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Archive for December, 2014 :


Sugar Molecule Found in Red Meat Link to Cancer
December 31st, 2014

Neu5Gc, fed in most mammals, is found in human diet which creates spontaneous tumor formation as it did in the research study with the mice.


Fingertip Blood Sensor May Save Valuable Time for Both Patients and Doctors
December 31st, 2014

The new tool may give immediate information to the surgeons and spare patient’s discomfort in drawing blood.


Importance of Blink Assessment in Face Transplant
December 31st, 2014

A careful blink assessment in facial transplantation could help in preserving the vision of most patients who have face injury.


Mechanism of Toxin’s Inflammatory Effect on Lungs Found
December 31st, 2014

The discovery of a bacterial toxin could give way to the creation of therapeutic strategies to improve patient’s health.


Cancer-causing Mutation Discovered
December 31st, 2014

The gene rearrangements can cause small percentage of cancer and drugs are available to target and harbor the abnormalities of cancer-causing gene.


Estrogen Worsens Allergic Reaction
December 31st, 2014

Estrogen creates allergic reactions for women which identifies its role why women are more prone to allergies.


School Districts to Suppliers: Procure Antibiotic-Free Chicken
December 29th, 2014

The announcement of supplying antibiotic-free chicken to schools creates higher quality standards to serve quality meals and protecting healthy future for students.


Twelve New Genetic Causes of Developmental Disorders Discovered
December 26th, 2014

With the discovery of the causes of developmental disorders, the researchers believe that it will inspire more clinical and research studies to pinpoint more genetic causes of the disorders.


Scientists Discover How Lung Cancer Spreads
December 26th, 2014

Taking control of the recycling process of the cell helps stop lung cancer from spreading which is very important in finding new treatments to prevent cancer deaths.


Pheromones, an Effective and Affordable Bait for Bedbugs
December 26th, 2014

Pheromones, a newly-discovered chemical which is compose of three components, lure and trap the bedbugs which will benefit people and those in industries that are commonly infested by bedbugs.


Maternal Obesity and High-fat Diet Harm Fetus
December 26th, 2014

Maternal obesity and high-fat diet create constraints on blood stem cells of the fetus that disturbed the development of the immune system and which explains the rise in immune disease and allergic susceptibility of the children.


Identifying Brain Variations to Predict Patient Response to Surgery for OCD
December 26th, 2014

The neuroanatomical variation may help in the choosing of the possible candidates in the surgery yet physicians must practice neurosurgery in psychiatry with care especially in lesioning the brain.


Indoor Tanning Among U.S. High School Students Decreasing
December 25th, 2014

High schools were now more cautious of engaging in indoor tanning due to increased awareness of its negative effects to the skin especially those who started early in this practice.


Researchers Track Paths to Cancer Drug Resistance
December 25th, 2014

By targeting the route cells, the researchers were able to pinpoint the pathways that promote resistance to the drugs and likely keep the current therapies effective.


Whole-genome Sequencing Can Identify Cancer Gene Mutations
December 25th, 2014

Whole-genome sequencing can help discover candidates in cancer gene mutations which will decrease cost and will improve patient care yet further study is needed to interpret precise clinical implications.


Echolocation: Substitute Tool for Blind People
December 25th, 2014

Echolocation helps the visually-impaired people in assessing their environment and finding their way around and can be possibly used as a replacement for vision.


New Insights How Malaria-Carrier Mosquitoes Adapt to Humans
December 25th, 2014

The study reveals how Anopheles genus mosquitoes, sole carriers of human malaria, evolve and adapt to humans as their host of the disease and brought a new understanding about the insect and its differences with others.


New Imaging Technique Helps to Diagnose Ciliopathies
December 19th, 2014

Scientists uncovered a new window into the structure and defects in human cilia which will help in diagnosing and eventually treating these genetic disorders.


New Therapy to Re-programm Cell Death Discovered
December 19th, 2014

Defective ubiquitin ligase allows tumor to grow unceasingly and hampers the process of programmed cell death wherein scientists are now working on a new therapy to treat the cancer cells.


Treatment to Recover from Spinal Cord Injury Revealed
December 19th, 2014

Muscle spindle should be used extensively or be stimulated to recover from the spinal cord injury and which neuronal circuits are repaired.


New Understanding and Treatment for Brain Tumour Relapse
December 18th, 2014

Taking tumour samples from children who relapsed can help in looking for best treatment which has fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.


Power of Computers to Harness the Human Genome May Provide Clues into the Ebola Virus
December 18th, 2014

Genes in our cells could be used to develop drugs and cure diseases with the help of bioinformatics and through this it would create more targets to test and evaluate for the virus.


Autism and Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter
December 18th, 2014

Exposure to high levels of fine particulate matter during pregnancy may cause twice the risk of having a child with autism.


Behaviorally-Inhibited Kids Predict Social Anxiety in Adolescence
December 18th, 2014

Identifying special factors that contributes to persistently-shy children can help in the prevention and treatment of socially-anxious adolescents.


Moms of Food-Allergic Kids Need Dietician’s Support
December 18th, 2014

Parents of food-allergic kids need information and support from a dietician to ensure them that their child will be safe and to guide them to create a nutritionally complete diet.


Obama Promises Normalization with Cuba
December 17th, 2014

Obama has finally released the three remaining political prisoners of the Cuban 5 in exchange for Cuba releasing two American spies and has promised to normalize relations. Could it be true?


U.S. Dietary Quality Remains Poor and Gap Widens Between Groups
December 15th, 2014

Dietary quality gap widens between rich and poor due to education and income and researchers urge for improve public health policies and nutrition education for a disease-free society.


Mediterranean Diet Increased Life Span
December 15th, 2014

Greater constancy to the diet has longer telomeres which has been linked to longevity and scientists will continue on their research which components of diet that increased life span.


Only 25 Minutes of Mindfulness Meditation Alleviates Stress
December 15th, 2014

A brief mindfulness meditation around 25 minutes for three consecutive days can relieve psychological stress but greater cortisol reactivity yet may reduce in long-term meditation.


Obesity Intensifies Silent Cardiac Damage
December 15th, 2014

Obese people has elevated levels of heart enzyme which is likely to develop to heart failure which can be a forewarning that obesity can fuel heart failure independent of other symptoms.


Kids with Open Bone Breaks Can Heal Safely Without Surgery
December 15th, 2014

Non-surgery can be given to children with simple open bone breaks with no infection yet one-size treatment doesn’t fit all which means each fracture requires careful clinical evaluation.


Need for Public Information About Taking Unnecessary Antibiotics
December 15th, 2014

Researchers suggest informing the public about over prescription and resistance of antibiotics and the risks linked with taking unnecessary antibiotics.


Proteins Force Cancer Cells to Proliferate
December 15th, 2014

Musashi proteins influence the cells to proliferate increasingly and the study made showed more about understanding the cell states of cancer rather than treating them.


Therapeutic Strategy May Treat a Childhood Neurological Disorder
December 15th, 2014

Loss of neurofibromin causes intellectual deficits and autism yet it may reverse the disease through therapies after birth.


Cancer Can’t Grow If It Will Not be Moved
December 15th, 2014

Disrupting the enzyme that plays an important role in cell movement will possibly stop cancer from spreading and growing and now scientists are looking at the enzyme as cancer drug target.


Occasional Use of Heroin May Worsen HIV Infection
December 15th, 2014

The use of heroin by HIV-positive patients may harm their immune system due to a decrease of CD4 count and researchers will continue to evaluate its effects towards other aspects.


Are GMOs Killing Us?
December 14th, 2014

The steep rise in incidence of 22 chronic diseases in the US correlates strongly with the increase in GM crops and the application of glyphosate-based herbicides.


Human Eye Can See ‘Invisible’ Infrared Light
December 12th, 2014

Discovering that retina can sense infrared light, scientists are now trying to develop a new instrument to check if the retina is functioning properly.


Many U.S. Workers Experiencing Chronic Sleep Loss
December 11th, 2014

U.S. adults are required to sleep for 7 to 9 hours and include strategies like flexible work and class start times to prevent chronic sleep loss.


UN Women Empowers Widows Who Face Stigma and Discrimination
December 11th, 2014

UN Women is trying to help the widows and single women to break free from their current situation of stigma and discrimination and empowering them as agents of change.


Present Flu Vaccine May Make You Sicker
December 11th, 2014

Cross reactivity is considered ok but the original antigenic sin makes people susceptible to virus leading to major complications or even death yet government continue to promote the vaccine.


Champions of Change Wanted for Climate Education
December 11th, 2014

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is looking for Champions of Change in Climate Education & Literacy.


A Glimpse of Life with Cerebral Palsy
December 11th, 2014

‘I Came -I Stayed’ encourages readers to chase their dreams, conquer their fears.


How-to Exercise Pamphlet for People with MS
December 11th, 2014

The pamphlets help people with MS to increase their motivation to exercise and to counteract the paralyzing effects of multiple sclerosis.


High Testosterone Link to Colon Cancer
December 10th, 2014

There is a close link between higher testosterone and colon cancer in which women gets when their estrogen lowers during their menopausal period.


U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena Lies For Monsanto
December 10th, 2014

Obama continues his dark agenda by placing agents of criminal enterprises into U.S. Embassies.


Researchers Pinpoint Chemo Effect On Brain Cells
December 6th, 2014

Chemo not only kills many patients but leaves many others zombies.


Knee Surgery Leads to Arthritis & Cartilage Loss
December 6th, 2014
Fracking Chemicals Cause Sterility & Birth Defects
December 5th, 2014

Chemicals used in fracking operations are highly toxic and can cause a wide range of serious health problems.


Why Children Don’t Belong to the Clean Plate Club
December 2nd, 2014

Kids should not be made to eat all of the food on their plate.


Gut Microbiota Influences Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability
December 1st, 2014

New research suggests that the microbes in your gut can influence what kind of toxins get into your brain. Another good reason to eat smart and avoid GMOs.


New Method for Studying Falling Asleep
December 1st, 2014
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