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Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain
...onal suffering and their physical pain after being treated
with the drug. (The rats had chronic pain from a h...y remained. Next scientists took the same rats and treated
them with D–Cycloserine. Again, scientists stimulated the rats’ sensitive limbs. This time, however...
Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in animal model
...systemic arterial pressure (AP) compared with rats treated
with the control virus or untreated mice with ED. Rats treated
with HSV-neurturin also exhibited significant recovery of ICP and AP compared with the control or un...
In mice, drug protects against diabetes and atherosclerosis
...le protein with an experimental drug prevented and treated
both type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis in laboratory mice that had been fed unhealthy diets and were genetically predisposed to these common killers, according to an article published online at Nature on June 6, 2007. The team was led by senior aut...
New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture
...d better in field trials than those within locales treated
with chemical insecticides. “This is a groundbreaking study and the first of its kind to evaluate the current science surrounding genetically modified crops. The results are significant for how we think about technology and the future of sustaina...
U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on
...ponse. Their low toxicity means the patient can be treated
for long periods of time, which is unlike older and more traditional chemotherapy agents. Even if these new targeted therapies don’t cure the cancer, we can at least have long-term survival,” he adds. ...
Clot-dissolving agent may be beneficial in treatment of severe frostbite
...dividuals were compared with 25 frostbite patients treated
from 1995 to 2006 who did not receive tPA, plus one who received tPA more than 24 hours after injury. Among the six patients who received tPA within 24 hours of injury, six of 59 (10 percent) affected fingers or toes were amputated, compared with ...
Gene therapy study shows safety and statistically significant improvement in Parkinson's disease
...ported improvements were observed primarily on the treated
side of the body beginning three months after the ... a normalization of brain activity specific to the treated
hemisphere.” The study used an adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector to deliver an inhibitory gene ...
Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women
...This treatment immediately stops blood flow in the treated
fibroid tissue, which results in a significant, su...e changes in tissue. Ninety-six patients were treated
under the original study protocol (A), and 64 patients were treated
under an optimized protocol (B)....
Common treatment for methamphetamine overdose may damage brain cells
...gra. This may predispose some people who have been treated
for a methamphetamine overdose to seizures and the development of movement disorders, they say, although the study did not measure movement specifically. In addition to future studies of other antipsychotic medications, says Yamamoto, "we hope to...
Resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells
...would miss. Earlier studies looking at infants treated
with antiretrovirals in an unsuccessful attempt to prevent mother-to-child transmission found the virus quickly developed resistance, but levels of resistant virus declined over time to undetectable levels. In the current study, however, researchers ...
Statin treatment improves spatial memory in mouse models of Alzheimer's
...tly higher in the hippocampus and cortex of statin treated
groups as compared to similar mice that did not re...tistically higher in the hippocampus of the statin treated
animals than in the cortex. nNOS is responsible for the release of nitric oxide, a substance that c...
Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage
...directors of the American Headache Society who has treated
thousands of headache sufferers, echoes Nedergaard’s call for a greater emphasis on prevention. “It’s astounding just how many migraine sufferers do not see a doctor and are not on a medication to prevent a recurrence,?said Friedman, professor of ...
More recycling on the farm could reduce environmental problems
...regenerative agriculture could use some chemically treated
fertilizer and would exploit robotic systems. The approach would entail more use of human labor, which is costly, and may reduce output per unit area farmed. Pearson summarizes studies of organic farming suggesting, however, that price premiums co...
Maggots rid patients of MRSA
...s NHS Trust (CMMC) Chairman's Prize Award. They treated
13 patients, aged 18-80 years with chronic foot ulcers that had suffered loss of feeling and reduced blood supply, with sterile free-range larvae of the green bottle fly Lucilia Sericata. They applied the larvae between two and eight times, depending...
8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure
... Background and Methodology Hypertension is treated
with medication, including drugs such as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB). These drugs not only lower blood pressure but offer additional protection to the brain and heart. ACEI, in particular...
Egyptians, not Greeks were true fathers of medicine
...h century, showed that ancient Egyptian physicians treated
wounds with honey, resins and metals known to be a...igs and bran. Other references show that colic was treated
with hyoscyamus, which is still used today, and that cumin and coriander were used as intestinal car...
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement safe, successful in high-risk patients
..., May 9?2, 2007, in Orlando, FL, patients who were treated
with the CoreValve Revalving System (CoreValve, Irvine, CA) experienced improvements in both the size of the aortic valve and in the severity of heart failure. To evaluate the CoreValve system, Anita Asgar, M.D., and her colleagues at Montreal Hear...
Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch
...lophosphamide in an animal model of melanoma. When treated
with both agents, test animals experienced enhanced tumor regression compared with either agent alone, and without additional toxicity. Oncolytics has permission from the U.K. regulatory authorities to test Reolysin in three separate human trials in ...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
...s than for people without the disease. In patients treated
with three different antipsychotic medications, th... lipid changes were partially reversed in patients treated
with antipsychotic medications, said Joseph McEvoy, M.D., associate professor of biological psychiat...
Cow protein aids in treatment of gastrointestinal disorder
...-causing bacterium was eliminated in more patients treated
with the traditional therapy plus lactoferrin than with the existing treatments and may be used without risk of resistance. “Various studies are under way to evaluate new antibiotics and different therapeutic methods to increase the efficacy of H....
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