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Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones

...alcohol was equivalent to that found in one to two glasses of wine. After consuming the beverages, the women used electric breast pumps to stimulate lactation. Blood samples taken throughout the procedure were analyzed for oxytocin and prolactin, the two key hormones that control lactation. Alcohol disrupte...

New Lab Research May Help Those Deafened By Immune System Attack

...taining pattern that resembles a line of tiny wine glasses when it binds to IESCA in the organs of Corti of guinea pigs. The U-M has patent applications pending in the U.S. and abroad pertaining to KHRI-3, IESCA and AISNHL. The University, Carey and several colleagues stand to profit if tests or treatments ...

New 'implanted contacts' designed to fix nearsightedness

...itals. The ICL can replace or reduce the need for glasses by permanently placing the specially fitted artifi...mprove blurry distance vision without the need for glasses or contacts. Dr. Bowman said the lens currently is approved only for nearsightedness, but it may ev...

Leading reason for corneal transplants comes into focus

...vision, making it impossible to see well even with glasses or contact lenses. It's believed that various forms of FCD are due to multiple gene mutations. In a report in the September issue of Investigative Ophthalmology, a team led by Hopkins ophthalmologist John Gottsch, M.D., says they were able to ma...

Light wine intake is associated with longer life expectancy in men

...e alcoholic beverages should do so lightly (1 to 2 glasses per day) and preferably drink wine," Streppel said. "The cardio-protective effects of alcohol and wine only held up for light alcohol consumption in middle-aged men. Heavy alcohol consumption may cause accidents and diseases such as cancer and cirr...

Manual dishwashing study digs up dirt on dish cleanliness

...were the most problematic utensil, milk dried onto glasses protected bacteria more than any other food. Pascall explained that milk is a good growth medium in the laboratory, but why it adheres to glass so well isn't clearly understood. "Milk is an area of research we'd like to explore further," Pascall s...

Ultrasound upgrade produces images that work like 3-D movies

Parents-to-be might soon don 3-D glasses in the ultrasound lab to see their developing fetu...rence between left and right eye views. Special glasses or goggles can then be used to fuse the two images into one, gaining a 3-D effect. This principle li...

Eating with our eyes: Why people eat less at unbused tables

...parties could encourage (or require) fresh plastic glasses for each drink and that the glasses be stacked as they accumulate for each person; dinner parties could use fresh glasses for refills wh...

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