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Breast cancer milieu -- Progression, tamoxifen sensitivity, and DNA reversion

...ll explore the exact mechanisms by which Fibulin-2 mediates its anti-invasion effect. This work was lead by Dr. Michael A. Hollingsworth at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, and supported by the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health. Yi CH, Smith DJ, West WW...

Weill Cornell pharmacologist receives prestigious NIH MERIT Award

...nd reciprocally, excess production of nitric oxide mediates the potentially lethal low blood pressure associat...o further elucidate the role of nitric oxide as it mediates peripheral blood flow, and uncover potential targets for therapies aimed at patients with diabetes."...

JCI table of contents -- June 1, 2007

...TLE: Sustained hippocampal IL-1beta overexpression mediates chronic neuroinflammation and ameliorates Alzheimer plaque pathology AUTHOR CONTACT: M. Kerry OBanion University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA. Phone: (585) 275-5185; Fax: (585) 756-5334; E-mail: kerry_obanion@urmc.ro...

A possible mechanistic link between stress and the development of Alzheimer tangles

...RFR2, which are part of a central switchboard that mediates the bodys responses to stress and stress-related disorders. Alzheimers disease is defined by the accumulation of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. While plaques accumulate outside of brain cells, tangles litter the inside of neurons. T...

Pumpkin: A fairytale end to insulin injections?

...antioxidants and D-chiro-inositol, a molecule that mediates insulin activity. Boosting insulin levels has the effect of lowering blood sugar levels, which reduces levels of oxidative oxygen species that damage beta-cell membranes, preventing further damage and allowing for some regeneration. Beta cells levels...

Disease-free mosquito bred to disease-carrier can have all disease-free progeny

...24/9970 ), in the article, "Nanos gene control DNA mediates developmentally-regulated transposition in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti," by Adelman, assistant professor of entomology at Virginia Tech, and UC Irvine colleagues Nijole Jasinskiene, Sedef Onal, Jennifer Juhn, Aurora Ashikyan, Michael Sal...

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(Date:7/27/2014)... potential for global climate change to cut food supplies. ... the interactions between increasing temperature and air pollution ... , A new study involving researchers at MIT shows ... policymakers need to take both warming and air pollution ... looked in detail at global production of four leading ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2014 In the first broad-scale ... Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are ... preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. , While ... improvement of less than 1 percent, the impacts of ... effects of the reduced air pollution at nearly $7 ...
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