Study shows cancer vaccines led to long-term survival for patients with metastatic melanoma
... tolerated and resulted in impressive long-term survival
rates in patients with metastatic melanoma whose ...
Data showed that the projected five-year survival
rate is 54% at a median follow up of 4.5 years ... remarkable long-term, progression-free survival
after completing the vaccine therapy, even though ...
Technology improves salmon passage at hydropower dams
... scientific contributions to the endangered fish's survival
during group technical presentations at ... in Spokane, Wash.
Acoustic tags measure survival
An average of 76 percent of juvenile ... began developing JSATS in 2001 to determine the survival
rate of subyearling Chinook salmon in the ...
2 reproductive factors are important predictors of death from ovarian cancer
... Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that survival
among women with ovarian cancer is influenced by ... the influence of these factors on a patient's survival
after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
Cheryl ... the reproductive factors that may influence survival
after diagnosis with this serious disease."
Genetic factors implicated in survival gap for breast, ovarian or prostate cancer
... or genetic factors as the potential source of the survival
gap. Dawn Hershman, M.D, M.S., a Columbia ... found no statistically significant difference in survival
based on race for a number of cancers including ... which found that disparities in breast cancer survival
based on race persisted even after adjusting for ...
When evolution is not so slow and gradual
... of only a few studies to look at adaptation and survival
in a wild population.
A research team led by ... found that the adapted guppies had a significant survival
advantage over the more recently introduced ... population had a 54 to 59 percent increase in survival
rate over those from the newly introduced group. ...
UMMS researchers isolate first 'neuroprotective' gene in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
... A genetic variant that substantially improves survival
of individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... gene which was associated with an increase in survival
time of 40 to 50 percent.
with ALS is normally only three to five years, ...
Tree survival skills
... stress factors can mean the difference between survival
and death for trees. For starters, when ... stressors are combined, the prospect of trees' survival
in the landscape is greatly reduced.
Andrew ... be directly linked to reduced tree growth and survival
within the first year of establishment. ...
Health choices predict cancer survival, U-M study finds
... enough fruit when they were diagnosed had worse survival
outcomes than those with better health habits, ... Addressing health behaviors may enhance the survival
advantage offered by these treatments," says ... Now it appears that these factors also impact survival
after diagnosis," Duffy says.
The next step ...
New drug agent knocks out multiple enzymes in cancer pathway
... tried for years to design drugs to inhibit cell survival
pathways in tumor cells, focusing on a protein ... and GGPPS, which are upstream of Ras in the cell survival
pathway. Inhibiting these enzymes appears to be a ... would inhibit multiple enzymes in the tumor cell survival
pathway, rather than just one, an approach ...
Dana-Farber oncologists present at ASCO GU -- predict prostate cancer survival using Source MDx test
... Precision Profiles diagnostic test predicted survival
in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer ... leading to more robust studies with more relevant survival
endpoints. I look forward to further evaluating ... and humoral immunity are associated with survival
in CRPC patients. These specific immune system ...
Shorter wait means longer life for kidney transplant candidates
The UF study is the first to analyze overall survival
chances for people waiting for a kidney ... a transplant.
"Patients want to know their survival
long term, not just if they happen to make it to ... year.
Waiting time had the strongest effect on survival
once a patient got on a transplant list. At ...
A BBVA Foundation project comes up with a system enabling detection of cetacean hearing loss
... loss, allowing assessments to be run on the survival
chances of stranded animals without having to ... use its biosonar system and thus evaluate its survival
chances on release.
ELUCIDATING THE SPERM ... extracting the key components that determine the survival
of an individual or a population, and is a ...
Exercise increases brain growth factor and receptors, prevents stem cell drop in middle age
... of neural stem cells and neurite growth and survival
of neuronal progenitor cells in dentate gyrus of ... mice that did not exercise. In addition, the survival
of new nerve cells increased by 170% and growth ... which, in turn, promotes differentiation and survival
of new brain cells in the hippocampus.
Conservation International gets support from Dreamworks Animation to protect giant pandas
... the contribution to jump-start its Giant Panda survival
Plan, a bold blueprint for panda conservation in ... its local community partners, aims to ensure the survival
of the giant panda in its natural habitat.
... the primary threat to the giant panda's continued survival
is the destruction of its natural habitat.
Salmon smolt survival similar in Columbia and Fraser rivers
... in Oregon and British Columbia has found that survival
of juvenile salmon and steelhead during their ... food, forcing fish to channel their energy into survival
instead of growth, Schreck pointed out.
... OSU scientists have been using telemetry to study survival
rates of juvenile salmon below Bonneville Dam. ...
Scientists achieve first tracking of salmon from headwaters in Rockies through Pacific to Alaska
... several mysteries of fish migration and survival
may soon start to unravel."
In 2006, ... applications of this technology - comparing the survival
of young salmon in dammed and un-dammed rivers. And the finding that survival
is comparable is both surprising and ...
Research challenges conventional notions about salmon survival
... to show the surprising result that the survival
of juvenile salmon in two major west coast ... the Fraser River has a problem that cuts salmon survival
to that of a heavily dammed river, or whether ... or travel time was taken into account and survival
was greater during migration within the ...
Similar survival rates for Pacific salmon in Fraser, Columbia Rivers raises new questions
... Library of Science.
The team compared the survival
rates of out-migrating, juvenile spring Chinook ... River salmon populations studied have lower survival
than the Columbia River study populations," says ... the Fraser River has a problem that cuts salmon survival
to that of a heavily dammed river, or whether ...
The MDS foundation supports vidaza's recommendation for European approval
... found that VIDAZA nearly doubled the two-year survival
rate for higher-risk MDS patients compared to conventional care regimens (CCR) with a mean survival
of 24.5 months compared to 15 months for patients ... Health, in this patient group, the average 5-year survival
rate after diagnosis with AML is only ...
Second lumpectomy for breast cancer reduces survival rates
... that women who had mastectomies had a 78 percent survival
rate after five years, while those who had second lumpectomies had a 67 percent survival
rate. The 10-year survival
rates were 62 percent for those who had ...
Breast cancer cells recycle to escape death by hormonal therapy
... reason may be breast cancer cells switch into a survival
mode that normal cells also use when faced with ...
"Most cancers probably use autophagy as a survival
mechanism. You can either block the autophagosome ... says.
Dr. Schoenlein believes breast cancer survival
during macroautophagy requires high activity of ...
The IMF says journal editorial documents dramatic increase in survival since the 1980s
... families, researchers and physicianstoday said survival
outcomes have improved dramatically for patients ... treatment was used. By contrast today, two-year survival
rates are around 90 percent.
"What has changed ... levamisole. There is essentially a doubling of survival
at two years, with preliminary evidence that ...
The MDS Foundation supports the FDA's decision to expand vidaza label to include survival data
... is the only agent which has been shown to extend survival
in MDS patients.
Data from the AZA-001 trial ... that azacitidine nearly doubled the two-year survival
rate for higher-risk MDS patients compared to conventional care regimens (CCR) with a mean survival
of 24.5 months compared to 15 months for patients ...
Signals from the Atlantic salmon highway
... England rivers. Biologists agree that poor marine survival
is affecting salmon in the U.S. and Canada, but ... external tagging methods, which help determine survival
but don't provide the level of detail about fish ... 2010, is designed to look at the emigration survival
and ecology of smolts of different hatchery ...
Experimental chemotherapy regimen shows promise in treating advanced lung cancer
... rate, progression-free survival, and overall survival
from use of S-1 and irinotecan were similar to, ... be conducted to confirm what appears to be a survival
benefit among patients who used S-1 and ... the response rate was 22 percent with a median survival
time of 10.2 months. In this study, patients who ...
Scientists find elephant memories may hold key to survival
... sources of food and watermay be the key to survival
during the worst of times.
In particular, ... their family groups an edge in the struggle for survival
in periods of famine and drought, according to a ... of distant resources become crucial to the survival
of herds during periods of extreme climatic ...
Early cessation of breastfeeding by HIV+ women in poor countries and child survival
... benefit to infants in terms of HIV-free survival
at 24 months, compared to those infants who were ... statistically significant difference in HIV-free survival
at 24 months 84 percent for those who stopped ... and no significant differences were found in survival
between them. Seventy-six percent of infants ...
Mangroves key to saving lives
... subprojects) reported only a 35 percent survival
rate for the mangroves planted. Conversely, a ... with a people's organization had a mangrove survival
rate of 97 percent. Primavera and Esteban point ... community involved had a shared interest in the survival
of the mangroves and lived next to the plantation ...
TG2 identified as potential therapeutic target in chemo-resistant ovarian cancer
... resistance to chemotherapy and lower overall survival
rates. When researchers targeted and silenced TG2 ... succumb to the disease.
Higher TG2, lower survival
The study, which examined 93 ovarian cancer ... TG2 corresponded with significantly lower patient survival
than those with low levels of TG2. Sixty-nine ...
Prostate cancer vaccines more effective with hormone therapy
... following vaccine treatment improved overall survival
compared with either treatment alone or when the ... patients enrolled in the study, the three-year survival
probability was 71 percent and the median overall survival
was 4.4 years. Patients randomized to the vaccine ...
Great Ape Trust's Wich lead author of Oryx paper on continuing orangutan population declines
Conservation action essential to survival
of orangutans, found only on the islands of ... January 2004 to address the threats to orangutan survival
and develop new assessment models to guide ... timber.
Although other threats to orangutan survival
exist, such as hunting in agricultural areas ...
Following traumatic brain injury, balanced nutrition saves lives
... which they say can improve their chances of survival
by as much as four-fold.
The evidence shows ... study to ever look at the issue of nutrition and survival
following TBI. The research team followed survival
outcome and nutritional care in 797 patients from ...
Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns
... in the estuary and "substantially improve the survival
of fish listed as threatened or endangered" under ... for that location because of their impact on the survival
of threatened and endangered salmon from ... the population to lessen their impact on the survival
of juvenile salmon from the Columbia River Basin. ...
Many African-Americans have a gene that prolongs life after heart failure
... with this genetic variant have about the same survival
rate even if they don't take beta blockers as ... in 375 African-American patients. They looked for survival
time or time to heart transplant, comparing ... but did not further increase the already improved survival
of those with the variant.
"These results ...
Standard chemo works better against metastatic BRCA1/2 breast cancer than against sporadic tumors
... the disease progressing, and a longer overall survival
when treated with anthracycline-based regimens ... (89% versus 50%), a longer progression-free survival
(nearly a third better) and a longer overall survival
(47% better) than did women with sporadic ....
Slowly-developing primates definitely not dim-witted
... van Schaik said. "Because development and survival
are highly responsive to conditions, this ... species such as chimpanzees share certain survival
It takes longer to grow a bigger ... that is still developing itself confers some survival
advantages to offspring, according to Barrickman. ...
Sand dollar larvae use cloning to 'make change,' confound predators
... first time cloning by larvae has been seen as a survival
mechanism in the face of possible predation.
... response for the organism to try to ensure its survival
in some form if a predator strikes. That is ... that reduced size because of cloning could affect survival
later in the sand dollar's life. In many species, ...
Changes in ocean conditions in Sargasso Sea potential cause for decline in eel fishery
... be a primary factor in declining reproduction and survival
Although many aspects of spawning and ... to be used by eels to locate mates and favor survival
of their young.
After hatching, their ... by the NAO could be affecting the recruitment and survival
of European eels, Friedland says. Our findings ...
Science, not romance, controls mating at Smithsonian's National Zoo
... breeding through its participation in the Species survival
Plan, a cooperative population management program ... the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Species survival
Plans maintain the pedigree of each animal in a ... space for potential offspring. Without a Species survival
Plan, animal populations are at risk of ...
2008 Pew Fellowship in marine conservation awarded to UM Rosenstiel's Dr. Andrew Baker
... practical tool that might help us maximize the survival
of reef corals over the next few decades, Dr. ... to make every effort to ensure the short-term survival
of the worlds reefs while we take the necessary ... gas emissions that will ultimately ensure their survival
in the long-term, said Baker, who earned his PhD ...