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

... value for babies. For them, sleep ranks as one of the most highly regarded indexes of healthy developmen... a childs sleep is vital to his or her growth, but the origins of problems affecting it remained unclear. Now, we have evidence that these patterns may be ...

St. Jude study solves mystery of mammalian ears

Protein motor in cochlea hair cells dominates the process of sound amplification in the mammalian ear, while movement of the cilia atop those cells dominates the response in non-mammals A...

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

...entists have made an important discovery that aids the understanding of why HIV enters immune cells with ...HIV docks onto a host cell, it dramatically lowers the energy required for a cell membrane to bend, making it easier for the virus to infect immune cells. ...

Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine

... researchers has identified three gene variants in the DNA of 486 people infected with HIV that appear to have helped some of the patients fight off the virus and delay the onset of full-blown AIDS. The researchers expect the new...

Scratch no more: Gene for itch sensation discovered

...ty School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the first gene for the itch sensation in the central nervous system. The discovery could rapidly lead to new treatments dir...

FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates

...ogy regulation was a baseball game, FDA has scored the first run in the first inning. But the agency must act rapidly to adopt and fully implement the Nanotechnology Task F...

One species, many genomes

..., a different way of branching - wild varieties of the plant Arabidopsis thaliana are often substantially different from the laboratory strain of this small mustard plant, a favorite of many plant biologists. Which detailed d...

Identified main genetic variants involved in response to HIV

This international collaboration has been the largest ever to have taken place in a large scale ...fferences between patients infected by HIV, and is the first study of this kind in the field of infectious disease. Catalan participants have been coordina...

Art and music for the birds

...iration for artists. But what have artists offered the natural world" Would a bird even like rock and rol...fine arts at Rutgers University—Camden, is testing the musical tastes of our fine feathered friends with an exhibition featuring four 10-foot red perches o...

Nicotine rush hinges on sugar in neurons

When nicotine binds to a neuron, how does the cell know to send the signal that announces a smoker’s high" As with other questions involving good sensations, the answe...

Common cancer gene sends death order to tiny killer

...cientists at Johns Hopkins have discovered one way the p53 gene does what it's known for—stopping the colon cancer cells. Their report will be published in the June 8 issue of Molecular Cell. The rese...

Research identifies protein that signals flowering in squash plants

...te short-day flowering wild squash. The length of the day relative to night, or photoperiod, is a strong determining factor for the induction of flowering in many plant species. Short day (SD) plants require a short day length (or m...

Cellular message movement captured on video

... images of a bovine aortic endothelial cell reveal the motion toward the cell's nucleus of a message-carrying protein called paxillin (orange) in tandem with actin filaments...

Researchers discover inherited mutation for leukemia

Researchers have discovered the first inherited gene mutation that increases a per...isk for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), one of the most common forms of the disease. The study shows that the inherited mutation greatly reduces the ...

Agent slows aging in mice

... cancer and other destructive processes, can boost the odds of living longer. Today at the annual meeting of the American Aging Association, University of Michigan scientist Richard A. Miller...

Enzyme delivered in smaller package protects cells from radiation damage

...g a radioprotective enzyme systemically throughout the body which may spare healthy tissue the long-term consequences of therapeutic irradiation. These results are being presented at the 10th ann...

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

...e part of a nationwide research study to determine the safety and effectiveness of a new smallpox vaccine...es 18 to 34 who have never been vaccinated against the disease. The study is the first of its type in Northeast Ohio. The current FDA-approved vaccine, D...

Cells re-energize to come back from the brink of death

...ion by increasing their energy level and repairing the damage, is giving investigators at St. Jude Childr...al cells that have cheated death once by disabling the main suicide pathway called apoptosis can also foil a backup self-destruct program, which allows the...

Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients

Inflammation in the brain may not be so bad after all when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease. In the June 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a team of scientists from the University of R...

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

... could one day become a useful tool for monitoring the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation treatm...d throat cancer, according to a study published in the June 1, 2007, issue of Clinical Cancer Research . Scientists in the National Institute on Deafness ...

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