Tag: "class" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
...on, the company says it represents an entirely new class
of compounds for treating acne. At the doses we are looking at any side effects should be mild compared with those resulting from Roaccutane treatment, Blackburn commented. The company hopes to begin critical Phase 2 trials to assess the efficacy o...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
... regular activities for the same time period. Each class
consisted of equal parts Qigong and Taiji, which included movements emphasizing mobility skills such as weight shifting, range of motion and coordination, and sitting and standing meditation. Although the study had certain limitations including it...
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...s in myasthenia gravis (MG), giving hope for a new class
of drugs to treat neurological disorders, according to a study published in the August 14, 2007, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The drug, oral EN101antisense, inhibits the production of acetylcholine...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
... doctors must switch their patients to a different class
of drugs throwing their lives into limbo once again as treatment schedules are changed and new side effects develop. When cell lines changed from being sensitive to endocrine therapy to being resistant, we saw an increase in spliced XBP1 inside t...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...ished in the Aug. 10 issue of Cell, indicate a new class
of drugs can be developed to treat or even prevent heart disease caused by reductive stress, according to Ivor J. Benjamin, M.D., Christi T. Smith Chair of Cardiovascular Research, division chief of cardiology at the U School of Medicine and the stud...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...-image are more likely to benefit from an exercise class
where the instructor emphasizes the health benefit...improved appearance, even if those women chose the class
in hopes of improving their physique. Researchers studied nearly 100 college-aged women who had so...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...ity) followed by 5 years of oral bisphosphonate (a class
of drugs used to strengthen bone) therapy for men found to have osteoporosis. The researchers created a computer simulation model for hypothetical groups of white men age 65, 70, 75, 80, or 85 years, with or without prior clinical fracture. Data from...
New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds
...are helping to meet this challenge by developing a class
of carbon-hydrogen catalysts that are highly selective, reactive and tolerant of other functionality. The catalysts also offer a new strategy for streamlining the synthesis of important compounds, including drugs and pharmaceuticals, by avoiding th...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
... science and engineering, today announced the 2007 class
of grant recipients under its Distinguished Young ...are accepted on an invitation-only basis. The 2007 class
of Distinguished Young Scholars is: Job Dekker, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Ph...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...ve and Kicking once he began teaching an elder law class
at the UA. I began to realize that are so many com...ve and Kicking once he began teaching an elder law class
at the UA. I began to realize that are so many complicated issues to think about when approaching re...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...out way, when Perfecto and Badgley were teaching a class
about the global food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic farmers would produce," Perfecto said. The researchers set about compiling data from published literature to investigate the two chi...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...is influenced by the presence and timing of Friday class
schedules. Results are published in the July is...atic when results were broken out as a function of class
schedule: " ... between 50 and 70 perent of students who consumed at least one drink on Thursday rep...
New mangosteen research establishes xanthone measurement standard
... abundant source of xanthones. Xanthones, a unique class
of phytonutrients, possess a range of powerful antioxidant properties....
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...s like blood pressure and cholesterol to bring the class
alive with interactivity. They soon realized, however, that the size of the class
(525 students per semester enroll in the course; 40 percent of UNH undergraduates take the course) g...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
... Brill and Abushagur met in Kings Public Relations class
in fall 2006. White Cane Label grew from a class
assignment to develop an awareness campaign for a special needs group. King approached her student...
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...a route to rapid and targeted development of a new class
of structural materials is the overall objective of SFB 761 Steel ab initio. Designing Novel Ferric Materials Using Quantum Mechanics. Researchers aim to do this using ab initio methods and other numerical processes, validated by experiment. (Host u...
Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer
...icipated in a lifestyle-focused physical education class
during the school year were lost after the three-m...style-focused, fitness-oriented physical education class
for nine months. At the end of the trial, students in the class
achieved significant improvements in...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...search Research on the effectiveness of a major class
of drug statins, used to reduce cholesterol has come under the spotlight in a new article published in PLoS Medicine. There are several statins now on the market and many research trials have compared different brands of statin head-to-head. The au...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
... The drug tested in this study belongs to a novel class
of molecules known as AMPAKINE compounds being de...ion opens a new chapter in the development of this class
of therapeutics, and a potentially significant breakthrough in how medication for pain, analgesia, ...
Brain-boosting pill alleviates post-chemotherapy fogginess
...gs induced by amphetamines. Modafinil is part of a class
of drugs called eugeroics, which stimulate the brain only when it is required. The effects of modafinil disappear in about 12 hours. For this reason, sleep-deprived college students, athletes, soldiers or others who want to gain an edge in a competit...
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