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Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs

...others. Discovery of this third class has broad clinical implications, said DonaldMcDonnell, an associate professor of pharmacology in the Duke medical center. The finding extends earlier work in his laboratory showing that the estrogenreceptor, a distinctly different kind of steroid receptor, als...

Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan

...ly, there are five available channels that cover a broad spectrum of health topics and issues---breast cancer, prostate cancer screening, smoking, bike helmet safety and immunization. "Our goal is to reach people in a way they can relate to and enjoy, so the kiosks will look and act more like interactive ...

Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests

...or Maalox cost close to market value." The study's broad purpose was to observe anticipatory impression management -using tactics to avert potentially costly problems, often at the customerservice rather than the public relations or marketing level of an organization. Anticipatory impression management is ...

Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients

...ll patients. The Duke researchers said the broad use of clinical pharmacists in themanagement of heart failure appears to save money by reducing the frequency ofhospital re-admissions and allows cardiologists more time to devote to thenon-pharmaceutical aspects of patient care. More than 3 ...

New Stroke Treatment Likely To Decrease Health Care Costs And Increase Quality Of Life

... the Brain. The Institute supports and conducts a broad program of basic andclinical neurological investigations and is part of the National Institutes ofHealth, located in Bethesda, MD. (1) Fagan, S.C.; Morgenstern, L.B.; Petitta, A.; Ward, R.E.; Tilley, B.C.;Marler, J.R.; Levine, S.R.; Broderick, J.P.;...

Effect Of Sildenafil (ViagraTM) On Quality Of Life Parameters In Men With Broad-Spectrum Erectile Dysfunction

...on the quality of life of940 men who suffered from broad spectrum erectile dysfunction (ED). The groupwas comprised of 281 men with organic erectile problems, 213 with psychogenicdifficulties, 371 with mixed ED, and 11 who fell into the other category. Themen's average age was 55, and they had suffered f...

Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields

... The Working Group iscomposed of scientists with a broad range of expertise. Some have experience inEMF-related research while some have other backgrounds. The members will provide guidance to NIEHS on the strength of theexperimental data and its implications for human health and disease etiology,...

Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition

...est autoindustry requirements. Earlier this year a broad cross section of manufacturing and tooling industrycompanies formed a consortium to scale up and commercialize the RSP Toolingtechnology. Participants in the initial phase of a two-year collaborativedevelopment project include: Baxter Healthcare Corp...

Novel Therapy To Treat Lung Cancer Patients Enrolling Patients At UCSF Cancer Center

...s while limiting the damage that may result from a broad suppression ofMMPs. Invasion is the expansion of tumors into neighboring healthy tissue. MMPs actto break down the matrix structure of the healthy tissue, paving the way for theinvading malignant tumor. Metastasis is the spread of tumor cells to d...

National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants

... Nearly 50 institutions will be part of this very broad scientific enterprise that could lead to rapid and radical interdisciplinary advances in: Knowledge Networking (KN) (e.g., employing a distributed cognition approach to designing digital work materials for collaborative workplaces); Learning and Int...

Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America

...sed in 1902, provides technical collaboration in a broad range of fieldsincluding emergency preparedness and disaster relief. It works to improvehealth and living conditions in the countries of the Americas. It also serves asthe Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization....

Low "Health Literacy" Increases Hospitalizations

...He and hiscolleagues note that their findings have broad implications for millions ofMedicare beneficiaries and the Medicare program itself, citing the 1993 NationalAdult Literacy Survey that classified 44 percent of adults aged 65 and older asfunctionally illiterate. "There were approximately 16 m...

Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients

...zes a mucosal vaccine carrier/adjuvant systemfor a broad range of infectious diseases. The Company expects to commercialize its technologies through a combination of in-housedevelopment and collaborative agreements with pharmaceutical companies. This news release contains certain forward-looking statements...

Dynavax Demonstrates Ability Of Immunostimulatory DNA Sequences To Inhibit Symptoms Of Allergic Asthma In Animal Model

...ergens. Dynavax's proprietary ISS-DNA represents a broad technology platform formodulating immune system responses that has applications to a large number ofmedically important disease states. Based on this platform, Dynavax is focusingits initial development efforts on generating new therapeutics for the ...

Thymus May Hold Clue To Rebuilding Immune System After HIV

...and the few surviving T-cells, you may not recover broad immunity to all infections. If T-cells programmed to fightcertain infectionshave been destroyed, they can only be replaced by new T-cells produced by thethymus." Using a marker for TCR-rearrangement excision circles, which are pieces of DNAproduced d...

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center And Targeted Genetics Corp. Publish Data On Adoptive Immunotherapy For HIV

...t retain their function in vivo. REMtechnology has broad potential to make adoptive immunotherapy, as described inthis paper, a clinical reality. FHCRC was issued a patent for the REMtechnology in October 1998 by the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office. This broadpatent was licensed exclusively to Targeted...

MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand

...rsität Erlangen-Nürnberg, were granted a broad United States patentcovering the microchip technology on August 25, 1998.) There are currently two patents pending; a US patent on the fabrication of themicrochips (Santini, Cima, and Langer), and a foreign patent covering allaspects of the microchip...

An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient

...design, and evaluation with clinical users. From a broad perspective, the results of this study lend support to the prospect of applying these methods to other devices to improve medical device safety....

Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer Now At Sick Kids

...or a diverseworldwide scientific community using a broad range of computer environments hasbecome essential to gaining insight and new discoveries. To help meet thesechallenges, Silicon Graphics is advancing its commitment to bring the fastest,most expandable, most flexible computing systems to the world's...

MIT Touch Lab Research Explores The Hand

...SEARCH Touch Lab research falls into three broad categories: human haptics (thelatter term describes all aspects of hands and how they work), machine haptics(robotic devices), and computer haptics (the generation of virtual "objects"that the user can touch and feel). "Think of these areas as roughl...

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