Tag: "safety" at biology news
Testosterone replacement therapy: How safe for aging men?
...atment in aging males are largely unknown, and the safety
of testosterone replacement has not been evaluated. A team of researchers has been using an animal model to investigate potential links between testosterone supplements and cardiovascular and renal disease. The team, comprised of Radu Iliescu, Lic...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
...phics into the realms of diagnostic medicine, food safety
and atmospheric science, according to a new study....identify spoiled meats, contaminants or other food safety
issues if a particular food problem consistently and detectably changed the light scattering proper...
Research team enlightens the reasons for severe blindness
...ementation of gene therapies. Therefore, very high safety
standards must be set in this field. ...
Marijuana component opens the door for virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma
...e of THC, offering some serious concerns about the safety
of THC among those at risk, Dr. Groopman said. Of course, we still do not know the exact molecular events that are occurring here, but these results are just the first part of our ongoing research....
Phase II study of therapeutic vaccine shows efficacy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
...r Cancer Research, was designed to demonstrate the safety
and immunogenicity of the vaccine, called modified...y other evidence that would call into question the safety
of the vaccine. While the study was not designed to prove that patients survived longer than woul...
News conference on plant diseases and issues important to California
...A Agricultural Research Service - speaking on food safety
Robert Gilbertson, University of California, Davis - speaking on tomato yellow leaf curl virus Susan Frankel, USDA-Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station - speaking on sudden oak death Bruce Kirkpatrick, University of California ...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...orce correctly concludes that the agency needs new safety
assessment tools, greater nano-specific staff expertise and more risk research to assess the likelihood of long-term health effects from exposure to specific nanoscale materials. The report also recognizes the need to gather more information from ...
FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates
... resources and information necessary to ensure the safety
of novel products before they enter the market, an...r counterparts, they potentially lead to different safety
issues. The reports recommendations that FDA provide clear nanotechnology-associated guidance for ma...
Renewable energy wrecks environment
...ers and there are considerations of waste storage, safety
and security, the dense heart of the atom offers far the smallest footprint in nature of any energy source. Benefiting from economies of scale, nuclear energy could multiply its power output and even shrink the energy system, in the same way that com...
Universal flu vaccine being tested on humans
...all group of healthy people in order to verify the safety
of the product and to provide an initial insight into the vaccines 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 wit...
ACMG Foundation announces 2007-2008 Luminex/ACMGF award recipient
...king activities that promote the highest levels of safety
and effectiveness in genetic testing and genetic services. said R. Rodney Howell, MD, FACMG, President of the ACMGF. Dr. Schwartzs project is titled Development of a Model for Whole Genome Array Analysis and his studies will allow for the developme...
Plant diseases and issues that are of importance to California's economy and agriculture
...A Agricultural Research Service - speaking on food safety
Robert Gilbertson, University of California, Davis - speaking on tomato yellow leaf curl virus Susan Frankel, USDA-Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station - speaking on sudden oak death Bruce Kirkpatrick, University of Californ...
Tumor painting revolutionizes fight against cancer
...has been successfully tested in mice and the pilot safety
trials are complete. Olson and his team are preparing the necessary toxicity studies before seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration to begin clinical trials. Chlorotoxin:Cy5.5 could be used in operating rooms in as little as 18 months....
Serica scientists win AOSSM Award for ACL (knee) tissue regeneration in preclinical study
... over 3, 6 and 12 months; results demonstrated the safety
of the device, with initial indications of efficacy in the animal model. The SeriACL Graft, a new biomaterial made from natural silk protein, is installed using a standard surgical procedure to repair a torn ACL and is designed to provide a strong y...
Wiley extends publishing partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
... Process Safety Progress offers practical process safety
information, covering such areas as chemical and h...f chemical engineering, including books in process safety
and emerging technological areas like biological engineering and sustainability....
First all-African produced genetically engineered maize is resistant to maize streak virus
... resistance to a destructive pathogen but also the safety
of GE foods. Part of the objective is to provide seed that will be sold at a minimal profit to subsistence farmers, thus removing the objection that GE technology is principally profit-driven. ...
Rapid evolution of defense genes in plants may produce hybrid incompatibility
...plants but can also provide tools for ensuring the safety
of genetically engineered crops. If incompatibility genes can be bred into a GE crop, it might be possible to prevent the formation of superweeds and to lessen the probability that harmful genes can be spread to other species. ...
Progenika Biopharma presents a biochip that guarantees safety in blood transfusions
...blood transfusions. With the aim of guaranteeing safety
during blood transfusions, Progenika has developed and validated 1,000 clinical samples in cooperation with the principal European blood banks. Concretely, the validation of these samples was 99.8%, considerably higher than that produced using the cu...
Europe struggles to meet the challenges posed by PGD patients travelling abroad
...-term is important for providing information about safety
and efficacy, but the survey shows that it is rare and inconsistent across Europe. He said: The rights and interests of patients seeking and receiving PGD in Europe are protected to a varied degree, but current policies by some Member States crea...
Health Physics Society
...al Atomic Energy Agency will address the radiation safety
infrastructures in developing countries and discus...ional Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) communicates the safety
significance of nuclear events with a consistent numerical protocol. Not widely known outside the n...
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