Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - April 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-04-30 Researchers to improve the quality of life for stroke survivors 0 None
2004-04-30 Researchers discover gene responsible for neonatal diabetes 0 None
2004-04-29 Researchers helping people overcome their fears 0 None
2004-04-29 Australian research helps to better understand asthma, hayfever, eczema and associated allergies 0 None
2004-04-29 Research shows how women with violent partners are at an increased risk of HIV-1 infection 0 None
2004-04-29 Increased blood levels of a heart cell “stress” protein called ST2 were linked to a higher risk of death 0 None
2004-04-29 Time bomb in heart leads to heart failure in some congenital heart disease patients 0 None
2004-04-29 Researchers find mucus plays key role in cancer 0 3
2004-04-29 Mutation of a gene involved in non-small cell lung cancer linked to drug effectiveness 0 None
2004-04-29 Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented 0 None
2004-04-29 Exercise plays a role in preventing some cancers 0 None
2004-04-29 CDC commits $30 million to innovative public health research 0 None
2004-04-29 Nasal fungi in newborn babies sheds light on eosinophilic chronic sinusitis 0 None
2004-04-29 Research sheds new light on muscular dystrophy 0 None
2004-04-29 Lou Gehrig’s disease gene discovered 0 4.5
2004-04-28 Exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments 0 None
2004-04-28 How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease 0 None
2004-04-28 Greater severity of depressive symptoms correlates with increased risk of stroke among whites 0 None
2004-04-28 Researchers are pioneering regenerative medicine techniques that could help millions of Americans heal faster after dental surgeries 0 None
2004-04-28 People with uncontrolled epilepsy have low levels of a certain fatty acid 1 None
2004-04-28 Researchers have discovered the cause of one form of retinitis pigmentosa, a type of genetically inherited blindness 1 None
2004-04-28 Carbohydrate-binding proteins are becoming extremely useful in curing various illnesses 0 None
2004-04-28 Prana Biotechnology gets US$20 million funding for Alzheimer’s treatment research 0 None
2004-04-28 Northern Ireland scientists target bowel cancer treatment 0 None
2004-04-27 Researchers show that language “center” of brain shifts with age 0 None
2004-04-27 $11 million for lung injury research 0 None
2004-04-27 Antibiotics could be preventing thousands of deaths a year in intensive care units worldwide 0 3.4
2004-04-27 BioTime awarded a research grant for blood plasma volume expander 0 None
2004-04-26 UK scientists have discovered cancer cells life and death scenario following anti-cancer treatment 0 None
2004-04-26 A booster dose of a substance already found in the body appears to be safe and non-toxic for the treatment of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2004-04-26 UK vital ageing research 0 None
2004-04-26 Students to study compounds shown to prevent cancer drug resistance and studying tomato genes and proteins 0 None
2004-04-26 Research yields new epilepsy guidelines 0 None
2004-04-25 Discovery shows how single genetic mutation can cause complex disorders 0 None
2004-04-24 The donor heart pool could be expanded by including undersized hearts 0 None
2004-04-24 Spice turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect 0 None
2004-04-23 Protein may help prevent autoimmune conditions like diabetes, lupus, arthritis and multiple sclerosis 0 None
2004-04-23 Researchers make millions upon millions of drug-like peptides quickly and efficiently 0 None
2004-04-23 Nitric oxide, a chemical messenger involved in bodily functions shuts down a protein involved in Parkinson's disease 0 5
2004-04-23 Stem Cell Institute will call on expertise from around University to turn research into therapy 0 None
2004-04-22 Research into link between oceans and human health 0 None
2004-04-22 Marker predicts patients who are seven times more likely to die after suffering a heart attack 0 None
2004-04-22 Clemson launches DNA learning center 0 None
2004-04-22 New techniques to search the yeast genome for genes that help keep copied chromosomes together 0 None
2004-04-22 Watch out Skippy, the meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA 0 None
2004-04-22 Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease 0 None
2004-04-22 New Data Show Behavioral Education Program Helps Patients Treated with Antipsychotic Medications Reduce Weight and Improve Overall Wellness 0 None
2004-04-21 No relationship between HIV and oral polio vaccine 0 None
2004-04-21 Scientist discovers why skin turns leathery 0 4
2004-04-21 A promising new therapy for rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2004-04-20 Scientists have discovered an exciting new target in the fight to stop the spread of cancer cells 0 None
2004-04-20 Australian university is seeking stressed out adults for research 0 None
2004-04-20 Protein on the centrosome key to new strategies for stopping cancer growth 0 None
2004-04-20 Possible breakthrough in AIDS and cancer research 0 None
2004-04-20 Macular degeneration cause of blindness in older people 0 None
2004-04-20 Cognitive Neuroscientists Reveal Creative Brain Processes 0 None
2004-04-20 Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation associated with an inherited form of motor neuron disease 0 None
2004-04-20 Link between iron regulation and the immune system 0 None
2004-04-20 New research findings about T-cell transport shed light on immune system 0 None
2004-04-20 New developments in the treatment of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2004-04-20 Researchers helping people to overcome their fears 0 None
2004-04-19 Strict dieting can dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease 0 None
2004-04-19 Poultry litter harbors agents that generate antibiotic multi-resistance 0 None
2004-04-19 Jefferson scientists learn how HIV causes dementia 0 None
2004-04-19 Brain cells can improve their ability when working together 0 None
2004-04-19 Two recent innovations look set to revolutionize biomedical treatment. 0 None
2004-04-19 New information about how the brain processes information about an object's brightness 0 None
2004-04-19 New evidence that brain circuits involved in drug addiction are also activated by the desire for food 0 None
2004-04-19 Repeated pregnancies may increase cardiovascular disease 0 None
2004-04-19 Do you see what I see? 0 None
2004-04-19 Lack of evidence of sexual transmission of Hepatitis C among monogamous couples 0 None
2004-04-18 Brain folding could be an indication of how smart a person is 0 None
2004-04-18 Identification of first protein biomarkers to help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 None
2004-04-18 Researchers find drug that may suppress genetic mutation using a novel screening approach 0 None
2004-04-18 Gene discovery could improve anemia treatment in patients 0 None
2004-04-18 New method that will revolutionize the search for genes 0 None
2004-04-17 Second-hand smoke scars and affects healing 0 None
2004-04-16 Genetic connection between humans, mice and dogs 0 None
2004-04-16 New information on genetic shuffling before egg or sperm formation rewrites genetic theory 0 5
2004-04-16 Lack of exercise causes physical and psychological setbacks 0 4
2004-04-16 Stem cell personal space determines their future 0 None
2004-04-16 New centre for AIDS research opens in Southampton UK 0 None
2004-04-16 Extensive gene traffic, the process of genes leaving and arriving on the chromosome 0 None
2004-04-16 Certain prostate cancer cell lines are unable to repair DNA damage caused by "free radicals" 0 None
2004-04-16 New insights into how tumors neutralize CD8 T cells 0 None
2004-04-15 Diabetic eye disease on the rise 0 None
2004-04-14 Hugs and kisses halve risk of heart attack 0 None
2004-04-14 Muscle stem cells morph to resemble nerve cells 0 None
2004-04-14 Ground-breaking discoveries relating to the formation of kidney stones 0 None
2004-04-14 Vast majority of college smokers don't quit 0 None
2004-04-14 Extra funding aids brain research 0 None
2004-04-13 Researchers examine community-based drinkers rather than abstinent alcoholics 0 None
2004-04-13 Growth hormones combat Crohn’s disease, cardiac disorders and improve fertility in invitro fertilisation 0 None
2004-04-13 Researchers have developed a new method for finding antigens 0 None
2004-04-12 New research into World Trade Center firefighter respiratory symptoms 0 None
2004-04-12 Both sides of brain working together are key to math giftedness 0 None
2004-04-12 Vitamin E appears to cut in half people's risk of bladder cancer 0 None
2004-04-12 Surprises found In gene variation associated with schizophrenia 0 None
2004-04-09 DNA free radical damage research 0 None
2004-04-08 Cell research to eventually develop new treatments for cancer and disorders such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease 0 None
2004-04-07 Genetic trick makes gene therapy vectors more versatile 0 None
2004-04-07 New research findings in study of Rett Syndrome 0 None
2004-04-07 International obesity experts form a team to review and evaluate obesity 0 None
2004-04-06 New method to induce embryonic stem cells to develop into bone marrow and blood cells 0 None
2004-04-06 Hormone associated with obesity also plays a key role in male fertility 0 None
2004-04-06 Genetic cause of cancer identified as a defect in the function of otherwise normal genes 0 None
2004-04-06 £1.5 million of Executive funding for pioneering research into patient experiences at the University of Stirling’s new Cancer Care Research Centre 0 None
2004-04-06 Researchers are helping car manufacturers come up with the best ‘audible icons’ to convey alerts 0 None
2004-04-05 Research shows giving Tourette Syndrome patients the drug levodopa normalizes brain activity 0 None
2004-04-05 Common cholinesterase inhibitor eases behavioral symptoms like agitation, depression, and psychosis in patients 0 None
2004-04-05 Missed opportunities for addressing HIV testing remain unacceptably high 0 None
2004-04-05 Professor Michael Banner to head ESRC Genomics Research Forum 0 None
2004-04-04 Yohimbe Tree Bark Hold Promise for Revolutionizing Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 0 5
2004-04-04 MIT scientists are reporting new insights into how the human brain recognizes objects 0 None
2004-04-04 Dangers of ‘hidden ingredients’ in breakfast cereals 1 2.3
2004-04-01 Compounds that may stop replication of T-cell leukemia virus 0 5
2004-04-01 Lab discovers way to keep short-lived catalysts active for longer than five months 0 None
2004-04-01 Gene of immune system linked to severe adverse drug reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) 1 5
2004-04-01 Whites and African-American pain thresholds most likely the same 0 None
2004-04-01 Research shows no association between whooping cough vaccine and asthma 0 None
2004-04-01 T-cells in lupus patients avoid apoptosis and are stimulated to produce antibodies against the patients own DNA 0 None


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