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UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative

...rom every aspect." Obesity is associated with many adverse health consequences such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The number of U.S. deaths attributable to obesity annually is estimated at between 285,000 and 325,000 people, second only to tobacco smoking ...

Study explores gene transfer to modify underlying course of Alzheimer's disease

...lifornia, San Diego, determined that there were no adverse effects from NGF detected in the subjects, an indication that the biological therapy is itself safe and well tolerated. Since the study was small and did not include placebo controls, apparent trends toward improvements in rate of cognitive decline ...

JCI table of contents September 15, 2004

...last transplantation into injured hearts can limit adverse remodeling. Understanding of donor-host interaction at a cellular level, however, is currently limited. To gain insight into this system, Loren J. Field and colleagues, at the Indiana University School of Medicine, transplanted enhanced GFPexpressing...

9/11 search-and-rescue dogs exhibit few effects from exposure to disaster sites

...ther searched. "Overall, the lack of clear adverse medical or behavioral effects among the 9/11 dogs ...xins, although we don't currently have evidence of adverse effects, continued surveillance is still warranted," Otto said. Since there was a concern about a...

New research shows air pollution can reduce children's lung function

...It shows that current levels of air pollution have adverse effects on lung development in children between the ages of 10 and 18." Each year, pulmonary function data were collected from 1,759 children as they progressed from 4th grade to 12th grade. The researchers also tracked levels of air pollutants like ...

Professor calls for a new branch of learning

...ture wellbeing is beyond debate, but its potential adverse impacts need to be studied along the same lines. A discipline of nanotoxicology would make an important contribution to the development of a sustainable and safe nanotechnology . He added: "Our current knowledge of the toxicology of nanoparticles an...

Sweet success in targeting sugar molecules to cells in living animals

...They also found that the unnatural sugar caused no adverse physiological effects, even at the largest doses. "We weren't particularly surprised at the lack of toxicity because unnatural sugars are not known for high toxicity," said Bertozzi. "And at the highest dose, the amount of sugar we gave the animals w...

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...me, which promises to optimize efficacy and reduce adverse effects....

A changing landscape may have dire implications for birds

...ve relationships and 23 species exhibited a mix of adverse effects and benefits from human shaping of the landscape. "This mirrors nationwide results previously reported by Audubon," says Pidgeon. Now, Pidgeon has expanded the study to begin to examine how the pressures of housing growth and land cover chan...

FDA approves VYTORIN, first and only to powerfully reduce LDL cholesterol through dual inhibition

...VYTORIN was well tolerated with a low incidence of adverse events VYTORIN has been evaluated for safety in more than 3,800 patients in clinical trials and was generally well tolerated at all doses (10/10 mg, 10/20 mg, 10/40 mg, 10/80 mg). In clinical trials, the most commonly reported side effects, regar...

Long-term heart damage may result from constant confrontation and defeat

...as developed recently in mice, in which a constant adverse stimulus (sensory contact with an aggressive consp...myocardial structural damage (i.e. whether such an adverse social condition can induce permanent alterations in cardiac structure, in terms of amount, geometri...

Was Atkins right?

...f three times the requirements did not produce any adverse effects in key systems. A New Study Res...g-term ingestion of a high protein diet could have adverse and/or beneficial effects in an obesity prone strain of rats. The authors of "A long-term high-prote...

Cinnamon oil kills mosquitoes

...st like a pesticide, but without the potential for adverse health effects plus the added bonus of a pleasant smell. Bark oil from the Cinnamomum cassia tree is the most common source of cinnamaldehyde, but the tree used in this study indigenous cinnamon, or Cinnamomum osmophloeum has been of interest ...

Acamprosate: potential medication for treating alcoholism

...ugh it is well tolerated and does not produce many adverse effects, naltrexone does not work for everyone, leading some scientists to think there are genetic differences behind the treatment response. For this study, adult participants (7 males, 3 females) were recruited through local advertising. ...

New pulmonary hypertension guideline challenges use of common medication

...y vasodilator testing, citing an increased risk of adverse and potentially fatal events related to the use of the medication. Due to the severity of the disease, the panel also advises genetic testing for patients with a family history of PAH and advance screening for patients with certain chronic diseases ...

Gene therapy alternative to calcium channel blockers

...rhythm, just like calcium channel blockers do. No adverse side effects were observed. "Calcium channel blockers are a valuable tool in combating arrhythmias and other forms of heart disease, but they can cause low blood pressure, heart block and constipation," said study lead author and cardiovascular phy...

As humans alter land, infectious diseases follow

...rimarily for economic development, have some major adverse health effects," says Jonathan A. Patz, the lead author of the report, and a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor in the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the depart...

Researchers recommend new approach to combat drug-resistant staph infections

... the animals had clinical evidence of drug-related adverse effects. This is the first breakthrough in preventing staph-induced infections since 1998, when Balaban discovered that a critical concentration of a key protein dubbed RAP (RNAIII activating protein) triggers the production of toxins by Staphylococc...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...herichia coli enterotoxin and the horses showed no adverse effects to either vaccine combination. "We found that vaccination with FNZ, SFS, and EAG together gives an antibody response that is highly protective in the mouse," say the researchers. "Thus, these antigens are promising candidates fo...

The protection of human subjects in gene transfer research explored at conference in July

...day program includes a panel discussion of serious adverse events and a session on ethical issues on applied research with individuals with disabilities. Public health officials; privacy and compliance officers; patient and participation advocates, legal counsel and staff, research staff and coordina...

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