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Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...eir fitness levels. And while other studies have explored the relationship between exercise and inflammation, another unique aspect of the U. of I. research, Vieira said, is that no other studies have adjusted for fitness and body fat percentages simultaneously to really get at that question, Is exercise in...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...ient's rights. And they said the nurse should have explored the patient's reasons for wanting to keep on his jeans before resorting to force. Hospital spokeswoman Ellen Murphy Meehan said the hospital "expressed deep regret to the patient" for what it considers an accident. She said Lawrence General has sin...

Haneefs SIM Card Not Recovered from the Burning Jeep

...ons was just one of many issues which needed to be explored ahead of any trial. "It's one piece, it's an inconsistency. Court cases aren't won on one inconsistency and battles aren't won in the courts on that," he said. "Court cases are fairly complex issues and this one is particularly complex so I would...

Scientists Identify Broad Neural Response Behind Speech Reception

...dynamics of human speech, for previous studies had explored the responses of individual neurons to speech sounds, but not the response of the auditory cortex as a whole. During the course of study, the researchers asked volunteers to listen to spoken sentences such as "he held his arms close to his sides and...

Hitler's Holocaust may Have Stemmed from Syphilis from Jewish Prostitute

...al, Warrington, said though experts had previously explored the possibility that Hitler had syphilis, this was the first time that he and his team have put together the chain of secondary neuro-symptoms that meant the Holocaust became the focus of Hitler's psychotic behaviour. "This disease can send you mad ...

Global Climate Change and Toxic Chemicals: A Potentialy Lethal Combination

...eciprocal relationship on four freshwater fish are explored in a new study published in the latest issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The authors evaluated the effects of three organic chemicals commonly found in the environment: endosulfan, chloripyrifos and phenol. The first two are used as ...

Stem Cells Endless Hope in Place of What Could Have Been a Hopeless End

...d hopeless for the patient. Now, scientists have explored the potential of stem cells to cure a sick heart. As per recent experiments on animals, it came to light, that special class of stem cells from human embryos, called hemangioblast cells are capable of repairing blood vessels. Enthused by this find...

Study Evaluates the Incompetence of Blacks as Living Kidney Donors

...ers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine explored why blacks are less likely than other races to become living kidney donors, and the reasons are obesity and failure to complete the donor evaluation. "Obesity is a growing problem in the African-American community, particularly among women, and th...

Yoga Helps to Combat Depression, Anxiety

...searchers now suggest that the practice of yoga be explored as a possible treatment for depression and anxiety, disorders associated with low GABA levels. The study appears in the May issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine....

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

...hat enrolled more than 100,000 patients. They then explored the impact of six exclusion criteria commonly used in treatment outcome research: psychiatric problems, neurological problems, medical problems, drug use, non-compliance issues, and social and residential instability. The researchers found that wo...

Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway

...health on the risk of Parkinsons disease should be explored in future studies. Until now, environmental studies of Parkinsons disease have largely focused on adulthood exposures, such as to pesticides, smoking and coffee. These same exposures might contribute to the cause of Parkinsons disease during gestatio...

Understanding of Schizophrenia Could Lead to New Treatment Options

...ppeared to be consistent with mental illness. They explored their environment less than normal mice and had reduced social interaction, thought to be a manifestation of so-called "negative" schizophrenic symptoms such as decreased initiative and social withdrawal. The mice also showed behaviors suggestive of ...

Deficiency in Vitamin D Increases the Risk of Cancer

... in multiple types of cancer. Recent RPCI research explored the mechanisms of vitamin D in the tumor microenvironment. Clinical trials of vitamin D have primarily focused on the use of calcitriol. While preclinical data and limited clinical data strongly suggest that calcitriol and other vitamin D analogues...

Harassment in School Affects Majority of Elementary Students

...type of bullying in the past year. The survey explored two forms of bullying: direct, such as threatening physical harm, and indirect, such as excluding someone or spreading rumors. The researchers say the five-minute questionnaire is the first simple, reliable way for teachers and physicians to identify...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

...odels of nano-surfaces that are large enough to be explored with the hands. Their first attempt replicates "NanoBucky," a nanoscale version of the UW-Madison mascot, Bucky Badger, made entirely from tiny carbon nanofiber "hairs." Created by UW-Madison chemistry professor Bob Hamers to demonstrate a method ...

'Alarming Rise in Caesarean Births a Cause of Concern'

...f she has gone through the procedure. It should be explored what are its impact on her sexuality, her relationship with her husband and her family," he added. GPL/B...

Cellulose Nanocrystal Research Paves the Way for Newer Vaccines, Computer Inks

...ollege of Natural Resources at Virginia// Tech has explored the capabilities of nanocrystal research to reflect in the production of vaccines and better computer printer ink. Her research has targeted cellulose drug delivery and ink jet printing. Roman experimented with taking cellulose nanocrystals and att...

MIT Biologists Solve Vitamin Puzzle

... DMB synthesis reaction takes place. Still to be explored is the question of why soil bacteria synthesize B12 at all, Walker said. Soil microorganisms don't require B12 to survive, and the plants they attach themselves to don't need it either, so he speculates that synthesizing B12 may enable the bacteria t...

Destroying Taboos to Improve Patient Care

...ing and damage of the joints. Researchers have not explored the sexual health of those who suffer from osteoarthritis, which currently affects some 35,000,000 people --a fast-growing patient cohort in our aging population, though some information can be gleaned from research into other chronic diseases such a...

Gene Variants Linked to Preterm Birth in Hispanic Women

...ng the same study subjects, Norwitz and colleagues explored whether polymorphisms in the gene that encodes the progesterone receptor may identify women at risk for preterm birth. The team found no such association. "Progesterone supplementation may prevent preterm birth in about 30 to 40 percent of women at...

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