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Prenatal exposure to famine increases risk of schizophrenia

...order, hallucinations, and delusions, as well a as deterioration of social functioning and social withdrawal, according to background information in the article. It is distributed worldwide with a lifetime risk of approximately 1 percent. Schizophrenia is increasingly viewed as a neurodevelopmental disorder with e...

Research team receives $7.5 million to study cassava

...individual goal ?to reduce cyanide content, reduce deterioration after harvesting and increase virus resistance. "Eventually, we'd like to bring all of these traits together into one variety of cassava," he said. Sayre's colleagues include 18 scientists from 10 research institutions including Ohio State: the U.S...

Chemical 'band-aid' prevents heart failure in mice with muscular dystrophy

...tion in the dystrophin gene causes the progressive deterioration of skeletal muscles seen in people with MD. But the mutation affects cardiac muscle, too. Many people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy die in their 20s from heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy, a gradual weakening of the heart muscle. Heart failur...

Signs of aging: Scientists evaluate genes associated with longevity

... of genes and metabolic pathways contribute to the deterioration of cells, tissues and organisms during aging." In an effort to perform a comprehensive analysis of gerontology-related genes, the researchers compared gene-expression libraries obtained from daf-2 mutants to those obtained from controls at different...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...se. The sudden onset, dramatic symptoms, and rapid deterioration of patients, and the absence of a vaccine and effective treatment, invariably incite great anxiety in affected populations. This anxiety, in turn, can interfere with control operations, especially when communities begin hiding cases and bodies becaus...

HIV Infection Still On The Rise

...antial investment is essential to avoid continuing deterioration in services, rising HIV transmission, and costly consequences for tax payers," they conclude. ...

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