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MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery

...orth Canton, Ohio, took part in a Phase I clinical trail being conducted at Case Western Reserve University under the direction of Jonathan Lewin, M.D. It is a safety and feasibility study focusing on patients with isolated kidney tumors smaller than a tennis ball and no other hope. In the procedu...

Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities

...ild is diagnosed, months or years after birth, the trail isalready cold," says Dr. Nelson. In the new study, the researchers measured concentrations of more than 50substances in dried blood samples from 31 children who had developed CP and 65who had not. Most of the children with CP whose blood samples we...

New computer model supports the importance of annual mammograms

...othesis would need to betested in a large clinical trail before any such recommendation could be made. While the general conclusion that more frequent screenings would reduce breastcancer death rates appears clear, exactly how much reduction would be achievedfor each screening interval remains to be deter...

Why prostate cancer homes to bone

... more like a predatory animal that is drawn by the trail of itsfavorite prey. Drs. Karin Jacob and Hynda Kleinman from NIDCR's Craniofacial DevelopmentalBiology and Regeneration Branch led an international research team to determineif there was a specific factor in bone that acts as an attractant for prost...

Science, engineering and technology newstips

...anufacturing to the microscale * Physicists hot on trail of superconductors * Ticks carry 'cat scratch' bacteria * Math professor wins Guggenheim Fellowship ----------------------------------------------------------- WEB SURFING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT The future of the Internet will be optical, according t...

Bone cells help call the shots for the blood's stem cells within

...he origins of blood cells, with putting her on the trail of Notch and Jagged. "Sometimes you just need to be exposed to something that is foreign, to open your eyes to understand what you've been looking at," Calvi says. Calvi did the work with funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestiv...

Patients starting cholesterol-lowering drugs in hospital take meds longer

...b GP IIb/IIIa Blockade (EPILOG) trial. The EPILOG trail involved patients hospitalized for treatment for heart disease who were randomized to receive placebo or lipid-lowering drugs. The patients were older than 21 years and were not taking lipid-lowering drugs when hospitalized. One hundred and seventy...

Informed consent does not seem to influence decision-making process for cataract surgery

...e potential is very important for credibility in a trail and has to be considered in ophthalmologic surgery," the authors write....

New vaccine for herpes in final trial phase

...i and the more than 20 other sites involved in the trail are seeking to enroll approximately 7,550 women. The Herpevac Trial for Women is open to healthy females between the ages of 18 and 30 who are negative for both HSV-1 and HSV-2. Women who are interested in volunteering for the clinical trial will re...

Children with ADHD benefit from time outdoors enjoying nature

...es in a substantial way," she said. "We're on the trail of a potential treatment for a disorder that afflicts one of every 14 children -- that's one or two kids in every classroom." If clinical trials and additional research confirm the value of exposure to nature for ameliorating ADHD, daily doses of "g...

Study finds computer vignette to be effective way to measure quality of physician practice

...sed on the findings, Peabody notes that "the paper trail is probably not a very representative way to assess what happens during a doctor visit." The gold standard for measuring physician performance is through the standardized patient -- a trained actor with a simulated illness who visits a doctor una...

Stem cell research: The new medicine of the future

...ns of therapeutic cloning, California is blazing a trail to the future. The Golden State has caught the attention of stem-cell scientists across the world as it takes its first steps toward becoming, thanks to Proposition 71, a destination of choice for stem-cell research, with government support to the tu...

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