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Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

ATLANTA Researchers at Georgia State University have found that diets high in fructose a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages impaired the spatial memory of adult rats. Amy Ross, a graduate student in the lab of Marise Parent, associate professor at Georgia State's Neuro...

Epilepsy Drug Impairs Baby's Intelligence

When taken during pregnancy, valproate lowers IQ, study finds,,,, WEDNESDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- When a pregnant woman takes the epilepsy medication valproate, her child's intelligence may be lowered for at least three years, and possibly beyond, a new study suggests. Repor...

Targeting the protein AEG1 impairs human liver cancer growth in mice

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a highly aggressive form of liver cancer and one of the 5 most common cancers worldwide. Devanand Sarkar and colleagues, at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, have now identified a gene that is expressed at high levels in human HCC tumo...

New CT technology shows anorexia impairs adolescent bone development

OAK BROOK, Ill. Children and teenagers with even mild cases of anorexia exhibit abnormal bone structure, according to a new study appearing in the December issue of Radiology and presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Adolescence is the most cri...

Violence against women impairs children's health

Violence against women in a family also has serious consequences for the children's growth, health, and survival. Kajsa sling Monemi from Uppsala University has studied women and their children in Bangladesh and Nicaragua and shows, among other things, that children whose mothers are exposed to v...

Having Less Power Impairs the Mind and Ability to Get Ahead, Study Shows

EVANSTON, Ill., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- New research appearing in the May issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that being put in a low-power role may impair a person's basic cognitive functioning and thus, their ability to get ahead. ...

Carnegie Mellon study shows just listening to cell phones significantly impairs drivers

PITTSBURGH Carnegie Mellon University scientists have shown that just listening to a cell phone while driving is a significant distraction, and it causes drivers to commit some of the same types of driving errors that can occur under the influence of alcohol. The use of cell phones, including di...

Ketamine Impairs Brain by Releasing Superoxide

Researchers claim finding could lead to new treatments for schizophrenia THURSDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have figured out how the drug ketamine impairs the brain, a finding they claim could lead to new treatments for schizophrenia. The anesthetic/antidepressant trigg...

Schizophrenia impairs body language comprehension

For most of us, reading others body language comes easy and our response is often based on this comprehension. But people with schizophrenia,// may have a difficulty and not be able to read others body language. But people with schizophrenia, even those who have mild to moderate symptoms and t...

Smoking impairs protective reflex in throat

Researchers at the Medical college of Wisconsin have recently shown that smoking leads to damage of the protective reflexes in the throat area. A one-way valve keeps stomach acid from flowing back into the hroat and smoking causes damage to the// pharyngoglottal closure reflex, which closes off the...
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Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...//www.prnewswire.com/mnr/janssen/39116/ An estimated one percent of the world's population suffers from schizophrenia - a brain disorder that impairs a person's ability to think clearly, relate to others, and distinguish between reality and imagination. While there is no cure for schizophrenia, the ...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

...monkeys. Behav Neurosci. 1997;111:1-9. 9. Mao Z-M, Arnsten AFT, Li B-M. Local infusion of alpha-1 adrenergic agonist into the prefrontal cortex impairs spatial working memory performance in monkeys. Biol Psychiatry. 1999;46:1259-1265. 10. Jakala P, Riekkinen M, Sirvio, J, et al. Guanfacine, but...

Medivation Announces Positive New Efficacy Data From Phase 1-2 Trial of MDV3100 in Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

...ntagonist, bicalutamide. Specifically, MDV3100: blocks the androgen receptor with greater binding affinity than bicalutamide; impairs nuclear translocation and blocks DNA binding of the androgen receptor, one of the key steps required for androgen-dependent prostate cancer growth and...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

...ly raise cardiovascular risks for stent patients and further strengthens the observation that this interaction exists between PPIs and clopidogrel and impairs the effectiveness of the antiplatelet drug," said Epstein. "Given the totality of the evidence generated on this interaction and the known benefits o...

BioMarin Initiates Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

... stature, and joint abnormalities, which limit mobility and endurance. Malformation of the thorax as well as macrophage dysfunction in the lung likely impairs respiratory function and contributes to sinopulmonary infections. Odontoid dysplasia and ligamentous laxity can commonly cause cervical spinal instab...

New Weight Loss Hope for People with Diabetes

...ght, and 45% of people with diabetes (8.05 million) diet to lose weight, according to a recent Gallup survey. Being obese or overweight with diabetes impairs glucose tolerance, increases insulin resistance and enlarges fat cells, which, in turn, makes diabetes more severe. The new NutriSystem D program...

Merck Serono's Safinamide Significantly Improved Motor Function in Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease in a Phase III Pivotal Trial

...ng glutamate release. About Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs the patient's motor skills and speech. Parkinson's disease belongs to a group of conditions called movement disorders. It is characterized by muscle r...

Longevity Seekers Advised to Consume Modest Doses of Red Wine Molecules in Dietary Supplements (Longevinex(R)) Rather than Mega-Dose Resveratrol Alone

...eratrol may emanate from over-inhibition of tumor necrosis factor (TNF), an inflammatory factor. Excessive TNF leads to inflammation, while too little impairs the immune system, says Sardi. "We know that over-inhibition of TNF in humans increases the risk for lymphoma (cancer that originates in lympho...

Prometheus Presents Findings From Development of PROMETHEUS(R) IBS Diagnostic, First Blood Test for IBS, at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

...re affected by IBS, a disorder characterized most commonly by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. Although it significantly impairs health-related quality of life, unfortunately, many people suffer from IBS for almost 3 years before being properly diagnosed and treated. It is belie...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Important New Findings at 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

... the bone and joint tissues leading to compromised physical activity and more generalized disease affecting the hands. Severe structural deterioration impairs the quality of life and often leads to disability and joint replacement. In the U.S. approximately 500,000 patients received joint replacement surgery...
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Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that a chemical commonly used in the production of such medical plastic devices as intravenous (IV) bags and catheters can impair heart function in rats. Appearing online this week in the American Journal of Physiology , th...

Understanding how oxidative stress impairs endothelial progenitor cell function

INDIANAPOLIS Although its been over a decade since endothelial progenitor cells or EPCs, cells that circulate in the blood repairing and replacing the cells that line blood vessels, were identified, the field is still evolving. EPCs are now being studied as biomarkers to assess the risk of future...

Chronic exposure to estrogen impairs some cognitive functions

University of Illinois researchers report this week that chronic exposure to estradiol, the main estrogen in the body, diminishes some cognitive functions. Rats exposed to a steady dose of estradiol were impaired on tasks involving working memory and response inhibition, the researchers found. ...

Early exposure to common weed killer impairs amphibian development

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Tadpoles develop deformed hearts and impaired kidneys and digestive systems when exposed to the widely used herbicide atrazine in their early stages of life, according to research by Tufts University biologists. The results present a more comprehensive picture of how...

Extended wakefulness, combined with alcohol, severely impairs driving performance

WESTCHESTER, Ill. The combination of extended wakefulness and low-dose alcohol has significant adverse effects on a persons ability to drive, and elevates the risk of getting into a vehicular accident, according to a study published in the October 1 issue of the journal SLEEP. The study, autho...

Low oxygen in coastal waters impairs fish reproduction

PORT ARANSAS, TexasLow oxygen levels in coastal waters interfere with fish reproduction by disrupting the fishes hormones, a marine scientist from The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute has found. Incidents of seasonal low levels of oxygen, known as hypoxia, have increased d...

Chronic fatigue syndrome impairs a person's slow wave activity during sleep

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been associated with altered amounts of slow wave sleep, which could reflect reduced electroencephalograph (EEG) activity and impaired sleep regulation. A study published in the May 1st issue of the journal SLEEP finds that CFS is also associated with a blunted s...

From the glass to the brain in 6 minutes

..., they drank the specified amount of alcohol through a long straw. The goal was to reach a blood alcohol content of 0.05 to 0.06 percent a level that impairs ability to drive, but does not induce severe intoxication. In the MRI scanner, the nuclei of atoms in brain tissue were stimulated by a high-frequency...

Dioxins in food chain linked to breastfeeding ills

...gans. In 2004 Lawrence's laboratory made the novel discovery that dioxin impairs the normal development of mammary glands during pregnancy. However, the und...tion. By using dioxin to activate AhR, researchers have learned that dioxin impairs the ability to fight off infection. The link between dioxin and the immune ...

Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue

...d function of the left ventricle, the primary pumping chamber of the heart, by 40 percent and reduced fibrosis, the hardening of the heart lining that impairs its ability to contract, by up to 50 percent. "This work demonstrates a novel non-invasive mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapeutic regimen for heart...
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Harvest Technologies Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in its 60 Patient Clinical Trial in India Using Autologous Adult Stem Cells to Treat Patients With Non-Reconstructable Critical Limb Ischemia

...the Ethics Committee of Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India. Critical limb ischemia is a persistent and relentless problem, which severely impairs the patient functional status and quality of life, and is associated with an increased cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Prognosis of critical l...

Schering-Plough Announces Phase II and III Data for Corifollitropin Alfa

...nts (including tenderness). They are reported with an incidence between 1% and 6%. About Infertility Infertility is a disease or condition that impairs the body's ability to perform the basic function of reproduction.(7) It is often diagnosed after a couple has not conceived after one year of unprote...

BioMarin's Clinical Trial Application for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome Accepted by the MHRA

... stature, and joint abnormalities, which limit mobility and endurance. Malformation of the thorax as well as macrophage dysfunction in the lung likely impairs respiratory function and contributes to sinopulmonary infections. Odontoid dysplasia and ligamentous laxity can commonly cause cervical spinal instab...

Prometheus Receives New York State Approval for PROMETHEUS(R) IBS Diagnostic, First Blood Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

...e affected by IBS, a disorder characterized most commonly by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. Although it significantly impairs health-related quality of life, many people suffer from IBS for years before being properly diagnosed and treated. It is believed that up to 75% of p...

KanekaQH(TM) Ubiquinol Dramatically Boosts Ejection Fraction in Patients With Late-Stage Congestive Heart Failure

...mage to the heart muscle, such as that sustained following a heart attack, heart-valve problems, or during myocardial infarction or myocardiomyopathy, impairs the heart's ability to eject blood and therefore reduces EF. All of the patients that participated in this clinical trial had an EF level below ...

Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS

...ht opportunistic infections and HIV itself. About HIV/AIDS and CCR5 HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV infection kills or impairs cells of the immune system progressively destroying the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers resulting in AIDS (Acquired Immune Defi...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

...ile. About Heart Failure Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome that can result from any structural or functional cardiac disorder that impairs the ability of the ventricle to fill with or eject blood. The primary manifestations of heart failure are dyspnea and fatigue, which may limit exercis...

Omeros Awarded Grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Evaluate Novel Parkinson's Disease Target

...y under evaluation both singly and in conjunction with L-DOPA. Parkinson's disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, often impairs motor skills, speech and other functions. It is estimated that approximately 1.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from the disease, and an estimated ...

Jellyfish Protein Shows Potential to Help With Memory

...and 34% male. All participants were in good health. There were no dropouts from the study due to side effects. "Too much calcium within a brain cell impairs its function and Prevagen works to regulate it," says Mark Underwood, co-founder of Quincy Bioscience. "Unfortunately, we lose our ability to regulate...

FDA Approves CONCERTA(R) (methylphenidate HCI) Extended-release Tablets for Treatment of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in Adults

...thought to affect about eight million, or one in 20, adults in the United States(3), and research on the life span of the condition notes the disorder impairs academic, social and occupational functioning(1), and is associated with academic underachievement, conduct problems, underemployment, motor vehicle s...
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Description:...n is mediated by the exon 1Beta-encoded N-terminal domain of p14^ARF^ and a C-terminal region of mdm2. Deletion of the ARF-INK4a locus simultaneously impairs both the INK4a-cyclin D/cdk4-RB and the ARF-mdm2-p53 pathways. Epitope: N-terminal Molecular Weight:14kDa Immunogen: Recombinant p14^ARF^ protein. ...
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