Tag: "accelerate" at medical news
Myc's cancer-causing joy ride more reckless than previously believed
.... Land's teamalso found that cyclin D can not only accelerate
growth, which has been known,but also knock out the proteins that a cell normally uses to put the brakes ongrowth, a surprising finding. While Land says it's too early to know the implications of the work forcancer treatment, the findings mar...
NIAID spearheads collaborative network for clinical research on immune tolerance
... minds in immunologyand flows from NIAID's plan to accelerate
clinical trials for novel approachesto modulate im...ly human clinicalstudies. Network researchers will accelerate
testing of these and othertolerogenic approaches, and will develop and evaluate methods to monitor t...
Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer Now At Sick Kids
...omputer that will allow scientists to dramatically accelerate
researchinto diseases that affect children. The Hospital's new Silicon Graphics Origin2000 is the most powerful supercomputer of its type in Canada and the largest inthe world devoted exclusively to health and biological research in the publicsector....
Pursuing The Next Generation Of Arthritis Treatment
the introduction of more effective, safer treatments forarthritis, the University of California San Francisco has established a specialresearch center for testing promising experimental drugs for the disease. The Rosalind Russell New Arthri...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
...k. The parkis a research environment that seeks to accelerate
technology transfer from thelaboratory to the marketplace by combining the resources of a major university,a progressive community, and private industry. The park has a largeconcentration of entrepreneurial companies in such areas as softwaredevelopm...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...after brain damage or injury could allow doctorsto accelerate
recovery and bring about more successful rehabilitation. Similarstrategies could be developed to promote learning, a kind of brainreorganization that occurs every day. Since the brain reorganization in this experiment occurred rapidly, itpro...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...his remarkable agreement promises to significantly accelerate
theprogress of new cancer treatments from laboratory to clinic," said RalphSnyderman, M.D., Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University Medical Center."Such collaborations between an industrial partner committed to rapid commercialization of life-...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
... humans suggest that a lifelong allostaticload may accelerate
changes in the brain that can lead to memory loss." McEwen and his colleagues followed a group of successfully aging elderlypeople for three years using common tests to measure, for example, bloodpressure, blood glucose levels and cortisol and chole...
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