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Japanese Soak in Their Noodles

...ith wine and coffee. Last year it came up with one resembling curry. "I want to think of more ideas that surprise people," Sato said....

Meningitis Shots for Teens

...ciation board member Tama Lee. Bruising and a rash resembling small pin marks help distinguish the disease, which, if left untreated, can lead to brain damage, hearing loss, organ failure, loss of limbs and - sometimes - death. It is spread through the exchange of respiratory droplets, or by sharing drinks or...

Malfunction of Gene Causes Schizophrenia, Depression

...xhibited abnormal behavior and memory deficiencies resembling the symptoms of schizophrenia in humans. Additionally, these symptoms could be alleviated in the mice by anti-psychotic drugs. Similarly, the other mutant mouse strain showed behaviors that reflected depressive symptoms. These symptoms could be all...

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

...ade stable at room temperatures. Seeking a product resembling breath-freshening strips to deliver the vaccine, Vu Truong, cofounder and chief scientific officer at Aridis, contacted Mao. Truong earned a doctorate in pharmacology and molecular science from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and knew of Maos ex...

Malfunction of Gene Causes Schizophrenia, Depression

...xhibited abnormal behavior and memory deficiencies resembling the symptoms of schizophrenia in humans. Additionally, these symptoms could be alleviated in the mice by anti-psychotic drugs. Similarly, the other mutant mouse strain showed behaviors that reflected depressive symptoms. These symptoms could be all...

No Respite for Rajasthan from Heat Wave

... hardly any traffic, especially in the afternoons, resembling a curfew-like situation," a traffic policeman said. Most people have changed their daily routine to avoid the sun - preferring to venture out early and return home late after the sun has gone down. "I try to do my door-to-door sales either before...

Animal Model of Disease may Be Helpful for Young Children With Epilepsy

... of infantile spasms that produces effects closely resembling human infantile spasms. The mouse model also responded to current treatments, including adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), in a similar manner. “Infantile spasms can last for months to years in children. Having an animal model that resembles this...

Understanding of Schizophrenia Could Lead to New Treatment Options

...icient to cause biochemical and behavioral changes resembling those seen in neuropsychiatric disorders," says Corfas, the study's senior author. "I think this will provide a new way of thinking about the causes of, and possibly, therapies for schizophrenia." The findings could also have implications for bipol...

The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm

...and worms already had a centralised nervous system resembling that of vertebrates today. Many animals have evolved complex nervous systems throughout the course of evolution, but their architectures can differ substantially between species. While vertebrates have a CNS in the shape of a spinal cord running al...

To Understand the Big Picture, Give It Time -- and Sleep

...nfamiliar abstract patterns – colorful oval shapes resembling Faberge' eggs. The students were then told that some of the patterns were "correct" while others were "incorrect," for example, Shape A wins over Shape B, Shape B wins over Shape C, and so on. All of the students learned the individual pairs but were...

HeartLander - Futuristic Medical Technology Takes Off

A prototype of a robotic device, resembling a caterpillar has been launched by American scientists in the hope of performing precision heart operations without the use of anesthetics. // The scientists from the Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania relea...

Alarming Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Australian Youth

...thamphetamine hydrochloride, clear chunky crystals resembling ice, which can be inhaled by smoking, is referred to as “ice,” “crystal,” “glass,” and “tina.” Methamphetamine is taken orally, intranasally (snorting the powder), by needle injection, or by smoking. Abusers may become addicted quickly, needing h...

TB Vaccines: Ring Out the New, Bring in the Old

...BCG genome and "reconstruct something more closely resembling the original bacterium." The World Health Organization estimates 1.7 million people died from TB in 2004. ANN...

Bladder Pacemaker For Incontinence

...d that could be readily incorporated into a device resembling a pacemaker, Grill said. "We relied on electrical recording of nerve activity that is coincident with bladder contraction to deliver a conditional inhibitory stimulus," Grill said. "It's a fully bioelectric and practical way to improve urinary cont...

Sea Creature's Toxin Could Lead to Promising Cancer Treatment

A toxin derived from a reclusive sea creature resembling a translucent doughnut has inspired UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers to develop //a related compound that shows promise as a cancer treatment. In a study appearing online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, t...

Scientists Reverse Mad Cow Disease in Mice

...lter the shape of the brain causing a lot of holes resembling a sponge. This results in the deterioration of the brain. The mice subjected to these procedures revealed a good recovery to normal behaviour. The spongy nature of the brain was also reverted and normal memory restored. The fact that these mice wer...

Hundreds Literally Sea ‘sick’ on Luxury Linr

...of the passengers and crew were sick with symptoms resembling gastroenteritis caused by norovirus. The ship was examined by CDC officials at Mexico, and docked at San Francisco. As officials continue to perform lab tests on stool samples the suspect is norovirus, which causes this form of gastroenteriti...

Snake Like Robots Designed to Assist Surgeons

...ed a liquid into a chicken embryo's blood vessels, resembling structures in the human eye. "The steady-hand could allow a surgeon to make very precise and accurate micro-movements without tremor," Taylor said. Before they are used on human patients, both the snakelike robot and the steady-hand system will requ...

You are Slim.. But are You Sure You are Healthy?

... Effects of Visceral Fat : People having a shape resembling that of an apple, having more fat around the abdomen are more at risk than those having a shape like a pear i.e. having deposits of fat around hips, thighs and backside. Women are more prone to develop the latter one. Having visceral fat can make yo...

Pig Stem Cells Show Promise in Repairing Animals’ Heart Attack Damag

...inimally invasive methods to circumstances closely resembling those in humans. Scientists say the results build on earlier studies with cardiac stem cells in mice and humans that demonstrated success in regenerating infarcted heart muscle and restoring heart cell function post-infarct. For the study, cardiac...

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