Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - July 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-07-31 Good bacteria helps ease symptoms of ulcerative colitis 0 None
2005-07-31 Researchers find that female circumcision could cause infertility 0 None
2005-07-31 Researchers reveal secret of key protein in brain and heart function 0 None
2005-07-29 New research says binge before bedtime and shed weight! 0 None
2005-07-28 Key step in the entry of anthrax toxin into human cells 0 None
2005-07-28 New findings could help scientists design more effective treatments to slow or halt the progression of HIV infection 0 None
2005-07-28 Cause of chronic sinus infections lies in the nasal mucus 0 4.5
2005-07-28 Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions 0 None
2005-07-28 Stress delays wound healing 0 None
2005-07-28 Suspected research fraud: difficulties of getting at the truth 0 None
2005-07-28 Broccoli may help prevent bladder cancer 0 None
2005-07-28 Discovery could improve the early diagnosis of breast and ovarian cancers through a simple blood test 0 None
2005-07-28 Valuable clues for rational antimalarial drug design and vaccine development 0 None
2005-07-28 Discovery sheds light on how a low-calorie diet extends lifespan 0 None
2005-07-28 New insight into how protein E75 may control circadian rhythms and metabolic processes 0 None
2005-07-28 Anti-inflammatory function of Alzheimer's disease drugs revealed 0 None
2005-07-28 Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath 0 None
2005-07-28 Scientists discover genes linked to spread of breast cancer 0 None
2005-07-28 Cats have no sweet tooth 2 3
2005-07-28 First trial of pramipexole for the treatment of fibromyalgia 0 5
2005-07-28 Most people with knee pain also have pain elsewhere 0 None
2005-07-28 $4.7million grant for research on neuroblastoma 0 None
2005-07-27 Bone marrow may be source of new egg-cell generation 0 None
2005-07-27 New breakthrough on the origins of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2005-07-27 Researchers make headway in mystery of migraines 0 None
2005-07-27 Revolutionary finding on female reproductive function 0 None
2005-07-27 Cancer biology, pharmacology and engineering combine to create cancer smart bomb 0 None
2005-07-27 Breakthrough in stem cells research with pigs - exciting news for heart patients 0 None
2005-07-27 Link between illness and pesticide use in or near schools causes alarm 0 None
2005-07-27 Spotting that nasty taste could well have saved our lives 0 None
2005-07-27 What a blinking waste of time!! 0 None
2005-07-27 At last the news we really wanted to hear - chocolate is good for us! 0 None
2005-07-27 Expensive but worthless gifts may help facilitate courtship 0 None
2005-07-26 Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant 0 None
2005-07-26 Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately 0 None
2005-07-26 New chemical compound can accelerate stem cell mobilization 0 None
2005-07-26 Specialized immune-system B cells play dual role in triggering both kinds of immunity - innate and acquired 0 None
2005-07-26 Single prenatal dose of methamphetamine enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies 0 None
2005-07-26 Research sets foundation for new generation of vaccines for HIV, influenza 0 None
2005-07-26 Single protein regulates secretion levels - helps stem cells become secretory cells 0 None
2005-07-26 Tool helps determine who is at high risk of death after prostate cancer recurrence following surgery 0 None
2005-07-26 Potential new treatment for nerve damage caused by diabetes 0 None
2005-07-26 Molecular link between a viral infection and development of a common and fatal form of liver cancer 0 None
2005-07-26 Loyola researchers hope that zoledronic acid will be effective and safe for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) 0 None
2005-07-26 Neuroscientists identify how the brain processes and stores emotional experiences as long-term memories 0 None
2005-07-26 Models may risk making overly optimistic predictions about the levels of public health interventions needed to bring a disease under control 0 None
2005-07-26 Direct relationship between inflammation and glucose levels 0 1
2005-07-25 Decreased breast cancer survival associated with high TRAIL-R2 expression 0 None
2005-07-25 Scientists have identified the first genetic mutations that cause the aorta to widen, tear and rupture 0 None
2005-07-25 New insight into age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2005-07-25 Mixture of 8 bacteria (VSL#3) for 6 weeks helps ulcerative colitis 0 None
2005-07-25 Researchers have identified 23 new longevity genes 0 None
2005-07-25 New treatment that boosts the stomach's 'full' signal offers new way of tackling growing obesity epidemic 0 None
2005-07-25 U.S. scientists find 3 molecules that could help fight Alzheimer's 0 None
2005-07-25 Botox controls excess sweating as well as ironing out those wrinkles 0 None
2005-07-24 Potential new target for stomach cancer therapy 0 None
2005-07-24 Discovery of a receptor that appears to function as one "lock" that HSV opens to allow it to enter human cells 0 None
2005-07-24 New clues for the understanding of dementia 0 None
2005-07-21 Role of IL-24 in regulating the immune system 0 None
2005-07-21 Researchers discover type of "fuel" that the heart uses can contribute to the severity of heart failures 0 None
2005-07-21 Crucial molecular link between a hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) 0 None
2005-07-21 Does the heart contain stem cells that are self-renewing? 0 None
2005-07-21 Help at last for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 0 None
2005-07-21 New research finds molecular link between obesity and diabetes 0 None
2005-07-21 Hearing protein TRPA1 also involved with pain perception 0 None
2005-07-21 Biological breakthrough that could offer new hope in the fight against liver cancer 0 4.7
2005-07-21 Project to help millions of people avoid starvation 0 None
2005-07-21 Brain computer map could prevent strokes 0 None
2005-07-21 Irish teenagers 'waisting' away 0 None
2005-07-21 Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections 0 None
2005-07-21 Definitive proof that Ab42 is the culprit molecule that underlies the pathology of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2005-07-21 New research suggests that accumulation of amyloid-beta peptides in cerebral blood vessels causes vascular damage in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2005-07-21 Biologic treatments to treat the physical symptoms of psoriasis 0 None
2005-07-20 New design for HIV vaccine trials in animals 0 None
2005-07-20 Wife determines husband's marijuana use 0 None
2005-07-20 Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development 0 None
2005-07-20 Major stem cell discovery 0 None
2005-07-20 University of Florida researcher finds way to explore role of microRNAs in specific tissue 0 None
2005-07-20 Research examines the effect of visual impairment on Alzheimer's disease patients in nursing homes 0 None
2005-07-20 SIRT1 gene suppresses longevity 0 None
2005-07-20 National network for diabetes research launched by two leading British universities 0 None
2005-07-20 Reliable research about the benefits and harms of treatments for malaria in pregnant women is scarce 0 None
2005-07-19 Combination of ribavirin and interferon is more effective in treating hepatitis C than using interferon alone 0 None
2005-07-19 Insulin resistance increases a person's risk for development of congestive heart failure 0 None
2005-07-19 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs far more frequently than generally believed 0 None
2005-07-19 How oxytocin (OT) modulates eating and digestion 0 None
2005-07-19 Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs 0 None
2005-07-19 Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy 0 None
2005-07-19 Videotaping advance directives would allow people to express medical decisions to their physicians and families more easily 0 None
2005-07-19 Variant of a common protein plays a primary role in Type 2 diabetes and obesity 0 None
2005-07-19 Pineapple stems that show anti-tumour activity 0 1.5
2005-07-19 Important find will help design appropriate screening and therapy for women carrying fetuses impaired in their growth 0 None
2005-07-19 Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus 0 None
2005-07-19 Less-invasive, laparascopic colon surgery appears to be safer 0 None
2005-07-19 Gene defect linked to heart disease 0 None
2005-07-19 New and more efficient target for antiangiogenic therapy 0 None
2005-07-19 Many paramedics do not get enough clinical experience in insertion of emergency breathing tubes 0 None
2005-07-19 Activist groups hinder important clinical trials of HIV medication 0 None
2005-07-19 Would boosting the oxytocin (OT) hormonal system lead to longer breast-feeding? 0 None
2005-07-19 Hormonal signaling systems and their role in sex drive 0 None
2005-07-18 First generation of HIV vaccines may be available within 10 years but availability doesn't guarantee uptake 0 None
2005-07-18 Smokers who give up are much less likely to lose their teeth prematurely 0 None
2005-07-18 New discovery could help in the fight against cancer 0 None
2005-07-18 Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed 0 None
2005-07-18 We should be extra wary of making social blunders when we are under strain or fatigued 0 None
2005-07-18 New finding has potentially major implications for anti-angiogenic therapy 0 None
2005-07-18 Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer 0 None
2005-07-18 Variations in the gene for protein kinase C beta 1 (PRKCB1) strongly associated with autism 0 None
2005-07-18 New treatment option for bad breath 0 None
2005-07-18 Scientists have identified a gene associated with both childhood and adult obesity 0 None
2005-07-18 Asthma may be linked to a decreased risk of brain cancer 0 None
2005-07-18 Ethical guidelines suggested for stem cell research in primates 0 None
2005-07-18 NIPA levels act as switch regulating cell division 0 None
2005-07-18 Oxytocin raises aggression, cuts anxiety during lactation 0 None
2005-07-17 Recipients of kidneys from living people are reluctant to accept them before discussions with their donors 0 None
2005-07-17 RNA dynamics may help in drug design 0 None
2005-07-17 Lipid helps cell wall protein fold into proper shape 0 None
2005-07-17 New research on atrial fibrillation 0 None
2005-07-14 Novel way in which the brain size of developing mammals may be regulated 0 None
2005-07-14 Video games can be useful in health care and research 0 None
2005-07-14 Five basic steps to help doctors identify and treat insomnia in elderly patients 0 None
2005-07-14 Complicated plasminogen system yields potential therapeutic target; Implications for aging and degenerative diseases 0 None
2005-07-14 For over 70's dual pacemakers no better 0 None
2005-07-14 Canadian researchers look at origins of social aggression 0 None
2005-07-13 Emergency physicians' fear of malpractice in evaluating patients with possible acute cardiac ischemia 0 None
2005-07-13 Single mutation in a human sodium channel gene can trigger pain in people with primary erythromelalgia 0 None
2005-07-13 Transplanted neural stem cells may serve not only as replacement cells for tissue repair, but in some circumstances may also protect the brain from inflammation 0 None
2005-07-13 New search method could aid in the discovery of biomarkers for breast cancer 0 None
2005-07-13 Researchers gain better understanding of how nerves need to be reconnected after spinal cord injury 0 None
2005-07-13 White blood cell called a neutrophil appears to be crucial to abdominal aortic aneurysm formation 0 4
2005-07-13 New method may accelerate the way cancer-causing genes are found 0 None
2005-07-13 Biologists determine structure of a common-cold virus 0 5
2005-07-13 Research looks at social blunders when we are under strain or fatigued 0 None
2005-07-13 Researchers identify six genes associated with lymphocytic bronchitis - could mean new test, treatments 0 None
2005-07-13 Blood testing links common foods and irritable bowel syndrome 0 None
2005-07-13 Abnormal heart rate variability is partially responsible for depression's effects in heart patients 0 None
2005-07-13 Research shows key difference between the eye's light-detecting system and the nose's odor-detecting system 0 None
2005-07-13 Our thirst for novelty begins in the eye itself 0 None
2005-07-13 Researchers modify software to predict gene transcription 0 None
2005-07-12 Bling Bling bacteria more dangerous! 0 None
2005-07-12 If strawberries weren't red they wouldn't cause allergies 0 None
2005-07-12 Serotonin may play a role in maintaining circadian rhythm 0 None
2005-07-12 Dopamine plays critical role in the modulation of sleep, wake, and arousal states 0 None
2005-07-12 New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans 0 None
2005-07-12 Researchers have pinpointed specific gene and protein over-production in metastatic melanoma 0 None
2005-07-12 Possible cure for Huntington's disease 0 None
2005-07-12 Outer lining of the umbilical cord is a rich source of stem cells 0 None
2005-07-12 X-ray crystallography images show how a protein called alpha-actinin performs molecular ballet 0 None
2005-07-11 Giving oxygen may do more harm than good 0 None
2005-07-11 Researchers find molecule ephrin-B3 inhibits regrowth of spinal nerve cells 0 None
2005-07-11 Size of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in the brain may be associated with the ability to recover emotionally from traumatic events 0 None
2005-07-11 Good news for curry wallahs, ingredient helps fight cancer 0 None
2005-07-11 Discovery of protein deficit that causes drug toxicity 0 None
2005-07-11 Keap1 protein - a promising new target for drugs to fight many different kinds of cancer 0 None
2005-07-11 New understanding of degeneration of brain cells in patients with Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases 2 2
2005-07-11 Researchers discover genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans 0 None
2005-07-11 Researchers have discovered how p16 gene works 0 5
2005-07-11 ASTRO awards nearly $400,000 in research grants 0 None
2005-07-11 Lack of a blood clotting protein may protect against clogged arteries 0 None
2005-07-11 Newly discovered gene mutation may account for many cases of immune deficiency 0 5
2005-07-11 Research explains one of the fundamental mysteries of multiple sclerosis 0 None
2005-07-11 New approach to preventing or reversing heart failure 0 None
2005-07-07 Fat in the bloodstream linked to heart attacks 0 None
2005-07-06 Findings shed light on the underlying mechanisms that cause hypertension 0 None
2005-07-06 Researchers clarifiy role of Notch protein in T-cell development 0 None
2005-07-06 Patients suffering from oral cancer have increased levels of certain bacteria in their saliva 0 None
2005-07-06 Researchers discover sections of the chromosomes of lung cancer cells where cancer-related genes may lurk 0 None
2005-07-06 Researchers have discovered a key regulatory molecule for Huntington's disease 0 None
2005-07-06 Novel inhibitor offsets neurotoxic effects of tPA - possible new stroke treatments 0 None
2005-07-06 Fat adults more likely to have increased insulin resistance, a risk marker for Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2005-07-06 Research discovers new deadly link to sickle cell disease 0 None
2005-07-06 Evidence suggests that antibiotic use in agriculture has contributed to antibiotic resistance in the pathogenic bacteria of humans 0 None
2005-07-06 Urine testing may predict birthmarks 0 None
2005-07-06 Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl 0 None
2005-07-06 Gamblers and addicts have a lot in common 0 None
2005-07-06 Discovery of genes that impact the development and function of blood stem cells 0 None
2005-07-06 Substantial public health impacts of 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait 0 None
2005-07-06 Potential novel treatment targets for the most common form of childhood epilepsy 0 None
2005-07-06 Functional analysis of human hematopoietic stem cell gene expression using zebrafish 0 None
2005-07-06 Cancer cells may be able to avoid destruction by anti-vascular and anti-angiogenesis agents 0 None
2005-07-06 Asthma and the Older Australian: What we know and what we need to do 0 None
2005-07-06 Drug therapy may be effective in treating both the manic and depressive phases of bipolar disorder 0 None
2005-07-06 Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people 0 None
2005-07-06 Showering in manganese-contaminated water could have permanent effects on the nervous system 0 None
2005-07-06 Exercise and back support improves balance in elderly 0 5
2005-07-06 Call for greater use of angiograms in Canada 0 None
2005-07-05 Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in determining the susceptibility to asthma 0 5
2005-07-05 It's the truth - pain hurts women more than men 0 None
2005-07-05 Withdrawn experimental drug found to reverse Parkinson's brain damage 0 None
2005-07-01 University of Michigan receives $10m grant for Alzheimer's research 0 None
2005-07-01 New drug to treat stroke complications tested in US for the first time as part of an international trial 0 None
2005-07-01 New study shows showering in manganese contaminated water could permanently affect the nervous system 0 None
2005-07-01 Preclinical data suggest CuraGen's Velafermin may protect the gastrointestinal tract and decrease associated toxicity following exposure to radiation 0 None
2005-07-01 New initiative to provide $600k to fund new research into Down Syndrome 0 None

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