Tag: "production" at medical news
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
... looking at specifically what happens duringspeech production
at your vocal cords, how steadily you can produce ...eech is marked by jumpychanges in pitch and energy production
and unsteady opening and closingof the vocal cords. Cummings discussed her work May 16 at the 131st...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in infants, but also inhibit production
of these cells by damaging the thymus. Thus, cert...nity but also in their immunoglobulin and antibody production
(humoral immunity). "In this study, we have identified a subpopulation of HIV-infected infants with...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...droxide is used in vaccines to increase the body's production
of antibodies, though no one knows how it works," ...carry antigens into the body resulted in a greater production
of antibodies than could be produced by the antigen alone. Antibodies are proteins made by the immun...
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
... to its effects. Thetechnique temporarily inhibits production
of a prime protective mechanism usedby tumors -- a...The researchers have found a novel way to suppress production
of the pump longenough for cancer drugs to work. Therapies for cancer treatment often use chemicals...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...otensin converting enzyme(ACE), which controls the production
of angiotensin II-the link between thekidneys and ...ing the enzyme, renin. Renin in turn catalyzes the production
ofangiotensin, a hormone circulating in the blood. The ACE enzyme converts theinactive form of angio...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
... measured. Even though thromboxane production
was inhibited by greater than 94percent in all individuals taking aspirin, 45 percent of patients still hadclumping when red blood cells were present, "indicating a suboptimal response toaspirin." Sixteen percent had clumping even though the red blo...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...quality of these gears viaindentation tests on the production
floor. "But these gears are gradedmaterials," Professor Suresh said. "So they indent the gear, get the propertiesof the first layer, then machine away some material from the surface and indentit again. And they have to keep doing that process. With o...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...osage." Technology Background Knowing the daily production
and destruction rates of T cells and HIV virons ...a reliable and safe technique for measuring T cell production
and destruction rates opens up a whole universe of clinical and research questions to direct measure...
Emerging Pathogens And Safety Of Fresh Produce Key Issues Facing Food IndustryAnd Scientists
...contamination, methods to control pathogens during production
and postharvesthandling of fresh produce, and strategies for enhancing the safety of freshproduce in retail food operations. The symposium will also include an accountof produce-related foodborne outbreaks in the past two decades and the status ofFD...
Identification Of Brain Areas Could Help Eliminate Side Effects Of Pain Medication
...y account for morphine's ability to decrease brain production
of acetylcholine, a chemical known to be essential for normal rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Often after surgery, patients have disrupted REM sleep because of pain medication. Lydic explains that REM sleep is the dreaming phase of sleep and is e...
Synthetic Detergent Found To Fight Multi-Drug Resistance
...the environment. "NPE degradationcan result in the production
of alkylphenols and these compounds are hormonedisrupters that can interfere with the growth and development of animals." The pump, referred to as P-glycoprotein, was discovered in 1976 by Dr.Victor Ling of the Ontario Cancer Institute. P-gl...
ACE-Inhibitors Score High In Reducing Heart Attack Deaths
...rting enzyme) inhibitors, interferewith the body's production
of a chemical called angiotensin that causes theblood vessels to constrict. When blood vessels widen, blood pressure islowered. The study found that for every 1,000 individuals treated, five liveswere saved after 30 days, says Maria Grazia Franzosi...
Montana Fungus The First But Not The Best
... the MSU taxol makers andhas significantly boosted production
during the last four years, said companypresident ...icrobial fermentation is the mainstay for economic production
of mostantibiotics and other important drugs," he said. If successful, it would be the firs...
Montana Anti-Cancer Discovery Sublicensed To Major Drug Manufacturer
...rom WashingtonState University that controls taxol production
in the yew tree and incorporatedthe gene into research on the MSU fungi. That technology is also part of theagreement between Cytoclonal Pharmaceutics and Bristol-Myers Squibb. This agreement, finalized June 16, is a sublicense between Cytocl...
Study Reveals Possible Clue For Racial Differences In Prevalence Of High Blood Pressure
... aftergiving participants a drug that inhibits its production
in the body. In whites,the rate of blood flow dropped significantly, while in blacks, it had nosignificant effect. This test suggests that the activity of nitric oxide is reduced in blacks and isresponsible for their lower response to stress-induced...
A Concentration Killer: Study Shows Brain Chemistry Defect Is Key To Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults
... first time, research directly points to adopamine production
defect in adults with attention deficit hyperactiv...und that the activity of an enzyme involved in the production
ofthe chemical dopamine is lower than normal in a specific brain area." Ernst's study, funde...
A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health
...l History will discuss theeffect of disrupted food production
systems on populations susceptible todisease and malnourishment. The implication is: malnourished peoples will notonly have a greater chance of contracting diseases, such as intestinalparasites, hepatitis, malaria, and respiratory infections, but w...
Controlling Collagen Levels May Be Key To Fighting Organ Failure Caused By High
..., drugs thatare known to interfere with the body's production
of a vessel-constrictingchemical called angiotensin. The new study suggests that ACE-inhibitors mayhave another role in the treatment of high blood pressure. "The ability of some high blood pressure drugs (like ACE-inhibitors) toprotect ind...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
...Md., suggest that beta-glucanslower and steady the production
of insulin, released by the pancreas in responseto glucose intake, by forming gels that slow the absorption of the glucose fromthe intestine. This could be a significant advantage for patients who alreadychoose fat-free or low-fat foods for weigh...
Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
...mpulses. Cells close to the NGF pellet had enzyme production
100 percent greater than rat brain cells without the implanted pellet, Saltzman reports. However, the researcher says, the NGF molecules penetrated only about 1 to 2 millimeters in the rat brains, a large area in a rat but very small in the volume o...
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