Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-06-30 A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California 0 None
2004-06-30 Protein research may help develop new antibiotics 0 None
2004-06-30 New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake 0 None
2004-06-30 Innovative research to apply microwave energy to the treatment of potentially deadly heart rhythm disorders 0 None
2004-06-29 An EU-funded research project will help to uncover the genetic factors linked to depression to develop new drug treatments 0 None
2004-06-29 New £18M Medical Research Council facility 0 None
2004-06-29 $1.6 million ecological stoichiometry grant to study how certain nutrients affect the development of disease in humans and animals 0 None
2004-06-29 Relatively difficult for the AIDS virus to develop resistance to the drug, tenofovir, or the DAPY (diarylpyrimidine) family of compounds 0 4
2004-06-29 RNA enzyme research may lead to ways of monitoring fat metabolism and might even assist in the search for signs of life on Mars 0 None
2004-06-29 Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) 0 None
2004-06-29 Unique project to find out if mobile phone masts, have an adverse effect on our health 0 None
2004-06-29 Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity 0 None
2004-06-29 Understanding how some diseases evade our body's defense system may help explain the incomplete control of chronic viral infections by the immune system 0 None
2004-06-29 Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus reduces hangover symptoms 0 None
2004-06-29 Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty 0 None
2004-06-28 Continued commercial development of research into DNA repair 0 None
2004-06-28 Blood hormone may be key to appetite suppression and obesity control 0 None
2004-06-28 First university-based research center devoted to studying epigenetics 0 None
2004-06-28 Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis 0 None
2004-06-28 Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy 0 None
2004-06-28 Kaposi sarcoma virus common in people who are HIV positive turns lymph vessel cells into a cancer 0 None
2004-06-28 Research for faster Polymerase Chain Reaction technology 0 None
2004-06-28 Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) 0 None
2004-06-28 Naturally occurring genetic change in humans that dramatically increases muscle size and strength 0 None
2004-06-28 Link between rapid heartbeat after drinking alcohol and the addictive personality 0 None
2004-06-26 Eating eggs does not increase risk of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2004-06-26 Antibiotic use early in life does not increase the subsequent risk of asthma 0 None
2004-06-25 Call for President Bush to lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2004-06-25 Discovery may explain why people with AIDS may suffer severe infections from viruses that they would otherwise defeat 0 None
2004-06-25 750,000 Americans will have a stroke or brain attack this year 0 None
2004-06-25 Ozone deficiency in the atmosphere does provoke the increase of people's death-rate 0 None
2004-06-24 Animal vaccine shows potential for the development of human SARS immunisation 0 None
2004-06-24 Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of shoulder tears 0 4.3
2004-06-24 Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals 0 None
2004-06-24 Ingredient of human breast milk may be a new treatment for warts 0 None
2004-06-24 Zebrafish research may help determine what causes certain birth defects 0 None
2004-06-24 Muscular German boy sheds new light on muscle development and genetics 0 3
2004-06-24 MRSA superbugs emerged independently in at least eight countries including the UK 0 None
2004-06-24 Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain 0 None
2004-06-24 Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2004-06-23 Historical analysis of the 38-year struggle to provide a prescription drug benefit to seniors as part of Medicare 0 None
2004-06-23 Research may explain why methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are so difficult to control in hospitals 0 None
2004-06-23 Don't tell your Grandma! Brussel sprouts could help protect against cancer 0 None
2004-06-23 Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans 0 None
2004-06-23 Residency training is demanding, leading busy residents to forfeit sleep 0 None
2004-06-23 Can ginger increase metabolic rate and improve circulation in the hands and feet? 0 None
2004-06-23 Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine 0 None
2004-06-23 SPECT imaging helps attention deficit hyperactivity disorder patients 0 None
2004-06-23 Primitive part of the brain plays a role in processing visual information unconsciously 0 None
2004-06-23 Discovery of a gene-expression signature common to distinct types of cancer 0 None
2004-06-22 2,000 leading researchers, neurologists, cardiologists and others specialists will explore the advancements in research and treatment of Stroke 0 None
2004-06-22 We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans 0 None
2004-06-22 £4 million of funding into pharmacogenetics 0 None
2004-06-22 50 years of smoking research by Professor Richard Doll 0 None
2004-06-22 Dogs may predict epileptic seizures in children 0 None
2004-06-22 Clubbers who have taken illegal drugs could be in serious danger when driving 0 None
2004-06-21 New insights into a mysterious type of amnesia 0 None
2004-06-21 Virtual reality appears to dramatically change how the brain physically registers pain 0 None
2004-06-21 Young and old still at risk scalds and burns 0 None
2004-06-21 Antarctic worms may hold the key to future storage of organ transplants 0 None
2004-06-21 40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities 0 None
2004-06-21 UK pharmacogenetics research - how genetic makeup can affect response to different drugs 0 None
2004-06-21 Promising new method for the assessment of ischemic heart disease 0 None
2004-06-21 Biocompatibility of interactions that occur between implanted biomaterials and the host living tissue 0 None
2004-06-17 Stimulation or drugs that target the pro-opiomelanocortin system will be effective in treating diabetes or obesity 0 None
2004-06-17 Effects of Zen meditation and how the brain functions during meditative states 0 None
2004-06-17 Ethnic minority doctors disadvantaged throughout their careers 0 None
2004-06-17 Harmless virus known as GBV-C slows the progression of HIV 0 None
2004-06-17 New findings may help better understand how harmless viruses can cause severe disease among patients with weakened immune systems 0 None
2004-06-17 £11.5m for new structural proteomics research 0 None
2004-06-17 Low back pain research using surface electromyography (SEMG) technology 0 None
2004-06-17 Australian researchers awarded funding for new HIV vaccines 0 None
2004-06-17 Virtual reality helps people with stroke regain use of their upper limbs 0 None
2004-06-17 Fragranced candles can have valuable and effective bactericidal properties 0 None
2004-06-17 Emergence of MRSA bacteria that are increasingly resistant to vancomycin 0 3
2004-06-17 $2 million to advance medical research in Australia 0 None
2004-06-16 New clues into the mystery of the brain’s ultra-complicated cells known as neurons 0 5
2004-06-16 Statement on the legislation to double the funding for Alzheimer’s research 0 None
2004-06-16 Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth 0 None
2004-06-16 74 percent of Americans support call for the Bush White House to lift restrictions on stem cell research 0 None
2004-06-15 SUVs pose greater injury risk to pedestrians 0 None
2004-06-15 Drug combination reduces cocaine use 0 None
2004-06-15 Nordic networks to explore Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke, migraine, epilepsy, cancer and autoimmune and metabolic disorders 0 None
2004-06-15 Link between adult leg length and coronary heart disease in women 0 None
2004-06-15 Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy 0 None
2004-06-14 New target for control of early-stage asthma 0 None
2004-06-14 Being bilingual helps keep the brain sharper with age 0 None
2004-06-14 Researchers have recreated the ability of mammalian cells to self-organize 0 None
2004-06-14 Research looks at why people gamble 0 2
2004-06-14 Possible therapeutic approach to lowering LDL cholesterol and homocysteine levels 0 None
2004-06-12 New insights into the way the brain blends and balances information from different senses 0 None
2004-06-11 As Britain’s population gets older, research into ageing is becoming increasingly important 0 None
2004-06-11 Stigma attached to lung cancer can have serious consequences on people's lives 0 None
2004-06-10 Blood test that can detect amplification of a certain gene found in cells associated with breast cancer 1 None
2004-06-10 Conflicting views on embryonic and adult stem cells complicate research in stem cell therapeutics 0 None
2004-06-10 Exercise and fish oil supplement dramatically decreases risk of atherosclerosis 0 5
2004-06-10 Howard Hughes researchers find Alzheimer's may leave some forms of memory intact 0 None
2004-06-09 Genetic signature associated with the aging human brain 1 None
2004-06-09 £20 million funding for stem cell research in the UK 0 None
2004-06-09 Foundation for poor heart health laid early in life 0 None
2004-06-09 Breakthrough could help protect against the use of smallpox by terrorists 0 None
2004-06-09 Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system 0 None
2004-06-07 Discovery may help those susceptible to deep-vein thrombosis, strokes and recurrent miscarriages 0 None
2004-06-07 A £5m investment in mental health research will help to improve services for patients 0 None
2004-06-07 Traumatic bone breaks can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder 0 None
2004-06-07 Research may help treat muscular dystrophies and other muscle diseases caused by glycosylation defects 0 None
2004-06-05 High school student makes significant contribution to breast cancer research 0 None
2004-06-05 New way to identify cell growth 0 None
2004-06-05 Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research 0 None
2004-06-05 Research seeks best mix of hope and care for leukaemia sufferers 0 None
2004-06-05 Smokers who quit before the age of 35 have a reasonable chance to regain their health 0 None
2004-06-05 Diabetics could be up to three times more likely to get bowel cancer 0 None
2004-06-05 People with diabetes could be up to three times more likely to get bowel cancer 0 None
2004-06-03 Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants 0 None
2004-06-03 Trial to beat cholesterol with soy and dairy combo 0 None
2004-06-02 Reliability of medical research in Britain today questioned by the general public 0 None
2004-06-02 Treating post-traumatic stress disorder 0 None
2004-06-02 Bone marrow stem cells exposed to damaged liver tissue quickly convert into healthy liver cells 0 None
2004-06-02 Suprising discovery in the retinas of colorblind people may help understanding of a number of eye disorders 0 None
2004-06-02 Researchers to investigate link between diabetes and exercise 0 None
2004-06-02 Understanding focal adhesion kinase (FAK) may lead to new cancer treatments 0 None
2004-06-02 Improving blood pressure control of people 80 years and older 0 None
2004-06-02 Research may help to reduce infection and multiple organ failure after injury 0 1
2004-06-02 Research laboratory at the forefront of the science of metabolomics 0 None
2004-06-02 Students win awards for research into liver disease, cancer and insomnia 0 None
2004-06-02 New therapy to send cancer-killing drugs directly to tumours 0 None
2004-06-01 Australian researchers to help people overcome their phobias 0 None
2004-06-01 Gene linked to alcoholism 0 5
2004-06-01 Microbes in your gut could be cause of allergies 0 None
2004-06-01 Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans 0 None
2004-06-01 Daily reduction in the flexibility of blood vessels maybe why heart attacks occur in the early morning 0 None
2004-06-01 Where you live may increase risk factors for asthma 0 None
2004-06-01 New research institute will tackle health inequalities 0 None
2004-06-01 How we pass our genes to our children 0 None
2004-06-01 Yo-yo dieting may have a lasting negative impact on immune function 0 None
2004-06-01 Novel molecular targeting technologies to deliver gene-silencing therapy 0 None
2004-06-01 New research on driver fatigue 0 None


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