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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...ihood of long-term health effects from exposure to specific nanoscale materials. The report also recognizes the need to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-related questions, and to provide companies with clear guidance so there can be reasonable and safe pathways to market fo...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...ctics for treating the unique genetic make-up of a specific tumour. It becomes even more necessary when we look at all the immunotherapies that are becoming available or are beginning to emerge from research," Dr. Epstein said. He also said that the rtPCR technology allowed for a relatively inexpensive and ...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...eric passed on details of the warning, but not the specific wording, to a senior British Government official in mid-April, according to the report. The Times is also reporting that several of the suspects have links to extremist Islamic groups. To add to the unease among the doctors from Asia and the Midd...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...ew York University, which enabled them to remove a specific memory from the animals' brains while leaving the rest of their memories intact. An amnesia drug called U0126 was used in the study. The researchers trained the rats to associate two musical tones with a mild electrical shock, so that they would b...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...ectiveness of the treatment. The researchers use specific alternating electric fields, called Tumor-Treating Fields (TTF) that home in on the unusual geometry of dividing cells. The study found that the therapy significantly slowed the growth of tumours as well as increased survival rates. Previously, pa...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...gn doctors are required to obtain work permits for specific jobs, reducing their chances of finding work. At least two of the suspects in this case Dr. Abdullah and Mohammed Asha, a Saudi-born Palestinian are believed to have come to Britain before this new law took effect. Overseas doctors can also ap...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...nd target only bacterial cells. They are extremely specific in regard to the bacteria they recognize. The LISTEX(TM) bacteriophages target only Listeria bacteria (leaving desirable bacteria in place), and are easy to apply in production processes. In October 2006 the FDA had already proclaimed GRAS for LIST...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... mice they tested, researchers injected NPY into a specific area. The researchers found that both NPY and Y2R are activated during stress, leading to apple-shape obesity and metabolic syndrome. Both the weight gain and metabolic syndrome, however, were prevented by administration of Y2R blocker into the abdom...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...nique makeup of the cells in the eye's retina, and specific physical properties of substances themselves. In the study, published online in Springer's journal Naturwissenschaften, the researchers examined the remarkable two-tone colour of pumpkin seed oil by combining imaging and CIE (International Commiss...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...ubsequent chemotherapy or hormone treatment. The specific results or endpoints of these clinical trials, however, were not the long term survival of patients, but rather the degree to which the vaccine caused tumors to shrink. According to the researchers, since they didnt achieve their primary endpoints,...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...lia) argue that Swedens experience is likely to be specific to that culture and not transferable to other settings, and that if tobacco companies are allowed to market snus they will undoubtedly use the opportunity to promote tobacco as well. Snus enthusiasts in the public health community, say Chapman and ...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...cial for allergic individuals, regardless of their specific allergies. This was an unexpected finding, said ...related to indoor allergens and that patients with specific sensitizations exhibit greater BR in response to exposure to the allergens to which they are sensiti...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...rse group of cells, each capable of giving rise to specific types of neurons. The finding, the team says, sign...ent. If scientists could figure out how to create specific types of new neurons, they potentially could use them to replace damaged cells, such as the dopamine...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

... regret the absence of jurisdiction of CAS in this specific case, but note with satisfaction that the CAS pane... December 21, 2006 is inadmissible, as there is no specific agreement between the parties (ICC, PCB and CAS) to allow it to rule on the merits of this particula...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

... mice they tested, researchers injected NPY into a specific area. They found that both players are activated during stress and lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome. Administration of Y2R blocker into the abdominal fat prevented both conditions. "We couldn't believe such fat remodeling was possible," said ...

Scientists Find Single Circuit Channeling Depression in Rats

...gainst depression -- suggesting the existence of a specific circuit for the condition. According to Deisseroth, the discovery of the single circuit for depression could lead to methods doctors could use to better diagnose and quantify the problem in their human patients. "The holy grail of psychiatry is t...

New Asthma Gene Identified

... will lead to new therapies because it points to a specific biological molecular pathway. Once we understand t... we know the players, it's possible to target with specific drugs." Childhood asthma treatments are heavily focused on allergic responses, since most children ...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...autophagy in cardiac cells. We also found that a specific autophagic gene, beclin 1, is a critical factor required for cardiac autophagy, said Dr. Hill, who holds the James T. Willerson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Diseases and the Frank M. Ryburn Jr. Chair in Heart Research. The machinery...

Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...euronal receptors by fibrinogen. Identifying the specific inhibitors that impede the repair process could provide ways to regenerate and connect the damaged nerves and initiate recovery from paralysis after spinal cord injury. Inhibiting the damaging effects of fibrinogen on neurons may potentially facilit...

The Hospital Superbugs

...ped the ClosTron knock out system which can target specific genes in C. diff and other clostridial species. For the very first time scientists have an extremely rapid and effective way of identifying and deactivating the toxins and other factors that cause the disease and can begin the search for new thera...

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