Tag: "nuclear" at medical news
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...lla, CA Mouse mammary glands deficient in PPAR, a nuclear
receptor that regulates the storage of fat, produce toxic milk that causes inflammation and baldness in suckling pups, report scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. We were quite surprised by the unexpected quality control mechan...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...ases previously were known to free the oncoprotein nuclear
factor kappa B (NF"B) from the cytosol, allowing it to move to the nucleus and activate genes that promote cancer growth. IKKa throws switch between tumor promotion and suppression Earlier this year in a paper published in Molecular Cell, Hung...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...sitivity of MRI for diagnosing DCIS increased with nuclear
grade, that of mammography decreased. Of 89 women ...bility to diagnose DCIS, especially DCIS with high nuclear
grade. In the accompanying Comment, Dr Carla Boetes and Dr Ritse Mann, Radboud University Nijmegen...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...a also showed reduced levels of proliferating cell nuclear
antigen, a gene expressed when skin cells multiply. In psoriasis, the gene is over-expressed and speeds production of skin cells. Before treatment, the antigen, PCNA, was present in all layers of the skin, Dr. Hsu says. Typically, PCNA is only foun...
Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities
...tes in children and young people are elevated near nuclear
facilities, but no clear explanation exists to exp...d meta-analysis of 17 research papers covering 136 nuclear
sites in the UK, Canada, France, the USA, Germany, Japan and Spain. They found that death rates fo...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
...Center. Positron emission tomography, or PET, is nuclear
cardiac imaging for optimally assessing blood flow...tive non-invasive technologies such standard SPECT nuclear
cardiac imaging and CT angiography have been proven to have comparable false positive results for di...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
... represents the co-localization of VEGFR-1 and the nuclear
envelope marker Lamin A/C in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells CONTACT: Holger J. Schnemann Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena Department of Epidemiology Via Elio Chianesi 53 Rome, RM 00144 Italy +39 3460846102 email@example.com FROM TH...
Mid Sweden University leads development of digital color x-rays
... on the same advanced technology that is used when nuclear
physicists look for new elementary particles. The...shrink the large-scale detection equipment used by nuclear
physicists to the microscopic format. The readout electronics for each pixel in the cameras pictur...
Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat
...gn to defense, homeland security, fire and rescue, nuclear
waste monitoring, and scientific exploration. Michael J. Heller and Geert Schmid-Schnbein, professors of Bioengineering, for a project titled, "Protease Detection System for the Inflammatory Response and Disease Diagnostics."The team is propos...
San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award
...modialysis. In the same year, he first worked with nuclear
magnetic resonance (NMR) technology to obtain images of a kidney in a living rat one of the earliest biological applications of NMR. He went on to establish the magnetic resonance imaging program at SFVAMC, and has had a hand in the development of c...
Agent protects cells from lethal effects of radiation even if given after exposure
...iation that could be released by a "dirty" bomb or nuclear
explosion. Such excessive exposure typically cause... public from chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear
attack. TAT-BH4 may one day be a viable candidate because theoretically it could be given after radi...
Discovery of cellular processes which regulate heart's energy supply
...ow researchers discovered that two closely related nuclear
receptors known as ERRa and g play an essential role in coordinating the expression of a set of proteins that the heart requires to produce the energy it needs to pump effectively. "Nuclear receptors receive signals from different parts of the bod...
Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors
...alled transcription factors. Transcription factor nuclear
factor-kappa B (NF-?B) is linked to immune cell activation and to the stress response. The study, entitled Down-regulated lymphocyte NF-?B activation in breast cancer survivors following yoga participation, was conducted by Pamela E. Schultz, Mel H...
SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies
...onally recognized experts in molecular imaging and nuclear
medicine are on hand for SNMs 54th Annual Meeting ...e worlds largest society for molecular imaging and nuclear
medicine professionals, annually showcases research that promises to revolutionize health care to mo...
Why GNEP can't jump to the future
...)a program aimed at rendering plutonium inert in nuclear
weapons but still useful in nuclear
power plants. Nuclear experts at the National Academy of Sciences have long questioned the practic...
Carnegie Mellon professors question advice for nuclear attacks
...venture series, "24," a terrorist explodes a small nuclear
bomb in Los Angeles. In the May 2007 issue of the ...rgently should one seek shelter following a nearby nuclear
detonation, and how long should survivors remain in a shelter after the radioactive dust settles. ...
Drug used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child damages DNA
... the use of NRTIs. Besides the effects of NRTIs on nuclear
DNA and cancer risk, the issue also contains recent findings on the toxicity of these drugs toward mitochondrial DNA. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, the official journal of the Environmental Mutagen Society, is published by John Wiley & Son...
Studies highlight advances in diagnosis, medical therapy
...a new drug-exercise combination that, when used in nuclear
scanning of the heart, not only improves image qua...gadenoson, an investigational drug being tested in nuclear
scans of the heart, appears to be safer, better tolerated and better able to deliver high-quality im...
Research agreement to advance new imaging technology
...arch agreement, the raw data from the University's nuclear
medicine gamma cameras will be run through the T.I.E.S. software so that scientists can compare it with the image generated using standard technologies. The technology is applicable to other types of scanners as well. The company plans to have its...
Study details catastrophic impact of nuclear attack on US cities
...rsity of Georgia details the catastrophic impact a nuclear
attack would have on American cities. The study,...current medical system to handle casualties from a nuclear
attack. It also suggests what the authors said are much needed yet relatively simple interventions t...
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