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Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

...A senior official had said, The Chinese government attaches great importance to the safety and security of foo...A senior official had said, The Chinese government attaches great importance to the safety and security of food. We stand ready to work with the international c...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... placental previa - a condition where the placenta attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix - was 47 percent higher in their second pregnancy than women who gave birth naturally. The risk of a second condition, placenta abruptio - where the placenta separates from the womb prematurely - was...

British Scientists Discover New Protein to Treat Epilepsy and Schizophrenia

...ives a chemical signal a small protein called SUMO attaches itself. SUMO pulls the kainate receptor out of the synapse, stopping it from receiving information from other cells and making the cell less excitable. The scientists who discovered SUMO's role say it is interesting because it means the receptor ...

Memory Loss Linked to Cognitive Disorders

... then sectioned and stained with one antibody that attaches to activated proteins involved with LTP and a second one that labels synapses. Newly developed microscopic methods were used to visualize and measure synapses that had both antibodies attached. Researchers found with the images that the size and sh...

Researchers Find Estrogen Governs Genes That Affect Aggression

... one group of mice with an estrogen-like drug that attaches primarily to estrogen receptor alpha, and another ...p of mice with a different estrogen-like drug that attaches primarily to estrogen receptor beta. The two receptors are like docking stations that send signals f...

Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life

...th the patient on the heart-lung machine. One tube attaches the pump to the left ventricle and another goes to the aorta, said Simsir, who served as assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Duke University Medical School in North Carolina before joining Cedars-Sinai a day or two before Heiners operati...

China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

...ssociated Press as saying, 'The Chinese government attaches great importance to the safety and security of food.' She also said, 'We stand ready to work with the international community to safeguard the quality and reputation of the Chinese food industry.' Singapore is the latest country to take action agains...

Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process

...rred than normal,' Professor Thomas explains. 'THC attaches itself to cannabin-oid receptors and activates them. In this way the active substance reduces the allergic reaction.' Incidentally, ointment like this would probably not have an intoxicating effect, for this the amount of THC contained would be much ...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... placental previa - a condition where the placenta attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix - was 47 percent higher in their second pregnancy than women who gave birth naturally. The risk of a second condition, placenta abruptio - where the placenta separates from the womb prematurely - was...

Lifestyle changes not prescription drugs to fight diabetes, say scientists

... referred to as an 'insulin sensitizer' because it attaches to the insulin receptors on cells throughout the body and causes the cells to become more sensitive (more responsive) to insulin and remove more glucose from the blood. Professor Montori and his colleagues, argue in the BMJ: 'If clinicians offer pa...

Marijuana Helps to Combat Lung Cancer

...nd control pain and inflammation. THC seeks out, attaches to and activates two specific endocannabinoids that are present in high amounts on lung cancer cells, Preet said. This revs up their natural anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation can promote the growth and spread of cancer. In the new study, t...

Scientists Explore Ways to Lure Viruses to Their Death

...otein called CAR. A virus called coxsackie virus B attaches to CAR, using it to invade cells in the pancreas. ...g themselves close to their hosts. The phi-6 virus attaches to proteins on the hairs, and when the bacteria retract, the viruses can invade them. A mutant for...

'Smart' Sunglasses With Chameleon Powers

...totype glasses are powered by a watch battery that attaches to the glasses frame, and the wearer spins a tiny dial on the arm of the glasses to change color or shade. The lenses were created by sandwiching a gel between two layers of electrochromic material. Applying a small voltage moves charged particles fr...

Mothers of Rebellious Teens- Blame It on THP

...an anxious, rather than calming, response when THP attaches to it, according to the researchers. Says Smith, 'The parallel with humans is that in humans there are similar hormonal changes going on in puberty.'So the beginning of puberty is a time when a lot of emotions and responses to stress are increased....

Modified Ligament Surgery Improves Outcomes Players, Athletes

...exert a significant force. Specifically, the MCL attaches the ulna, one of two long bones that run from the elbow down to the wrist, with the humerus, the bone of the upper arm. For 30 years, athletes have undergone the Tommy John surgery or Jobe surgery (named after its inventor), in which a tendon is take...

A novel vaccine proves a shot in the arm for colorectal cancer patients

...D7 is structurally similar to CD55, a protein that attaches to sugar molecules and is overexpressed in colorectal cancer cells, protecting them from attack by the body's immune system. While low levels of CD55 occur in all cells exposed to the immune system, increased expression of the protein has been observ...

Novel methods to view how a drug attaches to a cell

...discovered an innovative method to see how a drug attaches //to a cell which involves a new process that creates hollow platinum nanostructures. Sandia is a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory. An upcoming issue of the German chemical journal will publish the research as a paper in Angewand...

Male Contraceptive Drug - Non Hormonal Alternative

...ynthetic follicle stimulating hormone( FSH), which attaches itself only to the Sertoli cell, scientists could use much lower doses. The results of a study in rats showed that sperm production decreased , resulting in complete infertility. The rats started producing normal amounts of sperm once the drug had be...

New Biomedical Device to Monitor Hip Implant Healing

...ess that follows joint replacement, bone grows and attaches to the pores on the surface of the implant creating greater fixation and stability of the joint. This process is known as osseointegration. Using nanotechnology, the researchers built a device that measures and compares the relative osseointegratio...

Inhibition of Colorectal tumor growth by Grape seed extract

...cts with CDKs," Agarwal said. "In normal cells, it attaches to CDKs to inhibit growth, but if a cell wants to grow, as it does in cancer, levels of Cip1/p21 are reduced, or non-functional." Indeed, further experimentation demonstrated that grape seed extract increased the level of Cip1/p21 protein, allowing...

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