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Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk

...ian Owen-Smith, a retired hospital rheumatologist, examines and monitors elevated levels of urate in the body, a possible indication of pre-eclampsia. The saliva is thought to be an overflow system for urate and is therefore a more reliable way of testing the urate levels rather than a blood or urine test. ...

Tissue Engineered Scaffolding Allows Reproduction of Cartilage Tissue

A new study examines the use of tissue-engineered scaffolding made of cartilage cells, which have a limited ability to heal naturally, to replace defective cartilage tissue. Cartilage cells are extracted and seeded to the scaffold which is implanted into the body, whe...

One Pill may Be Better Than Two for Treating Patients With High Blood Pressure

...n daily. 'This is a novel research approach that examines the economic and clinical implications of high blood pressure and cholesterol in the real world,' said Timothy W. Smith, lead author of the study and senior director of Informatics for ValueMedics Research (a unit of IMS Health Inc), a health outcome...

Quality Versus Quantity: Transforming Kidney Transplant Policy

...e published in American Journal of Transplantation examines the dilemmas faced in trying to change kidney transplant policy; addressing the need to balance the benefits of immediate transplants with those to be had from waiting for a more suitable match. The article highlights some of the important points ...

Pre- and Post-menopausal Women Responses Equally to Most Sexual Desire Cues

... study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine examines differences in sexual desire, as well as the trigg...called the Cues for Sexual Desire Scale (CSDS). It examines four distinct elements of desire cues: Love/Emotional Bonding Cues, Erotic/Explicit Cues, Visual/Pro...

Climate Change Signal Detected in the Indian Ocean

...e journal, Geophysical Research Letters. The paper examines trends in Indian Ocean temperatures over 40 years that can help scientists and resource managers understand fluctuations in rainfall patterns over southern Australia. The research, contributing to the Australian Climate Change Science Program and p...

Combination Therapies Continue to Thrive Among Pharma Brands

...gh Line Extension and New Market Entry Strategies" examines combination therapies, along with six other lifecycle management strategies, to understand the motivating factors driving relaunch decisions. Furthermore, Cutting Edge Information collected key benchmarks on the strategies' average implementation cos...

Dartmouth Professor Makes Case for Ethically Universal Stem Cell Lines

...ished paper by Dartmouth Professor Ronald M. Green examines the moral questions and the scientific feasibility of deriving hESC lines in ways that avoid destroying living human embryos. The paper, published in the June 2007 issue of Nature Reviews Genetics, considers six current approaches: altered nuclear tr...

Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

...e American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C that examines the biology and genetics of CHD and is available online via Wiley InterScience at (http: www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ajmgc). In an introduction by Kate G. Ackerman and Barbara R. Pober of Harvard Medical School and several of the affiliated H...

NRI Brings to India Effective Pain Relief Therapy

...lps to indicate the state of blood circulation. It examines in which part of the body the arteries are blocked and blood circulation is not taking place properly. "We send electromagnetic pulses through the veins which clears the blockages," Yadav told IANS. He said the blood pressure in the leg should no...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

...Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. The report also examines the effects of climate change on the marine World Heritage sites. By 2100 AD, 70 percent of the world's deep-sea corals are expected to be affected due to rising temperatures and increased ocean acidification. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia wo...

Drug Used to Prevent HIV Transmission from Mother to Child Damages DNA

...ue of Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis that examines the latest research on DNA damage and potential health risks related to the use of NRTIs. Besides the effects of NRTIs on nuclear DNA and cancer risk, the issue also contains recent findings on the toxicity of these drugs toward mitochondrial DNA. En...

AAWL Affects Quality of Life

A new study examines characteristics related to AAWL in adults between the ages of 18 and 64 and its effect on their lives//. Arthritis, a leading cause of disability among US adults, affects 46 million people. Arthritis-attributable work limitation (AAWL) can have su...

Woolmer’s Death Suspicious, Say Jamaican Polic

...by a toxicologist and a histologist (scientist who examines body tissue). Mr Shields said: 'I know that the scientists are treating it with the utmost urgency in order that we can hopefully repatriate the body to his family as soon as possible. However, he would not elaborate on why they considered the ...

Quality of Childcare Program Affects Language Development

...ildren in high-quality care. This new research examines how the quality of childcare affects the development of specific language components. Researchers collected data from three childcare sites and evaluated each on quality indicators known in the field as the “iron triangle” – the number of children...

“Bridge” Protein Spurs Deadliest Stages of Breast Cancr

...es molecular signaling in embryonic stem cells and examines signaling pathways that are involved in obesity and diabetes, has studied the roles played by Gab-2 and its chemical cousin Gab-1, in various disorders. His fundamental analyses of cell signaling for Gab-2 led him to study the protein in cancer cells...

Cochlear Implants in Both Ears Enables Better Hearing

...y by scientists at University of Wisconsin-Madison examines whether deaf children who've received two cochlear// implants hear better. Led by Ruth Litovsky, an investigator in the UW-Madison Waisman Center, the team's research suggests that deaf children who have a cochlear implant in each ear more accurate...

Relationship Between Delirium and Dementia

...rticle, BIDMC geriatrician Edward Marcantonio, MD, examines a number of promising biomarkers for delirium, including serum chemistries, genetic markers, serum anticholinergic activity, neurotransmitters, inflammatory markers and cortisol. Role of neuroimaging. Physicist David Alsop, PhD, of BIDMC’s Departme...

Online Prayers Helps Cancer Patients

...ness. This is the first study we are aware of that examines the psychological effects of this behavior,’ says Bret Shaw, an associate scientist in UW-Madison's College of Engineering and lead author of the study. The analysis was conducted on message transcripts from 97 breast cancer patients participating ...

Chlorpyrifos Affects Mental Development of Foetus

...multi-year research project started in 1998, which examines the health effects of exposure of pregnant women and babies to indoor and outdoor air pollutants, pesticides, and allergens. Prior research findings have shown that prenatal chlorpyrifos exposure can reduce birth weight and length. The research has a...

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