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Wild Animal Crunch(TM) Helps Moms Tame Families' Hunger

New Kellogg's Cereal Provides Whole Grains and Nutrition Know-How BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- We may not be living in the wilderness, but for today's busy moms, the world can seem like a jungle. Between school, sports and other activities, families need a balanced breakfast ...

Blood Pressure Tougher to Tame in Winter

Frigid temperatures may help keep vessels constricted, experts say MONDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- It turns out blood pressure has a chill factor: Hypertension is harder to control in colder weather, heart experts say. But the finding, expected to be presented Monday at the Ameri...

Fatherhood Found To Tame Men by Reducing Testosterone Levels

A comparison of the levels of male sex hormone amongst single men and married men has revealed that fatherhood significantly reduces men's testosterone levels. This reduction in the hormonal level is believed to ensure that men behaved in a civilized and non-aggressive way around the newborn//. T...

21st Century Obesity Pandemic Still Suffering From Effects of Tuberculosis Plague of the 1800s

...aintained the same `body' set as our ancestors," he said. Dr. Roth is an expert on diabetes and obesity. Now, he's trying to identify ways to tame the pro-inflammatory processes of the body associated with diabetes and obesity. "We now believe that many of the complications from obesity...

Stranger's Cell Phone Ring May Thwart Your Thinking

...illion people in the United States use cell phones. Shelton said that, right now, most universities seem to be relying on students' common courtesy to tame cell phone use during class, rather than explicit rules. More information There's information on state laws on cell phones/driving at the Go...

Better Hair Days With Milk

...ied because of her ugly hair, represented by Medusa's storied snakes. One day, the king decides to give his daughter in marriage to the man who could tame her horrible locks. While many courageous men unsuccessfully try to fight the snakes off with scissors and other assorted tools, a wise peasant bring...

Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome

...aylor said. "These would have been about 2,000 pounds of meanness, and little human beings of about 100 pounds were able to capture and breed them and tame them." And there is knowledge even beyond that. "If you compare the human genome to that of rodents, dogs and now cattle, we can see that there ...

New Survey Shows Impact of Rosacea Leaves Sufferers More Than Just 'Red Faced'

...ifestyle tips for people with rosacea are available in the " Rosacea Relief Squad" section of www.BestFaceForward.com , and include simple ways to tame rosacea triggers, as well as make-up and wardrobe recommendations that can minimize the appearance of rosacea. Charla's partner in the " Squad ," Dr....

Study helps clarify role of vitamin D in cancer therapy

... A colon cancer cell isn't a lost cause. Vitamin D can tame the rogue cell by adjusting everything from its gene expression to its cytoskeleton. In the Nov. 17 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology , Ordez-Morn...

Taming Your Temper: Learning to Turn Down the Heat

...nd digestive problems. A recent study at the Duke University Medical Center even found a link between anger and heart disease -- yet another reason to tame your temper. If your health isn't enough of a motivation to control your anger, outbursts in the office or at home can be detrimental to your career...

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Johns Hopkins lab scientists tame overactive CF protein

A team led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center scientists has identified and successfully tamed an overactive protein that plays a key role in cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that interferes with the body's ability to transport chloride in and out of cells. Using a tool called RNA interf...

Parasites ready to jump

...ch include one or more genes, make up as much as half of the genetic material. "This demonstrates", says Frstemann, "that it is not always possible to tame these "selfish" genetic elements, although highly efficient mechanisms of defence have evolved. For instance, in the germ cells, which are required fo...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

... Reengineering a food poisoning microbe to carry medicines and vaccines Molecular Pharmaceutics Scientists have used genetic engineering to tame one of the most deadly food poisoning microbes and turn it into a potential new way of giving patients medicine and vaccines in pills rather than inje...

Horse whisperers, lion tamers not needed: Scientists find genetic regions that soothe savage beasts

...rom one generation to the next as a way to produce tame animals. "I hope our study will ultimately lea...ps of rats act very differently toward people. The tame rats tolerate being touched and picked up, and nev... For this research study, the scientists mated the tame with the aggressive rats and identified regions in...

Plants display 'molecular amnesia'

...tic states can vary depending on the position of the transposons within the genome. Many organisms, from worms to humans to plants, have learned to tame transposons by epigentically "silencing" them: if they can't express their genes they can't jump. If they can't jump for long enough, their DNA sequen...

From foe to friend: Researchers use salmonella as a way to administer vaccines in the body

...s currently in the news due to contaminated tomatoes and other food crops. Curtiss' team, through genetic know-how, has developed a variety of ways to tame salmonella in the lab and use it as a delivery vector for vaccines. "We try to genetically modify the salmonella bacterium to eliminate its harmful e...

Volcano taming

... the use of natural processes to solve environmental and civil engineering problems. He recently turned his attention to the ongoing problem of how to tame volcanic lava flows. Lava flows regularly threaten and sometimes destroy human settlements. In 1973, the Icelanders had some success slowing the advan...

Selfish DNA and the Genetic Control of Vector-Borne Diseases

...in the reduction of other genotypes. Recently, a synthetic form of one of these selfish elements, the Medea element, was created by researchers. This tame selfish element may be more tractable in the development of effectively modified mosquitoes, bringing researchers closer to the goal of reducing the t...

Too mellow for our predatory world

...el of study in order to discover if such generally tame animals are capable of adapting their behaviour an...ificantly more flexible. In programmes introducing tame species into the wild, animals are trained to reco... scientists’ findings are a first indication why tame animals have become extinct in many continents but...

Hopkins researchers develop new tool to watch real-time chemical activity in cells

... to test the rest of the chemicals in the collection soon for their ability to interfere with the enzyme tested in this study. Finding a drug that can tame this enzyme could lead to new treatments for heart disease, diabetes, memory disorders and certain cancers, for example. Zhang says the "high thr...
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The Year Ahead in IT

...ray of solutions to ease application performance monitoring and management. These solutions are all going after the same headache: helping IT managers tame the technology monsters they created when they had the power and budget to do so now that they have neither power nor budget. This may be the one sect...
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