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Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...e New Year elbowing out the old year it is time to reflect on the good old year and all the research work of 2000. And when we do that the first and foremost medical breakthrough, which comes to our mind, is the cracking of the genetic code. Almost all the top ten lists released by every one connected with t...

Simvastatin Plus Niacin May Lower Heart Risks

...nefits for at-risk patients. And since low HDL may reflect an antioxidant deficiency, treatment with such vitamins could be expected to confer still more protection. In the study, patients took either a combination of simvastatin (Zocor) and niacin alone, antioxidants alone, simvastatin-niacin plus antioxi...

Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol

...lower blood cholesterol concentrations.When people reflect upon a healthy diet, they are normally thinking about what more than how often they have a meal. Some people eat no breakfast, they may skip lunch and then eat everything they can lay their hands on for supper. Others 'graze' through the day, while s...

DNA biochip for genetic screening

...ach micromirror can be individually manipulated to reflect light onto an exact location on the DNA chip.Controlled by a computer, the light hits the chip at different spots, where it triggers a chemical reaction. Individual DNA strands are then built up on these locations one by one in a gris-like pattern, a...

Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk

...sociation between fat intake and breast cancer may reflect the effect of diets high in animal-based foods and alcohol, and low in plant products and fish.However, Thun pointed out, studies designed to zero in on the dietary factors in breast cancer--such as those in which groups of women with and without bre...

Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found

...entirely rule them out,'' said Hu. This result may reflect a typical unhealthy dietary pattern.' Dr. Ruth Kava, director of nutrition at the American Council on Science and Health, said dietary studies such as this have a basic weakness because they depend upon how well people remember what they eat. ``The ...

Warning on radiowave exposure

...says Kasevich. Now we have to set new standards to reflect scientific fact and current everyday exposure....

Breastfed babies grow rapidly

...ight gain among exclusively breast-fed infants may reflect a biological effect from the contents of breast milk, but added that the long-term significance to a child's health are not known. By 12 months, all infants were similar in weight, length and head circumference, and conformed to standards set by the...

Resolving Autism

...of frontal regions in distributed systems that may reflect abnormality in brain maturation."...

Memories change with age

...actual information. The researchers think this may reflect differences in our values and roles in society as we age. It could be the effect of the intervening life experience that leads older people to express their memories differently. The researchers now want to study the possible age-related brain differ...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

...ages of tissues. It uses infrared light waves that reflect off the internal structures within tissues to send back a picture and information about the tissue, in this case, including blood sugar levels. A pilot study of OCT was done on 15 healthy volunteers when images of the left forearm were taken every 1...

Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients

...ase and soluble E-selectin in serum, each of which reflect neutrophil involvement, was found to be significantly reduced in subjects who were given salmeterol compared to those who were given the placebo. Salmeterol, compared with fluticasone propionate, reduced neutrophil number and human neutrophil lipocal...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

... limit mandatory reporting to just a few diseases, reflect the world at the time they were written and have not kept pace with the way WHO or the rest of the world now works. The process of revising these regulations has been placed on a strong footing by the Assembly, which has also urged all Member States ...

New Drug for Diabetes

...ignificant reduction in hbA1c levels. These levels reflect a patient's average blood sugar level over the last three months. The drug currently cannot be mixed with insulin, so patients would need to take additional injections. After five additional studies were conducted, the research was submitted again to...

Vaccine Reduces antibiotic-resistant infections in Children

...ious disease. Researchers say their study may not reflect the ultimate success of the vaccine because it was conducted only nine months after the vaccine was introduced. Researchers say "The use of this vaccine in combination with recently reported decreases in antibiotic prescribing are two important step...

Eye Disorders, A Predictor Of A Shorter Lifespan

...r degeneration, suggests that these conditions may reflect systemic rather than only local processes. Thus researchers conclude saying that the improved survival in individuals randomly assigned to receive zinc requires further study....

Understanding The Link Between Movement And Metabolism

...archers the lack of NEAT in obese patients doesn't reflect a lack of motivation, rather a chemical difference in the brain. People with low metabolism have low NEAT, which means they have a biological need to sit more. In conclusion researchers say , although NEAT appears to be fixed, doctors can use this d...

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s linked to each other

...o not correspond to type 1 or type 2 diabetes, but reflect a different and more complex disease process that originates in the central nervous system. This raises the possibility of "type 3" diabetes which is believed to open the way for targeted treatment to the brain....

Maintaining a Pharma index could help track price fluctuations

...price index and it is expected that the index will reflect the prices of 100 medicines representing all thera... a price rise in a first-line therapy will sharply reflect in the index. Specialists in field say that controlling the price of a first line therapy may help r...

A Mirror Miracle!

Mirrors could soon reflect the health of patients with cancer, instead of und...e of infrared wavelengths but slicon surfaces dont reflect well at these wavelengths. And if the mirror was highly polished it would quickly loose its finish u...

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(Date:8/18/2014)... 2014 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found ... a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA. , ... "rhythms" of many bodily functions, from waking and sleeping to ... 24-hour cycle that is influenced by external cues such as ... RNAs are abundant in many organisms, what they do in ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... indicates older species of coral have more of what ... climate, according to biologists from the University of Texas ... Mayagez., The researchers examined 140 samples of 14 species ... open-access journal PLOS ONE on Aug. 18. ... the UT Arlington Department of Biology, is lead author ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... kill its ant hosts outside their nest to reproduce ... in the vicinity of the colony, ensuring a constant ... Penn State and colleagues at Brazil,s Federal University of ... Previous research shows that Ophiocordyceps camponoti-rufipedis , known ... carpenter ant workers -- Camponotus rufipes -- ...
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