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Rush Physicians Using Gene Therapy For Heart Patients With Moderate To Severe Chest Pains Who Do Not Benefit From Other Treatments

Individuals with moderate to severe chest pains (angina) who have not found ...idates for this gene therapy study trial must have moderate to severe angina, but cannot also be candidates for treatment using angioplasty or bypass surgery. A...

Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...h olive oil as an important fat source, and low to moderate amounts of dairy, fish and poultry. "There have been studies looking at diet and exercise to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease," said primary investigator Robert J. Petrella, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Schulich School of Medicine ...

Antibiotic might fight HIV-induced neurological problems

... five of the six untreated monkeys had evidence of moderate or severe encephalitis and much more physical evidence of damage to brain cells, the researchers report. "The infection in the animal model is predictable and aggressive, so we can get meaningful data by studying fewer animals," says Zink, who was o...

Use of Insecticides Linked to Lasting Neurological Problems for Farmers

...led to conclude that their symptoms are related to moderate lifetime exposure," said Dr. Kamel. "Most studies of this issue have sample sizes ranging from 50 to 100 participants, making it hard to understand the detailed relationship between exposure and health effects. The large size of this study gives it ...

Canada approves marijuana-based pain spray

... site reactions. Side-effects were usually mild or moderate in severity and often resolved with down-titration or interruption of treatment.8 Sativex is expected to be available through Canadian pharmacies by late Spring 2005. Multiple sclerosis (MS) in Canada MS is a disease of the central nervous system a...

Bobbing birds do it for a reason

...n the birds are searching for food, they walk at a moderate pace that allows the head to be held still more than 50% of the time. In other words, when foraging, whooping cranes favor visual fixation. This result strongly suggests that visual fixation not only removes motion blur but also plays a critical rol...

Future diabetes drugs may target new protein interaction

...chain, decades of reports have shown that drinking moderate amounts of red wine is associated with a longer life for people. But at this point, knowing for sure whether sirtuin1 helps extend lifespan (an organism issue) or is merely involved in cellular aging (a cell-by-cell issue) in mammals will take much ...

PHACCS, an online tool for estimating the structure and diversity of uncultured viral communities using metagenomic information

...chain, decades of reports have shown that drinking moderate amounts of red wine is associated with a longer life for people. But at this point, knowing for sure whether sirtuin1 helps extend lifespan (an organism issue) or is merely involved in cellular aging (a cell-by-cell issue) in mammals will take much ...

Computational verification of protein-protein interactions by orthologous co-expression

...chain, decades of reports have shown that drinking moderate amounts of red wine is associated with a longer life for people. But at this point, knowing for sure whether sirtuin1 helps extend lifespan (an organism issue) or is merely involved in cellular aging (a cell-by-cell issue) in mammals will take much ...

Eliminate Data Analysis Bottlenecks in Drug Discovery

...chain, decades of reports have shown that drinking moderate amounts of red wine is associated with a longer life for people. But at this point, knowing for sure whether sirtuin1 helps extend lifespan (an organism issue) or is merely involved in cellular aging (a cell-by-cell issue) in mammals will take much ...

Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones

...the Monell Chemical Senses Center report that even moderate doses of alcohol affect the hormones responsible for lactation in a counterproductive manner. "This information is important for women," comments lead author Julie Mennella, PhD, a biopsychologist. "If a mother is drinking alcohol just to improve th...

Major new UNC-based drinking water study suggests pregnancy fears may be overstated

... water purification facilities, including one with moderate levels of chlorinated disinfection byproducts, one with moderate levels of brominated disinfection byproducts and one with low levels of all disinfection byproducts....

Study Finds Moderate Hypothermia A Safe Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury In Kids

...MD, and fellow researchers determined that induced moderate hypothermia initiated after severe traumatic brain... United States, was conducted to determine whether moderate hypothermia (32-33 degrees Celsius) begun in the early period after severe TBI and maintained for 48...

Squeezing out dune plants

...s fully developed over five years, but in cases of moderate and high sea level rise, plant communities were too stressed to grow in many areas, leading to smaller dunes and an eventual breakdown of dune formation. In the higher water scenarios, the plant populations no longer provided windblocks, elevated dun...

Scientists use gene transfer technology and common virus to block neuropathic pain in animals

...filaments or exposing the skin to small amounts of moderate heat. People with neuropathy perceive the filament's touch or heat as a painful sensation. Rats with neuropathy will lift their paw if the filament or heat produces pain. Rats without neuropathic pain don't even notice. By monitoring whether rats lif...

Promising therapies for haemophilia & heart disease

...stralian males is born with haemophilia in severe, moderate or mild form. People with haemophilia rely on intravenous infusion of recombinant Factor VIII clotting protein. Professor Denisa Wagner and her Harvard colleagues have made ground-breaking discoveries that provide hope of an alternative treatment op...

Scientists use gene transfer technology and common virus to block neuropathic pain

...filaments or exposing the skin to small amounts of moderate heat. People with neuropathy perceive the filament's touch or heat as a painful sensation. Rats with neuropathy will lift their paw if the filament or heat produces pain. Rats without neuropathic pain don't even notice. By monitoring whether rats lif...

Preventing a pandemic: Study suggests strategies for containing a flu outbreak

...th the disease is able to infect) had a relatively moderate value of roughly 1.6. A process of administering antiviral drugs to the people in the same mixing groups as the infected person, called TAP for "targeted antiviral prophylaxis," could contain the outbreak as long as it reached 80 percent of the peop...

Swimming with dolphins can alleviate depression

...ith dolphins is an effective treatment for mild to moderate depression, say researchers in this week's BMJ. T...as and involved 30 patients diagnosed with mild or moderate depression. Half were assigned to the experimental group and half to the control group. Over a two...

Natural compound from 'pond scum' shows potential activity against Alzheimer's

...for delaying or preventing the symptoms of mild to moderate forms of the disease, experts say. The newly isolated compound, nostocarboline, was shown to be a potent inhibitor of cholinesterase -- a brain chemical thought to be important for memory and thinking -- whose breakdown has been associated with the d...

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