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Action of ghrelin hormone increases appetite and favors accumulation of abdominal fat

This release is available in Spanish . The ghrelin hormone not only stimulates the brain giving rise to an increase in appetite, but also favours the accumulation of lipids in visceral fatty tissue, located in the abdominal zone and considered to be the most harmful. This is the conclusio...

Survival Favors the Prepared

As economic desperation splits the competitive hair even thinner, Munro & Associates steps up for their customers TROY, Mich., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- "This is good for us and great for our customers," says Sandy Munro, Founder and CEO of Munro & Associates. "We can now deliver 21 yea...

Pharma Industry Group Favors Obama as Next President

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewsire/ -- Showing solid, and surprising, support among pharmaceutical industry marketers, Democratic candidate for president Sen. Barack Obama emerged as the candidate-to-beat following a mock election held during last week's annual DTC National Con...

Overwhelming Majority of Michigan Residents Favors Individual Health Insurance Market Reforms Supported by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Individual Market Reform package supported by 81 percent of Michigan adults DETROIT, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- By huge margins, Michigan residents support a package of reform measures proposed in the Michigan Legislature that would protect consumers in the individual health insurance market from r...

Research Favors Aspirin In Prevention Of Pre-Eclampsia

Scientists from Australia and UK writing in the Lancet, say that taking aspirin during pregnancy can help cut down the risks of mothers-to-be developing pre-eclampsia. Scientists who analyzed the results of 31 trials involving more than 32,000 women found evidence pointing to the protective e...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...ass a bill that's bad for their family (54%) than are worried that health care reform will not happen this year (39%). While a majority of the public favors health care reform now, the share that is supportive is down five percentage points since June (from 61% to 56%). The proportion who say passage of h...

For Treatment of Dyslipidemia, Surveyed Physicians are Increasingly Switching Patients to a More Potent Statin Following the ENHANCE and SEAS Trials

...ed pharmacy directors indicate that they are aware of the results of the ENHANCE trial, their understanding of the results appears somewhat flawed and favors simvastatin," said Decision Resources Analyst Jeremy Goldman, M.D. "Only one-quarter of all surveyed pharmacy directors know that ENHANCE showed Vytor...

New Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Enhances Air Ambulance Safety

... court in Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico heard the motion for entry of judgment on the Supreme Court's mandate on June 24, 2009. The judgment favors Kim and Bonnie Talbott, whose 21-year-old son, Damon K. Talbott, died in an air ambulance helicopter crash near Roswell, New Mexico, in 2001. The cras...

Anime's fan girls

...estimates there are hundreds of thousands of fan-girl videos on YouTube and other sites. Anime is a style of animation that originated in Japan and favors action-filled plots with fantastic or futuristic themes. It is used in comic books, computer games and videos. Birmingham, who also teaches gender ...

Backgrounder: As Obama Makes Pitch to AMA, the Group Tries to Call in its Political Investment in Congress

...ational nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing comprehensive public financing of elections and to holding elected officials accountable for the favors they give to special interests donors. ...
Favors in Medical Technology

TRITON-TIMI 38 Stent Analysis Favors Prasugrel

Regardless of stent timing and type, prasugrel bests clopidogrel CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasugrel has been shown to block platelet activity in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) more effectively than clopidogrel, and to cut by more than half the risk of thrombosis, or ...

Precise Low-Dose Drug Monitoring Essential for Long-Term Kidney Transplant Success

...ng to research presented today at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting. The current thinking in transplant medicine favors reducing doses of tacrolimus and other immune-suppressive drugs as much as possible after kidney-transplant procedures. "Even though we are succeeding...

Watson Announces Positive Data for Its New Investigational Products for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Overactive Bladder

...erval on an electrocardiogram (ECG). QT is a measure of the heart's electrical activity. A prolongation of the QTc (corrected for heart rate) interval favors the development of cardiac arrhythmias, which can lead to sudden death. The investigators concluded that silodosin did not demonstrate any meaningful ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Contributors Discuss Impact of Donor Organ Allocation System

...ce of the findings According to Dr. Aranda-Michel, the data from the Mayo study suggest that even though the current donor organ allocation system favors the most critically-ill patients, a broad range of patients could benefit from early referral for liver transplant evaluation. "Our study suggests...
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Prodrome

... ... presence of a diarrhea prodrome , severe renal involvement and absent ... A prodrome of abdominal pain, diarrhea with bloody stools favors the diagnosis ... We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing support for patients who ... Many physical and psychological sympt...

Naturopathy

...ctic alternative medical system that focuses on natural remedies and the body's vital ability to heal and maintain itself. Naturopathic philosophy favors a holistic approach and minimal use of surgery and drugs. Naturopathy comprises many different... This Backgrounder provides a brief descripti...

Candles

...es using only the finest materials. ... ©Copyright 2009. The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ... Personalized candle wedding favors & decorations. These decorative candles & tealights can double as table decorations. Dedicated candle merchants since 1971, offering a...

Calcium stones

..... to hypercalciuria and calcium stones : ... ... patients, calcium stones are ... Calcium stones can be identified on x-rays by ... pH favors calcium phosphate and struvite stones .) Testing for Blood ... Usually, the first kidney stone symptom is extreme pain. ... Calcium oxa...
Favors in Biological News

Ecologists say metabolism accounts for why natural selection favors only some species

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Why are some species of plants and animals favored by natural selection? And why does natural selection not favor other species similarly? According to a UC Riverside-led research team, the answer lies in the rate of metabolism of a species how fast a species consumes energy...

The loss of a protein favors lung tumor growth

The researcher Zafira Castaño has discovered that the loss of a protein in the early phases of lung cancer favors tumor growth. This was the conclusion that the Doctor in Biochemistry reached in the dissertation which she defended at the University of Navarra. In order to perform the study she b...

Underdogs in the understory: Study suggests nature favors rarer trees

A study of seven tropical forests around the world has revealed that nature encourages biodiversity by favoring the growth of less common trees. The landmark study, conducted by 33 ecologists from 12 countries and published in the Jan. 27 issue of the journal Science, conclusively demonstrates that...

AACR Favors 'full spectrum of stem cell research biology'

Stem cell research ?including research involving human embryonic stem cells ?is essential to the advancement of cancer research, according to a position statement adopted by the Board of Directors of the American Association for Cancer Research. "As the community of scientists on the front lines ...

A global model for the origin of species independent of geographical isolation

... glacier, mountain or body of water to separate organisms enabling groups to diverge until they become separate species. In the second, an environment favors specific characteristics within a species, which encourages divergence as members fill different roles in an ecosystem. In a new study, "Global pa...

Hidden genitalia in female water striders makes males 'sing'

...stood. Sometimes, however, a behavioral trait, such as mating frequency, depends on both the male and the female characteristics. Natural selection favors higher mating frequency in males than in females in many animals, including humans. This leads to an evolutionary "arms race" where males evolve adapt...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...ioned near and above the low-level circulation centers, providing strong dynamic lifting and vertical stretching to the air at the lower levels, which favors the creation of tornadoes. Title: Effects of microphysical drop size distribution on tornadogenesis in supercell thunderstorms. Authors: Nathan ...

Bacterial biofilms as fossil makers

...teria aided the preservation of 550-million-year-old embryo fossils from Doushantuo and elsewhere, the Raffs argue the evidence they gathered strongly favors the view that bacteria are a fundamental force in fossil formation, as rapid biological processes must be available to convert highly delicate cells i...

AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008

...shift to younger and thinner ice could soon result in an ice-free North Pole during summer. Title: Reduced ice thickness in Arctic Transpolar Drift favors rapid ice retreat. Authors: Christian Haas: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany; now at Department of Eart...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...sils is not due to unusual preservational circumstances. On the other hand, the Ediacaran fossils are excluded from a taphonomic window that otherwise favors preservation of diverse organic tissues, suggesting that certain Ediacaran tissues, specifically of rangeomorph and frondomorph organisms, had unique ...
Favors in Biological Technology

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

A recent survey on creativity, sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Project Mind Foundation and conducted by TNS Teleseker, revealed that a majority of the Israeli scientists polled expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this st...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

JERUSALEM, Israel, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of the Israeli scientists, in a recent survey on creativity, expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this state for as long as desired." Sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Pro...

General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs

...t;first-to-invent" basis to the European-style "first-to-file" system, which would lead to a "race to the Patent Office" that favors large corporations over small inventors. "Many critics," Dr. Poltorak said, believe the proposed changes as currently written "will...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

...ty (EH&S) Director. "This constant dialogue and interaction, results in practical regulations that are based on scientific judgment. This overall favors the 'Triple Bottom Line.'" Dr. Malik adds, "Through the use of technology to make our processes more efficient, and by constantly trying to impr...

The Recession List - Top 10 Industries to Fly and Flop in 2008

...sing exports were underpinning sector growth, together with growth in North American and global mining production and exploration activity. Forecast favors Environmental Consulting Services The fact that more and more construction, agriculture, and scientific companies are employing environmental consul...

Wisconsins Real-Time" Economy

...s no doubt that Wisconsins economy does need to evolve and transform itself in order to survive and grow. The direction of change in the world economy favors many of the business activities that reside in our state. It could be a very interesting future for Wisconsin if we have the vision and commitment to ...

WTN Exclusive Interview with Josh Heling

...e you wait for operational expansion to be unavoidable before you incur the cost. I think the investment and general economic environment we see today favors a more conservative approach on the 'pull' side of that balance. More generally, one of the key factors in start-up success in my experience is the qu...

Who is this Adam Bock Person, Anyway?

...d evaluate private equity deals across nearly every industry. Happily Ever After Im not sure if there are lessons in all this. Maybe Fortune favors the prepared? No, too self-aggrandizing. Perhaps Try, try, and try again? No, too obvious. Lessons are tough because they suggest completion or resolu...

TeraMEDICA offers seamless sharing of digital medical images

...ll pretty lean. We have only 17 people. But this is a high-energy, high-productivity startup. John Byrnes, Mason Wells executive managing director, favors TeraMEDICA because the company works with mass data storage and targets health care and life-science applications. We think enterprise-level archiv...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

... was so deadly. Kawaoka's study supports the idea that increased potency, not just poor medical care or conditions, contributed to the effect. It also favors the theory that the 1918 flu crossed over from birds to humans, as avian flu is doing in Asia today. The results are published in the October 7 iss...
Favors in Biological Definition

Allostery

...that in the absence of any ligand (substrate or otherwise), the equilibrium favors the T state over the R state. To summarize: all subunits must exist in the same conformation equilibrium favors the T state over the R state The binding of substrate to one subunit ca...

Allostery

...that in the absence of any ligand (substrate or otherwise), the equilibrium favors the T state over the R state. To summarize: all subunits must exist in the same conformation equilibrium favors the T state over the R state The binding of substrate to one subunit ca...

Louis Pasteur

...es and the polarization of light. A famous quote by Pasteur: " Le hasard favorise l’esprit prepar " English Translation: " Chance favors the prepared mind " Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 Early history 2 Work on chirality and the polarization of light ...

Photorespiration

... Photorespiration is an alternate pathway for rubisco , the main enzyme of photosynthesis (specifically, the Calvin cycle ). Although rubisco favors carbon , it can also use oxygen , producing glycolate . This usually occurs when oxygen levels are high; for example, when the stomata (tiny pores...

Red Queen

...d generally contribute little to the survival of offspring. In addition, males and females must find each other to mate, and sexual selection often favors traits that reduce the survival of organisms. Thus, sex is highly inefficient. One possible explanation for the fact that nearly all vertebrates ...

Rudolf Steiner

...hould be prevented from buying politicians and laws. A politician shouldn’t be able to parlay his political position into riches earned by doing favors for businessmen. Slavery is unjust, because it takes something political, a person’s inalienable rights, and absorbs them into the economic pr...
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Pleiotrophy

...tly, a new mutation in the gene may have an effect on some or all traits simultaneously. This can become a problem when selection on one trait favors one specific version of the gene... pleiotropism also pleiotropy n. The control by a single gene of several distinct and seemingly ... Pleiotr...

Pleiotropy

...tly, a new mutation in the gene may have an effect on some or all traits simultaneously. This can become a problem when selection on one trait favors one specific version of the gene... 3 Antagonistic pleiotropy . 4 Disposable ... proposed his own theory, called antagonistic pleiotropy . .....

Exergonic reaction

.... The great number of exergonic and. endergonic reaction couple. forming metabolic pathways or ... ... exergonic reaction has K > 1, and favors products, whereas an endergonic ... So, an exothermic reaction can be either endergonic or exergonic . ... ... other additional information on ...

Dicer

...er makes staggered cuts in dsRNA to form siRNA duplexes with 3' overhangs, ... Dicer exhibits little sequence specificity for cleavage, though it favors ... Dicer contains a region of homology to the RDE1/QDE2/ARGONAUTE family that has ... Dicer , an enzyme that can produce putative guide R...
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