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Lancet study shows gene therapy for Parkinson's disease is safe and some patients benefit

MANHASSET, NY -- A novel gene therapy technique is safe and may be effective at staving off worsening symptoms of Parkinson's disease, according to the first scientific review of a dozen patients who have received the treatment over the last three years. The results were published in the latest issue of L...

18-year-old Singaporean student to present stem cell research paper at conferences in US and UK

... grown in the laboratory under conditions that are safe for clinical trials. When grown under safer conditions, these cells (Mesenchymal Stem Cells) will have many therapeutic implications. When conference attendees attend his presentation and read the data that it presents it will be Nicholas, not ...

Antarctic icebergs -- Hotspots of ocean life

...he bergs and where the ship was, standing off at a safe distance, said Bruce Robison of MBARI, an oceanographer and ROV pilot. We flew the ROV into underwater caves and to the undersides of the icebergs, identifying and counting animals with its color video camera, collecting samples, and surveying its to...

St. Jude shows gene test not needed if cancer drug given in low doses

...But it should help clinicians design effective and safe irinotecan treatments for individual children....

Fever after smallpox vaccination tied to individual genetic variations

...ed to the vaccines. Vaccines are extraordinarily safe and effective, but that doesnt mean we cant try to make them even more acceptable by discovering ways to further reduce the chance of adverse events, including minor ones like fever, says the studys lead author, Samuel Stanley Jr., M.D., vice chancel...

Human genetic 'deserts' are teeming with significant life

...s is essential to the development of effective and safe genetic medicine in the future....

Children born after PGD as healthy as those born after conventional IVF treatment

...aving a baby unaffected by serious disease is also safe in the longer-term....

St. Jude study yields secrets of chromosome movement

...ughter cells. When the cell has ensured that it is safe to continue dividing, each sister chromatid moves in opposite directions toward the two new daughter cells that are forming. The cell must establish and then maintain centromeric heterochromatin to ensure that each chromosome pair is stable and s...

JCI table of contents -- June 1, 2007

... of pregnant women against influenza is considered safe and is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The authors detected anti-Fluzone antibodies in approximately 40% of cord blood specimens examined. These results and further data reported in the study establish that B and T cell...

Pregnant mom's exposure to flu vaccine kick-starts fetal immune system

... of pregnant women against influenza is considered safe and is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The authors detected anti-Fluzone antibodies in approximately 40% of cord blood specimens examined. These results and further data reported in the study establish that B and T cell...

Mule deer moms rescue other fawns

...aker when their own fawn was standing next to them safe and sound revealed they do not help other fawns because they mistake them for their own," said lead author Susan Lingle, who conducted the research as a postdoctoral fellow in biological sciences at the University of Alberta and in psychology at the ...

Flaws in colonoscopies may increase risk of colon cancer

...nd efficacy. Colonoscopies have also proven to be safe for the elderly, but are often more technically ch... endoscopies due to inadequate preparation and the safe administration of sedatives. This study, conducted by researchers from the Imperial College Faculty...

A close-up on pancreatic disease: How do we improve the odds?

...adiographic features concerning for malignancy are safe to observe, but there is little published data supporting this guideline. This study reviewed the incidence of malignancy in small tumors (less than or equal to three cm) to determine the most important criteria for either continued observation or ...

HIV in breast milk killed by flash-heating, new study finds

...positive mothers and their infants who do not have safe alternatives to breastfeeding," said Kiersten Isra...n in Zimbabwe asked how they could make their milk safe for their babies. Israel-Ballard conducted a study there that indicated that HIV-positive women want...

Soy estrogens and breast cancer: Researcher offers overview

...soy products healthy additions to a person's diet, safe alternatives to hormone-replacement therapy or cancer-causing agents" The answer, according to University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor William Helferich, is, "It depends." He reviews the science linking breast cancer, soy ...

Brazil demonstrating that reducing tropical deforestation is key win-win global warming solution

...ations of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere at safe levels. This work is profiled in a recent issue of Science. A policy mechanism is needed that rewards those tropical nations that succeed in lowering their emissions of heat-trapping gases from deforestation and forest degradation. This is a parti...

Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis

...erone gel treatment in men with MS was shown to be safe and well tolerated," she said. "In addition, our exploratory findings suggest theres a possible neuroprotective effect of testosterone treatment in men, which we feel warrants a larger study." ...

Book explores history, causes of allergy and asthma epidemic

...ften than not make it worse" Efforts to create a safe haven from allergens, for example, actually have contributed to the alarming rise of this irritating and even deadly malady, according to Gregg Mitman, William Coleman Professor of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In h...

Clinical trial data regarding NKTR-061 will be presented at ATS International Conference

...ill be presented indicating that NKTR-061 achieves safe serum concentrations following multiple dosing in intubated mechanically ventilated patients with gram-negative pneumonia. WHEN: Monday, May 21st, 2007, 8:15-11:00 am (PT) WHERE: The American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference a...

May: Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month -- latest research is good news

...tigation for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) appears to be safe and effective according to studies involving researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute. The studies, presented this week at the American Academy of Neurologys (AAN) 59th Annual Meeting in Boston, also provide deeper insight into the biology ...

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(Date:12/17/2014)... DENVER , Dec. 16, 2014  Automation ... is this more evident than at international borders. ... secure document scanners have allowed veteran travelers to ... Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks at an increasing ... the globe. According to ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... , Dec. 10, 2014  That blood pressure plays a ... while. Hypertension – the medical term for high blood pressure ... 1800s, and the inflatable cuff that,s used in measuring blood ... mean there,s nothing new about hypertension, its triggers and its ... about the condition and the best ways to treat it. ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... 9, 2014  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced ... School of Medicine. Funding for this $50 million capital ... will be publicly launched next summer. ... former 60 series R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company complex, adjacent ... begin immediately with plans to be ready to welcome ...
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