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Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine

...iral loads after infection and before they started receiving antiretroviral treatment. The three polymorphisms were identified after all the blood samples of the selected patients were screened for more than 555,000. Additionally, the researchers discovered many other genetic variants that may confer protect...

Enzyme delivered in smaller package protects cells from radiation damage

...nto all of the cells of the body and give patients receiving total body radiation for systemic cancers better long-term outcomes. This also has implications for the prophylactic protection of those who may be the first responders to a nuclear accident or a terrorist attack, such as a "dirty bomb," he explained...

Bacteria ferry nanoparticles into cells for early diagnosis, treatment

...that can be tailored to the characteristics of the receiving cells. It can deliver diagnostic or therapeutic ca...the liver and kidneys. "The cells in the organs receiving the bacteria with nanoparticles made the intended therapeutic proteins and emitted a light similar t...

Gene therapy study shows safety and statistically significant improvement in Parkinson's disease

...of the body corresponding to the side of the brain receiving treatment. Moreover, the absence of change at the earliest time point following treatment suggests that the improvement was not likely due to the surgical lesioning of the targeted brain region, as surgical approaches typically give rise to immediate...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...to near normal ambulatory function six weeks after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells (hSSCs), researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine report. The study, led by Martin Marsala, M.D., UC San Diego professor of anesthesiology, is published in the June 29, 2007 ...

HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy

... to examination. In the meantime, we urge patients receiving his unproven herbal remedy to resume taking their antiretroviral medications, which have a well-established track record of saving lives in Africa."...

Statin treatment improves spatial memory in mouse models of Alzheimer's

...ind the platform while none of the transgenic mice receiving only saline were able to do so. Normal mice on statin also showed improvement in the time they usually take to reach the platform compared to normal mice on saline. After the maze test, brain tissue then was studied to determine levels of nNOS....

Hearts of male and female rainbow trout are different

... hypoxic insult -- significantly improved in males receiving DCA, but not females; male ventricle tissue had 2.5-fold higher citrate concentrations than females; and; males had a proportionately larger epicardium to endocardium ratio compared with females with similar size hearts. Summary...

Machine preservation may promote more organ sharing

... to compare outcomes in kidney transplant patients receiving kidneys from older deceased donors based on whethe...and functional outcomes. In addition, the patients receiving machine-preserved kidneys had a 50 percent reduction in the rates of viral infections and delayed gr...

Newborn neurons like to hang with the 'in' crowd

...he synapse and induce a signal on the neighboring, receiving nerve fiber or dendrite. A typical neuron sports about 7,000 synapses through which it stays in touch with roughly 1,000 other cells. But just how young neurons make their presence known and hook up with already well-connected elders has been unclear...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...you are interested in attending the meeting and/or receiving a copy of the book of abstracts. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS The following items describe some highlights from among the many papers being given at the meeting. Full abstracts of the presentations mentioned below can be viewed at the ASA Meeting Abstr...

First demonstration of new hair follicle generation in an animal model

...yonic state in the skin which made it receptive to receiving instructions from wnt proteins,?says senior author George Cotsarelis, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology. “The wnts are a network of proteins implicated in hair-follicle development.? Researchers previously believed that adult mammal skin could...

Implanting dopamine generators in brain cells obtains improvement in Parkinson's in monkeys

...n that, this was not observed in those individuals receiving injections of saline serum instead of the cellular aggregates. The fact that the injection into the striate area of neurotrophic factors (those that favour cell growth), such as GDNF, also causes a significant increase in dopaminergic neurones in ...

Transfusion expert urges wider use of filtered blood

...oted in favor of all patients in the United States receiving leukoreduced blood, ("universal leukoreduction"), ...ts this notion, millions of people today are still receiving transfusions that might needlessly be harmful to them. The single most effective and overdue safety ...

Mechanism of nicotine's learning effects explored

...nches at another to trigger a nerve impulse in the receiving neuron. In their studies, Mansvelder and colleagues found that by activating acetylcholine receptors, nicotine affects a process called “spike-timing-dependent potentiation?that governs changes in strength of signaling connections among neurons. W...

Metacognition: Faced with a test, rats can check their knowledge first

...ward) against the option of declining the test and receiving a certain, but smaller, reward. In the new work, researchers utilized this approach to study the knowledge rats had of the information they possessed. During the "study phase" of the experiments, rats were presented with a brief noise of either sh...

Study calculates patient time costs associated with cancer care

...ng to and from care, waiting for appointments, and receiving services and treatments, all of which represent ti... each patient spent traveling to, waiting for, and receiving care. The net costs were calculated using a dollar value of $15.23 per hour, the median U.S. wage ra...

NT researchers discover breakthrough in malaria treatment

...provided initial cure from disease. However those receiving a treatment which stayed in the blood stream for longer were three times less likely to have another episode of malaria within 42 days and were less likely to be anaemic. MSHR scientist, Dr Ric Price, said that the findings have important implicat...

New recommendations against a major opportunistic infection -- cryptococcosis

...ffer from other immunological disorders or who are receiving immunosuppressive treatments. Most often, the fungus causes meningoencephalitis, but the infection can also be localised in the lungs. The incidence of cryptococcosis in France has decreased by half with the availability of antiretroviral combination...

Chemo combination improves survival in asbestos-related cancer

... There is no known cure. In the study, patients receiving pemetrexed and cisplatin ?along with the vitamin s...urvived an average 2.8 months longer. Patients receiving both medications also reported improved quality of life in terms of fatigue, loss of appetite, pain ...

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