Tag: "human" at medical news
Circulation publishes phase I study of ENBREL in patients with chronic heart failure
...ated to developingimmune system science to protect human
health. The company's products offerhope to patients with cancer, inflammatory and infectious diseases. American Home Products owns a majority interest in Immunex. AHP is one of theworld's largest research-based pharmaceutical and health care produ...
'Glitches' discovered and fixed in animal study make surgery for human pituitary tumors quicker, safer and less painful
...study that led to the safe use of the technique in human
surgeryappears in the April issue of the 'Journal ...r setback becauseendoscopic surgical experience in human
nasal passages is commonplace andwell-documented. Once the telescopes were positioned, two additiona...
A simulator for space fitness
...er honors thesisexplores individual differences in human
neuromotor information processing.Kristi Arakaki manages a double major in biology and accounting and student jobsassisting faculty in both the medical and business schools. A runner, diver andhula dancer, she has presented her honors thesis research...
Advance reported in search for skin cancer treatment
...the research is toproduce an artificial enzyme for human
use that could repair DNA damaged byultraviolet light in humans. Such damage leads to certain types of skincancer, which have reached almost endemic proportions. Skin cancer is now themost common form of cancer in the United States, with an ...
Medical tip sheet for June 4 (a)
...study that led to the safe use of the technique in human
surgery appearsin the April issue of the 'Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced SurgicalTechniques.' NEW NON-SURGICAL THERMOTHERAPY AVAILABLE FOR TREATMENT OF PROSTATE DISEASE A new non-surgical treatment option that utilizes microwave thermothera...
False recall in older adults and Alzheimer's linked to attention, not memory, breakdown
...ain based hissatire on a keen understanding of the human
condition. "Our study reaffirms what Mark Twain sa...roach to understanding howAlzheimer's cripples the human
mind. "These findings suggest that the cognitive problems associated with Alzheimer'smight be better...
Scientist explain a drug's paradoxical action: discovery may lead to new therapies for breast cancer, early puberty
...odel thatturns yeast cells into little versions of human
adrenal glands, have learned theanswer: they have ...ormones. But when Lee and Auchus tested MPA on the human
form of P450c17, theenzyme's action was unaffected. "This emphasizes a point: rats are not always ag...
Discussion about learning processes reopens
...tion, computation and storage ofinformation in the human
brain. It has been a long-standing assumption that...number of nerve cells and their connections in the human
brain areimmutable. However, over the past decades a growing body of evidence revealedthat even the ...
Computer matches CT scans to disease database
...sses that the system isnot intended to replace the human
element in diagnosis, but to improve theaccuracy a...in seconds. "This works through the synergy of human
interaction and machine learningand computer vision algorithms," says Brodley, an assistant professo...
Learning with a digital brain
...roduce the images for the Sylvius program."Using a human
brain specimen from our teaching lab collection, I...brary of Medicine's VisibleHuman Project, in which human
bodies were photographed thin section by thinsection, and collaborating with Bradley Smith of the Du...
Using spatial illusion to learn how the brain processes sound
...ns in previousexperiments. In earlier experiments, human
volunteers stood in a soundproof room surroundedby...unds." If future research confirms that neurons in human
brains respond in the same wayas those in the brains of cats, Xu added, it will have immediate appli...
Full bone mass restored to most postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in two-year trial of new treatment
...atment -- a synthetic version of part of a natural human
proteincalled parathyroid hormone (hPTH 1-34) -- w...of parathyroid hormoneconsiderably higher than the human
dose used in the UCSF study. The rats werealso given the hormone throughout their entire lives. Thes...
... there exists no safe time interval during which a human
isfree from direct strikes," they wrote. In an area with a radius of 500 meters (1,640 ft), most of the intervals betweenlightning strikes range from 0 to 600 seconds, with a maximum frequency of 40seconds. To avoid being struck by lightning, you sh...
Climate change will have detrimental effects on health in Europe
(Climate change and human
health in Europe) Climate warming and changes in...rt of the International Working Group on the early human
health effects of climate change, convened by the Rome division of the World Health Organisation Eur...
Researchers discover the driving force behind cancer cells in Hodgkin's disease
...opment, manufacture and marketing ofcost-effective human
therapeutics using recombinant DNA technology....
Brain region used in face recognition is active in new object recognition
... skill rather than an innate function of the human
brain: nurture, not nature. Theprimary authors of ... procedure that creates a computerized image ofthe human
brain at work. They scanned the five research subjects before, during and after exposingthem to a fa...
Alcohol researchers prove brief intervention successful in older problem drinkers
...nks. NIAAA's recommendation is based on animal and human
studies that suggest thatsensitivity to alcohol's health effects increases with age (see Alcohol AlertNumber 40, April 1998). For Project GOAL, Michael Fleming, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues at theUniversity of Wisconsin Medical School administered a...
Early to rise: Research offers clues to older people's sleep habits
...ight. "Previous studies showed the duration of the human
circadian period to be 25hours. Our study indicates that it is substantially closer to 24 hours withminimal interindividual variability, consistent with similar data from manyspecies," says Dr. Czeisler. "This study indicates that changes in the c...
Surgery for severely obese improves more than just weight
...ban, an adjunctprofessor of human
nutrition and food management at Ohio State University. "When the disability is taken away, it'slike un-handicapping the racehorses." The research appears in a recent issue of the ...
Unexpected target may unlock the door to fighting sepsis
...ological changes are very similar to those seen in human
sepsis. Three different groups of rats were studie...ly, he says, the first thingthat should be done is human
trials that do not involve interventions. Thiswould include taking blood samples, looking for C5a pr...
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