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UCSD medical researchers use brain cell transplants to correct muscle spasms after aneurysm surgery
...ats with ischemic spinal cord injury, according to research
published online October 12 and in print October 19, 2004 in the European Journal of Neurosciences by investigators at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Ischemic spinal cord injury, caused by reduced blood flow to the...
Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes
...cer, increasing the malignancy of the disease. The research
team at the Departament de Biologia Cellular, de F...is effect caused by dietary lipids. More extensive research
into these genes is required to discover whether the mechanism discovered works in the same way in h...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...s of initiatives designed to accelerate biomedical research
in the 21st century. NIH Director Elias A. Zerhoun...dentify major opportunities and gaps in biomedical research
and address them in ways to make the biggest impact on the progress of medical research. A crucial e...
Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels
...e of critically ill patients." Gratzl and Tohda's research
also may benefit our future astronauts. The research
is being funded by NASA and the John Glenn Biomedical Engineering Consortium at NASA Glenn Research ...
UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation
...lement binding protein (ChREBP), discovered by his research
group, activates several genes that cause cells in...aid Dr. Uyeda, senior author of both studies and a research
scientist at the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System. "With the discovery of this factor...
Discovery might improve design, effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs
...ule by mass spectrometry, he said. A report on the research
appears in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Besides Wolfenden, UNC participants include lead author Dr. Christoph H. Borchers, assistant professor of biochemistry and biophysics and faculty director of the UNC ...
Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created
... innovative proteomics technology developed by the research
group under the direction of Jol Vandekerckhove. T...y to study the proteome systematically. Pioneering research
under the direction of Jol Vandekerckhove (Scientific Director of a VIB research
department at Ghent...
Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine
...ad a busy practice in clinical genetics, conducted research
and was a tenured associate professor of pediatric...iety of Human Genetics, came to NHGRI in 1993. His research
has made significant contributions to identifying the genetic abnormalities and disease mechanisms i...
Manipulation of epigenome turns off as many genes as it turns on
...ppears in the October issue of Cancer Cell. The research
team probed the global effects of each of three approaches to unhooking methyl groups from genes' DNA. Cells normally use methyl groups to "mark" certain genes, indicating whether their instructions should or shouldn't be used for making proteins, bu...
Common gout drug shown to reduce risk from colorectal cancer
...further investigation." Other scientists on the research
team included: Ronit Almog, Hedy S. Rennert, and Marcelo Low from Technion and Clalit Health Services National Cancer Control Center in Haifa; and Joseph B. Bonner, and Stephen B. Gruber from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. ...
Combination hormone therapy doubles breast density and quadruples risk of abnormal mammograms
...lly active and susceptible to malignancy. Previous research
at Fred Hutchinson has shown that women under 50 with predominantly dense breasts are four times more likely to develop breast cancer than those with little or no breast density. While density is determined largely by age and genetics, this study und...
Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL
...that these findings, in conjunction with continued research
and reporting, will help to favorably change the public's eating behavior," said Dr. Kelemen. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 54,000 new cases of NHL in this country in 2004, and more than ...
Hormone therapy's effect on breast density is not the same for all women, Group Health study finds
...ogen plus progestin (vs. estrogen only). "Recent research
on hormone therapy has raised lots of questions about how these drugs affect breast density and the sensitivity of mammograms," said Aiello. "Having a better understanding of that link and how it relates to various risk factors may help women and the...
High fiber intake reduces estrogen levels in Latina women, according to researchers
...rogen levels in the body. "There's been so much research
on this subject, and yet the jury's still out," sa...who have been the focus of the majority of earlier research
and whose dietary fiber intake is generally not that high." To rectify that situation, Monroe dec...
Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
...deral government on issues involving medical care, research
and education. Selection is based on international distinction in science, clinical medicine, public health or medical administration. Inductees are elected by incumbent members. "This is a notable honor for two of UT Southwestern's most distingu...
Dr. Harris receives NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
...otrophic lateral sclerosis who was an advocate for research
of the brain and nervous system. Nearly 480 awards...sembled a team at MCG that includes Dr. Bitao Shi, research
assistant professor of neuroinformatics; Dr. Jennifer Bourne, postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience; R...
To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork
...pair of soft tissues was developed by Dr. Badylak, research
professor in the department of surgery at the Univ..., Hawaii; veterinary technician Abby Simmons-Byrd, research
and development manager for ACell, Inc.; Melyni Worth, Ph.D., of Thor Laser & LED Therapy; and Georg...
ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M
...le with wheat allergies to consume. Plant science research
has resulted in genetically engineered hypo-allerg...nd on agriculture for their survival. Agricultural research
- including biotechnology - holds an important key to meeting their needs, the FAO said. The FAO ad...
Gene linked to greater risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes
...Investigator in Joslin's Genetics and Epidemiology research
section, Director of Joslin's Genetics Core and As..., Dr. Doria and his colleagues at Joslin and other research
centers in the Northeast and researchers in Italy focused on a gene governing a protein called CD36....
$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training
...nal strengths to train new scientists, establish a research
infrastructure to collect data, cultivate a suppor...ant substantiates the fact that you can't separate research
and training," said B. Montgomery Pettitt, principal investigator for this grant and Cullen Distingu...
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