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Stool test for colon cancer reported by Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

...dle by dividing the haystack into very small, more manageable piles, " Traverso explains. They used Dig-PT to analyze all of the stool samples in the current study. "Non-invasive colorectal screening methods like this offer great potential for the detection of early cancers," says Vogelstein, Clayton Professor ...

Durable responses reported with Bexxar

... side effects in patients who received Bexxar were manageable and reversible, and the use of supportive care was uncommon. "Furthermore, because Bexxar therapy is administered as a single course of treatment, it avoids the repeated and cumulative treatment related toxicity that may result from successive cycle...

New view of bacteria-mineral interface to advance bioremediation

.... "Right now we're keeping the number of variables manageable as we're learning," said Kauffman. The instrument development and testing is funded through the INEEL's discretionary Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program. The LDRD program provides seed money to develop instrument capabilities at the...

Important step taken toward the identification of schizophrenia genes

...ed would require narrowing these regions to a more manageable size for genetic analysis and that, in turn, would require studying more families with schizophrenia. Due to the complex genetic characteristics of schizophrenia, it will likely be some time before the specific genes that are responsible will be iden...

Tenth edition of Hopkins guide to AIDS care marks historic milestone in battle against AIDS

...eath sentence; it can now be treated as a chronic, manageable disease. Medical Management of HIV Infection can help clinicians to better manage this complex but highly treatable infection." Last year, 70,000 copies of the book were distributed. Medical Management of HIV Infection is available for $8 through th...

Women's health on wheels

...eet wide when in operation, but retracts to a more manageable length of 53 feet and a width of 8 and a half feet when on the road. Within the van, sophisticated computer equipment and interfaces to a satellite telecommunications link provide high-speed transmission of images for interpretation within minutes. ...

New finding accelerates discovery of disease genes and human population history

...h easieras much as 8 times easier in fact-and more manageable and practical than previously thought. It also suggests that it is not necessary for every single SNP to be identified and cataloged before scientists can map genes for human diseases; scientists can embark on this task with the existing collection ...

Double crops, cut the acreage by 2010, predicts plant scientist

...s that there are less than a couple of dozen -- a manageable number of genes -- that have significant effect on stress tolerance. This gives us great hope that we can understand and improve these crops within the next few years." Some crops, such as rice and cotton, don't tolerate environmental stresses well. ...

Counting the cost of genome projects

...ts to break up its millions of DNA base pairs into manageable fragments, sequence the pieces, and (the tricky part) somehow assemble them back together. In an approach called "walking," researchers reassemble the genome by first sequencing a random selection of the genome fragments. They then search for fragm...

Target for cystic fibrosis drugs found

.... The key step in the work was isolating a small, manageable section of thehuge CFTR molecule. Because it would have taken years to decode thestructure of the whole protein in the lab, the researchers saved time bysynthesizing a small section, just 26 amino acids long. They also made a25-amino acid version tha...

Americans Urged To Consume More Folic Acid

...t, I will bedirecting my patients to make an easy, manageable change in their dailyroutines, namely eat a fortified breakfast cereal such as Total, which was usedin a landmark study cited in the AHA's Science Advisory." Total breakfast cereal contains 100 percent of the Daily Value of folic acid,vitamins B6 and...

Summer Science: Where Have All The Honeybees Gone? UD 'Bee Guy' Asks Why--From America To The Amazon

...or fruit and vegetable farmers, bees are "the only manageable pollinator,"capable of doubling crop yields, says Caron, winner of a 1998 UDexcellence-in-teaching award. They also benefit many native plant species. "Allthe beautiful crocuses in the spring, goldenrod in the summer and yellow flowersin the fall dep...

Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida

...aks in the years ahead," Foltzsaid. "But this is a manageable pest, if everybody works on it together.Across Florida, people need to keep an eye out for this beetle andunderstand the need to act quickly." Foltz points to an example in Texas, in which 9,000 acres of a 10,000-acrerecreation area was stripped of i...

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