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ENDO 2005 - The Endocrine Society's 87th annual meeting

...ndocrinology. During the meeting, the Society also hosts several press conferences to highlight some of the most exciting research of the meeting. ENDO 2005 will take place in San Diego California from Saturday, June 4 through Tuesday, June 7. The meeting's focus will be "Pathways to Discovery and Practi...

Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression

... these cells were able to persist in tumor-bearing hosts but not in those that are cancer free. The findings of the Northwestern study provide a proof of principle that an adoptive transfer of tumor-reactive TGF-beta-insensitive CD8+ T cells may warrant consideration for the treatment of advanced tumors,...

Broad-based vaccination of wild mice could help reduce lyme disease risk in humans

...Sciences, demonstrate that vaccination of wildlife hosts may be a promising ecologically based strategy to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases to humans by vectors such as insects and ticks. "This 'proof-of-principle' study demonstrates that vaccinating a carrier of a vector-borne disease in th...

Gene from 1918 virus proves key to virulent influenza

...the virus, particularly avian influenza, can shift hosts with potentially catastrophic results. "Replacing only one gene is sufficient to make the virus more pathogenic," says Kawaoka, a professor of pathobiological sciences at the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. In the Nature paper, Kawaoka and ...

A new hypothesis about Alzheimer's disease

... function in the brain or whichever internal organ hosts the aggregation. The inflammatory metabolite theory of Alzheimer's will be difficult to prove, admits Kelly, because the presence of these abnormal metabolites are hard to detect years after they initiated the aggregation. There is, so far, no smoki...

System can predict disease spread

... vector, the number of "non-competent" or dead end hosts that can't transmit the disease, and many other factors. Ultimately, all of that "qualitative" data is used to create a "vectorial capacity" formula that can yield quantitative predictions in other words, the growth rate of a disease. "Predictin...

Major cause of painful gastroenteritis under study at MCG

...actor he's exploring. Chickens which are the main hosts for Campylobacter yet are unaffected by the infection have a higher internal temperature than people. "We are in the process of identifying proteins that are turned on in chickens and turned off in people and vice versa," Dr. Thompson said. Another ...

Bonds strengthened on mechanically linked molecules

...characterizations. The paper, "Cryptands: Powerful hosts for paraquat derivatives (ORGN 671)," coauthored by Lev N. Zakharov and Arnold L. Rheingold of the University of Delaware Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Gibson and Jason W. Jones of the Virginia Tech chemistry department, and Frank R. Fron...

World Health Report: addressing main risk factors

...nued iteration. It is to the credit of WHO that it hosts this ongoing work." Press Conference: Christopher Murray and WHO Director-General Gro Harlem Brundtland will present WHO's World Report 2002 at a press conference being held at the Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, Lond...

U-M study finds new target in war against graft-versus-host disease

...sumed that pre-transplant radiation killed all the hosts antigen-presenting cells, so scientists discounted...d host target cells, and antigen expression on the hosts epithelial cells is not required for development of graft-versus-host disease. In his study, Teshim...

Wake Forest establishes Maya Angelou Research Center on minority health

...ter, part of a 23-acre national historic park that hosts over one million visitors annually. The Honorable Andrew Young, Atlanta, Ga. - Chairman, GoodWorks International. Young is the former ambassador to the United Nations, has served three terms in the United States House of Representatives from the Fif...

Conference to examine nutritional supplements, medicinal herbs for managing health problems

...as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosts a national conference on those subjects. The second annual "Clinical Relevance of Medicinal Herbs and Nutritional Supplements in the Management of Major Medical Problems" meeting will be held at the William & Ida Friday Continuing Education Center a...

Revived drug prevents malaria, skirts drug resistance

...istance occurs when a few parasites in their human hosts manageto survive therapy. The parasites then prosper and dominate as causes ofdisease. Malaria researchers report that drug-resistant forms of the parasiteinfest 80 percent of countries with the disease. Atovaquone's different approach may...

UCSF Cancer Center joins elite group of National Cancer Institute-designated centers

...ized research assistance to patients. The CRC also hosts nineteendiverse support groups, exercise classes, and workshops for patients and theirfamilies and friends. All of the CRC's services and classes are free.For more information on the UCSF Cancer Center, check out their web site at http://cc.ucsf.edu/...

Filmless System Puts X-Ray Images On The Web

...se newimagingsystems when its Radiology Department hosts the 15th annual Society for ComputerApplications in Radiology (SCAR) Symposium from June 4 -7 at the BaltimoreConvention Center. The meeting will attract radiology and technology experts,administrators, finance and information officers from around th...

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