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Gene Mutation Could Be Key to Rare Blood Vessel Disease

... in individuals who have, in their blood, excess activation of the so-called complement system." The ... different complement proteins that cause excess activation of the system and cause loss of protection to the ... 1970s, the role of alternative pathway complement activation has been recognized as being important in ...

Critical link in cell death pathway revealed

... caspase-8 is recruited and activated, leading to activation of other enzymes (effector caspases) and rapid ... death-promoting protein called BID. Without this activation of BID the cells don't die. But the experiments ... as in several chronic liver diseases activation of FAS is thought to contribute to cell ...

Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women

... General Hospital. "Focusing on immune activation separately from viral replication might give us ... men, the study authors noted. "While stronger activation of the immune system might be beneficial in the ... viral replication and stronger chronic immune activation can lead to the faster progression to AIDS that ...

Soccer Injuries Differ by Gender

... of players have different alignment and muscle activation that might correlate to the injury patterns," ... compared with females, male players have more activation in the hip flexors of their kicking leg and in ... ACL injury, and it is interesting that its activation was markedly diminished in women," said Brophy, ...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... of players have different alignment and muscle activation that might correlate to the injury patterns." ... in both of these areas. Male players have more activation in the hip flexors of their kicking leg and in ... against ACL injury and it is interesting that its activation was markedly diminished in women," said Dr. ...

A new take on growth factor signaling in tamoxifen resistance

... ER+ breast cancer subtype. We propose that activation of GF signaling contributes to this highly ... determine that there is increased growth factor activation from the gene expression profiles of nearly 100 ... able to use gene expression data to identify that activation of GF signaling pathways as a possible ...

New Study Shows Coaching to Patient Activation Levels Improves Disease Management Outcomes

... coaching tailored to their level of health activation showed significant improvements in clinical ... company LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc. activation levels are determined by the Patient activation Measure(TM) (PAM(TM)), a survey tool developed by ...

New Study Shows Coaching to Patient Activation Levels Improves Disease Management Outcomes

... coaching tailored to their level of health activation showed significant improvements in clinical ... company LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc. activation levels are determined by the Patient activation Measure™ (PAM™), a survey tool ...

JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009

... roles for the protein Bim: control of T cell activation and death The protein Bim has previously been ... found that Bim also has a role in controlling the activation of mouse T cells. In the study, in mouse ... molecular level, Bim was shown to control T cell activation via an IP3R/calcium/NFAT pathway. As the authors ...

JCI online early table of contents: April 13, 2009

... estrogen receptorbeta, and HIFs cooperate in the activation of a prognostic transcriptional pattern in ... GRP78 inhibits both insulin and ER stressinduced activation of SREBP-1c. TITLE: GRP78 expression inhibits insulin and ER stressinduced SREBP-1c activation and reduces hepatic steatosis in mice AUTHOR ...

Protein-Folding Problem May Help Spur Alzheimer's

... of accumulated misfolded proteins. But prolonged activation of the unfolded protein response -- such as that ... findings suggest that "unfolded protein response activation occurs at an early stage of neurofibrillary degeneration and ... that the prolonged activation of the [unfolded protein response] is involved in ...

Activation of the prefrontal cortex improves working memory

... increased, the prefrontal cortex reinforces the activation of the parietal cortex, in which the information ... the parietal cortex generates a reverberating activation that maintains a subpopulation active, while ... further away (lateral inhibition) prevents activation of the entire network. This lateral inhibition is ...

Heightened level of amygdala activity may cause social deficits in autism

... as emotions. The new research shows that brain activation in adults with autism remains elevated long after ... series of pictures of human faces. A decrease in activation over time to the same type of information is ... magnetic resonance imaging to examine brain activation in 19 individuals with autism and in a comparison ...

Study finds biological clue in brain tumor development

... also highlighted a link between WNT pathway activation and patient survival patients who had a CNS PNET ... The reason for the link between WNT pathway activation and better patient prognosis is as yet unclear. ... a less aggressive subset or that pathway activation itself actually harms the tumour. However, the ...

Parties in Los Gatos Hospital Acquisition Agree on Terms Allowing El Camino Hospital an Early Close of Escrow

... completion of the purchase will jump-start our activation process," said Eric Pifer, M.D., chief medical ... Liaison Office Open to Public The activation team has been meeting with South Bay physicians ... of the community who have questions about the activation plans for the hospital's new Los Gatos location. ...

LifeMasters Introduces Health Activation Tool to Disease Management Participants

... in the country to introduce a powerful health activation tool for use with its chronically ill participants. The Patient activation Measure™ (PAM™) was developed by ... change. "We know that higher levels of activation are correlated with improved self-care ...

Wesley Mosley Selected to Participate in Global Youth Activation Summit During the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games

... world to participate in the fifth Global Youth activation Summit on intellectual disabilities that will be ... together these students for the 2009 Global Youth activation Summit is an important step as we work to ... in North America in 2009. The Global Youth activation Summit is one of several Special Olympics global ...

Nose-spray vaccine against botulism effective in first tests

... after vaccination. The response consisted of the activation of antibodies, immune cells in both mice and ... current study consisted of IgG, IgG1, and IgG2a activation in the blood and IgA activation in mucous membranes. In mice injected with ...

Hopkins-led team solves failed vaccine mystery

... "signaling" mechanism called toll-like receptor activation that helps the immune system recognize a virus and mount a defense against it. Toll-like receptor activation is the first in cascade of immune system ... that in the last group, the toll-like receptor activation was weak and led to the production of defective ...

Stress-related disorders affect brain’s processing of memory

... processed by the hippocampus, showed abnormal activation in the patients with stress-related disorders ... with stress-related disorders showed greater activation in the hippocampus, suggesting that insufficient activation of the prefrontal cortex could be the basis for ...

Common anesthetic induces Alzheimer's-associated changes in mouse brains

... isoflurane to cultured neural cells increased activation of the cell-death protein caspase and raised ... isoflurane. At 12 hours moderate caspase activation persisted, and BACE levels were even higher in ... and A-beta levels had also risen, while caspase activation had fallen off. Another group of mice had ...

HPV virus helps cervical and head and neck cancers resist treatment and grow and spread

... been shown between the virus and hypoxia-induced activation of the cell signaling pathway. The findings ... different cancer cell types for hypoxia-induced activation of the cell signaling pathway. When he looked at ... cell types that were HPV-positive had heightened activation of the NF-B pathway. Cervical and head ...

JCI online early table of contents: Aug. 1, 2008

... these effects of endocannabinoids occur via activation of the protein CB1 in the brain, liver, or other ... normal mice. This was associated with decreased activation of a protein known as MMP-9, and addition of ... Inflammatory macrophage migration requires MMP-9 activation by plasminogen in mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Jane ...

Autism's social struggles due to disrupted communication networks in brain

... magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure activation levels in all of the cortical areas that compose ... Specifically, they simultaneously examined activation levels in several frontal and posterior brain ... autistic participants' brains showed much lower activation levels than their counterparts in the frontal ...

JCI online early table of contents: July 10, 2008

... in insulin-induced signaling and an increase in activation of a protein known as SK6 in the hypothalamus. The importance of SK6 activation in the hypothalamus in suppressing the ability of ... First, it was shown that enforced SK6 activation in the hypothalamus had the same effects as ...

Activation of LYN kinase is associated with imatinib-resistance in CML patients

... activation of LYN kinase is associated with resistance to ... of this mutation-negative resistance is the activation of LYN kinase, which is normally controlled by ... imatinib. They also determined the level of LYN activation in samples from 12 imatinib-resistant patients ...

Opioids and cannabinoids influence mobility of spermatozoids

... On the other hand, it is pointed out that the activation of the MU opioid receptor inhibits the mobility ... As regards the cannabinoid system, the activation of the CB1 y CB2 receptors causes the percentage ... to be reduced. Even so, as a consequence of the activation of the CB1 receptor, the number of slow ...

Penn researchers find key developmental pathway activates lung stem cells

... of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that the activation of a molecular pathway important in stem cell and ... to help us determine whether pharmacological activation or inhibition of this pathway can be utilized for ... the Penn Institute for Regenerative Medicine. activation of the Wnt signaling pathway leads to expansion, ...

Carnegie Mellon brain imaging study illustrates how remedial instruction helps poor readers

... researchers say poor readers initially have less activation in the parietotemporal area of the brain, which ... instruction increases the struggling readers' activation to near normal levels. This also was the ... the individual words. Further, the activation increases in the previously underactivating areas ...

Also in the June 10 JNCI

... the compound suppressed constitutive NF-κB activation and NF-κB activation induced by cytostatics or inflammatory agents, ... to be a universal inhibitor of NF-κB activation in melanoma cells, regardless of the mode of ...

Improving anxiety treatment through the help of brain imaging: A potential future treatment strategy

... subjects who showed high prefrontal cortex activation together with low amygdala activation in response to the fearful faces reported a ... symptoms, while those showing the reverse brain activation pattern (i.e., high amygdala, low prefrontal) did ...

Immunotherapy: enlisting the immune system to fight cancer

... cancer: dose-dependent induction of CD8+ T cell activation and clinical responses: Abstract 2539 ... of each cycle. Researchers monitored T cell activation and toxicity. They performed prostate-specific ... to the liver. The researchers found that activation of lymphocytes occurred primarily in the higher ...

JCI online early table of contents: April 8, 2008

... constitutes a mechanism of MAPK pathway activation in low-grade astrocytomas AUTHOR CONTACT: ... immune response by enhancing Fc-mediated activation of the immune cells that initiate the CD8+ T cell ... CD8+ T cell responses in mice through Fc-mediated activation of DCs AUTHOR CONTACT: Peter S. Kim ...

MedCom Announces Card Activation Wins Significant Court Ruling

... (OTC Bulletin Board: CDVT), announced that Card activation won a significant court ruling on March 20, 2008, ... under the patent," said Mr. Roth. The Card activation patent relates to a method used by most ... which include gift cards and phone cards. Card activation currently has lawsuits pending against ...

MedCom Announces Court Rules Card Activation Technologies' Patent Is Valid

... U.S. Patent Number 6,032,859, is valid. Card activation Technologies is the owner of the patent covering a method for the activation and processing of transactions related to ... MedCom ( http://www.medcomusa.com ) spun out Card activation Technologies in 2006 into a separate trading ...

The regulation of negative emotions: Impact on brain activity

... cognitive regulation-related prefrontal cortical activation and subsequent reduction of activation in two brain regions implicated in emotional ... in a delayed component of prefrontal cortex activation related to volitional motor inhibition, but ...

MedCom USA Signs Southwood Medical Marketing to Distribute MedCom System

... shares of Card Activation Technologies Card activation Technology (OTC Bulletin Board: CDVT), owners of a patented point-of-sale technology for the activation and processing of transactions related to debit ... in 2006. For further information about Card activation Technologies go to http://www.cardactivation.com ...

Single microRNA fine-tunes innate immune response

... microRNA-223, in mice controls the production and activation of granulocytes, white blood cells essential for ... increased the production, differentiation and activation of granulocytes, causing tissue inflammation and ... that microRNA-223 controls the production and activation of granulocytes, white blood cells essential for ...

For Males, Video Game Rewards Are All in the Mind

... Study sees greater activation of key brain region than found in females ... at different times. All participants showed activation in the mesocorticolimbic center of the brain, ... addiction. But the male brains showed much more activation in this area. "Women and men showed activity ...

JCI online early table of contents: Feb. 7, 2008

... This led to sustained iNKT cell activation as well as activation of other immune cell types important for ... many forms of cancer. TITLE: Sustained activation and tumor targeting of NKT cells using a ...
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