Tag: "tricks" at medical news
Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito
... in the bloodstream and therefore "evolves all the tricks
to escape the body's immune defenses," Jacobs-Lorena said. While pesticides have been used to kill the mosquitoes that carry malaria, the insects can develop resistance to pesticides. And the malaria parasites can become resistant to drugs used in h...
Understanding The Mystery Behind Sleepless Nights
...every morning. What many don't know is that // the tricks
they do to get to sleep may actually be what's keeping them awake. Sleep specialists say as we age, biological changes gradually cause sleep to be lighter and less restful but they also say its never too late to get back on the right path. Research...
Indian Scientist who Enthralls Public With Magic Tricks
Whether he is enthralling people with his magic tricks
or debating on the latest advances in microbiology, Professor Gursharan Singh Chhatwal does both with ease //. Chhatwal is considered a brilliant cook and a gifted magician. But the scientist from India has also gained renown for his work against t...
Freshness Dating? Researchers Express Doubts
...s less tasty and less healthy. "Freshness dating tricks
both our minds and our tastebuds," said Brian Wansink (Ph.D), Cornell Professor and director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. A panel of 36 consumers rated yogurts with freshness dates that were set to expire in a month, in a day, yesterday, or a m...
BJP Seeks Tougher Laws Against Pre-Natal Sex Tests
...er," Swaraj said. Also, she spoke at length about tricks
used by doctors to covertly announce the sex of unborn babies to their parents. Swaraj, accompanied by Mahila Morcha leaders later submitted a memorandum addressed to President A P J Abdul Kalam, expressing their concerns over female foeticide and s...
Researchers Find 'Secret Weapon' Used by SARS Virus
... of SARS; clearly, this coronavirus had some nasty tricks
up its sleeve. Now, in a discovery that suggests a possible new route by which scientists might fashion a vaccine against SARS, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have uncovered one of those tricks: a 'secret ...
Review Opens Bag of Tricks for Reducing Pain from Children’s Shot
...ctive methods to help them cope. With a variety of tricks
and techniques available //— from blowing soap bub...far more low-tech. Some anesthesiologists do magic tricks
to keep their young patients attention off the needle. "I sing to kids when I put them asleep," she ...
Scientists Create Synthetic Proteins
...rizona State University has used molecular biology tricks
to create synthetic proteins with improved stability and functions in comparison with the ones that occurred naturally. John Chaput, the lead researcher, claims to have evolved several new proteins in a fraction of the three billion years it took...
Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?
...but then there are people who resort to such cheap tricks
to further their interest....