Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - November 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-11-29 Stay fit to fight the ageing process 0 None
2007-11-29 Queen's University Belfast opens new centre for cancer research 0 None
2007-11-29 Pedophilia might be the result of faulty connections in the brain, 0 None
2007-11-29 New genetic findings on malaria parasite 0 None
2007-11-29 MicroRNA switches off tumor protection 0 5
2007-11-29 Blue light and brain function 0 None
2007-11-29 Latest on research on cancer prevention 0 None
2007-11-29 Genetic selection of target stem cell populations 0 None
2007-11-29 Eltrombopag studied in Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura 0 None
2007-11-29 Could stem cells be used to cure Crohn's Disease? 0 None
2007-11-29 The health risk posed by excessive CT scans 0 5
2007-11-27 How cells communicate focus of new research 0 None
2007-11-27 Researchers find evidence of mature heart cell potential in embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-11-27 Discovery of novel pathway to increased inflammation in diabetes patients 0 None
2007-11-27 Stem cells train heart following heart attack 0 None
2007-11-27 Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain 0 None
2007-11-27 Scientists adopt fresh approach in quest for new therapies 0 None
2007-11-27 Researchers outline structure of largest nonvirus particle ever crystallized 0 None
2007-11-27 Research suggests new direction for ALS treatment 0 None
2007-11-27 RNA polymerase III mutation disrupts organ growth 0 None
2007-11-27 Brain stem-cell therapies more complicated than thought 0 None
2007-11-27 Discovery of key acute myeloid leukemia gene 0 None
2007-11-27 Europe to tackle brain disorder research by linking industry, academia 0 None
2007-11-27 Blood-vessel blocker aids cancer-killing virus 0 None
2007-11-27 Australian stem cell scientist on target to prevent age-related loss of brain function 0 None
2007-11-27 Australian scientist awarded $1 million by Pfizer Australia to develop gene therapies for muscle-related diseases 0 None
2007-11-27 Red blood cell transfusions under scrutiny - research reveals potential harm 0 None
2007-11-27 Researchers transfer immune response to myeloma patient 0 5
2007-11-27 Research funders ask public what they really think about stem cell research 0 None
2007-11-27 New program finds safer ways for college students to cope with alcohol 0 None
2007-11-27 Deeper insights into the workings of the immune system 0 None
2007-11-26 Antidepressant drugs MAY make you live longer 0 5
2007-11-26 The missing grey cells that turn people into obsessives 0 None
2007-11-22 Researchers find new way to transplant new blood-forming stem cells into bone marrow of mice 0 None
2007-11-22 ScanBalt BioRegion to collaborate on cancer 0 None
2007-11-22 What causes the leaks that develop in blood vessels in Alzheimer's disease? 0 None
2007-11-22 Research to look at whether dogs able to sniff out diabetes 0 None
2007-11-22 Mutant mice could provide genetic clues on human sight loss 0 None
2007-11-21 Vitamin E can significantly reduce risk of heart attacks for diabetics with certain gene variant 0 None
2007-11-21 Researchers look at different methods of treating ankle sprains 0 1
2007-11-21 Discovery of new signaling molecule could lead to the development of new treatments for cancer 0 None
2007-11-21 Peptide therapy used to prevent progression of Parkinson's 0 None
2007-11-21 New discoveries about nitric oxide can provide drugs for schizophrenia 0 None
2007-11-21 Molecular foreman discovered for brain wiring 0 None
2007-11-21 Mapping the selective brain 0 None
2007-11-21 Lung transplants do more harm than good to children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2007-11-21 Is there an objective biological basis for the experience of beauty in art? 0 None
2007-11-21 How can we know early who will benefit from tumor target therapy? 0 None
2007-11-21 New technique provides stem cells without ethical and legal constraints 0 None
2007-11-21 Human pluripotent stem cells without human cloning 0 None
2007-11-21 Trauma earlier in life may result in long-term changes 0 None
2007-11-21 Research shows how embryonic cells may regulate levels of retinoic acid 0 None
2007-11-21 Human skin could be a new source of stem cells 0 None
2007-11-21 Scientists find what we see depends on the patterns of neural activity in our brains 0 None
2007-11-21 Chlamydia pneumoniae involved in both heart disease and infertility 0 None
2007-11-21 Stem-cell finding alters ethical controversy 0 None
2007-11-21 Older people who live alone more likely to be unhappy 0 None
2007-11-21 Discovery of proteins key to normal brain function 0 None
2007-11-20 University of Sydney to play a leading role in Chinese medicine 0 None
2007-11-20 Gene-based therapy successful in Parkinson's disease 0 None
2007-11-20 Cannabis compound may stop breast cancer spreading 0 4
2007-11-20 Hormone norepinephrine may hasten the progression of certain blood cancers 0 None
2007-11-20 Protein in mice known as RGS13 suppresses allergic reactions 0 None
2007-11-20 Wake-up call for young adults regarding heart health 0 None
2007-11-20 Variant of CDC2 gene may be potential risk marker for Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-11-19 New technique enables the detection of biomolecules' dynamic reactions in a single living cell 0 None
2007-11-19 The right kind of brain exercise can enhance memory 0 None
2007-11-19 New research helps explain how tumors go undetected by the body 0 None
2007-11-19 Sitting may increase risk of disease 0 None
2007-11-19 Cannabis compound may stop the spread of breast cancer cells 0 None
2007-11-19 Online remedies for STIs pose significant public health hazard 0 None
2007-11-19 Funds to boost UK methods research 0 None
2007-11-19 It's not just sugary sodas that are adding to the obesity crisis! 0 None
2007-11-19 People with migraines have differences in cortex area of the brain 0 None
2007-11-19 Bacteria shed light on an important group of human proteins 0 None
2007-11-19 Pilot program helps boost seniors' activity levels, quality of life 0 None
2007-11-19 MIT researchers devised novel way to create tiny colonies of living human liver cells that model full-sized organs 0 None
2007-11-19 The immune system can stop the growth of a cancerous tumor without actually killing it 0 None
2007-11-19 Human health, agriculture and the environment to benefit from bioengineering project at the University of Kent 0 None
2007-11-19 Geisinger rheumatologists redesign osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis care 0 None
2007-11-19 Blood clotting protein fibrin plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2007-11-19 New insight into how cystatin C may lower the risk for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-11-19 Rev-erb protein helps maintain the body's correct metabolism 0 None
2007-11-19 University of Illinois at Chicago receives $2.2 million grant to develop drugs to suppress cocaine cravings 0 None
2007-11-19 Some AIDS vaccines may damage the immune system 0 None
2007-11-16 Winter and vitamin D 0 None
2007-11-16 Melatonin could actually be hurting you at night! 0 None
2007-11-16 New understanding of how brain processes memory 0 None
2007-11-16 Researchers identify compound that eliminates myotonia - a symptom of muscular dystrophy 0 None
2007-11-16 Pre-malignant mammary lesions in dogs and humans display many of the same characteristics 0 None
2007-11-16 Poxvirus' ability to hide from the immune system may aid vaccine design 0 None
2007-11-16 Brain's left hemisphere picks up peripheral noise 0 None
2007-11-16 How inhibitor-of-apoptosis chemicals kill tumors 0 None
2007-11-16 Earlier bites by uninfected mosquitoes boost West Nile deaths in lab mice 0 None
2007-11-16 New computational theory of brain function 0 None
2007-11-16 Brain compensatory mechanisms contribute to recovery from spinal cord injury 0 None
2007-11-16 Biomarkers for Alzheimer's can be trusted in clinical trials 0 None
2007-11-16 University of Delaware research to shed light on osteoporosis 0 None
2007-11-15 YKL-40 protein may play a role in severe asthma 0 None
2007-11-15 Viral infection affects important cells' stress response 0 None
2007-11-15 Compound of milk thistle shows anti-cancer effects 0 None
2007-11-15 Human RecQ helicases, homologous recombination and genomic instability 0 None
2007-11-15 Human embryonic stem cells derived from preimplantation genetically diagnosed embryos 0 None
2007-11-15 Hormone orexin links sleep, hunger and metabolism 0 None
2007-11-15 Freeze-dried grape powder blocks genes linked to colon cancer 0 None
2007-11-15 Research confirms the importance of genetic factors in age-associated hearing loss 0 None
2007-11-14 Medics worry about ethnic sensitivity 0 None
2007-11-14 Understanding diversity in disease - new routes to prevention, diagnosis and treatment 0 None
2007-11-14 Low-fat answer to India's coronary crisis 0 None
2007-11-14 Gene variants behind pancreatic stone formation 0 None
2007-11-14 Telomerase enzyme structure provides significant new target for anti-cancer therapies 0 None
2007-11-14 Hope on the horizon for hereditary angioedema sufferers 0 None
2007-11-14 New insight into ulcerative colitis 0 None
2007-11-14 Tumor-suppressor gene for lung cancer identified 0 None
2007-11-14 Higher-risk kidneys may help solve organ shortage facing older adults 0 None
2007-11-14 Real-time 3-D analysis of breast cancer biopsies 0 None
2007-11-14 Neurofibromatosis 1 gene drives pivotal decision in early brain development 0 None
2007-11-14 Abnormal glutamine repeats interfere with key transcription factor, leading to neurodegeneration 0 None
2007-11-14 New method for early diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2007-11-13 ADHD a result of delayed brain development 1 3.5
2007-11-13 Zinc transporters regulate pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-11-13 Placenta uses a cloaking device similar to that used by parasites 0 None
2007-11-13 The key to unlocking the secret of highly specific DNAzyme catalysis 0 None
2007-11-13 Researchers image a biomarker of neurogenesis 0 None
2007-11-13 New therapies to switch genes on and off 0 None
2007-11-13 Research looks at how environment inside a living cell affects protein structure 0 None
2007-11-13 New insights into cataracts 0 None
2007-11-13 Overexpression of neuroglobin reduces severity of Alzheimer's disease in mice 0 None
2007-11-13 Tiny fluorescent probes illuminate protein interactions in living cells 0 None
2007-11-13 New target for MS treatment found using old drug 0 None
2007-11-13 Mycophenolate mofetil therapy effective for reducing lupus flares 0 None
2007-11-13 Brain may have important influences on glucose metabolism and insulin action 0 None
2007-11-13 Life-threatening gene defect related to thoracic aortic disease discovered 0 None
2007-11-13 Discovery of key pathway, potential drug targets in autoinflammatory disease 0 None
2007-11-13 Anti-inflammation molecule helps fight MS-like disease 0 None
2007-11-13 Factor key to severity of community-associated methicillin-resistant staph infections identified 0 None
2007-11-13 Diet rich in leafy vegetables may minimize damage caused by heart attacks 0 None
2007-11-13 New genetic schizophrenia link found 0 None
2007-11-13 Holiday sex common place in young Britons 0 None
2007-11-07 Turmeric back in the fight against cancer 0 5
2007-11-07 High fat diets throw body clock out of sync 0 None
2007-11-06 Molecular docking unlocks function of enzymes 0 None
2007-11-06 Melatonin levels tied to quality of sleep 0 None
2007-11-06 Overeating alters the core mechanism of the body clock 0 None
2007-11-06 Newly completed genome sequence may provide new treatment options for dandruff 0 5
2007-11-06 Research reveals critical knowledge about the nervous system 0 2
2007-11-06 Diet type linked to cognitive decline and dementia 0 None
2007-11-06 Skipping meals to lose weight 0 None
2007-11-06 Interaction between nicotine and alcohol impacts learning 0 None
2007-11-06 New technique determines age of living subjects using chest and dental x-rays 0 None
2007-11-06 New liver model for drug tests 0 None
2007-11-06 Brain appears to play important role in glucose metabolism and insulin action 0 None
2007-11-06 False memory syndrome 0 None
2007-11-06 Inflammation causes insulin resistance not obesity 0 1
2007-11-06 Diets high in fat shift the timing of the body's internal clock 0 None
2007-11-06 Your Apo E genotype plays part in likelihood of Alzheimer's and heart disease 1 None
2007-11-06 Brain chemistry and genes dictate nicotine cravings 0 None
2007-11-06 Food, as opposed to specific nutrients, may be key to having a healthy diet 0 None
2007-11-06 Research sheds new light on how joints work 0 None
2007-11-06 EU project confirms Europe's excellence in migraine research 0 None
2007-11-06 Novel approaches to hypertension control 0 None
2007-11-06 Cuban Spirulina platenses prevents cancer and ageing 0 None
2007-11-06 Potential new treatment for severe obesity 0 None
2007-11-06 Cabernet Sauvignon for long-term cognitive health 0 None
2007-11-06 Scientists in Australia discover how to switch hunger on and off 0 None
2007-11-06 Common painkillers may prevent Parkinson's disease 0 None
2007-11-06 Discovery of new hemoglobin function 0 None
2007-11-06 Link between statins and cognitive decline a complex one 0 None
2007-11-06 New finding about the relationship between stress and cancer 0 None
2007-11-06 Brain chemical anandamide work as antidepressant 0 None
2007-11-06 Childhood BMI rebound influences heart disease late in life 0 None
2007-11-06 New role for p53 gene in childhood cancer 0 None
2007-11-06 Floating effective for stress and pain 0 None
2007-11-06 Modified Curcumin demonstrates even greater tumor suppressive properties 0 None
2007-11-06 Blood-incompatible infant heart transplants safe, may save more lives 0 None
2007-11-06 Osteopontin-c is a good biomarker of breast cancer. 0 2
2007-11-06 Antioxidants inositol and inositol hexaphosphate could provide all-purpose radiation protection 0 None
2007-11-06 Having two particular epilepsy genes protects against the disease 0 None
2007-11-05 Stanford researchers start voluntary program to screen athletes for heart problems 0 None
2007-11-05 Talking improves the memory and boosts test performance 0 None
2007-11-05 Cancer victim comes up with a possible alternative to chemo 0 None
2007-11-05 Treat all patients with rare lung disease to prevent stroke, say doctors 0 None
2007-11-05 Testing delays cause severe AIDS complications 0 None
2007-11-05 Plasma serotonin levels can correlate with degree of liver insufficiency 0 None
2007-11-05 Researchers identify gene behind rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2007-11-05 How does the antitumor drug get to the cell nucleus? 0 5
2007-11-05 Hepatitis C virus found to spread directly from cell to cell by-passing antibodies 0 None
2007-11-05 Comprehensive view of the abnormal genetic landscape in lung cancer cells 0 None
2007-11-05 Inheriting two genetic mutations that can individually cause epilepsy may cancel each other 0 None
2007-11-05 Endosonography-guided biliary drainage is useful in cases with failed endoscopic biliary stenting 0 None
2007-11-05 Does neural cell adhesion molecule-180 predict survival in colorectal cancer? 0 None
2007-11-05 Manipulation of MOF enzyme may make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy 0 None
2007-11-05 Carnegie Mellon researchers to develop new stem cell-based drug delivery therapy 0 None
2007-11-05 Hairpin peptide mimetics show promise as new drugs to fight HIV 0 None
2007-11-05 Heart plays a losing game of catch-up as people age 1 None
2007-11-02 Antibody might help starve cancerous tumors 0 None
2007-11-02 The PIN codes of the immune system can be hacked 0 None
2007-11-02 Chemical peroxynitrite tolerates pain 0 None
2007-11-02 SENP1 protein may provide a basis for future targeted cancer therapies 0 None
2007-11-02 Psychological stress increases susceptibility to skin infections in mice 0 None
2007-11-02 Research sheds light on carotid artery stenting risk in elderly 0 None
2007-11-02 Enzyme sphingosine kinase 2 show to be potential new target to fight cancer 0 None
2007-11-02 Discovery of master switch that regulates blood pressure 0 3.3
2007-11-02 New approach to peak flow monitoring 0 None
2007-11-02 Researchers find stem cells in degenerating spinal discs, potential for repair 0 None
2007-11-02 Immune cell age plays role in retinal damage in age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2007-11-02 Preventing Morphine tolerance 0 5
2007-11-02 Case Western Reserve researchers breed a "Lance Armstrong" mouse 0 None
2007-11-01 Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome 0 5
2007-11-01 Is it pancreatitis in acute abdominal pain in acute viral hepatitis? 0 None
2007-11-01 How one virus mimicks a normal cellular protein to replicate successfully 0 None
2007-11-01 Gamma interferon could aid fight against fungal infections 0 None
2007-11-01 The genetics of Candida albicans to be explored 0 None
2007-11-01 ADH2 and ALDH2 are associated with esophageal cancer 0 None
2007-11-01 New model of esophageal cancer 0 None


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