Tag: "clinic" at biology news
Study reveals first genetic step necessary for prostate cancer growth
...earliest forms of cancer those rarely seen in the clinic
and therefore can be used to develop new markers for detection as well as new strategies for prevention and early intervention." Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death for men in the United States. This year, more than 230,000 men will...
Alcohol-use and depression among pregnant and postpartum women
...fourth prenatal month from a large, urban prenatal clinic
in Pittsburgh, PA between 1983 and 1985, assessing them in their fourth and seventh prenatal month, at delivery, and then together with their children at eight and 18 months, then three, six, 10, 14, 16 and 21 years later. For this particular study,...
Activated signaling pathway may predict lung cancer patients' response to gefitinib
...e to gefitinib. When patients with NSCLC enter the clinic
today, treatment decisions must be guided by both clinical characteristics and EGFR mutation status."...
New drug shows promise against Gleevec resistance in mice
...n of Gleevec resistance. Deftly moving between the clinic
and the research lab, Sawyers has been at the center of understanding why Gleevec works for some patients, but stops working for others. In September 2000, HHMI investigator John Kuriyan , a structural biologist then at The Rockefeller Univ...
Wistar-discovered antibody will help diagnose appendicitis
... its international corporate partners bring to the clinic
an important advance in physicians' ability to diagnose hidden infections." The Wistar antibody, labeled with radioactive technetium to create NeutroSpec, binds selectively to the CD15 receptor on neutrophils, a type of white blood cell that travels ...
National Parkinson Foundation designates UNC as 'Center of Excellence'
... the number of Parkinson's patients treated in the clinic
has since grown to more than 300. Parkinson's disease is the second most common age-related disorder after Alzheimer's, and the number of people with Parkinson's is expected to increase dramatically over the next 10-12 years as the population of peop...
Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center receives CDC contract
... Decatur, is acommunity-based, non-profit research clinic
that aims to find effective methods to prevent HIV and other diseases of global concern. The clinic
has been conducting clinical trials of HIV vaccines for the past three years. The recent developmen...
New research shows that the seasons may be involved in onset of menopause
...tionnaires from over 100 patients at the menopause clinic
at Baranya County Teaching Hospital in Pcs, revealed that the spring and autumn equinoxes played a conspicuous role in the timing of the menopause. "We found that there was a high peak after the spring equinox and another, lower one, after the autum...
Clemson researcher receives Komen grant
... our research results will soon be translated into clinic
and contribute to the battle against breast cancer," said Chen.More than 200,000 new U.S. breast cancer cases are diagnosed each year. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and can be diagnosed in men. Cancer is a group of diseases...
Wilex & Fox Chase Cancer Center begin trial w/ novel compound targeting tumor invasion & metastasis
...lex) to rapidly move a laboratory discovery to the clinic
for use in patients. This is the first of two clin...ring promising research from the laboratory to the clinic
quicker than traditional avenues." "Unlike conventional chemotherapeutic agents, WX-UK1 is focused o...
Innovative 'self healing' bandage to help diabetics
...the cell-membrane bandage is taken to the relevant clinic
and used to dress the patient's wound instead of a standard bandage. Because these cells belong to the patient, they are not rejected by the body but can actually transfer to the wound and grow. For particularly difficult wounds, the cells are appli...
Gene expression profiling may predict head, neck cancer recurrence
... important because there are many new drugs in the clinic
today that target that pathway," Perou said. Another subtype was associated with a "tobacco exposure signature," showing a high expression of genes involved in response to tobacco. Nearly all tumor samples in this subtype came from smokers. "Another ...
Pancreatic cancer blood test & gene studies show promise
... the U-M CCC's multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer clinic
and operates on dozens of patients a year, notes that CEACAM 1 may be an important biomarker for the early stages of pancreatic cancer, before it becomes a full-blown tumor. In 17 of 20 samples from patients in the final pre-cancerous stage of pancre...
Gene discovered for Cornelia de Lange syndrome, a disabling genetic disease
...ldrens Hospital, Dr. Krantz directs a full-service clinic
for children with CdLS, the only program in the world offering comprehensive services for children with the condition. At this clinic, which attracts patients from around the globe, specialists from a variety of medical disciplines treat each childs...
Chlamydia in men now also linked to infertility new findings
... 244 infertile couples attending their infertility clinic
for the antibodies. For those couples where one pa...aid that for those couples attending the fertility clinic
who became pregnant, either spontaneously or through IVF, infection or Chlamydia antibodies did not ...
Vanderbilt doctors find citrus soda interacts with cyclosporine, maybe statins
...of anti-cholesterol drugs called statins. During a clinic
visit to Aaron Milstone, M.D., assistant professor... pattern repeated itself again at the next month's clinic
visit: the cyclosporine levels were more than twice the accepted level on the day of the clinic
Support needed for elderly breast cancer patients and for independent academic research
...st cancer should be planned by a multidisciplinary clinic
after discussion with the patient....
Educational program increases some safety behaviors for older drivers
... administered one-on-one in two sessions in an eye clinic
conference room. The first session was individual...driving. They may want to go to a driving fitness clinic
where a certified driving rehabilitation specialist can evaluate their potential risk and safety on ...
Breast cancer follow-ups 'no longer guess-work' thanks to new physics research
...x years worth of a physician's time and outpatient clinic
costs could instead be diverted to parts of the treatment process where it would do more good." Using data taken from a series of patients with T1 and T2 stage (primary tumours up to 5cm in greatest dimension) breast cancer from the Institut Curie in...
UF study suggests life on Earth sprang from borax minerals
...eking alternative life forms are used today in the clinic
to monitor the load of the viruses that cause AIDS and hepatitis C. The work also complements other research Benner is conducting that focuses on ancient forms of life on Earth. In a September report in Nature, Benner and his collaborators deduced ...
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