Camera in a pill offers cheaper, easier window on your insides
What if swallowing a pill with a camera could detect the earliest signs of cancer? The tiny camera is designed to take high-quality, color pictures in confined spaces. Such a device could find warning signs of esophageal cancer, the fastest growing cancer in the United States.
A fundamentally n...
Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting
...or VIII's domains. The fact that oil separates from water has been harnessed by life. Cells have oily barriers that keep out the watery world, and the insides
of blood proteins like factor VIII "prefer" non-charged, oily interactions to carry out their functions. Of course, nature is not perfect, so some cha...
Quench Your Summer Thirst...With Fiber
... Just In Time For Summer
CINCINNATI, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamucil(R) today announced a new
and refreshing way to help Americans beautify their insides
with the addition of Pink Lemonade flavored powder to its number one fiber
supplement lineup. Pink Lemonade joins Berry Burst and Orange f...
Leaky blood vessels open up nerve cells to toxic assault in Lou Gehrig's disease
...-alone structure that keeps all substances away from the spinal cord. Rather, the word barrier describes an elaborate molecular lattice that lines the insides
of the blood vessels that weave throughout the spinal cord. The lattice controls which molecules can cross from the blood to the neurons in the spinal...
Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes
Under normal conditions, the body keeps a good balance of water and salt.
Water can move relatively freely between the insides
and outsides of cells; typically about two thirds of the water in your body is located inside cells and the other third is located in the circulating ...
Baby's First Toothbrush Should Be a Cotton Swab
Once children reach school-going age, they can learn more about proper cleaning techniques - first clean the surface and then clean the insides
and outsides of the teeth using circular motions from the gum to the crown.
The magazine advises against fluoride-fortified toothpaste for child...
Pilates-new Age Gimmick or More?
...and wider circles once you are stronger and can keep your back and pelvis in the correct alignment.
Once your body is no longer scrunched up, your insides
function more effectively. The breathing technique helps you breathe fully and wakes up your mind and body. For me, there is gain without pain and, be...
Copper Alloys Surfaces Touted As Pathogen Killers
...gen-killing// properties of the metal.
The study gives machine makers a range of options when deciding on the mix of metals they use to coat the insides
of their cooking surfaces, thus providing processors with a better means of eliminating E coli contamination in their products. E. Coli O157:H7 is a h...
Human Skin Harbors Many More Types of Bacteria
... studies, the researchers found that these three phyla are also dominant in the esophagus and the stomach. In terms of bacterial species, however, the insides
of the body, for example the stomach, and the exterior of the body, the skin, show vast differences in bacterial populations.
Skin condition can ...
Different Parts Of The Brain Are Involved In Memory Retention
...f strokes, and also understanding why the memory processing activity goes wrong. During the course of the experiment, rats were familiarized with the insides
of a box, and later administered a foot shock in a dark part of the box, and the drug oxotremorine was injected into the rat’s hippocampus.
Mayo Clinic: Brain disorder suggests common mechanism may underlie many neurodegenerative diseases
... syndrome, researchers have a new means to explore the breakdown in the microtubule transport system in each of these diseases," says Dr. Farrer. "The insides
of neurons are very dynamic. Molecules and organelles are constantly being moved to where they are needed, so it makes sense that these disorders, wit...
Snails and humans use same genes to tell right from left
...il. This asymmetry is unrelated to being left- or right-handed, a preference determined in the brain.
While a small percentage of people have their insides
flipped, their overall internal arrangement is a mirror image of the norm. Anyone with a random arrangement of internal organs would be dead, Patel sa...
Ancient reptile rises from Alberta oil sands
...n found in shale, Druckenmiller explained. Because of this, I was able to have its three-dimensional skull CT-scanned so we can see the details of the insides
of its braincase. This has helped us understand this animal in more detail than almost any other plesiosaur ever found.
Russell said researchers ha...
Surprise in the organic orchard -- a healthier worm in the apple
... Insects can catch more than a cold from certain viruses. Some viruses can be lethal to pest species - turning their insides
to soup - without harming beneficial insects or other organisms. Hence they are used as an environmentally friendly means of biological crop protectio...
Nano-bumps could help repair clogged blood vessels
Now the biomedical engineers have seen the same kind of increased attachment for endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells lining the insides
of arteries, said Thomas Webster, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Purdue.
The stents are small metal scaffolds that are inserte...