Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - June 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-06-29 Sensing and following motion 0 None
2007-06-29 Listeria pathogen may be key to understanding cancer development 0 None
2007-06-29 RNA molecules can orchestrate gene activity across vast portions of the human genome 0 None
2007-06-29 Reactive oxygen species mediate a cellular 'memory' of high glucose stress signaling 0 None
2007-06-29 Major challenges in future of pervasive healthcare identified 0 None
2007-06-29 New drug resistance screening method 0 None
2007-06-29 Phosphatidylglycerol holds promise for psoriasis, age-related skin damage 0 5
2007-06-29 Link between ciliary signaling and cancer 0 None
2007-06-29 Exercise stimulates the production of new brain cells 0 None
2007-06-29 Protein ATM prevents DNA damage from persisting through generations 0 None
2007-06-28 Key finding on ALS related protein 0 None
2007-06-28 Support for chromosomal theory of cancer found in cancers' development of drug resistance 0 None
2007-06-28 Discovery of gene and mechanism essential to the embryonic development of the epididymis 0 5
2007-06-28 New genetic test advances detection and diagnosis of muscular dystrophy 0 None
2007-06-28 New approach for tackling allergies 0 None
2007-06-28 How will global warming affect human health? 2 4.7
2007-06-28 CARS microscopy reveals clues to myelin damage 0 None
2007-06-28 Training autistic brains to recognize visual and vocal cues 0 None
2007-06-28 Inhibition of return and autism 0 None
2007-06-28 Sexual fantasies and anxiety related to sexual desire 0 None
2007-06-27 Indian medicinal plant effective in blocking blood-vessel and tumor growth 0 None
2007-06-27 Emotions can affect recovery from hip surgery 0 None
2007-06-27 Print and phone programs help increase physical activity 0 None
2007-06-27 Emotional state plays a significant role in recovery from hip surgery 0 None
2007-06-26 Portion controlled crockery helps obese lose weight 0 None
2007-06-26 New genetic marker characterizes aggressiveness of cancer cells 0 None
2007-06-26 More fat may have some advantages for type 1 diabetes and heart disease 0 None
2007-06-26 New understanding of cancer inhibitor topotecan 0 None
2007-06-26 Substance from lapacho tree could lead to new lung-cancer treatment 0 None
2007-06-26 Scoliosis gene found 0 3.8
2007-06-26 Does air pollution have a bigger effect on the immune system of females than males? 0 None
2007-06-26 Stem cells enhance hearing recovery 0 None
2007-06-26 Stanford researchers get scoop on baby poop! 0 None
2007-06-26 Research into Alzheimer’s disease and dementia wins Queen’s doctor major award 0 None
2007-06-25 Echinacea helps protect against colds 0 None
2007-06-23 New treatment slows the growth of colon and liver cancers 0 None
2007-06-23 Alternative to blood test to detect drugs in the body 0 None
2007-06-23 Targeting key proteins of carcinogenesis 0 None
2007-06-23 Genes play unexpected role in their own activation 0 None
2007-06-23 Cilia research may help find cure for inherited eye diseases 0 None
2007-06-23 Vaccine for human cytomegalovirus 0 None
2007-06-23 Mushrooms show promise for creation of new drugs 0 None
2007-06-23 Gel capsule for diabetes type 1 0 None
2007-06-23 New cancer drug target 0 None
2007-06-23 New therapeutic vaccines help kick drug habits 0 None
2007-06-23 Alternative to blood test to detect drugs in the body 0 None
2007-06-23 New drug target for the treatment of Parkinson's disease 0 None
2007-06-23 New hope for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-06-23 Novel method of drug delivery to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells 0 None
2007-06-23 Meaningful leisure can mean many things 0 None
2007-06-23 Insight into how cancerous tumors thrive 0 None
2007-06-23 Why NSAIDs damage the tissue that lines the gastrointestinal tract 0 None
2007-06-23 Inherited genes linked to toxicity of leukemia therapy 0 None
2007-06-23 Scientists identify gene responsible for one type of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder 0 None
2007-06-23 DNA repair proteins monitored at double-strand break 0 None
2007-06-23 New understanding of modern pandemic infection 0 None
2007-06-23 New treatment slows the growth of colon and liver cancers 0 None
2007-06-23 Scientists focus on the brain's speech 'receiver' 0 None
2007-06-23 Novel cellular mechanism that may guide cell movement and possibly cancer cell invasion 0 None
2007-06-23 Adenovirus used to destroy cancer cells 0 None
2007-06-23 RNA polymerase points to new targets for drug design 0 None
2007-06-23 Goltz syndrome gene found 0 4
2007-06-23 Many couples willing to donate unused embryos to stem cell research 0 None
2007-06-23 Key mechanism identified by which the body regulates iron metabolism 0 5
2007-06-23 First genome-scale model of microbe that causes tuberculosis 0 None
2007-06-23 Discovery may lead to new approaches for the treatment of anemia 0 None
2007-06-23 Discovery of sophisticated neural computer, buried deep in the cerebellum 0 None
2007-06-23 Autism-related proteins control nerve excitability 0 None
2007-06-23 New way to increase stem cells in blood 0 5
2007-06-22 Senate Appropriations Committee approves spending bill that would expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2007-06-22 60% of people with embryos in U.S. fertility clinics would consider donating them for stem cell research 0 None
2007-06-20 Why the cold hurts - research has implications for pain relief 0 None
2007-06-20 Master regulator of the stem cell state 0 None
2007-06-20 Resistant gut bacteria will not go away by themselves 0 None
2007-06-20 Dutch research project designed to reduce maternal and child mortality 0 None
2007-06-20 New molecular mechanism discovered that may 'spontaneously' cause liver cancer 0 None
2007-06-20 New uderstanding of how enzymes work 0 None
2007-06-20 Low carb diets lower levels of good bacteria in gut 0 None
2007-06-20 Two complementary commanders in charge of the brain 0 None
2007-06-20 Novel therapeutic cancer strategy 0 None
2007-06-20 Blackcurrants the best fruit of all 0 4
2007-06-19 Foie gras can speed amyloid development 0 None
2007-06-19 Researchers develop artificial blood vessels from muscle-derived stem cells and a biodegradable polymer 0 None
2007-06-19 Acquired DNA key to certain bacterial infection 0 None
2007-06-19 New target for therapies for retinopathy 0 None
2007-06-19 People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have greater arterial stiffness 0 None
2007-06-19 PINK1 protects from Parkinson's 0 None
2007-06-19 New targets for Leishmaniasis 0 None
2007-06-19 Faster, less expensive technique for mutating large, non-gene stretches of DNA 0 None
2007-06-19 How 'memory' T cells protect the body from viral diseases 1 None
2007-06-19 Otosclerosis gene identified 1 None
2007-06-19 Common DNA variations underlie susceptibility to fever after smallpox vaccination 0 None
2007-06-19 Pepsin associated with acute rejection of a lung transplant 0 None
2007-06-19 Doctoral research without borders 0 None
2007-06-19 Scientists discover proteins in blood that accurately identify colon cancer and precancerous polyps 0 None
2007-06-19 Embryos that are selected out as abnormal can undergo chromosomal modifications 0 None
2007-06-19 Fat oxidation during exercise and physical activity 0 None
2007-06-19 Cancer stem cells similar to normal stem cells thwart anti-cancer agents 0 None
2007-06-19 Researchers breach blood-brain barrier to deliver therapy 0 None
2007-06-19 Autistic children have a capacity to understand other people through stereotypes 0 None
2007-06-19 Alzheimer's-associated enzyme beta-secretase can disrupt neural activity in the brain 0 None
2007-06-18 Wurst protein plays a decisive role in breathing 0 None
2007-06-18 Researchers clarify alphaB-crystallin's role in multiple sclerosis 0 5
2007-06-18 Stroke and type 2 diabetes relationship 0 None
2007-06-18 Research on rare women's lung disease may yield insights into common diseases 0 None
2007-06-18 Antitumor vaccine 0 None
2007-06-17 Scientists link cell's protein recycling systems 0 None
2007-06-17 New mathematical model of sepsis 0 None
2007-06-17 Better understanding of how the body fights off mucosal pathogens 0 None
2007-06-17 Focus on motor neurone disease 0 None
2007-06-17 Synaptic dysfunction in Huntington's disease 0 None
2007-06-17 Researchers use 'genomic pathway' to predict Parkinson's 0 None
2007-06-17 Many people fail to plan ahead when making dynamic decisions about their lives 0 None
2007-06-17 Herpes virus hijacks DNA repair process 0 None
2007-06-17 New area of stroke drug discovery for the 22nd century 0 None
2007-06-17 Rogue cells found that could cause spread of breast cancer 0 None
2007-06-17 Starving Listeria bug of oxygen makes it turn nasty 0 None
2007-06-17 Scientists step closer to curing genetic or acquired hearing loss 0 None
2007-06-17 Discovery of IKBKE gene linked to breast cancer 0 None
2007-06-17 New understanding of how Staphylococcus aureus hides 0 None
2007-06-17 How accurate are recovered memories? 0 None
2007-06-17 Researchers culture blood-forming stem cells from human fat tissue 0 None
2007-06-17 RAS signaling of circadian output 0 None
2007-06-17 New research in animals uncovers another mechanism of cholesterol lowering drug ezetimibe 0 None
2007-06-16 Gene implicated in the development of cancer cells can be switched on using drugs 0 None
2007-06-16 New rheumatoid arthritis genes identified 0 None
2007-06-16 New cellular pathway that operates to restrict inflammation and immunity 0 None
2007-06-16 Breakdown of myelin may be the cause of Huntington's disease 0 None
2007-06-16 The unexpected connection of two gene regulation mechanisms points to new ways for the fight against leukemia 0 None
2007-06-16 Swift system for heart attack care improves treatment 0 None
2007-06-16 Early life sun exposure linked to melanomas with BRAF gene mutations 0 None
2007-06-16 Sonographically-guided alcohol injections for Morton's neuroma highly successful 0 None
2007-06-16 Snake venom medication 0 1
2007-06-16 Simple test predicts a person's risk for developing dementia within six years with 87 percent accuracy 0 None
2007-06-15 Sensitivity to diverse range of chemotherapeutic drugs linked to common pathway 0 None
2007-06-15 Researchers shed light on shrinking of chromosomes 0 None
2007-06-15 Researchers find new mechanism of action of the anti-cancer drug sorafenib 0 None
2007-06-15 Urocanic acid linked to a deadly parasite of the developing world 0 4.5
2007-06-15 Structure of protein altered in autism revealed 0 4
2007-06-15 Link between restless legs syndrome and hypertension 0 None
2007-06-14 Researchers create first 3-D optical images of human breast cancer in patients based on tissue fluorescence 0 None
2007-06-14 Newly found antibodies may be body's natural defense against Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-06-14 Mild cognitive disorder often an early symptom of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-06-14 Injected neural stem cells reduce Parkinson's symptoms in primates 0 4
2007-06-14 Myelin and Huntington's disease 0 None
2007-06-14 Predictors of cognitive decline in memory clinic patients 0 None
2007-06-14 Doctors do not address patients by name in half of first-time visits 0 None
2007-06-14 Malaria and Epstein-Barr virus in Africa 0 None
2007-06-14 Thirteenth gene linked to Leber's congenital amaurosis 0 None
2007-06-14 Light activity associated with lower blood glucose levels 0 None
2007-06-14 New genetic risk factor for coeliac disease 0 None
2007-06-14 Cholesterol causes changes in gene expression 0 None
2007-06-14 Primary ciliary dyskinesia linked to heterotaxy 0 None
2007-06-14 Call for greater research into paediatric drugs for epilepsy 0 None
2007-06-14 How we choose partners and the impact of a parent's role in this process 0 None
2007-06-14 New method for matching living kidney donors with kidney disease patients 0 None
2007-06-14 A single cancer stem cell is sufficient to initiate and maintain a malignant tumor 0 None
2007-06-14 What makes people susceptible to rheumatoid arthritis? 0 None
2007-06-14 Can brain exercises improve thinking and concentration? 0 None
2007-06-14 Gamma-secretase acts as a tumor suppressor 0 None
2007-06-11 Cure for Parkinson's disease? 18 4.3
2007-06-11 Deja vu feeling all in the brain 0 5
2007-06-11 Alzheimer's predicted to affect 106 million by 2050 0 None
2007-06-08 New genes involved in rheumatoid arthritis discovered 0 None
2007-06-08 Researchers reprogram normal tissue cells into embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-06-08 Talcum powder stunts cancer growth 0 5
2007-06-08 miRNAs shown to be a critical force behind the anti-proliferation potential of p53 0 None
2007-06-08 Researchers discover how strokes trigger biochemical events that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain 0 None
2007-06-08 New regulator of fat metabolism identified 0 None
2007-06-08 Funding to upgrade stem cell research facilities at UC San Diego 0 None
2007-06-08 Standards for the use of ultrasound to measure narrowing of the carotid artery may be too aggressive 0 None
2007-06-08 Researchers turn normal tissue cells into embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-06-08 Gene found that increases risk for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-06-08 Strokes role in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-06-08 Secrets of working memory revealed 0 None
2007-06-08 Deleting gene important in embryo development leads to premature aging in mice 0 None
2007-06-08 New understanding of anti-malarial drug resistance 0 2
2007-06-08 In mice, drug protects against diabetes and atherosclerosis 0 None
2007-06-08 HIV uses pathways to infect cells 0 None
2007-06-08 New practical weight loss solution for the obese 0 None
2007-06-08 New research shows promise for memory-related disorders 0 None
2007-06-08 Heart disease deaths fall, as obesity and diabetes increase 0 None
2007-06-08 New gene influences susceptibility to late-onset Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-06-08 Cochlear implant restores hearing to patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease 0 None
2007-06-08 Diet influenced by genetics 0 None
2007-06-08 Ethically universal stem cell lines 0 None
2007-06-08 New target for the Fragile X mental retardation protein 0 None
2007-06-08 Blocking the action of beta1-integrin to treat cancer 0 None
2007-06-08 Reprogrammed fibroblasts resemble embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-06-08 Aging stem cells in mice may hold answers to diseases of the aged 0 None
2007-06-05 Researchers find stem cells in colorectal tumors 0 None
2007-06-05 What the brain does while idle 0 None
2007-06-05 Researchers track human stem cells transplanted into rat brain 0 None
2007-06-05 Blocking stress protein decreases Alzheimer's peptide 0 5
2007-06-05 breakthrough in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis 0 None
2007-06-05 Time-of-flight positron emission tomography provides benefits for cancer patients 0 None
2007-06-05 What causes Alzheimer's disease? 0 None
2007-06-05 How and why weight-reducing surgery sometimes cures diabetes 0 None
2007-06-05 Tumor cell activity may provide clues for treating breast cancer in young women 0 None
2007-06-05 TB test offers patients quicker and easier diagnosis 0 None
2007-06-05 New precise method for studying the DNA binding of small molecules 0 None
2007-06-05 Link between khat use and mental illness 0 None
2007-06-05 Exposure to pesticides and traumatic head injury are associated with Parkinson's disease 0 None
2007-06-05 Key source of chronic pain appears to be an old memory trace stuck in the prefrontal cortex 0 None
2007-06-05 Neural basis for anxiety behaviour discovered 0 4.5
2007-06-05 Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in mice 0 None
2007-06-05 Stroke victims could be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-06-03 Breakthrough in idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis 0 None
2007-06-03 Majority of people untrained in how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation 0 None
2007-06-03 Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award 0 None
2007-06-03 Research explains why those with obstructive sleep apnea are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease 0 None
2007-06-03 C-reactive protein identified as marker for prostate cancer survival 0 None
2007-06-03 New strategy for treating rare muscle disease, kidney disorders 0 None
2007-06-03 Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart 0 None
2007-06-03 New discoveries on genes implicated in Fanconi anaemia 0 None
2007-06-03 Brain inflammation may actually be a friend for Alzheimer's patients 0 None
2007-06-01 Scientist develops a measure of distraction 0 None
2007-06-01 Once-fatal metabolic disorders treatable 0 None
2007-06-01 Research points to a broadly-protective HIV vaccine 0 None
2007-06-01 New tests for leishmaniasis and leprosy 0 None
2007-06-01 Increase in cancer in Sweden can be traced to Chernobyl 0 None
2007-06-01 Better understanding of deep brain stimulation 0 None
2007-06-01 Simple exercise test predicts mortality risk in heart failure patients 0 None
2007-06-01 Researchers find cure for dogs with sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome 8 3.7
2007-06-01 More complete understanding of lactic acid production in muscle 0 4
2007-06-01 Virus widely used in gene therapy research yields important clues to genomic instability 0 None
2007-06-01 All pain medications may raise risk of heart attack or stroke 0 None
2007-06-01 Anger's impact on thinking and decision-making 0 None
2007-06-01 Breakthrough in stem cell banking 0 None
2007-06-01 Discovery of inherited gene mutation for leukemia 0 2
2007-06-01 Mercury's link to heart disease 0 None
2007-06-01 Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats 0 None
2007-06-01 Gene therapy provides hope for peripheral neuropathy 0 None
2007-06-01 Existence of muscle-building stem cells points to regenerative therapies for muscular disease 0 None
2007-06-01 Common cancer gene p53 sends death order to tiny killer 0 None


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