Download PDF May 24, 2010 at 2:38 AM At the 58th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Bruker today announces a novel MALDI molecular imaging system based on the extreme performance of the solariX FTMS. The new MALDI-solariX combines the extreme analytical performance of the solariX FTMS (resolving power > 1,000,000 at m/z […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 28, 2016 at 1:12 PM For children with severe astigmatism, wearing glasses to correct blurred vision can significantly improve accurate reading speed, reports a study in the February issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. For students with […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 21, 2011 at 6:34 AM Through a grant provided by the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (www.caringforcarcinoid.org), researchers at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered several key mutations in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. This significant finding holds the promise of improving patient diagnosis and treatment and brings the neuroendocrine cancer […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF June 8, 2016 at 3:21 PM Identifying the cell of origin is crucial to understanding how a tumor develops and metastasizes and for developing targeted therapies. Researchers have found evidence supporting a lymphatic endothelium origin for angiomyolipoma (AML) and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), two related tumors with previously unknown cellular origins. Furthermore, the newly identified […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF May 23, 2011 at 5:57 PM Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have devised a new technique, which helps couples that are affected by or are carriers of genetic diseases have in vitro fertilized babies free of both the disease in question and other chromosomal abnormalities. The results were reported […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 3, 2009 at 1:46 AM Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption before head and neck cancer diagnosis strongly predicts the patient’s future risk of death, according to published studies. Now, results of a new study show a similar effect among those who continued these habits after cancer diagnosis. “Most cancer survivors are counseled […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 22, 2011 at 6:30 AM Living Cell Technologies Limited has implanted the first two patients taking part in a Phase II DIABECELL® clinical trial in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is the third jurisdiction to date where LCT, the world leader in xenotransplantation (animal to human implants), has conducted clinical trials. LCT is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 11, 2009 at 4:19 AM Bisphosphonates are routinely given to women with postmenopausal breast cancer, but new data suggests that these agents may play a role in reducing recurrent breast cancer as well. Theresa Guise, M.D., professor of medicine and Jerry W. and Peg S. Throgmartin professor of oncology in the Division […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 4, 2005 at 7:04 PM A study published by the Cleveland Clinic and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) provides the medical community for the first time with specific guidelines for treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), previously known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), a condition that affects approximately one in every 1,000 […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 6, 2016 at 5:15 AM An interdisciplinary research team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a new material composite derived from quantum dots. These lipoprotein nanoplatelets are rapidly taken up by cells and retain their fluorescence, making them particularly well-suited for imaging cells and understanding disease mechanisms. “Quantum dots […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF March 5, 2010 at 12:01 AM If simply the thought of bedbugs, scabies and head lice makes you feel a little itchy, imagine how those affected by these common infestations feel when they learn what has been creeping around them and causing symptoms such as intense itching, red bite marks or irritated scalps. […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF August 30, 2016 at 1:39 PM Every year, millions of people are treated for cystitis, but despite its prevalence, the disease is still a scientific mystery. Now a research team from University of Southern Denmark has succeeded in identifying how the bacteria responsible for the disease cause the disease to develop. This is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 7, 2012 at 3:18 AM The first European Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for the diagnosis and management of Wilson’s disease are published today by the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) on the EASL website — www.easl.eu. Developed to assist physicians and healthcare providers in the clinical decision making […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers Prof. Joachim D. Pleil The human exposome is probably best defined as “everything that is not the genome.” This is a bit tongue in cheek, but basically, the exposome is comprised of all of the chemicals in your body from the environment, food, consumer products, their metabolites, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 8, 2016 at 7:17 AM Antibody-based immunotherapy is a new promising method to treat cancer. Unfortunately, today’s treatments can result in adverse side effects. New findings from IGP show an alternative way to administer the therapy, which has the same effect on the tumour but less impact other parts of the body. […]Continue Reading ...
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