Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - February 2010

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2010-02-27 Body repairs itself through microvesicles: New hope for tissue regeneration 0 None
2010-02-27 Cotton thread as core material in 'lab-on-chip' devices to detect kidney failure and diabetes 0 None
2010-02-27 Article describing novel biological properties of Thymosin beta 4 peptide fragments published 0 None
2010-02-27 New cooling method uncovers inner workings of key iron-containing enzyme 0 None
2010-02-27 MLL cancer cells rely on normal protein to proliferate 0 None
2010-02-27 BCRI study evaluates the effect of high-doses of vitamin C on inhibition of new blood vessel growth 0 None
2010-02-27 Neurogenesis linked to drug addiction and relapse 0 4
2010-02-26 Gene signature may help identify risk of colon cancer recurrence 0 None
2010-02-26 Fate Therapeutics named to Technology Review's 2010 TR50 most innovative companies in the world list 0 None
2010-02-26 Notch-blocking drug effective against brain cancer stem cells, but more than one targeted attack needed 0 None
2010-02-26 Widely used biomarkers in early detection of liver cancer are not ideal: Study 0 1
2010-02-26 Salmonella-infected mice help understand how symptoms of HLH develop 0 None
2010-02-26 Mutations in MeCP2 cause autism spectrum disorder Rett Syndrome 0 3.5
2010-02-26 New strategy against Botulinum toxin 0 5
2010-02-26 Neural differences in map of the brain when learning new nouns and verbs 0 None
2010-02-26 Cause of multiple sclerosis: Researchers test autoimmune hypothesis 0 None
2010-02-26 Librede to develop technologies for improving ion channel drug discovery and screening at CNSI incubator 0 None
2010-02-26 NIH Director announces seven new scientific programs scheduled to begin during fiscal year 2010 0 None
2010-02-26 Rapid, multiplexed genotyping method to identify SNPs that affect warfarin dose developed 0 None
2010-02-26 Nanotechnology to tackle side effects and drug resistance in treatment of cancer 0 None
2010-02-26 Combining DCP and AFP biomarkers may improve early detection of liver cancer 0 None
2010-02-26 Intelligent people more likely to adopt evolutionarily novel preferences and values 0 4
2010-02-26 imaGenes GmbH passes certification process to qualify as Roche NimbleGen CSP for DNA Methylation Analysis 0 None
2010-02-26 Individuals who naturally lack CCR5 receptor have resistant to HIV 1 3.5
2010-02-26 Genetic factors influence likelihood of developing PTSD 0 None
2010-02-26 Helicos BioSciences to demonstrate single molecule sequencing using Helicos Genetic Analysis System 0 None
2010-02-26 Comprehensive development strategy yields two potential drugs that block cancer-promoting pathways 0 None
2010-02-26 Schizophrenia: Insight into late development of symptoms 0 None
2010-02-26 Researchers keep wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri 0 None
2010-02-26 New dietary supplement blocks triggering mechanism causing breast cell mutations 0 None
2010-02-26 BPA exposure during pregnancy may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring 0 None
2010-02-26 Mathematics of sleep-wake cycle 0 None
2010-02-25 Regulus Therapeutics, GSK announce new collaboration on microRNA therapeutics targeting microRNA-122 0 None
2010-02-25 "Hope – It's In Our Genes" rare disease campaign slogan translated into multiple international languages and Braille 0 None
2010-02-25 Semafore Pharmaceuticals awarded U.S. patent covering PI-3 kinase inhibitor prodrugs 0 None
2010-02-25 Elsevier introduces new online book series for scientific community 0 None
2010-02-25 Lab research targets 'estrogen-receptor positive' breast cancer cells; identifies key protein 0 4
2010-02-25 LGL awards first three grants from POC fund for research in immunotherapy, schizophrenia and heart disease 0 None
2010-02-25 Recovery of consciousness in traumatic brain injury patients 0 None
2010-02-25 Agilent Technologies announces new multiplexing capability in SureSelect Target Enrichment System 0 None
2010-02-25 NIPTRC and partners announce development of new imaging process for proton beam therapy in cancer 0 None
2010-02-25 Hormone vasopressin helps brain differentiate between familiar and new scents 0 None
2010-02-25 α-defensins1-3 may be potential prophylactic agents in treatment of HIV / AIDS 0 None
2010-02-25 Platelet function tests may predict heart attack, says study 0 None
2010-02-25 Signaling molecules may link certain actions of B cells to solid tumor growth: Study 0 5
2010-02-25 Transplanting genetically modified adult stem cells into injured spinal cord increases movement recovery 0 None
2010-02-25 Neutron scattering could play a key role in curbing HIV and global warming 0 None
2010-02-25 Retinitis Pigmentosa: Embryonic stem cells for replacement of diseased retinal cells and restoration of sight 1 4.5
2010-02-25 SeqWright deploys Isilon scale-out NAS storage solution for next-generation genomic sequencing services 0 None
2010-02-25 Brain implant helps scientists in determining link between brainwave patterns and attention 0 None
2010-02-25 Rapamycin may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2010-02-25 Scientists one step closer to innovative drug delivery 0 None
2010-02-25 Increase in anti-Apo A-I, anti-HDL and anti-CRP may lead to atherosclerosis in SLE patients 0 None
2010-02-25 High blood pressure drugs may be useful in preventing and treating diabetic retinopathy: Study 0 None
2010-02-25 Biochemical link between misery and death discovered 0 None
2010-02-24 Life Technologies adds SOLiD PI System to sequencing solutions portfolio 0 None
2010-02-24 Genetic test for autism: Transgenomic licenses exclusive intellectual property from IntegraGen 0 None
2010-02-24 Prothesis made of nanocompound material may last more than 150 years 0 None
2010-02-24 Over-produced PKC-iota oncogene linked to poor pancreatic cancer patient survival 0 None
2010-02-24 Phase III trial results of Osiris Therapeutics' Prochymal for GvHD to be presented at BMT Tandem Meeting 0 5
2010-02-24 ES cells-functions: Condensins promote mitotic progression and maintain interphase chromatin compaction 0 None
2010-02-24 Nominations accepted for 2010 George Washington Carver Award 0 None
2010-02-24 Idera Pharmaceuticals presents IMO-3100 TLR antagonist mechanism of action data at Keystone conference 0 None
2010-02-24 Ion Torrent to award two Ion Personal Genome Machine sequencers through grant program 0 None
2010-02-24 New England Biolabs adds NEBNext DNA Sample Prep Master Mix Set 3 for use with Life Technologies' SOLiD 3 System 0 5
2010-02-24 Mouse study provides new way to test novel therapies for liver infections 0 None
2010-02-24 CLC bio, Isilon Systems collaborate to eliminate analysis, storage bottlenecks in high-throughput sequencing workflows 0 None
2010-02-24 Research may lead to new therapeutic treatments for Huntington's disease 0 None
2010-02-24 Kavli Prize Science Forum established to discuss major topics on science and science policy 0 None
2010-02-24 Gene expression in prostate cancer cell more complex than ever imagined 0 None
2010-02-24 New treatments for heart disease 1 5
2010-02-24 Genetic link between schizophrenia and autism may help study effectiveness of drugs for both illnesses 0 None
2010-02-24 Scientists identify key mechanism of drug resistance in breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-02-24 Study may help in defining better therapeutic strategies for oral and throat cancer 0 None
2010-02-24 Winner of 2010 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award 0 None
2010-02-24 Presence of SIBLING proteins in premalignant oral lesions may predict oral cancer 0 None
2010-02-24 Recreational drugs can trigger memory lapse 0 None
2010-02-24 CellCentric out-licenses development, commercialisation of novel epigenetic discovery programme to Takeda Pharmaceutical 0 None
2010-02-24 Study indicates Finasteride therapy may benefit women suffering from hair loss 0 None
2010-02-24 Flightless mosquitoes could fight dengue, study says 0 None
2010-02-24 New genetic analysis system for forensic DNA testing laboratories launched 0 None
2010-02-24 Pathogen study could provide new insights on gene regulation 0 None
2010-02-23 Findings suggest bitter melon extract may help in preventing breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-23 Elevated cerebrospinal fluid levels of P-tau231 may be an early diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2010-02-23 Key mechanism that makes brain cells become tumorous identified 0 None
2010-02-23 DNA interval in unexplored region of human genome increases risk for coronary artery disease 0 None
2010-02-23 Tel Aviv University unveils new synthetic supplement to stall age-related memory loss 0 None
2010-02-23 Newborn Possibilities program for babies at-risk for neurological injury 0 None
2010-02-23 Combining PARP inhibitors with existing cancer drugs promising 0 None
2010-02-23 Six scientists to study causes of preterm birth supported by funding from March Of Dimes 0 None
2010-02-23 NIH awards Sanaria Phase II SBIR grant to develop genetically attenuated, whole parasite malaria vaccine 0 None
2010-02-23 Study shows CEL-2000 vaccine blocks RA progression in mice 0 None
2010-02-23 Gene study provides new clues to fight infections 0 None
2010-02-22 BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Hadassah Medical Center sign collaborative agreement for ALS clinical trials 0 None
2010-02-22 Cord Blood America announces aim to be world's largest stem cell storage facility 0 None
2010-02-22 Researchers use new technology to reveal different genetic patterns of neuroblastoma 0 5
2010-02-22 PanGenex provides information in response to inquiries about STC 0 None
2010-02-22 Neuroscience evidence in courts: A double-edged sword 0 None
2010-02-22 New gene locus influencing risk for atrial fibrillation identified 0 None
2010-02-22 HHMI investigator to discuss how brain creates and controls emotions 0 None
2010-02-22 Researchers identify common gene variant associated with atrial fibrillation 0 None
2010-02-22 U.S. government's decision helped stem-cell researchers concentrate on science, but limitations remain 0 None
2010-02-22 Southern California bioscience industry is robust and diverse: KGI study 0 None
2010-02-22 Genetics associated with DILI and SSR: FDA and SAEC complete third release of data 0 None
2010-02-22 Nanotechnology could aid the future of development of Arab region, says TWAS 0 None
2010-02-22 Study proposes potential molecular mechanism at play in mild TBI 0 None
2010-02-22 Information on early brain development and the importance of sleep during early life to be presented 0 None
2010-02-22 Children born through assisted reproduction at greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes related defects 0 None
2010-02-22 Researchers develop new tool to understand how cancer grows 0 None
2010-02-21 Two genetic alterations linked to benign enzyme condition keep hepatitis C patients anemia-free 0 None
2010-02-20 Brain and tissue sample repository to help advance understanding and treatment of psychiatric diseases 0 4
2010-02-20 Enzyme can allow nerve cells in brain to grow and form complex networks: Study 0 None
2010-02-20 Ways of stem cells division linked to development of cancer 0 None
2010-02-20 UCSF professor receives 2010 AADR Distinguished Scientist Award 0 None
2010-02-20 Animal study shows calcineurin enzyme is critical for normal heart function 0 None
2010-02-19 US scientists develop new technique to track the progression of cancer 0 None
2010-02-19 Researchers identify specific metabolic profiles that predict risk of heart attack and death 0 None
2010-02-19 Polyphor discovers new class of antibiotics effective against multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria 0 None
2010-02-19 Kinesin protein motor shuttles cargo within cells and helps cells divide by rocking like a seesaw 0 None
2010-02-19 Scientists develop new way to make simple oil droplets smart enough to navigate through complex maze 0 None
2010-02-19 Variations among individual organisms attributed to differences in genes, environment or chance 0 None
2010-02-19 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals co-founder discovers new ribosomal structures of antibiotics 0 None
2010-02-19 University of Missouri researchers visualize "terminals" inside proline degrading enzyme 0 None
2010-02-19 Major challenge facing today's toxicologists: Developing test systems to predict toxicity of compounds 0 None
2010-02-19 Cancer genomes: Distinguishing between 'driver' and 'passenger' mutations 0 None
2010-02-19 Harboring NRF2 gene may increase probability of being an endurance athlete 0 None
2010-02-19 Most genetic abnormalities shared across multiple cancers 0 None
2010-02-19 Study analyzes genome and exome sequence data from hunter-gatherer participants of South Africa 0 None
2010-02-19 Simple molecular kit to reprogram any cell of the body into another 0 None
2010-02-19 Emerging concepts from gene regulation studies in immune cells 0 None
2010-02-19 Mechanism by which Plasmodium replicates itself in human blood to spread disease identified 0 None
2010-02-19 Study shows how genes and environmental factors influence common human diseases 0 None
2010-02-19 AGH neurosurgeons explore new therapeutic approach for brain tumor 0 None
2010-02-19 VIRxSYS announces results from prophylactic HIV vaccine study at 2010 CROI conference 0 3.7
2010-02-19 Research shows natural compound in marine sponges reduces cancer cell motility 0 None
2010-02-19 ATM tumor-suppressor also recognizes damage caused by ROS and orders autophagy 0 5
2010-02-19 UCSF team: NIH ethics guidelines for embryonic stem cell research need to be modified 0 None
2010-02-19 Mechanosensitive ion channels play a key role in pain sensation 0 None
2010-02-19 Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists develop genome-based blood tests for cancer 0 None
2010-02-19 Cellular metabolism plays a key role in cancer development 0 None
2010-02-19 Unusual compounds in pitcher plant could prove effective against human fungal infections 0 None
2010-02-19 Researchers find gene mutations that may provide clues for treating AML patients 0 None
2010-02-19 Scottish scientists identify link between deprivation and breast cancer survival 0 None
2010-02-19 The Methodist Hospital Research Institute awarded $11.5M NIH grant for research into methods of targeting cancer stem cells 0 None
2010-02-18 IRA to offer Personal Genetic Health and Ancestry Testing to residents of Latin America 0 None
2010-02-18 AGBT meeting: Study workshop on complete genome sequencing for human disease 0 None
2010-02-18 Single microRNA exhibits potential to forecast outcomes of MPM 0 None
2010-02-18 BPA has no effects on brain development: New study 0 None
2010-02-18 Norwegian government task force suggests formation of single company to commercialise biomaterial assets 0 None
2010-02-18 Signaling protein has key role in fighting bacterial infection and inflammation in intestinal tract: Study 0 None
2010-02-18 Nanotechnology plays a key role in detection and treatment of cancer 0 None
2010-02-18 Researchers discover new prognosis marker for prostate cancer 0 None
2010-02-18 NCI's NCL to conduct characterization studies of Celator Pharmaceuticals' HDPN formulation 0 None
2010-02-18 Healthy immune response depends on TRPV2 protein 0 None
2010-02-18 Gene study could pave way for novel methods for plagues and other infectious diseases 0 None
2010-02-18 Research opens up new exploration possibilities for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2010-02-18 Neuroimaging study may lead to new therapeutic treatments for stroke and hearing loss 0 None
2010-02-18 Roche Molecular Systems, Merck Sharp & Dohme announce cancer therapeutics collaboration 0 None
2010-02-17 Athersys completes enrollment in phase I MultiStem allogeneic stem cell therapy clinical trial 0 None
2010-02-17 NABsys to utilize $7M Series B funding for accelerating DNA sequencing platform development 0 None
2010-02-17 Beating animal heart created: University of Minnesota signs global license agreement with Miromatrix Medical 0 5
2010-02-17 Research on mosquito genes could be used for disease control measures 0 None
2010-02-17 Researchers discover new strategy to overcome drug resistance in breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-17 Directing gold nanoparticles into nucleus can kill cancer cells 0 5
2010-02-17 Research suggests scorpion venom could be an alternative to morphine painkiller 3 5
2010-02-17 ACT's research on therapeutic cell types obtained from iPS cells featured in leading news media outlets 0 None
2010-02-17 New foundational research may advance pharmacological therapies for neurological disorders 0 None
2010-02-17 Protein crucial in mediating anti-inflammatory actions of nuclear lipid receptors discovered 0 None
2010-02-17 UWM engineer creates software program that foresees outcome before stem cell divides 0 None
2010-02-17 International Stem Cell's human cornea technology: Clinical-commercial opportunities in Asia and Europe 0 5
2010-02-17 Pacific Biosciences introduces partner program for SMRT DNA sequencing system 0 5
2010-02-17 BAC adds affinity resin for AAT purification to GE Healthcare’s range of custom designed media 0 5
2010-02-17 Researchers use new strategy to develop cancer vaccines 0 None
2010-02-17 CalciMedica granted U.S. composition patent concerning key component of CRAC channel 0 None
2010-02-17 Study confirms link between mammographic breast density and breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-17 Researchers have traced protein that stops cells from becoming cancerous 0 None
2010-02-17 Oxytocin hormone improves social behavior in autistic patients 0 None
2010-02-17 TKS4 protein plays significant role in Frank-Ter Haar syndrome 0 None
2010-02-17 Rhubarb may have anti-cancer properties, but more research needed 0 None
2010-02-17 Researchers adopt new technique to inhibit cancer growth 0 None
2010-02-17 New fluorescent probes improve tumor detection in mice 0 None
2010-02-17 New DNA: Dynamic NextGen Analytics platform now available from IntegriChain 0 None
2010-02-17 Sequenom CMM launches SensiGene Fetal Sex Determination test 0 None
2010-02-17 Infants born to bilingual mothers exhibit different language preferences 0 None
2010-02-16 Diagenode launches SX-8G IP-Star system for epigenetics 0 None
2010-02-16 Chemists adopt new approach to optimise enzyme for practical applications 0 None
2010-02-16 Researchers use model organism to test new therapies for retinal degeneration 0 None
2010-02-16 Adding rosemary extracts in ground beef can reduce cancer-causing agents 0 4
2010-02-16 Studies show association between high levels of vitamin D and decreased risk of heart disease 0 None
2010-02-16 TB's mechanism to evade body's immune system identified 0 None
2010-02-16 Malaria: Nose of mosquito transplanted 0 None
2010-02-16 Researchers find new risk factor for early-onset dementia 0 None
2010-02-16 Scientists discover molecular pathway to regenerate damaged kidney tissues 0 5
2010-02-16 Study: Common underlying mechanism causes complex defects in brain development and function 0 None
2010-02-16 Simple protein urine test may help detect early kidney disease in people with lupus 0 None
2010-02-16 CNRS-Institut researchers identify 'virulence factor' that inhibits host immune response 0 None
2010-02-16 UCSF researchers: B1N1 protein is necessary for heart to contract 0 None
2010-02-16 Researchers discover new mechanism within human cells that constantly protects against disease 0 None
2010-02-15 Researchers identify potential therapeutic targets for treatment of neuroblastoma 0 None
2010-02-15 Stem cells intentionally cut and then repair their own DNA to develop new tissues 0 None
2010-02-15 Joint meeting of AAPT and APS to discuss strategies for improving nation's education system 0 None
2010-02-15 Allele-specific DNA methylation a widespread phenomenon, reveals IoP study 0 None
2010-02-15 Structure of 'DNA repair engine' that reverses beneficial effects of chemotherapy deciphered 0 None
2010-02-15 Research findings may open door to new therapeutic strategies for serious health problems 0 None
2010-02-15 Potential cancer-killing compounds synthesized 0 5
2010-02-15 Muscle-preserving therapy development may help young men keep muscle shirts a bit longer 0 None
2010-02-15 Scientists identify bacterial protein VpsT as master regulator in Vibrio 0 None
2010-02-15 Fast method for producing bone and cartilage tissue using body's own cells 0 2.8
2010-02-15 Negative life experiences can harm developing capacity for love 0 2
2010-02-15 Researchers identify defective signaling pathway that contributes to the severity of cystic fibrosis 0 None
2010-02-15 SRC-3 gene sends signal to cell membrane to promote cell motility 0 None
2010-02-15 Researchers discover Dab2 protein that switches on EMT process 0 None
2010-02-15 Proteins found in intestines can recognize and kill bacteria that have human blood type molecules 0 1
2010-02-15 p62 and ERK proteins lead to development of obesity and insulin resistance, say scientists 0 4
2010-02-15 Idera Pharmaceuticals presents TLR antagonist preclinical hyperlipidemia data at Keystone Symposia conference 0 None
2010-02-14 Researchers describe the structure of ToxT that controls virulent nature of Vibrio cholerae 0 None
2010-02-14 Transition through hemogenic endothelial intermediate necessary for hematopoietic stem cell formation 0 None
2010-02-12 Patients receiving female-donor plasma did better than patients receiving male-donor plasma: Study 0 None
2010-02-12 Histone modifications associated with pancreatic cancer development and progression 0 None
2010-02-12 Gold nanoparticles for cancer treatment 0 None
2010-02-12 Humans are economical walkers, but not efficient runners 0 None
2010-02-12 Treating bacteria with insufficient levels of antibiotics leads to multidrug resistance in 'superbugs' 0 None
2010-02-12 Mayo Clinic Health Letter features comprehensive coverage of the liver 0 None
2010-02-12 Anti-PC antibody linked to reduced risk of arteriosclerosis 1 None
2010-02-12 Formatech issued patent covering novel formulation methods to enhance solubility of certain hydrophobic compounds 0 None
2010-02-12 Researchers develop dietary supplement to offset key symptom of ageing 0 2.5
2010-02-12 Better and standardized animal models needed for musculoskeletal regenerative medicine 0 None
2010-02-12 Antibodies also contribute to severe dengue virus-induced disease, confirms La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology 0 None
2010-02-12 Low doses of antibiotics may serve as active mutagens and lead to multidrug resistance 0 None
2010-02-12 Routine testing of hs-CRP in women with heart disease is controversial, says Mayo Clinic cardiologist 0 None
2010-02-12 ASU scientists develop versatile DNA reader to unlock DNA genetic code 0 None
2010-02-12 NMDP Phase III filgrastim trial: Biologics to provide pharmacy management services 0 None
2010-02-12 Therapeutic cell types obtained from iPS cells demonstrate abnormal expansion and early cellular aging 0 None
2010-02-12 Study could lead to new ways to combat obesity 0 None
2010-02-12 Researchers discover cancer gene in ancestral metazoan 0 None
2010-02-12 New amplitude gating technique helps scanners pinpoint tumors 0 None
2010-02-12 Scientists uncover new gene that could help save sight of patients with inherited blindness 0 None
2010-02-12 First FDA-approved umbilical cord blood stem cells infusion trial in children with cerebral palsy 0 4
2010-02-11 British rhubarb could be a potential source of anti-cancer agent 0 1
2010-02-11 Critical phases of brain development may be mistimed in autistic patients, says study 0 None
2010-02-11 Chemical compound found in blood shows promise in preventing intractable form of heart failure 0 5
2010-02-11 YM Biosciences to present JAK1/2 inhibiting small molecule and vascular disrupting agent data at Cancer Conference 0 None
2010-02-11 PAREXEL International, Proteome Sciences form biomarker alliance 0 None
2010-02-11 Neurotoxin study may help find new therapies to block hyperactive ion channels 0 5
2010-02-11 hESC and iPSC: Long-term stem cell evaluation and comparison study 0 5
2010-02-11 New genetic 'hotspots' may help doctors devise therapies for bowel cancer patients 0 5
2010-02-11 Oncogene has similar biochemical functions in ancestral metazoan and in humans 0 None
2010-02-11 Silver nanoparticles in higher-power, longer-life batteries for ICDs 0 None
2010-02-11 Therapeutic cell types obtained from iPS cells exhibit abnormal expansion and early cellular aging 0 None
2010-02-11 Findings could lead to new targeted therapies for speech and learning disabilities 0 None
2010-02-11 Ingrid Grummt to receive 2010 FEBS/EMBO Women in Science Award 0 None
2010-02-11 Neurology researchers explore link between MS and chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency 0 None
2010-02-11 fMRI study shows neural network may be brain's back burner for social decision making 0 None
2010-02-11 Journal explores biological and environmental challenges in elite winter sports 0 None
2010-02-11 Existing sleep deprivation theory challenged 0 None
2010-02-11 DMC recommends Gamida-Teva JV to continue enrollment in StemEx Phase III trial for leukemia and lymphoma 0 None
2010-02-11 CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank, Memorial Healthcare System announce partnership 0 None
2010-02-11 Study may pave for effective treatments for blood clotting disorders 0 None
2010-02-11 Bioactive lipid LPA mediates fibrogenesis in bleomycin mouse model of scleroderma 0 None
2010-02-10 Catalysis Foundation for Health to discover new TB biomarkers with $5M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant 0 None
2010-02-10 Neuroimaging study shows brain activity patterns that correlate to decision making process 1 None
2010-02-10 Researchers study new ways to block movement of cells that cause autoimmune diseases and cancer 0 None
2010-02-10 Bombarding DNA nucleotides and mammalian meat with ‘femto-neutrons’ open new path to femtomedicine 0 None
2010-02-10 Mapping of all fragile sites of yeast S.cerevisiae may lead to better understanding of cancer development 0 4
2010-02-10 Insight into mechanism H. pylori uses to evade the immune system 0 None
2010-02-10 Renowned experts explore latest key development in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2010 SNM summit 0 None
2010-02-10 Brain researchers explore link between emotion and memory 0 None
2010-02-10 Researchers find that mutation in single gene can cause endometrial cancer 0 None
2010-02-10 Study may pave way for more refined treatments for brain tumors 0 None
2010-02-10 Study of complement reaction can help eliminate reperfusion injuries 0 None
2010-02-10 HairDX introduces improved genetic baldness test, incorporates maternal and paternal influences 0 None
2010-02-10 Sequenom CMM licenses rights from Optherion to develop and commercialize AMD diagnostic tests 0 None
2010-02-10 Study shows lactobacillus is effective in improving H. pylori-infected diseases 0 None
2010-02-10 BBSRC supports innovative research on limb control 0 None
2010-02-10 Mutations that enable Pseudomonas to thrive in cystic fibrosis lung secretions may also guard them against antibiotics 0 2
2010-02-10 Maternal obesity increases offspring's risk of developing inflammation-related disorders 0 None
2010-02-10 Research suggests a potential means of circumventing drug resistance in breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-02-10 Data provide key information about epigenetic profiles for gastric cancer 0 None
2010-02-10 Study: New mechanism may allow bacteria to develop resistance to antibiotics 0 None
2010-02-10 Study could lead to new therapeutic strategies for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2010-02-10 MHI researchers receive $4.8M as grants for genetics and genomic medicine research projects 0 None
2010-02-10 IgM/IgG ratio is useful in diagnosing primary biliary cirrhosis 0 None
2010-02-09 New study finds enhanced brain activity in expert sports players 0 None
2010-02-09 Gene linked to PMDD and other maladies during menstrual cycle 0 None
2010-02-09 Preliminary study results of ExThera Medical's Seraph extracorporeal affinity therapy published 0 None
2010-02-09 NNK induces epigenetic alteration during cancer formation and inhibits tumor suppressor genes 1 None
2010-02-09 Thymosin β4 exhibits potential as new therapeutic agent for liver failure due to chronic HBV infection 0 None
2010-02-09 Study validates Transgenomic's COLD-PCR technology for colorectal tumor-associated KRAS mutation detection 0 5
2010-02-09 Researchers explore cellular networks that regulate cell morphology 0 None
2010-02-09 Targacept receives grant for developing alpha6*-selective NNR Imaging Agent as Parkinson’s disease biomarker 0 None
2010-02-09 Italian researchers identify a new therapeutic approach for Ewing sarcoma 0 None
2010-02-09 Synta Pharmaceuticals' STA-9090 inhibits WT1 protein in AML 0 None
2010-02-09 Findings point towards new therapeutic approach for breast and prostate cancer 0 None
2010-02-09 Scientists identify enzyme mutations in AML patients 0 None
2010-02-09 Butter leads to lower blood fat levels compared to olive oil 0 1
2010-02-09 Finding provides new insight into economic behavior of human beings 0 None
2010-02-09 ebrary introduces new subscription database in Medical Technology 0 None
2010-02-09 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute sign license agreement with Genentech 0 None
2010-02-09 Boston researchers identify new mechanism that inhibit tumor growth in mice 0 None
2010-02-09 Biocell Center participates in ‘Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’ meeting 0 None
2010-02-09 Plant-produced antibodies can help prevent infection 1 None
2010-02-09 Study reveals people with anorexia nervosa have increased fat content in their bone marrow 0 None
2010-02-09 Combination of blueberries and probiotics protects against intestinal disorders 0 None
2010-02-08 QIAGEN acquires global licence for PI3K gene to develop real-time-PCR and endpoint PCR assays 0 None
2010-02-08 Hand amputation distorts visuospatial perception of the action space 0 None
2010-02-08 Compulsive food seeking despite painful consequences 0 None
2010-02-08 Memory complaints: Effectiveness of Non-pharmacological interventions 0 None
2010-02-08 Cord Blood America finalizes agreement to process and store cord blood specimens for BioCells 0 None
2010-02-08 Silence Therapeutics strengthens patent portfolio of RNAi therapeutics in solid tumor treatment 0 None
2010-02-08 Mutation in alpha tectorin gene causes progressive childhood deafness 0 None
2010-02-08 Gene linked to endometrial cancer identified 0 None
2010-02-08 Marijuana ineffective against Alzheimer's disease in animal model 0 None
2010-02-08 Stanford researchers use DNA minicircles to induce pluripotency in stem cells from human fat 0 None
2010-02-07 Gene variants associated with human biological ageing identified 0 None
2010-02-07 Investigational drug for osteoporosis inhibits serotonin synthesis in the gut 0 5
2010-02-07 GIS: Tbx3 gene improves quality of stem cells reprogrammed from differentiated cells 0 5
2010-02-06 Tβ4 may help treat skeletal muscle disease in Duchenne muscular dystrophy 0 None
2010-02-06 Study may provide new intervention strategies for esophageal adenocarcinoma 0 None
2010-02-06 Study shows cellular circuitry is more complex than previously thought 0 None
2010-02-06 Breakthrough research could lead to new potential treatments for malaria 0 None
2010-02-06 Breakthrough discovery could help in developing a broad spectrum of antiviral drugs 0 None
2010-02-06 Biochemists identify a critical piece in the evolutionary puzzle 0 None
2010-02-06 BIO urges HHS to preserve incentives for investment and innovation; improve patient access to genetic tests 0 None
2010-02-05 Scientists employ new approach to understand metabolic changes of TB bacteria 0 None
2010-02-05 Biotechnology: The next medical revolution 0 5
2010-02-05 EBMT honours abstract on Defibrotide in Hepatic VOD prevention with the Van Bekkum Award 0 None
2010-02-05 Research could help in developing protein-based vaccine against maternal malaria 0 None
2010-02-05 "Kin selection hypothesis" may explain homosexuality from an evolutionary point of view 0 5
2010-02-05 Plants too can make progesterone 0 2.3
2010-02-05 Making relationship between evolution and ecology - a model of reciprocity, say experts 0 None
2010-02-05 EVMS researchers identify source that causes Type 1 diabetes 0 None
2010-02-05 Results validating performance of GSN’s proprietary Parental Support technology published 0 None
2010-02-05 New England Biolabs to supply Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute next-generation sequencing library construction reagents 0 None
2010-02-05 Study suggests molecules and pathways in mood regulation and circadian rhythms are intertwined 0 None
2010-02-05 Access Pharmaceuticals initiates Cobalamin technology program for targeted delivery of siRNA therapies 0 None
2010-02-05 Researchers may have discovered how hormone progesterone prevents preterm birth 0 None
2010-02-05 International Stem Cell opens new cell production facility in Oceanside, California 0 None
2010-02-05 New research reveals flying bats apply the laws of sonar physics to locate objects in the dark 0 None
2010-02-05 New class of compound could become effective antidepressant with minimal side effects 0 None
2010-02-05 iPSC technology for identifying agents that reprogram human somatic cells receives Notice of Allowance 0 None
2010-02-05 Prehistoric data suggests link between tooth enamel defects and early mortality 0 None
2010-02-05 Bioheart initiates REGEN Phase I Clinical Trial for testing genetically modified MyoCell in CHF patients 0 None
2010-02-05 Research could help in developing more effective treatments for wound infections 0 None
2010-02-05 Scientists discover new technique to destroy individual diseased cells 0 None
2010-02-04 Michael J. Fox Foundation announces more than $2.8M in awards to discover biomarkers of PD 0 None
2010-02-04 CTD seeks small molecule drug discovery and therapeutic antibody targets from academic researchers 0 None
2010-02-04 Mycobacterium avium infection can result in three different kinds of illness in humans 0 None
2010-02-04 Amantadine binds to and blocks critical M2 proton channel necessary for influenza virus to infect healthy cells 0 None
2010-02-04 Around seven in every thousand morbidly obese people are missing part of their DNA 0 None
2010-02-04 Defective chromosome cause of severe obesity 0 5
2010-02-04 Mapping of human genome modification during embryonic development 0 None
2010-02-04 Study sheds new light on cancer metastasis 0 None
2010-02-04 GEN Feb issue provides up-to-date coverage on the emerging field of epigenetics 0 None
2010-02-04 Genes of mother and fetus linked to risk of preterm labor and birth 0 None
2010-02-04 Study finds link between genes that regulate maternal inflammatory response, bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery 0 None
2010-02-04 Anomalies causing motivational deficiencies may also cause ADHD 0 5
2010-02-04 New study may allow scientists to develop screening test for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2010-02-04 Scientists identify potential drug therapy target for malaria 0 None
2010-02-04 Sistemic to develop SistemRNA compound-centric drug discovery technology with closed series A funds 0 None
2010-02-04 Type 1 diabetes: Regeneration exhibits potential as a possible cure 0 None
2010-02-04 Study on the role of MCP-1 in obese patients with pancreatic cancer 0 None
2010-02-04 Blood cytokine levels may help in predicting arthritic rheumatism 0 None
2010-02-04 Researchers uncover new mechanism to protect individuals from serious complications of obesity 0 None
2010-02-04 PLX cell therapy may be an effective treatment for ischemic stroke disorder 0 None
2010-02-04 Anti-inflammatory plant derivative could play a role in cancer treatment, say MCG researchers 0 None
2010-02-04 Photocontrolled molecular switch regulates paralysis in animals 0 None
2010-02-04 Transplantation of pulmonary progenitor cells derived from hESCs promising for acute lung injury 0 None
2010-02-04 DNA variants in mother and fetus can increase risk of preterm labor 0 None
2010-02-04 HUCB-derived purified and expanded CD133+ cells may show promise in cellular cardiomyoplasty 0 None
2010-02-04 UTMB: Mother's exposure to BPA increases risks of asthma in her children 0 None
2010-02-04 Canadian Institutes of Health Research awards $2.3M for study on integrative biology of inflammatory diseases 0 5
2010-02-04 Prolactin reduces the levels of BCL6 protein and prevents aggressive breast cancer 0 5
2010-02-04 Sudden infant death syndrome linked to low serotonin levels 0 None
2010-02-04 Findings provide potential new targets to combat malaria 0 None
2010-02-03 Researchers discover anomalies that cause lack of motivation in ADHD children 0 5
2010-02-03 BRAF drugs may accelerate tumour growth in cancer patients with faulty RAS gene 0 None
2010-02-03 New study to investigate preventative programmes for anaemia control in young women 2 None
2010-02-03 Dopamine plays a critical role in behavioral processes 0 None
2010-02-03 Bionanomotors can be used some day to move and manipulate molecules at nanoscale 0 None
2010-02-03 Gene variants protect sexually-abused victims from alcohol dependence, says study 0 None
2010-02-03 Iodoprovidone exhibits safety and efficiency in management of malignant pleural effusion 0 4
2010-02-03 Maximizing quality in clinical trials is emphasized at community workshop 0 None
2010-02-03 New 3D scaffold for stem cell renewal 1 4
2010-02-03 Research opens new avenues for understanding genetic basis of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2010-02-03 TGen, Horizon Discovery partner in development of novel cancer cell-lines 0 None
2010-02-03 SNM's Nanomedicine and Molecular Imaging Summit examines the use of nanoparticles 0 None
2010-02-03 Nanotope’s bioactive nanofiber system promotes cartilage regeneration 0 5
2010-02-03 Baker's yeast promising against cancer 0 None
2010-02-03 NanoBio awarded sixth U.S. patent covering its novel nanoemulsion technology 0 None
2010-02-03 Researchers find three different degenerative brain disorders linked by toxic form of Elk-1 protein 0 None
2010-02-03 Study: Fat tissue in women with PCOS produces inadequate amount of hormone 0 None
2010-02-03 10 new kits available for fast and simple isolation of nucleic acids from blood, plasma and serum 0 None
2010-02-03 Research shows DNA looping can impact gene expression 0 None
2010-02-03 Study could provide potential therapeutic strategies for treating prostate cancer 0 None
2010-02-03 Research suggests growth factor gene plays a central role in palate development 0 None
2010-02-03 CSC, ALS TDI extend collaboration in advancing potential stem cell therapy for ALS 0 None
2010-02-02 Researchers discover new mechanism to burn body fat 0 None
2010-02-02 Research offers new hope for rare metabolic disorder 0 None
2010-02-02 Compugen discovers CGEN-15001 protein for treatment of autoimmune disorders 0 5
2010-02-02 Researchers identify 1.1M base pairs of DNA in soybean genome 0 5
2010-02-02 Isogenica, Phylogica partner in Phylomer peptide development 0 None
2010-02-02 Novelty may help prevent relapse in drug addicts 0 None
2010-02-02 Winner of ABC Best Paper Award 2009 0 None
2010-02-02 Researchers identify a key piece in the ageing process 0 None
2010-02-02 Safer bone marrow transplants 1 None
2010-02-02 BRAIN, Bayer Schering Pharma collaborate in production process optimisation of steroid compounds 0 None
2010-02-02 Scientists and engineers conduct research on environmental health impacts of nanomaterials 0 5
2010-02-02 Researchers explore how brain circuitry and learning changes over time 0 None
2010-02-02 Argonaute binds to microRNA and shuts down protein production 0 None
2010-02-02 Summit explores medical application of molecular nanotechnology 0 None
2010-02-02 Scientists find that protease HtrA2 can "clean" cells of oncogene WT1 0 None
2010-02-02 Study may yield potential treatments for brain damage and neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2010-02-02 Unusual molecule in brain and retina can trigger vision loss 0 None
2010-02-02 Decreased release of neurotransmitter acetylcholine contributes to heart failure 0 5
2010-02-02 Research could help in developing more specific treatments for Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2010-02-02 Gene mutation can trigger preterm births, says study 0 2.5
2010-02-02 Studies suggest potential therapeutic targets for food poisoning, TB and autoimmune diseases 0 None
2010-02-02 New approach may prove useful in labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more 0 5
2010-02-02 Findings could lead to new therapeutic strategies for obesity 0 None
2010-02-02 Study shows antiviral drugs could offer protection against HIV, Ebola, herpes and hepatitis C 1 5
2010-02-02 Biocell Center collaborates with Innovative Medical Solutions to preserve amniotic fluid stem cells 0 None
2010-02-02 Scientists develop potential new treatment against ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-02-02 Mouse model demonstrates cell-to-cell connections between implanted stem cells and diseased cells 0 None
2010-02-02 Genetic mutations may trigger suicidal behavior in depressed patients 0 None
2010-02-02 Study could help in developing therapeutic strategies for Chikungunya virus infection 0 None
2010-02-02 People with body dysmorphic disorder have difficulties in processing visual input, say UCLA researchers 0 4
2010-02-02 New research shows tumor suppressor p53 prevents cancer progression in cells 0 None
2010-02-01 Study: Schizophrenia patients may experience beneficial brain changes in response to exercise 0 5
2010-02-01 Researchers design bioactive nanomaterial that promotes cartilage growth 0 None
2010-02-01 University of Pittsburgh awarded $3.5M NIH grant for WaferGen Biosystems's SmartChip Real-Time PCR System 0 None
2010-02-01 Patients with rare autoimmune disease produce antibodies that disarm immune proteins 0 None
2010-02-01 Belfast scientists identify gene that can help predict tamoxifen treatment failure 0 None
2010-02-01 Asuragen enters into research agreements to develop microRNA-based diagnostic test 0 None
2010-02-01 Epigenetics may help determine CT radiation risk to patients' offsprings 0 None

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