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Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...d by side effects and eventual drug tolerance that lessens their efficacy. “These research findings could offer great hope to people with spinal ischemic injury who suffer from resulting spasticity and rigidity,” said Marsala. ...

Smallpox outbreak: How long would it take for vaccines to protect people? Would it work?

... quicker fighting response to the infection, which lessens or completely avoids the symptoms of illness." Unlike some other diseases, getting vaccinated following exposure to smallpox could provide protective effects. For example, for the flu vaccine to work, people need to get vaccinated before being exp...

Antarctic warming to reduce animals at base of ecosystem, shift some penguin populations southward

...opulations southward down the peninsula as sea ice lessens along its margins," Lyons said. "Gentoo and chinstrap penguins are shifting south into areas now populated by adelie penguins, and the adelies are being forced further south, all because of the change in sea ice." A decrease in sea ice along the ...

Long-lived deep-sea fishes imperiled by technology, overfishing

...n productivity that year. Harvesting older fish lessens the likelihood of many productive breeding years, Heppell pointed out, and lengthens the time species need to recover. "There are models that estimate the recovery time for some rockfish species is at least 200 years," Heppell said. "And we still ...

Researchers seek to design first treatment for neuroAIDS

...IDS, the nerve damage caused by HIV infection that lessens many patients' ability to think and move. As evidence of the progress, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center today received a $7 million grant to confirm that two new drug classes can protect the brain from HIV-related nerve damag...

Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring

...r means the patient remains healthier, and greatly lessens the chance of a hospital stay. The initial application for this technology is expected to involve pharmaceutical companies, which could use the biological chips to test potential drugs in the lab more quickly and accurately. In later generations, t...

UGA researchers find that hunting can increase the severity of wildlife disease epidemics

... between mating and birth season while an outbreak lessens when hunting occurs during the birth season. An outbreak increases dramatically when hunting occurs between the birth season and the next mating season. The effect can be so dramatic that in some cases hunting can increase not only the proportion o...

Studies suggest new brain protein may help in treating schizophrenia, insomnia and anxiety

...strong arousal, suppresses all phases of sleep and lessens anxiety in stressful or unfamiliar situations. Now, at ICN 2006, Dr. Reinscheid's group reports how NPS also can reduce the biochemical and behavioral symptoms of schizophrenia in an established animal model for this mental illness that affects som...

Vital ocean prey play active role in environment

...rom adults, which reduces competition for food and lessens the chance that adults will prey on younger stages. Further studies of krill can lead to an improved picture of the Southern Ocean ecosystem, Nicol writes. ...

Frog’s ear canal may provide insights for understanding human hearing loss

...and fragile eardrum from the environment, but also lessens the distance between the eardrum and the inner ear, thus allowing the bones of the middle ear to be shorter, and as a result, lighter in weight. Scientists have known for several years that A. tormotus males produce high-pitched, birdlike calls that...

Children's taste sensitivity and food choices influenced by taste gene

...d bitter taste sensitivity in some children, which lessens with age. Such a scenario would account for the increase of vegetable consumption that often occurs as children mature into adulthood. This is definitely an area that merits more research." The bitter receptor genotype also predicted children's swee...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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