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Low-carb diets' effects linked to rise in newly identified 'starvation hormone'
...s an energy source during starvation. In addition, some
drugs that lower "bad" cholesterol work by targeti...ent likely to work for everyone. "It may be that some
people are more likely to turn on FGF21 than others," Maratos-Flier said. In obese individuals, for ...
Explaining a link between strokes and Alzheimer's
...er making a full recovery. It has been known for some
time that the two conditions were linked, but now ...culty of Biological Sciences has shown that if at some
point the astrocytes have become hypoxic, they are less able to mop up these transmitters, allowing ...
MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease
...s toxic to cells, Sun said. While we know this has some
effect on brain function, we dont know how toxic i...s. Current evidence suggests that A-beta activates some
of these enzymes. In the second project, Weisman will study mechanisms of inflammation in the brai...
Trial shows circulating tumor cells predict how prostate cancer patients do with chemotherapy
...e treatment effectiveness for years, though it has some
flaws. He thinks that the groups findings show tha...sis still isnt very good, he points out. There are some
limitations in our ability to detect them....
Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain
... this fall. (It has been published on-line.) In some
ways, you can think of chronic pain as the inability to turn off the memory of the pain, Apkarian said. Whats exciting is that we now may be relieving what has clinically been the most difficult to treatthe suffering or the emotional component of pai...
Strengthening exercises may slow progression of ALS
...role of exercise in ALS has been conflicting, with some
studies suggesting that overworking the muscles could cause the disease to progress faster. For the study, researchers randomly divided 27 people with early stage ALS into two groups. All participants were assigned a daily stretching routine, stand...
Genetic variations may predispose some men to suicidal thoughts during treatment for depression
Genetic variations may help explain why some
men with depression develop suicidal thoughts and ...ly all antidepressant medication studies find that some
patients experience suicidality [suicidal thoughts and behaviors] after treatment initiation, the au...
Blocking stress protein decreases Alzheimer's peptide in mice
...immediate, we thought we might be able to identify some
of the brain molecules involved in increasing the levels." Lead author Jea-Eun Kang, a graduate student in the Holtzman lab, utilized a quicker way to cause stress: temporarily restrain mice from moving. Three hours of restraint led to a 30 percent i...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...s of the article looked at nearly 200 such trials, some
were funded by governments, some
by pharmaceutical companies, and in some
cases the source of the funding had not been made clear. Th...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
...t is a leading cause of death from the overdose of some
classes of abused drugs, respiratory depression also arises during normal, physician-supervised procedures such as surgical anesthesia, post-operative analgesia, and as a result of normal out-patient management of pain from cancer, accidents, or illn...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...decisions about the future. Given the high risk, some
very significant decisions need to be made about how New Orleans is going to be redeveloped and function in the future, Gilbert said. The risk of flooding should influence everything from how people are evacuated to where and how houses are re-built ...
Drug shows activity against brain metastases
...mors and slowed progression of brain metastases in some
patients with advanced breast cancer, according to...b has activity based on tumor volume reductions in some
patients with progressive HER2-positive disease of the central nervous system after being treated wi...
Brain-boosting pill alleviates post-chemotherapy fogginess
A drug described by some
people as a genius pill for enhancing cognitive fu...que and entirely appropriate, Kohli said. Although some
in the scientific community doubt the existence of chemo-brain, many cancer patients insist they are...
Nonhormonal drug reduces hot flashes in men treated for prostate cancer
... provide relief are androgen-originating hormones, some
of which can actually fuel their cancer. So any sy... that a nonhormonal medication can be used to help some
of our patients," says the studys lead investigator, Mayo Clinic oncologist Charles Loprinzi, M.D ( ...
Tumor cell activity may provide clues for treating breast cancer in young women
... able to inhibit these processes by using drugs -- some
of which are already available and being used to treat other cancers -- we might have a better chance at treating these women more effectively and possibly even curing them. Research is currently under way to determine what therapies might be effec...
E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers
...en-style computers called E/Tablets. Patients in some
community cancer clinics have been using E/Tablets...ut a medical history form each and every time, and some
of that information -- like gender and what your grandma died of -- never changes," said Amy Abernet...
Medical management of another condition may not lead to early cancer diagnosis
...archers expect to investigate ways in which to get some
of these co-morbidity patients into cancer clinical trials, which can offer new treatment options that might produce better results, Zafar said. Zafar said an important takeaway message is that screening is important, whether or not you are seeing ...
Gene variations point to why lung cancer drugs work better in Japanese vs. US patients
...makeup, rather than their ethnicity per se, since. some
individuals in each group possessed genetic variations not typical of their group. Thus, the study suggests therapies in the future need to be tailored to each individual based on analysis of his or her genetic makeup, not simply ethnicity. The rel...
Herb shows potential to reduce cancer-related fatigue
...sistency in currently available products. In fact, some
research has shown various supplements to contain little or no amount of the ingredient on the label, and sometimes even harmful contaminants. Dr. Bartons research team hopes to open a new clinical trial in 2008 looking at a specific dose of Wiscon...
Shark cartilage shows no benefit as a therapeutic agent for lung cancer
...and II studies in lung and renal cancers suggested some
benefit to patients when AE-941 was given at higher doses, says Lu. "This is the first large Phase III randomized trial of shark cartilage as a cancer agent. A unique and important aspect about this shark cartilage study was that this product, Neov...
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