Tag: "enhance" at medical news
Stem cells from muscles can repair cartilage
... express BMP-4 over an extended period of time can enhance
articular cartilage healing," the authors state. T...nsforming grown factor 1 (TGF1) to MDSC-B4 did not enhance
chondrogenic differentiation. The authors conclude that skeletal muscle is a promising source of cel...
Jan/Feb Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... physician. The authors conclude that attempts to enhance
patient-physician partnerships must attend to effe...ers and patients in their research in an effort to enhance
the relevance and value of clinical research. Surveying identified practice-based research networks...
Mathematics and statistics combat epidemics & bioterror
...e our ability to use electronic healthcare data to enhance
public health capabilities in detecting outbreaks of serious infectious diseases. We are particularly interested in recognizing unusual patterns of illness at the earliest possible time," says grant co-principal investigator Richard Platt, professor ...
Avantogen and Innovate merge key oncology program, RP101, RP101
... logical move for both partners and would serve to enhance
the rapid clinical development of RP101 whichwe believe holds exciting prospects". Dr Opara added "streamlining the ownership and management of RP101 will appeal to the capital markets in the US and strategically makes commercial sense when we begin ...
Radiologists have a duty to communicate their reports effectively to clinicians
...mmunication of critical radiology reports can only enhance
patient care." An accompanying editorial by The Lancet states: "Remarkable as it may seem, there are radiologists apparently content to discover urgent medical problems, and then file these discoveries away without mentioning them to anyone, least of...
Binghamton University receives $1.7 million NYSTAR award to enhance flexible electronics research
...eart of job and revenue creation. This thrust will enhance
the resources and capabilities of the IEEC and ena...EEC's mission and will directly enable the IEEC to enhance
its ability to serve New York State industry and create tremendous economic development and commerci...
Researchers break chain of biochemical events that brain cancer cells use to evade therapy
...cted to therapies that are designed to initiate or enhance
apoptosis. One such therapy, which Institute researchers have studied and are developing, centers on a protein called TRAIL (tumor necrosis factor related apoptosis inducing ligand). TRAIL has been shown to cause cell death in several types of cance...
Vitamin D inhibits progression of some prostate cancers
...s or other vitamins, such as vitamin E, that could enhance
the anti-cancer effects of vitamin D without increasing toxicity. "The best way to get vitamin D is to drink milk, get modest exposure to the sun, and take a vitamin pill to enrich the vitamin D, which might prevent cancer," Lee said. In addition to ...
HIV risks reduced when mothers teach daughters about disease
... intention, which in turn, predicts behavior." To enhance
mothers' coaching and guidance, the curriculum provided joint mother/daughter homework assignments and encouraged mothers to request daughters to sign agreements to practice sexual abstinence. Following the 12 weeks of intensive training, mothers bro...
Climate change may affect length of respiratory infection season
...ur close proximity to other people. Cold air might enhance
viruses' survival or affect our bodies' ability to fight off infection. "It is known that as the temperature gets colder, a lot of respiratory infections increase... There must be some link with the temperature or the season to explain precisely why ...
Farmworkers' paradox: Stanford study shows field laborers not eating what they grow
...d public health policy-makers have been working to enhance
health behaviors among the Latino population in Salinas by working with community partners to make policy and organizational changes. She pointed to a $5 million grant awarded to the Monterey County Health Department called "Steps to a Healthier U.S....
Problems at World Anti-Doping Agency will 'drive innocent athletes out of sport'
...o consistent evidence to suggest that AAS directly enhance
sports performance, yet they remain a key feature ...sely assumed to include all of the substances that enhance
sporting performance. That assumption is false. The WADA method of adding substances to its banned l...
Anabolic steroid use increases heart attack risk and causes liver damage
...cations for athletes who take anabolic steroids to enhance
performance, says principal investigator Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD, chief of the metabolism and endocrine sections at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. The study is published in the March 2006 issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndr...
New technology likely to facilitate independence for older Americans
"Aware" home technology has the potential to enhance
the safety and well-being of aging Americans, according to an article in the Fall 2005 issue of the Public Policy & Aging Report, a quarterly publication of the National Academy on an Aging Society. Many older adults live alone, deal with chronic med...
Scientists uncover genes for virulence in strain of community-acquired MRSA
...e resistance and virulence determinants that could enhance
fitness and pathogenicity."...
Acute stress boosts flu shot response in women, small study finds
...ms to suppress immune function -- acute stress may enhance
it. "We're suggesting that the effect of stress c...studies are needed to measure how acute stress may enhance
immune response "using stress tasks of different natures, durations and timings in a variety of popu...
What's needed for terminally ill patients to die at home?
...ncluding the UK, are making substantial reforms to enhance
home care. But despite these efforts, most people in the UK, the US, Germany, Switzerland, and France die in hospitals. In the UK, the proportion of home deaths for patients with cancer is falling, from 27% in 1994 to 22% in 2003. To determine what f...
Improving recovery from spinal cord injuries: $3.7 million grant will create rehabilitation network
... regeneration after injury and to identify ways to enhance
regenerative growth and recovery of function after spinal cord injury at birth or at maturity....
Tomorrow's medical researchers to be nurtured in Manchester
...ical Fellowships, which we feel will substantially enhance
the academic career opportunities for doctors in training. I am grateful to everyone who put so much hard work into preparing for the bids, particularly Professor David Thompson whose painstaking efforts and strategic leadership have resulted in thi...
Age, sex, racial disparities in heart attack hospital transfer patterns
..." Berger said. "It is crucial that we implement or enhance
systems that help protect against these disparities and improve the quality of care for all patients." "Many studies have shown that angioplasty or bypass surgery is the option of choice over drugs for the vast majority of patients suffering from an ...
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