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Brain blood flow gives clues to treating depression
...sity Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel. Clinical improvement
in depression is accompanied by diverse changes in...ubcortical brain regions. We wanted to see whether improvement
in clinical depression is accompanied by changesincreasesin cerebral blood flow, he said. We found t...
Taking a supplement of glycine helps prevent degenerative diseases such as arthrosis or osteoporosis
...ge age was 45. In all cases, there was a notable improvement
in the symptomology. Thefore according to De Paz L...ing a diet with this amino acid leads to a notable improvement
in symptomology without the need to take pain-killers. A very common disease Arthrosis is the ...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...tcomes and that parallels ADHDs natural history of improvement
with age. Cross-sectional studies have found regional increases in cortical thickness to correlate with cognitive function, including enhanced verbal declarative and extinction memory, and with fluid intelligence in older, healthy subjects, the aut...
After a decades-long search, scientists identify new genetic risk factors for multiple sclerosis
...nresponsive to currently approved therapies showed improvement
when treated with an antibody that blocks IL2R-alpha, developed to prevent rejection of organ transplants. Finally, the genome-wide scan identified nearly a dozen other genes that could represent risk factors for MS. Some of the associations were ...
JCI table of contents -- July 26, 2007
... cord tissue damage 3-fold, and resulted in marked improvement
in mobility in treated versus untreated animals. The results of the study suggest that SUR1-regulated NC[Ca-ATP] channels in the lining of capillaries are critical to the development of progressive hemorrhagic necrosis following spinal cord injury, a...
Success rates for prostate cancer depend on experience of surgeon
...or this procedure was very steepthere was dramatic improvement
in patient outcomes as surgeons experience increased up to 250 operations, after which increasing experience had little influence on cancer recurrence. Patients treated by inexperienced surgeons (for example, those with 10 prior operations) were near...
Radiation therapy combined with microsurgery shows promise for curing injured spinal cord
... day ten after injury, there was nearly a two-fold improvement
in the bodys ability to heal the injured cord comp...ls and regular treadmill exercise saw a three-fold improvement
in the bodys ability to repair the severely crushed cord, going from 19% of cord tissue that was hea...
Study finds contaminated water reaching Florida's offshore keys
... ensure that its working and hopefully document an improvement
in water quality....
Borlaug is golden
...Borlaug continues as a passionate activist for the improvement
of the agricultural capacity of the rural poor. He still works at CIMMYT as an advisor to the Director General with a special focus on new and dangerous wheat rust diseases. Borlaug joins the ranks of the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Thomas ...
Better sleep may put Huntington's disease sufferers back on track
...oscience, show that both drugs caused a noticeable improvement
in learning and Alprazolam also improved arousal. The study shows for the first time that treatments aimed at restoring normal sleep-wake activity could slow the cognitive decline that is such a devastating feature of the disease. Dr. Jenny Morton...
Tumor painting revolutionizes fight against cancer
...for the surgeon with the potential for significant improvement
in accuracy and safety. Tumor painting has been successfully tested in mice and the pilot safety trials are complete. Olson and his team are preparing the necessary toxicity studies before seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration to...
Co-operation between GSF and clinic improves outlook for sarcoma patients
...ents with deep, local sarcomas shows a significant improvement
in the response of the tumour and in the survival of those patients who were treated by means of a combination of chemotherapy and of local, deep hyperthermia, in addition to operative removal of the sarcoma. This combined therapy has been applied al...
Adding folic acid to flour significantly reduces congenital malformations
...nd 2002, the rate dropped 46% to 0.86. The biggest improvement
occurred in the parts of Canada that had the highest rates of neural tube deformation before 1998Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. In Qubec, the drop was also pronounced, but closer to the Canadian average. Currently, only Canada...
MIT, BU team builds viruses to combat harmful 'biofilms'
...minated 99.997% of the bacterial biofilm cells, an improvement
by two orders of magnitude over the phage's nonengineered cousin. The team's modular strategy can be thought of as a plug and play library, says Collins. The library could contain different phages that target different species or strains of bacteri...
Stem cell procedure successfully treats amyloidosis patients
...lete response and appears to be associated with an improvement
in overall survival. For patients who can tolerate this treatment approach, such treatment appears to result in the highest complete hematologic response rate of any treatment for AL amyloidosis to date, said Sanchorawala. In addition, patients s...
Lancet study shows gene therapy for Parkinson's disease is safe and some patients benefit
.... Feigin said that patients had about a 27 percent improvement
in symptoms, although the study was an open label design. The scientists are now designing a double-blind placebo controlled trial that would enroll far more patients in an attempt to see whether the gene therapy is effective in reducing symptoms. ...
Gene therapy study shows safety and statistically significant improvement in Parkinson's disease
...uraging, with treated patients showing significant improvement
in both the on and off states of their illness (th...t time point following treatment suggests that the improvement
was not likely due to the surgical lesioning of the targeted brain region, as surgical approaches ty...
UN issues analysis of global investors' sustainable energy 'gold rush'
.... The challenge is to accelerate energy intensity improvement
to levels of 2% or above, which compounded to 2030 would mean a 61% improvement
from today. Says Mohamed El-Ashry, Chair of the Renewable Energy Global Policy Network REN21: The ...
Remicade data in ankylosing spondylitis show improvement in spinal mobility and spinal inflammation
...infliximab) over two years experienced significant improvement
in spinal mobility. In addition, REMICADE-treated...he REMICADE-treated patients (N=201) had a greater improvement
in BASMI (defined as a change of at least 1 in the BASMI score) scores (-0.7 vs. -0.2, respectively;...
Latest data shows MabThera provides significant, sustained relief from symptoms of RA
...patients achieving the hard-to-reach goal of a 70% improvement
in disease signs and symptoms (ACR70 response2) almost tripled from 11% to 25% The number of patients achieving remission improved from 6% to 12% Equally, in patients with an inadequate response or intolerance to DMARDs, the remission rate ...
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