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  1. Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Honeybees from chlorothalanil-treated hives showed the greatest change in gut microbiome, a new study has concluded. The discovery is a concern because alterations can affect the gut's ability to metabolize ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Aesthetic appeal of dormant Zoysiagrass enhanced with colorants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... showed that duration of acceptable color on zoysiagrass lawns can be enhanced by increasing colorant application volume. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:49 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  3. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... showed how the activation of this pathway leads to an unfavorable prognosis for patients with gliomas – a type of brain tumor – and how the pathway could be a valuable therapeutic target in cancer.  ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. Dormant copies of HIV mostly defective, new study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    After fully sequencing the latent HIV 'provirus' genomes from 19 people being treated for HIV, scientists report that even in patients who start treatment very early, the only widely available method to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. Scientists discover potential avenue to treating type 2 diabetes at early stages

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have identified a new potential target for drugs to prevent type 2 diabetes. A new paper shows that blocking a cellular glucose sensor in muscle improves insulin responsiveness. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Scientists pinpoint Ebola's weak spots

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have now have a high-resolution view of exactly how the experimental therapy ZMapp targets Ebola virus. The new study is also the first to show how an antibody in the ZMapp 'drug cocktail' targets ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Compound shows promise as next-generation prostate cancer therapy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In the search for new ways to attack recurrent prostate cancer, researchers report that a novel compound appears to have a unique way of blocking testosterone from fueling the tumors in mice. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Brain activity, response to food cues differ in severely obese women, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The brain’s reward centers in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they’ve eaten and are no longer hungry, in contrast to their lean counterparts, according to a recent study. ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  9. Drug targeting BRAF mutation slows thyroid cancer, too

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers found that treating metastatic thyroid cancer patients harboring a BRAF mutation with the targeted therapy vemurafenib -- originally approved for melanoma patients with the mutation -- showed ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  10. Biologists home in on paleo gut for clues to our evolutionary history

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new study of the gut microbiomes of humans, chimps, bonobos and gorillas shows that at least two major groups of bacteria have cospeciated with these hosts, with a lineage going back at least 15 million ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  11. Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    This is the first study to show that deciduous tree water uptake of snowmelt water represents a large but overlooked aspect of the water balance in boreal watersheds. For the boreal forest of Alaska and ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  12. Significant pain increases the risk of opioid addiction by 41 percent

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    What do we really know about the relationship between the experience of pain and risk of developing opioid use disorder? Results from a recent study -- the first to directly address this question -- show ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  13. Cancer-fighting gene immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for HIV

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Recently discovered potent antibodies can be used to generate a specific type of cell called chimeric antigen receptors, or CARs, that can be used to kill cells infected with HIV-1, new research suggests. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  14. Stroke largely preventable, global study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, according to a study of 26,000 people worldwide. This should influence ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  15. Newborn ducklings can acquire notions of 'same' and 'different'

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have shown that newly hatched ducklings can readily acquire the concepts of 'same' and 'different' -- an ability previously known only in highly intelligent animals such as apes, crows and parrots. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don't have health insurance

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... shows a new report. Posted: 2016-07-14 20:33:48 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. Prevalence of diagnosed sleep disorders has risen among US veterans

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... stress disorder (PTSD), other mental disorders, or combat experience. Results also show that the prevalence of PTSD tripled during the study period. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:29:39 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  18. Key to regulating cell's powerhouse discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... with far-reaching implications, scientists now show how cells control DNA synthesis in mitochondria and couple it to mitochondrial division. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:35:51 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  19. Neuronal activity shows link between wakefulness, fight-or-flight response in mice

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have revealed a role for orexin neurons of the hypothalamus in regulating the response to harmful stimuli in mice. Painful stimuli activated orexin neurons, except in mice that were anesthetized. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  20. Struggling families crave stability in uncertain times, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Over a third of families (more than 2 million households) in the United Kingdom are earning below the minimum income needed for an acceptable living standard. A new study has taken a new look at life on ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
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