Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - December 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-12-31 Cryo-Cell International continues to expand R&D initiatives to accelerate therapeutic benefits of stem cells 0 None
2009-12-31 New chromosomal screening strategy shows promise in PGS 0 None
2009-12-31 Cardiologist wins stimulus grant to identify biomarkers of idiopathic pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2009-12-31 Multivariable analyses identify epidemiological risk factors for ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-12-31 Scientists discover a new family of giant virus 0 None
2009-12-31 Ford and MIT explore automotive technology solutions to reduce driver stress 0 None
2009-12-30 Book underlines the importance of positive emotions, spirituality and wisdom for successful aging 0 None
2009-12-30 Gene mutation that decreases flesh-eating disease discovered by scientists 0 None
2009-12-30 Tarantula venom protein promising for MD 0 None
2009-12-30 TheScientist honors Seahorse Bioscience's XF96 Extracellular Flux Analyzer as a 2009 Top Ten Innovation 0 None
2009-12-30 Advances in development of “lipidoid” formulations for systemic delivery of RNAi therapeutics 0 None
2009-12-30 Scientists develop straightforward technique to find ethnic origin of stem cells 0 None
2009-12-30 TRAP-1 may prevent cancer cell death, current research suggests 0 2
2009-12-29 DMET genotyping platform screens for 1256 genetic variations in 170 genes 0 5
2009-12-29 OSU researchers study biological and mechanical principles of cockroach to build robots 0 None
2009-12-29 Emerald BioStructures engineers new allosteric small molecule modulators of the PDE4 enzyme 0 None
2009-12-29 Study explains how semaphorin gene regulates synapse formation 0 None
2009-12-29 TSC proteins regulate Notch activity 0 None
2009-12-29 Chloride acts as a major amplifier for signal transduction in mouse sensory neurons 0 None
2009-12-29 Study suggests genetic variations predispose African-Americans to diabetes 0 None
2009-12-29 First animal model for studying schizophrenia 0 None
2009-12-29 Defects in protein-secretion machinery linked to neural tube closure 0 None
2009-12-29 Successful RNA interference to turn off multiple genes raises hope for new liver disease treatments 0 None
2009-12-29 New evidence suggests amyloid beta plays a critical role in synaptic failure 0 None
2009-12-29 The Medical College of Wisconsin licenses novel molecular imaging technology to GE Healthcare 0 None
2009-12-29 Scientists discover new molecular protein that protects bacteria from stomach acid 0 None
2009-12-29 Small molecules reverse protein trafficking and mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson's disease models 0 5
2009-12-29 Research suggests common mechanism is associated with different human diseases 0 None
2009-12-29 Promising results from Soligenix' RiVax vaccine against ricin toxin 0 None
2009-12-28 Nanoscaffolds could play a central role in tissue and organ reconstruction 0 None
2009-12-28 Interesting aspects of bacterial sensing and signaling 0 None
2009-12-28 Scientists identify new gene variants associated with disturbances in lipid metabolism 0 None
2009-12-28 Hunger hormone can intensify high-fat food consumption 0 None
2009-12-28 Publication validates company's structure-based approach for addressing undruggable targets 0 None
2009-12-28 Brain circuit that holds the memory discovered 0 None
2009-12-28 Infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria increases their resistance to human disease-causing viruses 0 None
2009-12-28 CtIP protein plays a critical role in DNA repair 0 None
2009-12-28 Study suggests Fanconi Anemia and Bloom's Syndrome proteins may act in common DNA repair pathway 1 None
2009-12-28 Disinfectants can promote growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria 0 None
2009-12-28 Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine identify a critical component, Jarid2 0 None
2009-12-28 Study shows vitamin C can facilitate the generation of embryonic stem cells from adult cells 0 5
2009-12-28 Test tube experiments show slight changes in protein chemistry can eliminate Huntington's disease in mice 0 None
2009-12-28 Discovery of beta cell defending enzyme raises hope for new treatments against diabetes 0 None
2009-12-28 Findings may shed light on the origins of autism and attention deficit disorders 0 None
2009-12-27 Discovery of protein transport promotes new research on spinal defects 0 None
2009-12-27 Self-seeding process of cancer cells can enhance tumor growth, says study 0 None
2009-12-24 Scientists uncover a central process in memory encoding 0 None
2009-12-24 E2F1 transcription factor inhibition reduces EGFR expression and invasive potential of melanoma cells 0 None
2009-12-24 Study reveals genomic switches separate autoimmune disorders in different clusters 0 None
2009-12-24 Key molecular switch linked to HD identified 0 None
2009-12-24 Potential new therapeutic option for prevention of PD-associated neuropathology 0 5
2009-12-24 Changes in sleep patterns predict onset of puberty, says new study 0 None
2009-12-24 Researchers unveil complete genetic make-up of cavity-causing bacterium 0 None
2009-12-24 Learning disabilities: Understanding the problem and managing the challenges 0 None
2009-12-24 New compound may halt drug-resistant lung cancer 0 None
2009-12-24 Brain training may enhance specific ability, but no scientific proof exists for overall mental fitness 1 1
2009-12-24 Bacterial DNA reveals a rise in antibiotic resistant genes 0 None
2009-12-24 Study: Protein channel aids nerve sensors in controlling blood pressure 0 None
2009-12-24 New energy receptor theory of brain function 0 4.5
2009-12-23 Discovery enables scientists to devise novel strategies to diagnose and treat brain cancer 0 4
2009-12-23 Motility mechanism of malaria pathogens explained 0 None
2009-12-23 Gene's role in immune system may suggest new treatments for childhood asthma 0 None
2009-12-23 Scientists use DNA sequence to characterize genome rearrangement in breast cancer samples 0 None
2009-12-23 Findings may lead to new methods for diagnosing osteoporosis 0 None
2009-12-23 Cordyceps mushroom extract for cancer treatment 0 3.5
2009-12-23 Comprehensive review of cell migration 0 None
2009-12-23 Nationwide Children's Hospital chosen as a BCR for TCGA 0 None
2009-12-23 Novel discovery offers hope for patients with common brain tumor 0 None
2009-12-23 Autism study and gene therapy in vision are top scientific achievements in 2009 0 None
2009-12-23 Discovery of inhibitory hormone may yield new treatments for cancer and other diseases 0 None
2009-12-23 Reduced calories increase human cell lifespan 0 5
2009-12-23 Study on cyanobacteria helps understand anesthetic actions 0 None
2009-12-23 New research shows accurate taste perception relies on properly functioning olfactory system 0 None
2009-12-23 Microbial Pathogenomics: A collection of reviews and future trends in bacterial pathogenomics 0 None
2009-12-23 Enzyme dCK plays a profound role in normal lymphocyte development 0 None
2009-12-23 Johns Hopkins scientists find a source of nonallergic itch 0 None
2009-12-23 NHLBI grant for identifying genetic and epigenetic causes of human congenital heart disease 0 None
2009-12-23 Protein adenylyl cyclase senses and regulates pH blood levels 0 None
2009-12-23 Researchers develop new approach for treating and healing skin abscesses 0 None
2009-12-23 New drug to stop cancer cells from growing and to stimulate immune system to destroy cancer cells found 2 None
2009-12-23 Hormone ghrelin influences the consumption of alcohol, study shows 0 None
2009-12-23 High prevalence of type 2 diabetes may be linked to excess niacin intake 0 4
2009-12-22 New project analyzes genetic sequence and variations of every gene expressed by 1,000 tumors 0 None
2009-12-22 Bacterial cellulose: An alternative for artificial blood vessels 1 None
2009-12-22 Tel Aviv University's new Genome Analyzer fuels research dreams and tomorrow's cures 0 5
2009-12-22 Endocannabinoid modulation of sweet taste receptors may help control feeding behavior 0 None
2009-12-22 Researchers to discover how to combat the negative aspects of fungi 0 None
2009-12-22 Researchers develop new technique for pH adjustments 0 None
2009-12-22 Genome-wide study of African and African-American ancestry released by scientists 0 None
2009-12-22 Researchers use hydrogels to induce significant vasculature growth in areas of damaged tissue 0 5
2009-12-22 Scientists identify role of epigenetic changes in SLE 0 None
2009-12-22 Proline repeats make teeth strong and resilient 0 None
2009-12-22 CD20 deficiency in humans results in impaired T cell-independent antibody responses 0 None
2009-12-22 Common variations in genes associated with microcephaly may explain differences in brain size 0 None
2009-12-22 Scientists offer potential new way to combat malaria 0 None
2009-12-22 IKK phosphorylate: A double-edged sword in Huntington's disease 0 None
2009-12-22 Researchers identify new method to tackle bacterial infections 0 None
2009-12-22 Discovery suggests how toxin-filtering cells go awry 0 None
2009-12-22 New findings reveal POPG lipid can prevent RSV infection in lungs 0 5
2009-12-22 BUSM researchers discover new gene therapy for treating emphysema patients 0 None
2009-12-22 Scientists identify new therapeutic approach for overcoming emphysema 0 None
2009-12-22 Findings may help develop new antiviral drugs for influenza 0 5
2009-12-21 Effectiveness of VSEL stem cells in regenerative medicine demonstrated at the ASH meeting 0 None
2009-12-21 CSC completes a Series B financing round 0 None
2009-12-21 Investigation of IDH1 gene mutations in brain cancer receives new funds 0 None
2009-12-21 Book on physiology of eating and weight regulation 0 None
2009-12-20 Researchers determine structures of two enzymes that customize histones 0 None
2009-12-19 Malaria nasal vaccine, antimicrobial peptide against MRSA, and safer method to prolong orange juice shelf life 0 None
2009-12-19 Research lays hope for developing drugs that can control apoptosis 0 None
2009-12-19 Charles Sherr awarded distinction of AAAS Fellow 0 None
2009-12-19 Understanding the differences between skull bone and bones in limbs could prevent osteoporosis 0 None
2009-12-18 ANIS2's second edition on ‘micro and nanotechnologies for cancer research’ is open for registrations 0 None
2009-12-18 New stem cell based technology may eliminate brain cancer 1 4
2009-12-18 Tufts researchers discover new neuron development in nulliparous mothers 0 None
2009-12-18 Influence of key transcription factor is less widespread than thought and varies over time 0 None
2009-12-18 UAB professors honored for scientific contributions and outstanding mentorship 0 None
2009-12-18 Researchers discover how protein can be controlled and under what circumstances it can go awry 0 None
2009-12-18 Human protein may help prevent H1N1 infection 0 None
2009-12-18 Proprietary adult stem cell platform, an effective treatment for diabetes, shows study 0 None
2009-12-18 Malignant breast tumor detection without biopsy 0 None
2009-12-18 Umbilical cord stem cells may be useful in treating blood disorders 1 None
2009-12-18 Scientists use optical technique to trace out neurons interaction 0 None
2009-12-18 New technology sheds light on intracellular transport 0 None
2009-12-18 GSTM1 and GSTT1 null genotypes not associated with increased risk of GC or CRC in Koreans 0 None
2009-12-18 Four commonly used chemotherapy drugs disrupt birth of new brain cells, shows study 0 None
2009-12-18 Genetic variant associated with reduced risk of COPD 0 None
2009-12-18 Flu-fighting proteins found in human cells stop flu virus, uncover scientists 0 None
2009-12-18 Regulus Therapeutics wins exclusive rights to modulate microRNAs 0 None
2009-12-18 Comprehensive approaches to understand the interaction of H1N1 strains with human cells 0 None
2009-12-18 Large-scale genomic sequencing of microbes and ecosystems proposed for greatest impact in medicine 0 None
2009-12-18 Landmark study provides new insight into congenital heart defects 0 None
2009-12-18 Calorie-intake restriction can benefit longevity and help prevent cancer 0 5
2009-12-18 Scientists discover new model to asses homeostatic relationships between body substances 0 None
2009-12-18 Alternative therapy for hypertension 0 None
2009-12-17 PRPS1 gene associated with DFN2 identified by researchers 0 None
2009-12-17 Advances in DNA-sequencing technology help identify your personal genome 0 None
2009-12-17 Study explains Salmonella's infection strategy 0 None
2009-12-17 Next-generation DNA sequencing demonstrates potential in identifying mutations in SCLC 0 None
2009-12-17 Scientists report development of technology for changing the behavior of nanoparticles 0 5
2009-12-17 Human embryonic stem cell lines lack genetic diversity, says study 0 None
2009-12-17 New study shows how stem cell activity can contribute to cancer 0 None
2009-12-17 Typical smoker acquires one mutation for every 15 cigarettes and all cancers are caused by mutations 0 5
2009-12-17 Scientists discover possible way to identify malignant breast tumors without biopsy 0 None
2009-12-17 Discovery of common single-letter variant in SNP links parental origin to risk of T2D 0 None
2009-12-17 Synthetic platelets halt blood-clotting time 0 None
2009-12-17 People are more prone to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, explains new research 0 3
2009-12-17 Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids linked to improved nervous-system function 0 5
2009-12-17 Researchers discover new gene involved in lung cancer using DNA sequencing technology 0 None
2009-12-17 Researchers explore cellular movement 0 None
2009-12-17 Researchers identify genetic markers to help treat chronic kidney disease among diabetics 0 None
2009-12-17 Pistachios can decrease inflammation and cardiovascular disease 0 None
2009-12-17 Human MicroRNA Panel for gene-expression profiling to be launched by WaferGen Biosystems 0 None
2009-12-17 High methionine diet may increase risk of dementia 0 None
2009-12-17 Scientists draw on bacterial decision-making success to guide human choices on H1N1 vaccine 0 5
2009-12-16 BUSM Pulmonary Center awarded $1.4M grant to derive stem cells and lung progenitors from lung disease patients 0 None
2009-12-16 Advanced Life Sciences Holdings' Restanza promising against tularemia 0 None
2009-12-16 Studies reveal new benefits of Peptan in preventing osteoporosis 0 None
2009-12-16 DNA reveals earliest proven case of leprosy, Turin Shroud not from Jesus-era Jerusalem 2 5
2009-12-16 GeckoSystems Intl. upgrades CareBot's voice synthesis capability 0 None
2009-12-16 Lab chip capable of growing cardiac tissue produced by biomedical engineers 0 None
2009-12-16 StemCells receives U.S. patent for propagation and/or derivation of embryonic stem cells 0 None
2009-12-16 Genes work together by huddling in clusters inside nucleus, research reveals 0 None
2009-12-16 Modulating PN aggregase pathway may offer hope for Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2009-12-16 Mouse Hematology: A laboratory manual for scientists 0 None
2009-12-16 imaGenes achieves Roche NimbleGen CSP-status for ChIP-chip application 0 None
2009-12-16 Study may lead to more targeted research and treatment for memory disorders 0 None
2009-12-16 Immune system produces neutralizing antibodies capable of blocking HIV, says study 0 None
2009-12-16 Nitric oxide opens up new treatment option for septic shock 0 None
2009-12-16 Infectious virus particles can bind to the surface of red blood cells: MHRP researchers 0 None
2009-12-16 University of Missouri researchers work on immune-strengthening vaccine for newborns 0 3
2009-12-16 Higher leptin levels associated with lower incidence of AD and dementia 0 None
2009-12-16 Scientists rediscover Cyclin G1 gene as prime target for anti-cancer therapies 0 None
2009-12-16 Discovery may yield new treatments for hormone-resistant prostate cancer 0 None
2009-12-16 UCLA researchers find link between brain cancer and fatty acid synthesis 0 None
2009-12-16 Low plasma CETP activity associated with increased risk of heart disease, says study 0 None
2009-12-16 TRAPPC9 as gene may be associated with intellectual disability world-wide, scientists identify 0 None
2009-12-15 Participating in social service programs can delay cognitive decline in older adults 0 None
2009-12-15 Dendritic cell changes suggest new strategy to identify and treat debilitating lung disease 0 None
2009-12-15 Springer and BSRA sign three-year agreement 0 None
2009-12-15 Discrepancy in dance confidence between men and women due to genetic make-up 0 None
2009-12-15 CCB reports single busiest sales day in its 32 year history 0 None
2009-12-15 Alaska-Scientists identify a novel antifreeze molecule, xylomannan 0 5
2009-12-15 New technique may help diagnose treatments for Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer 0 None
2009-12-15 Pure populations of immature cells that enable male reproduction isolated and transplanted 0 None
2009-12-15 University of Alberta researchers make math and science real for high-school students 0 None
2009-12-15 Over three hundred proteins investigated to understand the mechanism that allows limbs to regenerate 0 None
2009-12-15 Mutant ATPase blocks autophagy partway and causes multi-tissue degenerative disease 0 None
2009-12-15 Psychologists study how different sub-scenarios affect moral judgment 0 None
2009-12-15 Nanoprobes deliver drugs directly to the right tumor cellular compartments 0 None
2009-12-15 Findings suggest variations in accelerated aging disorders 0 None
2009-12-15 Tendons control bone formation that leads to strong skeletal system 0 None
2009-12-15 RORalpha protein revealed as an essential regulator of inflammatory factors 0 None
2009-12-15 Findings raise new hope for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2009-12-15 Breakthrough procedure yields a number of medical possibilities for dental stem cells 0 None
2009-12-15 Scientists identify protein switch that helps prevent liver cancer 0 None
2009-12-15 Tel Aviv University researchers unravel the mysteries of DNA packaging 0 None
2009-12-15 Study may pave way for effective drug development for childhood leukemia 0 None
2009-12-15 Protein interaction study may provide vital clues to limb regeneration 0 None
2009-12-15 Nanoparticle could allow diagnosis and treatment in one visit 0 None
2009-12-15 Researchers advance in developing a vaccine against AIDS disease 0 None
2009-12-15 AIDS develops more rapidly in individuals who express HLA B*35-Px, shows study 0 None
2009-12-15 Dyadic International enters into collaboration agreement with The Scripps Research Institute 0 None
2009-12-15 ALS TDI and Applied Proteomics join to identify protein biomarkers associated with ALS 0 None
2009-12-15 Brain plaques associated with increased risk of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2009-12-14 Scientists present new research on adipocyte regulation 0 5
2009-12-14 Research uncovers structural basis for multifunctionality of aminoacyl tRNA synthetases 0 None
2009-12-14 Study supports the use of SinoFresh Nasal Spray to prevent and decrease H1N1 virus 0 2.5
2009-12-14 Researchers discover enzyme activity behind sleep deprivation 0 None
2009-12-14 Preclinical graft study supports Cytori’s proposed mechanism of action 0 5
2009-12-14 Myrrh resin may have cholesterol-lowering properties 0 None
2009-12-14 New antibody-drug compound halts growth of metastatic breast tumors 0 None
2009-12-14 Eggs of marine animals is the best dietary source of Omega 3 fatty acids 0 None
2009-12-14 Several DNA sequences linked to impaired pulmonary function, uncovers new study 0 None
2009-12-14 New biosensors show how schizophrenia drugs alter brain chemistry 0 None
2009-12-14 Study: Ethyl nitrite improves blood flow and organ status during laparoscopy 0 None
2009-12-14 Autism research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia named among top ten medical breakthroughs 0 None
2009-12-14 Combination of Herceptin and chemotherapy improves treatment for women with HER2+ breast cancer 0 None
2009-12-14 Texas researchers identify new detection method for circulating tumor cells 0 None
2009-12-14 Iowa researchers discover new inherited retinal disease 0 None
2009-12-14 Scientists discover five genetic variants associated with lung disease 0 None
2009-12-14 Study examines the association of BRCA1 gene, infertility and breast/ovarian cancer 0 5
2009-12-14 Researchers explore regenerative techniques to treat common neurological disorders 0 None
2009-12-12 By understanding how gene works, scientists may find ways to prevent, cure diabetes 0 5
2009-12-12 SOCS1 molecule prevents cancer-causing activity of cytokines, discover researchers 0 None
2009-12-11 Fertility experts announce new research findings on reproductive medicine 0 None
2009-12-11 Brandeis researchers reveal the hidden, transient life of protein between active states 0 None
2009-12-11 Study may help in treating sex differentiation disorders in children 0 5
2009-12-11 University of California now has an innovative stem cell core facility 0 None
2009-12-11 Winner of the 2010 Avanti Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research 0 None
2009-12-11 Rice, TMC team wins stimulus funds for nanoparticle standardization 0 None
2009-12-11 UT researchers identify new molecule that slows ALS progression in mice 0 None
2009-12-11 Study may lead to improved, targeted therapies for cancer patients 0 None
2009-12-11 NIH awards $14.6M for Eukaryotic Pathogen Genome Database Resource expansion 0 None
2009-12-11 Scientists explore new potential therapies for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2009-12-11 Phosphatases can prevent inflammation and formation of blood clots 0 None
2009-12-11 microRNA-206 plays crucial role in the progression of ALS 0 5
2009-12-11 Stroke drug kills cancer cells and leaves normal cells intact, report researchers 1 5
2009-12-11 Nobel Prize discovery opens new perspectives for detection and prevention of age-related diseases 0 None
2009-12-11 Prize4life partners with Jackson Laboratory on AML research 0 None
2009-12-11 Humidifiers may help in reducing flu virus 0 3
2009-12-11 Researchers identify new biological pathway of H1N1 transmission to human population 0 None
2009-12-11 Winners of the 2010 ASBMB-Merck Award 0 None
2009-12-11 Researchers discover new explanation for differences in severity of mental illness in males 0 None
2009-12-11 Researchers find weakness in H1N1's method for evading detection by immune system 0 None
2009-12-11 HST Global and HMD team up to develop curriculum for FIT protocol 0 None
2009-12-11 FDA approves Fenwal's InterSol platelet additive solution 0 1
2009-12-11 Cardiac myosin-binding protein C identified as potential new diagnostic biomarker for heart attacks 0 None
2009-12-11 Winner of the 2010 Avanti Award in Lipids 0 None
2009-12-10 Mouse study shows delaying the ageing process may offer protection against Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2009-12-10 InNexus Biotechnology, XERIS Pharmaceuticals collaborate in development of novel antibody delivery system 0 None
2009-12-10 Vitamin K2 in Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica 0 5
2009-12-10 Decade of the Mind: A multidisciplinary effort to understand the phenomenon of mind 0 None
2009-12-10 Biomonitoring expert to comment on upcoming CDC report 0 None
2009-12-10 Important forensic DNA advance published in the journal Law, Probability and Risk 0 None
2009-12-10 Cell transplants may yield new therapies for dementia patients 0 None
2009-12-10 Regulus Therapeutics to host educational webinar about microRNA biology 0 None
2009-12-10 Canadian Medical Isotope panel singles out Iotron Industries' technology to address isotope shortage 1 None
2009-12-10 Researchers investigate bone pathology 0 None
2009-12-10 Mouse study suggests response to injury-induced growth factors can be revived 0 None
2009-12-10 Embryonic signalling pathways suggest a new therapeutic approach to recover from heart attack 0 None
2009-12-10 Social scientists say compassion is humans' strongest trait 1 None
2009-12-10 Behavioral intervention can improve cognitive performance in children 0 5
2009-12-10 Historical study reveals stress was a apart of ancient Peruvian's daily lives 0 None
2009-12-10 Genetic variations in Sonic Hedgehog pathway associated with response to standard immunotherapy 0 None
2009-12-10 Dermal stem cells may be useful for treating diabetic ulcers and neurological disorders 0 None
2009-12-10 Robarts researcher identifies protein which regulates cell suicide 0 None
2009-12-10 New protein discovery may serve as potential marker of drug addiction 0 None
2009-12-10 Personality tests can predict success rate of medical students, says new study 1 5
2009-12-10 New study suggests mercury-based dental fillings may be less toxic than previously thought 0 5
2009-12-10 Scientists identify potential drug development target for epilepsy seizures 0 None
2009-12-10 JMC receives NIH grant to establish center of excellence for autoimmune diseases 0 None
2009-12-09 Preliminary study shows 'mini' stem cell transplantation may safely reverse severe sickle cell disease 0 None
2009-12-09 NIH awards Lentigen a SBIR grant for program to generate Hepatitis C Virus-Like Particles 0 None
2009-12-09 MLL team finds 454 Sequencing technology promising for leukemia genetic characterization 0 None
2009-12-09 Decision Resources reports increased uptake of TNF-alpha inhibitors for Crohn's disease 0 None
2009-12-09 NPH acquires an exclusive license from UCLA for a suite of supramolecular nanoparticle technologies 0 None
2009-12-09 CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank awarded contract to supply blood units for the NCBI 0 None
2009-12-09 Smell and sexual reproduction 0 None
2009-12-09 New study focuses on chronic parental reactive negativity 0 None
2009-12-09 Laser technique used to change metal colors could have important implications for medicine 0 5
2009-12-09 Rats exposed to passive smoking become dependent on nicotine, reveals study 0 5
2009-12-09 TECHGENE project: CLC bio selected as software partner 0 None
2009-12-09 Scientists discuss sex lives of fruit flies 0 None
2009-12-09 Human blood stem cells can be engineered to kill HIV and other chronic viral diseases 0 None
2009-12-09 Research study on breast cancer susceptibility in rats 0 None
2009-12-09 New findings may help restore vision in patients with corneal injury 1 None
2009-12-09 Discovery of new compounds may dispel cravings of methamphetamine and cocaine addiction 0 None
2009-12-09 Researchers describe how PDNF protein prolongs the life of T. cruzi parasite 0 None
2009-12-09 Breakthrough findings may lead to new treatments for Ebola hemorrhagic fever 0 4
2009-12-09 New regenerative therapies for heart disease being developed 0 None
2009-12-09 University of Texas launches phase II clinical trial to test stem-cell-based therapy on injured heart muscle 0 None
2009-12-09 Researchers study incidence of heterosis for different characteristics 0 None
2009-12-09 Successful reduction in the levels of aggregated Abeta with GSMs 0 None
2009-12-09 Mouse model may help identify unknown mutations that make lung cancer cells resistant to therapy 0 None
2009-12-09 TMZ and small molecule combination appears to lower tumor resistance 0 None
2009-12-09 Social isolation and stress may increase susceptibility to breast cancer, finds US study 0 None
2009-12-09 Transgenomic's SURVEYOR Scan K-RAS mutation detection kit launched 0 None
2009-12-09 Spine system: A new technique to treat lower back pain 0 None
2009-12-09 Biomarkers can be important in identifying PTSD symptoms, says researchers 1 2
2009-12-09 Progenitor-cell therapy can reduce risk of another heart attack 0 None
2009-12-09 Multi-institutional study identifies potential treatment target for ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-12-09 Xanthohumol compound may aid in preventing prostate cancer 0 4
2009-12-09 Immune-boosting drug: A new way for improving cancer treatment 0 None
2009-12-09 New findings suggest Ginkgo extract can improve cognitive functions 0 None
2009-12-09 New breakthrough study shows reconstruction of human mandible bone with dental stem cells 0 5
2009-12-08 Neuroscientists suggest risky therapy for aging brain may be avoidable by focusing on hormone target 0 None
2009-12-08 New evidence finds link between nutrition, obesity and immune system 0 None
2009-12-08 Combination of gene and cell therapy improves critical limb ischemia associated with aging or diabetes 0 None
2009-12-08 Scientists identify new potential drug for treating acute myeloid leukaemia 0 None
2009-12-08 MCG receives $1.8M stimulus grant 0 None
2009-12-08 RIVA System effective in automatically compounding IV doses in syringes with minimal contamination 0 None
2009-12-08 CombinatoRx presents encouraging results from its A2A and b2AR agonist programs for B-cell malignancies 0 None
2009-12-08 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Yale University expand agreement to explore new ribosome technology 0 None
2009-12-08 Acceleron Pharma's ACE-536 stimulates red blood cell production through novel mechanism 0 None
2009-12-08 Three university academic groups sponsored for the MetaMiner project 0 None
2009-12-08 New room temperature-based liquid formulation for storage of tissues and cells 0 None
2009-12-08 Tranzyme Pharma and Bristol-Myers Squibb sign collaboration agreement 0 None
2009-12-08 Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute supplies stem cells to aid Huntington's disease research 0 None
2009-12-08 Discovery may lead to new treatments for late-stage breast cancer 0 None
2009-12-08 Gene positions may offer a new method of cancer diagnosis 0 None
2009-12-08 Study: Besides nerves, skin has a unique sensory system 0 None
2009-12-08 New genetic approach may hold promise for sickle cell disease 0 5
2009-12-08 Amino acids can improve cognitive function in patients with severe brain injuries 0 None
2009-12-08 Study: Genetic variations in miRNA pathway may be used to predict secondary tumor in head and neck cancer patients 0 None
2009-12-08 Study results comparing REVLIMID regimen to stem cell transplant in multiple myeloma patients 0 None
2009-12-08 Turmeric and pepper may play a role in preventing breast cancer 0 None
2009-12-08 Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids can prevent colorectal cancer 0 None
2009-12-08 Human blood stem cells can be engineered to kill HIV-infected cells, find researchers 0 None
2009-12-08 Abstracts on very small embryonic-like stem cells presented at ASH annual meeting 0 None
2009-12-08 Animal study demonstrates how whole chromosome changes cause cancer 0 None
2009-12-08 Findings shed light on the genetic origins of diabetes 0 None
2009-12-08 Young adults with higher blood lead levels more likely to have panic disorders, reveals research 0 1
2009-12-08 Combination of chemotherapy and midostaurin drug may benefit AML patients with FLT3 mutations 0 None
2009-12-08 New bone marrow transplantation technique shows prompt immune recovery 0 None
2009-12-08 New research discovers link between HIV-related cognitive deficits and Alzheimer's-related dementia 0 None
2009-12-08 Prenatal exposure to microbes may help protect child from developing allergies later in life 0 None
2009-12-08 Aston University researchers receive stimulus funds to study fundamental processes of human vision 0 None
2009-12-08 Researchers identify gene expression and biological pathways for healing gingivitis 0 None
2009-12-08 Social isolation and stress can raise breast cancer risk 0 4.5
2009-12-08 iRGD peptide found to enhance both cancer detection and treatment 0 None
2009-12-08 Cyntellect and Boston University sign research collaboration agreement 0 None
2009-12-08 Caffeinated energy drink does not neutralize alcohol intoxication, says new study 0 None
2009-12-08 Multi-institutional team explores regenerative techniques for injured spinal cords 0 None
2009-12-08 Study shows positive association between adolescent fitness and cognitive performance 0 None
2009-12-07 Cysteine-rich whey protein supplement may maintain or increase weight in advanced NSCLC patients 0 None
2009-12-07 PharmAthene presents Protexia clinical trial results at PHEMCE conference 0 5
2009-12-07 Cytometry system to precisely control cell movement using sound waves 0 None
2009-12-07 New study reveals RNA may play a critical role in cancer treatment 0 None
2009-12-07 Computer search algorithms identify FDA-approved drugs that could be the basis for new medicines 0 None
2009-12-07 Scientists identify aggression-promoting pheromone in flies’ antenna 0 None
2009-12-07 Scientists explore new strategies for treating neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2009-12-07 Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives SU2C grant for cancer research 0 None
2009-12-07 Neuroscientists show how brain waves can be used to perform certain tasks 0 None
2009-12-07 TGFb growth factor controls spread of cancer cells 0 None
2009-12-07 New data shows patients with Type II PNH cells experience platelet consumption and increased thrombosis risk 0 None
2009-12-07 New approach to protein misfolding may lead to novel therapies for a number of diseases 0 None
2009-12-07 Vitamin D supplements may aid in treating cancer 0 None
2009-12-07 New findings may yield more effective therapies for infants with blood cancer 0 None
2009-12-06 Study explains how circadian rhythms can drive feeding and metabolism behaviors 0 None
2009-12-06 Stem cell treatment: A new hope for Multiple Sclerosis 0 None
2009-12-06 New study reveals genetic alteration can lead to severe childhood obesity 0 None
2009-12-05 Lab grown muscle cells raise hope for gastric reflux and fecal incontinence 0 None
2009-12-05 PharmAthene's Valortim demonstrates potential for anthrax treatment 0 None
2009-12-05 Critical enzyme activity provides new insight into heart disease mechanisms 0 None
2009-12-05 Study on fruit flies may help in understanding the root cause of stem cell diseases 0 None
2009-12-05 Comparative study on African monkeys may provide novel targets for AIDS therapy 0 5
2009-12-05 Researchers discover two new metabolic pathways 0 None
2009-12-05 'Twist' gene plays a key role in the development of breast cancer 0 4
2009-12-05 Statins may help protect stem cell transplant patients from GVHD 0 5
2009-12-05 'Brain advantages' for effective business leadership 0 None
2009-12-05 New study helps understand the positive effect of dietary restriction on healthy ageing 0 None
2009-12-04 ACAMP hosts health and medical seminar 0 None
2009-12-04 Abnormal EEG waveforms in neurological disorder patients can now be better understood 0 4
2009-12-04 Silicon to transport drugs in the human body: a novel drug delivery method under development 0 None
2009-12-04 MoneyTV features bioengineering and stem cell topics this week 0 None
2009-12-04 Humans and mice have critical differences in gene responsible for DMD 0 None
2009-12-04 PRP shows strong potential for accelerated healing of dental implant procedures 0 None
2009-12-04 Researchers discover mechanism that explains how chromosomal translocations are not random 0 None
2009-12-04 Research study shows usage of stem cell-based therapies for treating age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2009-12-04 New step in the proofreading process that helps maintain accuracy of DNA replication identified 0 None
2009-12-04 New SPC3649 drug found effective in treating HCV infections 0 4.4
2009-12-04 Santaris Pharma's LNA technology based microRNA-targeted therapy holds promise for HCV 0 None
2009-12-04 Findings suggest severity of atherosclerosis depends on the rate of white blood cell migration 0 None
2009-12-04 Scientists discover mechanism by which E6 oncoprotein of high-risk HPV16 promotes carcinogenesis 0 4
2009-12-04 StemCells welcomes NIH's approval of the first 13 human embryonic stem cell lines for research 1 5
2009-12-04 Ambry Genetics and SoftGenetics sign agreement for next-generation sequencing projects at Ambry 0 None
2009-12-04 New study suggests mental imagery training is sufficient for perceptual learning 0 None
2009-12-04 Kyto advancing with a program for humanization of the mAbTCR23 antibody 0 None
2009-12-04 Cannabis can reduce spasticity in MS patients 0 None
2009-12-04 Study suggests brain can integrate new information without jeopardizing established memories 0 None
2009-12-04 Protein plays a key role in cancer and DNA repair 0 None
2009-12-04 Master gene linked to childhood brain tumor 0 None
2009-12-04 GIND scientists identify drug treatments that can normalize neuron development in AD 0 None
2009-12-04 TapeBeat.Com posts research on GeneLink 0 None
2009-12-04 Genetic differences determine intensity of people's responses to social rejection 0 None
2009-12-04 Shorter amyloid fibres more toxic than longer counterparts, says study 0 None
2009-12-04 Researchers discover new strategy against invasive parasite 0 None
2009-12-04 Combination of green tea and DAPH-12 chemicals may help prevent brain disorders 0 5
2009-12-04 New biochemical probe may help in identifying toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2009-12-04 Discovery of antibiotic molecule may lead to the development of potent antibacterial drugs 0 None
2009-12-03 NIH approves new stem cell lines for research 0 None
2009-12-03 Avisio forms new subsidiary to market its virus detecting nano sensory technology 0 None
2009-12-03 IsoRay to distribute Oncura's I-125 brachytherapy seed 0 None
2009-12-03 Aditi Technologies, Microsoft BioIT Alliance sign agreement on Bioinformatics program 0 None
2009-12-03 Fruit flies are valid models for studying drug addiction in humans, says scientists 0 None
2009-12-03 Body needs fasting periods to stay healthy 0 4.5
2009-12-03 Positive results from NanoBio's recombinant H5N1 flu antigen-nanoemulsion vaccine combination study 0 None
2009-12-03 PEG polymer may prevent GI injury during cancer radiotherapy 0 None
2009-12-03 TGen scientists win $1,000 prize for best scientific paper presented at BIBM09 0 None
2009-12-03 Discovery of cell fibrous structure may provide clues to diagnose and treat medical disorders 0 None
2009-12-03 Study: Stem cells from donor bone marrow may help repair heart damage 0 None
2009-12-03 arGEN-X to develop its SIMPLE Antibody engine with completed EUR 12.5M Series A equity financing 0 None
2009-12-03 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics options immunotherapy targeting CSCs using abnormal Notch and Numb pathways 0 None
2009-12-03 NHLBI awards new federal grant to improve the quality of stored transfusion blood 0 None
2009-12-03 Khat Research Program: A new first-of-its-kind international research initiative 0 None
2009-12-03 Research study compares genetic make-up of humans and primates 0 None
2009-12-03 VARI scientists determine the structure of receptors that plants use to sense ABA 0 None
2009-12-03 New book presents latest research on neuroendocrine physiology 0 None
2009-12-03 Fitness levels linked to higher IQ in young adults 0 None
2009-12-03 PanGenex capitalize on the immune-boosting properties of Spirulina 0 None
2009-12-02 Novel approach to detect flaws in defense against breast cancer earns Era of Hope Scholar Award 0 None
2009-12-02 Fruit flies use same molecular mechanisms as humans for maintaining cholestrol 0 None
2009-12-02 Researchers discover ability of stem cells in brain cancer glioma to resist radiation therapy 0 None
2009-12-02 Adult stem cells may help repair heart tissue, reveals new study 0 None
2009-12-02 Study on the genetics of osteoarthritis 0 4
2009-12-02 Vitro Diagnostics files a patent application for its technology related to generation of iPS cells 0 None
2009-12-02 University of Pittsburgh's McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded IBM SUR grant 0 None
2009-12-02 Patient enrollment complete in Peregrine Pharmaceuticals' Cotara trial 0 None
2009-12-02 World’s first 1000 MHz ultra-high field NMR AVANCE spectrometer installed at CRMN, France 0 None
2009-12-02 S*BIO to present data on its novel oral JAK2 inhibitor at The American Society of Hematology meeting 0 None
2009-12-02 Protein marker may hold the key against pancreatic cancer 0 None
2009-12-02 Pycnogenol can improve microcirculation, retinal edema and visual acuity, reveals study 0 3.3
2009-12-02 Protein ERK oscillates between two major compartments in breast tissue cells 0 None
2009-12-02 New study indicates pine bark may reduce progressing advanced stages of diabetic retinopathy 0 None
2009-12-02 NuGEN Technologies launches its next generation Ovation RNA-Seq System 0 None
2009-12-02 Development of novel virus can lead to new therapeutic strategy to combat cancer 0 None
2009-12-02 Bioactive sponge to eliminate normally fatal tumors 0 None
2009-12-02 New approach to identify molecules that prevent immune cells from attacking body 0 None
2009-12-02 Researchers develop new application for improved detection of breast cancer cells 0 None
2009-12-02 MUHC researchers identify first genetic resistance factor against TB infection 0 None
2009-12-02 CRi announces study results of imaging and analysis platform for drug and molecular diagnostic development 0 None
2009-12-02 TGF--1 suppresses the growth of cancer cells, find researchers 0 None
2009-12-02 Cancer Genomic Microarray Facility selects febit's Geniom RT Analyzer to advance its biomedical research 0 None
2009-12-02 New scientific breakthrough may allow doctors to reverse cleft palate in humans 0 None
2009-12-02 Study identifies genetic link between vitamin D and heart disease 0 5
2009-12-02 Scientist honored with 2010 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology 0 None
2009-12-02 Research study on the function of orexin neurons in brain 0 5
2009-12-01 Bonn scientists discover a promising new approach to combat obesity 0 None
2009-12-01 Missouri scientists discover aspirin and Tylenol can inhibit vaccine efficacy 0 None
2009-12-01 Stem Cell Therapy International and Histostem sign distribution agreement 0 None
2009-12-01 Sperm genes may have a detrimental effect on longevity, says new study 0 None
2009-12-01 Acceleron Pharma announces study results of its ACE-011 and ACE-536 blood forming agents 0 None
2009-12-01 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries submits a BLA for its G-CSF XM02 0 None
2009-12-01 Ekkyo publishes positive results from its LASH treatment study 0 None
2009-12-01 NIH Library subscribes to Computable Genomix' GeneIndexer 0 None
2009-12-01 MedImmune to develop and commercialize Trellis Bioscience's anti-RSV antibodies 0 None
2009-12-01 Glutamatergic nerve cells regularly generated in the brain 0 5
2009-12-01 Study suggests humans naturally process tactile information to perceive speech sounds 0 None
2009-12-01 Changes in children's sleep patterns are associated with onset of puberty, says study 0 None
2009-12-01 Findings suggest dream-enacting behaviors are common in general population 0 None
2009-12-01 Control over male fertility and hope for low sperm count 0 None
2009-12-01 Scientists and engineers explore synergies in moving oil and pumping blood 0 None
2009-12-01 Brain study may yield better treatment for brain injuries associated with stroke and heart attack 0 None
2009-12-01 Tel Aviv University is defining the leap from unconscious to conscious mind 0 None
2009-12-01 Mechanism blocking HIV-1 from entering cells identified 0 None
2009-12-01 DFG approves establishment of new CRCs; research topics range from modern prostheses to political reforms to marine bacteria 0 None
2009-12-01 Comprehensive investigation employing FRET to study amino acid transporter GAT1 reported 0 5
2009-12-01 Research shows link between nervous and immune systems; findings may lead to new treatments for autoimmune disorders 0 None
2009-12-01 Health Robotics to showcase its TPNstation at the ASHP 0 None
2009-12-01 Researchers devise a way to deliver right therapy directly to tumors using aptamers 0 None
2009-12-01 $2.6M NIH grant for survey of in situ protein-protein interaction networks 0 None
2009-12-01 New research suggests high fat, energy-dense foods may activate genes that make us obese 0 None
2009-12-01 New study reveals childhood lead exposure can cause permanent brain injury 0 None
2009-12-01 Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2009-12-01 Reductionist model provides new insights on HIV infection 0 None


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