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Beyond lithium for bipolar disorder

...er." They concluded that "the data presented here warrant further investigation of PACAP signaling in the brain and of the orphan receptor GPR88 as potential new targets in bipolar disorder." Philip E. Brandish, Ming Su, Daniel J. Holder, Paul Hodor, John Szumiloski, Robert R. Kleinhanz, Jaime E. Forbes, M...

Examination of internal 'wiring' of yeast, worm, and fly reveals conserved circuits

...same. In fact, there are striking differences that warrant more investigation." The team included Roded Sharan, a computer scientist currently at the Tel-Aviv University in Israel; Tanja Kuhn and Peter Uetz, researchers at the Institute of Genetics in Karlsruhe, Germany; Ideker, Silpa Suthram, Ryan M. Kelle...

Langerhans cells regulate immune reactions in the skin

... Most such challenges are not dangerous and do not warrant an immune response." Langerhans cells may function generally to prevent excessive responses in the skin. "Failure of this mechanism could result in chronic inflammatory skin conditions like lupus and psoriasis, said Shlomchik. "This is the new theor...

Legume compounds may help cancer treatment

... are promising therapeutic molecules which clearly warrant further investigation," Professor Parish said. CILR Director Professor Peter Gresshoff said the current research success highlighted the importance of a critical mass of multidisciplinary biological scientists working together. "The CILR was formed...

Technology for monitoring fetal oxygen during labor offers no apparent benefit

...h to try to find if there was sufficient reason to warrant introducing fetal oxygen saturation monitoring into the delivery room. A previous study of the technology was inconclusive. That study found no overall change in Caesarean delivery rates when fetal oxygen saturation monitoring was undertaken. Howe...

Xylitol reduces risk of cavities

...ird of the sweetening. The studies nevertheless warrant the following recommendations: A daily intake of xylitol is recommended as a supplement for patients at high risk for tooth decay. Xylitol products that actively stimulate the secretion of saliva should be the first choice, such as chewing...

Cocoa 'vitamin' health benefits could outshine penicillin

...bservational, are so impressive that they may even warrant a rethink of how vitamins are defined. Epicatechin does not currently meet the criteria. Vitamins are defined as essential to the normal functioning, metabolism, regulation and growth of cells and deficiency is usually linked to disease. At the momen...

Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning

...osed by mercury contaminated fish is sufficient to warrant issuing a worldwide general warning to the public ?especially children and women of childbearing age-to be careful about how much and which fish they eat. That is one of the key findings comprising "The Madison Declaration on Mercury Pollution" publ...

Woman's Day and For Womens of Science

...osed by mercury contaminated fish is sufficient to warrant issuing a worldwide general warning to the public ?especially children and women of childbearing age-to be careful about how much and which fish they eat. That is one of the key findings comprising "The Madison Declaration on Mercury Pollution" publ...

Alien plants attack using 'resource conservation' as weapon, researchers say

...ciences at Stanford. To determine which species warrant action, some government agencies in several countries, including the U.S. National Park Service, maintain comprehensive lists of potential invaders, he said. Scientists look at a variety of factors to assess which plants should be included on the lis...

Gene therapy study shows safety and statistically significant improvement in Parkinson's disease

...ire field. These promising observations certainly warrant further, more definitive testing of Neurologix’s technology, and we anticipate beginning a larger Phase 2 study in Parkinson’s disease later this year. Moreover, the results also provide a solid foundation for the development of our other therapeutic...

New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture

...there are reductions of certain animal groups that warrant further investigation.” What is clear is that the advantages or disadvantages of GM crops depend on the specific goals and vision for agroecosystems. As NCEAS Director, Jim Reichman explains, “This important study by an interdisciplinary researc...

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