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New test for most virulent HPV strains under study

... Still, when he lectures around the country and asks for a show of hands of physicians using HPV tests in women over 30, few go up; he hopes that will change. “I think it’s a possibility in the future that we won’t be doing Pap smears on women over 30; it might just be screening with an HPV test. A ...

Making mice with enhanced color vision

...rn to make use of the extra data at the back end?" asks Jeremy Nathans M.D., Ph.D., professor of molecular biology and genetics, neuroscience, and ophthalmology at Hopkins. "The answer is, remarkably, yes. They did not require additional generations to evolve new sight." Retinas of primates such as hum...

Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good

...er, director of the FoodSafe Program at UC Davies, asks whether these increases in nutrients and antioxidants are of any appreciable health perspective. He is also concerned about any unknown negative effects on the health. “The authors also did not look for any plant secondary metabolites of potential to...

Emotional control circuit of brain's fear response discovered

...nance imaging (fMRI). The standard Stroop test asks participants to name the ink color of a printed color word. Performance is typically worse if word and color are incongruent (e.g., YELLOW printed in red ink) than when the two attributes are congruent (RED printed in red ink). For the 2006 Neur...

Eat less, weigh more? Enzyme makes lean mice 'susceptible' to dietary fat

...ng weight. "How do you know when to stop eating?" asks M. Daniel Lane, Ph.D., senior author of the study and a professor of biological chemistry in the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at Hopkins. "The liver sure isn't going to tell you, it just keeps storing fat as long as the body is well fed." ...

Newborn screening can cause unnecessary parental stress

...ion scale and a Difficult Child scale. (The first asks parents to rate their agreement with statements like "I expected to have closer and warmer feelings for my child, and this bothers me"; the second has statements such as "My child makes more demands on me than most children.") Waisbren believes a po...

Computer scientist sorts out confusable drug names

...h he does not charge anyone to use it. "If anyone asks for it, I just give it to them," Kondrak said. "I was a funded researcher, and I look at it as my responsibility to share what I've learned and what I've done." "When you do basic research sometimes you don't know how it might become of use, but if ...

Carnegie Mellon U. transforms DNA microarrays with standard Internet communications tool

...urately received. If not, the recipient's computer asks the sender's computer to forward the message again. Bar-Joseph's method carries out a similar analysis of the microarray snapshots by "checking" the sum of a set of DNA microarray data points over time (a time series experiment) against the "summary...

'Good' bacteria could save patients from infection infection by deadlier ones

...ly found only in hospitals. The question Spigelman asks is why? Spigelman, who is also a visiting professor at University College London, argues in an article appearing in the current online edition of the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England that the stress on antibiotics and scrubbing wit...

Genetic analysis of cavefish reveals more about evolution

...replicate of the same evolutionary experiment that asks how species change in perpetual darkness. A frequent outcome is that the species lose pigmentation or become albino. Cavefish, therefore, are a rich source for the examination of the evolutionary process. In order to isolate genes' role in the evol...

Hunger in America rises by 43 percent over last five years

... President Bush to step up to the plate. If he now asks Congress to cut federal food programs, hunger will increase even further. We need the moral leadership to stem this crisis." ...

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