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St. Jude study solves mystery of mammalian ears

...bility of the cilia to amplify sound, then hearing should be affected when the mutant prestin made the cell extend itself. Therefore, the team developed a line of genetically modified mice that carried only mutant prestin in their outer hair cells. The researchers then tested the animals’ responses to sound...

Carnegie Mellon scientists find key HIV protein makes cell membranes bend more easily

...thickness of that membrane. “Reducing this energy should help explain in part how HIV infection occurs so readily,” said Tristram-Nagle. “Our findings definitely will change how theoreticians think about virus-cell interactions. This same phenomenon could provide a general way that viruses use to infect ce...

Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine

...o control the virus than others," Goldstein. "This should ultimately lead to novel targets for vaccines, the...mmune system genes control responses to infections should help us to design better treatments and more effective vaccines." Added Haynes: "CHAVI was designed...

Identified main genetic variants involved in response to HIV

...onal vaccine development. This and similar studies should push us toward more personalised medicine, where the most suitable drugs for each individual would be determined on the basis of their gene characteristics....

Art and music for the birds

...might prefer Miles Davis to the Dixie Chicks – you should come see for yourself.”...

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

...“Because the vaccine is weakened, the side effects should be minimized enough to give the vaccine to all individuals, even those whose immune systems are suppressed,” says Dr. Salata. “Our hope is that the new vaccine will be a safer alternative to the current vaccine.” UHCMC and the School of Medicine w...

Releasing fish for the future

... from an initial two-year project are that fishers should Cut the line on fish that swallow hooks Remove hooks caught in the fish’s mouth Minimise air exposure Use landing nets without knotted mesh Maintain water quality in on-boat holding tanks, and Use the right rig for the fish specie...

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

...n of anti-viral therapies to reduce HBV viral load should be considered as part of management for HCC patients undergoing chemotherapy.” ...

Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest

...llegal mining. The report suggests that strategies should focus on protecting freshwater streams and preventing fragmentation of the natural habitat from unchecked or poorly planned development. The Guayana Shield region contains the largest undisturbed tropical rainforest on the planet, a northern Amazo...

Modeling the restless brain

...duce. We believe that ongoing spontaneous activity should be studied in itself. Other researchers consider this to be unimportant 'noise' that should be filtered out." Honey and Sporns, associate professor in the Department of Psychological and B...

New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning

...e installed in hotels, motels, and resorts, guests should consider carrying a CO alarm when they travel.” ...

New bacterium discovered -- related to cause of trench fever

...cratches and exposure to body lice. Medical staff should know to look for Bartonella infections if someone with a persistent, unexplained high fever has a cat, has been homeless or has been in the Andes Mountains. “As we continue to discover new pathogens and how humans get infected with them, we impr...

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

...thin a community healthcare delivery system, which should provide not only reliable supplies of drugs, with adequate facilities for storage and dispensing, but also educational programmes for health practitioners and the general population, he concludes....

Longer treatment benefits sleep apnea patients

... therapy. The findings suggest that most patients should use CPAP for at least 7.5 hours each night to realize the greatest possible benefits of therapy. "Relationship Between Hours of CPAP Use and Achieving Normal Levels of Sleepiness and Daily Functioning," is published in the June issue of the journ...

Ancient DNA traces the woolly mammoth's disappearance

... of the mammoth’s last gasp. “At a time when we should be very concerned about the potential extinction of many existing large mammals, studying those that occurred in the geologically recent past can provide many insights,” Lister said. “Our work, together with that of others, shows that the conditions ...

Brightening prospects of using fluorescent nanotubes in medical applications

...the locations where the clusters attach. Nanotubes should work as well as gold clusters as microscopic blow torches while their fluorescence should make them easy to locate. At least that is the hypothesis the researchers hope to test....

Research shows cord blood comparable to matched bone marrow

... source of blood stem cells (cord blood or marrow) should be considered the “gold standard” for treatment of childhood leukemia. In this study, the investigators compared outcomes of pediatric leukemia patients who received unrelated bone marrow transplants with those who received umbilical cord transpla...

Dual-imaging technique useful before -- and during -- brain surgery

...nections between different parts of the brain that should be avoided during surgery. Leach says the detailed, easy-to-understand images produced from functional MRI data also help patients understand what is happening in their head and how the surgery will be conducted. “We can essentially show patien...

Physicist cracks women's random but always lucky choice of X chromosome

...chromosome but they had little idea as to why this should happen randomly to one X chromosome’s gene and not the other. Scientists are extremely uncomfortable with this randomness and have sought a clear scientific reason as to why one X chromosome was switched off rather than the other. The observations...

Researchers reveal structure of protein altered in autism

...rticle in the June issue of the journal Structure, should help scientists pinpoint the consequences of other genetic abnormalities associated with the disorder. “By understanding the three-dimensional structure of the normal protein, researchers can now make predictions about how mutations in the gene affe...

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