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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ty to compensate for lost sleep, and that the body responds differently to chronic sleep loss than it does to acute sleep loss. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), these findings shed light on a problem prevalent in industrialized nations with 24/7 societies, such as the...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

... human immune system attacks the virus, and how it responds says Dr. Richard Harrigan, Director of the Centres Research Laboratories and study co-author. While we always knew the body attacks the virus and the virus changes to dodge pressure, were now more exact in knowing how this happens in people. Whil...

Interoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients

...rstand more about the biology of how breast tissue responds to treatment. That knowledge, in turn, will help us further customize and select the best treatment options for individuals with early breast cancer. Next, Drs. McCready and Fyles will join a randomized clinical trial to further study the results o...

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy a New Step in Breast Cancer Treatment

...rstand more about the biology of how breast tissue responds to treatment. That knowledge, in turn, will help us further customize and select the best treatment options for individuals with early breast cancer. It is hoped that this one time dose will prevent a recurrence of the cancer.The new approach has t...

Research Studies on Molecular Switches of Gene

...rs. The St. Jude team showed that each gene that responds to CREB chooses which co-factors, or helper molecules, CREB uses to activate that gene. This finding adds an important piece to the puzzle of how cells use CREB to activate specific genes in response to cAMP signals. It also suggests that the curre...

Chronic Metamphetamine Abuse is Related to Cardiovascular Disease

...es. In this study, we found that the immune system responds dramatically to this methamphetamine-induced glycation, which may lead to vascular inflammation and deterioration if left untreated. These problems are the direct result of long-term methamphetamine abuse. Previous studies may have missed the impa...

Fishes Use Threat of Punishment in Mating Process

...ies to jump the mating queue and the superior one responds by trying to drive it out of the group. Her fascinating discovery is that, in order to avoid constant fights and keep the social order stable, the fish seem to accept the threat of punishment and adjust their own size in order to avoid presenting ...

Boffins Identify Molecule That Might Treat Food Allergy

...llergy. During a food allergy the immune system responds to a food protein as if it was harmful. The immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies, which normally help the body fight parasites. In the most severe cases individuals can suffer life-threatening reactions, including anaphylactic sho...

Potential Target for Allergy Therapy

...Having a food allergy means that the immune system responds to a food protein as if it was harmful. The immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies, which normally help the body fight parasites. In the most severe cases individuals can suffer life-threatening reactions, including anaphylactic sho...

Study Reveals Little-known Cell Networks Vital to Circadian Rhythm

...ectrical or neurochemical interactions, the system responds far more effectively." The SCN intercellular network, Kay said, is necessary not only to stabilize oscillators in the peripheral tissues but also to provide a robust response to various genetic mutations. In fact, the network interactions unique to...

Investigating Coral Reefs to Help Understand Past and Future Climate Change

...erstanding how the Earths climate system works and responds to human impact is therefore of uttermost importance. To predict future climate change we must first go back in the archives to understand a bit more about the natural cycles. This will enable us to decipher between natural changes and whats out of...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...nes such as cortisol and epinephrine, and the body responds by producing more glucose coupled with a decreased sensitivity to insulin, which can lead to diabetes. Pregnancy can worsen sleep apnea, especially during the third trimester when a womans weight is greatest, Dr. Youssef explains. When a mothers o...

Antibiotics Highly Effective for Treating Lyme Disease

...ective for treating neuroborreliosis. Lyme disease responds well to the intravenous antibiotics penicillin, ceftriaxone, cefotaxime, and oral doxycycline, and these antibiotics are probably safe and effective when taken for 14 to 28 days by children and adults. Halperin says other oral antibiotics, such as ...

Implanting Electrodes in the Brain Could Help Treat Severe Depression

...nter, a region called the nucleus accumbens, which responds to stimuli from such things as food, sex, and some drugs. During their most recent study, the researchers surgically implanted the system into three individuals who experienced major depression and who had not responded to other treatments, includi...

HIVmirror, LLC Launching Breakthrough Genetic Product for HIV Positive Consumer

...people already understand that not everyone's body responds to HIV the same way. Now we can shed some light on how this is the case," said Watson. Awad added, "Our hope is to help people have a better understanding about their disease so they feel actively involved in the fight against it." Genetics Testing...

A Novel Target for Type-2 Diabetes Atk2

... When a person eats a meal, the pancreas usually responds by secreting insulin that signals the liver to stop making glucose and burning fat. When a type 2 diabetic eats a meal, insulin cannot stop the manufacture of glucose in the liver, but it can stop the burning of fat stores. This gives the diabetic pe...

Different Approach Needed to Protect Brains of Premature Babies

A study of how the brain of a premature infant responds to injury has found vulnerabilities similar to those in the mature brain but// also identified at least one significant difference. In an animal model of brain injury, researchers showed for the first time that parts of the developing brain are v...

The Science of Happiness

...rocesses that controls the way one understands and responds to the world outside. The ceaseless quest for growth has generated large-scale dissatisfaction in our society. But the drudgery of dealing with despair is now a million dollar industry. Designer drugs, some of which are recreational, impart a ...

Light-activated Compound May Be of Help for Epileptics in Future

...ey are also looking for a new fluorescent tag that responds to longer wavelengths of light. Unlike many photoactive compounds, the NBD-steroid responds not to ultraviolet light but to light from the blue region of the electromagnetic spectrum. This hel...

Targeting SOCS-3 can Control Obesity

...e. Leptin resistance means that the body no longer responds to the hormone's weight suppressing effects. The research was conducted in mice and involved two separate groups that were fed high-fat and low-fat diets. Over time, the high-fat diet group developed symptoms of diabetes and obesity, as is often th...

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