Tag: "way" at medical news

Health officials renew Indo-US Vaccine Action Program

...e number of people who die. Efforts also are under way to develop collaboration on malaria vaccine research....

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

... said clinicaltrials were forthcoming, leading the way to the vaccine becoming available in the clinic.He hoped it would become one of the vaccines given to all infants in their first threemonths of life. The mature paediatric market for an RSV vaccine has been estimated at approximatelyUS$800 million (L...

SUMO wrestling in the brain

... of SUMO, a small protein in the brain, could be a way of treating diseases such as epilepsy and schizoph...reduce communication between the cells could be a way to treat epilepsy by preventing over-excitation. The discovery that SUMO proteins can regulate the...

Conception date affects baby's future academic achievement

...servation, which hopefully will help transform the way humanity cares for its world," said James Lemons, M.D., Hugh McK. Landon Professor of Pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine. Dr. Lemons is director of the section of neonatal-perinatal medicine at the IU School of Medicine and at Riley Hospital fo...

Stanford researchers identify immune dysfunction in melanoma patients

...s melanoma, suggesting answers that could pave the way for better treatment of this often-fatal illness. ...s to treat cancers. "We think this is a dominant way that immune dysfunction occurs in people with cancer," said senior author Peter Lee, MD, associate p...

Cause of gender differences in blood pressure, kidney damage under study

...say. "They may end up at the same point, but the way they got there could be very different," says Dr. ...They are going to end up at the same point but the way there could be very different." So she's comparing in males and females some major players in blo...

Machine preservation may promote more organ sharing

...ns of preserving organs out of body and provides a way to assess the viability of the organ." Stratta said machine preservation has played an important role in the Medical Centers success transplanting kidneys at the outer limits of the ECD acceptance criteria, such as organs donated after cardiac deat...

Making old hearts young again

...to a heart attack. This type of research paves the way for new therapies designed to specifically manage heart disease in our older population," Professor Headrick said. The research is currently supported by grants from the National Heart Foundation and research fellowships from the National Health a...

Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy prevents relapse of depression in many women

...vers from depression by using medication, the best way for them to stay well is to continue on the same dosage of medication. However, many people, especially women of childbearing age or those taking medications for other conditions, may not feel comfortable taking antidepressants for long periods of ti...

Recommended doses of ginseng, ginko biloba do not interfere with drug absorption

...l supplements on pharmacodynamic interactions: the way drugs produce desired therapeutic effects or cause adverse side effects. The possibility of these pharmacodynamic, as opposed to pharmacokinetic, interactions remains to be investigated....

Culture sculpts neural response to visual stimuli, new research indicates

...e aging brain reflects cultural differences in the way that it processes visual information. This study appears this month in the journal Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. This paper and another published by the same group in 2006 are the first to demonstrate that culture can alter the brai...

Eating soup will help cut calories at meals

...us studies about consuming lower-calorie soup as a way to reduce food intake," says co-author Dr. Barbara Rolls, who holds the Guthrie Chair of Nutrition at Penn State. "Earlier work suggests that chunky soup may be the most filling type of soup, so the purpose of this study was to determine whether diff...

Liver stiffness indicates portal hypertension

...uires technical expertise. In search of another way to assess liver fibrosis and portal hypertension, researchers, led by Massimo Pinzani, MD, PhD, of the University of Florence, sought to evaluate transient elastography, a rapid, non-invasive technique to measure liver stiffness. They compared its ac...

Combination treatment stymies breast cancer growth

...gressive breast tumors in mice and could point the way toward developing better treatments inpatients, said researchers from the Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. "For the first time, we were able to cure mice of a...

Jefferson pharmacologist says biomarker discovery bodes well for better cancer diagnostics

...biological regulation" and potentially an improved way to profile tumors, says Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, who co-wrote an editorial about the study appearing May...

Why losing money may be more painful than you think

...Clearly, none of us want to lose money in the same way that none of us want to experience pain," says Dr Seymour. "It would make sense that the way that we learn to predict and hence avoid both of them should be linked." The reward and defensive ...

'Wrapping' Gleevec fights drug-resistant cancer

...sistant version of KIT. And finally, it binds in a way that ensures that any further version of KIT that becomes resistant to WBZ-7 will no longer be effective as a catalyst for cell reproduction." Fernandez and his Rice colleagues postdoctoral researcher Alejandro Crespo and graduate student Xi Zhang...

New prostate cancer treatment wins operations research award for Sloan-Kettering

...to help make better decisions and is a disciplined way by which management can improve organizational performance in a wide variety of situations, in nearly any type of organization in the public or private sector. Past Franz Edelman winners have included Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Canadian Pacific Railw...

Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors

...er survivors who practice yoga have changes in the way their immune cells respond to activation signals, which may be important for understanding how physical activity and meditative practices benefit the immune system. The function of genes in immune cells can be regulated by proteins called transcripti...

Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat

... insulin act to create abdominal fat. Thats a good way to store energy during food shortages but its also a way to gain too much abdominal fat when food is readily available. Gregory Morton, Ph.D., assistant p...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

(Date:8/27/2014)... the greatest risk to Europe based upon a proxy ... researchers using a ,big data, approach to scientific research. ... and Global Health ranked the top 100 pathogens affecting ... a system which, they believe, will help governments across ... of infectious diseases, including as a result of climate ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... . , Charcot-Marie-Tooth ... affecting the peripheral nervous system. Researchers from the Department ... Medicine and University Medical Centre Gttingen have discovered that ... with the disease. These cells enwrap the nerve fibres ... the rapid transfer of electrical impulses. If Schwann cells ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... basic research, a growing focus on translating discoveries ... have earned the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center ... NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital an $18 million, five-year Cancer Center ... The grant renews the center,s status as one ... New York City and one of only three ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Big data approach identifies Europe's most dangerous human and domestic animal pathogens 2Potential therapy for incurable Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 2Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 2Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 3Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant 4
Other Tags
wheezeneurosporabreakerspreschoolerstngaraparallelcodesgaugegrandmothersaddressedcontroversiestrickssurgeonsunreportedstickneedle