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Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...ells' activity is regionally modulated in order to regulate the production of different types of neurons. "This may provide a mechanism for the brain to dynamically fine tune the olfactory bulb circuitry, raising a fascinating basic question about neuronal replacement: Why are so many different types of neuro...

Elevated Carbondioxide may Have Negative Impact on Ecosystem

...ation also determined the expression of genes that regulate two of the soybeans defensive hormones, jasmonic a...sure to increased CO2 lowers the plants ability to regulate its defensive hormones. The relevancy of this study is far-reaching since soybeans are an importan...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...sychologist who compiled "The government shouldn't regulate that. But we've been trying to educate people to the linkage between being a healthy person and a safe driver." Krueger said trucking companies need to do more to foster better health among their employees, whether it's to reduce health care costs ...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...Environmental Protection Agency does not currently regulate VOCs except for on-road vehicles and industrial settings, said Jimenez. Jimenez and Zhang are now working on ways to better understand the relative importance of natural and human sources of VOCs in the production of secondary organic aerosol pollu...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

...s that are involved in movement but not those that regulate cognition. The network that grows abnormal over ti...re the basal ganglia, thalamus and brain stem that regulate movement. The scans they used measured glucose metabolism - the brain's fuel - and identified areas ...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...e ability of the fusion protein to bind to DNA and regulate gene expression. Dr. Chi Wai Eric So from The Institute of Cancer Research in London and Dr. Shuo Dong from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and their colleagues characterized the transformation mechanisms involved in APL by functionally separ...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...thers our understanding of the internal laws which regulate it. The article will be published on 11 July in the journal PLoS One. The development of a living being is based on general laws written into the genetic code of each cell and which enable them to develop a specialist function, modifying the way the...

Scientists Revealed the Key Molecule That Controls Pain

... these similar parts of the molecule that probably regulate pain in humans. Its a big step forward in understanding how the molecule works and should make it possible to develop drugs that block the receptors actions, said Dr Thompson. Inhibiting P2X as a potential pain-relief therapy would be the Holy Gr...

Strategies for the Summer

...l attention. It happens when the body is unable to regulate its core temperature, the body temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails and the body is unable to cool down. It is most common in infants, older people, outdoor workers physically exerting themselves in the heat, and those who are unab...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

...ut free-speech issues and the governments right to regulate the practice of medicine. Dr. Gleason is fighting the charges. A trial has not been set yet. The investigation began after Shelley Lauterbach, a former saleswoman for Orphan, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit in 2005 in Federal District Court in Br...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

... enable the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) to regulate the levels of tar , nicotine and other harmful components of tobacco products. Cigarette smoke alone contains some 4,000 chemicals, more than 40 of which are known to cause cancer. Commending the bill, Dr. David Burns, scientific editor of several ...

Alzheimers Disease Enzyme may Interfere With Brain Function

...channel, and one or two beta subunits that help to regulate the channels activity. Previous studies from Kovacs team and others showed that the BACE and gamma-secretase enzymes that release amyloid-beta from APP also act on the beta2 subunit of neuronal sodium channels. The current study was designed to exa...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...ed in the chest to sends signals to help the brain regulate its electrical signals. For some, though, their seizures are resistant to everything else but brain surgery. Support Groups for Epilepsy : There are innumerable organizations and support groups around the world that are concerned with epilepsy a...

Genetic Tests Could Help Decide the Right Anti-depressants

...ave an abnormality in other neurotransmitters that regulate mood, like norepinephrine or dopamine. SSRIs could...that a genetic variation in one or more genes that regulate serotonin function makes these people feel briefly more suicidal, rather than less, when exposed to ...

Key Signaling Molecules in New Teeth Formation Identified

...lleagues identify the key signaling molecules that regulate epithelial stem cell proliferation in the stem cel... that signals from the adjacent mesenchymal tissue regulate epithelial stem cells and form a complex regulatory network with epithelial signals. They also sho...

Protein That may Prevent Eye Damage in Premature Babies Identified

...3, or IGFBP-3 - was thought to survive entirely to regulate insulin-like growth factor-1, a molecular growth factor that is essential for the development of nerve, muscle, bone, liver, kidney, lung, eye and other body tissues. But in studies of mice and of human cells in cultures, scientists from the Progra...

Autism Could Be Related to Higher Level of Growth Hormones

...sm had higher levels of two hormones that directly regulate growth -- insulin-like growth factor-1 and IGF-2. The boys also had higher levels of hormones that indirectly affect growth. The researchers did not measure the boys' levels of human growth hormone, which for technical reasons is difficult to evalu...

Childhood Abuse Increases the Risk of Alcoholism

...me that metabolizes various neurotransmitters that regulate the bodys response to stress, explains first author Francesca Ducci, M.D., a visiting fellow in NIAAAs Laboratory of Neurogenetics in Bethesda, Maryland. DNA variations occur within a regulatory area the MAOA-linked polymorphic region (MAOA-LPR) -- ...

Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem

...teria, help humans digest food, mitigate disease, regulate fat storage, and even promote the formation of blood vessels. For more than 100 years, scientists have known that humans carry a rich ecosystem within their intestines. By applying sophisticated genetic analysis to samples of a years worth baby po...

Travelers Beware: Is Your Medicine Really What the Doctor Ordered?

... an international organization or the procedure to regulate the naming of drugs and to maintain a global brand name database to avoid medication errors. This process could take years. In the meantime, when traveling internationally, patients should always ask their doctor for the generic name, ingredients a...

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