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Biochemical Marker Targets Brain Injury Leading To Movement Problems After Stroke

...es, to measure levels of N-acetylaspartate(NAA) in various areas of the brain. The role of NAA in the brain is unclear, but studies suggest it may beassociated with protein building and the transmission of signals between nervecells. The researchers found reduced concentrations of NAA in a particularbrain r...

Compound That Mimics Insulin Might Lead To Pill For Diabetes, As Reported In The 7 May Issue Of Science

...s were up tothe task, the scientists incubated the various substances with cultured cellsengineered to have an abundance of insulin receptors. Then they tested thesemixtures to find out whether the enzyme that initiates the insulin "signal" hadbeen activated. Insulin is a peptide molecule, a chain of amino a...

Wistar scientist awarded American Cancer Society grant for research on tumor killing cells

...usedTALL-104 cells to treat pet dogs and cats with various terminal cancers thatwere unresponsive to conventional therapy. In many of these companion animals,the TALL-104 cells caused complete, long-lasting remissions. Phase I clinical trials of TALL-104, which tested the safety of the treatment onhumans ...

Near-Sightedness In Children Linked To Light Exposure During Sleep Before Age Two

...hildren. Other questions addressed the lighting in various roomsof the home, in day care or school settings, and in the geographical region inwhich the child lived. The use of sunglasses was also assessed. The investigation was designed to be a clinical extension of resultsfrom basic laboratory resea...

Retrospective Statistical Analysis Corroborates Early Results Of Randomized Breast Cancer Trials

...e 663 CALGB patientsincluded had been treated with various conventional chemotherapy regimens from1980 to 1992, while the 638 ABMTR patients were treated with various regimens ofhigh-dose chemotherapy with bone marrow or stem cell transplants from 1989 to1995. The ...

American Heart Association Comment: Nonsurgical Reconstruction Of Thoracic Aortic Dissection By Stent-Graft Placement

...s nonsurgical technique is currently being used in various medical centersto repair aortic dissections. Howe... performed by a multidisciplinary teamrepresenting various medical specialties, including excellent imaging technologyfor visualizing the aorta," adds Fuster. ...

Study Suggests Inflammation Signs Can Show Who Will Develop Diabetes

... Eventually, doctors might be able to use various laboratory test results-- or markers -- for inflam...5 new cases of Type 2diabetes. After adjusting for various risk factors, they found that those withwhite blood cell counts in the highest 25 percent of the sam...

UI Researchers Identify Possible Reason For Rare, Accelerated Aging Condition

...standing of normal aging and lead totreatments for various problems, including the accelerated aging conditionitself, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. UI researchers have found that people with progeria have extremely low levels ofantioxidant enzymes. Progeria is a dis...

AAPS Workshop To Explore Individual Bioequivalence

...available in draft forpublic comment; Explore the various points in drug development and approval:Investigational New Drug Application (INDA), New Drug Application (NDA),Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), and Post-Approval Changes (PAC) whenthe current and proposed criteria would be used; and Conside...

A simulator for space fitness

...tion toavoid a collision with an oncoming car. The various factors that affect drivingability differ greatly for teenagers and the elderly. Someone suffering fromParkinson's Disease may have sound vision and judgment but impaired motorcontrol. Someone with early Alzheimer's may be a good driver but become co...

False recall in older adults and Alzheimer's linked to attention, not memory, breakdown

...ction. By applying the simple word recall tests to various groups ofindividuals under various constraints and conditions, researchers are slowlyunravelling important details about human memory f...

Bioterrorism topic of first new nationally broadcast public health grand rounds session

...r. Continuing education credit will be offered for various professions based on 60minutes of instruction. Program materials are available on the Web site. The second program of the series, "Breast Cancer: How Can We Stop It?," is scheduled for Sept.29. For more information about the Grand Rounds series, visi...

Birthmarks best treated with red laser light

...loped a model enabling them to mimic the effect of various differenttypes of laser light. They found that laser light at the wavelength of 585 nanometres currently usedcould hardly reach the centre of the large blood vessels. By choosing a slightly different colour, for example 590 nanometres, the deeper blo...

Study examines faith healing in a cell phone age

...ages of life from infancy through old age in their various ceremonies. Csordas has educated doctors at the reservation's health clinics during grand rounds. Some Indian Health Service clinicsalready integrate Navajo practices and have built ceremonial hogans into their facilities. He also notes that doctors ...

UMass researchers teaching computers to interpret MRIs

...e remaining healthy tissueshows up as a pattern of various shades of gray along with some white. UMassresearchers hope to train the computer to separate the image into the lesion,consisting of the dead or injured tissue, and the healthy region. In addition,they want the computer to be able to give a reliable...

No health protection from alcohol -- but heavy drinkers face risk of stroke

... Carole Hart and co authors studied 5,766 men from various workplaces in Glasgow, Clydebank and Grangemouth over a 21 year period. For non drinkers and moderate drinkers (up to 14 units of alcohol a week) the risk of any cause of death was similar, but the risk of dying was higher for men drinking more than...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a potential future treatment for myasthenia gravis

... above the surface of muscle cells and reacts with various antibodiesresponsible for myasthenia gravis. Such fragments are easy to produce and are much less likely to trigger the productionof harmful antibodies than the entire receptor. Another major innovation of the study is that the receptor fragments wer...

New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of children

...en Be Able to Divorce Their Parents?"Purdy reviews various current positions on children's rights, focusing inparticular on children's rights to "divorce" their parents. In "Regulating Sexuality: Gender Identity Disorder, Children'sRights, and the State," Ellen K. Feder examines the problematic bases...

Robotic technology to help Ohio State University heart surgeons

... chest. The arms then manipulate various surgical instruments i...has also been used for various non-cardiac surgicalprocedures as well....

NOVANTRONE application for multiple sclerosis granted priority review by FDA

... disease of the centralnervous system that, in its various stages, afflicts as many as 350,000 peoplein the United States. The symptoms of MS result when a breakdown occurs in themyelin sheath, the fatty substance that insulates the nerve fibers of the brainand spinal cord. This demyelination process cause...

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