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Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality

... less protein and fats) than those men with low seminal quality," the lead author, Jaime Mendiola, a ... of meat and full-fat dairy products have lower seminal quality than those who eat more fruit, vegetables ... but could also have an impact on improving seminal quality." "What we still do not understand is ...

Semen quality depends upon antioxidants

... of meat and full fat dairy products have lower seminal quality than those who eat more fruit, vegetables ... less proteins and fats) than those men with low seminal quality", explains Mendiola. "A healthy diet ... but could also have an impact on improving seminal quality. What we still do not understand is the ...

Researchers clone key sperm-binding proteins

... 10 years. In most mammals, these proteins are typically produced by the seminal vesicles and added to sperm at ejaculation. Yet this is not the case for ... sperm movement. A family of sperm-binding proteins (BSPs) secreted by the seminal vesicles has been shown to be essential for sperm maturation in female ...

Couples with fertility problems where the man is over 35 have increased difficulty in conceiving

... is 'washed', or spun in a centrifuge, in order to separate them from the seminal fluid, and then inserted directly into the uterus. If the sperm are not ... uterine cramps which can expel the semen because of prostaglandins in the seminal fluid. 12236 couples who had consulted at the Centre between January 2002 ...

3T MRI plays significant role in detecting prostate cancer, study says

... of the prostate and is a associated with a unfavorable prognosis), and seminal vesicle involvement. Once this was complete, 3D reconstruction of the ... in 10 of the 13 patients regarding extracapsulation and 11 of 13 regarding seminal vesicle involvement. The study showed that 3D reconstruction was useful ...

AACR's Seventh Annual Landon Awards

... to our understanding of the molecular basis of cancer. Arnold Levines seminal contributions to the discovery of p53 as a tumor suppressor gene and his ... in Cancer Research were first presented in 2002 to promote and reward seminal contributions to our understanding of cancer through basic and ...

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

... providers for poor quality of discharge summaries, the problem largely reflects a failure in the system, according to Dr. Were. Similarly, in its seminal report 'To Err is Human', the Institute of Medicine advocates for changes in current systems to improve patient safety. "Our study highlights the ...

Male Fertility Supplement Improves Sperm Quality & Motility in Clinical Study

... can improve male fertility by reducing oxidative stress and damage to spermatozoa, while supporting fundamental protective functions of the seminal plasma which insulate and nourish sperm. In independent studies, antioxidants reduce "free-radical" damage, in particular to the sperm's ...

The American Society of Hematology Announces New Honorific Award

... in basic science and another individual for achievements in clinical science or translational research. Both of this year's recipients have made seminal contributions to our understanding of the biology and diagnosis of thalassemia, with specific attention paid to the impact of molecular genetic ...

Joseph E. Whitters Joins MyoScience, Inc. Board of Directors

... to the Company". "Mike Partsch has been a valuable board member since our A round of financing," said Bob Curtis. "We thank him for his seminal contributions to the early success of MyoScience." About MyoScience, Inc. MyoScience, Inc., founded in 2005 with headquarters in Redwood ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit

... are consequently prone to death. In collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago , Quark first published its therapeutic concept in a seminal paper in Science magazine ( Science . 1999 Sep 10; 285). About Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a ...

Dr. Brian B. Adams to Join the 'MISSION'

... for performance-based skincare products is a passion of Dr. Adams, an internationally recognized sports dermatologist, who solo authored the seminal book " Sports Dermatology " and is a part-time high school coach. "I am thrilled to be on the Board of Advisors for a socially-conscious brand that ...

Purple Communications(TM) Launches Dream Bigger Initiative Celebrating the Stories, Culture, and Heritage of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community

... programs are accessible for deaf people. Tayler Mayer , a technology luminary and entrepreneur in Southern California, founded the seminal deaf blog/vlog aggregator DeafRead.com and the online video community DeafVIDEO.TV. Mayer has spent much of his professional career seeking new ways ...

KLRI Releases 3rd Annual Report On Year's Top Longevity Research Findings

... research centers. Because KLRI conducts pioneering research in an area of science that is poorly understood, KLRI offers the potential to make seminal contributions that benefit not only the growing population of older Americans, but people everywhere and generations to follow. ...

Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., Joins The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories

... CT/MR images of the heart to guide catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. He has published numerous articles, most famously a seminal multi-center clinical trial on ventricular tachycardia ablation. Known as SMASH-VT (Substrate Mapping and Ablation in Sinus Rhythm to Halt ...

NIH multicenter AIDS cohort study commemorates 25 years of discovery

... men who have sex with men. Comparing these before-and-after specimens and data from HIV-infected and uninfected individuals has yielded numerous seminal discoveries, including: How best to diagnose HIV infection The direct relationship between viral loadthe amount of HIV in bloodand ...

Five UCSF Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences

... The lab also focuses on systems biology -- the development of approaches and tools to probe complex interactions in biological systems. In a seminal series of studies, his lab developed an approach for creating in a test tube infectious "prion" forms of a protein. This work yielded the ...

Barriers to Health Care, Prescription Choice Hurt Patients, Leading Doctor Says

... Black-Related Diseases," which details medical conditions peculiar to African Americans. It's the only book of its kind and is considered the classic seminal work on the medical status of blacks. Also speaking on the National Minority Quality Forum panel was Tammy Banks of the American Medical ...

V. Craig Jordan, Internationally Renowned Breast Cancer Scientist, Joins Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

... Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of Berne in Switzerland and then joined the University of Wisconsin faculty in 1980. For his seminal contributions to the pharmacology of non-steroidal anti-estrogens, Leeds awarded him a doctor of science degree in 1985 and he became a full ...

iZumi Bio and Kyoto University Form Collaboration to Advance Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

... the potential to avoid ethical issues and the risks of immune rejection - major obstacles for embryonic stem cell use in the clinic. Dr. Yamanaka's seminal papers have led to an explosion of renewed interest and focus in stem cell research worldwide. Recognized as a pioneer in the field of iPS cell ...

Gene Network Sciences Names Departing Merck Head of Genetics Eric Schadt as Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

... genomics." Dr. Schadt's pioneering work in integrative genomics has been published in a series of groundbreaking papers, culminating in two seminal Nature papers in 2008 that revealed the genetic circuitry underlying obesity and metabolic disease. Dr. Schadt is also an Affiliate Professor ...

Isis Scientist Awarded 2009 Ebert Prize

... of antisense drugs, including oral bioavailability. "We are pleased that Dr. Tillman was recognized by the APhA to receive this award on our seminal work in advancing the oral delivery of antisense drugs. Creating antisense drugs that can be administered orally continues to be an area of active ...

Chopra, Harkin, Kurzweil, Ornish, Khan Top Race & Reconciliation Conclave on Health and Wellness

... Howard Gilman Foundation of New York. Foundation Board Member Doug Wilson said "we were honored to partner with Bill and Janet Cohen for their seminal discussions on race and reconciliation last year, and we are pleased to join them again, as they continue their efforts to address key issues that ...

ChanTest to Highlight Expanded Ion Channel and GPCR Services and Cell Lines, Including FDA Critical Path Safety Profiling Tools at ToxExpo, Booth 3056

... can screen drug leads, or large compound collections, against its entire catalog or against specific books in the catalog. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

Dr. Robert W. Conn Named President of The Kavli Foundation

... neuroscience, and theoretical physics. The Foundation is also a founding partner of the Kavli Prizes, which recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Administered by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, international prize committees ...

Preventing a second stroke is focus of study at Rush University Medical Center

... There has not been a landmark study looking at how the aggressive treatment of these underlying conditions can benefit stroke victims. "This is a seminal study, one funded by the NIH and having significant implications on future management of patients with narrowed arteries in the brain," said ...

Misplaced metamorphosis

... gene that encodes a receptor, or switch, for BMPs and was discovered by the Penn scientists in April 2006. In 2007, the Penn group identified the seminal role of inflammation in the metamorphosis, indicting the immune system as a critical trigger in the aberrant bone-forming process. The current ...

Anti-HIV gel shows promise in large-scale study in women

... for the HPTN 035 study. PRO 2000 inhibits the entry of HIV into cells; BufferGel boosts the natural acidity of the vagina in the presence of seminal fluid, which can help to inactivate HIV and other pathogens. The volunteers in HPTN 035 were divided at random into four equal-sized groups: ...

New Johns Hopkins imaging center to widen windows on the brain

... It's a classic academic mismatch: Researchers aren't able to make use of seminal improvements in technologyoften from colleagues just across the streeteither because they don't know about them or because gaining familiarity makes ...

Study finds pregnancy has no impact on breast cancer survival, delays treatment, diagnosis

... of Breast Medical Oncology, opened the first protocol examining a chemotherapeutic regimen for the management of these patients. He later published seminal studies proving that the regimen was safe for both pregnant mother and unborn child; it has since been adopted as the standard of care. M. D. ...

Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Expands its Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints Dr. Paul Anderson, Professor Jerold Chun and Professor Andrew Tager

... is focused on understanding pulmonary inflammation, lung injury and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Recently Dr. Tager's laboratory published a seminal paper demonstrating that the lysophosphatidic acid receptor LPA1 links pulmonary fibrosis to lung injury by mediating fibroblast recruitment and ...

Clarus Ventures Hires Former Merck President Ed Scolnick and Broad Institute Scientist Finny Kuruvilla

... and approval of over 16 new medicines across several disease indications. He joined Merck from the National Institutes of Health where for 15 years seminal discoveries were made on the nature of cancer-causing genes in humans. Dr. Scolnick received his bachelor's degree in biochemical sciences from ...

Johns Hopkins and Makerere University to collaborate on African health education initiative

... It's a great opportunity for all of us." The project builds on a long history of Johns Hopkins' collaboration with Makerere University, including seminal HIV/AIDS research and training through the Rakai Health Sciences Program and the Makerere University - Johns Hopkins University Research ...

Glenn Close, Alma Powell, and Quincy Jones to Be Honored at AARP The Magazine's 2009 Inspire Awards

... of stunning achievements for Love, who also developed a model for multidisciplinary breast care at the Revlon/UCLA Breast Cancer Center and wrote the seminal book on breast cancer, Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book . Rose Nakamura - Compassionate Caregiver The trouble in the island paradise of ...

Merzenich Elected to Institute of Medicine

... so popular that a sequel will air starting in November. However, Dr. Merzenich has been known to his fellow researchers for decades, because of his seminal and ongoing research into the "plasticity" or "malleability" of adult brains. He has been honored with many other awards, including the Ipsen ...

Pioneering Hair Transplant Doctor Explains Procedure on Oprah Winfrey Show

... Hair Transplantation, with over fifty articles, editorial reviews, books and textbook chapters. His landmark scientific papers are considered to be seminal works in the field of hair transplant surgery. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1433904.htm ...

'From the Web to human diseases,' UH talk uncovers network similarities

... work, its implications on various phenomena from robustness to complex systems and its applications to communication and medicine." Barabsi's seminal studies on complex networks demonstrated the existence of common characteristics in a wide range of disciplines, including chaos and fractals, ...

OHSU Cancer Institute researchers study breathing during radiation

... also verified by other radiation technology. "This is important information because in low-risk prostate patients, we treat the prostate (and seminal vesicles) with a small margin, 5 to 7 millimeters to account for prostate motion and set-up error. By knowing all the factors that contribute to ...

Age-related memory loss tied to slip in filtering information quickly

... The research, conducted by University of California, San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley scientists, builds on the team's seminal 2005 discovery ("Nature Neuroscience," October 2005) that the brain's capacity to ignore irrelevant information diminishes with age. The capacity ...

KLRI Receives Grant From NIH to Study Stress Resilience in Older Adults

... research centers. Because KLRI conducts pioneering research in an area of science that is poorly understood, KLRI offers the potential to make seminal contributions that benefit not only the growing population of older Americans, but people everywhere and generations to follow. ...
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