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Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia

...erized by hallucinations, delusions and changes in outlook and personality. Currently there are no biological markers that can be used to establish a diagnosis or reliably predict response to treatment or how the disease will progress. Although the prevailing theory has been that schizophrenia is caused b...

Trying to control pain can be a double-edged sword, say scientists

... of this." The team also analysed the subjects' outlook on life, examining whether they felt in control of...ir own lives. They found that whilst the subjects' outlook did not affect the anterolateral prefrontal cortex when they controlled the stimulus, when they were...

Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census

...rable dinosaurs upward by 50%, offering a brighter outlook about the number of dinosaurs waiting to be found. His findings also add evidence that dinosaur populations were stable, and not on the decline, in the time shortly before their extinction 65 million years ago. Dodson proposes that 1,850 genera (t...

Reversing 'hibernating' heart muscle focus of UB researchers

...y will lead to new therapies that will improve the outlook and symptoms of these patients who are at high risk for adverse cardiovascular events," said Canty. Additional investigators on the study are Alan D. Hutson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UB Department of Biostatistics; Te-Chung Lee, Ph.D., ass...

Scientists discover new genetic subtypes of common blood cancer

...rrangements between different chromosomes, and the outlook is generally worse for these patients. The collaborating researchers sought to cast a wide net to capture as many of the genetic flaws in myeloma cells as possible, creating a comprehensive atlas of this cancerous genome. First, they used a techniqu...

St. Jude projects 90 percent cure rate for ALL

...two separate genes, confers a relatively favorable outlook for patients with this form of ALL. But patients whose leukemic cells have another genetic abnormality called the Philadelphia chromosome or a very low number of chromosomes--hypodiploidy--are at increased risk of treatment failure. Adding to the co...

Patients now surviving once-fatal immune disease

...life," Howard noted. "But in the last 20 years the outlook for patients with XLA has significantly improved, thanks to earlier diagnosis and improved gamma globulin therapy. Our study is reassuring and helps to put into perspective the ability of such patients to thrive with proper care, despite this potenti...

New cellular flaw found in some virulent breast cancers

...erapy Herceptin blocks the mutation, improving the outlook for such patients, though it doesn't work in all cases. Sicinski said that a CDK4 inhibitor might be used in combination with Herceptin to provide further benefit in these patients. If a drug to block CDK4 proved feasible, Sicinski said, it may be p...

A New Era of Hope for the World's Most Neglected Diseases

...eople.?/p> The conventional wisdom is that the outlook for such patients is hopeless. As one of us has argued, “[They] have no purchasing power, no vocal advocacy group is pleading for their needs, and no strategic interests—military or security—are driving concern about these conditions?(BMJ 325: 176?77...

Genetic testing still smart choice, despite uncertainties

... are at risk for genetic diseases, it changes your outlook on starting a family," he said. "PGD allows them to get pregnant. It's a dramatic improvement when it works." More than 45,000 babies are born each year with the aid of assisted reproductive technologies like IVF, according to the Centers for Diseas...

Newest HIV drugs should be used with FUZEON(R)

...y CD4 count increase from 20 to 268 has changed my outlook on life. I believe I can plan for the future, which I didn't even consider doing before starting this regimen. I have much more energy now than I had before, which is exhilarating since I have been held back for so long." Spike has been living with H...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

... status of all of the ecosystems on Earth, and the outlook is troubling. Commissioned by the United Nations in 2001, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment program will issue its primary report on March 30 during press conferences in London, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Beijing, New Delhi, Brasilia, Cairo, Nairobi...

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