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An 'elegant' idea proves its worth 25 years later

...ediate clinical success of the treatment, the drug combination was finally approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration only in 2005. Brusilow, Hamosh, and colleagues at Stanford University, University of Minnesota, Thomas Jefferson University and the Medical College of Wisconsin looked back at 299 urea ...

Natural compound and exercise boost memory in mice

...olleagues there and at Mars, Inc., showed that the combination of exercise and a diet with epicatechin also promo... analysis showed that the epicatechin and exercise combination had a beneficial effect on the expression of genes important for learning and memory, and decreased ...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ew throughout the six dorsal laminae. However, the combination of NGF and Sema3A restricted SP-positive fibers to laminae I and II, similar to the normal pattern. Both groups recovered nociceptive function. 3. Mapping the Unpredictable in Mice and Humans 4Cyril Herry, Dominik R. Bach, Fabrizio Esposito, Fran...

Common treatment for methamphetamine overdose may damage brain cells

...from experiments with rats, indicate that only the combination of the medication, haloperidol, and methamphetamine causes the destructive effects, not either one alone. Senior author Bryan Yamamoto, PhD, and his team at Boston University School of Medicine suspect the damage results from the exaggerated stimulat...

Flexible genes allow ants to change destiny

...nt types of worker well in advance, and a flexible combination of nature and nurture will help them do this." Dr Hughes' research used colonies of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants, which have two distinct worker castes: large workers, which forage and build the nest and small workers, which care for the ant larva...

CSHL links activity in brain synapses and developmental abnormalities with schizophrenia gene

...f the glutamate system was the result of a unique combination of technologies at CSHL. Under the direction of CSHL's Neuroscience Research Program Chair, Robert Malinow, M.D., Ph.D., researchers inform their study of diseased brains by the ongoing study of normal brains. "The ability to finally identify the f...

The first issue of the HFSP Journal is now available

...ule interactions position the mitotic spindle by a combination of experimental and theoretical approaches. A Perspective from pioneers in the fields of single molecule imaging and manipulation of single molecules, Yoshiharu Ishii and Toshio Yanagida from the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences at the Uni...

Leading the fight against food poisoning

...at importance to the health market in general. The combination of these two research teams provides strong impetus for creating a safe, effective and low-cost solution to this pernicious consumer health risk." Food-safety authorities in Europe and in North America recently released data showing that the contam...

Jefferson scientists use gene therapy to reverse heart failure in animals

...looked at the effects of beta-blockers alone or in combination with the S100A1 gene therapy. They found that beta...ing heart function in the model. "Importantly, the combination of the two was also therapeutic and in some indices studied there were additive effects," Dr. Koch n...

Scientists concerned about effects of global warming on infectious diseases

...se and some decrease with environmental change. A combination of historical disease records and present-day ground-based surveillance, remotely sensed (satellite) and other data, and good predictive models is needed to describe the past, explain the present and predict the future of vector-borne infectious dise...

A close-up on pancreatic disease: How do we improve the odds?

...pe that continued research will determine the best combination of antioxidants at the best dose to provide effective supplemental treatment and possibly one day, prevention." Dr. Bhardwaj will present this study on Monday, May 21, at 8:00 a.m. in Ballroom AB. Pancreatic Cancer ErbB3 Pathway Activation is A...

Novel sugar-to-hydrogen technology promises transportation fuel independence

....W. Adams of the University of Georgia are using a combination of 13 enzymes never found together in nature to completely convert polysaccharides (C6H10O5) and water into hydrogen when and where that form of energy is needed. This "synthetic enzymatic pathway"research appears in the May 23 issue of PLoS ONE, the...

Prehistoric remains reveal a drastic shift in northern fur seal ecology

... may have been climate change, human hunting, or a combination of factors. The relative abundance of carbon and nitrogen isotopesvariants of an atom with different atomic weightsin bones can indicate what and where the animals ate when they were alive. Nitrogen isotopes can also be used to determine how long a...

Stowers Institute's Workman Lab demonstrates mechanism for decoding histone modification marks

...on of histone H3," explains Dr. Li. "We found that combination of two critical protein domains within a histone deacetylase complex is essential for its recruitment to this modified chromatin in transcribed regions. This specific recognition re-closes the chromosome and ensures genome integrity during active tra...

Combining NSAIDs with chemotherapy, radiation may improve cancer treatment

...NSAIDs may be better suited to treating cancer, in combination with standard therapies, rather than preventing it, according to new research by scientists at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. "The real debate comes down to use of these compounds in two settings: cancer pr...

Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest

...ature, perhaps bees bring it into the hive." This combination of domestic honeybees, small hive beetles and yeast produced IPA leads to combs so messy that the bees eventually decide to abandon the hive, leaving the beetle larvae to consume all the stored food, reproduce and multiply. "If beekeepers can revers...

New study examines 'brain's own marijuana'

...ess, stress-related behavior and addiction using a combination of electrophysiological, pharmacological and neurochemical approaches. They believe this study also may lay the foundation for better pharmacotherapy for stress-related mood disorders. Wood is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry in ...

Heavy multivitamin use may be linked to advanced prostate cancer

.... Because multivitamin supplements consist of a combination of several vitamins and men using high levels of multivitamins were also more likely to take a variety of individual supplements, we were unable to identify or quantify individual components responsible for the associations that we observed, the auth...

Brazil demonstrating that reducing tropical deforestation is key win-win global warming solution

... been cut nearly in half in recent years through a combination of government intervention and economic trends. "We are encouraging the Brazilian government to fully endorse the Compensated Reduction proposal", states Paulo Moutinho, Scientist and Coordinator of the Climate Change Program of the Amazon Instit...

Do fruit flies have free will?

...lity to random errors in a complex brain." Using a combination of automated behavior recording and sophisticated mathematical analyses, the international team of researchers showed for the first time that such variability cannot be due to simple random events but is generated spontaneously and non-randomly by th...

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