Tag: "treatment" at biology news
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...fenac is widely used and distributed for livestock treatment
in India and Pakistan, so it will probably take a considerable time to remove it from the vultures' food supply. According to Dr Asad Rahmani, Director of the Bombay Natural History Society: "It will be difficult to remove diclofenac from the environ...
Studying the chemistry of drugs in wastewater
... byproducts of those drugs created during chlorine treatment
or time spent in the environment. The topic drew a...r (a timescale during which significant wastewater treatment
occurs) and identified the resulting products using multiple techniques. Scientists found that the r...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
... of T-ALL − which has a direct effect on the treatment
of T-ALL patients. Indeed, a drug exists − c...results show that Glivec can also provide a better treatment
for a small group of T-ALL patients. Jan Cools has already successfully conducted the first laborato...
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
...le contraceptive could boost the effectiveness of treatment
for prostate tumours and possibly other common can... and overcome the resistance to drug and radiation treatment
caused by high levels of Bcl-2/xL. Gossypol was researched as a male contraceptive in China as long ...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...holly human monoclonal antibodies in vitro for the treatment
of rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases. ...evelop an integrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment
of cancer allowing more accurate detection and contemporaneous, minimally invasive treatment
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...an that resulting from FOSAMAX® (alendronate)* treatment
in the same time frame. The one year results of t... a year, may offer a promising alternative for the treatment
of osteoporosis." "With the development of AMG 162, Amgen scientists have validated an entirely new ...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...ring and after the application. Despite the small treatment
area, the buffering effects of the Wollastonite were long lasting. By adding the pellets to 5.5% of the stream, acidity was suppressed for over four months. It is likely that a larger addition would have resulted in a longer neutralizing effect. Woll...
Stanford cooling tool may improve performance of athletes, soldiers
...n and Heller went on to develop new technology for treatment
of chronic medical conditions where heat sensitivity is a problem, such as multiple sclerosis, and as a way to cool athletes during exercise training. They found that when people used their cooling device during anaerobic exercise, such as weight lif...
New biomaterials improve medical devices
... medical products for both preventive care and the treatment
of disease. Examples are vaccine delivery systems...ed tissues, and drug and gene delivery systems for treatment
of cancer. Twenty-one international research leaders will address the topic of "Challenges and O...
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...t pressing issues in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment
of disease," said Eric Wieben, Ph.D., Director of the Mayo Genomics Research Center. The center is responsible for developing the AGTC. The smallpox vaccine investigation is to begin immediately. ...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
... gastrointestinal cancers and improvement in their treatment
outcomes," said the study's lead author, Fox Chase...yen, M.D. "However, any impact NSAIDs may have on treatment
for prostate cancer has been unclear. We wanted to see if patients who used these drugs regularly b...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 5, 2004
...the patient first reported symptoms; did not begin treatment
promptly after diagnosis, or did not treat with the appropriate antimalarial drug. Researchers call for better education of both travelers and health care providers and identify sources and resources where both groups can get up-to-date and acc...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
... variation is aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment
of numerous diseases of humans that may have signi... as investigators prioritize potential targets for treatment
and as members of afflicted families try to better estimate their risk for a particular condition." ...
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
...r major accomplishments still seen today: Humane treatment
of animals. When he got his own laboratory, Pavlov designed and built animal housing and surgical areas incorporating the latest aseptic and recovery techniques used for humans. "Chronic experiment" technique. Pavlov realized that performing long-t...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... years should be incorporated into the current CHD treatment
guidelines. The findings were drawn from a prospec...us, sex and age, which are included in the current treatment
guidelines. The authors suggest that use of low education level to identify persons at higher risk o...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
...M was reactivated with chloroqine, best known as a treatment
for malaria. "Tricking cancer cells into ignoring the damage signals that appear on its radar could succeed in making radiation more effective in wiping out the disease," says DeWeese. This research was funded by the National Cancer Institute. Resear...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
...eir 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...
Irwin Rose wins 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...anding of ubiquitin, and its potential role in the treatment
of disease," said College of Medicine Dean Thomas Cesario. Rose came to UCI in 1997 from the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. The Brooklyn-born Rose received his doctorate in b...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...illion, will help move us closer to developing new treatment
techniques and possible cures for cancer. We are ...r the state and better, more effective prevention, treatment
and care for cancer patients everywhere." Governor Perdue also said, "The Georgia Cancer Coalition'...
Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?
...ve a "positive metabolic role in health and in the treatment
of disease." For instance high levels of IL-6 have been found in patients with "metabolic syndrome," which may be explained by the fact that IL-6 is produced in adipose tissue. Similarly, increased levels of TNF-alpha and IL-6 have been observed in o...
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