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AAPS Symposium to present latest developments in Cheminformatics

...lations for drug-like properties 61623: Drug lead profiling and diversity metrics 61623: Data mining and visualization techniques 61623: Links to large molecule systems (protein and bioinformatics) 61623: New tools for other related information such as reactions, natural products and images For more inform...

Depression-treating drugs lead record-setting pharmacy benefit cost rise -- Total increase lower when pharmacy benefit actively managed

...rmation management services, which includeprovider profiling and outcome assessments, through its Practice PatternsScience, Inc. subsidiary, and informed decision counseling services through itsExpress Health Line SM division. The company also provides non-PBM services,including infusion therapy services throu...

New DNA chip method could improve cancer diagnosis

... "Although DNA arrays have been used in expression profiling of healthy anddiseased cells, this is the first time that the technology has been applied toclassify cancer types," says Dr. Golub. The scientists say that it may be possible to do this for other cancers, andthey plan to investigate this in the com...

Gas prices too high? Scientists converge in Idaho to discuss future energy resources

.... Whodunit? Local researchers are using antibody profiling techniques to help answer that question. This tech...effective and quicker than DNA analysis. "Antibody profiling technique for rapid identification of forensic samples," V. Thompson, Idaho National Engineering and...

Psychologists hunt for new ways to detect precursors to Alzheimer's Disease

...mmetry and raise the predictive power of cognitive profiling in AD to minimize false positives. Jacobson et al. comment that genotype (carrying a certain allele, or type of gene, associated with AD) is consistently a more accurate predictor than asymmetry. However, genotype may be superior for evaluating dis...

Gene expression profiles predict survival of lymphoma patients after chemotherpy

...t cured by standard chemotherapy. Gene expression profiling successfully identified each of these. For those t...he cell that blocks chemotherapy. Gene expression profiling revealed that in DLBCL patients who do not respond well to standard chemotherapy, lymphoma cells hav...

Non-traditional tests may be dynamic duo in predicting heart problems

..."Individuals at intermediate risk may benefit from profiling based on high sensitivity CRP levels and coronary calcium, as both factors contribute independently toward the incidence of cardiovascular events," says Detrano. However, he adds that the findings are not strong enough to back widespread screening....

Have the police hijacked our DNA?

...e rational option to date in an attempt to use DNA profiling to assist in the identification of violent offenders in the UK, 80% of whom are men. The over-reliance by police and governments on DNA fingerprinting is discussed: 'the use of DNA evidence in criminal cases, in particular the use of so-called cold h...

Hospital care quality differs markedly by state: annual HealthGrades study

...s, or with hospital- and physician-specific public profiling of CABG outcomes, are ranked among the best states for performance of CABG surgery. These include New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Massachusetts and Virginia. The study also found that for all cardiac procedures and diagnoses, there was ...

Gene expression profiling may lead to customized treatments for pediatric leukemia patients

...ASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2003) -- Gene expression profiling can help doctors accurately identify subtypes of p...rall long-term survival rates, but gene expression profiling may provide an even more precise profile of a patient's disease. Researchers from St. Jude Children'...

More than $34 Million in SPORE Grants

... lower insulin resistance utilize DNA methylation profiling in a large group of Type 1 (less aggressive) endometrial cancers, Type 2 (more aggressive) endometrial cancers and women at risk for developing the disease examine gene expression in Type 1 and Type 2 endometrial cancers to quantify estrogen-depende...

Health care treatment differs by race

...the health care system, in effect, is using racial profiling on its patients. Kposowa speculated that another stereotype -- that Asian women are submissive and will obey doctors' orders -- is responsible for the study's finding that Asian women were more likely than white women to be prescribed pain medicatio...

Genetic testing can identify ischemic and nonischemic heart failure

...tor Award. "Our study shows that gene expression profiling for heart failure patients is not only possible, b...ss. Ultimately, we hope to be able to use genetic profiling to classify patients according to their risk of developing all kinds of heart disease." To create a ...

Doctor report cards not always clear when comparing quality of care

...sion makers and organizations engaged in physician profiling for asthma or other diseases," said I-Chan Huang, ...ition, our results suggest that the reliability of profiling indicators is also an important consideration." According to the study authors, not all quality indi...

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