Archive: 08/20/2009

KGB holds the answers to your questions

Ninty nine cents doesn't buy you much these days. Some fast food places still offer a burger, chicken or drink item for that price. Dollar Stores offer some really good bargains but they're going to charge you an extra penny ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Neural networks mapped in dementia patients

Different types of dementia show dissimilar changes in brain activity. A network mapping technique described in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience has been applied to EEG data obtained from patients with Alzheimer's diseas ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Cornell makes cancer vaccine for clinical use

The Bioproduction Facility at Cornell University has produced the first batch of NY-ESO-1 recombinant protein—a cancer vaccine—that will be used in clinical trials for patients facing either ovarian cancer or melanoma. ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Hello wearable kidney, goodbye dialysis machine

Researchers are developing a Wearable Artificial Kidney for dialysis patients, reports an upcoming paper in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). "Our vision of a technological breakthrough ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Increasing the number of kidney transplants

In most transplant centers, the kidneys of very young deceased donors are transplanted together into one patient. According to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (C ...

Aug 20, 2009
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