May 26

Imaging technique useful for planning cardiac surgeryfor a patient with heart failure.

An imaging technique, positron emission tomography with the contrast agent FDG , the doctors can with the information they need to create make informed treatment decisions, according to the April issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine . – This study shows a trend toward improved treatment outcomes used used in their diagnostic work-up and has the potential to streamline administration, reduce costs, and the survival rate in patients with heart failure, said Kevin C. Managers specialists PET and nuclear Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in New South Wales, Australia, and author of an invited perspective article JNM..

Currently the team barcode is different strains of influenza virus and human respiratory syncytial virus – a virus associated with the onset of asthma in young children. – ‘Diseases such as flu infect and hijack our cells to in virus-producing factories,’says Dr. ‘The infection causes the balance of proteins in a cell change – some proteins are overproduced and other oppressed What proteins affected and how much variation depending on the nature of the virus, so that we identify a unique barcode for each disease. ‘.. ‘We are confident FDG FDG PET viability of direct therapy are used to, ‘said Robert Beanlands, chief of cardiac imaging at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ontario, and lead author of the study. ‘In cases where it is available, we recommend this approach because it to improve to improve patient care and treatment results ‘Beanlands also stressed the importance of clinicians to know how to properly use nuclear imaging data.

Dr Julianding ‘virus for rapid detection of mutant strains ofDr.Previous rodent research is Berman did done showed that farming rat in an enriched environment after prenatal alcohol exposure its motor function and learning and memory performance improved. have found have found raised that in an atmosphere enriched Nearby, with ample opportunities of motor and sensory pacing and social interaction, unexpected reduced levels of Neurotrophines leading in some sectors in the cortex, but not in other areas which are well to be known to affected by prenatal alcohol exposure, he said.

And contribute drinking, environment enrichment: effects on the neurotrophins are independent.

‘We have found that prenatal alcohol exposure general increased brain neurotrophin is planes in adult rats,’said Berman ‘This suggests. Indicate proofs neurotrophine planes in respect of claims of of the the brain development of prenatal alcohol exposure increasing. Also showed that also showed that the effects of prenatal exposure to liquor durable and last adulthood. ‘.

####Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research is the official magazine Research Association to alcoholism and International Society for Biomedical Research on the AlcoholismAlzheimer.