Is somatic hypersensitivity a predictor of irritable bowel syndrome?
... others have reported similar cold presser pain tolerance
in IBS patients and controls. These conflicting ... area. Heat pain threshold (HPTh) and heat pain tolerance
(HPTo) were assessed on the left ventral forearm ... significantly lower pain threshold and pain tolerance
at both test sites.
A unique finding of this ...
Microscopic 'beads' could help create 'designer' immune cells that ignore transplanted organs
... says. "It's like a calming effect and once tolerance
is established, we don't need it any more."
... immune system, are good examples of the specific tolerance
HLA-G affords, Dr. Horuzsko says.
"We want to create in kidney transplant patients, the same tolerance
to the new kidney." Within five years, HLA-G ...
Bayer CropScience and Monsanto Sign Cross Licensing Agreement on Herbicide Tolerance Traits in Rapeseed/Canola
... to cross license their respective herbicide tolerance
traits in rapeseed/canola on a non-exclusive ... will grant Monsanto access to its LibertyLink(R) tolerance
trait for use in canola. The agreement also ... on a non-exclusive basis, future herbicide tolerance
traits and other agronomic traits that may be ...
Arete Therapeutics Presents Positive Clinical and Preclinical Data for AR9281
... exerts sEH mechanism-based improvement in glucose tolerance
in preclinical models of type 2 diabetes. In ... blood pressure in patients with impaired glucose tolerance
and hypertension to further corroborate the ... AR9281 inhibits sEH and improves glucose tolerance
in a highly-dose
dependent manner. ...
New Study Shows Long-Term Benefits for Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
... shown to increase quality of life and exercise tolerance
in individuals living with PAH; however, research ... drug therapy. Functional parameters and exercise tolerance
were improved, and clinical worsening was reduced ... is intended to improve the symptoms, exercise tolerance
and overall survival of PAH patients. Ambrisentan ...
Mom's Cells Prime Fetal Immune System
... strategies aimed at promoting immunological tolerance
in human beings," he said.
Modifying the ... HIV. Perhaps some aspect of the immunological tolerance
of the fetal immune system explains how the baby ... may play a specific role in mediating immune tolerance
to both self and foreign antigens encountered ...
Drinking milk to ease milk allergy?
... In the group receiving milk protein, the lowest tolerance
dose was 2, 540 mg (2.5 ounces) and the highest ... than those who took the placebo. Researchers say, tolerance
in children treated with milk continued to build ... unclear whether the children would maintain their tolerance
once they stop consuming milk regularly. "It may ...
Study finds that discrimination varies by gender and race
... June in Political Research Quarterly, also found tolerance
levels between the sexes vary depending on ... tend to understate, and women to overstate, their tolerance
for discrimination when speaking to a live ... respondents, 3.2 percent of online respondents). tolerance
of discrimination against African-Americans (13.7 ...
Climate change, gender differences, health among EurekAlert! 10 Most Popular Stories in 2007
... RA with active inflammation and impaired glucose tolerance
-- observes better glucose tolerance
as a predictor of RA. Thus the authors suggest ...
Smoking, low levels of education and glucose tolerance
increase risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Exercise testing may help predict seriousness of mitral regurgitation
... on a treadmill -- an evaluation called exercise tolerance
testing (ETT) -- may be useful in predicting the ... expensive imaging. Our study shows that exercise tolerance
testing, a simple procedure often performed in ... in its most simple form in the 1920s, exercise tolerance
testing (ETT) is used commonly to assess the ...
Bayer CropScience, Mertec and M.S. Technologies to Co-Develop New Soybean Trait Products
... the collaboration will be
soybean varieties with tolerance
to both glyphosate and to HPPD inhibitors,
a ... United States. The combination
of HPPD inhibitors tolerance
plus glyphosate tolerance
will offer growers
flexibility in their herbicide ...
To fight disease, animals, like plants, can tolerate parasites
... Animals, like plants, can build tolerance
to infections at a genetic level, and these ... at Penn State, used the same approach to study tolerance
They exposed five different ... big a-ha moment, suggesting to us that disease tolerance
was at work," said Read, whose findings appear on ...
Blocking Potent Oxidant Could Prevent Morphine Tolerance
... take morphine, can prevent the development of tolerance
to the pain-relieving effects of the narcotic, ... could lead to new therapies that prevent morphine tolerance
and the severe side effects caused by having to ... a major breakthrough in understanding how tolerance
to the pain-relieving action of morphine and ...
Transition Therapeutics Announces Fiscal 2007 Year End Financial Results
... levels as well as improvements in glucose tolerance
over a six month period following treatment with ... levels as well as improvements in glucose tolerance
over a six
month period following treatment with ... levels as measured with an oral glucose tolerance
test were also
observed, particularly in patients ...
Kids May 'Learn' to Tolerate Food Allergens
... and sublingual immunotherapy.
They believe they can build up a child's tolerance
for a food that prompts an allergic reaction by exposing the child to tiny ... Sicherer said.
Researchers also are not sure how deeply ingrained the tolerance
becomes in a child undergoing oral or sublingual immunotherapy.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers
Dr Mattle and her colleagues conducted oral glucose tolerance
tests on 15 brothers of sisters with PCOS and insulin resistance (group ... resistance, one was diagnosed with diabetes and six had a normal glucose tolerance
test. All nine affected brothers had a body mass index (BMI) between 19-31 ...
Glucose challenge test is accurate and economical for diabetes and prediabetes screening
... A1c (a standard test used to monitor diabetes), and a 75-gram oral glucose tolerance
test (OGTT). The OGTT is the "gold standard" for diagnosing diabetes and ... GCT glucose level is high, patients would need a confirmatory oral glucose tolerance
This approach is similar to screening women for diabetes during ...
Organization Announces End Prostate Cancer Tour
... with prostate cancer, it means a zero PSA. The name says it all -- zero tolerance
for prostate cancer.
To kick off its summer end prostate cancer ... cancer, it means a zero PSA. Our name conveys what we stand for -- zero tolerance
for prostate cancer. At ZERO, we commit ourselves not only to reduce ...
After 10 Years A Stronger and More Enhanced Form of Viagra Now Available
... regions to achieve orgasm. Vaiet 110 was developed for men to overcome tolerance
to commonly prescribed ED medications and to produce much stronger ... already researched and proven safe and effective.
-Research shows that tolerance
to ED medications does develop which is overcome by having the additional ...
Sangamo BioSciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... at Dow AgroSciences and Sangamo used ZFNs to introduce a herbicide tolerance
gene into a pre-determined address in the maize genome, simultaneously ... was disabled and permanently linked with the acquisition of herbicide tolerance
- i.e. stacking the two desired characteristics in the plant and ...
Tough Legislation on Underage Drinking Seems to Save Lives
... Laws on purchase and possession of alcohol, zero tolerance
prevent more than 700 deaths a year, study says
TUESDAY, April ... needed to look at."
Laws on purchase and possession of alcohol and zero tolerance
save an estimated 732 lives a year, according to the study. And the ...
New OTC Allergy Treatment Available to Food Allergy Sufferers
... of home. Allertherapy(TM) is a natural treatment that gently builds tolerance
to targeted foods. The Allertherapy(TM) method is similar in concept to ... allergies, and under doctor supervision, were able to quickly build a tolerance
to peanuts. The study used doses as low as 1/1000th of a peanut, and ...
Studies show children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance
... treatment that will halt allergies to certain foods."
in children with peanut allergies was documented for the first time by the ... today.
Tests of several immunologic indicators suggest the body builds tolerance
"At the start of the study, these participants couldn't ...
'Pre-diabetics' face heightened risk of heart disease
... at 58 older adults with an average age of 71, half with normal glucose tolerance
and half with post-challenge hyperglycemia (PCH). PCH is characterized by ... Routine glucose screening of the elderly, using the standard oral glucose tolerance
test (OGTT), could be used to identify these high-risk individuals, the ...
Merck Serono and Apitope Announce Licensing Agreement on Novel Peptide Therapeutics for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
... with multiple sclerosis (MS). It is designed to induce immunological tolerance
of the body's T-cells to key autoantigens involved in the pathogenesis of ... scientific evidence showing that soluble, synthetic peptides can reinstate tolerance
and selectively attenuate pathological immune responses. The ApitopesTM ...
When 'Just Say No' Isn't Enough: Try Science
just doing something because it is fun or feels good.
Develop a tolerance
for alcohol and drink more over time. When adolescents
drink on multiple occasions, their brains develop tolerance
requiring more alcohol to obtain the same effects as ...
When 'just say no' isn't enough: Try science
... of just doing something because it is fun or feels good.
Develop a tolerance
for alcohol and drink more over time. When adolescents drink on multiple occasions, their brains develop tolerance
to alcohol, requiring more alcohol to obtain the same effects as ...
EpiVax Receives NIH Grant for $390,000 to Optimize HIV Vaccine Delivery
... as CD40-ligand. In their absence, anti-DEC-205
induces antigen-specific tolerance
rather than immunity. EpiVax reasons that
regulatory T-cell epitopes ... regulatory T-cell epitopes derived from
human immunoglobulins that induce tolerance
by stimulating regulatory T cells.
EpiVax has already verified ...
Powdered Milk Helps Kids Overcome Milk Allergy
... all 12 children receiving milk powder daily significantly increased their tolerance
of milk after four months, from no more than 40 milligrams to at least ... children stopped consuming milk regularly. "It may very well be that this tolerance
is lost once the immune system is no longer exposed to the allergen ...
Organ Donation: An Advancing Science Hindered by Supply Shortages
... a recent edition of the New England Journal of Medicine . "We think this tolerance
also will help reduce the amount of chronic rejection of organs.
... for organs by creating a new supply.
"We believe this same kind of tolerance
can be induced for a xenograft" -- or a grafted organ donated from an ...
Survey: Parents Let Their Own Experiences Affect Drug and Alcohol Boundaries Set for Teens at Prom and Graduation Parties
... parents who drank or used drugs on these
occasions, 66 percent set a "zero tolerance
policy" for their teens. Among
parents who did not drink or use drugs, ... messages to heart - only 16
percent of teens whose parents set a zero tolerance
policy reported their
individual likelihood of using drugs or alcohol, ...
High Blood Sugar Tied to Pregnancy Complications
... associations between a mother's blood sugar levels during an oral glucose tolerance
test and 28 weeks of gestation and the pregnancy outcomes," said the ... None of the women had diabetes. All of the women underwent glucose tolerance
testing between 24 and 32 weeks of gestation. This test is performed by ...
Computer game helps COPD patients breathe better
... the goal.
At baseline, the groups all performed similarly in exercise tolerance
tests. Comparing all the groups, those that underwent a regimen of ... feedback over either program by itself. Duration of exercise tolerance
in the exercise-plus-ventilation feedback group also showed a significant ...
Killer stairs? Taking the elevator could be worse for your body
At the end of each study, participants were administered a glucose tolerance
test or a fat tolerance
test, or both. These tests measure how fast the body is able to clear ...
From Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health on the Observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance
... Development (USAID) observes the fifth International Day of
for Female Genital Cutting (FGC). Zero tolerance
launched in 2003 by the First Lady of the Federal Republic of ...
Morphine dependency blocked by single genetic change
... single change, morphine remained an excellent pain killer without inducing tolerance
As more pain medications are being removed from the ... they could be less likely to cause the serious side effects of tolerance
The research is the first direct demonstration that ...
Breast-Feeding Protected Mice From Asthma
... had been exposed to an allergen "inherited" the allergen and developed tolerance
But once again, a central question is whether such an animal ... from the mother to the baby via breast milk and conferred immunological tolerance
to the allergen.
The baby mice exposed to ovalbumin showed decreased ...
New Therapies Could Change Organ Transplants
... donor stem cells into the recipient.
"The ability to achieve tolerance
in what's called stable chimerism [when donor cells are present in the ... in human beings, which is a big deal."
But, Smythe noted, forcing tolerance
in transplant patients poses a fair bit of danger. "It's going to be tough ...
Could Hydrogen Sulfide Hold the Key to A Long Life?
... Study finds 'rotten egg' chemical increases life span and heat tolerance
SEATTLE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ... -- has
now been shown to significantly increase life span and heat tolerance
the nematode worm, or C. elegans.
These findings by Mark Roth, Ph.D., ...
World Diabetes Day Spotlights Type 1 Diabetes Increase and World Class Response
... with type 1 diabetes.
The group is also collaborating with the Immune tolerance
funded by NIH, to perform studies aimed at the protection of ... Diabetes Foundation International: http://www.jdrf.org -- Immune tolerance
Network, visit http://www.immunetolerance.org -- World Diabetes Day: ...