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Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers

...th particular affinity to the thymus and which can cross the placenta during gestation) to cause early thymic disruption... "In addition to their pathogenetic importance, our findings have clinical implications that include the need for prompt identification of patients in whom AIDS progresses early and wh...

Airport Noise Can Seriously Affect The Health And Psychological Well-Being OfChildren

... after noise pollution. Other studies have been cross sectional, comparing people exposed to noise towell-matched controls who were not subjected to noise. Evans, an environmentalpsychologist and an international expert on environmental stress (such as noise,crowding and air pollution) and his German a...

Brain Tumor Treatment In Multicenter Tests

...survive onlyabout a year," Ewend says. "Many drugs cross the blood into the brain poorly,increasing the likelihood of brain tumor relapse," he explains. "In order to getchemotherapy into the brain, you have to choose drugs that have some ability tocross the blood-brain barrier and then you have to give ver...

HIV Patients' Mental Health Affects How Seriously They Take Treatment

...tment seriously. The people surveyed represented a cross section of HIV patients nationwide.About 77 percent of the participants were male. About 43 percent of them werenon-whites, and the average age was 39 years old.The study found that neither age nor gender are factors in whether people tooktheir medic...

Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition

...toindustry requirements. Earlier this year a broad cross section of manufacturing and tooling industrycompanies formed a consortium to scale up and commercialize the RSP Toolingtechnology. Participants in the initial phase of a two-year collaborativedevelopment project include: Baxter Healthcare Corp., Die...

Infants With Eye Problem Sought For NIH-Sponsored Study Of Congenital Esotropia

...(July 20, 1998) - Infants (9-17 weeks), whose eyes cross areneeded to participate in a nationwide congenital esotropia observationalstudy sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Chaired byKenneth Wright, M.D., physician, surgeon and research associate atCedars-Sinai Medical Center, the study ...

Cedars-Sinai Medical News Tips

...A STUDY 200 babies (age 9 to 17 weeks) whose eyes cross are needed for a nationwideCongenital Esotropia observational study. The study is sponsored by theNational Institutes of Health and there is no fee to participate. Study isbeing conducted by NIH-certified investigators at 100 participating centersnat...

Alzheimers Disease Could Soon Be Treated With Nose Drops

...enges. Themolecules of many drugs are too large to cross the blood-brain barrier, thetightly woven cells in the blood vessels in and around the brain that form akind of protective fence guarding brain tissue. Nerve growth factor, a promisingtreatment for Alzheimer's disease, is one such drug. Injecting NGF...

Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

...aves, a tumor's response is generated by itsentire cross section. "A conventional X-ray mammogram is literally a shadowgram," Taflove explained."As X-rays pass through the compressed breast, shadows appear on the X-ray film.The shadows represent the projection of a complex three-dimensional array oftissue...

HIV Patients Treated With Protease Inhibitors Are More Likely To Engage In Risky Sex, Emory Researchers Report

... Washington, D.C. on Nov. 18. The study included a cross section of persons living with HIV attending sixpublic clinics in non-urban Alabama communities. Within the study group,sexually active patients being treated with protease inhibitors wereapproximately two and a half times more likely to engage in r...

Prevalence Of Sexual Abuse In Men

... associated problems of non-consensual sex in men: cross sectional survey Medical Professionals need to be aware of the adverse psychological effects on men who have been the victim of a non-consensual sexual experience, say researchers from Royal Free and University College and St George's Hospital Medi...

Psychologist Detects Brain-Activity Changes In Maltreated Kids

...yground, hearing an ambiguous comment orcatching a cross look may be perceived as threatening. One of the potential long-term effects of child abuse is in robbing victims ofan ability to form healthy relationships with peers and other adults. Pollaksays decades of research has described these problems, but...

BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR

...camptothecins. "Unlike Topotecan, BNP1350 was not cross resistant in tumors expressingmultidrug resistance markers such as p-glycoprotein or multidrug resistanceprotein. Among the topoisomerase I inhibitors tested to date, BNP1350 exhibitedmore in vitro potency against a variety of human tumor cell lines...

Neurobiologists Show How The Brain Processes Signals From Pheromones

...ed seven transmembrane receptors, meaningthat they cross the cell membrane seven times. These receptors receiveinformation from the environment outside the cell and transmit it inside thecell for processing. Now that Mombaerts has shown that the wiring diagrams of the two olfactorysystems are different, th...

Teen Line Panel Of Six High School Students To Address The Issue Of Teens And Tolerance

...n, which this year focuses on encouraging teens to cross socio-economicand ethnic boundaries as a means of enhancing understanding and reducing teenviolence. Sponsored by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Teen Line is ateen-to-teen hotline that is an integral part of the Juvenile Procedures Schoo...

National Survey: Leg Crossing Is Taboo But Women Indulge Anyway

...1999 -- Almost half (45 percent) of American women cross theirlegs most or nearly all the time, even though...e creatures of comfort, with 72 percent sayingthey cross their legs because it is more comfortable, 57 percent out of habitand 13 percent because they were t...

Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress

...ons, she would be influenced by hers, butit didn't cross over," Light says. But in terms of blood vessel constriction, there was a crossover: Blood vesselconstriction was influenced both by the husband's own perceptions of support andthe wife's perceptions. "Here the effect was additive," says Light, noti...

Human Voltage

...r In the most terrible and nimble stroke Of quick, cross lightning (Wm. Shakespeare, "King Lear", Act 4, Scene 7) In the contest between people and lightning, lightning wins. Although lightningrarely strikes more than one person at a time, over the course of a year thedamages, deaths and injuries add up t...

University of Iowa reading test effective at identifying reading problems due to brain injury

...could. Participants must read through theitems and cross out the inappropriate word for each passage as quickly aspossible. The score is the number of items the patient completes accuratelywithin the time limit. "It's quick, straight forward to give and very sensitive to reading problemscaused by brain inj...

Breast fed babies are less likely to become obese children

(Breast feeding and obesity: cross sectional study) Prolonged, exclusive breast feeding reduces the risk of children becoming obese, say researchers in this week's BMJ. Dr Rdiger von Kries and colleagues from Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich suggest that this finding may be ...

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