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Selective Marker Found to Indicate Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

...mouth Medical School demonstrate that nestin could represent a selective biological marker for basal epithelial breast tumors, a highly aggressive cancer with similarities to mammary stem cells, the regenerative cells believed to be the site of breast cancer initiation. 'Patients with this type of breast ca...

Selective Marker Found to Indicate Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

...mouth Medical School demonstrate that nestin could represent a selective biological marker for basal epithelial breast tumors, a highly aggressive cancer with similarities to mammary stem cells, the regenerative cells believed to be the site of breast cancer initiation. 'Patients with this type of breast ca...

Conference on Drink and Drug Abuse in Scotland

... face in the future. We are engaging with those we represent and those who know the challenges and opportunities that will arise." According to Labor backbencher Susan Deacon MSP, the need of the hour is an uninhibited discussion with facts and information on the use of alcohol and drugs....

New Method For Fighting Leukemia

...h agents with Bcl-2 antagonists like ABT-737 could represent a particularly effective treatment strategy in leukemia and various other malignancies. This work was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, and the Department of Defense. Gran...

Simple Test Detects Genetic Signs of Lung Cancer in a Patient’s Sputu

...ers. “Those deletions in cancer-free smokers could represent an early indication that lung cancer is developing that has not yet been detected, but we won’t know that without longer follow-up study,” Jiang said. Soure-Newswise SRM...

Vitamins C and E Lowers Kidney Cancer Risk

...t a wider effect of these foods. “Vitamin E may represent an indirect indicator of a diet rich in vegetables, which are usually consumed with olive oil in this population, and have been related to a reduced risk of RCC,” wrote Bosetti. “Thus, it is possible that, as for other common neoplasms, the favoura...

A Little Heavy on the Vitamins, Please

...stituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, "Vitamin E may represent an indirect indicator of a diet rich in vegetables, which are usually consumed with olive oil in this population, and have been related to a reduced risk of RCC." She adds, "Thus, it is possible that, as for other common neoplasms, the favorable ef...

Worldwide Parkinson's Cases To Double In Next 25 Years

...icable chronic diseases, such as Parkinson’s, that represent a far greater burden in terms of economic and social cost to developing nations. University of Rochester neurologist Ray Dorsey, M.D., and a team of researchers examined the projected population growth in the five largest countries in Western Euro...

Graft-versus-Host Diseases can Be Predicted

...lantation from related or unrelated donors and may represent a cause of death in 30 to 50 percent of patients. Graft-versus-host disease is a complication of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, which results from recognition of recipient antigens by immune T cells from the donor. Two papers pub...

UCLA Find Yields Further Insight into Causes of Parkinson’s Diseas

...kson, "if we find those genes in the fly, they may represent new therapeutic targets for PD in humans." The researchers examined the results not only from a genetic standpoint but from a behavioral standpoint as well. To measure the progression of Parkinson's disease in the fly, they designed a small series ...

New Guidelines for Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism

...VT and pulmonary embolism. "These new guidelines represent a collaborative effort between family medicine and internal medicine," said Rick Kellerman, M.D., The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) president. "We are pleased to collaborate with the American College of Physicians on this endeavor to p...

Take Fatigue Seriously - Says Researcher

...dness, fatigue and exhaustion and argues that they represent various points on an energy continuum. The amount of energy a person has influences how easily he can adapt to stress that comes his way. Individuals who are tired still have a fair bit of energy, so although they may feel forgetful, and impatient, a...

Childhood Obesity Linked With Sleep

...icts to avoid very early school start times, might represent one important and relatively low-cost strategy to add to other efforts to help reduce childhood obesity.” Source-EurekalertBR>SRI...

Scientists Explore Possible New Way to Fight AIDS

...HIV-infected people, a study found. The findings represent a potential new avenue to fight the effects of the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, according to U.S. National Institutes of Health scientists whose work was published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Paolo L...

New Guidelines for VHD

...urgery previously for other heart conditions. They represent about a third of patients that we see. In the guidelines we say that this is a group of patients that should be monitored better, because the Euro Heart Survey showed there were discrepancies between guidelines and practice." A joint task force of ...

New Protein Inhibitor Halts Growth Of Cancerous Cells

... control of just a few key kinases, these proteins represent potentially important targets for new cancer therapeutics, but few if any effective inhibitors have been identified as acting specifically and effectively against one particular cell-division kinase, known as Plk1. In the new work, Steegmaier et al...

Reading Hidden Intentions in Brain

...al-related activity might also (or, alternatively) represent other processes, such as preparing for a motor response, accessing memories of past-related responses, or bearing in mind the choice of responses available. To address the question of whether intention might be reflected in prefrontal cortical acti...

Carbon Nanoneedles For Drug Delivery

...s would increase the cost slightly, it would still represent ”an economic benefit to pharmaceutical companies, especially compared to liposomes” Kostarelos said. The functionalised carbon nanotube work is still at a relatively early stage, and the researchers say that they are still defining a framework as ...

Low Pitch Therapy for ‘ringing in the Ears

...ey need relief. “The treatment, though, does not represent a cure,” Zeng said. “This low-pitch therapeutic approach is only effective while being applied to the ear, after which the ringing can return. But it underscores the need to customize stimulation for tinnitus suppression and suggests that balanced st...

'Gateway' Gene Discovered for Brain Cancer

...ed pathways that regulate brain tumor behavior may represent more specific therapeutic targets with little potential to affect off-target cell types,' commented the researchers. 'Brain tumors remain a major cause of cancer-related death despite advances in surgery, imaging, and conventional treatment modalit...

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