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Blind study

Blind study a study in which the experimenter is unaware of which group is subject to which... Read More

Biofortified, iron-rich rice improves the nutrition of women, study by Cornell researcher shows for the first time

For the past decade, plant breeders have been trying to boost the vitamin and mineral content of rice and other staples... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Scientists Find Clue To Blindness In Cavefish

In dark pools in Mexican caves, the blind cavefish survives just fine without eyesight, finding food in an environment of... Read More

Anti-Fungal Drug Offers Great Benefits to Some with Severe Asthma

January 1, 2009 -- Some patients with severe asthma who also have allergic sensitivity to certain fungi enjoy great... Read More

No Substitute for Hard Work: Creatine Supplementation Does Not Improve Exercise Outcomes in COPD Patients

Creatine, a popular nutritional supplement renowned for enhancing athletic performance and muscle strength, does not... Read More

Retinol lotion reduces the fine wrinkles from natural aging of skin

Products previously were thought only to improve skin aged by sun ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Lotions containing retinol improve the... Read More

Experts Look At Effects Of Smoking Cessation Drug, ‘Varenicline’

Smoking is the world's leading cause of premature death. Smokers who quit are able to significantly reduce their risk of... Read More

Women with low body iron find exercise harder

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Women with low body iron, yet who are not anemic, have a much harder time sustaining exercise and adapting... Read More

UT Southwestern Researchers Identify Key Photoreceptor In Fungi

DALLAS July 4, 2002 After 40 years of searching for the photoreceptor that controls multiple vital processes in fungi,... Read More

Nicotinamide Riboside For Healthy Aging According to Study

Nicotinamide riboside gained traction as a recent study conducted by a team of scientists from the University of Colorado... Read More

Low-Sodium Advice for Asthmatics Should be Taken with a Grain of Salt

Following a low-sodium diet does not appear to have any appreciable impact of asthma control as once thought, according... Read More

Research Reinforces Findings That Chinese Exercises Benefit Older Adults

Visiting kinesiology professor Yang Yang leads a group of residents of Clark Lindsey Village in Urbana in Qigong and... Read More

Hope for patients with COPD

For the first time, a drug therapy appears to reduce lung function loss in patients with moderate to severe chronic... Read More

ESC Congress 2003: New oral anticoagulant shows promise to reduce major cardiovascular events following heart attacks

IMPORTANT: This press release accompanies both a presentation and an ESC press conference given at the ESC Congress 2003.... Read More

Physical beauty involves more than good looks

MADISON, Wis. -- There is more to beauty than meets the stranger's eye, according to results from three studies examining... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Vision restoration therapy shown to improve brain activity in brain injured patients

Brain activity demonstrated using fMRI in stroke and other brain injured patientsColumbia University Medical Center... Read More

Introduction. Bioinformatics: from molecules to systems

Article The post-genome era is characterized by a major expansion in the available biological data. Sources of information... Read More

Newly Identified Strains Of Chlamydia Trachomatis Could Produce New Diseases

A new study led by a scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) is the first to conclude that... Read More

Sexual reproduction delays aging in a mammalian species

Past research on aging and the life histories of diverse species has shown that sexual reproduction is biologically costly... Read More

Neurologic and Developmental Disability after Extremely Preterm Birth

Neurologic and Developmental Disability after Extremely Preterm Birth Nicholas S. Wood, M.B., Ch.B., Neil Marlow, D.M.,... Read More

Sexual reproduction delays aging in a mammalian species

Past research on aging and the life histories of diverse species has shown that sexual reproduction is biologically costly... Read More

Human vision inadequate for research on bird vision

The most attractive male birds attract more females and as a result are most successful in terms of reproduction. This is... Read More

Not just humans benefit from animal biotechnology

Laboratory animals are the source of major discoveries and breakthroughs in biology, not just in tackling disease but also... Read More

Nighttime is the right time to prevent preterm labor with aspirin

ORLANDO, Sept. 26 – Low-dose aspirin prevented preterm labor in pregnant women at risk for high blood pressure, but only... Read More

Negative effects of caffeine are stronger on daytime sleep than on nocturnal sleep

  Montreal, October 2, 2006 -- A new study at the Université de Montréal has concluded that people drinking coffee to... Read More

The lipid lowering effect of plant sterol ester capsules in hypercholesterolemic subjects

The lipid lowering effect of plant sterol ester capsules in hypercholesterolemic subjects Robert V Acuff1, David J Cai2,... Read More

A controlled trial of the Litebook light-emitting diode (LED) light therapy device for treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

A controlled trial of the Litebook light-emitting diode (LED) light therapy device for treatment of Seasonal Affective... Read More

Old-Growth Forest Degradation: The Not-So-Slow Depletion of a Natural Resource

by Cheri Bermudez September 2007 Opening Thoughts As Earth’s population increases the amount of livable space... Read More

Immune-mediated changes in actinic keratosis following topical treatment with imiquimod 5% cream

Immune-mediated changes in actinic keratosis following topical treatment with imiquimod 5% cream Abel Torres1, Leslie... Read More

The circadian basis of winter depression

Alfred J. Lewy*,, Bryan J. Lefler*, Jonathan S. Emens*, and Vance K. Bauer *Sleep and Mood Disorders Laboratory, Oregon... Read More

Study compares treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis

Oral psoralen - UV-A therapy was found to be more effective than narrowband UV-B therapy in treating patients with chronic... Read More

Feeling Good About Placebos

SEATTLE A Michigan State University medical ethicist believes giving a patient a placebo the old-fashioned way using some... Read More

Research could lead to new treatments for blindness

Scientists have discovered how to make cells sensitive to light in what may lead to a new approach to treating certain forms... Read More

Mite

Mite Definition What is mite? A mite is a minute arachnid, typically measuring less than 1 mm in length. It belongs to the... Read More

Cosmic Jackpot: Why Our Universe Is Just Right for Life

Cosmic Jackpot: Why Our Universe Is Just Right for Life      ... Read More

Multiple species of bacteria may cause trachoma: Implications for treatment

In a study published in this week's PLoS Medicine, researchers have found that more than one species of bacteria may be... Read More

Vitamin A derivative associated with reduced growth in some lung cells

October 2007 -- Treatment with a derivative of vitamin A called retinoic acid was associated with reduced lung cell growth... Read More

Reductionism and complexity in molecular biology

  Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel1   1Marc H. V. Van Regenmortel is at the Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de... Read More