Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - January 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-01-31 Another use for statins - treating rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2006-01-31 Vaccine against ricin safe and effective 0 None
2006-01-30 Research shows brain's ability to overcome pain and thirst 1 None
2006-01-30 Deer a possible source of "mad cow like" disease 0 None
2006-01-29 Extra fruit and veggies will cut down the risk of strokes 0 None
2006-01-29 Just quit - you're more likely to succeed 0 None
2006-01-27 BRCA1 gene inhibits estrogen and progesterone 0 None
2006-01-27 New research has implications for treating muscular dystrophy 0 5
2006-01-26 Tumor cell growth depends on interactions with its microenvironment 0 None
2006-01-26 Identity Swap: Finding the variants that human history has favoured 0 None
2006-01-26 No link between reduced cancer risk and Omega-3 fatty acids 0 None
2006-01-26 Statins cut the risk of serious infection 0 None
2006-01-25 Treatment of down syndrome in mice restores nerve growth in cerebellum 0 None
2006-01-25 Researchers use new approach to 'break the code' for liver cancer test 0 None
2006-01-25 Working your brain hard reduces risk of dementia 0 None
2006-01-25 Heat wraps can reduce back pain 0 None
2006-01-25 Undamaged nerve fibres cause ongoing pain not damaged 1 None
2006-01-25 University of Florida researchers restore vitality to cells in lab experiments 0 None
2006-01-25 Researchers use yogurt to fight AIDS 0 3
2006-01-24 Norwegian doctor bigger cheat than first thought 0 None
2006-01-23 New tool for genetic research 0 None
2006-01-23 Racial and ethnic differences in nicotine metabolism exist among adolescent smokers 0 None
2006-01-23 Discovery of gene that causes Meckel-Gruber syndrome 0 4
2006-01-23 Bidirectional behavioral plasticity of memory reconsolidation depends on amygdalar protein kinase A 0 None
2006-01-23 Human body has a unique immune system response to foreign DNA 0 None
2006-01-23 Children with autism found to have specific memory problems that may underlie aspects of disorder 0 None
2006-01-23 Gene therapy to turn off Parkinson's 0 None
2006-01-23 Australian stem cell breakthrough 0 None
2006-01-23 Cause of ongoing pain discovered 3 None
2006-01-23 Safer treatment for depression 0 None
2006-01-23 Researchers isolate causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery 0 None
2006-01-23 Protein amplifies DNA injury signals - cues genetic repair mechanism to prevent tumors 0 None
2006-01-23 SSRI antidepressants may also affect human immune system 1 4.5
2006-01-23 Chocolate compund that helps heart identified 0 None
2006-01-23 Ataxia gene identified 0 None
2006-01-22 Identification of Gli protein degradation signals that directly affect tumor latency 0 None
2006-01-22 Bacteria in soil may show how superbugs develop resistance 0 None
2006-01-18 New microRNA mechanism for regulating brain function 0 5
2006-01-18 Genetics plays a role in drug-seeking behavior 0 None
2006-01-18 New findings about messenger molecule raise hopes for new drug 0 None
2006-01-18 Compounds in blackcurrants could prevent Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-01-18 Sensory attenuation 0 None
2006-01-18 Leptin, brain and body weight 0 None
2006-01-18 Link between cat faeces and schizophrenia 0 None
2006-01-18 How the brain recognizes objects 0 None
2006-01-18 TCF21 gene shown to be a tumor suppressor 0 None
2006-01-18 Taste encoding in the brain 0 None
2006-01-18 Mutated oncogene triggers aggressive breast cancer 0 None
2006-01-18 Growth hormone helps children with sleep apnea 0 None
2006-01-18 Retinal degeneration - researchers advance understanding 0 None
2006-01-18 Falling asleep with baby on the sofa can be fatal 0 None
2006-01-18 Bugs in yoghurt may stop the spread of AIDS 0 None
2006-01-18 Variation in IGF1 gene may play a role in prostate cancer risk 0 None
2006-01-18 Bexarotene shows promise in cancer treatment. 0 None
2006-01-18 Researchers identify protein essential for the maintenance of synapses 0 None
2006-01-18 Aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events 0 None
2006-01-18 Missing protein C/EBPb may be cause of infertility 0 None
2006-01-18 Single gene may hold key to schizophrenia 0 None
2006-01-17 Turmeric and cauliflower prevents prostate cancer 0 4.2
2006-01-17 Mental illness linked to diet 0 None
2006-01-16 Identification of bipolar risk gene 0 None
2006-01-16 Tissue-specific RNAi reveals that WT1 expression in nurse cells controls germ cell survival and spermatogenesis 0 None
2006-01-16 Genome-wide prediction of mammalian enhancers for control of gene expression 0 None
2006-01-16 Dietary soy isoflavones inhibit estrogen effects in the postmenopausal breast 0 None
2006-01-16 Target identified for therapeutic drugs to fight adult brain cancer 0 None
2006-01-16 Discovery of protein fragment that helps predict breast cancer outcome 0 None
2006-01-16 Turmeric holds real potential for the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer 0 None
2006-01-16 Identification of gene in childhood kidney disease 0 None
2006-01-16 Diabetes gene found in 40% of population 0 None
2006-01-16 The sweet answer to a poor memory 0 None
2006-01-11 DinB DNA polymerase is a key player in DNA repair 0 None
2006-01-11 Face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system in the human brain 0 None
2006-01-11 Vaccine candidate for hepatitis C 0 None
2006-01-11 Segregation of the brain into gray and white matter 0 None
2006-01-11 Lives will be saved as early signs of meningitis now identified 0 None
2006-01-11 Being groggy in the morning is as bad as being drunk 0 5
2006-01-10 Hedgehog protein plays a role in regulating fat and bone 0 None
2006-01-10 Traditional neck muscle resistance training may not protect athletes from head injuries 0 None
2006-01-10 Tobacco plant-derived vaccines safeguard against Yersinia pestis 0 None
2006-01-10 Gene that increases risk for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-01-10 Evidence for impaired retroviral defense genes in humans 0 None
2006-01-10 Limitless applications for nitric oxide in healthcare, bio-security, agriculture and industrial applications 0 None
2006-01-10 Taking a taxi could increase your exposure to pollution 0 None
2006-01-10 Diet rich in veggies lowers blood pressure 0 None
2006-01-10 Value of prostate tests dubious 0 None
2006-01-10 Tomato juice keeps emphysema from developing in new animal model of degenerative disease 0 None
2006-01-10 Sydney researchers explain how stress makes you sick 0 None
2006-01-10 Fish oil shown to reduce airway inflammation caused by exercise-induced asthma 0 None
2006-01-10 Loyola to study for first time IV medication for osteopenia and inflammatory bowel diseases 0 None
2006-01-10 Coronary artery disease patients consistently fail to take life saving drugs 0 None
2006-01-09 Administering stem cells to patients with myocardial infarction leads to a reduction of the size of the infarct 0 None
2006-01-09 Novel way to treat stroke 0 None
2006-01-09 The effectiveness of screening for prostate cancer 0 None
2006-01-09 New research reveals a protein involved in lifting depression 0 None
2006-01-09 Aussie team discover rare breast stem cell responsible for tissue growth 0 None
2006-01-06 Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction in elderly patients with alcohol-related diagnoses 0 None
2006-01-06 Anti-cancer drugs based on platinum 0 None
2006-01-06 Women more vulnerable to effects of alcohol use 0 None
2006-01-06 Researchers uncover new toxic mechanism in ALS - Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2006-01-06 Evidence that the eye has complementary brain-signaling systems at work 0 None
2006-01-06 DNA polymerase zeta gives cells with damaged DNA a new lease on life 0 None
2006-01-06 Taking an alternative approach to HIV vaccination 0 None
2006-01-06 Tekes takes part in an extensive stem cell project 0 None
2006-01-06 New diabetes form found by Norwegian researchers 0 None
2006-01-06 Alleviating psychosomatic symptoms through movement 0 None
2006-01-06 Antibiotics do not prevent recurrent myocardial infarcts in subjects with periodontitis 0 None
2006-01-06 Scientists develop prototype drug to prevent osteoporosis based on cannabinoids produced by body 0 None
2006-01-06 Research indicates birth control pill could cause long-term problems with testosterone 0 None
2006-01-06 Researchers discover that large segments of human genome are devoid of mobile DNA elements called transposons 0 None
2006-01-06 Caspase 8 gene halts spread of aggressive childhood cancer 0 None
2006-01-06 Magnet therapy shows no benefits 0 None
2006-01-06 Astrocytes play a direct role in controlling blood flow in the brain - influencing Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-01-05 Australian researchers discover stem cell that drives the formation of all breast tissue 0 None
2006-01-05 Risky sex, quality of children's medical care - Journal of Urban Health 0 None
2006-01-05 Researchers discover brain mechanism involved with interpreting visual signals 0 None
2006-01-05 Molecular finding will help better understand measles and mumps 0 None
2006-01-05 Researchers move closer to understanding the basis of a severe epilepsy and mental retardation 0 None
2006-01-05 Treating gum disease may reduce heart problems 0 None
2006-01-05 Brain's endocannabinoids protects neurons from inflammation 0 None
2006-01-05 Pharmacogenetics can reduce health care costs 0 None
2006-01-05 Genetic risk factors for depression greater in women 0 None
2006-01-05 Clarithromycin reduces recurrent cardiovascular events in patients without periodontitis 0 None
2006-01-05 p11 gene may play a key role in depression 0 None
2006-01-05 Loud noise increases the risk of developing a non-cancerous tumor 0 None
2006-01-05 Magnesium for stronger bones 0 None
2006-01-04 New research indicates birth control pill could cause long-term problems with testosterone 0 4
2006-01-04 SOCS1 silencing could help enhance vaccines against HIV 0 None
2006-01-04 New hope for osteoporosis sufferers 0 None


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