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Only transplant center that developed comprehensive protocol for liver transplants in kids with MSUD
... up a completely sterile room where raw amino acid powders
can be prepared quickly in case there are complications from transplantation and the patient goes into metabolic crisis. For each MSUD patient, Children's is prepared to make specific total parenteral nutrition (TPN) formulas based on a patient's ami...
Many body-conscious teens use supplements to improve physique
...ekly. The most commonly used products were protein powders
and shakes. Others, used predominantly by boys, in...ital Boston and the study's first author. "Protein powders
are probably relatively safe, but steroids have well-known side effects, and some of the other produ...
Stealth particles to target tumors
...herapy." The researchers first produce nano-sized powders
of the drug they wish to deliver and encapsulate them in a polymer nanoshell. The drug used for this project was paclitaxel an anti breast cancer drug and dexamethasone a steroid frequently used to treat eye inflammation. This shell allows the dr...
Standard developed for collection of suspicious powders
...ng, packaging, and transporting samples of visible powders
that are suspected of being biological threat agen...eets the needs of the first responders to test the powders
on site, and the needs of the federal agencies to conduct tests on the same, uncontaminated powder s...
Dually porous glass shows promise in helping damaged bone regenerate
...icon, calcium, phosphorous and boron oxides in the powders
that are melted to make glass. The researchers also used a chemical treatment to etch the glass and induce the desired porosity. Jain's group at Lehigh is continuing to investigate the fabrication process, mechanical properties and bioactivity of t...
Novel Ames Lab composite may replace depleted uranium
...tallic glass. "We first physically blend the two powders
in a tumbler and then mechanically mill the mixture to synthesize composite particles," explained Sordelet. According to him, the composite particles are composed of alternating nanoscale layers of tungsten and metallic glass that have an uncanny res...