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Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

...atly reduce the number of mosquitoes that survived repeated encounters with protected humans. Also, by preventing the mosquitoes feeding on humans, the nets could divert them to feed on other mammals, which do not host the malaria parasite, reducing the number of humans bitten and of mosquitoes carrying the p...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...umulating sleep deficit. The study suggests that repeated partial sleep loss negatively affects an animals a...y be able to adapt their sleep system to deal with repeated sleep restriction conditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained o...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...s means that patients are not having to go undergo repeated cycles of ovarian stimulation because enough eggs are being collected from the first cycle to freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh eggs fails. This is much better for the health of the women. The increasing use of froze...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...r boss, taking care of a chronically ill child, or repeated traffic road rages, could be acting as an amplifier to a hypercaloric diet when protracted over time. Depression may also be acting as a stressor. Not only were the stressed mice much fatter, they began to exhibit the metabolic and cardiovascular c...

Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours

...gh we applied the stem cells just once. Obviously, repeated treatment will increase the efficacy, as would using this strategy in combination with other treatments," Altaner said. Researchers suggested that mesenchymal stem cells 'see' a tumour as a damaged organ and migrate to it, and so it might be used a...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

... For the diagnosis, a test sample is exposed to repeated rounds of ultrasound, as a result of which the prions break up into more numerous, smaller particles. The researchers, however, concede that further study is needed to determine whether the technique that has been applied to brain tissue can be ap...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...other half were diagnosed after 14 months. Through repeated observation and the use of standardized tests of development, researchers identified, for the first time, disruptions in social, communication and play development that were indicative of ASD in 14-month olds. Multiple signs indicating these develo...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...clotting. The sample is incubated and exposed to repeated rounds of ultrasound, which break the prions up into more numerous smaller particles. The research was carried out by the University of Edinburgh National CJD Surveillance Unit working with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, the Neurop...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...tients, a large body of evidence now suggests that repeated practice with an impaired limb can foster plastic changes in the brain. In other words, it can help the brain forge new connections between neurons or strengthen existing ones. For patients whose strokes have damaged part of the motor cortex and subc...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...for more information. Each Sunday, this scene is repeated in various versions hundreds of times throughout b... they should have careers." The Beijing scene is repeated in cities and parks across China, according to E.T. Hu, executive producer on a film called "The Par...

Steroid Drugs to Preterm Delivery Mothers may Cause Risk

...earchers in this weeks BMJ question whether giving repeated courses of steroid drugs to mothers at risk of pre...en given within a week of delivery and this led to repeated treatment for women who did not deliver within this time frame. Many mothers received multiple cours...

The Importance of Junk DNA

... non-coding sequences. The research team studied a repeated genomic sequence called SINE B2, which is located ...tuation marks. The researchers data suggest that repeated genomic sequences might be a widely used strategy used in mammals to organize functional domains.Wit...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...cs in Tourettes syndrome can include eye blinking, repeated throat clearing or sniffing, arm thrusting, kicking, shoulder shrugging, or jumping. In a study, eight children, aged 8-17, with Tourettes syndrome, and eight typically developing children of the same ages without the disorder were given tasks tha...

Evidence Underlying Repeated Courses of Steroids for Preterm Birth may Be Unsound

Scientists have warned that giving repeated courses of steroid drugs to mothers at risk of pre...when given within a week of delivery, which led to repeated treatment for women who did not deliver within this time frame. However, two researchers have now ...

Yo-yo Dieting Increases Kidney Cancer Risk in Women

... Yo-yo dieting, also known as weight cycling, is a repeated loss and gain of body weight due to excessive dieting. Researchers studied 140,057 women aged between 50 and 79 for almost eight years to study the consequences of yo-yo dieting and compared women average waist size to those with the large waistli...

Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain

.... To relieve the discomfort, it takes thorough and repeated washing, an analgesic to relieve the pain and, in some cases, anti-inflammatory medication. Some plants, including agave, snow-on-the-mountain, crown-of-thorns, marsh marigold and buttercup, contain an irritant sap or latex, which can cause a che...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

...ngs very difficult," Keage said. When the children repeated the tests after resuming their stimulant medication, they showed vastly improved uptake of both tasks, proving the drugs many children take for the condition worked. The researchers are of the opinion that a better understanding of the behavioural de...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...o perform a single bout of prolonged exercise. The repeated exercise with shorter bouts of exercise will be a ... a study entitled Enhancement of fat metabolism by repeated bouts of moderate endurance exercise, found in the June 2007 edition of the Journal of Applied Physi...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

... intently rubbishing his hard earned reputation by repeated stories criticizing his singing prowess in various leading newspapers. Sonu says There was a time when women were under constant sexual subjugation but now its the turn of the men to bear the brunt. Sonu is in the US regarding some shows. He is bel...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

...produced by unregistered fish farms. However, he repeated China's position that foreign media were sowing panic by covering the food product scares. "Most reports have been factual, but some fail to present the full story," he said. In a sign of the growing foreing concern, top Japanese government offic...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... the first genetic variant specifically associated with the ... around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer ... breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives ... this particular kind of breast cancer, which can ... today (Thursday) in the journal PloS Genetics ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of Experimental Biology and Medicine a ... and Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic ... of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on ... variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, ... in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently ... issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one ... McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair ... of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology ... and 1968 pandemics, as well as more recent ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer ... and isolation. , However, new research a project ... Americans for six years found that Internet use ... by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very ... professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who led ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... BostonResearchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) ... alcohol consumption in an experimental model. The findings, ... and Alcohol Abuse , may lead to more ... alcohol is one of the leading causes of ... significant negative economic impact by limiting the productivity ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... need to produce hydrogen sulfide in order to properly ... study from the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology at ... Professor Songtao Shi, principal investigator on the project, said ... governs the flow of calcium ions. The essential ions ... osteogenesis, or the creation of new bone tissue, and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the ... not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at ... The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, which ... pests in Europe, Asia and the United States currently ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The recent Yokahama IPCC meeting painted a stark warning ... which has a greenhouse effect 32 times that ... have shown that humic substances act as fully regenerable ... methane are held in wetlands instead of being released ... this system is disrupted it may enter into a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2
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