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Study finds that only half of a commonly used cancer drug is activated in cancer patients

...n active form. The implication is that alternative schedules of gemcitabine infusions need to be evaluated carefully." Dr. Parker explained that patients received gemcitabine doses of 650-950 mg/square meter and underwent pharmacokinetic sampling. Mathematical models were developed to calculate the time profil...

Unnatural light-dark cycles expose duelling circadian clocks

...the symptoms arising from jet lag or rotating work schedules might not be due to the desynchronization between the central brain pacemaker and downstream oscillators in the body, but rather from the uncoupling of oscillators within the central pacemaker itself....

American Lung Association's 2004 State of the Air report ranks cities and counties with dirty air

... Lung Association has successfully sued EPA to set schedules for ending the delays on other key provisions. What Americans Can Do To help Americans protect their health and reduce air pollution, the American Lung Association is issuing a "top 10 list" of "What You Can Do To Protect Yourself From Ozone and Pa...

Other highlights of the March 17 issue of JNCI

... than tamoxifen or various combinations and dosing schedules of tamoxifen plus letrozole. Clinical data from patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer suggest that aromatase inhibitors, such as letrozole, are more effective and better tolerated than the antiestrogen tamoxifen. To investigate ways...

Researchers receive NIH grant to open pediatric pharmacology research center

...ors will evaluate the safety, tolerability, dosing schedules and effectiveness of new and existing drugs in pediatric patients. Dr. George McCracken, professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern, and Dr. Hasan Jafri, assistant professor of pediatrics, will co-direct the center that opened in January. "Drug safe...

University of Delaware lays keel for new research vessel

...hat work together to coordinate oceanographic ship schedules and research facilities," he said. "UD is one of 20 institutions that operate a research vessel. In the past 28 years, over 30,000 scientists in the Mid-Atlantic region, funded by federal grants, have conducted research aboard our vessel." Carolyn Th...

Global warming to squeeze western mountains dry by 2050

...ow for managing dams and reservoirs and irrigation schedules cannot mitigate for the negative effects of climate change." If this picture isn't bleak enough, Leung noted that the model does not even address the possibility of population growth and increased demand on water resources. Mountain streams supply po...

Three molecular-targeted compounds show promise against cancers

...ing, researchers evaluated three escalating dosing schedules of SAHA in 60 patients. Blood tests confirmed that the drug successfully hit its molecular target (histone deacetylase), as it did in previous laboratory studies. Study investigators reported a reduction in measurable disease among some patients with...

Innovative shuttle bus debuts in Washington, D.C.

...po, R-Idaho, Conrad Burns, R-Montana and others as schedules permit near Russell Senate Office Building. Viewing for Senators and staff from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1-5 p.m. Viewing for Department of Interior employees; vehicle located at "C" Street entrance. Friday, Sept. 25 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Public viewing at var...

Common bacteria kills elkhorn coral off Florida keys, says UGA research team

...commend priority corrective actions and compliance schedules addressing sources of pollution and to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Sanctuary. These findings will bolster ongoing efforts to implement the WQPP and provide improved treatment of wastewater and stormwat...

Cell Genesys reports long term survival data in Phase II trial of GVAX prostate cancer vaccine

.... These ongoing trials are also testing alternate schedules of administration for the high potency product and will be completed prior to its advancement into Phase III trials during the first half of 2003. In preparation for the companys Phase III GVAX prostate cancer vaccine clinical trial, Cell Genesys is...

Drowsy fruit flies illuminate first molecular pathway, in any species, known to regulate rest and wakefulness

...e helpful for people subjected to changes in sleep schedules and for people with sleep disorders." Hendricks group first described Drosophila sleep in a paper published last year in the journal Neuron. Rest in flies shares numerous similarities with human sleep, including prolonged immobility, decreased sens...

Colorado U. study indicates Denver area drivers unmoved by state air quality advisories

...ng public transit passes, improving public transit schedules and routes, improving bicycle and walking paths and providing tax rebates for fuel-efficient cars....

Book examines all aspects of nutrition for dogs and cats

...o provides the newest information to adapt feeding schedules to account for the different growth rates and energy needs of large and small breeds of dogs.A chapter is devoted to obesity, a growing problem for companion animals. The authors tackle the causes, effects, development, diagnosis, management and pre...

Genetically engineered organisms: Hazardous or beneficial

...ESA Annual Meeting information, including symposia schedules and otherevent details, is available on the ESA Homepage at: esa.sdsc.edu ....

Laboratory Under Construction

... the rack. The full range of experiments and their schedules are being developed by NASAand its partners. They deliberately avoided locking the experiments in placebecause science usually moves at an unpredictable rate, and today's discoveriescan redirect tomorrow's plans. Watch this space. We'll have more on ...

New Insights Into The Enigma Of Lengthening Longevity

...ion in inducing alternative mortality schedules has been demonstrated. The authors conclude that progress in understanding these causal relationships and in discovering genes and other survival attributes will lead to even longer lives....

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