Parkinson's Mutation Stunts Neurons
Mutations in a key brain protein known to underlie a form of Parkinson's disease (PD) wreaks its damage by stunting the normal growth and branching of neurons//, researchers have found. They have pinpointed the malfunction of the protein made by mutant forms of the gene called LRRK2 and how it affe...
Aspirin Stunts Tumor Growth ?
Strategies to fight cancer has received a shot in the arm by way of a novel research conducted by scientists from Newcastle University//, who have found that Aspirin is endowed with the potential to inhibit the growth of blood vessels, thus nipping cancer in the bud. Indeed, this information may th...
Tips on Bicycling Safety From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
...irection of traffic and be aware of surrounding traffic. Obey all rules of the road; bicycles are vehicles, too.
Do not ride double, attempt stunts
or go too fast.
Avoid loose clothing and wear appropriate footwear. Use pant leg clips to keep clothing grease-free and out of the bicycle ...
Punch Up Your Martial Arts Practice
...r sports when exhausted or in pain.
If you have children who take part in martial arts, make sure they understand that they should not attempt stunts
performed by more experienced practitioners, such as breaking boards or bricks by kicking or punching. Also, ensure that they realize that martial art...
'X-Tremely' Dangerous Sports
...lowly and gently stretch the muscles to be exercised, holding each stretch for at least 30 seconds.
Do not try to imitate stunts
seen in televised events. The people in those events -- even the X Games, which appear to be less formal than events like the Olympics -- are profes...
The Little Gym of Fort Worth SW Introduces Kids' Cheerleading Program
...heerleading, including sideline
cheers and chants, stunts
and routines. The 20-week long program will
pom-poms develops their fine motor skills, the stunts
and movements teach
coordination and balance, and ... Classes will consist of cheerleading, along with stunts
gymnastics activities. Lesson plans will...
Researchers disprove long-standing belief about HIV treatment
...N.C. Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have disproved a long-standing clinical belief that the hepatitis C virus slows or stunts
the immune system's ability to restore itself after HIV patients are treated with a combination of drugs known as the "cocktail."
Hepatitis C (HCV...
PiNKiTUDE, New Cause Marketing Initiative Inspired by MGM's Pink Panther, Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
...y and department store retail chains.
-- On-air, on-line, and social media marketing: A 360-degree campaign has been developed including on-air stunts
on the MGM HD and VOD channels. Special Pink Panther avatars will be distributed virally on social media sites to promote breast health awaren...
Leading Health Groups Applaud Continued Efforts to Protect Public Health by Ending So-Called 'Theatrical Productions' in Bars
...eatrical productions" in bars are a
violation of the Freedom to Breathe Act. "We are encouraged that bar owners
are putting an end to these theatrical stunts
and will no longer be placing
the health of their patrons and employees at risk," said David Arons, the
American Cancer Society's Director of Governme...
Evel Knievel Lost to Pulmonary Fibrosis; Disease Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer Each Year
... of Disease, Funding for Research
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Famed stuntman
Evel Knievel was known for his death defying stunts
and his recovery from
life threatening injuries due to those stunts. It is ironic the disease
that claimed his life was one that has no treatment and ...
Lack of vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls
This release is available in French .
Montreal, December 10th, 2008 Insufficient vitamin D can stunt growth and foster weight gain during puberty, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism . Even in sun-drenched California, where scientists f...
Blue light used to harden tooth fillings stunts tumor growth
A blue curing light used to harden dental fillings also may stunt tumor growth, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
"The light sends wavelengths of blue-violet light to the composite, which triggers hardening," says Alpesh Patel, a rising MCG School of Dentistry junior. "The light waves...
Parkinson's mutation stunts neurons
Mutations in a key brain protein known to underlie a form of Parkinson's disease (PD) wreaks its damage by stunting the normal growth and branching of neurons, researchers have found. They have pinpointed the malfunction of the protein made by mutant forms of the gene called LRRK2 and how it affect...
How to build crops that can beat aluminum's toxic effects
...earth's crustcauses particular problems for farmers in South America, Africa, and Indonesia, where acidic environments turn the metal into a form that stunts
the growth of plants and especially plant roots.
" We found that a single change in one plant factor required for monitoring of and response to DNA...
RNA interference therapy heals growth deficiency disorder in a live animal
...hormone that interferes with normal growth. When the gene that produces the defective human growth hormone is inserted into the mouses genome, it also stunts
the mouses growth. But when a small snippet of RNA that interferes with the hormones production is also added, the mouse is restored to normal.
New research to decode the genetic secrets of prolific potato pest
...potato plant and injects a substance causing the plant to create a unique cell from which it feeds via a specialised tube. By doing this, the nematode stunts
root growth and deprives the potato plant of essential nutrients, which leads to lower quality, smaller crops.
Says Dr Urwin: This tiny parasite h...