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Cancer drug may be remedy for rheumatoid arthritis, Stanford study finds

...stigation. Although the study shows that Gleevec worked well in mice, the researchers cautioned against do...lection and serendipity that we found that Gleevec worked better than anything else," said Paniagua, who works in Robinson's laboratory at the Geriatric Resea...

Bird flu vaccine additive may stretch supply

...icantly better, and as low as one-quarter the dose worked very well. And a single dose of the adjuvanted vaccine was as good as two doses of the vaccine without the adjuvant." This suggests that adjuvants might be used to stretch a limited vaccine supply and allow vaccination of greater numbers of people. ...

Laser probe of a brain pigment's anatomy may offer insight into Parkinson's disease

...ficult it was to get materials to test." His group worked with small amounts of autopsied brain tissues provided by a research group led by Luigi Zecca at the Italian Institute of Biomedical Technologies. Other researchers in the study were Glenn Edwards, director of the Duke University Free Electron Lase...

Jefferson scientists find boosting protein levels staves off heart failure

...actile strength of the heart cell. The mice hearts worked better and had stronger beats. In subsequent work, he and co-workers used gene therapy to restore S100A1 levels and heart function to normal in failing animal hearts. Congestive heart failure affects nearly five million Americans, many of whom h...

Hope for significant new diabetes treatment in Stanford discovery

...ies of experiments to clarify the connection. They worked with mice that had been bred to produce calcineurin in the pancreas only until they were born. After birth, the pancreas in each mouse stopped producing the protein. By 12 weeks of age, the mice, which had been born with a normal number of beta cells...

Emotional control circuit of brain's fear response discovered

...y every emotional trigger we encounter. Dr. Etkin worked in the Columbia University Medical Center labs of ...eficial.facial expressions. The research team that worked on the 2006 Neuron paper also included Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons medica...

Can a vitamin alleviate chronic, progressive multiple sclerosis?

...nvestigator Zhigang He, PhD, also from Children's, worked with mice that had an MS-like disease called experimental autoimmune encephalitis (EAE). Through careful experiments, they showed that nicotinamide protected the animals' axons from degeneration not only preventing axon inflammation and myelin loss,...

First evidence that musical training affects brain development in young children

...ctrical conduction between neurons in their brains worked faster. Of most interest, the Suzuki children showed a greater change over the year in response to violin tones in an MEG component (N250m) related to attention and sound discrimination than did the children not taking music lessons. Analysis o...

Karolinska Institutet prize for innovations in medical pedagogics

... Professor Harden studied medicine at Glasgow and worked as an endocrinologist before moving full time into education. He is currently the Director of Education at the International Virtual Medical School (IVIMEDS) in Scotland. He is also the General Secretary of the Association for Medical Education in Eu...

Doctors cut repeat LASIK visits dramatically

..., we thought we could do better," said MacRae, who worked for two years with post-doctoral associate Manoj Venkiteshwar, Ph.D., to develop the formula. While some doctors have noticed that patients are more likely to be slightly farsighted than nearsighted after LASIK, doctors have had no way to predict whi...

Access to science enhanced by new NIH-ASH agreement

...riod of up to 12 months. "ASH is pleased to have worked closely with NIH to reach an agreement on this issue," said Kanti R. Rai, MD, ASH President. "This new option enhances public access to the latest science and eases the process of submitting articles to NIH by allowing Blood to submit NIH-funded ar...

Work-family conflict common among registered nurses, study shows

...onflict. Sixty-three percent of nurses responding worked in hospitals and 14 percent in ambulatory care set...nurses (63 percent) work day shift, and 20 percent worked evenings. Others worked rotating shifts or non-standard shifts....

Spleen may be target of successful therapy for lupus

...ber issue of the journal Immunity. The researchers worked with transgenic mouse models that were engineered to overproduce a special cytokine a hormone which regulates immunity called BAFF, a B-cell activating factor that is elevated in patients with lupus and other autoimmune diseases. The B cells are r...

Planning guidebook to help make walking safer and more convenient

...il she moved to Oregon State University in 2005 -- worked with an advisory committee of public and private group stakeholders to establish a vision, goals and objectives for pedestrian planning in Georgia. "Georgia must continue to develop pedestrian facilities (which include sidewalks, walkways, crosswal...

Cartoons help measure hostile assumptions, risk of aggression in urban girls

...n the October issue of Child Development. The team worked with the girls at public elementary schools and day camps in low-income sections of Philadelphia. "Research on aggression among children tends to focus on physical aggression in boys," said Dr. Leff. "We have concentrated here on girls, who may use...

Thirty percent of nurses report both verbal and physical abuse in the last four working weeks

...en, choked and stabbed. The abused nurses, who all worked in Tasmania, reported an average of four verbal incidents and between two to three physical incidents. Sixty-nine percent of nurses who had been physically abused had been struck with a hand, fist or elbow and 34 percent had been bitten. A...

Case and Cleveland Clinic researchers identify molecule in age-related macular degeneration

...ciation. For more than three decades, Salomon has worked in the area of lipid research. His work centers on the oxidation of lipids in the body that contributes to a host of diseases including glaucoma, keratitis and other eye diseases as well as Alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, autism and end-stage r...

Licensing arrangement reached for antiepileptic drug

...uded his former doctoral student, Dr. Salim Hadad, worked to develop a glycine derivative which would penetrate the blood-brain barrier and would subsequently be cleared out of the body by a predesigned elimination pathway in order to avoid undesirable side effects which may be caused by toxic metabolic sub...

Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory, brain study finds

...graduate student at the University of Colorado who worked on the anticipation study while a student at UW-Madison. The project also builds on a relatively new body of work on the role of anticipation in emotion and clinical disorders, says senior author Jack Nitschke, a UW-Madison assistant professor of ...

Combined therapies may boost immune response and long-term protection against brain tumors

... Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute researchers worked with colleagues in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Department of Surgery and the University of Perugia, Italy....

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