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Stanford study reveals protein's Jekyll-and-Hyde role in cancer growth

...a cancer-promoting oncoprotein. Usually this would put the tumor suppressor and the oncoprotein in direct conflict, as each sought to overwhelm the other, but not so in cases of acute leukemia. "We've discovered a situation where they're not antagonizing each other's actions, they're actually working tog...

Tiny worms paving way for better anesthetics

...ion patients a year in the United States alone; we put them to sleep and wake them up and we still don't know a lot about why it happens," said Dr. Steffen E. Meiler, vice chair of research for the Medical College of Georgia Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and a study author. "A l...

UK's first professor of teenage and young adult cancer appointed in Manchester

...versity Hospitals NHS Trust. The appointment will put Manchester and Britain at the forefront of research into a disease that affects over 2,200 teenagers every year, and comes in the wake of National Institute for Clinical Excellence guidelines on young people's cancers calling for "age-appropriate fac...

Can bench pressing reduce or prevent lymphedema symptoms in breast-cancer survivors?

...will be arm volume measured by having participants put their arms into a tank of water, a method called 'water displacement.' Other measures will include arm circumferences, many other clinical assessments related to lymphedema, body fat percentage, and risk factors for chronic diseases such as osteoporo...

Researcher says flu responders can learn from 1918 epidemic

...t of the Middle Ages," said Higgins. "To have that put out in 1918, by public officials, no less, is really spooky. And remember, prominent, influential members of America's religious community have recently invoked the theory of an angry God to explain both 9-11 and Katrina's assault on a sinful city."...

Keeping kids safe & healthy on Halloween

...fter that cut-off date, donate the excess candy or put it away and take it out for special treats throughout the year. Set a treat calorie limit for yourself as well. Of course, make sure your child knows not to eat any treats until you've checked them to make sure the safety seal hasn't been tampered wi...

Regular physical activity may strenghten knee cartilage

...oss. Until recently, investigators were unable to put that belief to the test. Radiographs, the standard measure of OA's progression, made it impossible to assess cartilage before severe cartilage damage had occurred. Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) now make it possible to study cartilage...

Microbicide field praises agreement to license new AIDS drugs

... companies bring us closer to the time when we can put new prevention tools into the hands of those who need them most." Henry Gabelnick, Ph.D., executive director of CONRAD and board member of IPM agrees, "This is great news for all of us who are involved in developing an effective microbicide. The mor...

Institute of Medicine news: Report on mental illnesses and drug addictions

...private, nonprofit organization -- to identify and put into practice quality measures in these areas. And HHS should oversee a coordinated research agenda for improving care. The report -- like the Institute of Medicine's 2001 report CROSSING THE QUALITY CHASM: A NEW HEALTH SYSTEM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY...

HIV patients of low socioeconomic status likelier to die more often and sooner than others

...ation, and we would recommend more resources being put toward those groups." The article is published in the November issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (JHCPU 16.4). Prior research has shown that HIV-infected patients from a low socioeconomic background, as well as racial a...

A recipe for overeating: Studies outline dangers of mixing stress, deprivation and tempting foods

... fast 16 rats who either had eaten freely or been put on a diet -- ran down an alley to a bowl of either chow or Choc and Crisp, a German-brand cereal. The animals ran faster when they were either food-deprived or presented with the chocolate cereal. However, when the food-sated animals were presented...

Phenolic compounds may explain Mediterranean diet benefits

...on the role of phenolic compounds, the researchers put each participant through the process twice in a randomized order, once using olive oil naturally high in phenolic compounds (400 parts per million) and once with the same brand of olive oil that had been processed to remove most of the phenolic compo...

Women are receiving less aggressive treatment for chest pain and heart attacks than men, study finds

...women don't have to wait for definitive answers to put this knowledge to use. Those who are at risk for or who already have cardiovascular disease--the number-one killer of women--should educate themselves about their treatment options, Dr. Anand said. "Women who develop acute coronary syndromes can ask ...

New RSV treatment for at-risk infants under study

...ially respiratory failure. We have actually had to put some of these babies on heart-lung bypass." The monoclonal antibody therapies target protein F on the surface of RSV which helps the virus spread from cell to cell. The virus' ability to reach the lungs results in hospitalization of about 125,000 bab...

Chilling can cause colds

...using more clinical colds, but another explanation put forward in a review article published by the Centre is that our noses are colder in winter. "A cold nose may be one of the major factors that causes common colds to be seasonal. When the cold weather comes we wrap ourselves up in winter coats to ...

Heart care lacking for those with clogged leg blood vessels

... Americans have less-severe blockages, which still put them at higher risk for heart attack and stroke even if they haven't had a history of heart problems. As many as 20 percent of adults may have PAD, but most don't know it -- instead thinking that "old age" is making their legs hurt or feel weak when ...

Brain scan, cerebrospinal fluid analysis may help predict Alzheimer's disease

...lp us detect Alzheimer's earlier will both help us put those treatments to better use and assess the results they produce in patients."...

Experts call for re-focussing of COPD management to reduce hospital admissions and mortality

... to 6 months after the exacerbation. If we want to put the patient first, and give them the best possible outcome, we must ensure we tackle both aspects of this debilitating condition rather than just symptoms alone." Traditional COPD therapies previously recommended for the treatment of COPD, such as sh...

Pregnant women need HIV testing to protect themselves and their babies

...s. If a pregnant woman is HIV-positive, she can be put on a cocktail of drugs that lowers the virus load ...he risk. Babies born to an HIV-positive mother are put on AZT, the first drug approved to treat HIV, within 48 hours. These steps reduce the risk of transm...

The British National Space Centre and DMC join the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'

...pace and Major Disasters' is a joint initiative to put space technology at the service of rescue authorities in the event of major disasters. Each member agency has demonstrated its commitment for using space technology to serve humankind when it is most in need of assistance when disasters of both natur...

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