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Tumor Suppressor p53's Contradictory Regulatory System

A new study appearing in the online open-access journal PLoS Biology examines the role played by the tumor suppressor protein called p53. It has been found that any mutations of p53 play a key role in the development of many human cancers. //This particular study was carried out by Min Hu, Yigong S...

Susie's Big Adventure Explores Plastic Surgery In Saudi Arabia

...wire/ -- Women around the world want to feel beautiful and good about themselves, and Saudi women are no exception. But is unnecessary plastic surgery contradictory to Islam, which is such a strong guiding force in the kingdom? Read about how plastic surgery has gained popularity in this strict Muslim country. ...

Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body

...ationships between diet, dental disease, and chronic systemic illness in a report published July 1 in the Journal of Dental Research . He weighed two contradictory viewpoints on the role of dietary carbohydrates in health and disease. The debate surrounds fermentable carbohydates: foods that turn into simple sug...

Your Surroundings Mirror Your Beliefs

...tion that either upheld their point of view or opposed it. The researchers found that people were twice as likely to seek out supporting material than contradictory material. And they were especially likely to seek out confirming opinions on such topics as religion, politics or ethics, Albarracin said. Research...

AACE Response to Insulin Glargine Cancer Risk Articles in Diabetologia

...tioned against over-interpretation of their limited data and analyses, which precluded them from drawing any firm conclusions. For example, there were contradictory findings among the studies, patient populations were not always comparable, and the duration of observation was short. Nonetheless, since the relation...

Smoking more than 5 cigarettes a day provokes migraine attacks

...has appeared in the Journal of Headache and Pain . The influence of tobacco as a precipitating, non-causal factor of migraine attacks has produced contradictory data in scientific literature. The limited research prior to the work published in The Journal of Headache and Pain indicated that smoking could impro...

Clock Ticking In Boston Archdiocese Abortion Scandal

...ve action," Brown said. "The Cardinal must not permit this scandal to continue. It would be tragic for yet another debacle, caused by misinformation, contradictory statements and shameful cover-ups to besmirch the reputation of the Archdiocese of Boston." American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by Judie B...

Healthcare Advocates can be Lifesavers

...process. "I'd call my health advocate a guardian angel," says Livingston while explaining that after almost three years of various and sometimes contradictory diagnoses, medications and confused looks from doctors, a colleague with Law Enforcement Health Benefits recommended Guardian Nurses Healthcare Advo...

Teen Birth Rate Up For Second Year in a Row

...ults and teens view efforts that encourage teens to delay sex and that encourage sexually active teens to use contraception as complimentary n ot contradictory strategies. In particular: Teens say parents (31%) most influence their decisions about sex -- more than friends (18%), the media (7%)...

Desire for Performance Coupled With Natural Ingredients Boosts Botanical Actives Consumption in Personal Care

...roducts, but also performance," notes Nikola Matic, senior analyst, Chemicals and Material Industry at Kline. "These two requirements were regarded as contradictory a few years ago, but highly substantiated botanical products developed recently brought new solutions to formulators." The use of botanicals in c...
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Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression

...e shown health benefits with green tea, including a reduced incidence of prostate cancer, according to Cardelli. However, some human trials have found contradictory results. The few trials conducted to date have evaluated the clinical efficacy of green tea consumption and few studies have evaluated the change in b...

Time (and PPAR-beta/delta) heals all wounds

...s Tan. "But excessive proliferation isn't good: you can end up with hypertrophic scarring." This may also be critical to prevent tumor development. contradictory reports exist on whether PPARβ/δ promotes or inhibits epithelial cancers (4-6). Tan's group has already found that fibroblasts lacking the p...

Abandon hope

... for a sustainable future, because every other message I receive suggests that disaster is guaranteed," they explain. People are hearing radically contradictory messages: Scientists present evidence that profound environmental disaster is imminent. It is urgent to live up to an extremely high standa...

Better beer: College team creating anticancer brew

...oy the same benefits, resveratrol is already sold as a health supplement, and some believe it could play a role in the "French paradox," the seemingly contradictory observation that the French suffer from relatively low rates of heart disease despite having a diet that's rich in saturated fats. "I have seen som...

Moderate quantities of dirt make more rain

...eae and his co-authors are now tracing a common theme through the sometimes contradictory effects that these tiny particles have on precipitation. Their new approach...ave been considered separately up to now. Consequently, the results were so contradictory that the subject was often sidelined," says Meinrat Andreae. The common thr...

Consumption of nut products during pregnancy linked to increased asthma in children

...ing pregnancy may increase the risk that the fetuses they carry would become sensitized to certain allergens. Research on the topic, however, has been contradictory and inconclusive Nearly 4,000 expectant mothers from the Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy study conducted by the Dutch governmen...

Ancient 'Nutcracker Man' challenges ideas on evolution of human diet

...odern-day fruit-eating animals than with most modern-day primates. "It looks more like they were eating Jell-O," Ungar said. This finding, while contradictory to previous speculation on the diet of P. boisei, is in line with a paradox documented in fish. Liem's Paradox states that animals may actively avoid ...

Computer savvy canines

...es before. In the second test, the dogs were shown new dog pictures pasted onto the landscape pictures used in the training phase, facing them with contradictory information: on the one hand, a new positive stimulus as the pictures contained dogs even though they were new dogs; on the other hand, a familiar neg...

Scientists find how amber becomes death trap for watery creatures

... of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, said Dilcher has performed a great service in answering a question that has long puzzled scientists, the seemingly contradictory aspect of finding aquatic insects in tree resin. Its been one of the strange things mentioned by biologists and entomologists for decades how do y...

Ultra-low-dose aspirin might decrease bleeding severity in portal hypertension

...ors, to date no clear explanation has existed to elucidate the effect of such a small dose of aspirin, and no mechanism has been found to explain this contradictory action. The prothrombotic effects of COX 2 inhibitors became evident in 2004 when one of the most widely accepted non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ...
Contradictory in Biological Technology

The myth of the performance-based management

...us terms prevalent in the management vernacular such as customer-centric, value added, and mission critical, it has all sorts of implied and sometimes contradictory meanings. In practice, performance-based management techniques fall in the category of what I call management by 2x4 variations of the age old pr...

Stem cell bank announcement validates quality of Wisconsin research

...conducted ethically in Wisconsin, under the watchful eye of a federal agency. If none of that makes sense, welcome to the complicated and sometimes contradictory world of stem-cell politics. Monday's announcement that UW-Madison would be home to the $16 million National Stem Cell Bank was a boost to Wisconsi...

Healthcare leaders tell how they rally stakeholders around IT

...gn document on large sheets of paper in the physician dining room with plenty of pens and asked for feedback. Comments poured in, and though many were contradictory the feedback helped design a system that better met the actual needs of physicians - and got those physicians more excited about the project. Maki...

WARF stem cell patent faces long and winding road

... protection of biotechnological inventions. According to Anderson, the European rules contain certain exclusions from patentability, and the seemingly contradictory rules that are relevant to the WARF case are as follows: Rule 23d, which says that European patents will not be granted with respect to biotechnolo...

IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption

...lthcare Conference , a somewhat incredulous John Wade, the chair-elect of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society , blasted a seemingly contradictory stance by the Internal Revenue Service on the subject of healthcare information technology. Wade noted the IRS had threatened to remove the tax-e...
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Charles Darwin

...f his contemporaries, these elements of his thought are often hard for modern readers to reconcile with his overall scientific approach. Darwin was contradictory and ambiguous in his views on the ways in which his theories included particular social implications. He certainly agreed with views first expressed (...
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