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Immune cells halt round in space

... cells to remain suspended for months at a time in continual free fall, just as they would be in Earth orbit. According to Neal Pellis, chief of JSC's Biological systems Office, the cells in the bioreactor began to change in the first 15 minutes. One of the first changes was that T-cells were somehow forced to...

E-Mail Affects Brain More Than Marijuana

... at the University of London, the study found that continual e-mail use and text-messaging lowered the average worker's IQ by as much as ten points. Smoking marijuana regularly, on the other hand, causes only a four-point drop in intelligence. Dubbed "Info-Mania" by the UK team of researchers, the condition ...

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

...roof a civet infected the man, rather it makes the continual looking for a reservoir host important .”...

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

...roof a civet infected the man, rather it makes the continual looking for a reservoir host important .”...

West Nile Virus Can Be Tackled By New Strategy

...y of Florida found that spring drought followed by continual summer rainfall is critical for the amplification and transmission of West Nile Virus and a similar disease, St. Louis Encephalitis Virus, in southern Florida. When drought occurs early in the year, the limited water resources confine mosquito popula...

Insurance Data Show High Costs of Persistent Asthma

...or patients with severe persistent asthma who have continual asthma symptoms causing significant limitations in physical activity. Surprisingly, there was no significant difference in costs between patients with moderate persistent asthma, who have asthma attacks at least twice weekly; and those with moderat...

Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?

... may experience symptoms like urinary problems and continual pain in the lower back, pelvis or lower body. Source-Newswise<BRSRM...

NHS Reprimanded for Demeaning Words

...njoy the health and life-threatening roundabout of continual admission, treatment and discharge." Terms such as bed-blockers, shifted the blame to the patient from the NHS. Other examples included referring to those who do not turn up for appointments as "DNAs". Words like "dement" was also used to describe ...

Key Gene Controlling Kidney Development Found

...ing to these signals. This ensures there will be a continual source of undifferentiated stem cells available to maintain the growth of the kidney. 'Our work shows that Six2 is critical to preventing the developing kidney from running out of stem cells and collapsing into a mass of underdeveloped tissue,' sai...

Breast Cancer Patients Sent to Australia for Treatment

... She said, "We believe that there is a risk that continual delays will lower the success rate of their surgery and that is why we are offering them the opportunity to have treatment in Australia, but it is for the patient to decide if they wish to accept this opportunity." While national guidelines recomm...

Tamoxifen Discontinuation Rates Surprisingly High

... of therapy is five years. Less than five years of continual treatment is associated with higher rates of recurrence and higher mortality rates. The most common reason for discontinuation is adverse effects, including mood swings and hot flashes; these are often successfully treated with a specific antidepress...

Autism Expert Creates Innovative Intervention Program

... aid at a local preschool. “The staff training and continual on-site visits have been vital in keeping our staff qualified to serve our students.” Through ASSERT training, professionals are able to learn behavioral intervention techniques and demonstrate knowledge of behavior principles and how to apply them...

Indian American's Research Could Lead to Improved MRI

...edron, a prestigious science journal. "There are continual efforts to enhance the level of image clarity found in today's MRI devices," Dalal said. "MRIs utilize injectable dyes, but those in current use, while easy to manufacture, offer a relatively low contrast. Our experiments show that a class of materia...

Insights into Osteosarcoma in Cats and Dogs may Improve Palliative Care

... In health, RANK, RANK-L and OPG together keep the continual process of bone growth and resorption in balance. Bone tumors presumably derail this homeostatic process, however, by upregulating RANK-L expression. RANK-L binds to RANK, stimulating the production and activation of osteoclasts (bone cells that i...

Major Gene Study Uncovers Secrets of Leukemia

...e leukemic cells continue to proliferate, and this continual growth of leukemic cells eventually kills the child. “The new insights into the differentiation of B cells are extremely valuable,” said Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., chair of the Oncology department and American Cancer Society Professor at St. Jude. Pui co...

Postnatal Care Is The Need Of The Hour

... contributed to higher levels of stress, urge, and continual incontinence. Asian women were more likely to report pain and continual urinary incontinence than their white counterparts. Midwife Amanda Williams who conducted this stu...

Postnatal Health and Sexual Problems Persist Even After a Year

...associated with higher levels of stress, urge, and continual incontinence. Having an epidural did not lead t...r cent) and they experienced much higher levels of continual urinary incontinence (35 per cent versus 20 per cent). However, Afro-Caribbean women displayed sim...

Second CyberKnife(R) System to Meet Growing Demand for Radiosurgery

...next generation of radiosurgery systems, combining continual image-guidance technology with a compact linear accelerator that has the flexibility to move in three dimensions according to the treatment plan. This combination, which is referred to as intelligent robotics, extends the benefits of radiosurgery to ...

New Small Vessel Neurovascular Retrievers for Use in Stroke Patients

...ci Retrieval Systems demonstrate our dedication to continual innovation." The Merci Retriever is a "corkscrew-type" device that is delivered into the brain using standard catheterization techniques. A small puncture in the groin is used to introduce the Merci Retriever into an artery leading to the brain. Up...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

... is on the teeth. Also, frequently consuming and continual snacking of foods with a low pH (potential of hydrogen) value, such as fruit juices, pickles, fresh fruit, yogurt, honey and raisins can lead to irreversible dental erosion. It is important to also beware of habits such as lemon-sucking and swishin...

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