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Cocoa good for skin?

...the 12-week study, various tests were conducted to evaluate skin properties: sensitivity to UV irradiation, skin blood flow, skin structure and texture, and skin hydration. The women who regularly consumed the high-flavanol cocoa beverage showed significant improvements in these indicators of skin quality, ...

Sensing Devices to Measure Sleep In the Pipeline

... and prevent cot death, or in sleep management, to evaluate your own sleep. ...

New Delhi to Host Conference on Accident & Emergency Medical Treatment

...er he has suffered trauma or some serious ailment, evaluate his condition and decide on the line of treatment including whether the person needs to be referred to any specialty department, he said. His work, he added, cuts across all departments and in the United States and other developed countries, emergen...

HIV Vaccine for Monkeys Increases Survival Rates

...fficacy could markedly reduce the time it takes to evaluate whether a candidate HIV vaccine works in people,' says VRC Director Gary J. Nabel, M.D., Ph.D. 'The significance of this discovery is clearly worth evaluating in humans and may considerably accelerate future efficacy trials.' The SIV vaccine regime...

Hunt for Chromosomal Errors Which Cause Genetic Diseases

...g with other researchers at Children’s Hospital to evaluate other, higher-density gene chips (holding more tha...m is also developing better computational tools to evaluate data from these chips. “Our ability to detect even smaller rearrangements will only get better as th...

New Molecular Treatment Identified To Treat Blood Cell Cancers

...ocytes, not healthy ones. The next step will be to evaluate the binding of LLP2A in a larger number of human l...y at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine to evaluate LLP2A in dogs with naturally occurring non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In addition, Lam and his colleagues h...

IMP3 the Novel Biomarker for Metastatic Cancer

...eagues look forward to clinical studies to further evaluate the IMP3 testing in other cancers and the correlation to patient outcomes. The University of Massachusetts Medical School, one of the fastest growing academic health centers in the country, has built a reputation as a world-class research institution...

Infants have better iron reserves if umbilical cord clamping is delayed

...vis study, the researchers set out to specifically evaluate whether delayed clamping improves iron status of full-term, normal-birth-weight infants during their first six months. The researchers also examined whether delayed clamping has greater impact among children who are already at increased risk of devel...

Experts From India, US To Discuss On Bioethics In Research

...aid here today. "Research on human volunteers to evaluate and eventually licence products for prevention, treatment or management of disease has become an area of intense interest in India and around the world. This event is part of a series of workshops on clinical research and clinical trials that will ...

Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center To Be Developed By Case

... technical resources needed to not only help us to evaluate our state-wide efforts, but to develop a nationally recognized evaluation centre that would serve as a resource to state-wide tobacco prevention and control efforts across the countr....

Link between Obesity and Post-Radiotherapy Outcome in Prostate Cancer Patients

... improve treatment outcome, 'future studies should evaluate the relationship of obesity with dietary factors, genetic modifiers of steroid androgen metabolism, insulin, and a detailed investigation of the insulin growth factor pathway to explore the underlying mechanisms of action in prostate carcinogenesis,'...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

...erformance. ‘It is also the first Tai Chi RCT to evaluate potential sensory organization improvements in elderly practitioners, to evaluate whether balance and strength improvements are significant predictors of a laboratory loss of balance...

Effect of Prolonged Stay in Space Studied Using Fruit Flies

...rell, a UC Davis associate research geneticist, to evaluate their responses to bacteria and fungi and compare them to the responses of flies that did not go into space. ‘The primary question being asked is whether the immune system is compromised from prolonged space travel,’ von Kalm said. ‘Are they more ...

Antihistamine Could also be used as a Potential Antimalarial Drug

...malaria is endemic. Human studies are planned to evaluate the effectiveness of astemizole directly in asymptomatic malaria patients, a process that will be accelerated by the fact that the medication has been through an approval process. The researchers hope to next validate this new drug class for use in c...

Significant Advance in Treatment of Breast Cancer Reported

...s group funded by the National Cancer Institute to evaluate the newest and most promising cancer treatments. Montefiore Medical Center is the lead institution for this group. Each year, approximately 200 patients are enrolled in clinical trials conducted by the Consortium. The work was also partially funded b...

New Reflux Disease Technology More Comfortable, Not More Effective

...which analyzes clinical and scientific evidence to evaluate whether a technology improves health outcomes. P...eam gathered research on wireless pH monitoring to evaluate some of its purported advantages, including whether the wireless test leads to better diagnosis beca...

iSTART Brain Model Reveals the possible Cause of Autism

...ens up a wide range of possible new experiments to evaluate autistic behaviors and further test and develop the model.’ <brSource: Eurekalert...

Uncertainty Still Hangs Over The Safety Of Dioxin

...tection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies to evaluate the assessment on dioxin’s risk of causing cancer by the EPA, which has been an ongoing work for 15 years. It was explained that dioxin and related compounds are produced as by products of certain industries, particularly those that involve chlorine....

Intermittent Treatment Found Effective In Malaria

...in order to fight it. The aim of this trial was to evaluate SP’s potential ability to prevent the development of a disease. To get objective results, it was indispensable to set a control in order to compare the new therapy with the current situation. It is from this information that the International Health ...

A boon to the paralyzed -Brain Gate Neural Interface System

...als. Two clinical trials are currently underway to evaluate the system's safety and feasibility for detecting and translating brain activity from patients with paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury, brain stem stroke or muscular dystrophy and patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehri...

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