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Sequencing of the Plague

... comment Stewart Cole and Carmen Buchreiser in the magazine Nature, where the genome is published. Numerous Yersinia genes have been copied backwards and have exchanged positions within the genome, sometimes creating different variants in the same population. These recombinations could mean differences in v...

Snoring could be a warning

...se fails to get blood pressure down. New Scientist magazine reports that a team from Umea University in Sweden have discovered that breathing problems that cause snoring may be a risk factor. Dr Franklin and colleagues gave questionnaires to 453 pregnant women. While only 4% reported frequent snoring before...

Drink alcohol for intelligence

...or researcher Hiroshi Shimokata told New Scientist magazine said: "It's very difficult to show a cause-effect relationship. In particular, he pointed out that those who drank sake tended to eat larger quantities of raw fish, which is thought to have possible benefits to cognitive function, while wine drinkers...

Can one get addicted to fast food?

The New Scientist magazine in its January issue has reported that a regular diet of fast foods like hamburgers, fries and foods high in fat and calories may be addictive. The researchers have found that eating oneself to obesity is not just due to a lack of self-control, but i...

Genes More Important Than Exercise for Bad Cholesterol

...unner, someone we contacted through Runner's World magazine or at races around the country. His brother clocked 40 kilometers a week less, at least, if he exercised at all." The blood tests showed that the twins had very similar changes in LDL cholesterol irrespective of their lifestyles. It was found that...

Red Color Causes The Allergic Reaction To Strawberries

...lm of Lund University said. Alm was quoted in the magazine Chemistry World, the publication of Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry. People who suffer an allergic reaction to red strawberries - itching and swelling in the mouth and throat - are often able to eat white strawberries. A particular protein is ...

The anxiety gene

...the genetics of panic disorder, told New Scientist magazine that the discovered was a "very important finding".He said: "It looks like they have found an entirely new mechanism of disease." He said that people who had a parent who experienced panic disorders were up to eight times more likely to develop a sim...

DNA Identity Mix-Up In Bone Marrow Donors, And Miscarriages Of Justice Involved

...ich appears in the October issue of New Scientist magazine , describes that cheek cells of a bone marrow recipient will contain mostly their own DNA, but can become contaminated with the donor's DNA over time. So it is important to check both blood and cheek samples to be sure of spotting a transplant recipi...

TWO India Doctors Listed in TIME for Contribution to Global Health

...hed them a name along with 18 heroes in the Time’s magazine for their work in solving health problems in devel...to community health. SEARCH Program: The Time magazine has announced that the duo doctors SEARCH Program (Society for Education, Action and Research in Com...

Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report

A report published in the Chemistry and Industry magazine says that tropical plants imported from Asia could harbor dangerous mosquitoes that transmit malaria, dengue and other related illnesses. // The Asian tiger mosquito has been implicated in about 23 diseases and this species was detected in the Nethe...

Scientist Calls Upon Media To Retract His Work

...esearch. He has called upon the editors of Science magazine in Washington to retract his work.// The editor ...d Schatten, an American, submitted a letter to the magazine saying some of the results "could not be trusted", and there were problems with the DNA fingerprinti...

Decoding the Fungi Genome Will Save Millions of Lives.

...was completely mapped and published in the science magazine Nature. The genetic maps were as different as that of the man and fish. Aspergillus is a very common air-borne fungus, carried all over the world as spores. Although usually harmless, the species Aspergillus fumigatus was identified as a cause of...

A forgery: the cloning (controversy) research

...ted Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog. The Time magazine named it the invention of the year for 2005. In a rather touching moment Hwang made a statement surrounded by weeping students, "I apologize to the people for creating an unspeakable shock and disappointment. I step down as professor of Seoul Natio...

Black Actor Confesses Sex Cult Past

...s//. According to contactmusic.com, Black told GQ magazine that he experienced naturist Family Synergy gatherings when he was a child, where everyone was encouraged to bare all in front of each other. He said his home life was deeply affected by the cult sessions because his parents shared their bed with ano...

Experts urging artery screening in the UK

...ition which kills thousands each year in the UK, a magazine reports. This condition, a swelling // in the ...routine screening for men in that age group, Pulse magazine says. An aortic aneurysm is a swelling caused by damage or weakness in the wall of the body's bigg...

A Trip To Mars And Back To Take Five Hours

...ours time, instead of 2.5 years. The New Scientist magazine has revealed that the US military //is exploring the possibility of Captain Kirk-style 'warp speed' using a concept called hyperdrive. The revolutionary form of propulsion can help them reach the moon in a matter of minutes. The idea is to create ...

Baltimore is America's Fittest City; Chicago the Fattest

...re Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Dallas and Houston, the magazine said. Last year, Baltimore was ranked as the 25th fittest city on a list of Top 25. It climbed to the lead of this year's list because it was favored by new factors that were taken into account in determining the rankings, such as access to health ...

Life Beyond Cancer - Delhi Woman Tells How

...clared a victim of cancer in 1998 made the Outlook magazine name her as one of 10 heroes called "The Indies". Despite losing her breasts as well as her brother and mother to cancer, Anuradha comes across as a never-say-die woman. "Now I know everything about cancer, about the disease, its treatment, the med...

UK Plastic surgeons cash in as cosmetic operations soar

... ageing. Television programs like Nip and Tuck and magazine promotions extolling the benefits of cosmetic surgery have driven the trend. Though welcomed by some surgeons, the trend has alarmed others. Douglas McGeorge, the president-elect of BAAPS, said: "When performed under the right circumstances aestheti...

Sci-Fi to come true in OT’s: Patients treated with blood drawn out

...ng the blood up. As reported in the New Scientist magazine the experiment has already been successful in pigs and it is hoped human trials will start soon. The best area where this method could be adopted would be in saving lives of gunshot and car accident victims and patients suffering other life-threate...

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