Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - May 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-05-31 New diagnostic approaches for early identification of patients at high risk of rapid loss of kidney function 0 None
2006-05-31 Promising new vaccine delivery approach 0 None
2006-05-31 Finding opens new pathways for treating or preventing autoimmune diseases 0 None
2006-05-30 Team effort to beat ovarian cancer 0 None
2006-05-29 Genetic variations impact sexual desire 0 None
2006-05-29 Canadian researchers close in on new treatments for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2006-05-29 Alcohol may actually be good for the heart in men 0 None
2006-05-25 Sleeping pill rouses people in a permanent vegetative state 0 1
2006-05-24 Identification of molecule that links both sides of the brain 0 None
2006-05-24 Music can alleviate chronic pain and depression 0 None
2006-05-24 Research may lead to new treatments for intestinal disorders 0 None
2006-05-23 Body has more than one body clock 0 None
2006-05-23 Research could lead to new treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2006-05-23 Gene expression becomes heterogeneous with age 0 None
2006-05-23 Cysteine containing tablets and chewing gum potential new way to prevent upper digestive tract cancers 0 None
2006-05-23 Researchers identify target of the widely prescribed antidepressant Prozac 0 None
2006-05-23 New technique to deliver insulin genes to pancreas 0 None
2006-05-23 School of hard knocks not so good 0 None
2006-05-23 Level of selenium-containing proteins in the body instrumental in preventing cancer 0 None
2006-05-22 Common painkillers could up chance of heart failure in seniors 0 None
2006-05-21 Increased number of twin births could be down to dairy rich diets 0 None
2006-05-17 Bedsores and bald hides: novel roles revealed for a "scaffolding" protein 0 None
2006-05-17 Brain research offers insight into mechanisms of prejudice 0 None
2006-05-17 Newly discovered gene MCPIP may lead to treatments for preventing inflammation that cause heart disease 0 None
2006-05-17 Novel animal model of lung adenocarcinoma 0 None
2006-05-17 Valganciclovir may be the drug for chronic fatigue syndrome 0 None
2006-05-17 Signaling pathways required for expansion of insulin-producing beta cells 0 None
2006-05-17 Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 2 may play role in infection and dry eye 0 None
2006-05-17 Acidity in the brain could hold the key to stroke treatment 0 5
2006-05-17 One in 50 teenagers still wet the bed 0 None
2006-05-17 Gene family of potential tumor inhibitors identified 0 None
2006-05-17 Search for gene search for sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 None
2006-05-17 Oxygen free radicals associated with Parkinson's Disease 0 None
2006-05-17 Taking astrocytes seriously 0 None
2006-05-17 DVT and long haul flights - air pressure and oxygen levels not the culprits 0 5
2006-05-16 Most disabled people in L. America don't get appropriate help 0 None
2006-05-16 New compound shows unique potency against cancer cell proliferation 0 None
2006-05-16 German scientists synthesize new compound that reduces stroke damage 0 None
2006-05-16 Researchers discover naturally occurring growth factor that stimulates regeneration of injured nerve fibers in the central nervous system 0 None
2006-05-16 SOX2 neural stem cell gene important in eye development 0 3
2006-05-16 Common genetic variation makes some people more susceptible to coronary heart disease 0 None
2006-05-16 First animal model that mimics human head and neck cancer 0 None
2006-05-16 Cardiovascular disease costs the UK economy £29 billion a year 0 None
2006-05-15 Nine million Americans with double whammy of obesity and smoking 0 None
2006-05-14 What is it about grapefruit juice that affects some drugs? 0 None
2006-05-12 Discovery of two gene variants associated with increased risk for early heart attack 0 None
2006-05-12 K55R polymorphism gene variation linked to coronary heart disease 0 None
2006-05-12 Signaling pathway mTOR plays a role in the brain's ability to sense how much energy the body has available 0 None
2006-05-11 Search for cancer genes unlikely to be successful 0 None
2006-05-11 Potential for organ donation in the United Kingdom 0 None
2006-05-11 Ghrelin involved in development of diabetes 0 None
2006-05-11 Claims that medicine is rife with malpractice lawsuits 'overblown' 0 None
2006-05-11 Researchers link novel mutated gene to mental retardation and imbalance syndrome 0 None
2006-05-10 Interferon-gamma plays a critical role in damaging the cells that produce myelin 0 None
2006-05-10 Mental activity leads to mental agility 0 None
2006-05-10 Neurons can produce Alzheimer's-linked apolipoprotein E 0 None
2006-05-10 Psychological well-being improves after adolescence 0 None
2006-05-10 Unique protein expression could serve as a screening test for head and neck cancers 0 None
2006-05-10 Hurricane linked to long term effects on mental health 0 None
2006-05-10 Local clinical quality monitoring for detection of excess operative deaths 0 None
2006-05-10 "Internet addiction" 0 None
2006-05-10 Promising chemo, therapeutic viruses, cutting-edge surgery debut at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center 0 None
2006-05-10 Grapefruit substance that interferes with drugs identified 0 None
2006-05-10 New treatment for chronic eosinophilic leukemia 0 None
2006-05-10 Help for elderly people to spark new research ideas 0 None
2006-05-10 New treatment for food poisoning 0 None
2006-05-10 Air purifiers increase ozone levels exceeding health standards 1 None
2006-05-10 An evolutionary life-history framework for understanding sex differences in human mortality rates 0 None
2006-05-10 Gene "CGI-58" linked to rare disease activates fat breakdown 0 None
2006-05-09 "Junk" RNA regulates important cellular processes 0 None
2006-05-09 Aggressive cancer treated successfully in mice 0 None
2006-05-09 New discovery about role of sugar in cell communication 0 None
2006-05-09 New insulin-production method holds promise for diabetics 0 None
2006-05-09 Renewed interest in studying influenza A viruses 0 None
2006-05-09 Zoloft may prevent recurrence of depression in patients with diabetes 0 None
2006-05-09 Summer sun safety - research reveals significant link to melanoma 0 None
2006-05-09 Effective gene suppression using small interfering RNA in hard-to-transfect human T cells 0 None
2006-05-09 Beauty and the beholder: Toward an integrative model of communication source effects 0 None
2006-05-08 Discovery of new type of cell that generates crucial immune system cells 0 None
2006-05-08 Alveolar type I cells as diagnostic markers for acute lung injury 0 None
2006-05-08 'Autistic' mice may provide clue to cause of autism 0 None
2006-05-08 Calorie counting may lessen the effects of aging 0 None
2006-05-08 New understanding of chromosomal glue 0 None
2006-05-08 Gene mutation associated with deafness can play an important part in wound healing 0 None
2006-05-08 A pericellular collagenase directs the 3-D development of white adipose tissue 0 None
2006-05-08 Discovery of gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2006-05-08 Bacterial binding in the stomach 0 None
2006-05-08 Important insights into how cells regulate certain growth-proteins 0 None
2006-05-08 Research into tiny muscle movements proves useful in anti-terror investigations 0 None
2006-05-08 Mutated gene leads to JSRD 0 None
2006-05-03 Researchers have made important progress in regenerating hearing cells 0 None
2006-05-03 Pten regulates neuronal arborization and social interaction in mice 0 None
2006-05-03 New technique for freezing and preserving genetically enhanced pig embryos 0 None
2006-05-03 Researchers pinpoint autism's genetic roots 0 None
2006-05-03 Combination of genetic mutation and viral infection may cause prostate cancer 0 None
2006-05-03 Inhibiting cell process may give cancer drug a boost 0 None
2006-05-03 Brain scan could reveal who will get Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-05-03 Melatonin, taken orally can improve ability to sleep 0 None
2006-05-03 Death risks high in younger people with diabetes 0 None
2006-05-03 DARPA grant supports research toward realizing tissue regeneration 0 None
2006-05-03 Differential effects of HOXB4 on nonhuman primate short and long-term repopulating cells 0 None
2006-05-03 Endocannabinoid system shows promise in combating obesity 0 None
2006-05-03 Screening for depression unlikely to improve the mental wellbeing of the population 0 None
2006-05-03 Researchers test secret herb to stop hot flushes associated with breast cancer 0 None
2006-05-03 Polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E halves risk of developing motor neurone disease 0 None
2006-05-03 An engineered virus that tracks down and compels cancer cells to eat themselves 0 None
2006-05-03 Analysis of 'virginity pledges' 0 None
2006-05-03 Cellular events leading to chondrocyte death after cartilage impact injury 0 None
2006-05-03 Simple formula that will enable anesthesiologists to predict blood needs in heart surgery 0 None
2006-05-03 Polymer-based therapy for breast cancer 0 None
2006-05-03 Epstein-Barr virus may trigger multiple sclerosis 0 None
2006-05-03 Three-dimensional breast cell cultures reveal clues to breast cancer hidden inside stem cells 0 None
2006-05-03 Potentially powerful tool for designing novel Alzheimer's treatments 0 None
2006-05-02 Possible target for future therapies aimed at delaying or stopping Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-05-02 Kidney patients warned away from potassium 0 None
2006-05-02 Sperm-producing stem cells found in testicles could be extracted, grown in the lab, and frozen for future use 0 None
2006-05-01 Blood clots in the brain linked to Alzheimer's and dementia 0 None
2006-05-01 New treatment against persistent ulcer-inducing bacteria successful 0 None
2006-05-01 New approach to treating breast cancer uses existing chemo drug 0 None


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