Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - February 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-02-28 Potential target to treat deadly bloodstream infections 0 None
2008-02-28 New genetic link to schizophrenia 0 None
2008-02-28 Gene expression differences between Europeans and Africans affect response to drugs, infections 0 None
2008-02-28 Age related macular degeneration doubles heart attack and stroke risk 0 None
2008-02-28 Blocking a signaling protein kills prostate cancer cells 0 None
2008-02-28 Atypical protein kinase C stabilizes SRC-3 levels in breast cancer cells 0 None
2008-02-28 Rresearch may lead to a better flu vaccine 0 None
2008-02-28 Urine protein microalbuminuria may be present before hypertension diagnosis in at-risk adolescents 0 None
2008-02-28 Discovery of potential drug targets for sepsis 0 5
2008-02-28 Scientists look at 'syringe' assembly in plague bacteria 0 None
2008-02-28 Discovery of family of genes linked to the development of liver cancer 0 None
2008-02-28 Research leading to tools for managing bovine respiratory disease complex 0 None
2008-02-28 New radiology center puts research scanners in hospital 0 None
2008-02-28 Diltiazem reduces cocaine cravings in a rat model 1 None
2008-02-28 Neurons use chemical 'chords' to shape signaling 0 None
2008-02-28 New view of human brainstem 0 None
2008-02-28 Does artificial intelligence help clinicians to recognize atrophic gastritis with thyroid disease? 0 None
2008-02-28 Possible brain basis for parental instinct 0 None
2008-02-27 Heart disease in Europe 0 None
2008-02-27 Hormones produced by the heart eliminate pancreatic cancer in mice 0 3
2008-02-27 New understanding of structure and behavior of collagen 0 None
2008-02-27 Researchers engineer first system of human nerve-cell tissue 0 None
2008-02-27 NIU seeks approval for new proton cancer treatment and research center 0 None
2008-02-27 New insight into the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease 0 None
2008-02-27 U of C research examines Botulinium type-A toxin 0 None
2008-02-27 Neurofeedback (EEG biofeedback) may help those with autism 0 None
2008-02-27 Nanoemulsion vaccines show increasing promise 0 None
2008-02-27 Heart attack rates drop following national smoking bans in France 0 None
2008-02-27 Advances in understanding human taste perception 0 None
2008-02-27 Soil-dwelling bacteria provide potential new antibiotics 0 None
2008-02-27 You are what you eat and drink - and that is recorded in your hair 1 None
2008-02-27 Spinal cord injury may not increase risk of heart disease 0 None
2008-02-27 Scientists identify proteins that help bacteria put up a fight 0 None
2008-02-27 Discovery of new receptor complex in brain - better understanding of how hallucinations occur 0 None
2008-02-27 Enzyme Cdk1 may lead to new cancer therapies 0 None
2008-02-27 OHSU Cancer Institute research gives hope for chemo holidays for men with advanced prostate cancer 0 None
2008-02-26 Leptin which suppresses hunger could be the way to beat obesity 0 None
2008-02-26 Extract of broccoli sprouts may protect against bladder cancer 0 None
2008-02-26 Researchers isolate biomarkers in the blood that identify mood disorders 0 None
2008-02-26 High zinc status in lung cells slows growth and induces DNA 0 None
2008-02-26 GP's databases could identify tens of thousands with undiagnosed diabetes in UK 0 None
2008-02-26 New gene discovered that determines hair texture and density in humans 0 None
2008-02-26 SSRI anti-depressants found to offer little clinical benefit 0 None
2008-02-26 New clues to bacterial antibiotic resistance 0 None
2008-02-26 New large-scale method reveals drug targets 0 None
2008-02-26 Notch protein plays a critical role in bone formation 0 5
2008-02-26 New chemical tool kit manipulates mitochondria, reveals insights into drug toxicity 0 None
2008-02-26 Hope for low back pain sufferers 0 None
2008-02-26 Hair loss breakthrough 0 None
2008-02-26 Genetic mutation linked to peripheral artery disease 0 None
2008-02-26 New discovery on how gene-regulatory networks govern metabolism 0 None
2008-02-26 Brain tumour gene link found 0 None
2008-02-25 Novel hMSH2 gene mutation in colorectal cancer patients 0 None
2008-02-25 Newly discovered ERK pathway proteins related to CagA induced disease 0 None
2008-02-22 Researchers explore the antidepressant effects of ketamine 0 None
2008-02-22 Novel link between excessive nutrient levels and insulin resistance 0 None
2008-02-22 New understanding of how big molecules bind will lead to better drugs, synthetic organic materials 0 None
2008-02-22 Link between excessive food intake and insulin resistance 0 None
2008-02-22 Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening 0 None
2008-02-21 Guidelines for evaluation of psychological side-effects of brain injury 0 None
2008-02-21 New proof-of-principle findings that thymic involution can be reversed in humans 0 None
2008-02-21 Genetic tags reveal secrets of memories' staying power in mice 0 None
2008-02-21 Despite advances, atherosclerosis solution is years away 0 None
2008-02-21 Deficiency in the protein MBL2 linked to increased cystic fibrosis severity 0 None
2008-02-21 Computers are able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease faster and more accurately than experts 0 None
2008-02-21 Advanced Cell Technology demonstrates highly efficient process for the generation of high-purity hepatocytes 0 None
2008-02-21 Downward trend in cancer deaths between 2004 and 2005 0 None
2008-02-21 Researchers determine structure of protein that mutates DNA of the AIDS virus HIV-1 0 None
2008-02-21 Study identifies another strategy for normalizing tumor blood supply 0 None
2008-02-21 Discovery of gene expression pathway that influences process of oxidative stress 0 None
2008-02-21 Mutation in TDP-43 gene may play role in common dementia 0 None
2008-02-21 New way to grow blood vessels 0 None
2008-02-21 A new age-related macular degeneration discovery 0 None
2008-02-21 Common spinal problem eased with surgery 0 None
2008-02-21 Coral alga may hold key to malaria prevention 0 None
2008-02-20 New technique to identify, treat bacterial infections 0 None
2008-02-20 Single microRNA plays role in innate immune response 0 None
2008-02-20 Scientists shed light on long-distance signaling in developing neurons 0 None
2008-02-20 Researchers examine animal antibiotic resistance, possible human link 0 None
2008-02-20 Mix of endocrine disrupters a dangerous cocktail 0 None
2008-02-20 The debut of second generation memory care 0 None
2008-02-20 Listening to music in the early stages after a stroke can improve patients' recovery 0 3
2008-02-20 Bacteria dupe human immune system by using invisibility cloak 0 None
2008-02-20 Risk factors for Parkinson's disease focus of new research 0 None
2008-02-20 An assessment system demonstrates the learning capacity of children with Down's syndrome 0 None
2008-02-20 Discovery of a new anticoagulant 0 None
2008-02-20 CT scan can harm kidneys, but cheap drug can help 0 None
2008-02-18 As depression symptoms improve with antidepressants, hopelessness can linger 0 None
2008-02-18 Pre-eclampsia linked to herpes virus 0 None
2008-02-18 Using HEPA filters may improve cardiovascular health 0 None
2008-02-18 U-M scientists develop tool to probe role of oxidative stress in aging, disease 0 5
2008-02-18 Transplanted cells can cure hemophilia 0 4.7
2008-02-18 Stanford researchers make first direct observation of 3-D molecule folding in real time 0 None
2008-02-18 Researchers find protein targets for potential treatment of multiple sclerosis 0 5
2008-02-18 Discovery of antibody that neutralizes two viruses classified as henipaviruses 0 None
2008-02-18 Sanitation paper shortlisted for Lancet Paper of the Year 0 None
2008-02-18 Role gound for glaucoma gene and a signaling pathway 0 None
2008-02-17 Yale procedure creates new bone tissue 0 None
2008-02-17 Scorpion venom may hold key to controlling cystic fibrosis 0 None
2008-02-17 Oncoproteins double-team and destroy vital tumor-suppressor 0 None
2008-02-17 Cholesterol-lowering drug used to block staph infections in mince 0 None
2008-02-17 Discovery of new cataract gene 0 None
2008-02-17 Understanding how the brain works from computers, and vice versa 0 None
2008-02-17 Metabolic syndrome linked to climate 0 None
2008-02-17 Mesothelin appears to play important role in promoting pancreatic cancer growth - clues to new treatments 0 None
2008-02-17 Fighting the global obesity epidemic 0 None
2008-02-17 Infertility is a growing problem 0 None
2008-02-17 Identical twins are not genetically identical 0 None
2008-02-17 Major milestone in the culturing of human blood stem cells 0 None
2008-02-17 Insights into the physics of brain activity 0 None
2008-02-17 Looking after the health of older workers will keep them in the work force 0 None
2008-02-17 Potential new strategy for treating lupus 0 None
2008-02-14 Researchers explain why Avastin can cause potentially fatal brain inflammation 0 None
2008-02-14 Stomach flu vaccine possibility 0 4.7
2008-02-14 Brain's serotonin system differs between men and women 0 5
2008-02-14 Scientists solve structure of gene regulator that plays key role in cancer 0 None
2008-02-14 Drug delivery straight to the brain 0 None
2008-02-14 Research helps explain why some stroke patients recover language skills 0 None
2008-02-14 Additional similarities found between nicotine and opiate addiction 0 None
2008-02-14 Search for genes tied to social behavior 0 None
2008-02-14 Location location location, even for genes 0 None
2008-02-14 Researchers use embryonic stem cells to develop functioning immune system blood cells 0 None
2008-02-14 Bacterial toxin closes gate on immune response 0 None
2008-02-14 Maslinic acid from olives shows anti-cancer properties 0 None
2008-02-13 New understanding of hearing loss process 0 None
2008-02-13 New Centre to be at the heart of UK’s cardiovascular research 0 None
2008-02-13 Discovery of 'overdrive' protein could broaden drug design options 0 None
2008-02-13 Night-time noise from aircraft or traffic can increase a person's blood pressure 0 None
2008-02-13 Discovery that embryonic stem cells can be used to create functional immune system blood cells 0 None
2008-02-12 Some cases of autism may be traced to the immune system of mothers during pregnancy 0 None
2008-02-12 Potential method for repairing misspelling in DNA code that causes spinal muscular atrophy 0 None
2008-02-12 Discovery of previously unknown mechanism that leads to cleft palate 0 1
2008-02-12 How red blood cells nuke their nuclei 0 None
2008-02-12 Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome 0 None
2008-02-12 How family roles change during conflict 0 None
2008-02-12 Hostility plus depression elevates risk for heart disease 0 None
2008-02-12 Discovery of possible target for prevention and treatment of pneumonia 0 None
2008-02-11 Cancer cells adapt using Darwin's 'survival of the fittest' principle to resist treatment 0 None
2008-02-11 Researchers find new U.S. trend in antibiotic resistance 0 None
2008-02-11 Scientists find new cellular receptor for HIV 0 None
2008-02-11 Moss protein plays role in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-02-11 Oxytocin hormone promotes bonding 1 4.4
2008-02-11 New insight into how iron gets deposited in the brain to cause some forms of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-02-11 Discovery of cellular mechanisms that lead to in insulin resistance in diabetics 0 None
2008-02-11 Funding boost for research into epilepsy and hearing loss 0 None
2008-02-08 What gives us fingertip dexterity? 0 None
2008-02-08 VEGF-B helps nerve cells cheat death without unwanted side effects 0 None
2008-02-08 Setting up a roadblock for atherosclerosis 0 None
2008-02-08 Scientists reveal a new target to fight bad cholesterol 0 None
2008-02-08 Australians lacking basic knowledge to keep themselves healthy 0 None
2008-02-08 Scientists find how PARP-1 protein binds to genes and regulates human genome 0 None
2008-02-08 Improving statins 0 None
2008-02-08 Discovery of new cellular mechanisms that lead to in insulin resistance in people with diabetes 0 None
2008-02-08 Review of psychosocial quit-smoking interventions for patients with coronary heart disease 0 None
2008-02-08 Discovery of protein that stops the growth of melanomas 0 None
2008-02-08 Fats encapsulated with fiber may lead to tasty low-calorie foods 0 None
2008-02-07 Endurance training improves metabolism in mice 0 None
2008-02-07 Significantly higher success rates with artificial insemination 0 None
2008-02-07 RNA-associated introns guide nerve-cell channel production 0 None
2008-02-07 Beetroot juice reduces blood pressure 0 None
2008-02-07 New research allays some panic about suspected cancer-causing agents 0 None
2008-02-07 Predisposition for obesity might be wired into the brain 0 None
2008-02-07 Ischaemic heart disease in Europe 0 None
2008-02-07 Europe's most common genetic disease is a liver disorder 0 None
2008-02-07 Disrupted genetic regulation causes common disturbance in metabolism of fat 0 None
2008-02-07 New understanding of cancer initiation 0 None
2008-02-07 Chemical chaperone could open door to treatment of neurological disorder 0 None
2008-02-07 Scientists gain new understanding of gut bugs 0 None
2008-02-07 Brain circuitry that drives drug-seeking compulsion identified 0 None
2008-02-07 Release of blood stem cells from bone marrow is regulated by brain through human biological clock 0 None
2008-02-07 Vitamin D for cancer 0 None
2008-02-06 Button mushrooms have as much antioxidants as expensive rivals 0 None
2008-02-05 Getting under the skin of HIV, hep C 0 None
2008-02-05 Boost for unique heart disease research 0 None
2008-02-05 Inhibiting a protein protects against heat stroke 0 None
2008-02-05 Disrupted genetic regulation causes common disturbance in metabolism of fat 0 None
2008-02-05 Molecules developed at UB boost vaccine potency 0 None
2008-02-05 New cancer center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell 0 None
2008-02-05 Clinical patient safety interventions reduce errors in obstetrical care 0 None
2008-02-05 Precise geometry and energy of protein structures holds key to cures 0 None
2008-02-05 Genetic mutations in the Toll-like receptor 4 gene increase risk of preterm birth 0 None
2008-02-05 Early detection of pediatric thyroid cancer critical 0 None
2008-02-05 Survey of rheumatic diseases in China 0 None
2008-02-05 Brain stimulation to improve cognitive function 0 None
2008-02-04 More brains needed to beat multiple sclerosis 0 None
2008-02-04 Structure of important neurotransmitter regulator solved 0 None
2008-02-04 Breaking down Huntington's disease one protein at a time 0 None
2008-02-04 Researchers identify cells that cause nervous system disease 0 None
2008-02-04 New discoveries on what does and doesn't affect immune system 0 None
2008-02-04 Massive brain imaging project awarded Keck Foundation grant 0 None
2008-02-04 Researchers uncover key interaction in cholesterol regulation 0 None
2008-02-04 Gene expression in meningiomas may vary by hormone receptor status 0 None
2008-02-04 New discovery, immune cells confront viruses just inside of the lymph node 0 None
2008-02-04 Less waste in the synthesis of anti-inflammatory drugs 0 None
2008-02-04 New Parkinson's disease research points to serotonin 0 5
2008-02-04 Scientists recreate rhinovirus infection in mice - hope of new asthma treatments 0 None
2008-02-04 Video games activate reward regions of brain in men more than women 0 None
2008-02-04 Isocitric acid from fermentation of sunflower oil - a new building block for pharma? 0 None
2008-02-04 New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor 0 4
2008-02-04 Protein, macrophage migration inhibitory factor predicts heart attack response and cardiac damage 0 None
2008-02-04 Neurogenesis plays an important role in the acquisition and storage of spatial memory 0 None
2008-02-04 Novel wound-healing peptide gel 0 None
2008-02-04 Enzyme released by mast cells in the lungs could be a new target for asthma 0 None
2008-02-04 Porous structures help boost integration of host tissue with implants 0 None
2008-02-04 New target for flu prevention 0 None
2008-02-04 Zinc may offer protection against cadmium exposure 0 None
2008-02-04 New understanding of ion channel regulation 0 None
2008-02-04 New research allays some panic about suspected cancer-causing agents 0 None


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