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JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 19, 2009

EDITOR'S PICK: Fetal heath affected by mother's diet In the United States, there has been a recent dramatic rise in the number of children classified as obese and diagnosed with obesity-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). One factor thought ...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 16, 2008) − Eating too much fructose can induce leptin resistance, a condition that can easily lead to becoming overweight when combined with a high-fat, high-calorie diet, according to a new study with rats. Although previous studies have shown that being leptin resis...

Super atoms turn the periodic table upside down

Researchers at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in The Netherlands have developed a technique for generating atom clusters made from silver and other metals. Surprisingly enough, these so-called super atoms (clusters of 13 silver atoms, for example) behave in the same way as individual at...

JCI table of contents: Aug. 16, 2007

EDITOR'S PICK: Can cancer drugs combine forces? Individuals with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) are treated first with a drug known as imatinib (Gleevec), which targets the protein known to cause the cancer (BCR-ABL). If their disease returns, because BCR-ABL mutants emerge that are resistan...

JCI table of contents: Aug. 9, 2007

EDITOR'S PICK: New molecular regulators of hyperthyroidism and goiter The thyroid gland has an important role in determining how much energy the body burns. Thyroid gland functions are regulated by a hormone known as thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). Increased levels of TSH, as well as incre...

Fresh from the grapevine to the table

BET DAGAN, ISRAEL - Table grapes are subject to serious water loss and decay while making the long trip from the vine to dinner tables around the world. Mold and browning of the stems are the two main factors that reduce grape quality during shipping and storage in retail produce sections. Pads...

Climate change poker: The barriers which are preventing a global agreement

...that similar to a poker game, countries will be delaying decisions until the last hours of the conference when all the bargaining chips will be on the table and parties cannot wait any longer to see who will show their hand first. Other barriers delegates will face in their bid to reach an agreement on ...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

...mates this to reach $9.44 billion in 2014. If you are interested in a virtual brochure, which provides a brief synopsis of the research and a table of contents, send an e-mail to David Escalante, Corporate Communications, at david.escalante@frost.com " target="_new"> david.escalante@frost.com ...

Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

...the speed of cargo screening in the seaports." If you are interested in a virtual brochure, which provides a brief synopsis of the research and a table of contents, please e-mail Monika Kwiecinska, Corporate Communications, at monika.kwiecinska@frost.com " target="_new"> monika.kwiecinska@frost.com ...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

...A Glimpse II-1 Global Market Analysis II-1 table 1: Worldwide Solid-state, Fiber, Gas, and Dye Lase... Europe Dominates, Asia Grows Fastest II-2 table 2: Worldwide Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Laser...II-3 Industrial Applications Dominate II-3 table 3: Worldwide Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Laser...

Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet

... of the planet by non-vascular plants, or primitive ground huggers, as Knauth calls them. This period, roughly 700 million years ago virtually set the table for the later explosion of life through the development of early soil that sequestered carbon, led to the build up of oxygen and allowed higher life f...

Army study improves ability to predict drinking water needs

...the complexity of predicting sweat loss, such as skin temperature and amount of energy expended. However, the researchers hope to develop either a table or an online application program in which an individual could enter variables such as height and weight, how hard and long they would be active and wh...

Recent news reports of sweetener reformulations raise questions about motivations

...nd Food Politics, continued her criticism stating, "The irony is that white table sugar formerly a leading target of 'eat less' messages suddenly has a hea...all contain four calories per gram. Switching out a kind of corn sugar for table sugar is not for health and it is not for science. It is for quarterly ear...

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

...onmental toxicology. "You can die from eating a few tablespoons of ordinary table salt at one time, but that doesn't mean that table salt is a poison at the doses that humans normally consume. "With compou...

Scientific evidence of health problems from past contamination of drinking water at Camp Lejeune is limited and unlikely to be resolved with further study

...on the liver, kidneys, and nervous and immune systems. The findings are in table 1 on page 10. The absence of other diseases and disorders from table 1 indicate that the findings were inconsistent between the epidemiologic an...

ExcellGene SA first company to offer contract manufacturing in 250 Liter OrbShake bioreactor

..., Switzerland has been designing and manufacturing shakers since 1949. Known worldwide for our quality and reliability, our range spans from the small table top shakers / incubator shakers to the very large 6-tray pilot shaker. We sell them through a worldwide network of dedicated distributors. Cooperation...

Development of an artificial simulator of the nervous system to do research into diseases

...release is available in Spanish . Researchers of the University of Granada have developed a simulator, so-called EDLUT ('Event driven look up table based simulator'), which permits to reproduce any part of the body's nervous system, such as the retina, the cerebellum, the hearing centres or the ne...

ExcellGene and Khner achieved milestone in development of novel 250 Liter mammalian cell culture bioreactors

..., Switzerland has been designing and manufacturing shakers since 1949. Known worldwide for our quality and reliability, our range spans from the small table top shakers / incubator shakers to the very large 6-tray pilot shaker. We sell them through a worldwide network of dedicated distributors. Cooperation...

Springer and Japanese Society of Biorheology to work together

...ia the Springer Open Choice program, have the option of publishing their articles using the open access publishing model. Cross Reference Linking and table of Content Alert services will be fully implemented for the journal. ...

American Society for Microbiology to host 109th general meeting in Philadelphia

...ving things. Among the topics to be presented are: Global food safety: Reducing the risk of microbial contamination from farm to table Emerging infections Plugging microbial activities and genomes into the energy grid New concepts and strategies for vaccines Updates on MRS...

Straw bale house survives violent shaking at earthquake lab

... RENO, Nev. It huffed and puffed, but the 82-ton-force, earthquake-simulation shake table could not knock down the straw house designed and built by University of Nevada, Reno alumna and civil engineer Darcey Donovan. The full-scale, 14...

Queen's scientists find new way to battle MRSA

... to seven other infectious microorganisms." Ionic liquids, just like the table salt sprinkled on food, are salts. They consist entirely of ions - electrically-charged atoms or groups of atoms. Unlike table salt, however, which has to be heated to over 800o C to become a liquid, th...

Deep-sea rocks point to early oxygen on Earth

...iderite in the modern atmosphere," said Hiroshi Ohmoto, professor of geochemistry, Penn State. "That is why we wanted to drill deeper, below the water table and recover unweathered rocks." The researchers drilled diagonally into the base of a hill in the Pilbara Craton in northwest Western Australia to ...

Anatomical Science International joins Springer's publishing program

...nk.com , Springer's online information platform. It will include fast, electronic publication in Online First, as well as Cross Reference Linking and table of Content Alerts. Springer will digitize the back volumes of Anatomical Science International to 2002, making them available to readers through th...

Study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

...put us in a better mood. UI psychologist Kim Johnson and colleagues found in their research that when rats are deficient in sodium chloride, common table salt, they shy away from activities they normally enjoy, like drinking a sugary substance or pressing a bar that stimulates a pleasant sensation in th...

Pure fructose frequently confused with high fructose corn syrup

...ose corn syrup contains approximately equal ratios of fructose and glucose. table sugar also contains equal ratios of fructose and glucose. High fructose co... nectar). There is no meaningful difference in how the body metabolizes table sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Once the combination of glucose and fr...

Novel veterinary procedure detecting life-threatening injuries touted

...ng rib fractures, intercostal muscle tears, diaphragmatic hernia, hemothorax, and hemopericardium advantageously upon patient presentation on the exam table during triage. The group of San Antonio emergency and critical care veterinarians has also found TFAST extremely helpful in traumatized cats as well...

Dealing with taxonomic uncertainty for threatened and endangered species

...er biological fields, to allow precautionary decision-making for the purposes of conservation. She illustrates such a possible route using a decision table that uses information on both risk and the likelihood of attaining more data quickly to place potential species or sub-species as designated for conse...

ABC publishes monograph on scientific and clinical research of Sinupret

...ct's researched pharmacological actions, and safety data. The monograph also contains an extensive summary of human clinical research in both text and table form, among other data. Sinupret contains extracts of five traditional European herbs: elder (Sambucus nigra) flowers, primrose (Primula veris) flo...

Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008

...$3.1 million or $0.05 per share. See the financial table below reconciling these non-GAAP figures to GAAP. ...ments to restructuring accruals. See the financial table below reconciling these non-GAAP figures to GAAP. ...ucts of more than $20.0 million. See the financial table below reconciling the non-GAAP figures to GAAP. Al...

Cutting salt isn't the only way to reduce blood pressure

...ssium. The panel said healthy 19-to-50 year-old adults should consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day -- equivalent to one teaspoon of table salt. More than 95 percent of American men and 75 percent of American women in this age range exceed this amount. To lower blood pressure and blunt...

New drug holds out promise of normal diet for sufferers of devastating PKU genetic disease

...her doesn't have to imagine it; that was normal life at her family's dinner table for years. Her daughter Maggie, now 20, suffers from phenylketonuria (PKU),...ittle sprigs of broccoli," Fischer said. "She would be crying at the dinner table that she wanted more broccoli," Fischer said. "Saying no to a kid who wants...

Nations that sow food crops for biofuels may reap less than previously thought

... To evaluate his numbers against published yield table values, he then computed a global average yield fo... What he found were large gaps between the yield table numbers and his own, especially for developing cou...eveloped countries matched well with current yield table estimates, the average yield of developing countri...

Biophysical Reviews makes debut in 2009

...nk.com , Springer's online information platform, and will include fast, electronic publication in Online First, as well as Cross Reference Linking and table of Content Alerts. All potential authors have the option, via the Springer Open Choice program, of publishing their articles using the open access pu...

New polymer coatings prevent corrosion, even when scratched

... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Imagine tiny cracks in your patio table healing by themselves, or the first small scratch on your new car disappearing by itself. This and more may be possible with self-healing coatings bei...

Favorite Thanksgiving dish gets 'upscale' breeding

... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Families gathering around the Thanksgiving table this year will enjoy a traditional side dish that's been given some "upscale" breeding cranberries. While this year's version of the age-old stapl...

Gaps in adhesion

...rce microscope, which only measures a few nanometers, they pick up a single chain of the polymer in the same way someone would pick up a thread from a table with their finger. Then they pull the tip away from the surface and measure the force required. They need 67 piconewtons to break the bond between the...

Global warming predicted to hasten carbon release from peat bogs

...us, or 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit, a gain that is at the conservative end of estimates for the next 100 years. Their modeling looked specifically at water table dynamics, since peat bogs' stability is grounded in their cold, waterlogged nature. "Previous modeling has assumed that decomposition in peat bogs ...

Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

.... The researchers studied the effect of regular table grapes (a blend of green, red, and black grapes) t...rent study was supported in part by the California table Grape Commission, which also supplied the grape po...ood pressure without medication. The dose of whole table grape powder that was consumed in the study was ro...

Stanford researchers: Global warming is killing frogs and salamanders in Yellowstone Park

..., the pondsas small as backyard fish ponds, as large as small lakeshave been recharged during the summer by the groundwater in the soil. But the water table is dropping, the researchers say, as human-induced climate change produces a deadly combination of higher temperatures and less rain and snow. Moreove...
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