... 4.2 Chemotherapy
4.3 Radiation therapy
4.5 Complementary and alternative ... nearby that may be damaged by radiation.
trials , also called experimental cancer ...
... first discovered and made clinically available, a clinical
diagnosis of diabetes was an invariable death ... treatment - insulin injections - and the first clinical
patient was treated in 1922 . For this, Banting ... pp 1307-1313.
The American Association of clinical
Endocrinologists Medical Guidelines for the ...
... immune system
2 Classical immunology
5 Diagnostic ... system outside classical models of immunity.
immunology is the study of diseases caused by ...
... and excrete it into the blood. This is the clinical
action of insulin which is useful in reducing ... techniques, in sufficient quantity for widespread clinical
use, much reducing impurity reaction problems. ... it can be taken orally, but none has yet reached clinical
use. Instead insulin is usually taken as ...
Magnetic resonance imaging
... 3 , while research models can exceed 1 µm 3 .
practice, MRI is used to distinguish pathologic tissue (such as a brain ... then synthesized by the interpreting radiologist into a report for the clinical
physician treating the patient.
The presence of a ...
... and data mining , molecular modelling , proteomics and the clinical
sciences . ... people that can develop effective databases for storing and querying
and genomic data. In general, systems biology requires biologists, ...
... and a team led by Howard Walter Florey succeeded in producing usable quantities of the purified active ingredient which were quickly tested on clinical
cases. Physicians were exhilarated at the rapid and reliable cure of conditions which had, until then, been difficult to treat, terrible to endure, ...
... of diseases (including rheumatoid arthritis ) and in some forms of cancer . Presently , many antibody-related therapies are undergoing extensive clinical
trials for use in practice.
In biochemistry , antibodies are used for immunological identification of proteins, ...
... of decades.
With these tools, the classical appearances of the tissues can be examined in health and disease, enabling considerable refinement of clinical
diagnosis and prognosis.
There are four basic types of tissue in the human body. These compose all the organs, structures and other contents.
... start-up companies especially in medical discovery that are characterised by many years of financial losses as they put experimental drugs through clinical
1 Sub-fields of biotechnology
2 Biotechnology timeline
3 Biotechnology firms ...
... abilities. Currently, only the symptoms of these diseases can be treated, but stem cell research may offer a cure. Mental illnesses , such as clinical
depression , schizophrenia , bipolar disorder , and post-traumatic stress disorder , are now recognized as having a biological basis in the brain. ...
... This article is about clinical
dialysis; for the laboratory technique, see Dialysis (biochemistry)
In medicine , dialysis is a method for removing waste such as urea ...
... electrode is placed on the extracellular medium and field-potentials contributed by the action potentials of many neurons are recorded. Some popular clinical
applications of extracellular recording are the electrocardiogram (ECG) and the electroencephalogram (EEG).
3. The patch-clamp technique. ...
... discord often develops in infertile couples, especially when they are under pressure to make medical decisions. Women trying to conceive often have clinical
depression rates similar to women who have cancer 4 .
If infertility treatment is unsuccessful after several attempts, the most difficult ...
... will further our understanding of Marfan syndrome in humans.
Although genetic testing is available, a diagnosis is usually made solely on clinical
findings. Most individuals with Marfan syndrome have another affected family member, but about 30% of cases are due to new mutations and they are ...
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... team was co-headed by researchers at Chosun University , Seoul National University and the Seoul Cord Blood Bank (SCB). For the unprecedented clinical
test, the scientists isolated adult stem cells from umbilical cord blood and then injected them into the damaged part of the spinal cord.
Varicella zoster virus
... Primary VZV infection results in varicella (chickenpox), which may rarely result in complications including VZV encephalitis . Even when clinical
symptoms of varicella have resolved, VZV remains dormant in the nervous system of the host in the trigeminal and dorsal root ganglia . In about ...