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Possible brain hormone may unlock mystery of hibernation

...earchers suggested. For example, the complex could moderate physiological events suchas reproduction in seasonally breeding mammals and migration in birds, theysaid. Even humans can maintain seasonal rhythms as exhibited by seasonalaffective disorder, a recurrent depression characterized by increased sleep,ov...

First clinical results reported for Sangamo's ZFP therapeutic

...nt, dose-escalation trial in patients with mild to moderate diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Twelve subjects w...nths post-treatment. Twelve subjects with mild to moderate diabetic neuropathy were enrolled and treated in the study. There were no subject dropouts, and the...

Top federal officials to speak at 20-21 April AAAS policy forum

...d director of the Woods Hole Research Center, will moderate and speak at the second of the concurrent sessions, a look at energy challenges for the 21st century. The third session will be on science and homeland security, featuring Gretchen Lorenzi of the FBI's Weapons of Mass Destruction Unit; Starnes E. Wal...

Equivalent of 2-4 drinks daily fuels blood vessel growth, encourages cancer tumors in mice

... consumption spurs tumor growth, showing that even moderate drinking resulted in larger and more robust tumors...mption in humans, the researchers gave mice a more moderate dose -- the equivalent to 2-4 glasses of alcohol per day. Six male mice received 1% alcohol in their...

Discovery at the Feinstein suggests new treatment approach for inflammatory conditions

...the body. The FDA approved galantamine for mild to moderate Alzheimer's dementia in 2001. Galantamine was approved with the trade name Reminyl and is now known as Razadyne. "In addition to stopping the natural breakdown of acetylcholine, galantamine stimulates nerve cells in the brain to release more of the c...

Truly informed consent must include talking about future fertility, warn experts

...population, even though 20-39% will have slight to moderate long-term after-effects," she said....

Scientists detect seasonal pattern to glacial earthquakes in Greenland, see signs of increase

...an a minute, a jolt that is sufficient to generate moderate seismic waves." As glaciers and the snow atop them gradually melt, water seeps downward. When enough water accumulates at a glacier's base, it can serve as a lubricant, causing blocks of ice 10 cubic kilometers in size to lurch down valleys known as ...

REMICADE Phase 3 data show rapid, significant, long-term psoriasis improvement

...mprovement and long-term response in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Findings from the EXP...ICADE achieved rapid and marked improvement in the moderate to severe category of psoriasis, which impacts the lives of nearly two million Americans." Consis...

Annual meeting of the US National Academy of Sciences April 22-25

...system. WILLIAM WEBSTER,former CIA director, will moderate the session. REPORTERS WHO WISH TO ATTEND must register in advance with the Office ofNews and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu .Those who wish to attend the public symposia must register online at www.nasonline.org/annual...

SinuNase IND on track

... phase 3 study additional patients who suffer from moderate to severe chronic sinusitis but have not had surgery, in order to seek an expanded label indication when the drug launches. As a result of this determination that the IND will remain under the supervision of the Special Pathogens and Transplant Pro...

'Freshman Fifteen' is a myth, but weight gain is still a problem

...ortance for eating a balanced diet and engaging in moderate exercise on a regular basis. In theory, if this level of positive energy balance is maintained through all 4 years of college, these students have the potential to gain 27 pounds by graduation." This weight gain could increase the risk of students f...

Tufts expert examines the cardiovascular benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet

...tion with a Mediterranean-style diet combined with moderate exercise might be a strategy to enhance the cardiovascular benefits of weight loss," Meydani concludes....

Journalists to discuss scientific challenges in Stevens lecture

...r of the Stevens Center for Science Writings, will moderate the discussion. The panel will cover scientific challenges such as the origin of the universe, life and human consciousness as well as immense practical problems such as AIDS and other diseases, global warming and natural disasters. As a cultural ins...

Three-week diet/exercise study shows 50 percent reversal in metabolic syndrome, Type 2 diabetes

...th improvements after only three weeks of diet and moderate exercise even though the participants remained ove...were overweight or obese. "The diet, combined with moderate exercise, improved many factors that contribute to heart disease and that are indirect measures of p...

Natural compound from 'pond scum' shows potential activity against Alzheimer's

...for delaying or preventing the symptoms of mild to moderate forms of the disease, experts say. The newly isolated compound, nostocarboline, was shown to be a potent inhibitor of cholinesterase -- a brain chemical thought to be important for memory and thinking -- whose breakdown has been associated with the d...

Clinical trial to test stem cell approach for children with brain injury

... traumatic brain injury die, and survivors of even moderate injury often are devastated for life. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the university's Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS), the clinical trial builds on laboratory and animal research indicating that bone-marr...

Alcohol-induced bone disease

...- and gender-related differences in the effects of moderate and excessive consumption of alcohol." Donohue added that the evidence also supports the choice of abstinence from alcohol. "The review underscores the importance of abstinence from alcohol consumption by patients alcoholics or teetotalers with f...

Eisai announces Phase II data on E7389, a potential new therapy for the treatment of breast cancer

...unts). Other side effects were considered mild to moderate and included nausea, fatigue, dehydration, arthralgias, dyspnea and neuropathy. None of the patients discontinued the study due to hematological toxicity. "The results from this study with E7389 appear promising, and clinical research on E7389 as ...

Data in New England Journal of Medicine show benefits of REMICADE in ulcerative colitis patients

... are no other biologic therapies approved to treat moderate to severe UC. Characterized by inflammation and u...ents in ACT 1 and ACT 2 had endoscopic evidence of moderate or severe UC (total Mayo score of 6 to12) and an endoscopy score greater than or equal to 2. ACT 1 ...

Moderate exercise may delay congestive heart failure, CU-Boulder study suggests

... elsewhere, shows a definite trend indicating that moderate intensity exercise has a potential role in stemmin... the delay in the onset of CHF in the rats through moderate exercise was accomplished without reducing hypertension, or high blood pressure, in the animals. Mo...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... Alt will be awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award for ... his pioneering research exploring the mechanisms of genomic instability ... cells. Alt is the second alumnus to win the ... Prize in 2003. , Alt is the Charles A. ... Harvard Medical School and an investigator at the Howard ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... 2014)—It,s been millions of years since T. rex ... by Ohio University scientists is breathing life back into ... dinosaur snouts. The research has important implications for how ... to enhance the sense of smell and cool their ... Ohio University doctoral student Jason Bourke, lead author of ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... 2014 – High doses of fish oil supplements, rich in ... type of irregular heartbeat in which the heart can beat ... the AFFORD trial led by the Montreal Heart Institute were ... Cardiology on October 7th. , For the trial, 337 ... randomly assigned to 4 grams of fish oil a day ...
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