Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - February 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-02-28 Eating and drinking Cocoa helps you live longer 0 5
2006-02-27 Analysis of protein interactions dispels old notions of what's important about them 0 None
2006-02-27 Researchers transplant insulin-producing neonatal porcine islet cells into monkeys 0 None
2006-02-27 Taste genes may yield important information about who smokes and why they smoke 0 None
2006-02-27 Ginkgo biloba reduces aggressive cancer risk in animal experiments 0 None
2006-02-27 Significant advance in our understanding of how sound is encoded for transmission to the brain 0 None
2006-02-27 Engineers identify tiny iron oxide particles associated with Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-02-27 Xenon gas shown to be safe in surgery and could help stop nervedamaging illnesses 0 None
2006-02-27 New tool to discover molecules that can enhance or block different kinds of tastes 0 None
2006-02-27 Blood pressure guidelines for stroke may not be relevant to many patients 0 None
2006-02-27 New generation gold-based drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis 0 3
2006-02-27 Providing research participants with findings from cancer trials: not quite as simple as it sounds 0 None
2006-02-27 Waking up the inner sleeping beauty of companies 0 None
2006-02-27 Viagra could cure Crohn's disease 4 None
2006-02-27 Virus could trigger prostate cancer 0 None
2006-02-24 $1 million of mesothelioma research funding 0 None
2006-02-24 Link found between morphine addiction and the tendency to explore 0 None
2006-02-24 Dyslexic children exhibit a different pattern of brain activity while reading 0 None
2006-02-24 SRY protein explains why men more likely to develop Parkinson's 0 None
2006-02-24 Research highlights importance of detecting anthrax early 0 None
2006-02-24 New report suggests promising strategies to preserve brain health as people grow older 0 None
2006-02-23 New Australian bird flu research 0 None
2006-02-23 Relationship between periodontal disease, obesity and insulin 0 None
2006-02-23 Alcoholism, smoking and genetics among Plains American Indians 0 None
2006-02-23 Genetic variations help predict risk for salt-induced high blood pressure 0 None
2006-02-23 Atherosclerosis MAY be a result of bacteria from gum infection entering the bloodstream 0 5
2006-02-23 New molecular target for potential drugs to treat acute respiratory distress syndrome 0 None
2006-02-23 Discovery of molecule that may hold key to learning and memory 0 None
2006-02-23 SRY gene directly controls neuronal function in the brain 0 4
2006-02-23 Humans ignore motion and other cues in favor of a fictional stable world 0 None
2006-02-21 Reovirus may be able to eliminate cancer cells from autologous stem cell transplants 0 None
2006-02-21 Pig cells reverse diabetes in monkeys 0 None
2006-02-21 Removing a gene involved in repairing damaged DNA causes metabolic syndrome 0 None
2006-02-21 MIT researchers capture virus in extraordinary detail 0 None
2006-02-21 Breakthrough anti-inflammatory treatment 0 None
2006-02-21 Medical research must put public interests before commercial decisions 0 None
2006-02-21 Headache and migraine in primary care 0 None
2006-02-21 Education and rates of cognitive decline in incident Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-02-21 Researchers show that linguistic rules are processed in two phylogenetically different brain regions 0 None
2006-02-20 Lifetime calorie restraint to prevent obesity is the most powerful way to reduce age-related health problems 0 None
2006-02-20 Potential new drug for treating all forms of tuberculosis 0 None
2006-02-20 Interleukin-15 encourages CD8+ T cells to proliferate and reduces their tolerance to tumor antigens 0 None
2006-02-20 New system accurately predicts mortality of older Americans 0 None
2006-02-20 Glaucoma set to reach 80 million by 2020 0 None
2006-02-20 Certain chemicals in the blood may indicate brain injury 0 None
2006-02-20 Researchers create animal model of any schizophrenic characteristics 0 None
2006-02-20 Americans divided on genetically engineered food 0 None
2006-02-19 New guide helps doctors determine normal height loss 0 4
2006-02-19 New system for analyzing how drugs bind to proteins 0 None
2006-02-19 Monoclonal antibody targets key tumor growth factor 0 None
2006-02-19 Pig islets successfully reversed diabetes in monkeys 0 None
2006-02-19 Bathroom scale model of weight loss most effective 0 None
2006-02-17 GeneDesign speeds design of artificial pieces of DNA 0 None
2006-02-17 Orexin's role in developing addiction 0 None
2006-02-17 Vitamin E is one of the first lines of defense in human lung tissue against the ravages of cigarette smoke 0 None
2006-02-17 New compound CDDO-Im protects against the development of liver cancer 0 None
2006-02-17 Dramatic metabolic differences in how people process drugs 0 None
2006-02-17 New method determines in a matter of hours exposure to a bioterrorism agents 0 None
2006-02-17 Genetics of human muscular dystrophy 0 None
2006-02-17 Major Alzheimer's discovery 0 None
2006-02-17 Protein level predicts who will develop graft vs. host disease after marrow transplant 0 None
2006-02-16 Elastin fragments drive emphysema 0 None
2006-02-16 Research suggests that a common mechanism may underlie a variety of protein folding diseases 0 None
2006-02-16 Global warming may be reducing respiratory illnesses 0 None
2006-02-16 Advancing knowledge of diet-gene interactions 0 None
2006-02-16 Researchers develop way to visualize synchronized interactions of nerve cells in the brain 0 None
2006-02-16 Hormone aldosterone linked to quality of hearing 0 5
2006-02-16 Mystery of cot death may be explained 0 None
2006-02-16 Emerging infectious agents pose new risks for people with bleeding disorders 0 5
2006-02-16 Predicting risk of coronary artery disease 0 None
2006-02-16 Research may help explain Alzheimer's memory loss 0 None
2006-02-16 New way to culture adult stem cells from bone marrow 0 None
2006-02-16 Discovery suggests potential treatment for regenerating nerve tissue after stroke 0 None
2006-02-16 Taking aim at one of mankind's most common diseases 0 None
2006-02-16 Evidence of link between exposure to aluminium and multiple sclerosis 0 None
2006-02-16 A high level of education means Alzheimer's hits later, but harder and faster 0 None
2006-02-16 A new way of recognising DNA 0 None
2006-02-14 Researchers capture the electrical activity of a single sperm cell 0 None
2006-02-14 Researchers capture the electrical activity of a single sperm cell 0 None
2006-02-14 Measuring levels of NT-proBNP protein predicts long-term risk in patients with shortness of breath 0 None
2006-02-14 Panorama programme lead to significant increase in adverse paroxetine reports 0 None
2006-02-14 Discovery of new cord blood cells 0 None
2006-02-14 Potential universal strategy for treating drug addiction 0 None
2006-02-14 Vitamin D could provide beneficial treatment to prostate cancer 0 None
2006-02-14 New understanding of the molecular genetics of successful fertilization 0 None
2006-02-14 Tumor size serves as a prognostic indicator for curability 0 None
2006-02-14 Second-hand smoke levels still worryingly high throughout all areas of pubs 0 None
2006-02-14 High efficiency vacuum cleaners no better at protecting against dust mites 0 None
2006-02-14 Asthmatics more likely to have heart disease and cancer 0 None
2006-02-14 Almost half of heart attacks are not recognised 0 None
2006-02-14 Skin cancer prevention needs to be tackled young 0 None
2006-02-13 Gene therapy cures depressed mice 0 None
2006-02-13 Grants bring Mesothelioma research to over $3 million 0 None
2006-02-13 Cellular discovery suggests possibilities for drug therapy for kidney disease 0 None
2006-02-13 Gene mutation discovered that causes a rare form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 0 None
2006-02-13 Common genetic variation increases SIDS risk in African Americans 0 None
2006-02-13 Research shows promise for stopping progression of bipolar disorder 0 None
2006-02-13 Reduction in small-fiber nerves may underlie complex regional pain syndrome-I 0 5
2006-02-13 Chink in cancer's armor 0 None
2006-02-13 Researchers unmask secrets of a tiny virus that infects bacteria 0 None
2006-02-13 Rett disease progression altered by changing expression of gene 0 None
2006-02-12 Flow technique - a quick and simple technique to characterize breast cancer cells 0 None
2006-02-12 Late-night eating does not cause weight gain! 0 None
2006-02-12 Another step forward in the battle against bacterial infections 0 None
2006-02-12 Aging cells help make old bodies 0 None
2006-02-12 Melatonin useless when it comes to sorting out sleep disorders 0 None
2006-02-12 New findings help researchers revise models of mammalian sense of smell 0 None
2006-02-12 NogoReceptor reduces Alzheimer's plaque 0 None
2006-02-12 Single memory is processed in three separate parts of the brain - important for search to understand memory disorders 0 None
2006-02-12 Gut protein protects against infection and intestinal breakdown 0 None
2006-02-09 More training needed to ensure accuracy of urine drug tests 0 None
2006-02-09 Researchers define a new "first step" that initiates sepsis 0 None
2006-02-09 Case biologists move closer to biologically inspired robots 0 None
2006-02-09 Cancer researchers find evolutionary change that occurred in a key developmental signalling pathway 0 None
2006-02-07 Researchers find new mechanism potentially explaining evolution of signalling pathways 0 None
2006-02-07 Viruses can be forced to evolve in ways to benefit humans 0 4
2006-02-07 Step toward understanding the mystery surrounding drug resistance 0 None
2006-02-07 Hormone discovered in bird brains also plays major role in mammalian reproductive system 0 None
2006-02-07 HIV subtype is a better predictor than viral load for determining rapid death from AIDS 0 None
2006-02-07 Researcher identifies key to macular degeneration progression 0 None
2006-02-07 Pollution may increase heart attack risk for obese 0 None
2006-02-07 Mad cow proteins also maintain stem cells 0 None
2006-02-07 Common cardiac sodium channel variant associated with sudden infant death in African Americans 0 None
2006-02-07 Eosinophilic esophagitis gene discovery 0 None
2006-02-07 Pain sensitivity is enhanced when people are thirsty 0 None
2006-02-07 Link between dementia and cancer 0 None
2006-02-07 New insight into one of the fundamental features of evolution 0 None
2006-02-07 Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with metabolic syndrome 0 None
2006-02-07 Abraham Lincoln may have suffered from movement disorder 0 None
2006-02-07 Research sheds light on origins of "junk" DNA 0 None
2006-02-07 Mechanism of torpor - hibernation-like state 0 None
2006-02-07 Intracellular observation of RNA metabolism will help identify disease-associated RNAs 0 None
2006-02-07 Alternative method to produce heparin 0 None
2006-02-07 Ability for grammar hardwired into humans 0 5
2006-02-05 Link between high levels of a protein HtrA1 and preeclampsia 0 None
2006-02-05 Obesity may accelerate the onset of type 1 diabetes in some 0 None
2006-02-05 New Saint Louis University research finds SIDS strikes premies later 0 None
2006-02-05 Simple method to diagnose preeclampsia 0 None
2006-02-02 Researchers discover lowered sensitivity to smell when lying down 0 None
2006-02-02 Why anti-obesity cortisol reducing supplements do not work 0 None
2006-02-02 HMRI researcher lights a path to understanding brain diseases 0 None
2006-02-02 Married, happy and rich, means you should look young! 0 None
2006-02-02 Bones from blood: scientists aim to break new ground on fractures 0 None
2006-02-02 Preimplantation cell number may affect birthweight 0 None
2006-02-02 Innovative approach to cartilage repair 0 None
2006-02-02 Deer antlers provide important clues for stem cell research 0 None
2006-02-02 Chinese medicine shows promise as treatment for sperm genetic abnormalities 0 3.5
2006-02-02 Copper could help prevent the spread of flu infections 0 None
2006-02-02 Advance in the fight against bacterial infections 0 None
2006-02-02 Counting cells that ensure gene balance 0 None


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