Tag: "hamster" at medical news
Chinese Herb Shows Promise In Reducing Hypertension
...inone IIA caused widening of the arterioles in the hamster
cheek pouch microcirculation via enhanced expressi...to 1.25?à0.08 and 1.57?à0.11, respectively, in the hamster
cheek pouch. The increase in arteriolar diameter ratio was significant relative to the vehicle for e...
Pregnant Women Can Minimize Risk Of Rodent-Based Virus
...gh a pregnant woman who already has a pet mouse or hamster
likely does not need to get rid of the animal. A woman who is concerned that she may have been exposed to LCMV can consult her physician about receiving a prenatal ultrasound to assess the fetal brain. As with all medical care, it is best for indiv...
Some Antidepressants may Cause Aggression in Adolescents
...he researchers then introduced a smaller, same-sex hamster
into the cage of each experimental hamster
and filmed all the fights between the two rodents that were initiated by the subject animals, report...
The Dengue Virus Unplugged
...ted RNAs were then inserted into mosquito cells or hamster
cells to see if the viral RNA would be copied. To their surprise, the scientists found that the stem-loop or SLA sequence is essential for viral replication. Changes in even one or two building blocks in this structure were enough to halt the repl...
Gates Foundation Adopts Fight against Encephalitis
...at looked like a better vaccine. It was grown from hamster
kidney cells, could be delivered in a single dose and was a lot cheaper and easier to manufacture in large amounts. However as Jacobson said,"India doesn't like to depend upon China for anything," she said. This only changed Uttar Pradesh suffered...
Cure For Autism Could Be Established Through Hamster Studies
... to that of the humans. In one experiment a male hamster
encountered two individuals that he knew equally w...a fight and a male that he had never fought. The hamster
fled from the winning male but was attracted to the neutral male. This suggested and proved to us th...
Human neurons grown in the brains of mice
...r heart patients and protein drugs manufactured in hamster
cells. Still, some critics of human embryonic stem cell research argue that more attention should be paid to the ethics and potential dangers of cutting-edge biomedical research. However, the findings are significant in the stem cell field beca...