High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack
Varying advice means patients at high-risk of having a heart attack are unclear about when symptoms are potentially life threatening and when they should call an ambulance , argue a group of heart specialists in this weeks BMJ.
At least 70% of people who die from coronary heart disease have...
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Holds the Ladle, is Not to Be Blamed If the Child Isnt in Fine Fettle
Thank God for this, many mothers might just heave a sigh of relief. For years, mothers have had to face disapproval from their partners if their children were overweight. Somehow, flak regarding children is blamed on the mothers inability to rear children appropriately.
New research has co...
CT Colonography Screens for Cancer, Osteoporosis
...om the CT colonography images agreed with the subject's DEXA bone mineral density scores normally used to check for osteoporosis.
"CT colonography isnt
a replacement for DEXA testing, but it could be a way to screen more people for osteoporosis," lead author Rizwan Aslam, assistant clinical professor ...
Blacks not receiving chemotherapy for rectal cancer, despite seeing cancer specialists
...s, such as patient preferences or access to resources including transportation or family care.
Choice is important. If theres a choice, this maybe isnt
a disparity but a preference. But if its not a choice, then we need to understand the barriers and find solutions, Morris says.
Treating safety research like other clinical studies slows progress
...thical issues, Johns Hopkins researchers assert in an upcoming opinion piece.
We cant apply a clinical paradigm to patient safety research. It just isnt
the right fit, says Nancy Kass, Sc.D., deputy director for public health at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and an author of the artic...
Tel Aviv University finds connection between mental fitness and multi-lingualism
...er or not parents should introduce their young children to a second language, Kav thinks that learning a new language is only a good thing, even if it isnt
intended to stave off mental decline in old age.
In my professional opinion, learning a new language can only do good things, she believes. Other ...
Yeast gives rise to new concept: cell fuel is 'brains' behind division
...o the hourly
minimum wage, too bad the fuel doesnt do more work - like deciding what route to take and
pressing the gas pedal.
While that concept isnt
likely to work for vehicle fuel, a new study has found that it is,
in fact, what goes on in the cells of yeast.
Mitochondria, the fuel of a cel...
Invention gives improved gene technology analysis
...recognised the problem with incomplete quality assurance, and invented the solution for the tests.
- A fantastic property of the system is that it isnt
limited to just one test. It can be used in any gene technology-based assay detecting biologically substances. The liposome can be tailored and adapte...
Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults
...g, and that it wasnt really a big experience for girls. The problem is that isnt
actually true. There are different types of aggression.
Boys do tend to... plagued by this environment of being tortured day in and day out.
a normative experience and we need to do something about it and recognize t...
Older Americans are more socially engaged than many people may think
Laumann said the research provides a new way of looking at how people relate to society as they age. Additional time spent on social activities isnt
necessarily a response to older Americans having more time, he said, or the result of a different perspective among older Americans as compared with b...
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Marchon Airlock® Frames
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the only advantage Marchon offers in this rimless collection. Minimal frame components means lighter weight. This is further optimized by using high q...
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Vortex Vacuum Mixer
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very practical. Vortex mixes the cement directly in the syringe delivery chamber, eliminating the extra step. And for those who prefer applying by han...
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Topcon IS-2000 Instrument Stand
Description:... This isnt
just another new stand weve come up with, this is absolutely revolutionary!...
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enough or for precise measurements of the Anterior Chamber.
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...o avoid a reaction based on ABO incompatibility . ... IgM does not cross placenta but ABO incompatibility leads to jaundice. why? ... but isnt
ABO incompatibility seen in the first pregnancy and gets better with ... ABO incompatibility is a reaction of the immune system that...
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Illinois Soil Nitrogen Test measures microbial nitrogen
...r. Several studies have provided evidence that the isnt
is predictive of yield response by corn to nitroge...llinois to clarify the chemical nature of what the isnt
measures and its relationship to microbial growth ...ecovery tests did not support the concept that the isnt
estimates total soil nitrogen. Rather, the results...
Candy-coating keeps proteins sweet
... Sugar-frosting isnt
just for livening up boring bran flakes; it can also preserve important therapeutic proteins. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and T...
Tracking influenza's every movement
... Its the case of the missing flu virus. When the flu isnt
making people sick, it seems to just vanish. Yet, every year, everywhere on Earth, it reappears in the appropriate season and starts its attack. So wh...
Turning back the clock for Schwann cells
...odendrocytes, the myelin makers in the central nervous system, cant revert to an immature state. Whether c-Jun affects oligodendrocyte differentiation isnt
Too hot to handle! Scientists identify heat sensing regulator
...ng it wider, or maybe by causing it to stay open longer. And the result is elevated pain sensitivity.
Exactly how Pirt regulates the TRPV1 channel isnt
yet clear, says Dong. The goal is to find molecules that specifically affect the pain pathway, but not other nerves, he says. Were looking for genes s...
When following the leader can lead into the jaws of death
...rds to whom they follow.
The team investigated how animals use the behaviour of others to make more accurate movement decisions, especially when it isnt
possible to identify which individuals possess pertinent information? One plausible answer is that animals in groups only respond when they see a thre...
Bees disease -- 1 step closer to finding a cure
... from the food ingested by the larvae - until eventually the honey bee larvae gut contains nothing but these disease-causing (pathogenic) bacteria. It isnt
until then that the bacteria burst out of the gut into the organ cavity thereby killing the larvae. These findings are a major breakthrough in honeybe...
It's a unisex brain with specific signals that trigger 'male' behavior
...ed to make a humming song can also be triggered in female flies by artificially stimulating particular brain cells that are present in both sexes. It isnt
what youve got its how you use it, the authors say.
It appears there is a largely bisexual or unisex brain. Anatomically, the differences are subt...
Some migratory birds can't find success in urban areas, study finds
...lycatchers perceive these urban habitats. We need to know what they dont like about urban areas before we can determine what to do.
And the problem isnt
just with one species of bird, she said.
So much of the world is becoming urbanized, she said. From a conservation perspective, really understandin...
Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings
...nspecifically bound nanorods, resulting in a sensitivity limit of one zeptomole (600 molecules). Simply put, if its not moving and flashing, it simply isnt
Moreover, Frasch says, Studies with the F1-ATPase in my laboratory show that since it can detect single DNA molecules, it far exceeds th...
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In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last
MADISON Wisconsins technology industry is often compared unfavorably to the tech-based economy in Minnesota, a state with more venture capital investments, more college graduates and a long history of spinning out entrepreneurial companies. For the most part, our Minnesota envy is justified but n...
Dividing stem cells along partisan lines isnt a good experiment
Magnified stem cells. Source: Office of U.S. Rep. Jane Harman (D-Redondo Beach, Calif.) MADISON Are human embryonic stem cells Democratic or Republican?
As silly as that question is, it appears to be at the core of one of the more lamentable wedge issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. Bo...
The most natural drug
... In the fight against infection, the human immune system isnt
ready for a war.
Vaccines push the immune system to create defenses against illness, but they take time to work. A new process developed by scienti...
Atomic force microscopy reveals liquids adjust viscosity when confined, shaken
... Getting ketchup out of the bottle isnt
always easy. However, shaking the bottle before trying to pour allows the thick, gooey ketchup to flow more freely because it becomes more fluid when ...
Iowa State researchers developing system to efficiently convert biomass to ethanol
...) with the goal of developing a complete conversion system that makes economic sense for the future.
Transporting biomass to fuel production plants isnt
easy or cheap because of the bulk and quantities involved. The Department of Energy has estimated a biorefinery would need at least 2,000 tons of biom...
Growth: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
...ake risk capital for growth purposes, make sure youve got the people and systems in place, or in development, to help manage the process. Risk capital isnt
a panacea, its just one of the factors for a growth business.
The End is Near or Is It?
...s, noting the caution as they look to the future -- it occurred to me: This isnt
a marathon at all. Its a triathlon. The Iron Man of economic downturn and r...th of the organization early. You dont want to hit too soon an updraft that isnt
there, or wait too long when youve got to sprint like mad to catch up. The ...
Exclusive WTN Interview with Don Williamson
...inly the potential for genetic based developments in the future.
WTN: What about raising money? How receptive are the venture capitalists? Sewage isnt
exactly sexy. What are the VCs saying?
DW: Most dont understand it. Because it is not sexy, most havent ever been involved in the wastewater ind...
WTN Interview: Alex Bratton: EmailRX's founder on viruses and spam
...o forged email headers or known open email relays. Just knowing these rules isnt
enough. Spammers are constantly in an escalating technology war with those ...ving to spend additional time installing, configuring and tweaking settings isnt
what people want to be spending their valuable time on. Our solutions don't...
Japanese Continue Relentless Biotech Stake in Midwest
If this isnt
enough, the KAMBI road show continues its trajectory in the Kansai region in October for a full week from October 18 through 25.
For Midwest life s...