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‘Generalist' Genes Linked to a Variety of Learning Disorder

...ological research. “Once we overcome the remaining obstacles to identifying these genes, they will provide exciting glimpses into general mechanisms at all levels of analysis from genes to brain to behavior.” Source-Bio-Bio Techology SRM...

The Rate of Accident Deaths Much Higher

...home is a safe haven. Care must be taken to remove obstacles from the path of the elderly and install rails and grab bars for their support. Deaths from falls climbed from 16,257 in 2002 to 17,229 in 2003, the most recent year for which data are available. The rate also went up, from 5.6 deaths to 5.9 deaths...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...f HIV to mutate rapidly remains one of the biggest obstacles to a successful vaccine. The DNA sequences of HIV particles in a single person can be as diverse as those of all the influenza viruses in the world. A vaccine that produces an immune response against one HIV sequence may have no effect on other strai...

Report Examines Medical Students' Perceived Readiness To Treat Diverse Patients

...estern medicine. In addition, many residents cited obstacles to providing cross-cultural care, including a lack of time, lack of language-appropriate written materials, inadequate access to interpreters and lack of experience in treating such patients. Researchers recommend that cross-cultural curricula be i...

DelSite Working Toward Solving Delivery of Influenza Vaccine in Pandemic Situations

...cine delivery technology may solve most of the key obstacles that delay influenza pandemic preparedness which were discussed by experts at the worldwide "Options for the Control of Influenza VI Conference" held in Toronto, Canada last week. Long-standing problems associated with the production, storage and d...

Potential Cure for HIV Discovered

...DNA might one day help overcome one of the biggest obstacles to finding a cure: the ability of the HIV virus to avoid detection by reverting to a resting state within infected cells which then cease to produce the virus for months or even years. "Numerous attempts have been made to activate these cells, with...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...fective policies and programs aimed at eliminating obstacles in the cancer care pathway for children with cancer....

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...e bumps in the road that most people see as normal obstacles in life become insurmountable hurdles to depressed people, causing them to lapse into helplessness. Reasoning that the brain is essentially a complex electrical circuit, Deisseroth's team set out to test the theory of whether brain circuitry malfun...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

... are only able to have two seats. There are many obstacles to over come before hydrogen can be used as fuel. While hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it rarely exists in its pure form in the environment, preferring instead to bond with other elements such as oxygen to form water and carbo...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...ation Director General Margaret Chan said cultural obstacles to the advancement of women needed to be overcome if the virus, which affects 39.5 million people worldwide, was to be brought under control. "We must also seize every opportunity for women to learn their infection status. Being married is not safe...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... Regulated deer hunts in Indiana state parks have helped ... damage caused by overabundant populations of white-tailed deer, a ... Michael Jenkins, associate professor of forest ecology, found that ... organizing hunts in state parks has successfully spurred the ... scarce by browsing deer. , Jenkins said that ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Emerging fungal pathogens pose a greater threat to ... declines of amphibians, bats, corals, bees and snakes. ... published in the prestigious journal Nature ... resistance to a deadly chytrid fungus implicated in ... is important because it is the basis of ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified ... lung adenocarcinoma, the most common subtype of lung ... the number of possible therapeutic targets for this ... patients with treatable mutations because many potent cancer ... TCGA is jointly funded and managed by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Hunting gives deer-damaged forests in state parks a shot at recovery 2USF study: Amphibians can acquire resistance to deadly fungus 2Study identifies novel genomic changes in the most common type of lung cancer 2Study identifies novel genomic changes in the most common type of lung cancer 3
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