Tag: "preliminary" at biology news
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...sts to variation. In addition, this study provides preliminary
evidence that a well known plant development gene ERECTA may be in part responsible for some of the change in some genotypes. However, Dworkin said this conclusion requires further study....
Female gender provides an advantage in renal diseases
...sion of renal disease in these women. Broad-based preliminary
data from this study will be presented at the APS meeting, but more specific data will be held until the study results are published. Presentation in Austin, TX Dr. Silbiger is discussing her work at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovasc...
High-intensity ultrasound may launch attack on cancer, wherever it lurks
...nger anti-tumor immune response, Zhong said. These preliminary
findings open up the possibility that we could use heat from HIFU to treat the primary tumor and HIFU-boosted immunotherapy for combating any residual and metastatic tumor cells. ...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
..., coastal India, Africa and South America. Our preliminary
DNA sequence data show genetic variation within the coconut, and this is key to delineating historical relationships among different populations. Fossil data indicate that the coconut underwent an ancient dispersal event that predates human act...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
.... All eight categories identified in an extensive preliminary
study at five hospitals of varying sizes were encountered by most of the hospitals surveyed regardless of how long they had been using CPOE. The survey was the first to quantify the breadth and importance of CPOEs unintended consequences. The surve...
Native fruits bear sweet antioxidants
...he fruits as a source of antioxidants and confirms preliminary
results published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry in 2006. This research supports CSIRO efforts to realise the potential of Australias fledgling native food industry which is currently estimated to be worth $14 million annually....
Study finds hereditary link to premenstrual depression
...gene variants, the study found. "While these are preliminary
findings that require replication in largerstudies, we would argue that this may explain part of the variance amongwomen in the susceptibility to developing this mood disorder," Rubinowsaid. "Studies have shown that PMDD is characterized by abnormal ...
Manchester University helps with pharaoh DNA analysis
...e National Research Centre in Cairo have promising preliminary
results suggesting the identity of the queen. Dr...st queen, pointing to the tooth as evidence. The preliminary
DNA evidence to be included in a Discovery Channel documentary being broadcast in the United States...
FDA finds no strong link between tomatoes and reduced cancer risk
...e, the FDA issued this statement: Very limited and preliminary
scientific research suggests that eating one-half to one cup of tomatoes and/or tomato sauce a week may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. [The] FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting this claim. In one of the accompanyi...
Biodesign Institute leads innovative project to prevent cancer
...ch this problem. Our goal, based on some promising preliminary
results, is to see if we can make a vaccine that w...ion against breast cancer. Lake is advancing these preliminary
mouse studies by identifying peptides from human tumors that are candidates for a cancer vaccine. ...
Fat horses face health problems
...markers, and antioxidant mechanisms. However, the preliminary
data clearly demonstrates that this research has important implications for both equine and human health. For example, the knowledge gained concerning the correlation between fortified forage and lack of exercise and obesity in the horse can be imm...
Health Physics Society
...ove early diagnosis of breast cancer, according to preliminary
results from an ongoing study being conducted by l...er ( TWidner@chemrisk.com ) will present the first preliminary
estimates of total radiation dose to nearby residents, including some who lived less than 20 miles a...
First baby is born after oocytes were matured in the lab and frozen
...r three pregnancies are ongoing. These results are preliminary
and the pregnancy rate is probably associated with.... However, we have to remember that these are only preliminary
results from a small number of patients who were not cancer patients themselves. As for all methods ...
18-year-old Singaporean student to present stem cell research paper at conferences in US and UK
... Stem Cells." He will describe the results of a preliminary
screening of human growth factors and molecular pathways that would allow a type of stem cell commonly isolated from bone marrow to be grown in the laboratory under conditions that are safe for clinical trials. When grown under safer conditions, thes...
Kansas, Missouri School Board members to explore improvements in science-related education
...oard members integrate what they've learned into a preliminary
action plan tailored to their individual districts. Among the speakers: Jo Ellen Roseman, director of AAASs pioneering Project 2061 science literacy initiative; Joseph S. Villani, NSBAs deputy executive director; Will Friedman, director of Public A...
Pregnancy nausea/vomiting may indicate lower risk of breast cancer
...istically with breast cancer risk, these were only preliminary
findings, he added, based mainly upon whether women ever experienced these conditions vs. never during any of their pregnancies. More nuanced experiences regarding these pregnancy-related characteristics will be the focus of future analyses, he s...
Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene
...ing tangles. When the researchers silenced GAB2 in preliminary
studies it increased a molecular process thought to play an important role in the development of tangles. Based on these findings, the researchers hypothesize that GAB2 might function under normal conditions to compensate for the harmful effects of A...
Reprogrammed fibroblasts identical to embryonic stem cells
...r. Jaenisch cautions that all these results are preliminary
and proof of principle. It will be a while before we know what can and cant be done in humans. Human embryonic stem cells remain the gold standard for pluripotent cells, and it is a necessity to continue studying embryonic stem cells through traditio...
What's going on in the body? Advanced time-of-flight PET takes a superior 'look'
...onal PET imaging in less time," said Perkins. "Our preliminary
results indicate that the benefit of TOF imaging is most significant for heavy patients for whom achieving high-quality images is often quite challenging even with acquisition times greater than 30 minutes. In contrast, lighter patients have higher q...
Almac Diagnostics attends pre-IDE meeting with FDA
...aigavon, NI, 31 May 2007 - Almac Diagnostics had a preliminary
Investigation Device Exemptoin (pre-IDE) meeting w...pursue that route of market clearance based on the preliminary
discussions with the agency. The prognostic gene signature was developed entirely from FFPE samp...
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