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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ational Academy of Sciences (PNAS), these findings shed light on a problem prevalent in industrialized nations with 24/7 societies, such as the US, where people get nearly an hour less sleep a night than they did 40 years ago. We now know that chronic lack of sleep has an effect on how an animal sleeps,...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...fter her family had gone to sleep. She admitted shed had several hypothetical conversations with him about killing her parents. They discussed possible methods, including making it look like a murder-suicide or hitting them on the head while they slept and then burning the house down. The Crown ende...

Macrobiotic Diet Made Courtney Love Gain 50 Pounds, Not Lose!

... lock on the fridge. The former Hole singer, who shed 44 pounds in four months, said that the macrobiotic diet plans, given to her by Gwyneth Paltrow's chef, made her gain 40 to 50 pounds. "I gained 40 to 50 pounds on macrobiotic food," People quoted Love, as saying. Love, who credited a good diet a...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...animals and other locations where infected animals shed the protein in body fluids."These disease agents can stay out there for years and stay infectious," Aiken explains. And herbivores such as deer and sheep, which are susceptible to prion infection, tend to consume a fair amount of dirt daily as they ...

New Therapies for Kidney Diseases

...se model Mathias Treier and his group at EMBL have shed new light on the molecular mechanisms underlying NPHP opening up novel ways to treat the disease. Our mice show striking similarities with NPHP patients, says Mathias Treier, group leader at EMBL. Very early on in their lives their kidney cells sta...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...eutic targeting of RARA-mediated leukemia but also shed light on oligomeric transformation mechanisms reported with various leukemia-associated transcription factors," conclude Drs. So and Dong. A separate group, led by Dr. Hugues de Th from CNRS/University of Paris 7, investigated the role of RXR in th...

Src Inhibitors in Breast Cancer Therapy

...erland and colleagues from the University of Miami shed further light on the mechanisms regulating ER-alpha expression levels during breast cancer. In their study of 250 primary breast cancers, the authors found that ER mRNA levels overlap considerably between ER-alphapositive and ER-alphanegative breast...

Vaginal Bacteria Vary Among Healthy Women

...f the research teams findings because they may: shed light on why some women have recurrent vaginal yeast infections, while others have never had one; partly explain differences in susceptibility to infection in the two racial groups, based upon the relative frequency of different kinds of bacterial ...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

...searchers at Flinders University in Adelaide have shed light on why such kids have trouble remembering, and why they do not recognise distractions as a distraction. The researchers tracked the brain activity of 150 children and teenagers with ADHD to build a neuro-cognitive profile of their behaviour. ...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...s, Sperry said. The test results were expected to shed more light on Benoit's last moments. Benoit had killed his wife and son in their suburban Atlanta home, placed Bibles next to their bodies and then hanged himself on the cable of a weight machine. Federal authorities have charged Benoit's personal ...

Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries

...ple, Swanik said. So what light might this study shed on Donovan McNabb's ACL injury in that ill-fated game with the Tennessee Titans last November? It's a challenge to explain how such a highly conditioned, muscular and coordinated athlete is injured, unless we consider that he was momentarily distract...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...e a monkey killer, the change in its virulence may shed light on the future course and timing of the evolution of HIV. The new research also challenges the idea that one ancient SIV was transmitted vertically, down through time, and evolved into many SIVs as its original host diverged into many differen...

Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission

...n if a tumour is too small to be detected, it will shed millions of cells into the circulation every day that may have the potential to establish new malignancies within the donor or blood recipient. Furthermore, there exists some data that shows that transfused patients are at increased risk of cancers, ...

Free Your Necktie and Stop Global Warming

...apan, that began a couple years back to get men to shed their suit coats in the summer. A later proposed Warm Biz campaign, involving wearing warmer clothes in winter to save on heating costs, never gained popularity, but Cool Biz was a hit. Japan claimed that loosening of men's ties had kept 460,000 ...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

...tastasis of LAM cells. Her tireless efforts have shed light on the connection between two diseases, provided understanding of the underlying mechanisms and hopefully will one day lead to a cure. By studying LAM we hope to develop treatments to eradicate LAM cells, and also learn more about how hormones ...

Dating, Drugs and Sex Make Teens Feel Older Than They are

... more likely to feel older than are boys. This may shed some light on why companies are more likely to target teen girls than teen boys with products once considered only for adults. The study appears in the June 2007 issue of the Journal of Adolescence....

Jessica Simpson's '5-Factor Diet' to Get a 'toned' Body

...y she looks, for the pop singer/actress reportedly shed around 11.3 kilograms in one month . The 26-year-old is on a strict diet routine of 1,300-calorie-a-day, set by her celeb trainer Harley Pasternak, and she even got him to deliver the nutritional meals delivered to her doorstep. Simpson followed th...

Mandy Moore Won't Mind Slimming Down for a Film

... admits that she doesn't mind when she is asked to shed few kilos for a flick . The 23-year-old insisted that its part of her job and there is nothing to get offended by it, for it is not a 'personal thing'. "It's not a personal thing, it's something that I have to do for my job: shape up a little bit...

Fishes Use Threat of Punishment in Mating Process

...order not to provoke a conflict. The gobies have shed new light on our understanding of how social stability is maintained in animals, she says. While it not be accurate to draw a direct link between fish behaviour and specific human behaviour, it is clear there are general patterns of behaviour which...

'Missing Link' Stem Cells may Shorten Path to Therapies

...d by other scientists as a breakthrough that would shed light on the origin of human embryo stem cells and help fulfill the rich promise of cell-based medicine. Adult bone-marrow stem cells are already used in the treatment of leukemia, and experiments suggest stems cells could also yield effective trea...

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