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Study: Length of children’s sleep duration varies; can influence their weight, behavior

WESTCHESTER, Ill. - The duration of a child's sleep can vary, depending on the time of day, week and year. Further, children... Read More

Strength-duration curve

Definition noun A graphical representation depicting the intensity of an electrical stimulus in relation to the duration... Read More

Tomato Crop Response to Short-Duration Legume Green Manures in Tropical Vegetable Systems

INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS Tomato Crop Response to Short-Duration Legume Green Manures in Tropical Vegetable Systems... Read More

Duration

Duration a continuous period of... Read More

Which women stop smoking during pregnancy and the effect on breastfeeding duration

Roslyn C Giglia, Colin W Binns  and Helman S Alfonso Curtin University of Technology, School of Public Health, GPO Box... Read More

Hubble Finds That Earth Is Safe From One Class Of Gamma-ray Burst

Homeowners may have to worry about floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes destroying their homes, but at least they can remove... Read More

Can discrete event simulation be of use in modelling major depression?

III. Application Acceptance of the definitions proposed brings us to the comparison of two computational frameworks for... Read More

Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Respiratory Illness in Infants

Abstract Breastfeeding has long been believed to protect against infection in infants, but protection against respiratory... Read More

Sleep deprivation doubles risks of obesity in both children and adults

Research by Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an... Read More

Study breaks ground in revealing how neurons generate movement

When the eye tracks a bird's flight across the sky, the visual experience is normally smooth, without interruption. But... 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

Common House Sparrows Potential Reservoir For West Nile Virus

Common house sparrows may be an important reservoir host for West Nile virus, Dr. Nicholas Komar reported at the annual... Read More

ESA’s Cluster Mission Establishes Why Earth’s Aurorae Shine

ESA's Cluster mission has established that high-speed flows of electrified gas, known as bursty bulk flows, in the Earth's... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Leaf Area Duration

The long term relationship of information found from the leaf Area Index, where the volume of ground covered in relation to... Read More

Breath-holding test

Breath-holding test a rough index of cardiopulmonary reserve measured by the length of time that a subject can voluntarily... Read More

Mushroom

mushroom 1. (Science: botany) An edible fungus (agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven... Read More

The AAP Practice Parameter on Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children

The AAP Practice Parameter on Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children KENNETH B. ROBERTS, M.D.... Read More

Lighting up the human brain at night

Most people are aware that light affects human behaviour and can be used to treat disorders such as Seasonal Affective... Read More

Maternal position during the first stage of labor: a systematic review

Maternal position during the first stage of labor: a systematic review João P Souza1, Maria A Miquelutti1, Jose G... Read More

Curing the common cold?

Curing the common cold? Folk and herbal remedies are often used in the hope that they will prevent the common cold or... Read More

Interphase

Definition noun The phase in the life cycle of a cell wherein the cell grows in size, replicates its DNA, and prepares for... Read More

Feeling sleepy is all in your genes

Genes responsible for our 24 hour body clock influence not only the timing of sleep, but also appear to be central to the... Read More

Enzyme-linked immunoassay for dengue virus IgM and IgG antibodies in serum and filter paper blood

Technical advance Enzyme-linked immunoassay for dengue virus IgM and IgG antibodies in serum and filter paper... Read More

Zeitgeber

Definition noun, plural: zeitgebers An external or environmental cue that helps regulate biological clock that drives... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Determination of the motor nerve conduction velocity of the radial and ulnar nerves in clinically normal dogs

FEITOSA, M.M., LARSSON, M.H.M.A., USHIKOSHI, W.S. et al. Abstract : The radial and ulnar nerves were examined... Read More

Melatonin

Definition noun, plural: melatonin or melatonins The hormone involved in the regulation of several physiological mechanisms... Read More

Curing the common cold?

October 25, 2005 -- Folk and herbal remedies are often used in the hope that they will prevent the common cold or reduce... Read More

Hypomenorrhoea

Definition noun The medical term used to refer to an extremely light blood flow or short duration of... Read More

Infinite

Infinite 1. Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance. Whatever is finite, as finite, will... Read More

Viagra For Babies? Sildenafil Found To Prevent Rebound Pulmonary Hypertension In Infants

A single dose of sildenafil, a blood vessel widening vasodilator (also sold under the brand name Viagra), prevented rebound... Read More

Chronaxie

Definition noun, plural: chroaxies (physiology) The shortest period of time required to produce an effective electrical... Read More

Terms

Definition noun, plural: terms (biology) (1) The end of the normal gestation period or point at which birth is... Read More

Lighting up the human brain at night

Most people are aware that light affects human behaviour and can be used to treat disorders such as Seasonal Affective... Read More

Lifespan

Lifespan 1. The duration of life of an individual. 2. The normal or average duration of life of members of a given... Read More

Maternal position during the first stage of labor: a systematic review

João P Souza1, Maria A Miquelutti1, Jose G Cecatti1,2 and Maria Y Makuch2 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,... Read More

Motion

motion 1. The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body from one place or... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More