Tag: "mini" at medical news

Used in a new way, RNA interference permanently silences key breast cancer gene

...ds Arlinghaus, who also will discuss the work in a mini symposium at the AACR meeting. RNAi has been employed as a laboratory tool to knock down expression of genes in a variety of cells and organisms. It works by introducing a small double-stranded RNA (RNAi) that specifically targets a gene's product, i...

Jefferson Lab scientists build small-animal imager for German Cancer Research Center

... 24 to assemble, bring on-line and calibrate their mini gamma camera imager for small animals. Popov's primary responsibility is the camera's electronics, while Welch works on data acquisition and the user interface. He will also go over the user's manual with the scientists who will use the machine. "In ...

Brain scans may predict cognitive decline in normal people

...strongly linked to faster declines on the modified mini mental state examination (3MSE), a test that assesses global cognitive functions such as memory, language, spatial ability and judgment. Specifically, the PET scans detected areas of lower glucose metabolism in the parietal and temporal lobes of the ...

Nano world off the radar for most

...le the proliferation of nano research may signal a mini revolution, outside the realms of business and science, this insurgency may be no more than a whisper, according to an international team of researchers. "In the last 15 years we have continuously been exposed to a variety of emerging technologies ...

TV ads may spur more stroke victims to get help sooner

...stroke known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mini stroke, said Corinne Hodgson, M.A., M.Sc., lead investigator of the study and an Ontario-based consulting epidemiologist for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Because the warning signs of TIA are temporary, many people dont seek immediate ...

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(Date:10/18/2014)... In a sample of patients with undiagnosed, suspected genetic ... associated with a higher molecular diagnostic yield than traditional ... JAMA . The study is being released to ... meeting. , Exome sequencing, which sequences the protein­coding region ... genetic material present in a cell or organism), has ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... on the human body. Battles are won, lost ... cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can last up ... phenomena that is poorly understood. , A ... Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry at Princeton ... dormancy and the switch to a malignant state. ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... infections and worldwide claims the lives of 160,000 ... University have succeeded in developing a promising vaccination ... , Xavier Saelens (VIB/UGent): "We discovered a new ... development of a novel approach to vaccination against ... small children and elderly people." , RSV: ...
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