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American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)

...the interval between the application of the aortic cross clamp during donor organ removal and the reperfusion (restoration of blood flow) in the graft of the recipient.) According to the authors, a cutoff time of 330 minutes was found to best discriminate between long-term survivors and nonsurvivors. The...

Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health

... Ultimately, says Kaczorowski, pediatricians must cross over the line of being solely practitioners and also become advocates on the behalf of all the children in their community and press for policies and resources that improve the health conditions in their communities. Writing in the supplement, Kaczor...

US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study

...ment, or ACL. The ACL is one of two ligaments that cross within the knee joint to prevent the leg bone (tibia) and thighbone (femur) from slipping forward or backward out of the joint. Most ACL injuries are sports-related, and most occur when there is no direct physical contact between athletes. Studies h...

Adolescent health ill-catered for in the NHS

... behaviours, so approaches must be developed which cross education, social services and the justice system. At the age of 14-15 adolescents should also be "re-registered" with general practitioners, allowing them to establish a relationship with their GP outside of the family context, says Dr Viner. New he...

Rice, NC State win NAS/Keck Futures funding

...n the biology of nanomaterials: how such particles cross membranes to allow for their interaction with cells. The program is a collaborative project between Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, professor of investigative dermatology and toxicology at NC State, and Andrew R. Barron, the Charles W. Duncan Jr-Welch Profes...

Antibiotic might fight HIV-induced neurological problems

...trolling HIV in blood, but most of the drugs don't cross the blood-brain barrier very well," says Christine...30 years, minocycline was specifically designed to cross the blood-brain barrier, the biological "wall" that limits what can pass from the blood into the bra...

Recombinant DNA technology may enable oral, rather than injectable, delivery of protein drugs

...h the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and then able to cross over into the bloodstream to be used by the body, according to research from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. This technology may allow for oral administration of drugs that previously could only be given by injection, notes...

Mayo Clinic researchers report on effectiveness of treatments for hot flashes

...y during a baseline week and during the eight-week cross over treatment period. They kept track of the daily number of hot flashes and hot flash scores (measured by assigning points to each hot flash based on severity and then adding the points for a given time period). Mayo researchers measured patient tr...

As morphine turns 200, drug that blocks its side effects reveals new secrets

...he effects of morphine, so that it could no longer cross the protective barrier that surrounds the brain. Consequently, it did not interfere with morphine's effect on pain, which is centered in the brain, but it did block morphine's effects on gut motility, which are mediated by receptors in the gastroint...

Duke engineers develop new 3-D cardiac imaging probe

...rent ultrasound technology to image a single heart cross section. The new probe has considerable potential not only for evaluating the condition of the heart, but also for use in guiding therapeutic treatment devices, the researchers said. The new Duke probe can also be used to image the esophagus, rectum,...

Could exercise protect older people from hip fracture?

...ectional image of the mid-femoral neck. From these cross sections, they estimated the amount of stress that each region could tolerate before becoming unstable. The thin cortical zone of the upper femoral neck became substantially thinner with age. In women, cortical thickness fell by 64% per decade, and c...

Red and Charline McCombs contribute $30 million to M. D. Anderson research effort

...said Mr. McCombs. "Cancer is the greatest thief to cross our borders, robbing Texas of its precious assets. Charline and I are proud that M. D. Anderson will be at the forefront of this new era in cancer care, early detection and treatment. This is a terrific place to stake our flag and impact future gener...

Neural cell transplants fight immune attack in mice with multiple sclerosis

...h is also found on immune cells and allows them to cross from the blood into the brain, facilitated their movement into the brain. In addition, the investigators reported finding a wide range of immune proteins to be active on the transplanted neural stem cells; these proteins serve as "docking sites" to r...

Parasite genome sequences offer hope for new drugs and vaccines, Science studies say

...the first phase of the disease. When the parasites cross the blood-brain barrier and enter the central nervous system, they disturb the sleep cycle and other neurological processes. Trypanosoma cruzi causes Chagas disease. Blood-sucking triatomine bugs, with many different common names including "assassi...

NMR method rapidly solves 8 target genomic structures

...ated data analysis," said Szyperski, "an important cross fertilization for efficient structure calculation. "Using our automated analysis methods, initial 3D protein structures could be generated soon after data collection and then refined by manual data-analysis methods," said Montelione. Pr...

Healthcare workers who don't have flu injections could be risking patients' lives

...o have the vaccine in future." The findings were cross checked with figures from the Occupational Health Departments of the two hospitals. These showed that just over 10 per cent of hospital staff, including administration and clerical staff, had been vaccinated during the period surveyed. Dr Canning and...

NIMH expands public health education effort

... health care. "Depression and other mood disorders cross all national, cultural, ethnic, and gender boundaries. NIMH developed Real Men Real Depression to inform the nation that depression can strike men just as it can strike women. Lack of awareness about depression is a serious concern in the Latino comm...

Heredity plays big role in heart disease risk factors

...ibly new, more targeted treatment strategies for a cross section of people with heart disease. "What we are very interested in is how these risk factors for cardiovascular disease develop over time and to what extent the development is influenced by genes and environment," says Dr. Snieder, who plans on ga...

NIH grant to fund U-Georgia's doctoral student's innovative dietary research

..." Della's study will attempt to identify whether a cross section of adults (males and females ages 18 to 74) living diverse lifestyles hold different attitudes toward their intake of fruit and vegetables. The knowledge gained through this study, in part, will help researchers understand how consumer market...

Measurement and standards issues in telemedicine

...mple, is an issue if telemedicine services need to cross organizational boundaries. Accurate transmittal and rendering of images--including color fidelity and preservation of detail--are issues in fields as diverse as radiology, dermatology, neurology and even psychology. The Dec. 7 workshop on Imaging Met...

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