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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ns, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated partial sleep restriction in humans has been linked to metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, added the researcher....

Medicaid Data Analysis

...ed to beneficiaries with just one disorder. This pattern was clear both for persons with severe and less severe mental disorders. The study was published in the July 2007 issue of Psychiatric Services. This is occurring despite the fact that primary care studies indicate that continuity of treatment is w...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...sts of vocabulary, word recall, spatial relations, pattern comparison and the like to understand normal function and diagnose impairment. Experts use the scores to differentiate between diagnoses, detect changes in level of functioning or to give a diagnosis in the first place. Where scores fall relative to ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...es Board, mentioned earlier, said there had been a pattern of interference by the governor's top staff in favor of industry lobbyists seeking to weaken or stall air pollution regulations, including the state's landmark global warming law and proposed regulations on diesel construction equipment and wood prod...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...he study found that there were just 35 genes whose pattern of expression correlated closely with the key symptoms of the illness when examined from onset through to recovery. These genes might point to the nature of the disease process that underlies CFS, which is currently unknown, Professor Lloyd said. ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...vernment support. Looking at Ethiopia's rainfall pattern between 1960 and 1997, Fraser was struck to discover that the country had, in the early decades, experienced precipitation levels that were just as low as in the year of the drought. So why did a million die? The reason, says Fraser, lies in the ...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...er proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid, a specific pattern on PET of the brain, and a genetic mutation for AD within the immediate family. "These new criteria are centred on a clinical core of early and significant episodic memory impairment...the timeliness of these criteria is highlighted by the many dru...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

... non-coding sequences can change the developmental pattern of a flower and thus its morphologyeither dooming it if its pollinators can no longer fit properly or guaranteeing the success of the species if it acquires new pollinators. This type of information is becoming ever more critical as we struggle to...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

... one of the most common types. "The 'meat-sweet' pattern was significantly associated with increased risk o...udy suggests the possibility that the 'meet-sweet' pattern interacts with obesity to increase breast cancer risk."...

Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

...y as mates. Females were found to create a "creak" pattern only during spawning, possibly to facilitate or signal the release of eggs. After extended courtship interactions, the two sexes sometimes engaged in electrical "duets" of alternating rasps and bursts. By studying the buzzes of electric fish, r...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

... one of the most common types. "The 'meat-sweet' pattern was significantly associated with increased risk o...udy suggests the possibility that the 'meet-sweet' pattern interacts with obesity to increase breast cancer risk."...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...ealth departments have been so concerned about the pattern of complaints that they sent a memo to hospital executives in September, detailing 21 steps they should take to improve care of psychiatric patients in ERs, including reducing waiting times, using trained mediators, and further training staff in tech...

Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans

...design. Key to the design, said Newman, is the pattern of lines on the suit, which correspond to lines of non-extension (lines on the skin that don't extend when you move your leg). Those lines provide a stiff "skeleton" of structural support, while providing maximal mobility. The trick is to make a s...

Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome

...ohydrate from food energy, can promote an elevated pattern of lipids or fats in the bloodstream that underpins the metabolic syndrome. Researchers also found that skeletal muscle insulin resistance preceded the development of insulin resistance in liver cells, and that fat production in the liver was incre...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

...nd Living (WHEL) Study to assess whether a dietary pattern very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low ...p, we found no evidence that adoption of a dietary pattern very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat vs. a 5-a-day fruit and vegetable diet prev...

Gene Variants for Crohn's Disease Identified

...rs tools spell out a patients genotypethe specific pattern of variations among an individuals 30,000 genes. Established in the summer of 2006, the center is taking on one of the largest genotyping projects in the world, and is the largest one dedicated to genetic analysis of childhood diseases. This study...

Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s

...g younger Britons first, say the authors.A similar pattern has emerged in the United States, where rates of obesity and diabetes are also soaring. The party is over, and complacency runs a high risk, they conclude. The flattening trends in [coronary heart disease] mortality rates among younger adults sugge...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...cutive.They have led to fundamental changes in the pattern of forest governance and decision making, activists say. And it is this scheme of things an emotionally charged MoEFF wants to reverse....

Palestinian Rival Leader Claims That Arafat Died of AIDS

...ined them in 2005 told The New York Times that the pattern of Arafat's illness was inconsistent with that of a typical AIDS patient. But Ashraf al-Kurdi, Arafat's personal physician, claimed in an Israeli newspaper that French doctors had told him Arafat had AIDS when he died. The physician, who said Arafa...

Life Insurers in India to Launch Health Insurance Policies

... to mortality, disease pattern, changes in disease pattern as per geography and age. The non-life insurance companies don't have such data." However, experts feel that health insurance products offered by non life companies are better priced and less restrictive and hence seem to be a better choice for a ...

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