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Decision making made easier

...ens the door to better-informed patients, and more rational treatment decisions. If the tool were available over the Internet, costs would be minimal. The main issue of concern is to ensure that the quality of material on the videodisc is of the highest possible standard and thus serving the purpose....

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

...y in Fairfax, is indeed a revolutionary method in rational drug design."It may have great applicability to improving the specificity of drugs, particularly those currently used in the treatment of neurological and psychiatric diseases." Molecular drug designers make inhibitor molecules that fit snuggly into...

Decision making made easier

...ens the door to better-informed patients, and more rational treatment decisions. If the tool were available over the Internet, costs would be minimal. The main issue of concern is to ensure that the quality of material on the videodisc is of the highest possible standard and thus serving the purpose....

Malarial gene ascertained

...and can start thinking about developing drugs on a rational basis." In the shorter term, the discovery will mean existing drugs can be used more carefully. By conducting a genetic survey of the parasite in a particular region, the sensitivity of that population to different drugs can be determined and the dr...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

...pment and lead to abnormalities, strengthening the rational that reproductive cloning of humans should be banned.// However, the researchers noted the technology still could be used safely for therapeutic cloning techniques, such as producing embryonic stem cells to treat diseases ranging from Parkinson's to ...

Defect In Cardiac Cells Lead To Heart Failures

...arget for treating the causes of this disease in a rational manner. Currently, the only way to correct heart failure is by heart transplantation. Those with the condition are at six to nine times greater risk of experiencing sudden cardiac death than someone in the general population. From 1992 to 2002, deat...

Guidelines for treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis formulated

...al practices for JIA and provide physicians with a rational approach for treating the various subtypes of the disease. By examining a patients' symptoms physicians can determine the type of arthritis they have and what approach is most appropriate for treating their condition. The key to the effective manag...

Health insurance in the future would depend on genetic test results

...s, said that there is a necessity for a proper and rational debate about this subject and also said that it is essential that one has to be careful in gathering the necessary information. In the previous days few health questions were asked of those applying for straightforward term or mortgage protection ins...

Medical Ethics Violated By Prison Officials In Guantanamo Bay

...n a patient is capable of forming an unimpaired or rational judgment concerning the consequences of refusing nourishment, a physician should respect such a refusal,' stated the AMA. 'Psychiatrists should not participate or serve as consultants for coercive interrogations involving methods such as degradatio...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

...The hospital authorities are still searching for a rational explanation for the theft, stating that they could come out with a lot of theories but they would all be just speculations. The samples, which were awaiting testing, are labelled with the patients' names, identification number and the letters "HIV ...

Fat Cells Can Trigger Heart Diseases

...nd to inflammation and ischemia could lead to new, rational design for therapies on heart disease. Stating that it is an interesting piece of research, Professor Jeremy Pearson, associate medical director of the British Heart Foundation, said that though it had been recognised for several years that fat cell...

Sexy Images and Lingerie Challenge A Man’s Decision Making Skill

...y to sexual images. 'We like to think we are all rational beings, but our research suggests ... that people with high testosterone levels are very vulnerable to sexual cues. If there are no cues around, they behave normally. But if they see sexual images they become impulsive. It's a tendency, but these peo...

Discovery Of New Molecule Could Solve Cancer Spread Mystery

...cer are not clear, this kinase family represents a rational and promising target for design of new cancer therapeutics. Dr. William A. Weiss, from the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco and coworkers sought to identify which PI3 kinase isoforms are critical for growth and...

Pharmaco in Zambia Scrutinizes the Side Effects of Medicines Launched In the Market

...articular drug. This is to inculcate in people the rational use of medicines. The acting Health Minister Ronnie Shikapwasha launched the body on the 16th of June said that this unit would efficiently perform the job allotted to it. He also said that this was launched as adverse effects of all drugs that hit...

Joint Center for Molecular Modeling Instituted by Burnham Institute for Medical Research & UC San Diego

...ns, which are invaluable to functional studies and rational drug design." Adam Godzik, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Program at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Yuzhen Ye, Ph.D., and Piotr Cieplak, Ph.D., are Research Assistant Professor and Staff Scie...

Psychiatrist's Help Sought to Counsel Children Making Hoax Calls

...rised under high risk behaviour. They do not apply rational thinking even though these children are aware of the possible consequences of their actions," added Nagpal. He added that teenagers make these calls to try out new things and see the reaction. (Source: IANS)...

"Active" Brain Makes Rational Decisions!!

...ns, than the emotions being absent, will result in rational behaviour. The classical theories of Economics s...ng experiment to establish the cognitive basis for rational decision-making. The goal of the task was to accumulate as much money as possible, with the incentiv...

New Technique Developed By Scientists For Producing Stem Cells without Damaging Embryos

... group Advanced Cell Technology said, “There is no rational reason left to oppose this research.” The research team have also mentioned that they were able to produce stem cell cultures by gathering individual cells from newly fertilized embryos without harming it. They explained that this method would be p...

Danger and insecurity in contemporary life

...without enough information and certainty to make a rational choice," says Dr. Jens Zinn, from University of Kent, who has been studying the way in which people draw on emotion, intuition, trust or rules of thumb when making decisions. "Strategies in between pure rationality and blind faith or hope become more...

Vaccine may overcome Common Infections: Researchers

...eus infection." This kind of approach is known as rational drug design. While most vaccines use a whole virus or bacterium that has been crippled or killed and injected into the body to help stimulate immune system recognition this approach has not worked against Staph aureus. NLA...

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