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Motivating Muscles: New UD Study Might Help People With Paralysis 'Stay Strong Longer'
...idents are not uncommon. Binder-Macleod and his UD colleagues
saythey hope that such tragedies someday can be reversed--at least in part--throughartificial stimulation of skeletal muscles. But first, he says, researchers must find a way to maintain the strength ofartificially stimulated muscles, which tend to ...
Hard Hearts: New Discovery Of Bone In Heart Tissue May Explain Valve Disease
...rector of vascularmedicine at Penn. Mohler and his colleagues
will present their findings at theannual meeting o...nimal models of valve calcification. Penn colleagues
Francis H. Gannon, Carol Reynolds, and Frederick S.Kaplan also participated in this study. Editor's...
Purdue Research Helps Keep Phosphorus Out Of Surface Water
...ick trip to a neighboring river or lake. Joern and colleagues
from Michigan and Ohio are developing a set of new environmental guidelines that should keep phosphorus out of surface water while still giving good crop yields. The guidelines will tell producers how much manure they can spread on land without over-...
Scientists Discover A Secret Of Bacterial Communication
...zled researchers for some time. Greenberg and his colleagues
discovered the chemical message that Pseudomonasaeruginosa uses to "tell" the community that it is time to build the biofilmstructure. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the organism that can infect catheters ormedical implants, and causes lung infections in cy...
Possible Trigger For Heart Failure Identified In Lab Animal Studies
... in cancer patients. Bryant and her Dallas colleagues
say their findings indicate that heartmuscle cells are "a primary source of TNF secretion" during infection, burninjury and end-stage congestive heart failure. "We have proved that TNF, whichoriginates in the heart and not just in circulating immune...
Human Bone Disorder Reproduced In Mice
... In previous studies, Dr. Pamela Gehron Robey and colleagues
at the NationalInstitute of Dental Research (NIDR) perfected a technique for using stromalcells to grow normal human bone in mice. Stromal cells taken from healthy humandonors were grown in the laboratory, mixed with ceramic particles, thentransplan...
Human Genome Researchers Receive Biotech Award
...eorgia. In 1980, Drs. Botstein and Davis and their colleagues
explained in a scientificpaper the general principles of the application of genetic linkage analysisusing molecular markers. They recognized some genetic markers could be usedboth for the construction of genetic maps and the localization and cloning...
Researchers Discover Existing Drugs May Prevent Enlarged Hearts
...chairman of molecularbiology and oncology, and his colleagues
discovered a molecular pathwaythat leads to heart enlargement and have found a way to block thatpathway using an immunosuppressant drug already approved by the Food andDrug Administration, although not for that condition. Their study,published in the...
U-M Engineers Win Army Grant To Build Artificial Eye
...p is collaborating with Prof. Dennis Deppe and his colleagues
at theUniversity of Texas at Austin....
Leading HIV Researcher Identifies Molecular Mechanism That Enhances NaturalImmune Defense Against HIV Infection
...f ExperimentalBiology (FASEB) meeting here, Levy's colleagues
Sharon Stranford, PhD, andEdward Barker, PhD, both...trains." In one study presented at FASEB, Levy and colleagues
reported that the reason atleast 80 people they studied did not become infected with HIV despite hun...
High Blood Pressure Caused By Salt Retention May Be Related To Oncogenes Implicated In Cancer
... Francisco on Monday. Dr. Eaton and his colleagues
examined genetic, hormonal andpharmacologic change...hing on and off other proteins. Dr. Eaton and his colleagues
havefound that one of those other proteins is the oncogene, p21 ras, which has beenimplicated in a ...
Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Present Latest Findings At UCSF Cancer Center Symposium
...phy screening. Ernster, who along with her colleagues
has described an "epidemic ofdiagnosis" of a type...lehealthy breast tissue is preserved. Esserman and colleagues
have determined that MRI can be used to more preciselydefine the boundaries of already diagnosed bre...
Florida Or Bust? Older Lab Rats Seek Heat To Fight Infection, UD Researchers Report
...ists an opportunity to shareresearch findings with colleagues
from their own disciplines--and also withscientists attacking some of the same problems from the viewpoint of entirelydifferent disciplines. Their focus is on the newest scientific concepts andstudy results about processes that underlie function, di...
Jefferson Scientists Link Some Cases Of Scleroderma To Damage From Lingering Fetal Cells
...iochemistry and molecular pharmacology, and his colleagues
at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferso...es in the treatment of scleroderma." He and his colleagues
report their findings April 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Jimenez and his c...
Naturally Produced Enzyme May Be Useful In Inflammatory Arthritis
...ts of such peptides, Ward said. Ward and his colleagues
tested synovial fluid from the joints of threepatients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers then added NEP to thefluid and found that NEP decreased the negative effect of the inflammatorypeptide bradykinin. While NEP could potentially be...
Duke Researchers Genetically Engineer Mice To Block Heart Enlargement
... for the cell to grow larger. Koch and his colleagues
wanted to bypass the conventional method ofinhibit... to 40 percent innormal mice. Koch and his colleagues
next plan to study the effect of blocking Gq inarteries throughout the body, to see if their molecul...
Electron Accelerator Provides Unique Proof Of Gene Repair Process In Living Cells
...tors and repairs the damaged DNA." Petrini and his colleagues
have focused their efforts on the system, a four-protein complex called MR95. In undamaged cells, MR95 also regulates DNA recombination, part of the cell-development cycle at the heart of heredity during which a chromosome that has split is rejoined ...
"A Thousand (And More) Points Of Light" Yield New View Into Cells
... the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their colleagues
haveforthe first time visualized individual transc...aboration with Frederic Fay, now deceased, and his colleagues
at theUniversityof Massachusetts Medical School. This algorithm, called Exhaustive PhotonReassignmen...
Earlier Human Speech?
...f sounds that humans produce. Kay and his colleagues
emphasized that further measurements must be madeto refine their data. For example, besides the hypoglossal nerve, the canalcarries two tiny arteries and a vein, and the Duke scientists are assuming thatthese structures are about the same size in ape...
Jefferson Scientists Devise Way To Treat Animals Chronically Infected With Hepatitis B
...homas JeffersonUniversity in Philadelphia, and his colleagues
at several institutions havefound that by interfer...nd Agricultural Medicine. Dr. Block and his colleagues
report their results in May in the journalNature Medicine. "We've discovered that a very spe...
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