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Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests

...e investigation compared changes in muscle protein synthesis in 10 young and 10 elderly volunteers after eating...olunteers ate the beef, both groups muscle protein synthesis increased by 50 percent. Weve done studies in the past with specialized drinks containing amino ac...

High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers

...essionals work together to fight the disease. This synthesis of qualitative studies provides valuable information that will assist healthcare providers to better understand and manage conflicts between healthcare provider and patient perspectives of this condition. In the presence of ineffective partnering, ...

New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds

One of the fundamental challenges facing organic synthesis in the 21st century is the need to significantly i...sts also offer a new strategy for streamlining the synthesis of important compounds, including drugs and pharmaceuticals, by avoiding the functional group manipu...

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

...all levels of evidence including formal review and synthesis of evidence already available in the clinical literature and the initiation of new research in priority areas where such evidence does not already exist. it should have established processes that ensures that the comparative effectiveness finding...

FDA approves ZYFLO CR extended-release tablets for chronic treatment of asthma

...ton tablets) are the only FDA-approved leukotriene synthesis inhibitors for the prophylaxis and chronic treatme...g FDA approval of the only twice-daily leukotriene synthesis inhibitor for asthma, said Mel Engle, President and CEO of DEY. ZYFLO CR has a unique mechanism of...

Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly

...out whether we can get insulin to stimulate muscle synthesis in older people," said UTMB professor Elena Volpi,...s of muscle proteins) and determine muscle-protein synthesis and breakdown rates from the blood and muscle samples, while measuring blood flow at the same time. ...

Topical retinol helps reduce wrinkles associated with natural skin aging

...e effacement [reduction]. With greater skin matrix synthesis [production of compounds that form new skin], retinol-treated aged skin is more likely to withstand skin injury and ulcer formation along with improved appearance."...

JCI table of contents -- May 17, 2007

...triggered a corresponding increase in triglyceride synthesis within skeletal muscle as well as a parallel incre...By directing more fatty acids towards triglyceride synthesis within muscle, toxic fatty acid metabolite accumulation was reduced, which protected against fatty a...

TWAS, illycaff announce Trieste Science Prize winners 2007

...e innovative laboratory techniques have led to the synthesis of more than 50 natural products, have been awarde...nthesis. His wide-ranging interests include the synthesis of biologically significant and architecturally challenging natural products; the design of novel mo...

Scientists find missing link to understand how plants make vitamin C

...until, We uncovered the last unknown enzyme in the synthesis of vitamin C in plants, said Dr. Charles Brenner o...step. They liken the first six steps in vitamin C synthesis to a roadmap with multiple possible routes from glucose to a variety of cellular compounds. Once th...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 4, 2007

..., and colleagues at Northwestern University report synthesis of NO-releasing forms of the most commercially important polyacrylonitrile (PAN) polymers. The new polymers include a textile, a plastic and a rubber. Some of the materials continuously release small amounts of NO for months. NO dilates blood vessels...

World-renowned chemist honored with inaugural lectureship

...s leading chemists, Danishefsky specializes in the synthesis of complex, biologically active organic molecules....itled, "Connectivity between the power of chemical synthesis and exciting possibilities in oncology," during the AACR Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, Calif. The ...

Synthetic production of potential pharmaceuticals dramatically simplified by Scripps research team

...portions of a molecule during specific stages of a synthesis scheme. The protecting groups are eventually cleav...oncepts and principles should be applicable to the synthesis of a wide range of marine and terrestrial natural products. To synthesize the products, the team d...

New reagent delivers a chemical breakthrough at FSU

... to perform complex experiments involving chemical synthesis much more easily and precisely. "It isn't every day that one can put a new product on the market," said Gregory B. Dudley, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at FSU whose research lab bears his name. "Even more exciting for me i...

Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning

...tion. It presents 33 principal findings from five synthesis papers prepared by the world's leading mercury scientists and published in the same issue of Ambio. The declaration and supporting papers summarize what is currently known about the sources and movement of mercury in the atmosphere, the socioeconomi...

New blood thinner studied for patients with leg and lung clots

...ll, inhibiting vitamin K, which is involved in the synthesis of several coagulation factors and found in abundance in green leafy vegetables, vegetable oils, cranberries and even licorice. "It's very uncommon for a person taking warfarin to have a blood clot if his or her level is in the proper range," Dr. Gos...

Men warned of osteoporosis problems by McMaster researcher

...eoporosis Canada in 2002. It provides a review and synthesis of the current literature on the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in men. Up until now, Dr. Khan said, doctors have underestimated even how common the condition is in men. One in eight men over 50 years of age has osteoporosis, compared to ...

NOVA to air two-hour documentary on pioneering African American chemist

...plishments in organic chemistry, especially in the synthesis of medicinal drugs. Entitled "Forgotten Genius,"...Pauw in 1935 that Julian completed research on the synthesis of physostigmine, a drug used in the treatment of glaucoma. This work established Julian as world-re...

Options improving for patients with acromegaly and gigantism, says endocrinology expert

... proliferation of somatotroph cells, and block the synthesis of IGF-I. High cost and temporary, unpleasant side effects continue to be factors, and the medications are not effective in or tolerated by all patients, but new alternatives are currently undergoing clinical trials....

Infectious disease researchers develop basis for experimental melanoma treatment

... skin pigment melanin to better understand why its synthesis plays a role in the process whereby certain yeast-like fungi, specifically Cryptococcus neoformans, cause disease in some people. C. neoformans can cause cryptococcosis, a potentially fatal fungal infection that can lead to inflammation of the brain ...

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