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UCLA launches $20 million stem cell institute to investigate HIV, cancer and neurological disorders
...cilities for bioinformatics, and world-class multi modality
imaging facilities for analysis of stem cell therapies in laboratory models and, ultimately, in patients enrolled in clinical trials. "UCLA encourages strong collaborations between faculty in the life sciences and the health sciences," said Patricia...
PET/CT can identify new cancer lesions at early stage, allowing for prompt treatment
...nt," said Wahl. PET is a powerful medical imaging modality
that noninvasively traces molecular and physiologic processes in the body. Currently, the most common use of PET is for whole-body oncologic imaging for diagnosis, staging, restaging and measuring early therapy responses. CT is an X-ray test that gen...
Have a taste for fat? Yes! A sensor in the mouth promotes preference for fatty foods
... stimuli. The possibility for an additional taste modality
directed to lipid has often been suggested because many animals exhibit a spontaneous attraction for fats, but the existence of an actual sensor remained a matter of debate. In a paper appearing in the November 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical In...
New MRI technique shows emphysema in asymptomatic smokers
...re sensitive to lung changes than even the current modality
of choice, computed tomography (CT). "With this t...modalities. Even though CT is the more established modality
in the investigation of lung disease, it failed to show the same defects detected with MRI. Moreover...
Finnish scientists discovered a new approach to treat virus-induced lymphomas
...the p53 pathway offers a novel effective treatment modality
for KSHV-infected lymphomas. The findings by the ...n of p53 as a novel and highly selective treatment modality
for this virally-induced lymphoma. The project involves scientists from two Academy of Finland Natio...