Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - August 2009

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2009-08-31 Illumina delivers its first individual genome sequence to Dr. Hermann Hauser 0 None
2009-08-31 Psychogenics and Astrazeneca sign agreement to identify new compounds for treating Central Nervous System disorders 0 None
2009-08-31 BloodStor biopreservation media product platform for cord blood banking industry 0 None
2009-08-31 Researchers demystify polar body analysis reproduction technique 0 None
2009-08-31 Study reveals that downregulation of IRF-8 gene causes gum diseases, arthritis and osteoporosis 0 5
2009-08-30 New sleep formula unveiled at USANA Health Sciences' 17th annual international convention 1 5
2009-08-29 Scientists explore the fundamental basis of the lateral-line sensory system 0 None
2009-08-29 Ecological restoration in areas of environmental degradation can help reverse global biodiversity losses 0 None
2009-08-29 BioAlliance Pharma to discuss nanoparticle technology and its therapeutic applications at the French-Norwegian Interdisciplinary Symposium 0 None
2009-08-29 Research journal to host a webinar on apoptotic signalling in normal and cancer cell biology 0 None
2009-08-29 Astrocytes play a key role in the generation of fMRI signals 0 None
2009-08-29 University of California's entomology professors selected as fellows of ESA 0 None
2009-08-29 New compound discovered by Scripps scientists offers a novel template for drug development 0 None
2009-08-29 Two human biomarker assays that play a key role in the early detection of kidney damage provide assistance in drug development 0 None
2009-08-29 Antibiotic functioning as an off switch being developed for gene therapy of Parkinson's disease 0 None
2009-08-28 Scientists study the impact of nerve growth factors for treating Parkinson's disease 0 None
2009-08-28 Researchers discover that some wild plants possess a high nutritional value 0 None
2009-08-28 New intelligent reminder system with Artificial Intelligence techniques for the elderly 0 None
2009-08-28 Research study associates KIAA0319 gene on Chromosome 6 with variability in language abilities 0 None
2009-08-28 Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $11.2 million NIH grant to study genes associated with longevity 0 5
2009-08-28 Study reveals the mechanisms of sodium tungstate in treating diabetes 0 None
2009-08-28 Enzymes could be targeted to kill dangerous pathogens 0 None
2009-08-28 Licensing agreement between Orexo and Novartis signed to develop and commercialise a novel product related to Orexo’s OX17 program 0 None
2009-08-28 Carbon nanotubes may help regrow nerve tissue according to a research study 0 None
2009-08-28 Iowa researchers modify siRNA for impacting targeted cells in cancer treatment 0 None
2009-08-28 TRAF6 protein can activate a cell signalling molecule associated with cancer 0 None
2009-08-28 Comprehensive review on the pharmacology of sigma receptors published in Journal of Pharmacology Therapeutics 0 None
2009-08-28 Abbott to partner with Pfizer to develop a companion diagnostic test for non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2009-08-28 AVI BioPharma's peptide-conjugated PMO chemistry to be discussed at two upcoming scientific meetings 0 5
2009-08-28 IBM scientists image the anantomy of a molecule using noncontact atomic force microscopy 0 None
2009-08-28 CHI's first symposium to increase the understanding of its role in performing human immunologic studies 0 None
2009-08-28 Chk1 and Fbx6 play an important role for the regulation of response to chemotherapy 0 None
2009-08-28 Scientists discover the vulnerability of old people to cancer and skin infections 0 None
2009-08-27 Fatostatin lowers the activity of genes associated with cholesterol synthesis 0 None
2009-08-27 HLA-Cw*0602 gene variation detected as a high risk for psoriasis 1 None
2009-08-27 Blood thinner warfarin may have opposite effects in kidney disease patients on dialysis 0 None
2009-08-27 Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society responds to reports on Michael Jackson's death 0 None
2009-08-27 oBand uses the da Vinci Surgical System to perform the world's first robotic surgery in an outpatient surgical center 0 None
2009-08-27 Affymetrix and Beckman Coulter forge alliance to provide optimized genomic research solutions 0 None
2009-08-27 Researchers reveal that nonextractable polyphenols in fruits are a major part of bioactive compounds 0 None
2009-08-27 Stemedica unveils two of its latest scientific discoveries at the 2009 World Stem Cell Summit 0 None
2009-08-27 BMSN and ENTB collaborate with Therinjectto to develop a new immuno-therapeutic cancer vaccine 0 None
2009-08-27 New genetic mechanism to control body's fat-building process identified 0 5
2009-08-27 Researchers devise a live cell morphological profiling approach using the xCELLigence RTCA System 0 None
2009-08-27 Nonlethal blasts can induce enough skull flexure to generate potentially damaging loads in the brain 0 None
2009-08-27 $201,339 grant offered to a professor for developing a database on enzyme functions 0 None
2009-08-27 Research study indicates that liver regeneration could affect the metabolism of tacrolimus in LDLT 0 None
2009-08-27 Angiotensin arrests lung tumor growth by inhibiting blood vessel formation 0 None
2009-08-27 Two-photon microscopy technique tracks calcium levels in mice neurons 0 None
2009-08-27 Nanogap sensor array for ultra-sensitive detection of human DNA 0 None
2009-08-27 Research study reveals that high-fructose corn syrup is used as a sweetener in beverages 0 None
2009-08-27 Seminar on epigenetics and applied positive psychology for health and longevity 0 None
2009-08-26 Invasive front dominant expression of LNγ2 and LNβ3 and active MMP7 play a key role in biliary tract cancer 0 None
2009-08-26 Researchers reveal that genes contributing to drug resistance in NSCLC disease could be predicted 0 None
2009-08-26 Viral polymerase may provide a new therapeutic target for host-adapted avian influenza 0 None
2009-08-26 Anti-glycan antibody positivity observed in celiac disease 0 None
2009-08-26 TBI and NWTS to serve surgeons and hospitals by supplying transplantable tissues 0 None
2009-08-26 Mid-career scientists receive the 2009 Julie Martin Mid-Career Awards in Aging Research 0 None
2009-08-26 New drug delivery system for delivering nanoparticles into the tissue 0 None
2009-08-26 Australian researchers to discover proteins that cause multiple sclerosis 0 None
2009-08-26 University of Idaho researchers to develop a chemical probe technology that can treat genetic diseases 0 None
2009-08-26 MicroRNAs in saliva could aid in the detection of oral cancer 0 None
2009-08-25 University of Maryland researchers perform a genome-wide association study of ADP-stimulated platelet aggregation 0 None
2009-08-25 MicroRNAs present in saliva could be used to detect oral squamous cell carcinoma 0 None
2009-08-25 Shire collaborates with Santaris Pharma to develop Locked Nucleic Acid technology 0 None
2009-08-25 University of Manchester researchers discover kinase inhibitors for treating early-stage cancers 0 None
2009-08-25 Genome BC's research projects to determine efficient methods of liberating fermentable sugars from dead pine 0 None
2009-08-25 Cytrx’s study offers a better perception of arimoclomol's mechanism of action in induced animal stroke 0 None
2009-08-25 OriGene Technologies releases recombinant proteins purified from HEK293 cells 0 None
2009-08-25 Field and DNA studies reveal that marine reserves aid in shark conservation measures 0 None
2009-08-25 NIAID to establish a human immune profiling research consortium in 2010; invites grant applications 0 None
2009-08-25 Research to be conducted on bacterial microbes in space to discover new medicines 0 None
2009-08-25 Scientists cultivate multiple types of retina cells from human stem cells 0 None
2009-08-25 IGC scientist receives a total grant of 1.6 million euro to conduct research on neurological mechanisms 0 None
2009-08-24 INSERM researchers engineer a chimeric protein that improves stem cell engraftment 0 None
2009-08-24 Thick blood to cause or prevent strokes and heart attacks proved by scientists 0 None
2009-08-24 Boston Micromachines Corporation's Multi-DM deformable mirrors being used for improving vision performance 0 None
2009-08-24 Researchers identify causative gene for features of 2q32q33 microdeletion syndrome 0 None
2009-08-24 Curemark Founder delivers Industry Keynote address at Epigenomics Conference 2009 0 None
2009-08-24 XSpray Microparticles launches GMP production facility in Sweden 0 None
2009-08-24 PLoS Medicine's editors to eventually stamp ghostwriting 0 None
2009-08-24 UCLA's Laboratory of Neuro Imaging awarded $1.9 million NIH ARRA grant 0 None
2009-08-24 University of Michigan discovers new gene target for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2009-08-24 Sigma-Aldrich scientists to leverage proprietary gene editing technology to develop genetically-engineered rodent research models 0 None
2009-08-24 Japanese research reveals that neural circuits in the mouse brain actively rearrange after stroke 0 None
2009-08-24 Microbiologists discover new therapies for human respiratory syncytial virus and influenza A virus 0 None
2009-08-24 Scientists to discuss effective treatments for serious diseases at Functional Genomics/Chemical Biology conference 0 None
2009-08-21 Clinical grade stem cells to be manufactured by Stemedica as it awaits FDA approval of an IND to commence clinical trials 0 None
2009-08-21 Study shows young musk oxen are not vulnerable to cold weather conditions 0 None
2009-08-21 Ends of protein templates useful for arresting growth of cancerous cells 0 None
2009-08-21 New book reveals information on the occurrence and spread of rabies in bats 0 None
2009-08-21 The Gerontologist discusses perceptions of different groups about cognitive health 0 None
2009-08-21 Genetic engineering technique used to treat bowel disorders 0 None
2009-08-20 New discovery on cellular fusion 0 None
2009-08-20 GS Gmbh to integrate Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry into corpuls patient monitoring modules 0 None
2009-08-20 Helicos Genetic Analysis System to aid Ontario Institute for Cancer Research scientists in the study of cancer genomics 0 None
2009-08-20 New strategy found to increase the efficacy of protein-based drugs 0 None
2009-08-20 Valensa International's technology increases shelf-life and stability of astaxanthin 0 None
2009-08-20 NASA reports that prokaryote fusion is responsible for evolution of life on earth 0 None
2009-08-20 InterMed Discovery acquires microbial Omega-3 fatty acid production strains from the University of Saarland 0 None
2009-08-20 Scientists develop new technique to target brain cancer cells 0 None
2009-08-20 National Science Foundation funds CMU for developing revolutionary computational tools 0 None
2009-08-20 Advansource Biomaterials partners with medical device company for the development of specialized solution-based polymer 0 None
2009-08-20 DNA-encased carbon nanotubes used for treating human prostate cancer tumors in mice 0 None
2009-08-19 New non-toxic and environmentally friendly method for making tiny nanorods of zinc oxide 0 None
2009-08-19 New tool for scientists - light used to manipulate cell movement 0 None
2009-08-19 Health Research International publishes reports on opportunities presented by transcatheter and minimally invasive surgical valve technologies 0 None
2009-08-19 New "micropatterning" method useful in gene expression studies 0 None
2009-08-19 New data show nanotechnology-related activities in every U.S. state 0 None
2009-08-19 Solta Medical launches new Thermage Comfort Pulse Technology system 1 None
2009-08-19 ACE inhibitors and AT1R blockers suppress inflammation in mice 0 4
2009-08-19 Fruit flies' fat-store levels can be measured and controlled by brain neuron manipulation 0 None
2009-08-19 New software programs improve the cancer biomarker identification process 0 None
2009-08-18 Fractal patterns and microchannels to advance tissue engineering 0 None
2009-08-18 Tiny magnetic particles guide stem cells to damaged tissue 0 None
2009-08-17 Scientists harness carbon nanomaterials for drug delivery, oxygen sensors 0 None
2009-08-17 Discovery of the first protein-based toxin in an amphibian 0 None
2009-08-17 Medicine lessons from the Arabic world 0 5
2009-08-13 Molecules wrestle for supremacy to dictate the physical state of superstructures 0 None
2009-08-13 Drug design: palladium catalyst used to attach fluorine atom to aromatic compounds 0 None
2009-08-13 Clever biochemical strategy enables bacteria to move freely and colonize host 0 None
2009-08-12 Same-sex mating found in most common human fungal pathogen Candida albicans 0 None
2009-08-11 Febit's DNA-capture method selected by NCGR to re-sequence 400 genes involved in childhood diseases 0 None
2009-08-11 Oxygen nanosensor could improve tumor imaging 0 None
2009-08-11 'Nanobee' drug delivery to tumors 0 5
2009-08-07 Scientists study affect of carbon nanoparticles on fruit flies 0 3
2009-08-06 Nanotechnology helps scientists measure the forces that hold proteins together 0 None
2009-08-06 Scientists create stem cells from developing sperm 0 None
2009-08-06 Potential new antibiotics tested in pinhead-sized worms 0 None
2009-08-06 Research looks at health and environmental effects of exposure to nanoparticles 0 None
2009-08-05 3D science-based film opens at the Health Museum 1 5
2009-08-04 Compound from coral offers hope fpr neuropathic pain 0 5
2009-08-03 New bio-hybrid materials could be used as sensors, catalysts, drug-delivery systems, more 0 None
2009-08-03 Discovery of mechanism that protects somatic cells against the behaviour of germ cells 0 None
2009-08-03 Opportunities and risks posed by synthetic biology 0 None


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