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

...e U.S. In the U.S. in 2007, over 218,000 men are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and over 27,000 will die. Established prognostic factors include age, summary stage, primary treatment, histologic grade, socioeconomic status, and year of diagnosis. Epidemiologic studies have identified racial...

Spot on treatment for acne

...ng 18 healthy human volunteers and the results are expected to be announced later this year. In an earlier Phase 1 study in nine healthy human volunteers, the treatment was seen to reduce the excretion of sebum by the skin, which is associated with acne development, by up to 70%. The Phase I results are st...

New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis

...f antisense has long been sought after since it is expected to improve patient compliance because daily injections wont be needed. People with myasthenia gravis have increased fatigue and reduced strength in their voluntary muscles. Symptoms may also include a drooping eyelid, double vision, difficulty in s...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

...ng but not neighborhoods," he says. "We would have expected that if stress was playing a role, the neighborhood conditions also would be involved." The researchers found that although there was no direct association with neighborhood conditions, sub-standard housing more than doubled diabetes risk. The two ...

1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established

...improvement at the patient's bedside. This work is expected to translate ultimately to new diagnostic tests and new clinical trials for specific therapies in children with genetic and acquired kidney diseases which lead to progressive loss of kidney function. Michael Dunn, M.D., dean and executive vice presi...

New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi

...Lombardi medical oncologist Minetta Liu, MD, it is expected that all hormone receptor positive metastatic breast cancers will eventually develop resistance to endocrine therapies. When this happens, doctors must switch their patients to a different class of drugs throwing their lives into limbo once again as...

New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia

...tients get on with productive lives. Results are expected by the end of the year and are likely to recommend more government resources to deal with the issue of persistent pain and medical and public education programs to ensure better diagnosis and treatment, said Professor Cousins. MBF Chief Medical Off...

Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

...'t influence how the women felt during class. We expected the mirrors to have some effect on these women, but that wasn't the case, he said. It was the instructor's leadership style that had a direct effect on the students' attitudes. Focht also said that fitness instructors don't need to throw out every ...

WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings

...sion personnel location and tracking technology is expected to be available as a commercial product within two years; the Mantenna device may be ready for sale to emergency departments sooner. Both technologies were demonstrated during the workshop. ...

Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions

...psychological testing results that appeared within expected levels or back to the athletes personal baseline. It is our view that studies establishing a link between brain physiology and neuropsychological testing help demonstrate the utility of neuropsychological testing as a proxy for direct measurement of ...

European heat waves double in length since 1880

...he land, the variability of summer temperatures is expected to [continue to] increase substantially by 2100." ...

AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

...or school by modifying all of your behavior to the expected start school time and the new bedtime. Dr. Downey suggests that if teens adjust their bedtimes by about an hour each day, it should be easier. It will help you see your old friends through a clear mind, rather than a sleepy fog, adds Dr. Downey. ...

Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer

.... But to cause cancer, an enzyme or other agent is expected to be active all the time, like a light with no off switch. MEK, however, is never active all the time in nature; only if kept artificially active can it lead to cancer. Therefore, researchers theorized that a related enzyme was activating others in ...

Floods and fires across Europe captured from space

...saster. The flooding of June and July in the UK is expected to cost the insurance industry at least 2 billion, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Floods Minister John Healey said recovery and clean-up efforts could take a number of months. One of the biggest problems during flooding em...

RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University

...ND and co-editor of Forum. It confirms what we all expected but could not demonstrate that encouraging people to take their medicine prevents long-term complications, and ultimately can save a substantial amount of money. The paper examined the effects of increased drug co-payments on drug spending and o...

American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life

...by the Societys Futuring and Innovation Center, is expected to attract nearly 2,500 global participants. Volunteer organizers have already shattered their goal of raising $75,000 by raising nearly $90,000 (or $24 million Linden dollars, the official Second Life currency) to support cancer research and program...

New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer

...rs to about 1,400 cases per year, a number that is expected to grow in the future. MCC usually appears as a firm, painless lump on sun-exposed areas of the body. The lump is usually less than 2 cm (about inch) in size and can be red, pink, or blue-violet. MCC is different from other skin cancers in that it...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...rly Americans. The number of people 85 and over is expected to rise from 4.2 million in 2000 to 6.1 million in 2010 and 9.6 million by 2030, according to federal government statistics. Meanwhile, the percentage of older Americans living alone will either remain high or continue to grow: About half of women an...

Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH

...breakout sessions. Continuing Education Units are expected to be offered and are currently under consideration. Both prescription and over-the-counter medical devices are regulated by the FDAs Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). Much of the challenge lies in safely operating medical devic...

Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

...r accelerator and MRI. A finished prototype is expected by December 2007. According to the researchers, th...y intraoperative imaging provided by C-arm CBCT is expected to dramatically improve surgical performance and expand the application of minimally invasive interv...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A drug under clinical trials to ... of broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal ... study by University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. , ... the team determined the different ways the drug SQ109 ... tweaked to target other pathogens from yeast to malaria ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY, April 17, 2014The development of stem cell therapies ... ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell ... discovered a new marker that is highly expressed in ... cord blood, which they describe in an article in ... Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Gauthier and Professor Luca Razzari of the nergie ... large grants from the John R. Evans Leaders ... for the acquisition of state-of-the-art biotech and nanophotonics ... grants from the Ministre de l,Enseignement suprieur, de ... Technologie (MESRST). These new laboratories will help us ...
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