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News briefs from the journal Chest, August 2007

...explain gender differences in the presentation and natural history of COPD. This study appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. ...

Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's

...ity of Rochester Medical Center show how the bodys natural way of ridding the body of the substance is flawed...sLRP that binds amyloid-beta more efficiently than natural sLRP. In blood samples from patients with Alzheimers disease, the modified version of sLRP, known as...

New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi

...e treatments for breast cancer because estrogen, a natural female sex hormone, can drive the growth of the tumor. Tamoxifen and other anti-hormonal therapies cut off the tumors access to estrogen, causing the tumor to stabilize and sometimes even shrink. However according to Clarke, many cancers become insen...

UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism

...ive bacteria; and the development and screening of natural products for their therapeutic potential against anthrax and other infectious agents such as Y. pestis, F. tularensis, Brucella spp, and Burkholderia spp. Bauman will serve as director of the new center, with William Beck, professor and head of bio...

Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding

... packaging with variable levels of recognition and natural exposure, they conclude....

W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research

...s to discover a method to slow down or reverse the natural process of aging, which may potentially lead to advances in treating age-related illnesses, such as diabetes, immune deficiencies, muscle weakness, and cancer. Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Baylor C...

Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets

...e technologies that the Centre will work on uses a natural process in conjunction with silicate-based rocks such as serpentine, which is found in large enough quantities, and in the right places, to store all the CO2 produced by the combustion of the entire worlds known fossil fuel reserves. The CO2 extrac...

Floods and fires across Europe captured from space

...is estimated to be the world's most costly kind of natural disaster. The flooding of June and July in the UK is expected to cost the insurance industry at least 2 billion, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Floods Minister John Healey said recovery and clean-up efforts could take a numbe...

New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments

...reen thousands of chemically defined compounds and natural extracts for anticancer activity, we were able to make significant predictions about what compounds might work on real patients who might have other types of cancer, Theodorescu said. The researchers used the COXEN to screen 45,545 compounds, and the...

The future of biofuels is not in corn

...d other measures to reduce impacts on wildlife and natural ecosystems. Any ethanol funding in the U.S. Farm Bill should focus on research and development of cellulosic ethanol. There is sufficient private investment in corn ethanol development and refining already. Because cellulosic ethanol is not rea...

Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor

...re is too little soil moisture, rain-fed crops and natural vegetation wilt. When there is too much soil moisture, the risk of flooding, flash floods and erosion increase. Despite its importance for agricultural planning and weather forecasting, there has been a lack of soil moisture information in Africa ...

Study finds HIV protease inhibitor drugs may adversely affect the scaffolding of the cell nucleus

...stry at Purdue University. The collaboration was a natural fit, as Hrycyna and the UCLA team share a common interest in ZMPSTE24 processing. ...

Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows

...er crops which are plowed into the soil to provide natural soil amendments instead of synthetic fertilizers. They found that planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to farm organically without synthetic fertilizers. Organic farming is important because conventional agricult...

SAGE to publish British Journal of Infection Control

...irector, SAGE. He continued, We strive to be the natural home for authors, editors, and societies, and as such believe we offer a unique proposition to society partners, based on our ability to attract the best authors, and to increase the journals reach and dissemination globally through investment in cut...

New mangosteen research establishes xanthone measurement standard

...ich are lost in extraction or jeopardized when the natural balance of the fruit is manipulated." XanGo Juice is produced through a proprietary whole fruit formula based on a puree of the entire mangosteen.The whole mangosteen fruit contains 39 different xanthones. The rind of the mangosteen is considered n...

Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave

...illnesses, said lead author Dr. Paul Chung, senior natural scientist at RAND and assistant professor of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Children in our study missed an average of four weeks of school or daycare a year, added Dr. Mark Schuster, senior author of the study and direc...

How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior

...ence, Bolton says. They perceive these products as natural and figure they cant hurt. And our research suggests that they dont -- at least in terms of healthy lifestyle intentions. These findings add to the growing debate over the regulation of drug and supplement markets and the role of direct-to-consume...

Catastrophic events can affect a person's sleep

...y life can take place in those areas affected by a natural disaster. One of the more recent disasters occurr...ormation about changes in sleep complaints after a natural disaster. The amount of sleep a person gets affects his or her physical health, emotional well-bei...

How to lose weight and not go hungry: HU researcher develops drug that mimics feeling of 'fullness'

...lly in order to curb his appetite, thus leading to natural weight loss. In experiments with mice, it was shown that a single oral administration of BL-3020 led to reduced consumption over a period of 24 hours. Over a 12-day period of daily dosages, the mice weighed 40 percent less than the average for mice o...

Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study

...grity of their DNA, and multiple divisions lead to natural breaks in DNA. But when these stem cells are needed, their progeny can rapidly divide and are able to replenish the tissue with new cells. Brown explains that in the current study the mouse cells without ATR had an overwhelming amount of DNA damag...

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