Tag: "diagnostic" at biology news
UB Researchers Identify Specific Oral Bacteria Most Likely To Increase Risk Of Heart Disease
...Guy DiTursi, D.D.S., UB clinicalinstructor of oral diagnostic
sciences; James Katancik, D.D.S., former UBgraduate student, and Sebastian Ciancio, D.D.S., professor and chair of the UBDepartment of Periodontology....
Statement Of The DFG Concerning "Questions Of Human Embryonic Stem Cells"
...stem cells would allow thepursuance of fundamental diagnostic
and therapeutical goals, the great potentialof which for medicine cannot be assessed yet precisely in its entirety. The DFGis aware of the fact also that for various motives legal and ethicalreservations exist against currently known methods of prepa...
Urine Test For Cancer Under Development
...onclusion aboutwhether the pteridine levels are of diagnostic
value, our method does provide aconvenientmethod for further investigation."...
Malaria called failure, puzzle and challenge
...atslight progress has been made through increasing diagnostic
and treatmentfacilities and in preventing the number of complicated cases and deaths. I thinkwe need to bear in mind the fact that the disease is endemic in the Region andthat there are no efforts to eradicate it." Bed nets have been touted as oneso...
APS launches new online journal to focus on link between genes and function
...isknowledge will ultimately lead to new therapies, diagnostic
tools, and betteroverall health management." Physiological Genomics will publish the results of a wide variety ofstudies from human and informative model systems with techniques linking genesand pathways to physiology, from prokaryotes to euk...
DFG releases statement on possibilities and limitations of genetic diagnosis
Research into the human genome and novel diagnostic
procedures for the firsttime offer the possibility...hat results from human genome research differsfrom diagnostic
procedures commonly used in medicine for clarifying manifest diseases. Suchpredictive tests will not...
Researchers suggest new mechanism to explain DNA charge transfer process
...n act as a conductor, you would be able to develop diagnostic
probes that would allow you to detect DNA from a bacteria, or a certain mutation." Looking far down the road, DNA offers advantages over the micromachining processes now being used. "DNA has the amazing ability to construct itself," Schuster noted....
A picture and 2,000 words in Science magazine: two Kansas scientists work at forefront of emerging technology
... basisfor objective screening tools for cancers in diagnostic
pathology labs.Quality-control in manufacturing; plant breeding; drug identification;biotechnology; and materials and forensics....
National award recognizes local researcher Carolyn Bertozzi
...hniques for using"signature sugars" as beacons for diagnostic
tools and chemotherapy agents. In addition to stud...gives us a chemical handle that we can target with diagnostic
agents, suchas probes for magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]," she explained. "The hope is toeventuall...
Biotechnology requires training across disciplines, and in business
...nd president of TechLab, Inc., a firm thatdevelops diagnostic
tests and vaccines for human diseases. Wilkins also startedTransPharm, Inc., which merged with PPL Therapeutics, the company that wasinvolved in cloning Dolly and now produces human therapeutic enzymes in the milkof farm animals. Virginia Tech facult...
NRC takes lead in the development of a national program for multi-million dollar biochip technologies
...ps also represent abreakthrough for rapid clinical diagnostic
testing and genomics research. Biochip sales are projected to grow from $40 million in 1998 to more than $400million in 2003. NRC's two-day workshop brings together the scientists and engineers who haveeither existing strengths or the potential to ...
USGS issues wildlife health alert: Chytrid fungus infection
...ern states is still unknown. Green emphasizes that diagnostic
tests on the boreal toads are still being completed, and that additional infectious diseases or other possible causes of death may yet be found in this population. Because fungal infections are often consideredsecondary infections in other vertebra...
Scientists develop assay for heart disease risk
...development. Such information may lead to precise diagnostic
tests for heartdisease and other chronic illnesses....
NRC spin-off develops rapid sensors
...gnificant advances in developing rapid sensing and diagnostic
systems for the detection and identification of ch...t generation bio-sensing and ultra high throughput diagnostic
systems for the defence, medical and occupational health sectors. Less than a year old, IatroQuest ...
Whitaker Foundation funds Washington University biomedical engineering facility
...uman body. Instrumentation, computers, materials, diagnostic
and therapeutic devices, artificial organs, prostheses, and medical information systems for use in medical research and practice are the basic materials of biomedical engineering. Yin said the faculty search will focus on people with expertise in t...
Smoking especially dangerous for individuals with gene that causes coronary artery spasm
...s could use the eNOS analysis in addition to other diagnostic
methods. If a patient carries a mutation in this gene, he or she could be treated before the onset of chest pain." Yoshimura also says that further study of the eNOS gene may allow people with coronary artery spasm to be treated with gene therapy....
Carilion, Virginia Tech, U.Va. create biomedical institute -- Virginia Tech forms optical sciences and engineering research center
...ery optics; bio-compatible materials for implants; diagnostic
patches, and otherdiagnostic and drug delivery too...r medication (as in nicotine patches). Its useas a diagnostic
tool has been limited. Potential investigations include using patches for:1) diagnosis of target med...
UB establishes institute for research on lasers, photonics and biophotonics
...s designed to perform any one ofa number of varied diagnostic
or therapeutic tasks by carrying a chemical treatment or diagnostic
tool to a specific site inthe body. In cell-culture experiments, the group already has developed on...
UroGenesys researchers discover new target antigen for prostate cancers
...prostate cancer therapies, as well as for improved diagnostic
tools tohelp monitor progression of the disease. ... accelerate the development of new therapeutic and diagnostic
products based on itsproprietary antigens primarily through strategic alliances with pharmaceutical ...
Zebrafish's powerful heart gene could lead to transplant therapy
...ry excited about this finding." Gata5 a potential diagnostic
marker for congenital heart disease The finding also suggests that gata5 could be a potential new diagnostic
markerfor congenital heart defects, as the researchers demonstrated that gata5regulates the expressi...
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