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Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat
...s. Through innovative combination treatments, Penn researchers
areexploring new protocols and offering alternativ...ctivetreatment for several types of cancer." Penn researchers
expectthese clinical trials to open-up new options for treatment ofnumerous advanced thoracic cancer...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
... "People end up with that 'apple' body shape that researchers
haveshown over and over again predisposes us to he...onment has an enormous impact on healthstatus that researchers
are only just beginning to understand. The research was funded by the John D. and Catherine T. Mac...
Researchers Finding May Boost Effectiveness Of Anti-HIV Drugs
...ng the virus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers
have found. The finding raises hope that t...HIV is known to take up residence in the brain,the researchers
were interested in whether Pgp prevents protease inhibitors fromcrossing that barrier. They ...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...easures of performance. "For example, Duke researchers
will work to develop `surrogate markers' for more precise testing of new drugs. Since traditional anti-tumor drugs kill tumor cells, we expect to see them killing cancer cells fairly rapidly," Colvin explained. "But compounds that interrupt other pat...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...in but have not found such positive results. "The researchers
in thestudy were able to develop the right dosage so that the benefits outweighed therisk, " says Fuster, director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Mount SinaiMedical Center, New York City. "The use of anticoagulation treatment is abalancing act; ...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...troke, or other problems. The study, conducted by researchers
at the National Institute of Neurological Disorder...l(as with phantom pain). In the new study, researchers
Leonardo G. Cohen, M.D., Ulf Ziemann,M.D., and Brian Corwell used a simple tourniquet around the elb...
Chemists Closing In On Commercial Potential Of Alkanes
...onths of a billionth)time-scale. This enabled the researchers
to irradiate alkanes and theorganometallic complex...form infrared spectrometer (FTIR) that allowed the researchers
to monitorthe carbon-hydrogen activation reaction in the nanosecond regime. These powerultools made...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...e amonth to increase the drug's effectiveness, say researchers
today reporting inCirculation: Journal of the Amer...ven when aspirin blocks thromboxaneformation. The researchers
uncovered the reason: When in close proximity toplatelets, red blood cells produce substances that ...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
A team of researchers
at Simon Fraser University is shedding new light o... Engineering scientist Andrew Rawicz and two researchers
from theUniversity of Kiev are testing the illuminating qualities of an herbal extractcalled hyperic...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
...nt. At the time this study was conducted, researchers
compared theirfindings against the Framingham Hear...hites in the Rochesterpopulation is not known, the researchers
estimated that the ratio of first-everto recurrent stroke for whites in Rochester is similar to that...
Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says
...nother tantalizing finding. In the main CAREstudy, researchers
found that people whose "bad cholesterol" readings were below125 mg/dl did not benefit from taking pravastatin in terms of a reducedheart-attack risk. This "threshold" effect, however, was not found in strokepatients. Study participants with LDLs und...
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
...DO, Feb. 7 -- Through a public awareness campaign, researchers
inNormal, Ill. were able to significantly improve ...erebralCirculation. In a five-month span, researchers
from the Central Illinois NeuroscienceFoundation were able to reduce by nearly 50 percent the number...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...to the lungs and other tissues." The researchers
believe that the chemotherapeutic agents cause subtleinjuries to the lung tissue, and as the patient's immune system recovers afterthe bone marrow transplant, increasing numbers of immune cells migrate to thesite of injury, causing inflammation. ...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...d rain. The firstmile of road will be available to researchers
this summer. Once the UV technologies have...technology in realtraffic conditions will help the researchers
evaluate the safety benefits of thesystem. The research team will address questions related...
Diuretic Drugs May Have Clot-Busting Effects
...er a heart attack or stroke. In the study, researchers
tested blood samples of people to identify the"co-factors" necessary for platelet clumping. They found that one factor is thehormone adrenaline (called epinephrine), which helps stimulate the heart andconstricts the blood vessels -- actions that can...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...materials. Once such a material was developed, the researchers
planned toexplore how its properties changed along...NSTRUMENT After developing the theory, the researchers
wanted to test it viacomputer simulations and experiments. The simulations confirmed their results,b...
Penn Researchers Create Drug To Help Target Attack On Cancerous Tumors
...nosis," Koch explains. In the future, Penn researchers
hope to adapt the EF5 technique for use with the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, which will allow for a non-invasive procedure of identifying the oxygen content within the patient's tumor. "Applications of this drug are far-reaching," say...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
... Cell Proliferation etc.') Science reported that researchers
have long sought such a technique to help reveal t... individually. In addition, this technique allows researchers
to measure the rate of change in new cell development, or the 'T cell kinetics'. "The difference bet...
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
... signals released by molecules in there. The researchers
demonstrated the accuracy of their math by comparing normalanimalbrain activity to abnormal activity caused by decreased oxygen in the blood. Theteam loweredthe amount of oxygen in animals for about 45 minutes, then recorded changes inMRI signals due...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
... depression, University ofCalifornia San Francisco researchers
report. The evidence that drugs can act on the br...ct on distinct nerve pathways in thebrain." Other researchers
in previous studies found that, in psychiatric patients, lowlevels of a signaling molecule, the neur...
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