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Altering genes through calories

...archers at the University of California, Riverside probed how gene activity changes when an elderly mouse diets.Over half the changes that usually occur with aging were absent from mice that were given 44 per cent fewer calories, the team found.// To their surprise, cutting calories for only four weeks in ...

Dental Health Can Affect Pregnancy

...hers of the study feel that such a link need to be probed deeply. They also feel that treatment of such a condition might be checking for oral health and removing periodontitis as a preventive measure to reduce the occurrence of preeclampsia in pregnant women. Link: http://www.perio.org/consumer/preeclamps...

Heavy drinking may not be good for the mental health

...ave a varied relationship that needs to be further probed to find out the exact reasons for the association....

Mad Cow Disease Has Roots Traceable To Man

...at the idea proposed by the researchers need to be probed further. Facts to support or refute their hypothesis now need to be gathered with urgency and great care.” ...

Controversy over spread of Mad Cow disease from India

...t the idea proposed by the Colchesters needs to be probed further. Facts to support or refute their hypothesis now need to be gathered with urgency and great care." World Health Organization Investigation: Both the Indian and Britain scientists view should be investigated by WHO, before confirmation is...

Controversy Surrounding The HIV Positive Reports Of One-Year Girl In Kerala

...first such incident so naturally it requires to be probed in detail only then we can say something," said K K Ramachandran Master, Health Minister. The director of the medical education has been asked to submit its inquiry report within three days. The news has been responsible for spreading panic among ...

Co-infection of Two genetic diseases makes them susceptible to malaria

...munity. For several years Williams' research has probed how certain genetic factors provide Africans with a degree of natural protection against malaria. A key focus of his work has been the underlying effects of the sickle cell trait, which became relatively common in humans as an evolutionary, protectiv...

Gynaecologist Faces Stiff Prison Sentence On Counts Of Sexual Abuse

...ted with and touched patients inappropriately, and probed them unnecessarily with a vaginal ultrasound wand. Momah, 49, also faces civil lawsuits in which women claim that they were also sometimes deceived into being examined, operated on and sexually fondled by his twin, Dennis Momah, a general practition...

Difficult Pregnancy Linked to Premature Heart Problems

...nitored over 1 million healthy women in Canada and probed for a link between placenta problems and the development of premature heart disease. Among these women, around 75,000 were diagnosed with maternal placental syndrome. This syndrome includes the condition where the blood vessels within the placenta ar...

Earth Will Feel The Impact Of Global Warming

... from 14 different sites across the world. They probed a four- to seven-degree warming period some 55 million years ago during the closing stages of the Paleocene and the beginning of the Eocene eras, and used data for constructing a monumental reversal in the circulation of deep-ocean patterns around th...

Liver Donor Dies After Operation

...e a few days after the operation, and this will be probed by a coroner's inquiry. The donor is reported to have suffered from a heart attack while he was recuperating in Gleneagles Hospital, // according to the transplant surgeon K.C. Tan. The recipient, a 54-year-old woman who got the liver in November,...

Superbug Claims More Lives In Scotland

...on party in the UK has insisted that the matter be probed thoroughly. Andy Kerr, UK’s Health Minister however has claimed that the bug is being named in the case of more deaths due to greater awareness of the infection. Professor Hugh Pennington, an expert on the bug is of the opinion that the bug related i...

Re-evaluation of the soy protein’s effects to reduce cholestero

...cholesterol and on blood pressure. The committee probed in to 19 studies that researched on isoflavones, the bioactive molecules found in soy. It was found that they had no effect on lowering triglyceride level in the blood or on improving the level of good cholesterol. The committee also re-evaluated t...

Scotland Ranked As Sickest Area Of UK: Survey

A health survey that probed into analysis of the nation's well being has revealed Scotland to be the top scorer with respect to an unhealthy neighborhood. // Scotland infact deserves the credit of harboring 22 of the UK's 25 unhealthiest neighbourhoods. Scotland residents wer...

New Biosensor Developed To Detect E. Coli Bacteria

...nd any E. Coli in the sample. The binding of the probed sample and the bacteria alters the surface of the chip. A digital camera image of the chip captures the changes for analysis and confirmation of detection. Describing the new technology as inexpensive, Miller said that a physician some day could us...

Gold Therapy- A Potential Treatment For Autoimmune Diseases

...les. Motivated by their finding, the researchers probed further into metal containing compounds and found that a special form of gold also possessed the remarkable property of Class II MHC molecule inactivation. The results of this study can be directly applied to clinical medicine once the mechanism of g...

Controversial Theory Says DNA Can Be Pushed To "Dark States"

...ility." In a compelling experiment, OSU scientists probed the fate of nucleic acid bases after laser irradiation in the ultraviolet range. They found that the molecules – which react extraordinarily fast to ultraviolet light insults – could by themselves spend 20-300 nanoseconds in an unstable, vibrating ...

Fat Facts: Obesity Traced To the Genes

...iant and // suggested a link with obesity, had not probed deeper, and it was still ambiguous, whether people without the gene variant would have been slim. To delve deep into the link and understand it better, the researchers targeted the Body Mass Index (BMI) and genetics, on five groups of people. The i...

Obesity: Blame It On The Genes

...iant // and suggested a link with obesity, had not probed deeper, and it was still ambiguous, whether people without the gene variant would have been slim. To delve deep into the link and understand it better, the researchers targeted the Body Mass Index (BMI) and genetics, on five groups of people. The i...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Can Reduce Heart attacks On Woman Under 60

...one in 2004 conducted by the same researchers that probed overall deaths related to age and HRT. That study found 39 percent fewer deaths among women who began HRT before 60, compared with women of the same age given a placebo or no treatment. In the earlier study they did not have enough data to evaluate...

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