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

...uced neurotoxicity. The studies presented at AACR describe observations from nonclinical studiesconducted by BioNumerik in collaboration with investigators at the University ofMilan and Novuspharma, Italy. In these studies, pretreatment with BNP7787 byeither the oral or intravenous route followed by adminis...

Cordis Cardiology Introduces The MINI Crown Stent

...atly reducing the potential for what cardiologists describe as dog boning," said Penn. "To minimize the risk ... 3.25 mm to 2.25 mm. *Non-compliant: Term used to describe balloon material that provides predictable and controllable expansion to minimize the risk of edge d...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Researcher To Present Five Scientific Sessions At 51st Annual Meeting Of American Academy Of Neurology

...pointed. Atthe AAN meetings, Dr. Pulst's team will describe the mapping of a new gene,SCA10, to a region on chromosome 22. SCA10 causes loss of gait and limb control,speech impairment, involuntary movement of the eyes, and epileptic seizures. Two of Dr. Pulst's scientific presentations will be devoted to prov...

Adolescents And Risk-Taking: A 'Very Likely' Danger May Not Mean The Same To A Teen As To An Adult

...natively, when parent and child listen to a doctor describe a treatmentwith a "small chance" of side-effects, the parent may interpret that probabilityas 1 out of 10 while the child may envision it much more fearfully - as perhaps7 out of 10. The researchers studied 5th graders, 7th graders, 9th graders and ...

Essential 'Allergy Feedback Loop' Discovered By Hopkins

...ishige Ishizaka were amongthe first to isolate and describe IgE in the 1960s. Funding for the study came from the National Institutes of Health, theBurroughs Wellcome Fund and Genentech Inc. Co-authors include Sherry A. Sterbinsky, M.A.M.S, Alkis Togias, M.D.,Daniel C. Adelman, M.D., and Lawre...

Keeping Electronic Patient Records Whilst Maintaining Privacy Is Feasible With Appropriate Systems In Place

...t Hospital in Hastings. In their paper the authors describe their experiences of how control over the perusal of private information in large scale clinical information systems is being achieved in three British hospitals in Hastings, Liverpool and Exeter. They show that a clinical system's knowledge of a pa...

Patient Satisfaction And Decision Making Quality Greatly Improved During Improved Medical Consultations, UCSF Researchers Report

...ess, better tools to elicitpatient preferences and describe treatment options are needed," Esserman says. "Our next step is to propose a more extensive study where we will testconsultation recording and facilitation mechanisms in a larger group of patientsand physicians." The study was funded in part by the U...

Cellular Implants Explored For Brain Trauma

... Journal of Neurosurgery andJournal of Neurotrauma describe ongoing studies in which Penn researchers arestudying how implanted hNT cells might improve brain function in an injured rat. "We found that cells implanted directly adjacent to the injured site 24 hoursafter the initial trauma survive, appear health...

Dieters need intensive support during holidays

...Center for BehavioralMedicine, both Chicago-based, describe the tremendous difficulties dieters faceduring end-of-the-year festivities. Their research shows that counselors canhelp clients come through this risky period by contacting them daily. "Consistency of self-monitoring should become a routine focus in...

Bacterial vaginosis seems to affect miscarriage in early pregnancy

... authors conclude that their study is the first to describe a definite association between bacterial vaginosis and miscarriage in the first trimester, however, they concede that they are still not clear how this condition affects miscarriages. They speculate that the cause is most likely to be due to pre-ex...

Differences in human brain chemistry may account for different responses to stimulants

...rs. Themen were given methylphenidate and asked to describe its effects. Twelve of the men described methylphenidate as pleasant, saying that the drugmade them happy or improved their mood. Nine described the drug as unpleasant,saying that it made them annoyed or distrustful, and two described the drug asneut...

UCSF professor receives Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year Award

...al compounds. The group was the first to clone and describe the function of a key type of human transporter that plays a major role in the movement of organic substances in the human liver and which may also serve a similar function in the kidney. The cloning success sets the stage for understanding the mole...

Revived drug prevents malaria, skirts drug resistance

... Medicine andHygiene, researchers at Johns Hopkins describe how the drug atovaquone was 100percent effective in keeping volunteers bitten by mosquitoes carrying Plasmodiumfalciparum, the parasite responsible for fatal forms of malaria, from developingthe disease. "Atovaquone attacks the parasite at ...

HIV's deep pocket may reveal vulnerability

...mbers of their laboratories at Harvard University, describe the creationof a library of more than 61,000 chemical compounds that could potentially fitinto a deep pocket within the gp41 structure. Harrison and his colleaguesscreened each of the compounds and identified several that could prevent HIVinfection b...

Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at National Acoustics meeting

...ity of Mississippi ( dcostley@mil-tec.com ) will describe a noninvasiveacoustical technique for detecting da...ipen Sinha of Los Alamos ( sinha@lanl.gov ) will describe several noninvasivetechniques for characterizing the fluid contents inside sealed containers whichmi...

New therapy raises good cholesterol results in regression of heart disease in mice

...llowing the injection. Lesions are another term to describe the fatty deposits that block bloodvessels. Fisher, professor of medicine and director of lipoprotein research at MountSinai Medical Center in New York City, calls the research a significantachievement, and adds that the latest research supports the ...

Improving burn diagnosis and insights into perfect pitch at acoustics press conference

...niel Costley of the University of Mississippi will describe a noninvasive acoustical technique for detecting dangerously high pressures in such drums. He and a colleague have discovered that the natural frequencies of vibration of a tapped drum lid increase as the pressure inside the drum increase...

Revalidation - The international experience

...ion of articles in this week's BMJ , pp 1180 - 92, describe the processes of revalidation in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. Professor Lesley Southgate and RCGP Chairman Dr Mike Pringle outline their proposals for how the British system might work using the example of general pra...

Scientists identify gene that detects DNA damage

...-T. Petrini's team was the first to identify and describe the Mre11 complex, a protein cluster responsible for detecting DNA damage within cells and thereby alerting them that damage is present. "We can now definitively say that cooperation between Mre11 and ATM comprises a critical component of the regul...

NIH grant keeps University of Maryland on the cutting edge of complementary and alternative medicine

...tments. Complementary medicine is a term used to describe therapies and diagnostic techniques that many consider to be outside of mainstream Western medicine. Complementary medicine covers a wide range of treatments, including acupuncture, relaxation techniques, herbal and nutritional supplements and spirit...

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