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Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research

...Researchers also will study potential cellular and hormonal responses to smallpox vaccination. Dr. Poland says Mayo Clinic's research expertise was a factor in the NIAID decision. "A major strength is our 12 years of experience in performing exactly these types of studies with other live viral vaccine mod...

The PSA bounce Does it have clinical significance?

...d author of the study. "Some physicians prescribe hormonal therapy in this situation, but hormones can have significant side effects for the patient, and may not be clinically necessary. For these reasons, it's important to develop clear guidelines." In this retrospective analysis, data were gathered from ...

Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way

...sh Journal of Psychology, also found that: these hormonal levels may make male scientists less likely to hav...ives with dyslexia, which may in part be caused by hormonal levels. women social scientists tended to have higher levels of testosterone, making their brains c...

New Italian research links migraine and endometriosis

... important that women with endometriosis receiving hormonal treatments should have migraine investigated and diagnosed by a headache specialist as it may be prudent to change the treatment if the migraine developed, or increased, after hormone treatment started. For women needing contraception, combined injec...

Diabetes drug works by enhancing fat cell energy production

... is controlled by a complex series of cellular and hormonal interactions. White fat tissue has been shown by mouse-knockout studies and the identification of fat-specific secreted factors to be central to this process. Drugs for type 2 diabetes that enhance sensitivity to insulin, such as rosiglitazone, work ...

JCI table of contents November 1, 2004

... is controlled by a complex series of cellular and hormonal interactions. White fat tissue has been shown by mouse-knockout studies and the identification of fat-specific secreted factors to be central to this process. Drugs for type 2 diabetes that enhance sensitivity to insulin, such as rosiglitazone, work ...

First human trial of bioartificial kidney shows promise for acute renal failure

...und the cells in the RAD perform the metabolic and hormonal functions lost in acute renal failure. Eventually, researchers hope the device can become implantable in patients with chronic renal failure as a long-term replacement for kidney function. More testing is needed before that can become a reality, and...

Ubiquitination in real-time: A world first at the Universit de Montral

...ier and his research team have been concerned with hormonal receptors for G proteins, whose regulation seem closely tied to the ubiquitination process. These receptors have great pharmaceutical importance, as they are acted upon by more than half of the prescription medications currently being prescribed, for...

Heart responds to fasting by remodeling vital energy-producing components

...ic and change shape in response to nutritional and hormonal cues. But we are the first to report that mitochon...had a long fast and are subject to a vast array of hormonal influences during the sleep-wake cycle," Gross says. "The alterations in heart muscle energy utiliza...

Stanford study links obesity to hormonal changes from lack of sleep

...e hormones in the general population, tracking how hormonal changes are consistent with obesity. The paper by Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and colleagues at Stanford and the University of Wisconsin is published in the Dec. 6 online issue of Public Lib...

New breast cancer study shows hormonal therapy not enough

...if they do not receive chemotherapy in addition to hormonal therapy after surgery, according to a Loyola Unive...arch shows that, in many cases, tamoxifen or other hormonal therapy alone is not optimal," said principal investigator and first author Albain, professor, divis...

Researchers compare chicken, human genomes

...f milk proteins, tooth enamel and the detection of hormonal substances called pheromones, which researchers say may mirror the evolution of the mammary glands and the nose in mammals and the loss of teeth in birds. But other results of the analysis caught even the researchers by surprise. The analysis showed...

ASBMB-Amgen Award Lecture to focus on orphan nuclear receptors

... using orphan nuclear receptors to elucidate novel hormonal signaling pathways that participate in normal physiological processes and in disease states. The work has led to the discovery of previously unanticipated regulatory molecules including bile acids, sterols, androstans, eicosanoids and xenobiotics. Mo...

Fat hormone acts on brain circuit to curb obesity, diabetes

...hat other brain regions are also important to this hormonal function. "As the incidence of obesity and diabetes continues to rise in industrialized countries, a clear understanding of the cellular and neuroanatomic pathways that control energy and glucose balance is critical to the discovery of new methods to...

Chemical used in marine paint may damage hearing in whales

.... TBT is known to damage the immune system and the hormonal system of marine mammals, "but this is the first time it has been demonstrated that TBT could be working directly on the auditory system," said Santos-Sacchi. Mammals are the only group of animals that have outer hair cells. Sensitive hearing in mamm...

Women's health, tissue regeneration is focus of Illinois & Carle Hospital initiative

...ora under conditions that occur, for example, with hormonal changes or antibiotic treatment for infection that leads to an imbalance of the normal vaginal microflora, as well as exposure to infections such as HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Such knowledge, Wilson said, could allow for improved cl...

Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

...ene. The researchers think that this may be due to hormonal differences between men and women . "Our data show that the perilipin gene locus may be a significant genetic determinant for obesity risk in white women," continued Ordovas, who is also a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Pol...

Ingestion of afterbirth appears to promote maternal behavior in mammals

... In addition to his basic research into opioid and hormonal mechanisms, he studies the psychobiology of motivated behaviors. His research regularly is published in such journals as Brain Research; Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, Synapse, Physiology & Behavior and Comparative Medicine....

Defining male and female

... or feminine during development. But, even before hormonal influence, Vilain has reported, embryonic mouse br...yonic mice just 10 days after conception, prior to hormonal exposure. "Differences of gene expression between male and female brains, very early on, suggest th...

NIH holds conference to assess evidence on management of menopauserelated symptoms

...itive decline. Research has identified a number of hormonal and non-hormonal approaches that show promise for managing menopause-related symptoms. A careful examination of these strategies for symptom management is urgently needed to provide women and their health care providers with options that will best co...

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