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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ipment and mentors," he said. "These survey results
reinforce why we have championed this student competition since its inception. The economy of tomorrow is being built today on biotechnology and other sciences. Canada needs to foster a strong science culture to remain in the forefront in this field...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ct on intake of the main meal. The results
of the study of 42 women showed eating a large salad (3 cups), compared with not having a first course, reduced the women's meal energy intake by 12 percent. The researchers concluded: "Consuming a large portion of a low-energy-dense food at the star...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...usehold products commonly used as inhalants. These results
broaden the promise of GVG as a potential treatmen...natomist who led the study. "More importantly, our results
show promise in treating inhalant abuse as it continues to grow as a problem among adolescents." The...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
... Indeed, earlier this spring, Dr. Smith published results
in the journal Cancer Research from his first proteomics-based assay which yielded the surprising result that Orlistat, a drug approved by the FDA for treatment of obesity, inhibited prostate cancer. The Center on Proteolytic Pathways is the newest p...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...healthy individuals. The first step was to see the results
from the studies on men with prostate cancer: changes may, for example, be necessary to optimise the treatment. And before any preventative trials could even be considered it would be essential to verify the compound's potential to really prevent the...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...ly correlating the rash with tumour response. "Our results
could be very important," he said. "While no rash does not mean no tumour response, it does mean there is a lower chance of response from these treatments and that may have future implications for treatments with EGFR inhibitors."...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
... larynx, lung, bladder and esophageal cancers, our results
showing that cigarette smoke can produce anaphase bridges and destabilize a cell's chromosomes have added significance," said Dr. Saunders. "The failure of the cell to accurately repair the cigarette smoke condensate-induced double-stranded breaks pr...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...rn Gulf of Mexico that suffers from low oxygen and results
in huge marine losses - and much to their surprise, the "dead zone" area had either moved or had disappeared completely. Steven DiMarco, associate professor in the Department of Oceanography and leader of the team, found that some areas that were pre...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...ts will test the hypotheses, and in the third year results
will be evaluated. (See detailed abstract on Schepens website at http://www.theschepens.org/nih_roadmap.htm ) In addition to solving some of the major biomedical dilemmas involved in eye research, Schepens and NIH hope that the work of these resear...
New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia
... first-line treatment," said Dr. Ghavamzadeh. "The results
are comparable to ATRA with chemotherapy and in ou...anslocation involving chromosomes 15 and 17. Their results
from the RT-PCR analysis suggested that AML should be reclassified by dividing it into two groups A...
Phase II trials of second-generation antisense cancer drug planned following successful early study
...hould be complete in around six to 12 months, with results
soon after that. "Of course, it is still early days, but we are optimistic. The drug worked well in animal models and we hope that we will be able to see benefits akin to some of the other targeted therapies now in use."...
Award winning researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec
...imatinib in the disease because this translocation results
in over expression of PDGFB and imatinib is an inh...ib is activated." Said Professor Cvitkovic: "These results
fit perfectly the FNAB objectives supporting research using tissue sample biopsy for molecular analy...
Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide
...tatistically highly significant difference. "These results
are important because temozolomide is a drug that ...y would benefit from the drug. Dr. Hegi said these results
were important not only for patients who were likely to benefit, but also for those that were not. E...
'Most recent common ancestor' of all living humans surprisingly recent
...eography and migration. Those precise mathematical results
showed that in a world obeying the simplified assu...ored to build the Great Pyramid of Khufu." The results
can also work backwards, into the future. According to Chang, "Within two thousand years, it is like...
Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
...ssibly others in which MCP-1 is expressed. The results
are published in the October issue of the American Journal of Physiology (Cell). Blood vessel tumors affect up to 3 percent of all children, typically resulting in a prominent red mass on the head and neck. Up to one in four patients with hemangio...
Winning combination to build bone density in children
...the University of Wales School of Psychology. The results
of their study appear in the October 2004 edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology. Using food diaries and accelerometers, the researchers were able to track the behavior of 38 girls and 38 boys between the ages of 8 and 11. They observed that t...
High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'
... and San Ramon municipalities. Once available, the results
will condition a project extension to those areas. As well as house inspection, MSF is also looking at screening blood transfusions and lobbying for new medical treatment possibilities with increased effectiveness and fewer side effects. Following ...
Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly
...eased by vegetation."), the authors conclude: "The results
reported here call for a wider recognition that an understanding of recent, current and anticipated changes in biogenic VOC emissions is necessary to guide future air-quality policy decisions; they do not provide any evidence that responsibility for ...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...sease," said Duke cardiologist David Seo, M.D. The results
of the Duke research are scheduled to appear in th...ke's Department of Medicine. "After seeing the results
of this study, I am extremely encouraged that at some point after further research we will be able t...
Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth
...e very similar year after year, he said, but those results
were never formally compiled for research purposes...t in Rohwer's class, Hayward agreed to compile the results
into a research paper. Surveys were given to 733 adults, 655 of them students enrolled in science cl...
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