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Dutch Customs Deploys Special Bird Flu Dogs

...ervice, said in a statement. They are trained to sniff out all kinds of poultry -- alive or dead --, feathers and eggs. The dogs have been working on Schiphol airport since May this year. In Europe only the Czech customs are also working with specialized bird flu dogs, the authorities here said. Accord...

Gene Mutations Leave Caucasians Prone To Heart Diseases And Diabetes

...human genome in 2003, scientists have been able to sniff out vital genes from virtually, millions of them. The two studies, using 40,000 people, found the same thing -a stretch of DNA called 9q21 carried certain mutations in people with heart disease. Scientists say that as it is an area that had not previ...

Electronic Nose to Diagnose the Severity of Asthma

...is also being used as an aid against terrorism, to sniff out explosives or toxic chemicals in the air. "A persons breath contains a mixture of thousands of VOCs that may be used as markers of lung disease," says researcher Silvano Dragonieri, M.D. The nose works by responding to a given odour by genera...

Gene Mutations Leave Caucasians Prone To Heart Diseases And Diabetes

...human genome in 2003, scientists have been able to sniff out vital genes from virtually, millions of them. The two studies, using 40,000 people, found the same thing -a stretch of DNA called 9q21 carried certain mutations in people with heart disease. Scientists say that as it is an area that had not previ...

Max Planck Researchers Incorporate Odorant Receptors into Artificial Membranes

...eal benefit at times: this kind of biosensor could sniff out poisons, explosives or drugs//, for instance. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry recently revealed a technique for integrating membrane proteins into artificial structures....

Dog Owners Definitely Healthier

... heart attack. Dogs are also shown to be able to sniff out malignant melanomas, as well as low sugar levels in their owners. They can also act as warning systems for epilepsy. Other studies have shown that the presence of dogs help chronically ill children cope better with painful medical procedures a...

Drug Treatment Seekers Likely to Use Needle Exchange

...d not enter treatment programs were more likely to sniff or snort cocaine or heroin. “Needle exchange programs are an important part in linking drug users with treatment. Creating trusting relationships with health care providers may encourage more injection drug users to enter drug treatment programs. O...

Is Your Child Allergic To Peanuts?

...us type and 1.5 million are affected by it. Even a sniff at aroma of the legume is enough to set off a reaction in some patients. It has been believed that there's only one way to avoid a reaction and that is avoiding the food and the new research aims to change this belief. 'We thought it would make s...

Detection of Neurological Disorder is Just a Sniff Away!!

Simple sniff tests will now help detection of Neurological disorders in their early stage or even the chances of developing any of them//. Melbourne researchers have found a relationship between identification of various smells such as coffee, whisky, roses and ...

See, men cause allergies in women after sex

...many weeks until her immune system gets trained to sniff out that semen is no ‘black cat’ to be gunned down! MS...

British Doctors Hold Talks to end Impasse of Indian doctors

...BAPIO, said: "This is excellent news and the first sniff of victory. This shows the strength of our case and that we have made out the legal argument well. The icing on the cake is that the court has also ordered that the hearing be expedited. "This demonstrates that the court appreciated the hardships t...

Sensor Can Detect "Unhealthy" Molecules In Breath

...ctors ultimately want to develop a device that can sniff out lung disease by simply asking the patient to breathe out. The device is based on the same principle as seen in Differential Mobility Spectrometer (DMS) and has the potential to identify molecules that could cause respiratory ailments like cancer,...

Sniff to compatibility

Researchers have ascertained that women sniff out men whose body odour is similar to that of their fathers. The theory implies// that a man who smells similar to a woman's father is likely to have a compatible immune system. The natural odours that all humans produce are called pheromones. They...

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