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Agent slows aging in mice

... be that the female mice because of their hormonal status have other pathways to death and disability, or need higher or lower levels of NDGA to see an effect.” The large, carefully controlled study at three sites, called the NIA Interventions Testing Program, is intended to provide some of the first r...

The insect vector always bites twice

...showed that they differ depending on the infection status of the subjects (exposed uninfected/infected) and the vector or non-vector status of the Glossinia. Hence, immunogenic proteins specific for two Glossinia species investigated (a 42 ...

Longer treatment benefits sleep apnea patients

...ght, depending on the measurement used, functional status or quality-of-life improvements were maximized after 7.5 hours of use each night. Although individual patient response to CPAP therapy can vary, these latest findings provide a yardstick to help clinicians assess whether a patient's use is optimal....

MU researchers to study the status of black bears in Missouri

...e University of Missouri-Columbia are studying the status of black bears in Missouri. Black bears were abundant in the state during the 18th and 19th centuries, but have been considered almost extinct in Missouri since the late 19th century. The results of the MU study will be used by the Missouri Departmen...

Electric fish conduct electric duets in aquatic courtship

...ings and communicate their species, sex and social status with other fish. It is also the first study to successfully sort signals in electric fish based on sex. The research, which is the cover story in the July 1 issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, is authored by Carl D. Hopkins, Cornell prof...

Scientists discover 5 new species of sea slugs from the Tropical Eastern Pacific

...oiba, Coiba National Park, Panama. The new species status and naming of this animal awaits the discovery of additional specimens....

Hearts of male and female rainbow trout are different

...itat suitability, swimming capabilities and health status of wild and hatchery-reared rainbow trout, and human heart disease, sex-specific treatment. ...

Double the death rate from cirrhosis for 'blue collar' men

...y were manual or non-manual workers. Manual worker status is a marker for lower socio-economic status (SES). Heavy or binge drinking is one of the main contributors to the development of liver cirrh...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...( dhingson@infowest.com ) will discuss the current status of these efforts, as a deadline of April 22, 2008 approaches for implementing the act. Leslie Blomberg of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse will propose 10 ways to reduce noise in natural parks. For example, Blomberg says, the simple step of using q...

Effect on breast tumors of DNA alternations in 3 genes described

... cancer." The researchers analyzed methylation status in three genes, known as E-cadherin, p16 and retinoic acid B2 receptor (RAR-B2), using tissue samples from 887 breast cancers. The samples were taken from women 35-79 years old who participated in the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer Stud...

Better health twice as likely for nonsmokers who live and work with smoking restrictions

...ns are more strongly associated with better health status than workplace smoking restrictions. "As the policy environment continues to move toward comprehensive protection at the workplace, the household increasingly will become the main and perhaps the only significant source of exposure among nonsmoking ...

Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia

... the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the same status as tigers and pandas. Threats to its existence include over-harvesting by hunters due to its size and edibility, as well as habitat destruction from dams, irrigation and dredging. The stretch of Mekong River where the turtle lives is an area close...

Children who sleep more weigh less

...who slept less, even when their BMI and overweight status and such factors as parents?income and education and the children’s race and ethnicity were taken into consideration. Specifically, the researchers found that sleeping an additional hour reduced young children’s chance of being overweight from 36 pe...

Fighting influenza & co. with 40,000 blood samples

...scientists aim to obtain an overview of the immune status of the population which is as representative as possible. 'Recently a number of new respiratory viruses have been discovered,' the Bonn lecturer explains. 'We presume that we will find antibodies in the blood samples of older patients which are less ...

A case of mistaken identity for the ivory-billed woodpecker?

...find the Ivory-billed Woodpecker and determine its status in the USA....

New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly 2 years to your lifespan

...mists and medical researchers as to whether social status alone can affect people's well being and lifespan....tus" from the effect of simple greater wealth that status often brings. Nobel Prize winners were viewed as an ideal group to study as the winners could be see...

Amur leopard still on the brink of extinction, scientists say

... still a unified protected area with national park status has not been established, which is the most important thing for the leopards' survival." At least four leopard litters were encountered during the census. This is a good sign because it means that the population is not completely depressed and is ...

Gene expression test reveals ER and HER-2 status of breast tumors

...t makes a tumor vulnerable to a specific drug. The status of these factors is now determined by pathology te... factor receptor-2 (HER-2) positive. Each receptor status requires different types of treatment. The gene expression tests were 90 percent accurate for bot...

Scientists map key landmarks in human genome

...hat promoters of genes that had similar expression status (they were all "off" or "on") had related nucleosome locations. The technique successfully pinpointed the location of some nucleosomes previously found through other means, but the new method can be applied to the entire genomes of human and other ce...

Update on census of world's most endangered cat -- Female Amur leopard found dead

...ed for a unified protected area with national park status if the leopard is to survive in the wild.? In February and March, World Wildlife Fund, along with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Pacific Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Science, conducted a routine snow-track census of l...

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