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DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
... available in numerous academic andindustrial labs across
the country, they have not been widely used inpharmacological applications. Now these microscopes can play a vitalrole in the design of new anti- cancer and anti-viral drugs, byproviding important information on how drugs bind to genes."...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...ase. UT Southwestern is one of 30 medical centers across
the nation -- and the only one in North Texas -- testing propentofylline, an oral drug for Alzheimer's that also may be effective for patients who experience dementia as a result of strokes. If the medication proves effective, it could improve the co...
Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
... However, unlike cyclase, CD38 has a tail reaching across
the cell membrane, providing a means for it to tr...ay be changed, and this effect can be transmitted across
the cell membrane by the attached tail," explains Kamal Shukla, program director in NSF's division o...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...y-of-life information for more than 2,300 patients across
the United States to paint a picture of what regio...eath and second heart attacks were almost the same across
the country, but that the use of interventional procedures and hospital stays varied widely, more th...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
... was being conducted with 1,156 people at 40 sites across
the nation. An independent National Institutes of Health monitoring and safety board, which had continuous access to patient information, recommended halting the study even before all patients were enrolled because results were so dramatic. The Univ...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
...logyGroup, a collection of cancer researchers from across
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...led in full-service HMOs or point-of-service plans across
the state. In general, we found that the North Carolina Department of Insurance does a relatively good job enforcing current state HMO laws, she said. However, North Carolina lacks an adequate array of laws to ensure that consumer...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...ingly fast in hospitals and health care facilities across
the nation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill experts say. The most common infection, Staph aureus, now resists treatment by antibiotics in 29 percent of cases, up from about 2 percent in 1975. Responding to the growing health...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...rcent effective in a major study of 1,600 children across
thecountry. The vaccine triggers an early, local antibody response in the nasalpassages---a powerful first line of defense and a key element in the preventionof influenza. School age children are major carriers of the disease. Influenzakills 20,00...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...portunity to educate health care professionalsfrom across
the Atlanta area about population-based health car...tion strategies to optimize the efficiency of care across
thisacademic health system....
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
...lly prescribed in the UnitedStates, appears to act across
the pain spectrum by inhibiting the pain signalstransmitted by glutamate, Basbaum says. Morphine is not used as much as itshould be, according to Basbaum, often because of misplaced worries about itsaddiction potential in pain patients. Phys...
Radio Frequencies Used To Kill Inoperable Liver Tumors At Penn's Cancer Center
...er... and available at only a few select hospitals across
the nation. This technology enhances a su...ermit heat-delivering wire extensions to penetrate across
a larger area of the tumor. Fully extended, the wire extensions resemble an opened umbrella against ...
Clot-Busters As Effective As Surgery To Clear Blockages In Legs
...e . In the study of 544 patients at 113 sites across
NorthAmerica and Europe, physicians compared patients who hadimmediate surgery to patients who were first given a clot-dissolving agent. The compound doctors used was an experimentalform of recombinant urokinase made by Abbott Laboratories, whichfund...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...d in operationsresearch. CORS members are employed across
Canada in various industries,government, and academia....
Widely Used Therapy May Not Be Effective In Treatment Of Acute Stroke
... study of1,281 acute stroke patients in 36 centers across
the United States. TOAST,sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke(NINDS), is the largest trial of an intravenously administered anticoagulantdrug for treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The purpose of the trial was to ...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...ject Program (MPPP) encourages researchers to work across
traditional disciplinary boundaries to demonstrate...es. New York State is using the program as a model across
the state and other states are developing programs based on it. Original UB investment: $20,000. o A...
Scientists Create Extremely Sensitive Test For Detecting Radiation Damage
...oneered more than a decade ago. Alaser beam passes across
the tube illuminating the sample, and electronicequipment then monitors the resulting fluorescence. Higher light intensitycorresponds to more damage. In the experiments reported in Science, the researchers demonstratedboth the sensitivity of...
Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine
...ercent effective ina major study of 1,600 children across
the country. "This is really remarkable," Maassab said. "The prevention of febrile otitismedia associated with influenza was a clear benefit of vaccination with 30percent fewer cases of febrile otitis media among vaccine recipients than amongplacebo...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
... The CPCS toll-free hotline service has four sites across
the state: ValleyChildren's Hospital in Fresno, UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, UC SanDiego Medical Center, and the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital. The statewide number to call in the event of a poison emergency is1-800-876-476...
Filmless System Puts X-Ray Images On The Web
...idgefieldPark, N.J., has installed 130 cable lines across
five buildings at the medical center to link the network, called IMPAX. AGFA's WEB 1000 Java server will provideInternetaccess. "The AGFA networks will help us deliver timely medical information toincrease the efficiency and productivity ...
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