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Physician-researchers often less successful in obtaining NIH funding

...tive and supportive academic culture that not only attracts and trains but also actively nurtures and sustains clinical and translational scientists." ...

Pacifier use assists in reducing the incidence of SIDS

Pacifier use often attracts negative attention for potentially harming children's oral health. There are positive effects of pacifier use, however. In addition to calming the infant, pacifier use can also assist in reducing the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SI...

Hajj pilgrims should get flu jab to avoid pandemic

... the largest annual gathering in the world which attracts more than two million pilgrims from almost every country on earth. For the individual pilgrim this is a deeply spiritual journey, but from a public health perspective, such a gathering makes the possible rampant spread of the influenza virus and a ...

Scripps research team reverses Friedreich's ataxia defect in cell culture

...t the triplets cause an unusual DNA structure that attracts proteins such as histone deacetylases (HDACs), removing critical acetyl groups from the histones, packaging the histones in an inactive form called heterochromatin, and ultimately leading to silencing of the frataxin gene. Based on this theory, Got...

Proteins spur diabetic mice models to grow blood vessels, nerves

...ing author. "We now have a (growth) factor that attracts both blood vessels and nerves--that's why it's unique for diabetes," Li said. "This demonstrates that netrins are critical for development and may be important as a new therapy." Li and fellow researchers from the University of Utah and Stanford a...

Cedars-Sinai researchers discover treatment for deadly brain tumors and infections

...3 Ligand into the brain, have demonstrated that it attracts immune cells which can take up tumor antigens and present them to the immune system. These dendritic cells, also referred to as antigen presenting cells, which normally are absent from a healthy brain, can destroy tumors as well as combat any other t...

UVa scientists hot on trail of therapies for deadly lung failure

...g animal models, UVa doctors have found that CXCR2 attracts white blood cells called neutrophils into the lung, a key event in the early development of ARDS. CXCR2 has been characterized in the past, but the endothelial cell effects define a new role for this receptor in the body's physiology. "We can't say y...

Drug may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously

...walls of arteries as an inflammatory reaction that attracts the disease-fighting macrophages, a type of white blood cell, which then become incorporated with cholesterol deposits to become plaque. The mice that had the TSA injections had a reduction in the gathering of macrophages. Mishra said that TSA may be...

World leaders in cancer research to meet in Liverpool

...s responsible for 22 per cent of cancer deaths but attracts just four per cent of British research funds. Smoking is the leading risk factor for the disease, causing eight out of 10 UK lung cancer deaths. Experts from around the world will meet at the University of Liverpool's Cancer Research Centre, to di...

Lymphoma survivor recognized for helping Denver cancer patients

...emier scientific meeting in radiation oncology and attracts oncologists of all disciplines, physicists, nurses, biologists and other health care professionals from throughout the world. The theme of this year's meeting is "Expanding the Horizons of Radiation Therapy" and the program will highlight emerging an...

Breast cancer uses growth factors to lure stem cells

...structure they need. "We wanted to figure out what attracts these stem cells," says Dr. Perry. "What makes them move?" "You need blood vessels. You need other tissue that forms basically a home or a nest for the tumor," says Dr. Erhard Bieberich, MCG biochemist and senior investigator. "Without that, you don'...

ARVO Foundation and Alcon announce significant gift

...Past keynote speakers at the Annual Meeting, which attracts over 9,500 researchers, have included leading vision scientists from around the world including a Nobel Prize winner. The first ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Awards will be presented at the 2006 ARVO Annual Meeting. Designed t...

Antibiotic might fight HIV-induced neurological problems

...ted from brain cells under attack from HIV or SIV, attracts infection-fighting cells known as macrophages, which then enter the brain. The influx of these cells contributes to swelling and inflammation known as encephalitis. The other protein, p38, helps trigger a series of events that result in a cell's prog...

Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health

...ng research base in medicine ensures that the city attracts the best clinicians and biomedical scientists. Research not only unravels the root causes of diseases, but also ensures that the outputs of research are translated into effective treatments and patient care....

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