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Meningitis in Infancy Erodes Academic Success

One in four teenagers who had meningitis during infancy will not pass any GCSE exams, reveals// research published ahead of print in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The findings are based on the GCSE exam results of 750 sixteen year olds across England and Wales, 461 of whom had had bacteri...

AAI honors Chen Dong for breakthrough T lymphocyte research

...against microbial invaders such as viruses and bacteria, Dong said. Th2 coordinates attacks on large parasites that don't penetrate cells. Evidence erodes conventional wisdom Th1 was the prime suspect, Dong said, because it produces interferon-gamma (IFN-y), a powerful cytokine associated with autoimm...

Muscling in on type 2 diabetes

...en that happens, the body reverses muscle production using myostatin," says Hittel. "This is particularly worrisome because losing muscle mass further erodes your ability to control your blood sugar with exercise." One of the tell-tale signs of the transition between insulin resistance and full-blown Type ...

How Many Licks Does it Take to Reduce Tooth Decay?

...i - are considered the primary culprits in tooth decay. They live in a biofilm (plaque) that adheres to the teeth, consume sugar and release acid that erodes tooth enamel, causing decay. Regular brushing and flossing, along with dental checkups, can help to keep S. mutans and Lactobacillus casei in check. ...

Highlights from the August 2008 issue of Ophthalmology

...ildren, as well as a study of successful treatments for ocular surface cancer. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in an Asian Population AMD erodes and can eventually destroy the central vision needed for reading, driving, and other daily tasks. When AMD risk levels among racial and ethnic groups ...

Better Hearing Institute Kicks Off the Across America Hearing Check Challenge for Better Hearing and Speech Month, Bringing Better Quality of Life Back to Millions of Americans

...ows that hearing health affects everything from job performance to sexual intimacy. And when someone experiences unaddressed hearing loss, it silently erodes the sufferer's quality of life -- undermining family relationships, interfering with short-term memory, and creeping into virtually every aspect of da...

Researchers Have Found Reason Why Boys are Better at Maths Than Girls

...dy shows that this is because girls, already bogged down with the stereotypes that they are not as good at maths as boys, tend to worry more, and this erodes the mental resources needed for problem solving. The study researchers found that this threat to performance caused by stereotyping can also h...

Study Offers Window into Human Behavior, Brain Disease

...schizophrenia, the researchers say. In addition, because the disease erodes aspects of social behavior and emotions – self awareness, moral reasoning a... "This finding provides new insight into how frontotemporal dementia erodes the brain at the cellular level," says the first author of the study, Willi...

BMA Criticises Government Bid to Claw Back Doctors' Pay

... under pressure to cut waiting times and deliver high quality services. They deserve a pay rise that reflects their continuing hard work, not one that erodes the value of contracts the government has agreed to."...

Pharmaceutical Companies Banned from Giving Gifts at Stanford

... moral high ground and avoid the appearances of conflict of interest." Cohen said, "The perception that industry is supporting (medical) education erodes the trust by the public that information used to educate new doctors is as unbiased as can be." Other academic medical centers like Yale Universit...
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AstraZeneca Submits sNDA for NEXIUM(R) I.V. for Peptic Ulcer Bleed Indication

...bout Peptic Ulcer Bleed (PUB) PUB is a potentially life-threatening event that occurs as a result of peptic ulcer disease. PUB occurs when the ulcer erodes into an underlying blood vessel. The resulting blood loss can be significant as clotting can be impaired in the acidic environment. If after treatment...
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Fragmentation rapidly erodes Amazonian biodiversity

An international research team has discovered that forest fragmentation poses an even greater threat to Amazonian biodiversity than previously thought. Their findings, to be published next week (27 November ?1 December) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, summari...

First-ever study to link increased mortality specifically to carbon dioxide emissions

...llnesses, emphysema and asthma, and many published studies have associated increased ozone with higher mortality. [Ozone] is a very corrosive gas, it erodes rubber and statues, Jacobson said. It cracks tires. So you can imagine what it does to your lungs in high enough concentrations. Particles are respons...

Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease

...d schizophrenia, the researchers say. In addition, because the disease erodes aspects of social behavior and emotions ?self awareness, moral reasoning an...d. "This finding provides new insight into how frontotemporal dementia erodes the brain at the cellular level," says the first author of the study, Willi...
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The economy has come roaring back or is that roar just a purr?

...allowed for years. As other economies grow, particularly in Asia, the demand for petroleum products is growing, too. That increases global prices and erodes what was once a cheap gas advantage for the U.S. economy. Despite the coming transfer of power to a provisional Iraqi government, many Americans a...
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