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New study shows simple actions wipe out huge higher heart risks for Asian diabetics

...und 2000 people that will consider a wide range of possible diabetes-related health effects and implications for the NHS....

Insulin-producing cells from brain cursors

...nsulin-secreting pancreatic islet cells for future possible treatment of type I diabetes is to look beyond immature pancreatic cells and embryonic stem cells to other early cell types. Kim and colleagues took cells derived from brain which usually mature into neural cells, and exposed them to a series of sign...

Fatal brain disease holds clues to dementia

...Huntington's disease. If this is true, it might be possible to develop anti-dementia drugs that enhance information processing for both disorders. Dr Anthony Hannan and his team collaborated with researchers from Oxford University and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology in Poland on the project. Their fi...

American Academy of Neurology sums up scientific highlights from 57th annual meeting

... are the cell's power-generating plants, and it is possible that the increase reflects an increased need for energy in the vulnerable neurons. Neuronal loss may occur partly due to the inability to keep up with energy demands. [S12.005] Pain A common cause of headache is overuse of headache medications. The...

Managed care organizations evaluate trends in epilepsy to provide better care

... and quality of life for epilepsy patients. "It is possible in MCOs to identify prevalent and incident cases from existing management information systems data for monitoring disease burden and developing disease management programs," states E. Wayne Holden, Ph.D., lead author of the study. Systems already do ...

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

...almost all cases the medication was for one of the possible alterations related to the metabolic syndrome (i.e. anti-hypertensive, lipids lowering, antidiabetic)." Cittanova is involved in the epidemic of obesity, with nearly 17 percent of the population having a BMI above 30, however, that rate is still far ...

Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia

... helping them to face their future with the lowest possible illness and mortality odds stacked against them." People with schizophrenia may fail to recognise the early signs of physical ill health or choose to avoid contact with health services. The traditional routes to obtaining health care may prove too co...

UQ develops West Nile virus treatment

... according to Dr Hall. "We also believe it may be possible to reverse the symptoms of West Nile in animals such as horses, and we're about to begin trials to test this theory, administering the treatment to animals in various stages of infection," Dr Hall said. Recognising the potential of the treatment, in...

'Fickle' enzyme helps protect, but also can promote heart failure, animal study shows

...ts naturally occurring cofactor, BH4, suggesting a possible therapy in the future." The researchers plan further experiments to evaluate the therapeutic effects of BH4 in hypertrophy and how it, together with NOS3, compensates for the damage that leads to heart failure. Funding for the two-year study came fr...

Substituting nurses for doctors results in high quality care, few savings

...ts. Shifting care from physicians to nurses is one possible response to these challenges. According to the Ame... time for physicians, note the authors, it is also possible that doctors' workloads may remain unchanged either because there was previously unmet need or becau...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...itions, deletions, and substitutions would make it possible for the WIC program to provide a wider variety of foods without raising the total cost of the food packages, the committee concluded. The average monthly cost per participant currently is estimated to be about $35, which would be approximately the s...

Study of iron overload yields surprising results

...ociated with hemochromatosis." Reboussin said it's possible that Asians and Pacific Islanders may have a different genetic mutation that has not yet been discovered, or perhaps they have high levels of iron, but not hemochromatosis. He said that later phases of the study, which involve a more detailed study v...

New insights into HIV immunity suggest alternative approach to vaccines

...lso studied autoimmune diseases, began to focus on possible similarities between HIV infection and the biology of autoimmunity after work on an experimental outer coat vaccine failed to produce broadly neutralizing antibodies in animals. "Recently, we spent two years making an experimental outer coat vaccine ...

Risk of womb cancer varies according to the type of HRT used

...ther risks, clinicians should prescribe the lowest possible dose of oestrogen for short periods of time. Fortunately, recent evaluations support the idea that oestrogens prescribed at low doses are generally effective in controlling menopausal symptoms as the traditional higher doses. Although the benefits of...

Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research

... of tumors." Though Sharma is well aware of the possible products of his research, he maintains his work is largely fundamental and provides the basis for these potential uses rather than the actual technology itself. He estimates that his current quantum dots work will be put to practice in the nanoelect...

Health-care ethics practical, smart: U of T study

...nologically-based, resource-strapped system, it is possible to effectively integrate and value ethical decision-making," says nurse and bioethicist Susan MacRae, the Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) deputy director. MacRae, who also teaches at U of T's Faculty of Nursing, is lead author of a paper describing ...

Excess oxygen worsens lung inflammation in mice

...ully explained. Dr. Sitkovsky's research reveals a possible mechanism behind this oxygen-induced damage and al...these adenosine substitutes be evaluated for their possible usefulness in settings of acute lung inflammation due to infection or other causes, such as asthma o...

UT Southwestern researchers show new drug may help treat certain forms of leukemia

...-life in mice indicates once-daily dosing might be possible in humans. PD166326 is in a different class of anti-leukemia drugs currently being investigated by other researchers for their effectiveness in Gleevec-resistant patients. Dr. Ilaria's lab is continuing research in Gleevec resistance and looking at c...

Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke

...d 'Do they smoke indoors?'" "In conclusion, it was possible to develop a simple screening tool to be used in the office setting to define children at highest risk for ETS exposure," the authors write. "Although in clinical practice, mothers frequently report smoking few cigarettes per day and smoking outside,...

3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure

...on to the analysis of hair cotinine levels, it was possible to develop a three-question model that determines the child's ETS exposure risk category. "Many patients state that they smoke outdoors and/or smoke only a few cigarettes per day. We found that parental report of these factors did not impact on the ...

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(Date:8/19/2014)... Aug. 19, 2014 To improve students, chances ... grades, the University of Houston (UH) implemented a ... students at risk for failure. , Through ... Board (THECB), the Department of Biology and Biochemistry ... students taking "General Biology" for non-majors and "Introductory ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... It,s not a monkey. It,s not a lemur. It,s not ... the Philippine tarsier: a tiny, adorable and downright "cool" primate ... that Americans are familiar with," said Rafe Brown, curator-in-charge at ... eyes and ears; an extremely cute, furry body; a long ... expanded fingers and toe tips that look a bit like ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a ... types of chemotherapy. The biomarker, a protein called ... designed to treat this often deadly cancer. , ... Cancer Genome Atlas, molecular biologists Curt M. Horvath ... bioinformatics techniques to detect patterns of gene expression ...
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