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Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

...vailable to scientists. The data will not include personal identifiers but scientists will have information on age and ethnicity to best match their groups to study. ...

Runners -- Let thirst be your guide

...ld be prevented if only people would respect their personal thirst “meter,” or would undertake a “sweat test” to determine how much water they actually need to drink in order to replace just the body fluids lost during exercising, the researchers say. A group of experts in this condition has issued a numbe...

Reconstructing the biology of extinct species: A new approach

...ners. In addition, experienced field workers used personal knowledge or film of animals in the wild to classify species into one of six locomotor categories ranging from very slow and deliberate to fast and agile. The scientists then compared the canal size of each species to its category of movement. T...

CU study reveals why starling females cheat

While women may cheat on men for personal reasons, superb starling females appear to stray from their mates for the sake of their chicks, according to recent Cornell research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. The study found that superb starling females (Lamprot...

Imaging pinpoints brain regions that 'see the future'

...might be doing tomorrow or envisioning any kind of personal future," McDermott explains. They comprehend time ... Conversely, the neural networks associated with personal mental time travel showed significantly less activity when participants imagined scenarios involving...

Chemo combination improves survival in asbestos-related cancer

... background information in the review. It is a personal matter as to whether the survival increase for patients receiving the two drugs is worthwhile, Baram said. "It depends in large part on the patient. A 2.8-month mean survival increase means that some patients may get even more than that, though some ...

Study shows hope for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

...mply due to aging,?Clark said. “Even the patient’s personal physician may be reluctant to initiate an evaluation until a considerable degree of brain failure has occurred. The advantage of using a modified EEG to detect these early changes is that it is non-invasive, simple to do, can be repeated when necessa...

Post oak grasshoppers emerging

... giving him other valuable insights gained through personal observations. Last year, when the grasshoppers reached adulthood, she caught them and fed them to her chickens. The chickens readily ate them, giving Behmer a clue that they are not toxic to other animals. Normally, chickens will not eat what will ha...

Experimental vaccine given during pregnancy reduces stillbirths from common virus

...t in bodily secretions and is spread through close personal contact, such as kissing or sharing eating utensils. For example, an infant in daycare could give the virus to her pregnant mother by kissing her on the lips, said Dr. Schleiss. The virus can enter through mucosal surfaces such as the mouth or brea...

Many couples choose to donate surplus embryos for stem cell research

...ntries. "We are convinced that if this type of personal interview and survey were carried out in the U.S.A., at least 50% of the couples would be willing to donate their spare embryos for stem cell research," said Pablo Menendez, director of the Spanish Stem Cell Bank in Granada, Spain. The new finding...

MIT bioengineer advances survival, promise of adult stem cells

...search with human embryonic stem cells following a personal experience with in vitro fertilization almost 10 y...rs ago. "Like some other scientists I know, my personal views about creating human ES cell lines changed when confronted with the reality of doing so from m...

Men with prostate cancer avoid radiation due to misconceptions

...on technical information, but also on cultural and personal prejudices," said Riccardo Valdagni, M.D., an author of the study and head of the Prostate Programme at the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, Italy. "It's important for patients to express their fears about radiation treatment ...

Inheritance outside DNA

...associated statistically with individuals who have personal and familial histories of colorectal cancer. Turning to mice that modeled the loss of IGF2 imprinting, Feinberg found an increase in frequency of tumors in mice who also had mutations in a cancer-associated gene called Apc. In the mutant Apc mice, th...

New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community

...nsive analysis of the complex social, economic and personal factors that underpin the black AIDS epidemic. Its recommendations are endorsed by a blue-ribbon expert advisory panel of some 30 African-American leaders that includes, among others, Julian Bond (chairman, NAACP), Dr. Louis Sullivan (former Secreta...

UVa researchers seek to unlock broccoli's cancer fighting secret

...s before they start. For Cross, there is also a personal pull to developing anti-cancer compounds. "The real irony is that I can't stand broccoli," she says. ...

Nice guys do finish first in lizards' evolutionary race

...vely thwart the orange-throat bullies, albeit at a personal cost. The term "greenbeard" refers to an evolutionary term of a trait so obvious that others can recognize The greenbeard in this case, McAdam said, is more than just a blue throat. The mechanism of self identification could be smell, or possibly bo...

Study challenges myth that sex late in pregnancy hastens birth

...sex. Schaffir also said that because of the highly personal nature of sexual behavior, the study does not address specific components of sexual behavior that might have varying effects on the onset of labor. ...

Gut microbes' partnership helps body extract energy from food, store it as fat

...ment? And can we use this knowledge to improve our personal health, including, for example, optimizing the performance of our gut microbial communities?" ...

Brain-computer link lets paralyzed patients convert thoughts into actions

...o have volunteered without expecting to derive any personal benefit, important progress is being made in developing a real-time neuromotor prosthesis," Hochberg said. "Though much work remains to be done, hopefully one day, I'll be able to say: 'We have a technology that will allow you to move again.'" ...

Elephants, large mammals recover from poaching in Africa's oldest national park

...uards who patrol this World Heritage Site at great personal risk. "The results of the census are encouraging, and proof that protecting the park's wildlife can be done in the most turbulent conditions," said WCS researcher Deo Kujirakwinja. "Poaching is still taking a toll on wildlife and the rate of recove...

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