Tag: "leap" at medical news
Australian Cancer Research Foundation announces biggest ever private grant
...warded to help fund what we hope will be a quantum leap
in the field of cancer research. The ACRF grant will not exclude big picture, far-reaching proposals for seed funding if that's what it's going to take to move into the next wave of cancer research and innovations that matter. Anything is possible," ...
Researchers develop 'genetic blueprint' to predict response to esophageal cancer treatments
... these variants. They say the findings represent a leap
forward in the goal to provide tailored therapy to individual patients because it offers a genetic blueprint for gauging the potential effectiveness of all common esophageal cancer treatment, not just an analysis of how one or two "candidate" genes r...
The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters
...subjects described in the posters show the quality leap
that research has made in this field. Many, in fact, are centered on the study of the "emotional" part of a musical performance from a biological point of view, referred not only to the performing musician, but also to the listening audience. In the ...
Pessimism and depression increase dementia risk
...tudy like this," says Dr. Geda. "One cannot make a leap
from group level data to the individual. Certainly the last thing you want to do is to say, 'Well, I am a pessimist; thus, I am doomed to develop dementia 20 or 30 years later,' because this may end up becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy." The inves...
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
...ctions. "In light of that, it's not that much of a leap
to think that the alterations caused by the presence of GBS can also result in increased [HSV-2] shedding frequency," Dr. Cherpes said. Penicillin and related drugs, though, are usually effective treatments for GBS. Since there is no true cure for g...