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HIV dearms protective protein in cells

Medicine & Health / HIV & AIDS

created Apr 15, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

The AIDS-causing HIV specifically counteracts the mechanisms of human cells that protect these against viral infections - a special viral protein marks protective cellular proteins for their rapid destruction and thus diminishes ...

Seven steps to successful child and adolescent weight loss

Medicine & Health / Health

created Mar 05, 2009 | popularity 2.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Overweight children and adolescents, with the active involvement of their parents and families, can successfully lose weight by following the Seven Steps to Success described in the current issue of Obesity Management, a jou ...

Gestures lend a hand in learning mathematics

Medicine & Health / Psychology & Psychiatry

created Feb 24, 2009 | popularity 4 / 5 (3) | comments 2

Gesturing helps students develop new ways of understanding mathematics, according to research at the University of Chicago.

Birds' strategic mobbing fends off parasitic invaders

Biology /

created Jan 29, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Reed warblers use mobbing as a front line of nest defense against parasitic cuckoos, according to a new report published online on January 29th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. Cuckoos act as parasites by lay ...

Marching to the beat of the same drum improves teamwork

Medicine & Health / Psychology & Psychiatry

created Jan 28, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 1

Armies train by marching in step. Religions around the world incorporate many forms of singing and chanting into their rituals. Citizens sing the National Anthem before sporting events. Why do we participate in these various ...

Hope for a rabies eradication strategy in Africa

Biology /

created Jan 21, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Most of the rabies virus circulating in dogs in western and central Africa comes from a common ancestor introduced to the continent around 200 years ago, probably by European colonialists. In the current issue of Journal of ...

New screening halves the number of children born with Down syndrome

Medicine & Health / Diseases

created Nov 28, 2008 | popularity not rated yet | comments 1

A new national screening strategy in Denmark has halved the number of infants born with Down's syndrome and increased the number of infants diagnosed before birth by 30%, according to a study published on today.

Occupational therapy gets people with osteoarthritis moving

Medicine & Health / Diseases

created Sep 29, 2008 | popularity 4.5 / 5 (6) | comments 0

Physical activity is the cornerstone of any healthy lifestyle and especially for people with osteoarthritis as exercise helps maintain good joint health, manage their symptoms, and prevent functional decline. Osteoarthritis, ...

High-tech innovations needed to help prevent economic crisis in health care and improve quality

Other Sciences / Other

created Aug 22, 2008 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

The United States should develop a comprehensive strategy on the growing need for technological innovations to help prevent the impending economic crisis in health care and to improve the quality and convenience of care, ...

New immunization strategy could halve the doses for stopping computer virus spreading

Physics / General Physics

created Aug 18, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (23) | comments 4

Researchers have developed a new immunization strategy that requires up to 50% fewer immunization doses compared with the current most efficient strategy. The new strategy could be used to prevent the spread of human epidemics ...

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