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Doctors Puzzled Over Man's Normal Life With Unusually Tiny Brain

French doctors are puzzling over the case of 44-year-old civil servant who has led a quite normal life -- but with an extraordinarily tiny brain . In a case history published in next Saturday's Lancet, doctors led by Lionel Feuillet of the Hopital de la Timone in Marseille sa...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...rn of consensual sex seem to be the norm. That was puzzling and so Brennan's team looked at a lot of duck bottoms. What they found surprised them -- corkscrew-shaped oviducts, with plenty of potential dead-ends. "Interestingly, the male phallus is also a spiral, but it twists in the opposite, counterclock...

Overuse of Popular Console can Cause 'Wiiitis' in Gamers

...ould be aware that there may be multiple, possibly puzzling presentations of Wiiitis." Fortunately taking ibuprofen and refraining from playing for a week easily treat the injury. For players who are addicted to the popular games console, however, the cure might be worse than the ailment....

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...rn of consensual sex seem to be the norm. That was puzzling and so Brennan's team looked at a lot of duck bottoms. What they found surprised them -- corkscrew-shaped oviducts, with plenty of potential dead-ends. "Interestingly, the male phallus is also a spiral, but it twists in the opposite, counterclock...

Natural Antibiotics Yield Secrets to Atom-level Imaging Technique

...ed hundreds of AMPs in recent years, they're still puzzling over exactly how the peptides wipe out bacteria and other microbes. Unlike conventional antibiotics, which typically inhibit specific bacterial proteins, AMPs get downright physical with invaders, punching holes into their membranes. But they're sele...

Using Morphine to Hasten Death Is a Myth, Says Doctor

...onscious under the principle of double effect is a puzzling choice, writes Claud Regnard, a consultant in palliative care medicine. The principle of double effect allows a doctor to administer treatment that hastens death, providing the intention is to relieve pain rather than to kill. Evidence over the pa...

Wrong Belief About Ovarian Cancer

..., fatigue, an abnormal bowel or bladder changes, a puzzling weight change. According to Dr.Zorbas women should look for these symptoms and approach the GP as and when necessary. This survey also emphasized the need for education and awareness programmes on ovarian cancers. JYT...

Bottleneck in Blood Supply Makes Brain Vulnerable to Strokes

...strokes. The finding may explain the origin of the puzzling damage to the brain’s gray matter often detected in brain scans, especially among the elderly. In the study, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers used a laser technique they developed to...

A New Research Explores Connection Between Emotionality And Alcoholism

... with alcohol dependence alone. These findings are puzzling and warrant further study." "Our findings probably have the most relevance for understanding vulnerability markers for alcoholism," said Hayden. "We know from research with preschoolers and infants that individual differences in frontal asymmetry m...

Most Suicide Rates Decline, but Findings Are Puzzling

...ave been declining since the early 1990s. Now, the puzzling news: No one really knows why// . Those are the findings of a study conducted by researchers at the University of South Carolina and released Thursday (Sept. 28) in the October issue of the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Robert McKeown, a...

Breast Milk Safest For Child Till Six Months of Age

...d food. To try and find a proper answer for this puzzling problem, of filling the gap, Fiocchi and his team hunted through the existing scientific literature and came out with a consensus statement, which they wrote in the July issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. They wrote, “Paediatricians...

Discovery of Agile Molecular Motors Could Aid in Treating Motor Neuron Diseases

...ses or developmental defects, so understanding the puzzling aspects of their behavior in detail is necessary for building nanotechnological machines that, for example, could replace defective motors. “The ultimate goal is to find ways to treat motor neuron disease as well as other diseases that involve cellul...

Food Costs At Hospitals Show Mystifying Variations

New figures reveal puzzling variations on how hospitals spend for meals for their patients. An area-wise breakdown shows that some health boards are spending four times the amounts spent by others.// The report says that NHS Lothian spends an average of £61 on patients' meals ...

Hunt for Chromosomal Errors Which Cause Genetic Diseases

...curate diagnosis of congenital diseases, including puzzling disorders that lead to mental retardation. “For years, many children who have multiple congenital problems, such as developmental delays, heart defects and facial abnormalities, have gone undiagnosed because they may not have an easily recognizable...

Placental Protein Leads To The Onset Of Preeclampsia - Researcher Finds

...e another critical piece of information about this puzzling disease, which complicates five percent of all pregnancies worldwide and is a major cause of maternal and fetal mortality, particularly in developing nations. ‘Preeclampsia typically develops in the third trimester of pregnancy and is characterized...

Autism: Symposium to Discuss Myths and Misconceptions

...on skills, mind games or the theory of the mind is puzzling with autistic people. "I think we as a society fall prey to a slippery slope when we begin talking about members of our society as not appreciating that they or others have a mind," says Gernsbacher. "An uncritical acceptance of the hypothesis that a...

Handy Touch - A Wand to Bust Stressful Situations

...These findings further support the established yet puzzling truth that married men and women are far healthier than their single counterparts. A study conducted by Neuroscientists from University of Wisconsin and the University of Virginia, elicited response from 16 happily married couples, with a thread-b...

Inflammation may help battle infection in gums

...es. Researchers say that in the aftermath of this puzzling discovery, the elimination of inflammation has to be reconsidered in the light of PAF's protection....

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