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Resistance to chemotherapy

...not been treated with either drug. Additional cell culture studies supported the notion that the secondary mutation causes resistance to gefitinib or erlotinib. It is clear, though, that this is only one of several resistance mechanisms, because in the three other cases resistance occurred in the absence of ...

Scientists replicate hepatitis C virus in laboratory

... laboratory. The ability to replicate HCV in cell culture will allow researchers to better study the life cy...t was then placed into human liver cells in a cell culture medium. The NIDDK scientists found evidence of HCV proteins and HCV RNA within the human liver cells...

UCLA study shows that people drink less alcohol as they age

...that earlier generations tended to drink more. The culture of drinking has changed over time. "My parents had cocktail hour," Moore said. "We don't have that anymore." But the later-born generation is healthier and more accustomed to better healthcare, so they feel safer in drinking more as they age. "I thi...

'Smart' immune cells kill more cancer

...ether the cells' ability to limit cancer growth in culture dishes ultimately may do the same in patients. Kimmel Cancer Center researchers are planning studies in a small number of myeloma patients to test the activated marrow T-cells alone and in combination with a myeloma vaccine. "While T-cells from circ...

Heart surgeons publish death rates

...is now law in the UK, and should help to promote a culture of openness and transparency in healthcare delivery, they say. The Bristol Royal Infirmary inquiry into child heart surgery deaths recommended that patients must be able to see information about the relative performance of individual consultants oper...

English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early

...en to the influence of their integration into U.S. culture among Hispanic teens. The primary language spoken ...n of the salutary components of traditional Latino culture and unhealthy aspects of U.S. culture could produce fresh approaches and innovations to prevent morb...

2005 Pulp Biology Research Award

...rmation of reparative dentin and developed a novel culture system to study the responses of these cells to va...gene expression in odontoblasts using two original culture systems from pulp tissue and thick slices of human teeth. These in vitro studies allowed him to sh...

Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School

...f these long-lived rats to grow human cells in the culture dish, and the human cells also lived longer, suggesting that the blood might have contained a life-giving molecule that could one day be given to people. Although there has been much interest in the SIRT1 gene, humans actually possess seven SIRT gene...

Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different

...me drinkers. In addition, advertising and popular culture references to MLBs are more prevalent in media that is likely to be seen or used by African Americans. In short, south Los Angeles seemed to fit the profile we needed." The sub-sample that reported drinking in the previous 90 days (n=297) was 88 per...

NHS target driven culture is failing patients

The new tick box, target driven culture of the NHS is neglecting the quality of patient ca... be responsible," he says. "The presiding tick box culture allowed and even fostered suboptimal assessment." Although individual clinicians did what they were ...

New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack

...use model and looked at the heart, studies in cell culture indicate similar benefits when blood flow causes injury to the brain, kidney and liver. The data support clinical trials. Cyclosporin already has been tested in humans and has been well-tolerated acutely."...

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