Tag: "networks" at medical news
Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination
..., shape, placement, and timingmay be controlled by networks
of genes as well as by regulatory sequences that do not encode proteins. Slight changes in these networks
or in the non-coding sequences can change the developmental pattern of a flower and thus its morphol...
Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study
...hat Parkinson's disease targets two distinct brain networks
in humans . The study, carried out by David Eide...ome were on medicines and some were not. The first networks
to be identified were the basal ganglia, thalamus and brain stem that regulate movement. The scans t...
Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs
...y and Biophysics have, with the help of the two EU networks
Eicosanox and E-Mep, elucidated the three dimensional structure of the LTC4 synthase at 2.0 resolution. It is clear from the structure that the protein has three identical subunits, each of them consisting of four spiral structures that cover the ...
Key Signaling Molecules in New Teeth Formation Identified
... Subtle variations in this or related regulatory networks
may explain the different regenerative capacities and asymmetric development of various organs and animal species....
Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command
...e in St. Louis found that these two commanders are networks
of brain regions that do not consult each other bu...osite side." Having established that two control networks
existed, researchers turned back to their functional brain scans for insight into the networks' role...
Fast Food Chains Face Ban from Malaysian Children's Television
...nd children's programmes on terrestrial television networks
are sponsored by fast-food giants....
Tree Bark Substance may Hold New Lung-cancer Treatment
...he Simmons Cancer Center found that beta-lapachone networks
with an enzyme called NQO1, which is present at high levels in non-small cell lung cancer and other solid tumors. In tumors, the compound is metabolized by NQO1 and produces cell death without damaging noncancerous tissues that do not express this en...
One-third of US Teen Netizens are Victims of Cyber-bullying
...nly 22 per cent of children who did not use social networks
reported being bullied. It was also found that the websites themselves offered new avenues for bullies. "There's this boy in my anatomy class who everybody hates and some girl started up this I Hate [Name] MySpace thing. So everybody in school ...
Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS
...is a major worry for returning medics. Access to networks
will be very enabling for doctors wanting to retur...ng term asset to enhance the practices of existing networks
rather than taking a short term view that the existing network many end up with a smaller size of th...
Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals Smoke More Than General Population in California
...pulations smoking rates down low, the organization networks
director, Scout said. In order to get lower, were going to work on pockets of the community. LGBTs are one of those groups....
No Clear Link Between Conflict, Rape and HIV: UN Study
...nd consensual sexual encounters, and reduce social networks
in which individuals might be exposed to HIV. Moreover, most refugees tend to come from rural areas where HIV is lower than in urban areas, the report noted. Spiegel and the other authors did stress the study's limitations, however, saying it was...
Suit Filed Against Horrors of Psychiatric Ward in New York Hospital
...th Network,one of the largest municipal healthcare networks
in the United States.In addition, KCHC handles more than one million patient visits per year, is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, and operates an off-site WomensInfant and Children Program and Food and Nutrition Program, it has been ...
Sports Physiotherapy Boosted by New International Qualification
...eractive resource that also allows them to develop networks
with the international community of students on the same course. Built around video case studies, discussion forums and virtual clinics, the VLE gives students the opportunity to carry out practical-based study whilst using their own employment for...
NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US
...ent parts of the brain, DTI allows them to see the networks
of fibers that connect these parts. To peer into the normal developing brain, the investigators sought children from diverse geographic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. They recruited children from six sites across the U.S.: Children's Hospit...
Significant Differences in Stroke Prevalence Among U.S. States & Territories - CDC Report
... the District of Columbia, as well as three stroke networks
comprised of 14 states, to support educational programs, policies, environmental strategies and systems changes that address stroke. CDCs WISEWOMAN program funds 15 projects across the country that provide low income, underinsured and uninsured women...
New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia
... They are the signature of the underlying cortical networks
and are characterized by their frequency, strength and location. Phi operates in the 10 Hz band (10 oscillations per second) and is located above the right centro-parietal cortex. It consists of two components: one favors independent behavior and the...
Protein Folds Research Offers Insight into Metabolic Evolution
...g evolutionary age, to their diagrams of metabolic networks
(for an example, see the purine metabolism network... evolution. The mosaic shows that modern metabolic networks
and even individual enzymes are composed of both very ancient and much more recent protein archite...
GPS Could Help to Identify High Risk Zones
...elp them map locked zones more effectively. GPS networks
send altitude and location readings to satellites that can thus chart movements on the earth's surface with an accuracy of a few millimetres. This allows them to monitor 'slow-slip events' to define locked zones. As more GPS are installed and produ...
'Man's Best Friend' Could Be a Useful Companion in Overcoming Depression
...hat offers practical tips on how to expand support networks
by incorporating dogs into the recovery process. The program is sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company and the Psychiatric Service Dog Society. "Depression is an illness often associated with strong social stigma, causing people to withdraw from their l...
AIDS Incidence in India Far Lower Than Previously Estimated New Study
...g that Indians do not have the same kind of sexual networks
that are common in southern and eastern Africa, in which both men and women often have two or more occasional but regular sexual partners over long periods of time. Also, outside of prostitution, transactional sex between teenage girls and older men ...
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