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Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...r experiment on rats at New York University, which enabled them to remove a specific memory from the animals' brains while leaving the rest of their memories intact. An amnesia drug called U0126 was used in the study. The researchers trained the rats to associate two musical tones with a mild electrical s...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...rain in its entirety. This remarkable good fortune enabled these scientists to open a window onto a past pandemic--and perhaps gain a foothold for preventing a future one. Discovery and characterization of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus in historical context, by J Taubenberger, J Hultin and D Morens. Sp...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...e student Ramachandran Mallika wrote software that enabled the controller boxes to detect traffic incidents and get important messages back to the traffic control center using a fraction of the bandwidth that was previously required. In the October 2007 issue of the journal Transportation Research Part A, ...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... We thank the many thousands of doctors who have enabled this research by freely contributing anonymised data to QRESEARCH without which this work would not have been possible....

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...t. We thank the many thousands of doctors who have enabled this research by freely contributing anonymised data to QRESEARCH, without which this work would not have been possible. PDF copies of the bmj.com paper are available from Tim Utton, on +44 (0)115 846 8092, tim.utton@nottingham.ac.uk...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...n that ensures the stability of the system and has enabled us to test its robustness. This study shows that m... variations in twenty parameters. The results have enabled them to identify the most important system parameters and showed that the biological mechanism maint...

Special Backpacks Provide Much Needed Relief for Cancer Patients

...e nearest that I can get to a normal life. "It has enabled me to have a lot of freedom and when I have the energy I have been able to go to the shops and buy myself a newspaper." The hotel does not have special medical facilities, but the rooms are linked to nursing staff by an alarm. After having bloods t...

Using Portion-control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

...hors state. "This simple, inexpensive tool also enabled obese patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease their hypoglycemic medication requirements. This intervention holds promise for use in overweight populations with and without diabetes mellitus," they add. The study is published in the June 25 iss...

Weight Control for Obese Diabetics

...uthors write. This simple, inexpensive tool also enabled obese patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease their hypoglycemic medication requirements. This intervention holds promise for use in overweight populations with and without diabetes mellitus....

Highly Effective Method for Screening Drug-resistant Forms of HIV Developed

...ool of Medicine, combined two genetic tests, which enabled him to rapidly obtained gene sequences from multiple drug-resistant HIV samples at once. "There is considerable interest in identifying minor drug resistant variants prior to initiating new therapy, in order to allow treatment with the most effect...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...sion which was once considered as a gift from God, enabled only to a chosen few, has come under the scanner. Reports of exploitation of the poor sections of society to fuel organ trade, has marred the reputation of Indian Healthcare in the global arena. The recent strikes by doctors have cast aspersions ...

Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget

...nking that a handheld portable stereo that is also enabled for calls and e-mail will convince them to abandon their current phones and buy an iPod. The company recently marked the sale of its 100 millionth iPod personal music device, making it, in Apple's words, the "fastest-selling music player in history...

Vaginal Lubricants can Reduce Cervical Cancer Risk

...irus was also marked with a fluorescent tag, which enabled scientists to follow the growth of infection. "The pseudovirus mimics the initial phases of infection well. No model is perfect, but we feel that ours is by far the best," Nature quoted Schiller, as saying. Researchers then treated the model with...

Researchers Develop Model That Aids in Treating Stroke Patients

... less effective at lower temperatures, their study enabled them to develop a model to explain the mechanism of how tPA gets into the clot and subsequently breaks it up. The researchers found that at 33 degrees Celsius, clots exposed to tPA lose only 8.8 percent of their mass, compared with 12 percent at 37...

'Muscle Noise' may Diagnose Neuromuscular Disease Sans Radiation Exposure

...hile attaching increasing loads to his ankle. This enabled them to measure the vibrations produced by his vastus lateralis thigh muscle under different stresses. With the help of this sensor array, the researchers measured the velocity of vibrations depending on the muscle stiffness as the weight increased...

Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Reverse Heart Failure in Animals

...elp of a novel heart-specific "gene promoter" that enabled the gene to be present only in heart cells. The rats with heart failure were then followed for another two months, when their heart pumping function was monitored again. The animals that received the gene therapy had significantly better heart-pump...

New TB Vaccines in Could Protect Against All Drug Resistant Strains

...Disease Control and Prevention. This support has enabled Aeras to build a new facility in Rockville, MD, opened in 2006, that has the capacity to produce 150 million to 200 million vaccine doses a year of a modified BCG vaccine. Despite the very generous contributions from the Gates Foundation and others...

Aerobic Exercise Helps Maintain Muscle in Elderly: Research

...sue samples from each subject. Tracer techniques enabled the scientists to track amino acids (the building blocks of muscle proteins) and determine muscle-protein synthesis and breakdown rates from the blood and muscle samples, while measuring blood flow at the same time. These revealed that the volunteers...

Examiners Charged in Philippines Nursing Test Scandal

...s at another in Manila. Gutierrez said the leaks enabled the students enrolled in those schools to sail through the test sections. She said a number of other unidentified people were being investigated for possible collusion. Some 42,000 students sat the nursing examination last year but only about 17,00...

Advanced Scientific Brings Help for Breast Cancer Survivors

CHICAGO:- Scientific advances have enabled better diagnosis and treatment for women with breast cancer, according to studies presented at the world's premier conference on cancer. "We've made tremendous progress in detecting and treating many cancers unique to women," Julie Gralow, assistant...

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