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DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...nce andutilization of this assay once the school's findings
are disseminated. "This is just the beginning," Bottomley said. "Although scanningforce microscopes are already available in numerous academic andindustrial labs across the country, they have not been widely used inpharmacological applications. Now ...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...ing improving visual and perceptual abilities. The findings
may provide additional insight into testosterone's role in the brain. "This is an interesting, early finding and it highlights the importance of studying the effects of sex hormones on brain function," says Adrian Dobs, M.D., senior author and an ass...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...-exposed infants. The Brown researchers think the findings
result from the combined action ofcocaine with alc...sof crack babies in the 1980s produced conflicting findings
and were biased attimes by unscientific techniques, the Brown study is designed to providescientific...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...searchers. The scientists published their findings
in the Aug. 6 issue of the Proceedingsof the Natio... only produce an on-off response. Some of the new findings
supported that early view. The researchers foundthat some of the test compounds were "agonists" of t...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
... milder symptoms. The researchers report on their findings
in the August 30th issue of Science. In a brain imaging study of identical twins differently affected by the disorder, Daniel Weinberger, M.D., Steven Wolf, M.D., and colleagues in the NIMH Clinical Brain Disorders Branch found that binding to D...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
... more likely to fail therapy," says Chaisson. The findings
also support a 1978 Baltimore city decision to set...erapy, and $15,003 for conventional therapy. "Our findings
show that health policies that seek only to save money in the short term ultimately may be both infe...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
... the DiGeorge syndrome," the authors report. "Our findings
suggest that the pathogenesis of disease in this g..."In addition to their pathogenetic importance, our findings
have clinical implications that include the need for prompt identification of patients in whom AIDS ...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...nts to their mothers. A scientific paper about the findings
will be published in theJanuary issue of the Journal of Physiology and Behavior. Thepaper was written by Smith, Marie J. Hayes, a psychologyprofessor at the University of Maine, and former graduatestudents Shawn M. Roberts of the University of Maine ...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...l form with the children, researchers report. The findings
provide new insight on how medical technology's ab... early in the normal 40-weekgestation period. The findings
were detailed in the September issue of Developmental Psychologyby Sarah Mangelsdorf, a professor of...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...to correct it, Millman said. In fact, the study's findings
are part of a larger problem. Some ofMillman's pre...constructing critical caresettings use the study's findings
to create sites that minimize noise pollutionsuch as arranging patients in individual rooms. Other w...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...nction has occurred," Dr. Lederman concludes. "Our findings
also suggest that physicians should becautious about backing off from OI prophylaxis once it is indicated,despite early increases in CD4 counts." In the three-month analysis, Dr. Lederman's group found that the increase in CD4+ T cells couldbe attrib...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
... caregivers during childhood. "In other words, our findings
suggest that how sexual abuse affects overall ment... and young girls," said Feerick, who presented the findings
at the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Fourth National Colloquium in Chicago ...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
...th. Safran and colleagues recently presented their findings
to researchersat Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York and MD Anderson Cancer Centerin Houston. Further clinical studies of the paclitaxel-radiation treatment arebeing planned nationwide, to be conducted by the Radiation Therapy OncologyGroup...
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...gregate," Genco said. "We just recently put these findings
together as a possible explanation of how bacteria...tudy of periodontal disease in diabetics. The new findings
on the relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease are part of that study. ...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...tal clinics. All of the patients were told of the findings
and referred to their personal physician for follow-up. Results of the research were presented here today (Friday, March 21) at the annual meeting of the International Association of Dental Research. They will appear in the June issue of the Jo...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...rolled for mother's education. "Interestingly, the findings
were only significant for speech perception amidst noise, not sound perception" says Maxwell. "This implies that language acquisition is an underlying, intervening mechanism that accounts for some of the noise-reading deficit link." Evans and Maxwe...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...ffective medications. One of the most interesting findings
from the University of Michigan study is that, after taking grapefruit juice, CYP3A4 levels were virtually the same for everyone in the study. This is important because, normally, there are large differences in CYP3A4 levels between individuals, whi...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...m by which aluminum hydroxide works, Hem says. The findings
will appear in the September issue of the British scientific journal Vaccine. During the 1930s, researchers discovered that using aluminum hydroxide to carry antigens into the body resulted in a greater production of antibodies than could be produced...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...th study period did not differ significantly. "Our findings
suggest that giving INH to people in this group is probably notwarranted," says lead author Fred M. Gordin, M.D., of the Veteran AffairsMedical Center in Washington, D.C. "It would be more appropriate to reserve INHpreventive therapy for HIV-infecte...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...el, according to a review of over 54studies. These findings
will be presented at the 105th AmericanPsychological Association's (APA) Annual Convention in Chicago. "What we found in this comprehensive review," said researcherJohn R. Mattox, II, M.S., from the University of Memphis, "is thatpreventative me...
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