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Discovery might improve design, effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs
...in can be made to "fly through the vapor phase" -- from
which solvent water is totally absent -- without c...ng the enzyme cytidine deaminase, which is derived from
bacteria and many other sources, mark the first time that scientists have detected a water molecule ...
Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created
...niques obtain only a limited amount of information from
the sample. Peakadilly's bio-markers should make it possible to detect diseases more quickly (giving medical treatment a much greater chance of success) and to gear the therapy to the patient more effectively. Start-up Since the i...
Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine
...Md., Mon., Oct. 18, 2004 - Two medical geneticists from
the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGR...mproving human health. The IOM surely will benefit from
their membership," said NHGRI Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., who himself was elected to t...
Manipulation of epigenome turns off as many genes as it turns on
... many genes as they turn on, a team of researchers from
the National Cancer Institute and Johns Hopkins ha...ach of three approaches to unhooking methyl groups from
genes' DNA. Cells normally use methyl groups to "mark" certain genes, indicating whether their instr...
My favourite aunt is purple
...er condition around the age of seven but refrained from
telling her family or friends. In GW's case, people acquired a synaesthetic colour as she got to know them and the colour was then triggered whenever she was presented with the person's name or face. In contrast, a case discovered in the 1930s ...
Common gout drug shown to reduce risk from colorectal cancer
...e years experienced a two-thirds reduction in risk from
colorectal cancer."Allopurinol warrants further in... investigation with Steve Gruber, M.D., MPH, Ph.D. from
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Results were based on the analysis of 1,781 patients from
Combination hormone therapy doubles breast density and quadruples risk of abnormal mammograms
...g an abnormal mammogram, according to new findings from
a sub-study of the Women's Health Initiative, or WHI. Lead investigator Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D., of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, presented these findings today at the third annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Pre...
Urine testing might prove to be an alternative screening test for cervical cancer
...vical cancerSeattle -- A study involving 143 women from
Senegal, West Africa has shown that a simple urine...ypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes in urine from
cervical cancer patients." The study included urine testing of women from
Senegal, West Africa. ...
Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL
...nd one half or more servings per day of vegetables from
the broccoli and cabbage family (including caulifl...en the ages of 20 to 74 years, who were identified from
four large cancer registries across the country. These study participants were matched to approxima...
Hormone therapy's effect on breast density is not the same for all women, Group Health study finds
...est population-based study of its kind, using data from
46,436 women who had received more than 100,000 screening mammograms at Group Health Cooperative between January 1996 and June 2002. At each mammogram, the women completed a questionnaire on breast cancer risk factors, hormone use, health history, an...
High fiber intake reduces estrogen levels in Latina women, according to researchers
SEATTLE, October 18, 2004 Researchers from
the Keck School of Medicine of the University of S...etary fiber intake was quantified in two ways: (1) from
a food frequency questionnaire administered at the time of the blood draw; and (2) from
Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
...Cardiology Research. She earned her medical degree from
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine...especially thankful for all the support I have had from
my colleagues here at UT Southwestern and for the work of the individuals in my lab." Dr. Mc...
Experimental lupus drug may also work against atherosclerosis
...olesterol and in which 10 percent of calories came from
palm oil, one of the vegetable oils most likely to cause atherosclerosis. In addition to the coronary arteries, atherosclerosis also occurred in the aortic arch, part of one of the body's main blood vessels. When Mishra compared the mice given TSA ...
Dr. Harris receives NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
...er latest grant helps take critical forward steps, from
studying slices of brain tissue to intact, living ...synapses," says Dr. Harris who came to MCG in 2002 from
Boston University. She has assembled a team at MCG that includes Dr. Bitao Shi, research assistant p...
To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork
...llular matrix used in Liko's procedure was derived from
pig urinary bladder and provided by ACell TM Inc., which Dr. Badylak and his team at the University of Pittsburgh custom-designed for Liko in consultation with veterinarians Dr. Stone and Jay Sweeney, V.M.D., Dolphin Quest co-presidents. A major cha...
Gene linked to greater risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes
...e University of New York, Stony Brook. Researchers from
Italy included Vincenzo Trischitta, M.D., of the Scientific Institute 'Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza,' San Giovanni Rotondo; and Angelo Avogaro, M.D., of the University of Padova. The research was funded by the National Institutes of Health and the ...
Bloodroot alkaloid aids in exterminating sun-damaged skin cells in culture
...proteins. "This natural compound may protect skin from
cells that acquire the genetic damage caused by UV radiation from
advancing toward cancer," said Nihal Ahmad, assistant professor, Department of Dermatology, the Univ...
Other highlights in the October 20 JNCI
... few risk factors have been identified. Using data from
health registers in Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and ...lly--by injection into the spinal fluid--can occur from
medication preparation errors or when the drug is prescribed for systemic administration but adminis...
Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function
...acts as a brake to prevent immune system responses from
running out of control solves a mystery that has p...scovered 14 years ago. A report on this discovery, from
investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, i...
$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training
...art, and the discoveries that result are what come from
hands-on training. Grants like this give students...viding while still being able to claim a home base from
which they will receive their degrees. "These vehicles allow us to put teams together in a meta-un...
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