Tag: "diagnosis" at biology news
Gene more than doubles risk of depression following life stresses
...ed at age 26, 17 percent of the participants had a diagnosis
of major depression in the past year and three per...he events happened. The events failed to predict a diagnosis
of new depression among those with two copies of the long variant. Among those who had experienced m...
Genetics pioneer from the Bronx wins Gruber Prize
...ukaemia now survive five years, due to advances in diagnosis
which separates one subtype from another." Today at the 19th International Congress of Genetics in Melbourne, Dr Botstein was awarded the 2003 Genetics Prize of the Peter Gruber Foundation--one of the discipline's highest accolades--for a lifetime of...
New opportunities for accelerating the conquest of human cancer
...ry of antibiotics. The results for the prevention, diagnosis
and treatment of cancer are expected to be profound."We are now in a position to rapidly and continuously accelerate the engine of discovery, so we can eliminate suffering and death from cancer by 2015," said Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Director of th...
Test opens prenatal genetic diagnosis to all
...confirm their foetal origin unequivocably. Genetic diagnosis
can be undertaken in the same test. PCR and SNP techniques which can identify tiny changes in the genetic code allow a much wider range of tests to be performed than conventional prenatal techniques. Clinical trials are progressing and it is hoped th...
New ovarian cancer hope for women
...n cancer today. Their discovery promises improved diagnosis
of the disease, which usually remains hidden until it is too late for effective treatment. In the July 1 issue of Cancer Research, the researchers describe a molecule, HE4, associated with ovarian cancer cells. Because the molecule is secreted readi...
Born shy, always shy? Temperamental differences may last throughout life, brain study suggests
...brain activity between subjects with a psychiatric diagnosis
and a "control group" of healthy individuals. Rather than assuming that these differences underlie the disorder itself, researchers should consider that they may be related to temperament, Schwartz cautioned. "There is a relationship between temperam...
UCLA physicists create nanoscale sensor
...s. The nano molecular sensor could help with early diagnosis
of genetic diseases, and have numerous other appli...od could lead to significant improvements in early diagnosis
of genetic diseases, including the growing number of cancer forms for which genetic markers are know...
Xyzal shows significant improvements in quality of life for persistent allergic rhinitis sufferers
...rsistent" and into "mild" or "moderate-severe". A diagnosis
of PER is made when symptoms last for more than 4 days a week and for more than 4 weeks, suggesting chronic inflammation caused by persistent allergen exposure. Commenting on the data, Professor G. Walter Canonica, one of the authors of the XPERT TM...
Rb2 gene may play role in determining effectiveness of drug therapies against breat cancer
... to the design of more effective therapy and early diagnosis
of breast cancer." Giordano, who was joined in this study by lead author Dr. Marcella Macaluso, a research associate at the Sbarro Institute and a member of the Center for the Biomolecular Characterization of Neoplasms and Genetic Screening of Hered...
UCLA study finds clues to diabetes puzzle
...ndary to his failing vision, are consistent with a diagnosis
of type II diabetes," he said. "The disease certainly occurred in Germany during Bach's lifetime, being known as 'honigsusse Harnruhr' or honey-sweet urine disease."...
DNA arrays diagnose, predict survival for Sezary syndrome cancer patients
...ease is going to be important for improving cancer diagnosis
and treatment. We need to be looking at a bigger p... use it to develop an earlier-stage, more accurate diagnosis
of the skin-associated form of this disease, which can be treated so much more effectively." DNA arr...
Pancreatic cancer genes ID'd in most accurate study to date
...program, the team aims to find new ways to improve diagnosis
and treatment of the deadly disease. In the paper,...ible odds that these patients face because of late diagnosis
and treatment resistance, and to spare pancreatitis patients unnecessary surgery because of misdiagn...
UNC HIV-AIDS screening, prevention method could become national model for cutting illness
CHAPEL HILL -- Earlier and more accurate diagnosis
of acute infection with HIV, the virus that causes... School of Medicine. "So we have always missed the diagnosis
at the time when we know that people have by far the most virus in their blood and are at their most...
Study: Adults maintain significant improvement in ADHD with long-term use of amphetamine
...well as occupational and social impairment. Proper diagnosis
and treatment of ADHD in adults can help improve self-esteem, work performance and skills, educational achievement, social competencies and reduce the long-term risk for drug and alcohol abuse, studies have shown. As many as 66 percent of people diag...
Automated imaging of brain tissue, high-quality glimpses inside arteries
...ument may also provide rapid and reliable clinical diagnosis
of cellular disorders. In addition, the LTRS sensors can be used as a valuable tool to study cellular processes within single living cells or intracellular organelles and aid research in molecular and cellular biology. (Paper CMG5, Detection and ide...
Real-time detection of pathogens in the environment: How close are we?
... said Newby. Culturing is great for confirming the diagnosis
of another technique, however. Some detection systems--from hand-held analyzers to larger detectors--are showing promise, but still can't provide real-time analytical results. "The best systems out there still take at least 15 minutes per sample batc...
Study of thyroxine transporter molecule shows how key hormone hitches a lift round body
...the proteins that transport it in order to improve diagnosis
of the various thyroid disorders. Together with co...ch higher. Our research will allow a more accurate diagnosis
of this condition in the future." The research was supported by the American Heart Foundation, Hawai...
Imaging technique may help in confirming, monitoring treatment of malignant brain tumors
... levels, an easy way to measure them could improve diagnosis
and treatment monitoring. The study is published in the May 1 edition of Radiology. "Determining precise sodium concentrations has been a problem, but MRI can do it at the same time it identifies possible malignant lesions," says Ronald Ouwerkerk...
Common gene variant increases risk of atherosclerosis
...pant had, and linked that to the person's clinical diagnosis
and risk factors, which had been gathered as part of the older studies. One of these studies, called SIBS-I, included 520 apparently healthy siblings of hospitalized patients, and 97 of them were discovered to have undetected atherosclerosis. The ot...
Scientists report discovery of cancer-causing gene in childhood kidney tumor
... we've made a connection that may result in better diagnosis
and treatment of people with this disease, demonstrating the potential and importance of translational research." The discovery grew out of the Dana-Farber team's previous research into MITF, a gene that controls the activity of a group of genes in ...
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