Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - May 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-05-30 X chromosome exposed 0 None
2008-05-30 University of Bristol to test effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy 0 None
2008-05-29 Rett syndrome gene found to be full of surprises 0 None
2008-05-29 Body's baking soda used to catch cancer early 0 None
2008-05-28 New cancer stem cell identified behind metastatic tumors 0 None
2008-05-28 Cancer Research UK creates 'crack teams' to solve cancer's greatest mysteries 0 None
2008-05-28 Scientists identify a brain mechanism underlying persistent cocaine craving 0 None
2008-05-28 Why some treatments rescue aging skin 0 None
2008-05-28 Allergy - it's in the genes 0 None
2008-05-27 Global drug research programme comes to Diamond in Oxfordshire 0 None
2008-05-27 Patients to benefit from multi-million pound research funding 0 None
2008-05-27 Molecular fingerprint of cocaine addiction revealed 0 None
2008-05-27 RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease 0 None
2008-05-27 Increased screening may better predict those at higher risk for heart disease 0 None
2008-05-26 New cheaper method for mapping disease genes 0 None
2008-05-26 New treatments for viral and other diseases by blocking genes 0 None
2008-05-26 Bone repair using patient's stem cells comes closer 0 None
2008-05-26 Discovery on how an Helicobacter pylori toxin gets into cells 0 None
2008-05-26 Increased screening may better predict those at higher risk for heart disease 0 None
2008-05-26 Researchers find multiple cancer genes cooperate to cause malignant cell transformation 0 None
2008-05-26 Discovery of potential target for elevated triglycerides 0 None
2008-05-26 Intracellular antibody mops up mutant protein in Huntington's disease model 0 None
2008-05-25 Cancer vaccine could be in the pipeline 0 None
2008-05-25 New cancer vaccine protein target found 0 None
2008-05-25 Embryonic pathway delivers stem cell traits 0 None
2008-05-25 How cells size up their growth opportunities 0 None
2008-05-22 Discovery provides hope for patients with pancreatic cancer 0 None
2008-05-22 An alternative strategy for HIV vaccine research 0 None
2008-05-22 Research shows protecting p53 from degradation also defends metastasis-promoter 0 None
2008-05-22 Yerkes researchers develop first transgenic nonhuman primate model of Huntington's disease 0 None
2008-05-22 Real-time observation of the DNA-repair mechanism 0 None
2008-05-22 NCI scientists visualize gene regulation in living cells 0 None
2008-05-21 RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease 0 None
2008-05-21 Scientists reveal the genetic determinants of fat storage in cells 0 None
2008-05-21 New insights into the neural circuitry of trust 0 None
2008-05-21 Boost for cancer research in Leicestershire 0 None
2008-05-21 Discovery of a molecular scaffold that guides connections between brain cells 0 None
2008-05-21 Researchers map iron transport protein - may help people suffering from blood iron disorders 0 None
2008-05-20 New blood test reveals risk for metabolic syndrome 0 None
2008-05-20 Discovery of protein key to neuro-regeneration 0 None
2008-05-20 Tuberculosis not the only risk from new immunological drugs 0 None
2008-05-20 Plant flavonoid luteolin reduces inflammatory response in the brain 0 5
2008-05-20 New treatment option for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2008-05-20 VCU research team awarded NIH grant to study asthma, allergic disease 0 None
2008-05-20 NIAID to advance B-cell approach to HIV vaccines 0 None
2008-05-20 Nanoparticle-induced heating boosts antitumor radiation therapy 0 None
2008-05-20 Government funds Rochester heart rhythm disorder research into third decade 0 None
2008-05-20 Gene mutations in mice mimic human-like sleep disorder 0 None
2008-05-20 Counting immune cells on a 'protein printboard' 0 None
2008-05-20 Primate model for autism 0 None
2008-05-20 Monitoring whether patients take medicines can help anticipate HIV treatment failure in Africa 0 None
2008-05-19 Structure of receptor for hot chili pepper and pain revealed 0 None
2008-05-19 Chemically modified protein may help people with hard-to-treat hemophilia 0 None
2008-05-19 Minocycline may find new life as a stroke treatment 0 None
2008-05-19 An improved gene therapy agent from University of Florida 0 None
2008-05-19 Investigational smallpox drug may treat adenovirus infections in humans 0 None
2008-05-19 Reliable genetic tests could predict lung cancer recurrence 0 None
2008-05-19 Blood test for lung cancer 0 None
2008-05-19 A transgenic monkey model of Huntington's disease developed 0 None
2008-05-19 Personalized therapy for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease could soon be here 0 None
2008-05-19 Ashwell receptor plays key role in reducing coagulation abnormalities during infection and sepsis 0 None
2008-05-19 deCODE discovers novel genetic links between pigmentation traits and risk of skin cancer 0 None
2008-05-18 Pfizer and Peter MacCallum support the future of cancer research in Australia 0 None
2008-05-18 New dimension discovered in body clock rhythm 0 None
2008-05-18 DNA vaccines boosted by dendritic cells 0 None
2008-05-15 New report details cancer prevention efforts 0 None
2008-05-15 Discovery of 250 new genes potentially involved in leukemia 0 None
2008-05-15 Research targets diabetes-related eye conditions 0 None
2008-05-15 Scientists unravel how smoking causes cancer 0 None
2008-05-15 First evidence of native dendritic cells in brain 0 None
2008-05-15 Molecular clock could predict risk for developing breast cancer 0 None
2008-05-14 Regenerative medicine offers hope in spinal cord injury 0 None
2008-05-13 Researchers who helped millions with arthritis receive Janssen Award 0 None
2008-05-13 Treating safety research like other clinical studies slows progress 0 None
2008-05-13 Just what is a binge drinker and how to get through to them 0 3
2008-05-13 Vitamin D protects cells from stress that can lead to cancer 0 None
2008-05-13 Supplemental breast ultrasound boosts cancer detection, radiologist reports in national study 0 None
2008-05-13 Traffic pollution can be deadly as it increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis 0 None
2008-05-12 Researchers find link between altered dopamine activity and social anxiety disorder 0 5
2008-05-12 Scientists identify heat sensing regulator - better understanding pain sensitivity 0 None
2008-05-12 How embryonic stem cells develop into tissue-specific cells demonstrated by researchers 0 None
2008-05-12 Think before you drink, says University research 0 None
2008-05-12 Model shows how mutation tips biochemistry to cause Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-05-11 How your heart sounds could tell your heart attack risk 0 None
2008-05-11 Australian scientists warn, to avoid cancer keep alcohol to a minimum 0 None
2008-05-11 Discovery of mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain 0 None
2008-05-11 microRNAs provide more clues to genetics of schizophrenia 0 None
2008-05-10 New theory suggests how hepatitis C may cause rare immune disease 0 None
2008-05-09 Radioactive carbon-14 determines the number of fat cells remains constant in all body types 0 None
2008-05-09 Researchers step closer to finding ways to treat type 1 diabetes 0 None
2008-05-08 Previously unseen switch regulates breast cancer response to estrogen 0 None
2008-05-08 Discovery of new gene that causes cancer 0 None
2008-05-08 Scientists identify key roadblock to gene expression 0 None
2008-05-08 Big differences in depressed brains 0 None
2008-05-08 Hopkins researchers discover new link to schizophrenia 0 None
2008-05-08 Research reveals workings of anti-HIV drugs 0 None
2008-05-07 Platypus venom linked to pain relief 1 None
2008-05-07 Scientists discover how reverse transcriptase molecules interact with the HIV genome 0 None
2008-05-07 Genetic tag team orchestrates the cell cycle 0 None
2008-05-07 Enkephalin pathway shows potential as new target for Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-05-07 Discovery of DNA variations in chromosome 6 that gives rise to neuroblastoma 0 None
2008-05-07 Nitrates in vegetables protect against gastric ulcers 0 None
2008-05-07 Medical research is essential to improving the economy and bettering lives 0 None
2008-05-07 Researchers highlight distinct subtypes of myalgic encephalomyelitis 0 4.7
2008-05-07 Antidepressants do work in depression while evidence for cognitive behavioural yherapy is poorer say experts 0 None
2008-05-07 Having a big bum may protect you from diabetes! 0 None
2008-05-06 Blocked brain enzyme shows potential as target for appetite control, weight loss and blood sugar management 0 None
2008-05-06 New understanding of how a mole develops into melanoma 0 3
2008-05-06 Joslin researchers find certain body fat reduces insulin resistance 0 None
2008-05-06 Superbug genome sequenced 0 None
2008-05-06 Killer competition: neurons duke it out for survival! 0 None
2008-05-06 Researchers find way to make tumor cells more sensitive to hyperthermia-enhanced radiation therapy 0 None
2008-05-06 Test of maturity for stem cells 0 None
2008-05-06 New discovery on role of vital protein that fights meningitus 0 None
2008-05-06 Biosimilar protein cooperation 0 None
2008-05-06 Geron Corporation awarded UK grant funding for human embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2008-05-06 Autism linked to schizophrenia 0 None
2008-05-06 Discovery of tenovins could lead to cancer cure 0 5
2008-05-06 Newly identified protein called BILBO1 fatal to Trypanosoma brucei 0 None
2008-05-06 FGFR2 gene increases susceptibility to breast cancer 0 None
2008-05-05 New understanding of colon tumor development 0 None
2008-05-05 New weapon against respiratory syncytial virus 0 None
2008-05-05 Epidermal growth factor receptor protects cancer cells from starving 0 None
2008-05-05 Secret to long life in lifestyle not genes 0 None
2008-05-05 Fat cell numbers in your teens set you up for life 0 None
2008-05-05 It's official - there's a rogue fat gene! 0 None
2008-05-02 Stun guns may stimulate the heart 0 None
2008-05-02 Researchers report the cloning of a key group of human genes, the protein kinases 0 None
2008-05-02 New funding to deliver targeted research 0 None
2008-05-01 The "pain gap" in American society 0 None
2008-05-01 Stanford researchers synthesize new agents to flush HIV out of hiding 0 None
2008-05-01 Small molecule nutlin-3a activates an important cancer suppressor gene 0 4
2008-05-01 Early treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection may prevent cancer 0 None


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