Tag: "multiple" at medical news
Big plans on a small scale: NSF funds centers for nanoscale research
...million in fiscal year 2001 alone--for research in multiple
disciplines. The six centers will be located at Columbia and Cornell Universities and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, Harvard University in Massachusetts, Northwestern University in Illinois, and Rice University in Texas. "With its nano...
Submicrometer-scale metallic barcodes described by Penn State and Surromed
...ic particles enable the simultaneous monitoring of multiple
biological reactions in very small volumes of flui...d particles will enable them to track and identify multiple
biological components in clinical samples in a manner analogous to barcodes used in tracking invento...
Four researchers awarded Dutch Nobel Prize
...olecules that emanate from a central core and have multiple
end groups. Besides being responsible for the discovery of the process of large-scale synthesis of a specific dendrimer, his group used dendrimers as nanocontainers for guest molecules: the so-called dendritic box, leading to drug-delivery. Another b...
Sharp drop in stress hormones may set stage for arthritis, multiple sclerosis after pregnancy
...stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. In multiple
sclerosis, the immune system attacks the brain and...tissue destruction seen in rhematoid arthritis and multiple
sclerosis. Similarly people with these conditions also have higher-than-normal amounts of the two i...
Tissue engineering could become new coronary bypass
...ue engineering experiments, this is the first time multiple
growth factors have been incorporated for release ...em in a timed fashion. This new ability to deliver multiple
growth factors in a controlled way has applications to many other kinds of tissue engineering beyond...
Underage smokers respond to threat of legal penalties
...ior. Floridas comprehensive campaign is made up of multiple
components, including an advertising initiative, youth leadership and community partnerships, education, enforcement and evaluation and research. Since enforcement of underage smoking laws requires a complex coordination of police officers, judges, c...
New technology tested at Stanford offers unique view inside small intestines
...onsider that these people are bleeding and getting multiple
endoscopies and transfusions, or more invasive procedures," Van Dam added....
UNC-RTI study supports aspirin to cut heart attacks, federal task force urges doctors to discuss with patients
...rom preventive aspirin therapy. They also reviewed multiple
investigations of aspirins possible ill effects. We found that aspirin was beneficial for people who were at relatively high risk of heart disease, and that was no great surprise, Pignone said. What we did differently from previous analyses, though,...
Rensselaer researchers seeing farther and faster with terahertz (Thz) imaging
...tumor, for example, would be pieced together using multiple
T-ray images at different angles. This method creates a biologically accurate 3-D picture that gives a researcher or diagnostician a better understanding of the disease and how far it has spread. Important industrial applications are foreseen in the ...
Research shows way to boost morphine's pain-killing benefits
...er, she says, that tolerance is likely mediated by multiple
processes and that tolerance develops to many drugs, not just opiates. We hope our work will stimulate our colleagues to investigate the fate of their favorite receptors when they are bound to a drug....
Initial clinical study shows safety and bioactivity of cancer vaccine
...y mature dendritic cells and program them to carry multiple
tumor antigens rather than just PSA. Vieweg cautioned that a possible side effect of a more potent vaccine might be that it could overactivate the immune system and cause T cells to attack healthy cells. However, Vieweg said that if such a problem w...
Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene for inherited kidney and liver disease in young children
...ericans. The disease results in the development of multiple
fluid-filled cysts in the kidney, fibrosis in the liver and often poor lung development and neonatal death. "Identifying the causative gene is a major step forward, as the progression of the disease can now be studied. It improves the prospects for ...
Spiral waves break hearts: Importance of communication between cardiac cells is demonstrated
...erved that the rotating spiral waves broke up into multiple
rotating spirals. This breakup of spiral waves in...els of interaction, electrical waves break up into multiple
spiral waves. Understanding the effects of communication between cells provides insights into the ...
Medical education lacks emphasis on adverse drug reactions, Georgetown research finds
...plex medical problems usually necessitating use of multiple
medications, they reported. This type of patient would be prone to experiencing an adverse drug reaction. Each program director completed a two-page survey that asked questions about the percentage of their institutions curriculum dedicated to advers...
IVF children at increased risk of neurological disorders
.... It certainly heightens the need for a shift from multiple
to single embryo transfer. What an infertile couple really needs to know, though, is not their relative risk of having a child with cerebral palsy should they have an IVF baby, but their absolute riskwhich remains to be established. The answer is out...
Mayo Clinic study finds radioactive drug samarium hopeful new treatment for osteosarcoma
... had failed two or more previous therapies and had multiple
sites of bone cancer. The patients ranged in age f... other types of cancer inside the bones, including multiple
Adult stem cells from knee fat turned into cartilage, bone, fat cells
... sources have the potential to be transformed into multiple
specialized cell types. "In scientific terms, we h...t agents, we were able to induce them to commit to multiple
lineages," Wickham said. "These findings suggest that the fat pad, given its location and accessibil...
'Bird brains' take heart-our feathered friends are no slouch at cognition
...h a particular seed? Kamil has found that they use multiple
landmarks, most likely remembering a seed's direction in relation to each landmark and then finding it according to the intersection if the two lines. Kamil's experiments also suggested that the birds use a third landmark for each hiding place, which...
UCSD researchers find raloxifene is not associated with early cardiovascular harm
...ular risk. In this high-risk subset, 833 women had multiple
(3 or more) cardiovascular risk factors and 202 women had established coronary heart disease. Compared with placebo, a 40 percent reduction in the number of cardiovascular events was observed in this high-risk population. The number of cardiovascular...
Nicotine withdrawal woes shown to be similar to inflammatory response
...cal as well as psychological stressor that impacts multiple
systems of the body, including the immune system. ... Nicotine." Klein explains that smokers often fail multiple
attempts to quit, in part, because of the unpleasant symptoms that accompany nicotine withdrawal, in...
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