Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-06-30 Ethical, social and legal aspects of human genetic testing 0 None
2004-06-30 By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner 0 None
2004-06-30 Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-06-30 Abnormalities observed in cloned mice help reinforce the need to continue to avoid the reproductive cloning of humans 0 None
2004-06-30 Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases 0 None
2004-06-29 U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development 0 None
2004-06-29 Chromosomal chaos in early embryonic development is linked to abnormalities in cytokinesis and spindle formation 0 None
2004-06-29 Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells 0 None
2004-06-28 Oldest evidence yet of a human hereditary genetic disorder found 0 None
2004-06-26 Scientists use genetic engineering to work out how odors are encoded 0 None
2004-06-26 Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen 0 None
2004-06-26 Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans 0 None
2004-06-25 MRSA "superbug" genome decoded 0 None
2004-06-24 Hair cloning could be the cure for baldness 0 None
2004-06-24 Catalogue of the 30,000 or so genes that contain the instructions to make a human or a mouse 0 None
2004-06-24 Treating cocaine addiction with a virus 0 None
2004-06-24 Learning about protein structure is especially relevant for treating illnesses that alter protein function 0 None
2004-06-23 Freeze-dried sugar helps keep heat-sensitive, protein-based drugs working at room temperature 0 None
2004-06-22 New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work 0 None
2004-06-22 Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells 0 None
2004-06-21 Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells 0 None
2004-06-21 Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease 0 None
2004-06-21 Australian frog could boost the prospects of maintaining human muscle strength into old age 0 None
2004-06-21 Targeting a gene that protects cancer cells from the lethal effects of radiotherapy could help improve the impact of treatment 0 None
2004-06-20 New gene found in genetic wasteland 0 None
2004-06-20 First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning 0 None
2004-06-17 EU rules to govern tissue engineering 0 None
2004-06-17 Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe 0 None
2004-06-17 A natural molecule that blocks a key bacterial enzymes could lead to a new generation of antibiotics 0 None
2004-06-17 Computer programme simulates emergency response when a city is hit by a natural disaster 0 None
2004-06-17 3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions 0 None
2004-06-17 A DNA fingerprinting technology will allow documents to be authenticated with an accuracy of billions to one 0 None
2004-06-17 Computer cluster helps understand how human cells and organs work 0 None
2004-06-16 Application from the Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life to make human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2004-06-16 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority reviews the first request by British scientists to clone human embryos today 0 None
2004-06-16 New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives 0 None
2004-06-16 Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy 0 1
2004-06-16 New approach to interpreting brain electroencephalograms could help understanding of epilepsy and autism 0 None
2004-06-15 Embryonic stem cells vs. adult stem cells as therapies for tissue engineering and organ transplants 0 None
2004-06-15 New software helps understanding of protein-protein docking 0 None
2004-06-15 University of Cambridge to generate antibodies 0 None
2004-06-15 New technology expands facial biometrics technology 0 None
2004-06-15 Geneticists determine the lack of chromosomes 0 None
2004-06-15 Simple genetic code might work to wire up the body from head to foot 0 None
2004-06-14 New embryonic stem cells technology 0 None
2004-06-14 Significance of the discovery of anthrax toxin genes in a naturally occurring microbe other than Bacillus anthracis 0 None
2004-06-14 Biologist has identified gene patterns that characterize a biologically distinct subtype of estrogen receptor negative breast tumor 0 None
2004-06-14 Synthetic skin from human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2004-06-11 Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae 0 None
2004-06-11 Chemical agents extracted from Caribbean sea squirt may help find cancer treatments for certain deadly tumours 0 None
2004-06-10 Brain builds early warning detection system by working out the odds on potentially harmful experiences 0 None
2004-06-10 Patients play computer games using only the signals from their brains 0 None
2004-06-09 Gene that affects alcohol sensitivity 0 None
2004-06-09 Discovery could pave the way to smallpox Immunity 0 None
2004-06-09 Genetic link between hormones and migraine 0 None
2004-06-09 New statistical techniques for cancer diagnosis 0 None
2004-06-05 Computational design used to engineer and construct a protein that could sense the nerve agent soman 0 None
2004-06-05 Proteins transform DNA into molecular velcro 0 None
2004-06-05 New method for identifying proteins found in trace quantities in the blood 0 None
2004-06-05 Cure for age-induced diabetes or cancer may be nearer than we think 0 None
2004-06-03 Breakthrough in gene therapy 0 None
2004-06-03 New way to identify when a living cell begins to grow 0 None
2004-06-03 How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons 0 4.2
2004-06-02 Scientists reveal the crystal structure of the first described enzymatic RNA 0 None
2004-06-02 Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago 0 None
2004-06-02 Mice may hold the key to longer life 0 None
2004-06-01 Engineered virus could be ideal for targeting cancers with lethal gene therapy 0 None


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