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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...nscreens. Dr. Alberts also published an important study
which rejected the hypothesis that dietary supplem... wheat bran fiber could prevent colon cancer. This study
has become the benchmark for the conduct of large population-based studies in which healthy subjects...
Genetic mutations linked to the practice of burning coal in homes in China
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30 According to a study
directed by a University of Pittsburgh researcher,...increase their risk of developing lung cancer. The study
is being presented Sunday, Oct. 3, at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society b...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...tional student biotech competition helps determine study
and career paths for a large majority of contestan...ogram did not directly help them select a field of study
or career, 84% said it provided a positive understanding of the biotech industry; Many of the 26% w...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...ng these extinctions. Barnosky's colleagues in the study
are Paul Koch, professor of earth sciences at UC Santa Cruz; Scott Wing, a paleobotanist in the Department of Paleobiology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History; UC Berkeley graduate student Alan Shabel; and recent UC Be...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...gh school students of opportunities for university study
in STEM fields, heavily recruiting eligible students to attend institutions in the alliance. "The Houston LSAMP program is one of the most effective in the country," said Martin V. Bonsangue, professor of mathematics at California State Universi...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... the main meal. The results of the study
of 42 women showed eating a large salad (3 cups), compared with not having a first course, reduced the women's meal energy intake by 12 percent. The researchers concluded: "Consuming a large portion of a low-energy-dense food at the start of a meal m...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
UPTON, N.Y. -- A new study
by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's B...tential treatment for a variety of addictions. The study
will be published in the December 1, 2004 issue of Synapse, available online September 30. Inhalant ...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
...the University of California at San Francisco. Why study
proteolytic pathways? Proteolysis, or how proteins break down, regulates the four fundamental aspects of cell behavior: division, death, differentiation, and motility. Understanding this process is critical to designing new therapies based on prom...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
Geneva, Switzerland: A study
by Dutch and German researchers has provided evide...n human prostate tumours grown in mice. A Phase II study
testing the compounds in cancer patients is now under way. The findings of the animal study
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...e under normal circumstances, but an international study
of a new targeted cancer treatment cetuximab has...ith advanced colorectal cancer were treated in the study
in Leuven and other Belgian and U.S. centres. All the patients had metastatic cancer and had failed ...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...ng grant from the National Institutes of Health to study
the causes of obesity and associated metabolic dis...terdisciplinary interactions at UT Southwestern to study
obesity and metabolic syndromes; to develop state-of-the-art research programs using genetically mod...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...els has been made possible by their discovery in a study
in mice that the arterioles (blood vessels less than 0.5mm in diameter) that feed tumours have the ability to contract in response to increases in pressure within their lumen (the space within the blood vessels). Equivalent sized blood vessels in hea...
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
...regulated. Dr. Mark Keating, senior author of the study
and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator...isorder with many different causative factors. The study
was led by Igor Splawski, PhD, in the Cardiovascular Research Division at Children's Hospital Boston...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...ncers in preclinical animal models. Mice in the study
were treated with alpha-TEA for 21 days after an i...xicity to alpha-TEA, which Kline chose for further study
in 1997 from 50 candidates. Because cancer may result from just one normal cell going awry, K...
New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia
...ssion in over 90% of the 63 patients in a Phase II study
being carried out at the city's Hematology, Oncolo...re comparable to ATRA with chemotherapy and in our study
it has actually proved to be better than ATRA with chemotherapy. What this means is that we now have...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...ntered science with a personal link to her area of study
the genomic sequence of rice. Rice isn't just a p.... Since the examination of genomes is a fairly new study
(rice, for example, was sequenced in 2002) much attention is given to identifying different genes an...
UT Southwestern biochemist honored with NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...rom his early work on transcription factors to the study
of gene regulation in the brain. One of his current projects has led to the discovery of genes that control the body's internal clock and regulate such processes as sleep, wakefulness and hunger signals. Research in the McKnight lab has recently show...
New molecular link key to cellular proteins involved in cancer progression, other diseases
CHAPEL HILL -- A study
led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...gs have implications for epigenetics, which is the study
of transcriptional control that does not involve DNA sequence and that can be inherited from one gen...
Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
...hampaign is embarking on a comprehensive five-year study
of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary...hysiology and of cell and structural biology, will study
patterns of gene activation affected by isoflavones through both estrogen-dependent and estrogen-ind...
Phase II trials of second-generation antisense cancer drug planned following successful early study
...actly the way it is designed to do. In the Phase I study
the drug OGX-011* inhibited the production of clusterin, a protein that protects cell survival and is widely distributed in body tissue. Clusterin is implicated in a range of activities, including apoptosis (programmed cell death). When it is over-...
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