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UT-Houston Awarded $2.5 Million For Scleroderma Research
... Skin Diseases, says the SCOR in sclerodermabreaks new
ground: "The UT-Houston-led center is the first that we haveestablished in scleroderma. It brings together three talented research groups. To have such a wealth of expertise focused on revealing the genetic andenvironmental basis of the disease is ...
Mutant Gene Not Sole Explanation For Hiv Non-Progression
...gressors, and will report important new
data from their cohort at the upcoming Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy later this month. "Studies of long-term nonprogressors have contrib...
Wonder Thread: UD Scientists Report First Protein With Collagen And Elastin-Like Domains
.... But, he adds, "It's fun to dream about versatile new
materials for a whole host of products--from steel...us strong yet flexible might suggest, for example, new
strategies for designing more comfortable and pliable artificial skin," Slavkin says. Curious Forms...
OHSU Scientists Discover Mice Lacking Dopamine Receptor Are Supersensitive To Alcohol, Cocaine And Methamphetamine
...ys Grandy. "Consequently, the D4 receptor may be a new
target for the treatment of drugabuse." Grandy exp... isused to treat schizophrenia. Recently, several new
D4-selective drugs that aresimilar to clozapine have been developed and are currently undergoing cli...
New Description Of Protein May Be Basis For Regulating Cholesterol
...roteins with particular properties so as toproduce new
antibiotics," he said....
Gene For Last Major Form Of Batten Disease Discovered
...treatment. Ultimately, the finding also may yield new
insights into the agingprocess. The work was supp...identification of this protein in humansprovides a new
avenue for investigators to explore that may lead to a betterunderstanding of other disorders in thi...
CTC Visualizations Help Ecologists See The Forest And The Trees
... week's edition of ScienceOnline willfind a unique new
feature, Science's first peer-reviewed article writtenexclusively as a publication for the World Wide Web. Co-authors DouglasDeutschman (San Diego State University), Simon Levin (Princeton University),Catherine Devine (Cornell Theory Center), and Lin...
Smoking Mice Lead To Emphysema Breakthrough
... already using the finding to search for potential new
drugs. Steven D. Shapiro, M.D., associate...like symptoms in normal mice. "There hasn't been a new
drug foremphysema in 20 years, and that was oxygen," Shapiro says. "Blocking this enzymeor related e...
New Mechanism To Explain Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Identified
...on monoxide (CO) poisoning that may somedaylead to new
clinical approaches for dealing with exposure to this deadly gas. The scientists report their findings, which challenge the textbook definition ofCO toxicity, in the September issue of Chemical Research in Toxicology. Each year, carbon monox...
New, Environmentally Friendly Technique For Separating Liquids Invented At UNC-CH
CHAPEL HILL -- An "exciting" new
industrial process for separatingliquid chemicals ...e University of California atBerkeley. The new
work employs carbon dioxide, or CO2, because it is a common,inexpensive and harmless gas, DeSimone s...
NIH Office Of Dietary Supplements Expands Research Support
... of Health (NIH) today announced support for three new
research grants to explore the potential role of d...in health promotion and disease prevention. These new
projects bring to eight the number of studies now being funded by the ODS in conjunction with select...
Pharmaceuticals Manufactured In Insect Larvae
...from bugs to drugs. Thanks to the confluence of a new
technology in virology and a recent patent in rearing insects, scientists at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research Inc. (BTI), located at Cornell University, have found a better way to produce commercial quantities of recombinant pharmaceut...
Imaging Studies Illuminate Brain's Response To Cocaine
...ic brain areas thatmight be targeted in developing new
medications to either block individualaspects of cocaine's effects - like the rush versus the craving experience - oras broader treatments for cocaine abuse and addiction." Additional funding forthis study was provided by the National Heart, Lung, an...
Bowman Gray Scientists Find Novel Way To Block AIDS Virus
... from ever invading whiteblood cells. This new
strategy, described in the Oct. 1 issue of the journal NatureMedicine, points to a fundamental new
way to treat patients with HIV-1infection or patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS...
Scientists Find New Trigger For Nerve Cell Death
..."If our hypothesis proves correct, it will open up new
possibilities forprotecting nerve cells in patient...manipulating potassium channels also may provide a new
therapeutic strategyfor slowing neuronal degeneration in Alzheimer's disease," Choi says....
New Way To Drive Chemical Reactions: Collision Of Liquids At High Speed
...lick said. "So, it'snot very often that we find a new
way to drive chemistry, especially oneas simple as fast-moving liquids. Although we can create very-high-energychemistry using these liquid jets, the reaction rates are pretty slow sofar." Suslick and graduate students Millan Mdleleni and Jeff Ries...
Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research
...activity arises in the brain,researchers say. The new
findings, reported by University of Illinois resea...etween the brain's left andright hemispheres. The new
findings, said U. of I. psychologist Wendy Heller,may clear up the confusion. "Worry seems to be as...
Further Proof That An Altered Rb-2/p130 Gene Leads To Lung Cancer
...protein correlated with tumor aggressiveness. This new
work strengthens that finding. We lo... who led the work. The research may lead to a new
lung cancer tumor-grading test to enable physicians to determine how much Rb-2/p130 protein ...
New "Wonder Peanut" Beats Olive Oil In Healthful Benefits
GAINESVILLE -- A new
"wonder peanut" being harvested for the first time...oduct," he said. "Longer shelf life also gives the new
peanut an edge in taste. In industry meetings, where many varieties of peanuts are handed out and te...
Photocatalytic Air Cleaning System Promises To Help Allergy Sufferers
... --- Allergy and asthma sufferers soon may have a new
weapon in their fight against airborne enemies: an indoor-air cleaning system that uses light and simple chemicals to destroy the dust mites and mold spores that cause many allergies. Developed at the University of Florida's Solar Energy and ...
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