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Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter

...have shown. "The leanest and fittest kids are the ones who have the most vigorous activity for longer periods of time," says Dr. Bernard Gutin, exercise physiologist at the Medical College of Georgia and lead author on the study published in the April American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. "We could not...

Chemical library aids in developing drug system for nerve damage

...screened a large number of molecules to find which ones have varying affinity, or attraction, to a sugar that binds nerve repair drugs called heparin, as well as a nerve repair protein called nerve growth factor. Sakiyama-Elbert ran a library of viruses called bacteriophages that contained small ...

Doing a spin with DNA

... strand. After a number of turns the topoisomerase ones again firmly grabs the spinning DNA and 'glues' (ligates) the broken stands neatly back together again. The researchers were able to determine the exact number of turns removed by the topisomerase between 'cutting' and 'gluing'. The precise mechanism...

Promising new West Nile therapy cures disease in mice

... Nile virus and then eliminated the less effective ones through a tedious molecular-level screening process. They then turned to Rockville, MD-based MacroGenics Inc., to create a human-like version of the most effective antibody. MacroGenics stitched the part of the antibody that cripples the West Nile vi...

New guidelines recommend screening HIV-infected patients for kidney disease

...h severe kidney disease, to how do we look for the ones who are at risk of developing severe kidney disease and taking care of them early so they don't have to end up going on dialysis." According to the guidelines, those at high risk of kidney disease include people of African descent, those with low CD4...

University of Manchester launches new anti-MRSA product

... "The potential for the use of plastics like the ones we have used to create the BioKab in hospital wards to aid in the prevention of the spread and infection of harmful bacteria like MRSA is very promising. Combine this with our soft-edge radiused-corner design and this product sets a new standard for ...

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement despite dramatic gains in health over past century

...ldhood vaccines. However, even the most effective ones do not have the wide coverage of childhood vaccines. "Although immunization can be counted as one of the major successes of medicine, the recent short supplies of childhood vaccines and the recent problems with influenza vaccine are a clear sign o...

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage

...aden said. "These rats were no different from the ones that had not experienced brain injury," he said. The approach that Faden and his research team have taken was suggested by findings from extensive gene studies conducted at Georgetown. Rather than trying to stop the earliest damage that results from...

Nature as important as nurture in developing ability for flexible self-control

...or strategies to situations that differed from the ones present when it originally learned the rules or strategies. The model also offers additional information about why the prefrontal cortex takes so long to mature. "Since the prefrontal cortex imposes control on other brain areas, those other areas mus...

Researchers largely at fault for health risk studies that influence and confuse the public

...ne know the answers. Yet, ultimately, they are the ones who are most affected by journal articles that include words like 'risk' that even some of us working in research are not accurately defining," David J. Kupfer, M.D., the Thomas P. Detre Professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry at the U...

ARVO Foundation and Alcon announce significant gift

...ortunities. "We view these activities as important ones for the future of eye research," said Cagle. "Alcon's grant to the Foundation also continues and extends our company's continuous support to the ARVO organization for more than three decades. I'm appropriately proud of Alcon's contributions to ARVO...

Treating autism 'right the first time'

...the best behavioral treatments, which are the only ones to have been scientifically demonstrated to work says Laura Schreibman, professor of psychology and director of the Autism Research Program at the University of California, San Diego some children improve dramatically, some only somewhat and others...

Men, women disagree on number of guns at home, new study finds

...more likely to be the gun owners, and they are the ones most often responsible for storing weapons," said ...ces and creating safer homes since mothers are the ones usually taking their children to the doctor." Coyne-Beasley, associate professor of pediatrics and i...

HIV treatment programs in poor countries as effective as in developed countries

...f studies," Dr. Ivers said, but only selected "the ones that might meet the rich countries' definition of antiretroviral success." However, many of the smaller studies not included "gave narrative descriptions of patients that had done well or gained weight" due to antiretroviral use. An accompanying edit...

Study explains why up to eight percent of cancers go undetected

..., clear malignancy in her knee. "That scan and the ones I have had done every four months since then have kept me alive," says Kiske. "They have found malignancies when we weren't even looking for them and in places where we didn't realize there was a problem." Kiske has battled cancer recurrences four t...

Arteries bio-engineered from elderly cells

... used when large vessels are required, the smaller ones tend to become clogged with clots....

Women more afraid of dentists than men: University of Toronto study

...s Haas, "It's the young, healthy males who are the ones who often faint in the dental office." Overall, 5.5 per cent of the 1,100 Canadians surveyed were very afraid of seeing a dentist, and about half of those had cancelled or avoided a dental appointment as a result, compared with only 5.2 per cent of t...

Children who are prone to ear infections have high rates of potential disease producing bacteria

...ng parents contained more pathogens similar to the ones recovered from OMP children and fewer interfering organisms than non-smoking parents."...

Therapy may not be necessary for autoimmune hepatitis with no symptoms

... they were free of all symptoms, even non-specific ones such as fatigue or abdominal pain. Immunosuppressive therapy was recommended for all symptomatic patients, while asymptomatic patients were not treated, unless treatment had already been initiated. Patients who developed symptoms during the study per...

Conflicts pitting doctors vs. patients / kin is #1 issue in medical ethics, Canadian experts say

... these sorts of life and death decisions for loved ones can have an enormous impact emotionally on family members charged with such responsibility. 10) Surgical innovation and new technologies Since variation is part of perfecting surgical techniques, it's difficult to determine when surgical innovat...

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