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Study Captures Images Of Memories Being Formed Within The Human Brain
...8--The birth of a memory, the splitsecond when the human
brain encodes an event for future reference, has beencaptured through sophisticated neuroimaging and used to predict accuratelywhether a specific experience will later be remembered or forgotten, accordingto research published in the Aug. 21 issue o...
Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
...ge area in a rat but very small in the volume of a human
brain. "We have to find a way of delivering locally large concentrations of NGF to a larger zone by protecting it from the normal mechanisms of clearance in the brain so that it would be able to migrate further and have activity on a larger scale." ...
Unsticking The "Glue" In Blood Cells Could Save Lives
..., has set up equipment that simulates the flow of human
blood beneath a microscope. A videocameraattached ...rom using their stickiness in ways that jeopardize human
health. Under normal conditions, platelets simply circulate through the body alongwith red andw...
Novel Imaging Agent Developed By Penn Researchers Provides Insight Into Brain's Message Delivery System
...for patients. Recently, researchhas progressed to human
studies using Trodat. The University of Pennsylvania Health System is dedicated to developing leadersin science and medicine through education, research, and qualitypatient care. Penn was selected as the winner of the 1998 National QualityHealth Car...
Cedars-Sinai Medical News Tips
...y studies or in immunodeficient mice injected with human
breastcells that form tumors. Interview: H. Phillip Koeffler, M.D., Director of Hematology/Oncology,Cedars-Sinai NEW BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUP OFFERS PATIENTS AND FAMILIES MONTHLY UPDATESON NEW TREATMENT OPTIONS PLUS PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT A new Bra...
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researchers Awarded Grant To Fight Leukemia Recurrence
... using a virus as a transfer agent, will introduce human
genes into thecell. The genes are selected for their ability to generate an immune responsetoward cancer cells. The cultured cells then would be crippled by radiation - the cells will not die,but will lose the ability to reproduce. After patients c...
Health Promotion: Can Scare Tactics Work?
...gned to reduce the risk of genital warts caused by human
papilloma virus(HPV) -- the number one sexually transmitted disease on many college campuses. About half of their sample of 219 college women received a brochure onHPV with vivid, personalized language describing the consequences of infection...
Magnetic Hearing Aid Could Open New "Window" For Hearing Impaired
... canceleach other out. Spindel said he envisions a human
prototype with a separate external controldevice used to tune in the desired frequencies and tune out unwanted sounds andnoise. Changes in the settings would be relayed to the fully implanted hearingdevice remotely. Further development depends on f...
Cyclosporin Appears Effective In Treating Heart Disease
... study aspotential treatments for certain forms of human
heart disease," says Dr.Molkentin. "Because long-term use of cyclosporin may have adverse side effects,different calcineurin inhibitors may need to be developed."...
DNA-Based Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise To Successfully Treat Melanoma In Mice
...inge" called a gene gun to drive tiny particles of human
DNA at high speedinto the mice's skin. The human
protein differed just enough from its mousecounterpart to trick the immune system into producing a p...
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
...e at a time by moving the cursor, revealing a real human
skeleton with a simple click of the mouse," said Carol Jacobson, senior director of EAI Interactive. Creation of customized hip replacements and other devices. Scientists at Engineering Animation, Inc. of Ames, Iowa, are designing software that w...
UCSF AIDS Expert Warns Against Early Treatment For HIV Infection
... helper cells, coordinate the overallaction of the human
immune system. They are the primary target of HIV and whenthey succumb to infection, the stage is set for the opportunistic infectionsthat cause AIDS. He suggests starting treatment only after the CD-4 cell count falls below 400and the viral load is...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...gh KDI, NSF aims to achieve the next generation of human
capability to generate, model and represent more c...nd cognitive research techniques from the study of human
eye-movement control, behavioral research techniques from the study of insect navigation, and comput...
Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell
...tists better understand the human
sense of smell. W. James Ha...t Ohio State, explained that most companies employ human
sensory panels -- professional taste and smell-testers -- to ...
Penn State Chemist Identifies New Lime Aroma Component
...e. While limes are not a major part of the human
diet, they are importantto the beverage industry. ...nd her students use an old-fashioned device -- the human
nose, to identify odorants and to detect changesin the aroma. "The human
nose can detect od...
Eating Berries Can Help Lower LDL Cholesterol
... been evaluated for theirantioxidant activities in human
low-density lipoproteins." Research is ongoing to determine the amount of berries a person wouldneed to consume in order to reap the antioxidant benefits, according to Frankel. Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are the leading causes...
$60 Million Brain Institute Opens At University Of Florida
...tic resonance imaging (MRI) systems for animal and human
research;the UF-invented Human Patient Simulator used in teaching anesthesiologists andemergency medical specialists, and the radiosurgery biology lab where a team ofphysicians and basic scientists will investigate better ways to locate and treatobsc...
UNC Researchers Find Drug-Resistant HIV In Semen
...l confirms the presence of mutated, drug-resistant human
immunodeficiencyvirus in the semen of men taking antiviral medications for HIV infection. A report of the study, to appear Oct. 22 in the journal AIDS, carriesimportant personal and public health implications for treating and controll...
Human Patient Simulator Assists Training Physicians In New Drug
...s the properway to use the drug. He reports that a human
patient simulator helps trainphysicians as it reacts in real time just as a human
patient would react. Byusing different scenarios, physicians can get experience just as if they were...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
...medication that's now set for human
trials with the Health Protection Branch (the Cana...he goal of AAPS is to improve human
health through the development of better pharmaceuticals. For more information ...
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