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CK2 protein sustains colon cancer cells by sabotaging ability to commit suicide

...er to investigate the role of CK2 in tumors is now bearing fruit," said Houghton, senior author of the Oncogene report. "We've shown in some detail how CK2 helps cancer cells survive the natural tendency for abnormal cells to self-destruct, as well as how to block CK2 and permit the cell to undergo apoptosis...

New highly active agents against sandfly fever

...the quinoleic nucleus), one aromatic and the other bearing nitrogen (pyridinic) on to which variable substitution groups can bind depending on their character and position. In order to select the most active molecule, the least toxic and the easiest to synthesize, about 100 substituted quinolines were prepar...

Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt ranked 8th in nation by 'Child' magazine

...king is an early endorsement that our investmentis bearing fruit." Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jim Shmerling said he is thrilled thehospital was so well received, but he said he is most proud of the factthat much of the information for the survey came from data collectedbefore the new hospital opened. T...

Brain imaging reveals new language circuits

...tary forms in the brains of monkeys may also have bearing on the search for the evolutionary origins of language. "These data suggest that language evolved, in part, from changes in pre-existing networks, not through the appearance of new brain structures," said Catani. "This method provides another example...

World AIDS day: US women with HIV lack access to health care

...ent upon publicly funded programs. "They are also bearing the brunt of the AIDS epidemic," said HIVMA Board Member Kimberly Smith, MD, MPH, of Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. African-American women account for 64 percent of the 12,000 new HIV infections among women each year. "This World AIDS ...

Urban hospitals bear the brunt of motorcycle injuries

... rise since 1997, and urban teaching hospitals are bearing the brunt of caring for those injured, according to a new nationwide study. Charges incurred at these hospitals accounted for nearly 70 percent of the $842 million in total hospital charges for motorcycle-related cases in 2001, say Jeffrey Coben, M....

Policy-makers should enhance selection process for Presidential S&T appointments

...ld not be asked for information that would have no bearing on the scientific or technical expertise they would provide during committee discussions such as political party affiliation, voting record, or personal positions on particular issues, the report says. The report is the third in a series of repor...

Researchers show the BEST way to reduce osteoporosis risk

...ents to ensure adequate intake--and did the weight bearing workouts. They all increased their fracture resistance." The findings of the BEST Study provide evidence on how nutrition and exercise can help make bone health a reality.Judith Cranford, Executive Director of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, u...

Significant pain relief following gastric bypass surgery

...urgery and initial weight loss, even in non-weight bearing areas of the body. The comprehensive review of MSK symptoms (neck, shoulder, spine, hip, knee, foot pain, fibromyalgia syndrome, etc.) before and after weight loss studied 54 patients recruited from University Hospitals of Cleveland's Bariatric Sur...

How a dietary supplement can protect against Alzheimer's disease

...o wrote that their findings "suggest that patients bearing a genetic risk of AD may be more vulnerable to a lack of essential fatty acids," which tend to be reduced in the brain both in normal aging and AD. They concluded that their findings "support the idea that increased DHA intake should be considered as...

First proof that cutting Rx drugs due to cost harms health

...t at the same time patients have increasingly been bearing the costs," says lead author Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A., a VA research scientist and lecturer at the U-M Medical School. "In our study about 10 percent of participants said they had cut back on their prescriptions due to cost, but we had a large e...

Novel 'delivery' method for nutrients wins Kaye Innovation Award for Hebrew university students

... These nanodroplets or liquid-crystals, each bearing the desired bioactive chemicals, can be incorporated into liquid or solid food, capsules, powders or tablets. The vehicles' retentive qualities and nanostructure enable them to be successfully absorbed through digestive membranes. The method has sig...

Dartmouth researchers advance fight against pancreatic cancer

...rs injected a protein sponge, VEGF-Trap, into mice bearing pancreatic tumors derived from four different human pancreatic cancer cells. They predicted the sponge would absorb most of the angiogenetic VEGF molecules, thereby slowing the blood vessel proliferation and suppressing tumor growth. "The protein ...

Policy makers need to rethink obesity message

...cymakers to test new health initiatives carefully, bearing in mind the psychological obstacles that stop people changing their food and exercise behaviour. 'Although giving out information is important, information is not enough to make people change old habits,' he says. 'More work needs to be done within ...

Unmarried women say they feel misunderstood in doctors' offices

...woman's sexual history, among other factors, has a bearing on her chances of getting cervical cancer and, therefore, on whether she should be tested. While pap tests are recommended for women who have at some point in their lives had a sexual relationship with a man, about 80 percent of women who partner wit...

Blackwell Publishing acquires BMJ Books

... sales operation, we are confident that more books bearing our imprint will be sold." The acquisition of BMJ Books brings 328 additional titles to the Blackwell list. This includes the ABC Series (reference books for researchers, clinicians, and health professionals) and a developing list of evidence-based ...

Advances in prevention and treatment research hold promise for 'pipeline'

...ervical dysplasia associated with HPV, with 55,000 bearing in situ carcinomas. Approximately 15,000 U.S. women have cervical cancer. Globally, HPV-induced cervical cancers are the most common cancers in women in developing countries. One half-million new cases of cervical cancer occur yearly across the glob...

Study moves in on why astronauts suffer bone loss

...owed that when bones are relieved of the burden of bearing weight, bone precursor cells fail to respond to in...s are mechano-sensors. When the bone is moving and bearing weight, the integrins initiate a signaling process within the cell. This signal, in turn, impacts IG...

How well do scientists communicate with the public about vaccine safety?

...s, Dr. Offit reviewed the best scientific evidence bearing on specific parental concerns about vaccine safety. That evidence shows that vaccines do not weaken the infant immune system, do not cause allergic or autoimmune diseases, and that mercury and other preservatives found in trace amounts in vaccines do...

Study expands understanding of alcoholic memory disorder

...ant to inquire about alcohol consumption and diet, bearing in mind the potential of denial and inaccuracies in history such patients may provide."...

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