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Boston Scientific's Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting

... pelvic floor repair (PFR) systems in the anterior compartment that use either the SSL (Pinnacle Pelvic Floor ... implanted transvaginally in either the anterior compartment via an intravaginal mesh delivery device (Pinnacle) or posterior compartment using a trocar-based system (Anterior Gynecare ...

Genetic blueprint revealed for kidney design and formation

... of varied gene expression stage-by-stage, compartment by compartment, the researchers said. One of ... Previously it had been thought each kidney compartment would have unique genes driving its development, ... specification, cell differentiation and organ compartment shaping. ...

Key to Angelina-like cheeks? Add volume to deep fat compartment

... of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that a deep fat compartment located within the cheek is vital to a ... does rejuvenating or returning volume to this fat compartment make the cheek more youthful, it also improves ... to the study, volume loss to the deep cheek fat compartment leads to hollowing of the face. It further noted ...

Key to Angelina-Like Cheeks? Add Volume to Deep Fat Compartment

... ASPS Study Says Discovery of Deep Fat compartment Essential to Facial Rejuvenation EMBARGO FOR ... of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that a deep fat compartment located within the cheek is vital to a ... does rejuvenating or returning volume to this fat compartment make the cheek more youthful, it also ...

NYU School of Medicine pathology researchers solve another mystery in B lymphocyte development

... of its homologous partner to pericentromeric heterochromatin (a repressive compartment of the nucleus). This repositioning, surprisingly enough, depends on the ... to act in trans on the uncleaved allele to reposition it in a repressive compartment of the nucleus, thereby preventing simultaneous recombination on both ...

New Prostrates Grown From Single Stem Cell

... renewing itself. "We are trying to first define what is the normal cell compartment that can generate a tissue," Johnson explained. "Once we have that knowledge, is it that compartment that goes awry when cancer initiates? What is the resistant population, ...

Different type of colon cancer vaccine reduces disease spread, Jefferson scientists show

... cells turn into cancer, invade the wall of the intestine, breech the compartment and metastasize, carrying with them all the antigens that typically reside ... in the mucosa even when those tumors metastasize into the systemic compartment where they don't belong." Dr. Waldman sees GCC as "the poster child" ...

Protein that controls hair growth also keeps stem cells slumbering

... was one of only a few that are highly expressed within the stem cell compartment of the hair follicle. Clinical research, meanwhile, showed that a ... effect and the abundance of NFATc1 within the hair follicle's stem cell compartment -- the bulge. The mice they treated with the drug grew fur at a much ...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

... a delay in treatment of more than 12 weeks had about a four-fold increase in irreparable medial meniscus tears, an 11-fold increase in lateral compartment chondral injuries and a three-fold increase in patellotrochlear injuries. Issues with instability in the knee were also increased significantly. Our ...

Asthma and Allergy Sufferers: Take in a Breath of Clean Air While Driving

... your driving comfort or that of your passengers. A cabin air filter may also be called a pollen filter, air-conditioning filter, passenger compartment air filter, interior ventilation filter or dust filter. Normally, the cabin air filter is located in the cabin air intake, under the dash or ...

Even MORE Storage for IAC Industries' Workmaster™ Storage Cabinet Workbenches

... the pedestal and drawers are much larger than those found on standard size workbenches. Still, customers asked for more. They asked us to include a compartment for objects larger and heavier than suitable for the 12" height of our largest drawer. The addition of these truly cavernous cabinet areas ...

Safety Alert for Buyers of Used Commercial Zero Turn Mowers

... consumer models, requires a few precautions to ensure the safety of the operator, including the use of an overhead ROPS. Without ROPS, the operator compartment -- and more importantly, the operator -- remains unprotected from the weight of the machine, which can surpass 1,700 pounds on some commercial ....

Long-term L-carnitine supplementation prevents development of liver cancer

... such as red meat and dairy products. L-carnitine is an essential cofactor for the translocation of long chain fatty acids from the cytoplasmic compartment into mitochondria, where beta-oxidation enzymes are located for ATP production. Despite the liver being the main organ responsible for endogenous ...

Ethnic differences found for fatty liver disease and insulin resistance

... when compared to Hispanics and Caucasions. African-Americans appeared to be more resistant to the buildup of triglycerides in the abdominal visceral compartment and also to high triglyceride levels associated with insulin resistance. They suggest that there is an insulin resistance phenotype. It could be a ...

Lug Your Luggage Safely

... with the hands situated on the left and right sides of the suitcase, lift it up. If your luggage has wheels, make sure the wheel-side is set in the compartment first. Once wheels are inside, put one hand atop the luggage and push it to the back of the compartment. To remove the luggage, reverse this process. ...

Anti-angiogenic drugs impede chemotherapy-stimulated tumor recovery

... known as a vascular disrupting agent (VDA) induces rapid mobilization of cells called circulating endothelial progenitors (CEPs) from the bone marrow compartment that helps the tumor to regrow blood vessels and thereby recover from treatment. The researchers built on this earlier observation by analyzing ...

Texas Detailed Products Today Announced the Second Generation Detail Bag: Skinceuticals Chooses the Detail Bag II Sample Case for all its Pharmaceutical Representatives

... Features of the DB2(sample case): Sturdy Adjustable shelves - Allow reps to cleverly separate and organize product samples Bottom-padded compartment - Offers accordion dividers; perfect for reprints, studies and forms, with ample space for a notebook computer Personal pocket - Designed for ...

UT Southwestern: Hidden facial cheek fat compartments are key to youthful appearance

... properly filling the compartment. In addition, when the compartments are filled properly, less fat or filler is needed. "This anatomic fat cheek compartment completely changes how we look at facial aging," said Dr. Rod Rohrich, chairman of plastic surgery at UT Southwestern and lead author of the study. ...

Cane use may reduce risk of knee osteoarthritis progression

... be affected, OA most often strikes the knee, particularly the inner aspect of the tibiofemoral joint. One source of stress on this vulnerable joint compartment is the knee adduction moment, an indication of weight placement while walking. A 20 percent increase in the peak knee adduction moment is associated ...

Electronic Pillbox Helps Seniors Stick to Drug Regimens

... the box beeps at pill-taking times, indicates the appropriate compartment, and displays the number of pills to take on a screen. As well, when the compartment lid is lifted a programmed audio message announces the number of pills to take, along with specific information about how to ingest the particular ...

Study raises questions about prostate cancer therapies targeting IGF-1

... a cancer cell. Norman Greenberg, Ph.D., and colleagues conducted a pair of experiments by manipulating gene expression directly in the epithelial compartment of the mouse prostate gland to better understand the role of IGF-1R. In contrast to studies that correlated elevated levels of IGF-1 with the risk of ...

Plastic Surgeons Play Pivotal Role in War Injury Research

... include limb salvage, reconstruction, regeneration, and transplantation; craniofacial reconstruction; burn repair; scar reduction; and treatment for compartment syndrome. "This funding will serve as a vital step toward improving treatments for devastating injuries to the lower and upper extremities as ...

'Wildcat Power Cord' Repairs Cruciate Ligament in Dairy Cow's Knee

... of the udder (mastitis) or of the uterus (metritis), a metabolic imbalance (ketosis), ulcers and displacement of the abomasum, the fourth compartment of a ruminant's stomach. "We worked really hard for her and spent long hours at the hospital, but it was definitely worth it after seeing how ...

Molecular biology of sleep apnea could lead to new treatments

... occur dozens or even hundreds of times a night. The team found that in an animal model of sleep apnea poorly folded proteins accumulate in one compartment of a muscle nerve cell, which, under certain conditions, tells a cell to heal itself or destroy itself. The findings appear in a recent issue of the ...

Teen Pregnancy Epidemic Another Reason for Women to Carry Condoms. Just in Case, Inc. Announces 10,000 Chic Condom Compact Give-Away to Women's Non-Profits Nationwide.

... AIDS Healthcare Foundation and amFAR and continues to be an agent for change in this arena. JUST IN CASE(R) compacts come with a mirror and hidden compartment that holds two condoms. Keeping style and discretion paramount in their designs, JIC won the 2006 International Health and Beauty Packaging Award ...

OHSU Cancer Institute research discovery opens new window to understanding chronic myeloid leukemia

... such as myelodysplastic syndrome. We are not yet sure about the extent of this problem. We do hope though that our studies into the stem cell compartment of CML patients might help to find new targets for CML therapy to cure this cancer, Bumm said. Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a form of blood ...

Brain Region Tied to Amphetamine Addiction

... cells in the area. When that happened, the rats stopped seeking amphetamines and returned to their normal behaviors -- for example, going to a dark compartment rather than the brighter region they favored while taking amphetamines. However, their craving for amphetamines returned when the insula went back ...

JCI table of contents: Oct. 18, 2007

... trials and raise the possibility of new targets for the development of drugs to treat individuals with CF. CFTR mutations that cause CF make a compartment of the cell known as the TGN more acidic than it is in cells from healthy individuals. In this study, in vitro analysis revealed that ...

Stomach Virus a Culprit in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

... out. He also looked in the right "compartment." "People were busy looking in the bloodstream, but he looked in the gut. He looked in the right compartment and, lo and behold, he found the viruses," she said. "It depends where you look, what you see." Chia believes that enteroviruses may cause half ...

Clues Found On How Deadly Bacterium Gains Foothold

... be activated and kill the bacteria while they are trapped in a particular compartment within the neutrophils. "The bacteria prevent these two functions ... of certain enzymes. After a few hours, the bacteria can escape the compartment instead of being killed, which leaves it able to replicate and cause ...

Model of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts the System

... and adaptability of the system, Siegelmann says. The light sensitive compartment of the master clock responds quickly, providing flexibility, whereas the intermediate compartment of the SCN seems to act as a buffer against small perturbations in the ...

Link Between Stress Hormone And Depression Revealed

... more than two weeks took significantly longer to emerge from a small dark compartment into a brightly lit open field, a common behavioral test of anxiety in ... more than two weeks took significantly longer to emerge from a small dark compartment into a brightly lit open field, a common behavioral test of anxiety in ...

DNA and clones

... sequestrated in the central portion of the nucleus. We have a very active compartment in the centre of the cell nucleus, and a much more silent, passive compartment around the edges." The team's findings suggest that geneticists ...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

... governing the process. They found that proteins normally associated with the plus ends of microtubules, called CLASPs, localize to a specific compartment of the Golgi (the Trans Golgi Network) and stabilize the microtubule "seeds" at the Golgi. Golgi-originating microtubules could also be an ...

Gene Responsible for Blindness in Infants and Children Identified

... Both the CEP290 and LCA5 genes encode proteins with vital functions in the cilium of the photoreceptors, transporting visual proteins to the compartment where vision occurs. When these genes are mutated, which occurs in about 25 to 30 per cent of blind children, the visual proteins are not transported ...

OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Reports Over 200 Implants

... implant. The OrthoGlide is a minimally invasive implant designed to relieve chronic, disabling pain, due to moderate osteoarthritis of the medial compartment of the knee. "There has been a significant increase in the number of orthopedic surgeons interested in attending the surgeon training ...

Surgeons Shocked By Green-Blooded Man

... operated upon to prevent his condition-compartment syndrome from worsening. The man had fallen asleep on his knees and developed the condition. In compartment syndrome, pressure builds in deep muscle tissue. If it is not alleviated, permanent damage to the nerves may be sustained. While undergoing a ...

Advances Have Cut Combat Deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan

... advances include "directed and purposeful" use of blood products, measures to protect against hypothermia, aggressive surgery to prevent damaging compartment syndromes, and improvements in ventilator design and technology. Weekly video teleconferences allow close and ongoing communication between doctors ...

Cellular Pathway Yields Potential New Weapon in Vaccine Arsenal

... In skin (epithelial) cells and two other types of immune cells (dendritic and B cells), 50 to 80 percent of the autophagosomes moved into the loading compartment for MHC class II molecules. “For types of cells that upregulate MHC class II upon inflammation -- epithelial cells of infected organs, for instance ...
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