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Science Roll always ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:18pm Science Roll always has some of the most interesting articles… video at the website.  Video is fascinating on how the entire process works.  BD  If you dream of creating genetically modified plants or animals, watch this short film: It makes preparing DNA-laden gold bullets for a gene gun, and shooting them into rat brain cells, look easy ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Experiment Stretches Flu Vaccine for Healthy It might be possible to stretch out the scarce U.S. supply of flu vaccine by diluting it and injecting it differently, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Many Older Adults Drink Too Much Between one-quarter and one-half of adults in their 50s and 60s drink more than the recommended amount ... Read on »
Your genes are not your fate by Deb Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am image credit If you've done your own research on fibromyalgia, you may have seen some of the following headlines: Genetics of fibromyalgia. Familial studies suggest that genetic and familial factors may play a role in the etiopathogenesis of these conditions. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2005 Oct;9(5):313-5. Genetic linkage analysis of multicas ... Read on »
Make Your Genes Behave by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 16 Mar 2009 3:13pm Insulin resistance is a condition in which the body doesn't process sugar well, and it often leads to diabetes or heart disease. But with all the talk of finding "genes" for diabetes, what often gets overlooked is the fact that genes interact with the environment. According to a new study, lifestyle choices have a lot more to do with insulin resi ... Read on »
Your genes are not your fate by Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Apr 2008 3:30am image credit If you've done your own research on fibromyalgia, you may have seen some of the following headlines Genetics of fibromyalgia. Familial studies suggest that genetic and familial factors may play a role in the etiopathogenesis of these conditions. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2005 Oct;9(5):313-5. Genetic linkage analysis of multica ... Read on »
Bio-Rad Laboratories – Viral Marketing and Entertainingly Funny Video by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Apr 2009 11:50pm This is quite humorous and funny and a video promoting DNA and genomic based testing.  The home pages of Bio-Rad offers many products and lot of information in Life Sciences in the area of cancer research and development.  Enzymes…what cha doing today…I can feel DNA…..BD   Hard hard area here.  What is PCR for inquiring min ... Read on »
Jeffrey Smith: Biotech Propaganda Cooks Dangers Out of GM Potatoes by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 7:31am This article was originally published on The Huffington Post . Don’t worry your little heads over the gene-spliced foods on your plates. Just trust companies like Monsanto when they tell you their genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are perfectly safe. That’s the upshot of a new website created on behalf of the biotech indu ... Read on »
Gene fusion and prostate cancer development by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Wed 19 May 2010 12:00am An article in today’s Israel Herald might give you the (incorrect) idea that androgen deprivation therapy is completely inappropriate as a  form of treatment for prostate cancer. Actually, that does not really seem to be what Yu et al. are implying if you look at the abstract of their recent article in Cancer Cell (on which the ... Read on »
NIH Researchers Identify Key Proteins of Inner Ear Transduction Channel by Medline Plus Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 4:51pm National Institutes of Health-funded researchers have identified two proteins that may be the key components of the long-sought after mechanotransduction channel in the inner ear — the place where the mechanical stimulation of sound waves is transformed into electrical signals th ... Read on »
Genes vs. Environment vs. Hygiene Habits by Craig At Balanced Immune Health Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 07 Feb 2011 1:26pm Brushing my teeth this morning, I heard this NPR story on colds . The story’s reporter was posing the question: why do some people catch everything that’s going around and other people can go the whole year unscathed? Especially when these people may live in the same home. The story interviewed medical experts who collectively postulated that ... Read on »