Molecular Flaw Detected in Aggressive Breast Cancers
A molecular flaw
that lets loose a particularly aggressive from of breast cancer has been discovered by the researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. They suggest that targeting this flaw
with selective drugs could help victims of this type of breast cancer. //
The team of researchers led b...
Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy in Mice
... Strategy targets genetic flaw
thought to be key to major form of the disease
THURSDAY, July ...
Several years ago, this same group of researchers showed that a genetic flaw
leads to the overproduction of a certain type of messenger RNA (mRNA) in ce...
Prostate Drug Appears Safer Than Thought
...e cancer but simply makes it easier to diagnose. The study appears in the July 7 issue of Clinical Cancer Research .
The Stanford team suspected a flaw
in the analysis of data in the 2003 study, rather than a problem with the drug. To test this theory, they analyzed data on 1,304 men who'd had an abno...
Cell Pathway May Be Key to Lung Cancer's Spread
...xpress hope that finding will lead to treatments,,
FRIDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers say they've found a major cellular flaw
that may drive the rapid spread of relapsed lung cancer.
When caught early, lung cancer can often be treated. But most cases are not detected until...
Video: New Online Film Introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM) -- The First Resveratrol-Based Dietary Supplement to Address Both Cellular and Connective Tissue Aging
... about the possibility of slowing the rate of human aging using natural red wine molecules such as resveratrol. But resveratrol pills have an inherent flaw
-- they narrowly address cellular aging, which is characterized by shortening of telomeres (end caps on chromosomes), loss of cellular energy produced...
Report Ignores True Value of Chicago Hospitals
...oncluding that hospitals are not meeting their obligations to merit tax-exempt status - is simply wrong. The very title of the report reveals a fatal flaw
in CTBA's analysis that infects their entire report. The title sets up the false premise that charity care (i.e. free or discounted care) is the onl...
Health Reform Must Include Health Workforce, AAHC President Tells Congress
...sions, and detailed why the nation is running "out of time" to change course.
Wartman argued that current problems are an outgrowth of a systemic flaw
in our nation's century-old approach to health workforce policymaking that leaves responsibility for planning and managing the nation's health workfor...
New Test Seems to Spot Deadly Heart Condition
... that is a leading cause of sudden death in young people.
The disease is arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), in which a genetic flaw
causes the muscle cells of one of the heart's main pumping centers to be replaced by fatty deposits. The end result can be a sudden loss of regular he...
Patients, Senate, House Members Identify Significant Medicare Savings While Increasing Quality of Patient Care
...on Medicare and Senators Blanche L. Lincoln (D-AR) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-17) today urged Congress to fix a flaw
in the Medicare program which forces patients to undergo treatments in institutional settings when it is often unnecessary. The immediate legislative...
Huron Valley Physicians Association to Participate with my1HIE
...vide is a key element of any effort to improve care and reform the whole care process. The absence of that connectivity and coordination is a primary flaw
in the current "system," said Dr. Paul Harkaway, MD, President of HVPA. "We are excited about the opportunity to work with our colleagues to use the ...
flaw in Biological News
JILA finds flaw in model describing DNA elasticity
DNA, the biomolecule that provides the blueprint for life, has a lesser-known identity as a stretchy polymer. JILA scientists have found a flaw
in the most common model for DNA elasticity, a discovery that will improve the accuracy of single-molecule research and perhaps pave the way for DNA to be...
New cellular flaw found in some virulent breast cancers
Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified a molecular interaction that triggers a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer, and suggest that attacking this target with selective drugs might improve treatment.
In the January issue of Cancer Cell, a team led by Qunyan Yu, MD...
Nonstick and laser-safe gold aids laser trapping of biomolecules
...rkins says. (A one-kilogram mass on the Earths surface exerts a force of roughly 10 newtons. A piconewton is 0.000 000 000 001 newtons. See JILA Finds flaw
in Model Describing DNA Elasticity NIST Tech Beat, Sept. 13, 2007.)
Perkins and other biophysicists use laser beams to precisely manipulate, track ...
'Shortcuts' of the mind lead to miscalculations of weight and caloric intake, says Penn study
...r heuristic, they call "Unit Bias," which causes people to ignore vital, obvious information in their decision-making process, points to a fundamental flaw
in the modern, evolved mind and may also play a role in the American population's 30 years of weight gain.
Researchers who focus on the cognitive a...
Dancing atoms now understood
...batic process. It was only after we fully understood the reason for the discrepancy that we realized the conventional theoretical approach contained a flaw
that might prevent the optimum adiabatic process from being discovered".
In the recent paper, Grandinetti and his colleagues solve this long-stan...
Swamping bad cells with good in ALS animal models helps sustain breathing
... results in respiratory decline."
Also significant is that the transplanted cells, called glial restricted precursors (GRPs), address a well-known flaw
in people with ALS and in its animal models. Both humans and models are stunted in their ability to clear away the neurotransmitter glutamate. And exc...
Rice lab finds molecular clues to Wilson disease
...e affects as many as 150,000 people worldwide.
The new study is available online from the Journal of Molecular Biology . It focused on the genetic flaw
that causes most cases of Wilson disease. That flaw, known as H1069Q, is caused when just one out of the more than 1,400 amino acids in ATP7B is chang...
Media highlights in the Dec. 15 issue of Biophysical Journal
DNA, the biomolecule that provides the blueprint for life, has a lesser-known identity as a stretchy polymer. The authors have found a flaw
in the most common model for DNA elasticity, a discovery that will improve the accuracy of single-molecule research and perhaps pave the way for DNA t...
flaw in Biological Technology
Virginia Tech engineers investigate energy independent monitoring system for bridges
...on caused by traffic is applied.
According to Inman, the proposed instrument package will use acoustic emission (AE) sensing. When a crack or other flaw
appears in a bridge, it emits acoustic waves. The sensors will detect these waves and monitor any changes.
The system is passive and non-destruct...
China Bio-Immunity Corporation Initiates Voluntary Recalls of Rabies Vaccines
...ug Administration ("SFDA") of the possibility of a flaw
in the Company's
On Monday...its website that there
may be the possibility of a flaw
in the rabies vaccines manufactured by Dalian
JGAD... by the NICPBP have
suggested the possibility of a flaw
in the Company's rabies vaccines.
As of tod...
Flawed Routers Flood UW Server
...-service (DDoS) attack, turned out to be a serious flaw
in the design of hundreds of thousands of NetGear...esponsive, according to the report. The unexpected flaw
found in NetGear routers will cause significant IT...ed to their readers.
The impact of this product flaw
is compounded by the fact that hundreds of thousan...
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the mosh pit
...er than create real change to cure it These kinds of efforts are usually started unilaterally by IT or forced upon it from outside the shop. The fatal flaw
in this approach is that business relationships, like personal relationships, are not the sole creation of one partner or the other. The relationship,...
Don't be muzzled in your Midwest technology job search
... search person inspired this column.
Yes, getting hired has something to do with packaging. Virtually every job seeker has some minor presentation flaw
(whether its the crease of their slacks or the way they use the subjunctive clause). Its kind and helpful when search partners (our advisors in gettin...
Centralization mania takes over
...ond is accountability for failure. Reasonable people won't blame you for a power failure (that's the utility's fault), but will blame you for a design flaw
in your product or service (that's your fault). The third is rarity of supply. If your organizational marketplace offers up no other feasible alternat...
Machine like me
...rsonalities of the entities I just mentioned.
Computers aren't very flexible. Chips and software only do what they're told to do (unless there's a flaw
in which case they're even less useful). OK, they're really good at repetitive tasks, but only if asked to perform in highly constrained environments....
Windows exploit worsens as stop-gap measures fill in for official patch
... could come from a Web page, through the MSN Messenger instant-messaging client, or through opening a picture attachment to an e-mail. And because the flaw
is in a core part of Windows, even users of Firefox or other browsers are not completely protected from infected images on the Web.
Treo 700w solves my smart phone woes
...off the call list and into your phone book, and it takes an extra step or two to look up the contact of a recent caller. To be fair, this silly design flaw
is Microsoft's , not Cingular/HTC's. But Palm was clever enough to make modifications that corrected this bad design.
In fact, Palm has modified W...
State video franchises vs. universal service: Grasping the total picture
...proach is not amenable to local municipalities.
Some of these same municipality issues pertain to HB 1258.
The major flaw
with this bill is that it can grab up any asset the state has partially funded. For example, say a municipality initiates a light-pole replacement pro...
flaw in Biological Definition
... blood reside on the X chromosome. Women have a blood-clotting gene on each X chromosome so that one normal blood-clotting gene can compensate for a flaw
in the gene on the other X chromosome. But men are hemizygous for the blood-clotting gene since there is no gene on the Y chromosome to control bloo...
flaw in Biological Dictionary
... a requested deviation from the set of rules a municipality applies ... In today's land use approval environment a variance request can be a fatal flaw
... Genetic and Environmental Effects. Quantitative Traits Statistics. Variance Components ... to the total genetic variance and the environ...