Tag: "undiscovered" at medical news
National study focuses on families of people with diabetes and obesity
...d obesity," Bowden said. "Wewill also look for yet undiscovered
genes associated with these disorders." Bowden will coordinate the collection of the DNA samples from the threeclinics and family members. The DNA samples then will be run through a genomescreen by the Mammalian Genotyping Service in Marshfie...
OHSU researchers study recent monkeypox outbreak
..., it is possible that some cases of monkeypox went undiscovered
or were under-reported." To obtain blood samples for this study, OHSU scientists have already made two trips to Milwaukee, Wis., where a number of the state's 39 suspected cases and 18 confirmed cases of monkeypox appeared. The cases were the first ...
2nd opinion from major center leads to better breast cancer detection, treatment changes
...d more cancer in the same breast - or a previously undiscovered
tumor in the other breast. Many other patients received advice from the consulting physicians that altered their imaging or treatment plans. These new research findings, made by a team at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, will b...
Innovative reconstructive surgery improves appearance, outcomes for skin cancer patients
...noma typically doesn't spread, but if neglected or undiscovered
for years, it can spread to other parts of the body, causing significant disfigurement and even death. Fahland's battle with skin cancer began in 1997 with a cancerous lesion above her eye. Her cancer was removed and treated, and Dorothy underwent an...
New compound may act to keep thyroid activity in check
...nd speed of action suggest that it is a previously undiscovered
neurotransmitter, said Thomas Scanlan, Ph.D., co-author on the paper and professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and cellular and molecular pharmacology at UCSF. "While changes in hormone levels may take a day to have their effect, neurotransmitters ca...
Drug to fight virus in transplant patients moves forward in trials
...ents. It inhibits the function of three previously undiscovered
CMV genes. The collaboration of faculty from dentistry and pharmacy to study potential cancer drugs for their effectiveness in treating a herpes virus is a classic example of what researchers say is a major strength of U-M: the ease of teaming with o...