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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable

...isease in which the cancer has spread locally from inside the prostate to immediately outside it, is operabl...rostate cancer in which the malignancy is confined inside the prostate. Dr. Zincke points to following patients over 15 years post-treatment as a strength of ...

More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...t concentrations of key air pollutants were higher inside the bus cabins than outside the cabins," said Behrentz. "While the conditions inside the cabin were affected by the emissions of other vehicles on the road, our tracer gas measurements ...

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

...own to get him to stop playing long enough to come inside and eat a home-cooked meal. He's excited about helping another country learn from the mistakes and experience of his own and keep it from following in the tracks toward obesity and inactivity. Dr. Gutin came to MCG in 1991 from Columbia University in...

Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say

...uced fat, especially fat surrounding the waist and inside the abdominal cavity. However, reductions in blood pressure were mixed, with both program exercisers and the non-exercising group lowering systolic blood pressure measurements by 5.3 mm/Hg and 4.5 mm/Hg. This reduction, while important, was not sta...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

...asn't until we had a video camera illuminating the inside of the gut that we learned how to take out polyps and learned to stage colorectal cancer," he explained. "We finally turned on the light inside. This is the same thing." ...

'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells

...past. "There is a prior history of the use of gold inside the body that makes the safety issues somewhat easier to address," Drezek says. Of course, any new technology requires extensive safety assessment before coming to market, but initial results from nanoshells testing are promising. Nanoshells develope...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...alyzed samples from six different anatomical sites inside the large intestine as well as a stool sample. Eck...eate a comprehensive census of the microbes living inside a person could have implications for human forensics. Unlike people's genetic makeup, their endogeno...

New treatment 'roadmap' improves odds for unusual brain aneurysm

...and nearby brain tissue is protected. A solid clot inside the aneurysm makes it difficult for the blades of ...open the aneurysm wall, remove the blood clot from inside the aneurysm, and then reconstruct the neck of the aneurysm with clips. "This technique is stressful...

'Virtual colonoscopy' effective in finding most polyps but may miss small ones

...ages of the colon as if the viewer were seeing the inside of it through an endoscope, the instrument used in traditional colonoscopy. It does not require sedation, although it does require the same bowel-cleansing preparation as the older method. The review is published by ECRI, a nonprofit health services ...

New prostate cancer studies look at hormone and protein connection

...etastases. Beta-catenin plays two important roles inside cells: it functions to glue cells to each other and it promotes cell growth and survival. Beta--catenin can be modified by having sugar molecules attached to its structure. Persad's team will investigate whether modifying beta-catenin affects its r...

Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells

...n what may provide deep insights into what goes on inside planetsand stars, scientists have captured the fir...terial known as chromatin,an early sign of cancer, inside the cell nucleus. According to theresearchers, this technique has potential applications in such are...

Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke

...alth insurance and race. Homes where no one smoked inside were said to have a smoking ban. Maternal, but not...g in a home where others smoke, where others smoke inside or with no smoking ban were all associated with higher cotinine levels. "Based on our data, our prac...

Reconstruction of the lower jaw with a fibula autotrasplant

...ke any other child of his age. Also, any scars are inside the mouth, which means the cosmetic aspect is greatly enhanced. After the bone transplant the next step is dental implanting, a procedure that will take place in two stages....

Innovative study finds way to 'bio-synthesize' an anti-cancer compound

...nt, scientists have shown how a microbe that lives inside sea squirts could be used to biosynthesize a chemi...robe, Prochloron didemni, lives as an endosymbiont inside the sea squirt Lissoclinum patella. So far, scientists have not been able to culture the microbe any...

Liverpool placenta study could save lives

...earch sites such as LWH and whose placenta remains inside them for 30 minutes after their baby is born will be asked if they want to take part in this study. If they choose not to, they will receive the current method of treatment ('manual removal'). Professor Mirembe said: "We are addressing an unmet ne...

PENN researchers use robotic surgery

...that affords a magnified view of the surgical site inside the patient. Equipped with a special, double-teles...cro-movements of laparoscopic surgical instruments inside the patient's body. Additionally, the robot is computer controlled to eliminate any tremors and al...

Still have to swab those tonsils, Mayo Clinic study finds

...urgeons swabbed each patient's tonsil surface, the inside of the cheek by the back molars, and in between th...ent of the cases where the swab was taken from the inside of the cheek....

Antibody combined with cancer drug shows promise against breast tumors

...e tumor environment cause the phospholipid to flip inside out and be positioned on the external surface. VTAs then can bind to this exposed phospholipid, causing the body's white cells to attack and destroy the vessels feeding the tumor. By targeting receptors unique to tumor vessels, vascular targeting age...

New class of drugs may treat lung tumors resistant to Iressa and Tarceva

...nd [signalling molecule] on the cell surface, move inside the cell, release the ligand and then move back to the cell membrane,"says Haber, a professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. "We're starting to appreciate that a very slight change in the regulation of this process can have a great impact, a...

Low back pain relief, causes, measurement & prosthetic fit, production, comfort

...ees while resting and walking. Sensors were placed inside the prostheses of five below-knee amputees, and skin temperatures were measured while the amputees rested for 15 minutes and then walked on a treadmill for 10 minutes. Donning a prosthesis and resting for 15 minutes caused the amputee's residual limb...

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