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Chemists create 'Superbowl' molecule; May lead to better health

...sulting in improved treatment outcomes and perhaps saving lives, the researchers say. The molecule also shows promise for a wide range of other applications, including the removal of environmental toxins and aiding in chemical purification procedures, the investigators say. Their study was published in the...

Circles Of DNA Might Help Predict Success Of Stem Cell Transplantation

...nized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for t...

Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs

... salmon conservation in pristine areas, in hope of saving healthy systems rather than rehabilitating highly transformed systems, Hilborn says. Other than fishing, the waterways studied by the Alaska Salmon Program are not subject to human activities such as dam building, logging or development. The money w...

Emergence of cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries is not being adequately addressed

...nized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treat...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...er ground before the devastating wave struck, thus saving their own lives and those of the tourists riding on their backs. Because earthquakes and tsunamis generate low-frequency waves, O'Connell-Rodwell and other elephant experts have begun to explore the possibility that the Thai elephants were responding...

Designing vaccines by computer

...s onto the market quicker, benefiting patients and saving pharmaceutical companies millions of pounds. Researchers using informatics and computer modelling can help scientists to uncover and harness the hidden patterns in the wealth of DNA and protein sequences that modern bioscience generates and cut the ...

Could better mangrove habitats have spared lives in the 2004 tsunami?

...other natural defenses, could be more effective in saving human lives and property. ...

Stem Cells to Solve the Blood Shortage Problem?

...other natural defenses, could be more effective in saving human lives and property. ...

Mayan stingless bee keeping: Going, going, gone?

...presenting a very cogent conservation strategy for saving the Mayan 'royal lady', will appear in the June, 2005, "Bee World," published by the International Bee Research Association. ...

South Africa still debating how to tackle HIV/AIDS when 5 million are infected

...vidence-based medicine." Hassan said that ARVs are saving people's lives. She says unambiguous messages must come from the highest level, the minister of health, as communities are confused and in particular poor communities. Mark Nelson, director of HIV services at the Imperial College School of Medicine...

Scientists create digital bacteria to forge advances in biomedical research

...s rapidly to run test experiments on the computer, saving them valuable time in the laboratory later. Emonet is the lead author of a paper announcing the development of AgentCell that was published in the June 1 issue of the semimonthly journal Bioinformatics. His co-authors are Argonne's Charles Macal and...

New study pinpoints epicenters of Earth's imminent extinctions

...out the Caribbean, and in Madagascar. "Although saving sites and species is vitally important in itself, this is about much more," said Mike Parr, Secretary of AZE. "At stake are the future genetic diversity of Earth's ecosystems, the global ecotourism economy worth billions of dollars per year, and the ...

Pretreating rogue cancer cells with aspirin cripples their resistance to targeted therapy

...out the Caribbean, and in Madagascar. "Although saving sites and species is vitally important in itself, this is about much more," said Mike Parr, Secretary of AZE. "At stake are the future genetic diversity of Earth's ecosystems, the global ecotourism economy worth billions of dollars per year, and the ...

Access to existing medical treatments could save more lives than spending to improve the treatments

...g drugs failed to reach the break-even point, thus saving fewer lives than if gaps in care had been rectified. For example, getting aspirin to all eligible patients would have prevented more strokes than were prevented by developing more potent and more expensive antiplatelet drugs, Woolf said. In anoth...

Radiotherapy advance points way to noninvasive brain cancer treatment

...that it works and that it really has potential for saving lives." Because of the deadly nature of GBM, De Stasio says an alternative is desperately needed to current therapies that offer little promise for extending life. De Stasio says it will be a year before it is known whether the treatment works in an...

Bt cotton in China fails to reap profit after seven years

...tial profits they have reaped for several years by saving on pesticides have now been eroded. The reason, as reported by Cornell University researchers at the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting in Long Beach, Calif., today (July 25), is that other pests are now attacking the ...

Five surprising facts about starvation that could change the international agenda

...ernational community has become much more adept at saving the lives of wasted children in the context of catastrophes than in the context of typical development," state the authors. The authors give several examples of development that will reduce the chronic undernutrition that results in wasting of chil...

H5N1 vaccine could be basis for life-saving stockpile

...spread of virus in an infected human is crucial to saving that person's life." Govorkova is the lead author of the JID paper and led the research team conducting the study. The team also showed that the optimal strategy for vaccination of immunologically naïve individuals will be the use of two doses, w...

Scientists to employ Arctic ice and polar bears to protect diversity of world's crops

...spread of virus in an infected human is crucial to saving that person's life." Govorkova is the lead author of the JID paper and led the research team conducting the study. The team also showed that the optimal strategy for vaccination of immunologically naïve individuals will be the use of two doses, w...

Colombian frog believed extinct found alive

...g must motivate us to adopt urgent measures toward saving the last of these amphibians, both in the wild and through captive breeding programs," said Fabio Arjona, executive director of Conservation International in Colombia. "That will require a lot of support from the local and international communities."...

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