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Imaging technique predicts success of bypass surgery or angioplasty

..."We found that heart muscle function at the injury site was more and more likely not to improve as the extent of bright areas increased through the wall of the heart," Kim said. The ability to look at damage within the wall of the heart is possible because of the high spatial resolution of MRI and the ...

Study finds serious bone loss in 90 percent of women with anorexia

...ization criteria for osteoporosis. Broken down by site of measurement, more than 50 percent of the women had osteopenia at the spine and almost 25 percent had osteoporosis; and 47 percent had osteopenia measured at the hip with 16 percent having osteoporosis. Of numerous other variables recorded, weigh...

The CIS of New York receives grant to increase minority access to cancer information on the Web

...anizations will then implement the program at each site with workshops designed to help both residents and...nstruction will be done using a Web-based training site that the participants will also be able to access and use after the workshop. "This program is very ...

HIV research takes promising new direction

...eve that certain sites - like the rev intersection site - are promising and underutilized targets for anti-HIV drug design." Aminoglycoside antibiotics have not been used to treat HIV because of their side effects and inefficiency in preventing the spread of the virus, Tor said. Guanidino groups are more...

In a new observational analysis, Risedronate significantly reduced nonvertebral fracture risk

...ilable on the Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Web site at www.pgpharma.com , on the Aventis Pharmaceuticals U.S. Web site at www.aventis-us.com , or by calling (800) 207-8049....

Molecules inhibit HIV protease, could lead to new line of attack against AIDS

...strains. HIV protease forms proteins at its active site that can lead to the virus. The virus can then replicate itself throughout the body. The POM molecule provides a "second line of attack" against HIV away from the active site, Hill noted. Preventing protease activity is not a cure for HIV, but could ...

New AstraZeneca awards program recognizes, supports future leaders in neurology and psychiatry

...re available through the AstraZeneca corporate Web site at http://www.astrazeneca.com/youngminds/ ....

The molecular evolution of viral drug resistance

...as a result of mutations in the nucleotide binding site of this enzyme. Here, Ono and colleagues show that known HBV polymerase point mutants blunt the effect of these drugs but that they do so at the cost of reducing the baseline replication rate of the virus. However, second-site mutations occurring a...

Hospital researchers identify gene important in certain cancers

...st and ovary. Our team has sequenced this fragile site and identified the FOR gene (short for Fragile Site OxidoReductase) as the main area of instability in the DNA (1,2). The FOR gene was found to code for multiple proteins. The gene is affected in various cancers including some cases of multiple myel...

Work-site wellness programs

...s and an equal amount in productivity gains. "Work site health management programs are part of the new way to do health care in America. Everyone benefits and it is truly one of the classic win-win situations for all the stakeholders." Other conference presenters include: George Pfeiffer of the WorkCare...

Researchers build on discovery of potent potential antibiotic

...ystals to observe how PD404182 binds to the active site of KDO 8-P synthase, because the holding solution in which KDO 8-P synthase crystals are stable contains high concentrations of salt, which interfere with binding. To get around that problem, Woodard's group isolated and crystallized KDO 8-P syntha...

New program shown to help heart attack patients get the best care

...t then selected southeast Michigan to be the pilot site for its new Guidelines Applied in Practice program to improve guideline adherence. Eagle was selected to lead the first GAP project on heart attack. The ACC's GAP program is currently developing projects on other common cardiovascular conditions such...

Application deadline extended for new AstraZeneca neurology, psychiatry awards

...re available through the AstraZeneca corporate Web site at http://www.astrazeneca.com/youngminds/ ....

Many children improperly measured in doctors offices

...tersburg, Fla., with pediatric endocrine nurses as site coordinators. The researchers reviewed linear measurements of children and found only 30 percent of children were measured precisely. After training measurers in proper technique and introducing proper equipment, the researchers found the numbers of...

Study points to potential role for caffeine in reducing the risk of Parkinsons disease

...tagonist to the A2A receptor, blocking its binding site and rendering it inactive. The scientists found that the effects of caffeine were mimicked by several known A2A antagonists as well as by genetic inactivation of the A2A receptor. The mouse study adds to epidemiological data published last year tha...

Fourth annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day honors volunteers for their selfless contributions to HIV research

... HIV vaccine research. At that time the domestic site had been identified. Since then the HVTN has been ...inson Cancer Research Center. Seattle is also the site of the University of Washington and Hutchinson Center vaccine trials unit - one of the clinical test...

Wake Forest first in world to perform new brain tumor treatment

...ed therapy that delivers radiation directly to the site of the cancer, while maintaining the quality of life for patients by completing the treatment in just one week," said Tatter. In addition, study results suggest that the survival rate of these patients is favorable in comparison to the next best sec...

Researchers gain insights on pulmonary fibrosis

... of the current study. "We have found that our Web site (www.fpf.duke.edu), which describes the disease, has become a great recruiting tool for patients. We have been hearing from families all over the world." Those families who agree to participate in the study can have all their tests conducted in t...

Expert advises annual lung test for smokers during physical exam

...s for physicians. His group will also establish a site on the worldwide web where patients can get the latest information about the disease. The new ATS guidelines are expected to be published within 18 months; at the same time, the patient website is expected to be up and running. ...

New PTSD study examines treatment methods

...not be possible to obtain enough women at a single site to attain acceptable statistical power during a reasonable time frame," said Schnurr. The study will incorporate data from 12 sites across the United States and will include 48 therapists and 384 patients. The broad sample will come much closer to ap...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... (April 21, 2014) -- A group of scientists ... and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found ... and neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease (PD). ... , the study, which assessed cognitive function in ... the dopamine replacement therapy commonly used to treat ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... memories? How did it make you feel? According to ... experience, such as how sad you were or how ... when you can,t stop thinking about it. , ... context of the memories, rather than how you felt, ... the negative effects of these memories, a new study ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for children ... may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, ... expensive option, according to a new study by University ... administer can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon ... professor of computer science and of mathematics at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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