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Second Breast Cancer Gene Located
...dvisoryBoard and professor of community and family medicine
at Duke. "Butit makes it more important than ever that we learn how to counsel womenabout their options and how to develop clinics to provide support servicesfor the women who may carry breast cancer genes." As with BRCA1, the researchers sa...
Duke Researchers Discover Candidate Susceptibility Gene For Autoimmune Disease
... Blackshear also is a professor ofbiochemistry and medicine
at Duke medical center. To date, doctors have no...g new model of arthritis,"said Haynes, chairman of medicine
at Duke and director of the Duke UniversityArthritis Center. "It also provides important new informa...
Researchers Find Genetic Clues To Intestinal Disease
...ons," says Theodore M. Bayless, M.D., professor of medicine
and gastroenterology. The findings have prompted Bayless and his co-worker, Steven Brant, M.D., toencourage people with a family history of Crohn's disease to participate in a Hopkins study to identify the genes responsible for the disease. Crohn'...
New Study Shows Steps Leading To Colon Cancer
... Fruit flies are far more important in biology and medicine
than most people realize, Peifer said. "Two years ago, the Nobel Prize in medicine
and physiology went to three scientists who showed us that essentially the same cellular machinery t...
Children With AD/HD Have Significant Functional Disabilities Related to Attention Deficit
... for use by the developmental- and rehabilitation- medicine
community to assess a patient's needs for rehabilitation services, the researchers determined that most of the 43 children in their preliminary study were significantly less able to care for themselves, recognize appropriate social behavior and commu...
Researchers Find Production Point Of Key Protein In Fragile X Syndrome
...tt A. Irwin,a doctoral student of neuroscience and medicine
in the medical scholarsprogram; graduate neuroscience and Beckman researchers Anthony D. Brazeltonand Thomas A. Comery; and undergraduate assistants Bindu Patel and JenniferB. Harris. Other scientists were Corrine M. Spencer, Kevin Miyashiro and Jam...
Calorie Restriction Reduces Age-Related Muscle Loss
...y with aging," said UW Medical School professor of medicine
RichardWeindruch. "Age-associated muscle degeneration is seen in mostmammals, including humans." The new findings add to a growing body of evidence supportingsignificant age-retarding effects of a restricted yet nutritious diet. Inaddition to extend...
Stopping "Cellular Suicide" Could Boost Production In Biotech Labs
...each ofthese hardiercells has not produced as much medicine
as the ones that diedquickly. Bytrying new genetic and chemical strategies, the researcher seeksto improvethe system significantly in the near future. "We want to find thecombinationthat will allow these cells to work more efficiently and livelonger,...
Study: Device Prevents Epileptic Seizures, Doesn't Damage Hearts
...ilepsy," Vaughn said. "Alwaysbefore, we have given medicine
and tried to change the environment in the brainaround where seizures start by flooding the body with drugs. Now we are tryingto change the environment by stimulating nerves upstream toward the brain. Thisis a very different philosophy of treatment."...
NIH's Genbank Database Logs Billionth Base
...the way for exciting breakthroughs for science and medicine
in the 21st century. Said Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D., director of the National Library of Medicine: "The future time of fully understanding human genetics is fast approaching. This work is greatly speeded by such contributions from around the world...
Smoking Mice Lead To Emphysema Breakthrough
... Steven D. Shapiro, M.D., associate professor of medicine
and of cellbiology and physiology at the School of Medicine, and colleagues found that micegenetically engineered to lack an enzyme called macrophage elastase showed nosigns of emphysema even after inhaling the smoke of two unfiltered cigarettes aday...
New Mechanism To Explain Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Identified
...sor of Emergency Medicine, and chief of hyperbaric medicine
atPenn's Institute for Environmental Medicine. "The vast number of patients we seeclearly don't fit this traditional explanation. Science falls down in terms ofwhat we see in day-to-day practice." Interaction of Deadly Gases Now, Thom and ...
New Form Of Gene Therapy Holds Promise For The Future
...on," said Dr. Robert Munford,professor of internal medicine
and microbiology and holder of the Jan and HenriBr... Dr. Richard Gaynor, professor of internal medicine
and microbiology, andholder of the Andrea L. Simmons Distinguished Chair in Cancer Virology, alsocol...
Study Shows Hereditary Legacy Of Radiation Exposure
...ll future generations," said Wiley, a professor of medicine
withthe campus Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health. "Heritabilitymeans that it has survived a complete round of DNA replication, and thatit is stable in the DNA of the sperm." The method that Wiley and her colleagues used is much more s...
Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education
...ducation and research in the delivery of molecular medicine
and the role of molecular transport processes in d...e program unites the Indiana University schools of medicine
and dentistry with the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine and Purdue's strengths in engineering an...
Researcher Gains 30,000% Saving Using "Bargain Basement" Chemistry To Create Complex Industrially Useful Molecules
...ods or Bloomingdales" said Dr Hannon. Industry and medicine
have been loathe to make use of such an expensive process but now Dr Hannon has modelled and proved methods that use much cheaper "bargain basement" ligands. These have much less rigidity than the "Harrods/Bloomingdales" ligands. However by using the...
Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money
... Fendrick , M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine
at U-M, used a computer simulation of ulcer patients to compare the clinical and economic outcomes for subjects divided into two treatment groups. One group received medication to immediately eradicate the H. pylori bacteria. Patients also halted ...
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!
...ping to keep the public informed about science and medicine
is of great importance," says BWF President Enriqueta C. Bond, Ph.D. "Working with the media toward that goal ultimately will benefit both individual citizens and the research enterprise." The Fund, based in Durham, North Carolina, is an independent ...
Genetic Risk Factors For Anorexia Nervosa Sought
... "There is not a single government-approved medicine
to treat anorexia,"Berrettini says. "It's our hope that if we can find susceptibility genes, wewill then be able to develop better treatments for the disorder." An understanding that anorexia is partly inherited would also helplessen the s...
Iron Deficiency Increases Likelihood Of Bone Fractures
...minka Ilich, a researchscientist, both of physical medicine
and rehabilitation; and Bob Ireton,a student of osteopathic medicine
at Ohio University....
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