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Williams Syndrome, the Brain, and Music

...entum in recent years. It all started when Bellugi reached out across disciplines and assembled a team of experts under the umbrella of a Program Project from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development to help her trace the influence of individual genes on the development and functioning o...

Research for Back Pain Relief Strikes Gold

...emony at the Royal Courts of Justice. Not having reached the clinical stage yet Ms. Racheal hopes that she has paved the way for others at University of Manchester to make her vision come to pass....

Two Americans Share 2006 Nobel Medicine Prize

...the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death. Mellow, reached at his home in Boston, said he was "very surprised because I am fairly young and thought there were so many other discoverers worthy of a Nobel Prize". Fire, born in 1959, earned his PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is now profes...

Thermal Imaging Shatters Arousal Gender Gap Myth

...n began showing arousal within 30 seconds. The men reached maximal arousal in 664.6 seconds (roughly ten minutes), the women in 743 seconds – a statistically negligible difference. “In any experiment on sexual arousal done in a laboratory, there is some distraction,” said Binik. “But compared to previous t...

Computer Tool Predicts Effectiveness Of Microbicides

...ow in development or testing and five of them have reached the final phase of clinical trials. The Duke group's new model provides a "rational guide" for design specifications that could further improve such microbicides' ability to cut the rate of HIV spread, the researchers said. The researchers now are ...

Brain fever takes 185 lives

...phalitis, the death toll since April this year has reached 185 in Gorakhpur district.// According to the Additional Director (Health) Umakant Prasad, 15 new cases of brain affecting illness have been reported from several parts of the district since Wednesday evening. Mr. Prasad said that 74 people were ...

Islet cell transplants for Type 1 Diabetes

...ults."Analyzed another way, 58 percent of subjects reached insulin independence at some point during the trial, but 76 percent had become insulin-dependent again by two years after transplantation," Jonathan Bromberg and Derek LeRoith of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York wrote in a Journal edito...

Breast Feeding - The Key in Fighting Child Mortality in Africa

...our million babies die every year before they have reached the age of one month. This research, funded by the British Government, has shown that nearly a quarter of these babies could be saved if they were breastfed from the first hour of life. Researchers studied the history of around 11,000 babies born w...

No Health Benefits from Organic Milk Compared to Conventional Milk

...significant health benefits. This conclusion was reached following assessment of the evidence on the nutrit...e and evidence based. Its present conclusions were reached following consultations with scientists who are expert in fats and health. According to the FSA alth...

Jamaica Sees 1000 New Cases of HIV Annually

...d to ensure that all young persons are effectively reached with HIV/AIDS education and safe skills through the education system. The need for further expansion of the HIV/AIDS education programs in the schools, workplace and community has also been noted. NLA...

Genetic susceptibility in viral encephalitis

...ine in 1973 and acyclovir in 1981, mortality rates reached up to 70 percent. While the introduction of anti-viral treatment has been a boon to patients, brain damage still poses a substantial risk. "In contrast to most current thinking, we suspected that herpes simplex encephalitis susceptibility could be ...

Cancer cell behavior during Metastasis – New finding

...the cancer cells to revert to epithelial when they reached a new destination, so they could stabilize to populate a new tumor site. "Our findings validate that tumors are highly complex in their behavior and don't necessarily need a gene mutation to alter their behavior," said Sebastian Oltean, M.D., Ph.D....

Environmental Toxin Causes Heritable Adult-Onset Diseases

...long to your children. // That’s the conclusion reached by researchers at Washington State University, who have found that exposure to an environmental toxin during embryonic development can cause an animal, and almost all of its descendents, to develop adult-onset illnesses such as cancer and kidney dise...

ACTOS Linked to Several Cardiovascular Benefits

...ary endpoint was reduced by 10 percent but had not reached statistical significance by study end (P=0.095). The principal secondary endpoint showed that ACTOS significantly reduced the combined risk of heart attacks, strokes and death by 16 percent (P=0.027) in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes. Sourc...

MRI Can Monitor Transplanted Islets

...egan to drop immediately after transplantation and reached a plateau at 10 to 14 days. The researchers note that much of the early islet death probably was caused by factors other than rejection, such as damage during the transplant procedure. However, by day 10 the mice with normal immune systems showed a 2...

AIDS Cases In Sudan Increasing

...le data suggests that the rate of HIV in Sudan has reached 2.6 percent and it is feared that this number will increase to 3 percent in the near future. RAS...

Plateau Reached in the Battle against Breast Cancer

...er cases in American women appears to have finally reached a plateau, probably indicating// that a turning point may have reached in the nation against the feared malignancy. According to the latest federal data it was found that...

Heart Treatment from Vasogen Shows Promise

... States. In June when news that Celacade had not reached its primary goal of significantly reducing the overall risk of death and cardiovascular hospitalization in a 2,408-patient Phase III clinical trial shares in Vasogen fell more than 70 per cent. However on review of the full data set released yester...

Deadly Lung Disease Sends Patients on ‘Quest for Breath

...s IPF progressed rapidly in the first year but has reached a plateau more recently. He had 60 to 70 percent lung capacity when he was first diagnosed, and a year and a half later was down to 33 percent capacity. He now can’t run or lift heavy items without taking oxygen. While there is no cure for IPF, he ...

Can Ayurveda provide a treatment for Alzheimer's?

...ble to reach the second stage can we claim we have reached somewhere. Also, we will have to consider the alternative manufacturing aspects,” Biswas added. The pharmacy department of Jadavpur University is doing research on drugs not only for Alzheimer’s but also diseases such as AIDS, cancer. Pulak Mukhopa...

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