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Research opens up new horizons to the design of customized medicines against breast cancer

... Complex of Jan. This way, through the analysis of patients' genes, the ugr researchers have studied the changes that chemotherapy provokes in patient...atments". Besides a genetic approach of patients, the scientists of the ugr have carried out a biochemical approach, studying patients' oxidative stre...

70 percent of drug-addicted men admit they consume drugs to increase their sexual pleasure

...ire, a test which assesses consumption seriousness. Cocaine and alcohol to lose inhibition Another conclusion of the work carried out at the ugr is that 50.98% of men use drugs to have sexual relations, as against 43.75% of women. This category also shows the differences by sexes, as men who c...

Most bacteria from craft goat's cheese come from lactic acid and could be beneficial for health

...wn as bacteriocines, very active substances against pathogens and other microorganisms which alter food. According to the study carried out at the ugr , the most abundant species found in such craft cheese are Lactobacillus paracasei, Lb. plantarum and Lactococcus lactis. The latter is one of the spe...

1 out of 4 obese school-aged children suffers metabolic syndrome

...ity chair, if present day pattern continues, the cases of type-two diabetes in child population will have quadrupled by 2020. ngel Gil Hernndez is the ugr Professor with more articles published in nutrition journals with a high-impact rate. Among other scientific journals, his papers have been published ...

Using the safety belt in the rear seats of the car reduces death risk by almost a half

...n increased risk of death was observed in this analysis carried out at the ugr for females and children aged The research work also concludes that th...34 958 24 35 43. E-mail: lardelli@ugr.es Accessible on Science News - ugr Versin espaola ...

Latin American adolescents are more likely to become infected with HIV than Spanish

...e socio-demographic variables of the adolescents and their risk sexual behaviour. Latin Americans start earlier The study, followed up in the ugr , has produced many interesting differences and conclusions about the sexual practices of the two groups analysed. Latin American adolescents have the...

A new method allows for the early diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension

... This release is available in Spanish . Researchers at the University of Granada ( ugr ) from the Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit and the Cardiology Service of the Hospital Clnico San Cecilio in Granada have developed an innovative s...

New technique to determine the age of immigrant minors through ribs and teeth

...s, when used in legal medicine. For the study, ugr researchers conducted a comprehensive analysis of...l bone structures" The research carried out at the ugr aimed at answering this question. In this particul...The conclusions of the research carried out by the ugr suggest that it is impossible to establish the age...

New research warns of the lack of specialization when judging individuals with mental disorders

...ing more rigorous from the perspective of medical-psychiatric science and closer to current international classifications of mental diseases. This ugr research has revealed that the main axis of jurisprudence in this field is the poor application by the Spanish Courts of the complete exemption of cr...

Research warns that human papillomavirus might cause bladder cancer

...infection. Standardization of methods The study carried out at the ugr points out that the relationship between these two diseases depends on the...s comes into contact with infected mucus. The research performed by the ugr points out that there might be a relationship between Human Papillomavirus...
UGR in Medical Dictionary

Gonad

.... Control of C. elegans hermaphrodite gonad size and shape by... The XX gonad recruits vasculature by a typical angiogenic process. ... In the ugr explant model the gonad retains contact with the mesonephros, the ... Gonad development in seeded Haliotis laevigata: growth environment deter...
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Nutritionists of the UGR suggest diet improvements during Ramadan

This press release is available in French and Spanish . Researchers from the departments of Department of Nutrition and Bromatology and Department of Chemistry-Physics of the University of Granada have carried out a study in which they have revealed the need of counterbalancing the ...

A research of the UGR shows the genetic predisposition to develop alcohol abuse

This release is also available in Spanish . The research reveals that a subject's brain with low beta-endorphin levels becomes accustomed to the presence of an exogenous surplus, diminishing its own supply and triggering dependence on an external source--in this case, alcohol. According ...

Scientists from the UGR prove that rivers do not act as barriers for groundwater flow

This release is also available in Spanish . The research team from the Geodynamics Department at the University of Granada and the Spanish Institute of Geology and Mining (which is part of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science ) has studied the hydrogeology of the karst a...

Researchers from the UGR use a bacterium to obtain biopreservatives from food

The research group "Estudio de sustancias antagonistas producidas por microorganismos" (Antagonistic substances produced by microorganisms), part of the Microbiology Department of the University of Granada (Universidad de Granada [ http://www.ugr.es ]), has succeeded in isolating enterocin AS-48, w...

Work in mice will contribute to the study of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness

...intense light exposure. Parkinson and Alzheimer The researcher of the ugr insists that "it is important to get to know the response of the microglial...) and play a relevant role in the immune defence. The research group of the ugr "Embryology of the Nervous System" has been studying for years the origin, ...

Coralline algae in the Mediterranean lost their tropical element between 5 and 7 million years ago

...orm, particularly in relatively modern rocks", Juan C. Braga, the chief author and a researcher at the Stratigraphy and Paleontology Department of the ugr explained to SINC. The study, which was published recently in Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology , describes and interprets the disap...

DNA-Prokids: Genetic identification against traffic in human beings

...dd people to that list". Upon suggestion of the ugr Genetic Identification Laboratory, an internationa...extremely successful. Goals The Head of the ugr Genetic Identification Laboratory, Prof. Jos A. L...nterest in. DNA-Prokids is an initiative of the ugr Genetic Identification Laboratory, in cooperation ...

Development of an artificial simulator of the nervous system to do research into diseases

...echnological sector or research centres interested in this field can use it freely and adapt it to their own needs. This simulator developed at the ugr has been financed by different research projects such as SpikeFORCE and SENSOPAC, initiatives of the European Commission through which research groups...

A research work on molluscs nacre opens new doors for its possible use in biomedicine

...nt of Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the University of Granada; Julyan Cartwright , researcher of the Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences (CSIC- ugr ), and Marc-Georg Willinger (University of Aveiro, Portugal). Many molluscs present an iridiscent nacre layer on the internal surface of their sh...

Expert recommends town councils to design low-allergy impact green spaces

...g, Landscaping and Public Space" organized by the ugr . In Spain, between 30-35% of the population sh... Alternative species The researcher of the ugr offers a list of alternative species to avoid pla... to the people who suffer such problem", says the ugr Professor. Allergy causes Some of the caus...
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