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Organ Donation: An Advancing Science Hindered by Supply Shortages

7,200 Americans die each year waiting for a replacement organ that never arrives SUNDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- More than 98,000 Americans are clinging to life this very second, and their only chance for survival is a dead person's generosity. The science of organ transplantati...

Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants

A new study published in the British Medical Journal has argued that the cause of failure in detecting colorectal cancers at an early stage could be attributed to coloured toilet disinfectants. Researchers claimed that nine out of ten bowel and colon cancers detected early can be successfully treat...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...ant than ever before," said Saywitz. "All of the organizations, including the school district, have had significant budget cuts, which have hindered these charities from providing services to people of all ages who struggle with autism. I am hopeful that we will be able to raise even more money th...

SCAI Opposes U.S. House of Representatives Health Reform Bill in Current Form

...edical needs. SCAI supports health care reform and access for all Americans but is concerned that major advances in cardiovascular care will be hindered by the current approach to reform. SCAI's letter to Congress provides additional detail on the Society's position and is available at http:/...

Alegent Health Turns to ThinIdentity(TM) to Improve Caregiver Productivity

...tity is driving the change from PCs to stateless thin clients using groundbreaking technology that solves workflow and technology problems that have hindered healthcare providers for years. With ThinIdentity, caregivers have near-instant access to patient data at the bedside, thereby improving clinician eff...

Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

...indings relate to exposures and outcomes in broad populations; researchers' abilities to pinpoint the health risks faced by any individual veteran are hindered by inadequate information about military personnel's exposure levels during service in Vietnam. U.S. forces sprayed Agent Orange and other defoli...

Survey finds surgical residents view duty hour regulations as a hindrance to training

...t believed that DHR were a considerable or moderate barrier to their education. Less than one-third of residents reported that their education was not hindered by DHR. Another 27 percent stated that DHR were a minimal barrier to their education. A small majority of residents (52 percent) reported that the...

Better access to info and dialogue with HCPs on sexual issues for rheumatology patients

...ication between patients and healthcare professionals and a lack of clinical guidelines about the effects of rheumatic diseases on sexual issues, have hindered the resolution of such problems.1-3 In the first qualitative study of 23 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, the respondents reported that sexual is...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

...se cognitive fatigue. Common methods include self-reporting and objective assessments; however, the many limitations associated with both methods have hindered advancements in research and ultimately patient rehabilitation. This study offers a new and innovative paradigm to investigate brain activation during...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

...se cognitive fatigue. Common methods include self-reporting and objective assessments; however, the many limitations associated with both methods have hindered advancements in research and ultimately patient rehabilitation. This study offers a new and innovative paradigm to investigate brain activation during...
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New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF

...SH is a recombinant product and contains only rFSH. "Until recently, discussions regarding funding for infertility treatment services have been hindered by a relative paucity of economic studies of the specific treatments," points out study investigator Dr Jaro Wex from PharmArchitecture, UK. "O...

Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits

...dity and mortality. About Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics AMT has a unique production platform that circumvents the obstacles that have hindered development of gene therapy technologies into drugs. Using adeno-associated viral vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million for Research on Cognitive and Mood Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

...llow every patient to live a fuller and more satisfying life." The development of treatments for cognitive and mood symptoms of Parkinson's has been hindered by a lack of preclinical models to explain these features of the disease; a lack of basic knowledge of the mechanisms that underlie these symptoms; in...

Risks Associated With Face Transplants May Be Lower Than Previously Thought, ASPS Journal Review Suggests

...or example, kidney transplant recipients commonly have hypertension, diabetes, anemia or bone disease. Face transplant recipients; however, may not be hindered by additional health concerns, lowering their risk. Additionally, the human hand is comprised of similar tissue as the face. This has led plastic s...

New Study Confirms Role for Pertussis Immunization of Entire Family in Reducing Infant Pertussis

.../cousins (10 percent), grandparents (6 percent), and part-time caregivers (2 percent).(1) In previous studies, identifying the source of infection was hindered by incomplete case data and less comprehensive laboratory evaluation of contacts. Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial infection. The disea...
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Surgicutt Bleeding Time Devices

Description:...orns. The Surgicutt bleeding time family is engineered to perfect the bleeding time test and better control many of the variables that have previously hindered test standardization. The device features a surgical blade that produces a uniform incision, not a puncture, improving reproducibility of test results...
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Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

...iland, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia, the precise causes behind the bird's continuing decline have until now been poorly understood, which has hindered conservation efforts. ...

A genetic basis for schizophrenia

...sc1 disruption results in increased expression of these factors, leading to hindered cell migration and a change in cell fate. "This research indicates that Dis...ference in the developing mouse hippocampus. The loss of Disc1 resulted in hindered migration of dentate gyrus granule cells to their proper location in the br...

Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

... Biotechnology , Kyrpides reflects on the role of microbial studies in the genomics revolution of the past decade, and considers the factors that have hindered the advancement of the field. Although nearly 1,000 microbial genomes have been sequenced over the past 15 years, nearly a quarter of them by DOE JGI,...

New genomic technique uncovers coral transcriptome

...rotein-coding genes and genetic markers. According to Eli Meyer, the primary author on the paper, "Our method specifically addresses problems that had hindered the sequencing of transcriptomes with 454, such as homopolymer (A/T) tracks, adaptor artifacts, and uneven transcript coverage". The new method re...

Penn researchers demonstrate a new model for drug discovery with a fluorescent anesthetic

... new molecular targets for anesthetics while at the same time creating high-resolution images of the compounds in action, a missing component that has hindered anesthetic research. Researchers confirmed the compound as anesthetic after testing it successfully in tadpoles. By using transparent, albino tadp...

Researchers identify potential new weapon in battle against HIV infection

... says lead author Dr. Don Branch of Canadian Blood Services. "However, it does suggest that individuals who are exposed to the virus, may be helped or hindered by their blood status in fighting the infection." Increasing the level of the Pk antigen in cells in the laboratory also resulted in heightened res...

Immune cells reveal fancy footwork

... immature dendritic cells detect a problem they must report back quickly to the T cells to warn them of impending danger. The dendritic cells are then hindered by their adhesive feet. This is the reason why at this point the cell undergoes modifications and loses its feet. In this way the mature dendritic cel...

Effects of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals -- a research strategy

...media. In spite of growing attention, defining and implementing measures to reduce the impacts of man-made sound on marine mammals remain seriously hindered by a lack of knowledge. "There is a need to rapidly improve the state of knowledge by new research focussed on specific questions of high priority....

Fires regenerate African grassland

...trolled reconstructions of fires, planting competing grass species and using artificial irrigation. They found that the dead grass layer significantly hindered the recruitment of young plants. Fire can break up the old grass layer, thereby creating opportunities for regrowth. By contrast, artificial irrigatio...

Dirty air brings rain -- then again, maybe not

...g of aerosol effects on precipitation and climate," summarizes Andreae, "since the direct contradiction of the different aerosol effects has seriously hindered us from giving more accurate predictions for the future of our climate, and especially for the availability of water." ...
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Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

...improved throughput and efficiencies; and raw material and other cost reductions. Additionally, gross income for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 was hindered by: lower than normal margins on certain products which encountered production difficulties in prior quarters; higher than average raw material costs ...

METTLER TOLEDO Introduces an Affordable Reaction Block for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS)

...vel solid supported reagents in combination with solid phase synthesis and parallel purification are reported to produce diverse, drug like library of hindered amides, dipeptides, and tripeptides with minimal purification in parallel arrays. These reactions are effectively performed in the METTLER TOLEDO Mi...

Frost & Sullivan Awards Precision Biosciences for Technology Innovation and Molecular Design Process in the Genomics Market

...redirect it to new DNA sites of interest," observes Dr. Basu. "This process has allowed it to address the 'needle in a haystack' problem that has long hindered the efforts to genetically engineer complex mammalian and plant cells." The technology innovation in DNE successfully bridges the fields of intro...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Warns About Real Cost of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

... with RSC is rapidly approaching 200, while the ESC count still sits on zero, despite the efforts of a thousand ESC researchers on four continents not hindered by the Bush era regulations." Margolis then discussed the recent extraordinary discovery of induced Pluripotent stem cells (iPS), which can e...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ESBATech's Innovation in Developing Antibody Fragments for Biologic Therapeutics

... poor production yields due to low stability, immunogenicity due to their high proclivity to aggregate, and a short half-life in the blood stream have hindered their success in preclinical and clinical trials," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Misty Hughes. "In response, ESBATech developed its cutti...

Technique for Creating Authentic Rat Embryonic Stem Cells Published in Cell

... studying the effects of drugs in the body. However, further studies such as defining drug action or the genetic basis of disease using rats have been hindered by the lack of sophisticated, precision genetic engineering, such as that achievable via ES cells in mice. Such barriers have now been overcome; by ap...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant From EMD Serono to Research Projects on Cognitive Deficits in Parkinson's Disease

...at will allow every patient to live a fuller and more satisfying life." The development of treatments for cognitive and mood symptoms of PD has been hindered by a lack of preclinical models to explain these features of the disease; a lack of basic knowledge of the mechanisms that underlie these symptoms; in...

Nanotechnology: Learning from past mistakes

...afety questions and to filling clear knowledge gaps. Collaborations on risk research, environment and health monitoring, and 'green' applications are hindered by disciplinary and institutional barriers. Most importantly, stakeholders and the public are not being fully engaged," according to lead author Hanse...

Using a grating with a grade, engineers trap a rainbow

...cal structures with electronic chips face a dilemma. Light waves transmit data with greater speed and control than do electrical signals, which are hindered by the mobility of the electrons in semiconducting materials. But light is more difficult to control at the nanoscale because of natural limits on ...

Genzyme Reports Strong First-Quarter Growth

... million from $39.4 million. Worldwide demand for Thymoglobulin remains strong. The product's growth over the past several quarters has been hindered by supply constraints caused by a manufacturing issue during 2007 that affected product appearance in some lots. Genzyme instituted a pro...
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Antibody

... pathway . Antibodies that recognize viruses can block these directly by their sheer size. The virus will be unable to dock to a cell and infect it, hindered by the antibody. They can also agglutinate them so the phagocytes can capture them. Antibodies that recognize bacteria mark them for ingestion by macr...
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Spirochetes

...re risk for relapsing fever–like spirochetes is similar to that of certain ... spirochete's natural history. Specifically, we will focus on ... hindered the study of this spirochete's genetics and. physiology. ... reconverted to spirochetes in relation to their age and type of induction treatm...

Oocytes

...f-function ncd allele fused to gfp were ... ... vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes followed by fertilization in ... Progress with IVM has been hindered by the scarcity of suitable human oocytes for research. ... A baby girl is born with egg cells ( oocytes ) in her ovaries. ... The many tho...

Negative interference

...erence by other people. According to Thomas Hobbes, "a free man is he that in those things which by his strength and wit he is able to do is not hindered to do what... Art materials, supplies and accessories for oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing, ... Negative lightwave interference occurs when th...
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