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Rehab Saved Keith Urban and Nicole Kidmans Marriage

...for it; alone with this thing that I had, this big monkey on my back. Not going in would have cost me my career at the very least, and my marriage would have been gone, anyway," Contactmusic quoted him, as saying. "That real cleansing and surrendering everything is what was really needed for me. I realise...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...t never get sick from SIVagm. If SIVagm was once a monkey killer, the change in its virulence may shed light... the SIV family tree should match that of the four monkey species.The trees didn't match."The monkey tree was significantly different from the virus tree," We...

Our Ancestors Possessed Much Smaller Brains Than It was Thought

...Cairo, scientists had hypothesized that this early monkey already would have had a relatively large brain. But they were surprised to find that the species "had a brain that might have been even smaller than that of a modern lemur's. "This means the big-brained monkeys and apes developed their large brain...

Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

You might call it a tale of 'monkey see, monkey do.' Researchers at Ohio University have found that after primates evolved the ability to see red, they began to develop red and orange skin and hair . Humans, apes and Old World monkeys, such as macaques and leaf monkeys, all have trichromatic vi...

Minister Calls for Action Plan To Solve Man-Animal Conflict

... conflict has assumed a variety of forms including monkey menace in urban areas, crop raids by ungulates and wild pigs, depredation by elephants and cattle and human lifting by tigers and leopards. The Minister has also called for increasing financial assistance to the States for paying compensation to th...

Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation

...l applications. The NIH grant enables him to use monkey eggs, which are similar to human eggs, to find the optimal mix of sugar, conventional cryprotectants and freezing to maximize egg preservation. Collaborators at Emory University are providing the eggs and at the Georgia Institute of Technology are de...

Telomerase Expression Linked To Body Mass

...lation between telomerase and longevity. The great monkey wrench in that theory was the common gray squirrel, which lives an amazing two decades, yet also expresses telomerase in great quantity. Evolution clearly didn't see long life in a squirrel to be an increased risk for cancer. Body mass, however, sh...

Hope For Patients With Macular Degeneration From Manmade Protein

...as everything it needs inside. You have to throw a monkey wrench inside the factory and that is what we managed to do.' For the study, the manmade protein was injected directly into the cornea with a microneedle. 'Ideally we would like to develop a topical eye drop with a long-term delivery system,' says ...

Human Uterine Transplant In Near Future

...c oncology, has performed a transplant in a rhesus monkey along with colleagues at Pittsburgh University.The... Scientist magazine, published today. 'While the monkey transplant is successful, I plan to ensure the transplanted uterus is able to function properly by f...

Surgeons Gear Up To Carry Out First Womb Transplant

... transplant they performed on a rhesus monkey. The monkey was observed for 20 hours, with the new womb receiving adequate blood supply and the monkey coping well with the new entrant. The team is now extremely hopeful of its safety and success, when...

An abused child may grow up to be an abusive parent

...nd monkeys is quite similar, the findings from the monkey research could be valuable in understanding human child abuse, said Dario Maestripieri, Associate Professor in Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago. "This research could have important implications for humans because we do not...

Lesser Calories for Longer Life

...ational Primate Research Center laboratory, rhesus monkey Matthias at 28 is losing his hair, lugging a paunc...s, Rudy, although a little older is the picture of monkey vitality. He is thin and feisty, pirouetting toward a proffered piece of fruit. Rudy and primates li...

Stereotypes Contribute to Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently

...r psychiatrists, and fool around with that type of monkey business.” The association of depression with severe mental illness, or “craziness,” was another barrier to care, although it was cited less frequently than the other obstacles. One depression care manager cited stigma to explain the greater tenden...

Calorie Restriction May Prevent, Reduce Alzheimer’s Neuropatholog

...gy in humans, similar to that observed in squirrel monkey and rodent models of AD,” reported Mount Sinai researcher Dr. Pasinetti and his colleagues, who published their study, showing how restricting caloric intake based on a low-carbohydrate diet may prevent AD in an experimental mouse model, in the July ...

Alternative therapies for ADHD

...ions -- even hanging youngsters upside down on the monkey bars and encouraging them to chew gum to burn off energy, have been tried by parents for years. Diet alterations and herbal remedies are recommended by Lowell psychologist Stephen Fisher for those who don’t want to go for ADHD medications."Specific...

Brain changes in schizophrenia to be analyzed

...eridol (Haldol) – in monkeys. BThe purpose of the monkey studies will be to: 1. Better understand the effec...he two drugs on gene and protein expression in the monkey brain. The plan includes assessing changes in brain structure using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...

Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

...e of the viral transmission risk for visitors to a monkey temple in Indonesia, and a study showing how metho...about six people out of every thousand who visit a monkey temple in Bali, Indonesia, will be infected with simian foamy virus (SFV) from a monkey bite. SFV is...

Definite Connection Between Receptor Levels and Cocaine Abuse Reveals PET Imaging

... not possible with human subjects, and in previous monkey research, the brain chemistry of animals exposed to cocaine was compared only with non-using "controls." The research also showed that starting to use cocaine caused the D2 levels to drop significantly and that continuing to use the drug kept the D...

HIV Vaccine for Monkeys Increases Survival Rates

...nated. Such a survival advantage was observed in monkey studies conducted by two teams of researchers, one...he best way to predict survival after a vaccinated monkey is infected with SIV is by measuring, early in infection, levels of a specific subset of immune cell...

HIV Becomes More Infectious Due To Human Immune-system Protein

...is found in HIV-1 when the virus attacks human and monkey cells, researchers at University College of London said. The researchers, who infected cells from Old World monkeys with HIV-1, found that cyclophilin A changed the shape of the virus particles, reports the latest issue of New Scientist. This tri...

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