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Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...omen, average age 63, with low lumbar spine BMD to receive
AMG 162, placebo or FOSAMAX®. The primary end...int evaluated the cohort of patients randomized to receive
open label FOSAMAX®. The doses of AMG 162 evaluated included 6, 14 or 30 mg every three months ...
Daphne Koller named MacArthur Fellow
...nd Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Fellows will receive
a $500,000 "no-strings-attached" grant over five y...dation selects individuals from varied pursuits to receive
this prestigious fellowship. In addition to Koller and other scientists, this year's recipients incl...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
...ee months after their prostate cancer diagnosis to receive
radiation treatment do not fare worse than those who have treatment sooner. That is the result of a new study by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center presented today at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and ...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
...0 percent of all head and neck cancer patients who receive
radiation therapy experience substantial taste loss and alterations of flavor perception. Yet relatively little is known about the impact of radiotherapy on taste perception. Under the direction of sensory psychologist Paul Breslin, PhD and cellular...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...ble through the SPR office. Media representatives receive
complimentary registration. To register, please contact the SPR office. Founded in 1960, SPR is an international scientific society with worldwide membership. The purpose of the Society is to foster research on the interrelationships between the ph...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...- nanotechnology and tissue engineering. West will receive
the award at a gala this evening in Washington, D.C. "This award places Jennifer West squarely within the nation's scientific elite," said Rice President David Leebron. "Her research -- especially her use of revolutionary technologies in the treatmen...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
...ly decreased. At this year's meeting, Woodrum will receive
an American College of Surgeons "Excellence in Res...rough the same implantation procedure, but did not receive
the pellet. After being exposed to elastase perfusion, the scientists compared the effects on aortas...
Where in the brain decisions are made
...n a computer mouse to choose one of two buttons to receive
either a certain monetary reward or a risky choice...to choose to glance at specific colored targets to receive
sips of water. The computer program would analyze their responses and vary the parameters to elicit ...
The CF Foundation urges all states to include newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in test panels
...they need to care for their children and that they receive
appropriate treatment from CF experts," said Preston W. Campbell, III, M.D., executive vice president of medical affairs of the CF Foundation. "I am eager to witness the improvements that CF newborn screening will inevitably bring to people with CF a...
UCSD medical researchers use brain cell transplants to correct muscle spasms after aneurysm surgery
...ion. In contrast, the "control" rats that did not receive
transplants exhibited no improvement in motor function or spasticity. A post-mortem study of the animals showed a robust growth of neurons and an increase in neurotransmitters in the spinal cords of rats that received the transplanted neuronal cells...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...tive fields, such as mathematics and physics, will receive
an in-depth introduction to a topic in biology that should prepare them for collaborating with researchers in that area and ease their entry into other biological fields. The course also provides material for the BioMaPS Web site and the curriculum ...
Small business at NJIT's business incubator takes two awards
...d received an award for the company most likely to receive
funding. "We are happy to receive
encouragement from our peers that our business plan and technology have merit," said Urovalve, Inc. ...
Combination hormone therapy doubles breast density and quadruples risk of abnormal mammograms
...e women in the sub-study were randomly selected to receive
estrogen plus progestin and half received an identical-looking placebo. All received a baseline mammogram at the beginning of the study and a follow-up mammogram after one or two years. On average, participants were 62 years old and 12 years post-...
$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training
...ing able to claim a home base from which they will receive
their degrees. "These vehicles allow us to put teams together in a meta-university of sorts," Pettitt said. "This is just the right thing for student training and education. Through interdisciplinary and inter-institutional study, we can offer a ...
UC Riverside professor organizes a workshop on vitamin D and cancer treatment and prevention
...ot the hormone - that an average individual should receive
each day." Norman's laboratory is currently involved in better understanding the molecular mechanisms of how Hormone D generates biological responses. A distinguished professor of biochemistry and biomedical sciences at UCR, Prof. Norman has served...
Gene for Joubert syndrom with excessive brain folds discovered by UCSD researchers and Harvard team
... for genetic testing, Gleeson added. "We receive
frequent calls from parents who already have a child with Joubert Syndrome, and who want more children but are naturally concerned about having other children with major handicaps," Gleeson said. "We also hear from obstetricians asking about genetic...
Early life stress can inhibit development of brain-cell communication zones, UCI study finds
...e branch-like protrusions of neurons that send and receive
messages from other brain cells. The researchers believe CRH ultimately may be responsible for these poorly developed zones in brain cells. Results of their study appear in the current online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy...
Arthur Galston to receive distinguished alumni award from University of Illinois
...coming one of the first two American scientists to receive
such an honor. He subsequently visited both countries many times, was received by the heads of state and testified before several Congressional committees on his observations. Since retirement, he has been associated with the Institution for So...
Study is looking at ways to help stroke survivors regain lost motor skills
... function is affected. Participants randomized to receive
the investigational device then have an electrode placed on the protective membrane over the area of the brain identified by the MRI as affected by stroke. The electrode connects to a pulse generator implanted below the collarbone. At the end of si...
UF scientist: 'Brain' in a dish acts as autopilot, living computer
...blish a two-way connection, similar to how neurons receive
and interpret signals from each other to control o... control the simulated aircraft, the neurons first receive
information from the computer about flight conditions: whether the plane is flying straight and leve...
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