Chitosan May Not Conclusively Help Weight Loss
Chitosan, a dietary supplement used in treating obesity and people who are overweight, may not be very effective against weight loss. The researcher that had systematically reviewed the current evidence for the supplement had published the findings in the latest issue of The Cochrane Library.// ...
Nitrous gases and zinc in the crosshairs
...and remarks can be added. These are also verified and, if necessary, taken into consideration. Only once this has been done will the Senate Commission conclusively
adopt the proposed values and their justifications as the basis for legislation on health and safety in the workplace.
Research identifies successful new treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, reduces long-term risks
...ose-dense, early-response based treatment algorithm. Only nine weeks of chemotherapy were required in 63 percent of our patients. This study has shown conclusively
that the new chemotherapeutic treatment of ABVE-PC simultaneously provides high efficacy and reduces the cumulative doses of chemotherapy and radiatio...
Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots
...higher risk for every two hours of travel, and 26 percent higher risk for every two hours of airplane travel.
"For the first time, we've identified conclusively
that long distance travel is associated with a higher risk of getting a deep vein clot, and that the risk is a sizeable," said study co-author Dr. Dar...
Real-world Harm from Governor's Budget Plan
...e Van Runkle, executive director of the Ohio Health Care Association, added, "The life-threatening consequences are real. Transfer trauma studies show conclusively
that when you take frail, physically and mentally debilitated people, uproot them from the environment and the care to which they're accustomed, and m...
Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings
...hould be a part of any health care reform plans the current Congress and Administration adopt."
"With this study, we now have the data we need to conclusively
demonstrate that ASCs have long been playing a critical role in meeting America's surgical needs," said Richard E. Francis, Jr., chair of the ASC Coal...
Soyfoods a Healthy Choice for Men
...ay more than ever before, the science is clear: a large body of research documents important health benefits for men who consume soyfoods and does not conclusively
find any negative effects on male fertility or erectile function," said Nancy Chapman, RD, MPH, Executive Director of the Soyfoods Association of Nort...
Some Antidepressants May Thwart Tamoxifen's Effect on Breast Cancer
...ive Cancer Center in Washington, D.C. "It raises a concern about this, and there's a scientific rationale to be concerned about. We can't say anything conclusively
but there are options, other types of antidepressants, other types of medications, that don't have that impact. The cautious thing to do is to choose ...
Compression Stockings Offer Little Benefit After Stroke
...ay 27 and in an upcoming print issue of The Lancet .
"Compression stockings are used in the majority of stroke units. In this study, we have shown conclusively
that compression stockings do not work for stroke patients. National guidelines need to be revised and we need further research to establish effective...
Strict maternal feeding practices not linked to child weight gain
... as the study authors point out, research on the relationship between controlling feeding practices and child weight has been inconsistent and has not conclusively
determined whether these practices cause, or are a consequence of, weight gain.
In the study, researchers examined the data of 789 children who par...
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Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study
...sites in South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. The trial is expected to be completed during the summer of 2009.
Should PRO 2000 be shown conclusively
to be safe and effective, Indevus intends to seek worldwide marketing approvals, and plans to work with government agencies and other organizations to...
Why Wait for an Anti-Aging Drug? Researchers Interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES Discover Longevinex(R) Nutriceutical Matrix Activates 9-Fold More Longevity Genes than Plain Resveratrol
...oduce the same biological effect as calorie restriction was dispelled.
Conclusive proof beyond reach
Because it would require over 90 years to conclusively
prove any intervention prolongs life in humans, which is obviously impractical, researchers believe gene array studies in mice, like the one employed ...
AFFiRiS: Milestone Reached in Clinical Trial of Alzheimer's Vaccine
...vides for four vaccinations
administered at monthly intervals and is due to be fully completed by this
October. The vaccine's tolerability can then be conclusively
far the results indicate good tolerability for this Alzheimer's vaccine
from AFFiRiS GmbH. It is on this basis that recruitment of furth...
Go Healthy Initiates Additional Clinical Tests on Cholesterade
...dle, CEO of Go Healthy, states that "We are very excited to
be moving forward on studies that will expand on Dr. Cade's work and which
we believe will conclusively
demonstrate that Cholesterade(R) will bring a
dramatic, meaningful contribution to the improvement of health in the
cholesterol and other areas, inclu...
Sangart, Inc. Initiates Dosing in Phase II Study of Hemospan(R) in Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia
...xygenation measured noninvasively.
The goal of this study is to demonstrate that Hemospan can increase
oxygen supply to severely compromised tissue, conclusively
as an 'oxygen-carrying plasma expander,'" said Dr. Robert Winslow,
Chairman, President and CEO of Sangart.
Hemospan is a hemoglobin-...
Groundbreaking Study Proves Personalized Diet Based on Genetics Leads to Significant Advances in Long Term Weight Management and Blood Glucose Levels
...een the fixed ranges of 100 - 300 days, the
BMI and the fasting blood glucose levels were compared and contrasted
within the test population. Results conclusively
showed that after 300 days, individuals in the
genetic testing group were more likely to have maintained weight reduction
and reduced glucose levels t...
First High-Res 3-D Structures of Mammalian HSP90 Protein Solved, Key to Better Targets for AIDS, Sepsis, Cancer Drugs
...tand its function and to determine if it
is indeed a member of the HSP90 family of proteins. The structure and
activity patterns of this protein prove conclusively
that this is indeed a
member of the same family. "Our work opens the door to a more intensive evaluation of this protein
both from a mechanistic as w...
St. Jude Settles Century-Old Debate on Origin of Mammalian Network of Lymphatic Vessels
...arises in the embryo from veins by means of
continuous release from the veins of cells that multiply and then migrate
to different parts of the body. conclusively
determining how the lymphatic vasculature develops in the
embryo is an important step in fully understanding the mechanisms that form
this vital netwo...
New Report Illuminates Ampligen's Unique Mechanism of Action
...nded RNA being
tested as a monotherapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and as an
adjuvant to other drugs and vaccines.
The new peer-reviewed study shows conclusively
that the biologic
properties of Ampligen(R) are conveyed exclusively by a unique
naturally occurring receptor on the cell surface called "TLR-3."
NanoViricides Drugs Found To Be Highly Effective Against Most
Recent Strain of the H5N1 Avian Flu Virus
In addition, the antibody-fragment-based H5N1 specific (Clade 1,
Vietnam, 2004-2005 strains) AviFluCide(TM) drug candidate was
by Vietnam scientists to significantly
suppress CPE against this rgH5N1 strain (Clade 1), confirming
The Highly Pathogenic H5N1 su...
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Rampant helper syndrome
...the energy that DNA repair requires.
"We have now shown that, in many organisms, this cofactor is F0/F420," Carell reports. "This molecule has been conclusively
detected in DNA repair enzymes of Drosophila melanogaster, the fruit fly. Not long ago, another research group even postulated that F0/F420 is co-resp...
ESHRE launches international study of polar body screening
...GS) has been one
of the most hotly disputed subjects in assisted reproduction over the past few years. None of the trials
carried out so far has shown conclusively
whether it works or not. Now the European Society of Human
Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Task Force on PGS has decided to try to find out if a n...
UMMS researchers publish DNA identification of czar's children
...ined the gender of the bone fragments and recovered profiles of nuclear DNA, including that inherited exclusively through the paternal lines. The data conclusively
demonstrated that the remains found belonged to children of the Romanovs, 13-year-old Crown Prince Alexei and one of his older sisters. This study, a...
Behind closed eyes
...ncluding measurement of neuronal pulses in various parts of their brain, in the course of diagnosis and treatment.
An analysis of this data showed conclusively
that electrical activity does, indeed, take place even in the absence of stimuli. But the nature of the electrical activity differs if a person is exp...
Protein that regulates hormones critical to women's health found in pituitary
... the pituitary. They made a thorough comparison of the pituitaries from normal mice and mice in which Syt IV had been knocked out.
The work showed conclusively
that, like other members of the synaptotagmin family, Syt IV resides on vesicles. But unlike the others, Syt IV doesn't trigger neurotransmitter or ho...
'Hobbit' fossils represent a new species, concludes University of Minnesota anthropologist
...emporaries with modern humans."
Comparing the simulation to the original Flores skull discovered in 2003, McNulty and Baab were able to demonstrate conclusively
that the original "hobbit" skull fits the expectations for a small fossil hominin species and not a modern human. Their study was published online thi...
'Gray's Paradox' solved: Researchers discover secret of speedy dolphins
...esearchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have tackled the problem and conclusively
solved Gray's Paradox.
"Sir Gray was certainly on to something, and it ...cing properties.
More than 70 years later, Wei has developed a tool that conclusively
measures the force a dolphin generates with its tail.
Wei created this ...
Female embryonic sexual development driven by universal factor
...d female sexual structures that looked very much like those produced when the Wnt4 or R-spondin1 genes were mutated or missing.
"That tells us very conclusively
that beta-catenin is an internal regulator of this pathway," Yao said.
To see how the absence of beta-catenin would affect testes formation, the re...
Ivory poaching at critical levels: Elephants on path to extinction by 2020?
...been sent from Cameroon, but DNA forensics showed it came from an area centered on Gabon.
Evidence gathered from recent major ivory seizures shows conclusively
that the ivory is not coming from a broad geographic area but rather that hunters are targeting specific herds. With such information, Wasser said, au...
Britain's last Neanderthals were more sophisticated than we thought
...the tools recognised for their importance. Research by Roger Jacobi of the Leverhulme-funded Ancient Human Occupation of Britain (AHOB) Project showed conclusively
that the Beedings material has strong affinities with other tools from northern Europe dating back to between 35,000 and 42,000 years ago. The collect...
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Conclusively in Biological Definition
... rise, though not to levels which cause acute hyperglycemic symptoms, is not a sensible choice. Several large, well designed, long term studies have conclusively
shown that diabetic complications decrease markedly, linearly, and consistently as blood glucose levels approach 'normal' patterns over long periods. ...
...hown that under certain pathological conditions a warm-blooded (homeothermic) animal may become for a time cold-blooded (poikilothermic). He has shown conclusively
that this condition exists in rabbits suffering from rabies during the last period of their life, the rectal temperature being then within a few degre...
Conclusively in Biological Dictionary
...o parents who want to challenge the paternity ... There are many different reasons people want to have a paternity test . ... is not enough to conclusively
determine paternity , so most labs test multiple loci. ... ... types of paternity testing . ... Paternity testing from an accredited labo...