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Boys demand more than girls, even before birth

Swedish and American researchers have solved the puzzle of why baby boys are so much bigger at birth than girls, their mothers eat more during pregnancy. Women carrying male embryos consume about 10 percent more calories, eight percent more protein and have a higher intake of carbohydrates and animal and ...

The Effectiveness Of The Breast Cancer Drug By Pfizer

..."These (studies) are pieces of the puzzle, and the puzzle is becoming clearer now."...

Study holds promise for new way to fight HIV

...tiation of a global research, AIDS still remains a puzzle to be tackled effectively. Approximately five percent of patients with HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, do not develop AIDS, or do so very slowly.// Past research suggested that such patients maintain higher levels of an enzyme in white blood ...

Mental exercises reduces brain ageing

... keeps the brain// younger. Su Doku, is a number puzzle in which a number has to placed from 1 through 9 in each cell of a grid, most frequently a 9×9 grid made up of 3×3 subgrids (called "regions"), starting with various numerals given in some cells (the "givens"). Each row, column and region must contai...

Stem cells Can Generate Organs In Labs

...gions of the body, such as the brain or heart. The puzzle to solve is the type of chemical bath required to ...hey report to have figured out a key piece of that puzzle and have revealed a chemical mix that can spur the stem cells to develop a layer found in developing...

Visualization Found To Be Largely Dependent On The Brain

...tion is accommodated and is fitted together like a puzzle to help in the interpretation process. The results of this fascinating study (funded by the National Institutes of Health) appear in the latest issue of the journal Neuron. One of the most striking observations in the study of human physiology is ...

Novel Study Unravels a New Dimension to Decision Making

...were finished, they were immediately handed over a puzzle to solve. This ensured that the conscious mind was still active. The finding reported that the group that worked on the puzzles took a decision with ease and satisfaction as compared to the group that was only weighing the facts using the conscious ...

Aussie Scientists Claim Genetic Breakthrough In Dietary Fibre

...0 years." The scientists have worked on this fibre puzzle since the last five years as a part of a project of the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics....

Brainteaser Sudoku Games On Mobile Phones

...ting next week, Airtel will introduce this popular puzzle to its subscribers on their handsets. // The appli...ting the first puzzle, the user can download a new puzzle through the application itself for Rs.10. 'Su' means 'number' and 'Doku' means 'single'. Sudoku is...

Lactic acid a potent energy giver if used properly!

...Exercise Physiology Laboratory add one of the last puzzle pieces to the lactate story and also link for the first time two metabolic cycles - oxygen-based aerobic metabolism and oxygen-free anaerobic metabolism - previously thought distinct. "This is a fundamental change in how people think about metaboli...

Smell Decoding System In Brain –Research Find

...e brain process each scent component like a jigsaw puzzle piece, assembling the signals until it recognizes the picture is a cookie? To find answers, the Duke researchers exposed mice to different odors and measured response of neurons across the olfactory bulb with intrinsic signal imaging. The imaging t...

Drug - resistant microbes raise concerns

...al with their patient - is one other aspect of the puzzle that I guess clinicians and people who are concerned about infection control in hospitals need to be aware of ". SIMON LAUDER: "Professor John Tapsall is a member of the Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, which advises the Commonwea...

Scientist Move A Step Closer To Treating Genetic Obesity

...ail and it starts to put some of the pieces of the puzzle together. It's an important part of getting to the next step." UF researchers spent three years collecting data from cells, studying how mutated receptor cells reacted to the molecules that normally stimulate the body to eat or stop eating, said Zh...

Depression - a Puzzle of Many Pieces

...ssion is only one of many potential pieces in the puzzle according to a newly published UCLA study.// Published in the August 2006 edition of the American Journal of Psychiatry, the study used electroencephalogram (EEG) measurements to demonstrate an association between eventual clinical outcome and reg...

CD86 Found On B Cells Boosts Immune Response

...production. ‘This is another piece in the complex puzzle of how the immune system works and how it might be manipulated to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases,’ Kin adds. Source: Eurealert...

New Studies On Zebrafish Could Aid in Treating Birth Defects

... between genes and nutrition during development, a puzzle that has stood in the way of developing effective treatments for birth defects. "This is a proof of concept that we can use the zebrafish to finally understand the role that maternal nutrition plays in causing structural birth defects and develop n...

How HIV "Exhausts" Killer T Cells

...ly combating the virus,” said Walker. “But a major puzzle has been that even in late-stage illness, when one can still measure great numbers of these immune cells, they don’t seem to be controlling the virus at all.” An important clue to why killer T cells stop functioning after infection came from earlie...

Chronic binge drinking can hasten HIV development

...mans." "The study gives us one more piece of the puzzle about the complex effects of alcohol on the progression of HIV disease," said Bryant. "What people don't realize is how complex the life cycle of the virus is and how it interacts in a very directed way with host characteristics such as drinking. We ...

Mummy’s Voice More Effective than Smoke Alarm

...ers Laboratories Inc.said, "We have a piece of the puzzle now and we're really happy someone has taken up this research and we hope it moves forward." The U.S. Fire Administration has estimated that 3,300 fatal fires killed 3,380 people in 2005, with 14 percent of victims younger than 10. In 42 percent o...

Exercise Intolerance In Heart Failure Patients Is Explored By Researchers

...toms of exercise intolerance. 'This is a complex puzzle and we need to understand whether part of the picture is the blood vessels that deliver flow or perhaps how the muscles are using the oxygenated blood,' said Greg Hundley, M.D., lead author and an associate professor of cardiology. Previous researc...

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