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McGill team offers new hopes in cures for Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, depression, drug addiction and severe pain

...nds for believing that there is a physiologically relevant interaction between the two systems, both normally and in diseases such as Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and depression. However, the molecular basis for such interaction is unclear. In the April 7, 2000 issue of Science, a team of scien...

2000 Spring Meeting: Sessions and abstracts online

...icy press conferences will be keyed to sessions on relevant topics. Some of the latter will be of interest to political reporters and Washington bureau staffers who may not normally attend science meetings. We anticipate sending an advisory containing a preliminary listing of press conferences on or about M...

ASTA supports U.S. government's efforts to increase consumer confidence in bioengineered foods

... to base their decisions about biotech products on relevant research and safety data."...

Fact sheet: the Report on Carcinogens - 9th edition

...ientific judgment, with consideration given to all relevant information. The 9th edition of the Report conta... tumors in rats arose from a mechanism that is not relevant to humans. Dr. Kenneth Olden, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences a...

DFG to launch 21 new priority programmes

...enes in archae is regulated by eco-physiologically relevant environmental factors. Using new genome research technologies, the scientists involved in the project also want to analyse the molecular mechanisms that lead to the formation of proteins. Understanding these molecular biology processes has a consider...

Top biomedical researchers form Editorial Directorate for open-access publishing venture

...nformation resources, databases and other services relevant to the biomedical community on a subscription basis. All primary research published by BioMed Central will be made available free and placed immediately and full in PubMed Central, the NIH-sponsored archive of biomedical research. Authors will reta...

Modified HIV may be effective for delivering and regulating gene therapy

... need to direct the basic science toward questions relevant to vectors." In terms of his lentivirus vector, Kafri says the huge advantage is that it's the most efficient at transducing hemopoietic stem cells. "This carries implications (for treating) blood disorders such as Fanconi anemia, thalassemia and sic...

Putting medical research on-line to give patients the information they need

...archive, to locate the research articles that were relevant to her disorders. The research articles then had to be obtained through libraries and, on the few occasions when they are available, on the Internet. By learning the terminology necessary to search the Medline archives, Jean was able to compile inf...

Rosetta Inpharmatics approach enables identification of gene functions

...taneous descriptions of a compound's effect on all relevant targets within a cell....

UI researcher validates underpinnings of scientific theory

...ion of ancient marine life, while overlooking much relevant data, have the record straight. That's important, according to Jonathan Adrain, assistant professor in the UI department of geoscience, and Stephen Westrop of the University of Oklahoma, because such data provide the underpinnings for many scientifi...

BRCA1 cancer gene plays pivotal role in DNA control complex

...part of BRCA1 interacted with BRG1, they found the relevant region of the protein corresponded to a stretch of the BRCA1 gene called exon 11 - a portion of the gene in which a high number of cancer-linked mutations have been found. This observation tends to confirm the significance of the findings linking BRC...

Gene 'shaving' could help doctors predict the efficacy of cancer treatments

...es because it can find clinically and biologically relevant subdivisions in gene expression data, "says Tibshirani, "This is important because genes may belong to more than one cluster." With the wealth of genetic information now available, the gene shaving method could find wider applications throughout t...

Fall 2000 meeting of the American Geophysical Union

... and computer with Internet access. Press releases relevant to the meeting will be available, as will a message board. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided daily. The Briefing Room will be the site of press conferences and can also be used for individual interviews and live feeds. Press conference...

NIGMS awards 'Glue Grant' to create virtual cell

...malian model system that Gilman says is "extremely relevant to human health problems." A key goal of the effort is to map out in both cell varieties the vast number of signals that course through these cells, including -- but not by any means limited to -- those signals communicated through a class of special...

Biota to develop new influenza drug/Relenza® has positive results in high-risk patients

...ject and royalties to be paid over the life of the relevant patents....

Stanford researchers win National Science Foundation grants for information technology research

...to personalize information management to make data relevant and timely for users. And they expect to create so...-referencing appropriate for automated access from relevant legal and related documents; and on-line compliance checking of governmental regulations. "We hope t...

Marine genomics researchers discover new ocean protein

...access to the genomes of abundant and ecologically relevant microbes, even though we cannot grow them. It is functional genomics, moving outside the laboratory." The study is the latest result of a valuable sequencing project completed by Amersham Pharmacia Biotech for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Ins...

Five New York City research institutions collaborate to study 3-D structures of proteins

...r level. This strategy should lead us to medically relevant data more quickly." The human genome sequencing p...humans. The scientists say that choosing medically relevant protein targets will provide benefits whether its folds are "new" (i.e., different from those in oth...

Geological Society of America: Annual Meeting 2000

...Information Officers If you have press materials relevant to any of the sessions or media briefings at the meeting and are unable to attend, you may send them by mail or express delivery service. Materials may be shipped to the following address beginning October 12: Geological Society of America Ann Ca...

NHLBI launches genomic applications initiative -- $37 million awarded in initial effort

...e PGAs is to identify the human genes particularly relevant to heart, lung, blood, and sleep functions. The NH...reby allowing other scientists to develop separate relevant studies cost effectively. Short-term advanced training and educational programs for other researche...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that ... pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King,s College London made ... nerves in the periphery of the body. , ... and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our ... related side effects." , One potential side effect ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a study published today in PLOS Pathogens , ... malaria is common can mount an immune response to ... avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and ... bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions ... malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky ... loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers ... in this month,s issue of the International Journal ... associated with better health and well-being as we age, ... the outcomes of individuals whose deficits in compassion put ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY In a review published in the April ... president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says ... medical community,s approach to treating sepsis, which ... Americans. , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the ... throughout the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University synthetic biology team has created a new ... therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively ... Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify ... synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers ... physiological state and respond in a customized fashion. ...
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