Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - May 2012

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2012-05-31 Smoker's genetic makeup can help predict response to drug therapy 0 None
2012-05-31 Life Technologies, OpGen enter collaboration on Whole Genome Mapping and Ion Torrent sequencing 0 None
2012-05-31 Too much salt and aldosterone leads to high blood pressure, tissue damage 0 None
2012-05-31 New method can solve 3-D structures of integral membrane proteins 0 None
2012-05-31 Researchers identify new peptide that can block fibrosis of the skin and lungs 0 None
2012-05-31 Tart cherries may help reduce chronic inflammation in people with osteoarthritis 0 None
2012-05-31 New photoactive compound eradicates 'Iraqibacter' from wounds and skin infections 0 None
2012-05-31 UCLA research projects aim to improve lives of children with serious illnesses 0 None
2012-05-31 Simple blood test can detect genetic faults in patients with cancer 0 None
2012-05-31 Data from Response Genetics' tests against cancer to be presented at ASCO 2012 0 None
2012-05-31 UCSB creates synthetic platelets for various biomedical applications 0 None
2012-05-31 Foundation Medicine introduces first pan-cancer genomic profile 0 None
2012-05-31 Study examines how SMIP-016 drug kills CLL cells 0 None
2012-05-31 BHD launches Statin Induced Myopathy Genotype test 0 None
2012-05-31 DHA prevents age-related vision loss in lab tests 0 None
2012-05-31 Genetics can predict success of smoking cessation and need for medications 0 None
2012-05-31 TAU researcher develops new antibodies to target and destroy cancer cells 0 None
2012-05-31 AAPS honors Morphotek with 2012 Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays Award 0 4
2012-05-31 Study shows how tafamidis drug works against amyloid disease 0 3
2012-05-30 New tool for diagnosing children with IMAGe syndrome 0 None
2012-05-30 New technique promotes dramatic increase in cardiac function 0 None
2012-05-30 Corrected interim data from Vertex VX-809, KALYDECO combination Phase 2 study for CF 0 None
2012-05-30 Researchers identify mechanism key in drug allergy 0 None
2012-05-30 Study reveals new evidence of trans-cranial bright light's effect to brain functions 0 None
2012-05-30 Sequenom MassARRAY System detects EML4/ALK fusion gene in NSCLC 0 None
2012-05-30 Genetic analysis on Korean mummy reveals unique HBV genotype C2 sequence 0 None
2012-05-30 Researchers uncover insights into rare genetic disorders 0 5
2012-05-30 Nature Genetics publishes results from whole genome-wide study of recurrent HBV integration in HCC 0 None
2012-05-30 Scientists solve 50-year mystery behind cholera 0 None
2012-05-30 QCMG establishes Illumina technology as core sequencing platform 0 None
2012-05-30 New magnetic sensor might simplify measurement of brain activity 0 None
2012-05-30 Use of transplanted induced pluripotent stem cells could lead to new treatments for HD 0 None
2012-05-30 Scientists show why leukemia often returns 0 None
2012-05-30 CHOC Children's research project receives $5.5M CIRM grant 0 4
2012-05-30 Naphthalene exposure may increase risk of chromosomal aberrations in children 0 None
2012-05-30 ASCs promising source of cells for use in plastic surgery and regenerative medicine 0 None
2012-05-30 MD Bioproducts launches new subtype specific antibody as marker for AS 0 None
2012-05-30 Bananas have healthier blend of sugars than sports drinks 0 None
2012-05-30 Scientists identify 20 distinct gene mutations in patients with FGD 0 None
2012-05-30 NanoBio-Europe conference to take place from June 18-20 in Varese 0 None
2012-05-30 PKCZ protein could serve as new treatment target for prostate cancer 0 None
2012-05-30 Scientists develop synthetic peptide that overcomes cancer cells’ survival defenses 0 None
2012-05-30 Researchers discover new HIV-suppressing protein 0 None
2012-05-30 Link between high levels of PCB and distribution of abdominal fat 0 None
2012-05-30 Exendin-4 significantly minimizes damage in TBI animal models 0 None
2012-05-30 Glia seem to play two opposing roles in protecting nerve cells from damage 0 None
2012-05-29 Secreted vesicles play role in spread of cancer 0 None
2012-05-29 Neural protein plays two opposing roles 0 None
2012-05-29 Better education early in life may help protect cognitive abilities 0 None
2012-05-29 Cardiomyocytes can now be made cheaply and abundantly in the laboratory 0 None
2012-05-29 Bioengineers develop first structure to grow small human blood vessels 0 None
2012-05-29 Heart-wall muscle fibers are locally arranged in a special ‘minimal surface’ 0 None
2012-05-28 Common sparrow and Tyrannosaurus Rex are more closely related than believed 0 5
2012-05-28 Giant cells protect fungus Cryptococcus neoformans during infection 0 None
2012-05-28 Scientists develop super-sensitive test that could detect diseases earlier 0 None
2012-05-28 Major new research facility opens at Imperial College London 0 None
2012-05-28 New medicine can start and hasten healing of diabetic and other chronic sores 0 None
2012-05-28 Researchers develop tentative model for diagnosis of colon cancer 0 None
2012-05-28 CDKN1C gene mutation contributes to IMAGe syndrome 0 None
2012-05-28 New insight into immune-cell movement patterns 0 None
2012-05-28 UC Davis mathematicians help biologists to understand platelet formation 0 None
2012-05-28 Researchers develop new technique that converts stem cells into brain cells 0 None
2012-05-28 UCLA geneticists identify mutation responsible for IMAGe syndrome 0 None
2012-05-28 Blocking Skp2 protein might inhibit glycolysis and treat breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-28 UC Irvine immunologist to create new line of neural stem cells for MS 0 5
2012-05-28 UCSD scientists receive new CIRM grants to conduct stem cell-based research 0 None
2012-05-28 Scientists show how hemizygous deletion can contribute to cancer 0 None
2012-05-28 City of Hope receives CIRM grant to develop T cell-based immunotherapy against glioma 0 None
2012-05-28 X-chromosome involved in development of bowel cancer 0 None
2012-05-25 New, more accurate test for paralytic shellfish poisons 0 None
2012-05-25 Overactive BAALC gene found in people with acute leukemia 0 None
2012-05-25 Special surface allows adult-derived stem cells to thrive and transform into multiple cell types 0 None
2012-05-25 'Killer silk' can kill anthrax in minutes 0 None
2012-05-25 Bacteria are key contributors to the cause of IBS, study confirms 0 None
2012-05-25 Immune system involved in removing Alzheimer's-causing substance in the brain 0 None
2012-05-25 Brain can rewire even at an advanced age 0 None
2012-05-25 BBSRC allocates £250M for strategic investment programmes 0 None
2012-05-25 Gene therapy can effectively treat ADA-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency 0 None
2012-05-25 University of Kentucky researcher receives $1.8M NIH grant to study CF 0 None
2012-05-25 Thioridazine drug successfully kills human cancer stem cells 0 5
2012-05-25 New diagnostic approach for Lyme disease 0 5
2012-05-25 Researchers uncover series of biological events that implicate stem cells' surroundings 0 None
2012-05-25 Scientists identify new reason why some curry dishes might be good for you 0 None
2012-05-25 Study reveals why people develop life-threatening drug allergies 0 None
2012-05-25 RUB researchers gain new insights into mechanisms of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2012-05-25 UCSF scientists aim to use embryonic stem cells for treatment of neuropathic pain 0 None
2012-05-25 New compound can enhance apoptosis in cancer cells 0 None
2012-05-25 Changes in sensory experience can cause massive rewiring of the brain 0 None
2012-05-25 Experiencing strong emotions synchronises brain activity across individuals 0 None
2012-05-25 PERK protein necessary to maintain behavioral flexibility 0 None
2012-05-25 Researchers identify single gene that controls aging, inflammation and cancer 0 None
2012-05-25 Oestrogen promotes presence of 'mucoid' form of P. aeruginosa in women with CF 0 None
2012-05-25 Scientists discover key gene essential for sperm development 0 None
2012-05-25 New method can screen for bacterial genes that are expressed during meningitis 0 None
2012-05-25 Human olfactory bulb differs from that of other mammals 0 None
2012-05-25 Scientists discover how microglia detect the site of injury 0 None
2012-05-25 Researchers identify two gene mutations that cause neuromuscular disorder 0 None
2012-05-25 Personality traits may also be part of the longevity genes mix 0 None
2012-05-24 Study sheds light on role of microglia in the normal brain 1 None
2012-05-24 Breakthrough in understanding the causes of unexplained male infertility 0 None
2012-05-24 Brain cells prune circuits in the brain by eating away excess synapses 0 3.5
2012-05-24 New method developed to synthesise a set of potential glycosidase inhibitors 0 None
2012-05-24 Brains that maintain healthy nerve connections as we age help keep us sharp in later life 0 None
2012-05-24 PTH boosts AMPs to fend off infection-causing microbes 0 None
2012-05-24 Firefly BioWorks receives MLSC grant to commercialize new microRNA detection technology 0 None
2012-05-24 Study uncovers new obesity genetic markers that may predict dietary intake 0 None
2012-05-23 Scientists may be step closer to developing new therapy for AML 0 None
2012-05-23 Phi29 DNA packaging nanomotor connector can aid in early disease diagnosis 0 4
2012-05-23 Severe hypersensitivity reactions to anti-HIV drug occur through autoimmune mechanism 0 None
2012-05-23 Astrocytes appear to retaliate against AD 0 None
2012-05-23 Study shows how chromosomal mutation likely contributes to early development of prostate cancer 0 None
2012-05-23 Researchers generate neuronal cells from patients with Fragile X syndrome 0 None
2012-05-23 Study provides new clues about health-damaging molecular changes by eating high-fat foods 0 None
2012-05-23 Scientists identify key mechanism in development of Alzheimer's 0 None
2012-05-23 Scientists determine genetic sequences of all 12 vancomycin-resistant staph strains 0 None
2012-05-23 Mimotopes can help develop new diagnostic tests for sleeping sickness 0 None
2012-05-23 Scientists trace origin and development of vancomycin-resistant S. aureus 0 None
2012-05-23 Researchers identify genetic marker linked with smoking quantity in African Americans 0 None
2012-05-23 Researchers identify novel biomarkers that could confirm exposure to radiation 0 None
2012-05-23 Science journal’s NEWSFOCUS section describes recent advances in sequencing technology 0 None
2012-05-23 Researcher restructures innovative virus-tracking software 0 None
2012-05-23 MCP enhances anti-cancer effects of two poly-botanical formulas 0 None
2012-05-23 B cells in breast milk can produce HIV-neutralizing antibodies 0 None
2012-05-23 Georgia researchers create map of the human brain 0 None
2012-05-23 BMP8B plays a key role in regulating thermogenesis in brown adipose tissue 0 None
2012-05-23 Special feature of Science journal highlights protein array technology 0 None
2012-05-23 Inhibition of PBEF could be potential therapeutic target for pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2012-05-23 EMBO Journal highlights three decades of Wnt research 0 None
2012-05-23 IntelliCell enters sponsored research agreement with ICERM 0 None
2012-05-23 Scientists develop new type of anti-cancer drug 0 None
2012-05-23 NIEHS renews funding for SRP at UCSD 0 None
2012-05-23 Researchers identify new mechanism for drug-related autoimmune reactions 0 None
2012-05-23 Botch protein appears to play an important regulatory role in forming neurons, other cell types 0 5
2012-05-22 Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS offers enhanced functionality for bioanalytical laboratories 0 None
2012-05-22 “Sandwich” immunoassay used to search for new chemical reactions 0 None
2012-05-22 Stable Cell Line Generation Using Lentivirus 0 3
2012-05-22 Airway inflammation linked with asthma-related mortality rates in older adults 0 None
2012-05-22 Noninvasive test can reduce feeding-related complications among premature infants 0 None
2012-05-22 European study on allergies investigates birch, olive and grass pollens 0 None
2012-05-22 Investigators describe how they synthesized polymers to stabilize proteins 0 None
2012-05-22 TransCytos, Enginasion collaborate to develop new transfection technology 0 None
2012-05-22 New knowledge related to host-parasite interaction in severe malaria 0 None
2012-05-22 Combination of vitamin D and BCG vaccine improves bladder cancer survival 0 5
2012-05-22 Liposuction surgery reduces risk of ultraviolet-light induced skin cancer 0 None
2012-05-22 HSF-1 protein likely source of chemotherapy-related heart damage in mice 0 None
2012-05-22 New strategy can reactivate genes that cause cancer tumors to shrink and die 0 None
2012-05-22 Some patients appear to be more predisposed for recurrent infection from C. diff 0 None
2012-05-22 VEN occurs also in the insula of macaque monkeys 0 None
2012-05-22 First insight into links between microbes and developing infant 0 None
2012-05-22 Study finds large amounts of melanopsin in the human brain 0 5
2012-05-22 Human cytomegalovirus associated with neovascular AMD 0 None
2012-05-22 Scientists unravel action mechanism of castor oil 0 None
2012-05-22 T cell imbalance may put certain people at increased risk of C. difficile infection 0 None
2012-05-21 CHDI, Lundbeck enter collaboration to investigate targeted therapy for Huntington's disease 0 None
2012-05-21 Large neurological problems could be addressed through changing Botch activity 0 None
2012-05-21 Neurogenesis may encourage excessive weight gain and fat storage 0 None
2012-05-21 New optical microscope sees individual blood cells as they flow inside the body 0 None
2012-05-21 Scientists decipher structure of bacterial injection needles at atomic resolution 0 None
2012-05-21 Deletion of 'lunatic fringe' promotes tumor formation of basal-like breast cancers 0 None
2012-05-21 Regenerative medicine researchers explore innovative ways to treat childhood conditions 0 None
2012-05-21 Aushon plans global launch of new multiplex protein biomarker platform 0 None
2012-05-21 A better way to 'spell check' gene sequences 0 None
2012-05-21 Growth promoting substance in human mesenchymal stem cells spurs restoration of nerves 0 None
2012-05-21 Biomarker neutralizes effect of bevacizumab in pancreas and kidney cancer patients 1 None
2012-05-21 Study shows how a drug-lead compound suppresses tumour formation 1 None
2012-05-21 HS6ST2 enzyme an important regulator of breast cancer cell-bone interactions 0 None
2012-05-21 Salt intake: why is it bad for you? 2 3.9
2012-05-21 Cellectis launches human iPS derived hepatocyte product 0 None
2012-05-21 Cobiprostone shows promise against NSAID-induced gastric mucosal injury 0 None
2012-05-21 Experimental bariatric surgery can lower blood sugar levels in rats with type 1 diabetes 0 None
2012-05-21 First study to test safety of quantum dots in primates 0 None
2012-05-21 Treatment of OSA in children can reverse neuronal brain injury 0 None
2012-05-21 Study uncovers distinct subtype of prostate cancer 0 None
2012-05-21 Study identifies biomarkers that predict patients' response to certain colon cancer drugs 0 None
2012-05-21 Panobinostat able to target and destroy triple negative breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-21 Scientists show positive results with human MSCs in animal models of MS 0 None
2012-05-21 Study uncovers mechanism by which Notch pathway could contribute to RA 0 None
2012-05-21 Sleep-disordered breathing may increase risk of cancer mortality 0 None
2012-05-19 Placental stem cells with key therapeutic properties can be harvested from chorion 0 None
2012-05-19 ACE Foundation, CRG partner to research into neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2012-05-19 Research demonstrates how a living cell controls its growth process 0 None
2012-05-19 Large survey of genetic variation offers insights into human diseases 0 None
2012-05-19 Personal genetic test results does not drive overuse of expensive medical care 0 None
2012-05-19 New method can detect and monitor pH changes in living brains 0 None
2012-05-19 Researchers identify mechanism by which Zds1 protein regulates key function in mitosis 0 None
2012-05-19 Childhood cancer research computing cluster to support precision medicine clinical trial 0 None
2012-05-19 Rare DNA variations may be responsible for differences in susceptibility to common disorders 0 None
2012-05-19 Screening lung cancer tumor samples for genetic mutations can help tailor personalized treatment 0 None
2012-05-19 Study focuses on role of the brain and mind in chronic and complex pain disorders 0 None
2012-05-18 Promising updates in quest for early detection and treatments for lung cancer 0 None
2012-05-18 Scientists map how XIAP protein activates vital component of immune defence system 0 None
2012-05-18 Breast cancer vaccine that elicits powerful immune response also improves recurrence rates 0 None
2012-05-18 The truth about chocolate: does it really contain flavonoids? 0 3.7
2012-05-18 Regular eating times, extended daily fasting may prevent diabetes, obesity 0 5
2012-05-18 Effectiveness of 'quorum sensing' directly depends on density of bacterial populations 0 None
2012-05-18 ScreenCell, Affymetrix partner to distribute CTC platform 0 None
2012-05-18 Strong link between the amygdala and a baseline level of distrust 0 None
2012-05-18 Dabrafenib drug shrinks tumors in patients with melanoma brain metastases 0 None
2012-05-18 Researchers identify novel base modification in RNA 0 None
2012-05-18 NEC, SomaLogic release professional software tool 0 None
2012-05-18 Zebrafish can modify their behaviour in response to varying situations 0 None
2012-05-18 RAL proteins linked with aggressive cancer characteristics in human tumors 0 None
2012-05-18 Researchers sequence genomes of 21 breast cancers 0 None
2012-05-18 USPTO issues patent to Vandalia’s process for large-scale DNA production technology 0 None
2012-05-18 Researchers identify 57 SNPs associated with autism 0 None
2012-05-18 Innate differences in immunity can be detected at birth 0 None
2012-05-18 Kudzu root components may treat alcoholism and curb binge drinking 0 None
2012-05-17 Blood platelet concentrates improve healing after dental implant procedures 1 5
2012-05-17 Scientists investigate how ApoE4 gene contributes to Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2012-05-17 Breast cancer cell surface protein blows cover of potent tumor-generating cells 0 None
2012-05-17 Sensory substitution device enables blind persons to actually 'read' an eye chart 0 None
2012-05-17 Damage to brain white matter connections may be the cause of Phineas Gage's behavioral changes 0 4
2012-05-17 Nottingham researchers lead largest ever research project into genetics of pre-eclampsia 0 None
2012-05-17 Mary Ann Liebert releases BioResearch Open Access journal 0 None
2012-05-17 Study reveals pathway that may help slow development of multiple myeloma 0 5
2012-05-17 Gene therapy restores movement in children bedridden with AADC 0 None
2012-05-17 Apigenin effective against human breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-17 ACE2 molecule now protects major organs in diabetic patients 0 None
2012-05-17 New method resolves cell structure and dynamics of living fish larvae 0 None
2012-05-17 Radiation oncology researchers revise glioblastoma classification system 0 None
2012-05-17 Biologists engineer algae to produce potential candidates for malarial vaccine 0 None
2012-05-17 Dako, VARI partner to license, manufacture and distribute cancer diagnostics 0 None
2012-05-17 Combination of daclizumab and vaccine improves survival of breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-05-17 NanoString commences second clinical study of PAM50-based breast cancer assay 0 None
2012-05-17 Lecture discusses how negative emotions fuel cancer formation and metastasis 0 None
2012-05-16 Linkam Scientific temperature controlled warm stages chosen for sperm motility in human fertility testing 0 5
2012-05-16 Molecular biomarkers in the lungs may be an additional predictive technique for cancer screening 0 None
2012-05-16 Human memory: how to improve yours 0 None
2012-05-16 Delayed loss of nerve cells in the brain linked to symptoms of depression following stroke 0 None
2012-05-16 New hormone link between obesity and type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-05-16 New clues in the pathogenesis of skull and skin birth defects associated with BSS 0 None
2012-05-16 Specific populations of tumor cells have different roles 0 None
2012-05-16 Researchers map processes that power health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids 0 None
2012-05-16 Scientists identify and prioritize genes associated with schizophrenia 0 None
2012-05-16 Genetic factor for good memory may increase risk of PTSD in war victims 0 None
2012-05-16 Biomarker test can accurately detect early arthritis symptoms 0 None
2012-05-16 Intriguing links between Snf2l gene and brain developmental disorders 0 None
2012-05-16 Combination of vaccine and letrozole effectively improves survival from breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-16 Two new mouse models can help treat food allergies 0 None
2012-05-16 Vejthani Hospital offers most effective procedure in gender selection 0 None
2012-05-16 Thermo Fisher signs asset purchase agreement with Nephromics for PlGF assay 0 None
2012-05-16 Two specific gene variants speed progression of Parkinson's disease 0 None
2012-05-16 Exendin-4 drug effectively suppresses craving for food 0 None
2012-05-15 Cyclophosphamide drug makes the bone marrow more tumor-friendly 0 None
2012-05-15 New Liquid ready-to-use Tumour Marker Control available now from Randox 0 None
2012-05-15 Researchers find protein that controls neurotransmission: findings may lead to new drugs to treat neurological disorders 0 None
2012-05-15 HMO critically important in understanding how breastfeeding protects babies 0 None
2012-05-15 Persistent Systems, TGen collaborate on Bio4D software program 0 5
2012-05-15 Significant breakthrough in understanding the cause of bile duct cancer 0 None
2012-05-15 Human embryonic stem cells can be used to grow bone tissue grafts 0 None
2012-05-15 Study identifies biomarkers that can predict recurrence of prostate cancer 0 None
2012-05-15 Paediatric brain tumours preserve specific characteristics of normal cells from which they originate 0 None
2012-05-15 Genetic test can accurately predict spread of eye cancer 0 None
2012-05-15 Scientists discover curious twist in chalcone-isomerase 0 None
2012-05-15 CHDI, KineMed partner to investigate turnover rates of huntingtin protein 0 None
2012-05-15 Researchers identify new biomarker and therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer 0 None
2012-05-15 CU scientist looks at reward circuits in the brain 1 5
2012-05-15 Study identifies how skeletal muscle stem cells respond to muscle injury 0 5
2012-05-15 MicroRNA-3151 a new independent prognostic marker for acute leukemia 0 None
2012-05-14 HyStem-C effective in transplantation of heart muscle-derived cells for heart disease 0 None
2012-05-14 Genetic cause of rare genetic disorder, Hamamy syndrome 0 5
2012-05-14 Researchers barcode different strains of influenza virus and HRSV 0 None
2012-05-14 mTOR protein plays a key role in development of diabetes 0 4
2012-05-14 Regenerating sensory hair cells could help treat hearing loss 0 None
2012-05-14 Beta blockers do not reduce risk of colorectal cancer 0 None
2012-05-14 Researchers uncover new way to stimulate activity of immune cell opiate receptors 1 None
2012-05-14 Lung cancer molecular subtypes correlate with genetic alterations, patient's response to therapy 0 None
2012-05-14 Naked mole rat's proteasome assemblies differ in composition from other short-lived rodents 0 None
2012-05-14 Even mild head injuries can cause abnormalities in brain function 0 None
2012-05-11 Mild head injuries can cause structural disruption of axons in the brain 1 5
2012-05-11 Anti-epilepsy drug phenobarbital stunts neuronal growth 0 None
2012-05-11 Killer coating destroys bacteria and fungi on contact 0 None
2012-05-11 Study describes new compounds that inhibit PRMT1 enzyme 0 None
2012-05-11 New insights into how body's innate immunity is triggered to create effective immune response 0 None
2012-05-11 Study reveals sex-specific fitness benefit of variability of MHC genes 0 None
2012-05-11 'Packing problem' could have a solution for cancer treatment 0 None
2012-05-11 Chromatin compaction required for proper embryonic stem cell differentiation 0 None
2012-05-11 Bacteria in digestive tracts compete against invading bacteria 0 None
2012-05-11 New discovery platform for antigen-specific monoclonal antibodies 0 None
2012-05-11 Arno AR-42 for neurofibromatosis type 2 receives EMA orphan-drug designation 0 None
2012-05-11 Researchers develop new form of specially bred mouse that mimics ADHD 0 None
2012-05-11 New combination therapy offers potential lifetime cure for advanced type 1 diabetes 0 5
2012-05-11 African-Americans with scleroderma have more antibodies linked to severe complications 0 None
2012-05-11 Excess brain activity contributes to amnestic mild cognitive impairment 0 None
2012-05-11 NCSU scientists use light-activated molecules to turn gene expression on and off 0 None
2012-05-11 CAPE arrests growth of prostate cancer tumors 0 None
2012-05-11 Researchers identify over 2500 mRNA along dendrites and axons 0 None
2012-05-11 Administering vitamin K2 could possibly help patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2012-05-11 RNP granules exit the nucleus via new budding mechanism akin to herpes-type viruses 0 None
2012-05-11 DYNC1H1 genetic mutation contributes to SMA-LED 0 None
2012-05-11 Researchers discover protein that regulates activation of brown fat 0 None
2012-05-11 Preclinical evidence demonstrates link between psoriasis and cardiovascular disease 0 None
2012-05-11 Inflammation might be an important factor in the progression from reflux to esophageal cancer 0 None
2012-05-11 MAGI genes play a role in psychiatric disease 0 None
2012-05-11 Glial cells pass on metabolites to neurons 0 None
2012-05-11 Study: C5ORF42 gene contributes to Joubert Syndrome 0 None
2012-05-10 Researchers identify cellular mechanism associated with tinnitus 1 None
2012-05-10 Checking for specific genetic variants can help identify women at high risk of PND 0 None
2012-05-10 African Americans have more severe complications from scleroderma 0 None
2012-05-10 Research with infant twins shows that environmental conditions determine testosterone levels 0 None
2012-05-10 New technique measures brain activity in large populations of nerve cells 0 None
2012-05-10 Study describes new family of six genes that control mitochondrial transport in neurons 0 None
2012-05-10 Genes determine brain size: Global brain study 0 None
2012-05-10 Study compares three new methods to study disorders of consciousness 0 None
2012-05-10 Treatment with IL-12 triggers T cell exhaustion in cancer patients 0 None
2012-05-10 Discovery Labs reports data from SURFAXIN preclinical study on RDS 0 None
2012-05-10 KLF15 molecule inhibits action of estrogen in the endometrium 0 None
2012-05-10 Scientists develop new method to directly identify miRNA targets in cells 0 None
2012-05-10 Scientists pinpoint mechanism essential for memory formation 0 None
2012-05-10 Chronic exposure to cocaine drives structural changes in the brain 0 None
2012-05-10 New non-embryonic stem cell treatment for cancer and leukaemia 0 None
2012-05-10 MSU researcher wins Grand Challenges Explorations grant for work on TB 0 None
2012-05-09 Human Gene Therapy highlights new advances in human retinal disease 0 1.7
2012-05-09 Botanical formula inhibits breast to lung cancer metastasis in mice 0 None
2012-05-09 Grade 12 researcher wins top honors at 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada 0 None
2012-05-09 Study shows effects of psychotropic drug treatment on brain morphology 0 None
2012-05-09 Researchers develop potent new drug that can kill tumor cells 0 None
2012-05-09 Bloomberg Markets examines spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria in India, discusses global implications 0 None
2012-05-09 Study: Y and W chromosomes are very important in fertility 0 None
2012-05-09 Bumped kinase inhibitors may control malaria 0 None
2012-05-09 Rutin may inhibit formation of blood clots 0 None
2012-05-09 Regulatory T cell diversity provides cumulative protective effect against RA 0 None
2012-05-09 Strategies for heart repair to be addressed at UH lecture 0 None
2012-05-09 Study shows how adolescent cannabis use can cause schizophrenia 0 None
2012-05-09 Researchers discover location and effect of abnormal heart proteins 0 None
2012-05-09 Basser Research Center to focus on treatment and prevention of inherited cancers 0 None
2012-05-08 Molecule that starts DNA repairs also halts them 0 None
2012-05-08 Psychopaths’ brains differ from healthy non-offenders: Study confirms 1 None
2012-05-08 Chemically altered proteins may be key to understanding memories 0 None
2012-05-08 'Good' cholesterol may not protect against coronary heart disease 0 None
2012-05-08 People can take themselves from good to great 0 None
2012-05-08 Cellular-level images of the living eye 0 None
2012-05-08 Amakem presents key preclinical data on AMA0076 at ARVO meeting 0 None
2012-05-08 Researchers discover potential way to develop universal flu vaccines 0 None
2012-05-08 Metformin blocks uveitis in laboratory rats 0 None
2012-05-08 Repeating trinucleotide a strong predictor of Fuchs' dystrophy 0 None
2012-05-08 Scientists make important discovery about internal programming of B cells 0 None
2012-05-08 Research reveals possible strategy to reverse fibrosis in liver and other organs 0 4.8
2012-05-08 T2M cells play a crucial role in treatment-resistant asthma 0 None
2012-05-08 Researchers discover CD19 pathway that leads to lymphoma 0 None
2012-05-08 Zinc oxide could increase risk of skin cancer 0 None
2012-05-08 PerkinElmer to provide NGS sample preparation solutions to Macrogen 0 None
2012-05-08 Specific proteins can help identify patients with IBS 0 None
2012-05-07 Various combinations of biomarkers are required to unequivocally diagnose specific disease 0 None
2012-05-07 Healthy newborns should not be over-protected against natural exposure of gut flora 0 None
2012-05-07 Intellect Neurosciences announces two new programs in Alzheimer's disease development pipeline 0 None
2012-05-07 Impairment of daily rhythms has multiple adverse effects on human health 0 None
2012-05-07 Vertex reports interim data from VX-809 and KALYDECO combination Phase 2 study for cystic fibrosis 0 None
2012-05-07 New improved mosquito mass rearing technique 0 None
2012-05-07 CNV in prostate cancer tumors may accurately predict relapse 0 None
2012-05-07 New process cells use to produce proteins in low-oxygen environments 0 5
2012-05-07 Researchers discover how diabetes affects specific brain area leading to memory loss 0 5
2012-05-07 Automated way to record electrical activity inside neurons in the living brain 0 None
2012-05-07 Brain networks may avoid traffic jams by communicating on different frequencies 0 None
2012-05-07 Cordoning off of lipids of the liver helps manage insulin resistance in the body 0 None
2012-05-07 Eye color linked to high-risk for skin conditions 0 None
2012-05-07 Researchers make white fat take on characteristics of brown fat 0 None
2012-05-07 Researchers separate low and high-PSA prostate cancer cells 0 None
2012-05-07 New study on curcumin for advanced bowel cancer 0 None
2012-05-07 Accentia, Johns Hopkins co-host meeting with prospective clinical trial investigators at AAN meeting 0 None
2012-05-05 Human stem cells effective in treating muscular dystrophy 0 4
2012-05-05 New system measures strength of communication between muscle cells and motor neurons 0 None
2012-05-05 Researchers identify new mechanism that causes choroidal neovascularization 0 None
2012-05-05 PDE4 enzyme regulates division of tumour cells and blood vessel growth in cancer tissue 0 None
2012-05-05 Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium to enhance collaboration among three universities 0 None
2012-05-05 Research identifies molecular trigger of fibroid uterine tumors 0 None
2012-05-05 Dilp8 provides an important signal to slow body growth and delay insect development 0 None
2012-05-05 MicroRNAs in breast cancer play a role in development of resistance to tamoxifen 0 None
2012-05-05 Low levels of testosterone in men could increase risk of diabetes 0 None
2012-05-04 Patterns of brain activity that play a role in recall of memories and decision-making 0 None
2012-05-04 Awake mental replay essential for making informed choices 0 None
2012-05-04 Presence of fetal cells is a double-edged sword for women 0 None
2012-05-04 Malfunctioning single proteins cause disruptions in neuronal junctions leading to autism 0 None
2012-05-04 Potential breast cancer patients for new immune-targeting therapies 0 None
2012-05-04 New analysis may help identify breast cancer patients who will benefit from immune suppressant 0 None
2012-05-04 An Achilles heel within cells that bacteria exploit to cause infection 0 None
2012-05-04 Researchers identify new functions of cohesin SA1 that are relevant for cancer and CdLS 0 None
2012-05-04 Researchers discover two defective genes that cause auriculocondylar syndrome 0 None
2012-05-04 TGen to lead multidisciplinary search for new drugs that could help treat GBM 0 5
2012-05-04 Potential ways for doctors to improve hormone receptor-positive breast cancer treatment 0 None
2012-05-04 GOS prompts body's natural killer cells to ward off colon cancer 0 None
2012-05-04 Researchers investigate hydrogels' potential in drug delivery 0 None
2012-05-04 Study: Breast cancer in young women is enriched with aggressive basal-like tumors 0 None
2012-05-04 New genetic pathway influences spread of cancer cells 0 None
2012-05-04 Researchers identify switches that can turn on or off genes associated with colorectal cancer 0 None
2012-05-04 IGF-axis proteins may have a role in development of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-05-04 Scientists discover new type of dynamic change in human stem cells 0 None
2012-05-04 JAM-A protein a far more powerful clot inhibitor: Study 0 None
2012-05-04 Hypoxia may be a primary cause of uncontrollable tumor growth in cancers 3 None
2012-05-04 Scientists discover key element in DNA repair mechanism 0 None
2012-05-04 CAPE arrests growth of prostate cancer cells and tumors in mice 1 None
2012-05-04 Scientists identify first gene associated with congenital asplenia 0 1
2012-05-04 Metagenics launches NutraGems CoQ10 300 to support cardiovascular health 0 None
2012-05-04 Integral Molecular receives U.S. patent for methodology that generates Lipoparticles 0 None
2012-05-03 Therapy to halt symptoms in Parkinson's patients 0 None
2012-05-03 Ambitious international project aims to compile landmark sequel to 'The Book of Life' 0 None
2012-05-03 Nanoparticle carriers successfully deliver therapeutic doses of cancer drug 0 None
2012-05-03 Large-scale, patient-specific simulations of blood function 0 None
2012-05-03 Combination of two mTOR inhibitors stops growth of hepatocellular carcinoma 0 None
2012-05-03 ADM hormone plays a significant role in tubal ectopic pregnancies 0 None
2012-05-03 Novel stem cell transplantation holds promise for HIV prevention 0 None
2012-05-03 New clues about why immune system fails to kill tumors in mice 0 None
2012-05-03 NJIT professor receives $340,000 NIH grant to investigate membrane proteins 0 None
2012-05-03 Study explains beneficial fat-fighting effects of black pepper 0 None
2012-05-03 Paper explores links between neuronal avalanches and spike time-dependent plasticity 0 None
2012-05-03 Study reveals evidence about harmful effects of glycogen accumulation in neurons 0 5
2012-05-03 High fructose intake may increase risk of NFALD in obese people 0 None
2012-05-03 Rapamycin could help prevent autism in newborns with seizures 0 None
2012-05-03 Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation to fund $45,000 pilot internship program at TGen 0 None
2012-05-03 Study finds possible link between ghrelin hormone and hedonic eating 0 None
2012-05-03 Smokers with variants in specific genes at increased risk for hot flashes 0 None
2012-05-03 Scientists determine structure of green pigment seen in nitrite-cured bacon, other meats 0 None
2012-05-03 Biosynthetic polyphenol improves cognitive function in mice with AD 0 None
2012-05-03 New bio-inspired approach can synthesize polymers 0 None
2012-05-03 JS Genetics announces availability of XCAT-KS buccal swab test 0 None
2012-05-03 Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids linked with lower blood beta-amyloid levels 0 None
2012-05-03 Hypothalamic neuropeptide changes cause obesity in low-birth-weight babies 0 None
2012-05-03 Math models can be useful tools for study of cancer progression 0 None
2012-05-03 New link between motor action and emotion 0 None
2012-05-03 Study investigates use of stem cells to treat lower-limb peripheral artery disease 0 None
2012-05-03 PRDM16 transcription co-factor plays a critical role in development of embryonic palate 0 None
2012-05-03 Study confirms that COX-2 inhibitors predispose people to cardiovascular disease 0 None
2012-05-02 Optimum blood vitamin D levels to reduce risk of major medical events 0 None
2012-05-02 Grape-derived compound may prevent neurodegenerative disorders involving tau neuropathology 0 3
2012-05-02 Biosynthetic polyphenol may improve cognitive function in Alzheimer's disease patients 0 None
2012-05-02 Expression of tyrosine kinases may limit effectiveness of agents against sarcomas 0 None
2012-05-02 Nanocomposite dental cavity-filling kills harmful bacteria 0 None
2012-05-02 Different genes involved in autism tend to be involved in specific processes in the brain 0 None
2012-05-02 Lenalidomide and SNS01-T combination effective against multiple myeloma 0 None
2012-05-02 Cell-based test to discover molecules for treatment of ER-positive breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-02 Scientists identify how cell architecture changes during formation of gametes 0 None
2012-05-02 Majority of gene faults not shared across other biopsies from same tumour 0 None
2012-05-02 Researchers discover how protein ARTD1's DNA recruitment is regulated during inflammation 0 None
2012-05-02 Two MSU researchers invent protein purifier for pharma companies 0 None
2012-05-02 Shorter sleep provides more permissive environment for expression of obesity related genes 0 None
2012-05-02 Eating more sweet berries can keep our brains healthier 0 None
2012-05-02 Experts identify new gene that could help development of human fertility treatments 0 None
2012-05-02 Synthetic stool transplant for C. difficile treatment 0 None
2012-05-02 ASNTR honors UTMSH, MSU scientists with 2012 Sanberg awards 0 None
2012-05-02 NKCC1 protein may hold clues to how glioblastoma moves and invades 0 None
2012-05-02 Beta-carotene-derived molecules have opposite effect in the body 0 None
2012-05-02 Cancer genomes in a common database and computation of disease drivers 0 None
2012-05-02 Scientists are working out how sequencing the human genome can help treat disease 0 None
2012-05-02 More studies needed on potential links between type D personality and cardiac disease 0 None
2012-05-02 Human study suggests biological basis for individual differences in behavior 0 4
2012-05-02 Study into why illusions trick our brains 0 None
2012-05-02 Idera to present data from IMO-8400 preclinical studies on SLE, psoriasis at AAI meeting 0 None
2012-05-02 Ciprofloxacin, TMP-SMX no longer safe for outpatient urinary tract infection 0 None
2012-05-02 LifeCodexx completes PraenaTest clinical study on trisomy 21 0 None
2012-05-02 CHR-3996 pill shows promise against advanced cancers 0 None
2012-05-02 Weight loss reduces inflammation in postmenopausal women 0 None
2012-05-02 Tyrosine kinases could act as drivers for growth and survival of sarcomas 0 None


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