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Variation in Genes Related to Inflammation Increase Lung Cancer Risk

...ersity of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. As part of the study, researchers compared differences in ...rchers noted that the IL1B protein was an integral part of the chemical cascade by which cell signals moderate the response to inflammation. Variations in...

Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma

...ow asthma is caused, but they do provide a further part of the gene-environment jigsaw that makes up the d...volutionary terms, ORMDL3 appears to be a very old part of the human genome. Similar genes are found in primitive organisms such as yeast. It may be a rel...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...ia's first cosmonaut into space in October 2007 as part of a scientific mission aboard the International S...n President Vladimir Putin in August 2003. It is part of a billion-dollar deal for 18 Sukhoi 30-MKM fighter jets....

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...n Talisay town around Taal's crater rim that forms part of a 60,000-hectare (148,200-acre) protected area of the volcano. It won the backing of the Talisay municipal council and the project was launched in November 2006. Taal has erupted 33 times in the last 400 years, the last one being in 1977, and ...

Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus

... at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. As part of the study to know the effect of long-term, low-level exposure to a cocktail of chemicals and heavy metals in an animal that has a long pregnancy like humans, researchers compared the ovaries from the foetuses of sheep in control group with treatme...

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...ine, which helps direct movement, is provided in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Attempts to treat Parkinson's have focussed mainly on a pharmaceutical substitute for dopamine or on restoring or protecting dopamine-producing cells....

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...titute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, narrate the story of how scientists discovered samples of the 1918 strain in fixed autopsy tissues and in the body of a woman buried in the Alaskan permafrost. The article places this discovery in the context o...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

...is terrible it could have happened earlier. For my part I have warned the police on a number of occasions following aggressive behavior towards me and my son....

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

...eshire PCT said: "Chris Town was made Redundant as part of the organizational change process put in place to manage the reduction in the number of PCTs. "His redundancy pay was in line with the NHS redundancy scheme in place during the restructuring programme. "Mr. Town was employed by Peterborough PCT,...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...Program (ASAP). The second compound, Azixa(TM), is part of the EP90745 series of apoptosis inducers, which...as licensed by EpiCept to Myriad Genetics, Inc. as part of an exclusive, worldwide development and commercialization agreement. Myriad recently announced th...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...ow asthma is caused, but they do provide a further part of the gene-environment jigsaw that makes up the disease. We and our colleagues are currently preparing even bigger studies to find other genes of smaller effect and to relate these to environmental factors that increase asthma risk." Professor Will...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

Hundreds of animal rights activists took part in a "Running of the Nudes" Thursday to protest th...the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls involves the release of bulls every morning ...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...chronic, life-altering illnesses. The disease is part of my life, just like my hair color, but its not me, she says, acknowledging that its easier dealing with it now than when she and her family learned the diagnosis five years ago. Its nothing to be afraid of. Ive chosen not to hide it; its awkward bu...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

... suffered bites to her face and has lost the upper part of her lip. In addition, police said, her ear was so badly mutilated that surgery could not restore it to its natural state. Children's Hospital, Boston, felt it was one of the most horrific abuse cases they have seen, according to police. State ...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...mple mechanism which, when pushed by the surviving part of the wearer's finger, curls a set of artificial phalanges. 'Having a body-powered device leaves little room for mechanical failure,' Didrick said, adding that there aren't any robotic medical alternatives. Made of steel and blue plastic, Didric...

Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction

...e Earth's magnetic field to sense direction . As part of their experiment, the team of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wiltschko and Roswitha Wiltschko placed newly hatched chicks in an artificial magnetic field, teaching them by intensive training that their mother was always behind the screen that was in the north...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...es were taken, and what we've learned is that this part of the world was significantly warmer than most people thought,' said Martin Sharp, a glaciologist at the University of Alberta and a co-author of the paper appearing in the journal Science. Sharp said the sample suggested that the temperature of t...

The Hospital Superbugs

...associated infections. They are about to apply for part of a 16.5m fund set up by the UK Clinical Research...kles the issue of multi-drug resistance. The two part programme called Rise of Resistance features Professor Richard James, Professor Nigel Minton and Pro...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

...in dried tomato samples that had been collected as part of a long-term study on agricultural methods. They found that on average they were 79% and 97% higher respectively in the organic tomatoes than in the conventionally grown fruit.Recent research in Europe found that organic tomatoes contained more ...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

...Thursday, hundreds of animal rights activists took part in a "Running of the Nudes" to protest the bull ru...the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls was immortalised in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 ...

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