Tag: "target" at medical news
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...gical part. Its what this art was designed for to target
all these different aspects of life, from a preventative and nurturing point of view.And, he added, those benefits are borne out of a program that emphasizes balance. We dont believe the slogan, no pain, no gain. In Taiji, its no pain, you get big ...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...d than those men with more schooling. If we only target
disparities by race and ethnicity, we run the risk of missing other equally important health disparities that affect those least able to deal with them, Smith said. The study also found the rate of growth of diabetes prevalence is not as high or as...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...ately effective treatments are available, but most target
the dopamine neurons only and are effective for only a limited amount of time. In light of this study, it's quite possible that simultaneously treating both the dopamine and norepinephrine loss could further ameliorate the symptoms of Parkinson's dis...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
...ing levels of the substance in the brain the real target
to plummet. There is a dynamic equilibrium between the levels of amyloid-beta in the blood and in the brain, said neuroscientist Berislav Zlokovic, M.D., Ph.D., the leader of the team. If we are able to lower the levels of amyloid-beta circulating...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...ly, tuberous sclerosis 2, to repress the mammalian target
of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway. With the tumor suppressors inactivated, mTOR is freed to produce vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), which creates new blood vessels to feed breast cancer. The team confirmed the lab findings in mice. Mice ...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...ive stress can be addressed through new drugs that target
the genetic pathway causing the problem, according to Benjamin. This field of medicine has not appreciated reductive stress and its influence on disease, he said. This is about balance needed in the environment of our cells, and it can have profoun...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
Preparing vaccines and therapeutics that target
a future mutant strain of H5N1 influenza virus sou...ate vaccines and therapeutic antibodies that could target
predicted H5N1 mutants before these viruses evolve naturally. This advance was made possible by crea...
Penn researchers discover novel pathway for increasing 'good' cholesterol
...n these enzymes and cholesterol represents another target
for ultimately controlling good cholesterol. The study appears in the current issue of Cell Metabolism. Several PC enzymes, called furin, PACE4, and PCSK5A, disable another enzyme called endothelial lipase by clipping off a piece of it and by activ...
Better mobility keeps seniors healthier
... it becomes increasingly important to identify and target
interventions for those people who are at risk for further disabilities and illness. In a paper published in the September issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers closely examined the factors that affected Health-Related Qua...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...remendous implications in helping plastic surgeons target
facial trouble areas and use injectible fillers to add volume to individual sections of the face. It could also aid in developing new and improved cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques, Dr. Rohrich said. Understanding how fat is compartmen...
Why women get more migraines than men
...is correct, this triggering mechanism may be a new target
for migraine treatment. Reporting in the Annals ...on, they add to growing evidence that CSD is a key target
for the development of new migraine treatments. In a separate study, the researchers identified w...
Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer
...cells--not normal ones--means it could make a good target
for chemotherapy. How TOPK gets turned on is not known, but it appears to happen as a result of abnormal activity in cells that stems from genetic mutations in certain well-known genes. Such genes, called oncogenes, generally dont cause any trouble...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... a role to play in helping the UK to meet its 2050 target
of 60% reduction below 1990 levels. ...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...test its efficacy. This is important as one of the target
populations for a new TB vaccine is infants. "The aim of our award is to enable Helen to demonstrate efficacy of the vaccine in a relevant population," says Dr Ted Bianco, Director of Technology Transfer at the Wellcome Trust, which is funding the ...
Holograms make for better vision tests
... one gives each eye the clearest view of a distant target
such as an eye chart on a wall. This multi-step pr...al JOSA-A. Paper "Holographic multivergence target
for subjective measurement of the astigmatic error of the human eye," Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...s and bisexuals in the United States have been the target
of violence or a property crime because of their sexual orientation, according to a new study by University of California, Davis, psychology professor Gregory Herek. This is the most reliable estimate to date of the prevalence of anti-gay victimiza...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...g alcohol through shoulder tapping should probably target
their resources towards young males rather than the general adult population. Another approach is through the use of a reward and reminder protocol, which is not an enforcement action, said Grube. Rather, the stranger is given a congratulatory let...
Dead on target
...gands such as proteins and antibodies to image and target
various biological systems. Beyond imaging, it may also be possible to specifically target
and destroy cancer cells that internalize the nanoparticles by applying laser heat that intensifies ...
Millennium development goals: Are we on track?
...lation that has too little to eat. Progress in one target
area does not guarantee progress in the other area...just one aspect of the problem, or just one of the target
risks, is missing the pointand risks compromising the success of the entire agenda. Speaking on ...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
... immunotherapy with minimal side effects that will target
the leukemia stem cells and ultimately lead to a non-toxic therapy to cure CML....
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