Tag: "aggravate" at biology news
Engineered mouse mimics cognitive aspects of schizophrenia
...amphetamines, which release dopamine, are known to aggravate
schizophrenic symptoms. The researchers also based their experiments on evidence that abnormalities in the brain region known as the striatum can affect cognitive function in schizophrenics--by indirectly influencing the prefrontal cortex, a major c...
'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis
...lain how the mast cells are activated and how they aggravate
inflammation in these diseases. ...
Malaria may fuel spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa
... "As long as HIV/AIDS continues to spread, it will aggravate
the difficulties we face with these other diseases and may contribute to the emergence of more lethal or drug-resistant strains of these infections," Kublin added. ...
In presence of fragrant cleaning products, air purifiers that emit ozone can dirty the air
...oor air." High levels of airborne particles can aggravate
asthma and cardiovascular problems, and have been linked to higher death and lung cancer rates. Excess ozone can damage the lungs, causing chest pain, coughing, shortness of breath and throat irritation. Nizkorodov and students Ahmad Alshawa and A...
Large size crucial for Amazon forest reserves
...disturbed forest." The question is, does isolation aggravate
this pervasive effect of size. It does for many species, but surprisingly not for many others. The main methodological difficulty of this study, say the authors, was that birds are hard to detect. When one samples a plot of forest it is easy to m...