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Actor Rob Brown Rushes to Gain Ground Against Blood Cancer

Star of Upcoming Universal Pictures' Drama The Express Named National Spokesperson for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2008 Light The Night Walk WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Brown, who stars in the upcoming drama The Express as Ernie Dav...

BMC Rushes With Samples as Mystery Fever Rings Alarm Bell in Bombay

The civic authorities of Mumbai are keeping a watchful eye as mystery fever claims// two lives recently. The cases reported recently say that the patients were rushed to hospital with "flu with paralysis" symptoms. The civic authorities are sending the fluid samples to competent laborat...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

...'s his girlfriend's time of the month - the time when she takes him on an emotional rollercoaster with tantrums, crying and laughing. What to do? He rushes into the kitchen, finds the answer to his prayer in the refrigerator, and pours her a glass of milk to soften the blow. When his girlfriend walks in,...

Drug Lessens Heart Attack Injury

...e Lancet , use of the drug reduced the extent of damaged heart muscle (infarct) and lessened what's known as "reperfusion injuries," caused when blood rushes back to the heart. The Japanese study included 277 acute heart attack patients who received intravenous ANP for three days and 292 patients who rec...

Backpacks and Backaches

... Sharon swings her backpack, slings it over her shoulder and rushes off to school. She is all of fifteen, weighs 90 pounds and carries a backpack full of books that weighs 20 pounds . Children, like Sharon, who ...

Brain Inflammation A Friend for Alzheimer's Patients

... that the body was better at getting rid of the plaques. The team suspects the involvement of brain cells called microglia, the major immune cell that rushes to injury sites and helps repair and clean up wounds in the brain. The work is the latest in a growing body of research that is trying to dete...

Antioxidant Molecule Could Help Minimize Stroke-Linked Brain Damage

...acks," otherwise called "mini-strokes." Damage to brain tissue occurs not just during the blockage itself, but after the blockage is cleared, as blood rushes back to the site in a process known as reperfusion. "Reperfusion creates a lot of oxidative stress and related damage to neural tissues," explai...

What does High-fiber Foods Really do?

...branes use those membranes to repair potentially lethal outer-membrane injuries. When an outer membrane tear happens calcium just outside the cell rushes in. Although too much calcium is lethal the first entry of calcium causes several of the internal mucus-filled compartments in epithelial cells to fus...
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MIT applies engineering approach to studying biological pathways

...Hog1, and two feedbacks (one fast and one slow) that are controlled by Hog1. The fast feedbacks prevent the yeast cell from shriveling up as water rushes out of the cell into the saltier environment. That is accomplished by increasing the cellular concentration of glycerol, a byproduct of many cell reac...

Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients

... that the body was better at getting rid of the plaques. The team suspects the involvement of brain cells called microglia, the major immune cell that rushes to injury sites and helps repair and clean up wounds in the brain. The work is the latest in a growing body of research that is trying to determi...
Rushes in Biological Technology

Repair Stem Cell Institute Warns About Real Cost of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

...ells (iPS). Margolis said, "This leads to one key question which no one in America seems to ask: Why is the FDA, which indiscriminately rushes unproven deadly drugs to AIDS patients, forbidding six million dying heart patients access to long-proven SAFE stem cell therapy?" Is it because...
Rushes in Biological Definition

Osmosis

... be seen in red blood cells. These contain a high concentration of solutes including salts and protein. When the cells are placed in solution, water rushes in to the area of high solute concentration, bursting the cell. Many plant cells do not burst in the same experiment. This is because the osmotic e...
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