Tag: "phase" at biology news
Satellites map volcanic home of Africas endangered gorillas
...ourism that can benefit local people." The next phase
involves the expansion of coverage to the rest of the mountain gorilla habitat: Kahuzi-Biega National Park World Heritage Site and Virunga National Park World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bwindi National Park World Heritage ...
Early dexamethasone exposure has long-term neurodevelopment, neuroendocrine effects
... and smaller head circumferences. During the acute phase
of dexamethasone exposure, changes in gross neuromotor function have also been noted. As a result, use of dexamethasone to improve pulmonary function in ventilator-dependent ELBW infants is undergoing significant modification towards more judicious t...
Endometriosis: Could angiostatic therapy be the new treatment of the future?
.... However, because endostatin has completed early phase
1 trials for the treatment of cancer, there are data available on its toxicity in humans. "I believe it should be possible to try endostatin in endometriosis patients in the foreseeable future. "So far, medical treatment for endometriosis is highly ...
Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center receives CDC contract
...omising topical microbicides to prevent HIV. The phase
I and II clinical trials, which will begin recruit... in early-stage studies, and the only one to reach phase
III clinical trials thus far had disappointing results. "An effective topical microbicide that prev...
New study confirms process leading to disorder causing male characteristics in women
...arian steroidogenesis during the normal follicular phase
is influenced by integrated LH stimulation and does not vary acutely to changes in LH pulse mass. This contrasts with acute P responses to endogenous LH pulses during the luteal phase. Conclusions The authors conclude that that near-physiological o...
Gestational diabetes not found to alter the metabolic processes in obese pregnant women
...f the 15 subjects were evaluated in the follicular phase
of the menstrual cycle and three were evaluated in the luteal phase. Each subject was instructed in a standard dietary regimen two weeks before each study period. The dietary regimen was designed to standardize nutritional intake for each subject, i...
Strengthening independent junior research groups in collaborative research centres
...t funding after successful completion of the pilot phase
as a permanent component into the Collaborative Re...ogramme, the committee decided to extend the pilot phase
by five years to gain further experience with this funding instrument, which was introduced in 1999....
Novel therapeutic bortezomib moves to phase II trial in lung cancer patients
... advanced non-small cell lung cancer, according to phase
I trial results reported Saturday at the annual me...therapy regimen will now be tested nationally in a phase
II trial as first-line therapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Angela Davies, assistant pro...
When combining new oral anti-cancer agents with standard chemotherapy, timing may be crucial
...true in patients. Based on his preclinical work, a phase
I trial of docetaxel followed by erlotinib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer is already under way at UC Davis Cancer Center. Angela Davies, assistant professor of hematology/oncology at UC Davis Cancer Center, is principal investigator. Gu...
Lung cancer patients in Japan, United States react differently to the same chemotherapy regimen
...o another." The analysis compared results from two phase
III clinical trials designed to evaluate the relat...ese patients received 200-milligram doses. Earlier phase
I studies of paclitaxel in the U.S. and Japan set these as the maximum tolerated doses for each popu...
UC Riverside researchers discover new way to identify cell growth
...The unwanted 'awakening' of cells from the dormant phase
can result in uncontrolled cell growth that is loo...completed, cells stop dividing and enter a dormant phase
of the cell cycle. So any advance in recognizing the complex interplay of proteins that control and ...
Beware cancer, insomnia and liver disease UH students are taking aim
... sleeping/waking disorders, such as advanced sleep phase
syndrome, jet lag and insomnia. The results of F...re cost-effective approach to the more traditional phase
shift experiments that are time-consuming and costly to perform. "My research could ultimately pro...
U-M scientists use 21st-century technology to probe secrets of M. tuberculosis
...h TB bacteria, the disease will remain in a latent phase
and produce no symptoms, unless it flares up again later in life. Between 5 percent to 10 percent of the time, however, granulomas fail to contain the bacteria. Unless the disease is diagnosed and treated, TB bacteria will continue to spread through ...
Tigecycline - Candidate antibiotic produces 74 percent cure rate in cSSSI patients
...inciple investigator. Results of the multicenter, phase
2 will be published in the May 2004, issue of Clin...The trial was funded by Wyeth, which is conducting phase
3 trials of tigecycline for patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections, complicate...
Other highlights in the May 19 JNCI
...p of researchers also led by Pegram, conducted two phase
II clinical trials to evaluate the combination of ...ombinations are now being tested in two randomized phase
III clinical trials. In an editorial, George W. Sledge, Jr., M.D., of the Indiana University School...
NPS Pharma and VIMAC Ventures locate at MaRS, a major new research and enterprise center in Toronto
...a. Founded in 1982, the company focuses on startup phase
companies specializing in technologies it believes solve real business problems in ways that are readily apparent and quickly assimilated by customers. About MaRS MaRS (Medical and Related Sciences) Discovery District ( www.marsdd.com ) is a new, ...
Florida frontier expedition
... breast and other cancers. It is now in the first phase
of human clinical trials as a treatment for many forms of solid malignancies such as pancreatic cancer. Encouraging success stories such as discodermolide inspired creation of the Center of Excellence, which received approval from the governor and th...
'Nanobodies' herald a new era in cancer therapy
...s. Two of these nanobodies are in the pre-clinical phase
and, according to plan, will be ready to be clinically tested next year. These recent results are a new step toward the development of medicines based on nanobodies. In addition to cancer, other life-threatening diseases − such as certain infla...
Rb2 expression could play vital role in ovarian cancer Temple University researchers find
... a dramatic arrest of cells in the G1, or initial, phase
of the cell cycle," says D'Andrilli. The Temple researchers' findings were comparable to earlier studies at the Sbarro Institute in which correct copies of Rb2 were introduced into mice with lung tumors. When the Rb2 gene was over-expressed in the ...
What it Takes: Design principles to broaden participation in SET
...en pre-K-12 math and science programs. BEST's next phase
will focus on creating a test bed of communities that are committed to implementing the design principles of best practice. About Building Engineering and Science Talent, (BEST) BEST, an initiative of the Council on Competitiveness, was established...
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