Neil Gehrels is the recipient of the Henry Draper Medal

Neil Gehrels is the recipient of the Henry Draper Medal. Gehrels, chief of the Astroparticle Physics Laboratory at the NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center for for his pioneering contributions to gamma-ray astronomy. His leadership of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory and the Swift Mission has led to new insights into the extreme physics of active galactic nuclei and gamma ray bursts . The Henry Draper Medal and a cash prize of $ 15,000 for an original investigation in the astronomical physics awarded.

Policy making Academy of Sciences for significant contributions to the Honoured ScienceThe National Academy of Sciences are 18 persons in 2009, awards awards extraordinary scientific achievements in the fields of honor biology, geology, astronomy, social sciences, psychology and application of science for the public good. Continue reading

February 2008.

February 2008. At Third Annual Stem Cell Summit in New York City PresentNeoStem , the pioneer in the pre – disease collection, processing and long – term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced that the company is scheduled to present at the 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit in New York on Tuesday, February 2008.

– ‘That depends tumor suppressor effect of Cav-1 on the location of the cells,’he explains. ‘This means it is specific to the mammary fat pad. Mamma The stromal and epithelial cells somehow sense the microenvironment and respond to the Cav-1 gene. ‘.. The researchers found that mice lacking the Cav-1 a cell a cell thickening in the breast duct and hyperplasia – or excessive cell growth – in lobulo-alveolar region. Both are places where breast cancer can begin. Mammary fat padudy, they took a tumor from a mouse and in a in a stromal fat pad in both a normal mouse and a mouse lacking Cav-1 and that the tumor grew twice as large in the latter. ‘The stroma clearly has effects on normal mammary growth, hyperplasia and tumorigenesis,’says Lisanti. Lisanti and his team performed another experiment in which they are the effect of implantation of metastatic breast cancer cells in mice. Continue reading

On a forum on online article by Cell Press in the journal Cell Stem Cell 14th May was published

On a forum on online article by Cell Press in the journal Cell Stem Cell 14th May was published, Patrick Taylor, deputy general counsel at Children’s Hospital Boston said, some of the legal implications of of the new funding the NIH rules, they should be adopted as written . Since the rules are retroactive, he explains, ongoing research is threatened.

About Renal Cell Carcinoma RCC is the most common form of kidney cancer that about 90 % of the kidney tumors. According to the American Cancer Society, there are approximately 49,000 new cases of kidney cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States. Kidney under 45 years under 45 years, and the incidence is highest between the ages of 55 and 84 For non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma the current standard of care is surgical removal of the kidney , followed by observation. If the cancer spreads to the kidneys, treatment may include chemotherapy, cytokine therapy, targeted therapy and / or radiation. Sunitinib is currently the most widely prescribed targeted therapy for first-line treatment of RCC. Continue reading

For more information on the AMSA lobby Day.

At the event, sponsored by the AFL-CIO, Obama told an audience of about 400 union members, ‘This is a question that came their time, ‘and added, ‘It was actually a long time ago, but Washington does not seem to do it ‘ ‘he said he would pay for his universal health insurance proposal with a $ 75 billion savings from increased use of screening, improved care for people with chronic diseases and the implementation of technologies to reduce paperwork.. For more information on the AMSA lobby Day,President Health Insurance When the presidentpresidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday at an event in Trenton, that the U.S.

In related news, the 10 Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday its second debate in Columbia, SC was held during the 90-minute debate at the University of South Carolina, discusses the candidate the right to abortion and a number of other issues (Sidoti, AP / Detroit Free Press. Continue reading

Fewer low birthweight Infant Deaths of chronic disease epidemic.

Fewer low birthweight Infant Deaths of chronic disease epidemic, AustraliaSignificantly improved survival in infants of low birth weight epidemic of chronic epidemic of chronic diseases in the Australian Aborigines, the authors of the study in the medical journal published in Australia.

This reduction operated across the entire birth weight spectrum. As a result, are significantly more infants and children, including those with low birth weight, reaching surviving to adulthood.. Professor Wendy Hoy, professor of medicine and director of the Center for Chronic Disease at the University of Queensland, and her co-author conducted a cohort study of 995 people from 1956 to 1985 born, all born with an Aboriginal mother and all in one remote Aboriginal community. Birth weights were much lower than in non-Aboriginal people. Professor Hoy said it had marked reduction in the rates of deaths of infants and children over three successive birth intervals . Continue reading

Zhang is a joint station.

13 other patients are no longer under the care of the patient in Anhui Province , has had a normal temperature for five consecutive days and seems to be getting better. Free soe Chinese Ministry Ministries of Health from Australia, Russia, South Korea and Japan have been informed that some of their people had visited the Institute of Virology of the Chinese Center for Disease Control, during a Chinese SARS SARS suspect was there.. The patient, Zhang is a joint station, now stable and not for 12 for 12 consecutive days.The Ministry reported that the six other people who may have SARS nor treated and monitored Ditan hospital, Beijing.

Researchers followed the patients up to 10 years for the development of cancer with high end of the annual questionnaires, and the confirmation of reported cancer endpoints. Continue reading