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Newly Discovered Immune Defense May Be Impaired In CF Airways

...oblem by reconstituting the oxidative system might represent a totally new approach for preventing the onset of bacterial lung infections that often become chronic and eventually fatal in CF patients. Working with airway cells and tissues from rats, cows and humans, the UI team uncovered the oxidative system...

Research In A New Direction To Develop Innovative Psychotropic Drugs

...er drugs (particularly anti-psychotic medications) represent significant improvement over treatments that have been available for nearly half a century, as well as a greater recognition of the disease burden resulting from mental illness. Currently, mental disorders cause more disability than any class of illn...

Johns Hopkins Computer Scientists Unravel 'Language Of Surgery'

...n the process //of building mathematical models to represent the safest and most effective ways to perform surg...s to develop a large vocabulary that we can use to represent the motions in surgical tasks." The team also hopes to incorporate video data from the da Vinci an...

Robotic Model To Teach Surgical Skills

...s to develop a large vocabulary that we can use to represent the motions in surgical tasks." The team also hopes to incorporate video data from the da Vinci and possibly from minimally invasive procedures performed directly by surgeons. In such operations, surgeons insert instruments and a tiny camera into s...

Friendship Clinic: Psychologist Helps Children With ADHD Make Friends

...nt. The families in the study, from both groups, represent a range of income and education levels and both genders. So far Mikami has worked with 20 families, 10 from each group, and she is planning another phase of the study. “The idea is to help them when they’re young, so they may have a lifetime of suc...

Tailor-made Cancer Treatment for Multiple Myeloma Patients Offered by Mayo Clinic

...less toxic. Dr. Bergsagel says. "These mutations represent good targets for drug development," he says. Source-Eurekalert ST...

Testosterone Decline in Men Linked to Lifestyle, Increases in Obese Girls

The following highlights represent papers accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCE&M), as well as new patient information// provided by The Hormone Foundation, the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society. Lifestyle Accelerate...

Researchers Find Two Biomarkers With Potential to Predict Breast Cancer Spread

...a protein database Hoon suggests that 4,871 Da may represent thymosin beta-10, a peptide that has already been ... and cell differentiation, and that 8,596 Da could represent an ubiquitin protein associated with a good prognosis in node-negative breast cancer. “Protein pea...

Genetic Mechanism Helps Explain Chronic Pain Disorders

...tructure may have even stronger effects and, thus, represent another key factor responsible for disease onset and progression." "This study provides additional evidence of a genetic, molecular and physiological basis for pain perception and human pain conditions and should help to remove the stigma associate...

Adults Who Go to Bed Lonely Get Stress Hormone Boost Next Morning

...ook County who were born between 1935 and 1952 and represent a range of socioeconomic classes. Their cortisol levels were measured from small samples of saliva provided three times a day for three consecutive days. Study participants reported their feelings each night in a diary, and researchers looked at whet...

Tuberculosis: The Bacillus Takes Refuge in Adipose Cells

... is considered by the World Health Organization to represent a global health emergency. However, the bacillus is much more prevalent in the world's population than the statistics would lead us to believe, because only 5 to 10% of those infected actually develop tuberculosis. The bacillus may be present in a si...

MIT Creates 3-D Scaffold for Growing Stem Cells

...-dimensional dishes to culture systems that better represent the natural context of cells in tissues and organs," said Zhang, whose coauthors on the paper, in addition to Gelain, are from institutes and medical schools in Milan, Italy. Life in two dimensions Biomedical researchers have become increasingl...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sex Bias

.... Cutolo notes. "Modulation of this balance should represent part of advanced biologic treatments for RA. Sharing the sex hormone effects of the human disease, the new humanized mouse may provide a better model with which to study the pathogenesis and treatment of arthritis." Source-Eurekalert...

Living Liver Donor Who Saved Life of Mother-in-law Represents Cedars-Sinai in Rose Parade

...e 45-year-old Valencia resident has been chosen to represent Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on the Donate Life Rose Parade? Float this coming New Year’s Day. “It’s going to be an honor, and I think it’s important because word needs to get out that people have the power to save lives,” says Karzin, noting that hi...

Cancer Care-Patient's Time Costs Studied

...nd receiving services and treatments, all of which represent time not spent working or pursuing day-to-day activities. In the new study, Robin Yabroff, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, and colleagues quantified the patient time costs associated with cancer care. They used information from the Survei...

Study Finds Astaxanthin Is Potent Inhibitor of Oxidation in Cell Membrane Model

...irin in combination with other antiplatelet agents represent the “second big wave” of preventive therapies following a heart attack. In combination, they reduce the risk of future heart attacks and strokes by about 30% over a one-year period. However, an appreciable segment of the population are 'resistant' t...

New Biotech Drugs to Aid in Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment

...nter, another researcher, adds,” The two new drugs represent a major step forward in our fight against kidney cancer that was made possible by obtaining a greater understanding of the molecular genetics and biology of the disease. These drugs are clearly effective against the tumor.” AN...

Lost That Lovin' Feeling? Don't Blame the Pill

...‘In fact, changes in sexual desire could as likely represent a combination of biological, psychological and social phenomena as any hormonal effect. ‘The available literature illustrated that decreased libido is an idiosyncratic, unpredictable reaction in a small minority of women,’ stated Schaffir. Schaff...

Genetic Tests in the Treatment of Depression Not Yet Useful

... without depression—factors that do not accurately represent the long-term use of these drugs in patients with depression. Because patient response to SSRIs varies, there has been strong interest in using gene-based tests to predict whether the person will be a poor, intermediate, extensive, or ultra-rapid ...

Relationship Between Delirium and Dementia

... of a cognitive disorder? Do delirium and dementia represent opposite ends of the same spectrum of disease, rat...t spring. “Better understanding of delirium may represent a new window of opportunity for the prevention of dementia,” explains Ferrucci. “We, therefore, deci...

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