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Parents Face Tough Questions When Santa's Magic Fades

The best response to little skeptics? Simply listen, experts say TUESDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Every Christmas season, there's that question parents dread. "Is Santa Claus real?" According to experts, beginning at age 5 or 6, children begin to wonder if the Jolly Old Gent ...

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

...have infants and children up to four years and 11 months old. The whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine is commonly given to young children, but immunity fades over time. Therefore, the best protection for teens and pre-teens is a booster shot of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) to help protect agains...

New Swine Flu Strain Found in Brazil: Report

...t used as vacation months," but to prepare for potential risks posed by the H1N1 virus, the AP said. "We can always sort of back off" if the new flu fades away, she said, "but we can't wait till October hits and say, 'Oh my heavens, what are we going to do?' " Last week, European drug maker Novartis A...

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

...hoproctidae are called "barreleyes" because their eyes are tubular in shape. Barreleyes typically live near the depth where sunlight from the surface fades to complete blackness. They use their ultra-sensitive tubular eyes to search for the faint silhouettes of prey overhead. Although such tubular eyes...

Researchers identify toehold for HIV's assault on brain

...tors commonly see patients who begin antiviral therapy and immediately are less confused and have improved brain functioning, but the effect generally fades as the disease progresses. In their experiment, Gelbard's team was able to stop the harmful effects of Tat in neurons from mice by using the drug d...

Chickenpox Protection: Get That Booster

...ld's first birthday giving lifelong immunity. Now, experts are learning that's not so. They've found that the protection from a single immunization fades over time, and that a booster shot is needed if you want your child to have the best chance at lifelong protection from chickenpox. The experts rea...

Measles Outbreak Rises to 64 Cases, Most Since 2001

...ace and upper neck, spreads down the back and trunk, then extends to the arms and hands, as well as the legs and feet. After about five days, the rash fades in the same order it appeared. While measles itself can be unpleasant, the complications are potentially dangerous. Six percent to 20 percent of pe...

Nature publication on pain research

... on pain patients. The drugs cause sedation, impair memory, and can even lead to addiction. In addition, during prolonged treatment their effect often fades with time. Classic benzodiazepines should therefore be avoided in chronic pain patients. GABAA receptors as pain targets It had been acknowle...

Little Pilgrims Launches Educational DVDs for Children with Autism

...ypical children. The relaxed, repetitive pace of the Labeling: Colors allows children to focus on one subject at a time. The "Object Isolation Method" fades out all other distractions placing the object the child should be focusing on front and center. Labeling: The Home gives kids a methodical tour of t...

Immunizations Part of Back to School Preparations

...The HPV vaccine is a 3-dose series administered over a six month period. Whooping cough (pertussis) is a vaccine given to young children, but immunity fades over time. The best protection for teens and pre-teens is a booster shot of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) that protects against these serio...
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Stroke Study Reveals a Key Target For Improving Treatment

...r the most common kind of stroke. But its promise is blemished by two facts: tPA can cause dangerous bleeding in the brain, and its brain-saving power fades fast after the third hour of a stroke. Now, a new paper published online in Nature Medicine reveals why tPA has these limitations. It also gives tan...
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Scarlet fever

... Fever that is often seen since the... Scarlet fever is a rash that is caused by strep infections. ... The scarlet fever rash usually fades on the sixth day after sore throat symptoms ... FAQs about scarlet fever , a disease caused by a streptococcus bacteria. From the Centers f...
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Missing piece of plant clock found

... identified two primary feedback loops in the plant daily clock one that detects the onset of light in the morning and another that tracks when light fades in the evening. "The best way to construct a robust clock would be to connect the loops so that they both communicate that information to each oth...

Moths with a nose for learning

...he onset signal occurs upon entering and smelling the coffee for the first time. That smell remains intense and noticeable for a few moments before it fades into the background. Again, when you the leave the coffee shop, you notice that change, the offset signal represents that change of state, and it does...

Stroke study reveals key target for improving treatment and suggests that Gleevec may help

...r the most common kind of stroke. But its promise is blemished by two facts: tPA can cause dangerous bleeding in the brain, and its brain-saving power fades fast after the third hour of a stroke. Now, a new paper published online in Nature Medicine reveals why tPA has these limitations. It also gives ...

Quantum dots provide a faster, more sensitive method for detecting respiratory viral infections

...n fluorescent protein while the image on the left shows a culture labeled with red quantum dots. Click on the start button to see how much the protein fades compared with the quantum dots over a period of 10 minutes. By comparison, the new quantum dot method takes one to two hours and is even more sensi...

Frog peptides block HIV in lab study

...ed with conscious experience, Tononi says. But why does consciousness fade during deep sleep early in the night? "You cannot say that consciousness fades because the brain shuts off. That's not the case. Scientists have long known that the brain remains active while we sleep," Tononi says. "So what coul...

Deep sleep short-circuits brain's grid of connectivity

...ed with conscious experience, Tononi says. But why does consciousness fade during deep sleep early in the night? "You cannot say that consciousness fades because the brain shuts off. That's not the case. Scientists have long known that the brain remains active while we sleep," Tononi says. "So what coul...
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Engineers visualize electric memory as it fades

MADISON - While the memory inside electronic devices may often be more reliable than that of humans, it, too, can worsen over time. Now a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Argonne National Laboratory may understand why. The results are published in the early online...

Pilot Study Finds Adding Topical Imiquimod To Laser Therapy Improves The Response Of Port Wine Stain Birthmarks

...there is a strong need for an effective, long-lasting treatment that safely fades these reddish-purple skin lesions that can have a huge impact on a patient'...there is a strong need for an effective, long-lasting treatment that safely fades these reddish-purple skin lesions that can have a huge impact on a patient'...

New kind of MRI enables study of magnets for computer memory

...t captures a bowl-shaped image: a curved cross-section of an object. The magnetic signal is more intense in the middle (the "bottom" of the bowl), and fades away toward the edges. It may sound like an odd configuration, but that's why the new technique works. Every atom emits radio waves at a particu...

UW-Madison Undergrads Shine at Innovation Days

... said the kit would retail for $400 to $450 and could be sold in both bike and winter-sports shops. Other prototypes included a sticker whose color fades as time passes and could indicate expiration dates, a light that projects glowing messages on ice rinks from below and an engine that produces its own...

Locations must have connectivity to be viable

...pment equals broadband connectivity (EDEBC) is one of those slogans. When a slogan or phrase rings true, it stands the test of time. Otherwise, it fades faster than the T-shirts and hats it is printed on. I believe EDEBC is becoming very proven because future economic viability is going to hinge on ...

Who is minding the Innovation Gap?

...low more of them to reach their full potential. The tragedy of a lost idea is nowhere near that of that of the ultimate sacrifice, but as Memorial Day fades into summer let us reflect upon those that have fallen and look hopefully to the future. Previous articles by Ogan Gurel Barriers will not s...

Genetic Reporter Systems

...the oxidation of luciferin in oxyluciferin and CO 2 . In this reaction, light with a wavelength of 562 nm is emitted, which then fades rapidly. The light emitted can be measured in a luminometer or in a liquid-scintillation counter. Light emission is proportional...

Genetic Reporter Systems

...the oxidation of luciferin in oxyluciferin and CO 2 . In this reaction, light with a wavelength of 562 nm is emitted, which then fades rapidly. The light emitted can be measured in a luminometer or in a liquid-scintillation counter. Light emission is proportional...

Sample Preparation for Microinjection

... marked e.g. with rhodamine of a concentration of 2 g/ml can be detected for up to 48 hours in the cell. Fluorescein fades with time and results in harmful radicals, therefore markers should preferably be labeled with rhodamine. Storage Sto...
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