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Loss of Stem Cells Correlates With Premature Aging

Researchers at the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania have found that deleting a gene important in embryo development leads to premature aging and loss of stem cell reservoirs in adult mice. This gene, ATR, is essential for the bodys response to damaged DNA...

"Macbeth effect"- study correlates cleanliness and conscience!!

A recent study reveals that guilty minds may send people rushing for soap!// People who recollect acting unethically are more attracted to cleansing products than those who recall behaving ethically. This was reported in the study published in Science. Chen-Bo Zhong, of the Rotman School ...

Symptoms In Dementia Patients Negatively Correlates With The Characteristics Of Caregivers

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – According to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues, symptoms like wandering, hallucinations// and restlessness associated with dementia are found to increase if the patients' caregivers are young, less educated, over-burdened or depressed. ...

Scan correlates susceptible heart plaque

According to a recent study, a combined scan identifies unstable areas of plaque in coronary arteries that may signify danger of heart attack in the future. Fatty deposits, known as plaque, set the scene for heart disease. The build up of plaque - atherosclerosis - begins many years before any symp...

More Kids Becoming Severely Obese

... found that the prevalence of severe obesity increased from 0.8 percent in the period from 1976 to 1980 to 3.8 percent in 1999 to 2004. Severe obesity correlates to a body mass index that's equal to or greater than the 99th percentile for age and gender. The finding could mean that 2.7 million children in th...

Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis

... will repeated three months later or if participants report a change in their knee pain, to chart the progress of the inflammation to see whether this correlates with x-ray changes or with increases in pain. A control group of healthy volunteers will also undergo ultrasound on their knees as a comparison group....

Is somatic hypersensitivity a predictor of irritable bowel syndrome?

...in IBS patients and controls. These conflicting findings may result from differing somatic pain testing procedures. Previous studies have explored the correlates of visceral hypersensitivity among patients with IBS. To further evaluate somatic hyperalgesia among patients with IBS, the authors evaluated thermal ...

Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis

...(Funders: National Institute on Aging, ADNI Partnership) Dawn C. Matthews, et al - Hippocampal glucose metabolism predicts cognitive decline and correlates to disease progression in the ADNI population (Funder: Abiant, Inc.) ...

Six Scientists Receive Awards for Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Research

...ic in Rochester, New York is the winner of the 2009 Best Paper in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging: New Investigator award for her paper entitled MRI correlates of Neurofibrillary tangle pathology at autopsy: a voxel-based Morphometry Study . Dr. Whitwell will receive $1,000. For more information abo...

6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research

...nic in Rochester, New York is the winner of the 2009 Best Paper in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging: New Investigator award for her paper entitled MRI correlates of Neurofibrillary tangle pathology at autopsy: a voxel-based Morphometry Study. Dr. Whitwell will receive $1,000. ...
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Sirius Genomics Announces New Collaboration with Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris

...ient outcomes through personalized medicine. Sirius generates value by improving the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical compounds. The Company correlates patient genetics with clinical outcomes, leading to proprietary and commercially viable PGx products that enable better drug treatment. The Company's ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits up to $6.5 Million in Funding for Critical Challenges in Parkinson's Disease

...inson's Disease will drive projects to understand the clinicopathological correlates of Parkinson's disease using extensive clinical data and postmortem tissue ...o better treat PD symptoms by clarifying the pathophysiology and biological correlates of posture and gait dysfunction, which patients report to be one of the mos...

Savient Provides Update on Pegloticase BLA

...ticase can be detected within the first 4 months through monitoring serum uric acid in normal medical practice patterns. A lack of uric acid response correlates with high levels of antibody production. The Company expects this to enable physicians to more quickly identify patients who should discontinue treatm...

Ipsogen Launches a New Test to Determine Tumor HER2 Status and Guide Herceptin(R) Prescription in Breast Cancer

...ER2 protein at cell membrane level. The test, developed on a set of 152 tumors, was validated in 4 independent datasets totalling 269 tumors. The test correlates with the IHC method in 95% of the cases and it resolves IHC equivocal cases in 95 % of cases. MapQuant Dx(TM) HER2 test is available for diagn...

Athera Biotechnologies and Dyax Announce a Collaboration to Discover and Develop Antibodies for Cardiovascular Inflammation

...rd and de Faire of the Karolinska Institutet. The research links naturally occurring antibodies against phosphorylcholine (PC) to atherosclerosis, and correlates low antibody levels with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease in which the walls ...

ViaViente Demonstrates Cardiovascular Benefits in New Human Trial

...mes in human health. The ViaViente study takes direct aim at the benefits to cardiovascular health of consuming a non-drug, natural food product. It correlates the consumption of ViaViente to platelet inhibition -- a marker of CVD. Why is cardiovascular health so important? The American Heart Association re...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

... Souvenaid(TM): A Medical Nutrition Approach to Mild Alzheimer's People with Alzheimer's exhibit a significant loss of brain synapses, and this loss correlates with the loss of cognitive function. Pre-clinical research using a technique invented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has shown that sp...

Meditrina Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Opens Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for Phase IIb Clinical Trial With MPI-676 in Endometriosis

...ts of the body. Endometriosis lesions can be found anywhere in the pelvic cavity. The most common symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, which often correlates to the menstrual cycle, but a woman with endometriosis may also experience pain that doesn't correlate to her cycle. For many women, the pain of endom...

Embryo Viability Studies Support Utility of Novel, Metabolomic Profiling Technology

...mplantation in an IVF procedure. In a multi-center study, "A viability index determined by non- invasive metabolomic profiling of embryo culture media correlates with ART outcome," researchers determined that a 'viability index' generated using Molecular Biometrics' metabolomic technology to assess the chemical...

Amikacin Inhale Shows Promising Results in Phase II Study

...nsible for Gram-negative pneumonia. High in vivo Amikacin Lung Deposition correlates with in vitro Findings(5) This study describes the in-vitro and in-vivo c...MS, et al. High in vivo Amikacin Lung Deposition after NKTR-061 dosing correlates with in vitro aerosol characterization. Poster 518 American Thoracic S...
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RAPID® 2 Application

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Stealthmerge Image Registration Software

Description:...lthmerge automatically merges image sets from a variety of modalities such as CT, MR and PET, regardless of acquisition orientation. Stealthmerge even correlates partial or slab data sets, eliminating the requirement to scan tissue outside the targeted area, resulting in reduced time spent in radiology. Stealth...
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StatusFirst™ CHF NT-proBNP

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EnSite Array™ Catheter

Features:... Facilitates mapping of nonsustained and complex arrhythmia circuits Quickly correlates patient-specific anatomy with activation maps Can create a map of an arrhythmia with a single heartbeat of information May significantly lower procedu...
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Sononav Intraoperative Imaging System

Features:...ystem provides to the phenomenon of brainshift as well as an intraoperative tool to determine the completeness of tumor resections. The Sononav system correlates pre-operative MR or CT scans with intraoperative ultrasound video to provide real-time image updates. This revolutionary technology combines the speed...
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StealthMerge Image Registration Software

Features:... StealthMerge even correlates partial or slab data sets, eliminating the requirement to scan tissue outside the targeted area, resulting in reduced time spent in radiology. Ability...
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Neuropsychiatry

...chiatric symptoms E.g. Traditional psychiatric explanation E.g., Neural correlates Source Depression Narcissistic Limbic-cortical dysregulation ...2006). On this issue, it is worth remembering that research into the neural correlates of psychiatric disorders is in its infancy: the answers may still be to com...
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Leukocytes

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Jitteriness

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Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study

Researchers at the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania have found that deleting a gene important in embryo development leads to premature aging and loss of stem cell reservoirs in adult mice. This gene, ATR, is essential for the body’s response to damaged DN...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... types of higher-grade copper mineralization, one or the other of which may be dominant in different deposits. He shows that the type that is dominant correlates with the depth of emplacement of the underlying magmatic source. Deposits in which most high Cu grades are associated with small, early, granular quar...

Possible drug target found for one of the most aggressive breast cancers

...iate Met signaling dramatically impact the spread of cancer. This signaling is implicated in most types of human cancers and high Met expression often correlates with poor prognosis. "We found Met in the majority of breast cancers," said VARI Research Technician Jack DeGroot, another of the study's authors. ...

Dogs, humans, put heads together to find cure for brain cancer

...n the other 98 percent." Breen also noticed that the other chromosome involved for canines that suffer from meningioma is dog chromosome 17, which correlates with part of human chromosome 1. Defects of this chromosome are involved in almost 70 percent of human meningioma cases and are associated with a poor...

Sands of Gobi Desert yield new species of nut-cracking dinosaur

...pecimen. The dinosaur is approximately 110 million years old, dating to the mid-Cretaceous Period. The quantity and size of gizzard stones in birds correlates with dietary preference. Larger, more numerous gizzard stones point to a diet of harder food, such as nuts and seeds. "The psittacosaur at hand has a ...

Gene activity reveals dynamic stroma microenvironment in prostate cancer

...troma become visibly reactive), you see a histologically recognizable change in the appearance of the stroma. Dr. Ayala has shown previously that this correlates with a bad prognosis. We know the stroma are doing something to promote bad behavior in cancer cells." "These findings are very important as this i...

Early detection of lung cancer: New data presented at multidisciplinary meeting

...p indicate a patient's prognosis at the time of diagnosis. Their work indicates that the expression of specific cell surface molecules on tumour cells correlates with clinical parameters. The results "could comprise a promising prognostic factor in lung carcinomas, thus presenting exciting possibilities for the...

Hopkins scientists ID 10 genes associated with a risk factor for sudden cardiac death

...e of 3 billion sites, the scientists surveyed one-one-thousandth of nearly 16,000 genomes. This relatively small but "still extremely powerful" screen correlates genomic architecture with QT intervals, according to Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D., a professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. ...

Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound

...y different things depending on the acoustic properties of the sound. The Northwestern researchers measured brainstem processing of three acoustic correlates (pitch, timing and timbre) in musicians and non-musicians to a scientifically validated emotion sound. The musicians, who learn to use all their sense...

Many middle-aged and older Americans not getting adequate nutrition

...trition. Using data drawn from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), a prospective cohort study designed to investigate the prevalence, correlates and progression of subclinical cardiovascular disease, researchers examined over 6200 participants from 4 ethnic groups, Caucasian, African American, ...
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Sirius Genomics Announces 2009 Board of Directors

...ient outcomes through personalized medicine. Sirius generates value by improving the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical compounds. The Company correlates patient genetics with clinical outcomes, leading to proprietary and commercially viable PGx products that enable better drug treatment. The Company's ...

deCODE and Celera Partner to Expand use of deCODE Risk Markers for Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes

...n and expert opinion to optimize the appropriate lifestyle, dietary and drug treatments for their patients(2). Carrying two copies of the SNPs on 4q25 correlates to both an increased risk of stroke and up to twice the average risk of AF(3), a common cardiac arrhythmia and a major cause of cardiogenic stroke. Te...

Virco Lab, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration with SmartGene, Inc. Enhancing HIV Resistance Test Services for Laboratories and Physicians

...co Virco BVBA is a world leader in the field of HIV resistance testing services for clinical practice and clinical studies, advancing research that correlates laboratory testing with clinical management, while offering a wide range of HIV resistance diagnostics. (Virco Lab, Inc. is the US operating division ...

METTLER TOLEDO and AAPS: Utilization of Process Modeling and Advanced Process Control in QbD based Drug Development and Manufacturing

... inconsistencies. FBRM® maps dissolution and disintegration throughout the design space to easily identify critical process parameters. FBRM® correlates release inconsistencies to the upstream source of variability including changes in raw materials, granulation inconsistency, or tableting irregulariti...

New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando

...dden coronary artery disease. Presentation Number: 1036-264 Abstract Title: Vascular Dysfunction Measured by Digital Thermal Monitoring Strongly correlates With the Extent of Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosed by 64 Slice Multidetector Computed Tomography Presentation Time: Monday, Mar 30, 2009, 9:30 AM ...

Idenix Announces Data Presentations from Three HCV Discovery and Development Programs at the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

... The four accepted abstracts are as follows: ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY OF THE LIVER-TARGETED NUCLEOTIDE HCV POLYMERASE INHIBITOR IDX184 correlates WITH TROUGH SERUM LEVELS OF THE NUCLEOSIDE METABOLITE IN HCV-INFECTED CHIMPANZEES - Abstract #583; Oral presentation; Parallel session entitled: Hep...

Models present new view of nanoscale friction

...magined. "When you look at it closely, the surface is made of atoms, so the contact is actually rough," says Szlufarska. The team's simulation data correlates very well with recorded experimental data something that previous models have failed to accomplish. Szlufarska hopes to use the simulations as a tool...

Sirius Genomics to Present at Invest Northwest Conference

...ocus is on generating value through improving the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical compounds. The Company's expert medical and business team correlates patient genetics with clinical outcomes, leading to proprietary and commercially viable PGx products that enable better drug treatment. The Company's ...

Sirius Genomics Announces New Collaboration with UK Critical Care Genomics Group

...ocus is on generating value through improving the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical compounds. The Company's expert medical and business team correlates patient genetics with clinical outcomes, leading to proprietary and commercially viable PGx products that enable better drug treatment. The Company's ...

Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc Announces Positive Clinical Results for MRX-4 in its Phase II Clinical Study in Allergic Rhinitis Patients

...m (PK). "The clinical data demonstrates that MRX-4 has a statistically significant effect on several key symptom categories of allergic rhinitis: it correlates nicely with the nasal lavage inflammatory marker data," said Morria president, Yuval Cohen. "This is a potent indication that MRX-4 functions as an in...
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Mouse Anti-67kD Laminin Receptor Prediluted Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, SPM278 from GeneTex

Description:...eraction with specific cell membrane receptors. Overexpression of Laminin Receptor is reportedly an independent prognostic factor in breast cancer and correlates with the dissemination of the tumor cells in bone marrow. Laminin Receptor appears to play an important role in tumor invasion and metastasis....
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Phase variation

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Neural

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Genomic complexity

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Endoreduplication

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Chaperone Proteins

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