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Action of nerve cells

...erstanding how the brain works, how information is stored and transmitted....

The new born nightmare

... was only made possible by the vast amount of data stored in the Regenstrief system. The researchers conclude that erythromycin should be used with great precaution in a baby’s first four weeks of life. br>...

Is Smallpox Threat Real ?

...f the variola virus, which causes the disease, and stored them in secure laboratories in Atlanta, Georgia, and Moscow, Russia. A smallpox attack is just one of many potential bioterrorism threats, but "perhaps it is the most frightening," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Health...

Garlic fights malaria and cancer

...athione is reduced (the opposite of oxidation) and stored in the cell like energy in a battery. This reduced glutathione can then be brought out to absorb damage caused by oxygen and other harmful particles when needed.The glutathione system is of particular importance in cells that rapidly reproduce, like ...

Cooked vegetables give more iron

... and after cooking; heating simply causes the iron stored in the food to be released, making more of it available to the body for absorption. For instance, Lee found that the available iron in cabbage increased from 5% to 15% through cooking and the available iron in broccoli increased from 6% to more than ...

How brain works

...erstanding how the brain works, how information is stored and transmitted....

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

...cate cloning. ``I have several families that have stored DNA with that in mind,'' Naegele said. ``I'm only ...e diagnostic testing. About a dozen families have stored DNA at the laboratory through D'Esopo since the home began offering the service three months ago, Kl...

Alternative to blood Transfusions

...not have to be kept fresh through refrigeration as stored blood does, and it can last up to three years. Most amazing of all, say researchers, is HBOC-201 can be used by all blood types. Dr. Jahr says, "It's not a matter of being more effective than human blood, or allogenic blood. HBOC-201 effectively pro...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

...r coffee or both. The brain is forced to depend on stored fat for functioning when glucose supply runs low as a result of skipping breakfast. Many people who skip breakfast to reduce calories do not understand that calories consumed early in the day are least likely to put on pounds, and skipping any meal s...

Barcodes to become newborns' ID

...ir fingerprints, and those of their// mothers, are stored in electronic barcodes which mother and baby wear on their wrists. The barcodes also contain other information, including the mother's details and information about the doctors present at the birth. In effect, they act as an ID card for the child and...

Eating Fish Helps the Heart

...monstrate// that fatty acids from omega-3 oils are stored in the cell membranes of heart cells and can prevent sudden cardiac death or fatal irregular heart rhythms. Specifically, the oils block excessive sodium and calcium currents in the heart, which can cause electrical discharges that result in erratic ...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...cagon, which ordinarily tells the body to burn its stored fuel. Blood sugar plunges. So much is stored so fast that within two or three hours, levels may be lower than they were before the meal. Suddenly...

New Test for HIV Patients

...tigators say, based on this study, the dried blood stored on filter paper may be a field-friendly alternative for CD4 cell count assessment. Study author Alimuddin Zumla from University College London, says: "Our results are very encouraging as they point the way towards making cheap CD4 count testing avail...

Prostate Cancer in Obese Men

...or both studies suggest that proteins and hormones stored in body fat -- such as leptin and insulin-like growth factor 1 -- may encourage prostate tumor growth in obese men. Also, obese men usually have lower testosterone levels and higher estrogen levels, which may promote cancer growth. In addition, diets...

Identifying The Risks Of Developing Schizophrenia

...emics -- leaving room for error. Researchers used stored blood from mothers who gave birth between 1959 and 1966 to test for the presence of influenza during the pregnancies. The study involved 64 people diagnosed with schizophrenia and 125 healthy people. Results of the study showed people whose mothers h...

Reconstituted Blood Better For Young Hearts

...received reconstituted blood -- which is made from stored red blood cells and plasma -- tended to accumulate less fluid, which leads to lower rates of inflammation. For the study, researchers compared results for 200 infants who underwent heart surgery using the heart-lung bypass machine. About half receiv...

Mother’s Milk Stored For Long Periods Found To Have Less Antioxidant

...idant levels fell in breast milk the longer it was stored and the colder the temperature at which it was stored. Researchers say this study is of special importance to premature newborns, since they are born with lowered antioxidant capacity and are susceptible to high levels of oxygen free radical activit...

Canada helps in giving birth to world first baby from frozen egg

...tals. At this temperature eggs can be successfully stored for long durations till the time they are required. Then they can be extracted out of their protective casings, thawed and fertilized. The new process will be able to help women in solving some of their infertility problems like that of delayed moth...

Research Finds How Post-traumatic Stress Leads to Long-Lasting Memories

...s. "Emotionally neutral events generally are not stored as long-term memories," said Christa McIntyre, the first author of the paper and a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior in UCI's School of Biological Sciences, working with James L. McGaugh, research professor and a ...

Habit Memory May Enhance Learning In People

...ing so. Habit learning occurs when information is stored unconsciously, through repetition and trial-and-error learning. These memories are retained in a different region of the brain, called the basal ganglia. Declarative memory, on the other hand, is based on active learning and memorization, and is depe...

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