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Fauci: New Findings Help Explain "Rebound" Of HIV In Patients Who Discontinue Triple-Drug Therapy
...better and has a viral load that is 'undetectable' using
standard assays," Dr. Fauci says. "Our...4+ T cells in HIV-infected patients by using
a similar approach, i.e., by deliberately inducing virus expression in the setting of HA...
Novel AIDS-Directed Technology: Approach Permits Optimization Of Existing Drug Therapies And Targeted, Patient-Specific Treatment
...ults of T cellproliferation rates in AIDS patients using
isotope mass spectrometrictechniques. The results are part of an ongoing collaboration designed to changethe diagnosis and management of AIDS and to optimize its therapeutic approach byallowing physicians to rapidly measure the efficacy of a drug or...
New Heart-Attack Indicator Dramatically Improves Diagnostic Accuracy Of ER Doctors: TnT/Echocardiogram Combination Could Reduce Needless Admissions
... increased--up to 90percent, in some instances--by using
a clinical approach that combines theresults of an...of subsequent cardiac events in these patientsthan using
either test alone," notes lead author Emile R. Mohler, III, MD,director of vascular medicine at Penn...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...were placed in the same location on each can label using
the samefont size and color. An example is shown in Figure 1. Four booklets were created, each containing sixteen labels. The sixteen labelscorresponded to the twelve modified labels and four copies of the control, onefor each dietary component, an...
NIAID Doctor Successfully Treats Longest Case Of Malaria Infection On Record
... have normal physical exams. After using
the RT-PCR test to confirm his suspicions, Dr. Vinetz treated the woman with a conventional three-day course of chloroquine. One month after the treatment, Dr. Vinetz could find no traces of the parasite in her blood, and by s...
Salve From Serpents? UD Studies May Explain Why Viper-Venom Protein Stops Tumor Spread In Mice
...l forbinding. She soon will conduct the same tests using
lymphocytes, ordisease-fighting cells. And, with Miele, she will focus on whether eristostatincan stop cancer cell growth. McLane's work, funded by the American Heart Association (AHA), thus far suggeststhat a triple mutation in echistatin can make ...
Microsurgery Made More Accurate With Virtual Measuring Tool
...ight eye images are displayed on one color monitor using
alternating fields, at a rate of 120 fields per se...crimination of at least 30 seconds of arc at 40 cm using
the Randot(R) stereopsis test) used the VTM to measure distances between two small dots (black on wh...
Corn Rootworm Changing Behavior, Posing New Threat To Crops
...d with cornin 1998, they are probably justified in using
a soil insecticide in theirfirst-year corn." U. of I. entomologists in the department of crop sciences have developeda preliminary economic threshold for rootworms in soybeans to help growersdecide if they should use a soil insecticide....
National Toxicology Program Meets On Transgenic Animals
...genicity of environmental agents more rapidly than using
ordinary strains of rodents. The tests use fewer animals and cost less. Some of the issues to be addressed are: Is the NTP approach to evaluation and validation of transgenic models sufficient and appropriate? How can existing models be best util...
Three-Day Treatment Cures Decades-Old Case Of Malaria
...en might be caused by malaria. In only three days, using
five doses of anti-malaria medicine, she was cured. Vinetz, who has a reputation for tackling difficult research problems,noted that the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates characterized quartan fevers as the mildest fevers. "He was right then ...
New Chemical Processing Technique Being Studied At UW May Hold Key To CleaningUp Hanford, Reducing Industrial Waste
...chwartz s ays. "If you don't produce waste, you're using
your raw materials more efficiently and you're not...dium and radioactivecesium. Hanford scientists are using
traditional ion exchange systems to separate the cesium from the sodium for easier disposal. But eac...
High Testosterone Level May Lead Male Junco To Stray From Mate
...iences . Researchers all over the world are using
new genetic tools likeDNA fingerprinting to understand animal mating behavior, Parker said. In many cases, the results reveal that clandestine matings aretaking place, but we often know little about the conditions under whichthey take pl...
Washington University Licenses Its New Antibacterial Technology
...the treatment ofGram-negative bacterial infections using
this technology." The technology was developed by Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D., associateprofessor of molecular microbiology at the School of Medicine. Over the pastdecade, Hultgren's group has determined how Gram-negative bacteria manufacturethe...
Conservation Biology Clearinghouse, Engineering Design Tutor
...o protect, maintain and restore theenvironment, by using
powerful technology to provide the highest profess...utor will enhance faculty-student relationships by using
acomputer system to drill basic skills, providing more time for faculty to teach creativedesign....
Plants Thrive With Insect-Induced Immune Responses
...cts and their host plants. The study was conducted using
wild radish [Raphanus sativus L. (brassicacea)]as an experimental model. The plant is a member of the mustard family, membersof which are found in most parts of the world. Agrawal gathered wild radish seeds and planted them in an experimental plot....
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Say Direct Instruction, Rather Than "Discovery Learning" Is Best Way To Teach Process Skills In Science
...ry" PITTSBURGH--Direct instruction using
the Control of Variables Strategy,rather than disc...this kind of process skillwith direct instruction, using
concrete examples and hands-on tasks so that theunderlying logic is understood and the principle can...
Duke Researchers Develop First Treatment For Rare Muscle Disease
... the federal Food and Drug Administration to begin using
thetreatment in children with a fatal muscle-wasti...cells," Chen said. "Wecircumvented this problem by using
the body's own system to get the enzymeinside muscle cells." Chen solved the problem by pur...
Wistar Scientist Invited To Speak On Regeneration At National Meeting Of American Association For The Advancement Of Science
...se occurred five years ago, when herlaboratory was using
different autoimmune mouse models to study multiplesclerosis. As a way of painlessly and permanently separating one group ofimmunized mice from the others, Dr. Heber-Katz's staff pierced their ears, astandard laboratory method for identifying groups...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...with genetic markers flankingthese candidate genes using
nonparametric sibpair statistical linkage analysis. The results confirmed significant (p<0.01-0.05) linkage of LDL particlephenotypes to the LDLR and apoAI-CIII-AIV loci on both diets, and to the CETPlocus on the low-fat diet. Mean LDL ...
Women Younger Than 30 Need To Be Screened For Chlamydia
...ns study. The study, which compared results using
three screening strategies atfamily planningclinic...f twootherstrategies: screening all women under 20 using
detailed questionnaires andphysicalexaminations (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention crit...
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