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Analysis suggests women treated for breast cancer do better with axillary node dissection

...ap and saythat we can omit doing dissections." The next step in the dissection debate is to study sentinel node biopsies,Scott-Conner said. This investigation is under way and should be completed in acouple of years. The sentinel node is the lymph node to which the tumor wouldspread first. There are a cou...

You have to break a few (hundred) eggs to make a good crystal

...s, Judge hopes to conduct flightexperiments in the next year or so. He would use the Vapor Diffusion Apparatus,a device developed by the University of Alabama in Birmingham and well-proven ina number of Space Shuttle flights. "Most researchers say that crystals grown in microgravity will be better thantho...

Follow-up phone calls by nurses benefit cancer patients

...nts were "pushed to see their physician before the next scheduledappointment." In the follow-up phone calls, nurses ask questions about anything thathad changed. "By doing that we identified symptoms of spinal cord compression inone man, pneumonitis in a woman, urinary stricture in another man." ...

UI study suggests variable effects of fetal alcohol syndrome on brain

...e children to learn more effectively." Miller will next investigate callosal projection neurons to understand thefactors that regulate the growth of these cells and how alcohol exposure affectsthem. Miller's co-investigators from the University of Washington were Susan J.Astley, in epidemiology at the Sch...

Pacemaker for larynx allows patients to breathe easier

...the device, Zealear says, an electrode is inserted next to the openingmuscle of the larynx sandwiched between the cricoid cartilage and the muscle. "It involves electrical stimulation of the critical laryngeal muscle that hasbeen paralyzed. The stimulation is done at the precise moment that the patientinh...

Jefferson scientist sees drug profiles and tailor-made therapies as ways to beat HIV resistance

...ment," he says. "That has to be one of the next steps," he says. "What does it mean whenyou have X resistance to AZT, and at the same time, what does it mean regardinga different drug, such as a certain protease inhibitor? It would be nice to tellpatients you are this much resistant to drug X and ...

Attitudes and social norms delay adolescents' 'first time'

...ion. Then at around six-monthintervals across the next two years they asked the students if they had begun tohave sex. The results of the study appear in the September issue of HealthPsychology. Over the two years, 222 students reported they had sexual intercourse for thefirst time, and 605 reported t...

HIV's deep pocket may reveal vulnerability

... shape that is needed for infection to occur. The next phase of the research, says Harrison, will be to revise thescreening process to narrow the list of candidate compounds. "We feel thescreening process wasn't tough enough," he explained. The scientists also plan to create additional libraries based o...

UK College of Medicine researchers study technologies to deliver drugs to the brain

...eam at the UK College of Medicineis pioneering the next generation of treatments for Parkinson's disease."...

UCSF researchers discover new piece of puzzle in cancer development

...e as normal fibroblasts, but are not -- were grown next to"initiated" human prostate epithelial cells, the...l role of CAFs.When normal fibroblasts were placed next to initiated prostate epithelial cellsin cell culture or in mice with tissue grafts, there was no im...

Gene responsible for cerebral venous abnormalities found

...m. EDT Thursday. Their findings will appear inthe next issue of Nature Genetics. Due to the nature of the discovery, editorsof Human Molecular Genetics are lifting their embargo. DURHAM, N.C. - A group of American researchers, led by geneticists atDuke University Medical Center, has fou...

High brain centres teach lower brain to adapt to injury

... chair of the scientific program committee for the next World Congress onPain to be held in San Diego in 2002. This study was funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the MedicalResearch Council of Canada....

Researchers join with treatment providers to improve drug abuse treatment

...ode). NIDA plans to award fivemore regional grants next year, with the eventual goal of establishing 25 to 30research centers nationwide....

Peering into the amazing mind behind those baby blue eyes

The next time you glance at a baby in a crib, appreciate the fact thatyou are looking at more than just another cute face. You are peering at whatscientists are starting to believe is the greatest learning machine in theuniverse. The mind behind thos...

New nasal obstruction procedure offers cheaper, pain-free alternative to surgery

...an's office andthe patient can be back at work the next day." In dealing with a nasal obstruction, the procedure works like this: thedoctor introduces the needle into the turbinate, the thin, membrane-covered bonyplates on the walls of the nasal chambers. The front part of the turbinate istreated...

Alcohol researchers confirm molecular culprit of alcohol-induced liver damage

...in the United Statesalone," Dr. Thurman says. "The next step will be to try out our knockouttechnology for cirrhosis. We would use the same model, just go longer with it."...

Mayo Clinic study is first to scientifically document that bed partners lose an hour of sleep per night due to snoring spouse

...-- you snore soloudly that you can be heard in the next room, but then you suddenly stopbreathing to the point that it frightens them, and then you suddenly resumebreathing with a snort or choking sound -- you may have sleep apnea," says Dr.Shepard. "Most often, the person you sleep with will bring this t...

Cedars-Sinai pediatrician to receive award for his contributions to international child health

... Center's Division of Neonatology, will be honored next week by theAmerican Academy of Pediatrics for his long-standing efforts to improve thelives of newborns and infants throughout the world, particularly in under-servedareas of Central and South America. The E.H. Christopherson Lectureship recognizes a...

Telemedicine can be used for accurate diagnosis of stroke symptoms

...safely make a diagnosis withthis kind of link, the next step will be evaluating the technology in real-timediagnostic situations," says Schwamm. He adds that the kinds of videoconnections tested in this study are now becoming widely available throughhigh-speed cable and other broad-band communications sy...

Fully endoscopic micro-surgery puts a former Jr. Olympic athlete back on the marathon trail

...ing now,getting B-roll of Ken in training over the next two months, and culminating withthe California International Marathon on Dec. 5. 2. Excellent feature story for the holidays. 3. Sports angle (Jr. Olympic hockey team member, went to college on a hockeyscholarship, ran previous marathons, now running...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable ... fewer missed school days, according to a pilot study. ... Hospital and published online April 12 in the ... the first prospective study on nonoperative management of acute ... , Researchers enrolled 77 patients age 7 to 17 ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
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(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
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