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UBC-U of S research offers hope for treatment of age-related blindness

...dition since age 51. Only three had developed AMD, where about 30 cases could be expected in a similarly-aged group from the general populace. "It was natural for us to look at the rheumatoid arthritis population," says Sibley, a U of S professor of medicine and head of the division of rheumatology. "They ...

Antibiotic might fight HIV-induced neurological problems

...for treating HIV infection in developing countries where access to traditional antiretroviral drugs is very limited," says Zink. "Most of the 40 million people with HIV infection live in these countries."...

Rush University Medical Center studies advanced 3D imaging system for radiation therapy

...igital imaging slices, one at a time, to determine where the dose is hitting. With the Perspecta, the radia...e and helps us focus in very quickly on the region where we must do more planning," said Chu. "In addition, we can see if the dose is hitting normal tissue o...

New prostate cancer studies look at hormone and protein connection

...e androgen to grow, until it progresses to a point where androgen is no longer needed. Clinical observations demonstrate clearly that 50 percent of advanced prostate cancers have no PTEN. It is believed that the loss of PTEN removes a crucial protection, which facilitates prostate cancer progression into ...

M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution

...ging technology in an effort to pinpoint precisely where changes take place in the brain and to confirm previous research that showed certain brain regions were affected by meditation-based programs. "Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana has an outstanding history of clinical and research-based di...

VELCADE for injection receives EU marketing authorisation for second-line use in multiple myeloma

...erved in the second-line multiple myeloma patients where 55 percent fewer patients died in the VELCADE arm relative to dexamethasone.(ref 4) Eric Low, Executive Director, International Myeloma Foundation U.K. commented, "If cutting-edge treatments such as VELCADE can be used to treat at an early stage, thi...

Facelift alternatives rid patients of neck 'wattle' without the downtime of surgery

...ctive and may not want to undergo invasive surgery where they are unable to work or play for several weeks....o fatty deposits, weakening muscles and loose skin where the neck and chin once made a right angle. By improving the neck region, patients' profiles look yea...

Breast-cancer risk linked to exposure to traffic emissions at menarche, first birth

...ential breast-cancer risk factors and a history of where they had lived at different times in their lives. Researchers were interested particularly in information related to four time periods: menarche (first menstrual period), first birth, 20 years prior to the interview and 10 years prior. Several...

Fiber supplements may lower cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetics

...he circulatory system; HDL carries it to the liver where it it can be eliminated. Elevated cholesterol levels can raise the risk of hard deposits called plaques forming in the arteries, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. LDL levels of 160 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) and above are c...

Lipoprotein abnormalities found in severely obese children

...sterol because it returns cholesterol to the liver where it can be eliminated. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is often called "bad" cholesterol because of its association with clogged arteries and increased cardiovascular risk. In addition, studies have linked smaller LDL particle size with higher risk. T...

Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says

...ent and duration of injuries in the United States, where compensation is obtainable, are greater than in countries where financial compensation is less likely to occur," they write. The majority of postconcussional syndr...

Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic glitch in the heart's electrical system

...drowning accidents contribute to a number of cases where the individuals experience significant brain damag...rowning or a family history of early sudden deaths where all standard tests are normal, says Dr. Ackerman. CPVT can only be exposed if the suspicion for it i...

Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke

...l status, type of health insurance and race. Homes where no one smoked inside were said to have a smoking b...he reported smoking only outside. Living in a home where others smoke, where others smoke inside or with no smoking ban were all associated with higher cotin...

3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure

...tudy was conducted at Columbus Children's Hospital where 291 mothers or primary caregivers, both self-repor...rveys also indicated the location (inside/outside) where smoking occurred, the smoking status of other household members or visitors to the home, and the loc...

Response of New York City public school children to September 11

...e agoraphobia (14.8 percent, fear of public places where escape may be difficult), probable separation anxiety (12.3 percent, fear of being away from parents or family) and probable post-traumatic stress disorder (10.6 percent). Higher levels of exposure corresponded to higher prevalence for all probable a...

Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients

... specialist in heart failure, said: "We found that where doctors had treated their patients in accordance with the ESC guidelines, fewer patients had to be referred to the hospital due to deterioration of their heart failure or for cardiovascular symptoms, and there was a longer time before patients had to...

Study is first to implicate dietary fat in 'fatty liver'

...), fat from the diet ends up "stuck" in the liver, where it doesn't belong. It was known that the livers of...energy, and the rest is shunted to adipose tissue, where it is stored until needed during fasting. Very little fat is normally stored in the liver. Working...

Mailman School shares new virus identification technologies

...iew as well as hands-on sessions in the Greene Lab where participants will work in groups with Columbia faculty members using newly developed technologies that allow rapid identification of known and unknown pathogens. "We feel that sharing these new technologies is critical to global health and consiste...

ASU researchers team with Kinetic Muscles, Inc. to develop robotic arm for stroke rehabilitation

...he robot to assist at those points in the movement where the individual needs it," said He. As the indivi...ery by requiring the muscles to work independently where possible. The first RUPERT prototype was fitted and tested on able-bodied individuals and stroke su...

Three NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences

...the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1988, where she continued her research on the molecular geneti...ine's Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, where she and Alexandra Joyner, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and physiology and neuroscience, coordina...

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