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The Vegan Monologues Asks the Burning Question: Is That a Carrot in Your Pocket?

...has been heard on National Public Radio. "Smart, wry, and just a bit cynical, Shaberman parlays a unique sense of humor into a readable book that elucidates the joys - and tribulations - of the meat-free lifestyle," said Aurelia d'Andrea, editorial director at VegNews Magazine. According to "Vegetaria...

NABP Position Paper Calls for Action Against Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

...tion paper notes that, "[i]n the six years since NABP called attention to this situation, little has changed." The current position paper clearly elucidates the laws and practice standards pertaining to the dispensing of prescription medicine and poses the question, "[s]o then why, out of 1,351 Internet dr...

Premier issue of Environmental Justice just published

... African American Women and the Birth of the Urban Conservation Movement, Chicago, IL, 1917-1954 by Sylvia Hood Washington is an historical essay that elucidates the vital role that African American women played in launching the first national urban conservation movement in the United States. Artic...

May/June 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...her J. Stille, M.D., M.P.H., et al Family Physician Urges Peers to Lead Health Care Reform Effort Using patient stories, a family physician elucidates the magnitude of the U.S. health care crisis, describing problems at all levels of the system from financing structures to the current delivery syste...

Hispanics have more difficulty controlling diabetes than non-Hispanic whites

...ited access to health care, said Kirk. The Hispanic population has a high prevalence of diabetes and higher A1C than non-Hispanic whites. This further elucidates the health disparities that characterize the Hispanic population. ...

New studies on cancer and schizophrenia, depression and heart disease, trauma and autism

... stress disorder, autism and addiction. SELECTED PANELS INCLUDE: Study Finds Genetic Link between Cancer and Schizophrenia A series of studies elucidates evidence that there is a genetic link between schizophrenia and cancer, providing a surprising possible scientific explanation for lower rates of canc...

Studies elucidate genetic links between cancer and schizophrenia

... Boca Raton, FL, December 8, 2007 A series of studies presented today at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) annual meeting elucidates evidence that there is a genetic link between schizophrenia and cancer, providing a surprising possible scientific explanation for lower rates of canc...

Scripps research scientists discover chemical triggers for aggression in mice

...the subset of VNO neurons that fired in response to four specific high molecular weight proteins acting together. Stowers adds that while the work elucidates the VNO vs. MOE debate, the current study does not settle it, because the yet-to-be-tested low molecular weight compound class could function via the ...

Certain Gene Mutations Numbs Pain

...related families in northern Pakistan have been identified with this disorder. The research has been published by the journal, Nature. The study elucidates that this finding could be the forerunner of effective pain management. Six people in all, who have this gene, have been identified by the researcher...

Support to care takers of psychiatric patients in pieces?

... A report published yesterday looks into support props for care givers of mentally ill people in Ireland.The report elucidates the plight of most relatives // and caregivers of mentally sick people in Ireland.Very often the rehabilitation and restoration of confidence to the m...
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Bionovo Elucidates Mechanism of Breast Cancer Control by Estrogen Receptor Beta

- Results Presented at Endocrine Society's 90th Annual Meeting - SAN FRANCISCO and EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) today announced results on the role of estrogen receptor beta in breast cancer growth regulation. The data, which were pre...

Bionovo Announces Publication of the Paper Detailing the Mechanism of Action of Its Cancer Drug BZL101

...-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed article in the journal Cancer Biology and Therapy that elucidates the molecular mechanisms underlying selective cytotoxic activity of BZL101, the company's drug for advanced breast cancer. "BZL101 induces cell deat...

Gentium's Defibrotide Highlighted in Two Poster Presentations at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

...nderstand its therapeutic value as a potentially powerful anticancer agent. "We are especially pleased with the data presented at AACR as it further elucidates Defibrotide's mechanism of action and corroborates positive preliminary data from an independent Phase I/II study of Defibrotide to treat multiple mye...

ZIO-101 (Darinaparsin) Interim Phase II and Preclinical Data Presented at International Myeloma Workshop

...ances made in the biology and treatment of multiple myeloma. ZIOPHARM is presenting darinaparsin (ZIO-101) gene expression profiling data that further elucidates its unique mechanism of action as well as interim Phase II data from two ongoing trials in advanced myeloma. The first poster, presented on Tuesday J...
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Research elucidates way lungs fight bacteria and prevent infection

NEW YORK (Jan. 23, 2009) Actor and pancreatic cancer patient Patrick Swayze's recent hospitalization with pneumonia as a result of his compromised immune system underscores the sensitivity of the lungs: many patients die from lung complications of a disease, rather than the disease itself. Lun...

On the track of tiny larvae, a new model elucidates connections in marine ecology

A computer model newly developed by researchers combines ocean current simulations and genetic forecasting to help scientists predict animal dispersion patterns and details of the ecology of coral reefs across the Caribbean Sea. The work is reported by Heather M. Galindo and Stephen R. Palumbi of S...

Evolution: Crabs go deep to avoid hot water

...odes camtchaticus in the Barents Sea and along the coast off Norway emphasise the responsiveness of this group to rapid climate change." This study elucidates temperature as a driving force behind the speciation and radiation of a major seafloor predator globally and over tens of millions of years of Earth's...

Scientists fool bacteria into killing themselves to survive

...eported on compounds that functioned as molecular "hole punchers" last year in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Their latest work further elucidates the "hole punching" mechanism. "The antimicrobial re-organizes PE lipids into holes in the membrane," said Wong, who also is a researcher at the un...

A big bunch of tomatoes?

...The tomato mutants anantha (an) and compound inflorescence (s) have long been known to produce large numbers of branches and flowers, and the new work elucidates the underlying genetics. Dr. Lippman, and a team of researchers drawn from three institutions in Israel, investigated inflorescence branching by st...

Landmark study opens door to new cancer, aging treatments

...l cells," Skordalakes says. "That means a drug that deactivates telomerase would likely work against all cancers, with few side effects." The study elucidates the active region of telomerase and provides the first full-length view of the telomerase molecule's critical protein component. It reveals surprising...

Type 1 diabetes triggered by 'lazy' regulatory T-cells: McGill researchers

...re like a fire that goes unchecked by firemen, or a car going downhill without brakes, said Dr. Piccirillo. Moreover, he said, this discovery not only elucidates the mechanism by which type 1 diabetes is triggered, but it also points the way to the development of new immune system-based therapies for a whole ra...

New studies on schizophrenia, depression, trauma and autism highlight annual meeting

...stress disorder, autism and addiction. SELECTED PANELS INCLUDE: Study Finds Genetic Link between Cancer and Schizophrenia A series of studies elucidates evidence that there is a genetic link between schizophrenia and cancer, providing a surprising possible scientific explanation for lower rates of canc...

Emergence of recombinant forms of HIV: dynamics and scaling

... HIV following infection with diverse viral genomes. Analysis of experimental data using the model establishes the high rate of HIV recombination and elucidates the origins of scaling relationships that link the relative prevalence of recombinant forms of HIV to the overall extent of infection. The model prov...

Variation in HIV's ability to disable host defenses contributes to rapid evolution

...artially inactivate the defensive proteins that cause HIV to mutate, and might even promote further variation in the virus within patients. "This work elucidates new pathways which shape the evolution of the virus," says Viviana Simon, lead author of the study. ### Citation: Simon V, Zennou V, Murray D, H...
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