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Genetic risk factor for Parkinson disease discovered

...udy, as did researchers from 14 additional medical centers across the United States....

Significant pain reduction for post-shingles patients

...ostherpetic neuralgia. Forty-four patients at nine centers in the United States were given a single treatment and then followed for four weeks. The treatment procedure consisted of a single application of a topical non-prescription anesthetic for one hour, followed by a one-hour patch application on the most...

West Nile Virus cases analyzed for prevalence and symptoms

...tment, researchers from three Chicago area medical centers were interested to know more about presenting symptoms. Detailed analysis of 28 cases from three hospitals between the months of August through October of 2002, revealed that more than half (54 percent) of their patients exhibited a neurological symp...

Studies of rare blood syndrome yield novel route to cancer

...ey enlisted the aid of colleagues at eight medical centers who contributed 11 patients to the study. "Nine of the eleven patients showed extraordinary and continuing responses to Gleevec treatment," said Gilliland. "Their eosinophilia just went away. In one case, a patient with severe involvement of his cent...

$2.48 million to advance research on multiple sclerosis

Three new research centers have been established by the National Multiple Scl...search projects totaling some $50 million. "These centers have the potential to increase MS research progress exponentially," says Stephen C. Reingold, PhD, t...

Bodys own antibodies may drive new strains of HIV

...8,500 veterans received care for HIV at VA medical centers and clinics....

Dana-Farber launches NFCR Center for Therapeutic Antibody Research and Engineering

...g cause of death. With eight other NFCR research centers at universities and research hospitals worldwide, the NFCR Center at Dana-Farber will conduct therapeutic antibody research and provide high affinity human single-chain antibodies (sFv) to facilitate the ongoing cancer research of NFCR scientists. Ma...

Good things, small packages

...ducts is a crucial niche university-based research centers such as the IEEC need to fill, he said. "The advantage for companies to stay in the United States is not going to be for lower cost manufacturing, it's going to be for advanced technology." That means that as part of its standing commitment to foster...

'One-stop' approach works well for cervical cancer prevention

...er 2000, 5,999 women were tested at village health centers and hospitals in four districts of mostly rural Ro...y in Thailand. Eligible women visiting the health centers for any reason were invited to be tested. Ministry volunteers who routinely conduct health promotio...

UNC Chapel Hill researcher to reveal results of study of aspirins effects on colon polyps

...al Biology and Disease. More than 100 U.S. medical centers and clinics participated. Reporters can park in the Dogwood Parking Deck off Manning Drive across from UNC Hospitals. Videographers can unload equipment in front of the Bioinformatics Bldg., which immediately south of the Cardinal (employee) Parking ...

2 US doctors stop blood clot drug study early because better results seem clear

...pal investigators for the trial, which involved 52 centers mainly across the United States, but also in Canada and Switzerland. Moll and UNC School of Medicine colleagues enrolled the third highest number of patients in the study. Dr. Paul M. Ridker of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston served as chairma...

Hormones, sand & terrorism

...ams. The Southeast center is one of seven regional centers in the United States in a five-year educational project that is directed by the National Science Foundation with additional funding and administrative support from NOAA's Office of Education. SEA GRANT WEB SPOTLIGHT: The Bridge - Ocean Science Educ...

National vision experts converge for research symposium

... in some of the 95 affiliated hospitals and health centers in Houston, the nation and abroad. The program has educational affiliations with optometric education programs in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Ghana, Italy, Mexico, Nigeria, People's Republic of China, Peru, Poland, Spain...

Shark fin trade greater than previously thought, study finds

...nitoring at the local level in key seafood trading centers like Hong Kong is the key to correcting inaccurate information used to manage (or regulate) fishing levels. Focusing her research efforts in the hubs of the Asian seafood market, Clarke selected marine species that could be quantified with trade reco...

OHSU researchers discover brain cell mechanism possibly linked to mental retardation

... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, centers on a key protein called WAVE-1 that is found throughout the brain. Researchers at OHSU produced mice lacking the WAVE-1 protein. Following observation, these animals were found to have balance, motor, learning and memory deficits. These symptoms cor...

First draft of 'periodic table' of protein structures helps visualize nature's universe of proteins

... two and a half years ago along with eight similar centers in the United States to find the other 9,000 or so... families in the protein structure universe. These centers are funded by the National Institutes of Health's Protein Structure Initiative. He also wants to loo...

NIH leader outlines future of U.S. medical research

...d that these efforts must cross NIH institutes and centers and integrate multiple disciplines, while addressing the needs and concerns of the public. He said he would focus on four areas that would allow NIH to benefit the global biomedical research community: Revolutionary Methods of Research, New Pathway...

Phase III, 48-Wk NEAT study results comparing GW433908 to Nelfinavir presented today

...C. The trial, conducted at more than 100 research centers worldwide, was designed to assess the safety and e...s and is being conducted at more than 100 research centers worldwide. The study is assessing the safety and efficacy of each regimen at 24 and 48 weeks. Resu...

24-Wk data from CONTEXT trial comparing GW433908/ritonavir QD & BID to Lopinavir/ritonavir BID

...dy population comprised patients enrolled from 103 centers in 13 countries worldwide. Approximately 16 perce...C. The trial, conducted at more than 100 research centers worldwide, was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of each regimen over a period of 48 weeks....

48-wk resistance data comparing GW433908 boosted & unboosted with nelfinavir

...C. The trial, conducted at more than 100 research centers worldwide, was designed to assess the safety and e...s and is being conducted at more than 100 research centers worldwide. The study is assessing the safety and efficacy of each regimen at 24 and 48 weeks. Resu...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could ... , This discovery opens up the possibility that ... a specific brain activity that the researchers have ... Journal of Neuroscience has just published ... an associate professor of psychology and his doctoral ...
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