Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - September 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-09-29 New Giardia lamblia research provides hope for millions of sufferers 0 2
2007-09-29 New molecular evidence of the role of the hormone prolactin in breast cancer 0 None
2007-09-29 Simple tool improves communication between doctors and patients 0 None
2007-09-29 Genomic profiling of lung tumors helps doctors choose most effective treatment 0 None
2007-09-29 Females explain influence of past on future differently than males 0 None
2007-09-29 Effects of good and bad carbohydrates 0 4
2007-09-27 Research explains why opioids are thought to be ineffective in people with fibromyalgia 0 None
2007-09-27 Unmasked enzyme may lead to new drugs for type II diabetes 0 None
2007-09-27 Hair reveals all! 0 None
2007-09-27 30 percent of asthma in U.S.can be attributed to cat allergy 0 None
2007-09-27 Memory tasks require more coordinated brain blood flow for people with high blood pressure 0 None
2007-09-27 Loss of TDP-43 gene found to be related to age-related neurological disorders 0 None
2007-09-27 Many patients with diabetes say burden of care rivals complications of disease 0 None
2007-09-27 Expertise modulates the perception of pain in others 0 None
2007-09-27 DNA damage response confers a barrier for viral tumorigenesis 0 None
2007-09-27 Researchers uncover likely source of rejection for otherwise well-matched kidney transplants 0 None
2007-09-27 Researchers demonstrate safety of synthetic siRNAs 0 None
2007-09-27 Defining biomarkers for better colon cancer treatment 0 None
2007-09-27 Discovery of new pathway causing cell death related to frontotemporal dementia and ALS 0 None
2007-09-27 Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia 0 None
2007-09-27 New molecular target in blood clot formation 0 None
2007-09-27 The jury is in: microRNAs can cause tumors to metastasize 0 None
2007-09-27 Transposons could make for safer gene delivery system 0 None
2007-09-27 New research on glycemic index 0 None
2007-09-27 Enzyme's second messenger contributes to cell overgrowth 0 None
2007-09-27 Discovery supports theory of Alzheimer's disease as form of diabetes 0 None
2007-09-27 Alcohol cessation significantly reduces cancer risk 0 None
2007-09-26 Scots second only to Americans when it comes to obesity 0 None
2007-09-26 Biologists link Huntington's disease to health benefits in young 0 None
2007-09-26 Stem-cell therapy opens new avenue of research against Huntington's disease 0 None
2007-09-26 Simulation reveals how body repairs balance after damage 0 None
2007-09-26 New nanoprobe imaging station helps study the distribution of elements in cells 0 None
2007-09-26 A blood test for concussions - aim of new research 0 None
2007-09-26 HPV is related to bladder cancer 0 None
2007-09-26 PET scans accurately detect a breast tumor's response to chemotherapy 0 None
2007-09-26 Aloe vera powder nose spray vaccine shows potential for bird flu treatment 0 None
2007-09-26 Stem cells may aid national security 0 None
2007-09-26 Mutation of the COX2 gene can double or treble a woman's risk of ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-09-26 Molecular profiling can accurately predict survival in colon cancer patients 0 None
2007-09-25 Manipulating immune response provides new approach to liver failure 0 None
2007-09-25 Discovery of structure in malaria with potential for a vaccine target 0 None
2007-09-25 Potential new therapeutic target for obesity 0 None
2007-09-25 BRCA1 gene plays significant role in non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2007-09-25 Some cancer cells mimic stem cells to evade chemotherapy 0 None
2007-09-25 Eye movement can affect our cognitive processes 0 None
2007-09-25 Novel strategy to tackle acute myelogenous leukemia 0 None
2007-09-25 Need for better flu vaccines for seniors 0 None
2007-09-25 New partnership offers outsourced research and development in membrane biology 0 None
2007-09-25 New cell culturing technique provides better understanding of hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems 0 None
2007-09-25 Lymph nodes can be crucial for spreading low doses of infective prion agents 0 None
2007-09-25 New treatment for fractures 0 None
2007-09-25 Genetic influences on addictions - new findings 0 5
2007-09-25 Trop-2 new target for anti-tumour therapy in cancer 0 None
2007-09-25 WHO and its partners call for increased research to improve patient safety 0 None
2007-09-25 AstraZeneca and UT Southwestern agree to a three-year collaboration to combat psychiatric illness 0 None
2007-09-25 Discovery of two new proteins associated with colorectal cancer 0 None
2007-09-24 University researcher making Indian dairy farmers richer…and healthier! 0 None
2007-09-24 Radical research results on the oxidation of vitamin E 0 None
2007-09-24 Research shows how genetic mutation causes epilepsy in infants 0 None
2007-09-24 New UK stem cell and regenerative medicine research centre 0 None
2007-09-24 Genetic risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder identified 0 None
2007-09-24 Stress and cardiovascular health 0 None
2007-09-24 Researchers pinpoint when a cell is ready to reproduce 0 None
2007-09-24 Research to shed new light on how statins benefit heart patients 0 None
2007-09-24 MIT model could improve some drugs' effectiveness 0 None
2007-09-24 Growth hormone does not improve physical performance 0 None
2007-09-24 Genetic cause discovered for systemic lupus erythematosus 0 None
2007-09-24 European project to look at the wiring of the brain during growth 0 None
2007-09-24 Diet and lifestyle offers significant benefits to people with chronic kidney disease 0 None
2007-09-21 Sensitivity of brain center for 'sound space' defined 0 None
2007-09-21 Scientists decipher mechanism behind antimicrobial 'hole punchers' 0 None
2007-09-21 Repeat steroids to premature infants linked to cerebral palsy 0 None
2007-09-21 New discovery on blood doping and anemia 0 5
2007-09-21 Modulating fat levels essential for successful pregnancy 0 None
2007-09-21 Air pollutants and blood clotting link 0 None
2007-09-21 Legal proceedings can be calming and supportive 0 None
2007-09-21 Genes for osteoporosis 0 None
2007-09-21 Heat shock proteins are co-opted for cancer 0 None
2007-09-21 Genetic variation affects smoking cessation treatment 0 None
2007-09-21 Controlling for size may also prevent cancer 0 None
2007-09-21 Cell-surface sugar defects may trigger nerve damage in multiple sclerosis patients 0 None
2007-09-21 Brain controls the way fat is stored and metabolized 0 None
2007-09-21 Ancient mechanism for coping with stresses also gives cancer a boost 0 None
2007-09-20 Modelling data reveals cost effectiveness of HPV vaccine 0 None
2007-09-20 Heat shock proteins are co-opted for cancer 0 None
2007-09-20 Some cancer cells mimic stem cells to evade chemotherapy 0 None
2007-09-20 Nerve growth factor positively related with liver cancer - potential therapy target 0 None
2007-09-20 Testes offer a promising new source of stem cells 0 None
2007-09-20 Selective attention increases both gain and feature selectivity of the human auditory cortex 0 None
2007-09-20 Researchers provide genetic associations from a genome-wide scan for cardiovascular disease traits 0 None
2007-09-20 Racism's cognitive toll: Subtle discrimination is more taxing on the brain 0 None
2007-09-20 Satter Eating Competence Model stresses positive experience of eating 0 None
2007-09-20 Weill Cornell Medical College to lead new NYC translational research collaboration 0 None
2007-09-20 Discovery of molecular recycling plant provides new insights into learning and memory function 0 None
2007-09-20 Microwaves used to predict fat content in meat products 0 None
2007-09-20 Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people 0 None
2007-09-20 Better understanding of circuitry in the brain's emotion center 0 None
2007-09-20 Drug resistance gene has spread from East Coast to Midwest 0 None
2007-09-20 Planum temporale found to be responsible for perceiving auditory space 0 1
2007-09-20 Consumers following questionable health and nutrition advice from the web 0 None
2007-09-20 Brits told to get off their bums and exercise! 0 None
2007-09-18 Grapheme-color synaesthesia 0 None
2007-09-18 Test for lung cancer looks for discomforting quiet among protective genes 0 None
2007-09-18 Re-engineered human T cells effectively target and kill cancerous B cells 0 None
2007-09-18 Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation and BG Medicine collaborate 0 4
2007-09-18 Researchers genetically engineering microorganisms, such as E. coli, into tiny, cellular factories 0 None
2007-09-18 Breakthrough in cardiovascular research 0 None
2007-09-18 New cell death pathway involved in sperm development 0 None
2007-09-18 Liver cancer marker could yield blood test for early detection 0 3
2007-09-18 GlaxoSmithKline to pursue novel antibacterial research program for DOD 0 None
2007-09-18 Rheumatoid arthritis genes 0 None
2007-09-18 Gene profiling can single out the worst cases of multiple myeloma and guide therapy 0 None
2007-09-18 Eating competence may lower risk of heart disease 0 None
2007-09-18 Chronic infection persists by targeting stromal cell network in lymphoid organs 0 None
2007-09-18 Blood protein detects lung cancer, even at earliest stage 0 None
2007-09-18 Alternative methods proposed to detect pesticides and antibiotics in water and natural food 0 None
2007-09-18 Restricting pesticides could greatly reduce suicide rates worldwide 0 None
2007-09-18 Australian doctor awarded for uncovering smallpox bioterrorism risk 0 None
2007-09-18 Secrets of protein folding revealed 0 None
2007-09-18 New understanding of gene mutation responsible for fragile X syndrome 0 None
2007-09-18 New guidelines to diagnose Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-09-18 Smoking-cessation may be in the genes 0 None
2007-09-18 Mechanism for the in-vivo transport of siRNA 0 None
2007-09-18 Cellular spelunking 0 None
2007-09-18 Cell death in sparrow brains may provide clues in age-related human diseases 0 None
2007-09-18 Effects of modified alternate-day fasting 0 None
2007-09-17 How can a medical center foster a culture of ethics in research? 0 None
2007-09-17 The importance of gene regulation for common human disease 0 None
2007-09-17 Digibind offers new hopes for pre-eclampsia cure 0 None
2007-09-17 Link between GERD and obesity in females 0 None
2007-09-17 Powerful new discovery method speeds up gene discovery 0 None
2007-09-17 LL37 peptide provides a new potential target for autoimmune disease 0 2.5
2007-09-17 TFAP2C gene may be useful target for new breast cancer therapies 0 None
2007-09-17 Immune system police recognize good and bad guys in the body 0 None
2007-09-17 Genetic variant explains why people react differently to smells 0 None
2007-09-17 Androstenone determines whether male body odor smells pleasant 0 4
2007-09-17 Dendritic cells turn T cells into T regs 0 None
2007-09-17 Byproduct of cholesterol metabolism blocks heart health benefits of estrogen 0 None
2007-09-17 Researchers look at role of oxidative stress in human diseases 0 None
2007-09-17 Ringxiety - phantom rings from your cell phone 0 5
2007-09-17 It's back to the dark ages...hookworms to treat asthma! 0 None
2007-09-14 Loneliness can damage your health 0 None
2007-09-14 Attention turns to brain as driver of Chronic Fatigue symptoms 0 None
2007-09-13 New green methods for coating drugs in plastics 0 None
2007-09-13 New insight into the mechanisms of Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2007-09-13 Call for more genetic research in the sport and exercise sciences 0 None
2007-09-13 Platelets help white blood cells fight inflammation 0 None
2007-09-13 New findings on visual perception 0 None
2007-09-13 Discovery of gene responsible for binocular vision 0 None
2007-09-13 Older men chasing younger women contributes to human longevity 0 4.3
2007-09-13 Health psychologists discuss latest research findings 0 None
2007-09-13 Proteins Nox1 and Nox2 play important role in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 2.5
2007-09-13 Federal plan to determine nanotech risks fails to deliver 0 None
2007-09-13 Ground-breaking computer models raise the bar for sporting achievement 0 None
2007-09-13 Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to enteroviruses 0 None
2007-09-13 Women undergoing IVF to donate eggs for stem cell research in return for reduced treatment costs 0 None
2007-09-13 New understanding of immune infertility 0 None
2007-09-13 Unique role for blood formation gene MLL identified 0 None
2007-09-13 Shape encoding may start in the retina 0 None
2007-09-13 New Rensselaer tools speed stem cell research 0 None
2007-09-13 New technique detects how proteins undergo changes inside a cell 0 None
2007-09-13 New understanding of how proteins function in the cell - breakthrough for early cancer diagnosis 0 None
2007-09-13 RecA family recombinases repair DNA damages 0 None
2007-09-13 Genetic link to loneliness 0 None
2007-09-13 Staphylococcus aureus gets from bottom to bedrail in hospital 0 None
2007-09-13 Gene-drug interactions that lower blood pressure 0 None
2007-09-13 Insight into the role of cancer stem cells in cancer initiation, progression and metastasis 0 None
2007-09-13 Research identifies how insulin-producing islet cells from pigs may cure diabetes 0 None
2007-09-13 Living, growing artificial heart-valve replacements for children 0 None
2007-09-12 New insights into retinal growth 0 None
2007-09-12 New clues to cracking brain's neural code 0 None
2007-09-12 Rochester receives $1.2 million to battle rare childhood disease 0 None
2007-09-12 Ultraconserved non-coding RNAs may be important in human cancer 0 None
2007-09-12 Embryonic stem cell strategy advanced with UCSF finding 0 None
2007-09-12 Diesel exhaust kills throat cells 0 None
2007-09-11 New gel to treat retinal diseases in development 0 None
2007-09-11 Micro-needles a safe alternative to hypodermic syringes 0 None
2007-09-11 Tangerine peel extract kills certain cancer cells 0 None
2007-09-11 Women with a family history of heart disease are less likely than men to drop bad habits 0 None
2007-09-11 Sugar key to malaria parasite invasion 0 None
2007-09-11 St. Jude follows outcomes of stem cell transplant survivors 0 None
2007-09-11 Potential new drug target for preventing postmenopausal bone loss 0 None
2007-09-11 Novel mechanism discovered that balances the sizes of functional areas in the brain 0 None
2007-09-11 Tendons found to contain a small subset of previously unknown adult stem cells 0 None
2007-09-11 Endurance athlete's genetic edge has long running history 0 None
2007-09-11 Using cameras to evaluate your diet! 0 None
2007-09-11 Organisms found on contact lenses provide clues to corneal eye infections 0 None
2007-09-11 Scientists identify process that causes blood vessels to constrict during and after a heart attack 0 None
2007-09-11 First-degree relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis more likely to have biomarkers of the disease 0 None
2007-09-11 Mutations in the insulin gene can cause permanent neonatal diabetes 0 5
2007-09-11 C-reactive protein shown to be a potential target for cancer treatment 0 None
2007-09-11 Vitamin C inhibits the growth of some tumors 0 None
2007-09-11 Mechanism identified that plays a critical role in multiple myeloma cell cycle and survival 0 None
2007-09-11 Shaken not stirred for embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-09-11 Miracle diets are useless to get a stable negative energy balance 0 None
2007-09-10 Occupational vocal cord dysfunction 0 None
2007-09-10 Novel enzyme may offer huge range of potential therapeutic agents 0 None
2007-09-10 Genetic causes of rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2007-09-10 Women more at risk from sleep deprivation than men 0 None
2007-09-10 New genetic risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus 0 None
2007-09-10 Researchers make new discovery on pigment melanin and skin - hair color 0 None
2007-09-10 Researchers develop mouse model of autism spectrum disorders 0 None
2007-09-10 Discovery of tendon cells that self-renew 0 None
2007-09-10 New techniques to diagnose hearing loss 0 None
2007-09-10 Mutated mice provide new insights into autism 0 None
2007-09-10 Research looks at prions and retroviruses 0 None
2007-09-10 Opioid-based pain medications may cause sleep apnea 0 None
2007-09-10 Bad news for disease-causing bacteria! 0 None
2007-09-10 Safer gene therapy - biodegradable polymers to deliver genes 0 None
2007-09-10 Research highlights importance of starch in human beginnings 0 None
2007-09-10 New technique for growing cartilage from human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2007-09-10 A chink in bacteria's armor 0 None
2007-09-09 Experts say screening families of heart attack victims could save many lives 0 None
2007-09-05 Scientists speed healing of bone damage 0 None
2007-09-05 Antiobesity gene 0 None
2007-09-05 Adipose gene may be the key to tackle weight 0 None
2007-09-05 New method to create natural drug products 0 None
2007-09-05 Researchers develop a long-acting growth hormone for use in human therapy 0 None
2007-09-05 Myoendothelial cells identified as new human source of stem cells with potential to repair muscle 0 5
2007-09-05 Halting rabies in the brain 0 None
2007-09-05 Having right timing connections in brain is key to overcoming dyslexia 0 None
2007-09-05 Improved dosing formula for warfarin (Coumadin) 0 1
2007-09-05 Avocado extract stops growth of pre-cancerous cells that lead to oral cancer 0 None
2007-09-05 A little dirt never hurt! 0 None
2007-09-05 N-acetylcysteine may not be as safe as once thought 0 None
2007-09-05 3D fruit fly images to benefit brain research 0 None
2007-09-05 Secondhand smoke affects pets too 0 4.5
2007-09-04 Muscadine grape skin extract shows promise for prostate cancer 0 None
2007-09-04 Discovery of monoclonal antibodies which may make a successful Hepatitis C vaccine a reality 0 None
2007-09-04 Rock and pop stars twice as likely to die young 0 None
2007-09-04 Arthritis of the knee may be a sign of non-small cell lung cancer 0 5
2007-09-04 Fat in the stomach may actually cause vitamin C to promote formation of cancer causing chemicals 0 None
2007-09-04 Beauty the key ingredient for men, security and commitment the choice of women 0 None
2007-09-03 Retinoblastoma tumor suppressor may predict chemotherapy effectiveness 0 None
2007-09-03 Researchers look at malaria resistance to chloroquine 0 None
2007-09-03 University of Utah receives $19.2 Million for HIV research 0 None
2007-09-03 New technique detects specific chromosomal damage - helps identify precancerous changes 0 None
2007-09-03 First common height gene identified by researchers behind 'obesity gene' finding 0 None
2007-09-03 Genetic variant linked to human height discovered 1 None
2007-09-03 Cell that triggers symptoms in allergy attacks can also limit damage 0 None


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