Imperial Valley News
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:59
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Extreme drought conditions and summer's high temperatures have California firefighters battling the Courtney Fire in Madera County. Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., today secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enable the availability of vital firefighting funds for those local, state and tribal agencies responding to the fire.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:37
- Written by Scott LaFee
San Diego, California - Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is now estimated to impact one in every 68 children born in the United States. Yet despite its rising prevalence and the known benefits of early detection and treatment, toddlers in much of the United States are routinely not identified as possibly having ASD until well after their third birthday.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:11
- Written by Robert Monroe
San Diego, California - In one year, India’s ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country’s major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed tens of millions of people living below the poverty line.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:06
- Written by Alison Hewitt
Los Angeles, California - Evolutionary biologists have news for anyone accustomed to thinking of evolution as a long-term proposition: Evolution also takes place on a day-to-day basis, and it’s a tool we must use to keep drug-resistant diseases from spiraling out of control and to prevent mass extinctions.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:04
- Written by Mark Wheeler
Los Angeles, California - In the past three decades, the power of placebos has gone through the roof in treating major depressive disorder. In clinical trials for treating depression over that period of time, researchers have reported significant increases in patient’s response rates to placebos - the simple sugar pills given to patients who think that it may be actual medication.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 21:01
- Written by Laura Perry
Loa Angeles, California - Employing a measure rarely used in sleep apnea studies, researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing have uncovered evidence of what may be damaging the brain in people with the sleep disorder - weaker brain blood flow.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:46
- Written by Mark Wheeler
Los Angeles, California - An estimated 3 million Americans suffer from epileptic seizures. Although drug therapies often successfully dampen the out-of-control neural firing that produces seizures, such drugs don’t work for everyone.
- Created on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:43
- Written by Stuart Wolpert
Los Angeles, California - UCLA biologists have identified a gene that can slow the aging process throughout the entire body when activated remotely in key organ systems.
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- Study solves the mystery of bluetongue livestock disease
- Evolutionary biology key to tackling diverse global problems
- China and UC Davis partner to put Zero Emission Vehicles on a faster track
- Study assesses the environmental costs and benefits of fracking
- Diversified farming practices might preserve evolutionary diversity of wildlife
- Scientists map white matter connections within the human brain
- Engineers aim to connect the world with ant-sized radios
- NFL needs consciousness-raising campaign on domestic abuse