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New Insights into Prion Propogation

..., distinguished university professor of biological sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, may help tug back the veil on the behavior and variety of these potentially lethal molecules. The work was done with former UIC post-doctoral fellow Vibha Taneja and University of Bordeaux researchers Sven ...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

... research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care....

Suven Seeks Permission for Trials of New Drug

...nt by the firm. Suven is a Hyderabad-based life sciences company, which is involved in contract research and manufacturing services, drug discovery and development support services and collaborative research partner with global pharma majors. Suven's research focuses on developing treatments for Central...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

...Baruch Fischhoff, professor of social and decision sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, is not convinced that the two vaccines are comparable. I have trouble extrapolating to HPV. They found that people who deliberately took a vaccine understood and took actions based on the benefit of having it to live ...

Complaining Girls Faces Higher Depression, Anxiety Risk

... Amanda Rose, associate professor of psychological sciences in the College of Arts and Science conducted the study, which was carried out over a period of six months. The study, which included 813 third, fifth, seventh and ninth grade students - boys and girls - examined the effects of co-rumination - exces...

Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries

...s Buz Swanik, the UD assistant professor of health sciences who led the study, said. This made me wonder if we could measure whether these individuals had different mental characteristics that made them injury-prone, Swanik said. These awkward movements have the biomechanical appearance of a knee buckling...

Fortis Plans Multi-speciality Hospital in Jaipur

...n cardiac care, orthopaedics, neurosciences, renal sciences and gastroenterology. Though refusing to give a detail on investments in the state, Singh said a 100-bed hospital costs between Rs.1-2 billion while a Medi city can cost anywhere between Rs.5-6 billion. He added that the healthcare company also p...

Present Rate of Carbon Emissions Could Increase Number of Hot Days in Mediterranean by 500 Pc

...urdue assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences who led the study. The study also showed that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions could reduce the intensification of dangerously hot days projected in the scenario by up to 50 percent. A 2003 heat wave led to 15,000 deaths in France and almo...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...of fields, including human life sciences, physical sciences and Earth observation as well as education and technology demonstrations. Some of these experiments give scientists critical insight into the effects of weightlessness on human bodies while others show ways to prevent effects already known about li...

Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology

...Therapeutics Inc. (TRT), an emerging Canadian life sciences company, will exclusively license its human umbilical cord perivascular cell (HUCPVC) technology to Stem Cell Authority Ltd. for family stem cell banking in the U.S. The licensing fees and annual minimum royalties will exceed $20-million (Cdn) over t...

Roche Completes Acquisition of BioVeris

...ostics field into new market segments such as life sciences research, life science development, patient self-testing, veterinary testing, drug discovery, drug development and clinical trials. "We are excited to be able to offer ECL technology to existing and new customers for these expanded uses. This is a ...

Autistic Individuals can Be 'trained' to Comprehend Visual and Vocal Cues

...ate professor of psychiatry and bio-behavioural sciences at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and a member of the UCLA Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Dapretto co-authored the study with her former graduate student Ting Wang, who is now a postdoctoral fell...

Experts in Istanbul Seek Nature and Measure of Happiness

...esearch with happiness research coming from social sciences and psychology and we'll learn much more about the structure of human beings," said Gert Wagner of the German Institute of Economic Research. "But this is nothing for politicians," he hastened to add, ruling out the prospect that governments could ...

Babies Cot Dead - Why?

... and Robert Hume, of the maternal and child health sciences division, are team leaders of a research group that has zeroed in on one of the causes of cot death a flaw in the production of glucose. Elaborating on the challenge in front of them, Professor Burchell said, Figuring out why some babies and not o...

Farm Milk Reduces Childhood Asthma and Allergies but Raw Consumption is Unsafe

... says lead author Marco Waser, a doctor in natural sciences from the Institute of Social and Preventative Medicine at the University of Basel, Switzerland. "Our research showed that the children who enjoyed the best protection from asthma and allergies had been drinking farm milk since their first year of l...

States' Spending may Help Keep Childless Seniors Independent

...Muramatsu, associate professor of community health sciences at the UIC School of Public Health and lead author of the study. "States vary greatly in their commitment to provide home- and community- based services such as personal care, adult day care, nutrition, and transportation," said Muramatsu, a resear...

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

...d Jamy Ard, M.D., assistant professor of nutrition sciences and medical director of EatRight Weight Management Services. This calorie control led to successful weight maintenance despite the fact that these individuals did not meet recommended exercise levels. Ard and colleagues followed 89 former EatRight ...

UCLA Researchers Discover Link Between Parkinsons and Narcolepsy

... Siegel, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, assistant resident neurobiologist Thomas C. Thannickal and associate research physiologist Yuan-Yang Lai have determined that Parkinson's disease patients have a loss of up to 60 per...

NIH Awards Emory $3.6 Million for Schizophrenia Gene Research

...ulver, ScD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, who collected the samples to be tested....

Glucosamine-like Supplement Inhibits Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes

...cording to University of California, Irvine health sciences researchers. In studies on mice, Dr. Michael Demetriou and colleagues with the UC Irvine Center for Immunology found that N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which is similar but more effective than the widely available glucosamine, inhibited the growth...

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