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Burden of lung disease

... coronary heart disease. The key issue is that the diversity of lung disease has yet to be recognised.// While other serious conditions have specialists who deal only in one disorder, chest physicians look after everything from lung cancer to chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder(COPD), asthma, pneumonia, cys...

Blood Transfusion May Not Be Required For Thalassaemia

...wn about the natural history, reasons for clinical diversity and management of haemoglobin E ? thalassaemia. Researchers from John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK had studied 109 patients with the disorder at Kurunegala General Hospital, Sri Lanka. 25 patients were not receiving blood transfusions, while the ...

Commercial grape juices and vinegars found rich in antioxidants

... With the increasing interest in the function and diversity of antioxidants in foods, several methods for measuring antioxidant activity of food, beverages and biological samples have been developed. Among them, the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) assay has gained much attention because it deals wit...

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

..."GE rice poses threats to the center of origin and diversity of rice in Asia, as well as the cultural diversity of rice-growing communities across the region and the introduction of GE rice is contradictory to th...

Fungal spores in the pillows can trigger an asthma attack

...nged from four to 16 different in each pillow. The diversity of fungal species was more in synthetic pillows compared to feather pillows. Researchers found a diverse species of fungus in the pillows, which ranged from bread and vine moulds and also fungus which habitats damp walls were also present. Asthma:...

Study Offers Insights Into Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...nclear. A new study now explains that it is due to diversity in immune mechanisms. The results have been identified following experiments conducted on animal models of mouse that mimics the disease condition. The identification of such complex behaviors could enable physicians make an individualized diagnosi...

Viewing Loss Of Virginity As A Social Phenomenon

... bisexual. Growing up in a context of uncertainty, diversity and change, young people benefit from being able to understand virginity loss in ways that help them fashion specific social identities and that bring them one step closer to adulthood, Carpenter commented. All the participants responded by saying th...

Genetic Variation In Bitter-Taste Receptor Gene Increases Alcoholic Risk

...pal investigator Alison M. Goate. The widespread diversity in the taste receptor gene in the general population allowed the researchers to conduct an in-depth analysis of the genetic variation and further explore the association with risk of alcoholism. The extensive data revealed by the Human Genome project...

Vaccine For Bird Flu May Not Be Effective

...ian flu in China and South East Asia said that the diversity of the viruses are such that the vaccine may be fr...onal Academy of Sciences concludes: "The antigenic diversity of viruses currently circulating in South East Asia and southern China challenges the wisdom of reli...

Vitamin D May Help In Fight Against Tuberculosis

...r mysteries associated with Tuberculosis. One, the diversity of the mice and human anti-bacterial mechanism, and two, the increased susceptibility of Africans and Asian to TB. The researchers have highlighted the need for clinical trials to investigate the beneficial effect of Vitamin D supplementation in prev...

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial To Be Initiated Soon

...ericho to work in the tea estates provide adequate diversity to conduct the research, the results of which can be applied to a large population. Dr. Davy Koech, Director, KEMRI urged the local community members to participate in the trial on a voluntary basis. He also highlighted the need for increased financ...

Concerta, Drug Used in ADHD Treatment Less Likely To Result In Abuse

...treating ADHD symptoms, the researchers documented diversity in levels of dislike and enjoyment of the drug effects. This effect could be seen even when similar high doses of the drugs were used. The researchers further highlight the need for more such studies to effectively analyze the safety and efficacy of ...

Aggression And Fatherly Behavior: Men Have It In Their Genes

...experiments on mice models and have concluded that diversity in social behavior of males and females are indeed due to different genetic constitution of the male (one X chromosome and one Y chromosome) and female (two X chromosomes). The researchers developed mice through genetic engineering techniques (tran...

A gene related to aggression weakens the brain

...at helps us to understand the circuitry underlying diversity in human temperament. By itself, this gene is likely to contribute only a small amount of risk in interaction with other genetic and psychosocial influences; it won't make people violent. But by studying its effects in a large sample of normal people...

Unraveling the Secrets of MHC in Human Genome

...e most diverse regions of the human genome and its diversity are thought to have been shaped by widely varying evolutionary forces. The procedure is described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This method is an efficient way to map genes in the MHC that are responsible for many human di...

Salutations For The Selfless Heroes On World Red Cross Day

...ross Red Crescent Day. “They reflect the global diversity of the Red Cross and Red Crescent and embody the Movement’s universal commitment that humanity must prevail in the face of conflict or catastrophe,” they concluded....

Adolescent Girls Have Faster Psychological Improvement Than Boys

...y mature. Although young adults are faced with a diversity of life choices, they seem to be coming to terms with themselves and their lives in their 20s, the study found. The research, which appeared in the current issue of the journal Developmental Psychology, found that improved psychological well-being ...

Comfort Level, Maximum in Ethnically Diverse Schools

...olleagues studied classrooms with lower and higher diversity among African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans ...he researchers were able to examine the effects of diversity on African American and Latino students -- the two ethnic groups that were represented across all th...

Recently discovered deep-sea reefs catch the attention of the drug discovery team

...not be able to determine the extent and biological diversity of the newly discovered reefs. Harbor Branch has discovered a number of other new deepwater reefs in Florida waters in recent years that play important ecological roles, but has never before had the chance to explore this area. From May 22-26, the...

Sexual Desire In Human Linked To Genes: Study

...e, arousal and function and led to differences and diversity in the human sexual phenotype. Little has been known about the biological basis for individual differences in normal, human sexual behavior. Most significant variations in the expression of human sexuality are considered historically to be the resu...

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