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Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...udent's fist, he puts several pipe cleaners, which represent the stereocilia on top of each hair cell. Then he has students simulate the effects of noise on the cells. Soft sounds hitting the hair cell cause them to rub the pipe cleaners gently, while loud noise causes them to move the cleaners back and forth ...

Rape – a Common Crime in South Afric

... Women's rights groups say that official figures represent only a small percentage of cases because most rapes are not reported. Over recent years, the number of rape cases involving infants and children have risen considerably in the country where there is an added threat of HIV/AIDS infection as well. NL...

Breast reconstruction may be possible with fat stem cells

... The use of adipose- or fat-derived stem cells may represent a better solution for soft tissue reconstruction in breast cancer patients," said Dr. Rubin, who also is co-director of the Aesthetic Surgery Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The use of stem cells to treat disease or regenerate...

Substance P May Pre-empt VIP in Regulating Temperature

...or player in this response, and this finding could represent a paradigm shift. Our data implicate the NK-1 receptor pathway, and the primary neurotransmitter for this receptor in humans is substance P, suggesting that this is the putative vasodilator located in specialized skin nerves. However, more work is ne...

Radioprotective effect of Heat Shock Proteins

...ing the stronger defense. Thus, HSP25 delivery may represent a novel means of preventing the collateral damage associated with radiation therapy. Source-Eurekalert GYT...

"Umbrella" Valve Provides Potential Alternative to Lung Surgery

... College of Chest Physicians. “Valve treatment may represent a valuable option for the palliative treatment of patients with emphysema.” Source-ewswise SRM...

Cognitive decline in the elderly people often goes undiagnosed

...ral Internal Medicine (JGIM). "Acute illness can represent a life-altering event for an older person, yet the impact of acute illness on cognitive functioning has not been systematically examined," Dr. Inouye said. "Understanding a patient's cognitive functioning is also necessary for developing effective an...

Stem cells in regeneration of breast tissue in Cancer patients

... "The use of adipose or fat-derived stem cells may represent a better solution for soft tissue reconstruction in breast cancer patients." The adaptability of fat-derived stem cells has been established by previous laboratory experiments. These cells develop into cells characteristic of fat, bone, cartilage, ...

Gene Variant associated with Schizophrenia identified

... brain function and then cause symptoms, and could represent a target for treatments in the future." Dr James MacCabe of the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, said: "It is a very interesting study, and, potentially, quite an exciting one. "We have known for years that schizophrenia had a genet...

Key Signaling Switch Identified in Allergic Disease

...disease. “Our research, for the first time, may represent a treatment strategy to prevent, rather than simply control IgE-mediated allergy,” said Daniel Conrad, Ph.D., a professor in VCU’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Conrad directed the research conducted at VCU. IgE is an antibody known to t...

First Paediatric AIDS clinic in Malawi

... are on ARV subsidised programme, only six percent represent children,” said Ngaunje. The reports reveal that out of the 9,00,000 people infected with HIV, 83,000 are kids. She said, “The new clinic, whose goal is to have 1, 300 children on treatment by the end of 2006, will provide training for the local...

Noise In Neurons Is good

...tex uses seemingly chaotic, or 'noisy', signals to represent the ambiguities of the real world—and that this noise dramatically enhances the brain's processing, enabling us to make decisions in an uncertain world. 'You'd think this is crazy because engineers are always fighting to reduce the noise in their ...

A Novel Technique That Detects "Cancer Genes" From The Breath Of Smokers

...eted by pancreatic tumors as well as proteins that represent the body's response to that tumor growth, Lokshin said. "Tumors are located in the context of certain tissues, and those tissues react in their own individual ways to the cancer," she said. "For example, tissue-specific proteins try to fight the ca...

Athletic Gear in Youth Not Protective Against Near Fatal Blows to chest

... can occur. He said, "Hopefully, these data will represent a stimulus for developing a truly effective chest barrier that will be absolutely protective against the risk of these commotio cordis catastrophes." NLA...

WHO Attributes Death of Millions in Africa to Treatable diseases

...lso recognise that Africa's fragile health systems represent an enormous barrier." He added, "African governments and their partners must make a major commitment and invest more funds to strengthen health systems." HIV/AIDS continued to devastate Africa, which has only 11 percent of the world's population ...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Hereditary Lung Disease

... as the (gene therapy) field in general. They also represent the step-by-step process established by the FDA and research community to ensure that safe and good clinical studies are employed in these early days, and I applaud Terry Flotte and his group for being cautious and thorough in their clinical design.”...

Competitive women cyclists experience reduced genital sensation

...weekly were chosen as a control group because they represent an active group of women who were not exposed to direct pressure in the perineal region. “We found that competitive women cyclists have a decrease in genital sensation. However, there were no negative effects on sexual function and quality of life ...

A New Test Designed To Track Down Allergens

...f work attendance or schooldays.”The winter months represent a phase when some allergies run riot, he added. The KKR ENT, has launched an allergy clinic with the new testing facility. The new ‘Radio Allergo Sorbent Test’ (RAST) machine, tracks down the source allergen by mapping the results of a simple blood...

Memory Complaints Are Associated With Alzheimer's Disease

...he idea that memory complaints in older adults may represent the presence of significant Alzheimer's disease pathology in the brain.' 'I don't want to cause concern for people who experience occasional memory loss, like losing their keys or forgetting their wife's birthday,' said Barnes. 'The important point...

Kenya Resolves to Fight Tuberculosis

...at we detected 108,000 cases, this is estimated to represent only 50 percent of all tuberculosis cases in the country. We are trying to increase our efforts so that we can detect [and] to increase the percentage of patients which we detect. We have already started to strengthen our TB diagnostic services so th...

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