Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - September 2011

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2011-09-30 The 7th annual World Stem Cell Summit takes place in Pasadena, CA 0 None
2011-09-30 New targeting approach to develop an active site-directed, drug-like PTP1B inhibitor 0 None
2011-09-30 Fat-rich 'western diet' fuels cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity 0 None
2011-09-30 Report on best practices in Phase IV clinical trials 0 None
2011-09-30 AnaptysBio awarded DARPA contract extension for additional high affinity thermally stable antibodies 0 None
2011-09-30 Special symposium focuses on ethical, legal, and social issues in translational research 0 None
2011-09-30 UCLA researchers develop risk scoring system to gauge risk of re-transplantation failure 0 None
2011-09-30 Researchers discover 'superfast' muscles in mammals for the first time 0 None
2011-09-30 Two ACS members, editor of JACS to receive nation's highest honors in science and innovation 0 None
2011-09-30 Several barriers to providing decent health care to poor people in developing countries 0 None
2011-09-30 UNC professor wins 2011 PECASE award for research into alcohol addiction 0 None
2011-09-30 Two UTA scientists win 2011 PECASE award for innovative research 0 None
2011-09-30 Homobrassinolide may increase appetite, muscle mass and physical performance 0 None
2011-09-30 Elsevier recognizes eleven talented women scientists for research excellence 0 None
2011-09-30 Many Canadians are not screening for glaucoma earlier, finds study 0 None
2011-09-30 Roads may play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resistant bacteria 0 None
2011-09-30 VDC and P.A.D. Coalition present annual research awards at VDF's eighth annual meeting 0 None
2011-09-29 Immune cells in brain may predict alcohol abuse effects 0 None
2011-09-29 Powerful HIV vaccine being tested on humans 0 2
2011-09-29 Stroke risk increases with even small rises in blood pressure 0 None
2011-09-29 CVS Caremark, Dovetail Health partner to prevent avoidable hospital readmissions 0 None
2011-09-29 Single hallucinogen dose creates personality change lasting for a year 0 None
2011-09-29 Anti-caking agents may hasten degradation of vitamin C 0 None
2011-09-29 New process makes linear peptides circular 0 None
2011-09-29 Intensive blood glucose control therapy provides no added benefit against cognitive decline in older diabetics 0 None
2011-09-29 Drinking habits of romantic partner's friends impact adolescent's future drinking behaviors 0 None
2011-09-29 Researchers describe how memory is divided into discrete individual packets 0 None
2011-09-29 ACRO releases statement on World Heart Day 0 None
2011-09-29 People with prehypertension have higher risk of experiencing future stroke 0 None
2011-09-29 Latest research from world's leading allergists to be presented at ACAAI 2011 meeting 0 None
2011-09-29 Salk Institute professor named 2011 recipient of NIH Director's T-R01 program 0 None
2011-09-29 TD2 wins AZBio's Fast Lane award for economic development of Arizona biosciences 0 None
2011-09-29 Prehypertension may increase risk of stroke 0 None
2011-09-29 EMRC White Paper assesses current status of biomedical research in Europe 0 None
2011-09-29 Study links pain severity with depression 0 None
2011-09-28 Low plasma level of copper and zinc in pregnant women may be associated with spontaneous abortion 0 None
2011-09-28 More of saw palmetto does not reduce urinary symptoms related to BPH 0 None
2011-09-28 US researchers receive NIH grants to develop innovative neuroscience education programs 0 None
2011-09-28 Congress must not make cuts to crucial government-funded aging research 0 None
2011-09-28 Top medical research organisations call EU for urgent clinical trial reforms 0 None
2011-09-28 Study examines psychosocial impact of cleft lip, palate on individuals in non-Anglo societies 0 None
2011-09-28 Long-term morbidity and mortality of NAFLD patients with advanced fibrosis, cirrhosis 0 None
2011-09-28 NIH-funded project to study risk factors for alcoholism in Native Americans 0 None
2011-09-28 New research on public perceptions about cancer 1 None
2011-09-28 Two Smithsonian scientists win PECASE award for innovative research, scientific leadership 0 None
2011-09-28 Rotating shift pattern may not disrupt circadian rhythm or melatonin production 0 None
2011-09-28 More predictability in the chaos of infectious Chagas disease transmission 0 None
2011-09-28 Highly prevalent urinary and bladder symptoms will increase further 0 None
2011-09-27 Raised blood pressure may higher risk of cancer, death 0 None
2011-09-27 NYU Langone to lead NVVLS on long-term effects of PTSD 0 None
2011-09-27 UCLA researchers sequence complete genomes of 17 strains of mice 0 None
2011-09-27 Scientists uncover how methylation changes can influence blood stem cell's fate 0 None
2011-09-27 HIV vaccine research showing promise 0 None
2011-09-27 Weill Cornell receives NIH's T-R01 Award for spina bifida research 0 None
2011-09-27 Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to cognitive problems or loss in brain volume among older people 0 None
2011-09-27 Study: Underweight COPD patients more likely to face death 0 None
2011-09-27 URBAN ARCH Consortium to examine consequences of alcohol on HIV disease 0 None
2011-09-26 People with COPD, reduced lung function more likely to develop cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-09-26 Effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on colorectal cancer 0 None
2011-09-26 City cyclists inhale more black carbon than pedestrians 0 None
2011-09-26 UofL receives Coulter Foundation grant for translational research 0 None
2011-09-26 NINDS award to fund studies of Arizonans with Parkinson's disease 0 None
2011-09-26 Moderate alcohol intake can reduce risk of asthma 0 None
2011-09-26 Social and economic impact of COPD on working population 0 None
2011-09-26 Komen Foundation grant enables TGen scientists to study triple-negative breast cancer 0 None
2011-09-26 Poor diet and mental health problems linked in teenagers: Study 0 None
2011-09-26 Gene blockade could reverse type 2 diabetes: Study 0 None
2011-09-26 Study highlights individual and combined effect of obesity on asthma development 0 None
2011-09-26 Study finds link between increased respiratory symptoms and lower altitude areas of river valleys 0 None
2011-09-23 Urgency of antimalarial drug resistance must be recognized 0 None
2011-09-23 New treatment concept for complex malaria 0 None
2011-09-23 Study reveals differing effects of running 'with assistance' versus 'against resistance' 0 None
2011-09-23 BPA may not affect male testes 0 None
2011-09-23 Ritualistic-like behavior reduces stress, says TAU researcher 0 None
2011-09-23 Wiley-Blackwell signs open access agreements with 3 European research organizations 0 None
2011-09-23 University of Kentucky receives Department of Defense grant for lung cancer study 0 None
2011-09-23 USF receives U.S. Department of Defense award for musculoskeletal research 0 None
2011-09-23 NIH honors Utah biochemist with Pioneer Award for dsRNA research 0 None
2011-09-23 Ambrx, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate for novel biologics to treat heart failure and diabetes 0 None
2011-09-23 Nigeria expected to sign agreement with UNESCO for international biotech center targeting food security, disease 0 None
2011-09-22 Study helps predict which ARVD patients are at highest risk of sudden cardiac death 0 None
2011-09-22 Longevity research till date may be riddled with flaws: Study 0 None
2011-09-22 Women's position in the household may influence sexual activity 0 None
2011-09-22 First epidemiological study on the prevention of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-09-22 NIDA announces winners of Avant-Garde Awards for Innovative Medication Development Research 0 None
2011-09-22 NIH to honor IGB faculty member with innovator award 0 None
2011-09-21 Advertisements seduce consumers to buy products 0 None
2011-09-21 African Americans more likely than Caucasians to develop and die from lung cancer 0 None
2011-09-21 Study assesses impact of ethnicity on second-line treatment of non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2011-09-21 AACR releases landmark Cancer Progress Report 2011 1 3
2011-09-21 UTHealth doctoral student receives ASM, NIH research fellowships for E. coli study 0 None
2011-09-21 Researchers discover how living organisms avoid CO poisoning 0 None
2011-09-21 ASU scientists receive USDA grants to combat food-related illness 0 None
2011-09-21 Children of parents with drink problem may consume more alcohol after stressful situations 0 None
2011-09-21 CRANN partnership with Merck Millipore on research 0 None
2011-09-21 Poor neighborhoods linked to higher risk of out-of-hospital cardiac deaths 0 None
2011-09-21 One in five cancer patients more likely to develop venous thromboembolism 0 None
2011-09-21 UNC sports medicine researcher receives 2011 MacArthur Fellowship for concussion study 0 None
2011-09-21 Depression may increase risk of stroke and death 0 None
2011-09-20 Researchers’ discovery may revolutionize treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease 0 None
2011-09-20 Minute levels of banned substances in dietary supplements cause athletes to fail doping tests 0 None
2011-09-20 Collectible toy influences children's perceptions of food taste 0 None
2011-09-20 Multimodal analgesia important for effective control of pain 0 None
2011-09-20 Autopsy study reveals earliest 1918 pandemic influenza cases 0 None
2011-09-20 Scientists identify oldest known DNA regulatory region 0 None
2011-09-20 Giving up smoking can restore everyday memory 0 None
2011-09-20 Yawning could regulate brain temperature 0 None
2011-09-20 Study finds high prevalence of cigar use among young adults and minorities 0 None
2011-09-20 People with diabetes more likely to develop dementia 0 None
2011-09-20 SK Biopharmaceuticals, Mayo Clinic collaborate to develop new treatments for ALS 0 None
2011-09-20 Study explores differences in referral decisions between primary care and specialist physicians 0 None
2011-09-20 Mayo Clinic, SK biopharmaceuticals collaborate to discover new ALS drugs 0 None
2011-09-19 Online gamers decipher 3D molecular structure that may help AIDS research 0 None
2011-09-19 More time in front of TV linked to increased consumption of unhealthy snacks, drinks 0 None
2011-09-19 Umeå University´s Centre for Global Health Research hosts meeting on Dengue fever 0 None
2011-09-19 NanoViricides acquires light industrial building for laboratory facilities and cGMP production 0 None
2011-09-19 Study investigates links between GWI and veterans' locations during war 0 None
2011-09-19 ESMO honors three medical oncologists for cancer care and research 0 None
2011-09-19 Capacity for learning in birds not linked to overall brain size 0 None
2011-09-19 NeuroVive, Selcia sign research collaboration agreement to develop new mitochondrial drugs 0 None
2011-09-19 Scuba diving linked to improved PTSD symptoms in veterans with spinal cord injuries 0 None
2011-09-19 Cornell researchers learn how helicase enzyme works to unzip two strands of DNA 0 None
2011-09-19 Researchers confirm strong bidirectional relation between epilepsy, schizophrenia 0 2
2011-09-19 New report finds lower rates of substance abuse disorders among probationers, parolees 0 None
2011-09-19 CWRU receives NCI grant to advance treatment of gastrointestinal cancers 0 None
2011-09-19 Nanoparticles have a detrimental effect on the fish brain 0 None
2011-09-19 NPF announces support for three new Parkinson's research projects 0 None
2011-09-19 New report finds decline in clinical trial recruitment for autoimmune disorders 0 None
2011-09-18 Humour as effective as medication in treating agitation in dementia, research shows 0 None
2011-09-18 Landmark international study confirms common genetic contribution to mental illness 0 None
2011-09-17 Coulter Foundation awards University of Pittsburgh $3.54M grant for translational bioengineering research 0 None
2011-09-17 Risks of problem drinking on the rise among women 0 None
2011-09-17 Case Western Reserve awarded $11.3M to establish gastrointestinal cancer research center 0 None
2011-09-17 Concealing sexual orientation may have an adverse effect on workplace function 0 None
2011-09-17 AHRQ: Hospital readmissions comparatively higher among black COPD patients 0 None
2011-09-17 Household income level not associated with intellectual disability or ASD, finds new study 0 None
2011-09-16 Breast cancer breakthrough by Welsh medical student 0 5
2011-09-16 PopART project awarded $37 million study grant for HIV prevention in Africa 0 None
2011-09-16 Follow-up study of HIV vaccine trial provides clues for continued research 0 None
2011-09-16 Combination of heavy drinking and smoking may increase risk of dying in house fires 0 None
2011-09-16 Scientists investigate how rhythmic activity of nerve cells supports spatial navigation 0 1
2011-09-16 Study examines effects of carbon nanoparticles on living cells 0 None
2011-09-16 Practice Research Award winner describes research to support pharmacist prescribing services 0 None
2011-09-16 New insight into why some individuals may be more aggressive than others 0 None
2011-09-16 GSM signal from mobile phones suppresses glucose metabolism in brain 0 None
2011-09-15 Polyplus-transfection appoints ten additional biologists and chemists to support multiple pre-clinical studies 0 None
2011-09-15 A good laugh truly the best medicine: Study 0 None
2011-09-15 World's first permanent food safety lab opens 0 None
2011-09-15 Sleeping less than nine hours affects children's academic skills 0 None
2011-09-15 Something like 'Contagion' could happen for influenza 0 None
2011-09-15 Hengrui, Shanghai ChemPartner enter strategic development partnership for monoclonal antibodies 0 None
2011-09-15 Radiant to launch new division with dermal safety study 0 None
2011-09-15 Effect of campus smoking ban on college students' smoking behaviors, attitudes 1 None
2011-09-15 BGU study: Voting causes stress and induces measurable hormonal changes 0 None
2011-09-15 New research aims to control transmission of infectious diseases 0 None
2011-09-15 Researchers to study relationship between visual function, muscular coordination and driving 0 None
2011-09-15 Spanish research establishes factors associated with tiredness in breast cancer survivors 0 None
2011-09-15 MSU professor uses federal grant to help overcome disparities among health, medical researchers 0 None
2011-09-14 Natural killer white blood cells caught on film 0 None
2011-09-14 DiscoveryBioMed receives NIDDK grant for Cystic Fibrosis Corrector Ligand Drug Discovery program 0 None
2011-09-14 NIH awards Rutgers and UMDNJ $23.2M grant to develop drugs against mustard gas 0 None
2011-09-14 Study determines incidence of aortic complications in BAV and general population 0 None
2011-09-14 Heavy alcohol consumption linked with increased risk of colorectal cancer 0 None
2011-09-14 Researchers identify abnormal hippocampal blood flow in veterans with Gulf War illness 0 None
2011-09-14 EMBL, five countries sign ELIXIR's Memorandum of Understanding 0 None
2011-09-14 CFFAR awards Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder research grants 0 None
2011-09-14 Seaweed lipid extracts could reduce risk of heart disease 0 None
2011-09-14 Lifelong musicians experience less age-related hearing problems: Study 0 None
2011-09-14 USU, HJF to host 'The TBI Spectrum' symposium on Sept. 22 0 None
2011-09-14 Smoking cessation improves overall personality: Study 0 2
2011-09-13 African-Americans have higher risk of high blood pressure earlier 0 None
2011-09-13 Study shows how 9/11 attacks impacted psychological processes of those not directly exposed to the event 0 None
2011-09-13 People with high cholesterol more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-09-12 Breakthrough opens new avenues for hep C vaccine 0 None
2011-09-12 Parents of teens underestimate own teens' substance use 0 None
2011-09-12 University of Adelaide research focuses on techniques to treat swallowing disorders 0 None
2011-09-12 Frontage, Spaulding Clinical enter strategic partnership 0 None
2011-09-12 Transcendental Meditation practice reduces health care costs 0 5
2011-09-12 Exposure to 'white' LED light suppresses melatonin production 0 5
2011-09-12 NextBio Enterprise licensed by University of Southern California for research use 0 None
2011-09-12 ARC chooses Elsevier's SciVerse Scopus database for ERA 2012 0 None
2011-09-12 Researchers discover that recognisable facial expressions develop before birth 0 None
2011-09-12 Heart attack patients with psoriasis more likely to die from cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-09-12 Chronic pain gene discovered 0 None
2011-09-12 Crocus plant to provide a tumor killing “smart bomb” 0 None
2011-09-12 ASTMH annual meeting to explore latest research on infectious diseases 0 None
2011-09-12 JHUSON nursing research news 0 None
2011-09-12 NASA selects nine projects to investigate space radiation's effect on human explorers 0 None
2011-09-09 NIH awards $12.8 million renewal grant for Louisville adult stem cell research project 0 None
2011-09-09 Chemical biology researchers to meet at Scientific Oktoberfest in München 0 None
2011-09-09 Study on insect species associated with Tibetan medicinal fungus, O. sinensis 0 None
2011-09-09 Neurosurgery creates new online collection of recent papers on sports concussions 0 5
2011-09-09 Health research spending accounted for only 5.5% during 2010 0 None
2011-09-09 Study: 40% of adult Canadians experience one or more symptoms of insomnia 0 None
2011-09-09 Wrapping cigarettes in plain packaging helps remove appeal of smoking 0 None
2011-09-08 Many people cultivate an “illusion of control”, even in situations when they are clearly not, depression research shows 0 None
2011-09-08 Japan's CCRC to implement Medidata Rave's EDC/CDM system 0 None
2011-09-08 Study: Almost one third of students in Uganda have been subject to sexual coercion 0 None
2011-09-08 Study confirms low income couples have negative impact on marital quality 0 None
2011-09-08 Increased consolidation among health plans linked to reduced hospital costs 0 None
2011-09-08 Hasbro Children's Hospital joins Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network 0 None
2011-09-08 MSTAR Program fosters interest in geriatric medicine and research 0 None
2011-09-08 UM educator named RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar 0 None
2011-09-08 Spring Break may explain upswing in adolescent pregnancies 0 None
2011-09-08 ATA announces five recipients of 2011 thyroid cancer research grants 0 None
2011-09-08 Pharnext puts together €2.5M to fund development of Pleodrug for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 0 None
2011-09-08 Medical students may act on unconscious racial preferences 0 None
2011-09-08 Study: Aerobic physical activity linked to reduced risk of dementia 0 None
2011-09-08 Exercise, intervention may help individuals with peripheral arterial disease 0 None
2011-09-08 Ohio Third Frontier grants to advance Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center 0 None
2011-09-08 New study to better understand relapsed medulloblastoma in children 0 4
2011-09-08 Paper criticizes biomedical ontologies based purely on philosophical ideas 0 None
2011-09-08 Simple pain relievers a better alternative to antipsychotic medications for dementia patients 0 5
2011-09-08 Study: Family meals may encourage children to try new types of food 0 None
2011-09-08 First-ever comprehensive study of species origins of nature-derived drugs 0 None
2011-09-07 Running may trigger the production of new brain cells throughout life, research shows 0 None
2011-09-07 Researchers rethink fenretinide for prevention of oral cancer 0 None
2011-09-07 Human brain places more value on winning in a social setting 0 None
2011-09-07 BARDA awards GlaxoSmithKline contract for development of dual-purpose broad spectrum antibiotic 0 None
2011-09-07 Physical, sexual abuse and threats prevent adolescent girls from having their partner use condoms 0 None
2011-09-07 International researchers to assess role of pre-clinical animal models in drug discovery 0 None
2011-09-07 Impact of sexualized lyrics on adolescent behaviors and attitudes 0 None
2011-09-07 African giant pouched rat may be more effective than humans at detecting TB 0 None
2011-09-07 Majority of 9/11 World Trade Center attack survivors report increased incidence of GERS 0 None
2011-09-07 Alcohol consumption and smoking may raise risk of upper aero-digestive tract cancers 0 None
2011-09-07 IOF presents eight young investigator awards to researchers across the world 0 None
2011-09-07 Study: K-complexes control effects of noise on sleep 0 None
2011-09-06 Discovery of a key protein’s role in cell clearance could impact future treatments of autoimmune diseases, obesity and atherosclerosis 0 None
2011-09-06 Brown fat may help curb obesity: Study 0 None
2011-09-06 Chocolate protects heart but stirs debate on intake 0 None
2011-09-06 Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures may go undiagnosed for longer in veterans 0 3
2011-09-06 Moderate to severe cognitive impairment has impact on life expectancy 0 None
2011-09-05 Study aims to describe and understand current issues on OTC medicine addiction 0 None
2011-09-05 Study sheds new light on the state of Europe's mental and neurological health 0 None
2011-09-05 Alcohol related teen hospitalizations higher in areas with more off-licenses: Study 0 None
2011-09-05 Stem cell therapy for baldness 0 5
2011-09-05 Stroke in the young on the rise: Study 0 None
2011-09-03 Study suggests sexual orientation infiltrates automatic impression 0 None
2011-09-03 Many athletes hold unscientific views about benefits of different hydration practices 0 None
2011-09-03 Natural environment linked to reduced obesity 0 None
2011-09-03 Study reveals why bad eating habits persist even when the food does not taste good 0 None
2011-09-03 UCF, UF receive $5.5 million NIH grant for hemophilia research 0 None
2011-09-03 New study finds 9/11 firefighters have higher risks of cancer 0 None
2011-09-03 Scientists uncover one of the benefits of non-monogamous relationships 0 None
2011-09-03 Key international experts to attend major European bone congress in Bourse, France 0 None
2011-09-02 Tempo of puberty linked to anxiety, depression 0 None
2011-09-02 Sand fly's salivary components play a critical role in process for Leishmania 0 3
2011-09-02 More strides against childhood cancer 0 None
2011-09-02 IEEE conference showcases advances in wearable mechanical prosthetics 0 None
2011-09-02 New tool to predict survival after heart transplant 0 None
2011-09-02 Western, Midwestern states register higher methamphetamine usage 0 None
2011-09-02 Insomnia prevalent in 23% of US workers 0 None
2011-09-02 Link between age-related changes, health and cognition 0 None
2011-09-02 Freiburg researchers receive European Research Council Starting Grants 0 None
2011-09-02 Chromatin might have another life as direct signaling molecule 0 None
2011-09-02 PSTD expert available to discuss psychological effects on Ground Zero survivors, first responders 0 5
2011-09-02 Returning service members at risk of depression, relationship distress 0 None
2011-09-02 Increasing trust in neighbors associated with better self-reported health 0 None
2011-09-02 African-Americans even outside 'stroke belt' face higher risk of death 0 None
2011-09-02 Stroke hospitalization rates in adolescents and young adults increase up to 37% 0 None
2011-09-02 Reduction in smoking has positive impact on mortality rates within six months 0 None
2011-09-02 UTHealth inaugurates new center for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases research 0 None
2011-09-02 Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests in occupations 0 None
2011-09-02 Increased fat mass linked to high-intensity back pain 0 None
2011-09-02 CRI announces winners of 2011 Coley Award for distinguished research in tumor immunology 0 None
2011-09-02 Age-related lens yellowing linked to sleep disorders 0 None
2011-09-02 Engineered virus shows promise in cancer therapy via bloodstream 0 None
2011-09-02 Eating potatoes good for lowering blood pressure, also no weight gain 0 None
2011-09-02 9/11 firefighters at greater risk of cancer 0 None


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