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Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
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UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
... the longer-lasting brain changes. Smoking releases
a cascade of brain chemicals associated with survival-enhancing behaviors such as eating and sex. UF physicians have studied the effects of two new medications for smoking: buproprion and naltrexone. Both act on the area of the brain that rewards sur...
Brain Tumor Treatment In Multicenter Tests
CHAPEL HILL, NC -- A drug-impregnated wafer that releases
chemotherapydirectly to tumors that have spread to the brain from other cancers is nowundergoing safety tests in patients. Results of this multi-center phase-I clinical trial may have implicationsfor treatment aimed at prolonging the survival o...
Study Finds St. John's Wort Can Cut Alcohol Consumption
...edged with tiny blackbeads. When rubbed, the plant releases
a red pigment containing hypericin. The UNC-CH experiments involved rats that were selectively bred toprefer alcohol. When given a choice, such rats will consume little water, butmuch alcohol, said Rezvani, also adjunct associate professor of...
Research Explains Lithium's Dual Anti-Manic/Anti-Depressive Effect
...normal circumstances, an impulse from a nerve cell releases
a flood ofmessage-bearing glutamate aimed at a neighboring neuron across the synapse. Astructure on the end of the releasing nerve cell, called a reuptake transporter,then shuts off the signal by reabsorbing the glutamate, pumping it back into thecel...
Researchers Begin Drug Trial In Hope Of Finding New Ways To Treat Acute Kidney
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Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
...ning chemotherapy agents in the brain. The pellet releases
programmed amounts of the drugs to a tightly confined area where the tumor has been removed. A similar system, Saltzman theorized, might also be effective in using NGF to treat Alzheimer's, a disease in which memory loss and cognitive disturbances ...
The Problem With Fen-Phen
.... A rare intestinal tumor called carcinoid releases
enormous amounts ofserotonin into the plasma, swamping the body's two mechanisms for removingserotonin. Carcinoid causes the same pulmonary hypertension and heart valvelesions found in a small number of people taking fen-phen. About two years...
MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand
...as the patient waits. "And what about jewelry that releases
different scents based on your mood?"said Professor Cima. In this case, a biosensor on the chip would conveyinformation about, say, the salinity of your skin to the microprocessor, whichwould activate certain reservoirs. Similarly, "a microchip in TV...
"Plugs" For Drugs Promise Mightier Medicines
...adually disconnected. This,the scientists believe, releases
relatively low but steady quantities of thedrug into the patient's blood over a long period of time. This approach may make it possible to administer a drug less frequently insignificantly larger doses than usual without causing side effects. Contrib...
Advances In Translational Cancer Research Is Focus Of 90th Annual Meeting Of American Association For Cancer Research
...interviews with scientists and to access all press releases
on an embargoed basis. Reporters will be able to v...astly, media will be able to access archived press releases
from the 1998 meeting. Third Annual Public Forum The meeting will feature AACR's Third Annual Publ...
AHA Scientific Conference On Compliance In Healthcare And Research
...ng membersof the media. Abstracts, programs, news releases
and news conference summarieswill be available. HIGHLIGHTS: Doctor Accountablility: The New Expanded Role A Picture of Atherosclerosis in Blood Vessels is Worth a Thousand Words Kid Empowerment in Prevention of Heart Disease Telephon...
Full bone mass restored to most postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in two-year trial of new treatment
...the osteoclasts. But loss of estrogen at menopause releases
theserestraints and can cause a buildup of the osteoclasts' destructive army. Boneremoval then begins to exceed bone replacement, resulting in a net bone loss. Most osteoporosis drug development has focused on agents that suppress boneremoval. Estrog...
Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds
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Mayo Clinic study reports that centenarians do well following surgery
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9th European Congress on Lung Disease
...odern,fully equipped press center. Embargoed press releases
will be available at themeeting. In addition, press conferences will be held every day on veryattractive topics, from Monday to Wednesday. If you would like to attend the meeting, or to receive advance embargoedreleases by e-mail (approx. 10 days pri...
Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at
National Acoustics meeting
...n, the Press Room contains a large archive ofpress releases
and lay language papers describing numerous acoustics topics fromprevious meetings. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Here are some highlights from among the many papers being given at the Columbusmeeting. Full abstracts of the papers mentioned below can be vi...
Use it or lose it applies to nervous system, scientists find
...terminals to muscle fibers. When the nerveterminal releases
a chemical signal called acetylcholine, protein molecules onthe muscle fiber's surface bind the acetylcholine and initiate a chain of eventsthat lead to muscle contraction. These protein molecules, called acetylcholinereceptors, huddle under the nerv...
1999 American Heart Association 72nd Scientific Sessions kit memo
...Scientists whose research is described in the news releases
prepared by the American Heart Association are bei...ilabilities will be held daily in room 258W. News releases
and news tips: The American Heart Association has prepared 16 news releases
and 32 news tips. Emb...
Chemists take new approach to fighting resistance
...igned antibiotic receives the inhibitory group and releases
it in a short time. Thus, the original active form of the antibiotic regenerates and remains effective at fighting bacteria. The "self-regenerating" antibiotic fosters an environment in which the development of resistance enzymes in bacteria is no...
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