Tag: "signature" at medical news
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...saw as an indication of the need to understand the signature
for each patient's individual cancer. "I see it as the beginning stages of personalized medicine, where we develop tactics for treating the unique genetic make-up of a specific tumour. It becomes even more necessary when we look at all the immunot...
Alternative Splicing in Neuronal Development
...d excluding others. Specific cell types often have signature
patterns of alternative splicing. Polypyrimidine-tract binding protein (PTB) is a well-known inhibitor of alternative splicing in various cell types. A neuronal version of PTB - called nPTB - is expressed solely in nerve cells, but its function has...
Now, It's Possible to Trace Marijuana to Its Roots
...n, nitrogen and hydrogen. "The marijuana holds a signature
of the environment that it used to be grown in.The marijuana holds a signature
of the environment that it used to be grown in. It is laid down in time and preserved in the materia...
US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers
...sands have brain injuries and mangled minds. The signature
weapon of the Iraq war the improvised explosive device, or IED has left a signature
wound: traumatic brain injury. Soldiers hit in the head or knocked out by blasts "getting your be...
Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto
...gay pride celebration. The parade is Pride Week's signature
event and is known internationally for its elaborate costumes and floats.It was the culmination of a week honoring diverse sexual and gender identities, histories and cultures. The parade followed a four-block route along the streets of Torontos bus...
New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia
...re the natural language of the brain. They are the signature
of the underlying cortical networks and are characterized by their frequency, strength and location. Phi operates in the 10 Hz band (10 oscillations per second) and is located above the right centro-parietal cortex. It consists of two components: one...
Pediatric Cancer Stem Cell Identified
...h an ERMS tumor-cell-of-origin and a novel genetic signature
that underlies ERMS progression in zebrafish and human patients. Cancer stem cells make up only a small fraction of the overall number of cells in a tumor. However, they are capable of giving rise to other cancer cells, and thereby drive tumor growth...
"Pre-treatment Blood Test" A New Guide to Lung Cancer Therapy
There are certain signature
of proteins in the blood, which predicts non-small-cell lung cancer patients will live longer when they are treated with certain targeted cancer therapies -discovered by a multi-center team, led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators. This ...
US Veteran Benefit System Needs Overhauling
...introducing modern thinking on conditions like the signature
wound of the Iraq war- traumatic brain injury, diabetes and hearing loss, the panel said. It called for compensation packages to pay new attention to the effects of injuries on everyday functioning and quality of life. The panel was of the opinion ...
Police Recover Remains of Fetuses from Haryana Maternity Home
...who is absconding. "We sealed nursing home. The signature
of Dr. A.K. Singh was required but he was not available and now a search has started. Cases under Section 420, 417, 312 and 313 have been registered," said Ram Pal, a police officer. However, relatives of the absconding doctor said he is innocent....
New Test Helps Identify Hepatitis C Patients at High Risk of Developing Cirrhosis
...n to cirrhosis in Caucasians. The resulting gene signature
- the Cirrhosis Risk Score - was then independently validated on 154 hepatitis C patients at Stanford, the University of Illinois-Chicago and California Pacific Medical Center. Among patients with early-stage liver disease, the researchers were able ...
Texas Passes Bill To Halt Order Mandating HPV Vaccine for School Girls
...gn it into law, allow it to become law without his signature
or veto it, the Houston Chronicle reports. A Perry spokesperson declined to say if the governor would veto the measure, the Austin American-Statesman reports. If Perry vetoes the bill, the Legislature could override it with a two-thirds majority vo...
Muslim Organization Protest Against Sex Education in Schools
...organized a rally here Tuesday, has also started a signature
campaign against the government plan. "We are shocked and surprised by the ministry's move to introduce sex education in schools. How will we digest the fact that a 10-year-old boy or girl will be taught how to use a condom?" asked ISOI's state uni...
Physicists Unite To Develop Anthrax Detection Method
...e do our experiments ‘on the fly’, so we can get a signature
within a tiny fraction of a second. Our procedure ...sed, the resultant emitted light yields a coherent signature
at a particular frequency. “Unfortunately, however, when anthrax molecules are subjected to such s...
Gene Study To Reveal Radiation Poisoning
...of genes in each group, the researchers focused on signature
patterns of roughly 100 gene changes that each radiation level created in the mice. "There's a complex molecular biological response to radiation that seems very unique at different dose levels," Chute says. "The classes of genes that respond are u...
Indian American's Contribution in Cancer Gene Discovery
...sts across the globe knew that many cancers have a signature
genetic anomaly - a section of one chromosome is missing. Specifically, a region called 1p36 is often deleted. This caused scientists to believe that this section of the chromosome contained an important gene, that when lost, leads to cancer. "Ther...
Novel Test Identifies Leukemia Patients Likely to Respond to New Therapy
...ne of Yeshiva University have discovered a genetic signature
identifying cases// of lymphoma that are uniquely ...nes and confirmed that all lymphomas with the BCL6 signature
are killed by BPI while lymphomas without the signature
are resistant to the therapy. 'Suitable lym...
Learning Slows Physical Progression of Alzheimer's Disease: Study
... can lead to the development of tangles, the other signature
lesion of the disease. Scientists say these findings have large implications for the understanding and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, as it is already known that highly educated individuals are less likely to develop the disease than people with l...
Link Between Nanoparticles and Kidney Stones
...articles are viable living forms because a genetic signature
has not been identified, says the study’s author J..., M.D., a nephrologist with Mayo Clinic. A genetic signature
would prove that nanoparticles are indeed living forms that replicate and can cause disease. “We a...
Adults Who Go to Bed Lonely Get Stress Hormone Boost Next Morning
...f cortisol in the evening are a kind of biological signature
of a bad day,” Adam noted. The study also provided evidence that, in addition to simply being at the mercy of your daily experiences, cortisol also plays a role in influencing them. Individuals with lower levels of cortisol in the morning experienc...
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