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2011-04-25 12:51:07

Yuemeng Dai, MD, PhD, of Little Rock, AK, will receive the first place Bill Postic Basic Science Award for outstanding achievement in the field of pediatric otolaryngology for his research paper titled "Enos Protein Expressions is Decreased in Involuting Hemangiomas,"during their annual meeting, April 29 "“ May 1, 2011, in Chicago, IL. The award will be presented during a banquet reception on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Endothelial nitric oxide...

2010-12-02 23:45:40

Study Highlights:     * A blood vessel dysfunction linked to cardiovascular disease seems to also play a role in Alzheimer's disease.    * The dysfunction may help account for the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Circulation Research: Journal...

2010-12-02 16:35:00

DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain condition that typically affects people age 60 and older, depriving them of memory,...

2010-07-07 15:28:57

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified key players in a little-known biochemical pathway that appears to regulate blood pressure. The findings, reported in the early online version of Cardiovascular Research, have evolved from studies conducted by Jeffrey S. Isenberg, M.D., Eileen M. Bauer, Ph.D., and their colleagues at Pitt's Vascular Medicine Institute. "Identifying and unraveling this important pathway for blood pressure regulation could lead to a...

2010-01-28 19:24:07

It is second nature for most of us that exercise protects against heart attack and stroke, but researchers have spent 30 years unraveling the biochemistry behind the idea. One answer first offered by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center is that athletic hearts push blood through arteries with greater force, which alone triggers reactions that protect against dangerous clogs in blood vessels. In the latest study out of Rochester, published recently in the journal Blood,...

2005-08-25 12:14:41

New Haven, Conn.- The enzyme nitric oxide synthase plays a role in peripheral vascular disease, a common disease that impairs the mobility of 25 percent of people over the age of 50, according to a Yale study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). In a related study this month in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the same investigator, William Sessa, professor of pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine, found that the protein kinase, Akt1, one of three Akt...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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