Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - March 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-03-31 Green tea can help beat superbugs 0 None
2008-03-31 Genetic test improves artificial fertilization 0 None
2008-03-31 Expansion of monocyte subset could serve as a biomarker for HIV progressions 0 2
2008-03-31 Discovery of role of rare gene mutations in schizophrenia 0 None
2008-03-31 Teenage brains are different 0 None
2008-03-31 Americans living longer, enjoying greater health and prosperity, but important disparities remain 0 None
2008-03-31 Stem cells from hair follicles may help 'grow' new blood vessels 0 None
2008-03-31 Discovery of new type of retinal cell 0 None
2008-03-31 New method for cancer screening 0 None
2008-03-31 Potential new target for multiple sclerosis therapy 0 None
2008-03-31 Type 2 diabetes genes linked with prostate cancer 0 None
2008-03-31 Neurons hard wired to tell left from right 0 None
2008-03-31 Top neurosurgeon warns of brain cancer risk with mobile phones 0 None
2008-03-31 It takes a nose to know danger! 0 None
2008-03-28 University of Kentucky physician revolutionizes gene research 0 None
2008-03-28 Researchers urge ethics guidelines for human-genome research 0 None
2008-03-28 New brain cells implicated in machinery of cannabinoid signaling 0 None
2008-03-28 Key factor in brain development revealed, offers insight into lissencephaly 1 None
2008-03-28 Insulin-like growth factor found to have new role in development of brain's smell center 0 None
2008-03-28 Environmental factors linked to development of autoimmune diseases 0 None
2008-03-28 The brain can sense the calories in food, independent of taste 0 None
2008-03-28 Brain scientist shedding light on learning, memory 0 None
2008-03-28 Pectin-rich apple products shown to have anticarcinogenic effects on colon 0 None
2008-03-28 Scientists isolate, characterize the organism that causes Buruli ulcer 0 None
2008-03-27 Next-generation nanomedicine 0 None
2008-03-26 Targeting aggressive breast cancers by putting them to sleep 0 None
2008-03-26 Spit in a cup to replace needle pricks 0 None
2008-03-26 New understanding of how color vision is processed 0 None
2008-03-26 New method for rapid screening large numbers of antigens 0 None
2008-03-26 A new form of inherited risk of cancer found 0 None
2008-03-26 Red wine antioxidant resveratrol kills cancer 0 4
2008-03-26 Microbes in the guts of carpenter ants could lead to better drugs 0 None
2008-03-25 Yerkes researchers shed light on how human language evolved 0 None
2008-03-25 Toward the ethical treatment of whole genome research participants 0 None
2008-03-25 Therapeutic cloning treats Parkinson's disease in mice 0 None
2008-03-25 Research to lead to brain tumor therapies 0 None
2008-03-25 REST protein protects embryonic stem cells' versatility and self-renewal 0 None
2008-03-25 New drug targets for Huntington's disease 0 None
2008-03-25 Mutant proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease 0 None
2008-03-25 MRI opens up promising new avenues for non-invasive diagnoses and classification of cancer 0 None
2008-03-25 New mathematical model provides new understanding of cell signaling 0 None
2008-03-25 Researchers make colorectal screening a little easier 0 None
2008-03-25 Researchers reveal hidden properties of an on-off switch that governs cell growth 0 None
2008-03-24 Cloned stem cells successful in treating Parkinson's disease 0 None
2008-03-24 microRNA shown to reduce lung cancer growth 0 None
2008-03-24 Stanford researchers unmask proteins in telomerase 0 None
2008-03-24 Research finds genes and processes that may underlie what makes some people more susceptible to Parkinson's disease 0 None
2008-03-24 Novel approach may lead to safer delivery of genetic therapies 0 None
2008-03-24 New genetic clue to Parkinson's disease 0 None
2008-03-24 New insight into radiation damage to DNA 0 None
2008-03-24 Jumping gene may contribute to Cockayne syndrome 0 None
2008-03-24 Discovery of new effect for insulin 0 None
2008-03-24 How humans make up for an 'inborn' vitamin C deficiency 0 None
2008-03-24 Brains are hardwired to act according to the Golden Rule 0 None
2008-03-24 Are dual cord blood banks the answer to increasing stem cell demand? 0 None
2008-03-20 Tug of war in the cells 0 None
2008-03-20 When it comes to what we eat, men and women really are different 0 None
2008-03-20 Near-infrared light used to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-03-20 Neuronal regulators offer potential targets for cancer 0 None
2008-03-20 More efficient gene targeting improves prospects for gene therapy 0 None
2008-03-20 First detailed look at the molecular pathways underlying sleep apnea 0 None
2008-03-20 Disruption of the Contactin 4 gene on chromosome 3 may be linked to autism spectrum disorder 0 None
2008-03-20 Russell Berrie Foundation donates $28 million for diabetes research 0 None
2008-03-20 Designer enzymes 0 None
2008-03-20 Cell therapies for diabetes, cancer 0 None
2008-03-19 Cocaine can cause symptoms of a heart attack 1 5
2008-03-19 Having faith can make you happy! 0 None
2008-03-19 Botulinum toxin, Quo Vadis? 0 None
2008-03-19 New understanding of the differential effects of emotion regulation strategies on the human brain 0 None
2008-03-19 Survival mechanism of T lymphocytes uncovered 0 None
2008-03-19 New hope for victims of macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa 0 5
2008-03-19 Scans spot hidden tumors in Li-Fraumeni syndrome 0 None
2008-03-19 Possible cause of chemobrain found 0 None
2008-03-19 1 in 6 women and 1 in 10 men at risk for Alzheimer's disease in their lifetime 0 None
2008-03-19 Research leads to innovative therapies against cystic fibrosis 0 None
2008-03-19 Poison prevention starts with respecting, inspecting medicines 0 None
2008-03-19 First 3-D view of anti-cancer agent 0 None
2008-03-19 Compound present naturally in grape skin fights the complications of diabetes 0 None
2008-03-19 Family communication impacts attitude about genetic counseling/testing for breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-19 Discovery alters long standing concept of fixed protein structure 0 None
2008-03-18 Zebrafish enables cell regeneration studies to help understand, treat human disease 0 None
2008-03-18 Surprising discovery from first large-scale analysis of biodiversity and biogeography of viruses 0 None
2008-03-18 Researchers discover how stealthy HIV protein gets into cells 0 None
2008-03-18 Researchers develop method to rapidly ID optimal drug cocktails 0 None
2008-03-18 On the trail of rogue genetically modified pathogens 0 None
2008-03-18 National Institutes of Health launches center to study genomics and health disparities 0 None
2008-03-18 Potential new neuronal tumor suppressor 0 None
2008-03-18 New discovery alters longstanding concept of fixed protein structure 0 None
2008-03-18 Genetic counselors turn to unconventional counseling to meet demand for genetic testing 0 None
2008-03-18 Discovery of new rare type of haemoglobin 0 None
2008-03-17 New diagnostic test for cancer promises less trauma for patients 0 None
2008-03-17 Wine harder on the brain than beer 0 5
2008-03-17 Gene network disrupted by obesity 0 None
2008-03-17 Researchers discover signaling system that halts the growth of a childhood brain cancer 0 None
2008-03-17 Discovery of new mechanism involved in inflammatory diseases 0 None
2008-03-17 Discovery of chemical compounds that hold promise as potential therapies for schistosomiasis 0 4
2008-03-17 Role for microRNAs in limb regeneration 0 None
2008-03-17 Near-infrared light used to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-03-17 Researchers study new drug and indications for heated chemotherapy treatment 0 None
2008-03-17 Researchers discover second depth-perception method in brain 0 None
2008-03-17 Better regulation is urgently needed for genetic tests 0 None
2008-03-17 Penn researchers identify first sex chromosome gene involved in meiosis and male infertility 0 None
2008-03-17 New chemical can kill latent tuberculosis bacteria 0 None
2008-03-17 Modified virus vaccine shows promise in mouse model of breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-17 Researchers at Mayo Clinic say ECG standards should be revised for elderly 0 None
2008-03-17 Workers exposed to low levels of an asbestos-like mineral from Montana vermiculite may up lung disease risk 0 None
2008-03-17 Genes that protect against atherosclerosis identified 0 None
2008-03-14 Town planning a factor in rising obesity rates 0 None
2008-03-14 Finding in mice could help prevent common complications of kidney damage 0 None
2008-03-14 Researchers make case for standardized analysis of cardiac imaging 0 None
2008-03-14 Cancer drug allergies 0 None
2008-03-14 Pain receptor in brain may be linked to learning and memory 0 None
2008-03-14 New research provides dynamic visualization of simplest circadian clock 0 None
2008-03-14 Memory on trial - implications for legal proceedings 0 None
2008-03-13 Call for all cigarettes to be sold in plain cardboard packs 0 None
2008-03-13 Just a 10% reduction in bad cholesterol could save 3,000 Australian lives each year 0 None
2008-03-13 The yin and yang of genes for mood disorders 0 None
2008-03-13 Researchers find way to increase cells' energy consumption 0 None
2008-03-13 Researchers find cause of severe allergic reaction to cetuximab 0 None
2008-03-13 Genomic tool helps select best eggs for IVF 0 None
2008-03-13 Obesity bottlenecks cellular power plant 0 None
2008-03-13 Discovery could lead to much-needed kidney failure treatment 0 None
2008-03-13 Increased level of magnetic iron oxides found in Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2008-03-13 Genomics researchers fine-tune marker for common obesity gene 0 None
2008-03-13 Caring for a family member with a serious heart ailment may increase your risk of cardiac disease 0 None
2008-03-13 Researchers model emotional impact of cocaine in rats 0 None
2008-03-13 DNA detectives find genetic markers for lung cancers most likely to recur 0 None
2008-03-13 Different use of brain areas may explain memory problems in schizophrenics 0 None
2008-03-13 Caspase-12: MUHC researcher finds new defense mechanism against intestinal inflammation 0 None
2008-03-13 Nuclear protein SATB1 triggers aggressive breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-13 New mouse model of bipolar disorder 0 None
2008-03-12 Weight loss more effective than intensive insulin therapy for type 2 diabetics 0 None
2008-03-12 Researchers may have found test for depression 0 None
2008-03-12 Specialized natural killer cells in human tonsils help protect against Epstein Barr virus 0 None
2008-03-12 Short-term stress impairs brain-cell communication 0 None
2008-03-12 New discovery could change future diagnosis and therapy of depression 0 5
2008-03-12 Red-light cameras significantly increase crashes 0 None
2008-03-12 Post brain injury: New nerve cells originate from neural stem cells 0 None
2008-03-12 Turning off rogue macrophages 0 None
2008-03-12 A road map to safer pain control, cost savings during colonoscopies 0 None
2008-03-12 Switch for programmed cell death promotes spread of glioblastoma 0 None
2008-03-12 Blood test for Parkinson's shows promise 0 5
2008-03-12 Scientists discover epigenetic changes in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 0 3
2008-03-12 COX-2 expression is marker for cancer development in some benign breast biopsies 0 None
2008-03-12 Scientists identify key protein in cell's 'self-eating' function 0 None
2008-03-11 Simple blood test could show whether an antidepressant is working 0 5
2008-03-11 Weight-loss more effective than intensive insulin therapy for type 2 diabetics, according to expert 0 None
2008-03-11 Structure reveals how cells 'sugar-coat' proteins - process essential to many proteins' functions can lead to disease when gone awry 0 None
2008-03-11 Scientists characterizes novel regulator of chromosome function 0 None
2008-03-11 Virtual reality therapy for stroke patients 0 None
2008-03-11 Discovery of new protein family that may play an important role in preventing inflammatory diseases 0 None
2008-03-11 Potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases 0 None
2008-03-11 Mouse model for human malignant mesothelioma 0 None
2008-03-11 Cell therapy for rejuvenating aged brain by injection of human umbilical cord blood 0 None
2008-03-11 How do infections and toxins launch a cell's self-destruct and alarm system? 0 None
2008-03-11 Alzheimer's sufferers may benefit from cannabis compound 0 None
2008-03-10 Pain in fibromyalgia is linked to changes in brain molecule 0 None
2008-03-10 Peptoids as new class of antibiotic drugs 0 None
2008-03-10 Discovery of new way to control growth rate of replacement tissue and formation of new blood vessels 0 None
2008-03-10 Paradoxical Alzheimer's finding may provide better understanding of memory loss 0 None
2008-03-10 Improved method for genetically manipulating human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2008-03-10 Discovery of new species of bacteria that can live in hairspray 0 None
2008-03-10 The brain's melanocortin system points to new treatments for obesity and anorexia 0 None
2008-03-10 Genetic research unveils common origins for distinct clinical diagnoses 0 None
2008-03-10 The potential for cannabinoids as medicines 0 None
2008-03-10 Comeback to a pre-injury level disappointing for professional baseball players 0 None
2008-03-10 Colorectal cancer gene found 0 None
2008-03-10 Brain network linked to contemplation in adults is less complex in children 0 None
2008-03-10 Cannabis-derived medicines may help Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-03-10 Clearer understanding on how allergy symptoms are triggered 0 None
2008-03-06 Integrin beta3 protein yields clues to autism 0 None
2008-03-06 Curing cancer with natural products - a case for shamans and herb women? 0 None
2008-03-06 Predictors for sickle-cell-anemia complications 0 None
2008-03-06 Researchers discover molecular pathway in blood vessels that controls blood pressure and vascular function 0 None
2008-03-06 New potential drug target for atherosclerosis 0 1
2008-03-06 Discovery of gene abnormality that causes the fatal paralysis, motor neuron disease 0 None
2008-03-06 Molecular alliance that sustains embryonic stem cell state 0 None
2008-03-06 Neural progenitor cells as reservoirs for HIV in the brain 0 None
2008-03-06 Happiness in life and your genes 0 None
2008-03-06 Genetic mutations involved in IGF-I signaling pathway influence life span 0 None
2008-03-06 Protein within neurons in the amygdala controls development of alcohol withdrawal symptoms and drinking behaviors 0 5
2008-03-05 Research in diabetes surgery suggests origins of disease 0 None
2008-03-05 UK researchers look to improve treatment for lung cancer patients 0 None
2008-03-05 Best sex lasts for seven to thirteen minutes 0 3.4
2008-03-05 Broccoli and Brussels sprouts protect against bladder cancer 1 None
2008-03-05 Drinking black tea might help combat type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-03-04 Cigarette smoke prevents stem cells from becoming cartilage 0 None
2008-03-04 Cell proteins could offer a future drug target against weight gain 0 None
2008-03-04 Stem cell funding for Parkinson’s disease 0 None
2008-03-04 Researchers working to curb impulsivity in children with ADHD 0 None
2008-03-04 Bardet-Biedl syndrome provides clues on obesity, blood pressure 0 None
2008-03-04 Researchers trace psychopathy back to its roots 0 None
2008-03-04 Protein in embryonic stem cells control malignant tumor cells 0 None
2008-03-04 Tiny RNA molecule found to help create skin's protective barrier 0 4
2008-03-04 Genetic variations increase risk of anxiety disorders 0 None
2008-03-04 Influencing factors and recommendations that enhance the autonomy of cancer patients in clinically terminal situations 0 None
2008-03-04 Discovery of key molecular mechanism associated with cystic fibrosis 0 5
2008-03-03 New genetic risk factor for coeliac disease 0 1
2008-03-03 Short RNA strand helps exposed skin cells protect body from bacteria, dehydration and even cancer 0 None
2008-03-03 New way to develop tumor vaccines 0 None
2008-03-03 Novel mechanism found that may boost impaired function of leukemia protein 0 None
2008-03-03 High prevalence of eating disorders in narcoleptics 0 None
2008-03-03 Arsenic used to label antibodies for the detection of tumors 0 None
2008-03-03 New research shows why winter is the season for flu 0 None
2008-03-01 Researchers investigate predictors for sickle-cell-anemia complications 0 None
2008-03-01 Ciliary neurotrophic factor protects nerve cells 0 None
2008-03-01 Killing cancer tumors with Salmonella bacteria 0 None
2008-03-01 Researchers measure field strength and density of ICF implosions 0 None
2008-03-01 New discovery on programmed cell death 0 None
2008-03-01 Nicotine's effects are receptor specific 0 None
2008-03-01 Real-time imaging device may improve surgery for congenital colon disease 0 None
2008-03-01 Genetic factors in smoking also increase risk of chronic bronchitis 0 None
2008-03-01 Discovery of key molecular mechanism that may account for the development of cystic fibrosis 0 None
2008-03-01 Virtual peers being used to help kids with autism 0 None


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