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Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...ever, the mouse models don’t seem to show the same neural destruction suffered by human patients. But it is certainly encouraging and one can hope that some kind of human application willfollow....

Folate and famiy planning

..., with one in 300 Indian pregnancies affected by a neural tube defect. Neural tube defect can cause a wide range of disabilities such as loss of bladder and bowel control and paralysis of the legs. In some cases the effects can be more severe.Folate supplements can reduce this ill effect says, Judith. Fola...

Link between chlorine byproducts and pregnancy risks

...have increased health risks including miscarriage, neural tube defects and reduced fetal growth from women drinking chlorination byproducts....

A novel augmentation

... into other frogs. Hideyuki Okano, a professor of neural development at Osaka University's School of Medicine, said Dr Asashima's work was remarkably conspicuous and could in due time help scientists reduce the confidence on donors for uncommon organs....

The brain wave

... positron emission tomography (PET) to explore the neural mechanisms of imitation by measuring increases in blood flow in the brain. In the study where researchers looked at imitation, they discovered a consistent pattern of increased brain activity involving the superior temporal gyrus, as well as differ...

Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack

...hia tested a computer program called an artificial neural network, which is designed to mimic the human thin... Despite the missing information, the artificial neural network was highly accurate at identifying patients who were having a heart attack, Baxt's team repo...

Family planning with folate

..., with one in 300 Indian pregnancies affected by a neural tube defect. Neural tube defect can cause a wide range of disabilities such as loss of bladder and bowel control and paralysis of the legs. In some cases the effects can be more severe.Folate supplements can reduce this ill effect says, Judith. Fola...

Novel computer model for breast cancer

...archers at University of Hopkins, have developed a neural network system - where a computer is taught to spot patterns //- in combination with fuzzy logic, a way of modeling the uncertainty of natural language. The result is a model which can scrutinize images of breast cancer cells, and indicate how likely...

Stem cells aid to cure brain cancer

...researchersthey studied on miceand found that the neural stem cells can track rogue brain cancer cells and ...ine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have found that neural stem cells can track and destroy brain tumour cells. The scientists engineered the cells to produce ...

Biosensor chip to help drug development

...ogic function of neurons, nerve tissue and organic neural networks. Infineon's Neuro-Chip is based on a standard complementary// metal oxide semiconductor technology extended with additional process steps to realize the capacitive sensors array. Researchers successfully demonstrated the chip by connecting i...

New Technique to Study Infants Brain.

...ecialists feel that a detailed knowledge about the neural mechanisms associated with increasing levels of speech should prove useful in the study of developmental language disorders, which are the single largest handicapping condition of childhood. Specialists also hope that the mapping of specific brain-la...

Shyness Linked To HIV Progression

Differences in neural activity may be putting shy people at increased ri...is study provides the first clinical evidence that neural activity may mediate the relationship between psychological risk factors and infectious diseases. Re...

The Importance Of Folic Acid Supplements

...rries a gene that puts them at risk for passing on neural tube defects like spina bifida to their offspring....ble for processing folate in the body is linked to neural tube defects. They speculated another form of the gene might also be associated with the birth defec...

High-Protein Diet Found To Reduce Fertility

... control group in development, and one fetus had a neural tube defect. Thus researchers say the data shows that eating a diet of 25 percent protein results in elevated ammonium levels in the female reproductive tract, which has been shown to alter fetus development. Based on the available data researchers ...

fMRI Offers Insight Into An Infants Brain

...ecialists feel that a detailed knowledge about the neural mechanisms associated with increasing levels of speech should prove useful in the study of developmental language disorders, which are the single largest handicapping condition of childhood. Specialists also hope that the mapping of specific brain-la...

Fortifying Foods Found To Reduce Birth Defects

...d markedly reduces the number of infants born with neural tube defects like spina bifida, say researchers ac...folic acid supplements in early pregnancy when the neural tube is forming. But women also need to maintain adequate levels of folic acid prior to pregnancy. ...

Folic Acid Supplementation During Pregnancy Could Help Prevent Spina Bifida

...w study.// Spina bifida, a condition in which the neural tube (an embryonic form of the brain and spinal cord) fails to fuse. Spina bifida is a condition that involves lifelong medical management. It is also one of the most common malformations of human structure. Results show that folic acid supplementat...

Exercising regularly can reduce the risk of Parkinson’s diseas

...The disease affects the brain cells that produce a neural substance called dopamine.According to the scientists, the disease less affects adult males who exercise regularly since their early adulthood than males who were lethargic. At times these males may reduce the occurrence of the disease by at least 50...

Mercury Pollution Linked To Rise In Autism

...avior disorder that affects the children and has a neural or genetic component, says the experts. Mercury was for a long time was being associated with autism, but it was considered to be the one present in the MMR vaccine given to children. Studies have failed to make any concrete connection in this regard...

Study reveals that it is easy for people to learn from watching others learn

...us thinking but is more due to implicit meeting of neural systems in planning and controlling of movements. When people see others learn from the exercise, the information gets noted in the brain and later the information is used to assimilate one’s own situation accurately. Experts say that the finding...

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