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Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...g to Lauderdale and Komlos, one has to look at the interplay between several factors to understand what's going on. "[T]he political economy of the health-care system, education, transfers to the poor, and government policy toward equality (hence taxation policy) all matter" in determining average height, they...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...ion gaps facing the agency. But there should be an interplay between modifying TSCA, such as promulgating a significant new use rule for nanomaterials, and the voluntary program. A sequential approach will leave nanomaterials unregulated for far too long, and will also be less productive than if the two eff...

Laser-based System for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers on the Anvil

...lses. The non-invasive technique uses a delicate interplay between two laser beams, each emitting a different color of light. In order to keep the skin from overheating in the process, the lasers must also be able to pulse on for only femtoseconds, a thousand trillionths of a second, at a time. Warren says...

Giant Healthcare Provider to Set Up Massive Gene Bank

...ut how genes, lifestyles and environmental factors interplay to cause common diseases like cancer, diabetes and asthma .In this way it seeks to understand the causes of diseases and better ways of treatment. This is somewhat on the lines of the Framingham project that conducted a massive decades-long researc...

From a Lowly Yeast, Researchers Divine a Clue to Human Disease

...other researchers can use to better understand the interplay of the protein and gene regulation in human disease. "This work gives a method to start examining what the defect is in humans," he says. In the past, says Brow, researchers looked at regulation of individual genes but not the whole genome at onc...

Effect Of Growth Factor Signals On Cancer Development

...uppressor gene that puts the brakes on cancer. The interplay of the two signaling pathways reinforces questions about the long-term risks of prescribing growth hormone and IGF-I to patients, at the same time that it may suggest a future new avenue for cancer therapy. The study, which used cell cultures and m...

Key Gene Controlling Eye Lens Development Identified

... the eye, and gives us important insights into the interplay of genes during this time,” said Wei Liu, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in Oliver’s laboratory. Lui is first author of the paper. Source-Newsise SRM...

Detention, Uncertainty take their Toll on the Mental Health of Refugees

... “Health professions must continue to monitor the interplay of policy and mental health outcomes in this and other vulnerable groups.” Source-Medndia SRM...

Biobank gets a go-ahead for the world’s biggest medical research

...proved scientists to study examine how the complex interplay of genes, lifestyle and environment influences our susceptibility to the diseases.Around 10 million samples are estimated to be collected from the volunteers. The collected genetic data will be cross-referenced against information about volunteers' s...

Environmental Factors Trigger Onset of Diabetes

... measures. The condition is likely to be caused by interplay of factors, of which infections are just one element.’ ...

Susceptibility Of TB In Humans Might Be Due To Three Human Gene Variants

...ase. Researchers suspect that a variety of factors interplay to determine who develops the full-blown disease. For example, in February 2006 Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers were part of a team that identified a mechanism that explains why people of African descent may be more vulnerable to t...

Study Show Positive Affect Of Music On Intelligence, Mental Health, & Immune System

...immunity, how music is processed in the brain, the interplay between language and music, and the relationship between our emotions and music....

UK Biobank Set Up To Understand the Links between Genes, Lifestyle Environment and Illness

... on the samples and study in depth how the complex interplay of genes, lifestyle and environment plays a role in the disease pattern. Prof Rory Collins, UK Biobank's Principal Investigator said that it will help us to go into the finer details and analyze large amounts of sample. Biobank would use specia...

Genes And Environmental Factors Determine Stress Response

... and well being is largely influenced by a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors//. In addition, genes might play a crucial role in determining the psychological and biological response to a stressful environment. The results of four such studies that examined the genetic-environment a...

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

..., and neuropsychological evidence to elucidate the interplay of conscious and unconscious processes in perception, memory, and learning." Rieke was chosen "for experimental and theoretical analyses of information coding in the central nervous system and its relation to perception." G.K. Warren Prize– a prize...

Complications During Delivery Related To Eating Disorders

...shed that eating disorders are caused by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors. Results of some observational studies highlight the possibility of a definitive association between neurodevelopmental and eating disorders. Certain studies have indeed established a correlation between obstetri...

Respecting Dwarfs- A Lesson To Be Learnt From Ancient Egyptians

...ure. Surprisingly, dwarfism is caused by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors, which are not completely understood. The most common form of genetic disorder affecting growth is achondroplasia with an incidence of 1 in 25, 000. Contrary to the existing belief that dwarfs are only born to ...

Evoprinter, a multigenomic comparative tool for rapid identification of functionally important DNA

...the cis-regulatory elements central to the dynamic interplay between a gene and its transcriptional regulators. This cross-species comparison, termed phylogenetic footprinting, is based on the hypothesis that functionally important sequences evolve at a significantly slower rate than nonfunctional DNA. Phyloge...

Researchers Question The Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Remedies

...d said that their study powerfully illustrates the interplay and cumulative effect of different sources of bias. They acknowledge that to prove a negative is impossible, but they feel that they have shown that the effects seen in placebo-controlled trials of homeopathy are compatible with the placebo-hypothesi...

Alcohol Dependence Gene Identified

...olved in psychiatric disorders is that there is an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Researchers say that a person can carry all kinds of genes that predispose them to alcohol dependence, but if they never take a drink, they won’t become an alcoholic....

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