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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men

...ies that make up Asia. The few that have tried to analyze by Asian ethnicity have typically analyzed only a few ethnicities, missing significant Asian-American ethnic populations in the process. Interestingly, the data to date show that compared to non-Hispanic white Americans, some Asian ethnicities, such...

Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research

...antitative threedimensional images of cells and to analyze activities in living cellswithin the body. The school received its initial O'Brien Center grant of $5 million in2002. Along with research in kidney disease and development of imagingtechnologies, the center has served as an educational and research...

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

...tures, with the potential to develop approaches to analyze cell behavior and structure in living embryos. The Foundations Board of Directors has unanimously approved the recommendations made by the Scientific Advisory Committee. ...

Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux

...a doctors office and downloaded into a computer to analyze the results....

Exposure to mercury preservatives before birth is no higher in children with autism

...thimersol free in this country, it is important to analyze questions of safety since thimerosal continues to be used in many places around the world to preserve vaccines, which makes them affordable. They conclude, "We hope this report of no association between autism, Rh negativity and thimerosal exposure d...

To what extent are emergency departments being used for primary care?

...out ED use and found some surprising results. To analyze ED usage, a research tool called the Emergency Department Algorithm (EDA) has been developed that attempts to categorize all ED visits into four categories: non-emergency; emergency, primary care treatable; emergency, needing ED, but potentially avoi...

Why predicting the next influenza pandemic is difficult and how scientists can best prepare

...ng upon the lessons of past pandemics, the authors analyze the significance of the highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N1, which has spread among bird populations and infected hundreds of humans in the last decade. In preparing for the next influenza pandemic, however, the authors argue that researche...

Exercise can cut coronary artery disease risk for some with MS

...ogram. Enzymatic colorimetric methods were used to analyze serum total cholesterol, high-density and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose. Anthropometric (body weight, BMI, body fat percentage) measures and blood pressure were also taken at the same time. Results The researche...

New mechanism identified for resistance to targeted lung cancer drugs

... against other types of cancer. They also plan to analyze a larger number of resistant samples to get a clearer idea of the frequency of this resistance mechanism. ...

Clinical trial coordinators need more financial conflict-of-interest training

...e Forest University. The goal of the project is to analyze all aspects of financial disclosure to potential research participants and provide data and recommendations to help medical institutions and government agencies develop guidelines for such disclosures. "That more than three-quarters of the coordina...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 17, 2007

...tion and its consequences and suggests a method to analyze and oversee the ethics of QI activities. An editorial writer says that the degree of "scrutiny and oversight for an activity should vary, regardless of whether the activity is called QI or human subjects research," and suggests an "oversight triage...

Carnegie Mellon professors question advice for nuclear attacks

...lorig. Finally, the researchers analyze how long people should remain sheltered in a contaminated area before it is riskier to stay than to evacuate. "The answer depends on how good their shelters are and how long it would take to evacuate. Those who have poor shelters, ...

A sweet step toward new cancer therapies

...ly weighs molecules or fragments of molecules---to analyze proteins. In this process, proteins are introduced into the mass spectrometer and fragmented by heating until the weakest bonds break. "It's the 'shake-it-til-it-breaks' approach," Hakansson said. Together, the masses of the various fragments prov...

Studies highlight 'real world' use, safety of drug-eluting stents

... Dangas and colleagues have had the opportunity to analyze the relationship between discontinuation of anticlotting medication and the risk of late stent thrombosisalthough the MATRIX study was not designed with the necessary statistical power to make a definitive statement about this complication, Dr. Danga...

Use of oral fluids to diagnose and treat disease

...search, are conducting a study using proteomics to analyze two different oral fluids: saliva and gingival crevicular fluid, the fluid which is present in the pocket between the teeth and gum tissue. The purpose of the study is to demonstrate how these fluids contribute unique proteins to oral fluid, and to e...

Congressional proposals would cover all uninsured, reduce US health spending by up to $61B

...lth insurance coverage. Part II of the series will analyze and compare congressional bills that seek to improve health care quality and efficiency. Health Insurance Expansion Bills - Change in Health Spending by Stakeholder Group, Billions of Dollars, 2007 Total Uninsured Covered, Millions: President Bus...

New class of targeted cancer drugs shows promise in slowing progression of recurrent prostate cancer

... group of patients in a randomized fashion, and to analyze data that is not retrospective. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men, other than skin cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer death in men. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be abou...

Scientists create dual-modality microbeads to improve identification of disease biomarkers

...." This new technology allows the researchers to analyze very low concentrations of target molecules. "Instead of analyzing a liter of sample where the concentration could be very dilute and you might not see the target molecule youre looking for, you can let the beads capture the molecules on their surfac...

Concentrations of certain toxins in breast milk are low, study finds

...chers used gas chromatography-mass spectrometry to analyze the levels of each compound in the milk and indoor air samples. This analysis technique differentiates between various substances in a given sample. The milk samples had higher concentrations of chloroform than any other of the three VOCs. Next cam...

Remote device allows cardiologist to monitor patients daily at their homes

...information immediately. The physician can quickly analyze the data and determine if the shock was appropriate or if the patient needs to go to the hospital. "Now with patient information available weekly, or even daily if needed, we can better monitor our patients," said Krishnan. "We can pick up abnormal...

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