Tag: "novel" at medical news
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
Researchers have found a novel
protein marker that can give a rapid and early dia...sity Duisburg-Essen, Germany) states: "As with any novel
biomarker, it is advisable not to generalise these results. Although impressive, it should be noted ...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...30, 2005 Today, a new clinical trial evaluating a novel
approach to breast cancer prevention launched in the United States and Canada. Called the ExCel research study, this is the first North American clinical trial to evaluate the role of an aromatase inhibitor in the prevention of breast cancer. Coo...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...l Institutes of Health, funded the research. "This novel
approach to treating cat allergies is encouraging news for millions of cat-allergic Americans. Moreover, these results provide proof-of-concept for using this approach to develop therapies to prevent deadly food allergy reactions as well," says NIAID...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...estheticians are required. Nevertheless, the most novel
thing about this intercavity application is its treatment of the patent foramen ovale. It is estimated that up to 20% of the public have PFO, although not all need or are suitable for treatment. This is why we await some symptom as there are no studi...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...ly enhances the TB drug pipeline by adding several novel
classes of compounds that use new mechanisms of ac...B crisis demands a new treatment paradigm based on novel
drugs. This shift will only be possible with a robust and dynamic drug pipeline. The compounds from ...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
...psy. "This is the first time anyone has tried this novel
approach using a biomimetic polymer to fight Alzheimer's," says study leader Theresa Good, Ph.D., a chemist with the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Unlike most current drugs designed to treat Alzheimer's, this compound attempts to target on...
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
...chemistries that offer unexpected health benefits, novel
flavors, textures and cooking properties. More than a dozen research papers will be presented during the one-day symposium, "Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods," on Tuesday, March 15, at the 229th national meeting of the American Chemical Society...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...ers, pizza, hot dogs and other high-fat foods as a novel
line of defense against diabetes, which is on the rise in this country, the researchers say. If the findings prove true in human studies, it could benefit young people, who tend to be frequent consumers of high-fat fast-foods. Although HPMC isn't lik...
Ethical discussion should come before research
...bryos aren't a technologic fix. Instead, they say, novel
methods of creating embryos have simply rephrased ...orida," argue that "the decision whether to create novel
variations on human life should be held to a higher precautionary standard" than deciding to destroy...
Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women
...e count determination is lower compared with other novel
vascular risk markers under current consideration,...of vascular outcomes," Cushman concludes. "Whether novel
risk markers such as leukocyte count or CRP concentration should be added to routine vascular risk a...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
... the female binge drinkers." "What is particularly novel
about this report is the finding that females are impaired more than males," said Crews. "The recent increase in female college student drinking could increase the incidence of females seeking treatment for alcohol dependence over the next decade or...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
... committee to investigators wanting to investigate novel
areas of molecular research addressing critical questions in the normal aging process. These pilot grants will produce data that can be used to attract larger government grants. The resources will also be used to foster collaboration by pulling tog...
Houston meeting kicks off collaboration to advance cancer research
...tiative aimed at advancing scientific discovery of novel
cancer therapies. The agreement builds upon professional relationships between clinicians and researchers at both institutions and represents another step forward in the global fight to eradicate cancer. The collaboration agreement calls for the est...
2005 Pulp Biology Research Award
...the formation of reparative dentin and developed a novel
culture system to study the responses of these cells to various growth factors in vitro. More recently, he has described profiles of gene expression in odontoblasts using two original culture systems from pulp tissue and thick slices of human teeth. ...
2005 Salivary Research Award
...glands, and throughout his career he has made many novel
and important contributions that have had a highly significant impact on our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of exocytosis. These include analysis of secretory granules and their membrane components; demonstration of a proton pump in secret...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...new awards were designed to inspire innovation and novel
research in oral care and to offer opportunities f...ct research into the development of innovative and novel
compounds, biomaterials, or devices with a direct impact on the qualify of life of the public. The a...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
...oxygenation of the fetal brain, according to their novel
system for measuring cerebral oxygenation in the developing fetus. These findings are an important step toward better understanding this issue, the researchers said, since a study in new-born rats published in 2003 reported that exposure to various a...
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...l Trials Group demonstrated that the addition of a novel
chemotherapy agent, Temozolomide (brand name: Temodal) to radiation therapy increases survival in patients suffering from glioblastoma, a very aggressive form of a brain tumour. Further, molecular analyses of the tumour allowed for the identification...
New system for the analysis of facial movement in three dimensions
...e Since Navarre University Hospital designed this novel
therapeutic microsurgical programme for treating facial paralysis through dynamic techniques with cruciate facial inserts and muscle transplants, some fifty patients have been treated, the largest series in the state. If the face muscles have been e...
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
...als followed two themes: 'Pathfinders', to develop novel
and exciting research ideas for laboratory and population-based studies, and 'Trial Platforms' to build capacity for large scale clinical trials. The projects awarded funding at The University of Manchester are: Dr Shaheen Hamdy's study into the ...
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