Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - June 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-06-30 New comprehensive map of brain connections 0 None
2008-06-30 Neural stem cell development may be linked to Autism 0 None
2008-06-30 Hypertension, insulin resistance and immune suppression links 0 None
2008-06-30 Denmark the happiest nation in the world, Zimbabwe the unhappiest 0 5
2008-06-30 Zinc finger technology brings personalized HIV therapy a step closer 0 None
2008-06-30 Autophagy promotes pancreatitis 0 None
2008-06-30 Watermelon provides Viagra-like effects 0 5
2008-06-30 NIAID announces grants to stimulate food allergy research 0 None
2008-06-30 Dividing cells find their middle by following a protein contour map 0 None
2008-06-30 Novel approach for treating mitochondrial disorders wins Kaye prize 0 None
2008-06-30 New approach to HIV vaccine research taps Rochester expertise 0 None
2008-06-30 Growth hormone FGF21's link to starvation may be clue to increasing life span, researchers find 0 None
2008-06-27 Growth-stimulating molecule called p110beta a promising cancer drug target in prostate tumors 0 None
2008-06-27 Protein Ronin shown to be an alternate control for embryonic stem cells 0 None
2008-06-26 Neuroscientists pinpoint how neural activity boosts blood flow to the brain 0 None
2008-06-26 Faulty DNA repair could be a risk factor for lung cancer in nonsmokers 0 None
2008-06-26 Dogs successfully detect ovarian cancer through scent 0 None
2008-06-26 Unique pheromone detection system uncovered by researchers 0 None
2008-06-26 Discovery of toxic key to Alzheimer’s disease memory loss 0 None
2008-06-26 Recalling mixed emotions 0 None
2008-06-26 A safe and efficient gene delivery method that doesn't involve viruses 0 None
2008-06-26 Pregnancy may protect against bladder cancer 0 None
2008-06-25 Technique for analyzing the function of microRNAs wins Barenholz Prize for Hebrew University student 0 None
2008-06-25 Oregano helps against Inflammations 0 None
2008-06-25 Scholarships for stem-cell research 0 None
2008-06-24 Nerve cells derived from stem cells may one day provide improved brain treatments 0 None
2008-06-24 tRNA import occurs in humans - could lead to targeted therapies 0 None
2008-06-24 Jefferson scientists discover way to immunize mice against metastatic disease 0 None
2008-06-24 Epigenetic changes occur over a person's lifetime 0 None
2008-06-24 Pitt awarded $2.5 million to model how the brain and immune system function in response to illness, infection 0 None
2008-06-24 New discovery could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's 0 None
2008-06-24 Blue curing light for tumors 0 None
2008-06-24 Binge drinking in the UK: A social network phenomenon 0 None
2008-06-24 UT Southwestern plastic surgeons identify hidden facial cheek fat compartments that are key to youthful appearance 0 None
2008-06-24 Alzheimer's and Parkinson's under the microscope 0 None
2008-06-24 Quantum dots stop RNA interference in living cells 0 None
2008-06-24 Discovery of an important factor in the development of B-cell lymphomas 0 None
2008-06-24 Guidelines for reporting health research have little funding 0 None
2008-06-24 New details on how low blood flow promotes vascular disease 0 None
2008-06-24 Hunger hormone ghrelin increases during stress, may have antidepressant effect 0 None
2008-06-24 Researchers create molecule that nudges nerve stem cells to mature 0 None
2008-06-23 Hedgehog signaling is critical for maintenance of the adult coronary vasculature 0 None
2008-06-23 New, previously unrecognized source of heart stem cells discovered 0 None
2008-06-23 Could Gleevec help stroke victims? 0 None
2008-06-23 New white wine as good for you as red! 0 None
2008-06-23 Hormone could hold the key to staying slim 0 None
2008-06-23 Discovery of possible new way to block inflammation in autoimmune disease 0 None
2008-06-19 Improving understanding of cell behaviour in breast cancer 0 None
2008-06-19 Patient's own infection-fighting T cells put late-stage melanoma into long-term remission 0 None
2008-06-19 Early detection of Alzheimer's in the pipeline 0 None
2008-06-19 Scientists cure advanced skin cancer with body's own cells 0 None
2008-06-17 New research finds 'grumpy oldies' are having fun! 0 None
2008-06-17 High fructose syrup unlikely to be more harmful than other sweeteners, says AMA 0 None
2008-06-17 Five common genetic variations linked to metabolic syndrome and HDL cholesterol levels 0 None
2008-06-17 MIT finds alternative to common colorectal cancer drug oxaliplatin 0 None
2008-06-17 High blood pressure: only systolic blood pressure matters for patients over fifty 0 None
2008-06-17 Hydroxyurea treatment for sickle cell underused by doctors 0 None
2008-06-17 Magnetic resonance studies find clear differences between the structures of infectious and non-infectious prions 0 None
2008-06-17 Life expectancy in U.S. reached record high of 78.1 years in 2006 0 None
2008-06-16 Adult stem cells improve healing of broken bones 0 None
2008-06-16 Combined PET and CT could be valuable noninvasive tool for determining stages of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-06-16 Novel agents found to inhibit growth of estrogen-dependent breast cancer cells 0 None
2008-06-16 Gene radiotherapy system shows promise for fighting treatment-resistant cancer cells 0 None
2008-06-16 Medicines derived from cannabis: A review of adverse events 0 None
2008-06-16 Breakthrough toxin delivery system could pave way for new antibiotic drugs 0 None
2008-06-16 Discovery of mechanisms that direct cholinergic synapse assembly between neurons in vivo 0 None
2008-06-16 Alcohol and drug misuse fuels Scottish suicide and homicide rates 0 None
2008-06-16 HIPAA Privacy Rule is having a negative impact on the advance of biomedical research 0 None
2008-06-16 Unique brain maps to assist surgery and research 0 None
2008-06-16 New research scotches link between heroin drought and increased amphetamine use 0 None
2008-06-15 Pomegranate extract may provide humans with relief of chronic inflammatory conditions 0 None
2008-06-15 How to reduce obesity and cardiovascular disease risk 0 None
2008-06-15 Transfer of learning traced to areas of the brain 0 None
2008-06-15 Nanoparticles trigger built-in cell-death signal to overcome drug resistance 0 4
2008-06-15 High-content screening as a universal tool for fingerprinting of vytotoxicity of nanoparticles 0 None
2008-06-15 Nanoparticle delivers antisense agent to tumors 0 None
2008-06-15 Human tumor nanoparticles induce apoptosis of pancreatic cancer cells 0 None
2008-06-15 Discovery of mechanism that prevents cells from transforming into cancer cells 0 None
2008-06-15 New technique provides greater understanding of how drugs get in and out of cells in our bodies 0 None
2008-06-15 Scientists identify molecular trick that may explain part of Salmonella's fierceness 0 None
2008-06-15 UT Southwestern investigators test groundbreaking depression research in real-world setting 0 None
2008-06-15 Industry supports international melanoma research 0 None
2008-06-11 Researchers find gamma-secretase modulators being tested for Alzheimer’s work in unexpected and beneficial ways 0 None
2008-06-11 Smad proteins regulate microRNA processing 0 None
2008-06-11 Discovery of gene linked to adult-onset obesity 0 None
2008-06-11 Vitamin D, "the heart tranquilizer" 0 None
2008-06-11 Did you ever wonder why it is so difficult to part with your stuff? 0 None
2008-06-11 Specific immune therapy works for many people with allergies 0 None
2008-06-11 BHF Help a Heart Campaign aims to raise £1.5 million pounds in June to achieve pioneering heart research solutions 0 None
2008-06-11 Australian researchers find important piece of Alzheimer's puzzle 0 None
2008-06-11 News on complementary and alternative medicine in Australia often inaccurate 0 None
2008-06-10 Addicted cells provide early cancer diagnosis 0 None
2008-06-10 European research project to explore Alzheimer's diagnosis 0 None
2008-06-10 Researchers identify biomarkers of early-stage pancreatic cancer in mice and man 0 None
2008-06-10 Penn researcher finds high recidivism rate is due to few transitional services for ex-offenders 0 None
2008-06-10 Cancer prevention: the natural way 0 5
2008-06-10 Researchers block the transmission of malaria in animal tests 0 None
2008-06-10 Specialist nurses can play a key role in supporting patients having radiotherapy, but more investment is needed 0 None
2008-06-09 Researchers show brain can protect against cancer 0 None
2008-06-09 MicroRNA play a significant role in some human cancers 0 None
2008-06-09 Genetic variation linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer's symptoms 0 None
2008-06-09 Scientists identify a key regulator of DNA mutations 0 None
2008-06-09 Scientists closer to solving epilepsy mystery 0 None
2008-06-09 Australia to enter the race to clone human embryo cells for stem-cell research 0 None
2008-06-08 Complex synapses drove brain evolution 0 None
2008-06-08 Luxembourg invests in biomedical research 0 None
2008-06-08 Measuring the footprint of cells 0 None
2008-06-08 Should research volunteers be told results? 0 None
2008-06-08 Decisions best made on a full stomach 0 None
2008-06-05 New perspective on coronary disease thanks to ultrasound 0 None
2008-06-05 Public funding impacts progress of human embryonic stem cell research 0 None
2008-06-05 Alcohol halves the risk of rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2008-06-04 Discovery of new signal pathway important to diabetes research 0 None
2008-06-04 Prostate Cancer Foundation 'beefs up' cancer research 0 None
2008-06-04 New grant to enable University of Rochester to increase HIV research by 25 percent 0 None
2008-06-04 Human stem cells show promise against fatal children's diseases 0 None
2008-06-04 Compound in red wine could protect the heart from ageing 0 None
2008-06-04 New molecular mechanism for colorectal cancer 0 None
2008-06-04 Kidney cell suicide in diabetes patients 0 3
2008-06-04 Nearly one in five teenagers admit eating problems, but anxiety is a bigger problem than appearance 0 None
2008-06-04 UK cancer research 'punching above its weight' 0 None
2008-06-03 More evidence red wine keep hearts young 0 None
2008-06-03 Discovery of genes that regulate glucose levels 0 None
2008-06-03 Bacterial communities inside us can provide better understanding of health and disease 0 None
2008-06-03 Optimising use of ventilators to treat patients while minimising risk of injury 0 2
2008-06-03 Writing techniques improve results of post-traumatic therapy 0 None
2008-06-03 Flow of potassium ions in brain cells is key to sexual arousal 0 None
2008-06-03 Long term dope use shrinks the brain 0 2
2008-06-02 NGAL protein levels in simple urine test speed diagnosis of failing kidneys 0 None
2008-06-02 Probiotics provide hay fever hope 0 None
2008-06-02 Chronic inflammation of the intestine or stomach damages DNA 0 None
2008-06-02 New approach to treating autoimmune disease offered by Weizmann scientists 0 None
2008-06-02 New genetic mutations involved in inflammatory intestinal disorders discovered 0 None
2008-06-02 Long-term, heavy cannabis use may shrink brain's hippocampus and amygdala 0 None
2008-06-02 People who are obese may be more likely to become depressed 0 None
2008-06-02 Distinct clusters of genetic markers linked to treatment responses for smoking cessation 0 None
2008-06-02 New model predicts whether patients will be free of renal cancer 12 years after initial treatment 0 None
2008-06-02 How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy 0 None
2008-06-02 Survivors of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma at higher risk of future health problems 0 None
2008-06-02 Researchers find gene signature profile for metastasis 0 None
2008-06-02 UT Southwestern mouse model mimics hyperglycemia, aids in diabetes research 0 None
2008-06-01 Potential hypophosphatasia therapy discovered 0 None
2008-06-01 Novel chemo drug helps treat prostate cancer 0 None
2008-06-01 Yale researchers block transforming growth factor to clear up amyloid plaques in mice 0 None
2008-06-01 Researchers pinpoint gene mutations responsible for 10 percent of non-familial cases of schizophrenia 0 None
2008-06-01 Tumor suppressor genes speed up and slow down aging in engineered mouse 0 None

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