Tag: "aggressive" at biology news
President Bush names 15 to receive National Medal of Science
... capable of becoming cancer genes, which led to an aggressive
and successful search for genetic origins of cancer by the scientific community. Varmus is now president of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City after serving as director of the National Institutes of Health for six years. The other laurea...
Stem cells help brain repair, make new neurons and blood vessels after stroke
...ss. Enhancing the natural process could avoid more aggressive
measures such as transplanting cell-laden bone marrow. Why would we transplant bone marrow cells into people when their bone marrow already has these cells? Dr. Hess said. It makes much more sense to actually maximize what they already put out. Also,...
Sea Grant News: Caulerpa, DNA water quality detectives, Kayaking in Maine
...and Frisch's surveys have complemented the state's aggressive
efforts to reduce the likelihood of future Caulerpa invasions. CONTACT: Steven Murray, Sea Grant Researcher, California State University, Fullerton, (O) 714-278-7291, (F) 714-278-7095, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org > DNA TECHNOLOGY IDENTIFYIN...
New indicators for predicting hypertension in African-American males
... verified in young asymptomatic African Americans, aggressive
behavioral adaptations should be made early in life to minimize the onset and progression of cardiovascular disease....
Brain cancer vaccine shows promising findings in early research at UCLAs Jonsson Cancer Center
...ts that did not receive the vaccine developed very aggressive
brain tumors. The results of our study are very en...mor. Without any treatment, patients with the most aggressive
gliomas usually do not live longer than nine months. Even after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy,...
New gene-silencing enzyme discovered: Implications seen for treating aggressive cancers
...rmally nonaggressive breast cancer can become very aggressive
and metastatic. "Now that we have found a new enzyme that is required for the silencing of certain genes," Rauscher says, "we believe it will be possible to create specific drugs that can either repress or activate gene expression through the targeti...
An early warning system for dangerous breast cancer?
...n early warning system that could spot dangerously aggressive
breast cancer long before it begins to spread, and identify the need for aggressive
treatment. A test to detect the protein is still more than a year away from clinical trials. But pro...
Gene alteration spurs growth of colon cancer
...ifferentiate aggressive, invasive tumors from less aggressive
forms of colon cancer. When Markowitz and his ... may have some prognostic value in determining how aggressive
the cancers are. Markowitz added that the combination of applying modern molecular techniques an...
Children from risky families suffer serious long-term health consequences, UCLA scientists report
...ion, while a child who grew up in a less angry and aggressive
family is more likely to consider the possibility ...ren in trouble in school, but in high-conflict and aggressive
homes, vigilance for threat and assuming hostile intent may actually protect them from harm. The stu...
Treadmill exercise tests point out hidden heart disease
... or inconclusive exercise tests could benefit from aggressive
risk-factor modification, as can men who have no known heart disease but who are found during exercise testing to have signs of artery blockages, arrhythmias or low exercise capacity." Results of the studies, to be presented March 17 and 19 at the an...
Immerge biotherapeutics identifies miniature swine that do not transmit pig retrovirus to humans
...rically occurs following xenotransplantation. The aggressive
(hyperacute) rejection response happens when human antibodies attach to sugar molecules on the surface of the transplanted pig organs cells. Once they attach, the antibodies kill the cells. With this gene eliminated, there is no sugar for the antib...
Scientists urge that the patient physical should now include this advice: 'Get off the sofa and get active'
...s and computers. They cite studies that prove that aggressive
counseling on physical activity leads to an increased exercise regimen by patients. Moreover, the family doctor is almost always the most trusted and authoritative source for health recommendations. Conclusion The authors acknowledge the barriers ph...
Other highlights in the Feb. 6 issue of JNCI
Elderly patients should not be denied aggressive
treatment, study suggests Elderly patients who r...nts, suggesting that patients should not be denied aggressive
treatment based on age alone, a new study concludes. Although lung cancer incidence is highest among...
Reining in cancer
... fifth of breast cancers and is an indicator of an aggressive
form of the disease. It is a target for Herceptin,...or short courses at times when the disease is more aggressive
and targeted therapy used at other times. The purpose would be to control tumour growth rather than ...
New England Journal of Medicine highlights survival benefit of new treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma
...an increasingly common form of blood cancer called aggressive
non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL). This according to pi...motherapy had only a 30 - 40 per cent cure rate in aggressive
NHL, a disease that can be rapidly fatal. The complete remission rates seen with this new combinati...
Blood markers may reflect newborns' potential of contracting HIV
...mplications for clinical practice may include more aggressive
treatment of HIV-infected mothers with these prenatal conditions."...
Tiny molecular change inactivates tumor suppressor gene in neurofibromatosis
...romatosis (NF) seems to contribute to formation of aggressive
tumors and could help explain why the disease whi...at did have the change, however, seemed to be more aggressive
tumors, and a substantial percentage was malignant. Since patients inherit two copies of the NF gene...
Scientist finds genetic clues to Alzheimer's, establishes DNA bank for future studies
...e identified as causes for the more rare, but more aggressive
early-onset Alzheimer's. Armed with DNA from15 extended families with late-onset disease, Dr. Poduslo began looking at chromosome 19; APOE is a gene on the lower half of that chromosome. "We started looking at genes upstream and downstream of APOE,"...
US researchers successfully clone first knockout miniature swine
...sponse, opening the door for further advances. The aggressive
(hyperacute) rejection response seen in previous research occurs when human antibodies attach to sugar molecules on the surface of the transplanted pig organs cells. Once they attach, the antibodies kill the cells. In this particular line of miniatur...
UNC botanist spearheads ongoing effort to curtail movement of pest plant species
...ant that covered the South, is the poster child of aggressive
invaders, and it is by no means the worst. White ...ernational effort to protect native varieties from aggressive
foreign flora. Earlier this month, with colleagues Sarah Reichard and John Randall of the universiti...
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