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Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...istinctive to a detector. A small computer program correlates the amount of mass of each ester emitted in the analyzed gases at particular times - a process called elution - with already categorized elution peaks indicative of anthrax or other diseases. ...

Being Obese Increases Ones Risk Of A wrong Diagnosis During Medical Imaging

... percent to 0.19 percent in the past decade, which correlates with the increase in obesity statistics which have nearly doubled from 9 percent to 16 percent. Researchers attribute this difficultly to the fact that ultrasound waves must penetrate through body tissue to produce an accurate image reading, and thi...

Simple Urine Test Can Help To Monitor Disfiguring Birthmarks

...hat we've shown that the presence of MMPs in urine correlates with how aggressive the lesions are." News Extract from - http://www.childrenshospital.org/research/. Contact: Elizabeth Andrewselizabeth.andrews@childrens.harvard.edu617-355-6420Children's Hospital Boston ...

Lost Teeth Could Signal Heart Problems

...he study show prevalence of plaque in the arteries correlates with the number of teeth missing. Patients who lost the most teeth had the greatest chance of developing plaque buildup. Among those missing zero to nine teeth, 45 percent had plaque buildup in their artery vessels. Sixty percent of those missing 10 ...

Rich are happier then Poor

...ols for age, physical health, education, and other correlates of happiness," said Firebaugh, "that the higher the income of others in one's age group, the lower one's happiness. Families whose income earners are in jobs with flat income trajectories are likely to become less happy over time. Thus the relative i...

Pharma Companies May Influence The Decisions Of Medical Students

...ompany gifts, students’ attitudes about gifts, and correlates of these frequencies and attitudes. In 2003 the researchers distributed a 64-item anonymous survey to 1,143 third-year students at 8 U.S. medical schools, exploring their exposure and response to drug company interactions. In 2005, the researchers co...

Leptin and inflammatory cytokines in women with pre-eclampsia

...he level of maternal serum leptin is increased and correlates positively with the level of inflammatory cytokine...he level of maternal serum leptin is increased and correlates positively with the level of TNF-á in women with pre-eclampsia. In women with a normal pregnancy lep...

Happiness Is Not Attained By A Wealthy Life But By A Healthy One.

...or. Scant control over workload or decision-making correlates with lower happiness levels. The author concluded by saying that happiness of its citizens should be the prime responsibility of government, with ministers as answerable on happiness levels as they are on a nation's gross domestic product (GDP). &...

High Stress Levels Linked To Female Mortality

...o consideration. The result of the present study correlates with the previous studies that correlate survival and mental health status. Furthermore, women have been found to be more prone to stress compared to men, suggesting the possibility that chronic degenerative conditions such as cancer and heart diseas...

Cortex Of Youth With Superior IQ Matures Fast

...wing that levels of activation in prefrontal areas correlates with IQ, note the researchers. They suggest that the prolonged thickening of prefrontal cortex in children with superior IQs might reflect an "extended critical period for development of high-level cognitive circuits." Although it's not known for cer...

Will The Tropical Forests Survive The Deforestation Scenario?

...the proportion of potential forest cover remaining correlates with human population density among countries in both the tropics and the temperate zone. They use United Nations population projections and continent-specific relationships between both total and rural population density and forest remaining today t...

Video Games Reduces Surgical Errors – A Stud

...ter finishers made fewer mistakes. This findings correlates with a small study conducted by Rosser in 2003, which showed that doctors who grew up playing video games tended to be more efficient and less error-prone in laparoscopic training drills. Both studies suggested that playing video games sharpened eye-...

Adult Diabetics Were Unaware Of Their Condition

...DDK) reported that earlier analysis of NHANES also correlates with the present study results and found another 26 percent of adults have a form of pre-diabetes. People with pre-diabetes may have IFG or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or both. In the future 10 years, pre-diabetes will put forth people into t...

Protein Behind Food Allergies Identified

...er scale trials to determine how CD23 in the stool correlates with clinical findings. "We hope to determine that CD23 offers a promising target for food allergies that leads to more accurate, easier to tolerate tests for these patients," Berin said. (Source: IANS)...

Repeated Weight loss Messages Have No Effect On Couch Potatoes

...n in particular -- a self-perceived weight problem correlates with sedentary behavior. White women of average weight are the only ethnic-gender group studied in which the proportion of sedentary individuals is not higher among those who consider themselves overweight, versus average weight, the study shows. Wh...

Damage Due to MS Might Extend Into Larger Portions Of The Normal Brain

...However, the volume of lesions visible at MRI only correlates moderately with clinical disability measurements,” Dr. Vrenken said. 'This may be due to disease activity outside the visible lesions.' To gain a better understanding of the effects of MS on the whole brain, Dr. Vrenken and colleagues studied T1 ch...

Researchers seek to demystify brain activity during mystical encounters

... main goal of the study was to identify the neural correlates of a mystical experience. Rather than there being one spot that relates to mystical experiences, we've found a number of brain regions are involved. This does not diminish the meaning and value of such an experience and neither does it confirm or dis...

Understanding Reasons for Tone deafness

...ills. The study investigated the structural neural correlates of tone deafness. Magnetic resonance imaging dat...the first investigation into the structural neural correlates of tone deafness. The results have implications for the understanding of normal acquisition of music...

Dustmites Might Bite Deeper

...okyo comprehensively elucidates the reasons, which correlates these diseases with dust mites. An enzyme found in mites and their droppings has been noted which could trigger an allergic response in many. This was observed during the course of study conducted on mice. A solution containing the enzyme in questi...

Widely Prescribed Diabetes Drug Falls Short of Promise, Says New Review

...s blood glucose levels over time. The HbA1c number correlates with average blood glucose levels during the preceding 120 days, and most tellingly, during the previous eight to 12 weeks. The review found that pioglitazone lowers HbA1c, but when compared to other active glucose-lowering drugs, similar reduction...

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