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DNA transcription to be focused

...a at Chapel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA.// When the chemical site is occupied, it marked...

Body mass index guide needs revision

...with BMI over 25. But a survey of 2,500 aborigines living in remote areas of Australia suggest that those with BMI in the 20 to 25 range might also be at risk of glucose intolerance and diabetes. Overall, 15 per cent of the group had impaired glucose tolerance, and 14.5 per cent had diabetes. People with ...

Fish rich diet lowers leptin

...cans. The subjects studied were members of a tribe living in Tanzania. Some of the tribe members live in a village close to a lake, while others live inland. The lake-dwelling tribe members eat a diet that includes 300 to 600 grams of fish a day and accounts for about a fourth of their total daily calories....

Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer

...y an advanced prostate cancer patient's chances of living free of the disease.Michel Bolla, a professor at Grenoble University Hospital, examined the potential benefits of suppressing the male hormone androgen, similar to the more commonly known male hormone testosterone, among 400 patients in advanced stag...

Preventing mental decline in the aged

...tion is growing rapidly and people// are typically living longer. The ability to know, think, learn and judge, known as cognitive ability, is essential to quality of life and survival in older ages. Researchers from the Institute for the Study of Aging in New York looked at research that focuses on various ...

Stroke and Dementia - a ghastly association

...ognitive function and the ability to perform daily living activities. Researchers from Madrid, Spain reviewed data on more than 250 stroke patients who were admitted to a hospital for treatment. // They looked at medical history, neurological evaluation, and completed surveys. They identified 50 patients w...

Poor diet among smokers

People living with smokers have a relatively poor diet, which ad...sity, showed in their new survey, that many people living with smokers are compounding the problem of passive smoking by eating a poor diet. Nonsmoking men li...

Bacterial discovery may help CF patients

...ts of DNA, and that it seems to be released by the living bacteria. The researchers found treating the biofilm with the DNaseI enzyme, which breaks down DNA into its component molecules, destroys the biofilm and restricts the establishment of infectious colonies. It appears DNaseI treatment may also be ben...

Quality of lives of older people

...tions. Men were more likely than women to still be living in their own home and independence in day to day tasks, as expected, declined with age. But the vast majority were still dressing themselves and were fully continent. The more independent the person, the better their skills in memory, reasoning and u...

Hazards of anger in heart patients

...le modification people would be able to tune their living to a perfect harmony with nature....

Misinterpretation living wills

...embers suggests there is widespread confusion over living wills. When someone has a terminal illness, they m...looked at a small group of patients who had made a living will. They found that none of them wanted CPR or the insertion of a tube to make them breathe, if th...

Overcoming actively may help in breast cancer

...order. Women who adopt a positive coping style for living with breast cancer do appear to have better immune function compared to those who use a passive coping strategy. The researchers suggest that helping women to adjust emotionally to their diagnosis could be very helpful in helping them deal with sympt...

High iron levels may cause Cardiovascular Disease in women

...the growing percentage of iron levels among people living in heavily industrialized nations and the potential risk of cardiovascular disease among men with high iron levels, has shown that women with high iron levels// could also find themselves at risk for cardiovascular disease. The study carried out by ...

Stroke risk factors:how informed are we?

...analyzed results from a telephone survey of people living in greater Cincinnati// region. The survey involved 2170 respondents who were asked to name up to three stroke warning signs and risk factors. This was compared with a similar survey conducted in 1995 to study the changes in public awareness. It was...

Biosensor chip to help drug development

...sfully demonstrated the chip by connecting it with living nerve cells and reading electrical signals produce... of the effects of new pharmaceutical compounds on living neurons, contributing to greater efficiency and productivity in research. The findings of the study ...

Lower chance of bone fracture with Vitamin D supplementation

..., identified a group of 2,686 people aged 65 to 85 living in the community. They sent either one capsule of Vitamin D3 or a placebo every four months for five years. They asked the participants to provide them with information on bone fractures// and any major illnesses. They found that those who were given...

New hope for spinal cord injury victims

... and, until now, has left them with little hope of living a normal life. However, recent research has begun to suggest that maybe stem cells - primitive cells that can turn into specific cell types - could repair the damage involved in such disabling injuries. Researchers from// the Loyola University in Chi...

New imaging technique for tracking Alzheimer's

... video of the progress// of Alzheimer's disease in living patients has been produced. Research teams from Los Angeles and the University of Queensland, Australia studied a group of 12 Alzheimer's patients and 14 healthy controls. They used changes in MRI scans over a period of two years to create three-dim...

Diabetes could become an epidemic

...s and we have a significant number of those people living here. Once diabetes has developed there is no cure, it is just a case of managing it, and managing it everyday. People who have diabetes are not aware of the problems caused by the condition. But later they are affected by heart disease, or by non-he...

Brain diseases an outcome of cannibalism

...omen who feasted on the deceased ones and yet were living were tested by the researchers. Ample evidence suggests that the protective mutation through generations had protected them from disease. The mutation protects against CJD too. Mutations do protect from diseases, with evidences from pre-historic age....

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