Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - July 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-07-31 Twin research reveals gene that may play a crucial part in the development of myopia 0 None
2004-07-29 New ethics committee regulations impede and delay clinical research 0 2
2004-07-29 Rapid detection of anthrax inhalation 0 None
2004-07-29 Research to develop ways to inhibit head and neck cancers, the fifth most common cancer worldwide 0 None
2004-07-29 Adenosine triphosphate is a culprit in causing the devastating damage of spinal cord injury 0 None
2004-07-29 New method for detecting premature birth 0 None
2004-07-29 Misfiring proteins linked to sick feeling of type 2 diabetics 0 None
2004-07-29 Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression 0 None
2004-07-29 Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes 0 None
2004-07-29 Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-07-29 Proof of principle that it is possible to deliver new genes body-wide to all the muscles of an adult animal 0 None
2004-07-29 Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer 0 None
2004-07-28 Researchers discover a carbohydrate with an unusual structure in the cell walls of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis 0 None
2004-07-27 Turn of the head to the left makes a happy face look happier, while a look to the right writes sadness all over your face 0 None
2004-07-27 Research using genomic testing reveals new information on flesh-eating bacteria 0 None
2004-07-27 75 percent of Americans support call for more stem cell research 0 None
2004-07-27 Wide range of professions use heuristics to assist them with complex decision making, doctors are no exception 0 None
2004-07-27 Leptin's fat-burning role in humans 0 None
2004-07-27 Possible inherited component for lung cancer 0 None
2004-07-26 Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes 0 None
2004-07-26 Organic tomatoes have higher levels of vitamin C 0 None
2004-07-26 How ulcer bugs stick to stomach 0 None
2004-07-26 Finding helps explain how nerves connect to their targets and stop growing once there 0 None
2004-07-26 Correlation between caffeine intake at mealtime and increased glucose and insulin levels among diabetics 0 None
2004-07-23 Gene associated with susceptibility to developing type 1 diabetes 0 None
2004-07-23 Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-07-23 Multimillion-dollar grant to further life sciences research 0 None
2004-07-23 Cancers of the gut amongst the most preventable through changes in diet 0 None
2004-07-23 Epilepsy, new therapeutic possibilities 0 None
2004-07-23 Autism antibodies are not genetically determined, as parents do not exhibit them 0 5
2004-07-23 Groundbreaking tinnitus treatment 0 None
2004-07-22 Left atrium neasurements may predict future for heart attack patients 0 None
2004-07-22 Outdoor activities are exposing us to higher levels of harmful ultraviolet rays than previously thought 0 None
2004-07-21 Difficulties in performing day to day tasks could indicate the presence of mild cognitive impairment 0 None
2004-07-21 Researchers discover a mechanism that blocks replication of a retrovirus 0 None
2004-07-21 Australian collaboration to produce cancer immunotherapy vaccines 0 None
2004-07-21 Stress found to be associated with hyperprolactinemia 0 None
2004-07-21 Fine tuning your loss of body fluids may be more problematic now that researchers find receptors have an active role in our sweat rate 0 None
2004-07-21 Chemotherapy and supportive care are a winning combination 0 None
2004-07-20 Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment 0 None
2004-07-20 Discovery challenges current thinking about how a cancer develops and spreads 0 None
2004-07-19 Recently amended draft Human Tissue Bill remains confused and will endanger the continuation of vital medical research 0 None
2004-07-19 Call for original research papers and other works dealing with primary health care 0 None
2004-07-19 Market research 'World RNAi Markets: Current and Future Outlook' 0 None
2004-07-17 Safer and improved technologies for detecting and treating scoliosis 0 None
2004-07-17 Should the results of genetic tests be considered personal 0 None
2004-07-17 Cannabis extract helps reduce pain in multiple sclerosis patients 0 None
2004-07-17 Researchers find key light-detecting molecule in the eye moves in response to changes in light intensity 0 None
2004-07-15 8.5 million Euros to address a fundamental question on mitosis: How is cell division regulated? 0 None
2004-07-15 Gulf war veterans are at increased risk of infertility 0 None
2004-07-15 Using a combination of therapies and cell grafts could help treat patients with chronic spinal cord injuries 0 None
2004-07-15 Research into NHS stress 0 None
2004-07-15 Scientists determine structure of staph, anthrax enzyme 0 None
2004-07-15 Research that directs cancer-killing immune cells against the deadliest brain tumors shows promise 0 None
2004-07-15 Stat5 protein is particularly plentiful in high histological grade human prostate cancer 0 None
2004-07-15 Important milestone for any cancer therapy that will be useful for treating patients 0 None
2004-07-15 Research may help predict risk for prostate cancer based on gene expression patterns 0 None
2004-07-15 Immunotherapeutic strategy allowing patients to use their own immune system to fight their cancer 0 None
2004-07-15 Dietary niacin may protect against the development of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2004-07-13 Adults with asthma may have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2004-07-13 New hereditary spastic paraplegia research 0 None
2004-07-13 Research provides new insight into the carefully controlled architectural changes that underlie organ development 0 None
2004-07-13 Molecular mechanisms behind XsalF's anterior specifying activity 0 None
2004-07-12 Human antibodies that thwart the SARS virus in mice can be mass-produced quickly 0 None
2004-07-12 Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes 0 None
2004-07-12 International leader backs regional brain injury research 0 None
2004-07-11 First recipients of the Fogarty-Ellison Fellowship in Global Health and Clinical Research 0 None
2004-07-10 Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells 0 None
2004-07-10 Evidence that new anti-inflammatory drug may sensitize leukemia, and breast and lung cancers to conventional chemotherapy 0 None
2004-07-10 Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer 0 None
2004-07-10 Myriad Genetics awarded a $14.2 million contract for AIDS and hepatitis research 0 None
2004-07-10 Researchers uncover new information source, the cornea of the human eye 0 None
2004-07-09 Recent tuberculosis research holds promise for developing a more effective vaccine 0 4
2004-07-09 The structure of AGT shows how one human protein reduces the potency of chemotherapy 0 None
2004-07-09 Exposure-based treatment offers the best form of therapy for dealing with trauma caused by a tragic death 0 None
2004-07-09 Mitochondria in spinal cords is Lou Gehrig’s disease target according researchers 0 None
2004-07-09 California church coalition lends support to Proposition 71 for stem cell research 0 None
2004-07-08 Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain 0 None
2004-07-08 Understanding the role of c-Jun in repairing damaged nerve cells could help treat spinal injuries and increase our understanding of cancer 0 None
2004-07-08 The first ever model of live skin with a full ecosystem of micro-organisms 0 None
2004-07-08 World’s leading experts to attend International Human Embryonic Stem Cell Symposium 0 None
2004-07-08 Stem-cell research and its political, legal, and ethical implications 0 None
2004-07-08 Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease 0 None
2004-07-08 Research into hay fever and temperature of the nose rises helps determine how reliable and effective anti-allergic agents are 0 None
2004-07-08 New leads for the discovery of anthrax antitoxins that could be used in conjunction with antibiotics to treat late-stage anthrax 0 None
2004-07-07 Researchers found that a significant number of men get the hepatitis B virus behind bars 0 None
2004-07-07 Research could help disarm deadly retroviruses such as HIV or SARS 0 None
2004-07-07 Gene responsible for the onset of aging 0 None
2004-07-07 Diagnosing depression in people with intellectual disabilities 0 None
2004-07-07 Type of cellular stress called osmotic stress is critical to cell growth and the body’s immune response against infection 0 None
2004-07-07 Research to unravel exactly what is going on chemically, when Alzheimer's sets in 0 None
2004-07-07 UV exposure from sun tanning beds leads to pain relief and euphoric feelings 0 5
2004-07-07 Convincing evidence that at dietary levels, the estrogens found in soy do not stimulate cell growth and other markers for cancer risk 0 None
2004-07-06 New Zealand research to help reduce depression amongst stroke victims 0 None
2004-07-06 Paper makes a convincing case about the importance of older people in a society 0 None
2004-07-06 Brain enzyme known to affect mood may be decreased in teens who commit suicide 0 None
2004-07-05 Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes 0 None
2004-07-05 Maths, not medicine, could prevent fatal heart attacks 0 None
2004-07-05 Research points to a possible way to design anthrax toxin molecules that selectively attack tumor cells 0 None
2004-07-05 Gene therapy may provide a treatment for a group of incurable, progressive neurological diseases called polyglutamine-repeat diseases 0 None
2004-07-05 Nanotechnology-based applications are accelerating the development of nanomedicine 0 None
2004-07-02 New research may help doctors diagnose diseases like HIV and hepatitis C earlier 0 None
2004-07-02 Enzymes from king crab are an effective treatment for scalds, sores, and trophic ulcers 0 None
2004-07-02 New Welsh research centre to improve understanding of the psychosocial factors that influence illness, disease, recovery 0 None
2004-07-02 Gum disease vaccination aim of world-first research 0 None
2004-07-02 People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion 0 None
2004-07-02 Are vacuum assisted deliveries safe? yes according to the BMJ 0 None
2004-07-02 Possible interactions of St John's wort with conventional drugs 0 None
2004-07-02 Drop in systolic blood pressure may indicate imminent likelihood of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia 0 None
2004-07-01 Mucus may be the key to new treatments for cystic fibrosis 0 None
2004-07-01 Research describes how nerve growth factor stimulates a sequence of proteins that promote nerve growth 0 None
2004-07-01 Increased consumption of artificial sweeteners and of high-calorie beverages is not the sole cause of obesity, but it may be a contributing factor 0 None
2004-07-01 Children cured of acute lymphocytic leukemia after chemotherapy have a 5-20 times greater risk of developing secondary malignant neoplasm's 0 None

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