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Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
...han 14,000 women an estimated 85 to 90 percent of those
eligible responded to questionnaires that gauged how depressed or anxious they were at multiple points early on in, late in, and after their pregnancy. Later on, the women were then asked to report on their childs sleep habits at 6, 18 and 30 months...
St. Jude study solves mystery of mammalian ears
...he mammalian ear, while movement of the cilia atop those
cells dominates the response in non-mammals A 30-...c questions about how the body works, and then use those
answers to solve medical problems in the future.” The long-standing argument centers around outer ...
Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine
... studied. The CHAVI investigators wanted to study those
patients who had many sequential blood samples taken during this plateau in viral load. Before their analyses began collaborators in the EuroChavi consortium, coordinated by Amalio Telenti at the University of Lausanne, sifted through data collected ...
One species, many genomes
...n with other organisms, on the other hand, such as those
responsible for defense against pathogens or infections, are much more variable than the average gene. "The genetic variability appears to reflect adaptation of local circumstances," says Weigel. It is likely that such variable genes allow plants to ...
Common cancer gene sends death order to tiny killer
...to contain damaged or missing p53, they found that those
cells had limited or zero miR-34a. "With no p53 gene or miR-34a to stem tumor development, there's no brake in pancreatic cells and uncontrolled growth leads to cancer," says Anirban Maitra, M.B.B.S., associate professor of pathology, oncology an...
Enzyme delivered in smaller package protects cells from radiation damage
...retained radioprotective capacity, they irradiated those
cells as well as another cell line transfected wit...as implications for the prophylactic protection of those
who may be the first responders to a nuclear accident or a terrorist attack, such as a "dirty bomb,"...
Innovative smallpox vaccine research study to be conducted at Case Medical Center
...nough 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 will act as a subunit of St. Louis University’s Center for Vaccine Devel...
Blood test may help signal tumor's remission, return in throat cancer patients
...ent were more likely to remain in remission, while those
who experienced a large rise over time in those
proteins frequently exhibited a return of throat cancer. The findings could help lead to the develop...
Cigarette smoke alters DNA in sperm, genetic damage could pass to offspring
...ies correlate mutations in non-coding regions with those
in coding regions, and that some repetitive regions of DNA (not exam-ined in this study) are associated with genes. “It stands to reason that mutations could also interfere with genes, but our ongoing research looks to clarify the severity of DNA...
Researchers track how spores break out of dormant state
...s, including Marco Plomp, lead author at LLNL, and those
from Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute and Northwestern University, used AFM to identify disassembly of the outer spore coat rodlet structures, which appear to be structurally similar to amyloid fibrils that have been associated with neu...
New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning
...20 rescue personnel were accidentally poisoned. Of those
poisoned, 27 died, 66 developed pathological conditions, and 6 had conditions resulting in a jury verdict. Jury verdicts have averaged $4.8 million per incident (range=$1 million-17.5 million). Poisoning occurred at hotels of all classes. Accordi...
Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease
... pre-school children with rhinitis were similar to those
for allergic diseases in a group of children who have been monitored since before they were born. “Our findings were consistent with the view that snoring forms part of the spectrum of allergic diseases in childhood,” he said. While the study f...
A new plant-bacterial symbiotic mechanism promising for crop applications
... leguminous plants of temperate zones, very little those
of the tropics. The team from the IRD’s ‘Labor... of fixing much higher quantities of nitrogen than those
usually measured in leguminous plants which have nodules only on their roots. The researchers se...
Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene
...nts and at-risk people most likely to benefit from those
treatments,” said Dr. Eric Reiman, the study’s fir...e GAB2 protein produced by this gene is present in those
brain cells containing tangles. When the researchers silenced GAB2 in preliminary studies it increas...
Caribbean frogs started with a single, ancient voyage on a raft from South America
...walked there across land bridges that existed when those
islands were connected in a geologic arc about 70-to-80-million years ago. A second major theory proposed that they arrived, instead, by rafting across the Caribbean Sea after the giant asteroid impact near Cuba 65-million years ago, which is widely...
New bacterium discovered -- related to cause of trench fever
...d treatment as soon as possible – particularly for those
with a weakened immune system, who can die from the infection,” she says. “Also, different Bartonella species respond to different drugs, so it is essential to explore further and pinpoint which one is involved.” The cat scratch bacteria and the ...
Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way
...hough there are insufficient numbers of donors for those
on transplant lists today, another piece of the pu... in the future, and we need technology to preserve those
we make.” ...
In mice, drug protects against diabetes and atherosclerosis
...c responses to consumption of fatty foods. Some of those
effects make the body less sensitive to 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...
Brain holds clues to bipolar disorder
...uroimaging also can help predict which patients of those
who are genetically predisposed to bipolar disorder will develop symptoms of the disease....
Ancient DNA traces the woolly mammoth's disappearance
...nd, however, was an “interesting pattern, not like those
of the other species.” Their genetic data indic...xtinction of many existing large mammals, studying those
that occurred in the geologically recent past can provide many insights,” Lister said. “Our work, to...
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