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New strategy for treating allergic disorders

... in creating ovalbumin-tolerant mice. Promising outlook This research demonstrates that L. lactis can be employed to induce tolerance toward certain substances. This innovative strategy can now be developed further for the treatment of allergic and auto-immune disorders. The rising incidence of these dis...

Universal flu vaccine being tested on humans

...es effect on the human immune system. Promising outlook Xavier Saelens, Prof. Emeritus Willy Min Jou, and Prof. Emeritus Walter Fiers are leading the fundamental research forward with respect to protection against influenza epidemics and pandemics. This involves, amongst other, supporting research requir...

New research seeks to enhance alternative fuel integration in public vehicle fleets

...sed in County vehicles and research the long-range outlook for fuel cells and hydrogen power. We are very pleased to be collaborating with Monroe County to enhance our alternative fuel research, adds Nasr. This effort will assist in reducing the countys reliance on fossil fuels, and ultimately reduce costs...

UVa researcher studying disease that cripples newborns

...wenty-five percent of them die within a month. The outlook for those who survive is bleak they become increasingly weak and disabled and suffer from mental retardation. Children with CDM1 face a lifetime of physical and occupational therapy and require special educational programs. Currently, there is no ...

Study revises dynamin's role in nerve cell function

... two of birth. "These findings really change our outlook on dynamin 1, and on synaptic vesicle endocytosis in general," Dr. Ryan says. "It's an exciting new discovery, one that we didn't expect. But all good science is built on surprises." ...

Prize winners announced at ISN's World Congress of Nephrology

...oing dedication of the Foundation and his positive outlook for research over the coming years, "We are committed to finding ways to spur interest and investment in finding a solution to this disease I think it is entirely reasonable that in forthcoming years we will see breakthroughs in research and treatmen...

Richard Lifton awarded at WCN 2007

...t contribute to common, complex diseases, Lifton's outlook toward the future is undoubtedly positive. With today's tools and technologies facilitating the comprehensive identification of common variations in DNA sequence and copy number, the rapid re-sequencing of large segments of the genome and the ability...

Highlighted sessions of ASBMB's 2007 Annual Meeting

...ide a legislative overview of the Fiscal Year 2008 outlook for the NIH and will discuss how scientists could become politically active and make suggestions for what needs to be done to make an impact on the NIH budget. Topic: Mitochondrial Decay and Neurodegeneration Session: Mitochondrial Dynamics ...

Two studies: Speeding development of novel tracer for prostate cancer

...his is very important since treatment and recovery outlook are dependent on the stage of cancer, said Schuster. "FACBC could eventually provide additional anatomical information about cancer location," he added, indicating that there could also be many "spin-off applications" for the tracer (for example, in ...

Ossur hf. acquires the Gibaud Group in France

...future acquisitions. Update on Ossur operational outlook 2006 Overall sales for the year are still expected to be above 250 million US dollars. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for the full year are expected to be approximately 19% (excluding restructuring expenses). ...

Studies at cancer conference show new therapies changing outlook for blood cancer patients

...ble us and our partners to continue to improve the outlook for our patients. This is perhaps the most encouraging meeting of ASH in the many years that I have been working in the myeloma field."...

Genetic variation: We're more different than we thought

...susceptibility. The discovery also provides a new outlook on evolution. "Until now, our focus has been on examining evolution through either small SNP changes or larger chromosomal alterations you can see under the microscope, because that's what we could detect," Scherer said. "But now there's a whole ne...

Pulmonary hypertension discriminates by race, gender

...ysicians. "The results of this study provide a new outlook in terms of race and gender as risk factors for increased mortality in IPAH and may provide further insight into the management of IPAH in specific populations."...

Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census

...rable dinosaurs upward by 50%, offering a brighter outlook about the number of dinosaurs waiting to be found. His findings also add evidence that dinosaur populations were stable, and not on the decline, in the time shortly before their extinction 65 million years ago. Dodson proposes that 1,850 genera (th...

Reversing 'hibernating' heart muscle focus of UB researchers

...y will lead to new therapies that will improve the outlook and symptoms of these patients who are at high risk for adverse cardiovascular events," said Canty. Additional investigators on the study are Alan D. Hutson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UB Department of Biostatistics; Te-Chung Lee, Ph.D., asso...

Survey of animal shelters says dogs fare better than cats

...o a new survey of animal shelters across Ohio, the outlook for sheltered dogs has improved considerably in the last decade. But conditions have deteriorated for cats. Animal shelters reported that, since 1996, the number of dogs they received decreased by about 16 percent, while the number of cats taken i...

APS Comparative-Evolutionary Physiology Conference showcases relevance of animal diversity

...ties boost international breadth of presentations, outlook Australian & New Zealand Society for Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology Canadian Society of Zoologists European Society for Comparative Physiology & Biochemistry German Society of Zoologists Society for Experimental Biology Society for...

Live via satellite: Scientists to track Caspian Sea sturgeons

...ring natural replenishment of Caspian beluga. "The outlook for wild sturgeon populations around the world is bleak, especially for beluga and ship sturgeon, which have been overfished to an extreme and are the most endangered of all Caspian species," says Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Pew Inst...

Green sturgeon receives 'threatened' status

...ile the ruling is needed to improve the health and outlook for the species, the new listing--authorized by a final ruling by the National Marine Fisheries Service--only applies to the southern population, and may fail to protect these fish leaving California's Sacramento River System unless stiff measures ar...

More to learn about soybean rust in the 2006 growing season

...in 2006," she said. More on the 2006 soybean rust outlook is available in this month's APSnet feature article at http://www.apsnet.org/online/feature/sbr . APS is a non-profit, professional scientific organization. The research of the organization's 5,000 worldwide members advances the understanding of the...

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