Tag: "protect" at medical news

Duke scientists identify new way to block blood vessels that feed cancer growth

...ed to block specific proteins that give rise to or protect tumor-feeding blood vessels. The most noteworthy s..., the study showed. "Tumors so desperately seek to protect themselves against radiation that they have two completely different mechanisms for boosting HIF-1 r...

NIAID forms network to tackle potentially fatal reaction to smallpox vaccine

...is an important step toward our goal of helping to protect everyone against the smallpox virus without the risk of life-threatening complications." "Previous studies suggest that both innate and adaptive immunity are impaired in patients with atopic dermatitis, but the specific defects that increase the like...

Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy

...ere changes in other metabolic markers which might protect against cardiovascular disease. Larger and longer trials of this drug and related medications are needed to determine the best therapeutic approaches for individual patients." Hadigan is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School...

Studies indicate healthy eating may affect cancer development, improve digestive system

...ons, we found that healthy eating habits appear to protect the GI tract from these symptoms." With their parents, school children completed a standardized questionnaire concerning socioeconomic parameters and abdominal pain intensity, frequency, duration, nature of RAP and possible relationships with schoo...

Investigational drug may provide new option for preventing transplant organ rejection

...s greatly decrease the risks of rejection, helping protect the transplanted organ and preserving its function.LEA29Y is an injectable protein therapeutic that is designed to suppress the body's immune response to a transplanted organ in a selective way. "Two signals are required for T-cells to become fully ...

Clinical trial shows drug may offer a new option to prevent rejection of transplanted kidneys

...s greatly decrease the risks of rejection, helping protect the transplanted organ and preserve its function. Two signals are required for T-cells to become fully activated and initiate an immune response against a transplanted organ. LEA29Y works by preventing the second, or co-stimulatory, signal from occur...

Mechanism found that may protect kidneys in early stages of diabetes

...e said. "We know that giving ACE inhibitors can protect against kidney disease, but we need to learn more about ACE2 in diabetes, obesity and hypertension," he said. Kidney disease is among the most common complications of diabetes, affecting over 20 percent of the 17 million diabetic patients in the Uni...

Can gene therapy beat HIV?

... to take such action as we consider appropriate to protect such copyright."...

Tissue involved in brain development may offer new approach to stroke treatment

... brain form its protective blood-brain barrier may protect the adult brain from the ravages of stroke, researchers say. The choroid plexus has been relegated as a bystander in the adult brain, says Dr. Cesario V. Borlongan, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia and first author on a study publishe...

Cancer gene therapy news backgrounder: New ideas fuel next generation gene therapy research

... breast or ovarian cancer, with a gene designed to protect patients against resistance to chemotherapy drugs. In that way, the patients could receive larger, more beneficial doses of chemotherapy drugs. But the tests, conducted in 20 patients, were not successful because of the low amount of the vector take...

New hope for HIV sufferers

...her reducing the activity of the immune system can protect patients' CD4+ T-cell numbers and hence delay AIDS onset, the researchers initiated a trial where 44 patients with HIV were given the immunosuppressant drug, prednisolone. After two years of taking the drug, 50% of patients had CD4+ T-cell counts hi...

Cedars-Sinai receives full AAHRPP accreditation for all research involving human subjects

...ional Review Board (IRB) at Cedars-Sinai serves to protect the rights and welfare of patients participating i...s, and sponsors that our number one priority is to protect patients involved in clinical trials and that we go above and beyond compliance requirements at ever...

North Shore-LIJ attains accreditation of human research protections processes

...nization and together we have made a commitment to protect the safety and welfare of human subjects participating in research within the health system," said Bernard M. Rosof, MD, MACP, the health system's senior vice president of corporate relations and health affairs and the institutional official for BRAN...

Highlights summarized for movement disorders research at 56th annual meeting

...pasticity. GDNF has been shown in animal models to protect nerve cells from death and help restore their function. A previous trial of GDNF in PD patients, which delivered it to the ventricles (cavities that circulate fluid throughout the brain) was unsuccessful, as the GDNF did not reach the portion of the ...

REI medical/research briefs

...mall, naturally occurring protein antibiotics that protect organisms against infection. The discovery of such a broadly encompassing structural signature within these ancient host defense peptides could significantly accelerate development of novel molecules to fight multi-drug resistant infections. "We bel...

Large families and animals keep allergies at bay

...siblings, keeping a pet, or living on a farm helps protect infants against the development of atopic (allergi... belief that infectious diseases early in life may protect against the development of allergic diseases. However, the risk of atopic dermatitis decreased with ...

Controlling pain with your brain

... to take such action as we consider appropriate to protect such copyright."...

HHS launches diabetes prevention campaign

...ures that they understand to help them promote and protect their good health." In response to the diabetes epidemic, HHS' NDEP is taking the lead on delivering the type 2 diabetes prevention message to high risk audiences through its campaign targeted to multicultural and older adult audiences. The campaign ...

Space solutions for health

... suits, while servicing the racing car in order to protect them from fire and heat. A number of promising avenues of research are ripe for commercialisation. The Mediet experiment consists of Mediterranean Diet elements, an innovative packaging system and an ergonomic food tray, which, it is hoped, will ena...

University of Minnesota to lead national effort in food bio-security

...tment of Homeland Security to help develop ways to protect the nation's food supply from deliberate contamina...al sector of the economy. Historically, efforts to protect the food supply have focused primarily on preventing and reducing accidental contamination by natura...

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