Tag: "cracks" at medical news
RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity
... the genome, to the cell's assembly factories. But cracks
in this theory began to appear when it became evident that many RNA molecules aren't capable of making protein. While more recent research has shown that small bits of RNA can silence individual genes by interfering with their expression - a la Sta...
Afghan Children Fall Victim to a Disfiguring Disease
...though they don't fly well, the insects infest the cracks
and crevices in people's homes from where they emerge to bite exposed parts of the body -- noses, chins, cheeks and hands -- as people sleep, from late spring to autumn. "It's a disease of destruction," said Toby Leslie, a researcher from the Lond...
Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation
...hundred to a few thousand dollars, include sealing cracks
in concrete floor slabs, fitting airtight covers on sumps, installing special traps in basement drains, covering over exposed soils, and installing a ventilation system to move the radon outdoors. A National Research Council report for the Environm...
QUT Scientists on the Way to Sifting Out a Cure for HIV
...rent membranes was they often formed pin-holes and cracks
during the fabrication process, resulting in wasted membranes. "With this in mind we have introduced radical changes to the membrane texture because it is the membrane texture which is crucial to the separation efficiency of the material," he said....
Pregnant Women Can Minimize Risk Of Rodent-Based Virus
...ized" to ensure that mice are not entering through cracks
or crevices, especially in the foundation. -- If a home is infested with one or more mice, have a non-pregnant individual remove the rodents, their droppings, urine and bedding, and clean affected surfaces with bleach to ensure that the virus is de...
Listening to the Sound of Skin Cancer
...they cool down. These sudden changes generate loud cracks
-- relative to the granules' size -- which propagate in the solution like tiny tsunamis. The sound waves produced by melanin are high-frequency ultrasounds, meaning that they cannot be heard by the human ear, even if amplified. However, researchers...
Prototype Bandages Developed that Could Detect Fractures
...k up slight changes in sound waves created by tiny cracks
in damaged bones, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. They then sound an alarm, warning the patient to rest so that the injured bone is given a chance to heal properly. The new high-tech bandage could be worn by people at risk of stress fr...
New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures
...tress fractures by detecting the formation of tiny cracks
in bones.// The crack formation generates waves ... that poses the most danger by causing microscopic cracks
to accumulate over time and eventually result in stress fractures." The cracks
form when collagen ...
Indonesian Earthquake – Story of Destruction, Death and Disease
...the cities airport too being closed off due to the cracks
and severe damages on the runway transport in and ...tretched with work. The other problem is that with cracks
in the wall of the hospital buildings and with constant aftershocks it’s becoming extremely dangerou...
Beauty Pageants Need Transparency
...e all you see is the glittering surface, where the cracks
are perfectly concealed by the glint of the diamonds... where tales are woven but have no substance."...
Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts
...were still probable cases. Ticks were found in the cracks
of stucco walls on patients’ homes, in crawl spaces under these homes and on furniture placed outside for children and pets. All patients owned and had come in contact with dogs with the infected ticks. Four of the patients had a recent history of ti...
Mouse Allergen Found In Homes Could Trigger Asthma In Kids
...recommend rodent exterminations, sealing holes and cracks
in homes, and educating families to clean up all food remains....