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A probe, not an echo

...ncy of the pulse. "Typically the resulting images represent minute variations in relative attenuation over various frequency bands and they define the different sections of the tissue in the image," said Marmarelis. The two arrays, transmitter and receiver, are mounted on opposite sides of a drum that spins ...

A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

... rheumatoid arthritis suggests that this phase may represent a therapeutic window", said Dr Karim Raza....

Mediterranean diet leads to longer life

...e particularly appropriate for elderly people, who represent a rapidly increasing group in Europe, they conclude....

Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time

...nd Journal of Medicine on April 14. "Our findings represent an important shift in the field of Alzheimer's disease treatment, in that this is the only study to date to demonstrate the ability to push back the clinical diagnosis of the disease," says Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic neurologist and le...

Alternate view for pathology of AD

...ing decades after oxidative stress, but might also represent a response aimed at reducing oxidative damage." T...horylation in the adult mammalian brain appears to represent a naturally occurring process associated with neuroprotective mechanisms." In support of this, previ...

Being obese, underweight, associated with increased risk of death

... that these differences between surveys may simply represent chance variation and that small differences in relative risk translate into large differences in the numbers of deaths," the authors conclude. (JAMA. 2005;293:1861-1867. Available post-embargo at JAMA.com ) Editor's Note: Partial salary support for ...

Researchers develop 'genetic blueprint' to predict response to esophageal cancer treatments

...did not have these variants. They say the findings represent a leap forward in the goal to provide tailored therapy to individual patients because it offers a genetic blueprint for gauging the potential effectiveness of all common esophageal cancer treatment, not just an analysis of how one or two "candidate" ...

Significant fall in serious violence in England and Wales

... is a major public health priority. These results represent a clear reduction in harm across all age groups and both genders." The installation of city centre CCTV was followed by an increase in police detection of violence and disorder, and a decrease in serious violence, according to injury data. Profe...

Access to mammography may worsen

...or a diagnostic mammogram. The facilities surveyed represent distinct regions of the country. They are part of a breast cancer consortium with access to a great amount of data. "The fact that this is a community-based report that fits the profile of the rest of the country indicates that our results are reflec...

Guava and AHF Global Immunity bring low cost AIDS diagnosis to resource-limited countries

... Guava EasyCD4 The Guava EasyCD4 system and assay represent an optimized, integrated system of reagents, software and instrumentation. Guava Technologies' microcapillary cytometry technology enables the instrument to be highly compact, portable and low maintenance. Performance of the Guava assays is quite sim...

Comprehensive treatment improves cognitive impairment in heart failure patients

... impairment associated with heart failure does not represent a mere academic questionAmong older patients with heart failure, cognitive dysfunction has been associated with a fivefold increase in the risk of mortality, and a sixfold increase in the probability of dependence for the activities of daily living."...

Human eggs can develop from ovarian surface cells in vitro

...s speculate that this bipotent differentiation may represent a sophisticated mechanism created during the evolution of female reproduction, and not seen in ovaries of female prosimians (ancestral primates) or mice carrying germline stem cells. The ability to produce mature human eggs from adult ovaries in vi...

Immune system lab model overcomes ethical limits on human hematopoietic stem cells studies

... into any one of countless combinations. The rings represent sections of DNA cut out of chromosomes during the mixing and matching of genes that are chosen to build a particular receptor. Each T cell uses the resulting combination of genes to make a receptor that lets the cell recognize a specific target. When...

Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project

...th their Team ContAInment, the "AI" capitalized to represent artificial intelligence. An annual competition, the Microsoft Imagine Cup challenges participants to excel in one of nine IT-related categories and is designed to recognize students who demonstrate excellence in a diverse range of technical and arti...

Barriers prevent many Hispanics from participating in research studies

...ter than any other minority group, Hispanics still represent only a small portion of participants in clinical r...ple that studies are taking place. While Hispanics represent some 13 percent of the U.S. population, they account for just 1 percent of clinical trial participat...

Vitamin D, taxotere combination promising for advanced prostate cancer

...cal significance (p=0.07), the combination results represent an historically strong PSA response. Six months into the study, 58 percent of DN-101 and 49 percent of placebo-treated patients had experienced a PSA response. "During the past year, new work done by colleagues in the field has shown that only abou...

Combo drug controls hypertension in hard-to-treat patients

... According to Dr. Saunders, all of these subgroups represent a large part of the hypertensive population in the U.S. They may require two or more medicines to reach a desirable blood pressure goal. Dr. Saunders says the medication was the only factor being tested in the study. There was no effort to adjust di...

Testicular cancer gene in mice may offer clues to origins of cancer in men

...uman disease or treat it, say the researchers, who represent The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Cent...ility, she says. "The tumors that we study in mice represent a model for testicular tumors observed in human infants," she says. "In this case, it may be that su...

Levels of bacteria in plaque beneath the gum line may increase risk for heart attacks

...ance overall health and wellbeing." These studies represent two in a large body of research that investigates the possible link between periodontal diseases and other systemic conditions such as heart disease. "Intervention data is not available to prove a causal relationship between the two. Right now we a...

Boys, too, suffer long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse

...nance organization in California. The respondents represent a fairly general population, says Dube, because each visited the clinic for a wellness assessment rather than for treatment of a health problem. In addition, statistical methods allowed the authors to isolate the effects of sexual abuse from those of...

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