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Faster, better diagnosis for patients with heart rhythm disorders

... allows us to better visualize electrical activity in the heart and localize the source of rhythm disturbance," says Dr. Eugene Downar, cardiologist in ... in the heart which are displayed on a screen and help electrophysiologists localize the source of the abnormal heart rhythm. "Visualizing the catheters in ...

Cancer research highlights

... breast scanner would allow clinicians to, among other uses, precisely localize and monitor the response of a tumor to chemotherapy, determine the extent ... an image of the 3D distribution of metabolic activity. To help physically localize the source, a dedicated breast CT scan, also developed in Tornai's lab, ...

Improving quality of life for brain tumor patients

... surgery for the removal of brain tumours. This is done in order to localize important functional areas of the brain so that these can be preserved ... the operation. This study introduces a new fMRI paradigm to reliably localize and evaluate the cognitive selection of actions in patients with tumours ...

Brookhaven Lab and Hybridyne Imaging Technologies Inc., win R&D 100 award

... a compact gamma camera for high-resolution imaging of prostate cancer. The camera system, called ProxiScan, is a nuclear medical instrument that can localize cancer tissue in the prostate gland in detail at an early stage, which is important for the successful diagnosis and early treatment of the ...

European Medicines Agency (EMEA) Approves Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s September Meeting Request to Discuss OPAXIO(TM) Marketing Authorization Application

... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel ....

Set Up Your Computer to Work in Another Language – New Tips at Argotrans.com

... effectively across languages,” said Peter Argondizzo, president of Argo Translation. “Sometimes that’s helping them translate or localize their products or media content while at other times we’re just giving them - tips and advice on how to operate more effectively in other ...

University of Notre Dame Chooses Latest Technology From Carestream Molecular Imaging For Disease Research

... capability," he added. "The system's X-ray mode provides a convenient anatomical map with which to precisely co-register and accurately localize optical or radioisotopic signals emanating from target disease cells. This is an extremely powerful and useful combination." Notre ...

Kidney Care Partners Raises Alarm on Racial Disparities in Kidney Disease; Joins With National Minority Quality Forum to Educate Public, Congress During National Kidney Month

... illness in racial and ethnic minorities and other special populations. "Our partnership with Kidney Care Partners will enable us to localize data on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) prevalence and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) incidence by various cohorts, identify trends, and forecast risk." ...

CTI Focuses on Late-Stage Drug Approvals and Commercialization and Cuts Operating Costs: to Close Bresso Research Center

... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel ...

Bio-imaging mass spectrometry techniques reveal molecular details about complex systems

... Using histological samples provided by Timothy Cox, a professor of medicine at the University of Cambridge, the researchers could profile and localize many different lipid species in the samples. Specifically, they localized sphingolipids that accumulate in the brain when there is a genetic defect. ...

Summit Doppler Announces the Seated ABI for the Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease

... of arterial sites. While the ABI exam is performed as the initial test to diagnose P.A.D., segmental studies are performed on patients with P.A.D. to localize the occlusion in the lower limbs. P.A.D. affects 8 to 12 million people in the U.S. every year. It is characterized by the narrowing of the ...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

... and their colleagues probe such production issues, or biosynthetic origins, and review a variety of traditional and emerging techniques being used to localize the molecular machinery responsible for potential new drug products. Sea hares, for example, eat cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and we know for ...

Nanomedicine system engineered to enhance therapeutic effects of injectable drugs

... on the biochemical modifications required to efficiently deliver the MDS to a specific cancer lesion. We have preliminary data that show that we can localize a payload of diagnostic agents, therapeutic agents or combination of both to target cells. Once on site, the molecules can be released in a ...

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

... colleagues at Imperial College London, United Kingdom, have indicated that signaling through the protein PI3K p110-delta is important for T cells to localize in tissues where they are needed to mount an immune response. In the study, when T cells from mice expressing an inactive form of PI3K p110-delta ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Cuts Net Operating Expenses 35% and Expands Commercial Team to Support Zevalin(R) Sales and Applications Seeking Two Product Approvals in 2009

... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel ....

Clinical Trial Investigators Update Wall Street on Progress and Prospects of Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s Drug Pipeline

... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel ....

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Reports Recent Accomplishments and Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing significantly more of the dose of chemotherapy to localize in the tumor than with standard paclitaxel. Once inside the tumor cell, enzymes metabolize the protein polymer, releasing the paclitaxel ....

New Prostate Cancer Technology Saving Lives

... establishes a "finger-print" of disease when the PSA is elevated. Once a lesion is identified, a series of targeted biopsies can be performed, as we localize the disease in question. Using a parametric approach, the center is utilizing all sequences of the 3.0 T MRI-S scan including Dynamic Contrast ...

Scientists discover genetic variant associated with prostate cancer in African Americans

... 567 control subjects. This study took advantage of differences in genetic ancestry among the African American men in order to replicate and further localize a risk locus for prostate cancer, says Kittles. Using this information, the researchers characterized new genetic markers which were ...

Blinded by the Light? Vision Problems and Visual Discomfort Make Driving in the Dark Difficult, Uncomfortable for Most Americans

... the retina, often leading to blurred vision, which can impair a driver's speed of visual reaction time and affect the ability to quickly identify and localize possible hazards on the road." About two-fifths (39 percent) of respondents said they have been diagnosed or treated for astigmatism, a common ...

Scientists Equip Bacteria With Custom Chemo-Navigational System

... E. coli's chemo-navigational system to detect, follow and precisely localize to specific chemical signals. In doing so, the scientists exploited E. ... and release therapeutics, or transport chemicals with an ability to localize to a specific chemical signal would open new frontiers in environmental ...

Cochlear Implants in Both Ears Enables Better Hearing

... the research began, it appeared the group of 5 to 14 year-olds couldn't localize sounds at all, Litovsky says. The result prompted her to launch a ... also increased with experience. 'We're now seeing that the ability to localize sounds takes time to emerge,' says Litovsky. 'What seems to get better is ...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

... the molecular mechanisms 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 ...

Latest Research on Visual Skills is an Eye Opener

... for treatment. Now, twenty years after her surgery, the researchers found that she is able to discern between separate objects, determine depth, localize faces amongst a background of natural scenes, and match faces by their identity. This case demonstrated that a person can acquire visual function ...

SWAN system for navigation

... we are looking at how to use technology originally developed for military use for peaceful purposes," says Dellaert. "Currently, we can effectively localize the person outdoors with GPS data, and we have a working prototype using computer vision to see street level details not included in GPS, such as ...

Imaging study affords renewed thrust on smoking cessation treatments

... Urge to Smoke scale, which assesses responses to 10 craving-related questions. The scientists also conducted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help localize regions on the PET scans. "We saw on our PET scans that the radiotracer 'disappeared' over time as the nicotine receptors became occupied by ...

Experiments In Outer Space To Determine single Cell Survival

... cell surface. These may enhance the sensitivity of Raman spectroscopy for monitoring the onset of infection or the course of therapy. The cells also localize proteins at the cellular interface. Assistant Professor Graham Timmins of UNM's College of Pharmacy notes that the encapsulated cells' ...

Brain’s response distinct upon exposure to erotic image

... "The newer and more advanced technologies such as MRI and PET provide much better spatial resolution," he says. "Those methods can better localize areas of brain activity, but ERPs have a much better temporal resolution. The EEG can record neuronal activity in real time. When measuring activity ...

Novel Technique For Identification And Treatment Of Neurodegenerative Diseases

... A new technique has been developed to identify and localize the presence of tiny iron oxide particles associated with neurodegenerative disorders, more specifically Alzheimer's. // The finding could eventually ...
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