Tag: "team" at medical news
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...kidney failure," Dr. Devarajan said. The research team
at Cincinnati Children's took a drop of blood and urine samples from 71 patients. They adapted a diagnostic test, called ELISA, that would easily and accurately detect NGAL in urine and blood samples. The test results revealed high concentrations of ...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
... or were not responding to asthma medications. The team
monitored respiration and heart function continuou..., who was senior author on the study, the research team
included Mutasim Abu-Hasan, M.D., UI assistant professor (clinical) of pediatrics, and Beatrice Tann...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
... the New England Journal of Medicine. Also on the team
from Queen's are Joan Bailey (Anesthesiology), Don... may be eased by this research. Dr. Gilron and his team
are a shining example of CIHR-funded researchers taking research knowledge from the bench to the bed...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...rch possible. In fact, Montague and members of his team
developed the software for hyperscanning and have made it freely available to the research community. In this study, Montague and his colleagues, including the paper's first author, Brooks King-Casas, measured, via functional magnetic resonance imagi...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...ten attract in excess of 70,000 fans. The research team
tracked the number of assault cases presenting to ...ult of negative factors associated with a national team
losing, but the result of a positive event (winning)," say the researchers. A win may also boost lev...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...trait. (Nature Medicine, Sept. 1999). In 2000, the team
discovered the gene(hPer2) responsible for the con...e UCSF Center for Neurobiology and Psychiatry, the team
is planning to use a mouse model of depression to study the gene. "Whether or not it is in fact caus...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...sment are impractical and inaccurate, the research team
reports. Most health care providers do not have access to estimates about prevalence in their particular area, and often it is difficult to determine the risk of HIV infection in individual patients. Smaller social networks with a high prevalence o...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
... imaging technique developed at UCLA, the research team
found changes in brain function in the prefrontal ...ficult. To overcome this hurdle, the UCLA research team
used healthy subjects so that brain function would not be affected by illness or changes in the illn...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...rate the achievements of Jonas Salk, M.D., and his team
of Pitt researchers and pay tribute to the people ... of the world is credited to Dr. Salk and his Pitt team
of researchers, who developed the first polio vaccine. It was Salk's mentor, Thomas Francis, Jr., of...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
..., Buzdar says. Within several months, the research team
will launch additional studies, enrolling larger groups of patients, to test the effects of this approach before surgery. "The data from this trial is so convincing that we decided that in these new studies, all patients must receive Herceptin," Buzd...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...ed the standard deviation a measure of spread in team
records. Each league's "imbalance score" was deriv...s. "In a market-driven league, talent goes to the team
that is most willing to pay for it, which is usually related to its fan base." Baird said. "In Cuba,...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...orosis and increased fracture risk. But a research team
at Washington University School of Medicine in St....nd socioeconomic status. In both groups, Fontana's team
measured body mass index, bone mass, bone mineral density, markers of bone turnover, levels of vitam...
Acupuncture found to lower elevations in blood pressure
...rt) and hypertension. In this study, the Longhurst team
applied acupuncture to specific points on the forelimb of test rats with artificially elevated blood pressure rates; these same sites on humans are on the inside of the forearm slightly above the wrist. The researchers found that acupuncture alone ha...
Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message
...een identified. Now, by studying mice, the Hopkins team
has identified two proteins, called PICK1 and NSF for short, that help replace channels that let charged calcium ions in with another kind of channel that keeps calcium out. If muscle-controlling nerve cells can do the same thing, forcing the swap mi...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
... Association Scientific Sessions 2004, the Hopkins team
showed, again in animal studies, that more than 75...d Phase III clinical trials proceed. The Hopkins team
expects that after injection, the adult stem cells will migrate to the damaged areas of the heart mu...
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
...can women in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Dasanayake's team
examined the effect of cariogenic and other bacteria on pregnancy, and found that high levels of Actinomyces naeslundii genospecies 2, an oral bacterium associated with dental caries, were significantly associated with low birth weight and preterm de...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
... graphic display. Another study, conducted with a team
including graduate student Justin Laird and facult...earch Laboratory of America. In this case, Pelz's team
is exploring how people view rapid motion on the new class of large displays. Knowing how fast an ob...
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
... to 10 months. In addition to Robertson, the study team
included: Arati Sharma, Nishit R. Trivedi, Melissa A. Zimmerman and Charles D. Smith, Department of Pharmacology, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and David A. Tuveson, University of Pennsylvania....
Traffic fumes damage DNA
... levels of exposure to traffic fumes, the research team
assessed the amount of a chemical called 1-OHPG in the urine of 47 female motorway toll-booth operators and 27 female office workers. The 20 toll booths were located on a motorway 10 km south of Taipei, Taiwan, and have the highest traffic density of...
Boston University team finds link between high cholesterol and better cognitive performance
...e good for your bean, according to research from a team
of scientists at Boston University. The team
looked at 18 years of data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study and found an association bet...
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