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  1. Gut's microbial community shown to influence host gene expression

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research is helping to tease out the mechanics of how the gut microbiome communicates with the cells of its host to switch genes on and off. The upshot of the study, another indictment of the so-called ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Thinning, retreat of West Antarctic Glacier began in 1940s

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The present thinning and retreat of Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica is part of a climatically forced trend that was triggered in the 1940s, new research by an international team shows. Posted: ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Link between surgery and Guillain-Barré syndrome discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Having surgery may be linked to developing Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) for people with cancer or autoimmune disorders, new research suggests. The study showed that 15 percent of those who developed the ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. Soft, microfluidic 'lab on the skin' developed for sweat analysis

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A research team has developed a first-of-its-kind soft, flexible microfluidic device that easily adheres to the skin and measures the wearer's sweat to show how his or her body is responding to exercise. ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. DNA influences selection of partners for educational achievement

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    People with genes for high educational achievement tend to marry, and have children with, people with similar DNA, new research shows. Posted: 2016-11-23 14:09:01 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  6. Stop playing seek-and-hide with latent HIV

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A group of researchers has developed a new technology that sheds light on the HIV infection and will boost the research for drug development. The research shows that the response of latent HIV to reactivation ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  7. Scientists discover neuron-producing stem cells in the membranes covering the brain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... -- are produced during embryonic development. These findings show that the neural progenitors found in the meninges produce new neurons after birth -- highlighting the importance of meningeal tissue as ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  8. Aspartame may prevent, not promote, weight loss by blocking intestinal enzyme's activity

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of investigators has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute aspartame might not promote weight loss. In their report, the researchers show how the aspartame breakdown ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  9. Alarming disparities in health outcomes could be prevented by breastfeeding

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Lack of paid leave and outdated maternity care are barriers to breastfeeding that disproportionately impact families of color. This is the first study to show how these disparities translate into differences ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  10. Yogic breathing helps fight major depression, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A breathing-based meditation practice known as Sudarshan Kriya yoga helped alleviate severe depression in people who did not fully respond to antidepressant treatments, reports a new study. Posted: ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  11. Poisonous amphibian defenses are linked to higher extinction risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... shows. The key finding of this study is that poisonous species are 60% more likely to be threatened than species without chemical defenses. Posted: 2016-11-23 00:29:01 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  12. Mothers' early support boosts children's later math achievement

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Early math knowledge is as important as early literacy for children's subsequent achievement. In fact, research has shown that early math skills predict later school success better than early reading skills, ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  13. $384,961.42 for a house? When precise bids work and when they backfire

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... show that precise bids – for example, $9,572.36 or $384,961.42 – are more effective with novice negotiators, who tend to interpret higher precision as a sign of competence. Experts, on the other hand, ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  14. Repeatedly thinking about work-family conflict linked to health problems

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... results showing that "repetitive thought" was a pathway between work-family conflict and negative outcomes in six different health categories. Posted: 2016-11-10 20:58:24 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  15. Probiotics improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For the first time, scientists have shown that probiotics -- beneficial live bacteria and yeasts taken as dietary supplements -- can improve cognitive function in humans. In a new clinical trial, scientists ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  16. New findings show promise for treatment of Graves' disease and other ocular disorders

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands that block myofibroblast formation and collagen production in thyroid eye disease may be the key, according to a new report. Posted: 2016-11-11 17:07:27
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  17. New findings about the deformed wing virus, a major factor in honey bee colony mortality

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In recent years, massive losses of honey bee colonies have occurred during winter in Europe and North America. It could be shown that the Varroa mite and the deformed wing virus are the main factors responsible ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  18. Skin bacteria could protect against disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    There are more and more examples of the ways in which we can benefit from our bacteria. According to new research, this is true for the skin as well. The work has shown that the most common bacteria on ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  19. Protozoan parasite increases risk of colitis, study reveals

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Mice infected with the common gut parasite Tritrichomonas muris are at an increased risk of developing inflammatory colitis, new research shows. These findings expand the type of gut-resident microorganism ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  20. Narwhal echolocation beams may be the most directional of any species

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Analysis of some of the first recordings of wintering narwhals showed that they may have the most directional sonar of any species. Understanding how these whales use sound could help predict impacts of ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
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