Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - October 2011

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2011-10-31 Cigarette smokers at risk of compromised digestive function 0 None
2011-10-31 'Good bugs' promising against ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, chronic fatigue syndrome 0 None
2011-10-31 Good digestive health may help regulate and reduce stress in the brain 0 None
2011-10-31 AgonOx, MedImmune partner to advance OX40 agonist programs for cancer treatment 0 None
2011-10-31 Gen-Probe receives FDA approval for APTIMA HPV assay 0 None
2011-10-31 Astex to present data on direct acting antiviral agents against HCV at 62nd AASLD meeting 0 None
2011-10-31 BerGenBio commences preclinical development of BGB324 anti-cancer drug 0 None
2011-10-31 Mayo Clinic, Oxford BioMedica collaborate to develop gene therapy for glaucoma 0 None
2011-10-31 Asuragen introduces ARQ IS Calibrator Panels to improve BCR-ABL1 testing for CML 0 None
2011-10-31 Neutralization approach appears to prevent proliferative vitreoretinopathy 0 None
2011-10-31 Scientists identify key mechanism of tumor metastasis 0 None
2011-10-31 Researchers shed light on inner workings of endocycle 0 None
2011-10-31 Fat cells play a major role in mediating ovarian cancer metastasis 0 None
2011-10-31 New library for development of targeted cancer drugs 0 None
2011-10-31 Scientists pinpoint brain circuitry linked to decision-making 0 None
2011-10-31 Scientists discover how toxic form of htt protein causes Huntington's symptoms 0 None
2011-10-31 New top-down method can quickly separate, identify thousands of protein molecules 0 None
2011-10-31 Researchers identify FMRP protein as key player in RNA editing 0 None
2011-10-31 First report on how patterns of 5-hmC's distribution change in mouse brain during development 0 None
2011-10-30 Python heart holds surprises that could be of use in cardiology 0 None
2011-10-29 Ovarian cancer patients with many folate receptors benefit from new therapy 0 None
2011-10-29 'Deep sequencing' technology identifies new target area for depression 0 None
2011-10-29 Study: Many fetal expression changes are reversed immediately after birth 0 None
2011-10-29 Study uncovers mTOR's complex signaling pathway 0 None
2011-10-29 VUMC doctors to begin statin drug screening for rare genetic variation 1 None
2011-10-29 Thyroid researcher to receive ATA's John B. Stanbury Pathophysiology Medal 0 None
2011-10-29 Researchers uncover biochemical signals that trigger generation of new lung alveoli 0 None
2011-10-29 First rapid measurements of dopamine release in human brain 0 None
2011-10-29 Research focuses on JQ1 molecule that tricks NUT midline carcinoma cancer cells 0 None
2011-10-29 Researcher's compound disables bacteria instead of killing them 0 None
2011-10-29 ZIOPHARM reports promising preclinical data with palifosfamide in pediatric sarcoma model 0 None
2011-10-29 Researchers identify compound that inhibits viral replication 0 None
2011-10-29 Scientists identify nicotinamidase enzyme as new drug target for Leishmaniasis 0 None
2011-10-29 Research breakthrough in lung regeneration 0 5
2011-10-29 Free computer application accurately models human motion 0 None
2011-10-29 Study: Reduced secretion of beta-amyloid signals beginning of Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-10-29 Third Annual Translational Cancer Medicine Symposium to be held on Dec. 2 0 None
2011-10-29 Fertility chip can accurately count sperm and measure their motility 0 None
2011-10-29 Scientists discover Leishmania parasite with juggling chromosomes 0 None
2011-10-29 Specific metabolic disturbances precede children's progression to Type 1 diabetes 0 None
2011-10-29 New drug could combat cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-10-28 Potential avenue to make an unhealthy heart grow more like a healthy version 0 None
2011-10-28 Scientists challenge theory about why chemotherapy agents target cancer 0 None
2011-10-28 Platform approach to chemically incorporate homing receptors onto surface of cells 0 None
2011-10-28 Scientists describe how protein acts as courier in cell signaling pathways 0 None
2011-10-28 Patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis harbor Flt1 protein that blocks blood vessel repair 0 None
2011-10-28 Functional link between IKBKE and Akt activation in breast cancer 0 None
2011-10-28 Ambry to use Agilent SureSelect Target Enrichment System for exome sequencing 0 None
2011-10-28 DFG to equip nine universities with major instrumentation systems 0 None
2011-10-28 Researchers explore novel therapeutic approach for thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-10-28 Floridians say state must be a leader in science and medical research 0 None
2011-10-28 UCLA professor to receive ATA's Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award 0 None
2011-10-28 New discoveries on drug resistance in Leishmania 0 None
2011-10-28 Higher testosterone levels may reduce loss of lean muscle mass in older men 0 None
2011-10-28 Novel stem cells method may eliminate need for antirejection drugs in transplants 0 None
2011-10-28 NIH awards $452,218 for research on proinflammatory biomarkers and post-breast cancer lymphedema 0 None
2011-10-28 Largest, most detailed protein interaction map of multicellular organism 0 None
2011-10-28 Fasudil drug shows promise against cerebral cavernous malformation 1 None
2011-10-28 RA drug reduces kidney cyst growth in ADPKD mouse model 1 4
2011-10-28 Study reveals interesting health benefits of melons in mouse model of atherosclerosis 0 None
2011-10-28 Researchers identify stem cells responsible for lung regeneration 0 4
2011-10-28 ATA to honor 2011 recipient of Lewis E. Braverman Lectureship Award on Oct. 29 0 None
2011-10-28 C21orf91 gene associated with susceptibility to herpes simplex labialis 0 None
2011-10-28 AD risk genes impact Aβ toxicity in neurons 0 None
2011-10-28 Intracellular nucleic acid sensors can trigger autoimmune disease 0 None
2011-10-28 Spinal cord meninges is a potential source of self-renewing stem cells 0 None
2011-10-28 Inhibition of protein kinase B suppresses IKBKE's oncogenic transformation 0 None
2011-10-28 Over-the-counter 'thyroid support' supplements could be dangerous 0 None
2011-10-28 Nestin-driven oncolytic viruses show effectiveness in glioblastoma models 0 None
2011-10-28 Advanced papillary thyroid cancer patients with BRAFV600E gene mutation at higher risk 0 None
2011-10-28 Manipulating normal bacteria could tackle gum disease 0 None
2011-10-28 Adult stem cells can reshape our organs in response to environmental change 0 None
2011-10-28 A glimpse into non-waking consciousness of lucid dreamers 0 None
2011-10-28 NK cells can fight against anthrax 0 None
2011-10-28 Insight into role of cytokines in autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-10-28 Beneficial intestinal bacteria can activate immune cells and trigger MS 0 None
2011-10-28 Taking regular aspirin halves risk of hereditary cancers 0 None
2011-10-28 La Jolla Institute becomes 5th participant in novel stem cell research collaboration 0 None
2011-10-27 Bottom-line boost for Australian Biotechs 0 None
2011-10-27 Bisphenol A can affect newborns' cholinergic signal system 0 None
2011-10-27 Microglia plays a key role in memory and learning 0 None
2011-10-27 Researchers uncover molecular pathway critical to cardiac arrhythmia 0 None
2011-10-27 New MRSA strains are not directly descended from old ones: Study 0 None
2011-10-27 U of A researchers discover potential new drug target for MS 0 None
2011-10-27 Nanoparticles could help increase retention of osteoarthritis drugs in knee cavity 0 None
2011-10-27 E. coli asparaginase linked to relapses in ALL patients with special form of ATF5 gene 0 None
2011-10-27 Scripps researcher receives U-M's Eric J. Topol Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine 0 None
2011-10-27 New potential leukemia therapy targets and kills cancer cells 0 None
2011-10-27 BROCA test identifies 12 gene mutations linked to ovarian and related cancers 0 None
2011-10-27 Children have fewer components that strengthen their immune defense than adults do 0 None
2011-10-27 Blood biomarker panel can predict survival in IPF patients 0 None
2011-10-27 Study: pGJA-P/VAX vaccine shows promise against dental caries 0 None
2011-10-27 Surgeons freeze organoid units and regenerate TESI for short bowel syndrome 1 None
2011-10-27 Insulin resistance paradox 0 None
2011-10-27 New genomic approach can trace food-borne bacteria with unprecedented accuracy 0 None
2011-10-27 Super broccoli on the shelves to protect from heart disease 0 None
2011-10-27 Study reveals a possible way to reduce false alarms during early breast cancer screening 0 None
2011-10-27 VitaYeast project to curb global malnutrition 0 None
2011-10-27 Breast milk component induces expression of P-glycoprotein 0 None
2011-10-27 Study provides details on genetics behind many metabolic diseases 0 None
2011-10-27 Scientists discover gene variants that contribute to early stent thrombosis 0 None
2011-10-27 BGI, UC Davis partner to create new sequencing facility in Sacramento 0 None
2011-10-27 Simple blood test could quantify a smoker's lung toxicity and danger of heart disease 0 None
2011-10-24 DNA synbodies, a new class of affinity reagents, gets major NIH boost 0 None
2011-10-24 FDA approves intraspinal injections in spinal cord stem cell ALS trial 0 5
2011-10-24 Comprehensive ADMESeq Research Screening Panel launched 0 None
2011-10-24 Vertex initiates INCIVEK combination Phase 3b study for hepatitis C 0 None
2011-10-24 HMS, EPFL to collaborate on 6 pioneering neuroengineering projects 0 None
2011-10-24 U-M researchers to study new approach in halting downward spiral of diabetes 0 None
2011-10-24 Mesoblast receives Singapore HSA regulatory clearance to begin wet AMD Phase 2 trial 0 None
2011-10-24 Nationwide Children's Hospital investigator to continue research on heparin-binding EGF 0 None
2011-10-24 Jefferson is the first post-secondary school to subscribe to JoVE 0 None
2011-10-24 Complexities of DNA repair 0 None
2011-10-24 Tokyo Medical University enters RA research collaboration with Progenra 0 None
2011-10-24 C. sinensis parasite lacks enzymes required for fatty acid biosynthesis 0 None
2011-10-24 Genetically engineered clotting factor shows promise against hemophilia 0 None
2011-10-24 HCI researchers discover new way to model human breast cancer 0 None
2011-10-22 VTT research exploits metabolics 0 None
2011-10-22 Small molecule selectively blocks gene activity regulated by thyroid hormone 0 None
2011-10-22 Writer's description of facial vividness linked to mirror neuron system 0 None
2011-10-22 Old age not synonymous with impairment and disability 0 2.7
2011-10-22 Critical migrating neurons in the human brain decline during infancy 0 None
2011-10-22 Microbiome and its role in gastric and estrogen-related cancers 0 None
2011-10-22 Specific dopamine system gene variants linked to ADHD medication response in children 0 None
2011-10-22 VTT to develop next-generation vaccines against allergy 0 None
2011-10-22 New mathematical models can predict prostate cancer aggressiveness 0 None
2011-10-22 Biomarker can help identify GVHD in cancer patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplant 0 None
2011-10-22 Clues into how gene defects may cause ARPKD in babies 0 None
2011-10-22 SCP acts as an important inhibitor of cancer cell migration and growth 0 None
2011-10-22 MRI helps researchers to study molecules directly in organs and tissue 0 None
2011-10-22 Researchers identify cancer cell cycle-regulated mechanism 0 None
2011-10-22 Two proteins bind together to ignite and sustain malignant brain tumors 0 None
2011-10-22 New neuroconomics study reveals how you make decisions 0 None
2011-10-22 Blood pressure-lowering medication appears to kick start brain recovery after stroke 0 None
2011-10-21 Participants invited for DHA-rich fish oil supplement study on mental performance 0 None
2011-10-21 Geron announces data from ongoing GRNOPC1 Phase 1 trial on spinal cord injury 0 None
2011-10-21 NIH awards DNASU $6.5M grant to expand Protein Structure Initiative-Materials Repository 0 None
2011-10-21 Wake up refreshed with a brain-monitoring alarm clock 0 None
2011-10-21 Imaging study shows slower brain growth in children with autism 0 None
2011-10-21 Bristol scientist to unlock secrets of miniscule algae cells that produce silica 0 None
2011-10-21 Preclinical data from Teva's COPAXONE study on multiple sclerosis 0 None
2011-10-21 Inhibition of miR-33a/b suppresses triglyceride levels, increases HDL-C cholesterol 0 None
2011-10-21 Two Philadelphia scientists to receive John Scott Award 0 None
2011-10-21 Soy protein can help lower blood lipids in healthy individuals 0 None
2011-10-21 UH scientists recommend new drug strategies for chronic diseases 0 None
2011-10-21 New 'law of biology' can predict patient-specific health events 0 None
2011-10-21 Researchers identify facial characteristics of children with autism 1 None
2011-10-21 CERT gene silencing makes breast cancer cells more sensitive to drugs 0 None
2011-10-21 Agilent announces winners of 2011 eMerging Insights grant program 0 None
2011-10-21 New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation 0 None
2011-10-21 Dual role for VEGF in regulating skin cancer stem cells and tumor progression 0 None
2011-10-21 Study links leptin levels with symptoms of depression, anxiety 1 None
2011-10-20 Women with MET genetic variant and autoantibodies more likely to have autistic children 1 None
2011-10-20 OncoSec submits Device Master File for OMS to FDA 0 None
2011-10-20 Neuroscientists discover normal brain communication in people with AgCC 0 None
2011-10-20 NIST, CU develop novel low-power transport microchip 0 None
2011-10-20 Intestinal ecosystem more dynamic than previously thought 0 None
2011-10-20 OPHN1 protein mediates mGluR-dependent longterm depression at synapses 0 None
2011-10-20 Tenofovir gel shows promise against HSV infection 0 None
2011-10-20 Rituximab may alleviate chronic fatigue syndrome through B-lymphocyte depletion 0 5
2011-10-20 Estrogen regulates energy expenditure, appetite and body weight 0 None
2011-10-20 Scientists discover complex cell mechanism that becomes an obstacle for radiation effectiveness 0 None
2011-10-20 Breakthrough in development of effective therapy against Hendra virus 0 None
2011-10-20 'Lance Armstrong effect' could become powerful new cancer weapon 0 None
2011-10-20 EMA, FDA endorse use of biomarkers in Alzheimer's drug trials 0 None
2011-10-20 Common link between Type 2 diabetes and autism 0 None
2011-10-19 Comprehensive roadmap promises to improve cancer immunotherapy development 0 None
2011-10-19 Scientists determine structure of GAG proteoglycan 0 None
2011-10-19 Oral laquinimod shows promise against multiple sclerosis 0 5
2011-10-19 Link between development of new lymphoid tissue within the lung and protection against TB 0 None
2011-10-19 SomaLogic, Novartis enter multi-year research agreement 0 None
2011-10-19 New sequencing method can identify genetic variants linked to ASD 0 None
2011-10-19 Acute HCV screening strategy for HIV-infected individuals 0 None
2011-10-19 RetroSense, WSU sign license agreement for channelrhodopsin-based approaches 1 5
2011-10-19 New form of respiratory distress syndrome in newborn mice 0 None
2011-10-19 Study finds why corticosteroids do not work well for COPD patients 0 None
2011-10-19 Subjects with borderline elevated IgE levels less likely to develop glioma 0 None
2011-10-19 FSU biologists devise new way to watch how cells move 0 None
2011-10-19 Susan G. Komen-funded project targets genetic complexity of breast tumors 0 None
2011-10-18 Differences in key metabolic enzyme levels linked to liver damage susceptibility 0 None
2011-10-18 UTA technology could reduce time and cost to finding a cure for Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-10-18 AR gene has opposite effects on prostate and breast cancers 0 None
2011-10-18 AICR recommends intake of cancer-fighting foods 0 None
2011-10-18 Potential new protein target for pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2011-10-18 Study identifies SIRT2 tumor suppressor protein linked to cancer 0 None
2011-10-18 Accera identifies genetic profile of AD patients with heightened response to Axona 0 None
2011-10-18 Whole genome sequencing study to determine causes of idiopathic human diseases 0 None
2011-10-18 Circadian disruption and sleep restriction increase risk of MS in teens 0 None
2011-10-18 Genomatix is among the 41 partners of BLUEPRINT epigenome consortium 0 5
2011-10-18 VEGF protein appears to prevent progression of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 1 None
2011-10-18 Patients with AB blood type 20% less likely to die after CABG surgery 0 1
2011-10-18 New treatment approach for septic Listeria infection 0 None
2011-10-18 Omega-3 in fish oil could reduce signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis 0 None
2011-10-18 Nephron Dx to develop more accurate diagnostic kit for early detection of diabetic CKD 0 None
2011-10-18 High glucose and oxidative stress stimulate AMPK in embryo 0 None
2011-10-18 Scientists discover high levels of Fusobacterium in colorectal cancers 0 None
2011-10-18 Brain can feel and process other people's sensations 0 None
2011-10-18 Researchers discover peacekeeper-immune cells in outer layers of human skin 0 None
2011-10-18 Scientists identify genes that act in muscles to modulate aging and resistance to stress 0 None
2011-10-18 Researchers identify 42 genetic regions associated with liver function 0 None
2011-10-18 NEP successfully inserts specific doses of anti-cancer gene into leukemia cells 0 None
2011-10-18 Scientists discover enzyme that acts as a 'fertility switch' 0 None
2011-10-18 Reversing low VEGF levels may potentially treat patients with SCA1 0 5
2011-10-18 Two genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to severe dengue 0 None
2011-10-18 Scientists discover a way to accurately map typhoid outbreaks in the city 0 None
2011-10-18 Link between auditory working memory, musical aptitude and reading ability 0 None
2011-10-15 Molecular switch activates anti-viral innate immune response 0 None
2011-10-15 New book investigates what fuels the passion for science 0 None
2011-10-15 Functional MRI examines brain activation in individuals with low and high LRs to alcohol 0 None
2011-10-15 New research on link between APOL1 gene variants and kidney disease in African Americans 0 None
2011-10-15 Achievement of pre-clinical milestone triggers $4M payment from GSK to Epizyme 0 None
2011-10-15 Exercise stimulates two beneficial proteins in women before and during pregnancy 0 None
2011-10-15 Virtual brain models for epilepsy and schizophrenia 0 None
2011-10-15 Scientists uncover vast new gene regulatory network linked with cancer 0 None
2011-10-15 Scientists reveal how resistance to hormone leptin develops 0 None
2011-10-15 Brain stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis 3 5
2011-10-15 NextBio predicts mechanisms underlying drug toxicity and identifies new cancer biomarker 0 None
2011-10-14 Engineered HBLs could prevent deadly allergic reactions 0 None
2011-10-14 Obese post-menopausal women outperform normal weight counterparts in cognitive tasks 0 None
2011-10-14 Study finds vitamin D is critical in human immune response to tuberculosis 0 None
2011-10-14 Penn researchers demonstrate sound-processing deficits in mice brains with mutated dysbindin gene 0 None
2011-10-14 Researchers identify gut bacteria bile acids linked to effectiveness of statin drugs in lowering cholesterol 0 None
2011-10-14 Researchers demonstrate that iPS stem cells may be used for gene therapy 0 None
2011-10-14 Scientists characterize and isolate potential stem cells to treat MS, myelin disorders 0 None
2011-10-14 Different molecular mechanisms in suprachiasmatic nucleus linked to jet lag differences 0 None
2011-10-14 ESCs express genes linked with early germ cell specification 0 None
2011-10-14 AiC: Health Research receives U.S. Army grant for neuroimaging studies of human performance 0 None
2011-10-14 Study: Green vegetables boost immune function 0 None
2011-10-14 Nature publishes Sangamo's gene correction strategy for A1AT deficiency 0 None
2011-10-14 Survey analyses management of patients suffering from EGFRI toxicities 0 None
2011-10-14 BCL11A protein might serve as potential target for sickle cell disease 0 None
2011-10-14 Avita Medical introduces ReCell Spray-On Skin for chronic leg ulcers 0 None
2011-10-14 NIH awards Scripps Research scientist for research into Type I diabetes 0 None
2011-10-14 Scientisits uncover evidence of powerful new cancer genetic networks 0 None
2011-10-14 Manhattan Scientifics' nano-electromagnetic sensing technology can detect MRD in leukemia 0 None
2011-10-14 New insight into how emphysema and COPD develop 0 None
2011-10-14 Cord blood stem cells can repair cardiac muscle after heart attack 0 None
2011-10-14 Mathematical optimization models to improve radiation therapy for cancer 0 None
2011-10-14 Insight into how powerful anti-HIV antibody grabs hold of the virus 0 None
2011-10-14 Entirely new platform to assist in developing antimalarial drugs 0 None
2011-10-14 Potential new protein target for sickle cell disease 0 None
2011-10-14 GFAP protein levels can help identify HIE in newborns 0 None
2011-10-14 Researchers control itch without dulling morphine's pain-killing effects 0 None
2011-10-14 Stopping necroptosis in keratinocytes prevents skin inflammation 0 None
2011-10-14 Faster cerebral cortex growth in infancy may lead to higher intelligence 0 None
2011-10-14 Dual drug sneaks across the blood-brain barrier to fight HIV 0 None
2011-10-14 Cylene advances preclinical development of CX-5461 for treatment of cancer 0 None
2011-10-14 Study: miR-34b gene associated with aggressive form of melanoma 0 None
2011-10-14 Limited decision-making ability of individual cells is bolstered in masses 0 None
2011-10-14 New technique stimulates stem cells after liver transplant to prevent rejection 0 None
2011-10-13 Laser-based analysis method can detect optical pressure differences in blood cells 0 None
2011-10-13 Scientists reprogram skin cells of patients with mental disorders into brain cells 1 5
2011-10-13 ViaCord, TRT to offer access to MSC extraction and expansion technologies 0 None
2011-10-13 New insights into how adenovirus triggers an immune response 0 None
2011-10-13 Cigarette smoke interferes with Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator protein 0 None
2011-10-13 Hospitalized patients with anemia may not always benefit from transfusion 0 None
2011-10-13 Study reveals new regulatory elements in human genome 0 None
2011-10-13 U of U researchers receive NIH grant to uncover viral cause of MS 0 None
2011-10-13 SFDA approves China Medical Technologies' colorectal cancer assay 0 None
2011-10-13 Latest breakthroughs in lasers and optics to be discussed at 95th OSA meeting 0 None
2011-10-13 Specific MIF gene variant plays a crucial role against bacterial infections 0 None
2011-10-13 Simmons Center to evaluate CGEN-25009 for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2011-10-13 UA researchers to study immune response to implanted sensors 0 None
2011-10-13 Study explores link between BPA exposure and breast cancer 0 None
2011-10-13 Researchers identify age-dependent beta cell proliferation pathway 0 None
2011-10-13 Hippocampus plays an active role in suppressing pain during times of stress 0 None
2011-10-13 Roche launches LightCycler Nano real-time PCR system in the U.S. 0 None
2011-10-13 Viewpoints: Screening for prostate cancer, stem cell research and free coverage for Iowa lawmakers 0 None
2011-10-13 Scientists sequence complete genome of naked mole rat 0 None
2011-10-13 NanoString introduces nCounter Analysis System 0 None
2011-10-13 GeneDx launches new genetic test to accurately diagnose rare diseases 0 None
2011-10-13 Breakthrough in the study of chlamydia genetics 0 None
2011-10-13 Pfizer, deCODE genetics collaborate to discover sequence variants linked with SLE 0 None
2011-10-13 Affymetrix launches Axiom Pan-African Array 0 None
2011-10-12 Ovarian cancer patients survive longer with BRCA2 mutation in tumors 0 None
2011-10-12 Incoming dean of Weill Cornell receives 2011 ICS Honorary Lifetime Membership 0 None
2011-10-12 German stem cell scientist wins annual Young Investigator Award in Serbia 0 None
2011-10-12 CU Cancer Center test identifies key biomarkers in advanced lung cancer 0 None
2011-10-12 British scientist wins NYSCF - Robertson Stem Cell Prize 0 None
2011-10-12 Neuroscience 2011 conference to held in Washington 0 None
2011-10-12 Angle-resolved low coherence interferometry can diagnose pre-cancerous colon cells 0 None
2011-10-12 Study finds experimental vaccine protects monkeys from blinding trachoma 0 None
2011-10-12 NCCN Oncology Research Program wins two GSK grants 0 None
2011-10-12 Idera announces new data on novel gene-silencing oligonucleotide technology 0 None
2011-10-12 Vitamin D plays an essential role in the body's fight against TB 0 None
2011-10-12 Life Technologies launches Ion AmpliSeq Cancer Panel 0 None
2011-10-12 ASHG to honor U of U geneticist with William Allan Award 0 None
2011-10-12 Two-gene DNA urine test for prostate cancer 1 None
2011-10-12 Chromosomal microarray can provide important information for patient treatment 0 None
2011-10-12 Journal of Alzheimer's Disease supplement explores neuroimaging 0 None
2011-10-12 Activating brown adipose tissue may help combat obesity, type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-10-12 UCLA's screening system can target stem cells responsible for glioblastoma 0 None
2011-10-12 Study: Emerging pharmaceutical platform may produce undesirable effects on eye function 0 None
2011-10-12 UB scientists discover promising new drug target for Alzheimer's 0 3
2011-10-12 Elsevier launches new browser for readers to explore protein interactions 0 None
2011-10-12 New robust technique holds promise for identifying trace mutant DNA sequences 0 None
2011-10-12 AzTE, Roche sign license agreement to develop revolutionary DNA sequencing system 0 None
2011-10-12 CHOP, Albert Einstein College of Medicine to study genetics of conotruncal defects 0 None
2011-10-11 Progenra, Ono enter ubiquitin pathway research collaboration 0 None
2011-10-11 Antivirulence drugs may fight infection and suppress resistance 0 None
2011-10-11 Novel link between cell surface sugars, Darwinian sexual selection, and immune function 0 None
2011-10-11 Aquaporin AQP10 retains transport ability even when carbohydrate structure is removed 0 None
2011-10-11 Receptor tyrosine kinases control PI3K signaling in human KRAS mutant colorectal cancers 0 None
2011-10-11 Tantalizing glimmers about roles of CCR2 gene, Th17 cell and a missing monocyte 0 None
2011-10-11 Roche NimbleGen launches pre-capture multiplex target enrichment protocol 0 None
2011-10-11 World class scientist presents fourth Environmental Microbiology Lecture 0 None
2011-10-11 New mechanism to enhance restoration of blood flow in ischemic diseases 0 None
2011-10-11 WTSI announces new technique to reprogramme human cells 0 None
2011-10-11 Nexcelom to distribute FCS Express 4 Cytometry Software 0 None
2011-10-11 Study to examine legal, ethical issues of providing genetic research results to relatives 0 None
2011-10-11 Scripps Research receives NIH grant to determine how HCV induces liver cancer 0 None
2011-10-11 Roche's gantenerumab removes amyloid plaques from the brain of patients with AD 0 None
2011-10-11 Gantenerumab appears to reduce brain amyloid levels in patients with AD 0 None
2011-10-11 Normal Htt protein regulates formation of cellular structures in mouse model of HD 0 None
2011-10-11 Sirt1 protein enhances skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity in calorie-restricted mice 0 None
2011-10-11 Genetics & IVF Institute now offers 24 Chromosome Microarray 0 None
2011-10-11 CXCL12 protein can inhibit metastasis of colon and melanoma cancers 0 None
2011-10-11 New information about effects of aging on the brain 0 None
2011-10-11 Four-gene signature may predict patients at higher risk of OSCC recurrence 0 None
2011-10-11 FDA clears Cardium's new Excellagen topical gel for diabetic foot ulcers 0 5
2011-10-11 Case Western Reserve wins NCI grant to study genetic determinants of esophageal cancer 0 None
2011-10-10 Awards showcase Australia’s promising future in bio-sciences 0 None
2011-10-10 Potential vaccine against trachoma 0 None
2011-10-10 Cannabis use leads to increased risk of depression in young people with specific genotype 1 None
2011-10-10 Study identifies new classes of breast stem cells responsible for mammary gland development 0 None
2011-10-10 Scientists identify 16M SNPs that associate with risk of gout, serum uric acid levels 0 None
2011-10-10 Scientists identify first DNA faults linked to melanoma 0 None
2011-10-10 New siRNA treatment reduces damaging inflammation in animals models of several disorders 0 None
2011-10-10 First successful quantification of membrane lipids in a living cell 0 None
2011-10-10 Lack of sleep during adolescence could lead to more than dragging, foggy teens 0 None
2011-10-10 Researchers focus on gelatinase inhibitor compounds to treat neurological diseases 0 None
2011-10-10 MicroRNA-101 can block autophagy in cancer cells 0 None
2011-10-10 Study identifies three new chromosomal regions implicated in susceptibility to melanoma 0 None
2011-10-10 UNC professor to co-direct Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network projects 0 3
2011-10-10 Researchers identify cellular pathway to potentially block disease-inducing inflammation 0 1
2011-10-10 Study identifies gene mutation responsible for higher frequency of Italian CDA II 0 None
2011-10-10 First COX-2-targeted PET imaging agent for use in animal models of inflammation, cancer 0 None
2011-10-10 BDNF methionine variation increases risk of suicidal behaviour 0 None
2011-10-07 Art, drama and dance may benefit dementia sufferers 0 None
2011-10-07 BDNF met variation gene linked to suicidal behaviour 0 None
2011-10-07 Increasing levels of 'good' cholesterol reduces risk for heart attack and stroke among diabetics 0 None
2011-10-07 Study reveals neuronal networks behind self-control 0 None
2011-10-07 Brain smells what it expects rather than what it sniffs 0 None
2011-10-07 USPTO awards HistoRx two patents for methods of standardization of digital microscopy instruments 0 None
2011-10-07 New technique could give a preview of which eggs are likely to make the most viable embryos 0 None
2011-10-07 Researchers show how nuclear receptors battle each other during fruit fly metamorphosis 0 None
2011-10-07 New $13.75M data-mining project to better understand factors behind mental disorders 0 None
2011-10-07 UC Davis, UCSF seek to predict and prevent osteoarthritis in young people 0 5
2011-10-07 University of Leicester's public lectures to explore reality of toxic damage 0 None
2011-10-07 ONR's FARSIGHT can help doctors identify and classify cancer-related cells 0 None
2011-10-07 Ibris to develop a quick and economical analysis of tissue from breast cancer biopsies 0 None
2011-10-07 Scientists discover two HIV variants in cerebrospinal fluid of HAD patients 0 None
2011-10-07 NCKU research team discovers potential target to treat osteoporosis 0 None
2011-10-07 Affymetrix commercializes 18 new array designs for whole-transcriptome analysis 0 None
2011-10-07 Researchers develop mouse model to examine role of bone marrow-derived cells 0 None
2011-10-07 Cannabidiol could prevent onset of pain associated with chemotherapy drugs 0 None
2011-10-07 Neutrophils inhibit restenosis in patients with atherosclerosis after stent implantation 0 None
2011-10-07 Scientists discover rare genetic alteration responsible for hypoglycaemia 0 None
2011-10-07 Scientists discover new metabolic pathway which makes gliomas more aggressive 0 None
2011-10-07 Scientists discover how cells detect tissue damage and modify their repair properties 0 None
2011-10-07 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute releases upgraded ENISI software 0 None
2011-10-07 Study shows Sox2 expression in many adult stem cells 0 None
2011-10-07 Measurable changes in brain function may be a consequence of early HIV infection 0 None
2011-10-07 New insight into mechanisms of hippocampal rhythms 0 None
2011-10-07 Researchers identify gene responsible for aggressive, bold behavior in zebrafish 0 None
2011-10-06 Thriving stem cells created by cloning technique 0 3.5
2011-10-04 X-BODY, TRL enter collaboration to identify therapeutic target epitopes 0 None
2011-10-04 Muscle cannot be functionally reactivated if you're too late 0 None
2011-10-04 People with good vitamin D supply at lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-10-04 Virus DNA uncoated with aid of host cell 0 None
2011-10-04 New NIH grant to continue exploration of Fusobacterium nucleatum-associated Beta-Defensin Inducer 0 None
2011-10-04 Researchers gain insight on how roundworm's brain operates as it moves 0 None
2011-10-04 Sequenom launches iPLEX ADME PGx panel to genotype polymorphisms 0 None
2011-10-04 CRT, Cancer Research UK establish group of scientists with expertise in lipid metabolism 0 None
2011-10-04 Many average-risk women receive genetic testing for hereditary breast, ovarian cancers 0 None
2011-10-04 Life Technologies, CHEO researcher partner to co-develop microbial detection tests 0 None
2011-10-04 Lipomannan on TB bacterium's outer cell surface can block TNF production 0 None
2011-10-04 DNA primer vaccine enhances immune response to H5N1 avian influenza vaccine 0 None
2011-10-04 Researchers discover cell differentiation mechanism 0 None
2011-10-04 ICREA researcher has set up spin-off Supragen at IRB Barcelona 0 None
2011-10-04 Depression frequently seems to uncouple 'Hate Circuit' in the brain 0 None
2011-10-04 Three Penn labs receive NIH grant to speed translation of medical research into patient care 0 None
2011-10-04 Lung immune cells orchestrate the body's repair response following flu infection 0 None
2011-10-04 Alzheimer's may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases 1 3.5
2011-10-04 CNRS researcher wins 2011 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for immunology work 0 4
2011-10-04 UCLA neuro-physicists discover optimal brain rhythm for changing synaptic strength 0 None
2011-10-04 Microscopy with helium ions may greatly enhance both surface and sub-cellular imaging 0 None
2011-10-04 Complete Genomics, Scripps collaborate to unlock genetic secrets of lifelong health 0 None
2011-10-04 CSHL publishes 'The Mammary Gland as an Experimental Model' book 0 None
2011-10-04 Researchers identify specific molecule that alters how breast cancer cells move 0 None
2011-10-04 Researchers apply new approach to take a close look at amyloid plaque formation 0 None
2011-10-04 TAU researcher implants robotic cerebellum to repair motor function 0 None
2011-10-04 Quick injection of cortisone can prevent PTSD 0 4
2011-10-04 PerkinElmer releases new HCA ImagAmp reagent kit 0 None
2011-10-04 Researchers identify new enzyme function that may protect against anemia 0 None
2011-10-04 Study: Fair-skinned people may need to take vitamin D supplements 0 None
2011-10-03 Discovery of ‘alarm-clock’ gene 0 5
2011-10-03 Working in shifts associated with elevated levels of stress hormone cortisol 0 None
2011-10-03 Perinatal exposure to BPA affects mammary hormone response 0 None
2011-10-03 Potential new drug could treat mixed-lineage leukaemia 0 None
2011-10-03 La Jolla Institute scientist identifies previously unknown T cell interaction 0 None
2011-10-03 New research uses Tilman model to study metastasis of prostate cells into bone 0 None
2011-10-03 Researchers identify unusual genomic architecture linked with very severe forms of disease 0 None
2011-10-03 Scientists discover 16 million SNPs that associate with increased risk of ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-10-03 USDTL releases CordStat EtOH assay screens for newborn alcohol exposure in utero 0 None
2011-10-01 Experiments demonstrate how mosquitoes spread diseases 0 None
2011-10-01 Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael W. Young and Michael Rosbash to receive 2011 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize 0 None
2011-10-01 Less toxic amounts of chemotherapy medicine slows tumor growth: Scientists 0 None
2011-10-01 Third Annual Cape Cod Walk 'n' Roll for FSH Muscular Dystrophy on October 1 0 None
2011-10-01 Researchers identify gene responsible for starting the biological clock 0 None
2011-10-01 NIH's fourth Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine to be held Oct. 4-5 0 None
2011-10-01 Novel bipartite gene therapy for retinitis pigmentosa 0 3.7
2011-10-01 Researchers identify protein-based blood biomarkers in patients treated with EPO 0 None
2011-10-01 Blueberry powder may control triple negative breast cancer 0 None
2011-10-01 Amorfix achieves 85% specificity and sensitivity with EP-AD CSF Diagnostic Test for AD 0 None
2011-10-01 European and North American scientists to explore biology of heart failure 0 None
2011-10-01 Scientists discover that DNA modifications in brain cells change due to stimulated brain activity 0 None
2011-10-01 UCSF protein researcher wins NIH's Early Independence Award 0 None
2011-10-01 UCI study shows promise of metabolic therapy for autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-10-01 Novel binding assay can simplify search for potential SERT inhibitors 0 None
2011-10-01 Researchers examine link between innate exercise capacity and survivability 0 None
2011-10-01 Researchers discover new inherited disorder that causes mental retardation, liver dysfunction 0 None


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