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Results from trials of DHA in Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline

... by Martek Biosciences Corporation (Martek), the primary company that makes algal DHA for supplementation. ... received DHA had a slower rate of decline on the primary test of mental function (the ADAS-cog). A trend ... (average age=70) with mild memory complaint. The primary outcome measure was a change from baseline in ...

Colorectal cancer

... 115 genes that are disregulated both in the primary tumor and in its metastases. In the future, their ... initially. "However, the main problem is not the primary tumor," explained the surgeon and clinical ... arise when single cells break off from the primary tumor and spread to other body regions via the ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... protocol that emphasizes screening (a rapid primary scan of all containers, followed by a more ... scan of only a few containers that fail the primary test) holds promise as a feasible solution for ... container traffic at a terminal (for the initial primary scan) under the SFI-variant. Implementing their ...

UC Davis researchers identify a protein that may help breast cancer spread, beat cancer drugs

... study, knew that Muc4 was not always expressed in primary breast cancer tumors, yet it could be present in ... deaths are caused by metastasis, not by the primary tumor," explained Carraway, an associate ... the release of breast cancer cells from the primary tumor and then inhibiting their death." Muc4 ...

NYU Langone Medical Center researchers find micro RNA plays a key role in melanoma metastasis

... long wondered how melanoma cells travel from primary tumors on the surface of the skin to the brain, ... the process by which cancer cells travel from the primary tumor to distant sites in the body. Though other ... becomes deadly after the cells leave the primary tumor through the blood and metastasize in other ...

Researchers find nature's shut-off switch for cellulose production

... development by shutting off genes involved in primary cell wall growth in order to begin development of ... - among other things - regulate and shut down primary cell wall development to begin secondary wall ... that delaying or preventing the shutdown of both primary and secondary cellulose production might enhance ...

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

... the impact of this unprecedented loss on marine primary production, Arrigo et al. couple ... and marine chlorophyll concentrations to a primary production model parameterized for Arctic waters. They find that annual primary production in the Arctic has increased yearly, ...

Cholesterol-lowering drugs and the effect on muscle repair and regeneration

... for high-dose statin patients. Working with primary human satellite cell cultures, researchers have ... The study is entitled "Simvastatin Reduces Human primary Satellite Cell Proliferation in Culture." It was ... to make new cells). The research team used primary cell lines isolated from quadriceps muscle ...

How 'secondary' sex characters can drive the origin of species

... trade-off between secondary sexual characters and primary sexual characters," Moczek said. "As horns get ... directly involved in mating are known as primary sexual characters, whereas combat structures like ... Moczek says this suggests that trade-offs between primary and secondary sexual traits continue to shape the ...

NYU scientists identify critical protein complex in formation of cell cilia

... work together to regulate the formation of primary cilia. The study led by Brian Dynlacht, Ph.D., ... signaling molecules that normally reside at the primary cilium, may lead to certain cancers." At the ... lies the protein CEP290, which normally promotes primary cilia formation in mature cells. Dr. Tsang and ...

Genetic cause of innate resistance to HIV/AIDS

... the genetic profiles of people undergoing primary HIV infection ( in their first year of infection) ... de l'Universit de Montral. The cohort of primary HIV infected patients is studied by Dr. ... subjects versus only 2.7% in patients in primary HIV infection. As of yet, no study has clearly ...

Findings released from 1 of the largest percutaneous coronary intervention trials ever

... the direct thrombin inhibitor bivalirudin during primary angioplasty had a reduced rate of adverse ... use of GPI or heparin plus GPI. The two primary endpoints of the trial were major bleeding and ... Stone said. As the first multicenter randomized primary angioplasty trial since the introduction of ...

New type of drug shrinks primary breast cancer tumors significantly in just 6 weeks

... tumour-causing breast cancer stem cells in the primary breast cancers of women receiving neoadjuvant treatment (treatment given before the primary surgery for the disease). Dr. Rodriguez and ... docetaxel, given over 12 weeks, before primary surgery. Biopsies were performed at the time of ...

Study finds health professionals, public unprepared for genomic medicine

... illnesses. The studies consistently found that primary care physicians feel woefully underprepared to ... genetic testing or specialty consultation. primary care clinicians are on the front lines of patient ... that using a nurse geneticist incorporated into a primary care practice resulted in high patient ...

New twist on life's power source

... oceans and are important contributors to global primary productivity. Grossman and his colleagues wanted ... must be considered in understanding the net primary productivity attributed to open ocean ecosystems. ... and a mechanistic foundation for the modeling of primary productivity in the ocean. ...

Is hybridoma production about to take a quantum leap forward?

... human monoclonal antibodies as a complementary or primary therapeutic agent against a variety of diseases. ... researchers then tested the proliferation rate of primary human fibroblast cells incubated either in ... concluded: As is evident from the curves, primary human fibroblasts proliferated poorly in ...

4 GBIF-endorsed campaigns underway

... 30,000 to each for the planning stage. Of primary importance during that planning stage is of ... scales. The SCP approach depends on GBIF primary data as the basis for good measures of overall ... demonstrate, and enable application of GBIF primary biodiversity data to not only measure progress ...

CSHL scientists identify cells that promote formation of lethal lung metastases

... patients usually ask what can be done after a primary tumor has already spread, or metastasized, to ... tumor growth. A majority of malignant primary tumors have already spread to other organs by the ... lesions. Our study has focused on cells from primary tumors in mice that have spread and established ...

Single-largest biodiversity survey says primary rainforest is irreplaceable

... once again the irreplaceable importance of primary rain forest. Working in the north-eastern ... the UEA and museum researchers surveyed five primary rain forest sites, five areas of natural ... of all species were never found outside native primary forest habitat and the team acknowledges that ...

HGS announces positive Phase 2 LymphoStat-B at ACR meeting

... importantly, by the response rate chosen as the primary efficacy endpoint of the Phase 3 trials. We are ... breakthrough in the treatment of SLE. The primary objectives of the Phase 2 study were to evaluate ... combined patient response rate selected as the primary efficacy endpoint of the Phase 3 trials. Among ...

Adult brain can change, study confirms

... which such plasticity exists in the adult human primary sensory cortex. Now, neuroscientists from MIT and ... which transmit information from the eye to the primary visual cortex, but the cortex itself remained ... visual field to the corresponding region of the primary visual cortex, thereby depriving a region of ...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... dead organic matter on the seafloor. Stronger offshore winds and increased primary productivity in the surface ocean off the west coast of Africa is likely ... sulfide in sedimentary porewaters at the time of limestone deposition. The primary way that sulfate is reduced to sulfide in seawater is through bacteria, a ...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'suicide' genes slowed ovarian tumor growth

... treatments for advanced ovarian cancer that has recurred after surgery and primary chemotherapy. Therefore, the majority of treated early stage cancers will ... toxin suicide gene. These nanoparticles were injected into mice with primary or metastatic ovarian tumors. To test the efficacy of this technique, ...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

... and TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL ... 4. Lasers - A Primer II-15 Ordinary Light Vs. Laser Light II-15 primary Components of a Laser Device II-16 Laser Medium/Material II-16 ...

DuoCort: New chronotherapy for adrenal insufficiency

... insufficiency. Data from a subsequent phase II/III trial in patients with primary adrenal insufficiency or Addisons disease, presented at a scientific ... other corticosteroids. There are different types of adrenal insufficiency: primary adrenal insufficiency also called Addisons disease, secondary adrenal ...

Domestication of Capsicum annuum chile pepper provides insights into crop origin and evolution

... is one of five domesticated species of chiles and is notable as one of the primary components, along with maize, of the diet of Mesoamerican peoples. ... the eastern part of central Mexico had been considered to be the primary center of domestication of C. annuum. On the basis of patterns in the ...

UCLA cancer researchers develop model that may help identify cancer stem cells

... utilized an autologous tumor microenvironment," the study states. "In this primary culture model, we have been able to provide proof-of-concept that ... and we can live sort candidate lung cancer stem cells from these primary cultures to evaluate their phenotype in various bioassays." Batra and ...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

... that in planning this study, the change in HbA1c was not selected as the primary outcome measure because the researchers did not anticipate being able to ... in the treatment of type 1 diabetes, because lowering of HbA1c was the primary outcome of interest, that study excluded individuals already reaching ...

Glutamine supplements show promise in treating stomach ulcers

... responsible for stomach ulcers. Since then, antibiotics have become the primary therapy used to combat the H. pylori infection, which affects approximately six percent of the world population and is also a primary cause of stomach cancer. But today the bacteria is growing increasingly ...

UNC study: Scientists identify chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors

... mostly to secondary GBM, rather than a different type of tumor called primary GBM. About 75 percent of secondary GBMs have mutations in the IDH1 gene, but only 5 percent of primary GBMs have this mutation, Xiong said. Even though these two types of GBM ...

Exploring the dynamic relationship between health and environment

... and Julie Burstein of Public Radio International's "Studio 360." The primary topic will be the best ways to respond to environmental and health ... The symposium will take place over two days and is organized into six primary sessions. Talks and discussions are grouped into essential background ...

Multiple route bone marrow stem cell injections show promise to treat spinal cord injury

... cord injury, a disorder affecting millions globally. Tissue loss from the primary injury and the complexity of cell types required for functional recovery ... therefore, represent an alternative therapy," said Dr. Silva. Following primary trauma to the adult spinal cord there is evidence of hemorrhage and blood ...

Simple test helps predict heart attack risk

... "The earlier the detection of who's at risk for heart attacks is crucial. primary preventionsuch as initiating lifestyle changes and medical intervention ... radiologists often provide PAD screening tests like the ABI. primary care doctors, who oversee medical management of the vast majority of the ...

For old or young dialysis patients, AV fistulas remain pure gold

... conditions; however, their comparison showed no difference in primary, primary assisted, secondary or postinterventional primary patency. "AV fistula patency after intervention does not differ between ...

Case Western Reserve researchers develop 'wireless' activation of brain circuits

... and Yixin Zhao, from Burda's team, worked on the project outside of their primary lab responsibilities, conducting tests and recording data, creating ... Fortunately, both laboratories are established and well funded for their primary research programs. "We were able to jumpstart this project using our ...

Trailblazing rural community shows green heating oil a viable option

... Around 30 properties in the North Norfolk town (including both the primary and the secondary school) and elsewhere in the county are taking part in the trials which started in December. Lisa Cook, head teacher at Reepham primary School, said: "The children are enthusiastic about cutting carbon ...

A re-review of peer review: Leading journal looks to end the 'review nightmare'

... manner, even with the enhancements that the Internet has bought. The primary source of frustration for authors is peer reviewers who insist on ... do their best to ensure that the research they publish is valid, but the primary function of a journal editor is to promote the dissemination of research ...

Girls have superior sense of taste to boys

... in conjunction with this year's natural science festival at Danish primary and secondary schools. All the participating groups of children were sent ... at LIFE. "The trends are very clear in all the answers from the many primary and secondary schools: the pupils and teachers have been very thorough and ...

Proactive care saves lives of seniors, study finds

... The study conducted between January 1, 2002 and June 30, 2005 at 13 primary care clinics at Intermountain Healthcare, a large not-for-profit ... study across the nation's health care system will require the redesign of primary care as well as reform of the payment system and reinforcement from ...

Innovations in Pediatric Medicine International Conference brings together pediatrics experts

... breakthroughs. Key topics include discoveries about congenital and primary immunodeficiencies; gene therapy in children; and the genetic basis for ... California, San Francisco, will present evidence that early diagnosis of primary immunodeficiencies is critical for optimal treatment. The challenge is ...
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