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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...ch researchers saw as an indication of the need to understand the signature for each patient's individual cancer...st medical centres. "For now, we need to better understand the immune signatures for the most common human cancers in order to identify the most important targ...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...ut "it is important for physicians and patients to understand that this a positive event because it means there is likely to be a better clinical outcome," said the lead author, Bret Wacker, MS Director of Biostatistics at OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "Further studies are needed to both identify patients most l...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...ubstance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provided for Medicaid beneficiaries. They examined the location of services used by persons with mental and substance use disorders from 1999 Medicaid data obtained from the Cen...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...tial relations, pattern comparison and the like to understand normal function and diagnose impairment. Experts use the scores to differentiate between diagnoses, detect changes in level of functioning or to give a diagnosis in the first place. Where scores fall relative to standardized cutoffs affects treatment...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...is still the greatest risk factor, we still do not understand how other factors play a role, Engels said. A better understanding of the risks involving inflammation will lead to a better understanding of cancer prevention....

Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine

...tion, as they relate to low income and migraine to understand how we might reduce the occurrence of migraine among these individuals....

Scientists Find Single Circuit Channeling Depression in Rats

... and treatments of depression. "It also helps us understand conceptually how something that seems as hard to get traction on as depression can have a really quantitative, concrete basis," he said in a summary of the study. Deisseroth led a research team to see if they could demonstrate how malfunctions in b...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...o a specific biological molecular pathway. Once we understand the biology and we know the players, it's possible to target with specific drugs." Childhood asthma treatments are heavily focused on allergic responses, since most children with asthma also have many allergies. The discovery of a so-called 'asthma ...

Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified

...ncluding apoptosis, and this study helps us better understand their important role in the tumor suppression mechanism."...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...al to benefit sufferers by enabling them to better understand and manage their own blood glucose levels, thus helping to prevent long-term health problems. With around 600 new cases of diabetes diagnosed every week in Australia, it is imperative that we continue to look for better, more user friendly ways of ...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...nal subjects in the study would allow us to better understand the impact of the drug on respiratory function in cystic fibrosis patients. The committee determined that there is no additional benefit to further enrollment, so we found it reasonable to conclude the study, evaluate the impact of the drug, and move...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...iatry and behavioral sciences. "It also helps us understand conceptually how something that seems as hard to get traction on as depression can have a really quantitative, concrete basis." The work also may have implications for the search for new treatments for depression. "You can use that common pathway a...

Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males

...ced gender disparty is seen in mice. In order to understand the mechanisms underlying gender disparity in HCC, the UCSD researchers used a chemical carcinogen, DEN, to induce cancer in mice. This resulted in HCC in 100 percent of male mice, but only in 10 to 20 percent of their female littermates. The resea...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...he data. And they say many patients do not fully understand the likelihood at least 30 percent according to many studies that they will need subsequent ablations. Patients may also have to continue taking some or all of their drugs or, in some cases, need to have a pacemaker implanted. Moreover, about 2 per...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...dy is valuable in helping the scientific community understand how immune pressure impacts HIV, these findings hold tremendous promise in terms of global HIV efforts, says Dr. Zabrina Brumme, the studys lead author. Achieving a more in-depth understanding of the ways in which HIV mutates to avoid the human im...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...on human size." More research is needed to fully understand why Americans are shrinking relative to the Europe...o look at the interplay between several factors to understand what's going on. "[T]he political economy of the health-care system, education, transfers to the poo...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

... its animal partner. Scientists are beginning to understand just how intimate and important these interactions...ore beneficial insects. Scientists are racing to understand these minute differences and interactions, even as habitat loss and climate change threaten the exis...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...eptions about the clinical practicality and do not understand the benefits of pharmacogenomic tests. Hence, they should be made aware of the long-term value proposition of pharmacogenomic testing in terms of lowering the overall healthcare cost and increasing patient well being. European Personalised Medicine...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

... about adult bodies. We have a desperate need to understand precisely how childrens bodies work so that we can custom-design therapies for them and their problems. Researchers in the new unit will be investigating many areas including paediatric allergies and how these can be prevented; sleep disturbance and...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...imenez and Zhang are now working on ways to better understand the relative importance of natural and human sources of VOCs in the production of secondary organic aerosol pollution, including which human sources significantly contribute to the problem. The study was undertaken under the auspices of the univers...

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