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Parents Often Puzzled by Medicine Labels

Study finds that whether a drug is OK for a certain age is often misunderstood,, TUESDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- The labeling on children's over-the-counter cold medicines can be confusing to parents, a new study has found. Simpler language and clearer graphics are needed to gui...

Scientists puzzled by severe allergic reaction to cancer drug in the middle Southern US

CHAPEL HILL A patients expectations about the side effects of chemotherapy usually focus on nausea, hair loss, fatigue and other side effects. Worries about severe allergic reactions to their therapy is usually not a concern. A recent study from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at th...

Doctors Puzzled Over Man's Normal Life With Unusually Tiny Brain

French doctors are puzzling over the case of 44-year-old civil servant who has led a quite normal life -- but with an extraordinarily tiny brain . In a case history published in next Saturday's Lancet, doctors led by Lionel Feuillet of the Hopital de la Timone in Marseille say the father-of...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

In a strange robbery in Vancouver at the virology lab of the St. Paul's Hospital, 19 samples of HIV positive blood were taken from the locked freezer//. The vials were also labelled with the name and other confidential medical information of the persons the blood had been taken from. The poli...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

...disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists since the first genetic mutation was identified in the 1990s. No...disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists since the first genetic mutation was identified in the 1990s. No...

Scientists Still Baffled About Origins of Swine Flu

... CDC report shows 11 cases of similar strain since 2005 FRIDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they remain puzzled as to the roots of the swine flu outbreak currently circling the globe. A study led by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prev...

Meat for sex in wild chimpanzees

...ournal PLoS ONE April 8, 2009. How females choose their mating partners and why males hunt and share meat with them are questions that have long puzzled scientists. Evidence from studies on human hunter-gatherer societies suggest that men who are more successful hunters have more wives and a larger num...

Last step leading to blood cell formation elucidated

...ented in Munich at the international symposium "Molecular Mechanisms of Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis" from April 2nd to 4th. A question that has puzzled researchers for decades could now be solved: How are the first blood cells generated in the embryo? In particular, Dr. Timm Schroeder, research group ...

Researchers solve mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and transparent head

...veries about Macropinna microstoma also apply to other deep-sea fish with tubular eyes. The bizarre physiological adaptations of the barreleyes have puzzled oceanographers for generations. It is only with the advent of modern underwater robots that scientists have been able to observe such animals in their...

Hebrew University scientists succeed through stem cell therapy in reversing brain birth defects

... transplantation. On the molecular level, brain chemistry of the treated animals was also restored to normal. The researchers went one step further. puzzled by the stem cells' ability to work even in those cases where most of them died out in the host brain, the scientists went on to discover that the neur...
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Interview of the Vice President

...n efficiently, that the investments that are required to sustain the effort that I think obviously is bearing fruit in Iraq needs to go forward. I'm puzzled why they are so wedded to their political view that Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid aren't going to move that legislation -- said, absolutely not, there w...

Study of Drug Therapy for Compulsive Buying Yields a Puzzle, Stanford Researcher Says

... STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 14, 2007 - Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine say they are puzzled by findings from their new study indicating that an antidepressant, which previously showed promise in treating a behavioral disorder known as compuls...
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Heredity

...redity ... GENETICS & HEREDITY . A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. HOME. ABOUT ... Patterns of heredity for a long time puzzled biologists and it was ... Although the fact of heredity has been generally known for centuries, the actual ... genetics - genetics genetics,...
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Abnormal brain circuits may prevent movement disorder

... MANHASSET, NY -- Most people who carry a genetic mutation for a movement disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists since the first genetic mutation was identified in the 1990's. Now, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have figured...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

...ch oxygen levels fluctuate. For example, it thrives in algae mats, which produce very high concentrations of oxygen during the day. Scientists have puzzled over this riddle for years. They've studied the bacterium's gene expression, which provides valuable clues to how it adapts. But, as Holman explains, ...

Molecular typesetting -- proofreading without a proofreader

...ur bodies, but the 'quality assurance' mechanisms that take place during this manufacturing process are not fully understood. "Scientists have been puzzled as to how this process makes so few mistakes", says Dr Netta Cohen, Reader at the University of Leeds' School of Computing. To create a protein, th...

Scientists find formula to uncover our planet's past and help predict its future

...all mammalian species have cyclic population dynamics, periodically oscillating between large and small communities, a behavioral phenomenon which has puzzled ecologists for decades. Reconstructed data on such predator-prey dynamics could now give new insight into why some species suddenly decline. Clima...

Synthetic catalyst mimics nature's 'hydrogen economy'

... a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society , and posted on the journal's Web site. Scientists have long been puzzled by nature's ability to use cheap and plentiful building blocks iron, nickel and sulfur to achieve the catalytic performance seen in rare and expensi...

Fossil fragments reveal 500-million-year-old monster predator

...in of the largest group of living animals, the arthropods. The findings are being published in this week's issue of Science . The fossil fragments puzzled together come from the famous 505 million year old Burgess Shale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in British Columbia, Canada. Uppsala researchers Alliso...

Origin of claws seen in 390-million-year-old fossil

...rek Briggs , director of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History and an author of the paper appearing in the journal Science . Scientists have puzzled over the origins of the paired grasping appendages found on the heads of scorpions and horseshoe crabs. The researchers suggest that Schinderhannes ...

Fishdunnit! Mystery solved

..., Fla. -- An international team of scientists has solved a mystery that has puzzled marine chemists for decades. They have discovered that fish contribute a si... depths than prior knowledge of carbonate chemistry would suggest which has puzzled oceanographers for decades. The new findings of fish-produced calcium carbo...

Fish guts explain marine carbon cycle mystery

...h of coral reefs and other marine life. The discovery, made by a team of scientists from the UK, US and Canada, could help solve a mystery that has puzzled marine chemists for decades. Published today (16 January 2009) in Science , the study provides new insights into the marine carbon cycle, which is un...

Johns Hopkins scientists pull protein's tail to curtail cancer

...olling around in cellular broth instead of muscling its way out to the cells' membranes and foiling cancer growth. This phenomenon of delinquency puzzled scientists for a long time until a cell biologist in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine felt compelled to genetically grab the protein b...
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Graphene yields secrets to its extraordinary properties

...T) have directly measured the unusual energy spectrum of graphene, a technologically promising, two-dimensional form of carbon that has tantalized and puzzled scientists since its discovery in 2004. Published in this week's issue of Science ,* their work adds new detail to help explain the unusual physic...

Life sticks: UC San Diego bioengineer's sticky insights published in journal Science

...t an experimental stem-cell-based surgical technique into a more appropriate mechanical context. The project began when he was approached by a surgeon puzzled by the results he was getting after injecting stem cells into damaged rat heart tissue in hopes of regenerating healthy heart tissue. "As a matrix...

Researchers at the University of Georgia Discover Protein is Crucial to Reproduction of Parasites Involved in Disease

...e apicoplast. Chloroplasts are the home of photosynthesis in plants and algae and are responsible for the green color of leaves. Apicoplasts have long puzzled scientists. What does a parasite living in the brain or blood of humans have to do with a structure associated with harvesting sunlight? It turns out ...

Spiraling nanotrees offer new twist on growth of nanowires

... around it, Jin says. Or perhaps people who have grown a structure and were puzzled by it will read our paper and say, Hey, we see something similar in our system, so maybe now we have the solution. What initially puzzled Jin and his students about their pine tree structures was the long length o...

Collaboration yields 'the right glasses' for observing mystery behavior in electrons

... an insulator to a conductor when heated above 341 degrees Kelvin (about 154 degrees Fahrenheit or 68 degrees Celsius). For decades scientists have puzzled over how this transformation to a fully metallic stateknown as Mott metal-insulator transitionoccurs. Balatsky, a Los Alamos condensed-matter theorist...

Whither Wisconsin manufacturing in the new global economy?

...ong future. Other study findings include: Wisconsin's output per manufacturing employee is 86 percent of the national average, a statistic that puzzled business leaders when they heard it. "I don't know why," said Nickolas George, public affairs director for Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce , a sta...
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