Tag: "novel" at medical news
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...eacons and notifies the appropriate rescue body. A novel
service, known as the Return Link Service, will send a return message to the emergency beacon, notifying the emergency victims that their distress signal has been received and help is on its way. The Galileo In-Orbit Validation Programme, which wi...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
... of the year. The projects entail the probing of novel
sites in bacterial ribosomes for new antibiotic action; the development of aminocyclodextrins to block pore assembly by the anthrax pathogen in host tissues; rational development of new inhibitors of a key enzyme in fatty acid biosynthesis (Fab1) in ...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...alysis to date, the researchers confirmed ST2 as a novel
marker of heart failure, finding the highest levels among participants with the disorder. More striking, elevated ST2 levels strongly predicted the risk of death during the year after the initial hospital visit, even among patients who did not have ...
Why women get more migraines than men
...to the basic mechanisms of migraine are leading to novel
approaches for therapy for the hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide who suffer from this disabling condition....
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
light-scattering techniques, researchers have foun...he Aug. 1, 2007, Clinical Cancer Research. "This novel
technology uses light to probe tissue architecture at submicron scale. We are excited about this tec...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...(CICCS) due to open in October 2007 will develop novel
technologies to trap and store greenhouse gases pe...o it becoming a world leader in the development of novel
processes for carbon capture and storage and establishing partnerships with major international indu...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
... Monitoring of apoptosis in liver diseases with a novel
keratin-cleavage specific antibody Alice B. Conant Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts Research location: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Association of physical activity and biomarkers on colorectal cancer risk ...
Childhood sun exposure may lower risk of MS
...n only among female twin pairs, but Mack says this novel
finding must be viewed with caution since only a few male twins were involved in the study. Our findings note the importance of sun exposure among people with identical genetic risk for MS, said Mack. High priority should be given to research into ...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...lighted to get this Career Development Award. This novel
model of Parkinsons will be crucial in helping to uncover and study why nerve cells die in the region of the brain affected in Parkinsons disease. At Nottingham we have an excellent team who are committed to understanding this model. I look forward...
UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue
University of Delaware scientists have invented a novel
biomaterial with surprising antibacterial properti...ed. UD's peptide-based hydrogels display several novel
features. Not only are they cytocompatible, meaning that they are not toxic to the living cells they...
Millennium development goals: Are we on track?
...s agreed goals. Solutions to hunger are known, and novel
approaches to the treatment and prevention of malnutrition in emergencies have shown that quick gains are possible. Making such gains sustainable means scaling up innovations across developing country settings, and targeting resources towards such k...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
... successful transplant. Dr. Delaney has developed novel
methods for increasing the concentration of stem c...States - how obesity contributes to cancer. Using novel
epidemiological analyses, he will investigate the association between lower levels of circulating ad...
Paying taxes, according to the brain, can bring satisfaction
...nd even measure it. The study gives economists a novel
look inside the brain during taxation, said co-author William T. Harbaugh, a UO professor of economics and member of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass. To economists, the surprising thing about this paper is that we actually...
Sleep-related breathing disorder common among aggressive, bullying schoolchildren
...reatment could reduce such behaviors and provide a novel
way to target bullying and aggressive behaviors in the school setting," said O'Brien. An SRBD may be a problem in more than 10 percent of children. It occurs when the airway is partially blocked during sleep. The most common example is snoring. ...
Future therapies for stroke may block cell death
... into developing histone deacetylase inhibitors as novel
therapeutics, but the majority of the work has been directed toward cancer, Kozikowski said -- in which case, paradoxically, the compounds are employed to stimulate the death of rapidly multiplying cells. The molecule known as SAHA recently received ...
How to lose weight and not go hungry: HU researcher develops drug that mimics feeling of 'fullness'
...he young Hebrew university researchers developed a novel
method for synthesizing a peptide (a peptide is a compound linking two or more amino acids) which can serve as an analog to the naturally occurring aMSH hormone. They were able to demonstrate that their peptide, which they call BL-3020, displayed goo...
Study outlines how stroke, head injury can increase risk of Alzheimer's disease
...lead author. These findings raise the prospect of novel
therapies that could interfere with this process and reduce the risk of Alzheimers disease in stroke or head trauma patients. It has been known for several years that strokes and head injuries can increase the risk of Alzheimers disease, but the me...
UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells
...stems Institute and Jonsson Cancer Center report a novel
approach using silica-based nanoparticles to deliv...nts have poor water solubility, the development of novel
delivery systems for these molecules without the use of organic solvents has received significant at...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...at ASCO 2006, and support expanded testing of this novel
cancer immunotherapy, said Paul A. Bunn Jr., M.D.,...olled Phase III efficacy and safety trial for this novel
cancer immunotherapy; the largest clinical trial ever conducted in lung cancer treatment. MAGE-A3 AS...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
...ed. The drug tested in this study belongs to a novel
class of molecules known as AMPAKINE compounds be...ms of the license Cortex will evaluate a number of novel
low and high impact AMPAKINE compounds for a range of new respiratory applications, such as, respi...
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