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Women Advised Not To Be Perturbed Over Smear Test Results

According to the researchers at the Aberdeen University it was found that women are worried about their slightly abnormal smear test results//. They experience unnecessarily high levels of anxiety. About 3,500 women were reviewed who had previously taken up the cervical smear test. Cervical cance...

SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies

...ty is being given to proposals which address basic research on responses to perturbed auditory feedback in children between the ages of 8 and 18, including but n...ty is being given to proposals which address basic research on responses to perturbed auditory feedback in children between the ages of 8 and 18, including but n...

Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia

...hild Health and Human Development. "These are the cells that line the interior of the vascular system and lead to all the clinical conditions that are perturbed in preeclampsia." These findings raise the possibility of developing a blood test to screen women at risk for preeclampsia. But more studies will ...

IPA Now Supports Affymetrix Exon Arrays and Additional Species

...ion data. IPA will provide a rapid assessment of the signaling and metabolic pathways, molecular networks, and biological processes most significantly perturbed in the dataset being examined. "We're excited that Ingenuity's IPA now supports Affymetrix Whole Transcript Exon and Gene Arrays," stated Rob Clum, ...

Eminent scientists to lecture in Dallas

...etic Control of Heart Development and Disease Heart formation involves a precisely orchestrated series of morphologic and molecular events that, if perturbed even subtly, can have catastrophic consequences. Many of the transcription factors that control heart development also regulate remodeling of the adul...

Synthesis of natural molecule could lead to better anti-cancer drugs

...ng simple starting materials and complex chemical synthesis, the team built a new molecule, just slightly different from the first one. This time they perturbed just two carbon atoms, making them down instead of up, in chemist speak. The researchers compared the spectrum of this new structure with that of the ...

Forever young: Differentiation blocked in tumor stem cells

... tissue-specific stem cell maturation and differentiation tumor stem cells arise, and which, if any, of the intrinsic stem cell signaling pathways are perturbed in tumor stem cells remains largely unknown, explains Dr. Howard A. Fine from the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. To better understa...

Period Eliminating Pills

.... This pill is designed to eliminate periods as long as the women took it. It does not seem to have any side effects attached to it. But the women are perturbed about trying this new pill. As Christine Hitchcock, a researcher at the University of British Columbia puts it “My concern is that the menstrual c...

Dairy Farmers, Cheesed Off Over Revenue Loss from WIC Program

... Many dairy farmers, are perturbed because of the government’s move to buy lesser stock of dairy products from these farmers.//The government, intends to acquire more agricultural produ...

A “Leaky” Blood-Brain Barrier and Alzheimer痵

...tween the CSF-to-plasma UA ratio and the CSF albumin index was significant. Conclusion Blood-brain barrier integrity is generally thought to be perturbed in cerebrovascular disease, but preserved in AD. Although BBB impairment is not thought to be a primary mechanism of disease it may be an important mo...
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deCODE Obesity Study Sheds Light on How Genetics Affects Risk and Onset of Common Diseases

...paper, the deCODE team and collaborators from Merck demonstrate one of the principal ways in which the activity of biological pathways is functionally perturbed in a quintessentially complex condition: obesity. Through analysis of adipose tissue from some 1700 Icelandic participants in obesity research cohorts...
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Lymphocyte

...phagocytic and microbicidal abilities" ... B Cell Development and Generation of Lymphocyte Diversity ... ... are the main consequences of perturbed lymphocyte homeostasis in ALPS Ia: ... Expansion of antigen-specific lymphocyte populations that are not eliminated ... Mouse protein-coding ...

Gene

...ompared gene expression patterns in astrocytes with those in human HeLa ... To identify functionally related gene sets that are differentially perturbed in ... This procedure generates an enrichment score (ES) for each gene set. ... Information about gene in the free online English dictionary a...
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Researchers find snippet of RNA that helps make individuals remarkably alike

... Drosophila, when the researchers eliminated miR-7, the networks remained intact but only under uniform environmental conditions. When the researchers perturbed the environment by modulating the temperature, the networks failed to keep things intact, and animals suffered from developmental defects. If the micr...

Researchers apply systems biology and glycomics to study human inflammatory diseases

... be tested experimentally. "Such an interative approach, using computational and experimental tools, can provide clues as to what reactions must be perturbed in order to alter the carbohydrate structure on cell surfaces in a defined manner," he explained. The UB researchers noted that their computational ...

The 21st century tomato

...bolite activity, but metabolites may also have a regulatory effect on gene expression. To begin to define causal direction, Carrari and his colleagues perturbed these systems by treatment with external metabolites and followed the transmission of information from metabolite to gene. In continuing research, Ca...

Killer whales, blind bats, discriminating dolphins, mating birds

...rticularly in the perceived distance of obstacles/targets, which is coded by the time delay between call and echo. Yet during flight, such accuracy is perturbed -- first because bats call and receive echoes at different positions and second because echoes are modified by Doppler shifts, according to Marc Holde...

Stomach receptor for H. pylori discovered

... The means through which H. pylori causes gastric cancer are more complex but likely involve alterations in gastric epithelial cell responses that are perturbed within the context of a chronic gastric inflammatory infiltrate, which can persist for decades." A membrane-imbedded protein found in the stomach c...

Protein connections: A network to understand disease

...edicine and Harvard Medical School describe a network of proteins that when perturbed by mutations can result in ataxias, characterized by loss of balance and co...cally related back to mutations in genes. But what if the whole network was perturbed in a way to cause disease?" "We picked 23 different disease genes to stu...

Growth factor-promoting angiogenesis expressed in tumor cells and normal neurons

...rs promoting tumor progression extend beyond the tumor itself and involve a complex interaction between the cancer cells and the normal cells that are perturbed by expanding tumor. These results suggest that SCF is a potent glioma-associated angiogenic factor that plays a prominent role in pathological angi...

Scripps scientists find potential for catastrophic shifts in Pacific ecosystems

... equal but opposite change in temperature. That is, much like a financial market that takes much longer to recover than to crash, an ecosystem that is perturbed into an irreversible shift (e.g., by overfishing) may never be the same afterwards. Finding linear dynamics in the physics and nonlinear dynamics i...
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Silicon photonic crystals key to optical cloaking, researchers say

...licon, separated by air or some other dielectric. The researchers' optical cloaking technique is not perfect, however. "The wave fronts are slightly perturbed as they pass around the container," said Johnson, who also is affiliated with the university's Beckman Institute and the Frederick Seitz Materials Res...
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