Tag: "dries" at medical news
Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study
...s, the less rainfall there is and the whole system dries
up," said Haberl. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reports New Scientist....
Out of Reach may Not Always Save You from Catching Cold
...ing the mouth, the liquid component of the droplet dries
in the air and the dry residue travels large distances When a droplet dries
in the air the residue is carried in the air, and therefore there is a risk that people can inhale t...
American State Lawmakers Make Moves To Tackle Autism
... help children with autism, many times the support dries
up when those children transition into adulthood," Weinberg added. "In some of the most severe cases of autism, individuals need structured support for their entire lives."...
Single Protein Plays A Major Role In Prion Diseases
... flowers that each carries a seed. When the flower dries
up and the wind blows, the seeds disperse. Prion protein works the same way. Hsp104 acts like the wind, blowing apart the flower and spreading the seeds."Serio said that prions still multiply without fragmentation. However, she said, they do so at a ...
Vision restoration with a drug for macular degeneration
...ion of abnormal, new blood vessels in the eye, and dries
up previously leaking vessels. Steve Winyard, of the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), said, "The results were very exciting". He added: "Thousands of people a year in the UK get wet AMD and it rapidly leads to sight loss. This drug is...
Long term Sobriety can Reverse Effects of Alcohol Damage
...ological deficits continue even after an alcoholic dries
out. George Fein, PhD, and colleagues studied some alcoholics-25 men and 23 women whose average age was 47, ranging from 35 to 57. They hadn't had a drink for an average of 6.7 years, ranging from six months to 13 years of sobriety. In addition th...
Fibrin Fibers More Stretchable Than Natural Fiber
...ited around the wound in the form of a mesh, which dries
and hardens, so that bleeding stops. In an endeavor to find the breaking point of fibrin fibers, Roy Hantgan and his colleagues stretched the fibrin fibers as far as it could go without breaking and found that it can stretch up to six times its ori...