Tag: "study" at biology news
Long-term effects of carbon monoxide poisoning are an autoimmune reaction
...multiple sclerosis, which is why we paralleled the study
along those lines," says Thom. To link acute CO p...rd hyperbaric oxygen therapy," he says. "Until our study
elucidated this immune response, we had no motivation to think along those lines." Penn colleagues o...
Single isolated mouse skin cell can generate into variety of epidermal tissues
... clinical applications," Fuchs says. "So far, this study
has provided some of the answers that we will need...ay make it applicable in the future to isolate and study
human skin stem cells. The different strategy was developed by Rockefeller University postdoctoral r...
Identifying tick genes could halt disease, bioterrorism threat
...pod, she said. "This is an exciting opportunity to study
this unique organism in a new way," Hill said. "We will be able to identify targets for development of novel insecticides to control ticks and new vaccines to control the pathogens they carry."...
Genuine stem cells found in skin might treat hair loss, wounds
...gested the presence of stem cells in skin, the new study
by Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators a...lves seemingly indefinitely in the laboratory, the study
found. When engrafted onto the backs of hairless mice, the cells also formed stretches of skin, tuft...
The birth of a beak
...A report on this paper and another closely related study
will appear in the journal's news section. Differe...ng's laboratory has taken a global approach to the study
of how organs of different structures, sizes and shapes are produced in evolution and development. T...
Molecular staples shape a cancer killer
... -- then we might have a whole new set of tools to study
and manipulate protein interactions within cells."...
Rare deficit maps thinking circuitry
...associated with a specific thinking deficit. Their study
demonstrates how a rare genetic disorder, Williams...s report on their Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study
in the September 2, 2004 Neuron. The study
focused on the inability to visualize an object as a set...
Computer models expose humans as main cause of caribou decline
...would be seven times greater than it is now, a new study
from the University of Alberta shows. Since 1987, ...hed this month in Ecological Modelling. A previous study
conducted through the Boreal Caribou Committee, a group of U of A researchers dedicated to studying ...
Flame retardants found on supermarket shelves
A new study
has found flame retardant chemicals, called PBDEs,... both, according to the Texas study. The Spanish study
reported an upper level of 340 parts per trillion (ppt), while the most contaminated sample in the T...
Men from early middle ages were nearly as tall as modern people
...the degree of inequality between populations." The study
appears in a recent issue of the journal Social Sc...tury made food more plentiful to more people. This study
is part of the Global History of Health Project, an initiative funded by the National Science Founda...
Select research highlights from current AACR journals
...ogen concentrations in the blood, according to the study
by Goss et al., conducted at the University of Tor...with reduced risk of ovarian cancer according to a study
of diets reported by more than 2,500 Canadian women. The research, reported by Pan et al., was condu...
Chernobyl study: Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose
...er issue of Radiation Research. "This is the first study
of its kind to establish a dose-response relations...lant or other surrogate measures of exposure, this study
is the first of its kind to factor into the equation individualized estimates of radiation dose base...
DHA-rich diet protects brain from Alzheimer's damage, UCLA study shows
... and Cole plan to parlay their findings into a new study
focused on tracking DHA-related biomarkers in the urine and cerebral spinal fluid of Alzheimer's disease patients. "If we can detect biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease earlier, we can intervene with treatment sooner," noted Cole. The human brain a...
Zoledronic acid zings cervical cancer
...y remaining matrix metalloprotease-9 protein. This study
provides evidence that an already approved drug, zoledronic acid, may be useful for therapy in cervical cancer and other diseases resultant from matrix metalloprotease-9 expression and activity....
Study reveals first genetic step necessary for prostate cancer growth
SEATTLE A new study
from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reveals what may be the earliest step in the development of prostate cancer. The finding could open the door to new tests that predict whether the cancer will become aggressive and the development of treatm...
Pig-human transplantation not PERVerted
...bers of porcine cells in a transgenic mouse. The study
showed that these cells could in fact coexist long-term without PERV infection in the human cells. Although, the authors did find that human cells in these mice did contain PERV sequences, further investigation proved that this was the result of a m...
Purdue study finds antioxidant protects metal-eating plants
...ove causation, however, so the next step in Salt's study
was to establish that glutathione played a functional role in nickel tolerance. He and his colleagues isolated a gene called SAT, and inserted it into a model lab plant called Arabidopsis thaliana, which does not normally tolerate nickel. The gene S...
Stopping skin cancer Stat3
...nhibitor, tumor growth itself was impaired. This study
provides the first evidence that Stat3 is required for the initiation of one form of skin cancer, and that it both mediates and maintains cellular growth through expansion of these initiated cells. These data also indicate that Stat3, which has rece...
JCI table of contents: 1 September, 2004
...y remaining matrix metalloprotease-9 protein. This study
provides evidence that an already approved drug, z...inhibitor, tumor growth itself was impaired. This study
provides the first evidence that Stat3 is required for the initiation of one form of skin cancer, an...
Analysis of gene expression in lymphoid cells can determine lymphoma cancer
...nt player in specialized tissue, as we see in this study
with lymphoid tissue."...
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