Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - November 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-11-30 Swedish researchers knock out anthrax bacterium 0 None
2005-11-30 Researchers identify a gene affecting blood pressure 0 None
2005-11-30 New technique reveals brain function 0 None
2005-11-30 Bacterial DNA and IVF contamination risk on New Scientist 0 None
2005-11-30 Evolution explains age of puberty 0 None
2005-11-30 Non-fat milk products can reduce the risk of hypertension by 50% 0 None
2005-11-30 University of Nottingham academic awarded prestigious professorship for research into lung disease 0 None
2005-11-30 Perk up that memory with some caffeine 0 4
2005-11-30 Difficult decisions ahead over Herceptin breast cancer drug 0 None
2005-11-28 Neural measures reveal individual differences in controlling access to working memory 0 None
2005-11-28 Exercise in moderation best for the brain 0 None
2005-11-28 Eat your way to a better brain for your baby 0 None
2005-11-28 Master switch for blood cell development detected 0 None
2005-11-28 Patient-specific stem cell lines - now a real possibility 0 None
2005-11-28 Chemical found in plants helps prevent lung cancer 0 None
2005-11-28 Cranberry flavoured toothpaste may help stop decay 1 None
2005-11-28 Zinc supplements shown to be good for children with HIV 0 None
2005-11-28 People with mild symptoms of depression pay more attention to their social environment 0 None
2005-11-28 Smoking cessation in cancer patients 0 None
2005-11-28 MRI to detect magnetic probes of tiny iron oxide particles successfully tracks implanted cells in cancer patients 0 None
2005-11-28 Enhancement of vaccine-mediated antitumor immunity in cancer patients after depletion of regulatory T cells 0 None
2005-11-28 Spear Therapeutics raise $8.5 Million to fund cancer drug development 0 None
2005-11-28 GRK5's role in restenosis 0 None
2005-11-28 GRK2 protein - potential drug target for heart failure 0 5
2005-11-28 Fullerenes can help fend off damage to normal tissue from radiation 0 None
2005-11-28 Coaxing human embryonic stem cells to make dopamine 0 None
2005-11-28 Darbepoietin alpha may provide cardiac protection 24 hours after heart attack 0 None
2005-11-28 Potential new treatment for pancreatic cancer 0 None
2005-11-26 African-Americans fare better in the short term following coronary interventions 0 None
2005-11-26 Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism 0 None
2005-11-26 Risk of cervical and other cancers after treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 0 None
2005-11-26 Zinc supplements safe for chidren with HIV 0 None
2005-11-26 Researchers gain detailed view yet of the heart of the translocon 0 None
2005-11-26 Potential drug target for malaria 0 None
2005-11-26 Two novel drugs kill breast cancer tumor cells 0 None
2005-11-26 New door opens for anti-aging research in humans 0 None
2005-11-26 New and promising antibody profiling technique to test for non-small cell lung cancer cases 0 None
2005-11-26 Thrombospondin (TSP-1) can cause kidney failure when normal blood flow is disrupted 0 None
2005-11-26 Tuberculosis research 0 None
2005-11-26 Cranberry juice protects teeth against cavities 0 None
2005-11-26 Ecotherapy: restoring health through contact with nature 0 None
2005-11-26 Researchers identify genes affected by Methotrexate (MTX) 0 None
2005-11-26 High blood pressure research advances efforts to tailor drugs to individual patients 0 None
2005-11-26 Fear gene discovered 0 None
2005-11-26 "Get With The Guidelines" programs improve care 0 None
2005-11-26 Chinese research often fails to reach world scientific community 0 None
2005-11-24 Stress shown to raise bad cholesterol levels 0 None
2005-11-24 Unless it's useful, ignore it and your memory will benefit 0 None
2005-11-22 Highly educated more at risk of Parkinson's disease 0 None
2005-11-21 Changes in our early sensory experiences resulting from disease or environmental factors may shape our sensory perceptions 0 None
2005-11-21 Carbonic anhydrase and CO2 sensing during Cryptococcus neoformans growth, differentiation, and virulence 0 None
2005-11-21 Accurate and rapid method of diagnosing bacterial meningitis 0 None
2005-11-21 Heart patients, do you tell your doctor you're using alternative medicines? 0 None
2005-11-21 Critical role of p53 gene 0 None
2005-11-21 Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth 0 None
2005-11-21 Newly identified protein may help improve treatment for lung cancer 0 None
2005-11-21 Acoustics experts say medical sound pollution is widely recognized, rarely addressed 0 None
2005-11-21 Music training may change the brain 0 None
2005-11-21 UK's poor dietary habits are costing its health service an annual £6 billion 0 None
2005-11-21 When Mum's stressed at work kids feel it too 0 None
2005-11-20 Women more sensitive to chronic stress than men 0 2
2005-11-20 Persistent amyloidosis following suppression of Ab production in a transgenic model of Alzheimer disease 0 None
2005-11-20 Sweets may decrease the production of the stress-related hormone glucocorticoid 0 None
2005-11-20 Sperm stem cells research provides exciting findings 0 None
2005-11-20 Drug pravastatin may provide a previously unknown cardiovascular benefit 0 None
2005-11-20 Stem cell microenvironment reverses malignant melanoma 0 None
2005-11-20 New genes that regulate longevity 0 None
2005-11-20 Plant extract forskolin may lead to leukemia treatment 0 None
2005-11-16 Six gene variants predict heart muscle damage after cardiac surgery 0 None
2005-11-16 Visibility, visual awareness, and visual masking of simple unattended targets are confined to areas in the occipital cortex beyond human V1/V2 0 None
2005-11-16 Good neighbor relations helps prevent teen sex 0 None
2005-11-16 Animal-assisted therapy beneficial 0 None
2005-11-16 Trichostatin A may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously 0 None
2005-11-16 Biologically engineered blood vessels now an option in cardiac bypass 0 None
2005-11-16 Carvedilol may improve heart failure and help prevent sudden death 0 None
2005-11-16 Feeling stressed? reach for the sugar! 0 None
2005-11-15 Genes affect patriotism 0 None
2005-11-15 Gene therapy potential of the protein vasostatin for treatment of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2005-11-15 Link between eating and pain relief - brain stem blocks pain to protect key behaviors 0 None
2005-11-15 Better understanding of cancer cachexia 0 3
2005-11-14 FLT-1 blockers, cutting the legs of leukaemia 0 None
2005-11-14 Grandma was right all along, getting chilly can give you a cold 0 None
2005-11-14 For older people, the risks outweigh the benefits of taking sleeping pills and other sedatives 0 None
2005-11-14 Nerve-cell dendrites splice messenger RNA 0 None
2005-11-14 Olfactory epithelium plays a critical role in pheromone detection 0 None
2005-11-14 Protein discovery may have implications for treating E. coli 0157:H7 infection 0 None
2005-11-14 Bright light therapy may aid patients with depressive and bipolar disorders 0 None
2005-11-14 Australian society's obsession with looking younger is set to collide with the reality of an ageing population 0 None
2005-11-14 Discovery of novel form of regulation of the GLI1 gene 0 None
2005-11-14 Molecular origins of diabetes 0 None
2005-11-14 First step in exploring the GnRH reproduction-related circuitry in the brain 0 None
2005-11-13 People taking highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection remain susceptible to tuberculosis 0 None
2005-11-13 Researchers can now identify patients likely to respond to cancer drug therapy 0 None
2005-11-13 Loneliness may be heredity 0 None
2005-11-13 University of Alberta researchers pioneer gene therapy to restore alveoli and lung capillaries in damaged rat lungs 0 None
2005-11-13 New understanding of the disease process involved in atherosclerosis 0 None
2005-11-13 How protein-enriched meals decrease hunger and reduce eating 0 None
2005-11-13 Adverts for SSRI antidepressants misleading 0 None
2005-11-13 Promising functional readouts of immunity in a blood-stage malaria vaccine trial 0 None
2005-11-13 Human umbilical cord blood cells may widen treatment window for stroke 0 None
2005-11-13 Older brains store and encode memories differently than younger brains 0 None
2005-11-13 New screening test can predict Down syndrome in first trimester 0 5
2005-11-10 Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may prevent the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's oesophagus 0 None
2005-11-10 Scientists identify molecular link between body fat and blood lipids 0 None
2005-11-10 Sleep apnea sufferers have double the risk of stroke and death 0 None
2005-11-10 Cannabis drug provides relief from rheumatoid arthritis 0 5
2005-11-09 Urban Britain is a recipe for heart disease 0 None
2005-11-09 Vaccine for a type of blood cancer - follicular lymphoma 0 None
2005-11-09 On balance, seniors benefit from group exercise class 0 None
2005-11-09 With adequate vitamin D extra calcium unnecessary 0 None
2005-11-08 Aspirin and ibuprofen may significantly reduce the risk of esophageal cancer among people with Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2005-11-08 Introgen's INGN 241 combined with Celebrex kills breast cancer cells 0 None
2005-11-08 Sildenafil reverses symptoms of Raynaud's 0 5
2005-11-08 Aspirin may prevent skin cancer 0 None
2005-11-07 Statin drug reverses learning and attention deficits in a mouse model of the genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis type I 0 None
2005-11-07 Chlamydia pneumoniae may cause vision problems 0 None
2005-11-07 Change in neurons' responsiveness marks newly formed sensory associations during learning 0 None
2005-11-07 Cell fusion triggered by viruses is a possible contributing factor in the development of human cancer 0 None
2005-11-07 Specific bacterial markers for bacterial vaginosis discovered 1 None
2005-11-07 MRI helps early diagnosis of schizophrenia 0 None
2005-11-07 Lupus discovery may improve treatment 0 None
2005-11-07 Sleeping sickness parasite shows how cells divide their insides 0 None
2005-11-07 Low-calorie sweetener for diabetics 0 None
2005-11-07 Research project to advance understanding of how cancer cells evade the immune system 0 None
2005-11-07 Oestrogen helps women concentrate 0 None
2005-11-07 When it comes to heart attack risk - being pear shape is better than being apple shape 0 None
2005-11-07 Anti-aging hormone called Klotho actions explained 0 None
2005-11-07 Protein alpha-synuclein associated with causing neurodegenerative conditions may actually protects against neurodegeneration 0 None
2005-11-07 Genetics and language or genetic language? 0 None
2005-11-07 BRAF gene mutations predict sensitivity to a new class of drug 0 None
2005-11-07 Ultrasound to treat cancer 0 None
2005-11-07 Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have deciphered code for motor neuron wiring 0 None
2005-11-07 New understanding of sphingosine kinases called SphK1 and SphK2 0 None
2005-11-07 Tryptophan metabolites play an important role in the immune system 0 None
2005-11-03 Smokeless tobacco products are not necessarily a safe alternative to smoking 0 None
2005-11-03 MRI measurements of scar tissue accurately predict the risk of arrhythmia-related sudden death 0 None
2005-11-03 Teenages who eat regularly with their family less likely to be overweight 0 None
2005-11-03 Stem cells appear to play a role in repairing organs 0 None
2005-11-03 Interferon combined with ribavirin treatment is effective for children with chronic Hepatitis C virus 0 None
2005-11-03 Neurological and neuromuscular diseases raise risk of complications from flu 0 1
2005-11-03 Neuron finding could advance understanding of epilepsy and age-related memory loss 0 None
2005-11-03 Substance found in evening primrose oil inhibits breast cancer gene 0 4
2005-11-03 Fundamental insight about protein evolution 0 None
2005-11-03 New targeted cancer drug delivery system 0 None
2005-11-03 New method to find deadly malaria parasite 0 None
2005-11-03 Shortness of breath can be a serious cardiac symptom 0 None
2005-11-03 Targeted drug delivery now possible using nanoparticle-apatamer conjugates 0 None
2005-11-03 Nearly one-fourth of all dialysis patients have a close relative on dialysis 0 None
2005-11-03 New findings on bacterial vaginosis 0 None
2005-11-03 Colon cancer and fruit and vegetable products 0 None
2005-11-03 Combination of radiotherapy and a drug named S247 as a cure for cancer 0 None
2005-11-03 Important breakthrough in developing the drugs of the future 0 None
2005-11-03 Cancer Vaccine - Synthetically generated glycopeptides from tumor cells can stimulate the formation of specific antibodies 0 None
2005-11-03 New chemo combo means longer life for pancreatic cancer patients 0 None
2005-11-03 Feeling puffed? could be a sign of serious heart problem 0 None
2005-11-02 Fertile women most attractive to men 0 None
2005-11-01 Targeted drug delivery achieved with nanoparticle-aptamer bioconjugates 0 None
2005-11-01 Protein called CHIP helps untangle protein misfolding in brain disease 0 None
2005-11-01 Vaginal gel shown to protect female monkeys against an HIV-like virus 0 None
2005-11-01 Silent reflux may be the cause of sleep disturbances in patients with unexplained sleep disorders 0 None
2005-11-01 Researchers determine how Tsg101 gene controls cellular growth 0 None
2005-11-01 Dendritic cells tricked into action against cancer 0 None
2005-11-01 Reagent under study as cancer vaccine may also help protect tumors 0 None
2005-11-01 Role of alpha tocopherol associated protein in prostate cancer 0 None
2005-11-01 Brain has more than one pathway along which visual information can be sent 0 None
2005-11-01 EphA2 represents a promising treatment target for glioblastoma multiforme 0 None
2005-11-01 Ibuprofen and naproxen combined with aspirin increase risk of gastrointestinal complications 0 None
2005-11-01 Functional diffusion map to help predict brain tumor outcomes 0 None
2005-11-01 Mirrors to trick the brain could help people with persistent pain 0 None
2005-11-01 Molecule called metallacarborane appears to fight HIV protease 0 None
2005-11-01 Researchers aim to overcome resistance to bowel cancer screening in Scots 0 None
2005-11-01 Better understanding of T cell response 0 None
2005-11-01 Cheeks may hold the clue to lung cancer risk 0 None
2005-11-01 Botox not just for glamour, great for stroke victims too 0 None


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