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Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
...hink that CD38 molecules also pair up to create an internal
cavity. However, unlike cyclase, CD38 has a tail reaching across the cell membrane, providing a means for it to transmit signals to the inside of white blood cells. "By modifying the chemical bonds in molecules outside the cell, the size and shap...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...w in ultrasound by displaying panoramic picturesof internal
organs and their surroundings. The power of the ultrasound imageprocessor allows this to happen in real time. "It's like looking into a roomthrough an open doorway rather than through a keyhole," said Dr. Tom Winter,associate professor of radiology ...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
... increase patient loads. Partially developed with internal
funding from GTRI, the system usesa set of structurally constrained templates generated with a proprietarydesign process that creates database addresses which are searchable in acomputationally efficient manner. Adding more examples of a particular ...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
... by Powel Kazanjian, M.D., associate professor of internal
medicine at the U-M Medical Center, designed a daily regimen of stepped-up dosages of Bactrim over an eight-day period. Patients were given incrementally larger oral doses over the eight days, ending up with a standard dose on day eight. Kazanjian a...
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
... and fluoroscopy, used toobtain moving pictures of internal
organs. Medical workers will be able touse the data to the pick the exam with the least risk as well as providebetter information for parents faced with tough choices about children's care. "If a parent said, `When my child was 1 or 2, she ha...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...rogram's unique review process. Unlike many other internal
"seed" programs at universities, the program seeks... an era of shrinking federal dollars for research, internal
funding will become more and more important, particularly because funders expect to see some of the ...
New Study Designed To Improve Outcomes In Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
...nd colleague Malaya Chatterjee, Ph.D.,professor of internal
medicine, UK College of Medicine, the vaccine mimics aprotein found on tumor cell surfaces in order to stimulate an immune response inthe body. The patient's body is unable to recognize tumor cells as foreign, andtherefore does not generate a...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...MedicalCenter. In addition to standard training in internal
medicine, residents in the programwill study aspects of medicine they are more likely to encounter in hospitals,such as the care of dying patients, Wachter said. They also will work ondeveloping skills in areas that will help them be more efficient a...
Researchers Begin Drug Trial In Hope Of Finding New Ways To Treat Acute Kidney
... must be sought," said Star,associate professor of internal
medicine. The National Kidney Foundation ...stern include: Dr. Khashayar Sakhaee, professor of internal
medicine andthe BeautiControl Cosmetics Inc. Professor in Mineral Metabolism andOsteoporosis, and Dr...
International Study Finds Statins Raise Good Cholesterol, Wake Forest Physician Reports
... Cardiology inVienna. Crouse, professor of internal
medicine (endocrinology/metabolism) anddirector of the Preventive Cardiology Program at the Wake Forest UniversityBaptist Medical Center, said the study, together with other informationpresented at the meeting, re-emphasizes the importance of the so-...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...e during flight, complicated changes happen to the internal
structure of the metal which can lead_in the absence of inspection and maintenance_to its failure. The proposed research will examine how: the atoms in the metal form defect lines (called dislocations); the dislocations form into larger tangles and...
Scientists Discover How Aspirin Reduces Inflammation
...immonsComprehensive Cancer Center and professor of internal
medicine, and colleaguesdescribe the molecular action of aspirin and salicylate (from which aspirin isderived) in the Nov. 5 issue of the journal Nature. Inflammation occurs due to a complex series of responses, many of whichhave been known f...
Ultrasonography Predicts Heart Attack/Stroke Risk
...to measure the thickness of walls in thecommon and internal
carotid arteries. The measures assessed patients' degree ofatherosclerosis, a condition in which fat and cholesterol are deposited inartery walls. The walls thicken and become less flexible, and the narrowedopening impedes blood flow. If an artery...
Ultrasound Measurement Of Neck Arteries May Help Doctors Identify Older Adults
At Increased Risk For Heart Attack And Stroke
...ng thickness of the walls of thecommon carotid and internal
carotid arteries of the neck -- a direct measure o...asurement of thethickness of the walls of both the internal
carotid and the common carotidarteries. The participants with the thinnest walls had 40 strokes or h...
Evidence For A Heart Failure Epidemic Released
...y trained heart failureexperts within the field of internal
medicine. "Often times when people think of a chronic disease epidemic, AIDS or cancermight come to mind. But heart failure must be taken seriously," Dr. McCulloughsays. "Resource planning for the management of chronic heart failure must takeplace by...
UF Researchers Cite Possible Link Between Autism, Schizophrenia And Diet
...ental Health. People with schizophrenia often hear internal
voices notheard by others, or believe others are reading their minds, controllingtheir thoughts or plotting to harm them. In addition, their speech andbehavior can be so disorganized that they may be incomprehensible orfrightening to others. ...
Standardization Of Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Offers Hope To Patients Nationwide
...Fleming, Pharm D., research assistant professor of internal
medicine, hematologyand oncology. Loggie is only one of a handful of doctors from around the world specializing inthis procedure, which is extending life for many who have few, if any, treatmentoptions left. Beth Fordham-Meier, director of T...
Brain Activity Differs In Introverts And Extroverts, UI Study Shows
... areas are activated when aperson's brain takes on internal
processing such as remembering, problem solvingand planning. Extroverts exhibit more activity in the anterior cingulate gyrus,temporal lobes and posterior thalamus. These areas are typically thought to bemore involved in sensory processing such as li...
Palm-Sized Ultrasound Scanner
Most battlefield deaths result from internal
bleeding and could be prevented ifmedics had acces...ovide images of internalorgans and detect sites of internal
bleeding that might not be apparent toon-site medics. By providing a rapid assessment of internal
Mandatory Reporting Of Domestic Violence Cases To Police Has Mixed Support From California Physicians
...rspecialties: emergency medicine, family medicine, internal
medicine, andobstetrics/gynecology. All were members of the California Medical Association. The age range was 29-83 years. Study results showed: Of the four specialties, emergency medicine physicians showed significantlygreater awareness of mandato...
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