Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - May 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-05-28 Four critical components of cells' protein-building machine don't do what scientists had long assumed 0 None
2004-05-28 Discovery that body temperature has a vital role in the onset of sleep 0 None
2004-05-27 More than half of Quebecers over 65 have no teeth 0 None
2004-05-27 Randomness in gene expression to lead to differences in people that are genetically identical 0 None
2004-05-27 Researchers identify molecules that underlie nerve fiber degeneration in multiple sclerosis patients 0 None
2004-05-27 New target of a cancer-causing gene 0 None
2004-05-27 Antibiotics could be the cause of many allergies 0 5
2004-05-27 ₤16.5 million investment in stem cell research 0 5
2004-05-27 International adult stem cell 'retraining' project starts in Birmingham 0 None
2004-05-27 Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics 0 None
2004-05-27 Research tests the efficacy of a smallpox vaccine candidate known as LC16m8 0 None
2004-05-27 Evidence that abnormally short telomeres play a role in the early development of cancer 0 None
2004-05-26 Research may lead to elimination of surface-induced thrombus formation 0 None
2004-05-26 Funding worth $1 million for depression-related research 0 None
2004-05-26 Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency 0 None
2004-05-25 Research into flipping genes therapy by Leeds University 0 None
2004-05-25 3 or 4 glasses of wine a week can kill cancer cells 0 None
2004-05-25 MDA researchers find creatine helps in Duchenne dystrophy 0 None
2004-05-25 Bacteria found in the mouth can block the HIV virus 0 None
2004-05-24 Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque 0 None
2004-05-24 Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals 0 None
2004-05-24 Researchers have isolated a protein receptor in chickens responsible for transferring antibodies from mother to offspring 0 None
2004-05-24 Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup 0 None
2004-05-24 Research shows that treatment with nitric oxide after storage may dramatically improve the viability of transplanted livers 0 None
2004-05-24 Damage to the left half side of brain may make a right-handed person more susceptible to infection 0 None
2004-05-23 Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals 0 None
2004-05-23 Researchers have developed technology to precisely measure the sensitivity of nerve fibers that wire up the brain during development 0 None
2004-05-21 New treatment for dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) 0 2.6
2004-05-20 Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2004-05-20 Researchers to study link between diabetes and early dementia 0 None
2004-05-20 Cell division can be halted in multiple ways, with implications for cancer 0 None
2004-05-20 A genetic variant (MTHFR C677T) puts half the population at increased risk of neural tube defects 1 None
2004-05-19 Caffeinated beverages may benefit some people who are at high-risk for liver disease 0 None
2004-05-19 Brain can make errors in reassembling the color and motion of objects 0 None
2004-05-19 Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure 0 None
2004-05-19 Closer to understanding the function of a protein linked to an inherited form of the movement disorder dystonia 0 None
2004-05-19 Music teachers routinely exposed to noise levels could suffer hearing loss 0 None
2004-05-19 Blood pressure control of people 80 years and older, especially women, must be made a national priority 0 None
2004-05-19 50 new scientists sought after in the field of biomedical research 0 None
2004-05-19 Inactivating a protective molecule may help chemotherapy for leukemia but harm bone marrow 0 None
2004-05-18 Manipulation of the body’s own natural killer cells to destroy cells containing the HIV virus 0 None
2004-05-17 $1.4 million to investigate how strokes and other events that cut off blood flow to the brain disrupt the blood-brain barrier 0 None
2004-05-17 Research into sleeping disorder drug may help multiple sclerosis patients 0 None
2004-05-17 Discovery of the gene for Cornelia de Lange syndrome 0 None
2004-05-15 Researchers make it possible to visualize memories 0 None
2004-05-15 Genetically engineered viruses may create new class of cancer therapies 0 None
2004-05-15 Cancer-causing gene identified that may play a key role in the development of leukemia and other cancers 0 None
2004-05-15 Particles in the air we breathe may pose genetic risks to humans 0 None
2004-05-15 Vitamin discovery offers clues for cancer chemotherapy 0 None
2004-05-14 Australian researchers identify potential target to fight tumours 0 None
2004-05-14 Technique to visualize changes in nerve connections when flies learn may help to understand how memories form 0 None
2004-05-14 New Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research 0 None
2004-05-14 More evidence is required to associate cannabis use with negative psychosocial effects 0 None
2004-05-14 New research program to focus on human beta cell regeneration and its potential role to cure type-1 diabetes 0 None
2004-05-14 Researchers identify new genes that control the formation of cilia found throughout the human body 0 None
2004-05-14 Nonalcoholic beer impart cardiovascular benefits without the negative effects of alcohol 0 None
2004-05-14 Mechanism that prevents kidney damage in the early stages of diabetes associated with obesity 0 None
2004-05-14 Low fat/high carbohydrate diets may not be bad for the heart 0 None
2004-05-13 Publication of epilepsy research 0 None
2004-05-12 Nanobodies herald a new era in cancer therapy 0 5
2004-05-12 Health care and cultural differences at centre of Australian study 0 None
2004-05-12 Australian researchers are working on a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease 0 None
2004-05-11 Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake 0 None
2004-05-11 New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations 0 None
2004-05-11 Critical link found between inflammation, heart disease and stroke 0 None
2004-05-11 Researchers receive almost £1 million in funding for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 0 None
2004-05-11 Fat fighting undermined by over active eating pacemaker 0 None
2004-05-11 Magnetic brain therapy may help spinal cord damage 0 None
2004-05-10 Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain 0 None
2004-05-10 Computers can't compete with humans in the ability to recognize patterns or images 0 None
2004-05-10 Research finds feeding ewes well impacts on future generations 0 None
2004-05-10 Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation rejection averted by UV light exposure 0 None
2004-05-10 Fresh cherries may help people who suffer from the pain of gout or other forms of arthritic inflammation 0 None
2004-05-10 New chink in the cellular armor of tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy 0 4
2004-05-07 Belarus to collaborate with GenoMed on West Nile virus encephalitis 0 None
2004-05-06 Brain damage at birth can be reversed 6 5
2004-05-06 Researchers find an entirely new way by which cells can become cancerous 0 None
2004-05-06 Research uncovers critical pieces of human genome 0 None
2004-05-06 Neurobiologists pinpoint region of the brain responsible for storing distant memories 0 None
2004-05-06 A second-generation targetted antibody for potential cancer therapy 0 None
2004-05-06 Vaccines show link between periodontal and heart disease 0 None
2004-05-06 Love may cause changes in men and women's testosterone levels 0 None
2004-05-06 Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks 0 None
2004-05-05 Researchers investigate ways to detect intentional contamination of the nation's food supply 0 None
2004-05-05 Care that combines medication and psychotherapy can reduce alcohol abuse by trauma survivors 0 None
2004-05-05 SPECT imaging may lead to early diagnosis of Alzheimer's 0 None
2004-05-05 New insight into the function of RNA helicases 0 None
2004-05-05 New Canadian Fat Lab 0 None
2004-05-04 Discovery of molecular switch could lead to new treatments for lymphoma and other forms of cancer 0 None
2004-05-04 South Asian breast cancer patients may have higher rates of mastectomy compared with non-Asians 0 None
2004-05-04 Australian researchers at forefront of battle against obesity 0 None
2004-05-03 Human brain makes much more extensive use of highly complex statistics when learning a language than scientists ever realized 0 None
2004-05-03 New Zealand research will explore experiences of families coping with death 0 None
2004-05-03 Fabrication of microscopic polymeric structures on top of a human hair 0 None
2004-05-03 Researchers show link between periodontal and heart disease 0 2
2004-05-02 Rates of hepatitis A higher in an El Niño year 0 None
2004-05-01 New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people 0 3
2004-05-01 Adult height loss could suggest future osteoporosis problems 1 None

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