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Action of nerve cells

...nerve cells to send these chemical signals. The experimented animals were paralyzed- unable to move, eat or// eliminate waste-when the Scientists crippled the protein UNC-13. " All our thoughts and memories are coded by chemical connections in the brain", said Eric Jorgensen, Professor of Biology, Univerity ...

Pregnant smokers could harm their child

... researchers. Among 10-year-olds who said they had experimented with cigarettes in a survey, the majority had mothers who had smoked while pregnant. The researchers at the University of Pittsburgh say the link may be caused by damage done to the foetus by tobacco smoke while in the womb. Earlier studies have show...

How brain works

...nerve cells to send these chemical signals. The experimented animals were paralyzed- unable to move, eat or// eliminate waste-when the Scientists crippled the protein UNC-13. " All our thoughts and memories are coded by chemical connections in the brain", said Eric Jorgensen, Professor of Biology, Univerity ...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

.... Researchers at Cornell University in the US have experimented with cooking corn on the cob for increasing lengths of time (10, 35 and 50 minutes). The longer the corn was cooked, the higher its antioxidant level. Of especial interest was the release of ferulic acid, an antioxidant found mainly in grains, but...

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

In the 1960s, surgeons experimented by transplanting chimpanzee organs into humans in need of an organ transplant. In 1985, Baby Fae received a baboon heart and survived 20 days. // Since then, doctors have continued to look to animals as a source for organs, tissues and cells to treat...

Animals can give us a second chance at life

In the 1960s, surgeons experimented by transplanting chimpanzee organs into humans in need of an organ transplant. In 1985, Baby Fae received a baboon heart and survived 20 days. Since then, doctors// have continued to look to animals as a source for organs, tissues and cells to treat ...

Scientists reveal the secrets of sarcasm

...sm. The study made by scientists from Israel, had experimented with the ability to understand sarcasm by giving their study participants stories dealing with sarcasm and normal dialogues. The study participation consisted of 25 participants with prefrontal-lobe damage, 16 participants with posterior-lobe damage ...

Expose on eating disorders!! Scientists trace “brain’s eating control center pathway”

...ting center of the brain!! To start with they have experimented on the rat brain and they are very enthusiastic about the findings, as this is the first time that such advances have been made vis-à-vis eating disorders. Specific sets of brain cells respond to hormones, among them two proteins called lep...

Pause as you please

A new tablet has been experimented that can suppress menstruation for as long as a woman wants should be available within a few years.The tablet, which blocks the action of the hormone progesterone, appears to be a safe and reversible way of stopping the monthly menstrual cycle. Two v...

A man who lost both of his arms in an accident

...ed in the brain or in the scalp, while others have experimented with detectors outside the body, such as in Sullivan's case. But the basic idea behind neuroprosthetic devices is the same: creating communication between the brain and the outside object that needs to be moved. "To move something, you have to get a...

Brain Plays Vital Role In Maintaining Bone Density

... researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem experimented with genetically engineered laboratory mice whose ability to react to interleukin 1, a protein, has been known for many years, reports science portal EurekAlert. The researchers were able to demonstrate that the proper loss or generation balance in ...

Sweet May Reduce Weight

...ai and her team from University of Cincinnati have experimented their study in lab rats in which the test group of rats was given sugary drink twice a day and the control rats were given only water. The researchers found after the study that the test group rats produced less amount of hormone compared to the cont...

Therapy inducing self-repair of nerves to help Alzheimer’

..., Osaka City, Iwate Medical and Gifu Universities, experimented on the nerve cells in the brains of mice. In stroke and various neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and Lou Gehrig's disease, glutamate, an amino acid found in high quantities in the brain, is thought to accumulate. Glutamate, ...

CCR5 Mutation Confers Immunity Against HIV But Not Against West Nile Virus Illness

...the brain and central nervous system. Then they experimented with human blood sample and cerebrospinal fluid to understand the effects of CCR5 gene mutation. They found that 4.5 percent of 247 WNV-positive samples from Arizona were from patients who had two copies of the CCR5 mutation. But only 0.7% showed th...

microRNA And Its Role In Synaptic Regulation

...and breaking the old unnecessary ones. Greenberg experimented with animal models such as the rat said that miR-134 (microRNA) helps in altering the size of dendritic spines. Synapses occur at the junction of these dendrites. miR-134 decreases the spine size and weakens the synapse. When miR-134 was inhibited, s...

Turmeric And Cabbage effective against prostate cancer

...study the effectiveness on live animals. So they experimented on mice with human prostate cancer tumors and the results were reported in the journal Cancer research. Mice were injected with PEITC and curcumin alone or in combination, thrice a week for a period of four weeks to test their effectiveness to preven...

Viro-therapy against cancer

...nism of the virus. The NDV-HUJ virus treatment was experimented on 14 patients suffering from Glioblastoma Multiforme, (GBM), an aggressive type of primary brain tumor surprisingly they showed regression of the tumor. So far no side effects were observed. Further research has to be done regarding the Viro-therapy...

Different Parts Of The Brain Are Involved In Memory Retention

...s has published the research results. Rats were experimented upon during the course of the research that proved that processing memory for context involves the hippocampus, while memory is retained by the anterior cingulate cortex. Memories are consolidated and stored by the amygdala, which is another part of ...

Monkeys Respond To HIV Treatment

... though it may be possible. Rhesus monkeys were experimented upon by the Centers for Disease and Prevention’s Dr. Walid Heneine, through injecting them with a version of the Truvada, manufactured by Gilead Sciences. This pill is a combination of Emtriva, or emtracitibine and Viread, or tenofovir. The combinati...

Smoking Cessation Would Be Beneficial For the Recovery of Alcoholics

...m: Clinical and Experimental Research. Researchers experimented and analyzed the brain activity of 25 recovering alcoholics of which 14 are smokers and 11 are nonsmokers. The researchers used spectroscopic imaging to measure the two markers of brain cell function and health. It was found that after a month of a...

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