Memory loss may portend onset of dementia
A study conducted at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire has shown that even if tests for memory loss among old people is normal//, yet this could be one of the earliest signs of the onset of dementia.
Dr. Andrew Saykin and his associates with the help of MRI tests investigate...
Diseases in Marine Animals Could Portend Unhealthy Prognosis for Humans
There appears to be profound links between land-based pollution, and diseases in our marine mammals, according to scientists, physicians, and veterinarians, that implies an unhealthy prognosis for Human health. //
According to Paul Sandifer, Chief Scientist for the new Oceans and Human Health I...
Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body
... of dental public health sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry in Seattle. Beyond the immediate distress, dental pain may portend
future medical problems. It may be a warning that the high-glycemic diet that led to dental problems in the short term may, in the long term, lead to...
Teens are heading in wrong direction: Likely to have sex, but not use contraception
...is consistent with increases in the teen birth rate in 2006 and 2007 as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and may well portend
further increases in teen pregnancies and births in 2008. The authors recommend reinvigorated efforts at both the state and national levels to promote...
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...other 30 percent have prediabetes higher than normal blood sugar levels that could lead to type 2 diabetes. Health officials worry that these numbers portend
a surge in type 2 diabetes which, among other things, could mean an increase in foot problems.
"Giving our patients the proper education on their ...
CNA/NNOC Re-Elects Council of Presidents
...e country, with CNA/NNOC as the leading voice for RNs, and SEIU as the leading voice for all other hospital workers.
"These exciting developments portend
rapid growth of a national movement and union for direct-care RNs, and a much stronger voice for CNA/NNOC leaders in conjunction with our allies in pr...
First Vessel Graft Grown From Kidney Patients' Own Cells
THURSDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- The successful use of a patient's own skin cells to grow tissue-engineered shunts for dialysis could portend
a revolution in kidney care, researchers say.
The problem right now is that about half of all dialysis patients have their blood filtered three tim...
Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome
...me evolutionary history, said the authors of two reports in the April 24 issue of Science .
Most importantly, the mapping of the cow genome could portend
ways to improve and increase the world's food supply.
Whereas, in the past, the "genetic merit" of the milk-production capability of a bull's femal...
NO help: Nitric oxide monitoring does not help most children with asthma
... The level of nitric oxide (NO) in an asthmatic's exhaled breath can portend
worsening asthma symptoms, and may even signify an imminent attack linked to underlying airway inflammation. This has made the monitoring of NO levels...
Children of Centenarians Face Lower Heart Risks
...highlight the cardiovascular leg up children of centenarians appear to inherit from their parents.
But, Adams added, while good genetic lineage may portend
a longer life, it doesn't guarantee protection against all diseases.
"You might expect that centenarian offspring would do better as they age, and ...
Sensitivity Enhancements to Monogram's Trofile(TM) Assay Demonstrate Improved Power to Select Patients for CCR5 Antagonist Therapy
...pism assay have made it substantially more sensitive at identifying
minor subpopulations of CXCR4-using virus (X4 or dual/mixed (D/M) tropic)
that may portend
treatment failure with CCR5 antagonists. The Trofile assay
is now capable of detecting CXCR4 tropic virus existing at levels as low
as, or in some cas...
Berkeley scientists bring MRI/NMR to microreactors
...ce they cannot be compared with measurements other than bulk properties of temperature, conversion, etc. The methods and data presented in this paper portend
a new era of measurement, modeling, and design for more efficient reactors.
Since nearly all manufacturing processes that involve chemistry start w...
siRNA screening of the cell cycle with two dynamic GFP sensors (from Discovery Matters Issue 1, July 2005)
.... 2003 (177), PE14.
10. Price, J.H. et al. Advances in molecular labeling, high-throughput imaging and machine intelligence portend
powerful functional cellular biochemistry tools.
J. Cell. Biochem. Suppl. 39 , 194–210 (2002).
11. Thomas, N. Lighting the ci...