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Vitamins: Science doesn't always match policy

...would be helpful to both consumers and industry by rewarding those companies that do science-based marketing, rather than those that make unjustified health claims." "In particular, issues needing more attention include the content and labeling of vitamin and mineral supplements and the effects of these pr...

Researchers first to map gene that regulates adult stem cell growth

...rnal article is the culmination of a difficult but rewarding scientific journey. "We think these findings will have an effect on the broad understanding of the molecular mechanisms that are important to stem cell regulation, including how some stem cells turn cancerous," Van Zant said. "The findings also w...

Application of Genomatix in silico methods reveals novel cancer associated genes

...heavily contested in the beginning. Today it is so rewarding to our scientists and developers to see the impact of our own ideas and research to cutting edge science of today." ...

Morphine makes lasting -- and surprising -- change in the brain

...pleasure chemical" that gets released by naturally rewarding experiences. Drugs of abuse, from alcohol to cocaine, also increase dopamine release. So the net effect of morphine and other opioids, Kauer found, is that they boost the brain’s reward response. "It’s as if a brake were removed and dopamine cells...

New research identifies gene important for nicotine's effects on the brain

...perties of nerve cells, which is important for the rewarding properties of nicotine. Their new study shows that using a genetically altered virus that blocks CREB activity in the nucleus accumbens blocks nicotine reward. "We and other researchers have begun to make very strong links between individual molecu...

Selecting life: Scientists find new way to search for origin of life

...ails of the interactions. "What's particularly rewarding about this research is that it's an interdisciplinary effort from different areas of science--biology, chemistry and geology," reflected Hazen. "It marries them to search for an answer to a question that has intrigued humanity since the birth of cons...

Successful lung cancer surgery not enough to break nicotine dependence in many smokers

...sed is whether they saw smoking as pleasurable and rewarding to the point that they can’t do without cigarettes, and they don’t believe they are able to quit." Patients who were able to quit by the one year mark waited longer to attempt to smoke again, or never began again. In fact, more than one in four pa...

Tiny bones rewrite textbooks

... and drier period. "This promises to be a richly rewarding fossil field and the heraldic discovery of New Zealand's first non-flying mammal represents just the first page of a fascinating new chapter in the history of the world's mammals," says Professor Archer. The Australian Research Council recently awa...

Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas

...na that are similar to habitats in Texas. "It is rewarding to see the first species expanding over more than four million acres of Texas," says Gilbert, "but we've failed miserably in parts of Texas, like South Texas, to which these first phorids apparently cannot adapt. That's why we are focusing research e...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center: Harnessing the measles virus to attack cancer

...ma tumors and prolong animal survival. It is very rewarding to see this work maturing to the point of now being able to offer this novel and promising treatment approach to patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme." She also reports that toxicology studies, conducted in conjunction with Federal Drug A...

Speeding the search for elusive chromosomal errors

... Genetics at Children's Hospital. "It is extremely rewarding to finally have tools to identify heretofore undetectable, cryptic rearrangements and to be able to provide a diagnosis for the patients and their families," said Dr. Zackai. ...

New study reveals components of cocoa may enhance the appearance of the skin

... potential positive benefits on circulation, it is rewarding to see that these benefits may extend to skin quality as well." In addition to the improvements in skin quality in study participants, this study is the first to suggest that the regular consumption of cocoa flavanols may support human skin's defens...

Genetically altered mice no longer like cocaine

Researchers found that they could eliminate the rewarding effect of cocaine on mice by genetically manipulating a key target of the drug in the animal's brain. While the researchers aren't suggesting that these genetic modifications be made in humans, the work brings to light the key protein that controls ...

Record bonefish

...r., BTU chairman and founding member. "It's quite rewarding to uncover new information like this that bonefish may be crossing the Gulf Stream. It's what truly can lead to better understanding and managing of our fisheries." This research is made possible through assistance from the Florida Keys Fishing Gui...

Illinois pig to make history as source of first complete swine genome

...tion for sequencing of the pig genome, it is truly rewarding to see our dreams of a porcine sequence come true. This sequencing will have tremendous, long-lasting impacts on the continuum of science in animal agriculture and human health." ...

Team discovers possible 'universal strategy' to combat addiction

...of the brain where many drugs of abuse exert their rewarding effects - the ventral tegmental area (VTA). "Our results suggest a potential universal strategy for treating drug addiction," Zhang says. "Most drugs of abuse act on the neurons in this area." He cautions that much work remains to be done before a ...

How the brain learns to become addicted

... by the Bonci group are important not only for how rewarding the drug is after an animal starts taking it, but, perhaps more importantly, for how likely the animal is to initiate drug-seeking during periods of abstinence. "Because it is during periods of abstinence, not periods of intoxication, that addicts s...

One small step means giant leap for spinal cord research

...erably better than before the therapy. "It's truly rewarding when the patients are happy and they write you a little card saying, Without you, I could not walk," Popovic says. "In the next couple of years, I believe someone is going to develop a functional electrical stimulator that is suitable for this type o...

Researchers find Amchitka seafood safe for now

... of affected groups in the study. "It was the most rewarding and productive collaboration in my 30 years of mar... Collaboration and Productivity: "It was the most rewarding and productive collaboration in my 30 years of marine research to have the honor of working with Ale...

Gene controlling circadian rhythms linked to drug addiction

...ycles, but is also very involved in regulating the rewarding responses to drugs of abuse," said Dr. Colleen A. ...tain activities. Dopamine is released by naturally rewarding experiences such as food, sex and the use of certain drugs. In the study, mice that lacked the Cloc...

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