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Adding Radiation Therapy To Chemotherapy Improves Survival In Patients With High-risk Breast Cancer

...-risk patients, we strongly urge that a randomized controlled trial be mounted to resolve these uncertainties," they write. ...

Novel Asthma Study Shows Multiple Genetic Input Required; Single-gene Solution Shot Down

...-risk patients, we strongly urge that a randomized controlled trial be mounted to resolve these uncertainties," they write. ...

Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

... us find this previously unknownexample of normal, controlled Hox11 expression in an adult mammal."Co-authors of the SAGE KE report are first author Shohta Kodama, MD,PhD, of the MGH Immunobiology Laboratory, and Miriam Davis, PhD, ofGeorge Washington University. The group's research is supported bygrants from ...

Cytoplasm affects the number of vertebrae in carp-goldfish clones

...mentation clock" early in embryonic development is controlled by the egg cytoplasm. Thus the egg cytoplasm of the recipient goldfish directs segmentation of the body and hence the number of vertebrae. Common carp have 33 to 36 vertebrae in their backbones, while goldfish have 26 to 28. Six of the seven cloned ...

First 'atlas' of key brain genes could speed research on cancer, neurological diseases

...ere.They inferred that these 349 genes, therefore, controlled thedevelopment of the particular areas or structures in which they wereuniquely expressed.Stiles is pursuing TF’s that direct the formation of astrocytes, whichare affected in tumors called gliomas. David Rowitch, MD, PhD, ofDana-Farber and an author...

Open microfluidic and nanofluidic systems

...that one can vary or switch the contact angle in a controlled fashion. One such method is provided by electrowetting; alternative methods, which have recently been developed, are substrate surfaces covered by molecular monolayers that can be switched by light, temperature, or electric potential. The experiment...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...nd overall system costs. The electric potential is controlled at each of the NanoChip's 400 test sites to move and concentrate DNA or RNA, providing accuracy, speed and flexibility for developing molecular diagnostic tests. Storing critical voltage information allows for precise control of the biological molecu...

Papers of DNA Pioneer and Nobel Laureate Francis Crick Added to National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web Site

...e genetic coding problem, the problem of how genes controlled the synthesis of proteins. In 1961, he and Sydney Brenner reported evidence that the genetic code is to be read three letters at a time, evidence that made possible the full elucidation of the code by 1966. Crick then turned to developmental biology,...

Researchers trace evolution to relatively simple genetic changes

...urns out that armor plate patterns in the fish are controlled by the same gene that creates this clinical disease in humans. And this finding is related to the old argument whether Nature can use the same genes and create other traits in other animals." Ordinarily, "you wouldn't look at that gene and say it's ...

Octopuses occasionally stroll around on two arms, UC Berkeley biologists report

...urns out that armor plate patterns in the fish are controlled by the same gene that creates this clinical disease in humans. And this finding is related to the old argument whether Nature can use the same genes and create other traits in other animals." Ordinarily, "you wouldn't look at that gene and say it's ...

Chemists identify key gene in development of type 1 diabetes

...diabetes, and there is no cure, the disease can be controlled and its complications minimized by following a healthy diet, getting exercise and taking prescribed medications as directed, according to health experts. The Institute for Medical Research at North Shore-LIJ provided funding for this study. The Ame...

Towards precise classification of cancers based on robust gene functional expression profiles

...diabetes, and there is no cure, the disease can be controlled and its complications minimized by following a healthy diet, getting exercise and taking prescribed medications as directed, according to health experts. The Institute for Medical Research at North Shore-LIJ provided funding for this study. The Ame...

Asthma gene clusters identified

...lity. There are no cures for asthma, but it can be controlled with treatment. To date, researchers have identif...al medicine. In this study, we show that asthma is controlled by two different genetic profiles. Now, in computational medicine, we will combine all of our clinic...

Robot-based system developed at Carnegie Mellon detects life in Chile's Atacama desert

... how life can be detected by a rover that is being controlled by a remote science team. The project is part of NASA's Astrobiology Science and Technology Program for Exploring Planets, or ASTEP, which concentrates on pushing the limits of technology in harsh environments. David Wettergreen, associate research p...

Reducing malarial transmission in Africa

...pical Medicine report the results of a randomized, controlled trial of 497 children in Uganda treated with one of two leading combination therapies. One regimen was an artemisinin-based combination consisting of artemether and lumefantrine (co-artemether, trade names CoArtem and Riamet). The other was a combina...

50-year-old Mystery Solved: Protein Tags Regulate Key Ion Channel

... in every cell in the human body. They are tightly controlled tunnels through the membrane barriers that hold in...ke transporters and hormone receptors, may also be controlled by SUMO since the binding site is present in those proteins although not yet proven to operate. "Ce...

FDA Clears the Way for Generic Versions of Transdermal Patches to Treat Chronic Pain

...ting opioids. Fentanyl is currently a Schedule II controlled substance, which is the highest level of control for drugs with a recognized medical use. As a controlled substance in Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), Fentanyl also comes under the juris...

Scientists Propose Sweeping Changes to Naming of Bird Neurosystems to Acknowledge Their True Brainpower

...ting opioids. Fentanyl is currently a Schedule II controlled substance, which is the highest level of control for drugs with a recognized medical use. As a controlled substance in Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), Fentanyl also comes under the juris...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...ry ill WHO is optimistic that the outbreak can be controlled if present activities continue with sufficient vigour. All the essential containment measures are being applied with extensive international support, including more than 60 international staff drawn from institutions in the Global Outbreak Alert and ...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...egrees Celsius to as low as 11 C, depending on the controlled ambient temperature within the chamber. "We have, on demand, reversibly demonstrated the widest range of metabolic flexibility that anyone has ever seen in a non-hibernating animal," Roth said. "The cool thing about this gas we're using, hydrogen s...

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