Tag: "recruits" at medical news
Research Studies on Molecular Switches of Gene
...t tagged by a molecule called phosphate. CREB then recruits
a co-factor called CBP/p300 to the gene by binding to this protein at a site called KIX. Previously, scientists thought that a particular transcription factor uses the same co-factors to activate all its target genes. The new findings showed that p...
DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break
...s. For example, the investigators showed that NBS1 recruits
ATM to the break; and that ATM and NBS1 cooperate to disrupt nucleosomesthe compact packages formed when strands of DNA wind around proteins, called histones, like thread around a spool. Disruption of the nucleosome at the site of a double-strand b...
BMA Calls for Action to Halt Slide in Medical Academic Recruitment
...ning of the decade. Most worryingly, a lack of new recruits
is resulting in an ageing academic population, a s...ducation system is also required to show potential recruits
that once in post they will have the tools and support to properly educate the next generation of do...
Actress Sally Field Vows to Fight Against Osteoporosis
... the risk of stress fractures by 25 percent in new recruits
in the U.S. Navy, Tosi said, referring to a recent study.What was Fields message for members of Congress? 'I urge them to look after themselves,' Field said. 'Two-thirds of the women in Congress are over 50. We need for them to stay healthy so they...
Work-related Stress Restrains the Sex Lives of Nurses
... profession, while at the same time attracting new recruits
so they can continue to deliver high quality patient care, Dr. Carter said. Steve Barnett, director of NHS Employers, said that the brunt of stress on NHS employees was "vastly under-estimated". He said that work-related stress was to blame for 3...
Army to Conduct Psychological Tests During Recruits to Curb Suicides
...dian Army is to conduct psychological tests on its recruits
in a bid to control the large number of suicides a...r cases of fratricide. Under the present system, recruits
have to pass a physical test after which they have to clear a written examination. "This system neit...
Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Reduce Stress Fractures in Military Recruits
...tment of Defense, looked at 5,201 female U.S. Navy recruits
during eight weeks of basic training from 2002 to ...s the body absorb calcium. During the study, 170 recruits
in the placebo group experienced stress fractures, about 25 percent more than in the group taking th...
Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes
...ormed about subsequent WHI publications, and later recruits
were enrolled in the trial without the option of a menopausal hormone therapy group. Newton and colleagues found no significant difference between the number of daily hot flashes and/or night sweats in any of the herbal supplement groups when compa...
35 dead in suicide attack on Pakistan army base
...akistan Army training centre Wednesday, killing 35 recruits
and injuring about 40, state-run and private television channels reported, quoting military sources. // The attack occurred on the elite Punjab Regiment's training centre in the Dargai area of the Malakand district. The district, which borders th...
New Path from Estrogen to Survival in Breast Cancer Cells Described
...es. "When NEDD8 modified BCA3, it binds to p65 and recruits
SITR1 to suppress NFkB-mediated transcription," Yeh said. Finally, the researchers discovered that estrogen blocks NEDD8 from modifying BCA3, a finding which goes some way to "explaining estrogen's pro-life effect in breast cancer cells," Yeh says....
New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures
...cially useful in preventing fractures in U.S. Army recruits
undergoing basic training. "Strenuous military e...rom 1 percent to 20 percent of U.S. basic training recruits
experience stress fractures in the femur, commonly referred to as shin splints, depending on the ser...
The Dengue Virus Unplugged
...cle revealed another piece of the virus's RNA that recruits
the enzyme RdRp. Found at one tip of the genome, that sequence adopts a characteristic stem-loop structure that the scientists suspected might be important to its function. To test whether RdRp was relying on that stem-loop shape to recognize the ...
Different Disease Response In Identical Twins Linked To Genes
...which plays a role in angiogenesis, a process that recruits
new blood vessels to an area.In the early stages of RA, the tissue in the joint begins to grow and divide similarly to a benign tumor. The growing mass, which secretes proteins that degrade tissue, uses angiogenesis to recruit new blood vessels to su...
Queensland Government to Meet its Medical Targets
...rding to Health Minister Stephen Robertson the new recruits
are on board already. He said, "That's an extra 311 doctors employed to work in our public hospitals, so we've achieved 104 per cent of our December 2006 target of 300 extra doctors. An extra 1,358 nurses, so we've achieved 272 per cent of our Dece...
Assam Recruits Doctors to Serve in Rural Areas
...tter on the spot//. But there is a catch. The new recruits
must serve in Assam's rural areas. 'Anybody with...about 234 vacancies across the state and all these recruits
will be posted in rural health centres,' Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told reporters he...
Fears Raised Over The Immigration Reform’s Implication On NH
...cations for their NHS, which is crying out for new recruits
in order to sustain services across Scotland. The British Medical Association said the new rule is causing a great deal of confusion and anxiety among overseas doctors in the UK. Dr Graeme Eunson, chairman of the BMA's Scottish junior doctor committ...
Calcium and exercise prevents Osteoporosis
...ents were followed up for four years and the study recruits
were found to develop an increased BMD compared to recruits
who did not take calcium supplements. This study has shown that regular long term supplementation of...
African American smokers are more prone to developing Lung cancer
...rnia conducted the research study in 183,000 study recruits
of different ethnicity in which 1,979 recruits
developed lung cancer in the course of the study and the study showed an increased of lung cancer in...
Anti-retroviral drug conserving trial halted
...duced. The SMART study had more than 5,000 study recruits
from 33 countries and the NIH funded the drug conserving trial which it found would help the patients but NIH found that the patients who took off from the drug got more sicker than the patients who took anti-retroviral drugs daily. The results of th...
One million people to donate their DNA and personal information
...o leak of these information causing social stigma, recruits
may give vague or wrong data which could lead to w... the confidentiality of information collected from recruits
had said that they would be encrypting the data in a way the details are stored secretly with a PIN ...
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