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AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...t Weinhold. Cytotoxic lymph cells (CTLs), also
known as killer T-cells, are immune systemcells th...idly multiply, as if expanding its troops, andwill also
prime these CTLs to readily recognize the virus. Two to three weeks after their immune cel...
Shark-Liver Substance May Slow Growth Of Brain Tumors
...ll growth of malignant tumors. Other investigators also
are exploring natural shark substances for use against human diseases, but this is believed to be the first evidence that squalamine may work against brain cancer. Squalus sharks' livers produce an oil used in manufacturing drugs, and small amounts o...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...Although anx-ray can now detect bone flaws, it can also
cause radiation-linked sideeffects. Using battle...r. This parallels complex mechanical systems which also
showno regularity until a fault occurs which leads to system failure. "In 10 to 15 years, heart pa...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
...een sober andintoxicated speech. Acoustic analysis also
has shown that intoxicatedspeech is slower, features longer sentences and is marked bymispronunciations, such as slurred sounds and transposed letters andwords. In the current study, Cummings is finding that alcohol has a majoreffect on the excitat...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...is blocked." Heineman is an analytical chemist who also
has a great dealof experience developing sensors w...ion of knowingsomething about nuclear medicine and also
about developingsensors. We're probably the only group in the world with thosetwo skills." The senso...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...ases the risk of breast cancer. Hopkins scientists also
are investigating whether estrogen has a role in b... that recently developed testosterone skin patches also
deliver the hormone at a steady level for a long period. Other authors were Kathy Lesh, R.N., Donald...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...ho is the lead investigator of the study. "But we also
need to know more about the usefulness of CPT-11 when used for first line treatment, either alone, or in combination with standard chemotherapy," he added. Standard chemotherapy for metastatic colon or rectal cancer usually involves the use of the dr...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
... by reinforcing key safety messages. They should also
open their facilities during the hottest hours of the day." "Utility companies often suspend shut-off activities during periods of environmental stress, and debt-forgiveness programs can be implemented to help pay the bills of the trul...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...how to take them. The new drug delivery system is also
appealing to Indian physicians because it reduces ...he pain treatment trials prove effective, Grossman also
expects the implant could be used as an alternative to oral methadone treatment for heroin and morph...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...wn University School of Medicine. "Crack babies" also
display patterns of both excitability and lethargy...hey were stiff." Some cocaine-exposed infants were also
drowsier andhad a weaker crawl than non-exposed babies. Napiorkowski and co-researchers in the Depar...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
..., a distinctly different kind of steroid receptor, also
shows similarmulitple modes of interaction with dr...ntly, women receiving estrogen replacement therapy also
take progesteroneto reduce the likelihood of uterine cancer. The progesterones availablenow, however...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...propentofylline, an oral drug for Alzheimer's that also
may be effective for patients who experience demen... men and women between the ages of 40 and 90. They also
must have a relative or friend who can take them to regular appointments and respond to researchers'...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
...ferences in tic severity," said Weinberger. "This also
likely explains the ebb and flow of tics experienc..., which often occurs along with Tourette Syndrome, also
implicate a brain circuit that includes the head of the caudate nucleus, along with areas in the fro...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...evious studies in liver transplant recipients have also
demonstrated a similar results. Transplant centers participating in the study include the University of Chicago, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Johns Hopkins, Univ. of Calif. at San Francisco, Mount Sinai Hospital (NY), Univ. of Calif. at L...
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
...D., UB professor of pediatrics. Leach and Fuhrman also
are affiliated with the Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Results of the trial are reported in the lead article in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Respiratory distress syndrome, the leading cause of death in premature infants,...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...e brand names of Ventolin andProventil. The study also
demonstrates that asthma patients continue to have...increasing steadily for more than a decade. Asthma also
is a major causeof lost wages and school absenteeism, resulting in estimated annual healthcare costs...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
...ely to fail therapy," says Chaisson. The findings also
support a 1978 Baltimore city decision to set up a DOT program in which health care workers regularly visit patients at home or work to ensure compliance with drug treatment. From 1981 through 1992, while TB rates increased 1.8 percent among the 20 c...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...if you raise not justthe normal retirement age but also
the age at which you can get partialpayments." With baby boomers approaching retirement age, the federal government mustact to meet the future needs of the Social Security trust fund, Manton said. "Assuming that fertility stays at a fairly moderate...
Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
...ut and his collaborators think 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 outsid...
A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
...e or mirrors to care for. Semiconductor lasers are also
more efficient than gas lasers: A gas laser cantak... a comparable gas laser. Semiconductor lasers also
have an advantage over gas lasers in portability: gas lasers are often immovablerefrigerator-sized u...
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