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Normal cells in tumors may aid cancer growth
...nges in stromal cells also may provide new targets for
future anti-cancer drugs and present a new strategy for
treating and preventing cancer, says Eng, a recipient of the Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scien...
Horse auction raises $75,000 for research
...equine nutrition research. The highest prices were for
three yearlings that will likely be used for
racing, said Jim M. Bowen, interim director of the center. A yearling from the sire Secret Hello and...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
...y. The discovery identifies a potential new target for
drugs against obesity. Earlier research has shown ... activity that the researchers showed is essential for
the protein to regulate appetite. "These findings provide a whole new way of thinking about how horm...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
...rchers from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for
Biotechnology (VIB) connected to Ghent University ...anisms, namely humans and animals. A model system for
plants, animals and humans Arabidopsis thaliana or the mouse-ear cress (a member of the mustard fam...
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.
... Conference attendees will be eligible to compete for
$1 million in research grants. DETAILS: Nov. 18-21 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, Calif. CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS BY INVITATION ONLY. SESSIONS LISTED BELOW ARE OPEN TO MEDIA. SPACE IS LIMITED AND MEDIA MUST ...
Multi-species herbivore outbreak follows El Nio drought in Panama
...s Atlantic coast were advised to be on the lookout for
increases in butterfly and moth larvae populations...orm and gypsy moths. But such outbreaks often last for
up to 10 years. This short-lived (5-6 week) event in Panama was brought under control quickly by hu...
Researchers redrawing the Tree of Life
...hanged the concept of plant evolution. "We thought for
awhile we understood the classification, relations...ith grants from agencies including the U.S. Agency for
International Development and the Jeffress Fund, he has studied crops such as rice, peanut, cowpea, ...
Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes
... relies heavily on: identifying promising targets for
drug development; understanding how personal decisions are linked to cancer and identifying high-risk populations; developing pre-clinical drug-testing models; and tailoring prevention strategies to genetic profiles. WHEN: Saturday Wednesday,...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...nfected patients have a seventeen fold higher risk for
developing diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma, research...development of NHL, said Ms Agnes Lai, lead author for
the research. The British Columbia study examined HCV status in 550 NHL cases and 205 population con...
Study confirms link between head and neck cancer and common Asian nut
...study, presented today at the American Association for
Cancer Research Third Annual International Confere...around a slice of areca nut. Betel quid is chewed for
many reasons, including for
its stimulant effects, to satisfy hunger, to sweeten the breath, and as ...
Diabetes hikes risk for liver, pancreatic cancers
...ng diabetic, there was a three-fold increased risk for
liver cancer," said Rousseau, a postdoctoral fello... at the individuals who reported taking medication for
their diabetes, the risk for
liver cancer increased to almost four-fold, compared to individuals who...
Delay in cutting the cord helps premature babies
...leeding in the newborn's brain and reduce the need for
transfusions, according to a new review of research. Standard practice for
preterm babies is to cut the cord as soon as possible, often within 10 to 15 seconds. A systematic r...
UCSD medical researchers use brain cell transplants to correct muscle spasms after aneurysm surgery
...n of the spinal cord can be an effective treatment for
spasticity in cases of ischemic spinal cord injury... voluntary movement," he added. Current treatment for
debilitating muscle spasticity is continuous systemic or spinal drug treatments using implanted pump...
UCLA scientists discover new way to fix defective gene
... the findings could hold far-reaching implications for
treating A-T, cancer and other genetic diseases...School of Medicine at UCLA, created a new strategy for
tricking the ATM gene into overlooking certain types of mutations called premature termination codon...
An old adage about apples finds scientific backing
... a new study presented at the American Association for
Cancer Research Third Annual International Confere...Research Director of the French National Institute for
Health and Medical Research (INSERM) in Strasbourg, France. Medical practitioners and creator...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...tical, and Physical Sciences interfaces) Institute for
Quantitative Biology; the Cancer Institute of New ... Consortium (NESG); and the Research Collaboratory for
Structural Bioinformatics/Protein Data Bank (PDB). Two million dollars over five years will support ...
New version of tumor-suppressor linked to progression of childhood cancer
... discovered an unexpected role as a tumor promoter for
a molecule that was previously thought to function...n of neuroblastoma and may provide a likely target for
new anti-cancer therapies. Neurotrophin tyrosine kinase receptor type I (TrkA) responds to nerve gro...
Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels
...er, got a splinter in his finger one day at least for
the sake of science. With apologies to his son instead of an "Ouch!" moment, for
Gratzl it was more of an "A-ha!" moment. As he was removing it from his son's finger, the splinter g...
UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation
...ed from the energy production pathway to build fat for
energy storage when glucose consumption exceeds th...o studies, Dr. Uyeda studied mice lacking the gene for
ChREBP. Without the gene, mice cannot make the ChREBP protein and do not effectively convert sugar t...
Small business at NJIT's business incubator takes two awards
...ech Conference" in Baltimore and received an award for
the company most likely to receive funding. "We ar... hope this kind of attention can increase our odds for
future funding and support from the business community." Urovalve, Inc. is a fledgling enterprise t...
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