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Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

... remarkable two-tone colour of pumpkin seed oil by combining imaging and CIE (International Commission on Illumination) chromaticity coordinates. The study also explains why human vision perceives substances like pumpkin seed oil as dichromatic or polychromatic. According to the researchers, two phenomena ...

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

...study, investigating the delivery of a formulation combining Nestorone and the synthetic estrogen, Ethinyl Estr...study, investigating the delivery of a formulation combining Nestorone and the natural estrogen, Estradiol. A single dose of the combination formulation was appl...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

...yrosine kinase receptor. The results showed that combining trastuzumab with chemotherapy results in a -34% reduction in mortality and a 38% increase in disease-free survival, Dahabreh said. Those survival benefits were accompanied by decreases in the risk of both locoregional and distant recurrences of the c...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

...yrosine kinase receptor. The results showed that combining trastuzumab with chemotherapy results in a 34 percent reduction in mortality and a 38 percent increase in disease-free survival, Dahabreh said. Those survival benefits were accompanied by decreases in the risk of both locoregional and distant recu...

Boffins Identify Gene That can Protect Humans from Nephronopthisis

...in humans. "This is an excellent example of how combining basic research with clinical studies can help uncovering mechanisms of human disease," said Henriette Uhlenhaut who carried out the research in Treier's lab. "The next step will be to translate the insights gained into new therapeutic approaches to...

New Therapies for Kidney Diseases

... in humans. This is an excellent example of how combining basic research with clinical studies can help uncovering mechanisms of human disease, says Henriette Uhlenhaut who carried out the research in Treiers lab. The next step will be to translate the insights gained into new therapeutic approaches to d...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...searchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive health outcomes, compared with diet or exercise alone. Significant reductions were observed in body weight (4.7 percent loss), waist circumference and percentage body fa...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...searchers noted that after three months, the group combining the sugar-containing diet and activity changes recorded the greatest positive health outcomes, compared with diet or exercise alone. Significant reductions were observed in body weight (4.7 percent loss), waist circumference and percentage body fa...

Switzerland Approves Brain Cancer Vaccine

...pened up with this vaccine." The product works by combining the patient's immune cells with so-called cancer biomarkers from the tumor. DCVax-Brain allows the immune system to fight the disease without side effects. Studies found the medicine delays recurrence of the tumor by 18.1 months for new patients, Nor...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

... results also establish the clinical potential for combining TRAIL or other death receptor agonists with an orally bioavailable, low-toxicity multikinase inhibitor, sorafenib/Nexavar, thus providing an exciting approach for attacking cancers that harbor defective intrinsic apoptotic machinery, explains Dr. El-...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...erometry, InSAR for short, involves mathematically combining different radar images, acquired from as near as possible to the same point in space at different times, to create digital elevation models and reveal otherwise undetectable changes occurring between image acquisitions. Combined radar and optical d...

Right Foods Could Improve Drug Effectiveness, Lower Drug Costs

...h a study of their own, testing the consequence of combining a drug with grapefruit juice, and have called for more such studies to be carried out....

Playing Music Helps Women Relax During Colposcopy

... all had no effect. In addition they found that a combining an information video and leaflets was more effective at reducing anxiety than leaflets alone. Finally the research showed that using video colposcopy, which allows the woman to watch the procedure on a TV monitor and consequently understand the pro...

Chemotherapy Better for Non Small Cell Lung cancer

A team of researchers have found that combining pre-operative chemotherapy and surgery increases the average chance of survival by six percent when compared with surgery alone. The conclusion was drawn by the Cochrane Researchers from the MRC Clinical Trials Unit in London after they identified...

Insecticide and Repellent Combo Effective in Eliminating Malarial Mosquitoes

Researchers have revealed that combining a non-pyrethroid insecticide, propoxur, and a repellent, N,N-diethyl toluamide may prove to be an effective insecticide-repellent synergy against mosquitoes responsible for malaria transmission to humans. A combination of the two had proved to be ...

New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression

...buted to some variation, but the data suggest that combining cognitive behaviour therapy with an SSRI has only a modest advantage over an SSRI alone. Combining cognitive behaviour therapy with and SSRI may have other advantages, such as reducing suicidal thoughts and prolonging the benefit of treatment, he s...

Side Effects of Natural Health Products With Prescription Drugs Under-reported

...blic may be underestimating the potential risks of combining the two therapies. Researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton conducted a survey of 132 pharmacists. While 47 per cent of pharmacists reported that they had encountered a patient with a suspected adverse event, only 1.5 per cent reported...

Phase II Data Show Efficacy and Tolerability of Tapentadol in Chronic Pain Treatment

...trally acting analgesic, is the first of its kind, combining two analgesic principles, mu-receptor agonism and noradrenaline reuptake inhibition, in one molecule. The new study results show that tapentadol ER is effective for at least 4 weeks in the treatment of moderate-to-severe chronic pain due to osteoa...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...PS Centre aims to tackle these challenges head on, combining new theory with practical solutions that make science and technology work for the poor and environmental sustainability, building on peoples own knowledge. Greenpeace chief scientist Doug Parr, speaking at the launch, said STEPS work was crucial: M...

Scientists Identify New Possible 'biomarker' for Pancreatic Cancer

...g gemcitabine alone. "Our findings suggest that combining antibodies that block the RON receptor and the standard chemotherapy drugs might stop progression of pancreatic cancer more effectively. RON could be a promising molecular target for future cancer drug development," says Waltz. However, the researc...

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