Tag: "young" at biology news
The insect vector always bites twice
...te of antisalivary antibodies against Anopheles in young
children (under 5 years), the population most expo...ed to improve strategies of prevention and care of young
patients in the context of seasonal transmission of the disease. The objective of the work conduc...
How to lose weight and not go hungry: HU researcher develops drug that mimics feeling of 'fullness'
...ovided a universally accepted solution. However, a young
researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem f...sends out a signal that one feels “full.” The young
Hebrew university researchers developed a novel method for synthesizing a peptide (a peptide is a co...
Largest synthetic gene ever built offers insights into anti-malarial drug resistance
...infection each year. Most of these deaths occur in young
children living in sub-Saharan Africa. Roepe and his collaborators at Georgetown University, in collaboration with investigators at the National Institutes of Health, described in 2000 that the PfCRT gene is primarily responsible for the vast maj...
Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study
...ne fell swoop. Essentially, these mice start their young
adulthood with two strikes against them in terms of long-term tissue maintenance, and so, they subsequently age before their time.” With this new knowledge of how DNA repair, stem cells, and the aging process interconnect, Brown, first author Yaro...
Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way
...s. They start with reproductive tissues because young
women with cancer produce a compelling need and are a good model for other tissues and organs. “What we tell patients is that right now the standard of care for people who are going through cancer therapy is to use egg donors later on,” says Dr. A...
Warning from Asian bees
...irely on honeybees for pollination and Australia’s young
almond industry is booming right now in the tri-State region.” Since varroa mite and other bee diseases hit America and wiped out huge numbers, US beekeepers have also relied on NSWgrown stock to help pollinate their almond trees. In 2006, Aust...
Runners -- Let thirst be your guide
...t have occurred from EAH is that these are healthy young
people who otherwise would have lived normal, long lives,” says Verbalis, who is also Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Georgetown. “The data clearly indicate that EAH is caused by excess drinking during endurance exercise ...
Researchers demonstrate way to control tree height
... their studies, OSU scientists were able to create young
poplar trees, which grow rapidly and can reach a mature height of 150 feet or more, that were anywhere from about 15 feet to a few inches tall after two years of growth. The smallest of them could be difficult to even find, tiny little “shrublets” am...
Children of smokers have more than 5 times higher levels of a nicotine toxin
... be responsible for up to 6,000 deaths per year in young
children. The authors say: ‘Babies and children are routinely exposed to cigarette smoking by their carers in their homes, without the legislative protection available to adults in public places.’ But they acknowledge that there are practical...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
...e) than among men (15% decline). Rates among young
adults (ages 18-24) have declined twice as much as rates among other adult age groups Among all ethnic groups, Asian New Yorkers have made the most progress, with a 30% decline in the smoking rates, though Asian males still smoke at a rate of 16...
Ants show us how to make super-highways
...ce so that prey can be delivered to the developing young
at maximum speed. The raid always remains connected to the nest by a trail of forager traffic, along which prey-laden foragers run back to run back to the nest. This trail can be extremely uneven and full of ‘pot holes’ as it passes over leaves and ...
Eavesdropping comes naturally to young song sparrows
...gan eavesdropping on the phone calls of Americans, young
song sparrows were listening to and learning the t...ong repertoires have found the first evidence that young
birds choose many of their songs by eavesdropping on the tuneful interactions between other sparrows...
Hearts of male and female rainbow trout are different
...ist in rainbow trout. These differences occur at a young
age and are only realized when the trout heart is contracting and not under resting conditions. The study is entitled Sex Differences in Cardiac Glucose Metabolism and Function in Immature Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). It was conducted by ...
First clinical trial of gene therapy for childhood blindness
...is results in severely impaired vision from a very young
age and there are currently no effective treatment...ial’s first operations have already taken place in young
adult patients who developed the condition as children. Mr James Bainbridge, who leads the surgical ...
8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure
...used plant infusions for colic and restlessness in young
children. The most direct discovery is the 1993 finding that large doses of popular garlic preparations significantly decreased the diastolic blood pressure in human patients 5-14 hours after the dose with no significant side effects. In addition, wi...
Newborn neurons like to hang with the 'in' crowd
...touch with roughly 1,000 other cells. But just how young
neurons make their presence known and hook up with...zoomed in at a nanometer scale and watched how the young
and the old got acquainted. He observed that between three and four weeks after injection of the...
UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough
...y year go through all kinds of angst because their young
children are going into hospital with very worrying symptoms and it would prevent the death of the children who succumb to it and die." With preclinical modelling in mice having been encouraging, Professor Tindle said clinical trials were forthcomi...
Researchers publish first marsupial genome sequence
... Marsupials are unique among mammals because their young
are born at an extremely early stage of developmen...opment while in a protective pouch. This makes the young
readily available for early developmental research. There are many other areas of biomedical res...
Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer
...study authors. But for the next generation of young
women, a series of three shots of a new HPV vaccin...ransmitted disease, Dr. Ault argues, "young women, young
girls make very good immune responses to this vaccine, so that will enhance their protection." Re...
HIV survival improves if patients stay in care
..., it is one that typically strikes at a relatively young
age. That makes the population different from those who have high blood pressure or adult-onset diabetes. "These patients often have a lot of other things going on. They are young. Often, they face challenges of substance abuse, mental health pr...
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