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Vitamin C may Not Help You from Getting a Cold

...r story. Vitamin C is not a panacea, but it is not useless either, he adds. The review appears in the latest issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that evaluates medical research....

Genome Annotation by Mutation

... Five percent to 50 percent of DNA is considered useless junk, depending on who you ask, although probably at least half of the junk DNA is going to end up having a pretty important function, Capecchi says. Capecchi is known for developing gene targeting, in which mice are bred with a gene disabled or kn...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...re good at asking how much" and how fast" they are useless at asking questions about direction the diversity of outcomes to which all of this activity and investment could lead. So the STEPS Centre will fill a vital gap: it will be a place where these questions can be asked and answered. Im excited by the...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...s Orange property the ground is so dry it would be useless to plant vines while in others the drought has left plants stunted and fruitless. "If the drought just continues as is, we are going to see vines that are struggling to produce fruit at all," he told AFP. He too has been hit by capricious weather...

Olive Stones to Depollute Industrial Sewage Water

...da has found an interesting use for the apparently useless olive stones: they eliminate hard metals chrome, to be precise- by biosorption in sewage water from industries such as painting, tannery or galvanizing industry. Biosorption is a physical and chemical process, which enables certain types of biomass...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...era generates electrical signals, which are almost useless for the brain," comments Rolf Eckmiller, a professor at the Department of Computer Science at Bonn University. "Our own system translates the camera signals into a language, which the central visual system in the brain understands". Unfortunately, th...

Zodiac Signs Has No Impact on Finding the Right Partner

...inary people talk about is sun signs. If those are useless when it comes to sizing up a mate, then that knocks a big hole in everyday belief," said Voas. Source-IANS...

Using Morphine to Hasten Death Is a Myth, Says Doctor

.... Its sedative effects wear off quickly (making it useless if you want to stay unconscious), toxic doses can cause distressing agitation (which is why such doses are never used in palliative care), and it has a wide therapeutic range (making death unlikely). The Dutch know this and hardly ever use morphine...

Lipid Plays Big Role in Embryonic Development

...amide teams up with the protein PAR-4 to eliminate useless cells in developing brains. Now his team reports that ceramide plays a key role in establishing cell polarity by attracting proteins involved in polarity to the top of the cells then triggering a series of interactions between them. When researc...

Ceramide Directs Stem Cells in Embryo

...amide teams up with the protein PAR-4 to eliminate useless cells in developing brains. Now his team reports that ceramide plays a key role in establishing cell polarity by attracting proteins involved in polarity to the top of the cells then triggering a series of interactions between them. When research...

Standards Required to Control the ‘weight-loss Pills’ Markt

...nually on weight-loss products that are most often useless and at other times extremely harmful to the consumers. A poll conducted by CBS about how the Americans perceive ‘weight-loss pills’, revealed that 64 percent felt the need for warnings regarding adverse effects to weight loss products, while 54% ass...

Polio afflicts a girl despite vaccination

...ps used for immunization is only 70-90%. It may be useless when administered in a child with diarrhoea. "No vaccine is 100% foolproof. The other probability may be that the child has a compromised immune system," said a senior official. Source-Medinia GYT...

Key Gene Controlling Kidney Development Found

... in the number of nephrons that in turn produced a useless mass of tissue. Furthermore, the remaining precursor cells underwent apoptosis (cell suicide), further depleting the population of stem cells that could give rise to differentiated cells needed to form the kidney. The researchers also found that Si...

Fast Food : Let the Consumer Feel the Pinch

...th warning on junk foods and laying a total ban on useless advertisements that promote such products should be immediately stopped so that people are given the right message....

Neemuch-Eye Donor Capitol of India

...one shop owner Vasudev Mantrani said, 'The body is useless when we die. What can be better than being able to help a needy person even after we are no more?' Some of the obstacles that the donation movement faced were religious beliefs like that those who donated their eyes would be blind when they were bo...

Men to Stay Out Of the Delivery Room

... were inside the delivery room felt that they were useless during the birth process while one in six mothers felt their husbands presence to be a hindrance. The reports of the study are consistent with the previous studies conducted at Imperial College and University of Bath. Surprisingly, the husband’s pr...

Nobel Laureate Finds an Alternate Way to Manufacture Anti-Flu Drug

...ed an old approach were mixtures of the useful and useless forms of complex molecules are formed, and then separated later. But it is a wasteful and time-consuming process. Hence he came to the rescue of the Roche's problem. In just about eight weeks time the whole process had been worked through and refined...

Despite More Studies Researchers Are Still Confound With ADHD

...ons may overlap, a therapeutic crossover can prove useless and even dangerous. Stimulants are doctors' No. 1 choice for treating ADHD -- but, administered to a person with anxiety or bipolar disorder, they can do more harm than good. No one keeps official track of exactly how often such errors might oc...

Anti-cholinesterase drugs for treating Alzheimer's not worth the price

...Though NICE has not recommended that the pills are useless but speculate they can help in reducing the disease but not completely cure Alzheimer’s disease and the cost of the drug is very high. Anti-cholinesterase drugs are produced by the manufacturers Pfizer Inc, Eisai Co., Johnson & Johnson, Shrine Pharma...

Study Suggests Filtering Out Useless Information To Enhance Memory

... recent research demonstrates that //filtering out useless information can help people increase their capacity to remember what is really important. The study, which appears in the Nov. 24 issue of the prestigious journal Nature, demonstrates that awareness, or visual working memory, does not depend on extr...

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