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Gene clue to antibiotics

.... Bacteria and fungi make antibiotics as a form of crude chemical warfare against one another - and only with the advent of penicillin did we find a way of applying this to our own health. Researchers at the Sanger Centre - genome headquarters - have recently announced the solving of the Streptomyces genom...

Womb may have impact upon Blood Pressure

...of work about the size at birth. Birth weight is a crude measurement. It tells you very little because babies can reach the same birth weight by many different paths of growth. Barker at the University in England said that because of technology advances, people are able to study children who have had seri...

Disparity In Survival Rates In US and Canadian heart Patients

... lower risk characteristics on admission and lower crude mortality rates at 30 days and 1 year. The death rate at 30 days was 8.9 % for U.S. patients, which was significantly lower as compared with 10.7 % for Canadian patients. But at one year, the death rates for patients in both countries were similar. ...

Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze

...he oil that is burning is refined oil, and burning crude oil would have caused damage that would have been far more extensive. The Met Office is engaged in measuring the toxic plume and the soot particles caused by the flames. The residential areas which have been evacuated by the residents are being patr...

The Multi-Faceted Chemical Benzene

...n the United States. It is obtained primarily from crude petroleum. It is a colorless or light yellow liquid at room temperature//. It has a sweet odor and is highly flammable. It is formed from both natural processes and human activities. Benzene is also manufactured from the low-boiling fractions of the ...

MitoChip v2.0 – the new Mitochondrial DNA sequencing too

...its complementary sequence arrayed on the chip. By crude analogy, each bit is like a unique magnet that sticks to its mirror image. But if the extracted DNA contains mutations or other variations from the standard consensus sequence annealed to the chip, the bits with those changes would appear abnormal ...

High -tech Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing Tool Updated

...its complementary sequence arrayed on the chip. By crude analogy, each bit is like a unique magnet that sticks to its mirror image. But if the extracted DNA contains mutations or other variations from the standard consensus sequence annealed to the chip, the bits with those changes would appear abnormal...

History of Brain Surgery Now in a 'Grey' Area Following Archeologists Finding

... of its kind dating back to pre historic ages. A crude form of surgery involving drilling a hole in the skull is mentioned in the annals of medical history called 'trepanation', which medical experts observe could have been practiced based on primitive notions regarding immaterial to material reasons....

'Gender-Benders': Sports and Sex Determination

...before a panel of gynecologists. Years later these crude physical examinations were replaced by laboratory tests, such as detection of the Barr body, which is the inactivated X chromosome present in the nucleated cells of all normal females but absent in normal males. Ironically these tests did nothing to ...

Pot Belly Is A Better Risk Predictor Of Heart Attack Than BMI

...right out of the equation." "If you just look at crude data, there is some association, but that's just because people with high BMI tend to have a high waist-to-hip ratio," he said. "If you correct for other risk factors, BMI essentially gives you no information." He confirms, ‘there's a smooth increa...

Mental Health Risks Vary Within the U.S. Black Population

...lliams. He believes clinicians need to look beyond crude categories of race in order to learn more about the backgrounds of their clients in order to better treat them. Source-Newswise SM...

Olive Leaf Juice Could Be Edible Oil Antioxidant

.../ "The outcome of the present study suggests that crude olive juice can be used in practical operation to extend the frying life of frying oils," wrote lead author Radwan Farag from Cairo University. The use of natural alternatives to synthetic preservatives, such as like butylhydroxyanisole (BHA) and b...

Blood from Bird Flu Survivors Provides Breakthrough in Treatment of H5N1

...proach is called "passive immunotherapy," and more crude forms of the approach have long been used to protect against certain viruses. Before hepatitis A vaccines, for example, antibody-containing shots were common for tourists heading to developing countries. And during the 1918 flu pandemic, the worst ...

VA Should Revise Its Methods for Evaluating PTSD in Ex-military Personnel

... to PTSD to replace current standards that yield a crude and overly general assessment of PTSD disability, said the committee that wrote the report. It urged the VA to base compensation decisions on how greatly PTSD affects all aspects of a veteran's daily life, not just his or her ability to be gainfully ...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

...with wet towels. For five days they have lain on crude wooden beds in a small alcove off one of the clinic's wings. Saline drips are tied to metal posts and the windowsill next to their cots is piled high with cooking pots and dirty plates. Chhiv Thy says she has not worked since bringing her children ...

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