Current vitamin D recommendations fraction of safe, perhaps essential levels for children
The current recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin D for children is 200 International Units (IUs), but new research reveals that children may need and can safely take ten-times that amount. According to a recently accepted report in The Endocrine Societys Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...
Genes may make some people more motivated to eat, perhaps overeat
WASHINGTON Science has found one likely contributor to the way that some folks eat to live and others live to eat. Researchers at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, have found that people with genetically lower dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps make behaviors and ...
Australian Children Sleep Less, Perhaps Not Well Monitored
Childrens lives in the developed countries seem to be becoming ever more hectic. With the result they tend to sleep less. A new study reveals that Australian children in the 10-15 year age group tend to sleep at least half an hour less every nigth when compared with just one generation ago.
Molecular ‘Marker’ on Stem Cells Aids Research, Perhaps Therapis
A sugar molecule present on embryonic stem cells also has been found on the surface of a type of adult stem cell, a discovery that may help researchers isolate and purify// adult stem cells for use in therapies aimed at bone healing, tendon repair and cartilage regeneration, researchers at UT South...
Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access
Meanwhile, a worsening shortage of primary-care providers and rising demand for certain specialists will continue to strain the system, perhaps
creating long waits for appointments.
The existing health-care delivery system cannot seamlessly respond to a surge in demand for services, said Je...
Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity
...ll as several genetic components are involved.
"A growing body of evidence suggests that virtually the same trio of factors underpins most, and perhaps
all, autoimmune diseases: an environmental substance that is presented to the body, a genetically based tendency of the immune system to overreact to ...
perhaps in Medical Technology
DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families
...cities across the world. He wondered, were their families looking for them? Without a way to identify them, it would be impossible to bring them home. perhaps
an international DNA database would help reunite these children with their families.
Lorente chose to collaborate with the UNT Health Science C...
First Potential Lupus-Specific Treatment in Sight
...ppropriate for all patients. Each person with lupus is unique and it is likely that successful management of lupus will require a number of therapies, perhaps
used in combination with each other. The LFA and its Medical-Scientific Advisory Council urge the federal government and industry to greatly step up t...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
... different from past research results. Previous studies have suggested that the number of people with Alzheimer's and dementia begins to level off and perhaps
even go down a bit in people age 90 and above.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder May Raise Alzheimer's Risk; Moderate Alcohol May Lower It
Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk
...e of this," said Maris. "Instead, surprisingly, our genome-wide association studies found that BARD1 is a susceptibility gene for neuroblastoma, and perhaps
other cancers as well."
Maris added that researchers are now working to understand the mechanism by which BARD1 gene variants act on developing...
CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas
... inventor of the technology believes that the data presented by Dr. Borthakur's group will also be beneficial in developing more improved TB vaccines, perhaps
ones including the L.E.A.P.S. conjugates known to elicit protective cytokines such as IL-12, a precursor to producing gamma interferon, and gamma inte...
One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials
...tore shelves, medical offices, and industry. Promising discoveries were introduced in the scholarly press, in hopes of drawing bigger grant awards and perhaps
the interest of a company willing to spend the money to convert concept into product. Researchers sometimes took their work off campus, establishing t...
perhaps in Medical Products
Erythropoietin RIA Test
Description:... by target tissues. EPO binds to specific cell membrane receptors on erythroid progenitor cells and appears to facilitate erythrocyte differentiation, perhaps
by increasing survival of the progenitor cells. Endogenous, N-glycosylated EPO is cleared at a constant rate, with a half-life estimated at 1.5 - 2 ho...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
The Spanner Prostatic Stent
Description:... The Spanner Prostatic Stent may become a practice-changing technology for the assessment, management, or, perhaps
even the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Practical applications for The Spanner:
Men unfit for surgery
Company:AbbeyMoor Medical, Inc.
Bio-Eye Hydroxyapatite (HA) Orbital Implant
Description:...satisfaction with the performance of contemporary implants, allowed Perry to identify the performance characteristics of an ideal orbital implant and, perhaps
more importantly, led to the identification of the key physical design variables that accounted for the relative success or failure of a given orbital...
Company:Bio-Eye Orbital Implants
Description:... Eyecare Advantage is one of our leading products. perhaps
it's because Optometric practice management software is what Compulink first developed over 15 years ago! Compulink is among today's leaders in the op...
Company:Compulink Business Systems, Inc.
perhaps in Medical Definition
Artificial induction of immunity
...form, Variola Major. This was practiced in ancient times in China and India, and imported into Europe, via Turkey, around 1720 by Lady Montagu and perhaps
others. From England, the technique spread rapidly to the Colonies, and was also spread by African slaves arriving into Boston.  
... first physician known to have repeatedly used anatomic dissection to determine cause of death was an Italian, Antonio Benivieni (1443-1502).  perhaps
the most famous early gross pathologist was Giovanni Morgagni (1682-1771). His magnum opus , De Sedibus et Causis Morborum per Anatomem Indagatis ...
... based on sound, robust genetic evidence could require less investment and, perhaps
less elapsed time, to identify and develop new products as confidence deepe...tes are currently struggling with the burgeoning of healthcare expenditure. perhaps
personalized medicine is the cure. However, most US private insurers unlike...
... poverty-stricken, ailing and exiled, receiving money by mail from his friend Salomón Chichilnisky exactly as San Martín did from his friend Aguado. perhaps
thinking, as libertador Simón Bolívar did, that he has been tilling the sea ... Maybe one of his better known sentences indicates that his work ...
Unsolved problems in medicine
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...edis . ... The first report of tinea pedis was in 1908 by Whitfield, who, ... Tinea pedis has afflicted humanity for centuries, so it is perhaps
surprising ... well as the nails and are responsible for tinea pedis . ... 152 The Health Care of Homeless Persons - Part I - Tinea Pedis (...
...ater on, these levels increase in response to stress . ... Work stress ... Stress at Work. The nature of work is changing at whirlwind speed. perhaps
now more than ever before, job stress poses a threat to the health of ... ...
...Tests ... An EPT Pregnancy Test ... If your test was a home pregnancy test , you may want to visit your care provider for another one -- perhaps
a blood pregnancy test . If you think you are pregnant, you may want to test yourself at home with a home pregnancy test . You can buy ...
...aring. ... A colorectal polyp is a growth on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. ... People who have had a polyp have an increased risk — perhaps
as much as 50 ... Polyp summary with 11 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, ... " Polyp " ... prince undergo...
...ellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease caused by lack of niacin (vitamin B3). It can be caused by decreased intake of niacin, tryptophan, or perhaps
leucine. It may also result from alterations in protein metabolism in... More about Pellagra : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Progno...
...cy. The WHO states that palliative care : ... Last Acts Task Force on Palliative Care . and the Family. ... solely on palliative care is perhaps
the most difficult ... Palliative care and its partner, hospice care , seek to support and help patients ... Palliative Care . Cardiovas...
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New book suggests Earth perhaps not such a benevolent mother after all
In the past 50 years it has become commonplace to think of Earth as a nurturing place, straining mightily to maintain equilibrium so that life might continue and flourish.
The Gaia hypothesis, named for the ancient Greek goddess of Earth, even put forth the idea that our planet behaves as a ...
Savanna habitat drives birds, and perhaps others, to cooperative breeding
Berkeley -- Delaying having kids to help raise the offspring of others seems like a bad choice if you want to reproduce, but many African starlings have adopted this strategy to deal with the unpredictable climate of their savanna habitats, according to a new study by University of California, Ber...
Molecular 'marker' on stem cells aids research, perhaps therapies
A sugar molecule present on embryonic stem cells also has been found on the surface of a type of adult stem cell, a discovery that may help researchers isolate and purify adult stem cells for use in therapies aimed at bone healing, tendon repair and cartilage regeneration, researchers at UT Southwe...
Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines
...n concerns that boosting the immune response against it would produce autoimmunity and create new problems," Dr. Finn said. "But now that we know that perhaps
20 to 30 percent of people already recognize it as abnormal when made in excess, we can be more confident about the safety of a vaccine strategy to im...
New computer simulation helps explain folding in important cellular protein
...ng with the Wang-Landau algorithm to discover an efficient simulation method capable of sampling the energy density states that allow such folding?
remarkably, they did. The first step in studying the dimerization process was to estimate those states in GpA using Wang-Landau. The second step was t...
Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source
...ucleic acids, but relatively few of the atomic structures of the thousands, perhaps
millions, of varieties of proteins are known.
The Linac Coherent Light ...methods such as polarized laser beams or with specially shaped nozzles.
simpler is to use the ever-increasing power of the computer which for a le...
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ImmuneRegen BioSciences Confirms Homspera's Therapeutic Anti-Influenza Effect on Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus After Oral Administration
... Homspera's immune system activation, and expands the therapeutic range over which activity of the compound has been shown in accepted animal models. perhaps
just as important is the demonstration that oral administration of Homspera results in therapeutic effects. This suggests appropriate oral formulatio...
Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials
...ricity, known as "flexoelectricity."
"Flexoelectricity, at the nanoscale, allows you to coax ordinary material to behave like a piezoelectric one. perhaps
more importantly, this phenomenon exists in materials that are already piezoelectric. You can make the effect even larger," Sharma says.
Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare
...tributes to adverse events and increased healthcare costs. According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), two studies showed at least 44,000 people and perhaps
as many as 98,000 die in hospitals each year because of medical errors that could have been prevented. Standardization of the hand-off communication p...
New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's
...how the effective cyclic peptides affect Parkinson's disease cells by changing reduction or oxidation within the cell, binding to metal molecules, or perhaps
another mechanism. In addition, more potent structures may be possible, so the cyclic peptides' known structure can be used as a starting point for mo...
BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms
...idal data on Ygiene(TM)'s performance that I reviewed is quite impressive. Two immediate and important applications of Ygiene(TM) come to mind:
the biggest challenge facing hospitals worldwide is eradication of Clostridium difficile spores in the environment in a timely fashion thereby reducin...
CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders
...ively pursuing development of the therapeutic and preventative vaccine approaches that our scientists have pioneered. With the world health community perhaps
on the verge of losing its third of four flu drug weapons against swine flu - Tamiflu - potentially leaving only Relenza (zanamivir) as the sole optio...
perhaps in Biological Products
perhaps in Biological Definition
... is the creation of one thing as a copy of, product of, or replacement for a similar thing, e.g. photocopying and the making of replicas .
It is perhaps
most commonly used in the context of biological reproduction and sex :
Sexual reproduction is a biological process by which organisms create...
Talbutal (Lotusate; hypnotic)
Sometimes two or more barbiturates are combined in a single tablet or capsule; perhaps
the most well-known of these combinations is Tuinal , which consists of amobarbital and secobarbital in equal proportions.
...rease in incidence of diabetes in the developing countries follows the trend of urbanisation and life style changes.
Diabetes is in the top 10, and perhaps
the top 5, of the most significant diseases in the developed world, and is gaining in significance (see big killers ).
For at least 20 years, dia...
...with the filter materiel visible inside (looks like thick paper). They are perhaps
15-18 inches long, and 2-3 inches thick. They have tubing connectors at ...t is disconnected from the plumbing (which is removed and discarded, except perhaps
for the filter, which may be sterilized and reused with the same patient at...
...ble at the time. Because chemical dissection of DNA samples always yielded the same four nucleotides, the chemical composition of DNA appeared simple, perhaps
even uniform. Organisms, on the other hand, are fantastically complex individually and widely diverse collectively. Geneticists did not speak of genes...
...some balance between desires and satisfaction is important; somewhat paradoxically complete satisfaction may not be ideal, it can be argued that perhaps
it is better if things are left to be desired.
In various practical matters an equilibrium is useful, e.g.:
in a conversation , between talking...
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... ... Definition of Virion . Virion : A complete virus particle with its DNA or RNA core and ... Next to the common cold, influenza (the flu) is perhaps
the most familiar ... The influenza virion is an enveloped virus that derives its lipid bilayer from ... ... virus particles, also called ...
...r more different organisms of different species that may, but does The word symbiosis literally means "together life" ... Above, the corals are perhaps
the best example of a mutualistic symbiosis . ... ( Some people restrict the term symbiosis to only these mutually beneficial ... Cleaning Symb...
..... Explains what Spinal Cord Injury is, describes treatment options, and offers a list of support organizations. ... of the Spinal Cord . perhaps
the feature of spinal cord tumors that distinguishes ... In general spinal cord signs that progress over more than a 2-week period ... ...
...antidote ... Founded in the belief that segregation is, was, and has always been wrong, this campaign is intended to make people stop, think, and perhaps
get a little ... Definition of segregation from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and ...
... Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a species of budding yeast. It is perhaps
the most useful yeast owing to its use since ancient times in baking and brewing. It is believed that it was originally isolated from the skins of gra...
...(e)tik eskuratuta ... The phylum Rhizopoda includes a large group of protists that move by means of ... The diagram to the left shows an ameba, perhaps
the most familiar Rhizopod. ... Images of the beautiful single-celled protistan marine organisms that distinguish ... ( Rhizopoda Radiaria), based...