Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - February 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-02-28 Exposure to diesel exhaust during commutes poses a serious public health risk 0 None
2007-02-28 Tangerine tomatoes boost disease-fighting antioxidants in blood 0 4
2007-02-28 MIT researchers develop technique to encourage the survival and growth of adult stem cells 0 None
2007-02-28 Link between growth of blood vessels critical to spread of cancer and copper in our bodies 0 None
2007-02-28 California Appellate Court panel upholds constitutionality of State proposition promoting embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2007-02-27 Nicotine use is highly addictive in primates 0 None
2007-02-27 Key protein - claudin-1- for hepatitis C virus entry identified 0 None
2007-02-27 Task force recommends greater use of exercise testing in chronic disease 0 None
2007-02-27 Botox could be used to treat incontinence and cystitis 0 None
2007-02-27 Memorial Hospital, IU Cancer Center join in fight against cancer 0 None
2007-02-27 Research suggests a significant circadian rhythm in swim performance lasting 2-4 minutes 0 None
2007-02-27 Usefulness of C-reactive protein test questioned 0 None
2007-02-27 First 3-D structure from key influenza protein revealed 0 None
2007-02-27 Gene therapy shows promise as treatment for diseased lower limbs at risk for amputation 0 None
2007-02-26 Genetically caused deafness may be reversible by compensating for a missing protein 0 None
2007-02-26 Diet rich in black soya beans could help control weight, lower fat and cholesterol levels 0 None
2007-02-26 Old drug pentylenetetrazole may improve learning and memory in Down syndrome victims 0 None
2007-02-26 Caffeine offers seniors protection against heart disease 0 None
2007-02-25 Irregular heartbeat linked to genetic mutation 0 None
2007-02-22 Alternative, diet-based method of treating brain cancer 0 None
2007-02-22 microRNA directly regulates a gene implicated in human cancers 0 None
2007-02-22 Research defines the cancer role for protein Gab-2 0 None
2007-02-22 Apolipoprotein C1 protein linked to elevated BMI in people of American Indian and Mexican ancestry 0 None
2007-02-22 microRNAs undergo molecular editing with significant physiological consequences 0 None
2007-02-22 New understanding of how and why Taxol works in patients with breast cancer 0 None
2007-02-22 Abnormalities in eye movements and attention define risk for schizophrenia 0 None
2007-02-22 How stem cells are regulated 0 None
2007-02-22 First embryonic stem cell research grants approved under California Proposition 71 0 None
2007-02-21 Pregnancy hormone prolactin gives hope to MS victims 0 5
2007-02-21 Scientists find new genes linked to Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2007-02-21 Don't advertise during sexy programmes - the viewer won't remember 0 None
2007-02-20 New test identifies suitable lymphoma patients likely to respond to new therapy 0 None
2007-02-20 Cancer cells 100 times more likely to genetically mutate 0 None
2007-02-20 Hormone prolactin key to repairing nerve cell damage 1 None
2007-02-20 Translationally controlled tumor protein key to organ growth 0 None
2007-02-20 Chemotherapy drug bortezomib packs a one-two punch 0 None
2007-02-20 Low levels of RANTES protein in the blood is a predictor of cardiac death 0 None
2007-02-20 Newborns with respiratory distress should be evaluated for primary ciliary dyskinesia 0 None
2007-02-20 Researchers discover markers that identify breast cancer subtypes resistant to Herceptin 0 None
2007-02-20 How T cells attack tumors 0 None
2007-02-20 How DNA is packed 0 None
2007-02-20 Smoking produces biochemical changes in human brain 0 None
2007-02-20 Regulator of cholesterol production identified 0 None
2007-02-20 Genetic mutations make people susceptible to schizophrenia 0 None
2007-02-20 Injections with "dermal fillers" containing hyaluronic acid may partially restore sun-damaged skin 0 None
2007-02-20 Procalcitonin helps predict prognosis among those with peritonitis 0 None
2007-02-20 Chronic dizziness may have several psychiatric and neurologic causes 1 None
2007-02-20 Cell pathway identified which plays critical role in colon cancer 0 None
2007-02-19 California Appellate Court panel hears arguments in challenge of State proposition promoting embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2007-02-19 RNAi shows promise in gene therapy 0 None
2007-02-19 Search for vaccine to prevent Chlamydia 0 None
2007-02-19 More evidence that inflammation can fuel cancer 0 None
2007-02-19 C-Reactive protein plays a direct role in the onset of hypertension 0 None
2007-02-19 Direct connection between a nation's overall happiness and its citizens' blood pressure problems 0 None
2007-02-19 Cancer is a stem cell issue 0 None
2007-02-19 Epigenetics to shape stem cell future 0 None
2007-02-19 Chocolate is brain food! 0 4.5
2007-02-19 Kaiser Permanente launches long term project to collect genetic data 0 None
2007-02-18 Genetic variations contribute to a person's risk for nicotine dependence 0 None
2007-02-18 Researchers determine a critical factor in workings of proteins 0 None
2007-02-18 Enzyme important in fetal heart-cell failure - findings provide new targets for treatment 0 None
2007-02-18 Largest collection of autism DNA 0 None
2007-02-18 New targets in cancer mutation puzzle 0 None
2007-02-18 Everyday plastics and pesticides may influence obesity 0 None
2007-02-18 Insulin-like growth factor receptor implicated in development of Graves' disease 0 None
2007-02-18 Novel spray method for delivering tuberculosis vaccine 0 None
2007-02-18 New drugs trials could slash treatment times 0 None
2007-02-18 New research into human vision 0 None
2007-02-18 Tea tree oil can lead to antibiotic resistance 0 5
2007-02-18 $204M effort to unite and conquer brain disorders 0 None
2007-02-18 For the greater good of mankind - Major project will examine factors which cause common diseases 1 None
2007-02-15 HIV protein TAT used to pull protein Bim into cancer cells - helps kill cancer cells 0 None
2007-02-15 Sugar substitute Xylitol reduces risk of cavities 0 None
2007-02-15 Slow-release morphine helps chronic persistent cough 0 None
2007-02-15 New Kaiser Permanente research aims to reveal genetic and environmental causes behind deadly and disabling diseases 0 None
2007-02-15 Primary targets of HIV-1 infection in human vagina identified 1 None
2007-02-15 Shortening chromosomes cause for earlier cancer onset in families with Li-Fraumeni syndrome 0 2
2007-02-14 Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified 0 5
2007-02-13 Dipeptidyl peptidase I critical for early growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms 0 None
2007-02-13 People from lower socioeconomic backgrounds worse off following heart attack 0 None
2007-02-13 Wearing sunscreen at all times could starve the body of vitamins 0 None
2007-02-13 Cravings for chocolate increased by dieting 0 None
2007-02-12 Causes of heart failure 0 None
2007-02-12 Researchers discover how to fight iron disorders with a drug against hypertension 0 None
2007-02-12 Octopuses and depression 0 None
2007-02-12 Targeting bladder tumor cells in vivo and in the urine with a peptide identified by phage display 0 None
2007-02-12 Natural gum improves gold nanoparticles for cancer imaging 0 None
2007-02-12 DNA-encoded antibody libraries 0 None
2007-02-12 GenoMed discovers African gene 0 None
2007-02-12 Siestas good for your heart! 0 None
2007-02-12 Changes in breast cancer management 0 None
2007-02-11 Type-2 diabetes genes identified 0 None
2007-02-11 PALB2 gene mutation elevates risk of breast cancer four-fold 0 None
2007-02-11 Back regions of the brain, which control vision, grow significantly faster than prefrontal region in newborns 0 None
2007-02-11 Researchers discover master switch for a tumor suppressive network 0 None
2007-02-08 New, rapid-detection system for Salmonella 0 None
2007-02-07 International consortium to get to heart of coronary artery disease 0 None
2007-02-07 The skin is alive ... with a zoo of bugs! 0 None
2007-02-07 Single transcription factor GABP a major player in cell growth 0 None
2007-02-07 Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage 0 5
2007-02-06 Scientists discover how T-cell leukemia viruses evade defense mechanisms 0 None
2007-02-06 Contraceptive gap in developed world 0 None
2007-02-06 Maximising energy for sporting performance 0 None
2007-02-06 Power-boosting signal in muscle declines with age 0 None
2007-02-06 Multivitamin/mineral supplements and chronic disease prevention 0 5
2007-02-06 Scientists step closer to understanding the relationship between aging and cancer 0 None
2007-02-06 Video games sharpen vision 0 None
2007-02-05 Scientists find molecular cause for form of deafness 0 None
2007-02-05 Gene found for Cornelia deLange syndrome 0 None
2007-02-05 Hair dye allergies increasing 1 5
2007-02-05 New understanding of blood pressure gene could lead to new treatments 0 None
2007-02-05 Researchers study dosimetry in radiotherapy through Monte Carlo techniques 0 None
2007-02-05 Common painkiller helps against child cancer 0 None
2007-02-05 Potential new cancer fighting drug found by mistake 0 None
2007-02-05 New therapy teaches pain coping for those suffering from common jaw disorder 0 None
2007-02-05 Ceramide plays big role in embryonic development 0 None
2007-02-05 Apolipoprotein E gene raises newborns' cerebral palsy risk 0 None
2007-02-01 Researchers identify human pancreatic cancer stem cells 0 None
2007-02-01 Peptide vaccine fights off breast tumors with help of bacteria-mimicking agents 0 None
2007-02-01 Binge eating more widespread than anorexia and bulimia 0 None
2007-02-01 Discovery of pancreatic cancer stem cells could lead to more effective therapies 0 None


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