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Translating Structure into Function

...me 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, a search that has never succeeded simply from knowing an enzymes configuration. The key to the teams success was a computational feat: simulating candid...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...hance the treatment information for the clinician, enabling programming improvements that are designed to sign...trol offers the industry's longest wireless range, enabling patients to adjust their pain therapy with simplicity and convenience. The charger is approximately ...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...home outpatient care and for people with dementia, enabling them to have a full life for as long as possible with a minimum level of intervention - and they can be monitored without having to learn to use a new device. The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital statistics and activity levels when they...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...is study had the potential to benefit sufferers by enabling them to better understand and manage their own blood glucose levels, thus helping to prevent long-term health problems. With around 600 new cases of diabetes diagnosed every week in Australia, it is imperative that we continue to look for better, m...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...home outpatient care and for people with dementia, enabling them to have a full life for as long as possible with a minimum level of intervention. They can also be monitored without having to learn to use a new device, he said. The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital statistics and activity levels...

Indian and Pakistani-origin Scots More Likely to Suffer Heart Attacks

...inner cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, potentially enabling them to get to hospitals quickly. Increased awareness of heart disease amongst Asian populations might also be a factor. The findings of the study appear in the online journal BMC Public Health....

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...s intact brain circuits to be viewed in real time, enabling the researchers to watch living neurons in action, across entire brain networks. The system uses a fluorescent dye, sensitive to brain circuit activity, which the researchers introduce into the animal brain tissue. As dyed circuits light up and dar...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...ovide some direction for therapy, Dr. Morris says, enabling physicians to better plan specific treatments for particular breast tumour types. "We want to be able to answer the question, is there something that is going to work better in this more aggressive tumour type"" The overall goal, she notes, is to f...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...ion or reduction of the use of pesticides, thereby enabling sustainable economies, and lowering the costs of farming, especially in resource-poor areas....

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...in Kabul, Afghanistan to AKUH in Karachi Pakistan, enabling access to a broad array of radiology expertise provided by AKUH. Subsequent phases will link major Afghan regional hospitals to the FMIC, which is being developed as an Afghan center of medical excellence. Eventually, the links can be extended to med...

New Vaccine for CMV Infection

... promise for re-directing the bodys immune system, enabling it to fight the virus. The mouse vaccine generates an immune response that protects against both infection and development of disease when the virus is present by completely disarming the viruss ability to replicate and establish a persistent infec...

Human Vaccine for Herpes Virus on the Anvil

... promise for re-directing the bodys immune system, enabling it to fight the virus, she added. The mouse vaccine generates an immune response that protects against both infection and development of disease when the virus is present by completely disarming the viruss ability to replicate and establish a persi...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

... patient care" by helping to identify patients and enabling secure access to clinical information. These radio frequency identification tags (RFIDs) are already used by Wal-Mart and other businesses to speed up their shipping systems by sending out small signals that can be scanned more easily than bar code...

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...ransplant that into a host organism. "It's a key enabling step," said Venter. "Synthetic biology still remains to be proven, but now we are much closer to knowing it's absolutely theoretically possible." In this experiment, the scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, Maryland, used natur...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...eturning medics. Access to networks will be very enabling for doctors wanting to return to India. Instead of seeing foreign trained specialists as competitors, if they are seen as collaborators in driving up patient care standards, all round benefits are likely to be immense. Returning doctors should be see...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...romosome." Genome transplantation is an essential enabling step in the field of synthetic genomics as it is a key mechanism by which chemically synthesized chromosomes can be activated into viable living cells. The ability to transfer the naked DNA isolated from one species into a second microbial species ...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...e law' -- in other words, find a job and a sponsor enabling them to obtain the precious residence permit, or leave the country legally. After that, if they are caught still here and operating illegally they face up to 10 years in prison, followed by deportation. Those employing them risk a month in jail a...

Surface Logix Commences Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SLx-2101 in Raynaud's Disease

...to-treat conditions such as Raynaud's, potentially enabling quicker, longer-lasting relief to patients." "The initiation of this trial is part of Surface Logix's multiple indication development plan for SLx-2101. We believe that it has applicability in cardiovascular indications beyond erectile dysfunction ...

Abu Dhabi to Have Worlds First Zero-carbon City

...otovoltaic farms, research fields and plantations, enabling the city to be entirely self-sustaining....

HIV Survival Improves If Patients Stay in Care

...n eliminated the issue of ability to pay for care, enabling him and his colleagues to look at care alone. Giordano and his colleagues looked at 2,619 men with HIV for more than four years. Most were diagnosed between 1997-1998 at a VA hospital or clinic and began treatment after Jan. 1, 1997. Researchers ...

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