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Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...and chemistry graduate students decided to try to develop
asensor to see if they could monitor what happens to an imagingagent after it enters the body. "We just happened to be in a unique position of knowingsomething about nuclear medicine and also about developingsensors. We're probably the only group in ...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...eptor ligands indicates that it may be possible to develop
a progesterone-likehormone that may be beneficial ...ales, the research indicates it may be possible to develop
a testosterone-likecompound that can treat muscle-wasting diseases, but not cause hair loss,acne and...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...d when the programwas created, the government must develop
a policy that reflects the realityof changing life expectancy and health status, Manton said. The average life expectancy in the United States today is about 75.5 years-- slightly over 73 for men and about 79 for women. The average life expectancywa...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...vided into two groups: those in whom AIDS symptoms develop
quickly and aggressively -- within the first one t...y low levels of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells -- and would develop
AIDS symptoms sooner. This tendency to delete both types of T cells is in contrast to what occurs i...
Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
...umaticstress disorder (PTSD) and a high percentage develop
chronic PTSD. Thelifetime prevalence of PTSD has been estimated to be 12 percent of women inthe general population." Dr. Rothbaum has begun to recruit patients with PTSD from any cause for acontrolled clinical trial of Zoloft treatment. Interested pe...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
... the ability touse software instead of hardware to develop
new diagnostic applications. Theresult will be cli...strial and university partners can work togetherto develop
technologies for the needs of tomorrow," said Yongmin Kim. "Itwas truly a joint effort that maximize...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...of the postmaturebabies while studying how infants develop
early attachments totheir mothers. The mother's milk actually tastes sweeter than the14-percent sugar solution, Smith said. "Feeding them calms them," she said. "Then, mom becomesassociated with that calming effect, and mom is calming." The research ...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...a woman's ovaries have no follicles left that can develop
to release fertile eggs. Because women have a set number of follicles that begin to undergo atresia -- degeneration and resorption -- in the fetus, when all the follicles are used up, they enter menopause. Holman does not think that rural women ...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...Dandashli, a Purdue chemist who worked with Hem to develop
the adjuvants. The study was funded by the Purdue University Research Foundation....
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...or example, about 2 percent of persons whotake INH develop
hepatitis. The CPCRA is a network of primary care physicians and nurses who work with NIAIDstaff to design and conduct community-based clinical trials in patients with HIVdisease and AIDS. NIAID currently funds 15 CPCRA units in 14 cities throughout...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...h factors thatdirect the infant's immune system to develop
fully and appropriately." For example, Clevenger's studies have shown that the hormone prolactin,which is responsible for growth and differentiation of the breast duringpuberty, pregnancy, and lactation, also plays a significant role in stimu...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...nd intervention-oriented classes helped the youths develop
skills to resistpressures to drink and drive, to resist riding with a drinkingdriver and to help prevent their friends from driving afterdrinking." Some of the antecedent interventions (primary preventionstrategies that attempt to influence beha...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...ngadolescent sexual activity, "school systems must develop
programsthat address the needs of the students and their families and theymust be allowed to evaluate those programs using meaningfulmeasures such as self-report surveys," said the authors. Presentation: "School-Based Sex Education: Are We Gett...
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...clinic.This is a major milestone in our efforts to develop
an effective treatmentof this fatal disease." Dr. Michael Frank, chairman of the department of pediatrics at Duke,added: "Dr. Chen's efforts are an excellent example of the way thatbasic research and clinical applications come together at Duke to pr...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...es. "Scientists currently need to continue to develop
new ways of detecting andtreatingcancer once it is established, but it also makes sense to focus more attentionon efforts to preventcancer from arising," he adds. Fahey and Yuesheng Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow, are alsoauthors on t...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...570 grant from theNational Institutes of Health to develop
a model for helping healthprofessionals appreciate...he center. "Through this introduction, we hope to develop
a network ofhealth care professionals who will collaborate on interdisciplinary,population-based res...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
... (USDA) signed an interagency agreement to jointly develop
new pasteurization methods that use radio frequency (RF) waves and microwave heating. These heating techniques -- also used to warm plasma in a fusion device -- are being tested for pasteurizing raw liquid foods such as eggs, fruit juices, and milk. ...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...w U-M company---IntraLase Corporation---which will develop
and market a new generation of lasers for eye surg...Ultrafast Optical Sciences (CUOS), IntraLase will develop
its first products for refractive surgical procedures, which correct near-sightedness and other visi...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...ays. "Overweight or obese peopleare more likely to develop
heart disease and stroke even if they have no otherrisk factors. Excess weight is also linked to coronary heart disease mainlybecause it influences blood pressure and blood cholesterol and can lead todiabetes." High blood cholesterol is anot...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...h the highest allostatic loads were most likely to develop
newlydiagnosed cardiovascular disease and significantly more likely to showdeclines in mental and physical functioning. The best antidote to break the cycle, McEwen says, is the simplest:exercise. "Of all the things we can do to lower stress levels...
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