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Researchers To Investigate Years Before Menopause

...t until no follicles remain. The standard medical definition of menopause is 12 continuous months without menstrual bleeding. Because the follicles control the cycle of hormones that lead to preparation of the uterus for egg implantation and eventually to menstruation when no egg is ...

Hunt For Early Heart Attack Genes Begins

...ntists will make arrangements to receive patient's medical histories andhave samples of their blood analyzed at the Rockefeller University Hospital, theoldest hospital in the United States devoted solely to experimental medicine. Established in 1910, the hospital links laboratory investigations with bedsideo...

Mutant Gene Not Sole Explanation For Hiv Non-Progression

... Oren Cohen, M.D., a medical officer in NIAID's Laboratory of Immunoregulation (LIR); LIR Lab Chief and NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.; and their colleagues report their findings in the Sept. 15, 1997 issue of T...

Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention

...er the initial week. Allparticipants receive free medical examinations, all meals and private lodging,and wi...lities supported by federalfunding at more than 75 medical schools in the United States. Rockefeller University began in 1901 as the Rockefeller Instit...

Two-Pronged Attack On Immune System Cells Engineered By HIV Gene vpr: Effects Markedly Reversed By Antisteroid Compound RU-486

...vity --9.1 percent -- of the top ten U.S. academic medical centers during the sameperiod. News releases from ...request. Theyare also posted electronically to the medical center's home page (http://www.med.upenn.edu) and to EurekAlert! (http://www.eurekalert.org), an...

$3 Million From Defense Department Will Fund Next Phase Of UT Southwestern's Gulf War Syndrome Research

...hwestern's chief of epidemiology and leader of the medical center's Gulf War illness research. "We need to determine the prevalence of neurotoxic poisoning among Gulf War veterans while we develop a cost-effective screening test and identify treatments for the sick veterans." The agreement between UT Southwe...

Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research

...eller, Nitschke andDr. Dana L. Lindsay, a U. of I. medical student who now is at the Universityof Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, appeared in the journalCognition and Emotion. Heller also detailed a subsequent, unpublished studyat the Fourth Laterality and Psychopathology Conference in London i...

Photocatalytic Air Cleaning System Promises To Help Allergy Sufferers

...catalytic air filtration system has been tested in medical and industrial settings and already has proven suc...mi said the system has been tested successfully in medical research settings where the air in laboratories must be microbe-free. "We've tested the phot...

NIDR Supports Total Genome Studies Of Major Oral Pathogens

...nly encountered human pathogens and hassignificant medical consequences for both oral and systemic disease. It causesa wide variety of infections ranging from mucosal infections in generallyhealthy persons to life-threatening systemic infections in individuals withimpaired immunity. Candidiasis is one of t...

Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions

...ed, orange, pink and purple. Through a bit of medical detective work, U-M allergist James L. Baldwin, M....s. Only through more awareness, he says, will the medical community be able to determine how many people are sensitive to cochineal extract. "If we don't...

Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education

...ke University will enhance its graduate program in medical imaging by hiring two faculty members in biomedica...intelligent biomaterials, orthopedic biomechanics, medical imaging, implantable devices and xenogenic tissue engineering. The Syracuse grant will be used...

Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays

...a new study published in the December issue of the medical journal Pediatrics . Investigators from Case Wes...r mental and motor development, and controlled for medical and social factors that could also affect the children's outcomes. Singer said that the phenomenon ...

UF Researchers Investigate Phenomenon Of Seizure-Alert Dogs

...ng medication or contact a care-giver or emergency medical help. "A number of reports in the popular press, electronic media and dog-related publications assert that some dogs have this ability," said Roger Reep, associate professor of physiological sciences at UF's College of Veterinary Medicine. "...

Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money

... to trade that drug use with a very short and safe medical regimen that will lead to a peptic ulcer disease cure."...

Are CDC's 1997 Recommendations For Targeted Lead Screening Of Children Justified?

...pulations.Also, without the support of the broader medical community, who opposeunnecessary screening of low-risk children, any screening policy must fail. Manyhigh-risk children are not currently being screened, and CDC's newly recommendedapproach will bring about state and local decision making about how t...

Ancient Greek Text Shows Musical View Of Pregnancy According To Translation By University Of Cincinnati Professor

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- An ancient Greek medical text edited andtranslated for the first time by Un...s and surrogate pregnancies. But in ancientGreece, medical authorities did not have any clear understandingof how long a pregnancy should last or even that the...

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!

...dent private foundation established to advance the medical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. EurekAlert! offers secured online access for science, medical, health, and technology reporters to pre-publication versions of articles to appear in peer-reviewed journa...

IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships

...rams to parents and children as well as to support medical education and research programs. The Gerber Foundation's commitment to infants and children will continue through its investment in graduate students focusing on pediatric nutrition. IFT will select fellowship recipients on an annual basis. The...

Genetic Risk Factors For Anorexia Nervosa Sought

...vity --9.1 percent -- of the top ten U.S. academic medical centers during the sameperiod. News releases from ...request. Theyare also posted electronically to the medical center's home page( http://www.med.upenn.edu ) and to EurekAlert! ( http://www.eurekalert.org ), anI...

UPCI Researchers Find Drug Improves Cancer-Fighting Ability Of Vitamin D

...d director of the UPMC Health System's division of medical oncology. UPCI investigators were among the first to describe the anti-tumoractivity of vitamin-D compounds, or analogues, and showed that they arrest cancer growth in culture and in animals. While other researchers had previously shown the ...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... "simple and accessible detection methods that can rapidly ... of a single cell inside that population has ... Chang Lu. , In the Royal Society of ... announced that he and his coworkers have developed ... of a protein ( Chem. Sci. , 2014, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... are often displayed in the popular Swedish children,s ... of high-sugar foods. A new study from the ... in children,s TV programmes as well as the ... and weight status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s doctoral thesis ... popular Swedish children,s TV show Bolibompa. Healthy foods ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... led by a researcher from the Cancer Science Institute ... Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell which ... of developing new drugs for the treatment of this ... group, led by Dr Chan Shing Leng, Research Assistant ... that a cancer-specific variant of a cell surface protein, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... in the journal Oncotarget , explored tumour ... or their own DNA signatures within the same ... design effective, targeted treatment strategies. , Firstly they ... and either the KRAS or BRAF mutation. Secondly, ... EGFR gene mutation have that specific mutation present ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Alzheimer,s disease has been a rapidly evolving pursuit ... latest crook in the research road, scientists have ... proteins associated with the disease. The report, which ... , could have important implications for developing novel ... colleagues explain that for years, research has suggested ...
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