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Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...er in and around the protein'sbinding site to make room
for the binding partner, said Eric Toone, a Dukeassociate professor of chemistry. Removing this water provides much of the energy that drives a bindingreaction, and determining how much energy this removal provides has previouslybeen impossible...
Chemists Closing In On Commercial Potential Of Alkanes
...etailed pictureof an alkane-activation reaction at room
temperature. Alkanes are compounds of carbon a...with ultraviolet light and measure the kinetics at room
temperaturewith the compounds dissolved in a hydrocarbon solvent. Frei supplied a Fouriertransform i...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
... absorbed, we can illuminate the patient in a dark room
andsee these localized red spots. We can say, 'this is where the cancer is.'" The method is being tested in eastern Europe, with encouraging results,say researchers. Rawicz "imported" the concept with his two colleagues, Ivan Melnik, a profes...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...hetechnology present in those wild posters in your room
-- or your children'srooms -- could lead to safer driving. Prototype headlights will contain both standard bulbs and the blacklights. The special road markings will floresce -- reflecting a greater amountof light that painted surfaces. And ...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...: Harrell can be reached through the meeting press room
at (505) 982-6615 or 982-8816 in Santa Fe today and at her office, (919) 966-4284, after the meeting. Bradley can be reached at (919) 966-3610. School of Nursing Contact: Renee Kinzie, (919) 966-1412. News Services Contact: David Williamson, (919) 9...
Prospects For Surviving Heart Attack Emergency Improve When Clot-Busting Drugs
Are Combined With Balloon Pump Inserted In Aorta
...alloon counterpulsation,requires that an emergency room
physician or intensive-care cardiologist placethe balloon into the aorta by pushing it through a thin flexible tube that isinserted through an artery in the groin and threaded upward into the aorta. Once the balloon is in place, a pump is used to exp...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
...ent for clinical trials, anendpoint that leaves no room
for disagreement among physicians, the researchers...the caseof a patient who is rushed to an emergency room
with a heart attack and isenrolled in a trial. A few hours later, the patient experiences some ches...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...eart attack patient may be treated by an emergency room
physician, andtransferred to a cardiologist's care if the case becomes particularlyproblematic." For example, the researchers say 14 percent of patients assigned byMedicare as having been cared for by cardiologists were actually admitted byi...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
...ffective stroke treatment is toget to an emergency room
as quickly as possible after they've hadsymptoms -- that's why it is imperative that people know what these symptoms are. People also need to learn about risk factors in order to prevent a stroke in thefirst place," said Dr. Pancioli. The NINDS has d...
Asthma-Airways Clinic Improves Lives, Reduces Medical Costs
...asured---the number of hospitalizations, emergency room
visits,unscheduled office visits, days spent ill and days out of work. Those results,Bria says, show the promise of changes now transforming health care. "The era of hospital-centered care is over," he says. "The trend is now towardthe maturation o...
New Treatment Targets Most Malignant Brain Tumors
...e need for patients to be isolated in a lead-lined room
forthe week or so required after Iodine treatment. However, the most important therapeutic advantage of Astatine-211 is itsfar greater efficiency as a killer of cancer cells, with only one or tworadioactive atoms needed to kill a cell. Prelim...
Disorganization, Lack Of Closeness Characterize Families Where Children WithAsthma Skip Taking Medication, National Jewish Researchers Find
...g treated for asthma can leadto multiple emergency room
visits, more frequent doctor visits, and days missedfrom school or work. About 15 million people in the United States have asthma. Of that number, 4.8 million are under 18. For information about asthma, call LUNG LINE, (800) 222-LUNG....
Over 6,000 Technical Presentations Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Boston, August 23 - 27
...he chemistry of sports. # # # # A press room
will be available for media representatives in the HynesConvention Center, Room 308, on Saturday, August 22, from noon until 5 p.m., andon Sunday, August 23 through Thursday, August 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Further information on the meeting...
Drug Combination Including New "Super Aspirin" Drug Cuts Risk Of Death Or Second
...lone.Even with standard treatment, "There is still room
for improvement," saysMoliterno, of the department of cardiology at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation,Cleveland, Ohio. The number of deaths and second heart attacks is high even atsix months after the initial attack, he says. The Circulation report, h...
Fact Sheet -- Rectal Administration Of Diazepam For Acute Repetitive Seizures (RADARS) Study
... be cost-effective, reducing the need foremergency room
care. Study Design Double-blind, randomized, 10-center, parallel group, placebo-controlledstudy. 91 patients (47 children and 44 adults) with a history of ARS treated withrectal diazepam gel. Pediatric patients received two doses--one at onset...
Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education
...hree times as likely to need the school's resource room
than the control group, findings showed. "If we are going to save these extremely premature babies, we need to know what is in store for these kids and their families," Buck said. "For the first time at our center, neonatologists have the data...
A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health
...mis scheduled from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on August 5 in room
309 of the BaltimoreConvention Center. On the EID front, Jonathan Patz of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene andPublic Health will join Elaine Matthews of the Columbia University Center forClimate Systems Research and NASA Goddard Institute for Spac...
Repairing Cranio-Facial Deformities From The Inside Out
... thepatient. The distraction process, which makes room
for the new bone to grow,takes from five to nine days. After that period, the device is left in forapproximately six weeks to allow the new bone to fill in the gap before beingremoved. Besides correcting facial deformities, DynaForm can be u...
Novel Therapy To Treat Lung Cancer Patients Enrolling Patients At UCSF Cancer
...that breaks downthe material between cells to make room
for new cellular growth. There is good reason for enthusiasm about this drug because the preliminarydata looks favorable and suggests that MMPs inhibitors (MMPIs) are effective inslowing tumor growth, said David Jablons, MD, UCSF assistant professo...
University Of Kentucky One Of First To Use New Technique To Treat Atrial Flutter
...imates, it accounts for 5 percent of all emergency room
visits. While not usually life-threatening in itse...tter accounts for up to 5 percent of all emergency room
visits. The condition also can be treated with drugs, or with another type of ablation that uses rad...
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