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Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says

...ting good moods and sustaining both cardiovascular health and a vigorous immune function. Weve long known...w much the prenatal environment may shape a childs health and development for years to come. The survey-based study, part of the Avon Longitudinal Study of...

Innovative smallpox vaccine research study to be conducted at Case Medical Center

...wo-year period. Volunteers must be in general good health and must not have previously been vaccinated against smallpox. Smallpox is a contagious and sometimes fatal infectious disease characterized by raised bumps that appear on the face and body of an infected person. There is no specific treatment for...

Cigarette smoke alters DNA in sperm, genetic damage could pass to offspring

...ing a better understanding of the germline genetic health conse-quences of smoking, Yauk and her colleagues plan to study how altered DNA manifests itself in the children and grandchildren of male mice that are exposed to firsthand smoke. They also plan to study the effects of secondhand smoke on male mice ...

Millions of children denied drug that costs less than $3 a year

...nd dispensing, but also educational programmes for health practitioners and the general population, he concludes....

New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture

...roversial because of concerns about risks to human health and biodiversity, but few analyses exist that reveal the actual effects genetically modified plants have on other non-modified species. In an analysis of 42 field experiments, scientists found that this particular modification, which causes the plan...

Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050

...ts progression, we could have a huge global public health impact.” According to Brookmeyer and his co-authors, interventions that could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by as little as one year would reduce prevalence of the disease by 12 million fewer cases in 2050. A similar delay in both the ons...

ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration

...r carrots orange and corn yellow, have even deeper health benefits than originally thought. They appear to f...ecause it enhances trait production but comes at a health price to the animal.” “This study shows that testosterone may not be as costly as previously thou...

College students who pull 'all-nighters' and get no sleep more likely to have a lower GPA

...ecent studies associate lack of sleep with serious health problems such as an increased risk of depression, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ...

New findings challenge established views on human genome

...stand how the parts work together to contribute to health and disease. In recent years, researchers have made major strides in using DNA sequence data to identify genes, which are traditionally defined as the parts of the genome that code for proteins. The protein-coding component of these genes makes u...

Study finds mix of disease processes at work in brains of most people with dementia

.... The implication of these findings is that public health efforts to prevent and treat vascular disease could potentially reduce the occurrence of dementia, the researchers say in the paper. The researchers used data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project—an ongoing study of 1,200 elderly volunteers who ...

Risk of stroke doubles if diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

...d will improve the motivation of both patients and health care providers to aggressively control cardiovascular risk factors soon after diagnosis.” said Jeerakathil....

Warning from Asian bees

...r and jacobsoni; the latter would not threaten the health of local bee populations but destructor has wiped out commercial hives and feral populations the world over and Australia is the last remaining major beekeeping country free of it. Asian bees remain feral, cannot be hived commercially and will att...

Research finds that circadian rhythms dominate all life functions

...understanding how genes interact with and regulate health and disease. Colorado State University researcher Andrey Ptitsyn's new analysis of data collected through several studies establishes a baseline oscillation in 98 to 99 percent of all genes through advanced computer algorithms. Most of these genes ha...

Runners -- Let thirst be your guide

...mount of water that is necessary to drink for good health is not based on real factual data,” he says. “Many... little is not sufficient to cause any significant health problems,” Verbalis says. “Many of us are often dehydrated to such small degrees, and it does not si...

Potato wart eyed as risk to potato production

... pathogens deemed to pose a severe threat to plant health or to plant products. Although direct losses from potato wart may be insignificant when first detected, indirect economic losses resulting from zero-tolerance regulations for potato wart can be devastating to growers. Indirect economic losses bec...

Fat fish put obesity on the hook

...t or obese increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions, including, but not limited to: hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, and some types of cancer. ...

Restricting hospital-based services during SARS outbreak had modest impact

...based services that were imposed when a provincial health emergency was declared during the 2003 SARS (Sever...ssions. The findings suggest that the ability of a health system to admit large numbers of affected patients during a future epidemic would be limited by cont...

Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention

...r reduces the attack and death rate and provides a health benefit at a reasonable cost. The research also showed that pre-pandemic vaccination programmes would play an important role but their effectiveness would be dependent upon how well the vaccine was matched to the virus.1 “The World Health Organisa...

Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain

...ithout distraction — seems to produce a variety of health benefits. When people see a photograph of an an...icine, a leading international medical journal for health psychology research. “Thinking, ‘this is anger’ is what we do in this study, where people look at...

'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders

...t genetic manipulation and monitoring the animals’ health and behavior over time. The findings may have applications in treating post-traumatic stress disorder, where getting a patient to learn that a once-threatening situation no longer poses a danger is a major goal. In addition, Cdk5 is heavily im...

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