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Cell’s microenvironment linked to cancer

...teins keep the DNA in a Stiff wire format, tightly compressed protected from the enzymes which break them. "Medical research has for decades focused on finding the underlying genetic abnormalities that cause disease, but this work demonstrates that genes themselves are controlled by components outside the nuc...

Will bicycling affect your sexual health?

..., there exists a hypothesis that the lining of the compressed blood vessels could be damaged, leading to potential permanent artery blockage. However, not all men who ride bicycles will develop erectile dysfunction. Sexual health consequences adversely affect 5% of riders or 1, 000, 000 riding men and lead to...

Scientists Consider About New Technology Called Nanotechnology

...aySuch is the ingenuity of its author, that he has compressed within its narrow limits all the branches of knowl... would not be far before the entire history can be compressed inside our pockets or the life system extended by specially designed molecules that mimic the living...

Plants have ability to significantly lower LDL cholesterol through sterol pills

...were combined with a substance called lecithin and compressed into tablets. When mixed with lecithin, the normally insoluble sterols are able to dissolve in water and get absorbed in the intestine. "Those who started with higher LDL got a bigger response, a bigger drop in their LDL, when they added plant s...

Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits

... would not be far before the entire history can be compressed inside our pockets or the life system extended by specially designed molecules that mimic the living systems. British Scientists are now involved in the development of next generation nano-scale X-ray machines, that would allow doctors to tract the...

Shanghai Women Don their Bras Improperly

...no internal pressureby themselves, they are easily compressed by external pressure, for instance a bra, for instance causing congestion of the tissues. Therefore a tight bra would close the lymphatic pathway from the breast to the lymphatic nodes, causing fluid build-up, swelling, tenderness and cyst formation....

Ranbaxy Signs Licensing, Supply Agreement for Canadian Market

...tho Inc (JOI) for a generic version of Risperidone compressed tablets in the Canadian market. // The agreement was signed between Ranbaxy's wholly owned subsidiary, Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc (RPCI) and Janssen-Ortho Inc (JOI), the company said in a statement here. "This agreement will provide Ranbax...

New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures

... "piezoceramic" material generate electricity when compressed by a force, such as the vibration created by seismic waves resulting from crack formation. "Recently, flexible polymer-based sensors have appeared on the market, and these could be incorporated into athletic apparel, such as running shoes and exerc...

Study on Timing of Spinal Surgery

...es show that the sooner pressure is removed from a compressed spinal cord, the better the recovery of function. “We believe that compression causes electrolyte changes, cell death and apoptosis,” he says. “From an experimental standpoint, the data is unequivocal: operate early. But we’ve never been able to tran...

Relationship Between Sleep Apnea And Aggression In Sex Offenders Explored

...Continuous Positive Airway Pressure(CPAP), whereby compressed air is applied into the nose and/or mouth through a respiratory mask while the subject sleeps. The subjects were given criteria and asked to score themselves based on personal anger, verbal aggression, hostility and physical aggression before and aft...

A New Gamma Camera Technique for the Detection of Small Breast Tumors

...y unit,” Dr. O’Connor says. Each breast is lightly compressed between the gamma cameras with just enough pressure to keep it from moving for 5 to 10 minutes while several images are taken. “It is much more comfortable for women, because a force of only 15 pounds is used, compared to the 45-pound force compressi...

Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?

...ickened, enlarged and painful because they’ve been compressed or irritated. A neuroma in the ball of your foot can cause significant pain as your body transfers its weight from one foot to the other in a golf swing. Several other painful conditions can also make the perfect swing difficult. Ankle arthritis o...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

...cement sector. It also says that introduction of compressed natural gas for public transport, improvement in transportation fuels, building of metros in the national capital and Bangalore went on to suggest the measures India has taken in the area of environment protection. "No efforts at greenhouse gas mit...

Attempt to Build Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanofibres in the Offing

... nanotubes were aligned vertically, and repeatedly compressed it between two steel plates once every 0.75 seconds for over 100 hours. The team found that even after 500,000 compressions, in which the tubes were repeatedly squashed to 75 per cent of their original length, the block kept pinging back almost to it...

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