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Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
...dless variety of potential drugs, thenplucking out the
most promising candidates for further study. Miller's system shifts the
burden of the
most painstakingdrug-development work off the
shoulders of technicians and ontotiny mo...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...ed technology developed by Dr. Marc Hellerstein of the
University of California at Berkeley and the
University of California at San Francisco. The technology will be commercialized exclusively by Spe...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
...cation of diabetes that impairs nerve function in the
lower extremities and can lead to foot ulcers and...rg, MD. " Nerves conduct electrical signals to the
arms and legs. When this doesn't work properly, it is called neuropathy. This drug shows great pro...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...dy involving 3,040men have shown that those taking the
drug finasteride (Proscar) forenlarged prostate gl...oscar Long-Term Efficacy and Safety Study (PLESS), the
longest trialof drug therapy for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The study part...
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
...us detailed magnetic resonance imaging pictures of the
brain may addup to a betterunderstanding of the
experience of thinking. The work, done in animals, offers promise for studying the
brain at w...
Deaths Related To Intrapartum Asphyxia - Is There A Problem With Prevention?
...l oxygen supply, in an effort to ascertain whether the
causes of fetal death around the
time of delivery present themselves differently during the
night. Contact: John Spencer, Consultant ...
Do Asthma Treatments Affect Childhood Growth?
... and weight and had normal growth rates. However, the
authors identified children using high dose stero...ontemporaries, but social deprivation seemed to be the
dominant influence. Contact: Mr C McCowan, Project Officer, National Asthma Campaign, Tayside Cen...
Do Deaths Of Babies From Birth Asphyxia Vary Depending On When They Are Born?
...erinatal survey, 1993-5) Deaths of babies around the
time of their birth, although rare, seem to be mor...this week's BMJ. The authors raise concerns about the
variability of care around the
time of delivery and from their study of 79 babies' deaths from birt...
Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children, According To The Journal Pediatrics
...avior changes, but an article in theMarch issue of the
journal Pediatrics shows that in most children, the
drugscause no major changes in behavior or reasoning skills. Both drugs have beenprescribed to treat...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...irritable--a personality traitthought to be one of the
stable touchstones of identity--can be shifted moretoward the
easy-going side by a drug used to treat depression, University ofCalifornia San Francisco researcher...
American Heart Association Comment On New England Journal Of Medicine Report OnCalcium Antagonist Nisoldipine (March 5 issue)
A study in the
NEJM titled "The effect of nisoldipine as compared...nd non-fatal heart attacksamong individuals taking the
calcium antagonist nisoldipine compared toindividuals taking enalapril, which is a member of a class...
Added Benefit Found For Aspirin Use In Patients With Vessel Disease
...atty deposits clogging theblood vessels -- occurs, the
result can be damage to the
endothelium that linesthe inside of the
vessel. When there is damage to the
lining -- known asendoth...
Snipping Inflammation In The Bud; New Agents May Provide Relief
MADISON - Trying a new approach to controlling the
process of inflammation,scientists have forged a n...ffer a newstrategy for treating pain, swelling and the
other hallmarks of injury orillness. Writing this week (March 5) in the
scientific journal Nature, U...
Airport Noise Can Seriously Affect The Health And Psychological Well-Being OfChildren
... have lifelong effects. "This study is probably the
most definitive proof that noise causes stress and...ell's College of Human Ecology. This is, he says, the
firstlongitudinal study of noise and human beings to look at the
same group ofindividuals before and...
Could Cardiovascular Drugs Be Linked To Suicide?
...g et al investigated possible associations between the
use of cardiovascular drugs and suicide and the
results of this study are published in this week's BMJ. The authors found a significant correlation...
Setting Prescribing Budgets In General Practice
... prescribing is appropriate and cost effective. To the
contrary Greenhalgh argues that Majeed and Head fail to take into account the
reality of the
variability of prescribing costs between practices, even when local factors are accou...
Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests
...e inthis month's edition of a journal published by the
Institute for OperationsResearch and the
Management Sciences (INFORMS). The study, part of a broader analysis of what scholars call anticipa...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
... who are at high risk for thedisease, according to the
largest, most comprehensive study of its kind. ...warning,causing high blood pressure and protein in the
urine. In turn, preeclampsiamay progress to eclampsia--hypertension and generalized convulsions--w...
X-ray Microscope Designed To Study Jet Engine Components Now Probes Tooth Dentin
...loped at Lawrence Livermore NationalLaboratory for the
Department of Energy, researchers at the
UC San FranciscoSchool of Dentistry are probing the
intricate structure of dentin, the
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
... to help design moreeffective pharmaceuticals with the
help of computers. "Stronger chemical binding gen...ously testing each one," Jorgensen said. "Part of the
hope withrational drug design and computers is to narrow the
search, to pinpointthe modifications th...
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