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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...ancer research to begin studying in the laboratory those
basic chemical agents and nutrients with the potential to treat or prevent cancer, and then to take them through pharmacological development and on to clinical trials in patients. "Dr. Alberts is a true pioneer in translational cancer prevention res...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ademic achievement or recognition (includes 85% of those
attending university, 65% of CEGEP students, 53% of high school students, and 63% of those
out of school); 85% said ABC participation provided a positive understanding of Canada's biotech in...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...University of Houston's H-LSAMP program, including those
who have gone on to become medical students, pract...ence teachers and computer programmers, as well as those
embarking on the pursuit of graduate degrees. "I graduated from the University of Houston...
Circulation of 'disaster myths' in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies
... for their loved ones'. Unlike the general public, those
who are involved in close contact with the dead--such as military personnel, rescue workers, volunteers, and others--may be exposed to chronic infectious hazards, including hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, HIV, enteric pathogens, and tuberculosi...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...e-like rash responded better to the treatment than those
who did not. Professor Eric Van Cutsem told a news...n tumour response and overall survival compared to those
with grade one or no rash." Professor Van Cutsem said that the trend for improved response and survi...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
...imothy syndrome may also cause a form of autism in those
affected, and there is the possibility that understanding more about the nature of these calcium channel defects could improve understanding of autism, which affects 200,000 to 400,000 children in the United States. Calcium channels are pore-like pro...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...ould never be identified in the population without those
people having participated in the study. Fatty liver is a very important component of the work being done within this NIH grant. The Dallas Heart Study serves as a tremendous opportunity to jumpstart this project." The exploratory work is expected to...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...ments along with real-time access to the data from those
instruments." Given LOOKING's focus on tools for research and education, web services will be a priority at UCSD, UW, OSU, MBARI, WHOI, and CANARIE, as well as CalPoly, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and the University of Illino...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
.... In addition, 48 percent of nearby lymph nodes of those
mice lacked any microscopic signs of cancer, though these structures are where the cancer would likely spread. Only four percent of lung-related lymph nodes in controls were cancer-free. Treated mice that did develop microscopic signs of cancer in th...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...ays, could lead to more effective therapeutics for those
with HIV, as well as to effective vaccine strategies for those
at risk of being infected with HIV. In recent years, McCune and his Gladstone team have focused o...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...ffect executive function in non-demented aging and those
that affect core memory systems that are severely disturbed in AD," he continued. "We're trying to understand these things on a mechanistic level. With new methods to image amyloid deposition, we can look within the context of how the deposits change...
Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
...ene regulation in breast tumor systems, especially those
adapted to changes in hormone responsiveness, adipose tissue and the brain. ...
Cancer vaccine based on pathogenic listeria bacteria shows promise targeting metastases
...dred die from it. But the disease kills primarily those
with compromised immune systems; in most people, it is quickly knocked down by the immune system. The challenge with turning listeria into a vaccine was to retain its ability to stimulate a strong immune system attack, yet reduce its ability to sprea...
Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide
...ld now certainly become the standard treatment for those
patients whose tests predict that they would benef... patients who were likely to benefit, but also for those
that were not. Even though the drug was well tolerated it still had inherent toxicity. Patients who ...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
...ggests a potentially very useful diagnostic aid in those
rare instances where the pathologist cannot distinguish between FTC and PTC," says study leader Charis Eng, the Dorothy E. Klotz Chair of Cancer Research and director of OSU's clinical cancer genetics program. Thyroid cancer represents one percent...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...gion and play out scenarios to predict the effects those
decisions might have in the future on such variables as water usage, economic expansion, demands on the area's natural resources and on achieving a balance of growth and resources, or sustainability. A vital tool for decision makers and DCDC...
Cardiac arrest may hinder ability to learn certain tasks
... out how to alter the brain's environment to bring those
damaged neurons back to full function. We can start by looking at the cells' immediate environment to see what causes that alteration, and possibly reverse that." DeVries and her colleagues are continuing this work by looking at how diffe...
High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'
... 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 the completion of this Matagalpa pilot proje...
Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly
...tists compared survey data taken in the 1980s with those
taken in the 1990s to determine how levels were ch...n -- is a heavy emitter of VOCs. "It's just one of those
biological correlations," said Purves. "What you want is a fast-growing tree that doesn't produce a ...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...screen more than 12,500 known genes, searching for those
that are "turned on," or are expressing themselves... to be involved in the inflammation process, while those
related to susceptibility tend to mediate cellular responses that occur prior to the inflammatory pr...
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