Tag: "research" at medical news
Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...se and other potentially important questions, more research
is needed about the natural history of IBD and its...cts often represent the cutting-edge of biomedical research
and, in time, may offer the most effective means to treat a variety of medical illnesses and conditi...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...reater nano-specific staff expertise and more risk research
to assess the likelihood of long-term health effects from exposure to specific nanoscale materials. The report also recognizes the need to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-related questions, and to provide companie...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...mately, prevented. Much of the basic lab, animal research
and drug discovery occurs in Jacksonville. Mayo re...ing lab science, we have really tried to focus our research
on ways in which we can make a difference in the lives of our patients, both today and tomorrow,” sa...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...ome. ACP also strongly supports provisions to fund research
on the comparative effectiveness of different treatments, to create a process for identifying procedures that may be incorrectly valued, to improve geographic equity in payments, and to provide physicians with confidential data on their practice patt...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...Journal of Clinical Oncology. The work was part of research
being conducted by the Awareness of Neutropenia in Chemotherapy (ANC) Study Group, a multi-institution, university-based network of investigators whose work is unrestrictedly funded by Amgen, the maker of a commonly utilized white blood cell booster ...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...ematology/oncology and associate dean for clinical research
at the IU School of Medicine. Although the number of relapsed testicular cancer patients is small, the IU Simon Cancer Center treats a majority of them. As a leader in this treatment, the researchers were able to collect the necessary data for the N...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
... cautioned against giving rise to false hopes. The research
is still in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients, the biggest potential beneficiaries. Women who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer may not have time to undergo ovarian stimulation so that their oocytes ca...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
... diseases, including Parkinson's disease," further research
was needed, the authors said....
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...antibodies could be also used for diagnosis and as research
reagents in the development of vaccines and inhibitors," summarized the authors. The study has been published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks
...1993 and 1997, as part of a larger community-based research
program known as the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) and took their baseline blood samples and froze it for future analysis. After an average of eight years, 1,138 EPIC-Norfolk participants had been admitted to ...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...crippling rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new research
by scientists in Germany and Denmark. Severely a...ails over-the-counter for less than $30. The new research
was prompted by RA sufferers who claimed they had also been helped by the product. Scientists who ...
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease
...e lower extremities. Beike is best known for its research
and treatments for ataxia, cerebral palsy, spinal ... site. However, Beike also has broad experience in research
and treating vascular diseases with adult stem cells mostly through its collaboration with Shenyang ...
UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players
...mprehensive health checks on their players, finds research
published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The findings are based on survey results from 65 professional clubs, covering football (premiership and championship), rugby (union and league), and County cricket. Unlike some t...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...ol and Prevention (CDC) has ordered the biodefense research
laboratory at Texas A&M University to stop all wor...n, Texas, nonprofit group that monitors biodefense research
safety. The group used Texas freedom-of-information requests to obtain documents about the lab incid...
UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium
...sorbed dangerous levels of depleted uranium, finds research
published ahead of print in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Depleted uranium is used in military combat to pierce armoured vehicles, and spontaneously combusts on impact into fine aerosol particles. These can either be breathed in or eate...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...er the reason, people arent getting treatment. The research
found that about 18% of adults reported abusing alcohol during their lifetime, and almost 13% said they had become dependent on it. Alcohol abuse developed at an average age of 22.5 years, but the average age of first treatment received was 29.8 y...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
... own species, he added. Dr Faulkes presented the research
at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in Lyon, France....
Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller
...or ziconotide, is the result of more than 20 years research
by a scientist born in the Philippines, Baldomera Olivera, who is a professor at the University of Utah....
Translating Structure into Function
...e site and physically block enzyme action. But the research
team sought to divine from an enzymes structure just what natural molecule triggers the enzyme into action -- fitting into the active site and enabling the enzyme to act as a catalyst. This was a search for the so-called substrate for the enzyme, ...
Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice
...th Sciences Centre in London, Ontario, carried out research
into the emotional factors that can drive a woman to one or either of these options. Reporting at a major conference, they investigated the emotional state of 129 female infertility patients one month before IVF treatment. The volunteers were ask...
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