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New Discovery May Help Treat Infertility

...o made use of a test tube or in vitro approach, to elucidate the role that estrogen receptors play in ovulation and the combination of the two different methods, the in vivo and in vitro studies, complement each other nicely and provide more precise answers to the role that the estrogen receptor beta plays in ...

Yet Another Use For Cocoa Flavonols

...heart health benefits and new work is beginning to elucidate the mechanisms for this action. Latest research indicates a possible benefit on brain health, as flavonols boost blood flow to certain regions of the brain. Researchers who presented their latest findings on cocoa flavonols have made it very clear ...

Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome

...wing". An analysis through this technique helps to elucidate comparisons between the DNA sequences// in humans and primates. Phylogenetic shadowing enables a complete study of biological 'behavioral patterns' that identify these primate families unique to study. All of these were not done single-handedly. It i...

Dermaseptins: Potent vaginal contraceptives

...uthors state that further studies are necessary to elucidate the mode of DS action, and suggest that considering the available information about contraceptive efficacy, the different biologic properties of these peptides should be studied as new candidates for human use as a barrier contraceptive agent with ad...

Aspirin May Protect Against Hyperglycemia With Diabetes

...lular calcium ion concentration and NO release. To elucidate the mechanism of action of aspirin, the effect of the drug on high concentration glucose-induced increased levels of ROS was investigated. For these purposes, human endothelial cells were cultured in normal concentration glucose or high concentration...

MRI Shows Emotional Changes During Menstrual Cycle

...ant consideration in further studies attempting to elucidate the neural substrates of affective representation. Thus, the authors stress that emotion-controlling brain activity increased premenstrually, and that women use their brains differently at different times of the month. Medindia on premenstrual sy...

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

... brain-imaging, and neuropsychological evidence to elucidate the interplay of conscious and unconscious processes in perception, memory, and learning." Rieke was chosen "for experimental and theoretical analyses of information coding in the central nervous system and its relation to perception." G.K. Warren ...

Designer Strawberries

...candidate as a platform for large-scale studies to elucidate gene function. The new protocol involves taking strawberry plant tissue from its original site and transferring it to an artificial medium for growth or maintenance. Here unfolded leaves, known as trifoliate leaves, are able to grow. When collected...

The persistent urge to eat: Loose control!!!

...reat. // These scientists studied brain scans to elucidate that there are centres in some people's brains which tend to be especially sensitive to ads featuring food and packets of food product. When these areas are greatly stimulated by food images it is likely that people over-eating, and become obese. ...

Green Tea Reduces the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

...al health. "More studies are necessary to fully elucidate and better understand green tea's method of action, particularly at the cellular level," Sumpio said. "The evidence is strong that green tea consumption is a useful dietary habit to lower the risk for, as well as treat, a number of chronic diseases. ...

Genetic Variations In Detoxifying Genes Lead To Lou Gehrig's diseases

...teraction and PON serum/enzymatic studies may help elucidate the complexity of PON cluster association with ALS," Siddique said. Siddique hopes to study DNA samples from Gulf War veterans with increased incidence of sporadic ALS and has applied for their DNA from the Veterans Administration collection. Sou...

Novel Approach Assists in Locating Leads for Drug Discovery

... was able to take advantage of the new approach to elucidate relationships between the biological activity of a compound and its chemical structure directly from the initial screen -- a feat not possible with the traditional method. "This new approach produces rich datasets that can be immediately mined for re...

Calorie Restriction May Prevent, Reduce Alzheimer’s Neuropatholog

...cts in delaying the onset of AD. The findings also elucidate the important relationship between the expression of longevity genes like SIRT1 in calorie restriction dietary regimens and mechanisms associated with the prevention of AD. Source-Newswse SRM...

How Blood Flow Dictates Gene Expression

...healthy cardiovascular system, the next step is to elucidate the role of Klf2 in normal adult blood vessels and in the pathogenesis of vascular diseases, such as atherosclerosis. Source-Newswie SRM...

Parasomnias are Common in Children: Study

... further study of parasomnias in children may help elucidate the multifactorial etiologies of these fascinating conditions, shedding light on their potential genetic bases as well as environmental contributions," the authors concluded. Parasomnias are unwanted physical events that occur after you fall asleep...

New Imaging Technique Tracks Traffic Patterns of White Blood Cells

...ling techniques will greatly aid investigations to elucidate in vivo imflammatory cell behavior, and provide a powerful tool for the development of therapeutics for these diseases,” according to Mount Sinai researchers. “Sickle cell anemia was the first disease characterized at the molecular level but there...

Whole Grain Breakfasts Linked to Lower Heart Failure Risk

...these findings, with mechanistic studies needed to elucidate exactly how the grains may offer protection against heart failure. Source-Bio-Bio Technologye SM...

Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed

...niversity of Alabama report on a study designed to elucidate the molecular anticancer effect of curcumin in a preclinical prostate cancer model. Using PC-3 human prostate cancer cell lines grown in vitro, curcumin was found to decrease the mRNA and protein expression of the oncoprotein MDM2 and to enhance th...

Scientists Map Genome Sequence Dengue Mosquito

...ce Express. It is expected to stimulate efforts to elucidate interactions at the molecular level between mosquitoes and the pathogens they transmit to humans....

List of Compounds That Causes Breast Cancer Identified

.... Genetic factors by themselves, however, cannot elucidate the outstanding disparity in cancer rates between regions. Women living in developed countries are approximately five times more likely to get the disease, mostly due to chemicals in the surroundings that enhance the risk of cancer. Of the identifi...

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