Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - April 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-04-30 Extremely shy? - help is at hand 0 5
2009-04-30 Many patients in intensive care are deficient in vitamin D 0 None
2009-04-30 CDH10 gene found to play a critical role in prenatal risk of autism 0 None
2009-04-30 Breakthrough in understanding of how blood cells develop and divide 0 None
2009-04-30 A systems biology map of iron metabolism 0 None
2009-04-30 DNA protecting protein helps cancer drug to kill cells 0 None
2009-04-30 Scientists determine key structural features of mimivirus 0 None
2009-04-30 Out-of-pocket costs reduce patients' willingness to start treatment for their chronic illnesses 0 None
2009-04-30 Study suggests left-side bias in visual expertise 0 None
2009-04-30 Smoking, hypertension and BMI are the leading preventable risk factors for premature mortality in the U.S. 0 None
2009-04-30 Stem cell focus for inflammatory bowel disease wound healing 2 None
2009-04-30 Regional anesthesia superior to general anesthesia for C-sections 0 None
2009-04-30 Genes that influence brain cell connections linked to autism 0 None
2009-04-30 Protein effects of hormone replacement therapy uncovered 0 None
2009-04-30 Dairy better for bones than calcium carbonate 0 None
2009-04-30 New target for the treatment of depression 0 None
2009-04-30 Poor health and unemployment go hand in hand 0 5
2009-04-30 New insights into addictive behaviours 0 None
2009-04-30 Discovery of common genetic risk factors for autism spectrum disorders 0 None
2009-04-30 People with better cognitive skills make wiser economic choices 0 None
2009-04-30 Matrix protein key to fighting viruses 0 None
2009-04-30 Level of cellular stress determines longevity of retinal cells 0 5
2009-04-30 Gene alterations associated with response to anthracycline therapy for breast cancer 0 None
2009-04-30 Conscientiousness is a good thing in a mate 0 5
2009-04-30 Eating fat-rich foods trigger long-term memory formation 0 None
2009-04-30 Excessive increase in heart rate before exercise doubles risk of sudden cardiac death in later life 0 2
2009-04-30 Discovery of gene region that may account for as many as 15 percent of autism cases 1 None
2009-04-30 Arterial disease of the leg frequently overlooked in patients with heart disease 0 None
2009-04-30 Athletes with asthma need more help from their team trainers 0 None
2009-04-30 Are we cherry picking participants for studies of antidepressants? 0 None
2009-04-30 A potentially better option to blocks tumors 0 None
2009-04-30 Urine proteome pattern may predict coronary artery disease 0 5
2009-04-30 Oral delivery system for RNAi therapeutics 0 None
2009-04-30 Drug abuse prevention programs can curb risky sexual practices in young adulthood 0 None
2009-04-30 Developing sex-typed personality traits and interests 0 None
2009-04-30 Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergies deserves deeper consideration 0 None
2009-04-29 Cancer rates among U.S. elderly, minorities set to explode 0 None
2009-04-29 Risk factors identified for ventilator-associated pneumonia 0 None
2009-04-29 Researchers identify atrial fibrillation as a stroke predictor in black patients 0 5
2009-04-29 First molecular-level numerical study of gene therapy 0 5
2009-04-29 New idea for Parkinson's treatment 1 None
2009-04-29 Working when sick boosts risk of long term leave 0 None
2009-04-29 Discovery of possible preventative therapy for type 1 diabetes 0 None
2009-04-29 Senior men more likely than women to die after pneumonia 0 None
2009-04-29 Seniors in UK not getting their fruit and vegetables 0 None
2009-04-29 Researchers investigate the effects of oxytocin on human couple interactions 0 None
2009-04-29 New sequencing technique looks at medical potential of King Kong toxin 0 None
2009-04-29 Study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities 0 5
2009-04-29 Glutamate identified as predictor of disease progression in multiple sclerosis 0 None
2009-04-29 Half a glass of wine a day may boost life expectancy by five years 0 None
2009-04-29 New insight into brain mechanisms associated with reading 0 None
2009-04-29 Genetic risk for anxiety does not have to be destiny 0 None
2009-04-29 Drugs needed to preserve eggs for reproduction need to be given in stages 0 None
2009-04-29 Finding will improve accuracy of cancer diagnosis 0 None
2009-04-29 New insight into the neurological basis of autism 0 None
2009-04-29 Brain processes written words as unique 'objects,' GUMC neuroscientists say 0 None
2009-04-29 Aspirin for forty somethings could cut cancer risk 0 None
2009-04-29 A glimpse at vision: First impressions count 0 None
2009-04-27 Household bleach has a surprising new role: an effective treatment for kids' chronic eczema 0 5
2009-04-27 SUMO protein guides chromatin remodeler to suppress genes 0 None
2009-04-27 Safely transporting a preterm or low birth weight infant 0 None
2009-04-27 New study overturns orthodoxy on how macrophages kill bacteria 0 None
2009-04-27 Discovery of novel protein which, when over-expressed, leads to a dramatic increase in the generation of A-beta 0 None
2009-04-27 Clinical and scientific cooperation to fight lung cancer 0 None
2009-04-27 Meditation may temporarily boost visuospatial abilities 0 None
2009-04-27 New hope for potential heart attack victims 0 None
2009-04-27 Researchers show how morphine can be given more effectively 0 None
2009-04-27 Early brain activity sheds new light on the neural basis of reading 0 None
2009-04-27 Better understanding of the brain basis of reading 0 None
2009-04-27 Building the lymphatic drainage system 0 None
2009-04-27 Advances in cystic fibrosis genetic testing 0 None
2009-04-27 Autoantibodies may be created in response to bacterial DNA 0 5
2009-04-27 Australian researchers win bumper grant from Bill Gates for HIV research 0 None
2009-04-26 Working well under pressure 0 None
2009-04-26 Research brings new hope, old problems with Alzheimer's disease biomarkers 0 None
2009-04-26 Cancer incidence, mortality, treatment and survival in Ireland 0 None
2009-04-26 Scientists improve immune response to cancer 0 None
2009-04-26 New diagnostic technique found for most common bladder tumors 0 None
2009-04-26 Obesity increases risk of urinary tract infections 0 None
2009-04-26 Scientists learn to induce gamma oscillations in the brain 0 5
2009-04-26 Increased mortality linked to frequent nightime urination 0 None
2009-04-26 Researchers discover key enzyme in the development of cardiac insufficiency 0 None
2009-04-26 Discovery of key genetic factors that drive the process of generating new heart cells 0 4
2009-04-26 Certain ecologic factors increase bladder cancer risks 0 4
2009-04-26 New understanding of 3D structure of bacterial secretion proteins 0 None
2009-04-26 Autologous muscle-derived cells may treat stress urinary incontinence 0 None
2009-04-26 Brain works best when cells keep right rhythms 0 5
2009-04-26 Better targeting of stem cells as medication 0 None
2009-04-26 Aussies wanted for international groundbreaking study on depression 0 None
2009-04-23 Benfotiamene, a fat-soluble form of vitamin B1, could treat common cause of blindness 1 None
2009-04-23 Ultrasound can help low-risk patients avoid invasive thyroid biopsy 0 None
2009-04-23 Ultrasound changes care of some patients with rheumatic conditions 0 None
2009-04-23 MicroRNA may link smoking risk gene to neurobiology of addiction 0 None
2009-04-23 Study links arm/hand swelling to number of lymph nodes removed during breast cancer surgery 0 None
2009-04-23 Discovery of ion channel turns ear on its head 0 3
2009-04-23 Second look ultrasound: Effective MRI correlate for identifying incidental breast lesions 0 None
2009-04-23 Stem cells from adipose tissue offer hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis 0 5
2009-04-23 Discovery of genetic link for pelvic floor disorders 0 None
2009-04-23 Poor treatment for common vertebral compression fractures 0 None
2009-04-23 Researchers find medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use may benefit from brief intervention 0 None
2009-04-23 Diffusion weighted MR accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies 0 None
2009-04-23 Pediatric patient body shape may play a key role in decreasing radiation dose during CT scans 0 None
2009-04-23 Discovery of new pathway of tumourigenesis in humans 0 None
2009-04-23 Breakthrough method for sequencing-based methylation profiling 0 None
2009-04-23 New study argues for CT colonography as primary colon cancer screening test 0 None
2009-04-23 Magnetic resonance imaging technique of choice to exam pregnant patients with possible appendicitis 0 None
2009-04-23 Muscle deterioration in patients with lung disease connected to high carbon dioxide levels in blood 0 None
2009-04-23 MR enterography eliminates unnecessary radiation exposure in patients with small bowel disease 0 None
2009-04-23 Black-white differences in avoidable mortality in the United States, 1980-2005 0 None
2009-04-23 MRI identifies five causes of complications from ACL reconstructive surgery 0 None
2009-04-23 MRI: Effective tool for determining pathologic stage of prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-23 Majority of ordering physicians lack knowledge of radiation exposure risks from CT 0 None
2009-04-23 Research finds gene bringing together animal and human research in alcoholism 0 None
2009-04-23 Significant advance in generating induced pluripotent stem cells 0 None
2009-04-23 Image-guided treatment helping women with tubo-ovarian abscesses avoid unnecessary surgery 0 None
2009-04-23 Liver disease is the most prevalent cause of alcohol-related deaths 0 None
2009-04-23 Knowledge unlocks key to healthier options for dialysis patients 0 None
2009-04-23 Immune cell type controls onset and course of severe malaria 0 None
2009-04-23 Good relationship with parents may prevent teen drinking problems 0 None
2009-04-23 Calming neurological effects of nicotine studied 0 None
2009-04-23 High blood pressure, diabetes and increased carotid artery wall thickness means increased risk of stroke 0 None
2009-04-23 Discovery shows that different parts of chromosomes can have very different evolutionary histories 0 None
2009-04-23 Excluding the lateral view in chest radiograph screenings decreases radiation exposure by 67 percent 0 None
2009-04-23 Even modest exercise improves insulin sensitivity, decreases fat in the liver and inflammation in belly fat 0 5
2009-04-23 Discovery of common genetic variation associated with colorectal cancer 0 None
2009-04-23 64-slice CT scanner most dose efficient for evaluating pregnant patients with possible pulmonary emboli 0 None
2009-04-23 Breakthrough in generating safer, therapeutic stem cells from adult cells 0 None
2009-04-23 Inherited impulsivity predicts alcoholism 0 None
2009-04-23 Researchers discover that gene switches on during development of epilepsy 0 None
2009-04-23 In-body stem cell therapy has enormous potential for bone injuries 0 None
2009-04-23 Link found between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity 0 5
2009-04-22 Discovery of molecule that could improve success of blood stem cell transplants 0 None
2009-04-22 Test for hormones in blood not reflective of hormones in breast tissue; breast cancer risk 0 None
2009-04-22 Discovery of new gene that stimulates the release of calcium in cells 0 None
2009-04-22 Physical activity counseling increases physical activity of older people 0 None
2009-04-22 NSAIDs do not prevent Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia 0 None
2009-04-22 Liquid calorie intake a big cause of weight gain 0 None
2009-04-22 Genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism 0 None
2009-04-22 Mitochondrial peptide Humanin linked to neuronal cell survival and regulation of glucose metabolism 0 None
2009-04-22 Lymphocytes promote cancer spread 0 None
2009-04-22 Scientists make significant strides in identifying cause of bacterial infections 0 None
2009-04-22 Genes influence impulsivity, which may then contribute to risk for developing alcoholism 0 None
2009-04-22 Genetics may help explain alcohol-related susceptibility and resistance 0 None
2009-04-22 Double-lung transplants work better than single for long-term survival 0 None
2009-04-22 Diabetes, obesity and hypertension increase mortality in hepatitis C patients 0 None
2009-04-22 Grapes may prevent heart health risks beyond the simple blood pressure-lowering impact 0 None
2009-04-22 Binge drinking may be detrimental to the developing adolescent brain 0 None
2009-04-22 Engineered antibody gives cancer the recognition it deserves 0 None
2009-04-22 Scientists to develop antioxidants from Rosemary 0 None
2009-04-22 Americans ambivalent toward divorce and nonmarital childbearing 0 None
2009-04-22 The influence of risk-taking behaviors on the transition into marriage 0 None
2009-04-22 PDAs, more education help doctors follow cholesterol treatment guidelines 0 None
2009-04-22 Discovery of two important molecules that underlie the pathology of lupus, particularly kidney disease 0 None
2009-04-22 Type of physician certification associated with risk of complications from ICDs 0 None
2009-04-22 Researchers study why people who are obese become hypertensive 0 None
2009-04-22 Social factors may have a negative effect on older adults' memory performance 0 None
2009-04-22 Retooled chemotherapy agents for drug delivery may increase effectiveness 0 None
2009-04-22 Sexual harassment from males prevents female bonding, says study 0 None
2009-04-22 Researchers identify gene linked to skeletal muscle disease and vision deficits 0 None
2009-04-22 Remote or rural residence not associated with increased time to kidney transplantation 0 None
2009-04-22 Discovery of genetic pattern that may predict response to Gleevec in GIST 0 None
2009-04-22 Exposure to combination of two pesticides increase risk of Parkinson's by 75 percent 0 None
2009-04-22 A nanoscale motor in the ear 0 None
2009-04-22 First human study of pioneering 'cell bandage' technology 0 None
2009-04-22 How cells control the great divide 0 None
2009-04-22 CXL12 protein may slow spreading of colorectal cancer 0 None
2009-04-22 Discovery of agents that speed up destruction of amyloid beta proteins 0 None
2009-04-22 Hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy beneficial for recurrent low-grade glioma 0 4
2009-04-22 Potential genetic cause of congenital defect colonic atresia 0 None
2009-04-22 Poor sleep disturbs neuroendocrine control of appetite 0 None
2009-04-22 Regular exercise can prevent damage that causes leakage in the blood-brain barrier 0 None
2009-04-22 Wine may increase survival among non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients 0 None
2009-04-22 Couples cope in different ways following death of premature baby 0 None
2009-04-22 Genetic variants in MC1R could help predict melanoma risk 0 None
2009-04-22 Discovery of 12 proteins associated with pediatric multiple sclerosis 0 5
2009-04-22 Antioxidant ellagic acid prevents UV skin damage that leads to wrinkles 0 None
2009-04-22 Acetylsalicylic acid plus clopidogrel reduces heart attack risk in patients with acute ischaemia 0 None
2009-04-22 How do the proteins know where to go? 0 None
2009-04-22 Burnt meat may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-04-22 Changing the way organ donation requests are made could prevent relatives denying consent 0 None
2009-04-22 Males, especially young ones, are the weaker sex! 0 None
2009-04-21 Using tools requires that the brain is able to control movements 0 None
2009-04-21 Valve implantation on the beating heart 0 None
2009-04-21 The effect of tea polyphenols on paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity 0 None
2009-04-21 Too much sugar is bad, but which sugar is worse: Fructose or glucose? 0 None
2009-04-21 New drug to target tumor cells and blood vessels 0 None
2009-04-21 Experimental agent shows promise for advanced biliary cancer 0 None
2009-04-21 Anxiety increases pain intensity, disability 0 None
2009-04-21 A link found between health literacy, happiness 0 None
2009-04-21 Robot-assisted surgery appears useful for removal of some head and neck tumors 0 None
2009-04-21 Researchers identify genes that protect ageing process 0 None
2009-04-21 Study findings have implications for development of pain-relieving drugs 0 None
2009-04-21 Cells from human blood can morph into stem cells 0 None
2009-04-21 Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients 0 None
2009-04-21 Stem cell therapy used to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 None
2009-04-21 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia linked to seven different gene variants 0 None
2009-04-21 New drug to target tumor cells and blood vessels 0 None
2009-04-21 Pancreatic cancer cells targeted with combo therapy 0 None
2009-04-21 Pregnancy hormone hCG protects against breast cancer even in short-term treatments 0 3
2009-04-21 Radiation exposure linked to more aggressive thyroid cancer 0 None
2009-04-21 New insights into protein p75's role Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2009-04-20 Brain manufactures proteins that act like marijuana 0 None
2009-04-20 Potential new target for treatment of Rett syndrome 0 None
2009-04-20 News coverage of trans fat prompts shoppers to avoid certain products 0 None
2009-04-20 NCI plan to speed cancer research 0 None
2009-04-20 Late consultation the main cause of high mortality from stomach cancer in Chile 0 None
2009-04-20 Is metabolic character different between men and women with gallstone disease? 0 None
2009-04-20 New insights into transcription factors in human cells 0 None
2009-04-20 Human lung tumors can eliminate Vitamin D 0 None
2009-04-20 Human foetal stem cells can effectively be used to treat back leg ischaemic ulcers 0 5
2009-04-20 Overexpression of PEA-15 protein shrinks breast cancer tumors 1 None
2009-04-20 Grouping muscles to make controlling limbs easier 0 None
2009-04-20 Genetic source of rare cancer pleuropulmonary blastoma discovered 0 None
2009-04-20 First compound for receptors in schizophrenia and Alzheimer's holds promise 0 None
2009-04-20 First noninvasive technique to accurately predict mutations in human brain tumors 0 None
2009-04-20 Fulvestrant influences the effects of chemotherapy drugs on breast cancer cells 0 None
2009-04-20 Genetic variations in inflammation pathway may predict risk of invasive bladder cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 Nanoparticle delivery of a fully functioning copy of P53 tumor suppressor gene 0 5
2009-04-20 Researchers identify mechanism by which an anti-TNF therapy impairs host defense against tuberculosis 0 None
2009-04-20 Research examines the way distraction affects consumers' product decisions 0 None
2009-04-20 Effect of 18F-FDG PET/CT in esophageal cancer patients with early recurrence lesions 0 5
2009-04-20 Discovery of key processes in the brain that control perception of emotional events 0 None
2009-04-20 Chemopreventive isothiocyanates selectively depletes mutant p53 in tumor cells 0 5
2009-04-20 Statins may be useful in patients with tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 Complications, death rates similar at bariatric surgery centers of excellence, other hospitals 0 None
2009-04-20 Consumers of all ages drinking more lower-calorie beverages 0 None
2009-04-20 Kingston University research aims to improve 'chemo' treatment for cancer sufferers 0 None
2009-04-20 Healthy choices: Some efforts to control eating may backfire 0 None
2009-04-20 Eggs for breakfast help manage hunger and calorie consumption 0 None
2009-04-20 Protein FGFR3 a potential therapeutic target for several cancers 0 None
2009-04-20 Urine may show if a smoker is at risk for lung cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 Discovery of possible way to block the spread of deadly brain tumors 0 None
2009-04-20 Discovery of nine new genes on X chromosome that, when knocked-out, lead to learning disabilities 0 None
2009-04-20 Marine derived compound may lead to new leukemia treatments 0 None
2009-04-20 Rockefeller University Hospital opens new Sleep Research Center 0 None
2009-04-20 Study looks at exposure to vibration in workplace 0 None
2009-04-20 Molecular profiling helps cancer patients survive 0 None
2009-04-20 Penn's online survivorship care plans empower cancer survivors, caregivers 0 None
2009-04-20 Newly discovered epidermal growth factor receptor active in human pancreatic cancers 0 None
2009-04-20 New imaging analysis method predicts brain tumor survival 0 None
2009-04-20 Chewing sugar-free gum helps lower calorie intake and reduces cravings for sweet snacks 0 4.5
2009-04-20 New therapy for pancreatic cancer achieves tumor remission and prevents recurrence 0 None
2009-04-20 New biomarker may predict aggressiveness of chronic lymphocytic leukemia 0 None
2009-04-20 Maternal immune response to fetal brain during pregnancy a key factor in some autism 0 None
2009-04-20 Researchers investigate link between gastroesophageal reflux diseases and coronary heart diseases 0 None
2009-04-20 Fish oil protects against neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2009-04-20 Laughter improves health 0 4.5
2009-04-20 Lab study shows THC exposure as adolescents linked to negative effects of THC as adults 1 4
2009-04-20 Keeping fit good for the environment 0 None
2009-04-20 Key genetic mechanism a potential key to new class of antibiotics 0 None
2009-04-20 Early isolation linked to enhanced response to cocaine 0 None
2009-04-20 Treatment with biphosphonates may prevent radiation-induced leukemia 0 None
2009-04-20 Could senna improve the quality of colonoscopy preparation with magnesium citrate? 0 None
2009-04-20 Coffee, caffeine and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 0 4.5
2009-04-20 Brain metastases hijack neuron-supporting cells to resist chemotherapy 0 None
2009-04-20 Computational model examines the pathways of Alzheimer's that strikes at the young 0 None
2009-04-20 Thymoquinone inhibits the development of pancreatic cancer 0 3.9
2009-04-20 A potential therapeutic target for gastric cancer 0 None
2009-04-20 Addition of dasatinib to standard chemo cocktail may enhance effect in certain ovarian cancers 0 None
2009-04-20 Novel method of isolating high quality RNA from Kupffer cells 0 None
2009-04-20 Cooked tomatoes may be healthier than raw ones 0 5
2009-04-19 Jet lag disrupts sleep by throwing two neural centers out of sync 0 None
2009-04-16 Scientists uncover secrets of salmonella's stealth attack 0 None
2009-04-16 When every photon counts: unusual cell nuclei help nocturnal animals see better 0 None
2009-04-16 Survival mode that protects cells when oxygen is low also slows aging 0 None
2009-04-16 Move over, Y chromosome - it's time X got some attention 0 3
2009-04-16 Disruption of copper regulation key to prion diseases 0 None
2009-04-16 Neighborhood environments and physical activity among adults 0 None
2009-04-16 Shedding some light on Parkinson's treatment 0 5
2009-04-16 Nanoparticles combined with scorpion venom slow spread of brain cancer 0 None
2009-04-16 Discovery of new chemical reaction for DNA production in bacteria and viruses 0 None
2009-04-16 Missing molecules lead to deafness 0 5
2009-04-16 Scientists use RNA to reprogram 1 cell type into another 0 None
2009-04-16 New nucleotide could revolutionize epigenetics 0 None
2009-04-16 Research evaluates impact of tobacco sales law enforcement 0 None
2009-04-16 Jet lag disturbs sleep by upsetting internal clocks in 2 neural centers 0 None
2009-04-16 Research may lead to new ways to fight clot formation 0 None
2009-04-16 Immune cells in the blood inhibit inflammation after a stroke 0 1
2009-04-16 Fear of moving outdoors may shackle an older person home 0 None
2009-04-16 New clues to how stem cells form 0 None
2009-04-16 Cold and brown fat raise the prospect of a new method of treating obesity 0 None
2009-04-16 Feeling bored in marriage leads to reduced satisfaction 0 None
2009-04-16 Autopsy study links prostate cancer to single rogue cell 0 None
2009-04-16 Lots of fruit and veggies not good for smokers! 0 None
2009-04-16 Autopsy study links prostate cancer to single rogue cell 0 None
2009-04-16 Evidence grows that maternal immune response to fetal brain during pregnancy a key factor in some autism 0 None
2009-04-16 Protein Mcl-1 identified as new therapeutic target for melanoma 0 None
2009-04-15 Why do blacks with advanced kidney disease live longer than whites? 0 None
2009-04-15 Researchers use stroke patient's own stem cells in trial for first time 0 None
2009-04-15 Treating sleep disorders in people with traumatic brain injury may not eliminate symptoms 0 5
2009-04-15 Researchers examine link between Tourette syndrome and ADHD 0 None
2009-04-15 Sleeping leads to increased ratings of pain in cancer patients 0 None
2009-04-15 Cognitive behavioral therapy helps alleviate nonepileptic seizures 0 None
2009-04-15 Discovery of gene variation linked to increased risk of ischemic stroke 0 None
2009-04-15 Rochester scientist wins major award for Alzheimer's research 0 None
2009-04-15 Discovery of potential genetic predisposition for lung cancer 0 None
2009-04-15 Non-drug treatment of Alzheimer's disease: Long-term benefit not proven 0 None
2009-04-15 Simple method to monitor sleep and potentially diagnose sleep disorders 0 None
2009-04-15 Alcohol, cirrhosis and mortality 0 4.7
2009-04-15 Neurodegenerative diseases target healthy brain's intrinsic networks 0 None
2009-04-15 Neurodegeneration study reveals targets of destruction 0 None
2009-04-15 Large congenital and solitary intrahepatic arterioportal 0 None
2009-04-15 Research suggests the importance of play in the evolutionary success of the human species 0 None
2009-04-15 Gene therapy for muscular dystrophy a step closer 0 None
2009-04-15 Eyes seek new targets during visual search 0 None
2009-04-15 More reasons to eat green vegetables 0 None
2009-04-15 Do patients at risk for B-cell malignancy need antiviral treatment? 0 None
2009-04-15 Brain mechanisms for behavioral flexibility 0 None
2009-04-15 Griddle and microwave-cooking maintains highest levels of antioxidants in vegetables 0 3
2009-04-15 A new method for bone-marrow-derived liver stem cells isolation and proliferation 0 None
2009-04-15 Single injection could treat pain days, weeks, maybe even months 0 None
2009-04-15 Type 1 diabetes controlled by stem cell transplants therapy 0 None
2009-04-15 Price hike for tobacco would make many smokers quit 0 None
2009-04-14 Wrist acupuncture prevents postoperative nausea and vomiting 0 5
2009-04-14 PET/CT imaging shows if single cycle of chemo is working 0 None
2009-04-14 Pancreatic islets show promise in diabetes research, treatments 0 None
2009-04-14 Study reveals we seek new targets during visual search, not during other visual behaviors 0 None
2009-04-14 Stem cell transplantation helps patients with diabetes become insulin free 0 None
2009-04-14 Statins for the prevention of dementia 0 None
2009-04-14 Scientists harness nanoparticles to track cancer-cell changes 0 None
2009-04-14 Signals from stroking have direct route to brain 0 None
2009-04-14 Severe hypoglycemia linked with higher risk of dementia for seniors with diabetes 0 None
2009-04-14 Scientists discover way to jumpstart bone's healing process 0 1
2009-04-14 Many consumers ignore food product recalls 0 None
2009-04-14 Rockefeller University Hospital opens clinical trial into statin-associated muscle complaints 0 None
2009-04-14 Enteral tube feeding for older patients with advanced dementia 0 4
2009-04-14 Scientists show how gene alteration can lead to the development of a type of brain cancer 0 None
2009-04-14 Researchers study signaling networks that set up genetic code 0 None
2009-04-14 Oral rehydration solution for diarrhea 0 2
2009-04-14 Some orthodontic appliances more prone to bacteria 0 None
2009-04-14 New method to estimate bleeding risk in heart attack patients 0 None
2009-04-14 Molecule Thymosin beta-4 prompts damaged heart cells to repair themselves after a heart attack 0 None
2009-04-14 Mental disorder and violent victimization 0 None
2009-04-14 Emotions may serve an important social purpose. 0 None
2009-04-14 Review of homeopathic medicines in easing cancer therapy symptoms 0 None
2009-04-14 Home teeth whiteners slightly reduce enamel strength 0 None
2009-04-14 Heart screening unnecessary in type 2 diabetes patients with no symptoms 0 None
2009-04-14 Music for stress and anxiety reduction in coronary heart disease patients 0 None
2009-04-14 New understanding of roles of insulin in obesity or type II diabetes 0 None
2009-04-14 Low aerobic capacity linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease 0 None
2009-04-14 Exercise programmes reduce falls in seniors 0 None
2009-04-14 Energy drinks bost performance in unexpected ways 0 4
2009-04-14 Combination inhaler might simplify asthma treatment 0 None
2009-04-14 Cognitive behaviour therapy and behaviour therapy helps chronic pain sufferers 1 None
2009-04-13 Geographic patterns of frequent mental distress 0 None
2009-04-13 When cancer cells can't let go 0 None
2009-04-13 Visual impairment will increase as population ages, but treatment can mitigate effects 0 None
2009-04-13 Three medical centers awarded funds to study generation of cardiac muscle cells 0 None
2009-04-13 Therapeutic effect of imatinib improved with addition of chloroquine 0 None
2009-04-13 You are what your mother did not eat during pregnancy 0 None
2009-04-13 Survey research looks at attitudes, obstacles to walking and biking to work 0 None
2009-04-13 Study of neighborhoods points to modifiable factors, not race, in cancer disparities 0 None
2009-04-13 Facebook lowers grades in college, according to pilot study 0 3
2009-04-13 SIRT1 takes down tumors 0 None
2009-04-13 Review identifies dietary factors associated with heart disease risk 0 None
2009-04-13 Researchers show how PCBs may alter in utero, neonatal brain development 0 None
2009-04-13 Racial disparities persist in the treatment of lung cancer 0 None
2009-04-13 New therapies expected to help reduce future burden of age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2009-04-13 Tobacco and marijuana increase risk of respiratory symptoms and COPD 0 None
2009-04-13 Many clinicians unaware of federally funded research on alternative therapies 0 None
2009-04-13 Imaging reveals abnormalities in pathways connecting brain areas in those with writer's cramp 0 None
2009-04-13 Family ties provide protection against young adult sucidal behavior 0 None
2009-04-13 Young adults who have been incarcerated have increased risk of hypertension 0 None
2009-04-13 Enhancing the effects of imatinib mesylate used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia 0 None
2009-04-13 Depression after heart disease increases risk of heart failure 0 None
2009-04-13 Discovery of variations in resistance to sulfadoxine across Africa 0 None
2009-04-13 Gene targeting discovery opens door for vaccines and drugs 0 None
2009-04-13 Creating ideal neural cells for clinical use 0 None
2009-04-13 Colon cancer shuts down receptor that could shut it down 0 5
2009-04-13 Anti-clotting medications may be associated with brain microbleeds in older adults 0 None
2009-04-13 New small molecule approach to Alzheimer's disease treatment 0 None
2009-04-13 'Good' brown baby fat can ward off obesity and type 2 diabetes 0 None
2009-04-13 Gene mutation the trigger for deadly melanoma 0 None
2009-04-13 Promotion good for the pocket but bad for the health 0 None
2009-04-13 Elderly Australians a tough bunch! 0 None
2009-04-13 Australian study will explore genetic causes of ADHD 0 None
2009-04-12 Discovery of chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors 0 None
2009-04-12 microRNAs manipulate cells to one day create safe embryonic-like stem cells 0 None
2009-04-12 Transplant program tops in expected one-year survival rate 0 None
2009-04-12 Natural heart pacemakers? 0 None
2009-04-12 Large waist size tied to increased risk of heart failure in middle-aged and older populations 0 None
2009-04-12 Rapid test shows whether Alzheimer's drugs are hitting their target 0 None
2009-04-12 Study finds multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria high in long-term care 0 None
2009-04-12 Stem cell therapy used to restore transparency in corneas 0 None
2009-04-12 Small RNAs can play critical roles in male infertility/contraception 0 None
2009-04-12 Researchers model 3D structures of proteins that control human clock 0 None
2009-04-12 Discovery of compound that may stop glioblastoma multiforme 0 None
2009-04-12 Do people become healthier after being promoted? 0 None
2009-04-12 Research sheds new light on inflammatory disease 0 None
2009-04-12 Synthetic green-glowing genes show how 'silent' mutations influence protein production 0 None
2009-04-12 Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients undergoing major operations 0 None
2009-04-12 RNA interference can be used to silence genes selectively - potential for Huntington's disease therapy 0 None
2009-04-12 New method predicts impact of anthrax release 0 None
2009-04-12 New approach for surveying phosphorylation 0 None
2009-04-12 New genetic understanding of progressive hearing loss 0 3
2009-04-12 New therapy for metastatic prostate cancer shows promise 0 None
2009-04-12 New alternative to biopsy detects subtle changes in cancer cells 0 None
2009-04-12 Music listening may be beneficial for heart disease patients 0 None
2009-04-12 Discovery of novel mechanisms that might causally link type-2 diabetes to Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2009-04-12 New insights into perception - sensory processing of visual and tactile motion use overlapping neural circuits 0 None
2009-04-12 Thymosin beta-4 protein prompts damaged heart cells to repair themselves after a heart attack 0 None
2009-04-12 In the ICU, use of benzodiazepines, other factors may predict severity of post-stay depression 0 None
2009-04-12 Gene fusion discovery may lead to improved prostate cancer test 0 None
2009-04-12 Research points to a new approach to treating type 1 diabetes 0 None
2009-04-12 Discovery of key decision-point at which cells with broken DNA repair themselves or die 0 None
2009-04-12 Researchers explain process by which cells 'hide' potentially dangerous DNA segments 0 None
2009-04-12 Scientists discover the secrets of NF-kappaB 0 None
2009-04-12 Researchers reveal how immune cells can be harnessed to target melanoma 0 None
2009-04-12 For cancer cells, genetics alone is poor indicator for drug response 0 None
2009-04-09 Deficiency in vitamin D may exacerbate autoimmune disease 0 None
2009-04-09 Test predicts who will develop end-stage renal disease 0 None
2009-04-09 Discovery of gene that protects against leukemia 0 None
2009-04-09 Research could lead to new non-antibiotic drugs to counter hospital infections 0 None
2009-04-09 New research should ease constipation 2 4
2009-04-09 Dopamine agonists trigger destructive behaviors 0 None
2009-04-09 New common pathway in neurodegenerative disease is a possible door to a point of no return 0 None
2009-04-09 Many skin cancer patients do not receive sentinel lymph node biopsy 0 None
2009-04-09 Research finds active brown fat in adult humans 0 None
2009-04-09 Important discover in cancer metastases 0 None
2009-04-09 Prescription heartburn medications do not ease asthma symptoms 0 None
2009-04-09 Enzyme therapy with agalsidase alfa may slow the progression of kidney disease 0 None
2009-04-08 Acupressure wristbands ease nausea in cancer treatment 0 None
2009-04-08 Carrying extra weight earlier in life increases risk of physical disabilities adulthood 0 None
2009-04-08 A person's waist size is a predictor of heart health 0 None
2009-04-08 MRI-based method holds promise for predicting treatment outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation 0 None
2009-04-08 Too much dietary protein and fat may lead to insulin resistance 0 None
2009-04-08 Study looks at functional decline in seniors after hospitalization 0 None
2009-04-08 Aerobic exercise may help patients with heart failure 0 None
2009-04-08 Patient preferences play role in racial disparities in rheumatoid arthritis treatment 0 None
2009-04-08 Managing pain in the ICU 0 None
2009-04-08 Immune cells in skin fight off infection better than the rest 0 None
2009-04-08 Multifocal lung cancers appear to originate from single cancer clone 0 None
2009-04-08 More intensive treatment not associated with better outcomes in early bladder cancer 0 None
2009-04-08 Aggressive treatment for early stage bladder does not improve survival 0 None
2009-04-08 Discovery of mechanism of cell type-specific signaling in tumor development 0 None
2009-04-08 Transplantation immunity breakthrough 0 None
2009-04-08 Research finds insulin plays a key role in suppressing levels of glucagon 0 None
2009-04-08 Diets high in fat and protein are most dangerous 0 None
2009-04-08 Growth factor TGF-beta helps maintain health of retinal blood vessels 0 None
2009-04-08 Genetic risk factors play role in autoantibody-negative rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2009-04-08 Gene delivery appears safe for regenerating tooth-supporting gum tissue 0 None
2009-04-08 Inflammatory chemokine may explain diseases that come with obesity 0 None
2009-04-08 Discovery of marker for colon stem cells could shed light on tumor growth 0 None
2009-04-08 Reovirus kills cancer stem cells 3 3.3
2009-04-08 Cigarette smoke changes the immune response to bacteria - culprit behind COPD exacerbations 0 None
2009-04-08 Smokers with serious illnesses need additional help to quit, study says 0 None
2009-04-08 Antibiotics could treat cystic fibrosis, other genetic diseases 0 None
2009-04-08 Genetic variation found to increase risk of schizophrenia 0 None
2009-04-08 Adult brain processes fractions easier than child's 0 None
2009-04-08 Rogue Alzheimer's gene causes early brain changes 0 None
2009-04-08 Breakthrough in transplant medicine 0 None
2009-04-07 Weak social ties at workplace increase risk of burn-out 0 None
2009-04-07 Exercise is safe, improves quality of life in patients With chronic heart failure 0 None
2009-04-07 University of Rochester Medical Center urologists compare tests for early bladder cancer detection 0 None
2009-04-06 Young adults at future risk of Alzheimer's have different brain activity 0 None
2009-04-06 Thinking of others causes lapses in our self-control 0 None
2009-04-06 Stem cells from bone marrow used to grow new blood vessels 0 None
2009-04-06 Stem cell innovation in UK at risk 0 None
2009-04-06 Simple bedside test improves diagnosis of chronic back pain, could guide treatment 0 None
2009-04-06 Researchers regenerate axons necessary for voluntary movement 0 3
2009-04-06 New type of probe enables visualization of single ribonucleic acid 0 None
2009-04-06 Reducing sugar and increasing fiber intake may improve diabetes risk factors in Latino teens 0 None
2009-04-06 Rare window on spinal muscular atrophy genetics 0 None
2009-04-06 Study examines benefits of psychosocial intervention for prostate cancer patients prior to surgery 0 None
2009-04-06 Hidden pancreatic stem cells revealed 0 None
2009-04-06 Discovery of gene variant associated with increased risk of atopic dermatitis 0 5
2009-04-06 New standardized tool for the assessment of chronic pain helps distinguish pain subtypes 0 2
2009-04-06 Pre-surgical stress management improves mood, quality of life 0 None
2009-04-06 Researchers aim to determine if specific brain circuits and pathways might be responsible for wisdom 0 None
2009-04-06 How the retina works: Like a multi-layered jigsaw puzzle of receptive fields 0 None
2009-04-06 Rak gene helps protect tumor suppressor in breast cancer 0 3
2009-04-06 Dietary flaxseed may help prevent colorectal tumors 0 None
2009-04-06 2,516 potential biomarkers of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Broccoli sprouts suppress Helicobacter pylori infections 0 None
2009-04-06 AVEO Pharmaceuticals announces findings from novel human-in-mouse cancer model system 0 None
2009-04-06 Biomarker associated with poor outcome in aggressive childhood cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Niacin findings could open up new avenues for drug discovery 0 None
2009-04-06 New target for treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 Two non-pharmacological interventions reduce depression after heart surgery 0 None
2009-04-06 BRAF gene mutation is a crucial skin cancer switch 0 None
2009-04-06 Moderate kidney disease associated with cardiovascular events 0 5
2009-04-06 Researchers at the UJI increase the efficiency of photocatalysts used in cancer treatments 0 None
2009-04-06 Stem cell innovation at risk 0 None
2009-04-06 Play - a prescription for autism! 0 None
2009-04-06 It's confirmed - Dogs match their owners! 0 None
2009-04-06 Your smile may be connected to your overall health 0 None
2009-04-06 Monitoring care of patients with lung cancer in Northern Ireland 0 None
2009-04-06 Breakthrough for hypertension treatment 0 None
2009-04-06 Researcher tackles deadly brain tumors 0 None
2009-04-06 Prolonged consumption of sports drinks may be linked to erosive tooth wear 0 None
2009-04-06 Gum disease linked to gestational diabetes 0 None
2009-04-06 New family of biologically active products of omega-3 fatty acids show potential to resolve periodontal inflammation 0 None
2009-04-06 Certain personality traits may be important to healthy aging 0 None
2009-04-06 Pre-cancer screening with urine samples 0 None
2009-04-06 Researchers find an increased rate of unintentional injection of epinephrine from auto-injectors for anaphylaxis 0 None
2009-04-06 Researchers find direct link between bursting activity of midbrain dopamine neurons and behavior 0 None
2009-04-06 55 proteins found to interact with nicotine 0 None
2009-04-06 Monoclonal antibody cancer therapy 0 5
2009-04-06 Allergies may be caused by a malfunction of the respiratory epithelium 0 None
2009-04-06 Long-acting insulin analogues in type 2 diabetes: advantage over human insulin not proven 0 None
2009-04-06 Researchers study link between obesity and risk of periodontal disease 0 None
2009-04-06 Intestinal cancer in spite of screening 0 None
2009-04-06 Human embryonic stem cells may revolutionize the treatment of oral diseases 0 None
2009-04-06 Having synchronous cancers means better survival outcome 0 None
2009-04-06 New research to study genetics and cell biology of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-04-06 New technique for carrying out gene-expression profiling 0 None
2009-04-05 Possible increase in colon cancer after start of folic acid fortification 0 None
2009-04-05 Fluorescent cancer cells to guide brain surgeons 0 None
2009-04-05 Eating disorders a growing problem in U.S. 1 3
2009-04-05 Late-night exposure to light may diminish levels of a natural cancer-fighting hormone 0 2
2009-04-05 Possible new treatments options for triple-negative breast cancer 0 None
2009-04-05 Computer based model helps tell benign and malignant breast lesions apart 0 None
2009-04-05 Neurokinin 1 receptor may prove useful in treating deadly brain tumors 0 None
2009-04-05 Alzheimer's disease linked to mitochondrial damage 0 None
2009-04-05 New 90-second radiotherapy therapy called RapidArc 0 None
2009-04-05 Molecule called miR-29b could be a potent treatment for acute myeloid leukemia 0 None
2009-04-05 How men and women cope differently with stress traced to genetic differences 0 None
2009-04-04 Intestinal cancer in spite of screening 0 None
2009-04-02 Why does aspirin increase the susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to antimicrobials? 0 None
2009-04-02 What you see affects what you hear 0 None
2009-04-02 What drives brain changes in macular degeneration? 0 None
2009-04-02 Varicella zoster infection causes severe autoimmune hepatitis 0 None
2009-04-02 Hair helps predict HIV/AIDS treatment success 0 None
2009-04-02 Teenagers do respond positively to parents' attitudes towards smoking 0 None
2009-04-02 Discovery of gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease 0 None
2009-04-02 Scientists detect molecular obesity link to insulin resistance, type II diabetes 0 None
2009-04-02 Schizophrenia could be caused by faulty signalling in the brain 0 5
2009-04-02 'Pre-diabetics' face heightened risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-04-02 Study looks at long-term benefits of the Wingspan stent 0 None
2009-04-02 The effects of warning smokers on perceived risk, worry and motivation to quit 0 None
2009-04-02 Opioid antagonists show potential for problematic pain 0 5
2009-04-02 Obesity biologically linked to an unsatisfying sex life 0 None
2009-04-02 Moderate alcohol intake may be beneficial to bone health 0 None
2009-04-02 Missing link between fructose, insulin resistance found 0 None
2009-04-02 Is esomeprazole the best choice for reflux esophagitis patients? 0 None
2009-04-02 Eating a low energy density diet can offset influence of obesity gene 0 None
2009-04-02 High novelty-seeking and low avoidance of harm contribute to alcohol dependence 0 None
2009-04-02 Two or more alcoholic drinks a day may increase pancreatic cancer risk 0 None
2009-04-02 Urban design and fast-food density affect residents' weight and waist size 0 None
2009-04-02 Drugs that act on 'fasting signal' may curb insulin resistance in obese 0 None
2009-04-02 Electroacupuncture protects acetylsalicylic acid-induced acute gastritis in rats 0 None
2009-04-02 Researchers discover structure-building role for 2 non-coding RNAs 0 None
2009-04-02 Certain combined medications following heart attack may increase risk of death 0 None
2009-04-02 Better tests needed to pinpoint memory problems 0 None
2009-04-02 Study looks at vitamin supplements for celiac disease 0 None
2009-04-02 Alcohol portrayals in films and advertisements make people drink more 0 5
2009-04-02 Alcohol bumps up risk of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-04-01 Young vegetarians may have healthier diets but could be at risk for disordered eating behaviors 0 None
2009-04-01 Link between poorer growth early in life and heart disease and diabetes risk in adulthood 0 None
2009-04-01 Discovery of marker for severity in adult brain cancer 0 None
2009-04-01 Figures on teenage drinking, smoking and drug use across Europe released 0 None
2009-04-01 Blocking hunger hormone helps fight cocaine addiction 0 None
2009-04-01 Discovery of gene linked to short-rib polydactyly syndrome 0 None
2009-04-01 Muc4 protein may help breast cancer spread, beat cancer drugs 0 None
2009-04-01 Two pathogens in the mouth associated with increased risk of heart disease 0 1
2009-04-01 The immune system's role in hepatitis C recurrence after liver transplantation 0 None
2009-04-01 Targeted approach to kill specific disease-causing bacteria in the mouth 0 None
2009-04-01 White wine can cause dark stains on teeth 0 None
2009-04-01 Acute stress changes risk taking behavior in financial decision making 0 None
2009-04-01 What makes olive oil so healthy? 0 5
2009-04-01 Discovery of new fat-fighting pathway 0 None
2009-04-01 Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oils kills cancer cells 0 None
2009-04-01 Older singles starting new sexual relationships often put their health at risk 0 None
2009-04-01 Researchers examine norovirus gastroenteritis 0 None
2009-04-01 Research looks at the elimination of hepatitis B and C 0 None
2009-04-01 What are the next steps for embryonic stem cell research? 0 None
2009-04-01 Low-income patients with obstructive sleep apnea are less likely to start CPAP therapy 0 None
2009-04-01 Researchers delve into blood cell generation process 1 4
2009-04-01 Possible genetic cause for advanced colorectal cancer in blacks 0 None
2009-04-01 New understanding on how probiotics can prevent disease 0 None
2009-04-01 Diet and lifestyle choices influence cancer survival 0 None
2009-04-01 Health benefits, consequences of folic acid dependent on circumstances 0 None
2009-04-01 Addiction drugs help compulsive behaviors 0 None
2009-04-01 Combat injuries: A matter of life and death 0 None
2009-04-01 New streamlined triage system for "brain attack" 0 None
2009-04-01 Protein ferritin in blood may hold key to stopping tumor growth in cancer patients 0 None
2009-04-01 Basic guides to PCR, labeling neurons featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols 0 None
2009-04-01 Anemia treatment improves heart structure and quality of life in kidney disease patients 0 None
2009-04-01 Cannabinoids have anti-cancer effects 0 None
2009-04-01 Activation of the prefrontal cortex improves working memory 0 None
2009-04-01 Accurate assessment of heart disease leads to earlier, more aggressive therapy 0 5
2009-04-01 New test for a deadly fungal infection in patients with damaged immune systems 0 None
2009-04-01 West Nile virus studies show how star-shaped brain cells cope with infection 0 None
2009-04-01 Rigorous visual training helps the brain to see again after stroke 0 None
2009-04-01 New HIV drug may help patients not responding to treatment 0 None
2009-04-01 Novel assays provide new insight into why patients are in heart failure 0 None
2009-04-01 New insights into how brain responds to viral infection 0 None
2009-04-01 Experimental brain tools developed by Hebrew University scientists 0 None
2009-04-01 How to resist temptation 0 None
2009-04-01 How microglia diagnose damaged circuits in an in vivo brain 0 None
2009-04-01 Dancing staves of illness, and even counteracts decline in ageing 0 None
2009-04-01 Researchers develop mouse models of leukemia that predict response to chemotherapy 0 None
2009-04-01 CSHL neuroscientists propose project to comprehensively map mammalian brain circuits 0 None
2009-04-01 Researchers examine medical effects of bed bugs and control and eradication strategies 1 None
2009-04-01 By shutting down inflammation, agent reverses damage from spinal cord injury in preclinical studies 0 None
2009-04-01 Bad mix of bacterial remnants and NOD2 gene lead to arthritis 0 None

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