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UTSA psychologist awarded $1 million for memory research

... directs the UTSA Cognitive Aging Lab, is studying prospective memory, the act of remembering to complete an intended action. Her research focuses on event-based prospective memory. "The ultimate goal is to get a more basic understanding of how prospective memory works and how it is different for older ...

Engineering bouncing babies, 1 at a time

... procedure. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher is suggesting that prospective parents and their obstetricians also look at the role that gravity and ... biomechanical processes during IVF treatments, we can help physicians, and prospective parents, see better outcomes," he says. The chance of finding an optimal ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Welcomes Residential and Commercial Security Expert to Board of Directors

... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Signs Deal To Acquire Controlling Interest in Biometric Solutions, LLC

... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Completes Exclusive Licensing Agreement With EZ Print, LLC

... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ... condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties ...

Gene panel predicts lung cancer survival, study finds

... studies. It's going to require more assay standardization and a large prospective study to identify a signature that is ready for clinical use," says study ... tissue samples. They also plan in the future to test their predictors in a prospective trial, enrolling patients as they are diagnosed and following their ...

Study shows increased education on nanotech, human enhancement increases public concerns

... people to become more "worried and cautious" about the new technologies' prospective benefits, according to a recent study by researchers at North Carolina ... opinions, panelists "became more worried and cautious about the prospective benefits" of the human enhancement technologies. Prior to the ...

Disease threat may change how frogs mate

... based on MHC type is not uncommon in other species, with research indicating that a number of vertebrates, including humans, may use it to choose prospective mates, and improve their immunity to diseases. 'The situation requires directed behavioural research', says Dr Teacher. This discovery could ...

Avoiding hysterectomy: Major interventional radiology E-collection info available

... and animal studies. According to Spies, the collection includes an important article, "Leiomyoma Infarction After Uterine Artery Embolization: A prospective Randomized Study Comparing Tris-acryl Gelatin Microspheres Versus Polyvinyl Alcohol Microspheres," a randomized study by Gary P. Siskin, M.D., FSIR, ...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

... Trader, president of M2SYS Technology. "We are delighted to provide our Bio-SnapON(TM) biometric software and USB biometric readers to current and prospective Kronos customers." About M2SYS Technology M2SYS Technology, www.m2sys.com , is a recognized industry leader in biometric identity ...

2 reproductive factors are important predictors of death from ovarian cancer

... who is also an editorial board member for Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention . "The next steps would be to study this association in a prospective study, then to characterize molecular and genetic profiles of ovarian tumors and compare these profiles among different levels of exposure to ...

M2SYS Technology to Offer Desktop Biometric Technology to Kronos Customers

... Trader, president of M2SYS Technology. "We are delighted to provide our Bio-SnapON(TM) biometric software and USB biometric readers to current and prospective Kronos customers." About M2SYS Technology M2SYS Technology, www.m2sys.com , is a recognized industry leader in biometric identity ...

Five outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2009 Research Scholars Award

... funded by Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.): Sex-specific effect of alcohol and obesity and adipocytokines in geriatric fatty liver disease in a prospective population-based cohort: Rancho Bernardo Study Iryna Pinchuk, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston: Colonic CD90+ ...

Vitamin D insufficiency linked to bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women

... Institute studied 469 pregnant women. The results of their investigation are published in the June 2009 issue of the Journal of Nutrition . This prospective epidemiologic study investigated the relation between vitamin D status and BV in 209 white and 260 black women at The data indicate that 41% of ...

Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy

... "This study validates our protocol," says Dr. Brard. "Clinical trials are not conducted on pregnant women, so we had to rely on data from prospective and retrospective studies in this case. We anticipate that other institutions will now be comfortable adopting this new treatment regime. About ...

Beverage consumption a bigger factor in weight

... of beverages examined, sugar-sweetened beverages were the only beverages significantly associated with weight change." Researchers conducted a prospective study of 810 adults aged 25-79 years old participating in the PREMIER trial, an 18-month randomized, controlled, behavioral intervention. Caballero ...

Nutrigenomics -- developing personalized diets for disease prevention -- part 2 just published in OMICS

... This special nutrigenomics issue of OMICS presents articles on the following themes and findings: Genome-environment interactions and prospective technology assessment in omics science and innovations Three weeks of nutritional intervention with virgin olive oil, at doses common in the ...

New tumor markers determine therapy intensity

... any neuropathology laboratory on tissue samples conventionally preserved in paraffin. BMBF promotes the search for other tumor markers The prospective validation of these markers in an independent patient cohort and the search for the simplest and most reliable methods of analysis is now the goal of ...

Promising 3-year data: Saving limbs with drug-eluting stents

... weeks to block cell proliferation or regrowth, thus inhibiting restenosis. Researchers from a single center studied 103 patients in a double-arm prospective registry who had critical limb ischemia and who underwent infrapopliteal revascularization with angioplasty and placement of either a drug-eluting ...

Using hair to manage HIV/AIDS and predict treatment success

... prophylaxis, known as PrEP, trials). The 224 patients in this study were drawn from the Women's Interagency HIV study, an ongoing multi-center, prospective study of HIV-infected and at risk uninfected women established in 1994. "Women taking antiretroviral medications may have more adverse events than ...

Epstein-Barr virus may be associated with progression of MS

... were associated with an increased loss of gray matter and total brain volume over the three-year follow-up. The researchers now are carrying out prospective longitudinal studies in patients who experienced a condition called "clinically isolated syndrome," a first neurologic episode that lasts at least 24 ...

Many middle-aged and older Americans not getting adequate nutrition

... many middle-aged and older Americans are not getting adequate nutrition. Using data drawn from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), a prospective cohort study designed to investigate the prevalence, correlates and progression of subclinical cardiovascular disease, researchers examined over 6200 ...

Dana-Farber oncologists present at ASCO GU -- predict prostate cancer survival using Source MDx test

... Oncology, DFCI. The PCCTC, a national clinical research group comprised of top U.S. research institutions, including DFCI, will conduct a prospective multi-site validation clinical trial of CRPC patients under the leadership of Dr. Oh. Consortium studies focus on the evaluation of novel agents for ...

Antioxidants in Midwestern black raspberries influenced by production site

... tissue inflammation. They can also destroy harmful free-radical molecules that attack cells and cause aging, heart disease, and cancer. The prospective health benefits of black raspberries and other antioxidant-rich produce has led to increased consumer awareness and demand for fresh, locally ...

Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism

... genetic and environmental risk factors for autism. The project will expand and link two large-scale, multi-site studies focusing on a collaborative prospective study of more than 2000 infant siblings of children with autism, who are at higher genetic risk for developing the disorder. Many of these infants ...

Society of Interventional Radiology hosts 34th annual scientific meeting

... vessels below the knee (typically difficult to treat because of their size) with drug-coated stents. Promising three-year data from a double-arm prospective registry will be presented. (Embargoed for release until Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 9 a.m. Eastern) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Recommending ...

Researchers win award for best clinical paper in orthopedic physical therapy

... Rose Excellence in Research Award from APTA's Orthopaedic Section on Feb. 11 at the association's meeting in Las Vegas. Their article, "A 10-Year prospective Trial of a Patient Management Algorithm and Screening Examination for Highly Active Individuals with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Part 2: ...

NJIT to host major biomedical engineering showcase and career fair

... starting at 1:30 p.m.. Students studying biomedical engineering, biotechnology and other health-science related careers will have a chance to meet prospective employers in those fields. The companies will discuss full time, co-op, internship and summer employment opportunities. Event sponsors with NJIT ...

Gene mutation increases drug toxicity, rejection risk in pediatric kidney transplants

... the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and the Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit at Cincinnati Children's. "This pilot study shows personalized and prospective MMF dosing and monitoring may be feasible to reduce the high incidence of drug toxicity in children without compromising the drug's protective ...

New test for breast cancer will help guide treatment choices

... trials of investigational drugs and treatments, opening the door to more effective medications in the future. The group is currently designing prospective clinical trials using the test, which they refer to as the Breast Bioclassifier. Bernard plans to run these trials at Huntsman Cancer Institute and ...

Consumers desire more genetic testing, but not designer babies

... Feighanne Hathaway, MS CGC, a certified genetic counselor at the NYU Cancer Institute. The article entitled, "Consumers' Desire towards Current and prospective Reproductive Genetic Testing" published online early by the Journal of Genetic Counseling finds that consumers desire more genetic testing than ...

Study shows California's autism increase not due to better counting, diagnosis

... cases of autism to date, and the first major investigation of environmental factors and gene-environment interactions in the disorder. MARBLES is a prospective investigation that follows women who already have had one child with autism, beginning early in or even before a subsequent pregnancy, to search for ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 17, 2008

... antifreeze activity. Now the scientists describe the development of "hydration index" that can be used to more reliably predict how prospective antifreeze materials will behave. Their index provides a clearer picture of how water molecules interact with the sugar component (as well as native ...

Boy or girl? It's in the father's genes

... A Newcastle University study involving thousands of families is helping prospective parents work out whether they are likely to have sons or daughters. The work by Corry Gellatly, a research scientist at the university, has shown ...

DOE Joint Genome Institute completes soybean genome

... of the United Soybean Board. A genetic marker represents a known location on a chromosome that can be associated with a particular gene or trait. prospective genome pathways of interest are those that directly influence yield, oil and protein content, as well as drought tolerance and resistance to ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Highlights 3rd Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... statements in this release with respect to bioMETRX's business, financial condition or results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of any transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed ...

Microarray analysis improves prenatal diagnosis

... valuable in genetic counseling. "My conclusion is, that providing there is good genetic counseling that accompanies it, the test can be offered to prospective parents who want prenatal diagnosis. There are many parents interested in having this additional diagnostic information," said Van den Veyver. "If ...

Genetic risk factors may tailor prostate cancer screening approaches

... Giri said the take-home message from this study is that genetic markers associated with prostate cancer risk need to be characterized in prospective screening populations in order to determine how to incorporate them into risk assessment for prostate cancer, particularly for men at high-risk for ...

Unusual use of toys in infancy a clue to later autism

... of autism might actually be apparent earlier and therefore useful in early diagnosis," Ozonoff said. In contrast to previous research, the current prospective study began with a group of 12-month olds who had not received any diagnosis. The study group included infants from families who had either an older ...

Pectin power

... of Food Research. "For this research we tested a molecular mechanism and showed that it is viable." Population studies such as EPIC, the European prospective Investigation of Cancer, identified a strong link between eating lots of fibre and a lower risk of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. But exactly ...
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