Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - August 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-08-30 Novel methods for the regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues 0 None
2007-08-30 New targets for antibiotics 0 None
2007-08-30 Small animal imaging facility is big boon to research 0 None
2007-08-30 Pancreatic cancer fights off immune attack 0 None
2007-08-30 New insights into knee injuries and osteoarthritis in the knee 0 None
2007-08-30 Neurotransmitter current not flowing through ion channels 0 None
2007-08-30 HPV vaccines may decrease chances of oral cancer 0 None
2007-08-30 How neurotransmitters travel between cells 0 None
2007-08-30 Protein on the surface of platelets plays a key role in cancer-induced platelet aggregation 0 None
2007-08-30 Researchers chart the level of gene expression in melanoma cell lines 0 None
2007-08-30 Improving diagnosis of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-08-30 New anti-cancer drug made from corn lillies kills brain tumor stem cells 0 None
2007-08-30 Discovery may lead to new class of diabetes drugs 0 None
2007-08-30 Contact disorder makes cancer cells mobile 0 None
2007-08-30 Binghamton University researchers investigate evolving malaria resistance 0 None
2007-08-30 New method for fighting skin wrinkles 0 None
2007-08-30 Research looks at hepatitis C recovery 0 5
2007-08-30 Researchers unlock mystery of a third olfactory system 0 None
2007-08-30 Researchers dispute immortal strand hypothesis 0 None
2007-08-30 Third factor identified in obesity-induced Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2007-08-30 Researchers discover nature uses a recurring molecular strategy to defend against infection 0 None
2007-08-30 Report on access to cancer drugs across Europe flawed 0 None
2007-08-30 Big leap in genomic screening of blood vessels from patient tissue 0 None
2007-08-30 Influence of sex and handedness on brain is similar in capuchin monkeys and humans 0 None
2007-08-30 Discovery of key link that causes malarial infection in both humans and mosquitoes 0 None
2007-08-30 Autophagy-induced signals are essential for normal development 0 None
2007-08-30 Researchers discover what makes lymphomas tick 0 None
2007-08-29 New understanding of endoplasmic reticulum 0 2
2007-08-29 Skin-healing pseudoceramides 0 None
2007-08-29 Lipid offers new ways of treating inflammatory kidney diseases 0 None
2007-08-29 Researchers explain evolution of lifespan 0 None
2007-08-29 HPV vaccines may lower risk of oral cancer 0 None
2007-08-29 Risks associated with facial transplantation may be lower than thought 0 None
2007-08-29 Discovery may lead to fast and cheap method of making vaccines 0 None
2007-08-29 China: The aging giant 0 None
2007-08-29 Aid boost for hearing research 0 None
2007-08-28 Zinc and macular degeneration link 0 None
2007-08-28 Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb finalize agreement on metabolic disorders program 0 None
2007-08-28 Secret to bone's strength 0 None
2007-08-28 New mathematical models for circadian rhythm 0 None
2007-08-28 New understanding of factor YY1 in gene expression 0 5
2007-08-28 Breast epithelial cells serve as a barrier against cancer 0 None
2007-08-28 Oral sex the culprit in rising numbers of throat cancers 0 None
2007-08-28 Cancer Research Technology begins critical role in new Australian cancer research venture 0 None
2007-08-28 Leading experts meet to help advance motor neurone research 0 None
2007-08-28 Dietary restrictions that limit fat formation might make pancreatic cell transplants more effective 0 None
2007-08-28 Scientists reveal the actions of a key player in colorectal cancer 0 None
2007-08-27 Calcium for the over-50s prevents broken bones 0 None
2007-08-27 Novel heart repair therapy could be in the pipeline 0 None
2007-08-27 New way to control hypertension may lead to more effective drugs 0 None
2007-08-27 Australian researchers discover a 'novel molecular dictator with a conscience' 0 None
2007-08-26 Novel approach used to uncover genetic components of aging 0 None
2007-08-26 Smoking turns on genes 0 None
2007-08-24 Bacterial toxins and perforins have a common ancestor 0 None
2007-08-24 Conservative shift in philosophy among African-Americans and Hispanics 0 None
2007-08-24 Blocking angiogenesis signaling from inside cell may lead to serious health problems 0 None
2007-08-24 Binding up iron in the brain to combat Parkinson's and Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-08-24 Scientists induce out-of-body-like experiences 0 None
2007-08-24 Techniques that improve people's comprehension 0 3
2007-08-24 Nanoparticle drug delivery system for brain tumor therapy shows promise 0 1
2007-08-24 Effects of obesity on egg and infertility discovered 0 None
2007-08-24 Fat mice gain protection against diabetes 0 None
2007-08-24 New technology for keeping liver cells alive inside bioartificial liver-assist devices 0 None
2007-08-24 New clue to mechanisms of gene signaling and regulation 0 None
2007-08-24 Discovery on manipulating skin tone and color 0 None
2007-08-24 New options in treating pigmentation disorders 0 None
2007-08-24 Potential new therapy for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2007-08-24 Breakthrough for Huntington's disease 0 None
2007-08-24 Discovery of new gene family essential for embryonic development 0 None
2007-08-24 Proteomic analysis of human amniotic fluid 0 None
2007-08-23 Insight into autism's origin in the brain 0 None
2007-08-23 Cancer stem cell scientists get $1.7 million to develop new leukemia drugs 0 None
2007-08-22 Good cholesterol may be a bad guy after all! 0 None
2007-08-22 Migration of antibiotic resistance from animal feeding operations into groundwater 0 None
2007-08-22 Benefits of vitamin D for cancer prevention 0 None
2007-08-22 Sewage reveals community-wide illegal drug use 0 None
2007-08-22 Natural antimicrobial agents for food safety 2 None
2007-08-22 Journey distances to hospital and relationship to mortality 0 None
2007-08-22 Claims of sex-related differences in genetic association insufficiently documented or spurious 0 None
2007-08-22 Baby talk is universal 0 None
2007-08-22 New understanding of neural basis for decision making, or free will 0 None
2007-08-21 Flu vaccines more effective when sweetened 0 None
2007-08-21 New Cockayne syndrome discovery 0 4
2007-08-21 Natural protection provides possible new treatments for stroke 0 None
2007-08-21 Discovery of molecule in the intestine that can 'taste' the sugar content of the diet 0 None
2007-08-21 Being lonely as you age will wear you out! 0 None
2007-08-21 What's making you fat? - the answer could be a virus! 0 None
2007-08-17 Whiplash and jaw pain 0 None
2007-08-17 New model to predict the spread of a 'super-bug' in L.A. county jail 0 None
2007-08-17 Tumors use enzyme to recruit regulatory T-cells and suppress immune response 0 None
2007-08-17 Specific antagonism lowers blood pressure 0 None
2007-08-17 Cannabis for allergic contact dermatitis 0 None
2007-08-17 Proteins involved in fragile X syndrome identified 0 None
2007-08-17 New understanding of how HSV-1 attacks cells 0 None
2007-08-17 Scientists discover new mechanism for viral replication 0 None
2007-08-17 Obesity and aversion to exercise could enhance the risk of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-08-17 New target for the development of anti-influenza drugs 0 None
2007-08-17 Nicotinic receptors may be important targets for treatment of multiple addictions 0 None
2007-08-17 New prion protein 'Shadoo' discovered - may offer insight into mad cow disease 0 None
2007-08-17 Memory storage molecule PKMzeta stores memories in neocortex 0 None
2007-08-17 New method to detect infection in prosthetic joints 0 None
2007-08-17 Low levels of key protein may indicate pancreatic cancer risk 0 None
2007-08-17 Researchers discover how a protein modulates the inflammatory response in acute respiratory distress syndrome 0 None
2007-08-17 First biomarker discovered that predicts prostate cancer outcome 0 None
2007-08-17 Effectiveness of mouse breeds that mimic Alzheimer's disease symptoms questioned 0 None
2007-08-17 New findings on cholesterol metabolism 0 None
2007-08-17 New insight into fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome 0 None
2007-08-17 Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing 0 None
2007-08-17 Ambulatory oxygen rarely a benefit in COPD patients without resting hypoxemia 0 None
2007-08-17 Scientists discover how HIV/AIDS disrupts the normal replication of stem cells in the adult brain 0 None
2007-08-16 Cases of stomach cancer to fall over next decade 0 None
2007-08-16 Metformin kills some cancer cells 1 5
2007-08-16 New techniques for measuring blood volume 0 2.5
2007-08-15 Fibrin may be new target for Alzheimer's drugs 0 None
2007-08-15 Longer term effects of dementia drugs to be investigated 0 None
2007-08-14 Drug to treat cluster headaches may affect the heart 0 None
2007-08-14 MS patients given hope with new vaccine treatment 0 None
2007-08-14 Cancer blocking gene discovered 0 None
2007-08-13 Why is heart disease so prevalent among diabetics? 0 None
2007-08-13 MRI could help prevent breast cancer progression 0 None
2007-08-13 Mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2007-08-13 New avenues for the treatment of amblyopia 0 None
2007-08-13 Oestrogen research points to new class of analgesic drugs 0 None
2007-08-13 Discovery of new mechanism of resistance to endocrine or anti-hormonal therapies 0 None
2007-08-13 New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer 0 None
2007-08-13 Impaired energy production in heart muscle may underlie heart failure in some hypertensive patients 0 None
2007-08-13 Green tea for cancer prevention 0 None
2007-08-13 New ways to prevent bowel cancer 0 None
2007-08-13 Genetic engineering offers promising new approaches to improve dietary iron intake 0 None
2007-08-13 Use of aluminium in sunscreens and sunblocks questioned 0 None
2007-08-13 GeneNews secures $2 million for development of prostate biomarkers 0 None
2007-08-13 New drug targets for multiple myeloma 1 None
2007-08-13 Scientists take plumber's approach to Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-08-13 New cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research 0 None
2007-08-12 Milk the drink for more muscle but less fat 0 None
2007-08-12 Green tea may help treat psoriasis 0 3.3
2007-08-12 TRF2 and POT1 proteins found on telomeres control DNA damage response pathways 0 None
2007-08-12 Connection between reduced glutathione and heart failure 3 2
2007-08-12 Leptin controls our fondness for food 0 None
2007-08-12 Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control 0 None
2007-08-12 Light-activated molecules used to induce apoptosis in cancer cells 0 None
2007-08-12 Cause of major subtype of glaucoma discovered 0 None
2007-08-12 Researchers discover how Bcl-3 protein stops inflammation 0 None
2007-08-12 Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer 0 None
2007-08-11 Sex hormones play a significant role in the development of diabetic kidney disease 0 None
2007-08-11 Smokeless tobacco products are not safe 0 None
2007-08-11 FGFR4 gene plays a complex role in obesity, fatty liver and diabetes 0 None
2007-08-11 The skeleton is an endocrine organ 0 None
2007-08-11 New pathway for inflammation-induced cancer 0 None
2007-08-11 Researchers turn mouse into factory for human liver cells 0 None
2007-08-11 Promising new line in anti-cancer therapy 0 None
2007-08-09 Scientists find mechanisms controlling metastasis of breast cancer cells 0 None
2007-08-09 Thyroid hormones may play important role in sleep regulation 0 None
2007-08-09 New test to detect early stage liver cancer 0 None
2007-08-09 Hot summers and hospital admissions 0 None
2007-08-08 Steep rises in cancers linked to excessive sun exposure, alcohol, smoking and obesity 0 None
2007-08-08 New Alzheimer's drugs may help prevent glaucoma 0 None
2007-08-08 Chemotherapy and blood stem cell transplantation results in long-term survival for amyloidosis patients 0 None
2007-08-08 Vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients 0 None
2007-08-08 Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene linked to brain aneurysm formation 0 None
2007-08-08 New Canadian partnership enhances diabetes education and research 0 None
2007-08-08 New player in the control of HDL cholesterol 0 None
2007-08-08 Bcl-3 protein regulates inflammation by blocking ubiquitination 0 None
2007-08-08 360 million smokers in China and high prevalence of smoking among physicians 0 None
2007-08-08 E. coli bacteria linked to Crohn's disease 0 None
2007-08-07 UIC receives $9.6 million grant for autism research 0 None
2007-08-07 Scientists tackle gene doping in athletes 0 5
2007-08-07 New way to treat Alzheimer's 0 5
2007-08-07 New research may lead to future gene therapies for patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia 0 None
2007-08-07 Overexposure to metals and Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-08-07 Quality of treatment guidelines 0 None
2007-08-07 Potential new biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death 0 None
2007-08-07 Potential new ways to prevent smoking-related cellular damage 0 None
2007-08-07 Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma 0 None
2007-08-07 Which brain processes enable humans to rapidly access their personal knowledge? 0 None
2007-08-07 Green tea holds promise for psoriasis and dandruff 0 None
2007-08-07 Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen 0 None
2007-08-07 ADHD linked to depressed dopamine activity in the brain 0 None
2007-08-06 New insight into mechanism of DNA-break repair 0 None
2007-08-06 Can people mentally impose arbitrary spatial category boundaries? 0 None
2007-08-06 Researcher examines the needs of laryngeal cancer patients 0 None
2007-08-06 LKB1 gene - new lung tumor-suppressor 0 None
2007-08-06 As we mature, we are able to create more contextually rich memories 0 None
2007-08-06 Ddiscovery of a novel molecular switch offers potential for epilepsy 0 None
2007-08-06 Biologists discover one reason why chromosomes break, often leading to cancer 0 None
2007-08-06 Be aware! whispering stroke all too common 0 None
2007-08-03 HMGB1 protein shown to act as an accelerator - activating the body's defenses 0 None
2007-08-03 Innovative gene therapy research for muscular dystrophy 0 None
2007-08-03 New treatment for glaucoma shows promise 0 None
2007-08-03 More efficient way of detecting loosened artificial hip implants 0 None
2007-08-03 Electricity - a new weapon for stalling the progression of cancer 0 5
2007-08-03 Potential biomarker to predict acute kidney injury earlier than current tests 0 None
2007-08-03 Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed 0 None
2007-08-03 New understanding of male fertility from enzyme discovery 0 None
2007-08-03 Jump in cancer-related clots 0 None
2007-08-03 Possible anthrax drug targets 0 None
2007-08-03 New detection techniques for pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-08-03 Scientists find why red beans and rice can be nauseating 0 None
2007-08-03 Detection of gene fusions in prostate cancer 0 None
2007-08-03 Discovery of molecular pathway that detects and eliminates defective messenger RNAs from red blood cells 0 None
2007-08-02 Autonomous glial mechanism may drive circadian rhythms 0 None
2007-08-02 New strategy for treating allergic disorders 0 None
2007-08-02 Specific microRNA, called miR-21, helps liver cancer develop 0 None
2007-08-02 Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol opens door for virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma 0 None
2007-08-02 Colon cancer may benefit from hormone replacement therapy 0 None
2007-08-02 Cell injury caused by brushing may help keep gums healthy 0 None
2007-08-02 Region of brain for processing visual 3D shapes indentified 0 None
2007-08-02 New heart attack test assessed 0 None
2007-08-01 Schizophrenia improved by mental and physical exercise 0 None
2007-08-01 Many different reasons for having sex 0 None
2007-08-01 Drugs designed to disable enzyme TOPK could have anti-cancer benefits 0 5
2007-08-01 Scientists discover brain cell development process implicated in mental retardation 0 None
2007-08-01 Lithium promotes better bone healing 0 None
2007-08-01 Reducing inflammation plays key role in type 1 diabetes therapy 0 None
2007-08-01 Neighbor clustering better identifies functionally related genes on the bacterial chromosome 0 None
2007-08-01 New way to predict how cells will respond to targeted drug therapies 0 None
2007-08-01 Nanoparticles may provide safe pain control on the battlefield 0 None
2007-08-01 Pigs key to understanding antibiotic resistant bacteria 0 None
2007-08-01 Huntington's disease study shows animal models on target 0 None
2007-08-01 Baby boomers are starting to feel the aches, pains and weight gain of aging 0 None
2007-08-01 Discovery of pathway that controls cell size and division 0 None
2007-08-01 Neuroprotectin D1 protects retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells 0 None
2007-08-01 New target for Hodgkin lymphoma 0 None
2007-08-01 Goats' milk healthier than cows' milk 0 None
2007-08-01 New St. Jude alliance with San Diego institutions helps advance fight against cancer 0 None
2007-08-01 Folic acid protects againts exposure to bisphenol A in the womb 0 None
2007-08-01 New point of attack for future liver cancer treatments 0 None
2007-08-01 Recent research into HPV and cervical cancer 0 None
2007-08-01 First mouse model of schizophrenia 0 None
2007-08-01 Zebrafish provide clues to cure for Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2007-08-01 Impact of pollution on health 0 None
2007-08-01 New treatment to combat bowel infection among the elderly 0 2


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