Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - December 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Risk takers do so because their brains are less able to process dopamine 0 None
2008-12-30 What are protective effects of anti-ricin A-chain aptamer? 0 None
2008-12-30 Researchers identify clockwork that drives a powerful virus nanomotor 0 None
2008-12-30 Researchers identify common gene variant linked to high blood pressure 0 None
2008-12-30 Discovery of molecule that targets brain tumors 0 None
2008-12-30 Need another reason to add "Quit Smoking" to your New Year's resolutions list? 0 None
2008-12-30 New technique for creating authentic embryonic stem cells from rats 0 None
2008-12-30 Moderate drinking lowers risk of Alzheimer's and cognitive decline 0 None
2008-12-30 May hepatic granulomas be part of the histological spectrum of chronic hepatitis C? 0 None
2008-12-30 Matrix fragments trigger fatal excitement 0 None
2008-12-30 Long-term gene therapy used to reverse heart damage in heart failure 0 None
2008-12-30 Contact with plants shown to directly benefit patient's health 0 None
2008-12-30 Family members of critically ill patients want to discuss loved ones' uncertain prognoses 0 None
2008-12-30 Diet high in inorganic phosphates increases risk of lung cancer 0 None
2008-12-30 Spontaneous facial expressions of emotion of congenitally and noncongenitally blind individuals 0 None
2008-12-30 Acute gastric injury due to high-dose analgesics? 0 None
2008-12-29 High-fat diet can disrupt our biological clock 0 None
2008-12-29 Benefits of fish oil supplements questioned 0 None
2008-12-29 Teens who skip breakfast lose their virginity earlier 0 None
2008-12-22 Avoid headbanging injury by switching to Celine Dion? 0 1
2008-12-22 Cardiovascular system proteins play a role in Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-12-22 Trends in sexual behaviors similar for teens who take few health risk and those who take many 0 None
2008-12-22 Perception of health and balance has direct impact on walking activity 0 None
2008-12-22 Patient-derived induced stem cells retain disease traits 0 None
2008-12-22 Scientists find gene that is a powerful predictor of colon cancer metastasis 0 None
2008-12-22 Hexokinase-1 gene variation associated with widely used marker of blood glucose concentration 0 None
2008-12-22 Adults with asthma at increased risk of serious pneumococcal disease 0 None
2008-12-21 How mirror neurons allow us to learn and socialize by going through the motions in the head 0 1
2008-12-21 Well balanced diet improves blood glucose tolerance and blood lipid levels 0 None
2008-12-21 Poeple who eat out often more likely to be obese 0 None
2008-12-21 Drinkers with the ADH1C gene at greater risk of colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-12-21 Botulinum toxin used to treat patients with masseteric muscle hypertrophy 0 None
2008-12-21 Researchers identify gene linked to inherited form of fatal lung disease 0 4
2008-12-18 Scientists develop method for generating novel stem cells 0 None
2008-12-18 Two common biomarkers help predict stroke risk 0 None
2008-12-18 Sulfurous ping-pong in the urinary tract 0 None
2008-12-18 Study looks at brain and movement planning 0 None
2008-12-18 Stem cells may 'ignite' bowel cancer development 0 None
2008-12-18 Stem cells and leukemia battle for marrow microenvironment 0 None
2008-12-18 Researchers look at processes asbestos fibers use to trigger cancer in human cells 0 None
2008-12-18 Ultrafine polishing with silica nanoparticles protects teeth 0 None
2008-12-18 New understanding of ion channels in the body 0 None
2008-12-18 Racial differences in self-rated health at similar levels of physical functioning 0 None
2008-12-18 MRI brain scans provide valuable diagnostic information about Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-12-18 System to recognize human gestures 0 None
2008-12-18 Human parechovirus may trigger type 1 diabetes 0 None
2008-12-18 Blocking mechanism found for antibiotic resistance in bacteria 0 None
2008-12-18 New method offers direct access to the brain through the nose to treat stroke 0 None
2008-12-18 Spending time in nature keeps supresses mental fatigue 0 None
2008-12-18 Compound from olive-skin pomace protects against colon-cancer 0 None
2008-12-18 Stem cell research will boom under Obama 0 None
2008-12-18 Why extra-virgin olive oil is so good for you 0 None
2008-12-17 Research highlights recognized disease risks associated with vitamin D deficiency 0 None
2008-12-17 80% public support for genetic research and testing 0 None
2008-12-17 How cancer cells ensure their survival 0 None
2008-12-17 Researchers discover reason why men outperform women on spatial tasks 0 None
2008-12-17 Probiotics found to be effective in stopping diarrhea resulting from antibiotics 0 None
2008-12-17 New molecular information on hundreds of inherited diseases 0 None
2008-12-17 Physical disability can boost marital happiness 0 None
2008-12-17 Phosphorus binders help dialysis patients 0 3
2008-12-17 Relationship of dialysis modality and mortality 0 None
2008-12-17 Breakthrough on type 1 diabetes development 0 None
2008-12-17 Research looks at link between normal and cancer stem cells 0 None
2008-12-17 Researchers create 'suped up' gene that forces cancer cells to self destruct 0 5
2008-12-17 Lower-dose fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy results in better hearing preservation 0 None
2008-12-17 Lean muscle mass may help obese patients battle cancer 0 None
2008-12-17 Restaurant workers and carpenters have highest risks for oesophagal cancer 0 None
2008-12-17 Key survival circuit discovered in Salmonella bacteria 0 None
2008-12-17 Fast food meals have fewer calories than restaurant meals 0 None
2008-12-17 Cardiac stent patients with diabetes may benefit from drug that counteracts the effects of leptin 0 None
2008-12-17 Attitudes towards assisted reproduction and preimplantation genetic diagnosis 0 None
2008-12-17 Tricyclic antidepressants best for depression in Parkinson's 0 None
2008-12-17 Exercise on doctors orders! 0 None
2008-12-17 Help for spine injury victims could be just a sniff away 0 None
2008-12-16 Smoking significantly linked to increased risk for colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-12-16 Researchers find brain's reward and stress signaling circuits are intertwined in complex ways 0 None
2008-12-16 New anti-tumor gene called SARI 0 None
2008-12-16 Researcher refines aptamers to prevent HIV resistance 0 None
2008-12-16 Real-time gene monitoring 0 None
2008-12-16 Pre-existing diabetes for persons diagnosed with cancer associated with increased risk of death 0 None
2008-12-16 People with blindness from cataract are poorer than those with normal sight 0 None
2008-12-16 Multi-faceted strategy improves nutritional support for ICU patients, but not outcomes 0 None
2008-12-16 MRI scans can predict effects of multiple sclerosis 'flare-ups' on optic nerve 0 None
2008-12-16 Low-glycemic foods better for glycemic control than high-fiber 0 None
2008-12-16 Just a little squeeze lets proteins assess DNA 0 None
2008-12-16 Evolutionary roots of ancient bacteria may open new line of attack on cystic fibrosis 0 None
2008-12-16 Both theories about human cellular aging supported by new research 0 None
2008-12-16 Bolder BioTechnology awarded NIH grant to continue development of growth hormone product 0 None
2008-12-16 Why seniors forget negative events 0 4
2008-12-16 Single letter in the human genome points to risk for high cholesterol 0 None
2008-12-16 Study of placenta unexpectedly leads to cancer gene 0 None
2008-12-16 Multiple sclerosis drug natalizumab may reduce immunity 0 None
2008-12-16 Archived blood from infant heel stick tests could lead to discoveries about diseases that have roots in perinatal period 0 None
2008-12-16 Pigs and dogs can bridge gap between mice and humans in developing new therapies 0 None
2008-12-16 Top public health award for Sydney researcher 0 None
2008-12-16 Exercising at work - who's it good for? 0 None
2008-12-15 UC Davis team refines cancer treatments to reduce potential nerve damage 0 None
2008-12-15 Tracking the molecular pathway to mixed-lineage leukemia 0 None
2008-12-15 New bone and tissue regeneration technique 0 5
2008-12-15 Study to identify best rehabilitation therapies for patients with traumatic brain injuries 0 None
2008-12-15 Researchers stop ovarian cancer cell cycle in its tracks 0 None
2008-12-15 Researchers simplify creation induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells 0 None
2008-12-15 Shared survival mechanism explains why 'good' nerve cells last and 'bad' cancer cells flourish 0 None
2008-12-15 Discovery of link between inflamed gums and heart disease 0 None
2008-12-15 Discovery of promising new target in the battle against colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-12-15 Researchers create new family of fluorescent probes called hydrocyanines to detect reactive oxygen species in vivo 0 None
2008-12-15 Receptor for prostaglandin-E2 plays key role in atherosclerosis development 0 None
2008-12-15 Newly discovered esophagus stem cells grow into transplantable tissue 0 None
2008-12-15 New imaging technique allows simultaneous tracking of gene expression and movement 0 None
2008-12-15 11 new genes linked to LDL, HDL cholesterols and triglycerides 0 None
2008-12-15 Narrow-band imaging comparable to white light colonoscopy in differentiating colorectal polyps 0 None
2008-12-15 Increased blood pressure in older adults affects cognitive functioning 0 None
2008-12-15 Gene subnetworks provide new prognostic markers for breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-15 How to build muscle mass with four and a half LIM domains 1 0 None
2008-12-15 Study looks at how parental age affects the mental functioning of offspring 0 None
2008-12-15 Psychological distress a growing heart health problem 0 None
2008-12-15 Breakthrough in Alzheimer's disease screening 0 None
2008-12-15 Sleep-related breathing disorders linked to calories burned at rest 0 None
2008-12-15 Breast cancer genome shows instability of cancer 0 None
2008-12-15 Blocking Myc proteins stops ovarian cancer cell cycle in its tracks 0 None
2008-12-15 Alzheimer's researcher explores the variety of animal models now being used in research 0 None
2008-12-15 Pre-drinking - a new culture of intoxication 0 None
2008-12-15 Mechanism behind cardiac scarring discovered 0 None
2008-12-15 Researchers solve failed vaccine mystery 0 None
2008-12-15 Mouse model shows blood stem cells in action 0 None
2008-12-15 Fatherhood gene determines if it's a boy or a girl 0 None
2008-12-15 Sarcasm - a diagnostic tool for dementia 0 None
2008-12-15 Carbon monoxide used to protect mouse nerve cells from damage 0 None
2008-12-15 Lung cancer screening feasibility study funded 0 None
2008-12-15 Later school start times may improve sleep in teens and decrease risk of auto accidents 0 5
2008-12-15 Continuous positive airway pressure improves sleeping glucose levels in type 2 diabetics with obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2008-12-15 New form of cognitive behavioural therapy shows potential to treat majority of cases of eating disorders 0 None
2008-12-15 GUMC researchers find gene inactivated in two aggressive cancers 0 None
2008-12-14 New understanding of mechanism that regulates DNA methylation 0 None
2008-12-14 Tau protein expression predicts breast cancer survival in an unexpected way 0 None
2008-12-14 Study reveals clues to how we forget over short-term 0 None
2008-12-14 Research aims to reduce scarring from heart attacks 1 None
2008-12-14 Discovery of seven new sites in the human genome found to influence obesity 0 None
2008-12-14 Research suggests that immunity is stronger at night 0 None
2008-12-14 Exciting cancer discovery 0 None
2008-12-14 Overactive brain enzyme may play role in preventing weight gain and obesity 0 None
2008-12-14 Six new gene variations linked to increased BMI 0 None
2008-12-14 Possible new therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer 0 None
2008-12-12 Weights better than aerobic training for back pain 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers identify how key mutations occur in human lymphomas 0 None
2008-12-12 Discovery of gene mutation that appears to help prevent heart disease 0 None
2008-12-12 Humble toothbrush helps stop ventilator-associated pneumonia 0 None
2008-12-12 Numbing drugs can have profound and long-term negative effects 0 None
2008-12-12 Teen smokers are more likely to experience obesity as adults 0 None
2008-12-12 Study shows major pain research funding decline at NIH 0 None
2008-12-12 Stressed-out mice reveal role of epigenetics in behavior 0 None
2008-12-12 Timothy syndrome provides clues about enzyme role in arrhythmias 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers find tamoxifen's power comes from endoxifen 0 None
2008-12-12 Food you eat can immediately impact cognitive behavior 0 None
2008-12-12 New understanding on how the brain controls onset of puberty 0 None
2008-12-12 Heart regenerates after infarction 0 None
2008-12-12 Gene therapy used to treat periodontal disease 0 None
2008-12-12 Exercise suppresses appetite by affecting appetite hormones 0 None
2008-12-12 Enzyme that mutates antibodies also targets cancer-causing gene 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers capture never before seen undulations of "dancing chromosomes" 0 None
2008-12-12 Men inherit tendency to have more sons or more daughters from their parents 0 None
2008-12-12 Enzyme that mutates antibodies also targets a cancer-causing oncogene 0 None
2008-12-12 Amputees can experience prosthetic hand as their own 0 None
2008-12-11 Mathematical models of adaptive immunity 0 None
2008-12-11 Decline in teen marijuana use stalls - trends in cigarette and alcohol use continues to fall 0 2
2008-12-11 An enzyme that mutates antibodies also targets a cancer-causing oncogene 0 None
2008-12-11 University at Buffalo driver simulation study targets high-risk teen drivers 0 None
2008-12-10 Genetic links found between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease 0 None
2008-12-10 Transplanted fat cells restore function after spinal cord injury 0 None
2008-12-10 Surge in older cancer survivors expected as baby boomers age 0 None
2008-12-10 Sugar is addictive 0 None
2008-12-10 RNA interference can facilitate vaccine development 0 None
2008-12-10 Studies on imaging and tracking transplanted cells 0 None
2008-12-10 Structured warm-ups prevent up to half of severe sports injuries 0 None
2008-12-10 Researchers find inherited genetic variation in nicotine addiction 0 None
2008-12-10 Many mouth cancers found too late 0 None
2008-12-10 13 million people in Britain will be obese by 2012 0 None
2008-12-10 New technique may provide quicker and easier way of developing protein-based drugs 0 None
2008-12-10 Protein FKBP12 provides new insights into understanding autism 0 None
2008-12-10 Hot drinks help fight cold and flu 0 None
2008-12-10 High phosphorus levels in blood linked to coronary calcification in chronic kidney disease 0 None
2008-12-10 Genetic markers identified for alcohol response 0 None
2008-12-10 New research points to possible treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2008-12-10 Scientists create first functional stem-cell niche model 0 None
2008-12-10 Researchers explore neural mechanisms behind responsibility and punishment 0 None
2008-12-10 Decreased levels of binding gene affect memory and behavior 0 None
2008-12-10 Researchers map changing epigenetic modifications that enable transposons to run amok 0 None
2008-12-10 Cellular 'brakes' may slow memory process in aging brains 0 None
2008-12-10 Brain deletion of FK506-binding protein enhances repetitive behaviors in mice 0 None
2008-12-10 Research looks at neighborhoods and obesity in later life 0 None
2008-12-10 Panic attacks linked to higher risk of heart attacks and heart disease, especially in younger people 0 None
2008-12-10 NSW's biggest ever trial to prevent type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-12-10 UK kidney cancer patients face toxic, out-dated treatments with little hope of change 0 None
2008-12-10 Study reveals effects of unconscious exposure to advertisements 0 None
2008-12-10 Siblings of mentally disabled face own lifelong challenges 0 None
2008-12-10 New clues to the roots of epilepsy, autism, schizophrenia 0 None
2008-12-10 Mould toxins in buildings more prevalent and hazardous than thought 0 None
2008-12-10 Intense chemo wards off recurrence in half of mantle cell lymphoma patients after seven years 0 1
2008-12-10 Antioxidants in honey adds health benefits to salad dressings 0 5
2008-12-10 Hep C treatment pegylated interferon reduces the virus but liver damage continues 0 None
2008-12-10 New discovery on cell division could improve chemotherapies for cancer 0 5
2008-12-10 Researchers visualize three-dimensional structure of protein, Mcm10 0 None
2008-12-10 Drug combo improves or stabilizes disease for relapsed multiple myeloma patients 0 None
2008-12-10 Computation and genomics data drive bacterial research into new golden age 0 None
2008-12-10 New systems to standardize studies of neuroblastomas 0 None
2008-12-10 Protein could prevent blocked arteries 0 None
2008-12-08 Gender disparity gap in heart attack care still present 0 None
2008-12-08 When less is more: Brief inhibition of cancer target is effective and less toxic 0 None
2008-12-08 Study identifies characteristics of hospitals with low rates of surgical site infections 0 None
2008-12-08 Statins do not interfere with Rituximab treatment for lymphomas 0 None
2008-12-08 Selenium may protect from high risk-bladder cancer 0 None
2008-12-08 Researchers study virus with unusual properties 0 None
2008-12-08 Researchers discover why Gleevec-type drugs control, but do not eradicate leukemia 0 None
2008-12-08 Levels of insulin-related proteins indicate risk of death in some colorectal cancer patients 0 None
2008-12-08 Program to deter youth alcohol use also reduces conduct problems, study finds 0 None
2008-12-08 Men have more red in their faces and women have more green 0 None
2008-12-08 Nuts and Mediterranean diet appear to help metabolic syndrome 0 None
2008-12-08 Changes in medical terminology confuses patients 0 None
2008-12-08 Lenalidomide safe for elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia 0 None
2008-12-08 Potential new therapy for hepatitis C treatment 0 None
2008-12-08 Best obesity treatment 0 None
2008-12-08 Light cigarettes may be more toxic than traditional cigarettes 0 None
2008-12-08 Half-dose vaccination in healthy young individuals may be effective in times of vaccine shortage 0 None
2008-12-08 Genetic signature may lead to better treatments for pediatric liver cancers 0 None
2008-12-08 Networks of interactive genes may predict Leukemia's development 0 None
2008-12-08 Discovery of protein that may cause breast cancer to spread 0 None
2008-12-08 Trial shows safety of pre-transplant expansion of umbilical cord blood stem cells 0 None
2008-12-08 An Achilles heel in cancer cells 0 None
2008-12-08 Alternative splicing proteins prompt heart development 0 None
2008-12-08 Scientists identify 'border patrol agents' in the gut 0 None
2008-12-08 Thiamine reverses early diabetic kidney disease 0 5
2008-12-08 Glowing imaging compound allows detection of viable cancer cells in mice 0 None
2008-12-08 New chemotherapy pill shows promise for stubborn lymphomas 0 None
2008-12-08 Ultrasound helps prevent stroke in children with sickle cell disease 0 None
2008-12-08 Discovery of six novel genetic variants associated with lipid levels 0 None
2008-12-08 Discovery of 11 new gene sites that influence cholesterol or triglyceride levels 0 None
2008-12-08 Researchers identify key step in maturation pathway of telomerase 0 None
2008-12-08 Hematopoietic stem cells found to reproduce more slowly than expected 0 None
2008-12-08 Effects of stem cell source and patient age on stem cell transplantation outcomes 0 None
2008-12-08 New approaches to prevent blood clots 0 None
2008-12-08 Study links cone death in retinitis pigmentosa to metabolic problem 0 None
2008-12-08 Novel therapeutic approaches for various forms of thrombocytopenia 0 4
2008-12-08 Hemichannels - new target to treat epileptic seizures following brain trauma or stroke 0 None
2008-12-08 New research reports on interventions that may alter the course of epilepsy diagnosis and management 0 None
2008-12-08 Scientists create infectious prion disease in mouse model 0 None
2008-12-08 Scientists find 12 new genes with potential as drug targets 0 None
2008-12-08 Brain's circuitry survives longer than previously thought in Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-12-08 Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control 0 None
2008-12-08 Hormone Oxytocin calms arguing couples 0 None
2008-12-07 Genes for nine health indicators: Population study finds genetics clues 0 None
2008-12-07 Study finds six genetic variants associated with 'bad' cholesterol 0 None
2008-12-07 Body clock and sleep patterns linked to diabetes and high blood sugar 0 None
2008-12-07 Scientists pinpoint immune-system targets in complex pathogens 0 None
2008-12-05 Well-armed immune cells help long-term non-progressors contain HIV 0 None
2008-12-05 Vitamin E supplementation may reduce inflammation in the brain 0 None
2008-12-05 Treatment fails to improve common form of heart failure 0 None
2008-12-05 Study finds medication fails to improve common form of heart failure 0 None
2008-12-05 New insights into development of the human immune system 0 None
2008-12-05 Breakthrough in understanding the phenomenon of nucleolar dominance 0 None
2008-12-05 Discovery of groundbreaking technique for body to accept gene therapy 0 None
2008-12-05 New insights into cell division 0 None
2008-12-05 Breakthrough in sickle cell disease and thalassemia research 0 None
2008-12-05 Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice 0 None
2008-12-05 Model unravels rules that govern how genes are switched on and off 0 None
2008-12-05 Intervention in infants with cystic fibrosis key to slowing progression 0 None
2008-12-05 Interferon as long-term treatment for hepatitis C not effective 0 None
2008-12-05 Happiness really does rub off 0 None
2008-12-05 Genetic ancestry of African-Americans reveals new insights about gene expression 0 None
2008-12-05 Chromatin packaging helps decipher how cancer develops 0 None
2008-12-05 Researchers focus on phosphoinositide 3-kinase pathway in cancer research 0 None
2008-12-05 Extraordinary immune cells may hold the key to managing HIV 0 None
2008-12-05 Analysis of intensive care units shows drug and alcohol abuse double risk of admission 0 None
2008-12-05 Dormant stem cells for emergencies 0 None
2008-12-05 Stem cells derived from bone marrow may offer novel therapeutic option for epidermolysis bullosa 0 2
2008-12-05 Depression common among medical students 0 None
2008-12-05 Fatty liver disease and body shape 0 2
2008-12-05 A new approach improves prioritization of disease-associated SNPs 0 None
2008-12-05 Moderate alcohol intake boosts amount of omega-3 fatty acids in our body 0 4
2008-12-04 Treatment with irbesartan fails to improve common form of heart failure 0 3
2008-12-04 Doing the math for membranes 0 None
2008-12-03 Better targeted, more cost-effective osteoporosis treatment could soon be a reality worldwide 0 None
2008-12-03 Cancer stem-cell model tested by University of Michigan researchers 0 None
2008-12-03 Scientists show that endothelial cells give rise to blood stem cells 0 None
2008-12-03 Light exposure therapy, dark sunglasses help night-shift workers 0 None
2008-12-03 Potential new target for drugs to prevent HIV-associated dementia 0 None
2008-12-03 Stress-related disorders affect brain's processing of memory 0 None
2008-12-03 Natural killer T cells play important role in Lyme disease 0 None
2008-12-03 Discovery of new enzyme in cancer growth 0 None
2008-12-03 Anti-oestrogen drugs may promote more harmful cancer cell behaviour 0 None
2008-12-03 New set of controls for stem cells discovered 0 None
2008-12-03 Motor neurons derived from human embryonic stem cells provide insight into ALS 0 None
2008-12-03 Best treatments found for long-term survival in low-grade gliomas 0 None
2008-12-03 Kidney disease patients with poor health literacy are less likely to receive kidney transplants 0 None
2008-12-03 Discovery of gene variants that impact the placebo effect 0 None
2008-12-03 Gene therapy used to alleviate sickle cell disease pathology 0 None
2008-12-03 New insights into cellular senescence 0 None
2008-12-03 Broccoli compound, indole-3-carbinol targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer 0 3
2008-12-03 More alkaline diet strengthens skeletal health 0 None
2008-12-03 Men who survive childhood leukemia have lower bone mineral density 0 None
2008-12-03 Researchers develop human embryonic stem cell-based system for modeling ALS 0 None
2008-12-03 Alpha-catenin protein provokes healthy cell bonding 0 None
2008-12-03 Interferon needed for cells to 'remember' how to defeat a virus 0 None
2008-12-03 New evidence shows that the heart beats to its own drummer 0 None
2008-12-03 Use of rapid response team in hospital not linked with reduction in cardio arrests or deaths 0 None
2008-12-03 Adropin protein produced by the liver sends signal that fat is on the way in response to high-fat foods 0 None
2008-12-03 Risk of death may be higher with aprotinin commonly used during cardiac surgery 0 None
2008-12-03 Young researcher identifies binocular vision gene 0 None
2008-12-03 New technique provides closer look at DNA and mRNA 0 None
2008-12-03 Cancer risk from cardiac computed tomography overstated 0 None
2008-12-03 MG53 protein found to be a key initiator of membrane repair in damaged tissue 0 None
2008-12-03 Patient photos help counteract anonymity common in radiologic exams 0 None
2008-12-03 Do laser printers release pathogenic toner dust into air? 0 None
2008-12-03 Many seniors feel younger than they actually are 0 None
2008-12-03 Link found between Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in healthy adults 0 None
2008-12-03 New drug tasimelteon may cure jet lag 0 5
2008-12-03 Fruit flies provide better understanding of human heart disease 0 None
2008-12-03 Are we finally winning the war on cancer? 0 None
2008-12-03 Yeast provides new insight into cholesterol-lowering drugs 0 None
2008-12-03 Escalating inequality in cardiovascular health status between rich and poor 0 None
2008-12-02 Discovery of gene that protects against lung cancer 0 None
2008-12-02 European research effort pushes towards cervical cancer cure 0 None
2008-12-02 More evidence on why the Mediterranean diet is good for heart 0 None
2008-12-01 New method improves immunotherapy 0 None
2008-12-01 Seniors with depression more likely to gain abdominal fat 0 None
2008-12-01 Patient harm more common with patient-controlled pain medication 0 None
2008-12-01 Poor quality HDL cholesterol bad for you 0 None
2008-12-01 Reprogrammable cell type depends on a single gene to keep its identity 0 None
2008-12-01 Prostate cancer tumors promote nerve growth 0 None
2008-12-01 Place of birth plays a role in the occurrence of asthma in U.S black population 0 None
2008-12-01 Chemical used in antifouling paints may promote obesity 0 None
2008-12-01 Analysis of tissue biomarkers expressed in ovarian cancer samples 0 None
2008-12-01 Breakthrough in strategy used to develop new pharmacological treatments for schizophrenia 0 None
2008-12-01 Magnetic imaging devices may damage cochlear implants 0 None
2008-12-01 People with lower IQs may have greater risk of mental disorders 0 None
2008-12-01 Cardiac CT effectively assesses coronary artery stenosis 0 None
2008-12-01 Vitamin D deficiency could lead to heart problems 0 None
2008-12-01 New insight into adhesion and migration of dendritic cells could lead to novel cancer treatments 0 None
2008-12-01 Protein indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase points to new pancreatic cancer therapies 0 None
2008-12-01 Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control 0 None
2008-12-01 Study looks at rare injuries in high school athletes 0 None
2008-12-01 Alcohol-dependence study looks at impact of pharmacotherapy on quality-of-life 0 None
2008-12-01 Exercise helps blood flow in senior brains 0 None
2008-12-01 Researchers find that when cells shut down they also spew proteins into their surrounding environment 0 None
2008-12-01 EGFR inhibitors show promise for obesity 0 None
2008-12-01 Scientists show function of helical band in heart 0 5
2008-12-01 Brain waves show sound processing abnormalities in autistic children 0 None
2008-12-01 Antibiotics causing most drug-induced liver injury 0 None
2008-12-01 An ace for visually-impaired students in computer science 0 None
2008-12-01 Early alcohol use leads to tolerance to high doses of alcohol later in life 0 None
2008-12-01 Blame your genes: why some people get sicker for longer 0 None
2008-12-01 Acupuncture just as effective without needle penetration 0 5
2008-12-01 Scientists pinpoint two new risk factors for Wilms tumour 0 None
2008-12-01 Diet may regulate obesity health risks, but genes decide, says new research 0 None
2008-12-01 Scientists hope European grant can improve healthy ageing 0 None
2008-12-01 Genes influence how well you deal with an illness 0 None
2008-12-01 Fast food diet a suspect in Alzheimer's disease 0 None

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