Tag: "variety" at medical news
Bone research that grows on you
...y deposited throughout the pores, can be used in a variety
of ways. "They could be used to fill bone defects or cavities, to coat load bearing implants, and to make scaffolds for the regeneration of bone." Mr Shaw won joint best exhibit in the National 2006 Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine ...
NC State start-up looks to turn 'lights out' on flu, other viruses
...ems for airplanes and businesses, as well as for a variety
of uses for first responders and the military, including anti-viral masks. Perhaps equally important, the invention may be used to make everyday objects resistant to viruses and bacteria in the presence of light. "We have many exciting opportuniti...
Light-sensitive photoswitches could restore sight to those with macular degeneration
... that this same photoswitch could be attached to a variety
of proteins to push or pull them into various shapes, even making a protein bend in half like a tweezer. In 2006, in a cover article in the new journal Nature Chemical Biology, the researchers described for the first time a re-engineered glutamate r...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...iewed published accounts of the experience. Of the variety
of cited reasons for the poor evacuation response, researchers included issues, such as poor hospital infrastructure, lack of planning and communication, and inadequate coordination. A similar study out of the University of Texas examined the reasons...
Adolescent brains are insensitive to alcohol for a short time, but at great cost
...nt manner. Human adolescents are confronted with a variety
of potentially stressful challenges, and they often use alcohol to control stress and cope with problems, said Varlinskaya. Her future work will therefore focus on the impact of stress on the effects of alcohol on social behavior of adolescent and a...
Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere
...e of observational capabilities by making use of a variety
of novel measurement techniques and enhanced spectral coverage. These instruments also represent a continuation of the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) instrument aboard ERS-2. Together, these data give users unprecedented insight into th...
New study shows the benefits of eating fish greatly outweigh the risks
...ildren should eat up to two servings per week of a variety
of fish (for example, salmon, light tuna, shrimp, ...brain development of their infants that they eat a variety
of other types of fish as it is to avoid the four fish species higher in mercury. Some studies have...
Science of healthy foods subject of grant aimed at university students
...will get to go to the three universities and use a variety
of equipment, the undergraduates may have their eyes opened to careers that are possible with advanced degrees," he said. Students also will be provided summer internships in related industry. "We expect to attract students to careers in research a...
New data reinforce safety profile of ENBREL (etanercept)
...ent of psoriasis patients is often suspended for a variety
of reasons and then restarted." The new ENBREL prefilled syringes offer patients an easy to use treatment option because it does not require reconstitution as all doses are premixed and prefilled.5 ENBREL is the only biologic with two ready to us...
Tongue scrapers only slightly reduce bad breath
...s a common problem for many people, given the wide variety
of substances traveling through our mouths daily. Some people avoid offensive foods and drinks, chew gum, use mouth rinses, or eat mints to mask unpleasant odor. Others cannot escape bad breath quite so easily. At least 40 million Americans suffer fr...
UC Davis at forefront of national initiative to transform research to improve human health
... Berglund said. The NIH award is the result of a variety
of stepped-up efforts developed over the past four years at UC Davis to invest in programs and administrative structures that foster collaborative and translational research. These include a new strategic plan focused on research and integrating scie...
Encouraging results in pancreatic cancer research
...rs previously found that PNC-28 induces death of a variety
of human tumor cell lines, including a pancreatic ...arent peptide, called PNC-27, are lethal to a wide variety
of human cancer cells, besides pancreatic cancer, including colon, breast, cervical and bone (osteog...
Scientists stop colon cancer growth in mice by blocking just one enzyme
...in of "nude mice"--a hairless and immune-deficient variety
commonly used in medical research. Tumor progression stopped completely in the mice treated with genetic material known as small interfering RNA (or "siRNA") that was engineered to prevent cells from making the aldose reductase enzyme. The treated ...
Medical College of Wisconsin secures key contract from US HRSA
...ral medical research funding over five years for a variety
of needs, including blood diseases....
Ethnic disparities in Medicare claims?
Estimates of ethnic disparities across a variety
of preventive screening tests vary depending on whether the estimates are based on Medicare claims records or on patient self-reports. A study published today in the open access journal BMC Health Services Research reveals that ethnic disparities in ...
Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego
...h information is integrated in our brains across a variety
of timescales. I think we could transform the way ...t of this new multidisciplinary center hail from a variety
of fields, including machine learning, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, molecular geneti...
ABCB6 is key to production of heme in hemoglobin
...biochemical pathway of heme production can cause a variety
of serious diseases."...
'Magic formula' accurately predicts fracture risk in osteoporotic women
...d by Dr. Henry and colleagues takes into account a variety
of risk factors, not just bone mineral density. A ...t bone density measurements throughout the body. A variety
of treatment regimens can be used, including hormone replacement therapy, non-hormonal medicines, vi...
Study suggests menthol cigarette smokers may have more difficulty quitting smoking
...sease and other smoking-related illnesses. "For a variety
of historical and cultural reasons, including targ...y increase the harm caused by cigarettes through a variety
of biological mechanisms. "If menthol cigarettes were more harmful than non-menthol cigarettes, the...
Laser probe of a brain pigment's anatomy may offer insight into Parkinson's disease
... can be "tuned" step-by-step to produce light at a variety
of different wavelengths, with each wavelength probing different energy regions in target molecules. The team also used a device called a photoelectron emission microscope to resolve individual neuromelanin granules and distinguish between the two ...
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