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Focus on DNA transcription

... the enzyme from the bacteria E.Coli. Erie and her students found that when the precursor molecule does not occupy the newly discovered site, the enzyme copies the DNA slowly.When the molecule occupies the site, producton of RNA kicks into overdrive.The process than occurs about 10 times faster than it would ...

Keep guilt off

...e to fight off infection.// Researchers asked 30 students aged 18-30 to list enjoyable activities such as ea...ilt ratio for each student.To test immune systems, students gave a saliva sample to determine their levels of immunoglobulin A (IgA). This substance is used as ...

Fright could be more harmful

... scare at a school in Washington State, sending 16 students and a teacher to the hospital. Just after the beginning of the current anthrax scare a liquid, which turned out to be window cleaning fluid, was sprayed at a Maryland subway station. As many as 35 people reported nausea, headache and sore throat.// ...

Dampness related to asthma

...a, say researchers. A study of over 20,000 Finnish students found that living in damp homes not only increased...n the journal Allergies, showed that 2 in 9 of the students quizzed had homes with mould, damp stains or water damage. A body of medical evidence is growing on ...

Armpit odour enhances mood

...odour they produced. Then more than 300 university students sampled smells taken at random, filling in before and after questionnaires designed to test their mood. People who had inhaled the samples taken from the armpits of old ladies responded significantly more positively. But results showed the smell of...

Particulate matter affects lung development

... difference,”he said. They found that as a group, students who had moved to areas with less particulate matter (microscopic particles in the air such as dust and smoke) showed increased growth in lung function. Those who moved to areas with more particulate matter showed a slowdown in lung function growth. T...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

...hed in the Indian Gazzette yesterday, specify that students who want to enrol in MBBS course abroad will have to take an ‘eligibility certificate’ from the Medical Council of India from March 15. The certificate would have to be produced by the person concerned when he/she comes back to India for starting a p...

Tongue piercing leads to bacterial infection

...gnificant incidence of medical complications among students with piercing,"// said Dr. Lester B. Mayers of the... the study. A survey of university undergraduate students revealed that more than one-half had some type of body piercing and 22 percent suffered a medical co...

DNA helps in cellular function

... the enzyme from the bacteria E.Coli. Erie and her students found that when the precursor molecule does not occupy the newly discovered site, the enzyme copies the DNA slowly.When the molecule occupies the site, producton of RNA kicks into overdrive.The process than occurs about 10 times faster than it would ...

Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids

...ificant impact on children's diets. In the study, students given low-fat, nutritionally fortified ice cream a...braska sixth graders. The researchers provided the students with an 8-ounce portion of healthy ice cream three afternoons per week for 4 weeks. During the 3-mon...

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

... Hospital, said that it was essential that medical students were trained in examination of the (external genitalia), as part of the regular examination of the abdominal system. Some men with large testicular lumps continue to evade the medical profession despite all efforts. According to him, medical profess...

Risk of heart diseases due to loneliness

...s their risk of heart disease. They had a group of students carry out mentally and emotionally stressful tasks...ss and social isolation.They found that the lonely students were more likely to respond with a blood pressure increase arising from increased resistance within ...

DNA transcription to be focused

... the enzyme from the bacteria E.Coli. Erie and her students found that when the precursor molecule does not occupy the newly discovered site, the enzyme copies the DNA slowly.When the molecule occupies the site, producton of RNA kicks into overdrive.The process than occurs about 10 times faster than it would ...

Tennis gives protection against heart disease lifelong

...ctive. They have been following a group of medical students at college during 1950 and 1960. //They asked them about participation in tennis, golf, football, baseball and basketball. Those who reported the greatest skill in tennis were the most likely of all to still be physically active in mid-life. The te...

Functional foods reduce cholesterol

...g men. Rresearchers made thirty-four male college students participat in the four-week study. The men all had increases total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels. One group ate ground beef each day that contained phytosterols while a second group ate non-supplemented ground beef. Researchers recorded thei...

Self control makes stress response easy

...tuation reduces the stress response. A group of 30 students played a game of video 'catch' - which simulates a...ccompanied by bursts of annoying noise. Half the students were told that they could reduce the frequency of the bursts by doing better at the game. The rest w...

Smoking may be influenced by Parents

...addition, the report revealed nearly 25 percent of students who smoke tried their first cigarette by age 10....

Perceived stress decreases vaccine response

... meningitis vaccine than expected.// Undergraduate students in the UK all get a vaccination against meningitis... at the University of Birmingham asked a group of students about their mental wellbeing and took blood samples to measure antibody levels against meningitis. T...

Russia Reports First SARS Case

...orld his country could contain the disease.Hu told students in Moscow, at the start of a four-nation tour, that China had introduced strict measures to stop the spread of the deadly virus and that its economy was still expanding despite warnings SARS may knock two percentage points off// GDP growth. The SARS ...

Music training and Ginkgo biloba benefit memory

... music instruction. A typical test was to have the students //listen to a list of 16 words and then try to recall as many as possible. They found that adults with music training learned significantly more words than those without any music training. Music training in childhood may therefore have long-term po...

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