity than an omnivorous di...

Medical Gadgets To Monitor Drug Delivery

... medical personnel and institutes are very slow to adapt to some of the new systems engineering tools, which has shown great improvements in commercial sector. The Institute of Medicine estimates that medical errors cause up to 98 000 deaths a year in hospitals in the USA. In October 2004 WHO launched th...

Immunotherapy For Cancer Treatment

...rly research suggesting that it may be possible to adapt the body's immune defense system to recognize cancer cells and destroy them and the real challenge in immunotherapy is to generate T cells able to identify cancer cells and kill them and not be deceived into ignoring them as acceptable versions of no...

Exercise Can Strenghten Knee Cartilage

...adult human articular cartilage has a potential to adapt to loading change. Moderate exercise may thus be a good treatment not only to improve joint symptoms and function, but also to improve the knee cartilage glycosaminoglycan content in patients at high risk of developing OA....

Scientists breaking theory of cortex formation

...in regions, develop unique processing networks and adapt to changes in inputs," Sur said. "Understanding basic mechanisms of cortical development are central to understanding disorders of development." Sur, chair of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, is leading an ambitious, multiface...

‘India China Bhai Bhai’ on health Issus

...in a meeting that India had no plans like China to adapt a "coercive" policy on family planning” to introduce mandatory Chinese style 'one child per couple' norm to arrest the population growth of the country. // Mr.Ramadoss said India would lay emphasis on attaining "population stabilization" through a s...

Children’s Stress Levels Directly Related To Maternal Job Satisfaction

...other Nature without which we would not be able to adapt ourselves to everyday life situations. The problem occurs when due to some reason; the levels of cortisol remain elevated for a considerable length of time. This chronic elevation in the hormone levels can have disastrous consequences on the health o...

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