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New approach to anti-anxiety drugs

...teroids. They are less fearful of heights and open spaces (a test of anxiety in mice). The researchers wonder if creating inhibitors for protein kinase C would be a useful way forward for treating anxiety in humans, providing an alternative to the benzodiazepines....

Link Between Alcohol and Decrease in Brain Size

...ion increased, the MRI identified increases in the spaces that do not contain brain tissue -- an indication of brain deterioration. However, no consistent link was found between alcohol intake and infarctions or white matter lesions. Researchers of the study, say they studied a younger, middle-aged populat...

Decrease in Brain Size Linked To Alcohol Consumption

...ion increased, the MRI identified increases in the spaces that do not contain brain tissue -- an indication of brain deterioration. However, no consistent link was found between alcohol intake and infarctions or white matter lesions. Researchers of the study, say they studied a younger, middle-aged populat...

Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts

...racks of stucco walls on patients’ homes, in crawl spaces under these homes and on furniture placed outside for children and pets. All patients owned and had come in contact with dogs with the infected ticks. Four of the patients had a recent history of tick bite. Tests of the dogs’ blood confirmed their in...

Antidepressant drugs interacts with Immune cells

...nd eases depression by moving through the synaptic spaces of neurons. Researchers have found that these anti-depressant in the same way they work with brain cells also interacts with immune cells by a physical contact by activating the dendrite cells to increase its memory against a particular antigen by wh...

Charging Car Park Fees From Cancer Patients Is Morally Wrong, Says Macmillan Cancer Relief

...emand, we have considerably expanded the number of spaces available and also ensured a good standard of lighting, security, etc... investing some £1.2m in car park expansion and improvements in the last six years," a spokeswoman clarified. A Department of Health spokeswoman explained away the matter by sayi...

Insulin Crystals Holds Promise In Diabetes research

... methods of kink formation. By providing so many spaces where insulin molecules can attach to an insulin crystal, these mounds allow for the rapid growth of that crystal and only form when there is a surplus of insulin that allows for rapid crystal growth. Since no mounds appear when there is a lack of in...

$5.5 Million Invested To Discourage Smoking in Public

...its people from smoking in workplaces and enclosed spaces which is common to public. In due course of time the officials think that it would help the people to quit smoking, discourage young people from smoking and thereby protect non-smokers. This is mainly because there is a rise in smoke-related disea...

Voices of HIV-positive missing at AIDS conference

...erence, but their forum for free expression was in spaces away from the formal agenda. Gregg Gonsalves of the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa was scathing in his criticism of the "often misdirected energies and efforts, and the paralysing effects of the international AIDS bureaucracy". "We've...

Synthetic DNA Makes Better Hydrogels for Drug Delivery

...s-linked to one another to create many small empty spaces that can absorb water or other liquids like a sponge. If the spaces are filled with a drug, the hydrogel can dispense the drug gradually as the structure biodegrades. W...

Mental Health Wards rated unpleasant

...ene in all wards. According to it, access to green spaces should be given to all and single sex sleeping accommodation should be provided. Chief executive Paul Farmer said: "Going into hospital with mental health problems can be very traumatic. "We rely on hospitals to help us get well, but at the moment ...

Trail Users Twice as Likely to Get Enough Exercise

...ly trail users than those who said access to these spaces was not important to them. However, even nontrail users seem to want more public green spaces, the researchers found. Among nontrail users, 44 percent said they would support expanding the number of trails and other public places to exercise, and 3...

Naturally Occurring Enzyme Can Break Down Key Part of Alzheimer's Plaques

...se gene for MMP-9 increased levels of Abeta in the spaces between brain cells. The finding proves that MMP-9...ntributes to clearance of Abeta from extracellular spaces and suggests its dysfunction could potentially contribute to the development of Alzheimer's. "MMP-...

Scotland Plans To Raise The Legal Age For Buying Cigarettes

...d also made it illegal to smoke in enclosed public spaces in March. Scotland is now being followed by England and Wales, who, are supposed to institute the same law next year and it is expected that the rest of Europe will certainly be included in this list in the forthcoming years. SRI...

Huge Ayurveda Library Coming Up in Jaipur

...y will be completely air-conditioned with separate spaces and stacks for children, students and researchers. "It will be an important learning centre for all national and international ayurvedic scholars," Sharma said. Built under the planning of the Central Public Works Department, the library will be a ...

Researchers Explore the Effect of Engineered Immune Cells on HIV

... sugar-coated shield. The shield has very few open spaces on its surface, Wang says, which makes it virtually impossible to puncture. But because the virus also has n uncanny ability to hide, HIV often goes virtually unnoticed by neutralizing antibodies that are roaming the body in search of disease. Face...

Woven Cartilage

...e the scaffold is a woven material, there are tiny spaces where cartilage cells can nestle and grow. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

Norwalk Virus Forces Closure Of Canadian Hospital

...us is highly infectious and spreads fast in closed spaces through contaminated water or food. People have been advised to be cautious about their eating habits especially sea food and salads and to maintain a good hygiene. JYT...

Kids Living Near Parks Less Likely to Be Overweight

Kids living near green spaces such as park and lawns in their neighborhoods in u...ldren who lived in neighbourhoods with fewer green spaces were more likely to be overweight. This is probably because children are more active if they have ...

Mouse Study Suggests Anxiety Disorders Take Root in Infancy

... signs of anxiety, such as moving around less open spaces and taking longer to start eating in new environments as compared with normal animals. To determine which of the two receptor populations--the one in the forebrain or the one in the brainstem--is most critical in that regard, the team then crossed th...

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