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New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark

...agnetic induction hypothesis now presents a fourth route forlightning injury or death," Wachtel said. Wachtel advises that people caught outdoors in lightning storms run totheir vehicles and jump in if time permits. If not, he advises they assume a"baseball-catcher position" with their feet close...

Candles with lead wicks emit lead into the air

...said. House dust is widely recognized as a primary route of childhood lead exposurethrough hand-to-mouth activities. "Assuming that only 50 percent of the lead released is deposited in an areameasuring 12 feet by 15 feet (such as a living room), we estimate that theloading of the lead to house dust will ex...

Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient

...icesthrough the brain allowed him to plan the best route to the tumor. The surgeons next placed the patient's head in the MSS, positioning itbetween the superconducting magnets with a titanium frame. Opening the plasticbolt in the skull, they introduced a tiny magnet into the brain. The magnet was...

UK Faculty Members Find Way To Speed Response Of Viagra

...ood, Dittert said. The advantage of the intranasal route is the drug is transferred directly intothe blood without being exposed to the alkaline intestinal fluids. UK researchersalso have made the active ingredient into an aqueous solution and made it soluble inwater. Hussain has studied nas...

UK Researcher Develops New Delivery Systems For Treatment Of Smoking Addiction

...e liver,administration by the nasal or transdermal route also may help reduceinteractions with other drugs, which are extensively metabolized by the liver,Houdi said. Houdi has applied for two patents, one for the transdermal use of Zybanand the other for the nasal spray.Zyban, released by Glaxo-W...

Novel Biological Interaction Found To Explain Blood Vessel Growth To Tumors

...ns where energy is depleted. And it suggests a new route todeveloping drugs that block angiostatin. "Instead of using the whole angiostatin protein as a drug to stop tumorangiogenesis, as efforts are now underway to do, it may be possible to design asmall molecule that will do what angiostatin does -- tur...

New Book Says Cross-Train Your Brain To Increase Mental Function

... -- Shower with your eyes closed. Take a different route towork. Learn the braille numbers in the elevator for the floors. Hold your noseas you try different foods to explore how the taste changes. These are among 83 "neurobic" exercises advocated by Duke Medical Centerneurobiologist Lawrence Katz...

BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR

...ment with BNP7787 byeither the oral or intravenous route followed by administration of otherwisetoxic doses of either paclitaxel or cisplatin resulted in complete protectionagainst nerve damage (as measured by changes in nerve conduction velocity). Theadministration of identical doses of either paclitaxel ...

Sniffing Out The Promise Of Anti-Angiogenesis Therapy

..., administering the drug through a more convenient route ispreferable," he adds. "Unlike many other cancer drugs that must be given by injection, this peptidecan be self administered by the patient as a nose drop," says Gill. Perhaps an intriguing thing about anti-angiogenesis drugs like IM862 is that itwo...

Elderly heart attack patients fare well with managed care

...s. 83%) andbeta-blocker therapies (73% vs. 62%) en route to or soon after arrival at thehospital. For this study, Stephen B. Soumerai, Sc.D., and other researchers at theDepartment of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, a joint department of HarvardMedical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, reviewed the m...

Duke team seeks novel vaccine strategy for HIV

... In the under-developed nations, the main route of virus transmission issexual, the researchers said. That's where the observations about theprostitutes come in. In the vaginal mucosal lining of these women, researchershave detected secretory IgA (S-IgA) that specifically binds to HIV. S-IgA is...

Robotics go where no surgeon has gone before

...h blood vessels from the calf or chest are used to route or "bypass" blood around blocked sections of heart arteries. In traditional bypass surgery, the chest cavity is cut open and the bones are "spread," requiring a fairly lengthy and often painful recuperation for patients. The robotics bypass surgery...

'Chaos' theory empowers researchers to predict epileptic seizures

...ested to see if we can knock the system out of its route to the seizure. We'd like to see if wecan intervene with either electricity or medication to try to get the system to reset itself right atthe beginning of the buildup of the pre-seizure transition. "The sooner we can identify a warning flag and int...

Computerized prescription system reduces errors caused by bad handwriting

... pick up and transcribe the physician's orders and route them to radiology or the pharmacy, for instance. Now, with a push of a button, orders are sent immediately to the pharmacy and other departments. Brill said that in tests done on Rush's POE system, radiology orders took less than one minute, on ave...

Polymer research could lead to better protective clothing

...his technique. "In our experience the lamination route seems to be very, very favorable, just by virtue of how it's done," he said. "It ought to make the fabrics antibacterial, it ought to do a nice job in flame retardancy, it might be good for who knows what else, and the additives don't necessarily hav...

Science, engineering and technology newstips

...o handle multiple wavelengths, and the best way to route the WDM signals across networks. Optical communications depend on advances in optics, electronic engineering, computer science and software development, said Mukherjee. The greatest payoff would come from merging the best of each field, rather than ...

Landmark study uncovers reasons behind recurring back injury

... injury, Marras said. Another route to recovery, physical therapy, may have to change to prevent recurring back injuries, he added. Typical therapy for back injury involves helping the patient regain strength. But just as imp...

Garlic supplements can impede HIV medication

... share the same pathway into the body, a metabolic route known as the CYP450 enzyme system. Exactly how garlic supplements disrupt the uptake of saquinavir is still unclear. Other questions remain as well, says Dr. Falloon. Usually, doctors prescribe saquinavir to be taken together with several anti-HIV dr...

Chemical attraction needed to launch an immune attack

...for the B zone chemokine CXCL13 no longer took the route that ran along the boundary of the two neighborhoods, but instead headed directly toward "T zone central." The findings led to the conclusion that B cell movement in response to the antigen is determined by the balance of responsiveness to the two ki...

Brain-imaging study offers clues to inhalant abuse

...ection rather than inhalation as an administration route so that they would know precisely how much toluene the animals were given.) The level of the radioisotope was then measured using a positron emission tomography (PET) camera, which picks up the radioactive signal, shows exactly where the toluene is ...

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