Tag: "scientists" at medical news
Researchers report early success using saliva to detect oral cancer
...the current issue of Clinical Cancer Research, the scientists
found they could measure for elevated levels of fo... their current Clinical Cancer Research paper, the scientists
extracted the mRNA from the saliva of the cancer patients and soon discovered 1,679 genes were expre...
International gathering at UH examines top computer code
...ource code will be available for the first time to scientists
under a special license agreement between CERN and INFN. CERN has officially recognized FLUKA as a CERN-supported code and is now supplying support for manpower to continue the development of the code into the future. In an ongoing collaboration b...
Four teams awarded inaugural translational cancer research grants
...ers. These Grants bring together some of the best scientists
and physicians in the U.S. to accelerate progress ...t with the AACR, we are able to fund such talented scientists
and clinicians." Translational research is a two-way bridge that conveys new ideas and discoveries b...
Surprise! Cells have second source of phosphate
...udied cells' critical internal communications, and scientists
had assumed the speakers were known. But now, in t...or ATP. But in their new report, the Johns Hopkins scientists
describe a brand new source of phosphate that seems to work with as many proteins as targeted by ATP...
Research in yeast yields missing link in DNA maintenance machinery
...es of cancer result from chromosome fusions." The scientists
created an experimental double strand break in the...ry can gain access and repair the broken ends, the scientists
report. In particular, the scientists
discovered one member of the INO80 complex, called Nhp10, is ...
Scientists discover enzyme crucial to the transportation of proteins within cells
...y within nerve cells known as neurons. Until now, scientists
did not know how mammalian proteins become palmitoylated. During their study of Huntington Disease, Dr. Michael Hayden's team at the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics had previously identified a protein called HIP14 and recognized that i...
Researchers find circulating tumor cells in long-term cancer survivors
...f recurrence rises to 20 percent of survivors, and scientists
are still unsure why. "Dormancy is a mysterious phenomenon that occurs in certain types of cancer," said Dr. Jonathan Uhr, lead author of the study and professor in the Cancer Immunobiology Center and of microbiology and internal medicine. "The term...
New clue to nerve growth may help regeneration efforts
Johns Hopkins scientists
have discovered how one family of proteins repels ...es of nerve growth in developing rats, the Hopkins scientists
have linked CSPGs' no-growth effects to a protein called semaphorin 5A. The scientists, including Da...
Researchers develop MRI technique to study brain anatomy in invertebrates
...ts of the animal's body. In their pilot study, the scientists
imaged a number of complex anatomical structures i...e same animal could be imaged repeatedly, enabling scientists
to capture changes as they occur. "This technique can be used to study invertebrat...
First blood test to diagnose paralyzing, blinding disease
...n., and Scottsdale, Ariz., the team is composed of scientists
from Tohoku University School of Medicine in Sendai, Japan. "With this biomarker, physicians are in a much better position to start optimal therapies sooner, and hopefully, lessen the impact of the disease," Dr. Lennon says. "This is really a very ex...
Brain imaging reveals new language circuits
...language, though these have remained enigmatic, as scientists
could not use animal models to probe language netw...ch as CT, PET, and more recently, MRI have allowed scientists
to begin studying these areas in living humans. Standard MRI, by itself a powerful innovation, shows...
Study provides clues to alcohol's cancer connection
For the first time scientists
have demonstrated a model that may explain how alcohol stimulates tumor growth. Their study, published in the January 15, 2005 issue of CANCER ( http://www.interscience.wiley.com/cancer-newsroom ), says alcohol fuels the production of a growth factor...
O Christmas tree: Your bark may fight arthritis
...ely to be found in other pine species as well, the scientists
say. Anti-inflammatory compounds have been found i... identified in the extract are already familiar to scientists
as potent disease-fighting antioxidants, but there are other compounds present in the extract that h...
First US SARS vaccine trial opens at NIH
...clinical vaccine trial. It often takes decades for scientists
to develop a successful vaccine against an infectious disease. "In the case of SARS, we have dramatically cut vaccine development time with powerful new tools from two different fields, molecular biology and information technology," says Anthony S. ...
Fred Hutchinson receives $9.7 million to lead early detection consortium
...search Center will lead one of the research teams; scientists
from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor will lead the other team. Fred Hutchinson was awarded $9.7 million to lead a research consortium dedicated to developing simple blood tests to detect the earliest signs of cancer and oth...
Research by scientists affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia University
...f the papers being presented at the AGU meeting by scientists
affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia Un...veys provided the data for several Earth Institute scientists
to take a closer look at these large-scale gas blowout features. In several presentations, scientist...
New study shows early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain
...l, behavioral and addictive disorders; encouraging scientists
to enter research careers in fields related to these disorders and their treatment; and ensuring the dissemination of relevant scientific advances....
M. D. Anderson researchers discover key protein in psoriasis
... fully mimics the human disorder. What's more, the scientists
have demonstrated they can block the signals that ...hat sometimes spread to their lower back. When the scientists
examined skin samples from the scaly patches they discovered that the patches mimicked human psorias...
New studies on Ritalin and Alzheimer's Disease highlight ACNP Annual Meeting
... brain and behavior from the world's most renowned scientists
will headline the American College of Neuropsychop...l, behavioral and addictive disorders; encouraging scientists
to enter research careers in fields related to these disorders and their treatment; and ensuring the...
New data sets survival benchmark for Pfizer's ELLENCE
...mpany committed $7.1 billion to R&D, involving its scientists
in more than 33 major research projects across 10 major therapeutic categories. With 120,000 employees worldwide, Pfizer is also involved in the global community, donating hundreds of millions of dollars of medicine to the developing world and to ex...
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