Navigation Links
Simple Urine Test Can Help To Monitor Disfiguring Birthmarks,,

Research from Children's Hospital Boston suggests that a urine test can help in both monitoring and predicting // vascular anomalies. The study also raises the possibility of treating these with anti-angiogenesis drugs

The July issue of the journal - Pediatrics, has published an article about vascular anomalies in children. Vascular anomalies can be found in about 10% of newly born infants and include both vascular malformations and vascular tumors.

These occur when the cells lining blood vessels multiply abnormally, forming clusters of vessels and then they are also called – Hemangiomas. They can grow rapidly in the first year of life, then usually shrink and disappear. But some grow quite large, causing obstruction, ulceration and other problems.

Marsha Moses, PhD of Children's Vascular Biology Program, senior investigator on the study, had been studying the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), a family of enzymes required for angiogenesis, or growth of new blood vessels.

Angiogenesis is also critical to a cancer's expansion, and Moses' lab was the first to show that inhibitors of MMP can inhibit angiogenesis. Recently, her lab also demonstrated that cancer patients have elevated levels of MMPs in their urine. Because vascular anomalies like hemangiomas also involve angiogenesis.

Moses, Marler and colleagues tested the urine of 217 patients with vascular anomalies and 74 healthy controls of the same age and tested it for MMP . A subgroup of MMPs – known as the high-molecular-weight MMPs – were elevated in the urine of 53 percent of patients with vascular tumors and 41 percent of those with vascular malformations, but in only 22 percent of controls.

Vascular anomalies were also associated with elevated urine levels of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), another compound that promotes angiogenesis. Increased urine levels of MMPs and bFGF correlated with both the extent and progression
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test
2. Simple Therapy
3. Simple Stroke Prevention is Best
4. Few Simple Steps to Lower The Incidence Of SIDS
5. A Simple Blood Test Can Predict Gum Disease
6. A Simple Exercise Can Uncover Undiagnosed Asthma
7. Simple Exercises Might Help Vertigo
8. Simple Steps To Help Fight Asthma
9. Revolutionary Simple Pregnancy Blood Test Can Save Both Mother And Child
10. Simple Procedural Improvements Can Improve Care Of Stroke Patients
11. Simplest therapeutic regimen found less effective against HIV
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Simple Urine Test Can Help Monitor Disfiguring Birthmarks

(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the main features of ... Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best coverage ... an agent or visit an agency for price information. These ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on transportation ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... A study recently published in ... Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise shows ... reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems associated with physical strain ... the double-blind, placebo-controlled study took 10 grams of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... years since the release of their debut recording Love is King, ... & Matthew Love – the duo are pleased to announce their ... Swan Records on February 24, 2015. , THE ROAD offers the ... all of us to walk out of the mire of our ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 JJsHouse.com is a famous ... Today, the business announces its latest collection of wedding ... “The most important issue is the wedding dress on your ... in a woman’s life. Every bride wants to find the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 State Forestry Institute of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern ... with support from GEOSYSTEMS, a dedicated Hexagon Geospatial and ... leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ERDAS APOLLO for cataloging, ... as point clouds and documents. This effort will enable ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... the public health and safety needs of children from ... University of Pittsburgh researchers in the current online issue ... and Action . In their paper, researchers describe the ... community members as partners in research. ...
... cervical cancer, but U.S. experts are mixed , TUESDAY, Jan. ... should replace the Pap smear as the main way to ... Their recommendation is based on a study that found that ... cancer than the conventional Pap smear. Results of the study ...
... ... innovator , ... Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2010 -- Perminova, Inc., an innovator in affordable, flexible ... surgery information management system, today announced that Grant Leonard is joining the company as ...
... , DALLAS , Jan. 19 The ... joined with the Gospel Music Channel to educate people about stroke ... Jan. 19 - April 6 , will engage competing choirs and ... End Stroke cause campaign. , Each choir who enters the competition ...
... , , , , , , , ... /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One,Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" ... company developing and producing,over-the-counter drugs in the People,s Republic of ... and Technology Daily, an,authoritative and influential publication in China ...
... Mo. Today, the FDA shifted its stance on bisphenol ... of "some concern" for infants and children. Previously, the agency,s ... stance was consistent with the chemical industry,s stance. Today, FDA ... steps to reduce exposure to BPA. Frederick vom Saal, a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Program uses art to engage at-risk kids 2Health News:Should HPV Test Replace the Pap Smear? 2Health News:Should HPV Test Replace the Pap Smear? 3Health News:Perminova Announces Grant Leonard as Vice President of Sales 2Health News:Choirs To Raise Voices, Stroke Awareness Through Most Powerful Voices Competition 2Health News:Choirs To Raise Voices, Stroke Awareness Through Most Powerful Voices Competition 3Health News:Choirs To Raise Voices, Stroke Awareness Through Most Powerful Voices Competition 4Health News:China Sky One Medical, Inc. Featured by Science and Technology Daily 2Health News:China Sky One Medical, Inc. Featured by Science and Technology Daily 3Health News:China Sky One Medical, Inc. Featured by Science and Technology Daily 4Health News:FDA BPA decision is a step forward, but more needs to happen, says MU expert 2
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... VEGAS , Jan. 23, 2015 Cord Blood America, ... ) ("CBAI" or the "Company")  filed a Preliminary Proxy Statement, ... www.sec.gov ) today, and provides an update for shareholders detailing ... shares is requested. Dear Shareholders, As ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ... approved a share repurchase program. The open-ended authorization permits ... Mallinckrodt plc ordinary shares. "Funding additional ... priorities as we continue to pursue a range of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 3Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 4Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 4
... 2011 GeneTex, a leading manufacturer of high ... specials on products from their large catalog containing ... damage antibodies, proteins, peptides, and research reagents.  Plus, ... quantitative measurements of proteins including cytokines, interleukins, growth ...
... Aug. 23, 2011 Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (OTCPK: SNDY) is ... result in the reduction of more than $620,000 in debt ... agreement and new consulting agreement will result in a reduction ... Endoscopy posted its financial statements for period ended June 30, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:There's an Ab for That! GeneTex Offers One of the Largest Catalogs of Antibodies 2Solos Endoscopy to Reduce Debt by Over $620,000 2
... TOX/See™ is a 1-step, hand-held, point-of-care device for ... in human urine. The TOX/See device can ... abused drugs in 3 to 8 minutes and ... TOX/See cassette is individually packaged to maximize convenience ...
... The Carpal Solution offers relief from ... It is different from other over-the-counter CTS ... brace. Worn during sleep, the Carpal Solution ... the Carpal Tunnel and eliminates hand pain, ...
... is a manual Modified Westergren system ... rate (ESR) of whole blood in ... Tubes. The rack will accommodate up ... Manual Rack exhibits >96% correlation to ...
... BC is an assayed control for immunophenotyping ... Plus BC determines the accuracy and reproducibility ... process of immunophenotyping, including red blood cell ... leukocytes include: T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes, granulocytes, ...
Medicine Products: