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Most common brain cancer may start in neural stem cells

... that the expression of mutant p53 protein is a marker for glioma cells in all stages of the disease. ... and progression? If so, we can use this as a marker for brain cancer in brain cells," says Yuan Wang, ... supports the idea that mutant p53 can be a useful marker to trace the glioma cells at all stages. ...

Most common brain cancer may originate in neural stem cells

... that the expression of mutant p53 protein is a marker for glioma cells in all stages of the disease. ... and progression? If so, we can use this as a marker for brain cancer in brain cells," says Yuan Wang, ... supports the idea that mutant p53 can be a useful marker to trace the glioma cells at all stages. ...

An efficient approach to monitor gastrointestinal microflora changes

... of bacterial communities. A molecular marker was identified for Pi-deficiency in rats. The ... Both the fingerprint analysis and the identified marker were demonstrated to distinguish the Pi-deficiency. The identified molecular marker may have application in the screening of active ...

Genetic marker may predict early onset of prostate cancer

... Center researchers have identified a genetic marker that is associated with an earlier onset of ... prostate cancer. If the data are confirmed, the marker may help clinicians personalize prostate cancer ... of prostate cancer. They then evaluated this marker in 183 Caucasian men who have a family history of ...

New universal breast cancer marker predicts recurrence and clinical outcome

... of caveolin-1 in the stroma also appeared to be a marker for drug resistance in patients receiving ... 11.5-fold reduction in five-year PFS. "This marker serves not only as a prognostic marker, but also ... Dr. Lisanti said. "We can identify this marker at breast cancer diagnosis, which is important ...

Wayne State University Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

... at Wayne State University have identified a new marker for prostate cancer progression that may one day ... identified a cleaved form of galectin-3 as a marker for prostate cancer progression. According to the ... that galectin-3 may serve as both a diagnostic marker and therapeutic target for future prostate cancer ...

Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

... March 25 (HealthDay News) -- A newly identified marker for prostate cancer progression may also offer a ... research has found that decreased levels of the marker galectin-3 are linked with neoplastic progression ... that cleaved galectin-3 may serve as a diagnostic marker and treatment target for prostate cancer ...

Gene Variant Tied to Severity of Drinking

... marker could be used to identify those at risk and ... said in the news release. "A known genetic marker could be used to sub-type alcoholics and better ... this particular genetic variant can be used as a marker to predict treatment outcomes for different ...

Exagen Diagnostics Names John Alsobrook, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

... operations, company alliances and genomic marker discovery and development programs. He reports to ... in 2006 as the company's director of genomic marker discovery, responsible for quality control and ... development of the company's initial prognostic marker test that identifies the risk of recurrence in ...

Absence of CLP protein can be indicative of oral cancer

... in cancer may be a potentially valuable marker in early detection of oral cancer. A new study in ... because calmodulin-like protein could be a marker for normal healthy oral cavity cells and ... that attempt to mark actual cancer cells, this marker would show in healthy cells and would decrease ...

Johnson Matthey Medical Announces Expansion

... its Platinum and Platinum-Iridium electrodes and marker bands. Precious metals - Platinum, in particular ... market - a primary use for our electrodes and marker bands - is growing at 16% CAGR," says Dave ... Matthey Medical's seamless tubing for radiopaque marker bands and other applications conforms to ...

Stem cells with potential to regenerate injured liver tissue identified by Penn researchers

... PHILADELPHIA - A novel protein marker has been found that identifies rare adult liver ... have demonstrated that cells expressing the marker can differentiate into both liver cells and cells that line the bile duct. In the future, this marker will allow for the isolation and expansion of ...

Statin Might Help More People Fight Heart Disease Than Thought

... have high levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker for the inflammation process which is implicated ... C-reactive protein (hsCRP) is a useful marker for cardiovascular disease," she said. But ... women. People with increased levels of CRP, a marker of inflammation, have a higher risk for ...

Novel Diagnostic Marker for Acute Kidney Injury Previewed at Abbott-Sponsored Scientific Workshop

... by current testing methods. "The urine NGAL marker has the potential to represent a major advance in ... testing is inadequate. It is a non-specific marker that delays diagnosis of AKI. New biomarkers are ... Emerging Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury. The marker has been the subject of recent articles published ...

Closing coal-burning power plant in China and improved cognitive development in children

... the mothers' pregnancies and in measuring a marker of PAH exposure in cord blood-- specifically the ... found significant associations between the marker of exposure in cord blood and delayed motor and ... the plant, had significantly lower levels of the marker in cord blood and their incidence of delayed ...

JCI table of contents: May 22, 2008

... proposed designation of the protein CD133 as a marker of colon cancer stem cells a term given to the ... conclusions as to whether or not CD133 is a marker of colon cancer stem cells are noted by the ... ACCOMPANYING COMMENTARY TITLE: Is CD133 a marker of metastatic colon cancer stem cells? AUTHOR ...

Replacing absent microRNAs could make tumors less invasive, more treatable

... small, non-coding RNA molecules could serve as a marker to improve cancer staging and may also be able to ... is, first, that miR-200 may represent a good marker to stage cancer," Peter said, and "second, that ... the researchers tested that had the epithelial marker E-cadherin and not the ...

Toddlers Affected Most by Secondhand Smoke Exposure at Home

... significantly higher levels of the inflammatory marker soluble intracellular adhesion molecules (ICAM). ... the endothelium and serve as a biological marker for vascular function. Researchers also ... circulation of the arteries. ICAM is a specific marker of endothelial cell stress, which contributes to ...

Researchers identify new genetic marker for breast cancer

... Cancer Institute has identified a new genetic marker of risk for breast cancer. Women with this DNA ... While the risk associated with this genetic marker is much lower than that of BRCA genetic mutations ... the BRCA genes. This newly identified genetic marker will not have any immediate clinical implications ...

Lifestyle and cancer prevention: Making choices that change cancer risk

... about eating salad because salad is a marker for consumption of many vegetables, and polled ... those habits of eating well and exercising are a marker for other lifestyle factors that might be even ... a product of nicotine metabolism and so it is a marker for exposure to tobacco, Berg says. It is not ...

Obesity and metabolism: Weight gain and the growing risk of cancer

... cancer and high blood levels of C-peptide (a marker of insulin secretion) face a risk of death nearly ... and most likely insulin, in and of itself, is a marker for breast cancer prognosis, Irwin said. ... those with high concentrations of C-peptide a marker of high insulin secretion that is a hallmark of ...

JCI table of contents: Nov. 8, 2007

... entry into tissues. Low levels of SHGB are a marker of the metabolic syndrome, a combination of ... as to why low levels of SHGB are such a good marker of the metabolic syndrome are now provided by ... of SHGB, indicating the reason it is a good marker of the metabolic syndrome. TITLE: ...

Imaging neural progenitor cells in the living human brain

... and astrocytes rose. The newly identified marker was more common in brain cells from embryonic ... neurogenesis in the brain. They found that the marker they had identified increased significantly after ... Additional results indicated that the marker is probably a mixture of lipids (fatty acids), ...

Radiologists identify early brain marker of Alzheimer's disease

... resonance imaging (fMRI) have found a new marker which may aid in early diagnosis of Alzheimers ... suggested that MTL activation may be a possible marker of Alzheimers, based on the findings, Dr. ... in the PMC may represent a more sensitive marker of early Alzheimers disease. In other words, ...

Lowering Blood Protein Won't Help Kidney Patients

... high levels of this amino acid might just be a marker of vascular disease, rather than a cause of it. ... possibilities. "One is that homocysteine is a marker of vascular disease, rather than a cause of it. ... damage. It looks like it's nothing more than a marker for inflammation." "In my field, this is very ...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

... Whether it causes the disease or is simply a marker for obesity is unclear ,, WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) ... "Basically, we have identified plasma SHBG as a strong and significant marker for type 2 diabetes development in initially healthy men and women," said ...

New Diagnostic Biomarker Test Shows Promise in Monitoring Ovarian Cancer

... epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). "Our results show that the dual marker combination of HE4 and CA125 can aid in the differentiation of benign ... Abbott have signed a license agreement to develop this new ovarian cancer marker for use on Abbott's automated ARCHITECT(R) diagnostic analyzers. A manual ...

Roche Cardiac 200 Offers Rapid Cardiac Diagnostics for the Point of Care

... flow immunoassay testing system designed to provide quantitative cardiac marker test results on whole blood samples with a turnaround time of only 10 to ... Cardiac 200 can process up to 36 tests per hour and offers a full cardiac marker menu that includes NT-proBNP, Troponin I (TnI), CKMB and Myoglobin. The ...

Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body

... it will raise blood sugar. So, possibly, dental decay may really be a marker for the chronic high-glycemic diets that lead to both dental decay and ... blood glucose metabolism. The hypotheses on dental diseases as a marker for the diseases of civilization were postulated back in the mid-20th ...

Measuring brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment

... especially shrinking of the hippocampus may offer a robust biological marker for change." Medial temporal lobe atrophy has been associated with ... areas may atrophy early in Alzheimer's disease and can offer a clinical marker for change," said Rafii. The fluid-filled temporal horn increases as the ...

Effective over-the-counter prostate cancer test kit likely in next few years

... at home, they go to the doctor to be sure." The cancer-related protein marker that the gold nanoparticles seek out in Huo's research is the same one ... Antigen (PSA) test. The PSA has a good track record as a protein marker for detecting prostate cancer and has been used by physicians for years. ...

Gene Mutation May Up Risks of Endometrial Cancer

... marker indicates aggressiveness of the disease, study finds,, ,, WEDNESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic marker for aggressive endometrial cancer has been identified by U.S. researchers, ...

Estrogen May Help Men's Hearts

... for what you've seen." He said it's possible that estrogen may be a marker for worsening heart disease, but said it's probably not a more useful marker than those currently used. "I doubt this study will change what ...

Healthcare Professional Is Working to Make a Difference, One Dose at a Time

... two nontoxic, felt-tipped markers, one black and one red. The black marker is used to write the medication information; the red marker is used to make an "X" as each dose is taken. The markers are attached ...

Glutamate Identified As Predictor of Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis

... to measure glutamate toxicity in the brain in real time, which gives us a marker for monitoring disease progression as well as our treatment of the ... looked for levels of glutamate and levels of NAA (n-acteylaspartate), a marker of axonal integrity in mature brains, to see if a relationship existed. ...

Instead of fighting breast cancer, immune cell promotes its spread

... Signal Transduction, say that the findings establish RANKL as a potential marker that can be used to help determine breast cancer prognosis and adds ... factor in breast cancer metastasis and provides a potentially good marker for breast cancer prognosis, the researchers said. Tan noted that ...

Urine Test Could Gauge Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk

... urine samples from the subjects and tried to figure out if a biologic marker known as NNAL could predict cases of lung cancer. The team found that the third of smokers who had the highest levels of NNAL and a marker called cotinine were 8.5 times more likely to develop lung cancer than ...

John K. Davis, II to Join the American Board of Internal Medicine as Chief Information Officer

... or one of its 18 subspecialties. ABIM certification is recognized as a marker of a physician's professionalism, knowledge and skill. Mr. Davis ... not-for-profit organization that grants board certification - a marker of physician quality in the United States and internationally -- to ...

New test may predict spread of breast cancer

... in the online version of Clinical Cancer Research . This is the first marker that could reliably predict metastatic outcome in a case-controlled study, ... The paper, TMEM in Human Breast Carcinoma: A Potential Prognostic marker Linked to Hematogenous Dissemination, was published March 24th, 2009 in ...

Study Finds Millions More May Benefit From Statins

... 6.5 million Americans who have low cholesterol but high levels of a blood marker for inflammation, researchers report. Statins are known to prevent ... low cholesterol but with high levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a blood marker for inflammation. To determine how many Americans with low cholesterol ...
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