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

...nxious or depressed mothers-to-be are at increased risk of having children who will experience sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood, finds a study that published this month in Early Human Development. While this finding presents itself as important news to tired new moms and dads for whom a sou...

FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates

... report clearly states that size matters in making risk management decisions. Because the chemical, physic...sight of nanotechnology by the dearth of available risk research data on nanomaterials. Because the agency is resource-starved, there are scant funds for FD...

Researchers discover inherited mutation for leukemia

... inherited gene mutation that increases a person's risk for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), one of the...ed. The findings could help identify people at risk for chronic leukemia, but they also may provide new insights into the process of natural cell death....

Blood test may help signal tumor's remission, return in throat cancer patients

...it. Alcohol and tobacco use are the most important risk factors for head and neck cancers, with tobacco us... yielded a 3.8-fold, 3.0-fold, and 2.9-fold higher risk of dying of throat cancer, respectively. Patients with an increase in three or more factors were at ...

Liver cancer patients with high serum levels of hepatitis B virus face poorer outcomes

...s associated with a more than 200-fold increase in risk of liver cancer. In areas where HBV is endemic, like China and the Far East, the great majority of cases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) occur in individuals with the virus. For most patients whose cancer is inoperable, chemotherapy is one of the m...

Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest

... Dutch colony in South America, the forests are at risk from foreign logging and other resource extraction. Cutting and burning tropical forests worldwide contributes 20 percent of the total carbon emissions into the atmosphere, more than all the world’s cars and trucks, making conservation of the Ama...

New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning

...not decreased over this 15-year interval…While the risk of CO poisoning from a one-night stay to an individual guest is small, the accumulated lifetime risk to individuals who travel frequently would be higher. This risk could approach zero with effective C...

Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease

...nd children it can have quite different causes and risk factors. The study published in the latest editio...ch said the study aimed to investigate whether the risk factors for snoring among pre-school children with rhinitis were similar to those for allergic disea...

The insect vector always bites twice

... in the long term allow improved assessment of the risk of transmission of these diseases in a given regio...under 5 years), the population most exposed to the risk of malaria, appeared to be proportional to the actual degree of exposure, which had been assessed be...

Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene

... a common gene that appears to increase a person’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. The finding, a... the gene — called GAB2 — modifies an individual’s risk when associated with other genes, including APOE4. The study results appear in the June 7 issue of t...

In mice, drug protects against diabetes and atherosclerosis

... the sugar-lowering action of insulin, raising the risk of diabetes. For many decades, aP2 was believed to act only in fat cells. In 2001, Hotamisligil and a collaborator discovered that aP2 is also expressed in macrophages, which scavenge and digest cellular debris and microbes in the blood stream. The a...

Research shows cord blood comparable to matched bone marrow

... cells in the body, it was associated with a lower risk of graft versus host disease, a potentially lethal complication, especially when HLA types are mismatched. Rates of leukemia relapse also are lower with mismatched umbilical cord blood transplants. This study also showed that in addition to having a ...

Sun exposure early in life linked to specific skin cancer gene mutation

...rth to 20 years old, may specifically increase the risk of melanomas with BRAF gene mutations. A different...subtypes of melanoma are associated with different risk factors "The findings suggest that melanoma subtypes have different causes. This is important for...

Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

...ecific antibodies that in turn increase a person’s risk for this crippling disease. On Monday at the ...tified a gene called PTPN2 that confers a two-fold risk for rheumatoid arthritis and a number of other autoimmune diseases. The Feinstein now holds the larg...

'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness

...is found to carry a mutation in the LCA5 gene, the risk of blindness in their children and grandchildren is still virtually zero as long as the other parent does not carry it," says Professor Inglehearn. "The odds of two parents both carrying the same or different mutations in the LCA5 gene is very low, b...

Researchers shed light on shrinking of chromosomes

...advance our understanding of cell division and the risk factors that lead to defects in chromosome separation and their dramatic consequences....

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...ose of the famous Serengeti migrations. “We cannot risk losing this amazing natural resource now,” said Fay. The Wildlife Conservation Society is calling for the creation of a Sudano-Sahel Initiative, based on the model of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, to foster wise natural resource management i...

Women well informed about breast cancer, yet lacking knowledge about current treatments

...isks and benefits of those treatments" What is my risk that my breast cancer will come back and/or spread to another part of my body" Where do I go for support when I need it"...

Genetic factors are linked to fever following smallpox vaccination

...s to the future goal of identifying individuals at risk for fever before they are given a specific vaccination. Crowe writes, “The long-term goal is to determine genetic features that could be determined prior to vaccination, allowing practitioners to modulate the vaccination plan according to risk. Thi...

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

... with serious health problems such as an increased risk of depression, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ...

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