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'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...rdin 1995 and also holds a Medical Scientist Award from
the Medical ResearchCouncil of Canada. She current...close to findinga cure, but we're not that far off from
improving prevention strategies."...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...e AT1 receptorin basic science research is evident from
the more than 1,000 scientificarticles that have b...athway used by the AT1 receptor to send messages from
the cell surface to thecell nucleus. In response to angiotensin II, the AT1 receptor activates anint...
Affordable, Hand-Held Biosensor For Diagnostics
...ompounds has been created by a team of researchers from
TheScripps Research Institute (TSRI) of La Jolla, ...iety of medical applications. Potential uses range from
the screening ofchemicals for drugs to diagnosing illness at the bedside without having to sendsampl...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
...andling of these components. A three-person team from
PPPL, including a physicist, an engineer, and a technician, are involved in the project. The work is scheduled to begin at ERRC this fall and conclude about six months later. The PPPL team will assist the ERRC researchers in equipping their facility ...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
... In the longest running trial of its kind, doctors from
the University of Michigan Medical Center and Br...one of the most important methods of keeping them from
getting infections, "Kazanjian says. "This regimen allows that to occur." Patients taking Bactrim do...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...ical Corporation of Skillman, N.J., with financing from
the Enterprise Development Fund of Ann Arbor. ...property with complementary patents and technology from
Escalon will expedite bringing this exciting technology to the public." "This collaboration bet...
Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors
...DS investigatorsled by Dr. Oldfield and colleagues from
the National Cancer Institute and theNational Human Genome Research Institute report on the first clinical trial ofanother new therapy, which uses virus-producing cells to deliver a herpes virusgene that increases tumor cells' sensitivity to the anti...
Jefferson Researcher Finds New Digital X-Ray Technology May Cut Costs And Improve Patient Care
...oint. Patients can also greatly benefit from
this technology, he noted. With digital radiography, a patient will spend less time waiting for X-rays to be developed and read, and the results can quickly be communicated to their primary care physician, often while the patient is in th...
Benefits Of Annual Mammography Outweigh Radiation Risks Of Cancer
...r outweigh the risk of developing breast cancer from
accompanying radiation exposure. Feig presented...ever been shown to have developed breast cancer from
mammography," he notes. The possibility of reducing risk from
mammography has been raised beca...
Women Say Overwhelming Yes To Ultrasound In New Study
...there's a great deal of peace of mind to be gotten from
seeing a baby that is moving, where you can see it...ournal of Medicine, that showed no medical benefit from
routine ultrasounds. Recent studies in Europe, however, have shown that mothers who received an ult...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...shown by internationalresearch to prevent a cancer from
developing a blood supply and spreadinground the b...ics which make it useful in trying to stop acancer from
spreading. "Also it contains factors which interfere with the cancer's passage. We believe that by ...
Society Of Actuaries Surveys Experts On Longer Life Spans And Forecasting Mortality For Social Security
... More information on the project is available from
Warren Luckner at theSociety offices, 847/706-3572, e-mail email@example.com . Materials from
theseminar are available in two packages -- costs are $25 and $75 -- through the Society's Books Dep...
Mammography Messages Need To Be Tailored For Older Women
...T. LOUIS, Jan. 5, 1998 -- About half ofU.S. deaths from
breast cancer each year occur in women who are65 y...to a mastectomy a woman who protects her breasts from
beingbumped, bruised or fondled is less likely to get breast cancer "If you think you have protected...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...al stroke andheart disease deaths up nearly 11,000 from
1994 to 1995, the most recent yearfor which such t...ase in 1998 is expected to reach$274.2 billion, up from
$259.1 billion in 1997. Included in the estimate is thecost of care provided by physicians and other...
Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
...d the positions of authors in 70 articlespublished from
March 1995 to September 1996 about the safety of calcium-channelblockers and manufacturers of competing products. The articles wereindependently assessed by two of the investigators and assigned a classificationof supportive, neutral or critical. Of ...
Medicare Approves UM Medical Center For Lung Transplants
...o otherwise would have to travel severalhours away from
home for their transplant," says John V. Conte, M.D., directorof heart-lung transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. According to the Transplant Resource Center of Maryland, there are morethan 70 Marylanders on the wait...
Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat
...r of the lining of the lung --who will not benefit from
surgical or other conventionaltreatments, typically because of the advanced degree of cancerspread, the nature of the cancer, or the location of canceroustissue. The integration of photodynamic therapy in the field ofthoracic oncology has created ne...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
... identifieseight physical indicators in the body - from
blood pressure to cortisollevels to abdominal fat- that can be measured to give a tangible indicationof an individual's personal stress load. McEwen introduces the concept of what he and his colleagues have labeled"allostatic load," which is the pr...
Rats Receiving Ginkgo Biloba Learn Quicker, Live 20 Percent Longer Than Controls, UB Study Finds
...EGb 761 -- a complex mixture of chemicals obtained from
ginkgo leaves -- to treat age-related deterioratio..." Winter said. "The challenge now is to identify, from
this mix of perhaps 200 chemicals, which chemical or chemicals are producing these pharmacologic eff...
Researchers Finding May Boost Effectiveness Of Anti-HIV Drugs
... hide-outs. Transporter molecules protect the body from
poisoningby recognizing groups of chemicals and pu...us," Kim said. "Pgp may prevent enough of the drug from
getting intothe bloodstream, and that may explain some of the drug failures." Pgp is also ex...
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