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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...mportant and positive step forward in the agency’s effort to tackle the new scientific and regulatory challenges posed by nanotechnology. The Task Force is clear and candid in acknowledging the pervasive potential of nanotechnology to affect virtually every product category FDA regulates—from pharmaceutic...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...s for AD began bearing down on the issue, and that effort has completely turned around the prospects of find...ered AB42 would be successful. However, a two-year effort did not find such a compound. Then in 2000, Dr. Golde and Eddie Koo, M.D., who worked at the Unive...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...d. "This study represents an important part of the effort to better treat this common complication in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy." The researchers published their findings in the July 20, 2007 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The work was part of research being conducted by the Awaren...

Translating Structure into Function

...uctural genomics project, a large-scale, worldwide effort to determine the structures of enzymes and receptors. With the nature of the substrate in hand, the scientists went on to discover that the enzyme works in a previously uncharacterized metabolic pathway in bacteria....

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

... back when New York was on the cutting edge in the effort to limit the cacophony. The new one in many cases leaves it up to an inspector to determine if noise is "clearly audible." City or police agents who are implementing the rules in some cases will have devices with which they can measure the vibratin...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

The effort to find preserved samples of the 1918 influenza virus has been a pursuit of both historical and medical importance . The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most devastating single disease outbreak in modern history, and examining the virus that caused i...

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

...and the Pakistan Government has also failed in its effort to check child abuse. "Indeed we have failed in protecting our children, and the government is least interested in the implementation of child rights-related laws," the Daily Times quoted Khan, as saying. The SPARC report said that family members...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

...e road for a two-week trial period in August in an effort to temporarily clean the city's notoriously polluted air. The experiment is a test run for next year's Beijing Olympics, when the partial car ban and other measures will be employed to ensure athletes do not experience the pollution that the city's...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...Chief Medical Officer, said: "Napo has taken every effort to design and execute a Phase 3 program with the highest possible probability of success, incorporating experience from approximately 1,500 patients studied in clinical trials involving crofelemer. Already, 55 patients have enrolled in a previously c...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

...t presumed consent without at least making a clear effort to determine what the publics opinion is on this matter. International experience shows that presumed consent improves donation rates and we would like to see a public debate on this issue to ascertain the best way forward....

Appropriate Sanitation Gives Confidence for the Schoolgirls

...appreciated by the delegates. "It is a very good effort and will be of great help to the girl child," remarked Punjab Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Bikram Singh Majitha, who expressed keen interest in adopting the model in his state. Devaraj explained that the use of the incinerator had removed i...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...tional who benefited from his company's aggressive effort to treat sleep apnea. "It's wonderful to be able to function during the day now," he said, adding that he has more energy and makes his deliveries on time. He said his company has also persuaded him to quit smoking and eat better. Changes are wor...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...ions has recently developed as part of its ongoing effort to educate consumers about the importance of eye health. The guide provides information about lens material choices and vision-optimizing enhancements, such as anti-reflective coatings, polarized lenses and photochromic or UV-blocking lenses, like Tr...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...ncer. He and his colleagues plan to continue their effort to zero in on the genetic variations involved in cancer. While there is not yet a screening test for the genetic variation that was pinpointed in the study, Gruber and his co-authors emphasize that genetic testing is available for other known genet...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

... difference. Some companies have made a sincere effort to put sucrose back in soda, said Dr. Adam Drewnowski, director of the Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington and the senior author of the study. But there is no direct link between the type of sweetener and obesity. As far a...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...o boost appetite and slow energy expenditure in an effort to maintain adequate fat stores during lean times . A fat-derived protein known for its effects on the liver and skeletal muscle might also serve as an energy-conserving signal to the brain during periods of starvation. Energy homeostasis may be m...

China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety

...hat flout the law, the paper said. "In a renewed effort to ensure drug safety and salvage its credibility, China's drug watchdog announced revised methods... as part of the national crusade on restoring public confidence in the entire sector," the paper said in a separate editorial. Despite such hopes, ...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...y Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP)an effort to encourage industry to provide the agency on a voluntary basis with scientific information about the risk management practices now used by manufacturers of existing nanomaterials. Starting the Stewardship program will be a positive step toward fi...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...epths, Dr. Clendenen says. Still, it took a lot of effort to master a technique for using these probes to see single nerves, he says. They werent designed for it. The physicians have used this technique to place blocks on nerves in the neck, under arms, below collarbones, and in the backside upper portion ...

Suntan Helps to Prevent the Cancerous Effects of Ultraviolet Rays

...research has found that a suntan is the bodys best effort to deflect the known cancerous effects of ultraviolet (UV) light .Researchers at the Harvard-affiliated Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have conducted a series of experiments and found that a suntan helps prevent the body from the cancerous ef...

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