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DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs

...reating Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, one of the leading causes ofdeath in AIDS patients. The assay resolved the ambiguities surrounding APF, showing that itdoes not intercalate in DNA. The Georgia Tech researchers have been working in this area forabout 1 1/2 years. Sponsors include the <AHREF="http...

New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available

..." said Dr. Saltz. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. Each year 133,550 men and women in this country are diagnosed with the disease and in many of these cases, the disease has metastasized -- spread to other parts of the body. For patients interested in enrolling in the new...

Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants

... four cases says a report from 13 of the country's leading transplant centers. Despite tremendous progress in regulating the immune system, stubborn or "refractory" rejection-an unrelenting immune system assault against the transplanted organ-remains one of the principal problems of organ transplantation. Th...

Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies

...al of Medicine. Respiratory distress syndrome, the leading cause of death in premature infants, develops because the lungs of these tiny babies have yet to secrete surfactant, the substance that prevents the air sacs from collapsing. Conventional therapy for this condition -- increasing the pressure and o...

Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug

...usemight induce tolerance or even adverse effects, leading to diminished controlof asthma in some patients, and some hypothesized that this could accountfor the increasing asthma severity, hospitalization and death rates seenworld-wide. These studies included patients with moderate, as well as mild,asthma wh...

Scientists Produce New Anti-Malarial Compound

...s are working now todevelop more potent compounds, leading to more animal testing. Finding new anti-malarial agents is important because Plasmodiumparasites are becoming increasingly resistant to chloroquine andother traditional drugs used to treat malaria patients. The anti-malarial drug artemisinin, extrac...

UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology

...located in Iselin, N.J., andis one of the nation's leading providers of diagnostic imaging systems andadvanced medical electronics systems and products. In the United States, thecompany employs approximately 5,000 people and has annual sales of $1.4billion....

ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted

...n, 4,406 have died. AIDS is currently the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. for children between on...ourteen years of age; in New York State, it is the leading cause of death for African-American children between one to four years old and second leading cause ...

Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms

...hose female, will die from thedisease -- it is the leading cause of cancer death among women 40 to 55. The biggest challenge in testing the system on mammograms wascollecting digitized mammography data -- radiologists weren't takingmammograms in digital form when Barnes began the project in 1991, andfew peo...

Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers

...et CHICAGO -- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause ofdeath among 15-20 year olds in the United States, according to theNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration. New research examining the literature on what works inchanging driving behavior found that educating youths about gooddriv...

New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography

...he blockage in those who are at riskof stroke, the leading cause of disability in the United States. ...ple inthe United States each year and is the third leading cause of death in theUnited States after heart disease and cancer. When not fatal, stroke can leaveb...

Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.

...ams can reduce a patient's risk to zero---possibly leading them to make uninformed medical decisions. Inaccurate, false positive results which can cause profound anxiety and require additional testing that can be increasingly invasive and costly. Depleting society's limited medical resources. The art...

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process

... national center for plasma science and technology leading to an attractive fusion energy source. Earlier this fall, PPPL and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed an interagency agreement to jointly develop new pasteurization methods that use radio frequency (RF) waves and microwave heating. The...

Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors

... andtreatment of brain tumors. It is the nation's leading supporter of research onthe brain and nervous system and a lead agency for the Congressionallydesignated Decade of the Brain....

Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs

...ary of CYTOGEN. Elan Corporation, plc is a leading worldwide drug delivery andbiopharmaceutical company with principal research and manufacturing facilities in Ireland, the U.S. and Israel. CYTOGEN is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and commercialization of...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity

...alth located in Bethesda,Maryland, is the nation?s leading supporter of research on the brain and nervoussystem and a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain. (1) Ziemann, U.; Corwell, B.; and Cohen, L.G. "Modulation of Plasticity inHuman Motor Cortex after Forearm Ischemic Nerve...

Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals

...oximately150,000 will die, making stroke the third leading cause of death and the leadingcause of disability. With the usage of new clot-busting drugs, which, when given within thefirst three hours of the onset of stroke can reduce and in some cases eliminatethe negative impact of stroke, it is cruc...

Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says

...n thecoronary arteries and in the carotid arteries leading to the brain." The new study expands upon findings from two recent drug trials. Thesestudies examined whether lowering cholesterol in people who survived a firstheart attack reduced the risk of a second attack. Both studies did find areduced ...

American Heart Association Comments On Report: "Missed Opportunities In Preventive Counseling For Cardiovascular Disease - United States 1995"

...as heart attack and stroke,which are the country's leading causes of death. Data from 29,273 office visits were collected in the National Ambulatory MedicalCare Survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Center forHealth Statistics during 1995. The results show that 19.1 percent of th...

Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy

...he highest publichealth priority. "Tobacco is the leading avoidable cause of death worldwidebecause it contributes to deaths from cancer and respiratory disease as well asfrom cardiovascular disease," he says. Developing countries face obstacles toeradicating tobacco use because of the industry's aggressiv...

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(Date:12/15/2014)... Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 ... with offices in 26 countries in North and South ... begun accepting responses from industry participants for its 2015 ... survey in order to identify upcoming business and market ... industry respondents. , The survey targets areas including:, ...
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