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Certain Gene Mutations Numbs Pain

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a rare genetic disorder. People with an inherited genetic disorder have been identified// who suffer no physical pain because of mutation of a particular gene. Members of the family affected, are noticed to be numb to pain.Thre...

No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

...uring delivery posed no threat to the babies, but the researchers also determined that babies whose mothers had received an epidural anesthetic (which numbs the lower part of the body) were much less likely to have learning disabilities later in life. "The risk was reduced by about 40 percent compared t...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

...at the use of anesthesia during delivery was not harmful to the baby, they found that babies delivered by Cesarean using an epidural anesthetic (which numbs only the lower region of the body and does not involve the mother going to sleep) had a substantially reduced risk for learning disabilities later in ...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

...at the use of anesthesia during delivery was not harmful to the baby, they found that babies delivered by Cesarean using an epidural anesthetic (which numbs only the lower region of the body and does not involve the mother going to sleep) had a substantially reduced risk for learning disabilities later in ...

Single in the City? How the Holidays Leave the Fabulous Feeling More Like Failures

...guests duties. -- Don't be tempted by alcohol. If you feel lonely and sad, alcohol is never the solution. It doesn't minimize stress; it just numbs it for a while. Many harmful and dangerous things can happen when alcohol is involved, and sometimes people lose sight of moderation during the holida...

Route to obesity passes through tongue

... Obesity gradually numbs the taste sensation of rats to sweet foods and drives them to consume larger and ever-sweeter meals, according to neuroscientists. Findings from the P...

Dental Researchers Test No-Needle Anesthesia, No-Drilling Cavity Care

.... In one study, funded by a $100,000 grant by Apollonia, LLC, researchers in the school's Center for Dental Studies are testing a nasal spray that numbs the upper teeth. "If this study is successful," said Sebastian Ciancio, D.D.S., principal investigator on the study, "it may mean the end of dent...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated ... accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all ... of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular ... causes of this particular kind of breast cancer, ... research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens ... where malaria is common can mount an immune response ... to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness ... their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future ... the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of Colorado ... scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, ... other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, ... the School of Medicine and an early career ... colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Northwestern University synthetic biology team has created a ... programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and ... , Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and ... clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled ... patient,s physiological state and respond in a customized ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer ... and isolation. , However, new research a project ... Americans for six years found that Internet use ... by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very ... professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who led ...
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(Date:4/20/2014)... doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome ... (ALL) during childhood, they haven,t been able to explain ... investigators has uncovered a connection between the two conditions. ... journal Nature Genetics , the researchers track the ... in Down syndrome to the cellular havoc that occurs ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... world population predicted to reach 9 billion by ... that considers human-altered landscapes such as farmland, according ... habitat that supports it might be an increasingly ... three-quarters of the land surface is directly affected ... human-caused impacts such as climate change. But what ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Asteroid and comet impacts can cause widespread ecological ... even global scales. But new research from Brown University ... ancient life at the time of an impact. , ... has found fragments of leaves and preserved organic compounds ... in Argentina. The material could provide a snapshot of ...
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